Monthly Archives: January 2007

It’s not Easy Being Green…

Current US President George W. Bush has just announced in his State of the Union speech that the United States will try to become a partially energy independent country by the year 2017.  This is a great move for the … Continue reading

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The Protest Pushback….

We have come upon a interesting podcast on our "friendly" rival ‘s site, the Opus. The podcast  displays Italy’s stand on the death penalty after Saddam Hussein’s death. In protest, Italy illuminated the Coliseum—which is a gesture they use to … Continue reading

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Pushing Back the Beckham Pushback

We’ve gotten some neat feedback comments to our Beckham Pushback post that really help to highlight how tricky this critical question is to answer.  Here’s one from Dominik Hasek, the reader we responded to in our first pushback post, who … Continue reading

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Goodbye Bam Bam…

This may seem like a strange post for The Blurb, but the WWE is reporting that one-time wrestling great Bam Bam Bigelow has passed away at the age of 45 in Florida. Bam Bam plays a role here on The … Continue reading

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Is it Hot in Here?

All over the world, people are fearing global warming.  Two weeks ago, scientists discovered that a huge ice shelf broke off in the Canadian arctic.  It may cause problems to other countries, particulary by blocking boat lanes and rising water … Continue reading

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Gdzie są Fred i Bob?

Fred and Bob have gone on another popular–and cold–adventure in the great wilderness of our earth.  When they get back, we’ll be sure to ask them for a souvenir!  Can you help us find them? Here are ten clues: Download … Continue reading

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Beckham Pushback

In response to our recent post on David Beckham’s salary, Dominik Hasek, one of our readers, recently wrote:  No one thought NASCAR was going to take off either; look at it today. I believe LA Galaxy and the sponsers (Adidas, … Continue reading

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