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1. Riding The Tail Of The Dragon
In this installation of the Motorcycles To series, we will be riding the Tail Of The Dragon. The Tail Of The Dragon is a stretch of U.S. 129 that runs between North Carolina and Tennessee and is considered to be among the finest roads for sport car and motorcycle enthusiasts in the world.
2. Matthew Brady - Famed Civil War Photographer
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:01:27
Matthew Brady was the American Civil War photographer who became known as the father of photojournalism. By being in the field of operations, Matthew Brady and his team of photographers were able to show Americans something that they had not witnessed before; real images of war and its sad conseq...
3. Gremlin Bells
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:02:18
Gremlin Bells guard us bikers against the nefarious little imps that love to stowaway on our bikes. The gremlins love to hitch rides on motorcycles, but they also enjoy creating havoc in various forms: burned out signal bulbs, dead batteries, and loose bolts are just a small sampling of the probl...
4. Pink Floyd And Time
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:03:16
The Pink Floyd song Time has been my anthem, so to speak, for the last decade of my 51 years. Part of one of the greatest music sets ever, Dark Side Of The Moon, Time is a song about realizing life is too short, too late. I definitely misspent my youth and now seem to be racing to take back what ...
5. Smoky Mountain Get Away For Motorcycles
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:54:25
It's summer and if you're a biker east of the Mississippi River, there is no better trip than a Smoky Mountain Get Away for Motorcycles.
Straddling the state lines of Tennessee an North Carolina, the Great Smoky National Park is the home of one of the most beautiful vistas a person can imagine. ...
6. Blue Oyster Cult - Rock On!
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:54:25
Blue Oyster Cult, BOC, or even Soft White Underbelly; it doesn't matter what name you know them by, or that you know them at all, I bet you've heard at least one song by this powerhouse.
This band has been around for forty years and they still rock. Always pushing the limits of fusing the genres...
7. Decorative Types Of Hinges
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:54:25
Hinges are the tireless soldiers of the kitchen cabinet hardware, and the types of hinges available would make for an exhaustive list. But, each hinge serves multiple masters in that they must not only be decorative, but they also are expected to be the stalwarts in security. Leaving cabinets tem...
8. Stevie Ray Vaughan Remembered
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:53:19
"Wow! Who is this cat?" I asked as I turned up the volume.
"I dunno," Mike chimed in, then added, "But, he is the lead axe slinger on Bowie's latest."
The year was 1983 when Stevie Ray Vaughan stepped into my life. No, I never got to meet him, but he was an important part of my Blues journey. H...
9. My New Grandson Makes Me A First Time Gramps
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:54:25
I got an early Christmas present this year, and it is the gift for the ages as my Daughter and Son-in-law brought my new grandson into the world. On December 12, 2009 at 6:32 a.m., and checking in at 9lbs./6 ounces, 22 inches long, Cameron Joseph Isaak made me a gramps for the first time.
10. Buddy Guy, Blues Legend
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:53:18
B.B. King may be the trademark of the modern Blues movement, but Buddy Guy is the visionary that led the revolution which carried the Blues to new heights.
The five time Grammy winner has influenced many of the most notable Axemen over the past decades, but not without suffering neglect at the h...
11. Leather Tanning Throughout History
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:51:23
Leather tanning is an ages old process that is still being employed today, using both primitive and modern techniques. And no, the term 'tanning' has nothing to do with the fact that the beasts spend so much time in the sun.
Here we will explore the world of tanning and the process of turning th...
12. Decorative grasses are my favorite plants
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:02:18
A grass I don't have to mow? Sign me up!
Decorative grasses in the landscape scheme of most areas make for not only a handsome design, but also provide a functional advantage against soil erosion. Decorative garden grasses are very aesthetic in the fact that they provide a vertical aspect and su...
13. Fallout Shelters
Home & Garden - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:03:16
Handsome fallout shelters popped up like imagined mushroom clouds during the diplomatic standoff known as the Cold War. The face to face confrontation between the United States and the U.S.S.R held the world in a vice for half a century with the threat of mutual destruction via that hip boy toy, ...
14. Show Some Love For The Exclamation Point!
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:00:28
The exclamation point. Probably the loudest punctuation ever conceived. Most times when we see it, the exclamation point is a mouthful of words all on its own. Sometimes the punctuation will make the reader actually stop and take a breath, thereby soaking in the impact of what it was they had jus...
15. Motorcycle Leather Chaps
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:00:29
Like most anything we look at today, motorcycle leather chaps have an interesting history.
Of course we know that cowboys of the American old west wore them, and John Wayne and Tom Mix showed us how fancy they could be as well, but the history goes back a bit farther than the late 1800's America...
16. Biker Jacket Evolution
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:02:18
The Leather Biker Jacket. That icon of a rugged life. The armor of those that are seen as living on the edge. The biker jacket wasn't always leather, and even today most bikers don't wear leather jackets, yet when a motorcycle jacket is seen on someone's back, they are looked at as a rebel, even ...
