BABs Created During Summer 2008 Break

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BABs are listed in the order in which they were created during the Summer 2008 break.

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  1. April 2008 CPI Up 0.2%, Core CPI Up 0.1% [16 May 2008]
  2. BARS:: 9 Miles to Adair on US Hwy-136 in Illinois [16 May 2008]
  3. Not a Million Thanks [17 May 2008]
  4. One Penny Increase Equals Large Percent Increase [17 May 2008]
  5. New BARS Function--string_to_nbr [17 May 2008]
  6. Every Road Sign is a BARS [17 May 2008]
  7. BARS:: Approaching O'Hare Airport on I-190 West in Chicago, Illinois [18 May 2008]
  8. BARS:: Town Line Rd. Exit on I-94 South in Chicago, Illinois [18 May 2008]
  9. BARS:: Macomb, Illinois, 50 Miles to Maquon, Illinois [18 May 2008]
  10. BARS:: McLean to Hamilton via US Hwy-136 in Illinois [18 May 2008]
  11. BARS:: Post Office Parking Sign in Warsaw, Illinois [19 May 2008]
  12. BARS:: Street Cleaning and Speed Limit Signs from Warsaw, Illinois [19 May 2008]
  13. BARS:: Mileages From the McDonald's in McLean, Illinois [19 May 2008]
  14. Tasty Road Spill... 14 Tons of Oreos [19 May 2008]
  15. April 2008 PPI Up 0.2%, Core PPI Up 0.4% [20 May 2008]
  16. Phoenix Hits a Record 110 on 19 May 2008 [20 May 2008]
  17. Antique Fire Hydrant in Warsaw, Illinois [20 May 2008]
  18. $4.079 Gas at O'Hare Oasis in Chicago, Illinois [20 May 2008]
  19. BARS:: 5 Miles West of Elvaston on US Hwy-136 in Hamilton, Illinois [20 May 2008]
  20. Comparing Unit Prices [21 May 2008]
  21. Imaginary BARS for When There are BARS Shortages [21 May 2008]
  22. Papa John's Online Pizza Sales Hits $1B [22 May 2008]
  23. BARS:: 7th St., 7th Ave., 19th Ave. on I-10 West in Phoenix, Arizona [22 May 2008]
  24. U.S. Population Nearing Pi Times One Hundred-Million [23 May 2008]
  25. Baby Put Up for Auction on eBay [24 May 2008]
  26. Phoenix Hits 72 Five Days After Hitting 110 [25 May 2008]
  27. Walking 17 Miles in Two Hours [26 May 2008]
  28. BARS:: Nearing Kirkland on Yavapai County Road 10 in Arizona [28 May 2008]
  29. BARS:: 23 Miles to Ash Fork on Route 66 in Seligman, Arizona [28 May 2008]
  30. BARS:: I-40 Underpass on Hwy-89 at Seligman, Arizona [28 May 2008]
  31. About the Number 51 (Fifty-One) [28 May 2008]
  32. SCC's Men's Basketball Team Earns a Pi GPA [29 May 2008]
  33. BARS:: 2 Miles From Drake on Yavapai County Road 71 in Arizona [29 May 2008]
  34. BARS:: Speed Limit and No Parking Signs in Pine, Arizona [29 May 2008]
  35. BARS:: AZ Hwy-87 and AZ Hwy-260 Signs in Payson, Arizona [29 May 2008]
  36. BARS:: Equivalent Road Signs on AZ Hwy-260 West in Arizona [29 May 2008]
  37. American Idol Voting [30 May 2008]
  38. BAB Number 1600 [30 May 2008]
  39. MathBabbler Can't Be a Cop in Houston, Texas [30 May 2008]
  40. Fitness Club Fees is a Linear Function [30 May 2008]
  41. Cost of P.O. Box is a Function of Type [30 May 2008]
  42. About the Number 309 (Three Hundred Nine) [30 May 2008]
  43. BARS:: 5 Miles From Camp Verde on Forrest Road 618 in Arizona [30 May 2008]
  44. BARS:: Entrance to Hualapai Mountain Park Near Kingman, Arizona [30 May 2008]
