Oddly Enough Blog

How to get rich from inflation…

September 29, 2008

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We have a video report on a new airbag for the elderly to wear, which inflates instantly when it detects that they are falling.

Call it a rule of thumb?

September 27, 2008

green-eggs-cover.gifWith sincere apologies to Dr. Seuss:

 I would not like them here or there.
I would not like them anywhere
I do not like green  eggs and ham.
I do not like them, Sam-I-am.

Razor-sharp gnashing teeth? What could go wrong?

September 13, 2008

When we go to the multiplex and shell out $85 for a ticket and popcorn, the movie should teach us stuff we can use. Like, that this animatronic Tyrannosaurus in a show premiering this week is a bad idea.

This wine was made yesterday!

September 5, 2008

Blog Guy, I know you keep up with new technology.  I read that now they can determine the age of a wine by analyzing X-rays emitted when the bottles are placed under ion beams produced by a particle accelerator. 

Beauty tips from Hannibal Lecter

August 25, 2008

Readers come to this blog for the very latest in diet and beauty news, and it’s time again for Diet and Beauty Fair 2008, in Tokyo.

Archery: I remember yew…

August 10, 2008

archery-arrows-120.jpgYou know, if you look at pictures of Olympic events from past years, there’s a certain comfortable continuity. The tools of the sport – swimming pools, hurdles – look pretty much the same…

We’re experiencing turbulence, hang on to your pole!

August 7, 2008

Hey, Blog Guy – Do you believe all this stuff the airlines are starting to charge extra for? Aisle seats, pillows, soft drinks… How far can they go with this?

Does it come with a pocket protector?

August 1, 2008

winglet-2-160.jpg Blog Guy, I’ve been riding a Segway for a couple of years now, but I don’t feel I’ve lost enough of my dignity. Is there anything that can make me look like even more of a nerd?

Do you smell captured car thief?

July 22, 2008

mercedes-0721-crop-180.jpgBlog Guy, my car got stolen last week and I’m furious! Is there any real progress on theft-prevention?

Col. Mustard, in the study, with a folding sofa!

July 9, 2008

Who knew that furniture should have warning labels sort of like the ones they put on cigarettes? We have a story about a wife who was angry at her husband for being drunk and refusing to get up from their folding couch. She kicked the handle, activating the mechanism which, well, killed him.