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Freetranslation cycle

Go to freetranslation.com, translate some English into another language, and then convert it back to english. ENGLISH: I Pledge Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. JAPANESE: (Japanese characters won’t display in my […]

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IDEA: Palindrome generator

There should be some sort of program where you can enter a word, say “cat” and then it would generate a palindrome using the word “cat.” e.g. “Was it a cat I saw?” (fyi, palindromes are phrases where it reads the same forwards and backwards). Yesterday’s new word noonionon was a close palindrome, and now […]

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America dominates Air Hockey

America dominates Air Hockey

In the 29 years since 1978, USA has won Air Hockey World Championships 27 times. Talk about dominance. Air Hockey is America’s sport! Tim Weissman won eight times in a row. He should be in the top 100 American athletes of all time.

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One year to do whatever you want

One year to do whatever you want

Papergirl asked a great question, “You can have a year to do whatever it is that you want to do. Don’t worry about money. What’ll it be?” Off the top of my head, I’d travel across the world and find the coolest tree in every country. I’m sure there’s other better things to do, but […]

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Happy 733,000th day!

Today (Monday, November 19) is 733,000th day since January 1, 0001. Seven hundred thirty-three thousand days. That’s a lot. 733,000 pennies would weigh 2.29 tons. But then check this out: http://www.kokogiak.com/megapenny/six.asp That’s a million pennies. Doesn’t look like much, eh?

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New acroynm: GWIK

GWIK = get with it, kid. developed via IM with coworker friend, L: L: hey! you’re not at the staff meeting anymore! spudart: (Autoreply) 1:30pm staff meeting L: get with it, kid! spudart: GWIK

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