Archive for April, 2008

There is No Medicine for Leaky Boats

Boats aren’t built with the idea that they will leak. But if a boat springs a leak and begins to fill with water, a bilge pump will solve the problem. Using a bilge pump isn’t the ideal situation for any boat though. No, the ideal is for the boat to float and keep the water [...]

180 Million Reasons to Win the Lottery

In 2007 baseball revenues were over six billion dollars. The commissioner made over 14 million dollars. The average player made 3.1 million dollars. Average, that means some were higher and some were lower. If you do the math, about half the players made lower, most of them around the minimum of 400,000 dollars. Stars on [...]

Believing in Dabu

It was Friday and I was really hungry for Chinese. I innocently asked a few people I work with to go to the Chinese buffet with me. They recoiled in horror. “You can’t eat meat on a Friday!” “Why?” I asked with curiosity. “Aren’t you Catholic? You can’t eat meat on Fridays during lent.” “Oh,” [...]

10 Things Guys Hate to Hear in Bed

By Carl Megill First, let me assure you that I’m not going to bring this list down to the lowest common denominator with a bunch of mindless, idiotic, sexual references. If you want that kind of list, perhaps you should be reading such tripe somewhere else. Anyone can write an article that exploits sex. That’s [...]