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Coffee With Hitler

Oct 25, 2014

Awkward:

Mr. Cerf said the mishap had occurred when an outside company asked ELSA, a dairy manufacturer and Migros subsidiary, to supply a series of 55 coffee cream containers based on vintage cigar labels, two of which featured the dictators.

He said that the outside company had provided the controversial designs, and that ELSA typically...

Marc Valdez Weblog
Saturn’s Moon Mimas May Have An Ocean

Oct 25, 2014
Saturn’s Moon Mimas May Have An Ocean

Interesting!
But the scientists noticed something strange – the moon seemed to be wobbling, or “librating,” about twice as much as they expected. After going through several different explanations, they settled on two main possibilities. Either this round moon has a football-shaped core that’s causing the wobble, or there’s a...

Marc Valdez Weblog
Well, That’s Disturbing

Oct 24, 2014

Looked up and saw a pedestrian sprawled in the crosswalk in front of a turning car. Apparently she got bumped. Glare from the setting sun may be a factor. She didn't look seriously hurt, but still....

Marc Valdez Weblog
Well, That’s Disturbing

Oct 24, 2014

Looked up and saw a pedestrian sprawled in the crosswalk in front of a turning car. Apparently she got bumped. Glare from the setting sun may be a factor. She didn't look seriously hurt, but still....

Marc Valdez Weblog
The Periodic Table Of Storytelling

Oct 24, 2014

Sealed evil in a can?

Marc Valdez Weblog
Then There’s The ABQ Stuff Too

Oct 24, 2014

Looking for cash:

Garza pointed his gun at the clerk and demanded cash, while there was talk between the suspects about shooting him. Meanwhile, Lucero aimed his gun at the clerk’s family members, which included his parents and a young girl, who were made to lie face down on the floor.

Lucero also attempted to...

Marc Valdez Weblog
Crazy Stuff On The Sacramento Street

Oct 24, 2014

Wild gun action in the NE part of town:

A day of carnage by a suspect armed with a rifle left two area deputies dead, a motorist gravely injured and another deputy wounded in a 30-mile crime spree that triggered a massive manhunt by hundreds of law enforcement officers.

Just before 4 p.m., officials announced...

Rubys Musings
French Girl Friday Chapter Deux

On to Chapter Deux I has been a week since my last installment of my latest French Girl Friday, and each day I have been trying to keep in mind what I have read and the theory of the book. It turns out as I continued on through the pages of the second chapter, " Pas de...

Chronicles of Nothing
Book Review: The Money Run

Book Review: The Money Run

Did you know that during the Viet Nam War the military would pay out its payroll in cash? And that the cash was flown around on a single helicopter? Yes, over 20 million dollars in small bills was being hauled around on one flight. The military personnel called it The Money Run. The story...

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Alison Toon
Catfish and the Bottlemen: sometimes you just have to embrace the red

Oct 24, 2014
Catfish and the Bottlemen: sometimes you just have to embrace the red

Catfish and the Bottlemen, Sacramento, October 2014I was kicking myself, earlier in the week, for almost missing last night's Catfish and the Bottlemen's show at the Assembly, Sacramento: this is their first USA tour, they have sellout dates lined up b...

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