I was walking past the mental hospital the other day, and all the patients were shouting,’13….13….13’The fence was too high to see over, but I saw a little hole in the planks and looked through to see what was going on. Some bastard poked me in the eye with a stick. Then they all started… Continue reading Number 13
The IEM is an on-line futures market where contract payoffs are based on real-world events such as political outcomes, companies’ earnings per share (EPS), and stock price returns. The market is operated by University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie College of Business faculty as an educational and reseach project. Here is the link: – http://www.biz.uiowa.edu/iem/
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A dog is truly a man’s best friend. If you don’t believe it, just try this experiment. Put your dog and your wife in the trunk of the car for an hour. When you open the trunk, who is really happy to see you!
The fellow in this video has an amazing ability to solve mathematical multipliers. Check it out here: http://tinyurl.com/2xm5fv
A friend, who worked away from home all week, always made a special effort with his family on the weekends. Every Sunday morning he would take his 7-year old granddaughter out for a drive in the car for some bonding time. Just he and his granddaughter. One particular Sunday however, he had a bad cold… Continue reading Young Granddaughter
Anyone who wants to know what it was like living through the Great Depression will enjoy reading a book titled, “Once a Hobo.” It is a biography of a man named Monte Holm (1917-2006) who details his struggles during the Great Depression as a Hobo then making a living after falling in love and getting… Continue reading Monte Holm
TEACHER: Maria, go to the map and find North America. MARIA: Here it is. TEACHER: Correct. Now class, who discovered America ? CLASS: Maria. TEACHER: John, why are you doing your math multiplication on the floor? JOHN: You told me to do it without using tables. TEACHER: Glenn, how do you spell ‘crocodile?’ GLENN: K-R-O-K-O-D-I-A-L… Continue reading Kids are Quick – Teacher/Pupil Exchanges
The Columbian newspaper (Vancouver, WA) reported on March 2, 2005 that Govenor Gregoire of Washington State was singled out with a positive comment by President Bush at his annual Governor’s Dinner. It caused quite a stir since she won the governor’s race against Republican candidate,Dino Rossi, by only 126 votes. Now here is the fun… Continue reading MY FAVORITE POOR LOSER STORY
The Associated Press reported today that on the U.S. border with Mexico, “U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 149,238 fewer people from the start of July through November, down 34 percent from the same period last year, according to monthly figures provided Tuesday by U.S. Border Patrol spokesman Mario Martinez.” Do the math and that is… Continue reading ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION NUMBERS STARTLING.