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  • 35 hilariously bad Kindle book covers

    03/03/2015 4:24:19 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 40 replies
    The Telegraph UK ^ | March 3, 2015 | Peter Yeung
    Amazon's Kindle ebooks have revolutionised the way that people can read, write and publish books. The process has been democratised, meaning that large teams of proofreaders, illustrators and designers have been replaced by a single author doing everything themselves — including designing the book cover. But the results aren't always pretty, as the Tumblr blog Kindle Cover Disasters proves. Can you judge a book by its cover? Let's hope not. — Compiled by Peter Yeung Link to book cover gallery.
  • Today's Toons 3/3/15

    03/03/2015 1:36:01 AM PST · by pookie18 · 20 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 3/3/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Obama will be too busy to hear Bibi's speach

    03/02/2015 4:38:58 PM PST · by outofsalt · 34 replies
    Vanity | 3/2/15 | Vanity
    On March 3, 1845 congress overrode a presidential veto for the first time. Congress reined in President John Tyler’s zealous use of the presidential veto. Congress is finally asserting itself over Obama but he says he will be too busy to be any part of it. I wonder how he will spend the day? Thoughts
  • Syria’s civil war linked partly to drought, global warming

    03/02/2015 4:00:17 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    WaPo ^ | March 2 at 3:57 PM
    Columbia University and the University of California Santa Barbara trace the effects of Syria’s drought from the collapse of farming, to the migration of 1.5 million farmers to the cities, and then to poverty and civil unrest. Syria’s drought started in 2007 and continued until at least 2010 — and perhaps longer. ...Seager said, this is the “single clearest case” ever presented by scientists of climate change playing a part in conflict...
  • Top 10 Viral Videos of All Time

    03/02/2015 1:24:03 PM PST · by EveningStar · 37 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 12, 2014 | WatchMojo.com
    From 'America's Funniest Home Videos' to YouTube. Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for Top 10 Viral Videos.
  • Today's Toons 3/2/15

    03/02/2015 3:36:10 AM PST · by pookie18 · 13 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 3/2/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Saturday Night Live makes fun of western girls who join ISIS [satire]

    03/01/2015 2:44:37 PM PST · by grundle · 21 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 28, 2015 | Saturday Night Live
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L2fazw5Y9k
  • Friday Funny: What’ll happen to Bruce Jenner’s balls? [humor]

    03/01/2015 9:28:56 AM PST · by upchuck · 14 replies
    Fellowship of the Minds ^ | Feb 27, 2015 | Dr. Ewoyn
    Wash. DC – Over the past year a rash of news stories surfaced speculating whether gold-medal winning Olympic decathlete Bruce Jenner, 65, is undergoing a gender transition from male to female. Though Jenner has yet to publicly confirm the story, members of his extended family, including the Kardashian clan, have recently approached various news outlets confirming Jenner’s intention. Now it appears a number of world leaders have picked up on the story and are wondering aloud “What will happen to Jenner’s balls if he completes the transition?” Sources this week quoted Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu as suggesting it would...
  • Those Google mapping chaps at it again

    03/01/2015 9:19:11 AM PST · by Scooter100 · 18 replies
    Scooter100
    Silly me. I thought the Google street-view mapping chaps used bullet-proof vans. Maybe I'm thinking of Texas. No second-guessing the Brits, of course. If he's only at Stonehenge, no need to rush that Faraday cage project just yet. BTW, with the right tracking gear and attachments, you could make this guy's life pretty miserable with a few drones and some water balloons. Nice pants.
  • A Hillary Dilemma If She Runs.Inability To Fill Arenas Especially In Crucial Swing States.

    02/28/2015 6:48:03 PM PST · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 45 replies
    Lets assume Hillary runs.And keep in mind that she can't sell her book, can never draw a massive crowd,well only in deep blue liberal districts. The GOP does have a chance to retake four of five states back from Obama to win in 2016.Can anyone see Hillary filling stadiums in the manner that Palin and Romney did? Especially in Colorado, Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa and Florida. Those are the states the Republican nominee needs to flip. So does Hillary really expect to fill halls/arena's and stadiums in those crucial purple states? Will she have to give away free gifts at the...
  • Freep a Poll! ("What color is this dress?" weirdness of the day)

    02/27/2015 4:32:22 PM PST · by dynachrome · 27 replies
    FOX 31 Denver ^ | 2-26-15 | KDVR
    What color is this dress? Black and blue White and gold
  • Bridezilla Alert! Bride-to-be Launches Media Offensive over the 'Wrong' Doilies - But Can You ....

    02/27/2015 3:39:13 PM PST · by Cecily · 61 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | February 27, 2015 | Kelly McLaughlin
    A Dallas bride-to-be has been left devastated 36 days before she says 'I do' after a mix-up over her doily-covered wedding invitations. Natalie DeGraffenreid ordered custom, doily-decorated invitations from the Arlington-based company, Art by Ellie. But what she received in the mail was not what she ordered. Her distress began when she opened the package from stationary firm - half of her invitations had the wrong doily design. DeGraffenreid was so upset about the doilies that she turned to her local ABC TV station to warn others of her experience.
  • Dude, where's my car: NASCAR machine stolen before race

    02/27/2015 3:37:48 PM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | 27 Feb 2015 | PAUL NEWBERRY
    "They said there was trouble with the car," Kvapil said. "I thought we could figure it out when we got in the garage area. They're like, 'No, the car is gone.'"
  • Egypt Belly Dancer Running For Parliament: Sama El Masry Curses Islamic State....

