July 2009

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More Bad News for the Print Industry

Newsweek has announced that rather than producing a magazine, they would now only exist in brick wall form.

Deli meat

This story is not as amusing, but I’ve been waiting patiently for several years for a chance to reuse the ‘deli meat’ label. By now, you’re probably wondering, “Who is this Robert Gavin? How is he getting all of these scoops?” I’m afraid it’s simply because so many of the other reporters have been laid […]

Man cave photo

Caption: An exterior shot of the so-called “man cave” where to (sic) state workers allegedly smoked pot and partied on state time (Courtesy New York State Police)

Man cave

State: ‘Man cave’ hid drug den Two state workers suspended after officials say they got high and napped at a secret lounge instead of working By ROBERT GAVIN, Staff writer First published in print: Saturday, July 18, 2009 ALBANY — The seat of state government once launched the political careers of Teddy Roosevelt, Franklin Delano […]

Japanese Cones

We spotted some of these cat cones in Japan, in various sectors. Oftentimes they connect the cones with plastic connectors, unseen in the States.

Territory Cone

Cone spotted in Guam Airport: I’m disappointed I didn’t have my camera on me when my brother-in-law pointed out a cone in the middle of jungle on the nearby island of Rota. It didn’t appear to have a purpose.