Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review

WordPress generated an annual report for my blog. Thought I’d share that:   The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. … Continue reading

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Did Your Grand Prize Game Training Go To Waste?

Did your Grand Prize Game training go to waste? Are you old enough to remember? Did you train? Did you train despite not living in Chicago? In case you don’t remember, the Grand Prize Game was a regular segment on … Continue reading

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Instead Of A Full Post Today…Look At This Picture Of A Clam

Instead of a full actual post today…look at this animated picture of a clam: Nature is weird.

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Does Anyone Mind If We Move Denver And Omaha Closer?

Does anyone mind if we move Denver closer to Omaha? I didn’t think anyone would, but I thought I should ask first. My wife and I make the drive between Omaha and Denver pretty regularly. Most people tell me I … Continue reading

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You Say Potato, I Say Potato

For years, I wondered why people were so interested in potato guns. I kept hearing friends talk about wanting to build one, though none of them ever did. Personally, I wondered why they even cared. Then I realized something. I … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter, everybody!

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Airline Passengers: Please Refrain From Seeking Fresh Air

Airline passengers: I realize planes can get stuffy. However, I must ask that you do not open the doors. You’d think this would go without saying, but apparently not. Yeah, according to the article a Chinese passenger opened an emergency … Continue reading

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Readings I Went To This Year

As I’ve mentioned before, I try to hit at least one reading a month…usually at the Tattered Cover in Denver (though the Palahniuk reading I hit this year was put on by the Boulder Bookstore at a church in Boulder). … Continue reading

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Better Airline/Airport Service Would Wow Me

Apparently, there is an interactive wall at the Denver International Airport (DIA) called “Open Windows.”  This wall uses cameras and the kinetic energy of passers-by to create a light show on glowing LED discs.  According to the article: “in addition … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Beehives Have Hair?

Apparently, scientists in Japan have done studies indicating that a resin-like material found in beehives (propolis) may encourage hair growth. God only knows where they came up with the idea to study this, but they did and apparently they found … Continue reading

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