Friday Finds: Accountability, Talking Dogs, and Carly Rae Jepsen

19 Jul

To all those about to Comic-Con, we salute you!

One of the top three reasons I look forward to my boy growing up – being able to force him to dress up as video game characters he has never heard of. The other two reasons: never having to mow the lawn again, and having an excuse to build epic blanket forts. That being said, on with the links!

Deep Stuff

Wait, What?!

To do it, the company is stuffing its dozens of Hot Pockets varieties with more upscale ingredients, including premium meats such as shaved hickory ham and slow-cooked Angus beef. The two new types of crust include a buttery garlic option and a crispy version akin to a savory croissant.

Good To Know

Clip Of The Week

Presented without comment…

Bonus Round: Beard Fact Of The Week

Peter the Great, enamored of Western ways, encouraged cleanshavenness among Russians by imposing a tax on beards. Noblemen paid 100 rubles a year for a medallion that served as a beard license and carried the inscription: “The beard is a useless burden.”

Source : M. Jaco and S Benzkofer | Chicago Tribune


-Aaron Pearson

Aaron Pearson is a radio engineer living in Pequot Lakes, MN. He is a husband and newly-initiated father, which is why he is so excited to be a part of the MTAB community. Aaron is an avid disc-golfer, board-gamer, tinkerer, brown-thumb gardener, literary connoisseur (of the SF/Fantasy persuasion), and facial hair enthusiast.

image source: Mega Man Costume by craineum

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