Posts tagged “bananas”

Geostationary Banana Over Texas

From TheBrad comes news of a project to put a Geostationary Banana Over Texas. Obviously I am in love with the URL. (It’s hard to believe that someone else hadn’t already registered that particular domain name.) Plus it gives me another reason to use my favorite banana image before the end of the year. And

Hollywood Minute

Here’s something that’s been nagging at me lately: Why don’t you ever see commercials for fruits and vegetables? I realize that apples and bananas and squash aren’t really all that sexy, and the mega-corporations that sell them all — Dole, etc. — do some vague advertising for their processed products (like OJ and pineapple chunks).

Banana Care

File this under “Things I Can’t Remember How I Learned but Have Often Been Handy to Know”: Bananas like the weather At the tropical equator So never ever put one In the refrigerator.

Sex and Bananas

I found a link on the mini-wetlog to this stress busting organization’s article on insomnia. One person suggested sex and bananas as sure-fire cures. (No, not at the same time.)

Flouride and Potassium

Note to self: Next time, eat the banana and then brush the teeth. There is some strange flouride / potassium thing happening to my teeth right now that I don’t like. <cough>

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