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  • Saturday Snickers

    04/22/2017 5:08:48 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 10 replies
    unknown | 4/22/2017 | self
    There I was sitting at the bar staring at my drink when a large, trouble-making biker steps up next to me, grabs my drink and gulps it down in one swig. "Well, whatcha' gonna do about it?" he says, menacingly, as I burst into tears. "Come on, man," the biker says, "I didn't think you'd CRY. I can't stand to see a man crying." "This is the worst day of my life," I said. "I'm a complete failure. I was late to a meeting and my boss fired me. When I went to the parking lot, I found my car...
  • Tuesday Tickles

    04/11/2017 3:52:40 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 14 replies
    unknown | 4/11/2017 | self
    Today a man knocked on my door and asked for a small donation towards he local swimming pool. I gave him a glass of water.
  • Salamander's egg surprise - Algae enjoy symbiotic relationship with embryos.

    08/10/2010 12:27:42 AM PDT · by neverdem · 26 replies
    Nature News ^ | 4 August 2010 | Anna Petherick
    Scientists have stumbled across the first example of a photosynthetic organism living inside a vertebrate's cells. The discovery is a surprise because the adaptive immune systems of vertebrates generally destroy foreign biological material. In this case, however, a symbiotic alga seems to be surviving unchallenged — and might be giving its host a solar-powered metabolic boost. Algae cohabit with salamander embryos in their eggs — and inside their cells.T. LEVIN/PHOTOLIBRARY.COM The embryos of the spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) have long been known to enjoy a mutualistic relationship with the single-celled alga Oophila amblystomatis. The salamanders' viridescent eggs are coloured by...
  • pics w music-blog pimp

    05/09/2010 8:02:40 PM PDT · by 51773photo · 10 replies · 293+ views
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  • America Supports You: Troops, Families Enjoy Radio City Show

    11/13/2007 3:00:53 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 125+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2007 – For thousands of servicemembers and their families, the “75th Celebration of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular” at New York’s Radio City Music Hall last night lived up to expectations and then some. Air Force Capt. Scott Perkins, a C-5 pilot, and his wife, Shelly, get their photo taken in front of Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Nov. 12, 2007. Perkins and other servicemembers received free admission to the 75th Celebration of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Adam M. Stump, USAF  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available....
  • Book by Army spouse helps families enjoy moving

    04/25/2006 4:31:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 306+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Apr 24, 2006 | Fonda R. Bock
    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, April 24, 2006) – It can leave a person overwhelmed with stress and anxiety, but military families must endure it over and over – moving. One Army spouse claims she’s developed techniques that relieve some of the stress and make moving enjoyable. “It’s time to take a different look at PCSing,” said Sandee Payne, a freelance organizer and decorator who has relocated seven times in 10 years to follow her husband’s military career. “From now on, think of it as your ‘positive change of surroundings.’” Payne has compiled her hard-earned knowledge into “That Military House: Move...
  • Cartoons and Islamic Imperialism

    02/07/2006 6:48:32 AM PST · by forty_years · 22 replies · 1,952+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy, LLC ^ | February 7, 2006 | Daniel Pipes
    The key issue at stake in the battle over the twelve Danish cartoons of the Muslim prophet Muhammad is this: Will the West stand up for its customs and mores, including freedom of speech, or will Muslims impose their way of life on the West? Ultimately, there is no compromise: Westerners will either retain their civilization, including the right to insult and blaspheme, or not.More specifically, will Westerners accede to a double standard by which Muslims are free to insult Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism, while Muhammad, Islam, and Muslims enjoy immunity from insults? Muslims routinely publish cartoons far more...
  • Marines enjoy family and friends one last time before deployment

    01/21/2006 6:42:55 PM PST · by SandRat · 10 replies · 397+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 20, 2006 | Lance Cpl. Stephen Holt
    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (Jan. 20, 2006) -- Marines from Camp Pendleton enjoyed a day of rest and relaxation during an afternoon, lakeside barbecue here Jan. 20 as an impending deployment to Iraq creeps up on them in the coming weeks. With so much focus on training and preparing for combat operations in Iraq, the Marines from Brigade Service Support Group 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, took time out of their busy schedules to play hard after working hard for so long. "(The barbecue) gives single Marines and families a chance to interact and have some social time...
  • Study: Men Enjoy Seeing Bad People Suffer

