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What do these three countries have in common? Give up? They’re the only three countries in the world who don’t use the metric system.Â I knew that there weren’t that many countries that didn’t use the metric system, but I didn’t realize that it was only three.Â Kind of makes us look a little egocentric, […]
So I’m watching the documentary Bigger Stronger Faster* which is a movie about steroids.Â Pretty good so far.Â Anyways, the movie starts talking about steroids in baseball – remember Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire, and Barry Bonds? I do.Â After they hit all those home runs they were accused of taking steroids – which was pretty […]
Maybe it’s because I’m kind of weird and nerdy, but today I was thinking about alloys.Â I couldn’t quite remember what metals were used to make brass.Â I was initially thinking it was copper and tin, but I was pretty sure that was bronze (speaking of which is bronze even used anymore? Like, for anything?).Â […]
Am I the only one who didn’t know that if you’re gay male – or ever had a homosexual experience with another guy, even once – that you’re banned from donating blood for life? I just read this article by Senator John Kerry, yeah the guy who lost in 2004 to Georgie, arguing for a […]
I just think this infograpahic of the Chile Earthquake is really cool.Â The earthquake was rated an 8.8 on the Moment Magnitude Scale (MMS).Â The MMS is the successor to the more commonly known Richter Scale. It’s also worth comparing to the recent Haiti Earthquake, which was rated a 7 on the MMS.Â People who […]
The glorious airline Delta has raised prices on checked luggage. […]$23 from $15 for the first checked-on bag, and to $32 from $25 for the second bag. Oh man, I can’t wait to fly them again! Via Market Watch P.S. I hate you Delta.
Because I drink a lot of beer, I thought this was newsworthy:Â Heineken is buying Femsa, the brewery that makes Tecate, Dos Equis, and Sol for 7.6 billion.Â I thought these two sentences from the article were kind of funny: The deal will give Heineken, which brews Amstel and other beers[.] What’s interesting to me […]
I couldn’t help but find this infographic from The Atlantic really interesting:Â Same Sex Marriage Vs. First Cousin Marriage.
Jackie hey, I have a computer guy question James Asher so naturally you think of me Jackie How do I take a screen shot and save it as a jpeg Yes, I know no others James Asher what kind of computer are you on? windows i assume? Jackie windows James Asher XP? Jackie xp James […]