Thursday, February 14, 2008

A Valentine Update

In downtown news:
Sono, the new sushi place, has its website (and menus) up
Some things to do in downtown on Valentine’s Day (thanks Antoine)

In Raleigh news:
Raleigh now has street view in google maps (this ought to prove ultra distracting to your day)
NCSU to have hybrid car station
Kanye is coming to Walnut Creek

In local-ish news:
Could Cary be making the first in an amazing step? Because, ew. Its Cary.
I like the importance that ‘relative attractiveness’ plays here

In irrelevant news:
Uno becomes the first beagle to win Best in Show at Westminster (thanks Catherine)
Those Spears girls…
A Brangelina wedding?

This Saturday is the Prevent Blindness NC Gala
Sunday at Napper Tandy’s is fundraising for the St. Pats festival There’s raffles and stuff – and Saucer will be closed, so you’ll have to go somewhere…
March 25 Rusted Root is coming to Lincoln Theatre
So the pink floyd thing is actually Feb 19 and 20 of NEXT year…ha. Whoops.

Fun Stuff:
World’s Smallest Body Builder (thanks Steve)
How many balls would it take to turn your apartment into a ball pit? How about your office? (thanks Austin)
The history of Valentines
Other things that happened on this day:
1876: Alexander Graham Bell applies for a patent for the telephone
1899: Voting machines are approved by the U.S. Congress for use in federal elections.
St. Valentine's Day Massacre
1989: The first of 24 satellites of the Global Positioning System are placed into orbit.

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
A cheeseburger?

Happy Thursday!!!