Yahoo! News' story mentions Tirso Furcal having a sixth finger projecting from one hand and an extra toe on each foot. They made life in his impoverished country, the Dominican Republic, even more difficult. The condition made walking painful, caused the stone-polisher frequent injuries and blocked his hopes for better-paying work.
UserFriendly posted its link of the day called Turducken. It is a recipe for a chicken in a duck in a turkey! "Say what again?" you asked? It is a recipe for a chicken in a duck in a turkey!! Those photographs make the food not look good.
Here is what the Web site says: "We saw this recipe mentioned in a newspaper and tried it for the first time in 1990. It is so much better than a regular turkey that we have made many more turduckens for Thanksgiving over the years. The juices from the duck and the sausage stuffing really help to add flavor to the turkey."
Happy Thanksgiving, Americans! Please be thankful! :)
According to BBC News' article, the mystery of how a type of lizard "walks" on water may have been solved. The basilisk lizard, also known as a Jesus lizard, has a seemingly miraculous ability to scurry across liquid, apparently at odds with the usual laws of physics.
This Yahoo! News story is both amusing and radical. Rick Pyburn was sick and tired of lead-footed motorists speeding past his home. Already, he had lost five chickens to hit-and-run drivers passing by at speeds well above posted limits. Benton County Sheriff's Office was under limited budget and couldn't help Rick. He got an idea after watching a sheriff's car cruise by his house. With the help of a local sign company, Rick built the front half of a two-dimensional plywood Benton County sheriff's car, and set up the decoy in some bushes near the road, in plain view of oncoming drivers. "Once I placed that on the highway, it was amazing," he said. "The traffic immediately slowed down."...
World of Warcraft Journal & Photographs from World of Warcraft's release party in Fountain Valley, CA.Submitted by ant on Wed, 11/24/2004 - 1:10pm. Apple Games | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Reading Materials | Sight Seeings | WoW
This New York Times' article (no registration and log in required) says anger-management classes may not help. They show the weakness of a common assumption: that anger can be treated almost as if it were an infection, with a course of anger-management classes instead of antibiotics.
According to Kerala News' article, watching TVs for hours is to be blamed on your genetic make-up. A team of scientist in Australia have recently discovered the 'couch potato gene.' According to study, which was presented at the Australian Health and Medical Research Congress in Sydney, the gene is responsible for making some people more active than others and people who have this gene are usually not inclined towards physical exercises.
One of my managers mentioned this life saving story during this morning's meeting. A group of dolphins (seven), that went ballistic, saved four lifeguards' lives from a great white shark (3m-long). You can find a bunch of stories about it on Google's News search engine.
WoW has begun! The "real" one, not the Open Beta world that was destroyed by the game gm's and developers last week.
Friends and future Guild Members, we will be playing on the Pacific Realm server, "Lightbringer". The Realm is already at "medium" capacity, so hurry.