A Little Friday File Fun (05/23)

May 23, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - They say that a picture is worth a thousand words...

Well, here’s a couple of thousand worth…

Here are some interesting food sculptures at http://gawker.com/5009500/neat-food-sculptures

  – – – In Chorlton, Manchester (UK), residents are understandably confused about the applicable speed limit on Stratton Road here – – – you can see why at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/00671/speed-signs_671581b.jpg

– – – In Roanoke, Texas , two small planes at the Northwest Regional Airport found out the hard way that two objects can’t – – – comfortably, anyway – – – occupy the same space at the same time – – – you can see the result at http://www.foxnews.com/images/370566/2_61_plane_320.jpg

If you have a bit of time on your hands, you might want to check out this little online game – – – that pits you against four other players – – – to see who can type the fastest – – – think, “Speed Racer” for your keypad – – – MORE at  play.typeracer.com

– – – In Wayne, Maine , Max Pistner, a Maranacook Community High School senior, said he thought it was “very cool” that his girlfriend, Vanessa Randall, 17, made her prom dress out of 3,000 gum wrappers – – – you can see the result at http://pressherald.mainetoday.com/includes/global2/cms/pph/080519/photos/080519-231101863-l.jpg

To Dip, or Not to Double Dip?

Many of us will be firing up the grills this weekend and gathering with friends and/or family for the long Memorial Day weekend, and you'll no doubt have an opportunity to dip some chips or crackers in some dip or salsa.   And, unless you (or your compatriots) are inclined to stuff the entire chip in your mouth at once, that second bite will provide you with a dilemma: to double-dip or not?   You'll be happy to know that we have a scientific answer, thanks to the efforts of a group of Clemson University food science students.  MORE at http://www.planadviser.com/education/article.php/730  

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