Archive for November, 2012

I think I have a better idea….

November 28, 2012

So Clark County School District — the 5th largest school district in the nation — has a “successful” pilot of a program to keep track of students on school busses. Parents can theoretically find out whether their kids got on the bus, and where the bus is. Roughly 700 of the 110,000 students who daily […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Teaching, Learning, and Education Comments Off

Let the Christmas Shopping Season Begin

November 26, 2012

Bad gifts have been around for longer than I’ve been alive.

Tags:
Posted in Music Monday Comments Off

To the Lady in Workout Clothes ahead of me at the Grocery Store

November 25, 2012

Hey dear, let me tell you why you’re never going to lose that 10 to 20 pounds around your hips and waist and why your hubby is never going to lose the gut unless you change your ways. I’m not going to put all the blame on the expensive whole wheat crap that you think is […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Eat, Drink, and Move That Body! Comments Off

Happy Thanksgiving

November 19, 2012

  In Closing: That would be bad; Googlegator; Japan Crush; Rolling Jubilee gets more press; the last cooler than average month was during the Reagan Administration (maybe hell froze over when he compromised with Democrats or raised taxes?); Lost Decade, American Style; Forbes and USA Today disagree on the buyer, but agree that somebody will […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Music Monday 1 Comment »

Outpost: Shorties Sun

November 15, 2012

Hints of Sanity: Newt says something’s got to change. Yesterday this was the funniest thing on the Internet: Review of Guy Fieri’s restaurant. UN Believable: UN says “increasing funding for family planning by a further $4.1 billion could save $11.3 billion annually in health bills for mothers and newborns in poor countries.” Pro-Life My @$$: Woman suffers for days […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Shorties 1 Comment »

ShortWoman.com Supports the International T-Pain Autotune Treaty

November 12, 2012

Be it resolved that henceforth, only T-Pain will be allowed to use autotune in recorded music. Other uses shall be considered a crime against humanity. It is further resolved that quotations of Rapper’s Delight may only be made with the express consent and permission of the United Nations Security Council.* Please, join me in support […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Music Monday Comments Off

Silly Snake!

November 7, 2012

Submitted for your approval: Though it became a well-known pop culture joke after Samuel L. Jackson’s 2006 fictional movie, snakes can sometimes be found on a plane. That’s exactly what happened on Tuesday when a cabin crew was checking an airplane that landed in Glasgow, Scotland, according to The Scotsman newspaperin Edinburgh. The flight had come in from Cancun, Mexico when […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in The World Comments Off

I think the bacon thing has gone too far. Again.

November 3, 2012

I like bacon as much as the next omnivore. And I like bourbon. I just don’t think I want to consume them at the same time.

Tags: , , ,
Posted in Picture This 2 Comments »

I’m on a boat!

November 1, 2012

The Balclutha is also at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

Tags: , ,
Posted in Picture This Comments Off