17. Biker Boots By Milwaukee | Quality Leather Biker Boots
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:51:23
My new Milwaukee leather biker boots, the Trooper, are the first pair of leather boots I've owned just for the sake of riding my motorcycle, that I feel like I can really trust and to tell you the truth, I have a hard time taking them off after I get them on. They're like foot candy.
I've owned ...
18. The Golden Age Of Barnstorming
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:53:18
"What in tarnation is THAT?", Jonas asked as he stood in the middle of the dusty street, shielding his shaving cream covered face from the whipped up debris with one hand as his other hand clutched the apron.
Pointing his razor down main street and towards the disappearing aircraft, the barber a...
19. I Swear, Therefore I am
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:04:23
#%&@, I don't know where to start. I guess this is about as good as any other #%&@ing place.
It appears that the use of vulgarities and swear words are on the rise. Reports of children throwing swear words around as if they were sailors drunk in some &*%@ hole bar at some dirty #!! port. Cursing...
20. The Legend Of Mothman
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:01:27
he Legend of Mothman centers around events that culminated in a horrific catastrophe at Point Pleasant West Virginia. During the late Autumn evening of December 15, 1967, the Silver Bridge collapsed, spilling dozens of vehicles into the Ohio River, resulting in the deaths of forty-six people.
21. Leather Biker Jackets For Women
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:52:28
I remember a time when I would only see a woman wearing a ladies leather biker jacket if she was a model and the jacket was one of those retro style belted biker jackets.
With nearly a half of a million lady riders on the road, now days I see plenty of women in motorcycle jackets, and I have to ...
22. Photo Art ~ A Splash Of Color
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:00:29
Photo Art can be as subtle as adding a splash of color to a black and white photo to bring about just the right amount of focus in the artist's expression.
This Photo Art tutorial is going to demonstrate an easy way to take a color photo, make it black and white, and then bring back a splash of ...
23. Friends That Helped With A Bike Run
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:50:27
The Friends, Darryl and Shelly (yes their last name is Friend), stepped in and provided their support, in October of 2008, for a bike run that was thrown together and held in a matter of three weeks; ending with resounding success.
Tim Henson was accumulating medical bills from the operative pro...
24. Somali Pirates
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:02:23
The streets in this port town are dusty and full of life. Pirates are seen everywhere. Young women flock to them, young men idolize them. The town is fortified against outside attacks by using the gains of the pirates' spoils. The pirates are rock stars!
No, this isn't Port Royal, Jamaica during...
25. Traditional Books vs eBooks
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:52:28
The stats are in and the fight is on. Overall book sales have dropped in 2008 and 2009, according to the American Association of Publishers (AAP). While adult hardcover books actually increased by over 6% in 2009, eBook sales, which account for 4% of all book sales, have increased a whopping 176%...
26. Lucky Lindy
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:53:17
Charles Lindbergh was one of few barnstormers who were not enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Service during WWI. Being born in 1902 put him on the shy side of acceptance. As it was, his career as a barnstormer was largely unnoticed because of all those who got there before him.
This being said, "Luc...
27. Shelby Foote's Civil War: A Narrative
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:51:23
Words. A million and a half of them on three thousand pages. Shelby Foote took twenty years to pen the three volume set, The Civil War: A Narrative, and he spent ten years writing the third book in the set alone.
Seemingly, Foote tells of the monumental struggle for the survival of America as if...
28. Make Money At Home (Really!)
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:53:18
Are you tired of all the hype and the scams on 'How To Make Money While Getting Numb Butt At Pogo As Your Bank Account Swells Every Day' ? Well............I have the real answer to making money at home, and you can do it too. I'm not going to sell you one thing (or a more than one for that matter...
29. The Pistol Pete Jacket
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:51:22
The Pistol Pete leather biker jacket is a very popular item that has a legendary name. Who was the Pistol Pete that the motorcycle jacket was named after? Well, it wasn't "Pistol Pete" Maravich and the jacket is not the design of famed designer Pedro Diaz. The jacket gets its name from a Wild Wes...
30. Pink Floyd Moon Jammin During The Moon Walk
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:00:29
Pink Floyd moon jammin' is yet another legend about the band, which recorded Dark Side Of The Moon, that is shrouded in a cloak of mystique and myth. In the BBC studios with scientists and producers during the opening hours of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, Pink Floyd was the pivotal componen...
31. Albert Collins, Texas Blues Deluxe
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:53:18
If Albert Collins didn't have a blast doing what he did, then no one ever has fun doing what they do. Just in song titles themselves, I Ain't Drunk and Too Many Dirty Dishes, the fun the Ice Man had was evident, but watch some of his recorded performances and you will understand the meaning of a ...
