Monthly Archives: February 2016

Snickers Photoshop Fail

Snickers put an ad on the back of the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue featuring a gorgeous brunette in a yellow bikini. Unfortunately, “photo retouchers get confused when they’re hungry.” During the the process of photoshopping the image, the photo retoucher made 11 retouching errors. Snickers is asking their fans to send them a tweet… Read More »

Happy Birthday!

I have high confidence in the translations in bold text. If you can provide a better translation for any of these, please leave a comment below. Afrikaans Gelukkige verjaarsdag! Albanian Gëzuar ditëlindjen! Amharic መልካም ልደት! Arabic عيد مولد سعيد! Armenian Ծնունդդ շնորհավոր! Azerbaijani Ad günün mübarək! Basque Zorionak! or Pozik Urtebetetzea! Belarusian З Днём Нараджэння!… Read More »

Kosse, Texas

Kosse, Texas Points of Interest Hearn-Gidden House Highway 7 Kosse, TX 76653 I saw this photo of a creepy-looking old house on Facebook. It looked like a place I need to visit the next time I’m in the Kosse area. (Click on the image for a larger view.) The Hearne-Gidden House Project is a restoration… Read More »

Today in History: February 2

Every Year February 2nd is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 332 days remaining until the end of the year (333 in leap years). Every Year Groundhog Day (United States and Canada) Every Year Marmot Day (Alaska) In Alaska, February 2 is observed as Marmot Day rather than Groundhog… Read More »

Today in History: February 1

Every Year National Freedom Day (United States) National Freedom Day is an observance on February 1 celebrating Abraham Lincoln’s signing of Senate Joint Resolution 16 (S.J. Res. 16). The resolution abolishing slavery became the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution on December 6, 1865, after being “ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the… Read More »

Strange Laws

Alabama Not Verified It is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church. Alaska Not Verified It is illegal to wake a sleeping bear to take a photograph. Arizona Not Verified It is illegal for donkeys to sleep in bathtubs. Arkansas Not Verified It is illegal to mispronounce “Arkansas”. California Not Verified… Read More »