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Monthly Archives: August 2009

>Disney to Buy Marvel and Its 5,000 Characters for $4 Billion

>Holy shit.

 
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Posted by on August 31, 2009 in Uncategorized

 

>Main Street Bipartisanship in Iowa

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http://youtube.com/v/Z8ezBSvJFsE

It’s no coincidence that Grassley has receive $2.9 million from health care firms and is also one of the most vocal opponents of the public health care option. I wonder when us regular folk can stop having to compete with large corporations to win our representatives’ favor.

 
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Posted by on August 31, 2009 in Uncategorized

 

>Now Youre Cooking with…Magnets?

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http://m.gizmodo.com/site?t=bCuo9efZ5fVswlPnqONiRw&sid=gizmodoip

Apparently some of the top restaurants are using induction burners
that heat steel or iron cookware with magnets. It means that there's
no ambient heat and you can touch the "burner" immediately afterwards
because it's cool, heating only the pan.

It is also significantly more efficient than using gas or eletric,
saving money and energy.

Neato.

 
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Posted by on August 30, 2009 in Uncategorized

 

>Space Shuttle Launches are Neat

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Posted by on August 29, 2009 in Uncategorized

 

>Lollapalooza 2009: The World’s Best Dancer!

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http://youtube.com/v/h-R5GQ0V-Z4

This is awesome. Totally worth seeing how it gets better as it goes on…

 
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Posted by on August 28, 2009 in Uncategorized

 

>McCain Booed By Arizonans For Saying Obama Respects Constitution

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http://youtube.com/v/EcijeEtf-wA

I would like to know how that woman can go around accusing people of violating the constitution with apparently no knowledge of it on her part. Very happy to have left the Republican party every time I see these liars and lunatics out there.

I hope your old and false ideals die with you, lady.

Good on McCain for being real though. Finally a little bit more like his old self, that earned him his nickname back when he was genuinely a cross-party maverick.

 
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Posted by on August 26, 2009 in Uncategorized

 

>The Great Dictator Speech by Charlie Chaplin

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http://youtube.com/v/5IvPIWzQcUY

A great speech condemning Hitler and fascism from the first Charlie Chaplin “talkie.” Still powerfully relevant today.

You have to understand that he’s dressed like Hitler not to say that this is what Hitler said, but to satirize him and criticize the Nazi regime. When he says “machine men” he’s referring to the Nazi soldiers. Basically doing the opposite of him.

 
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Posted by on August 21, 2009 in Uncategorized

 
 
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