32. How To Cook Chicken On A Beer Can
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:51:22
Hardly a week went by this past summer where I didn't grill a chicken on a beer can. Not only is it a killer way to fix the chicken, but it is as easy as as it gets when it comes to cooking.
There were several times between Late April and........well...yesterday, suddenly there came a tapping, A...
33. Delta Blues, The Magic Circle
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:52:28
The year was 1915. The area was the Mississippi Delta. The magic happened within a 100 miles radius as some of the greatest Delta Blues musicians were born in that radius of that area, and in that year.
Names like Muddy Waters, Robert Lockwood Jr., Honeyboy Edwards, Willie Dixon, Johnny Shines a...
34. Atlantic Beach N.C. Restaurants ~ Crab's Claw
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:53:18
If Caribbean seafood cuisine is a favorite and you're at or near Atlantic Beach North Carolina, then the Crab's Claw better be one of your destinations. I'm warning you: be prepared for a restaurant you will not want to leave!
The casual beachfront atmosphere is like the Fort Knox of all dining ...
35. My Ghost Encounters
travel-and-places - Thu, 07 Apr 2011 20:06:49
As ghost encounters go, mine wouldn't be spectacular enough to make a blockbuster movie, or a movie of any kind, but my first encounter with ghosts was enough to convert me from cynic to believer.
I always believed ghost stories could be explained scientifically, and that ghost sightings were so...
36. Extreme Writing Now
culture-and-society - Fri, 08 Oct 2010 01:27:29
Do you wish you could write more? Do occasional outbursts of ink flitter away in your mind as you stare at the 13th load of laundry for the day? Do you write bad checks? If the answer to all of these, or even just one of them, is yes, then why not check out Extreme Writing Now (EWN)?
EWN is a vi...
37. Fiction Crime Star Alexander Black
arts-and-design - Wed, 10 Aug 2011 23:58:01
My name is Alexander Black.
Many of you will think of me as the protagonist in a series of fiction crime noir short stories, and that's fine by me. Yet, some of you will pray that I am a fictional character who poses no threat. Again- fine by me.
For those of you who laugh and continue to live ...
38. Best of offbeat news on Twitter
books-poetry-writing - Sat, 15 Oct 2011 13:19:35
News headlines attack us every day with the dark gloom of life: airline disasters, wars, politics, shootings, etc. Sometimes there is just too much doom and disaster to put any kind of serene spin on the day.
Offbeat news stories are one way that we draw ourselves out of the darkness. These news...
39. Coffee Cup Blues
Entertainment - Thu, 13 Oct 2011 20:24:11
Coffee Cup Blues was born out of an idea thrown at me by Squidoo Lensmaster mysticmama. Bambi thought it would be a hip idea to create a collaborative music blog at Crabbysbeach and she wasn't wrong. I agreed under the condition that I get a Monday morning Blues column.
We have the blog, I have ...
40. The Hook
Music - Sat, 08 Oct 2011 17:10:49
The Hook, written by Crime and Mystery author Donald Westlake, is a heartwarming saga detailing the events surrounding the collaboration between two struggling writers. Together, the authors work on a career saving novel, while usurping and displaying some of the most endearing human traits as th...
41. True Grit ~ Revisited
books-poetry-writing - Wed, 17 Aug 2011 04:18:04
Forty one years ago, one of the most popular Westerns of all time was in the theaters. True Grit, starring John Wayne as Rooster J.Cogburn, became a legend and created a legacy for the then 61 year old star. It has been stated that the character the Duke played was written for him, even as far ba...
42. Extreme Writing Now Network
Entertainment - Wed, 17 Aug 2011 04:16:40
What's the quickest thirty minutes on the Internet? It has got to be the Blog Talk Radio Show, Extreme Writing Now Network, the weekly radio show that centers around the Extreme Writing Now social network for writers.
Every Sunday at 6:30 p.m. EST (-5 hours GMT) the show takes to the air and bla...
43. Vulcan's Hammer by Phillip K. Dick
Entertainment - Wed, 17 Aug 2011 04:14:53
In the Phillip K. Dick novel published 50 years ago, Vulcan's Hammer, The United Nations has been discarded in the face of near extermination of the human race. To protect itself from its own devices, human society has opted for a complete restructuring and ordering of a world government.
44. Founding Brothers
books-poetry-writing - Wed, 10 Aug 2011 23:56:49
I picked up my copy of Joseph Ellis' Pulitzer Prize winning Founding Brothers over a year ago, while celebrating my fiftieth birthday. A couple of dear friends treated me to a weekend in Washington D.C. for my birthday and on the night of my birthday we ate at a really cool bookstore/restaurant i...
45. WordPress Blog, The Best Of Web 2.0
arts-and-design - Wed, 10 Aug 2011 23:55:29
Blogging is a phenomenom that continues to explode in popularity and WordPress blogs are by far the most popular of blogging tools. There are reports from so called experts that blogging is dead, but they just haven't woken up to smell the fresh ink as eMarketer cites a one percent increase i...
