Archives from August, 2010




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Aug 10

Today in Hystery September 1st

“On this day in 1858, the first Transatlantic Cable failed after only one month in service. The owners immediately tried the Transatlantic Cable Help Line. They explained that the cable had gone dead. The Transatlantic Cable technician asked them to locate the On/Off button and make sure the cable was turned on. The owners said yes. The technician then told them to re-boot the Transatlantic Cable and, if that failed, to bring it in for service at their local Transatlantic Cable Dealer. The owners hung up. Decided to switch to a Mac.”



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Aug 10

Today in Hystery August 31st

“On this day in 1988, the first day of a 5 day blackout began in Seattle. The worst hit during the power outage was all the Starbucks stores which were forced to sell $4 glasses of No Fat, Decaf, Extra Cold Water.”



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Aug 10

Today in Hystery August 29th

“On this day in 1261, Jacques Pantaleon was elected as Pope Urban. The reason he was called Urban was that he was an urban, city kind of guy, a metrosexual if you like, who felt confident enough with his male sexuality to spend the rest of his life in a dress.”



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Aug 10

Podcast for August 27th

And now for something completely different. This week, Double Exposure Radio gives you a video podcast that features the laugh-filled adventurers of Bob abd Linda in the historic B.C. gold mining town of Barkerville. To view the video podcast, go to www.doublexposureradio.com, click on ‘Watch’, then click on ‘Videos’ and you’ll find [...]