  45. BARS:: Hualapai Mountain Park Sign Near Kingman, Arizona [30 May 2008]
  46. BARS:: No Parking Sign in Jerome, Arizona [30 May 2008]
  47. BARS:: 6 Percent Grade on AZ Hwy-260 in Arizona [30 May 2008]
  48. BARS:: 2 Miles From Camp Verde on AZ Hwy-260 in Arizona [30 May 2008]
  49. BARS:: I-40 and AZ Hwy-89 Junction in Ash Fork, Arizona [30 May 2008]
  50. BARS:: Parking and Animal Excrement Signs in Cottonwood, Arizona [31 May 2008]
  51. BARS:: 13 Miles From Pine on AZ Hwy-87 in Arizona [01 June 2008]
  52. BARS:: 19 Miles From AZ Hwy-188 on AZ Hwy-87 in Arizona [01 June 2008]
  53. Who Should Polifoo Pick for VP? [01 June 2008]
  54. Tempe Hotdoggers Need More Practice [01 June 2008]
  55. BARS:: 14 Mileages on One Sign on Parker Dam Road in California [03 June 2008]
  56. Arizona State Quarter is in Circulation [04 June 2008]
  57. BARS:: Inconsistent Road Signs on AZ Hwy-89 in Arizona [04 June 2008]
  58. BARS:: Get Your Math Kicks on Route 66 in Arizona [04 June 2008]
  59. About the Number 79 (Seventy-Nine) [04 June 2008]
  60. BARS:: Wordy Restricted Parking Sign in Tempe, Arizona [05 June 2008]
  61. The Phoenix Mars Lander is on Mars [06 June 2008]
  62. Data on Illegal Immigrants [07 June 2008]
  63. DJIA Down Almost Pi Percent on 6 June 2008 [07 June 2008]
  64. What Did Ichan Tell Yahoo!? [08 June 2008]
  65. Gas Hits $4 Per Gallon [09 June 2008]
  66. Corn Prices Nearing $6.66 Per Bushel [09 June 2008]
  67. 701 Miles 2-Day Road Sign Roadtrip [09 June 2008]
  68. 1.026 Quadrillion Calculations Per Second [09 June 2008]
  69. Mount Everest 2008 [10 June 2008]
  70. Google Wants To Collaborate With NASA [10 June 2008]
  71. BARS:: 200 W. 1st St. and 100 S. Farmer Ave. in Tempe, Arizona [11 June 2008]
  72. New BARS Pi Approximation Formula: sqrt(200) - 11 [11 June 2008]
  73. BARS:: 800 W. 16th St. and 1600 S. Hardy Dr. in Tempe, Arizona [12 June 2008]
  74. Rising Fuel Costs Hurting US Airways [12 June 2008]
  75. Yet Another Friday The 13th [13 June 2008]
  76. May 2008 CPI Up 0.6%, Core CPI Up 0.2% [13 June 2008]
  77. Using Metric Prefixes In Blog Names [14 June 2008]
  78. SUSD Wants To Increase Prices For School Meals [16 June 2008]
  79. May 2008 PPI Up 1.4%, Core PPI Up 0.2% [17 June 2008]
  80. Doug Parker Buys Some US Airways Stock [18 June 2008]
  81. BARS:: rsAgeEval=51 at Baseline Rd. and I-10 in Tempe, Arizona [19 June 2008]
  82. BARS:: I-10 and US Hwy-60 Entrance Ramp in Tempe, Arizona [19 June 2008]
  83. BARS:: I-10 and US Hwy-60 Entrance Ramp Split in Tempe, Arizona [19 June 2008]
  84. US Airways To Layoff Workers [20 June 2008]
  85. ComScore Says Google Did 6.66 Billion U.S. Searches in May 2008 [21 June 2008]
  86. Barges Stranded on the Mississippi River [22 June 2008]
  87. Scooter Kerry Bikes To Work [23 June 2008]
  88. About the Number 71 (Seventy-One) [23 June 2008]
  89. About the Number 1649 (One Thousand Six Hundred Forty-Nine) [23 June 2008]
  90. World-Wide PC Usage Hits One Billion [24 June 2008]
  91. 30 Picowatts--How Many or How Much Of a Watt? [25 June 2008]
  92. Kroger's 1st-Quarter 2009 Results [25 June 2008]
  93. Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged At 2.0% (2008.04.30) [25 June 2008]
