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Punctuation is So Much Fun.~

Posted by Heather Abbott on

I feel like people would understand me so much better if these punctuation marks were better known. 13 Little Known Punctuation Marks...  

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Pumpkin "Spice"

Posted by Sara McDonald on

It is that time of year - thousands upon thousands of large, round, orange squash will be sacrificed in the name of porch decor. It's pumpkin carving season. I have to admit, I do love a skillfully designed pumpkin, warmly glowing on a chilly October evening. Even the most basic Jack-o-lantern face brings me a certain joy. But for those who are seriously considering stepping up their pumpkin carving game, Ray Villafane sets the bar pretty high. Take a look at these pumpkin masterpieces, and then try not to be discouraged as you stand before your blank orange canvas with...

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délicieux

Posted by Sara McDonald on

Most of the time, receiving something cold and slimy from a vending machine is cause for alarm and disgust. But at this seaside resort in France, cold and slimy is available in a vending machine 24-7...in the form of oysters, farmed fresh right next door. Take a look, and like the customer in the video says, if you have a middle-of-the-night craving for oysters, this machine has your back.

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Octo-ber

Posted by Sara McDonald on

Odd fact: while October is the tenth month in our calendar, it was the eighth month in the old Roman calendar. It retained the label of eighth (Octo) even after Julius Caesar reformed the Roman calendar into the Julian Calendar, and even later when Pope Gregory XIII introduced the Gregorian calendar, which we use today.

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Trick or Autonomous Truck

Posted by Sara McDonald on

October is literally hours away - the official month of pumpkin spice and slasher films. Turn on the television at any point during the upcoming thirty-one days, and you will likely find a rich variety of entertainment that trends toward horror and gore. Now, I don't usually consider myself easily afraid. Well, the usual snakes and spiders will get to me, and bats, and wasps, and then there is the pink dish soap we used to use in home-ec class...it's a long story. But I have to admit, the idea of a self-driving autonomous semi tractor hauling a fully-loaded trailer...

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