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Jul 28, 2010
Wake, Bugs and Daffy

Tim Wakefield, my favorite Red Sox pitcher, just met the Looney Tunes!
Check out this article from the Boston Globe: “Wakefield, Looney Tunes helping out kids.”


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Jul 23, 2010
World’s Top Selling Beer

What’s the top selling beer in the world?
If you said Bud Light, you would have been right, two years ago.
But not today. Today it’s Snow beer (who?) from China …

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Jul 22, 2010
BP Photoshop Exercise

Did you see the story earlier this week about how BP has faked photos of their command center? It’s been all over the blogs as well as some articles …

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Jul 22, 2010
New Symbol for Rupee

This is interesting, apparently up until last week the Indian Rupee didn’t have its own unique symbol – you know, like the “$” for dollar, ”£” for the pound sterling …

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Jul 21, 2010
Happy Birthday, Hermano!

It’s my brother’s birthday today. Happy birthday, Dan!

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Jul 20, 2010
Soccer in Fenway

With the Red Sox on an almost two week trip to the West Coast this week Fenway Park, Boston’s nonagenarian baseball stadium, is hosting an exhibition soccer game tomorrow – …

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Jul 19, 2010
Maine International Film Festival

The 13th annual Maine International Film Festival ended yesterday, we managed to get up to Waterville on two different days to check out five films.
Apparently they play fast and loose …

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Jul 18, 2010
iPhone Drama

I’m actually glad I didn’t buy an iPhone 4.0.
And I’m not even being facetious.
Did you see how “Apple Offers Free Cases to Address iPhone Issue” and that Apple even admitted …

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Jul 17, 2010
Waterford Oil Spill

Today’s the 50th anniversary of an oil spill in North Waterford, Maine.
I never really though about it, but the Portland–Montreal Pipe Line runs through town on its way …

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Jul 17, 2010
Happy Birthday Disneyland

On July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened in Anaheim, California.
After 55 years, I think it’s safe to say to truly is a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.

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Jul 15, 2010
Rory McIlroy

I don’t give a hoot about golf (much to the chagrin of my in-laws, no doubt) but I did see a clip of 21-year-old Irish phenomenon Rory McIlroy, who …

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Jul 12, 2010
Red Sox Fun Fact

At this All-Star Break the Boston Red Sox have the fourth best winning percentage in all of Major League Baseball – yet they’re still only in third place in the …

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Jul 11, 2010
How BP might be the cause of the Apocalypse

I’ve never heard of this Helium (the publication, not the noble gas) but the headline is quite striking: “How BP Gulf disaster may have triggered a ‘world-killing’ event.”
Key quote:
The bottom …

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Jul 8, 2010
UAE Male Infertility

This is the kind of shit that drove me batty about Dubai; check out this article from the Gulf News: “Pollution, diet blamed for male infertility in UAE.”
So you’d think …

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Jul 7, 2010
Daily Show is Spot On

You probably saw late last week Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele called the country’s conflict in Afghanistan “a war of Obama’s choosing.” Here’s the New York Times piece: …

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Jul 7, 2010
The Nahyans to BP’s Rescue

Ah yes, the old “when in doubt, sell out to the Gulf’ move.
Right on.
Check out this morning’s Wall Street Journal: “BP Eyes Stake Sale to Abu Dhabi.”

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Jul 4, 2010
Happy Fourth of July!

I was going to be patriotic today, but I’m not great at that. So instead? Disney lesson!
You might remember this chap below from a Newlywed in Dubai blog …

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Jul 1, 2010
Happy Canada Day

I bet you thought I forgot that today was July 1, eh?
Nope, I’d never forget Canada Day!
Go celebrate with your loved ones.

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