  94. Volunteering 43,376 Hours [26 June 2008]
  95. Pi Moments With Altair Nanotechnologies [26 June 2008]
  96. BARS:: 400 S. Clark Dr. and 2000 E. 5th St. in Tempe, Arizona [27 June 2008]
  97. BARS:: Pi Corner at 700 N. May and 2220 W. Dartmouth in Mesa, Arizona [27 June 2008]
  98. BARS:: Dobson Road Exit 10 on Eastbound 202 in Tempe, Arizona [27 June 2008]
  99. BARS:: rsPhiEval on Eastbound Loop 202 in Mesa, Arizona [27 June 2008]
  100. BARS:: 100 S. Smith Road and 0 S. Tempe Marketplace in Tempe, Arizona [27 June 2008]
  101. BARS:: Fishing Sign at Evelyn Hallman Pond in Tempe, Arizona [27 June 2008]
  102. June 2008 High Temperatures [29 June 2008]
  103. Wal-Mart Into Drugs [29 June 2008]
  104. Start of Semester Poem [29 June 2008]
  105. New BARS Command--newbars [29 June 2008]
  106. Two Score Gone... What Does It Mean? [01 July 2008]
  107. Genetic Genealogy Featured on 60 Minutes [02 July 2008]
  108. How Much Water To Drink? [03 July 2008]
  109. Independence Day (United States) 2008 [04 July 2008]
  110. About the Number 232 (Two Hundred Thirty-Two) [04 July 2008]
  111. Joey Chestnut Wins the 2008 Nathan's Mustard Yellow Belt [04 July 2008]
  112. Happy Birthdays to George W. Bush and 50 Cent [06 July 2008]
  113. The Hurricanes of 2008 [08 July 2008]
  114. Happy 68th Birthday To Ringo Starr [09 July 2008]
  115. BARS:: 800 N. Federal St. and 3200 W. Harrison St. in Chandler, Arizona [10 July 2008]
  116. Minus 2 Dew Point on 1 May 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona [11 July 2008]
  117. Take a Seat, Any Seat [11 July 2008]
  118. $16 Million For Pictures of Brangelina's Twins? [13 July 2008]
  119. About the Number 1681 (One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-One) [14 July 2008]
  120. About the Number 108 (One Hundred Eight) [14 July 2008]
  121. World's Oldest Blogger, Olive Riley, Dies at Age 108 [14 July 2008]
  122. BARS:: I-17 Underpass on Thunderbird Road in Phoenix, Arizona [14 July 2008]
  123. June 2008 PPI Up 1.8%, Core PPI Up 0.2% [15 July 2008]
  124. June 2008 CPI Up 1.1%, Core CPI Up 0.3% [16 July 2008]
  125. George Carlin on Age [16 July 2008]
  126. Apple's iPhones are Popular [16 July 2008]
  127. TGen Gets $1.99M Supercomputing Grant [18 July 2008]
  128. SuperSonics--Exit Seattle, Enter Oklahoma City [18 July 2008]
  129. Consumer Borrowing Becoming a Big Number Example [18 July 2008]
  130. TV Usage Grows [18 July 2008]
  131. Google, IBM, Microsoft Report Quarterly Results [18 July 2008]
  132. Google Down Almost 10 Percent on 2nd-Quarter News [19 July 2008]
  133. Headline: "Nintendo says sold 666,000 Wii in U.S. in June" [19 July 2008]
  134. $400 Million Contract For Rush Limbaugh [20 July 2008]
  135. Fort Scott Kansas Sets Two Penny Records [20 July 2008]
  136. 'Dark Knight' (Batman) Sets Hollywood Box-Office Record [21 July 2008]
  137. New Summer BAB Creation Record Set [21 July 2008]
  138. BAB Number 1700 [21 July 2008]
  139. Apple Reports 3rd-Quarter 2008 Results [22 July 2008]
  140. The Video Game Industry is Making Money [22 July 2008]
  141. Small-Dollar Political Donors Set Record [22 July 2008]
  142. Solar Cars Racing Across North America [23 July 2008]
