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  • Could Obama's Privileged and Pot-filled Adolescence Explain his Presidential Lassitude?

    09/05/2014 6:32:31 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 23 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 9-5-14 | James W. Lucas
    Barack Obama stands apart from other modern American Presidents in many ways. In addition to the obvious bi-racial background, he is the only President to win the Nobel Peace Prize in his first term, and the only one ever designated Advertising Age’s Marketer of the Year. Beyond such specific achievements is his ineffable appeal, the widespread view that he is the coolest President ever. This supernal coolness is not new. In his autobiography, Dreams From My Father, the President wrote that in his teenage years “I tried my best to be cool at all times” (p. 82). However, leaving aside...
  • September in July: Big cold front to bring stellar weather next week

    07/24/2014 9:05:23 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 44 replies
    WaPo ^ | 24JUL2014 | Jason Samenow
    Following in the footsteps of the record-setting cool air mass in mid-July, a second blast of air with polar origins will invade the eastern U.S. to close July. Like the original, the sequel will be glorious. This taste of September may not be quite as strong mid-July’s version, but should produce temperatures 10-20 degrees below normal across a large swath of the eastern U.S. by early Tuesday.
  • Here's What Israeli 'Roof Knocking' Before Bombing A Target Looks Like

    07/14/2014 10:20:59 AM PDT · by Vendome · 34 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 7/14/2014 | Ronana Duffy
    THIS AMAZING VIDEO from the Gaza-based Watania news agency shows Israel’s controversial ‘knock on the roof’ air-strike warning in action. The video demonstrates how a small missile strikes the house across the road from where the footage was captured. This is a warning that the house has been targeted for an air-strike. About 15 minutes later the house is completely destroyed by two separate bombs from what the agency says was two F16 fighter planes. Most of this fifteen minute period is edited out of the video. Rubble and debris are thrown into the air but when the dust clears...
  • Hey, it may be the mark of the beast, but we've made it SOOOOO COOL!

    05/19/2014 7:43:36 AM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 5/19/14 | Dutchman6 a
    X DARPA Director & Google Exec Pushes Microchipping Human Beings
  • The Cool Kids don’t actually BELIEVE any of that [snip]

    05/08/2014 12:09:40 PM PDT · by Repent and Believe · 39 replies
    Ann Barnhardt's Blog ^ | 5/7/2014 A.D. | Ann Barnhardt
    In truth, the most salient fact of contemporary Catholic life in the West is the way it is pervaded by the pattern of saying things and then acting as if something else were true. (I’m learning, slowly. Everything below that is sarcasm or the voice of a liar, heretic or apostate is in GREEN.) Indeed. This sentence, penned earlier this week by a secular columnist almost sums up what pretty much everyone is too cowardly to say. In fact, it is the base premise underlying the derivative statement above that is the real 800 pound gorilla sitting squarely in the...
  • Who Are the REAL Kings (and Queens) of Cool? Exhibition of 100 Coolest Americans

    04/04/2014 4:06:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 94 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 31 March 2014 | Jill Reilly
    Who are the REAL kings (and queens) of cool? National Portrait Gallery runs exhibition of the 100 coolest Americans, Elvis, Frank Sinatra and Debbie HarryYears after they first made their mark Steve McQueen, Frank Sinatra, Madonna and Blondie are all still hip enough to have earned a place in the top 100 coolest Americans. The 'American Cool' exhibit is currently on show at the National Portrait Gallery, in Washington, D.C. America, until 7 September. Included in the exhibit are the likes of jazz musicians such as Miles Davis and Billie Holiday, actors such as Johnny Depp, and singers such as...
  • He gasped, snorted and took FIFTEEN minutes to die:

    01/16/2014 9:02:39 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 82 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/16/2014 | AP
    Murderer first to be executed with controversial 'air hunger' drug after last meal of beef, ice cream and chicken (rest of title) 'One can scarcely conceive of a sequence of crimes more shocking to the conscience or to moral sensibilities than the senseless kidnapping and rape of a young, pregnant woman followed by her murder,
  • The Cool Pastor: An Oxymoron or Just a Regular Moron?

