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Average bakery sales per day

Any year, there are over 6,000 retail bakeries across the United States totaling to over $3,000,000,000 in sales combined. This company is averaging around $450,000 each as its total sales per bakery. The biggest corporations generate 75% of this $3...

Ram 1500 Light Bulbs

About 68 percent of U.S. households were equipped with incandescent light bulbs in 2010. Since then, however, the figure has dropped to 6 percent. This move has had a positive impact on the sector. According to Mark Rea, a professor at the Light...

What Should Be The Ball Position?

Before you hit the ball with your driver, make sure to get your printable golf ball position chart right. Why is it so important? You are making a fast swing, so any mistakes in your setup will be big. Make sure that you take time to get everything p...

What is Dry Weight?

Dry weight means how much a car or motorcycle weighs without any fluids. Wet weight means how much the car or motorcycle weighs with all the fluids. The weight of fuel and engine oil are almost always excluded to get the dry weight. Sometimes cool...

What are the dos and don’ts of modifying my car?

If you want to change your car, like by adding a new engine or making it look better, there are some things you need to think about. Making car modifications can be very confusing. This is because there are a lot of laws that you need to know abou...

Where To Use A Leaf Blower

If you are new to leaf blowers, you may be wondering where to use them. Leaf blowers can be used to blow leaves off of things like your lawn or patio furniture. You can also use them to dry things off like your car or patio furniture. There are ma...

How to pick headlight replacement bulbs for 2012 Hyundai Elantra

How do I know what size headlight bulb fits 2012 Hyundai Elantra? The Hyundai Elantra is a great car for those who need a reliable and affordable ride. But like any other car, it may into some issues with headlight bulbs, which are not invincible....

How can I make my car look good in pictures?

As a car enthusiast, you want your car to look its best in pictures. But how can you make sure your car looks good in photos? There are a few things you can do to make sure your car looks great in photos. What settings should I use for car photogr...


2 March 2003 | art, interactive, macromedia flash


Intersection by STEPHEN OLIVER

The secret lies in elevation; in the erection of it, its meaning, what it relates to. The concept of the finite gave way to loss. Dream gave way to prophecy.

2 December 2003 | poetry, prose poem


A Review of Victor Pelevin's The Helmet of Horror: The Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur by SPENCER DEW

Reading this novel renders one a fly on a digital wall, listening in as half-baked undergraduates urgently chat about everything from the role of repressed postwar frustration as a motivating factor for tentacle-rape manga porn to whether the word "beige" can signify the same thing to two people in two places. All of which, in less skilled treatment, could be unbearable, but Pelevin's secret is pacing.

25 November 2006 | nonfiction, review, review of fiction



Some nights, birds take form

from nests of twisted barbwire,

or if not birds, something similar—

a coyote or your mother's hand.

2 September 2003 | poetry


We had our first sex on a 70s era couch by DANTE WOO

We had our first sex on a 70s era couch (while MTV's 'The Real World' played); it made my allergies go off—that's the reason I laid my head on your chest, because the cushion was giving me a rash.

2 March 2002 | poetry, prose poem

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