| Olympics Board|| Gold in women's slalom for 'murica - TejasHorn on 2/21/14 at 9:09 pm|
To me, slalom skiing is the quintessential winter olympic event. Not judged, done on snow and requires more skill than racing downhill.
Plus we sucked in skiing for a while.
Way to go Mikaela. :USA:
| O-T Lounge|| OT runners - evenings or mornings? - TejasHorn on 2/11/14 at 9:22 am|
Which do you prefer and why?
I'm thinking of switching to p.m.'s due to sleep issues. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Map of peeps in your town (here's Austin) - TejasHorn on 2/7/14 at 3:04 pm|
I always find these mildly amusing.
| Music Board|| Best 80's chick band/leads. Who is your fav? - TejasHorn on 2/4/14 at 12:32 pm|
They don't make talent like they used to.
Here are my nominees. Who am I missing?
| Political Talk|| Costliest Olympics - TejasHorn on 1/20/14 at 1:55 pm|
[quote]The 2014 Sochi Olympics are on track to be the costliest ever -- with the Russian government shelling out an estimated $50 billion on the Winter Games and related infrastructure.
The plan was to spend $12 billion. [/quote]
Next: Athens. :lol:
| O-T Lounge|| Chuck Norris' home for sale - TejasHorn on 1/14/14 at 2:13 pm|
About what I'd expect of this overrated louse. :lol: I mean, seriously..
wait someone's at the door i'll be right back...
| Political Talk|| Melting arctic means opportunity... and possible conflict - TejasHorn on 1/3/14 at 11:47 am|
[quote]The United States and other nations face many challenges and opportunities in the Arctic, a frozen frontier where melting ice is creating new s...
| Outdoor Board|| Bows & arrows: Saving hunting in America - TejasHorn on 12/28/13 at 5:02 pm|
The Economist's take.
[quote]To the founders of the modern American hunt, frivolous killing could not be ethical, let alone sporting. Drawing on biblical codes of mo...
| More Sports Board|| Baylor Nation returns 5,000+ tickets to fiesta bowl - TejasHorn on 12/23/13 at 3:17 pm|
Apparently the first outright conference title in eons, and first ever BCS birth, isn't enough for a matchup vs. UCF.
[quote]After failing to sell all 17,500 ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Whole Foods to stop selling Chobani yogurt - TejasHorn on 12/18/13 at 12:15 pm|
[quote]The nation's biggest high-end grocery chain and the hottest Greek yogurt brand are parting ways.
Whole Foods Market Inc. WFM -1.38% will stop selling Chobani yogurt by early 2014 to make room for more organic and GMO-free brands, according to people familiar with the matter.
| Political Talk|| Very hot 2013. Planet has warmest November on record. - TejasHorn on 12/17/13 at 9:27 pm|
[quote]For the year-to-date, 2013 is tied with 2002 as the fourth-warmes...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Weekly Brees or Foles thray - TejasHorn on 12/17/13 at 10:05 am|
Brees @ Carolina
Foles at home vs. Chicago
What say you? Leaning 60% to Foles....
| Music Board|| Pics of rock stars before they were famous. - TejasHorn on 12/10/13 at 12:03 pm|
Alice Cooper. lol
| More Sports Board|| Weather forecast for key Big 12 games Saturday - TejasHorn on 12/5/13 at 10:10 am|
A couple of games that will determine the Big 12 championship and Fiesta bowl rep.
[b]OU @ OSU[/b]
11:00 Stillwater, OK (ABC)
Low around 8. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
[b]UT @ Baylor[/b]
2:30 Waco, TX (FOX)
A chance of sleet between 7am and 1pm, ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Unbroken (movie) in filming, release date X-mas 2014 - TejasHorn on 11/20/13 at 10:39 am|
Louis Zamperini's incredible story to hit the big screen late next year.