    11/24/2013 11:17:40 AM PST · by Gamecock · 19 replies
    Aquila Report ^ | 24 November 2013 | Matthew Everhard
    Full Title: The Cool Pastor: An Oxymoron or Just a Regular Moron? The ‘cool’ factor attempts to copy the world and really isn’t cool _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I had to do a double-take when I saw the tour bus.There it was, idling softly in the parking lot, with the pastor’s name and newest book title emblazoned large–in bright yellow letters–across either side. Being advertised on that conspicuous rolling billboard was a “special evening,” (no doubt repeated dozens of times in select cities across the nation) with the newest “it” pastor.His similitude to a rock star was highly intentional. Autograph sessions would soon...
  • Obama: Brooklyn Is "Cool," Inspired Generations of Immigrants

    10/25/2013 3:32:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Friday, Oct 25, 2013
    The president visited the Pathways in Technology Early College High School in Crown HeightsPresident Barack Obama praised Brooklyn on Friday for being forever "cool" and noted that it has drawn generations of immigrants seeking better opportunities, which he said should inspire the nation's approach to education. Obama spoke at the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, known as P-Tech, which he praised for graduating students with a high school diploma and an associates degree. The school opened in 2011 in a rough stretch of Crown Heights. "What's going on here at P-Tech is outstanding, and I'm excited to see...
  • Coke's cool idea? Ice bottles

    07/10/2013 2:39:24 PM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 19 replies
    www.ajc.com ^ | Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | George Mathis
    Beachgoers in South America can have a cold Coke and a smile, but unlike other consumers of the world's most popular soft drink, they can drink it directly from a bottle made entirely of ice. The Atlanta-based company says the “cold to the last drop” bottles "continue to make quite a splash in Colombia and throughout the advertising world." Indeed, the cool marketing ploy, began this year, has won Coca-Cola several awards. How does it work?
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- The Horsehead Nebula in Infrared from Hubble

    04/22/2013 6:15:40 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 21 replies
    NASA ^ | April 22, 2013 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: While drifting through the cosmos, a magnificent interstellar dust cloud became sculpted by stellar winds and radiation to assume a recognizable shape. Fittingly named the Horsehead Nebula, it is embedded in the vast and complex Orion Nebula (M42). A potentially rewarding but difficult object to view personally with a small telescope, the above gorgeously detailed image was recently taken in infrared light by the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope in honor of the 23rd anniversary of Hubble's launch. The dark molecular cloud, roughly 1,500 light years distant, is cataloged as Barnard 33 and is seen above primarily because it is...
  • The U.S. Firearms Industry: Inside the Numbers

    01/16/2013 6:41:11 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 8 replies
    Here’s a look at the numbers: The U.S. firearms industry's economic impact is $32 billion. To put that in perspective, that’s about the same size as the U.S. organic industry and more than the budget of Nigeria. It’s grown from a $19 billion business in 2008 and appears to be accelerating at a quick clip. Background checks for gun buyers increased nearly 60% from December 2011 to December 2012. The FBI has already recorded 16.5 million background checks from Jan. 1, 2012 to November 2012 – the most on record. There are 51,000 gun shops in America, according to the...
  • World's smallest supercharged V8 enters production

    10/03/2012 7:19:57 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 56 replies
    High Gear Media ^ | 9/2/2012 | Nelson Ireson
    Unless you're into model cars (like, really into them) you may not have heard of Conley Precision Engines. That's a shame. Why? Because they build the Stinger 609, the world's smallest supercharged four-stroke V-8 engine, which has finally entered production. At just 6.09 cubic inches (hence the name), or nearly 100 cc, it's a very small displacement V-8. Despite the small displacement, the engine revs to 10,000 rpm and produces 9 horsepower.
  • Do you buy Apple and fly Virgin because you think they're 'cool'? Grow up, for God's sake