46. Writer's Block; The Walnut, The Squirrel, The Muskie And Me
internet - Mon, 25 Jul 2011 02:01:22
Wow! Forty-three days of writer's block ended because of a Rice Krispies Treat. All the disciplines, solitude and stunts I have used in the last seven weeks and one simple everyday homemade snack is getting the ink in my veins to flow again.
Amazing when I think about it. When I felt the block c...
47. R. Alex Crabtree
Entertainment - Mon, 11 Jul 2011 23:17:24
R. Alex Crabtree has twenty plus years of experience in supervising, managing and leadership roles in small to medium size shop environments. Working in the Dayton Ohio area has provided me with the opportunity to work in shops that are on the leading edge of machining technologies and leadership...
48. Robert Lockwood Jr.
culture-and-society - Fri, 24 Jun 2011 20:45:12
In November of 2006, one of the last links to a great legacy passed away. Not only was Robert Lockwood Jr. one of the original Delta Blues musicians, he also had direct ties to the King of the Delta Blues, Robert Johnson.
Lockwood was a national treasure that at one point recorded with musicians...
49. Lenses Inspired By Other Lensmasters
Music - Sun, 31 Jan 2010 16:52:37
I love all of my fellow lensmasters and the community we create.
Every once in a great while I get inspiration from one of them and feel driven to create a lens in their honor. Most aren't lensographies of their work, but lenses that speak to those awesome lensmasters on some deeper level. Somet...
50. Fall Colors In The Smoky Mountains ~ Romantic Get Away
squidoo-community - Thu, 02 Jun 2011 16:10:24
Fall colors in the Smoky Mountains can make for a magical romantic get away that will never be forgotten. The cooling days walking hand in hand through the rustling leaves, followed by the chilly evenings in front of a fireplace or in a hot tub can spark the heat of passion that every couple live...
51. Factor Y ~ Supporting Male Lensmasters
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:03:16
There is a definite need for Factor Y. In this dynamic era of volitile employment shifts, more men are seeking to pad their current income or support themselves and their families entirely through the Internet.
The differences between the way men use the internet and the way women use it are vas...
52. Atlantic Beach N.C. ~ My Dream
squidoo-community - Thu, 27 Aug 2009 04:52:06
The reasons that Atlantic Beach N.C. are special to me are as numerous as the grains of sand that line one one footprint on the beach. From the lack of one hotel after another lining the beachfront to the dunes that separate the beach from the non-assuming homes and rental condos, and from the re...
53. Jet Li's Hero Is A Chick Flick
travel-and-places - Thu, 07 Apr 2011 20:05:04
Jet Li's Hero Is A chick flick, and there's no denying that. What makes this movie a chick flick is that it involves a love story and is appealing to women. That's it in a nutshell and I don't think you can argue with any weight otherwise.
Sure, the movie stars Jet Li and Maggie Cheung and is pa...
54. What Branding Means To Me
culture-and-society - Thu, 02 Jun 2011 16:09:11
What exactly is branding? Well, a rancher takes a hot iron and sears the hide of every steak on hooves that he owns. Oh. I'm betting you didn't come here to read about that kind of branding did ya? You probably want to read about corporate branding or internet branding. Maybe you'd like to read s...
55. Jason Ricci
business-and-work - Thu, 09 Jul 2009 02:02:51
Jason Ricci is a rebel, an anomaly of sorts, in the Blues world, a genre definitely divided by gender roles, as the men are seen as confident, rough, and primal. The women; sexy, sultry, and playful.
There is a great divide in the Blues. A divide that grew out the roots of the music. Men would w...
56. Best of tequila on Twitter
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:51:23
Great writers are quite often great drinkers. I'm not a great writer nor do I claim to be a great drinker, but I am a great fan of tequila and the flash world of twitter. And as luck would have it, some great cosmic mixologist has thrown the two of them together in a shaker and poured a tall shot...
57. The Chaotic Good Angel
squidoo-community - Fri, 26 Nov 2010 06:57:15
Conventional wisdom and social norms are sometimes obstacles. A character who is aligned as chaotic good will go around these obstructions in pursuit of that which is right.
Elevating and protecting what is right and converting that which is wrong. This is the mission statement of the Leather An...
58. Ormer Locklear ~ Master Wing Walker
squidoo-community - Sat, 16 Oct 2010 04:39:08
I don't do these things because I want to run the risk of being killed. I do it to demonstrate what can be done. Somebody has got to show the way. I want to do things that people feel can't be done. I don't believe anything is impossible but perpetual motion. I am convinced that someday we will a...
59. Best of TEDtalks 2009 on Twitter ~ Music Edition
culture-and-society - Fri, 30 Jul 2010 22:15:09
When we hear about the annual leading edge TEDtalks conference, we often think of the lectures on everything from creativity to going green. We also remember the engaging talks from heavy hitters such as Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Seth Godin, Clifford Stoll, etc. But TED (Technology, Entertainment, a...
