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  • The very WORST design fails (and you'll wonder how they made it through quality control)

    12/14/2017 3:30:13 PM PST · by mairdie · 54 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 14 December 2017 | Kerry Mcdermott
    At first glance, the compass point cushions seen in this photo seem entirely inoffensive. But look closer, and you'll notice a glaring mistake; the designer has gotten his south and east muddled up. And the fact they made it to the shop floor suggests the quality control department at the homeware store responsible leaves a lot to be desired.
  • Neel Kolhatkar: Calling Out the Left with Comedy

    12/14/2017 10:55:40 AM PST · by tbw2 · 5 replies
    The Rubin Report ^ | 12/14/2017 | The Rubin Report
    Neel Kolhatkar is most famous for the "Modern Education" video calling out the insanity in modern academia. Here he's interviewed by Dave Rubin as a conservative comic pointing out problems with liberalism.
  • Today's Toons 12/14/17

    12/14/2017 3:34:22 AM PST · by pookie18 · 18 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 12/14/17 | pookie18
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  • Chanukah present FAIL

    12/13/2017 10:23:53 PM PST · by EinNYC · 2 replies
    There's no place like home | December 14, 2017 | Me, Myself, & I
  • Ohio College student arrested; tried to trade chicken alfredo, Sprite for sex

    12/13/2017 8:05:01 PM PST · by Morgana · 53 replies
    WOWK 13 NEWS ^ | Dec. 13, 2017 | WOWK
    AUSTINTOWN, OH (WOIO) - Youngstown State University student Albert Maruna was caught red-handed and arrested this week after he allegedly attempted to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, who turned out to be an undercover officer. Maruna IV, 22, is charged with attempted unlawful sexual contact with a minor, disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, possessing criminal tools, and importuning.
  • We Regret To Inform You That A British Surgeon Was Branding His Initials On Livers

    12/13/2017 5:16:08 PM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 33 replies
    NPR ^ | 13 Dec 2017 | CAMILA DOMONOSKE
    "Bramhall used an argon beam coagulator, which seals bleeding blood vessels with an electric beam, to mark his initials on the organs," In 2000, a doctor in New York allegedly carved his initials onto a woman's abdomen after her C-section. And in 2010, a gynecologist in California allegedly branded a woman's name on her own uterus. Both patients brought civil suits against the doctors.
  • Harry Potter chapter written by bots is magically terrible

    12/13/2017 11:59:58 AM PST · by Swordmaker · 10 replies
    C-Net ^ | December 12, 2017 | BY GAEL FASHINGBAUER COOPER
    Quit eating Hermione's family, Ron, and what's with the Hufflepuff House pig? Is there a spell that can write more Harry Potter books that aren't robotic-sounding? Warner Bros J.K. Rowling, you're in no danger of being replaced any time soon.The bright Muggles at Botnik Studios trained predictive keyboards (one for narration, one for dialogue) on all seven Harry Potter books and produced a brand-new chapter about the young wizard. And great sizzling dragon bogies, is it awful."Our web keyboard app analyzes text files and offers the most common word sequences as suggestions to the human user, to help them write...
  • Polls are Never Wrong, but are Poles always Right?

    12/13/2017 11:16:19 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 16 replies
    email from a friend | 12/13/2017 | unknown
    WHAT AISLE IS THE POLISH SAUSAGE IN? Everyone seems to be in such a hurry to scream 'prejudice' these days ..... A customer asked, "In what aisle can I find the Polish sausage?" The clerk asks, "Are you Polish?" The guy, clearly offended, says, "Yes I am. But let me ask you something. If I had asked for Italian sausage, would you ask me if I was Italian? Or if I had asked for German Bratwurst, would you ask me if I was German? Or if I asked for a kosher hot dog would you ask me if I was...
  • THE PREACHER'S SON

    12/13/2017 4:57:29 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 11 replies
    email from a friend | 12/13/2017 | unknown
    THE PREACHERS SON       An old country preacher.....had a teenage son, and it was getting time the boy should give some thought to choosing a profession. Like many young men his age, the boy didn't really know what he wanted to do, and he didn't seem too concerned about it.       One day, while the boy was away at school, his father decided to try an experiment.   He went into the boy's room and placed on his study table four objects.     1. A Bible..... 2. A silver dollar..... 3. A bottle of whiskey........
  • Today's Toons 12/13/17

    12/13/2017 3:37:45 AM PST · by pookie18 · 11 replies
    The Politics Forums ^ | 12/13/17 | pookie18
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  • Bender's NFL LIVE THREAD Week 15

