The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn by Christian Knoebel

Charles wants to keep his 13-year-old daughter Lexi happy even if it means taking care of a manipulative, potty mouthed unicorn that continually insults his hospitality, intelligence and manhood. But when it comes to food they have a problem, and Charles finds himself hunting down one of the world's most expensive ingredients in a crime-ridden neighborhood known for its grisly dealings with outsiders.

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What happens when your daughter asks for a puppy and you buy her chickens instead? She gets upset, you eat fresh eggs everyday and the government warns you playing with your new pet can be deadly.

Posted 2 weeks 3 days ago and tagged as Reviewing the Reviewers

What's the difference between a squirt gun and a regular gun? Apparently nothing to this reviewer. 

Posted 2 months 2 weeks ago and tagged as Reviewing the Reviewers

1980s-era digital technology, smooth plastic strap, and top-notch performance under extremist conditions. The only thing this watch doesn't do is get you to Guantanamo Bay for a long vacation. Oh yeah, it does that.

Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago and tagged as Election Politics, Polls, Search, UK

A Google research team used search trends to forecast the U.K. general election results. They were wrong.

Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago and tagged as Election Politics, Polls, Search, U.K.

Polls for today's general election in the U.K. have the Conservative and Labour parties in a dead heat, but Google researchers say recent search trends predict the winner.

Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago and tagged as Reviewing the Reviewers

More pointless detail from online reviews.

Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago and tagged as Reviewing the Reviewers

Pointless detail from an online review.

Posted 3 months 1 day ago and tagged as Apple, Tattoo

Modern ink makes the Apple Watch think you're dead.

Posted 3 months 1 week ago and tagged as South Dakota

The Mount Rushmore State launches a new ad campaign. Its pitch: "Why die on Mars when you can live in South Dakota?"

Posted 3 months 1 week ago and tagged as Scary, Do Not Try This at Home

SURGEON GENERAL'S WARNING: Smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema and ... you bursting into flames!

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On My Bookshelf

The Giver
The Catcher in the Rye
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Catch-22
Lost Scriptures: Books That Did Not Make It Into the New Testament
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Dirty White Boys
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
The Fellowship of the Ring
Theology and Sanity
Peter, Paul & Mary Magdalene: The Followers of Jesus in History & Legend
The Return of the King
Point Of Impact
Siddhartha
Citizen Soldiers: The U S Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany
True Grit
The Hobbit
The Lord of the Rings
D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches




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