I recently drove from LA to San Francisco and back along I-5 and I noticed that there's a ton of signs along the highway that simply say "Congress Created Dust Bowl." There are a few other signs that mention Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic politicians, but it was difficult to get the full picture of what the signs were talking about. Can anyone provide some context/background to what these signs are about?
posted by averageamateur
on Jul 30, 2013 -
A friend in Montreal is organizing a rummage sale at her church, and this bowl
was donated. I have no other information from her other than this picture. I've done my best to research and ask around, but I'm stumped and so are a few of my antique and vintage tchotchke dealer friends. It's not the value of it that we're wondering about - everyone was curious as to what is the intended purpose for a nipple-shaped protrusion in the centre of the bowl -- do you
posted by peagood
on May 15, 2013 -
Is there any place online to view pictures of the Rose Bowl parade float winners?
posted by jenh526
on Jan 1, 2013 -
My in-laws engraved a silver bowl, with our names and wedding date, for our wedding. We're divorced. What the heck do we do with the bowl?
My ex-husband doesn't want it. It's not my style. I feel like there must be something better that I can do with it than give it to Goodwill. It's Oneida and silverplate (looks like only the exterior was plated). Ideas?
posted by rednikki
on Apr 22, 2012 -
I'm trying to put together a bowling team for a cat rescue fund raiser. We need a team of 4-5 people and I would like to come up with a bad-ass name to use for the team before soliciting. Any suggestions?
posted by purephase
on Apr 14, 2012 -
My mom hasen't been able to stop thinking about some place called Orange Bowl Pizza since she graduated high school in the 70's. Anyone have any information about them? [more inside]
posted by thebrokenmuse
on Jan 19, 2012 -
Why do TV networks do promos for their shows (like for Glee or House last night) during the Super Bowl? [more inside]
posted by John Frum
on Feb 7, 2011 -
Can anyone identify this bowl
? It looks like it is plywood with a laminate edge. (The screenshot is from White Collar but that probably won't help.)
posted by smackfu
on Dec 31, 2010 -
A Thai place in Berkeley where I had dinner some time ago had those really nice drinking bowls/cups made out of aluminum or silver or some other metal - where can I buy them? Here's a picture
(with a table spoon for size comparison). [more inside]
posted by The Toad
on Nov 9, 2010 -
Which woods are good for making a salad bowl, and what preparation would the newly-made bowl need before being used? [more inside]
posted by vogel
on Oct 2, 2009 -
I left a new bottle of toilet bowl cleaner on the bathroom counter while unpacking groceries. It leaked, and I didn't notice until the next day. Now there's a rough white stain on the counter (marble) that won't come off. Any ideas on how to remove it?
posted by shelayna
on Jul 27, 2009 -
What skateboarding video is most likely to make my monocle pop out, my top hat fly off, and cause me to run around the room slapping my ass with both hands and declaiming a total lack of belief? [more inside]
posted by felix
on Sep 25, 2007 -
Giant Rabbits? I'm driving myself mad trying to remember a sci-fi book I read as a young'un, but the details are sparse. [more inside]
posted by doozer_ex_machina
on Sep 21, 2007 -
Erm... I have an issue with some "residue" in the toilet bowl after flushing. I'm looking for insight as to why it's happening, and how other people deal with it. [more inside]
posted by FortyT-wo
on Feb 10, 2006 -
Where can I find the Super Bowl squares history and final scores for the Super Bowls?
posted by brent
on Feb 5, 2006 -
I'm thinking of going a bowl game, most likely the Fiesta Bowl. Has anyone here ever been to a bowl game? Did you buy some sort of package deal, or did you get tickets and then find a hotel and airfare? Your impressions of the Tempe area would also be welcome.
posted by Fat Guy
on Nov 6, 2005 -