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Live from the Colony -- #PNN Penguin News Network

“Update From the Colonies” (Penguin News Network)

While crossing the Southern Ocean from Antarctica to South Georgia Island, I got to talking with some new friends over a dram or two of Shackleton Whisky and we realized that there is a major gap in news reporting when it comes to the life of the penguin. There is a lot going on in the colonies! That’s when Penguin News Network was born… […]

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Ode to the Seahawks by a Girl From Seattle

My first memories of being a Seattle Seahawks fan is going to games at the Kingdome when there was still a Kingdome. My father took me — we ate sandwiches in the rain not caring how soggy they were and wore jerseys that would now be considered vintage. (Thanks dad!) Over the years, I recall game days, […]

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What Should We Do With a Drunken Sailor?

Drunken Sailor Songs

A ‘shanty’ or ‘chanty’ is a song sung by sailors as they labor aboard open decks on ships at sea. The most famous shanty of all: “What Shall We Do with a/the Drunken Sailor?” Story goes that this song originated in the early 1800’s on trans-Atlantic voyages between Britain and America. This style of shanty is called a “runaway […]

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Gad Made a Farmer

Best Ads from Superbowl XLVII

Our picks for the very best ads during Super Bowl 47 (slim pickings this year, hmm?) Audi. Bravery. Teenager goes to prom, kisses prom queen and gets punched out by prom king. Teenager never happier than rolling home with his black eye in his Audi. Bravery. Doritos. Goat 4 Sale. Man buys a goat, shares the Doritos, has […]

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Seven Funny Super Bowl Ads

The Super Bowl has three ingredients: a ball game, overeating and drinking, and the years best TV ads. It’s actually a perfect recipe for generating greater support and word of mouth publicity from new or loyal customers. Professor Thales Teixeira of Harvard Business School says, however, that “too much entertainment actually detracts people from buying […]

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Check Out the ‘Wolf Moon’, FRIDAY 12/28, 5:21am (EST)

Right before sunrise tomorrow morning – Friday, December 28, 2012 at around 5:21 (EST) – a full moon will pass through 180 degrees from the Sun in Earth-based longitude, appearing full for about 3 days centered on this time (from Wednesday evening through Saturday.) It is named “The Wolf Moon” because it is the first […]

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Holiday Music by a Crackling Woodburning Fireplace. Yule Log!

Happy holidays to you and your loved ones! [Commercial Free]

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