    12/12/2017 9:06:31 AM PST · by Impy · 37 replies
    12-12-2017
    Bender's NFL LIVE THREAD Week 15 Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 (All times Eastern) Denver at Indianapolis 8:25 pm NFLN (& NBC) Lucas Oil Stadium Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 Chicago at Detroit 4:30 pm NFLN Ford Field L.A. Chargers at Kansas City 8:25 pm NFLN Arrowhead Stadium Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 Arizona at Washington 1:00 pm FOX FedEx Field Baltimore at Cleveland 1:00 pm CBS FirstEnergy Stadium Cincinnati at Minnesota 1:00 pm CBS U.S. Bank Stadium Green Bay at Carolina 1:00 pm FOX Bank of America Stadium Houston at Jacksonville 1:00 pm FOX EverBank Field Miami at Buffalo 1:00 pm CBS...
  • Today's Toons 12/12/17

    12/12/2017 3:30:23 AM PST · by pookie18 · 20 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 12/12/17 | pookie18
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  • Once in a lifetime, President Trump.

    12/11/2017 5:25:09 AM PST · by Hotmetal · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | 30 Nov 2017 | Swede Mason
    Since last Friday, this has been going viral. The Donald Trump vs Talking Heads video. A hilarious mash-up of Swede Mason, an English musician/video editor. Once in a Lifetime is completely 'sung' by Donald Trump... a brilliant, crazy piece of video editing...
  • Today's Toons 12/11/17

    12/11/2017 3:32:18 AM PST · by pookie18 · 31 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 12/11/17 | pookie18
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  • ‘The Simpsons’ Team Considering How to Handle Apu Backlash, Hank Azaria Says

    12/10/2017 11:47:43 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    New York Post ^ | Dec 4, 2017 | William Earl
    The Simpsons team is looking at how to handle longtime Springfield resident Apu Nahasapeemapetilon after a recent wave of criticism of the controversial Indian character. Notably, Hari Kondabolu’s documentary The Problem With Apu examined how the character reinforced hurtful cultural stereotypes. But Hank Azaria, who has voiced the character since 1990, has remained quiet publicly about the matter. TMZ recently spoke with Azaria, who said that the documentary was definitely food for thought and could inspire change on the show. “I think the documentary did make some really interesting points, and gave us a lot at The Simpsons to think...
  • ‘SNL’ Questions Why Al Franken Felt The Need To Resign But Not Actually Apologize

    12/10/2017 11:45:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    New York Post ^ | Dec 10, 2017 | Larry Getlen
    SNIP With Kenan Thompson as a department store Santa and Kate McKinnon as his elf, the sketch featured children sitting on his lap and, instead of asking for toys, asking questions about the news, such as, “What did Al Franken do?” “Is President Trump on the naughty list?” and “Why are football players kneeling? Do they hate the troops?” The approach was risky for two reasons. For one, depending on kids in a live TV setting led to a few line failings, although the risk was minimal here, as the few mistakes (save for Thompson answering one question that wasn’t...
  • The Trump Curse: Lindsey Vonn Will Not Represent President Trump at the Olympics.

    12/10/2017 9:22:05 AM PST · by Bon mots · 70 replies
    The Bon Mots Drawing Room ^ | December 10, 2017 | Bon Mots
    In fact, she probably won't be representing anybody.
  • Senior Sunday

    12/10/2017 4:02:43 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 13 replies
    email from a friend | 12/10/2017 | unknown
      As I get older, I realize… #1 - I talk to myself, jbecause there are times I need expert advice.  #2 - I consider "On Trend" to be the clothes that still fit.  #3 - I don't need anger management… I need people to stop pissing me off.   #4 - My people skills are just fine… It's my tolerance (for idiots) that needs work. #5 - The biggest lie I tell myself is… " I don't need to write that down. I'll remember it. " #6 - I have days when my life is just one tent short...
  • The Star Wars Holiday Special (CBS, 1978)

    12/09/2017 10:09:41 AM PST · by Ciaphas Cain · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 1978
    However bad the prequels/sequels are, remember that once upon a time George Lucas signed off on this:
  • Six Flags Great Adventure cancels snowball fight because of snow

    12/09/2017 9:42:36 AM PST · by Trump.Deplorable · 15 replies
    PhillyVoice ^ | 12/9/2017 | ANDREW PARENT
    Behold the irony of snow-related ironies: Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey opted to close on Saturday and cancelled its planned attempt at a world record snowball fight. The reason? Snow, of course. The Central Jersey amusement park had assured everyone earlier in the morning that the "massive family friendly snowball fight" would go on as scheduled despite the season's first snowstorm, which was expected to bring as much as six inches of snow in parts of the Garden State on Saturday. (The Philadelphia area is still set for 2-4 inches.)