  143. Yahoo! Reports 2nd-Quarter 2008 Results [23 July 2008]
  144. China's Foreign Exchange Reserves [24 July 2008]
  145. US Airways Reports 2nd-Quarter 2008 Results [24 July 2008]
  146. Almost Dead Drunk in Rhode Island [24 July 2008]
  147. Level 3 and the Age of Conan Hyborian Adventures [04 August 2008]
  148. About the Number 47 (Forty-seven) [04 August 2008]
  149. BARS:: 2 Miles to the Maui Airport at Kahului, Hawaii [05 August 2008]
  150. BARS:: 1 Mile to the Maui Airport at Kahului, Hawaii [05 August 2008]
  151. BARS:: Animal Restrictions Sign at Richardson Beach in Hilo, Hawaii [05 August 2008]
  152. BARS:: Speed Limit and Parking Signs in Kona, Hawaii [05 August 2008]
  153. BARS:: 11 Miles to Waimea Canyon on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii [05 August 2008]
  154. BARS:: 26 Miles to Lihue on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii [05 August 2008]
  155. BARS:: 4 Miles to Kalaheo on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii [05 August 2008]
  156. Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Unchanged At 2.0% (2008.08.05) [05 August 2008]
  157. BARS:: Nawiliwili Park on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii [06 August 2008]
  158. BARS:: Hwy-51 at Nawiliwili Park on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii [06 August 2008]
  159. BARS:: 13 Miles to Poipu on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii [06 August 2008]
  160. BARS:: 3 Miles to Sprouting Horn on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii [06 August 2008]
  161. BARS:: 2 Miles to Numila on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii [06 August 2008]
  162. BARS:: Kauai Coffee Walking Tour Sign in Hawaii [06 August 2008]
  163. Exxon Mobil Reports 2nd-Quarter 2008 Results [07 August 2008]
  164. Google Concerned About It's AOL Investment [08 August 2008]
  165. Nebraska Beef Ltd. Recalls More Beef [10 August 2008]
  166. Bernie Mac Dead at Age 50 (Two Months Shy of 51) [10 August 2008]
  167. Isaac Hayes Dead at Age 65 (10 Days Shy of 66) [11 August 2008]
  168. From Miley to Neil (or Pop Star to Rock Icon) [13 August 2008]
  169. July 2008 CPI Up 0.8%, Core CPI Up 0.3% [14 August 2008]
  170. US Airways Floats 19 Million Shares [14 August 2008]
  171. World's Tallest Woman Dead at Age 53 [14 August 2008]
  172. China, U.S. and Oil [15 August 2008]
  173. Napster Reports 1st-Quarter 2009 Results [15 August 2008]
  174. BARS:: 200 S. 6th Ave. and 600 W. Monroe St. in Phoenix, Arizona [17 August 2008]
  175. BARS:: 200 S. 4th Ave. and 400 W. Monroe St. in Phoenix, Arizona [17 August 2008]
  176. BARS:: 200 S. 2nd Ave. and 100 W. Monroe St. in Phoenix, Arizona [17 August 2008]
  177. BARS:: Parking Sign on W. Monroe St. in Phoenix, Arizona [17 August 2008]
  178. BARS:: Parking Sign on S. 8th Ave. in Phoenix, Arizona [17 August 2008]
  179. BARS:: 7th Ave., 19th Ave., I-17 on I-10 West in Phoenix, Arizona [17 August 2008]
  180. Summer Break 2008 Ends With a Visit to Ed The Hotdogger [17 August 2008]
BABs::Updated During Summer 2008 Break

The following are existing BABs that were updated during the Summer 2008 break.

