Aretha Franklin is dead. My favorite female vocalist, the Queen of Soul, died at 76. We lost the King of the Blues just over three years ago and now we lose the greatest female voice we know. This video has 34.6 million views right now. Let’s see where it is in a few days. I […]
The frogs are back. I’ve spent the last few months in a nightly battle and species-wide war with the little jerks. We’ve reached our stride in monsoon season which is good for keeping the frogs out of the back yard. Monsoons typically hit later in the day which gives the sun less time to evaporate […]
A real classic driven like a real race car. A 7 degree angle is what was needed to take down Ferrari.
It looks like an authentic copy of the Declaration of Independence has been found. Cool. It’s always good to brush-up on eighth-grade history class. Here’s the Declaration of Independence text in full.
Today, The Straight Dope’s Cecil Adams stated that, after 45 years, the column is going to end. The Chicago Reader is being sold and the owners think it’s time for a change. Read Cecil’s own words on the news. The Straight Dope has been around since 1973 and has been a part of my life […]