60. Flash Fiction | My Dark Side
Music - Tue, 13 Jul 2010 13:48:00
Flash Fiction is a genre that is made up of very, very short stories or poems. Usually less than one thousand words, and usually WAY less than one thousand words.
All of the elements of normal fiction are employed ; plot, character development, etc., but presented in a shotgun fashion.
61. Squidoo Lens Luau
arts-and-design - Wed, 21 Apr 2010 03:32:57
That's right, another weekly Squidoo based contest. Only this one has nuts. The nuts from the Squidoo Lens Luau that is.
Squidoo Lens Luau is a group at Crabbysbeach blogging community for Squidoo lensmasters. The group is dedicated to showcasing lenses from some of the top lensmasters at Squido...
62. Founding Brothers ~ My Review
squidoo-community - Mon, 15 Mar 2010 00:22:40
Well over a year after purchasing my copy of Joseph Ellis' Pulitzer Prize winning Founding Brothers, I've finally sat and read the Pulitzer Prize winning book.
After a few months of looking at the stack of books I purchased while celebrating my 50th birthday in Washington D.C., I decided to move...
63. Sonny Boy Willamson II
arts-and-design - Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:33:58
Rice Miller was a ghost who took a number of names in his life, But became famous with the borrowed Sonny Boy Williamson II.
Starting with his birth date, he claimed to have been born in 1893, 1899, and 1909, Aleck "Rice" Miller cultivated a woven web of mystery about himself that built right up...
64. Blues Covers During The British Blues Explosion
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:54:23
In 1958, American Blues legend Muddy Waters sparked a movement that not only created a new sub-genre, but also lead to some of the greatest Blues covers of all time. Blues Rock was born in Britain, and Muddy Waters was the father whose neck bending, fuzzy amp, attitude filled style spawned a refr...
65. The Adventures Of Ladymermaid's Missing Gallbladder
Music - Sun, 21 Feb 2010 12:09:15
This is the tale of Ladymermaid's missing gallbladder. Ladymermaid announced in the SquidU forum that the doctors could find no trace of her gallbladder, and further more she has no recollection of it being ripped out.
As it turns out, there is an amazing story behind her missing gallbladder. A ...
66. Pimp Your Squidoo Giant Tee ~ Drifter's Way
Entertainment - Sun, 14 Feb 2010 18:58:14
Even bike ridin', leather wearin', freelance writers have a a good fashion sense, and Drifter has one of the most keenly in-tune noses for what is vogue and what is blase. Yes, it's true, Drifter is a trend setter. There is an edge in his vision. A quirk in his foresight. A knack for ...
67. What Wood Jesus Did: Coffee Table Book For The Ages
Entertainment - Sun, 17 Jan 2010 20:05:18
What Wood Jesus Did just may be the most important book you try to keep on your coffee table. Chock full of beautiful photos of the handcrafted work from Jesus The Carpenter Of Nazareth, this book will have all your guests wanting to lay their hands on it.
Increase your social status as your nei...
68. Twitter ~ The Musical
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:02:18
In this day of instant Broadway musicals, where anything mildly popular finds it way into stage production via the adept hands and minds of the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber, it seems inevitable that there will soon be a musical named Twitter. Two years from now, every dinner theater in America wi...
69. Willow And The Wonders: The Best Giant Greeter Team Ever
Entertainment - Sun, 17 Jan 2010 11:03:35
Storming the stage in Squidoo's answer to American Idol, the band Willow And The Wonders is stacking the deck against the competition. The neo Rhythm And Blues singing sensation seems to have the whole contest wrapped up and it is just barely underway.
Team WiWon picked up some heavy hitters ear...
70. Squidoo LensRank Hasn't Been Updated In Days; What The Heck Is Going On?
Entertainment - Sat, 16 Jan 2010 20:53:47
It has been (use the appropriate measure of time) since the last Squidoo LensRank update! There is quite a buzz around the community as everyone seems to be chewing fingernails and speculating. Is the Squidoo world coming to an end? OH MY!
Did someone spill Coca-Cola in the server? Did the HQ va...
71. Anti-Spam this..Spam Blocker That! Why?(I cry) Oh, Why?...... I think we should persecute liver
Entertainment - Sun, 17 Jan 2010 12:09:07
Everywhere I look on the internet, I see anti-Spam this or Spam blocker that. Sometimes I find this Spam hate mail in my in box. I'm not getting it. I just can't come to grips with why so many people have enlisted in the campaign to eradicate Spam.
Spam probably helped save my family when I was ...
