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What’s With These Smart-Ass Comic Kids Today?

Monday , 31, March 2014 Comments Off on What’s With These Smart-Ass Comic Kids Today?

First we have Billy from Family Circus (dressed in a shirt, tie and pale blue sweater, of all things) casually asking his hardworking dad “Did anyone EVER think you were cool?” Dad should have replied, “Look you little yuppie wannabe, I put a roof over your head, food in  your stomach and those silly clothes […]

Did You Know…?

Monday , 31, March 2014 Comments Off on Did You Know…?

…that on this day in 1951, the Remington Rand Corporation signed a contract to deliver the first UNIVAC computer to the U.S. Census Bureau. UNIVAC I (which stands for Universal Automatic Computer) took up 350 square feet of floor space — about the size of a one-car garage — and was the first American commercial […]

The World’s Funniest Comic Book Cover

Monday , 31, March 2014 Comments Off on The World’s Funniest Comic Book Cover

The funniest comic book cover EVER! And without even trying, lol. If you’re not sure why it’s funny, just keep looking. It’ll come to you…  

How To Escape From Zip Ties

Sunday , 30, March 2014 Comments Off on How To Escape From Zip Ties

I was researching how to escape from being handcuffed and came across this “Art of Manliness” graphic showing how to escape when you’re cuffed with Zip Ties. As you can see, these scenarios all pre-suppose you’ll be cuffed with your hands in front of you. That obviously won’t be the way it usually happens. Still, […]

The year was 1997. Bill Clinton began his second term as President of the United States. Tony Blair is appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. IBM’s Deep Blue defeated Garry Kasparov in the last game of the rematch, the first time a computer beat a chess World Champion in a match. Timothy McVeigh is […]

Star Trek- Which Version Is Your Favorite?

Saturday , 29, March 2014 Comments Off on Star Trek- Which Version Is Your Favorite?

Are you a Star Trek fan? If so, read on. If not, this post won’t interest you at all and you won’t hurt my feelings if you click on past to the next stop on your Internet journey. When the original Star Trek TV series premiered in 1966, my 11-year old self was an instant […]

Cheating Death

Saturday , 29, March 2014 Comments Off on Cheating Death

Exciting news on the medical front earlier this week when it was announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has given permission for a trial study that involves patients with fatal injuries who have no normal chance for resuscitation to be placed in a type of suspended animation to allow surgeons more time to […]

Animator Dad Turns Son’s Playtime Videos Into Action Hero Scenes

Friday , 28, March 2014 Comments Off on Animator Dad Turns Son’s Playtime Videos Into Action Hero Scenes

I stumbled on this today and wanted to share it because it is just that cool! Here’s one of the videos, click on the link to see others. It reminds me of something I did for my oldest grandson’s first Halloween years ago, though obviously without all the cool special effects this dad used on […]

Exploring Fort Christmas with Mikey and Heather

Thursday , 27, March 2014 Comments Off on Exploring Fort Christmas with Mikey and Heather

This week is Spring Break in Florida and since our two oldest grandchildren, Mikey and Heather, were out of school we thought we’d give their mom a break one day and take them out of the house to explore historic Fort Christmas. I think they both had a good time and learned a few things […]

Did You Know…?

Thursday , 27, March 2014 Comments Off on Did You Know…?

…that on this date in 1915, the woman known as “Typhoid Mary” was first put into quarantine in a cottage in the Bronx. Her name was Mary Mallon, and she worked as a cook in various wealthy households around New York City. Every household she worked in seemed to suffer an outbreak of typhoid fever. […]

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