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December 30, 2010

SOMETHING I FOUND INTERESTING: 20% OF TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN ARE WOMEN


Click on the pic to go to the whole series of images from Boston.com

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December 29, 2010

YOUR TIRE AND RIM DAMAGE WILL NOT BE COVERED IF YOU DRIVE INTO THIS POTHOLE. HOWEVER, DEATH BENEFITS MAY APPLY!


CLICK ON PIC FOR FULL SIZE…AMAZING
A sinkhole created by tropical storm Agatha is seen in the Ciudad Nueva neighborhood in Guatemala City, Guatemala, on May 29. Agatha caused landslides and floods that left tens of thousands homeless in Central America.

See the MSNBC Slideshow Pictures of the Year:
www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40688772/from/ET/?beginSlide=2

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December 25, 2010

Merry Merry!

CATAGORIES: GENERAL NONSENSE — Geekess @ 3:46 pm

To all!

Much love from all of us (Ttrogg, Geekess & Geekess Jr.) at Rivendell

PS: Chicago didn’t get all the snow this year!

December 24, 2010

Merry, Happy to all!

The Naughty Santa Monkey strikes again!

December 20, 2010

U.S. Navy’s electromagnetic railgun shatters records; five times speed of sound

CATAGORIES: GENERAL NONSENSE — jorsabeck @ 6:48 pm

The U.S. Office of Naval Research announced last week that it demonstrated a world record-breaking 33-megajoule shot by its new electromagnetic railgun

Read all about it HERE!

December 16, 2010

Not much of a surprise here

CATAGORIES: FASCINATING,GENERAL NONSENSE,LOGICAL CONCLUSIONS — FloridaBill @ 11:54 am

The most annoying word in the English language.

I could not agree more and move that it be stricken from our vocabularies immediately. It means nothing.

Learn more here.

December 8, 2010

It was 30 years ago today

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE,Rock & Roll — FloridaBill @ 8:58 am

RIP John.

“The unknown is what it is. And to be frightened of it is what sends everybody scurrying around chasing dreams, illusions, wars, peace, love, hate, all that. Unknown is what it is. Accept that it’s unknown and it’s plain sailing.” — John Lennon (1940-1980).

December 6, 2010

RIP: Don Meredith

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE,SPORTS — FloridaBill @ 1:13 pm

Turn out the lights, the party’s over…

RIP Dandy

December 3, 2010

RIP: Ron Santo

CATAGORIES: REST IN PEACE,SPORTS — FloridaBill @ 8:23 am


The beloved former third baseman and legendary broadcaster for the Cubs died in AZ last night from complications of bladder cancer. He (pictured on the left with co-legend Billy Williams) was 70 and is not in the HOF.

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