    09/25/2012 6:20:40 AM PDT · by markomalley · 83 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 9-25-2012
    The concept of “cool” is, appropriately, like a snowball. Just when you think you’ve got a grasp of it, it melts away. Still, cool is the most resilient of slang words. While other terms have become cringeworthy from overuse, cool has stayed firmly within the lexicon. Cool is put in service to describe a galaxy of objects and incidents – from fleeting moments to multi-billion-pound brands. It's the beatnik's curse. Whole industries exist to tell us what's cool now, what will be cool next and when the cool evaporates. The annual CoolBrands survey, published this week, is just one small...
  • The Power of Cool

    05/23/2012 5:51:00 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 5/23/2012 | Victor Davis Hanson
    When Barack Obama two years ago joked at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner that potential suitors of his two daughters might have to deal with Predator drones (“But boys, don’t get any ideas. Two words for you: Predator drones. You will never see it coming.”), the liberal crowd roared. That failed macabre joke would have earned George W. Bush a week of headline condemnation from the New York Times and the Washington Post. Obama, in fact, has increased those judge/jury/executioner targeted assassinations tenfold during his tenure. But apparently, the combination of Obama’s postracial “cool” and the video-game nature of such...
  • Romney Employs Comprehensive Image Makeover to Counter Media's Monotonous 'Cool Obama' Narrative

    05/03/2012 9:03:30 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 8 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | May 3, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    The Romney campaign has developed a plan to act as counterweight to ceaseless MSM-fueled fairy tales about how 'cool' Barack Obama supposedly is... although hard to swallow for any thinking person, obviously there's still enough pudding-heads out there that buy into that- even Republicans. With a close race and every vote precious (inc. impressionable idiots), Romney's new 'cool' look will consist of identical, crisply-ironed white t-shirts, creased Levi's jeans, and matching black leather boots and motorcycle jacket, with aviator shades the finishing touch for any outdoor appearances.  Where Ronald Reagan ended his '84 campaign stump speeches with 'You ain't seen nothin'...
  • Obama: The Cool Preezy

    04/29/2012 11:54:47 PM PDT · by gabriellah · 25 replies
    TheCollegeConservative ^ | 04/30/2012 | Kevin Reagan
    After watching President Obama’s appearance on Jimmy Fallon the other night, I have decided that the president is too cool. And judging from the response I’ve seen across the Twitterverse and Facebook, so have many naďve and poorly informed members of my generation. Obama’s appearance, like everything else he does on a daily basis, was a calculating campaign move targeting a specific demographic. His opposition to the rising interest rates on student loans is a show intended to shore up his support among college students and recent college graduates. It will last only as long as it takes for him...
  • Gunmaker invents chilling double-barrel handgun

    03/13/2012 11:01:08 AM PDT · by b4its2late · 117 replies · 1+ views
    MSN ^ | 3/13/2012 | MSN.com
    <p>How convenient! Someone has finally invented a weapon that combines the killing power of a double-barreled shotgun with the portability of a handgun.</p>
  • Extraordinary Toroidal Vortices

    02/18/2012 4:32:57 PM PST · by gorush · 24 replies · 1+ views
    YouTube ^ | 2-12-10 | Evasius
    Extraordinary and beautiful examples of toroidal vortices produced by dolphins, beluga whales, humpback whales, volcanoes, hydrogen bombs, and man. A toroidal vortex, also called a vortex ring, is a region of rotating fluid moving through the same or different fluid where the flow pattern takes on a toroidal (doughnut) shape. The movement of the fluid is about the poloidal or circular axis of the doughnut, in a twisting vortex motion. Examples of this phenomenon are a smoke ring or a microburst. Vortex rings were first mathematically analysed by the German physicist Hermann von Helmholtz, in his paper of 1867 On...
  • Obama Campaign Trying To Make Him 'Cool'

    02/13/2012 9:57:07 AM PST · by Nachum · 62 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 2/13/12 | Fox News
    Obama Reelection Campaign Trying To Make Him “Cool” Again… Barack Obama had all the 2008 cool. Now he’s trying to get at least some of it back. A video of Hollywood A-listers singing a Will.i.am song about him, a Shepard Fairey painting with “HOPE” beaming in bold letters beneath his face, constant buzz on social media — the Obama cultural phenomenon four years ago lit up the youth vote like no campaign before. So as the president gears up for a reelection run that’s going to struggle with independents and moderates, his team is looking to revive the cool appeal...
  • Polish Polar Bear Club....

