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She may not be sexy, but Carrie Bradshaw's show can teach you a lot of things about women.
Hans Gruber, Lex Luthor and Agent Smith are all anomalies. Most villians are pathetic. Like these guys.
Yet another reason we will only use our PS3 for Blu Ray.
Annoyed that the 60+ bicycles in front of him were moving at a snail's pace, a driver in a Ford Falcon(?) cut in front of the pack and slammed on his brakes. Bicycles were a-flyin' everywhere.
Because of our instilled belief in authority when we are young (like trusting your mom when she says not to touch the fire), humans are predisposed to believe certain things without requiring proof. Put this into a computer model and voila - religion flourishes.
The model assumes, in other words, that a small number of people have a genetic predisposition to communicate unverifiable information to others. They passed on that trait to their children, but they also interacted with people who didn't spread unreal information.
Read the article.
Perhaps the Jets and the Sharks were overlooked for being too obvious. The rest of this list is right on the money.
If any of you have been following the news about the high cost of oil, you have probably heard that everyone is pointing at speculation on oils futures as one of the leading culprits. Basically there are investors that are betting that oil is going to cost more in the future and by doing so, the price of oil goes up. While this is annoying, I generally assumed that is just the way the stock market works.
But then on Monday, Sierra's Dad told me that several years ago, when gas was like 70% cheaper, there were limits on how much US investors could play the oil futures game. After doing a few google searches, I discovered that in 2000, the Commodity Futures Modernization Act allowed US investors to electronically speculate in unregulated markets (sometimes called the "Enron loophole" or the "London loophole"). By complete coincidence, gas prices went from $1.50/gallon to $4.00/gallon in 8 years.
I really am bothered that I had to dig for to find articles about this. I am on CNN.com everyday and I never saw this article. All the other google links are little blogs like mine. I wonder if the people running the main stream media are the big investors in oil speculation.
This might be a time to write you congressman and ask him to cut the speculators nuts off and reel them back in.
Here's a few that jumped out at me:
ECU - Eternal Care Unit: heaven ("gone to the ECU = dead)
FLK - Funny Looking Kid (sometimes suggests rural inbreeding)
Lignocephalic - wooden-headed (i.e. dense [thick] or stubborn)
Solomf yoyo - So long, mother-f*****, you're on your own
WNL - Will Not Listen; patient won't take medical advice
Read them all.
See the rest of the comic strip...
You know, trailers today are almost universally superior to trailers from like 30 years ago. Because a good trailer can make or break a movie's opening weekend, they are VERY well produced. The problem with a growing number of them, though, is that they give too much away. Did you ever walk out of a movie having heard like 70% of the jokes BEFORE you stepped foot into the theater? Let's do an experiment. Below are the trailer and teaser for Hancock. Take a look. (there are movies to watch so click on the link)
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He he...I love kids who hate everything.
It is difficult to describe how UNDER-whelmed I was by last night's viewing of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Don't worry; I won't give out any spoilers. I was actually pleasantly surprised with the supernatural/magical theme of this one (not too far from lightning shooting out of a golden box or people pulling still-beating hearts from chests).
The crappiness of this film is related mostly to the overacting of Harrison Ford and Karen Allen. They reminded me of actors in a high school play desparately trying to make sure that people at the back of the theater could see that Karen was happy or Indiana was sad. Relative newcomer, Shia LaBeouf, of the immortal movie Holes, was BY FAR the best actor on the screen last night. I might also add that the escape scenes bordered on the absurd (they give James Bond's escape in Goldfinger a run for its money).
I know most people will still go see it and they should. It is an OK movie. I would just recommend not changing any plans to go and see it.
See more mixed up movie posters.
Well wonder no more. Makeup comes from the Makeup mines of Peru.
You may or may not have seen the video of Bill O'Reilly freaking out when he was at Inside Edition so here it is.
See more funny videos at CollegeHumor
But just today, more archived footage from another camera captures the hard-to-hear voice of the producer who has the exchange with Bill.
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Nono...not the supermarket. This is a catalog of every item sold be the ACME from the Warner Brothers' cartoons. Unfortunately, they don't sell the Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator.
See more creepy Man-Baby photos.
Some guy with too much time on his hands remixed the footage at the end of news broadcasts where the anchors just look at the camera and each other like idiots.
At the macho Devon Horse Show, gay cowboys held a rodeo in an attempt to undermine the stereotype that gays are effeminate.
Sorry folks but Sierra and I are on our first cruise this week. In the mean time, go outside, do your work, pay your bills, OR search my archives for fun articles from yesteryear.
BTW...if you, like Frank, notice that a link is dead, please go into the permalink and post a comment telling me to delete the article.
Cya in a week.
Who'd have thunk it? Biologists and Chemists have stereotypical personalities that should be accounted for when you deal with them.
What planet are Computer Scientists from?
Because of his mental problems, Peter Ballance records all of his conversations so that he can remember things. He even has a pin on his chest informing you that he is recording the conversation. Well, the Greenacres Police Department has a problem with any record of their conversations so they decided it would be good to tackle him and charge him with resisting arrest. Now that he's acquitted, he suing the City of Greenacres. Sam Drucker had no comment.
See more rejected GTA4 ideas.
In what could have been the final game of her senior year, Sara Tucholsky of Western Oregon hit the first home run of her career. Unfortunately as she was tagging first, she tripped up and tore her ACL. She was unable to move on her own. Knowing that if her teammates touched her, she would be called out, opponent firstbaseman, Mallory Holtman, and shortstop Liz Wallace, proceeded to pick her up and carry her around the bases.
Turns out it was her last game.
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