We’ve had SO MUCH RAIN this year that I had to look up the Dallas-area lake levels, just to see where everything is at these days. Lake Grapevine +13 feet (above flooding stage in some areas) Lake Lewisville +9 feet Belton Lake +24 feet Lake Ray Hubbard +1 feet Lake Worth +2 feet That’s crazy. …
Month: June 2007
What the World Eats (tags: cooking digg food interesting money news world diet culture)
The North American Bald Eagle comes off the endangered list tomorrow, June 29th.
Looks like the Ford F-150 was the top-selling car/truck made in the USA, again. So, not only is the F150 the best selling car/truck, but it’s also the most “American Made” – parts, manufacturing, etc. The Kentucky-made Camry knocked the Chevy Silverado to number three this year.
Looks like Friday is “Drive Your Corvette to Work” day in honor of the Vette’s June 30 birthday. I hope you know who takes his out for a spin. Looks like the weather might even let him open the roof a little. 🙂
Competitive Beer Drinking World Record? 2.8 seconds (tags: beer) Tricks to Keep Your House Cool without AC (tags: cool DIY energy environment home household howto lifehacks summer tips)
I want to give a big shout out to Michael and his great MacGourmet app for Mac. I know a lot of you have probably used MacGourmet to keep track of your recipes, shopping lists, and wine notes for a while. If so, you know what a powerful tool it truly is. (If not, what …
NPR vs Michael Moore Apparently Michael Moore is playing loose with facts and statistics… again. ((SHOCK!!)) (tags: facts movies usa politics healthcare insurance health)
Via Pete the Crab Whisperer, scientists researching the effect of sun spots on global temperatures are forecasting a global cooling – yet another phase that the Earth’s climate continually undergoes. In particular, we see marine productivity cycles that match well with the sun’s 75-90-year “Gleissberg Cycle,” the 200-500-year “Suess Cycle” and the 1,100-1,500-year “Bond Cycle.” …
33 Ways to Watch Free TV Online (tags: tv web video useful p2p online television free internet movies) AT&T’s Secret $10 DSL – Consumerist (tags: internet money news broadband DSL)