So much talk of waterboarding, so much controversy. But what is it really? How...– Straight Dope Message Board - I waterboard!
2008 - CRS — bobloblawslawblog This song / video is actually kind of amazing!
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If atheism is a religion, then not collecting stamps is a hobby.– a great comment on an absurd Huffington Post blog post proposing that atheism is actually a “stealth religion” (via xstevemurphy) Brilliant!
Dress formal and be prepared for drinking games. Feel free to invite as many...– From an invitation to a New Years party
What filters can I apply to the world when I'm...
The creator of xkcd plans fight scenes. An old classmate imagined everyone (EVERYONE) naked. I sometimes give people backstories. What do you do? (Reblog this or comment.) — nickdouglas I don’t do anything like that, but I always make sure to scan the faces (quickly, but very deliberately) of everyone in each new environment I enter. I usually look for any distinguishing / interesting...
The Victorian freak show never went away. Now it’s called ‘Big Brother’ or...– Ricky Gervais - TV - New York Times
A common food preservative could one day protect patients with cystic fibrosis...– Food preservative fights cystic fibrosis complication - New Scientist
You can protect yourself and your family from the dangers of processed meats by...– Shocking News About Processed Meat
“There’s no way this city can allow some developer to just come in...– Shitty Neighborhood Rallies Against Asshole Developer | The Onion - America’s Finest News Source
“Hard to be a Girl“ by Adam Green ...
Tegan and Sarah are like… TATU for homophobes
The three ways we can find meaning in our lives:
The conclusion - you’re allowed to be unhappy - and you shouldn’t be ASHAMED of it - as long as you’re unhappy about something you can’t change. — juliaallison Wow… this seems entirely backwards to me. I’m totally fine being temorarily unhappy about things within my control, because that just adds to the drive to make the necessary changes. On the other hand,...
The Trifecta is Complete
So today was kinda cool [.. and that’s even before our PlanetEye Christmas Party tonight!! I’ll be taking lots of photos :) ]. There are three places only where I share myself (in the most platonic sense possible) with the world. Flickr - for photos; Tumblr - for interesting things I find on the web; and Blogger - for more detailed posts about this and that. And today I got external...
Duelity - Evolution vs. Creationism
This is officially my favourite thing right now! Get this: Two videos, designed to be played simultaneously… One, describing Creationism with the language and animation style of a scientific iconographic presentation (similar to the “Remind Me” video by Royksopp); the other, shows the story of Evolution through Christian imagery and a particularly affected religious speech....
Last 30 minutes of the Jonestown Massacre
Play / Download the mp3 (20.4mb) “Nine-hundred-and-nine people drank cyanide after Jim Jones ordered his men to kill visiting Congressman Leo Ryan and numerous members of his entourage. In this horrifying recording you hear the last 30-45 minutes of Jones directing his followers to poison their children and then themselves. At one point one of the female voices on the tape is heard to say...
I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the...– - Woody Allen Top 25 Woody Allen Quotes - The List Universe
“Users from the USA are able to watch episodes of Lost, Desperate Houswives, Alias and others right from the website. Unfortunatly they check your IPs origin and decline access if the whois turns out to be from outside the USA. But as always, there is a way around this restriction.” - How to watch ABC TV Streams outside the USA Trying this out to get Hulu to work here in Toronto....
Cruises are depressing places. They’re like lots of old people floating...– Jon Ronson on America’s most controversial psychic Sylvia Browne | Guardian Unlimited