    01/21/2012 6:16:00 PM PST · by Doogle · 8 replies
    YT ^ | 11/15/2008 | YT
    Hobbies...yeah,it's been around a while. I don't understand Polish, but the woman's statement and encouragement included the word "quick"....mmmm, not so good....
  • Chicken jerky treats sicken 353 dogs, owners report

    12/28/2011 4:18:34 PM PST · by ColdOne · 91 replies
    msnbc.com ^ | 12/28/11 | JoNel Aleccia
    Reports of illnesses in dogs given chicken jerky treats have spiked dramatically following a new government warning about pet snacThe federal Food and Drug Administration has logged at least 353 reports this year of illnesses tied to imported chicken jerky products, also sold as chicken tenders, chicken strips or chicken treats, a spokeswoman said. That’s up from 70 reports of illnesses -- and some deaths -- received in 2011 before the Center for Veterinary Medicine issued an updated warning on Nov. 18. Dog owners and veterinarians are reporting that animals have been stricken with a range of symptoms within hours...
  • Shark upstages surfer at competition

    11/11/2011 1:02:11 PM PST · by geraldmcg · 9 replies
    CleanTV.com ^ | 11-11-11 | CleanTV
    It was the first time the competition was conducted in San Francisco and there was bone-chilling water temperatures along with the usual Bay area wind. But just as surfer Dusty Payne of Hawaii braved the cold to ride a wave, a SHARK (flash scary shark with loud music or sound effect) appeared in the water and SCARED THE DAYLIGHTS out of Dusy who described the sight as quote, "the biggest fin I've ever seen in my life coming at me. I've seen dolphins and it wasn't a dolphin." unquote. So, not only did Dusty lose it, but he also lost...
  • ‘Atheism is cool,’ says Archbishop of Canterbury (why church finds it hard to convey its message)

    09/28/2011 1:36:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 09/28/2011 | Hemant Mehta
    Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams thinks “atheism is cool” and that’s made it difficult for his church to convey its message. Well, he’s right that there’s been a recent surge in the popularity of atheism, but that’s not the reason the church isn’t growing. Think back to the “cool” people you know in high school. They were the ones willing to say what no one else was saying, the people who always maintained a certain level of confidence, the people who didn’t care what you thought because it just didn’t matter. That’s the position a lot of young atheists are...
  • EPA Declares Hay a Pollutant in Effort to Antagonize Small and Mid-Sized U.S. Cattle Feeders

    09/06/2011 12:22:38 PM PDT · by grandpa jones · 59 replies
    R-Calf USA ^ | 9-1-11 | staff
    September 1, 2011 Billings, Mont. – During his presentation on the status of the nation’s new country-of-origin labeling (COOL) law, and on behalf of the R-CALF USA COOL Committee, R-CALF USA member and Kansas cattle feeder Mike Callicrate was asked a non-COOL question that set convention goers on their heels during the 12th Annual R-CALF USA Convention held August 26-27 in Rapid City, S.D. “Has the Environmental Protection Agency declared hay a pollutant?” an audience member asked. Callicrate responded affirmatively and explained that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently initiated a formal enforcement action against his Kansas feedlot for, among...
  • Durham teen discovers piece of shuttle history [Found piece of Apollo 16]

    07/09/2011 9:06:13 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 50 replies
    NBC, Channel 17 ^ | Saturday, July 9, 2011 | Penn Holderness
    ROUGEMONT, N.C. -- I have to admit -- I am a space nerd. I've watched "Apollo 13" about 60 times, and "From the Earth to the Moon" about six times. When I worked the AM shift at NBC-17 and I needed a book to put me to sleep at 7 p.m., I found an old textbook at a used bookstore near N.C. State called "The Science of Spaceflight." Boring as heck, but now I know what a Hohmann transfer is, and I can tell you how they mix propulsion elements to send rockets a million miles. Like everyone else, it...
  • Axelrod Assures Admirers: "It's Cool To Be An Obama Supporter"

