WSJ answers your questions on NFL Playoffs

The WSJ has a hilarious Q&A on the NFL Playoffs.  Here’s a sample: Did the Vikings run the score up Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys? Cowboy partisans were miffed that Mr. Favre threw a fourth-down touchdown pass to give the Vikings a 34-3 lead with little time left. They considered it unnecessary and obnoxious, and…

His Awesomeness for Mayor

It’s too bad I don’t live in Minneapolis. but if I did, I would definitely vote for this guy as Mayor. He is right, he is awesome! And you thought such articles could only appear in the pages of the Onion?

Pilots shouldn’t pray, but passengers?

Pilots shouldn’t pray. That’s what an Italian court thinks.  Pilots would do better, they think, to actually try to land planes instead of praying to God. You can see they don’t believe God Lands Planes.  I guess it’s not mentioned in any religious text. But when you have mechanics who install wrong fuel gauges, and…

It’s a long walk, can I have a pizza first?

Who says turtles aren’t intelligent?? These turtles certainly are. About 60 newly hatched turtles decided to turn around and grab a bite at a beachside Italian restaurant before heading off to sea. Why Italian, you might wonder.? Obviously, they were bored with seafood 😉

Eights in her fate

Hailey Jo Hauer was born on 08.08.08 in Fergus Falls, MN.? Nothing unusual in that, though this is supposed to be a lucky date and all that.? But there’s more – she was born at 8:08 am. And…she weighed 8 lbs 8 oz at birth. I am trying to come up with what else she…

Is there a doctor in the rock band?

I was very amused to read that rock band Queen’s founder and lead guitarist Brian May finally completed his doctoral thesis in astrophysics, after a 30 year break.? The thesis has just been published as a book. We have heard of PhDs taking 5 and even 7 years to defend their thesis, but this was…

Comment editing now possible

There are many times when I have commented on some blog and hit “Submit”, only to discover that (a) I had another point to make; or (b) there are typos in my comment.? Usually, it’s the typos which frustrate me most. So here is a new feature for all you commenters – if you are…