Wow. Apparently Amelia and her navigator were stranded on a small island for awhile, tried to survive, and ultimately perished. I wrote a report on Amelia when I was small (fifth grade perhaps?). I wonder if they'l find her bones.
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Katie Herzig has one of those unique voices that, with the right melody and song, seem to fit just perfectly.
"The best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing." - Theodore Roosevelt
"Use what talents you possess, the woods will be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best." - Henry van Dyke
"Remembering you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart." - Steve Jobs, Stanford Commencement Speech, 2005
What the frig? Watch it once without looking at the cross. The second time, stare just at the cross. Weeeiiiirrrrddddd.
An MIT team created a bottle that pours ketchup more effectively. We know that "oleophobic" means something that resists oil, so would this be "ketchuphobic"? Or is it "catsuphobic"? Does anyone call it "catsup" anymore? Why did they ever? P.S. This could save a million pounds of food from being thrown out each year.
One has to wonder how similar to this character (and the character she plays on New Girl) Zooey really is. I'd bet fairly close.
I'm fairly certain I signed up originally so that I could get three free logo golf balls (I have a small collection of about 600 such golf balls). 2005 was a long time ago! This past Christmas they sent me a little tiny sweater, perfectly sized to fit over a barrel of Maker's Mark. It's […]
It's a common logical fallacy that the length of time a person spends doing something is directly proportional to their abilities at that thing. For example, from a decade or so ago, "I've been training weimaraners for 40+ years." I'm sorry, but that doesn't mean you've been doing it well.
I'm tired of people spelling my name "Eric." If you're a professional, and you're sending me an email, you look like a moron when you type "Eric" given that my name probably appears about four times within a few inches of the place where you type "Eric." I double-check when sending email to "John"s to […]
Canada Kills Its Penny; Can We Please Be Next? Pretty please?
"Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor." - Benjamin Disraeli