72. Motorcycles To Portsmouth
Entertainment - Sun, 17 Jan 2010 19:19:54
Motorcycles To Portsmouth is the first trip in a series (as introduced in Motorcycles To) of lenses about my favorite motorcycle trips. Some of these trips can be be taken in a day from where I live, but one can also make them overnighters and have a thoroughly enjoyable ride. This is one of thos...
73. Biker Leather Jackets For Men
travel-and-places - Wed, 30 Sep 2009 19:48:09
Not until the late 1920's did motorcycling enthusiasts get a leather biker jacket they could call their own. It wasn't until the Schott Bros. garment manufacturer created the double sticthed men's leather motorcycle jacket before bikers had something other that surplus military aviator and tanker...
74. XML Google Sitemap WordPress Plug In Tutorial
Entertainment - Wed, 30 Sep 2009 17:55:19
This tutorial will help you understand how to set-up the xml Google sitemap plug in for WordPress blogs known as Google XML Sitemaps. This important plug in will help the major search engines navigate your sites with more ease and efficiency.
The Google XML Sitemaps plug in comes with every blog...
75. Factor Y, Session 1, Lens 4 | Narrow That Niche
squidoo-community - Mon, 28 Sep 2009 23:10:04
If you are reading this, there is no doubt that you have heard the word niche at least once in your life.
Factor Y is preaching focus and niche marketing demands just that, focus. But, what requires even more focus is micro-niche marketing.
Session One, Fourth Assignment is about micro-niche ma...
76. Ping Your Blog With Blog Ping
squidoo-community - Mon, 28 Sep 2009 12:48:10
Got a fresh post at your blog? Have you just updated a bunch of lenses with new content? Ping your blog and lenses with this free and easy to use mass ping tool called Blog Ping.
In this blog ping tutorial, you'll learn where to get the tool, how to set it up and how to use it.
77. Magazine Theme For WordPress Tutorial
How-To & Education - Fri, 25 Sep 2009 20:41:57
A standard two or three column theme , or will it be a magazine theme? Such are the deep queries when setting up a WordPress blog. But, setting up a magazine theme can be a daunting task, so most people shy away from them.
Personally, I love the magazine themes, and the Tribune theme by web2feel...
78. All In One SEO Pack Set up
How-To & Education - Thu, 24 Sep 2009 15:10:42
This tutorial on setting up the All In One SEO Pack plug in for WordPress blogs will show you how effortlessly you can optimize your blog for relevancy while being freed up to write the genuine and original content that not only serves your readers but is solid for the search engine spiders.
79. Blogs Tutorial At Crabbysbeach | Set Up
How-To & Education - Wed, 23 Sep 2009 21:36:05
This simple blogs tutorial is geared for setting up a blog at Crabbysbeach.com Squidoo blog community. The lesson covers the basic activation of powerful plug-ins and choosing a theme for the WordPress platform blogging you'll encounter at Crabbysbeach.
Many people have expressed they have a har...
80. Squidoo Blogs At Crabbysbeach
How-To & Education - Wed, 23 Sep 2009 01:33:58
Crabbysbeach.com is a Squidoo blog community that is open to all lensmasters who want to blog about Squidoo or their niche. Built on the WordPress Multi-User platform, the community blogs are free and come with most of the popular SEO powerhouse plug-ins that can be found for traditional "stand-a...
81. Factor Y, Session 1, Lens 2 ~ Selfless Promotion
squidoo-community - Mon, 21 Sep 2009 16:44:21
Focus is the name of the game at Factor Y, and this week we are focusing on promotion. Promotion can pertain to a broad range of items, from job status and self promotion to product and "others" promotion.
Session One, First Assignment was all about self promotion, and this assignment will be ab...
82. Factor Y, Session 1, Lens 3 ~ Expertise
squidoo-community - Fri, 18 Sep 2009 04:19:42
Factor Y is turning out the experts this week. No, not the know it alls who will talk their fool heads off about a particular subject as if they know what they are talking about, but the honest "go to" men, who when going gets tough, will provide solutions every time they are called upon.
83. Blue Oyster Cult In Concert
squidoo-community - Fri, 18 Sep 2009 02:12:42
The Blue Oyster Cult concert is always one to remember. From the band's arena days of the 1970's to the small venues today, the talent of the "hardest working band ever" shines like a beacon on a stormy night.
From eerie songs such as Astronomy and Don't Fear The Reaper to the raucus (rock us?) ...
84. Highland Games Of Grandfather Mountain
Entertainment - Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:38:35
Every July, a cultural gathering known as the Highland Games takes place at the base of Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina. Embedded with Scottish traditions, the games are held annually.
The legendary origins of the games are said to be dated from the 11th century, and every year since the ...
85. Senior Squids Challenges 1 to 10
Entertainment - Mon, 31 Aug 2009 18:46:03
The Senior Squids group for Squidoo lensmasters really lives up to its tag line. All you have to do is read some of the incredible challenge lenses that Senior Squids create. The Seniors are among the best Lensmasters that Squidoo has to offer.
This lens is a collection of all the lenses created...
86. The First Computer Bug
squidoo-community - Tue, 25 Aug 2009 17:46:49
If you've used a computer more than three days, you've experienced a computer bug of some sort. Something that was supposed to happen, didn't.
Maybe a right click invoked a sudden urge to throw the computer out the window. Frustrating to be sure.
Imagine working in the infant field of electronic...
87. Leather Clad Squids
computers-and-electronics - Fri, 21 Aug 2009 01:26:43
Who are the Leather Clad Squids? If you don't know by now, you will soon. We are the rockinest coaching group this side of anywhere.
Part of team WiWon, Leather Clad Squids is a group dedicated to helping its members reach that coveted Giant and/or Giant 100 status. Through a group effort we wil...
88. Factor Y, Session 1 , Lens 1 ~ Resume
How-To & Education - Thu, 20 Aug 2009 20:23:22
Session one at Factor Y is driven by the underlying theme of focus. With so many available outlets and avenues for finding success on or through the Internet, the need to zero in on our goals becomes tantamount, because with all the opportunities there are also twice as many distractions.
89. Do We All Have Creativity?
squidoo-community - Wed, 09 Sep 2009 20:36:56
Do we all have creativity? That is a question which has been argued through the ages. Some schools of thought argue that not all of us have the talents or skills to be creative and others believe that those of who do possess those skills, depend on a Muse. I say that is all horse squat and that e...
90. The Apollo 11 Moon Shot ~ Senior Squids Salute The Moon
arts-and-design - Tue, 04 Aug 2009 20:16:32
It was the Moon Shot that was heard 'round the world. Truly, America's Apollo 11 mission literally made the world stop for breath taking moments as Neil Armstrong highlighted the mission by being the first human to step onto the moon's surface. All across the planet people were either glued to te...
91. How Creativity Works
culture-and-society - Wed, 29 Jul 2009 15:19:00
Discovering how creativity works has led to answers for the question "Do we all have creativity?". After researchers determined that the two halves of the human brain process information differently, there could only be one conclusion; we all do indeed have the potential for creativity.
92. Classy Magazine Page Effect Through Easy Photo Art
How-To & Education - Fri, 07 Aug 2009 23:50:29
A glossy magazine page effect is an easy Photo Art effect that can be a quick and simple solution to adding a classy look to any web page header or general image.
This Photoshop tutorial is going to demonstrate a nearly effortless to take a photo and give it that class that may have people "oooo...
93. Photo Art ~ Elegant Luster
How-To & Education - Thu, 16 Jul 2009 12:24:22
Photo Art can be discovered in a plain picture when a simple transformation using an overlooked tool takes place. By adding elegant luster to an otherwise plain digital photograph, an almost dreamy effect can be obtained.
This Photo Art tutorial is geared at using one Photoshop filter applicatio...
94. Photo Art ~ Graffiti Fun
How-To & Education - Thu, 16 Jul 2009 12:21:22
Photo Art can come in handy in many ways. Sometimes an average photo can use a little graffiti fun to turn it into a novelty.
In this Photo Art tutorial, we are going to do just that. Spruce up an otherwise average wall in a picture (from Bo and Jen's wedding day) you might otherwise discard and...
95. JaguarJulie Is Actually Freyja
How-To & Education - Thu, 16 Jul 2009 07:38:04
JaguarJulie is Freyja incarnated, and the evidence is as startling as it is undeniable. Since JaguarJulie signed in at Squidoo March 21,2006, she has been showing the world, little by little, her true identity to be the last Norse God, Freyja. And little by little, Squidizens started paying homag...
96. Lensography of the 2nd Squidoo Giant Challenge for 2009 50/100
culture-and-society - Tue, 28 Jul 2009 15:56:37
The tradition at Squidoo is that once a lensmaster reaches a milestone number of lenses, they create a special "tribute" lens to mark the event. This lensography is dedicated to all those who, during the second Giant Challenge of 2009, reached either their 50th or 100th lens.
This is lens number...
97. TEDtalks Video Showcase
culture-and-society - Mon, 06 Jul 2009 12:11:41
This TEDtalks video showcase is a collection of what I feel are some of the best lectures, performances, and presentations given at the annual conference known as TEDtalks.
TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) is now hosted by the non-profit Sapling Foundation and uses the mantra "Ideas w...
98. Best Of TEDtalks 2009 On Twitter
Entertainment - Tue, 23 Jun 2009 11:15:13
This TEDtalks video showcase is a collection of what I feel are the best lectures, performances, and presentations given at the annual conference known as TEDtalks.
TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) is now hosted by the non-profit Sapling Foundation and uses the mantra "Ideas worth spr...
99. Photo Art ~ Easy 3D
squidoo-community - Mon, 22 Jun 2009 20:55:36
Photo Art is often easier than the results make it appear. In this lesson we will learn how changing the depth perception of a scene can result in Easy 3D.
