Customer Confidential is a well-written, amusing description of what happens when someone refuses to show their receipt at Costco and Wal-mart: …there were about a dozen customers in line for “receipt review” at the exit. That represented about six extra minutes that I wasn’t being paid for, and so I rolled toward freedom. The employee “reviewing” receipts left the line and cheerfully said, “I’m going to have to see your
I’m probably not the only one who would like one of these global warming mugs for Xmas. Too bad shipping from the states costs more than the mug.
I first saw the Mentos eruption on MythBusters, where they dissected its cause and also broke the world record with a 33 foot high geyser (or something around there). Buy a package of Mentos. They’re a mint candy that come in a cylinder wrapper. Get the regular flavor. Buy a big bottle of Diet Coke Cola. I haven’t tried other brands because I’ve read that brand works the best, but
Last night I dreamt I met most of the people I only know through email and websites, people I haven’t met in person: Jim, Ashley, Rebecca, Darren, J-Walk… My family drove to this wooden, rickety toll booth where Jim was sitting, with headphones and a cigarette, ranting into a microphone. He smiled and waved us through into Whole Wheat Radio Land: a dirt road leading into a campground-like area: lots