Monday, May 30, 2016

I Found a Penny in the Walmart Parking Lot

Siberian fisherman accidentally nets 4,000-year-old pagan god

Song of the Day

The Statler Brothers... "More than a Name on a Wall" 1989 (With Lyrics) wmv - YouTube:

Archaeology Update

70 Hidden Cave Paintings From 14,500 Years Ago

Today's Vintage Ad


I'm Sure You'll All Agree

The Best Burger in All 50 States

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Lois Bull, Virgin by Day, Magazine Village, 1948

What you need to know about the iconoclastic Harlan Ellison

Author, author: What you need to know about the iconoclastic Harlan Ellison

I Miss the Old Days

TV Guide #17: April 14-20, 1979 

Once Again Texas Leads the Way

Great art is timeless:
City of Sugar Land criticized for newly erected statue: One of the most recent statues installed is a guitar player sitting on the ledge of a fountain. The other statue is of two girls taking a selfie with City Hall in the background.

Or Maybe You Did

Memorial Day Facts 2016: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Holiday Originally Called Decoration Day

It's Memorial Day!

In Flanders Field, Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Gator Update (Golf Edition)

Giant alligator roams golf course in Florida   

Great photo at the link.

Meet ‘Deadshot Mary’

Meet ‘Deadshot Mary,’ a 1930s Undercover Cop Superstar: How one NYC policewoman became a media sensation.

Song of the Day

Edwin Hawkins Singers - Oh Happy Day (1969) - YouTube:

Forgotten Hits: SWEET 16 - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

Forgotten Hits: SWEET 16 - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

Today's Vintage Ad


The Weird Week in Review

The Weird Week in review 

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Albert L. Quandt, Pick-up!, Carnival Books, 1954

John D and Me: Lonnie Brown

John D and Me: Lonnie Brown

I Want to Believe!

Dayton couple capture video footage of 'UFO' close to US military base in Ohio  


Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

No

The World's Most Valuable Children's Books - Do You Have One?

Saturday, May 28, 2016

6 Classic Movie Moments Made Possible By Dumb Mistakes

6 Classic Movie Moments Made Possible By Dumb Mistakes 

Song of the Day

"Oh Babe What Would You Say" by Hurricane Smith {lyrics} - YouTube:

Gator Update (Jogger Chasing Edition)

Massive 'jogger-chasing' alligator removed from Texas neighborhood 

America's Most Misspelled Words

America's Most Misspelled Words 

Today's Vintage Ad


The Most Popular Baby Names of 2015 By State

The Most Popular Baby Names of 2015 By State

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Albert L. Quandt, Zip Gun Angels, Original Novels, 1952

First It Was the Thin Mint Melee

Man assaulted woman with package of frozen brats

Nathaniel Philbrick: By the Book

Nathaniel Philbrick: By the Book   

A new Travis McGee fan.

No Duh

Why our brains get so tired in the afternoon: She adds the slump in the afternoon occurs because our bodies are effectively “programmed to nap” at that time.