Archive for April, 2008

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MR’s De-Evo Quiz-O……

Point Standings: Zook: Twenty-Six and One-Half (26.5) Points Anon: Twenty and One-Half (20.5) Points HuskySooner: Twenty (20) Points J.J.: Nineteen and One-Quarter (19.25) Points Izard: Nine (9) Points TTop: Three (3) Points Jek: One and One-Half (1.5) Points The Quiz (You know the rules, blah-blah-blah, etc): 1. Why does Ivory soap float? 2. Who invented […]

Enough Is Enough!!!!!!!!!!

I know we have had discussions on the gas prices before, but this is getting WAY OUT OF HAND! I’m seeing $4.00 + Diesel and $3.40+ gasoline down here in the south and in the Midwest. Now I know those of you in the great NW have been fighting these prices for some times and […]

DID YOU KNOW…..I Didn't Think so…"Regiment de la Colotte"

A society of witty and satirical men in the reign of Louis XIV. When any public character made himself ridiculous, a colotte was sent to him to “cover the bald or brainless part of his noodle.” (Colotte is the small skull-cap worn over the tonsure.) No, I don’t know where to buy them. Note, a […]

The “Grid”…..

Is this in our near future?…… I know this is a bit long, but, I thought it was very interesting…. THE internet could soon be made obsolete. The scientists who pioneered it have now built a lightning-fast replacement capable of downloading entire feature films within seconds. At speeds about 10,000 times faster than a typical […]

MR’s De-Evo Points/Quiz….

Point Standings: Zook: Twenty-Three and One-Half (23.5) Points HuskySooner: Eighteen (18) Points J.J.: Fifteen and One-Half (15.5) Points Anon: Thirteen (13) Points Izard: Nine (9) Points TTop: Three (3) Points Jek: One-Half (.5) Point The Quiz (You know the rules, blah-blah-blah, etc): 1. Why is America not named after Columbus? 2. What are neutrinos? 3. […]

Bifunkal – Chicago Music

If you’re in Chicago, you gotta check out Bifunkal. They are an extremely impressive duo. Bifunkal’s music is a blend of Progressive Rock, Funk (duh), Reggae, Pop, and more! Both the guitarist and drummer employed live looping for greater presence. The biggest surprise though is the drummer, Hershyl Edwards, “played” bass with his voice. He […]

See The Bean

Wow! Where have I been? Well, we went to Chicago a couple of weeks ago and I’m finally getting caught up on all-things-Jek. So what is The Bean? The Bean is a very cool sculpture in Chicago’s Millennium Park. There are several sculptures in Millennium Park, but this one really catches your eyes and attention. […]