'Officer down' timeline: Lincoln City traffic stop sets dramatic events in motion | OregonLive.com: "The evening of Sunday, Jan. 23, Officer Steven Dodds of the Lincoln City Police Department was working 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Patrolling in his black, blue and white Ford Crown Victoria, Dodds was keeping an eye on the streets of the coastal city of about 7,400 residents when he spotted a 1984 Dodge Ram sport utility vehicle zipping south on the main drag, U.S. 101.
Dodds flipped on the light bar atop his patrol car and took after the Dodge.
As authorities would report later, the SUV was registered to David Durham of Portland.
What follows is a timeline of events that rolled out over the next hours and days. "
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Monday, January 24, 2011
Giant Pepper For Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers Bred Specifically For Increased Cheese Payload | Popular Science
Giant Pepper For Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers Bred Specifically For Increased Cheese Payload | Popular Science: "n a breakthrough with vast implications for both chiles and Chili’s, the New Mexico State University chile pepper breeding program has bred a wholly new, extra large, medium-hot jalapeno pepper precisely optimized for jalapeno poppers—jalapenos stuffed with cheese and deep fried. Named “NuMex Jalmundo” (a contraction of “jalapeno” and “mundo,” Spanish for “world”), the plus-sized peppers were created from a routine hybridization of a bell pepper and a jalapeno with help from NMSU’s non-profit Chile Pepper Institute. No kidding."
- "Giant JalapeÃ±os Bred Specifically for JalapeÃ±o Poppers" and related posts (losangeles.grubstreet.com)
- New variety of jalapeno bred for sports bars, bowling alleys (boingboing.net)
Posted by teckron at 5:29 AM
Yglesias » You’ve Got Ripped Off! AOL’s Scam Economics: "The economics of scams continues to be, in my opinion, an underexplored subject. Here Nicholason Carlson from Business Insider extracts the fact that AOL’s business at this point is mostly dependent on a pretty crude ripoff—selling internet access to old people who already have internet access:"
Posted by teckron at 3:13 AM
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Image by Getty Images via @daylifeFitness guru Jack LaLanne dies at 96 - CNN.com: "CNN) -- American fitness guru Jack LaLanne died Sunday afternoon at his home in Morro Bay, California, according to his long-time agent, Rick Hersh. He was 96."
- Fitness guru Jack LaLanne dies at 96 in California (omg.yahoo.com)
- Jack LaLanne Dead at 96 (blippitt.com)
- Fitness guru Jack LaLanne dies at 96 (cnn.com)
Posted by teckron at 9:41 PM