GO THERE!

When Marco has time to hone his skateboarding skills, he goes to Black Pearl Skate Park on the Cayman Islands.

Then he spends a few days at the local hospital, where everyone knows his name.

Deadword of the Day: Squiddled

Squiddled: Cheated.

As in: Those who have squiddled will suffer the consequences. Yikes!
 

History Schmistory: September 21. The original prequel?

1937: J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is published. No Hobbits were harmed during the making.

By Jeff Hitchcock (Flickr: Butterfly Catcher) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Jeff Hitchcock (Flickr: Butterfly Catcher) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Are you super boring? This book is for you!

Check out the new book Maphead from the Jeopardy guy, Ken Jennings. You gotta love a guy who says his favorite thing as a kid was tearing open National Geographic so he could scope out the maps. The only person nerdier would be someone working on a travel show for kids, huh?

 

GO THERE!


Northern California’s ancient redwood trees are so huge, some you can drive straight through.

Deadword of the day: Aporrhipsis

Aporrhipsis: An intense dislike of clothing.

As in: The aporrhipsis in poor Fido is clear, especially on Halloween…

History Schmistory: September 20. Spain’s Ba-a-a-ad Boys.

1920: Spain establishes the Spanish Foreign Legion, an elite unit of the Spanish Army. It’s mascot? A goat… Really?

By Julio César Cerletti García (https://www.flickr.com/photos/mybuffo/13993260346) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Julio César Cerletti García (https://www.flickr.com/photos/mybuffo/13993260346) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

History Schmistory: September 19. We’re not safe here.

1957: The US begins testing underground nukes. Burrowing animals across the globe react in horror.

Deadword of the Day: Quackle

Quackle: The noise one makes when choking.

As in: Your quackling is futile.
 

Marco’s Favorite Senator

Whatever your politics, you gotta admit this is amazing!

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