Date with destiny – and the whole world is reading about it
go to classical music performances together, it wouldn’t take any significant additional time on your part.’’ And they say romance is dead? Anyway, Lauren wasn’t convinced and forwarded it to a friend. Suddenly the world is reading it. Find the email at reddit.com, search with ‘‘investment banker’s cover letter for a second date’’ or use http:/ /tinyurl.com/7u9v5ty probably why I like sh*tmypetsruined.com. It’s devoted to photos of havoc wreaked by pets home alone. From redecorating rats to a Brazilian dog that destroyed an entire futon and the pictures and the stories that go with them.
There’s Steve Jobs introducing the Apple Mac in 1984; as he lifts a big square, clunky computer out of a bag there are gasps of amazement. I also enjoyed the 50s presentation from Monsanto about using plastics in buildings.
Why did 50s housewives always look so happy? Was it the promise of those futuristic food storage areas lowering from the kitchen ceiling?
A more recent proposal from US politician, Newt Gingrich, was a ‘‘mirror system in space that could provide the light equivalent of many full moons so that there would be no need for night-time lighting of the highways’’.
Hmm, a system of mirrors in space seems an awful lot more hassle than, gosh, I don’t know, street lights? This guy is in the Republican race to stand as a presidential candidate. I’m assuming the mirror moon lights aren’t his main policy.
He challenged parents to tease their kids by letting them open an early – but terrible – Christmas present. The parents then upload the clip of their child opening the gift. The kids’ reactions are funny. But it’s an expensive joke. Search by title on Youtube.
Newt Gingrich: Known as an ideas man, but surely not mirrors in space.