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We're still waiting for a winner in yesterday's giveaway, but I'll toss out Monday's installment anyway.
We've given away this book before. This time, we'll take the skill out of it. The prize is Anything for a Vote.
I am thinking of a person who was at one point a candidate for President of the United States. Give me the candidate and year. One hint: this person did not go on to win the election. (And just to clarify, if the answer were "Gore 2000," "Gore 1988" would not be correct.)
Here are a... READ ON
In the spirit of Christmas and cleaning out our closet, let's give away some books. Every day between now and December 27th*, we'll come up with a different, slightly absurd method to determine a winner.
Here's what you're playing for... READ ON
by David A. Norris
Even in the midst of the Civil War, there was still one thing the North and South shared—a serious addiction to caffeine. In that respect, the Union clearly had an advantage. Not only did the North have more than two-thirds of the population and control most of the heavy industry, railroads, and financial reserves in the country, it hoarded supplies of the highly addictive little bean, leaving the Confederacy to wage its own war against java deprivation.
Coffee: It's... READ ON
Hey Flossers: A final reminder to get your orders in by today since it's the last day we can guarantee that you'll get your terrific gifts by Christmas Day. Of course, if you're celebrating Festivus, Winter Solstice or any other wintery holiday, your deadline may vary... READ ON
A thug, is a thug, is a thug. But would a thug by any other moniker still be as dangerous? We're guessing... READ ON
Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome back our Marching Band Correspondent, Auburn University's Steven Clontz! You may remember him from his first post, Marching to the Beat of a Different Slide Instrument, which explored variations on the trombone. Or his second, When Good Bands Go Bad. He's back today with the third in a series of four band-centric entries.
Marching band kind of gets the shaft in pop culture, with band geeks serving more often as the nerdy comic relief than leading roles. But in... READ ON
[We'll start the judging at 8am Eastern Time Friday morning. Get in those last-minute entries... READ ON
M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.