Thursday, July 12, 2007

Cottages and Mansions of the Jersey Shore

I know many of you may be surprised to know that NJ is not all Bon Jovi, Springsteen and The Sopranos. It's actually a very beautiful place as can be seen in Cottages and Mansions of the Jersey Shore by Caroline Seebohm.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Useless Information Society

The Book of Useless Information
Did you know (or do you care)...?

• That fish scales are used to make lipstick?
• Why organized crime accounts for ten percent of the United States’s annual income?
• The name of the first CD pressed in the United States?
• The last year that can be written upside-down or right side-up and appear the same?
• The shortest performance ever nominated for an Oscar®?
• How much Elvis weighed at the time of his death?
• What the suits in a deck of cards represent?
• How many Quarter Pounders can be made from one cow?
• How interesting useless information can be?