Flood Map

Here’s a link to an interactive site that shows what parts of the world will look like with rising water levels.  The site allows the user to select the increase in sea level (in meters, what the heck?).  Most interesting to me were the coastal areas.  Ha ha.  I’m so funny.

http://flood.firetree.net/?ll=27.9168,-81.8591&z=10&m=14

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You like the juice, eh?

When I was out grocery shopping a couple of days ago, I noticed how expensive orange juice was getting.  At first I thought that it was because I was buying the organic stuff but now I see that the effects of last year’s hurricanes are just now catching up.  I guess it’s the whole supply/demand thing.  The Coca-Cola company jacked juice prices 9 to 11 percent this month, after jacking them 3 to 6 percent in September.  News courtesy of yahoo.

 http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/061030/orange_juice_prices.html?.v=1

Gotta Go Fast

Love this stuff.  Plus, it supports the local economy since the company is based out of Denver.  It tastes much better than Red Bull in my humble opinion.  Currently a privately owned company.  If it goes public, I’m in.  I’ve only been able to find it in convenience stores, none of the major grocers.  What’s up with that?

http://www.gofastsports.com/

go fast 11.9

Nice day for TRE, but I’d like to see more volume

US:TRE quote Real-time quotes
Volume 503,900
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Avg Daily Volume 442,114
Day’s High 6.50
Day’s Low 6.07
Open 6.12
Previous Close 6.10
Bid 6.40
Bid Size 1,300
Ask 6.42
Ask Size 100 Current Div. Yield NA
52 Week High 9.10 Market Cap. 553.4 Mil
52 Week Low 2.36 Tot. Shares Out. 86.2 Mil
Instit. Ownership 4.5% Forward P/E NA
P/E NA Sales NA
Earnings/Share -0.03 Return on Equity -11.61
Div/Share NA Beta -1.53

A man ahead of our time

I’m talking about the one and only, Weird Al.  I began listening to his music when I was in the fourth grade, when he released “Dare to be Stupid.”  Looking back at some of his lyrics make me realize that his vision of the country twenty years ago are more relevant that ever today.  Especially the song “Dog eat Dog” released in 1986.  Weird Al “got it” back then.  Most people don’t “get it” even now.  I think I’ll have to order his new album, Straight Outta Lynwood, featuring his pop single, White and Nerdy.  Since I can’t stand to set foot in Best Buy or Walmart or (insert store name here), I’ll just order it from Amazon.  Just for the record, my favorite Weird Al song is Amish Paradise from his album Bad Hair Day.

Link:  http://www.amazon.com/Straight-Outta-Lynwood-Weird-Yankovic/dp/B000H9HWSM/sr=1-1/qid=1162327929/ref=pd_bbs_1/002-0671475-6078431?ie=UTF8&s=music

 Here are the lyrics to Dog eat Dog:

Found a job in a great big office
And I really love this place
I got my…. my very own scotch tape dispenser
And I’ve got a private parking space… ha!
And I’ve got a coffee mug with my name right on it
In big bold letters so everyone knows it’s mine
Don’t even touch it, Cause it doesn’t belong to you
I’m watchin you, so don’t get funny.

I’m climbing up, up the corporate ladder
Watch out! It’s dog eat dog
Nose against the grindstone, It feels alright
Watch Out! It’s dog eat dog.
Here we go

I love to watch my boss get angry
So I can count the veins on his neck. Ha!
Everyday is like a picnic
Every Friday, get a check

Well, do I smell Jelly donuts? This is my lucky day!
I’ll have some coffee with a carcinogenic sweetner
Hold on a minute, just one more jelly donut
They’ll never miss it. No, they’ll never miss it!

I’m climbing up, up the corporate ladder
Watch Out! Well, It’s dog eat dog.
Nose against the grindstone, It feels alright.
Watch out! Hey! Well, It’s dog eat dog.

Sometimes I can’t believe this is all happening
Sometimes I can’t believe I’m sitting here
Sometimes I tell myself, “This is not my beautiful stapler!”
Sometimes I tell myself, “This is not my beautiful chair!”

I can bend paper clips into the shapes of small animals
Maybe I can get on Letterman
I think I made a big mistake
Where’s my liquid paper, where’s my liquid paper?

I’m climbing way up, way up the corporate ladder
Watch out! Well, It’s dog eat dog.
Nose against the grindstone, It feels alright
Better be careful now, It’s dog eat dog
Watch out mama! it’s dog eat dog.
Nose against the grindstone, it feels real good.
Hey, dog eat dog

Joey Chestnut will never win

I just read an article on msnbc.com about Kobayashi completely dominating the hamburger eating competition in Tennessee when he put down 97 in eight minutes.  Joey Chestnut came in second with 91.  It sounds pretty close, right?  Well I remember watching the bratwurst eating contest in Wisconsin a couple months ago and the one thing that sticks out in my mind is that Kobayashi is in Chestnut’s head.  You can see it with every bite that he takes.  He will never beat Kobayashi.  Write that down.  Here’s msnbc’s link:

 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15497231/

Welcome, All

This is the first of many posts to my new blog, the Morning Dump.  I will be updating this blog with info that I believe pertains to the world we live in, and also any other random musings that pop into my head.  Comments are much appreciated.