5 of top 10 NBA teams EVER were Chicago Bulls

Posted on May 22, 2015

Legendary statistician Nate Silver posted the list of the greatest NBA teams ever. Not surprisingly, the Bulls of the Michael Jordan ever were at the top of the list. Mr. Silver is as big a legend in statistics as Mr. Jordan is in basketball. Silver’s website 538.com (538 is the number of US congressmen and Continue Reading »

Why Spend $2,915,000 for a Tucker Torpedo When….

Posted on May 20, 2015

A 1948 Tucker Torpedo automobile sold at auction for almost $3 million in 2012.  Now, you can get a 1:24 scale replica of this innovative car from Johnny-Sells for a lot less. The Tucker was a really cool car that was years ahead of its time.  They only made 50 plus one that wasn’t finished. They Continue Reading »

What Was Noah Thinking?

Posted on May 14, 2015

I’ve got a problem with the “Unicorn Song”, not with the story of Noah and the Ark from the Bible, just the song. The line is “There were green alligators and long necked geese…” What was Noah doing rescuing alligators and geese which can swim and (in the case of the geese) fly. If he Continue Reading »

Grilling Duck Breasts on a Charcoal Grill

Posted on May 12, 2015

I LOVE duck. I especially love duck breast. But I’ll take duck anyway I can get it. Chinese duck is really really good because they cook it in a way that you and I can’t at home. Failing that, I learned how to make duck on a charcoal grill. It has the side benefit of Continue Reading »

“Awesome guy to work with!! This is how eBaying should be.”

Posted on May 11, 2015

That’s the feedback we recently got from a satisfied customer. He bought a sports jersey and was going to have a famous coach sign it at the NFL Draft here in Chicago. We get all kinds of great feedbacks and every once in a while we’re called “awesome”. That’s really fun to read. Usually it’s stuff like Continue Reading »

Blackhawks Winger Marian Hossa: Few Goals But Big Impact in Playoffs

Posted on May 5, 2015

  The Chicago Blackhawks are looking good in the National Hockey League playoffs. One of their key players doesn’t score many goals, but is still a big part of the team. Slovakia’s Marian Hossa is a winger who has the respect of his teammates, his coach and the fans. According to the Chicago Triibune, “From Continue Reading »

‘Allo Gubnah! Fancy a Cuppa Tea?

Posted on April 29, 2015

  You’ll feel like you’re in Jolly Old England as you sip your tea from this Lancaster Sandland Sairey Gamp Weller Bas Relief Mug. It has a picture of Weller on the side and the handle looks like an English street lamp from the old days. So, pip pip! tut tut! and all that rot! (as Continue Reading »