5 – BRADY ENVY
On Sunday, the New England Patriots continued with their unassailable domination. If they continue this streak, they will be the second NFL team ever to finish a season undefeated. It’s too bad we don’t still have Tom Brady as our quarterback. Maybe then we wouldn’t have lost to Ohio State.
7- VOTING OF THE FUTURE – NOW!
For those caught abroad during the presidential race, there may be a way of voting online. Expatriate Democrats will be the first group to use this method, but many states are pushing to include this option for all citizens overseas. The company who offers the service touts that it is even more reliable than paper and pen.
6 – THE CONVENIENT TRUTH
If you listen to Al Gore, you know that there is an inconvenient truth that the world is in an environmental crisis. The increasing thinning of glaciers is a serious issue, he points out. But the journal Nature Geoscience published that the melting, specifically in Antarctica, may be caused by a volcano found under the continent. It seems that when ice is exposed to heat – and volcanoes are pretty warm – it melts.
8 – TO BE AVOIDED AT ALL COSTS
It is hard to ignore that around the world, the stock markets are taking a massive hit. America’s poor economy is finally spreading its infection, and other markets, such as the European Union, are hoping to bounce back from this distress. But like bad American pop music on MTV, some trends simply can’t be avoided.
1 – 4 STARS FOR YOUR DOWNWARD DOG
Ann Arbor held a Bikram yoga competition on Saturday. Yoga is supposed to be a tool for relaxation, but apparently there is a push to make it an event in the Olympics – one of the most stressful and demanding athletic events hosted. Yoga will fit right in.
5 – BUT MOM, HE STARTED IT
In the Democratic debate held Monday, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton squabbled over nearly every issue. The third – less aggresive – candidate, John Edwards even mentioned at one point that there were more than the two bickering candidates in the “he said, she said” debate. Some children grow up to be politicians and some politicians grow up to be children.