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Wednesday Web Recap: 2011, Week 2

I hope your first week of 2011 was wonderful, but now it’s time to get back to the grind.  And we’ll start this week’s web recap with…

A 98 Year Old Woman’s Letter To Her Bank

This is an EPIC letter this lady wrote to her bank after they bounced one of her checks.  Definitely worth the read:


YouTube Easter Egg

A friend showed this to me and I have no idea how long it has been there, but it’s cool!

  1. Load a YouTube video (this is a good one)
  2. Pause it immediately at 0:00
  3. Hold down the left arrow on your keyboard for 5 seconds
  4. Hit the up arrow on your keyboard
  5. Play snake!


Russian Team Prepares To Penetrate 14 Million Year Old Lake

From the “we’ll find something that’s been isolated for 14 million years, out of our reach, doing just fine and poke it with sharp objects” department comes the inpsiring story of a Russian team that has been drilling into ice since 1990 trying to get into a lake. No telling what they’re going to find down there

Lake Vostok


AT&T Predicts The Future

These commercials are from a marketing campaign called “You Will” From AT&T… in 1993.  Creepy.


Buy Local Honey People!

Seriously guys, if you’re not supporting local honey producers you’re crazy for starters.  But this is an amazing story: “Honey laundering: The sour side of nature’s golden sweetener“.  The advantages of local honey consumption are well-documented… it’s just better!


January 12, 2011

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