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Happy V-Day 2

I just returned from a 3 night trip to Montreal, Quebec. I brought my buddy Steve and we were visiting my other buddy Tim. Tim is working as a consulting there for a couple months, so we stayed in his company paid hotel room. It was a lot of fun, but it’s very cold there. ...

Why I hate shopping at the Gap 5

I went to Gap today to purchase a pair of jeans. Here are the top 5 reasons I hate shopping at the Gap 5. The $15 discount on the jeans didn’t seem to make a difference because of the 15% tax that was charged anyway..4. The guy working the cash register folded my clothes like ...

Rugby Fan cuts off own testicles 4

A Welsh rugby fan cut off his own testicles after his team defeated England in a rugby match. 26 year-old Geoff Huish was so convinced that his team would be defeated, he told friends “If Wales wins I’ll cut my balls off”. They thought he was joking but he went home after the match, severed ...

Freezing your debt

Friends and family often offer their financial advice freely. Although they are not professional financial advisors, their advice is often based on experience in the investment world, and they have learned lessons from bad investments and good investments. It is good to take their advice to learn about investing, but if you are looking for ...

Tips for Beggars 2

I’m not a professional beggar, but I think I can do a better job than most bums that I encounter asking for money. Sometimes if I’m short on change, I will ask somebody if they can spare a dollar or two. People are very forthcoming with money if their impression of you is that you’re ...

Iraq election over, Iran next?

Isn’t US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice such a sweetheart? She is warmly sending out her heartfelt sympathy to the Iranian people. “The Iranian people should have a chance to determine their own future”. “They should be no different from the Palestinians or Iraqis or other peoples around the world.” I really think she is ...

The Dutch Oven 4

The term “Dutch Oven” is a term that makes me laugh hysterically when I hear it. Here is the meaning of the “Dutch Oven” courtesy of Wikipedia.org (Note the secondary meaning): A Dutch oven is a large metal cooking pot with a lid used for cooking special recipes. Dutch ovens can be used without an ...

Cop investigates his own crime 2

A Swedish police officer who robbed a bank and returned to the crime scene an hour later to investigate the robbery has pleaded guilty to the crime. He told reporters at the time that the police had no clues. Read the full story here When he took the whole police department out to a strip ...

You wanna fight a Pork Chop? 8

Friday night brought my buddy Mark and I an interesting encounter with a very aggressive yet entertaining Portuguese individual. He walked up to us and asked us if we’d like to buy some ‘crack’. So Mark’s ‘tongue in cheek’ reply was “No thanks, I heard crack stunts your growth”. Seeing that the ‘crack dude’ wasn’t ...

CIA Report predicts declining US dominance 2

The “National Intelligence Council“, (a center of strategic thinking within the US Government CIA) has released a report that predicts that US Global dominance could end by 2020. The report suggests the possibilities of the EU becoming a superpower, the likely emergence of China and India, as well as others, as new major global players, ...