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February 29, 2008
Year: How the World Makes Up for Lost Time
Friday, February 29, marks leap day, a day that's added to the month of
February almost every four years—that is, every leap year—to
keep the modern calendar in line with the celestial cycles that frame
February 28, 2008
5 Most Environmentally Friendly Presidents in U.S. History
there are several U.S. presidents that did a lot for the environment.
This is a list of 5 eco-friendly presidents in chronological order.
February 27, 2008
Free Thank You Note Samples -- Find the Perfect Thank You Card Wording
You don't have to send the greatest note in the world or come up with
clever phrases. It doesn't have to be a big corny affair. Just let
them know you appreciate it. When have you ever wished someone hadn't
February 26, 2008
Seven of the Deadliest Delicacies: Come Dine With Death!
Poisonous or dangerous food is considered a special delicacy by some
cultures in several parts of the world. In most cases, a nice feast may
turn into a deadly game of Russian roulette.
February 25, 2008
Nazi Plunder Found?
German treasure hunters claim a discovery in Germany near the Czech Republic
may reveal Nazi-plundered art, including the famed Amber Room.
February 24, 2008
Very unusual facts about US presidents.
February 23, 2008
The Best Sandwiches in America
Unranked, unimpeachable, and incomplete, Esquire’s coast-to-coast
list of the finest meals on sliced bread. No burgers allowed.
February 22, 2008
What Happens To Your Body Within An Hour Of Drinking A Coke
Drinking Coke wreaks havoc on the
human organism. What happens?
February 21, 2008
The World's Worst Dictators
List of world's worst dictators - chosen and ranked based on their
human-rights abuses, the level of suffering that their leadership has
caused and the amount of absolute power they wield.
February 20, 2008
grow-a-brain collection of all things Frank Sinatra.
February 19, 2008
You Know... Caffeine
Caffeine is a stimulant that speeds up your central nervous system, and
is the world’s most popular drug.
February 18, 2008
Carroll, the bearded lady
What would you do for love?
February 17, 2008
for the Whitehouse - from the Onion
coverage of the 2008 U.S. presidential election features "news"
stories, humorous candidate profiles and candidate statements on key issues,
videos, and a creative description of the election process.
February 16, 2008
From Marilyn Monroe to Charles Lindbergh, from state dinners to the ghost
of Kate Morgan, The Del is an American treasure with more than 115 years
of fascinating stories to tell.
February 15, 2008
Blog of Hungary
daily photo blog
an Beverages in Hungary Blog
February 14, 2008
Candy Valentines Day
A collection of information and links on the subject of valentines.
February 13, 2008
Barack Obama the Messiah?
I really, really hope this is a parody or this country is in serious trouble.
on the other hand - The
Obama Messiah Watch
Timothy Noah from Slate periodically highlights gratuitously adoring biographical
details that appear in newspaper, television, and magazine profiles of
this otherworldly presence in our midst.
February 12, 2008
to Home: An American Album
This exhibition is devoted to American family photographs that were separated
from their owners and then rediscovered by artists, writers, collectors,
and museum curators. Removed from their original context, these snapshots
become open to many different interpretations: Who are the people in the
photographs? What did these photos mean to them? Where are these people
February 11, 2008
Filler Item Finder
Certain items at Amazon.com qualify for free shipping, but sometimes purchase
fall short of the minimum $25 needed to recieve the free shipping. Enter
the amount you need to get free shipping in the box above to see a list
of products that will get you free shipping.
February 10, 2008
Jeopardy! questions and answers by show date.
February 9, 2008
Mass Sacrifice, Riches Discovered in China Tomb
A 2,500-year-old tomb containing nearly four dozen victims of human sacrifice
has been excavated in eastern China, yielding a treasure trove of precious
artifacts and new insights into ritual customs during the era of Confucius,
February 8, 2008
Metacritic's mission is to help you make an informed decision about how
to spend your money on entertainment.
February 7, 2008
This exhibition brings to life the stories of some 40 intriguing women
who helped shape the landscape of American business.
February 6, 2008
Interpret and share the results of archeological and historical research
on the cultural heritage of Texas with the citizens of Texas and the world.
February 5, 2008
A List of Regional Pizza Styles
Lots of pizzas out there . . .
February 4, 2008
lottery winners who lost their millions
For a lot of people, winning the lottery is the American dream. But for
many lottery winners, the reality is more like a nightmare.
February 3, 2008
Holocaust by bullets - Shoah Memorial
Between 1941 and 1944, almost one and a half million Ukrainian Jews were
assassinated when Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union. Despite accounts
by the rare survivors and judicial inquiries, this part of Holocaust history
is still virtually unknown.
February 2, 2008
Really - I have dreams about these.
February 1, 2008
you have blue eyes?
According to a team of researchers from Copenhagen University, a single
mutation which arose as recently as 6-10,000 years ago was responsible for
all the blue-eyed people alive on Earth today.