    06/20/2011 1:37:44 PM PDT · by hope_dies_last · 24 replies
    www.realclearpolitics.com ^ | 06-19-2011 | CNN
    "I find it as cool to be an Obama supporter. Having sat with him for two years is the White House and watched him -- watching him work through some very difficult things with a lot of intelligence and grace, equilibrium. I, I have great admiration for him," Obama's chief campaign strategist told CNN. "The people who were participating in the campaign in 2008 weren't involved n some sort of cult of personality. It wasn't just about Barack Obama, it was the country and they cared deeply about this country," Axelrod said in his answer a question about how to...
  • Axelrod Assures Admirers: "It's Cool To Be An Obama Supporter" (Beyond HURL Alert)

    06/20/2011 6:44:25 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 19 replies
    realclearpolitics.com ^ | June 19, 2011 | realclearpolitics.com/video
    "I find it as cool to be an Obama supporter. Having sat with him for two years is the White House and watched him -- watching him work through some very difficult things with a lot of intelligence and grace, equilibrium. I, I have great admiration for him," Obama's chief campaign strategist told CNN. "The people who were participating in the campaign in 2008 weren't involved n some sort of cult of personality. It wasn't just about Barack Obama, it was the country and they cared deeply about this country," Axelrod said in his answer a question about how to...
  • WTO backs Mexico, Canada over U.S. meat labels: sources

    05/27/2011 9:41:30 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 26, 2011 | Juliane von Reppert-Bismarck
    GENEVA - The World Trade Organization has ruled against some U.S. labeling regulations for meat sold in supermarkets, saying they discriminate against foreign suppliers, people close to the case said on Thursday. The confidential interim ruling, if approved later this year, would deal a partial victory to Mexican and Canadian breeders frustrated in their attempts to export to the United States, and opens the way to scores of similar legal challenges, the sources said. A WTO spokesman said the interim report -- expected to be largely unchanged in its final version later this year -- was circulated to the United...
  • DISCLOSURE!!!! FBI MEMO CONFIRMS ROSWELL!!

    04/08/2011 7:18:34 PM PDT · by djf · 249 replies
    FBI vault ^ | released Apr, 2011 | The FBI
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation has this last week opened what it calls "the vault", a collection of thousands of documents and memos that have been unclassified. One of those memos confirms the crash at Roswell. It is a PDF file, and the FBI server is running slow, so I will transpose part of it here: ------------------------------------------------------------- The following information was furnished to SA An investigator for the Air Force stated that three so-called flying saucers hed been recovered in New Mexico. They were described as being circular in shape with raised centers, approximately 50 feet in diameter. Each one...
  • Northwestern University class features live sex act (USA heading into the toilet)

    03/04/2011 4:24:03 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 26 replies
    Sex toys take center stage at Northwestern University after a couple demonstrated how an altered electric saw can be used for pleasure. Video at link.
  • Heavy Metal: 12 Million Tons of Chinese Rice Contaminated

    02/27/2011 8:23:18 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 108 replies
    Time.com ^ | 2/23/11
    Ugh. Hong Kong's English daily South China Morning Post has a distinctly unsavory dispatch from the Chinese media this morning: Government scientists have released research that millions of acres of Chinese agricultural land and over 12 million tons of Chinese grain are contaminated by toxic metal pollution, according to this week's edition of the China Economic Weekly, a state-run magazine. Last week, a separate article reported that 10% of Chinese rice contained excess cadmium, a heavy metal known to cause cancer.
  • Klepto Kitty

    02/16/2011 12:53:30 PM PST · by Fawn · 33 replies
    You Tube ---Must Love Cats: Klepto Kitty ^ | Feb 10, 2011 | Animal Planet
    Animal Planet Must Love Cats: Klepto Kitty Dusty
  • Total Gun Porn: Sons of Guns on Discovery Channel (vanity)

