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Many 108’s in One Day

Yesterday, while at the beach, I ran into a man who was wearing a 108th Boston Marathon t-shirt. Additionally, I checked my Spotify account only to find that I officially comprised 108 playlists. Not a stat I frequently view. To top it off, HBO was nominated for many...

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108 Beats Per Minute – Beethoven and Radiolab

In a recent episode of the Radiolab show, they were discussing Beethoven having written his symphonies at a tempo that is much faster than how his symphonies are played and recorded today.  They note that many times Betthoven's work is played around 74 beats per...

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108 Year Old Subway System

I caught this in a CNN video about some of the storm damage that hurricane Sandy wreaked on the New York City subways system.  Apparently the entire system is 108 years old.  Not only is it 108 years old, but at apx 1:30 in the video the reporter mentions that the...

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108 Shots Made in One Basketball Game

A young basketball player at a small school scored 138 points in one game and 108 shots! Check out the headline story in the NY Times - http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/22/sports/ncaabasketball/jack-taylor-gains-national-attention-after-scoring-record.html?hp&_r=0

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Math Problem

Here's a Math problem that was covered today in our professional development course. The total is 36. When you add two numbers, the smaller number is one third the size of the large number. What are the two addends? We were trying to solve the problem using a variety...

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108 on Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast

This one is a bit harder to verify, but it was still a mention that I found interesting.  I was listening to Marc Maron's WTF podcast (which is great if you like comedy by the way), and the episode I was listening to was #274, the one with Bob Zmuda.  Zmuda has tons...

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Hospital Room 108 On True Blood

I can't say that I am the biggest fan of the Vampire craze that has swept the nation.  But I do have to say that I am a huge fan of HBO original programming.  Almost everything they make I become engrossed in.  This includes True Blood which I have watched, and...

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108 Dancing Pandas

This follows a quick string of discovery I made while making a post about the 108 Degree weather possible for Baltimore, Maryland. Apparently this week (around July 4th, 2012) there was a parade/demonstration of people dressed in Panda costumes performing a Tai Chi...

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108 Moves of Tai Chi

OK, so I just posted the story about the 108 degree temperature we're supposed to have in Baltimore on 07/07/12.  I looked at the graphic I attached to it one last time and noticed the Weather Channel's website had keyed in on the number 108 too for some reason and in...

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108 Degree Weekend

This one my girlfriend fiance passed on to me.  She knows I have to work outside this Saturday so she was checking on the week's forecast.  There is supposed to be a heatwave this weekend and just look at the projected temperature in Baltimore, Maryland for...

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Dr. Seuss Turns 108

This year Dr. Seuss is turning 108 years old.  His name is making a splash again this year because of the animated film that is coming out, The Lorax.  I have to admit, I wouldn't mind seeing The Lorax!  Here's a link to a CNN article about Dr. Seuss turning 108:  Cnn...

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Media Mail Girth Restriction Of 108 Inches

I just decided to sell off a bunch of my CDs.  I've sold a lot of them last year, and decided to cut through my collection again.  I put them on Craigslist, found a buyer and he asked if I could ship to him via USPS Media Mail.  Media Mail is slower, but less...

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108 Likes For The Vivian Maier Photography Book

My sister, who likes to pass on photo related news to me, was telling me about this cool story.  Someone recently discovered a huge collection of images by a New York City "street photographer" named Vivain Maier.  She was actually a nanny who had stashed hundreds of...

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108 Is A Recurring Theme In Baseball

One of the first things we learned about 108 that really stuck with us is that there are 108 stitches in a baseball.  Here is a quote from Bull Durham, the classic baseball movie, that mentions it and another popular baseball fact: "There are 108 beads in a Catholic...

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