The BBC’s program archives will be freely downloadable. Cool! Bring on the Monty Python!
Archive for December, 2003
This is pretty cool…
You can donate your unused frequent flier miles to help troops travel home from Iraq, via a program set up by Maryland Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger. Over a dozen airlines have signed up for the program, including, I’m glad to say US Airways, the airline I’m flying with to Tampa. Many of the airlines have donated miles, and/or will match passenger-donated miles. Good stuff!
Redheads are harder to knock out, needing 20% more anesthetic before surgery than blondes or brunettes.
and since we’re on a LotR theme theme, you know the tune!
“At this festive season of the year, Mr. Scrooge,” said the gentleman, taking up a pen, “it is more than usually desirable that we should make some slight provision for the Poor and Destitute, who suffer greatly at the present time. Many thousands are in want of common necessaries; hundreds of thousands are in want of common comforts, sir.”
(from A Christmas Carol, of course!)
Here’s a way to check up on your favorite charities, from the Better Business Bureau.