Archive for May, 2008

Livid Clinton Supporter at the Dem. Delegate Meeting over MI/FL

Posted in Politics on May 31, 2008 by ros2379

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Steve Miller, What exactly is the “Pompatus of Love?”

Posted in Misc. on May 31, 2008 by ros2379

The word pompatus  is a neologism used in the lyrics of Steve Miller‘s 1973 rock song “The Joker“.

“Some people call me the space cowboy.

Yeah! Some call me the gangster of love.

Some people call me Maurice,

‘Cause I speak of the pompatus of love.”

Are you a Yankee or a Rebel?

Posted in Riddles, Puzzles, Illusions, Trivia, Etc on May 31, 2008 by ros2379

Speech Test: Where are you from?

Thanks to SoHo

Price of oil expected to rise on news that busy hurricane season in Gulf of Mexico will push cost of barrels to $150

Posted in Finance & Economics on May 31, 2008 by ros2379

A direct hurricane hit could push oil to $150

“The Gulf is home to hundreds of oil and gas drilling platforms and pipelines which are typically shut down when a storm approaches. Hurricanes can damage platforms or scatter pipelines, and that can take months to repair.”

These 10 guys aren’t earning their paychecks

Posted in Sports on May 31, 2008 by ros2379

These 10 guys aren’t earning their paychecks

Phantom time hypothesis

Posted in Historical on May 31, 2008 by ros2379

Phantom time hypothesis: It proposes that there has been a systematic effort to make it appear that periods of history: specifically that of Europe during Early Middle Ages (AD 614–911) exist, when they do not. Proponents believed that this was achieved through the alteration, misrepresentation and forgery of documentary and physical evidence

Can Wii Fit get your sorry, lazy ass in shape?

Posted in Health on May 31, 2008 by ros2379

Meet Your New Personal Trainer (wii fit)

“It keeps you coming back. Like a real personal trainer, it graphs your progress, giving lots of positive feedback along the way. It knows how often you’ve been playing and gently chides you if it thinks too many days have passed since your last session. Should you step off the balance board in the middle of a routine, your trainer needles, “Hey, your muscles aren’t going to train themselves!” Since the game keeps a history of your scores in each exercise, you can track exactly how much you’ve improved. Your effort is constantly refueled by your desire to post a new high score.”