I’m a sucker for ‘Name that Team’ contests. Whenever a new minor league sports team comes to town and has a contest for their nickname, I’m in. Kansas City got two new hockey teams in the past 5 years. The first time around, I entered the ‘Kansas City Stampede’ which eventually lost to the ‘Outlaws’ … Continue reading Kansas City Arena League: Name That Team WINNER!!!
By mid-December 2008 the year's tally for pirate attacks off the coast of Somalia alone totalled 109, with 42 ships successfully hijacked, and 14 vessels (with 268 crew) still being held hostage. Included among these were a Saudi supertanker (Sirius Star) and a ship carrying ex-Soviet tanks (Faina). The International Chamber of Commerce's International Maritime … Continue reading “Garrrr … Thar Be Pirates”