Monthly Archives: December 2014

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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I Would Have Kept My Clothes On

Apparently, some naked Norwegian guy saved a duck trapped in ice. As I understand it, this guy was out walking when he saw a duck fall through a hole in some ice. The duck couldn’t get out, so this guy … Continue reading

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I Made It!

I made it! Here’s the explanation.

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This Theater Is (Or Was) My Hero

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Dallas/Fort Worth announced that they will show a screening of Team America: World Police instead of the now cancelled The Interview on December 27th. This theater is now my hero.   Addendum: since I drafted … Continue reading

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Indoor Tanning Can Lead To Tans

I just saw an article about how indoor tanning can lead to all kinds of problems that may or may not require hospitalization, such as burns, fainting, eye injuries, and increased risk of skin cancer. One thing they don’t mention … Continue reading

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