I bought Super Mario Bros. 3 last week. Its bringing up fod memories of wasting time in high school playing games at the arcade and restaurants. Galaga was the bomb. Donkey Kong, Mortal Kombat, and Street Fighter were wonderful time wasters. Read and post comments | Send to a friend
Superman Returns I plan to go Saturday. Anyone want to tag along? UPDATE: I went earlier. I liked it. Good acting, great special effects, and a decent enough story. Read and post comments | Send to a friend
Talon of the Silver Hawk (Conclave of Shadows, Book 1) Raymond E. Feist I have not read any of Feist's work since maybe just after college. Ironically, I did get one of his books in high school and put it down. Prince of the Blood seemed weighted on events completely off my radar. I ended… Continue reading Talon of the Silver Hawk
Thank you for the invite, Bernie! Read and post comments | Send to a friend
I find some of the emails that circulate around here funny. Here is an example. A hubcap off someone’s vehicle was found in our parking lot. Claim at front desk.
Discovery Channel :: News – Human :: Serious Study: Immaturity Levels Rising: The adage “like a kid at heart” may be truer than we think, since new research is showing that grown-ups are more immature than ever. Specifically, it seems a growing number of people are retaining the behaviors and attitudes associated with youth. As… Continue reading Did the average Immaturity Quotient of the room just drop 20 points?
Americans’ circle of friends is shrinking, new study shows | Science Blog: Americans’ circle of close confidants has shrunk dramatically in the past two decades and the number of people who say they have no one with whom to discuss important matters has more than doubled, according to a new study by sociologists at Duke… Continue reading Circle of Friends
Ever wanted to know what geek children did in the 80s? This is just like what I did (only done by adults and for a movie). The Carbon Freeze Sequence UPDATE: Originally I tried to post the YouTube video with the object and embed tags. However, it seems LJ prohibits the use of object and… Continue reading SW: The Carbon Freeze Sequence
Study: Southerners care most often for elderly loved ones: Southern hospitality, it seems, extends to the elderly: A higher percentage of Southerners care for the old and ailing than do people in other parts of the country, according to a new study. Nearly 17 percent of Southerners said in survey that they provide regular care… Continue reading Southerners Love
Does the World Cup have a lingua franca? By Daniel Engber: [Alexi] Lalas once regaled [a referee] in Ecuador with the Spanish translation of “son of a bitch.” The resulting phrase turned out to be far more offensive than the English version, and he got a red card on the spot.