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Oldest message in a bottle was 108 years old

Oldest message in a bottle was 108 years old

This is from a story I saw on CNN about the oldest message in a bottle.  According to the article, a message in a bottle was just found that places it at 132 years old, but previously the record was held by a message that was 108 years old....

Why You Shouldn’t Say “108” To Siri On An iPhone

Ok, this one is happening all over the place right now.  If you haven’t heard, there is a prank going around the internet where people are telling you to say “108” to Siri on your iPhone and that something funny/cool/mysterious will happen. Really...

108 Days To Reject A Supreme Court Nomination

I saw this stat recently, regarding the potential delay in the Senate confirming Obama’s upcoming Supreme Court nomination.  From this NY Times article: According to the Congressional Research Service, the longest the Senate has taken to act on a Supreme Court...
Oldest American Woman Veteran Dies At 108 Years Old

Oldest American Woman Veteran Dies At 108 Years Old

On Friday, 03/20/2015 Our nation’s oldest female veteran passed away at the age of 108.  That’s a good long life!  Thanks to Lucy Coffey and all our veterans for putting everything on the line for us and our country....

108 + Inches of Snow in Beantown

Gotta say that 108 has been appearing more and more lately. The latest is that Boston has accumulated a tad over 108 inches of snow – a record for that city. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/16/us-usa-weather-boston-idUSKBN0MC06420150316

Chris Christie Speaks For 108 Minutes

Everyone is making a big deal about the speech Chris Christie gave today.  The real news of course is that he is having to make such a long speech thanks to the controversy about the bridge lanes closure scandal, or “Bridgegate”.  But a lot of the news...