    01/18/2006 1:18:00 PM PST · by CAWats · 114 replies · 1,998+ views
    Fox News ^ | 01/18/2006 | AP
    Study: Men Enjoy Seeing Bad People Suffer Wednesday, January 18, 2006 NEW YORK — Bill Clinton said he felt others' pain. But a new brain-scanning study suggests that when guys see a cheater get a mild electric shock, they don't feel his pain much at all. In fact, they rather enjoy it. In contrast, women's brains showed they do empathize with the cheater's pain and don't get a kick out it.
  • Afghans Enjoy Successful Election Day

    09/19/2005 6:15:12 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 263+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sep 19, 2005 | Sgt. Sara Wood, USA
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2005 – The people of Afghanistan successfully voted in new leaders Sept. 18. Limited violence was reported near only a handful of voting stations, military officials said. Afghan National Army, Afghan National Police and international military forces ensured more than 12.5 million registered voters had an opportunity to participate in the National Assembly elections in a relatively safe and secure environment. "It's a historical day that we have today. ... It will be good for our future, and we will have a good future," Jahwedolah, an Afghan police patrolman, said. The election results will not be known...
  • Festival at bay: Marines, families enjoy annual boat house fun

    08/19/2005 4:52:54 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 244+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Aug 19, 2005 | Pfc. Kaitlyn M. Scarboro
    MARINE CORPS RECRUIT DEPOT SAN DIEGO, Calif. (August 19, 2005) -- Lance Cpl. Jason L. Johnson jumped off the stage and into the moonwalk. His popping moves, gyrating hips and captivating smile prompted laughter from the crowd as he unconsciously danced to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller.' He tossed his hat to the side, flared his leg, popped his hips and stood on his toes. He smiled into the audience he didn't realize was there. The hypnotized victims of Paul LeBlanc's demonstration were guests at the depot's annual Marine Corps Community Services-sponsored Bayfest 2005, Saturday. During the demonstration, volunteers performed dances for...
  • Fried in Turkey: Is democracy on the outs?

    08/02/2005 1:15:57 PM PDT · by forty_years · 5 replies · 462+ views ^ | August 2, 2005 | Michael Rubin
    On June 8, 2005, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited President Bush in the White House. Among the topics the two discussed were freedom, democracy, and the rule of law. Speaking from the Oval Office, Bush declared Turkey's democracy to be "an important example for the people of the broader Middle East."Turkey remains an important ally of the United States despite recent bilateral tensions over the Iraq war and its aftermath. Both Republican and Democratic administrations have valued Turkey not only as a strategic military partner in the Cold War but also, in recent decades, as a democratic outpost...
  • Conversational Terrorism: How NOT to Talk!

    02/07/2005 2:42:02 PM PST · by vannrox · 106 replies · 3,649+ views
    The Art of Conversation ^ | FR Post 2-7-5 | Dean and Marshall VanDruff
    Conversational Terrorism All of the techniques listed in this document have actually been witnessed, told to us by someone else, or dreamed up. They are described in first person for clarity of motive. The intent of detailing and naming these insidious tactics is so that the reader may AVOID USING THEM, to quickly recognize if someone else is using them, and for fun. There is much humor in the way people (consciously or unconsciously) conversationally cheat. It is hoped that exposing these tactics will help muzzle the growing abuse in our conversational landscape. Give copies to both perpetrators and victims...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 736 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Two Score and Three

    11/13/2002 7:59:43 AM PST · by stainlessbanner · 232+ views
    CNSNews ^ | November 13, 2002 | Ron Marr
    I have five cords of wood, two warm dogs, one very large barbecue pit, a Jeep with a dead battery and an old Ford extended cab that, not so coincidentally, smells remarkably like the leftovers from one very large barbecue pit.I have a house that I love in a place that I love near a mountain that I love. The backyard is all trees and deer and a variety of critters that go snort in the night. I have a small but intensely loyal group of friends and family, about a zillion acquaintances, and many well-wishing readers.I have several cool...
  • Birds Enjoy The High Life (Discrimination?)

    08/09/2002 11:07:23 AM PDT · by blam · 3 replies · 179+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 8-9-2002 | James Randerson
    Birds enjoy the high life 14:15 09 August 02 news service Birds flock to parks in up-market neighbourhoods, shunning those in the poorer parts of town, researchers have discovered. Anne Kinzig and her colleagues at Arizona State University studied 15 parks in Phoenix and found the most diverse bird populations in the smartest parts of town. To their surprise, the socio-economic factors explained bird diversity better than anything about park ecology - such as tree diversity and vegetation structure. In fact, parks in the poorest parts of town had the highest tree and shrub diversity, but the lowest bird...