Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Yuengling Brewery

150 years ago today. Taken at Independence Hall, Philadelphia

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Shocking video at the Franklin Institute

This is a demonstration in the Electricity exhibit at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The silver globe was plugged in and created static electricity and when we all held hands - the shock traveled through all of us!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

If Apple made water

If Apple made water, originally uploaded by -SPK.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Rail Jam: Pictures

Rail Jam: Easton PA

Rail Jam: Easton PA

Rail Jam: Easton PA

Rail Jam: Easton PA

Rail Jam: Easton PA

Rail Jam: Easton PA

Rail Jam: Easton PA

EASTON, Pa. -- Centre Square was filled with snow from Big Boulder today.  About 40 people participated in the competition.  The competition featured a 130 x 40 foot ramp with 8 foot drop with a rail and more.

Downtown was packed with people from all over the area - it was a great event.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

The most polite robbery ever

Authorities have made an arrest in a weekend convenience store robbery that a Seattle store owner found remarkable for the robber's politeness. Officers quickly identified a suspect from tips received after this surveillance video "went viral". 

Sunday, February 6, 2011

How to tick people off

  1. Leave the copy machine set to reduce 200%, extra dark, 17 inch paper, 99 copies.
  2. In the memo field of all your checks, write "for sexual favors."
  3. Specify that your drive-through order is "TO-GO."
  4. If you have a glass eye, tap on it occasionally with your pen while talking to others.
  5. Stomp on little plastic ketchup packets.
  6. Insist on keeping your car windshield wipers running in all weather conditions "to keep them tuned up."
  7. Reply to everything someone says with "that's what you think."
  8. Practice making fax and modem noises.
  9. Highlight irrelevant information in scientific papers and "cc" them to your boss.
  10. Make beeping noises when a large person backs up.
  11. Finish all your sentences with the words "in accordance with prophesy."
  12. Signal that a conversation is over by clamping your hands over your ears and grimacing.
  13. Disassemble your pen and "accidentally" flip the ink cartridge across the room.
  14. Holler random numbers while someone is counting.
  15. Adjust the tint on your TV so that all the people are green, and insist to others that you "like it that way."
  16. Staple pages in the middle of the page.
  17. Publicly investigate just how slowly you can make a croaking noise.
  18. Honk and wave to strangers.
  19. Decline to be seated at a restaurant, and simply eat their complimentary mints at the cash register.
  21. type only in lowercase.
  22. dont use any punctuation either
  23. Buy a large quantity of orange traffic cones and reroute whole streets.
  24. Repeat the following conversation a dozen times.
    "Never mind, it's gone now."
  25. As much as possible, skip rather than walk.
  26. Try playing the William Tell Overture by tapping on the bottom of your chin. When nearly done, announce "No, wait, I messed it up," and repeat.
  27. Ask people what gender they are.
  28. While making presentations, occasionally bob your head like a parakeet.
  29. Sit in your front yard pointing a hair dryer at passing cars to see if they slow down.
  30. Sing along at the opera.
  31. Go to a poetry recital and ask why each poem doesn't rhyme.
  32. Ask your co-workers mysterious questions and then scribble their answers in a notebook. Mutter something about "psychological profiles."