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Quote of the Day – Abraham Lincoln

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Abraham Lincoln

“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”Abraham Lincoln

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Mia Love’s Awesome RNC Speech (Video)

I have posted before about Mia Love, the Mayor from Utah, who is looking to become the first African-American Republican woman in the House of Representatives. Get to know Mia Love at this link. If you can, consider donating to her campaign at this link.

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Space Station View of Hurricane Isaac (Video)

Very cool. Looks way bigger up in space than it does on the TV screen.

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R.I.P. Jerry Nelson, Voice of Count von Count (Video)

Thank you Mr. Nelson for helping me learn how to count and generations of other kids too. There’s an excellent obituary on WashingtonPost.com about Mr. Nelson’s life. Above, is one of my all-time favorite scenes of Count von Count from Sesame Street when he gets a job as an elevator operator.

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Logitech Creates Washable Keyboard (Video)

Pretty cool. Via Newsy,¬†Logitech created a waterproof keyboard that can be washed in up to 11 inches of water. Just DON’T put it in the dishwasher.

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Thank You Clinton Portis! (Video)

First Mike Sellers retired. Today, Clinton Portis retires (or is it one of his alter-egos?). As a fan of the burgundy & gold, we sure do miss you and wish you the very best. Check out some of his Redskins highlights above.

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Shoes for a King but not for average kids

Gregg Doyel at CBS Sports has a great post calling out LeBron ‘King’ James for¬†pushing shoes ($315??) that James himself couldn’t have bought as a kid. Doyel writes that James hasn’t changed and he still doesn’t live in the real world.

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