Cheat Sheet: 5 Things You Missed While Living Your Life

October 2, 2009 at 11:19 am , by

1. 15 Strangest Breast Cancer Awareness Products
Breast cancer is no laughing matter, and of course we want you to be as educated as possible when it comes to preventing the disease, but some of the products out there promoting awareness are a little, well, weird. They’re not going to save your life, or remind you to do a breast self-exam, but they might come in handy if you need to shoot someone or want your floors cleaned. Read the full list.

2. Tonight, We Are the Greatest

Herb Brooks’ pre-game pep talk before the famous 1980 “Miracle” hockey game against the Soviet Union, as performed by “Rizzo,” a 4-year-old.

3. Say It with Bacon
Grateful Palate has a Bacon of the Month Club which delivers a package of artisan bacon to your home every month. The membership also gets you a t-shirt, a membership card and a pig nose! Personally, I always thought there was only one kind of bacon – delicious – but the membership could prove me wrong.

3. Building Windmills in Malawi

Inspiring story of the week: a boy in Malawi who couldn’t afford to go to school checked some books out of the library and built a windmill to provide electricity for his village.

5. David Letterman Admits Affairs with Employees, Extortion Plot