| O-T Lounge|| psa: be careful when you eat pistachios - When in Rome on 2/25/15 at 3:03 pm|
I just found a worm inside of one. So glad I was paying attention and was able to avoid eating it. According to a quick search, it's relatively common.
Brand was "Wonderful". The black bag with lime green writing.
In a nutshell, look twice before eating pistachios. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Say goodbye to the classic white boxy USPS trucks :( - When in Rome on 2/13/15 at 10:08 am|
The agency has scheduled a meeting with potential bidders next week in Wa...
| O-T Lounge|| Introducing Spot by Boston Dynamics - When in Rome on 2/11/15 at 9:57 am|
Google-owned Boston Dynamics has created this new quadruped robot. It's crazy to see how it handles them kicking it with such ease.
[quote]Spot is a four-legged robot designed for indoor and outdoor operation. It is electrically powe...
| O-T Lounge|| Facebook page that has posted the same thing every day since August 21st - When in Rome on 2/9/15 at 9:29 am|
This seems like something an OTer would do. :lol:[quote]Once a day, every day since August 21, some fan with a weird sense of humor has posted the exact same photo of Italian pop singer Toto Cutugno to Facebook.
It’s not a new schtick, exactly: There is also a Facebook (and a Twitter, and a Tumbl...
| O-T Lounge|| Avoid I-10 E going into br - When in Rome on 2/6/15 at 2:07 pm|
18 wheeler broken down getting into bridge and down to one lane.
Not too far west from that on eastbound bad 3 car wreck just happened shutting down both lanes cops not there yet...
| O-T Lounge|| Crack open a cold one in honor of the beer can's 80th birthday - When in Rome on 1/23/15 at 8:59 am|
[quote]The first canned beer was sold on Jan. 24, 1935
The beer can is a lowly vessel. It is not the stuff of special treats and celebrating milestones; it is the stuff of chugging, drinking games, tailgates and house pa...
| O-T Lounge|| Louisiana higher education officials say campus closures are a possibility - When in Rome on 1/15/15 at 7:27 pm|
[quote]Public college and university campuses in Louisiana could close if the state ends up cutting $300 million or more out of its higher education budget during the next fiscal cycle. Legislators and higher education officials said Louisiana college systems would have to shut the doors of multiple...
| O-T Lounge|| UL Student killed along with father and two others in I-10 pileup - When in Rome on 12/15/14 at 9:12 am|
[quote]Early Saturday morning a tractor-trailer ran into 11 cars stopped on I-10 in Mississippi near the Louisiana border.
| O-T Lounge|| "I am Mike Brown" written by BR native - When in Rome on 12/11/14 at 7:02 pm|
[quote]I am Mike Brown.
I am Mike Brown because I am a young black male that lives in an urban American city. Sure, I have been to college and divinity school. Sure, I wear suits a few times a week and attempt to be clean shaven. Sure, I speak properly most of the time. But I am still Mike Brown....
| O-T Lounge|| Who else is graduating this month? - When in Rome on 12/4/14 at 8:15 am|
LAST DAY OF CLASS EVER
| O-T Lounge|| A pretty good Ask Amy response - When in Rome on 11/13/14 at 2:42 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| LSU student requires four staples after being cup-bombed at Bama game (pic) - When in Rome on 11/11/14 at 10:46 pm|
[quote]A student was hospitalized Saturday night during the LSU-Alabama game after being hit in the head with a projectile launched from the student
Rather than enjoying the game with the rest of the fans or trying to forget the outcome afterward, mechanical engineering sophomore Dalton...
| Help Board|| FAQ: Why do I keep getting logged off of TD? - When in Rome on 11/6/14 at 6:30 am|
The most common reason is that you are in Private Browsing Mode while using Safari, or you are in Incognito Mode while using Chrome. Those modes restrict TD from dropping a cookie on your phone that allows us to keep you logged in. So, turn those modes off, dummy.
| O-T Lounge|| Why can't we just drive our cars? - When in Rome on 11/3/14 at 7:28 am|
Last time I checked, the speed limit on the interstate wasn't 0 mph.
| O-T Lounge|| 70 things you can score with your student ID - When in Rome on 10/29/14 at 12:03 pm|
For all of the frugal college students out there :thup:
[quote]Here’s a list of some of the good ones (in participating outlets and locations):
1. Join Amazon Student FREE Two-Day Shippin...
| O-T Lounge|| Need advice re: apartment complex parking situation - When in Rome on 10/24/14 at 1:19 pm|
My apartment complex has 2 assigned spots per apartment and a handful of blank spots. Most apartments here have 3 residents, and some have 2. The blank spots aren't usually all taken, but some days it is impossible to find a parking spot (e.g. game days, Thursday nights, etc.).
So this guy parked...
| O-T Lounge|| Sometimes I don't use my brain - When in Rome on 10/22/14 at 3:04 pm|
I could see a thick cloud of black smoke from the CEBA parking lot. Looks like it's coming from near the river past Ben Hur if you're coming from Campus.
And it's just a firefighter training fire and I'm dumb. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Total lunar eclipse on Wednesday will be a rare "Selenelion" - When in Rome on 10/7/14 at 6:59 am|
[quote]On Oct. 8, Interested skywatchers should attempt to see the total eclipse of the moon and the rising sun simultaneously. The little-used name for this effect is called a "selenelion," a phenomenon that celestial geometry says cannot happen.
And indeed, during a lunar eclipse, the sun and m...
| O-T Lounge|| The light at E Boyd and Burbank is going back up-UPDATE: we have light! - When in Rome on 9/30/14 at 7:15 pm|
This deserves its own thread.
UPDATE: Left turn signal has been added for those turning left onto E Boyd from Burbank in either direction. No left turn signal installed for E Boyders turning onto Burbank from what I can see, so we'll see how that goes.
| O-T Lounge|| Louisiana Loses Its Boot - When in Rome on 9/9/14 at 6:47 am|
[link=(https://medium.com/matter/louisiana-loses-its-boot-b55b3bd52d1e)]LINK to article[/link]
It's a long read, but a good one. They did take some liberties in their portrayal, and I don't necessarily agree with all of their points. But I still think it's important to bring awareness of what is ...