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Do you know who this man is?

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He’s Kurt Eberling, Sr. the inventor of Spaghetti-O’s who died March 10, 2008.

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December 28, 2008 Posted by | Food | Comments Off on Do you know who this man is?

How much mustard do you need for a 1286 foot sausage?

Bucharest attempted a new world record Saturday with a 392-metre (1,286-foot) smoked sausage that took two weeks to prepare and weighs a hefty 150 kilogrammes (330 pounds). Skip related content

About 20 people worked on the giant wors, commissioned by the city of Bucharest and presented Saturday during local holiday festivities, Realitatea TV television reported.

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December 28, 2008 Posted by | Food | Comments Off on How much mustard do you need for a 1286 foot sausage?

North Carolina must have the cleanest highways anywhere now

Participants in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Fall and Spring Litter sweeps removed more than 4.4 million pounds of litter from North Carolina roadways in 2008.

…More than 297,000 bags filled with litter were collected.

More at  CITIZEN-TIMES.com

December 28, 2008 Posted by | traffic | , | Comments Off on North Carolina must have the cleanest highways anywhere now

180,000 carat emerald…wait. What??

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says it is holding an emerald estimated to be worth as much as $370 million while the stone’s owner is determined.

A department spokesman said the 850-pound gem will be in safekeeping until a federal judge determines who rightfully owns it.

The “Bahia Emerald” was reported stolen in September from a secured vault in South El Monte, Calif.

CNN reported the emerald has been at the center of a dispute between a California man who claimed ownership, a company with which he contracted to sell it and a potential buyer.

via UPI.com.

December 28, 2008 Posted by | Crime, Jewels | | Comments Off on 180,000 carat emerald…wait. What??