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Weird Lebanon Protest

Jan 8th, 2009 | By | Category: images, snewz

I was running through images from the war going on over in Israel, when I came upon this picture. There are so many horrific events going on over there, and the pictures are enough to make anyone cry. I was tearing up over a man who was crying over his 3 dead children when I […]



A NYer’s dinner in the boonies.

Jan 7th, 2009 | By | Category: snewz

For a few weeks now, I have been relocated from NY to the middle of nowhere. This is a temporary change for me, but cabin fever is already setting in. Among the myriad other ways I have to cope with life, eating is a constant adventure.



Google’s Adsense of Humor

Jan 5th, 2009 | By | Category: snewz

Twitter accounts of some famous people were hacked today. This is a reprehensible act that is an attack on the names of these personalities and it is important to acknowledge that there is no truth to the statements that were tweeted from the victims’ accounts. That said, my favorite effect from this story was the […]



Firefighter saves puppy with mouth-to-snout CPR

Jan 4th, 2009 | By | Category: snewz

Mouth-to-snout can mean the difference between life and death. Plum Borough, PA – Plum Borough Fire Department saved the day this past weekend when a new member of the Palombo family fell into a well outside of their Pennsylvania home. The victim, an unnamed shih-tzu, arrived with the family on Christmas day and wasted no […]



Petey the Quaker Parrot or: How I learned to stop worrying and hate the bird

Jan 4th, 2009 | By | Category: snewz

The most wretched creature ever to grace the EarthI’ve recently traveled to New Hampshire to help my uncle, who has been having some bad medical issues. He has been in the hospital for over a week, and I’ve been taking care of his cats, Mike and Marbles, and his Quaker parrot, Petey. Petey taught me a valuable lesson. It is alright to hate a fellow living being.



Is it too late to pull out of Gaza?

Jan 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: snewz

The Jewish population of Israel is only 5.3 million, and the world is only graced with slightly more than 13 million Jews. By contrast, there are over 300 million Buddhists, nearly 800 million Hindus, 1.1 billion Muslims, and nearly 2 billion Christians in the world. This isn’t about raw numbers. This is about a rich […]



Nintendo to release Wii TV channel

Jan 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: games, snewz

The Nintendo Wii is already a platform that allows its users to send e-mails, browse the internet, watch youtube videos, and even plays video games. Not satisfied with its multifunction capabilities, Nintendo is launching a new Wii exclusive TV channel that plays through the console, called Wiinoma. Wiinoma will offer an on-demand style format with […]



New Hampshire “cold as balls”

Jan 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: snewz

Florida Resident Harold Abraham traveled to New Hampshire for the holidays to visit family and made a shocking discovery; New Hampshire is cold as balls. . Abraham, 25, is a Florida native and has only visited his family in New England in summer. He decided to travel for a surprise visit on Christmas day. “I […]



Obama’s cabinet shakes up the Senate.

Jan 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: snewz

There are four senate seats opening up as of January 20, 2009. President-Elect Barack Obama of Illinois, Vice-President Elect Joe Biden of Delaware, Secretary of State nominee Hillary Clinton of New York, and Secretary of the Interior Nominee Ken Salazar of Colorado will all be transferring from Congress to the White House. Generally, this is […]



Microsoft pacemakers all fail at the same time.

Dec 31st, 2008 | By | Category: snewz

Computer giant Microsoft hit a software glitch causing their new medical product, the Microsoft Pace, to stop at exactly 11:59 AM EST on December 31, 2008. First, the Pace increases the heart rate, then it causes the heart to hold all blood pumping in until it explodes. The Pace was introduced in 2006 as a […]