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shelf chair transit thing

shelf chair transit thing

whoever thought it was a good idea to combine a book shelf, a chair and a car? It must be Nils Holger Moormann, creator of the Bookinist. Hey, there’s even a built-in lamp and cupholder. They forgot to include a compartment for little gnomes to pop out and tell you how stupid this thing is.

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Fox Lumber fire

Fox Lumber fire

There was a fire at Fox Home Center in Alsip, Illinois yesterday. Fox’s is a landmark on the south side of Chicago. It’s sad to see it go up in smoke. The reason for this post is that I get a kick out of looking at the animated gif on Fox’s website.

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quikpod monopod for self-portraits

quikpod monopod for self-portraits

I initially was going to nominate the quikpod for the dumbest invention ever. It’s basically a monopod that’s marketed for people to take self-portraits. But then i got to thinking that it’s kinda a neat idea. If you’re on a trip, you don’t have to bug a stranger to take your picture. My wife and […]

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dumbest invention ever

dumbest invention ever

The SmudgeGuard is a pseudo-glove for left-handers to wear to prevent smudges when writing with a pen or pencil or drawing with pastels, graphite or the like. I am a left-handed artist and I think the SmudgeGuard is the dumbest invention ever. I wear smudge marks on my hand as a badge of honor that […]

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scariest animal ever

scariest animal ever

hide under your desk, table, couch. anything. hurry. now! I found the photo via a google image search.I’d love to give a link to the site where this image resides. However, there’s some questionable content on the site.

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10th year anniversary of graduation

10th year anniversary of graduation

Today is the 10 year anniversary of my graduation from Illinois Wesleyan University. My four years there was a great, great time of my life. Shown in photo: bottom row from left: Jennifer Holt, Andrea Hampson, Karen Cranston, Donna Makarowski. back row from left: Darin Skutt, Laura Cizewski, Craig Isaacs, Jeff Brown, Jaime Ingle, Erik […]

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