My favorite machine at the gym is the one where you put change in and snacks come out.
Trivia #1: What gas is “Tc” (atomic #43) on the Periodic Table
Trivia #2: What human made object was the first to break the sound barrier? – Whip, Car, Plane, Rocket, Nolan Ryan fastball
Trivia #3: What is the average salary of a Major League Baseball player? $1.4M, $2.9M, $3.0M, $4.2M, $5.7M, $6.2M
Trivia #4: Order the following in terms of cumulative weeks on the billboard 200 album chart: Legend (Bob Marley & The Wailers, 1984), The Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd, 1973), Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits (Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1976), Metallica (“The Black Album”) – Metallica, 1991, Journey’s Greatest Hits (Journey, 1988)
No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun.
On this day: Congress authorizes a track width of 4’8 ½” for the Union Pacific Railroad. Also (close enough) Pink Floyd released its landmark progressive rock album, ”The Dark Side of the Moon” on March 1, 1973, 50-years ago.
Go away: Alex Murdaugh (apparently, 12 jurors think so too!)
This week’s sign of the apocalypse: University of Illinois guard Matthew Mayer said he had been suffering from a “hangover” the last few days – but not from alcohol. “I’ve been sick the last few days,” said Mayer. “I had caffeine poisoning. I had six Monsters the day of the game. I only had one before, but I had five after, because I had like a caffeine-induced euphoria to play video games. So, I could barely get out of bed the next day. It was basically like a caffeine hangover.” Kids today…
The Dallas Mavericks traded for Kyrie Irving and are now 2-4 when he and all-world Luka Doncic play together.
Scamming, you’re doing it right! The Boston Red Sox are selling SRO (Standing Room Only) tickets for $75 for ALL home games in April. That comes to roughly $5.35 per game. Come to our ballpark for the nominal fee, pay upwards of $60 to park, watch a game (while standing for 2 /1/2 – 4 hours), drink our $13 beers and pay exorbitant prices for all kinds of cuisine. Thanks for nothing!
The Celtics trail the Bucks for best record but the Bruins continue to be unbelievable! With their 7-1 buffaloing of the Sabres last night, they become the fastest NHL team ever to reach 100 points, doing so after just 61 games. Trades and the signing of David Pastrnak (goal, two assists last night) show that they’re going for it, now!
They said it: “I used to apologize for being on ‘Family Guy’ and I apologize no more because this world is a horrible native satire. Everybody takes themselves too seriously, and… I think in many ways become an overwhelming mess. But we need humor in our lives, and we need love and humor, acceptance. It’s all rather simple.” – Patrick Warburton, actor
To infinity… and beyond!
Stop complaining. Just stop.
In his first at-bat of 2023, San Diego’s Manny Machado was down 0-1 in the count before seeing a pitch, courtesy of the of the new pitch clock rule(s). Machado failed to bring his left foot into the batter’s box within the eight seconds he is allowed.
Filing a complaint, you’re doing it wrong. Belinda Miller, 50, was charged with criminal damage to property and aggravated assault after she drove her vehicle into a Popeyes restaurant on purpose after biscuits were mistakenly left out of her order.
An Italian soccer club received a delivery in the mail that included a severed pig’s head and a threatening letter. Sampdoria, a team in Italy’s Serie A, received the package that was delivered in a box to club headquarters this week from an unknown sender. In the box was the pig head and a note addressed to former club president Massimo Ferrero and current club vice president Antonio Rome. The note read, “the next heads will be yours,” according to a club spokesman.
Article I’ll skip: Everything to know about Meghan and Harry’s Frogmore Cottage eviction
Good news: It’s March, we’re almost there!
Useless information supposed to fire my imagination: Pittsburgh University’s defensive tackle Calijah Kancey ran a 4.67-second 40-yard dash at the NFL combine, beating Aaron Donald’s record for defensive tackles by one-hundredth of a second.
Trivia #1 answer: What gas is “Tc” (atomic #43) on the Periodic Table – Technetium
Trivia #2 answer: What human made object was the first to break the sound barrier? – Whip, Car, Plane, Rocket, Nolan Ryan fastball – The whip
Trivia #3: What is the average salary of a Major League Baseball player? $1.4M, $2.9M, $3.0M, $4.2M, $5.7M, $6.2M – The league average is $4.2M, up 14.8% from 2022.
Trivia #4: Order the following in terms of cumulative weeks on the billboard 200 album chart: Legend (Bob Marley & The Wailers, 1984), The Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd, 1973), Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits (Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1976), Metallica (“The Black Album”) – Metallica, 1991, Journey’s Greatest Hits (Journey, 1988) – In order: Pink Floyd (970 weeks), Bob Marley & The Wailers (769 weeks), Journey (748 weeks), Metallica (698 weeks), CCR (628 weeks)
Remember when we had to smack the TV because the channel wasn’t coming in clearly? I feel that way about far too many people.
Be careful out there. (It’s a jungle!)
Happy National Day of Unplugging. (Well, so much for that!)
“Long you live and high you fly
Smiles you’ll give and tears you’ll cry
And all you touch and all you see
Is all your life will ever be”
– Pink Floyd