Archive for July, 2008

Tennis shoes, aliens and Wimbledon on Independence Day

The Oregon State University Nutrition and Exercise Sciences office is collecting old shoes this month to benefit kids in the local area through the Congressional Reuse-A-Shoe Drive. The goal of the drive is to collect as many worn-out athletic shoes as possible, which will then be recycled and turned into donated sports and play surfaces [...]

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Random technology, sports and humor

I’ve been so busy working, playing tennis tournaments and looking into houses to buy that I’ve forgotten to post. Anyway, here’s a quick list of things I’ve found interesting or funny over the past two weeks.
If you’re in the IT industry, this is awesome: The Website is Down. Also, here are a couple [...]

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Christmas in July and lost bungee cords

I have two weird and useless anecdotes to share. One is about the United States Postal Service’s lock box and one concerns finding lost bungees on U.S. highways.
Christmas presents in July
The first anecdote is how the U.S. Postal Service just delivered a couple of packages containing Christmas presents to us – like, last week [...]

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The Dark Knight, Flash programming, YouTube

Last weekend we went to see The Dark Knight at the Dallas Motor Vu Drive-in. It was a double feature that started with Journey to the Center of the Earth. We were there from about 8:30 PM to 2:30 AM. There aren’t a lot of drive-in theaters around anymore. It’s fun to go to [...]

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