Directed by Angelina Jolie, written by the Coen brothers.
| Food and Drink Board|| A Friday night in NYC. Itinerize us. - TejasHorn on 11/11/13 at 6:33 am|
Never been to NYC other than for business. Finally get a wkd there with the SO. Seeing a show later in the wkd, the met, etc but what to do with a clean slate Friday nt?...
| O-T Lounge|| Pope Francis image gone viral - TejasHorn on 11/7/13 at 3:27 pm|
didn't see it posted..
[quote]Pope Francis caresses a man suffering from a rare disease on Wednesday...
| Music Board|| Hot chick singers of the 80's - TejasHorn on 10/19/13 at 7:35 am|
Nowadays we have Miley. Back then we had this.
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_50-gOeBilc)]Patty Smyth - Scandal[/link]
| More Sports Board|| The U of Texas plays tonight and no one cares - TejasHorn on 10/3/13 at 4:14 pm|
Of course not s'much on this board.. I mean my peers and longtime Horn fans. It's an apathy I don't remember since the $5 grocery store ticket days of the mid 90's (those were good times).
yeah, it's I-state but definitely a losable game. No talk of game much on radio, no emails amongst friend...
| More Sports Board|| Former UT QB James Street dies at 65 - TejasHorn on 9/30/13 at 4:11 pm|
Probably the most legendary UT QB outside of Vince. Authored a media-styled 'game of the century' win against Arkansas in '69.
[quote]Former Texas quarterb...
| Political Talk|| Arctic sea ice near record low - TejasHorn on 9/22/13 at 7:02 am|
[quote]On 13 September, the expanse of frozen water in the Arctic fell to 5.10 million square kilometres (1.97 million square miles), the sixth-lowest such measurement on record, the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) said in a statement. The annual minimum was not as extreme as the collapse ...
| Political Talk|| Bottom 20% spending way less on alcohol than past - TejasHorn on 9/16/13 at 2:04 pm|
[quote]When you adjust for inflation, the bottom 20% of households spent less last year on alcohol than at any time since 1984, the farthest back these data go.[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| Bruins 41 vs. Huskers 21 FINAL. Pellini joins others on the clock - TejasHorn on 9/14/13 at 11:08 am|
Love the UCLA gold on white.
Shite just noticed N blackshirts.
| O-T Lounge|| Koreans to build first "invisible" skyscraper! - TejasHorn on 9/12/13 at 12:04 pm|
[quote]Designed by U.S.-based GDS Architects, the glass-encased Tower Infinity will top out at 450 meters (1,476 feet) and have the third highest observation deck in the world.[/quote]
[quote]The invisibility illusion will be achieved with a high-tech LED facade system that uses a series of camer...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Which 2 of these 3 will have the bigger years? - TejasHorn on 9/12/13 at 8:59 am|
| O-T Lounge|| Brain amoeba victim heads back to school - TejasHorn on 9/12/13 at 7:00 am|
[quote]Only two patients had been known to survive in the last half-century.
But Kali is a fighter and, against all odds, she made it. Wednesday, after nearly seven weeks, she finally went home. [/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| Business majors worse off than liberal arts, drama, etc.? - TejasHorn on 8/22/13 at 2:55 pm|
According to this they are...
[quote]According to an analysis of 10 popular college majors by PayScale.com, using the 40 million job profiles in its database, theatre grads are toiling at jobs that do...
| O-T Lounge|| Brain-eating parasite strikes again, in Florida this time - TejasHorn on 8/13/13 at 1:56 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Office jobs and sitting, and effect on your health - TejasHorn on 8/13/13 at 9:57 am|
Too Much Sitting Linked to Cardiovascular Disease
[quote][b]This was true even among people who exercised regularly.[/b] The authors note that sitting and physical activity are two distinct...
| Political Talk|| What the frack? West Texas towns drying out. - TejasHorn on 8/12/13 at 11:31 am|
[quote]Beverly McGuire saw the warning signs before the town well went dry: sand in the toilet bowl, the sputter of air in the tap, a pump working overtime to no effect. But it still did not prepare her for the night last month when she turned on the tap and discovered the tiny town where she had ma...