    02/03/2011 8:21:23 PM PST · by Free Vulcan · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Discovery channel ^ | 2.3.11 | Me
    Sons of Guns showcases one of America's most skilled and creative gun works, Red Jacket Firearms, and its founder, Will Hayden. While pursuing its bread-and-butter work with customizing and improving AK-47's, the Baton Rouge, Louisiana team delves into the world of historic and classic weapons. See how this amazing group of eclectic gunsmiths build one-of-a-kind custom firearms and other weapons every Wednesday at 9 p.m. E/P starting January 26.
  • Rahm Emanuel knocked off ballot by Appellate Court

    01/24/2011 10:09:04 AM PST · by Piranha · 132 replies
    WLS Radio | 1/24/2011 | self
    I just heard on WLS radio in Chicago that the Illinois Court of Appeals (the second-highest court in the state) overturned the recommendation of the electoral panel and ruled that Rahm Emanuel may NOT be on the ballot for Mayor. They ruled that he did not meet the statutory residence requirement nor did he meet any of the statutory exceptions. Wow.
  • Va Congressman Tom Perriello supporters: socialism is cool

    11/01/2010 6:38:30 AM PDT · by mbarker12474 · 13 replies
    Americans for Prosperty YouTube Video ^ | 29 October 2010 | Americans for Prosperity Virginia
    Tom Perriello is a first term Democrat representing the 5th district of Virginia, in the central to central-western portion of Virginia. He is an Obama supporting liberal Democrat..... The YouTube footage shows Americans For Prosperity backers trying to hand out "Socialism Isn't Cool" bumper stickers to Perriello supporters waiting in line at a Perriello rally in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia..... Of note here in the YouTube video are the remarks made by the middle class, educated, politically astute and fashionably left wing rally-goers in central Virginia. (The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville. The outdoor downtown mall area where this...
  • Boom On 9/11/2010 In the North GA Mountains

    The Rev. Terry Jones caved. We did not. Here's what happens when one pound of Tannerite meets the Quran. One shot from an AR15 sends this hate manual straight to Allah. After the smoke cleared, we celebrated by eating a delicious pulled pork BBQ sandwich. MMMMM PORK. This is how we do it in the hills of North Georgia, USA. Florida, not so much.
  • Cool summer: L.A. sets more low-temperature records

    07/30/2010 9:07:00 AM PDT · by Signalman · 21 replies · 1+ views
    LAT ^ | 7/29/2010 | Shelby Grad
    The unusually cool summer continued in Southern California, where several new record-low temperatures were recorded on Wednesday. The 68-degree low at Los Angeles International Airport broke the old record low for the day, which was 70 degrees in 1991. Santa Barbara (68) and San Luis Obispo (69) broke records as well. The temperature at USC, 75, tied the record low set in 1999. UCLA also set a record, 56 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. While the region saw a heat wave a few weeks ago, temperatures have been gradually going down again as July comes to an end....
  • Working lightsaber ‘the most dangerous laser ever created’

    06/17/2010 1:28:59 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 26 replies · 1,118+ views
    National Post ^ | 6-16-2010 | Victoria Wells
    Star Wars fans rejoice: someone has finally succeeded in creating a working lightsaber. And it can be yours for only US$197.97. Hong Kong company Wicked Lasers has manufactured “the most dangerous laser ever created,” a lightsaber with a blue beam that can burn retinas and set skin on fire. The Spyder III Pro Arctic features a 1 watt laser the company warns is the most powerful portable laser available. The beam is a thousand times more powerful than sunlight on skin and the manufacturer warns it could cause cancer. It’s definitely not something you want to give to your seven-year-old...
  • Just a Cool Photo

    05/29/2010 7:18:45 PM PDT · by Dooderbutt · 104 replies · 2,530+ views
    Me ^ | Today | Me
    I found a little white moth in my front yard, and he seemed to like my finger - I took this photo
  • Clearly Something Impressive (Transparent Digital Keyboard)

    03/02/2010 10:42:21 AM PST · by Niuhuru · 35 replies · 5,858+ views
    Computer User ^ | 27 February 2010 10:44 | Alice Winters
    When it comes to computer technology, thin is always in. It’s indisputable that the thinner, lighter, clearer, the better when dealing with the latest computer gadget. This keyboard is the epitome of the high standards expected of the technological version of the fashion industry. It’s based on image as well, that is, image recognition technology.
  • Caption Time: Too Cool Fool!

