Posts in category "animals"

5 Reasons California Chrome Will NOT Win the Triple Crown

5 Reasons California Chrome Will NOT Win the Triple Crown
As a lifelong horse racing fan who has never witnessed a triple crown winner, I promise you that I want to see California Chrome win the Belmont Stakes as much as you do. However, as a lifelong horse racing fan, I know it’s nearly impossible to do so for several reasons. Here are a few.... Read more »

Talk Derby to Me: TR Slyder Interviews all 20 Derby Horses- 2014 Edition

Talk Derby to Me: TR Slyder Interviews all 20 Derby Horses- 2014 Edition
This is the only blog I do annually (assuming you don’t count 2013 as a year). In 2011, I correctly had the 20-1 Animal Kingdom as my winner, but in 2012 I told I’ll Have Another that I went into the future, and back again, only to tell him he didn’t win the Derby- even... Read more »

Breeders Cup Saturday: My Bets and lessons from 2012 Analysis

Updated:  I finally looked over the card and got my exotics classifications done and a few bets formulated. Then tomorrow I’ll watch the toteboard for some win bets and exactas. Bets: Race 4 $1 Pick 3: 1,4,6,10 / 1 / 4,5,8,11,12 = $20 Race 5 $1 Exacta Box: 1,2,3,7 = $12 Race 8 $1 Pick... Read more »
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12 Suggestions for Dressing in Blackface This Halloween

12 Suggestions for Dressing in Blackface This Halloween
1. Is is it ok to dress up as a black person if I’m not black? -Yes 2. Is it ok to dress in blackface then? -No 3. But if I’m not in blackface how will they know who I am supposed to be? -Either from your clever costume ideas that do not involve skin... Read more »

Some Armadillos are More Equal Than Others

Some Armadillos are More Equal Than Others
A group of Miami University biologists recently discovered a previously unknown species of armadillo, which they are calling the Crested Armadillo for now. The discovery was met with jubilation among the team of scientists who feel the new species will help us broaden our definition and idea of what an armadillo is. “This new species... Read more »

Catfish'd: 6 Other Fish-Named Dating Pitfalls Manti Te'o Wouldn't Much Prefer

Seabass <br> <br> Because no one ever said, "I thought I was dating a pretty young Stanford grad, but it tuned out I was dating a violent and scruffy Dumb and Dumber character played by Cam Neely. And ya know what? I'm actually  glad I got Seabass'd!"
Did you hear Manti Te’o got Catfish’d??!!! Since I just learned what the verb “Catfish’d” means, I’m going out of my way to use it in every sentence so people know darn well that I am very familiar with the word. It’s similar to what four year-olds do when they learn a new word, but... Read more »
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8 Animals Whose Gender We Assume

8 Animals Whose Gender We Assume
It’s an involuntary human reflex to see a big, lumbering, drooling Bull Mastiff, and assume it’s a dude. The same goes for Yaks too. Here are a few others animals that we arbitrarily assign to a certain gender. Tyrannosaurus Rex Gender you assume: Male (especially after you see how they ate Triceratops) What no one... Read more »