Wednesday, April 30, 2008

NBA Playoffs: 7-Seeds Upsetting 2-Seeds

These are the only times a seven-seed has defeated the No. 2 seed in the NBA Playoffs:

  • New York def. Miami, 3-2, 1998 Eastern Conference first round

  • Golden State def. San Antonio, 3-1, 1991 Western Conference first round

  • Golden State def. Utah, 3-0, 1989 Western Conference first round

  • Seattle def. Dallas, 3-1, 1987 Western Conference first round


    Things to do in Grand Theft Auto IV (GTAIV, GTA4)

    GTA4 is one of the most highly anticipated games ever, and let's just say it meets and exceeds expectations. Here are some of the greatest things you can do in the game. By no means is this list complete, plenty more will be added as game progress increases.

  • Play pool

  • Go bowling

  • Get hopped up at a bar, stumble home

  • See how many consecutive people you can plow over in any one car

  • Listen to all the radio stations

  • Pick up a hooker

    see more here

    Wednesday, April 9, 2008

    Top 10 Best Things About TechColumbus

    Besides "accelerating the growth of the innovation economy by providing vital resources and assistance to people and enterprises that depend on technology to achieve their business goals," TechColumbus is a great place because...

    1. ...of Teresa and Tracy at the front desk
    2. get to have your very own key fob
    3. ...the bathrooms have towels and blow-dryers

    see the rest of the Top Ten here

    Disney & Pixar Movies Coming Soon

    Pixar and Disney announced films through 2012, including Cars 2, Toy Story 3 and a new film from Pixar called Newt (coming in 2011).

  • Up - will follow WALL-E for Pixar, featuring the voices of Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, John Ratzenberger and Jordan Nagai.

  • Tinkerbell - will go direct-to-DVD, followed by three sequels. So four Tinkerbell films all together.

  • Rapunzel - is back! Not only that, but Rapunzel will become the first classic Disney story being done in CGI.

    see the rest of the upcoming Disney and Pixar films here

    Hole-in-Ones at the Masters

    These are all the hole-in-ones that ever been made at the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, GA:

    • 1940 - Ray Billows, No. 16, 145 yards, 8-iron
    • 1935 - Willie Goggin, No. 16, 145 yards, spade mashie
    • 1934 - Ross Somerville, No. 16, 145 yards, mashie niblick
    see the rest of the list, AND the more recent Holes-in-One here:

    Things You Didn't Know Were Bad for Your Teeth

    Take notice of all the items of this list, b/c teeth whitening won't help you for long if you are eating and drinking all of these items:

  • Apple juice (more sugar than soda pop)

  • Bottled water (only b/c it doesn't have flouride tap water does)

  • Coffee (stains yellow)

  • Gatorade (erodes teeth faster than Coke and Red Bull)

    see the rest of the list here

    Friday, April 4, 2008

    Biggest Choke Artists in Sports

    What person or team do you think has a reputation for choking in the big moment, and why? Add yours here...

  • 2000 Portland Trail Blazers

  • Anaheim-California Angels

  • Buffalo Bills - 0-4 in the biggest sport's biggest game

  • Phil Mickelson - Lefty drives it into the woods on #18 at the US Open, then drive off a roof. His bogey costs him a major.

  • Minnesota Vikings - Before the Buffalo Bills refined futility in the big game, the Vikings invented it

  • Scott Norwood - "he missed it!"

    see more CHOKE ARTISTS here

    "Real World" Bash Award Winners

    The winners from the MTV Real World Awards Bash 2008:

    see the full list here: