Happy Birthday UngsungHero!!!
sorry, this post was queued and I forgot to post it last night.
I was reading an article on corn field mazes and was wondering, was the reason they decided to use corn fields, was because corn in every other language is known as maize. Maize ~ Maze?
Woman asks 911 to send ‘cutie pie’ deputy – Thompson said Dudash then called 911, asking that the “cutie pie” deputy return. “He’s the cutest cop I’ve seen in a long time. I just want to know his name,” Dudash told the dispatcher. “Heck, it doesn’t come very often a good man comes to your doorstep.” After listening to some more, followed by a bit of silence, the dispatcher asked again why Dudash needed the deputy to return. “Honey, I’m just going to be honest with you, OK? I just thought he was cute. I’m 45 years old and I’d just like to meet him again, but I don’t know how to go about doing that without calling 911,” she said.
Maine lobsterman pulls up rare lobster – Bette Spurling, who works at the oceanarium, said lobster shells are usually a blend of the three primary colors: red, yellow and blue. Those colors mix to form the greenish-brown color of most lobsters. This lobster, though, has no blue in half of its shell, she said. Bernard Arseneau, a former manager at the oceanarium’s lobster hatchery, said lobsters also have a growth pattern in which the two sides develop independently of each other.
Joke from /. (#15722508):
A redneck wanted to perform a vasectomy and went to the doctor, but the doctor told him to light up a cherry bomb, hold it and count to ten. The redneck didn’t understand how this would help, but trusted the doctor, lit up the cherry bomb and started counting. When he got to five, he put the cherry bomb between his legs and resumed counting in the other hand.
Suspected thief robs judge at own trial – Police in the central town of Coburg said that while facing her at the bench, the man pocketed a bunch of keys from the judge, who did not notice until he had left the room. Guess it’s hard to quite old habits.
Chicken lays mystery Allah egg – – A chicken in a Kazakh village has laid an egg with the word “Allah” inscribed on its shell, state media reported Thursday. Finally! We’re leaving the Christianity phase and moving to Muslim phase.
iPod Hi-Fi mini (from /.) – Just as the Mac mini has redefined people’s expectations on what a computer should be the iPod Hi-Fi mini brings all that is great in the iPod Hi-Fi down to a size that redefines what you should expect from your home stereo. Using the classic form of the original Macintosh, and state of the art audio components, the iPod Hi-Fi mini is all you every wanted in a hi-fi, and less. You can check out his gallery here.
Sony pulls controversial Dutch PSP ad – Sony Corp said on Tuesday it had pulled a Dutch billboard advertising campaign for the new white version of its PlayStation Portable video game player and apologized to anyone offended by the ad, which critics dubbed racist.