Thursday, February 11, 2010

and you think love is to pray

but i'm sorry i don't pray that way…

In Downtown News:
Natty Greene’s is opening March 15
In case you missed it, it was pretty windy yesterday
Krav Maga in Downtown Raleigh

In Raleigh News:
Run in the Krispy Kreme Challenge? See yourself!
The Hurricanes will open their 2010 season in Finland (thanks Charissa)
The Salvation Army is raising funds for a new center

In Local-ish News:
They decoded the entire genome of an ancient human
Exactly how do we get Google to give us crazy fast internet (thanks Mike)
A soccer ball that stores energy – cool. (thanks Mike)

In Irrelevant News:
Angry Norwegians in scuba gear chase after Google Street View car [Sometimes I can’t do any better than the headline…] (thanks Chris)
Imagine shooting nine music videos in a weekend Lil Wayne did it. (thanks Chris)
Another argument against karaoke – it can get you killed. (thanks Chris)

Raleigh Denim is having a sample sale at Flanders tonight
Valentine’s Party at Revolver tonight
Bright Young Things at Tir na nOg tonight
The Boat Show starts Friday
Bill Maher is in town Friday
Drive By Truckers Friday and Saturday at Lincoln
Speed Date on the R Line this weekend

Mark your calendars:
You missed the last super fun thing Band Together After Work? Save the 25th as your date. We’ll love you for it.

What the Weather Holds:
Thurs: Sunny. 43° 26°
Fri: Mostly Sunny. 45° 24°
Sat: Partly Sunny. 43° 29°

Fun Stuff:
The 10 types of crappy interviewees
Mad Men valentines (thanks @outtheremedia)
The Fat Albert opening theme [youtube] (thanks Danny)

Al Green – live, 1974 [youtube] (thanks Steele)
What Snomageddon looks like from space (thanks Caitlin)
World’s Smallest Harmonica

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Ever tried swallowing a sword? How about 18…

Happy Thursday folks!!

Ashton Smith