    01/30/2010 2:25:54 PM PST · by TexasCajun · 24 replies · 1,203+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | Jan 30 2010 | Sel
  • Sarkozy cool on relationship with Obama

    12/28/2009 11:35:55 AM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies · 1,083+ views
    ft.com ^ | 12/28/09 | Ben Hall
    Nicolas Sarkozy, the most pro-American president of France for half a century, has gone cold on Barack Obama, the most popular American leader in France in generations. A year ago Mr Sarkozy was engaged in a tussle among European leaders anxious to be the first to secure a meeting with the freshly elected Mr Obama. Mr Sarkozy described Mr Obama as “my friend” after meeting him just once as a senator.
  • Obama Snubs the King

    12/09/2009 1:18:29 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 62 replies · 2,316+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | December 9, 2009 | Katarina Andersson
    Finally some Europeans are angry with Obama—the very ones who are awarding him his Nobel. Katarina Andersson on the president's decision to decline lunch with King Harald and skip his own Nobel exhibit. A day before President Obama receives his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, the president’s treatment of his Norwegian hosts has become hot news across Scandinavia. News outlets across the region are calling Obama arrogant for slashing some of the prize winners’ traditional duties from his schedule. “Everybody wants to visit the Peace Center except Obama,” sniped the Norwegian daily Aftenposten, amid reports the president would snub his...
  • October 3rd Coolest and Wettest on Record, Nationally

    11/15/2009 8:15:36 AM PST · by dopplerdale · 10 replies · 489+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 11/15/09 | Dale Bader
    Many of you from coast-to-coast experienced a wet and cool October and now the official numbers are in. Since 1895, October 2009 was the 3rd coolest October, nationally.
  • Amazing Coordinated Dance Routine

    09/26/2009 12:21:53 PM PDT · by IllumiNaughtyByNature · 22 replies · 1,496+ views
    Wimp.com ^ | 9/26/2009 | unknown
    Video shows a cool dance routine with some amazing skills. kinda long but worth it. click for enjoyment.
  • Now YOU can own an SR-71

    09/24/2009 10:21:45 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 25 replies · 1,570+ views
    D J Allyn website ^ | 9-19-2009 | D J Allyn
    Link only here.
  • Amateur Hi-Def Video from The Edge of Space [video]

    09/24/2009 7:27:13 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 2 replies · 640+ views
    1st Successful Amateur Hi-Def Video from The Edge of Space.Tomoya came to Canada from Japan to have us send his HD camera to the edge of spaceand has another video on his web page. The BEAR 3 & 4 balloon flights were featured on the Discovery Channel, Daily Planet TV show on Sept 18/09which can be viewed online at the Discovery Channel Web SiteHelp support future flights by making a Donation and receive a DVD in appreciation with 2-1/2 hrs. of the best of the 4 hr. 22 min. HD Video. The balloon and camera were launched at 7:44 AM, the...
  • A Taste of Autumn in Late August

    08/27/2009 12:09:52 PM PDT · by dopplerdale · 8 replies · 799+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Poasts ^ | 8/27/09 | Dale Bader
    Last weekend a nice cool shot sank southward out of Canada and encompassed much of the eastern half of the nation. Looks like another and likely stronger surge of early autumn air will sink through the Eastern U.S. through much of the next 7-days.
  • Supreme Court Justice Thomas and Wife Camp Out at Wal-Mart

    08/07/2009 5:05:14 PM PDT · by devane617 · 32 replies · 1,526+ views
    FoxNews ^ | 08/07/2009
    One of the favorite places for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and wife Ginni to grab some sleep is in a Wal-Mart parking lot, Mrs. Thomas told National Public Radio on Wednesday. In fact, the Washington power couple spends each summer touring the United States in a mobile home, she said. The justice and his wife have cruised through 27 states since buying their used recreation vehicle in 1999.