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  1. 15 days ago on Get Fuzzy

    Yeah, no, baboons don’t lay eggs, there, Bucky. Try again.

  2. 15 days ago on Dog Eat Doug

    Mine will want to go outside (fenced back yard), wander around while I’m standing there, and once I’ve decided they want to be out there a while, and then go sit down, as soon as I’m seated, will go knock the door open and come back in. So, I have to get back up again and go close the door. I need to teach them to close it after themselves. Too bad the door on this house wasn’t suitable to cut a dog door into.

  3. 15 days ago on Adam@Home

    Unfortunately, at my age (wearing bifocals for 6 years or so, maybe more), the VR headsets just don’t work very well. My eyes can’t focus on the face-screen. Oh well, I’ll keep gaming the “old” fashioned way.

  4. 17 days ago on Overboard

    dry suit diving! Only way to stay warm in frigid waters.

  5. 21 days ago on JumpStart

    Spiders are good, they eat the other bugs! At least, that’s what I tell my wife. I’m not sure she buys it.

  6. 22 days ago on In the Bleachers

    Yes, easily. From what I read when I looked this up, it takes about 15 seconds for a skydiver to reach terminal velocity (about 120 mph). That speed is attained in less than 800 meters of free fall. From a height of 5000 meters, the terminal velocity at the top of the course is actually faster than at the bottom (due to the air thickening), but that difference is pretty slight. A human is still going to go splat. Oddly, something small like a mouse can walk away without serious injury, since they fall much slower.

  7. 22 days ago on In the Bleachers

    Gold star for you! I was curious and looked it up. Competition skydivers have achieved 330 mph (in a streamlined suit with their arms and legs pulled in). Felix Baumgartner, the guy that has the record for the highest jump (from the edge of space, basically) got to 830 mph, but that was in the thin air of the upper atmosphere.

  8. 22 days ago on Adam@Home

    Yeah, it’s probably an older email than many of my coworkers. Still funny though.

  9. about 1 month ago on The Elderberries

    AKA – light beer. :)

  10. about 1 month ago on Red and Rover

    Yep. My little boy will start this little whimper noise, almost like a sigh, while staring at me. He’ll repeat that every couple of minutes, until I acknowledge him by looking at him or talking to him. Then he jumps up and starts this mixture of growling & yips & barks. He’ll carry on quite a bit, shaking his head, bouncing, short hops towards the kitchen and back, it’s quite a display. The girls, well, they don’t care so much, they aren’t as food oriented as he is.