Monthly Archives: November 2006

The Troubles with Religion

We learned about a Christianity Crisis in Northern Ireland this week.  Michael Stone—a Protestant Loyalist who has spent some time in the slammer—recently tried to break into a meeting where Northern Ireland’s fate as a nation was being decided.  He … Continue reading

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The Sky is Falling….

On October 27, 2006 at 11:30 am, the Antonov-225 Mriya–which is the world’s largest plane–landed at RDU International Airport in Morrisville, North Carolina.  It was here to pick up a GE generator that it was taking to Tanzania, Africa.  This … Continue reading

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Game On!

So, are you a gamer?  Do you find it hard to put down the joystick and go to bed at night?  Does your mother yell at you to come and join the family for dinner right when you’re about to … Continue reading

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Robin Hood?

One of our favorite world leaders, Evo Morales, has been making some waves in his home country of Bolivia lately.  You see, he has decided to seize land from the rich and give it to the poor!  In a recent … Continue reading

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Fred and Bob: Episode 6

Check out the cool new music and try to help us find where Fred and Bob have gone.  There on another anonuymus trip around the world. Use the clues given and leave us a comment about where you think they … Continue reading

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Our First Enhanced Podcast

So, we’ve been doing some experimenting lately here at The Blurb and we’ve discovered a pretty neat trick—we know how to insert weblinks into our podcasts so that you can check out some of the same websites that we’ve looked … Continue reading

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Fred and Bob Bloopers

We’re not sure if you had the chance to hear Melvin the Chicken Hunter stumble through the word "cartographer" in his earlier attempt at Blurbcasting, but that was nothing compared to the Blooper that he and the Warlord produced on … Continue reading

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Finding Fred and Bob: Episode 4

We knew something was up this morning when we walked into class and heard Willie Nelson’s On the Road Again blasting out of our classroom CD player.  Sure enough, Fred and Bob have escaped—-just a day after returning from their … Continue reading

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The Art and the Fart…

We have been looking at an interesting current event about whether or not graffiti is a form of vandalism or art.  A girl named Leonni in Warwickshire, England has argued that it is art and not vandalism.  She said that … Continue reading

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Finding Fred and Bob: Episode 3

Fred and Bob are on another adventure in the land of Pizza!  We can’t find them, but here are several clues to help you guess where they’ve gone. Download fred_and_bob_3.mp3 Listen to our podcast and help us to find them.  … Continue reading

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