Archive for December, 2011
…because your Christmas gifts were decidedly crappy.. Cheer yourself up by grabbing up a piece of television history. The General Lee ($TBA; auction) is the exact same car used to jump a police cruiser in the first episode. Unfortunately, it sat in a junkyard for years after its maiden — and only — voyage, until it was found, rescued, and painstakingly restored to its former hell raisin’ glory. [Insert audio of "Dixie" here].
Tags: bobby mcferrin improvisation, lets sing
If you’re anything like me, this will knock your socks off. watch in 480p
If not, it’s just a black dood singing made-up words to a bunch of school kids in a hall.
Way out in the middle of the Pacific sits Samoa, right near the International Date Line. For the longest time, they’ve been on one side, so when it’s 8am Monday in Samoa, it’s 8am Tuesday in Tonga, their nearest neighbor. But this year, the tiny nation has decided to jump across the time line to be closer to Tonga, Australia, New Zealand and China. Meaning there will be no Friday, December 30th 2011 in Samoa… they’ll jump straight to Saturday.