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12-05-07 In 2006 it was "truthiness." Time to vote for 2007's Word of the Year: http://merriamwebster.com/info/07words.htm
12-06-07 The Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC. www.federalreserve.gov/
12-10-07 www.okamotousa.com Tired of getting holes in your socks? Help is on the way. A Japanese sock manufacturer and a university professor are working on stronger socks using a new type of silk thread made from spider thread genes and silkworm eggs.
12-11-07 http://www.drivelesssavemore.com/ ever hear of the phrase "trip chaining"? A new study says women do it more, too. "Trip chaining" is the practice of stopping at various points during a journey -- like for coffee, dry-cleaning, and dropping the kids off at school -- before reaching a final destination. Men are more likely to just get in their cars and head straight from point A to point B with no stops.
12-12-07 On the night of Christmas married couples in Britain, Ireland and Spain whose names are Mary and Joseph will sleep free at the Travelodge hotel chain if Travelodge:Information about locations, hotel reservations in North America.
12-13-07 http://earth.google.com/ Detectives in Australia are hoping a Google Earth mapping van may have caught evidence of a woman's murder. The van had been photographing in the area in the weeks around the time of the murder.
12-14-07 http://consumerist.com Sprint is making changes to their contract as of January 1st 2008 and because of this Sprint customers can cancel their contracts without an early termination fee "On Jan. 1st 2008 Sprint customers who have been affected by the fees, [consumer and IL customers], will have their ETF waived if they wish to terminate their contract. There will be no post-dating of cancellation where the ETF will be waived as only customers affected by the new surcharges will be eligible." from consumerist.com
12-17-07 http://www.outblush.com Retail managers take note: 47% of women treated poorly by a sales clerk say they'll never go back to that store
12-18-07 http://cgi.ebay.com/Drive-Someone-Insane-with-Postcards_W0QQitemZ32019614876 1QQihZ011QQcategoryZ45208QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem You are bidding on a rare chance to traumatize a treasured friend or relative with baffling, mind-numbing, mystery correspondence from abroad:This person will be spending the Christmas holiday in Poland in a tiny village that has one church with no bell because angry Germans stole it. Aside from vodka, there is not a lot for them to do. During the course of the holiday they will send three postcards to one person of your choosing.
12-19-07 ElfYourself This holiday get what you've always wanted. The miraculous ability to turn yourself into an elf. And now you can cut the arctic rug with thewhole elfin' ...www.elfyourself.com/
12-20-07 http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/qyd/ Yale's Book of Quotations' quote of the year is "Don't tase me, bro."
It was spoken by a University of Florida student as he was being tased by police who were trying to throw him out of speech by Sen. John Kerry. In second place was Miss Teen South Carolina's quote about Americans and maps: http://youtube.com/watch?v=lj3iNxZ8Dww
12-21-07 http://www.aaronwatson.com/ebay.php It's time again for Aaron Watson's annual eBay auction, benefiting Aaron's friend, Miss Nikki Gilbert. Read more about Nikki below and help support this wonderful cause. All kinds of items are up for bid ranging from shirts, to memorabilia, to shows and more! To visit Aaron's auction, click here. To say hello and wish Nikki a Merry Christmas, visit her on myspace, or to keep track of her health and progress and send her some words of encouragement, visit her Caring Bridge site. The auction begins Sunday December 16, and closes Sunday December 23, so don't miss out on your chance to grab cool items, and make a difference!
12-27-07 http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/New_Years_Resolutions.shtml Popular New Year's Resolutions
12-28-07 Where are the hottest parties on the planet? www.newyears.com
12-31-07 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Year's_resolution Define YOUR New Years reolution...
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