Gonna cram in a bunch of stuff here, so bear with me.
Remember the old chant, "No blood for oil"? (Good times.) Well now you can literally trade your blood... for oil! Now through July 31 (started on the 17th, sorry), Florida Blood Centers is giving away $10 gas cards (i.e. almost 2.5 gallons) with donations of your hemoglobin. (You can also get a Big Red Bag cooler, but pffffttb.) You can go to www.floridasbloodcenters.org to find any of the accepting centers. So go ahead and open your veins straight into your fuel tank. (Also, I guess, you'll be saving crushed people or something.)
But what to do with your new found fossils? How about a limo scavanger hunt? (I can't think of a time when those aren't a good idea.) Howl at the Moon has put together this particular.... Here, it's simple:
LIMO SCAVANGER HUNT!
It's $75, which benefits the American Cancer Society and the Parramore League of Artistic Youth (like the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, but without Tom Sawyer). Then you can sing away the night, woozy from drinking and bloodloss, at Howl at the Moon's piano bar.
And last, why don't you give something, you selfish bastard? You've been awfully greedy up until now. So how about you create something to improve our city? There a movement called OurLando, and it's all about making this city a little more... this city. Local products. Local buying. Being local. If you haven't heard of it, it's because they need a logo. They want you (you're a designer, right?) to create an image that says, "Hey, this city rocks! Oh, and people live here." You can go here for the guidelines. But hurry, submissions are due Aug. 31.
Now stop complaining about being bored, dammit!
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