  1. Songs With Numbers In Their Titles
    [updated 14 August 2008; created 18 November 2007]
    [updated 10 August 2008; created 18 November 2007]
    [updated 17 July 2008; created 18 November 2007]
    [updated 9 July 2008; created 18 November 2007]
    [updated 6 July 2008; created 18 November 2007]
    [updated 26 June 2008; created 18 November 2007]
    [updated 7 June 2008; created 18 November 2007]
    [updated 4 June 2008; created 18 November 2007]
  2. About the Number 1957 (One Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-Seven)
    [updated 9 August 2008; created 5 October 2005]
    [updated 8 August 2008; created 5 October 2005]
    [updated 9 July 2008; created 5 October 2005]
    [updated 5 July 2008; created 5 October 2005]
    [updated 3 July 2008; created 5 October 2005]
    [updated 23 June 2008; created 5 October 2005]
    [updated 6 June 2008; created 5 October 2005]
    [updated 5 June 2008; created 5 October 2005]
  3. Rising Fuel Costs Hurting US Airways
    [updated 5 August 2008; created 12 June 2008]
  4. $16 Million For Pictures of Brangelina's Twins?
    [updated 5 August 2008; created 13 July 2008]
  5. Pi Sightings
    [updated 5 August 2008; created 17 August 2007]
  6. The Hurricanes of 2008
    [updated 5 August 2008; created 8 July 2008]
    [updated 23 July 2008; created 8 July 2008]
    [updated 21 July 2008; created 8 July 2008]
  7. Big Numbers
    [updated 15 July 2008; created 6 September 2006]
    [updated 9 June 2008; created 6 September 2006]
    [updated 19 May 2008; created 6 September 2006]
  8. About the Number 1649 (One Thousand Six Hundred Forty-Nine)
    [updated 14 July 2008; created 23 June 2008]
  9. Two Score Gone... What Does It Mean?
    [updated 10 July 2008; created 1 July 2008]
  10. PiYears Function Created on Pi Day 2008
    [updated 9 July 2008; created 14 March 2008]
  11. About the Number 13 (Thirteen)
    [updated 13 June 2008; created 13 July 2007]
  12. Google Wants To Collaborate With NASA
    [updated 11 June 2008; created 10 June 2008]
  13. About the Number 1957 (One Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-Seven)
    [updated 6 June 2008; created 5 October 2005]
    [updated 5 June 2008; created 5 October 2005]
  14. BARS:: Pi Road Sign on Route 66 in Kingman, Arizona
    [updated 4 June 2008; created 3 June 2006]
  15. Arizona's New Quarter Coming in 2008
    [updated 4 June 2008; created 11 April 2007]
  16. BARS:: 14 Mileages on One Road Sign in California
    [updated 1 June 2008; created 12 December 2006]
  17. New Form of BARS: Road Sign Evaluation (RSeval)
    [updated 30 May 2008; created 18 March 2008]
  18. About the Number 72 (Seventy-Two)
    [updated 25 May 2008; created 7 January 2007]
  19. BARS:: I-17 North and South and I-10 South and West in Phoenix, Arizona
    [updated 25 May 2008; created 31 July 2005]
  20. U.S. Population Nearing Pi Times One Hundred-Million
    [updated 24 May 2008; created 23 May 2008]
  21. BARS:: Pi and Phi 7th St. Exit on I-17 North in Phoenix, Arizona
    [updated 22 May 2008; created 29 April 2007]
  22. World Population Hits 666,666,666,666
    [updated 18 May 2008; created 9 May 2008]
  23. BARS:: Truncation Used on an AZ Hwy-77 Road Sign in Winkelman, Arizona
    [updated 16 May 2008; created 21 May 2006]
  24. BARS:: 39 Miles South of Globe in Winkelman, Arizona
    [updated 16 May 2008; created 26 November 2007]
  25. BARS:: Heading West to Rice on CA Hwy-62 in California
    [updated 16 May 2008; created 17 April 2006]
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Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 16 May 2008

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