Thursday, December 26, 2013

It's Thursday











It's Thursday. Here's what's happening....

************************************************

Today is December 26th, the 360th day of 2013. There are 5 days left in the year.

************************************************














Five questions: Selanne motivated in final season.

Dryden's 'The Game' still special 30 years later.

Visit the official league website, http://www.nhl.com/.

************************************************

The cold blast of an early winter has you fired up, doesn't it. You can't wait for that first six inches of snow so you can line up your snowball fight team and challenge the dads on the next block. Well be careful, because this season the guy around the corner might be firing snowballs with the Arctic Force Snowball Blaster. This weapon of snow destruction is capable of making and launching the perfect snowball -- yep it has a built-in snowball maker. Able to make three snowballs at a time, the blaster can launch a snowball up to 80 feet at high velocity. And it'll only set you back $30. ' site link

************************************************














Tampa, FL. -- This holiday season the Tampa Bay Lightning touched the community in a number of ways, from visits and contributions by Bolts teammates to Lightning employees getting hands-on in spreading some cheer.

Read the rest here.

************************************************

The CEO of eBay (John Donahoe) slammed Amazon.com's headline-grabbing plan to start delivering packages via drones, calling it a "long-term fantasy."

************************************************




Top 10 Returns of 2013.

Top 10 Runs of 2013.

Visit the league's official website, http://www.cfl.ca.

************************************************

A new study shows that people who are constantly glued to their phones checking their messages and taking calls are unhappier than those who don't. The study also suggests that those who are constantly checking their phones suffer from higher anxiety levels and even lower grades.


************************************************









Regina, SK. -Santa came early last week for the Ottawa Redblacks, and while he left behind a few nice presents, I question whether the CFL’s newest team was on Santa’s naughty or nice list.

Read the rest here.

************************************************


A woman told police in Flint, Michigan, that she was arguing with another woman. She told police the other woman began punching and slapping her over a pair of missing pants.

************************************************




Tampa, FL. — In a season that’s been otherwise forgettable, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has been a big bright spot for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Read the rest here.

************************************************

The site of the Russian Olympics has banned antifreeze and brake fluid. [Antifreeze and brake fluid? Am I behind on the news? Did the Olympics add NASCAR?]

************************************************

















HONOLULU – Rashaad Reynolds returned two fumbles for touchdowns and the Oregon State offense racked up 454 yards to pace the Beavers to a 38-23 win over Boise State Tuesday night at the 2013 Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl.

Read the rest here.

************************************************

To find out if you've been naughty or nice this year a social media agency created a web app that analyzes your swearing on Twitter. 'Social Santa' checks your tweets and the number of times you've said various bad words to identify if you've been bad or good. | site link

************************************************



Walking through the zoo can be tiring.

************************************************

You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as celebrating your sister's 65th birthday, isn't it?

************************************************

Today in Elvis History

1957 - 
The Memphis Draft Board granted Elvis Presley a deferment until March 20, 1958 so he could finish filming "King Creole."

1957 - Elvis Presley donated thousands of teddy bears to the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.

1964 - The Elvis Presley single "Blue Christmas," from 1957, hit #11 in the U.K.

************************************************

It's a scary headline that blew up on the Internet over the weekend: The FBI can secretly turn on laptop cameras. And you know what -- it's true. But the real story, from the Washington Post, is how the FBI uses malware to infect the computers of terrorists to help catch them.

************************************************

Today in Beatles History:

1963 - 
Capitol Records released the Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand" backed with "I Saw Her Standing There."

1967 - The Beatles film, "Magical Mystery Tour," premiered on BBC-TV.

************************************************

Scientists in Israel have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wine cellar. Researchers found 40 ceramic jars, each big enough to hold about 13 gallons, in a single room.

************************************************

Today in Sports History:

1908: Texan boxer "Galveston Jack" Johnson knocked out Tommy Burns in Sydney, Australia, to become the first black boxer to win the world heavyweight title.

1917 - Harry Cameron (Toronto Maple Leafs) became the first defenseman to score four goals in a game.

1927 - The East-West Shrine football game featured numbers on both the front and back of players’ jerseys.

1928 - Johnny Weissmuller announced his retirement from amateur swimming. At the time he held all world swimming records for free-style swimming from 50 to 880 yards.

1941 - Booby Riggs won his first pro tennis game.

1968 - Ted Green (Boston Bruins) set a National League Hockey (NHL) penalty record when he recorded 3 minors, 2 majors and 2 game misconducts.

1974 - The Washington Capitals achieved their first NHL sellout.

1986 - Doug Jarvis, age 31, set a National Hockey League (NHL) record as he skated in his 916th consecutive game. Jarvis eventually set the individual record for most consecutive games played with 964.

2001 - "Ali," starring Will Smith, opened in the U.S.

2001 - Patrick Roy (Colorado Avalanche) became the first goalie to win 500 NHL games.

************************************************

The coffee percolator was patented by James H. Mason on this date in 1865.

************************************************

Coming Up:

Tonight --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints 4:25pm EST (Final game of regular season)

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers 7:00pm EST

************************************************

That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, see you tomorrow!

No comments:

Oh Baby Vision

How to watch the videos on Oh Baby Vision

In the upper left hand corner, there's three horizontal lines. Click that once or twice and it'll bring up thumbnails of all the movies. Click on the one you want to watch and it'll start. It may play the next one automatically, or you may have to click the little box to bring the thumbnails back up.



Now with the addition of more videos, just use the scroll bar on the right to choose the one you want to watch.



I hope you like 'em

My CRC Connections

Jimmy's Eighth Birthday!

Countdown to Beaver Football

Countdown To Saskatchewan Roughriders Football

Countdown to Tampa Bay Buccaneers Football

Countdown to Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey