Monday, January 7, 2008

30 Years and Counting OR CHA, CHA, CHA CHANGES....

In the past 30 years many things have happened Some great, some not so great, and some, down right infuriating.

Communism fell (for the most part) and Russia is now a capitalist country.
Ma Bell was dismantled and gave birth to many long distance carrier spawn.
Cell phones have taken over the world and everyone has one, making pay phones almost obsolete.
The advent & advancement of all cable and telecommunications has made us a global society.
New Coke was introduced and it failed miserably.
Water has become designer and we pay for it willingly.
Computers are no long just for geeks & most of us have one.
The Green House effect has played havoc with out environment and the polar icecaps are melting at an alarming rate. Polar bears now swim an average of 60 miles to get from 1 icecap to another.
The Boston Red Socks broke "The Babes" curse on October 27th, 2004 during a lunar eclipse. Hell did not freeze over.
Kids no longer get the Chicken Pox.
Rock and Roll has gone corporate and rock stars have in fact become the establishment.
2 of the 4 Beatles are gone.
George W was elected, TWICE - Go figure?

In 1966 High Fructose Corn Syrup was invented by the Japanese.
In 1975 food companies started to add High Fructose Corn Syrup to their food products.
In 1980 soda companies began to add High Fructose Corn Syrup to sodas.
Since 1980, childhood obeisity has steady increased every year and has now reached epidemic status

In 2005 1.5 million new cases of Diabetes were diagnosed in people over the age of 2o.


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