Checking Traffic Online Provides a Surprising Chuckle

As a resident of Southern California with a long commute to work in the morning , and by long I mean measured by time not distance as is often the case, I’m addicted to sigalert.com. The site provides real-time traffic data for all freeways in southern California (as well as other areas of California and Arizona). I almost religiously look at the site prior to stepping into a car before and after work as well as any other time I have a possible traffic obstacle that might impede my travel plans. Traffic accidents and hazards are listed on a map identified by a colored diamond which can then be clicked on to provide further detail. Upon clicking on one of these a few months back (yes it took me that long to sit down and compose this post) I was pleasantly amused by the description provided by the site for the hazard.

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Recent Comedy Relief in the Form of Beer Commercials

So if like me, you’ve started the post labor day drudge and are in need of some comic relief. I recently have enjoyed laughing at some new beer commercials utilizing the same tried and true recipe.?As a rule, beer companies seem to have a knack for making the funniest commercials (at least from the male perspective) compared to those of most other advertisers. This seems to be proven each year when the polls come out each year for best Super Bowl commercials.

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List of Unique RSS Feeds

The most common use of an RSS feeds are to provide summaries of news posts from web sites. The RSS feeds usually provide a snippet of the story with a link to the full post. There are many more interesting and unique uses for rss feeds that have been created across the internet. I am providing a showcase of the ones I have come across here. If you happen to stumble on any other good ones not listed, please post a comment. I will continue to update this list on a continual basis.

Updated 4/13/06

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