29 July 2007

28 July 2007

Cat is a Harbinger of Death

This article gave me the both the chills and a warm fuzzy feeling at the same time...

Oscar the cat seems to have an uncanny knack for predicting when nursing home patients are going to die, by curling up next to them during their final hours.
His accuracy, observed in 25 cases, has led the staff to call family members once he has chosen someone. It usually means the patient has less than four hours to live.
Update: Here is the PDF article from the New England Journal of medicine.

20 July 2007

The Coalition Appreciates Your Sacrifice

Prison Thriller

Prisoners in the Philippines stage a massive Thriller shoot. After seeing this I'm sure you'll agree with me that they have earned their freedom.

50 Worst Video Game Titles EVER!

For Father's Day the wife gave me an XBox 360. Normally I would play PC games. So to hail my return to the console gaming world, I present to you, the absolutely worst video game titles of all time. My personal favorite is "Lee Trevino's Fighting Golf".

14 July 2007

What Kind of Bartender Was I?

I stumbled on to this neat article about different types of bartenders. So of course since I bartended my way through college, I was curious as to what category of bartender I fell under.

According to this article I am a "Bar God". No joke, I read it and I totally identified with the profile. I would always judge people by what they ordered. My wife was one of the few people that impressed me by what she ordered on our first date. I'll never forget it, she ordered a Cointreau Martini with an orange twist. As soon as she ordered that I knew she was a keeper.