In this Photo Art tutorial we will be using one Photoshop filter application and a selection tool to give the illusion of three dimensional ...
100. Riders on the Storm
How-To & Education - Sun, 14 Jun 2009 13:17:30
Never really understood this but every time I hear song Riders on the Storm by The Doors, bikers come to my mind! Not that I connect them with killers or something like that, but this phrase bring to me association of group of bikers riding into the storm.
Maybe all of this comes from the fact t...
101. Star Trek TNG: Elementary, Dear Data.
Music - Sat, 13 Jun 2009 02:52:00
Elementary, Dear Data is the first of two episodes in the Star Trek: The Next Generation television series in which the android named Data dons the deerstalker hat, caped overcoat, and picks up the calabash pipe of Sherlock Holmes to take on deeper mysteries than that of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's ...
102. Notoriety Kills!
Entertainment - Fri, 12 Jun 2009 15:56:36
Notoriety Kills! Sometimes fame can be the death of a wonderful thing. The Pioneer Saloon in Goodsprings, Nevada was named a state historical landmark, causing a bar room brawl, which has ultimately brought an end to an oasis.
On one side of the fight is the bar's current owner, Noel Sheckells, w...
103. Motorcycles To
culture-and-society - Mon, 01 Jun 2009 18:14:19
Motorcycle To is an introductory lens for a series about....you guessed it; motorcycle trips. The series will explore some of my favorite jaunts across the asphalt seas. Along the way we will discover hidden gems, wonderful sights and cold beer. Sit back, hold on, let the wind and the road take y...
104. Simple Tags Plug In For WordPress
travel-and-places - Wed, 30 Sep 2009 19:39:21
One way to strengthen your SEO marketing campaign is by using the Simple Tags plug in for Wordpress blogs. This tutorial will show you how to build search engine authority across your entire blog.
Simple Tags can add great weight to your SEO strategy in four different ways. Meta keyword construc...
105. Thomas Jefferson; The Ugly Side Of Greatness
How-To & Education - Thu, 24 Sep 2009 15:18:21
To promote this disposition to exchange lands, which they have to spare and we want, for necessaries, which we have to spare and they want, we shall push our trading uses, and be glad to see the good and influential individuals among them run in debt, because we observe that when these debts get ...
106. Sir Ben Kingsley
culture-and-society - Wed, 15 Apr 2009 14:20:24
Ben Kingsley is arguably the greatest modern male actor of our time. Sealing his legendary status with his award winning portrayal of Mohandis Gandhi in 1982, Sir Ben has continued to this day dazzling audiences and critics alike with stellar performances in roles that span a vast variety. From G...
107. Man On The Moon
culture-and-society - Sat, 11 Apr 2009 15:21:06
Andy Kaufman(a.k.a Foreign Man, Latka Gravas, Tony Clifton, and many more) was not a comedian. What Andy Kaufman was, by every definition of the term, was a performing artist. His life was consumed by his art.
The Man On The Moon title fits him so much as the fictional or maybe not fictional cha...
108. Roscoe Turner
culture-and-society - Sun, 05 Apr 2009 14:30:18
Roscoe Turner , a poor farm boy who wouldn't sit still for farming. He learned at an early age that he needed to be around and involved with fast machines. So, like many of the other barnstormers at the time he enlisted in the U.S. Army to get flight training.
Rejected for official training, Tur...
109. Gangster Movies: Why Do They Appeal To Men?
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:01:27
Gangster movies have been popular since the 1930's when James Cagney starred in 1931's Public Enemy. Since that film's release, hundreds of gangster or Mafia related movies have been produced and have gone on to great notoriety. As further proof of such popularity, The Godfather tops many respect...
110. Clyde Pangborn
Entertainment - Tue, 21 Apr 2009 15:08:51
Clyde "Upside-Down" Pangborn and his co-pilot Hugh Herndon Jr. made the first non-stop transpacific in 1931, but Lindbergh's transatlantic flight, four years earlier, was still overshadowing all of aviation.
Clyde developed upside-down flying and also became a star Wing Walker on the barnstormin...
111. Pancho Barnes
culture-and-society - Thu, 19 Mar 2009 02:30:17
Pancho Barnes could have very well been that spoiled rich kid that no one really liked. But her rough and tumble wealthy grandfather made sure she wasn't that.
No, she still grew up in an extremely wealthy household, but she had a spirit that screamed for adventurous release. In spite of everyth...
112. Jimmy Angel
culture-and-society - Thu, 19 Mar 2009 01:57:33
Jimmy Angel and his brother Eddie ran a flying circus in the early 1920's. Jimmy's specialty was piloting while Eddie liked to walk the wings an jump. Eddie was one of the legendary Batmen who wore a special suit made of canvas and would jump from an airplane in an attempt to "soar" like a bat, o...
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