Wednesday, April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010

SONG promotion of the day -
Made of Scars - Stone Sour
Dance Floor Anthem - Good Charlotte
Fallen Souls - Ours

Today in History

1828 - Noah Webster publishes 1st American dictionary.
1862 - Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co.
1913 - Gideon Sundback of Sweden patents the zipper.
1930 - Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322.
1948 - 1st Polaroid camera was sold in US.
1976 - Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing.
1989 - Thousands of Chinese crowd into Beijing's Tiananmen Square cheering students demanding greater political freedom.


"It is important to do what you don't know how to do. It is important to see your skills as keeping you from learning what is deepest and most mysterious. If you know how to focus, unfocus. If your tendency is to make sense out of chaos, start chaos." ~Carlos Castaneda

"In a strange way, I had fallen in love with my depression. Dr. Sterling was right about that. I loved it because I thought it was all I had. I thought depression was the part of my character that made me worthwhile. I thought so little of myself, felt that I had such scant offerings to give to the world, that the one thing that justified my existence at all was my agony." ~Elizabeth Wurtzel

As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relations with this best and truest friend of mankind, that his image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling." ~Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Word of the Day

empyrean - the highest heaven; the heavens; the sky


Today is National Chocolate-Covered Cashew Day. Yum. I want some!

My Life is Average

Today I was talking to my friend who was really named "James Bond" and on the intercom the secretary said "James Bond, please report to the principals office." He quickly looked around in ninja fashion and tumbled down the hall in somersaults while screaming "The name is Bond, James Bond." Coolest James Bond I've ever met. MLIA.

Today, I learned that physicists have fun by charging electrical cylinders and throwing them at each other, so that when the other person catches it the electrical current will force their hand closed, shocking them. I love my teacher, but even more so I love the scream he makes when he's being electrocuted. Thank you science. MLIA

Today I found a gummy dinosaur in my package of gummy bears. I was extremely excited about this, so much that I named him, Nigel, and had intended to keep him forever. Later on my grandfather came over for a visit. I left the room for a moment only to return to find him chewing Nigel. I haven't been this heartbroken in years. MLIA

Today I went bowling with my dad's side of our family. Right before we left my grandma said "Wait! I want to take a picture of everyone holding there balls!" The guy walking behind us started laughing hystericly. My grandma looked confused.

Today in history class, one boy came in with his hands completely colored with blue ink. Upon seeing this, the teacher asked him what happened. His response? "I got freaky with a smurf." MLIA

Chuck Norris Factoid of the Day


"Chuck Norris once killed a bird by throwing it off a cliff. "

Funny Pics
from the collection

from the life & times of jessi bean

Let's see. Funny at home. Funny at home. Awwww. I should have gone to work today. I should have left the house. I was incredibly lazy today, and nothing funny happens when you're not moving.

Wait...all those things you're ticking off in your head right now that I'm laughing at, yeah. None of those things happened.

People of Chase
from the life & times of … you!

I adore this. I got a text message from my friend today saying that someone on "the fOrce" was sad because I wasn't at work today to send out the dOrk fOrces e-mail. I feel special now. Thanks, lovelies.

Live…From California!!

from the adventures of SPA (my nephew & his friends)

Xzavier had an EPIC dream about dinosaurs last night!! I am jealous!

It's good to see these bands are still being listened to. It would be a tragedy if they weren't. Wait...I hope they listen to them and don't just think they're cool shirts. Man. My age is showing.

Top Ten List

Reasons to allow drinking at work
The below are valid reasons as to why drinking should be allowed at work. If you use them wisely, you may even be able to convince your boss into allowing alcohol.

1. It's an incentive to show up.

2. It reduces stress.

3. It leads to more honest communications.

4. It reduces complaints about low pay.

5. It cuts down on time off because you can work with a hangover.

6. Employees tell management what they think, not what management wants to hear.

7. It helps save on heating costs in the winter.

8. It encourages carpooling.

9. Increases job satisfaction because if you have a bad job you don't care.

10. It eliminates vacations because people would rather come to work.

11. It makes fellow employees look better.

12. It makes the cafeteria food taste better.

13. Bosses are more likely to hand out raises when they are wasted.

14. Salary negotiations are a lot more profitable.

15. If someone does something stupid on the job, it will be quickly forgotten.

Learn from My Fail

If your neighbour offers to give you a haircut, politely but firmly insist on deferring it until you are both completely sober. #LFMF

Don’t run your iPhone battery to near-empty playing Peggle, and then expect it to be your alarm clock in the morning. #LFMF

“A little too buzzed to make out the speed limit sign” is not a good excuse to use. #LFMF

I locked myself out of my car… While it was running… In the Taco Bell drive-thru. #LFMF

It’s possible to walk faster than an automatic sliding door can open. #LFMF

Sitting next to the guy on the bus who looks the least crazy doesn’t guarantee that he’s not, in fact, batshit crazy. #LFMF

Lesson #1: Do not hit the re-set button on the septic pump fuse until you’re sure that all pump pipes are firmly re-attached. Lesson #2: If you fail Lesson #1, do not scream — no matter how surprised you are to have raw sewage sprayed in your face. Lesson #3: Listerine really does kill germs. #LFMF

Hope you had a wonderfully wacky Wednesday!