Wednesday, April 01, 2009

What a fool does in the end, the wise do in the beginning.

Yeah, yeah, yeah. April Fools.

April, May, June, July.... you see where I'm going here.... Fools:

Filibusters skyrocket under Republican minority in 110th Congress.


Good Dem, Webb.

Webb Crime Bill Gets Unlikely Support:

"Webb couches the effort in fairly straightforward terms. 'Let's start with a premise that I don't think a lot of Americans are aware of. We have five percent of the world's population; we have 25 percent of the world's known prison population,' Webb said on the Senate floor when introducing the bill.

'There are only two possibilities here: either we have the most evil people on earth living in the United States; or we are doing something dramatically wrong in terms of how we approach the issue of criminal justice.'"

This is very weirdly cool. I want to see what this kid can do when he grows up. | Rare condition gives toddler super strength:

"'I would hold him up by his hands and he would lift himself into an iron cross. That's when we were like, 'Whoa, this is weird,'' Hoekstra said.

Liam has a rare genetic condition called myostatin-related muscle hypertrophy, or muscle enlargement. The condition promotes above-normal growth of the skeletal muscles; it doesn't affect the heart and has no known negative side effects, according to experts.

Liam has the kind of physical attributes that bodybuilders and other athletes dream about: 40 percent more muscle mass than normal, jaw-dropping strength, breathtaking quickness, a speedy metabolism and almost no body fat.

In fitness buffs' terms, the kid is ripped."

I never knew that Lloyd Wright's son created Lincoln Logs.

mental_floss Blog � The Quick 10: How 10 Classic Toys Were Invented:

"1. Lincoln Logs were invented by John Lloyd Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright’s son. The original instructions included a how to construct a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s cabin, but also how to construct Uncle Tom’s cabin.

Inspiration snuffed out by the man.

Ohio man charged with drunken driving on bar stool


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