Monthly Archives: April 2007

Peak Oil Reached in 1987 Toyota Corolla

American geophysicist Marion King Hubbert’s 1956 theory of Peak Oil, which posits that oil usage will rise to a peak and then steadily decline as resources are depleted, received a real-world validation this week in UMASS student Brad Finnerman’s 1987 … Continue reading

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Banking System Near Collapse, Reports Guy in Line at Post Office

The international banking system is heading toward utter collapse, a man standing in line at the Hadley post office reported Monday. The anonymous source provided no documentation for his allegations, but insisted that the collapse was both imminent and inevitable. … Continue reading

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Local Tibetan Restaurant Taken Over by Local Chinese Restaurant

On Tuesday, the Pioneer Valley’s only Tibetan restaurant, Northampton’s Taste of Tibet, was violently taken over by a neighboring Chinese restaurant, Beijing Garden. The hostile takeover drew condemnation from neighboring restaurants, but none chose to intervene on behalf of the … Continue reading

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Hampshire College Student Freaking Out that Pandora is Playing Air Supply Again

Brian Glazier, a sophomore General Studies major at Hampshire College, is reportedly “totally freaking out” over the fact that his Pandora station is playing Air Supply for the second time in less than three hours. Pandora, a free Internet music … Continue reading

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Greetings from the Happy Valley!

Allow me to speak seriously for a moment. When beginning a new venture, in this case a humorous web log — or “blog” if you will — it behooves one to say a little bit about the origins of said … Continue reading

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