I thought I knew the locations of most of the world’s countries, but I was humbled by this addictive fast-paced game called Globetrotter. It’s lots of fun, but don’t hit this link, because you’ll end up spending a lot more time than you intended. I know it’s just a program, but I enjoy getting the applause when I do a good job.
Note to myself: Study the countries of Africa better.
Two new videos from Onion Network News:
And now a video about Ford’s new concept car:
Do any of you remember the Nick Smith of 30 months ago? Back then, Nick, based in Decatur, Illinois, designed a brand new site called Dangerous Intersection. At that time, DI was only the most recent of Nick’s accomplishments—he had already established himself as a graphic designer for music groups and entertainers, including Red Hot [...]
This potential time-waster is equally potentially therapeutic. Nice sound effects. The rim shot realism is especially satisfying. It reminds me of a real life habit I picked up in law school; I often threw paper wads when I was supposed to be studying.
The U.S. consumes 400 million gallons of gasoline every day. That amounts to almost 5,000 gallons every second. More than half of that oil is imported.
Everything we do is affected by oil. In addition to keeping us warm and transporting us, we eat oil. Not literally, but the average American meal travels an about 1500 miles to get from farm to plate.
If there were an interruption in the oil supply, we would look to the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve. That much-cited U.S. reserve, however, holds only a 60-day supply of oil. It is official U.S. policy, then, that We the People shall always remain only small one incident from a major oil crisis.