June 23, 2006

Odds and ends

Posted in Games, Politics, Random Oddments, Sports at 1:34 pm by Calico Jack

Apologies for the light blogging; each of us has had a busy week for one reason or another. We promise that we'll be back to normal soon; until then, here is a roundup of links from across the net that you might find interesting…or not. We make no promises.

This is the biggest website I have ever seen. Literally. At nine quadrillion pixels wide and nine quadrillion pixels tall, it is 1.844 billion miles on each side. Don't believe me? Check it out for yourself; just be prepared to spend a lot of time scrolling.

You can tell our elected officals have nothing better to do when they start attacking the video game industry. Jon Stewart shows us that common sense beats bureaucracy every time.

Do you like to play Euchre, but find yourself consistently losing? It helps to memorize the Ten Commandments of Euchre; they'll give you a solid foundation for playing well.

I don't like the World Cup, but a few minutes of this might help to change my mind.

What do you do when it's taken you six years, 4,872 demerits, four and a half years on academic probation, and two reprimands from the admiral to graduate from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy? Why, you give the President a huge bear hug, and the Secret Service a heart attack!

(Copyright AP)

1 Comment »

  1. garyM said,

    not sure about that…

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