Costas Zings Bonds Over Midget Comment
NEW YORK AP - A day after Barry Bonds called him a "little midget man who knows nothing about baseball," broadcaster Bob Costas said he wasn't upset with the San Francisco Giants slugger and responded with a jab of his own. "As anyone can plainly see, I'm 5-6 1/2 and a strapping 150, and unlike some people, I came by all of it naturally," Costas said Thursday in a telephone interview.I'm only a slightly interested baseball fan, but I think I have just become a diehard Bob Costas fan, lol.
Study: Left-Handed Snails Have Advantage - Yahoo! News
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Left-handed snails are better than righties at defending against predators, according to a new study that suggests lefties have the same competitive advantage in nature that they enjoy on the baseball diamond or in the boxing ring. "It's just a frequency issue," said Yale geologist Gregory P. Dietl, one of the study's authors. "As long as you're rare, you're going to have an advantage."Now, what did I tell you? Wonder which way the snails' hair whorls?
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Now, don't you feel smarter?
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