    02/27/2015 1:39:38 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 21 replies
    International Business Times ^ | February 25 2015 1:19 PM EST | Lora Moftah
    Notorious Egyptian belly dancer Sama El Masry announced this week she will run for a parliamentary seat in Egypt’s March elections. The performer, whose online videos criticizing Islamists and President Barack Obama have gone viral on social media, may not yet have an electoral platform but she’s not wasting any time getting behind the Egyptian government’s airstrike campaign against Islamic State targets in Libya.
  • Obama Tackles Zombie Apocalypse

    02/27/2015 6:15:56 AM PST · by SampleMan · 16 replies
    Self | 27 FEB 2015 | Sampleman
  • Conservatives versus Liberals

    02/27/2015 6:06:59 AM PST · by OldSmaj · 3 replies
    Unknown | Unknown
    A Correct Anthropological Theory: How Conservatives and Liberals evolved!Humans originally existed as members of small bands of nomadic hunter/gatherers. They lived on deer in the mountains during the summer and would go to the coast and live on fish and lobster in the winter. The two most important events in all of history were the invention of beer and the invention of the wheel. Beer required grain and that was the beginning of agriculture. Neither the glass bottle nor aluminum can were invented yet, so while our early humans were sitting around waiting for them to be invented, they just...
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    02/27/2015 4:22:42 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 47 replies
    The Paperless Future - Emma!! The small, family owned company I work for, is trying to go paperless. Not for environmental reasons, just because they don't like paper, and want to move into the age of technology. So, they are pushing hard for us to do every thing digitally and electronically now. Is it me, or is that a bit extreme, considering the mom and pop shops that we deal with, and how many of those customers won't be "digital" or may not even be electronic savy? Somehow, this logic is lost on our new management....which is the younger generation...
  • Today's Toons 2/27/15

    02/27/2015 3:38:39 AM PST · by pookie18 · 9 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 2/27/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Ted Cruz calls out GOP leadership after Senate gives in to Democrats’ demands on DHS funding bill

    02/26/2015 11:14:44 AM PST · by napscoordinator · 23 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 24, 2015 | PETE KASPEROWICZ
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Tuesday that Senate GOP leaders were making a major error by agreeing to pass a “clean” Department of Homeland Security bill that doesn’t defund President Barack Obama’s immigration plans.
  • Today's Toons 2/26/15

    02/26/2015 3:44:39 AM PST · by pookie18 · 15 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 2/26/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Let My People Live (aka "Hold Your Noses) ... To The Tune of "Go Down Moses"

    02/26/2015 12:49:22 AM PST · by zencycler · 3 replies
    self | 2/26/2015 | self
    To the tune of "Go Down Moses" When Israel was in America’s land Watch the Democrats go The president this he could not stand Watch the Democrats go Hold your noses It stinks here in America’s land Obama told them to follow So watch the Democrats go The faithful will stay to hear the news Let my people speak The leader of Israel, respect his views Let my people speak Hold your noses It stinks here in Democrat land Obama told them to follow So watch the radicals freak As Israel stood at the partisan divide Let my people live...
  • Queen Elizabeth needs a new chauffeur - could it be you?

    02/25/2015 12:05:38 PM PST · by nascarnation · 35 replies
    Autoblog ^ | 2/25/2015 | Noah Joseph
    The listing on the official website of the British Monarchy specifies that the job in question – based at the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace – entails working "as part of a busy and supportive team tasked with driving members of the Royal Family, Household officials, guests and official visitors." That means being around some highly distinguished individuals, for what it's worth, but also getting access to some very rare machinery, the likes of which most people will never get close to: namely, the Bentley State Limousine, a vehicle designed and crafted in Crewe, based on the Arnage, specifically for...
  • Worse Ever Tactical Shooting

    02/25/2015 11:16:25 AM PST · by w1n1 · 34 replies
    wsj ^ | 2/25/2015 | J Hines
    This is your Hump day video on "Worse Ever Tactical Shooting". If you're into sound tactical shooting with your pistol, by all means keep learning at wherever your'e at. Watch this video to know "what not to do", it is for "Entertainment Only". With further adieu see this bizarre video on bad tactical shooting here, enjoy.
  • Today's Toons 2/25/15

    02/25/2015 3:24:36 AM PST · by pookie18 · 11 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 2/25/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Elsa the Ice Queen vs. Algore the Global Warming Freak. Who wins?

    02/24/2015 4:36:12 PM PST · by buffaloguy · 10 replies
    vanity | me
    Battle of the Century: Elsa the Ice Queen vs Algore the Global Warming Freak. Who wins and why?*
  • Today's Toons 2/24/15

    02/24/2015 3:45:58 AM PST · by pookie18 · 9 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 2/24/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Ode to Islamic Suicide Bombers...[Jigsaw - Sky High]

    02/23/2015 2:57:58 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 4 replies
    Answering Islam ^ | 2/23/2015 | Staff
    Jigsaw - Sky HighSUICIDE BOMBER - Some claim that "suicide bombers" are against Islam, since SUICIDE is forbidden in Islam, even one of the major sins. Why then do these attacks happen on such a regular basis? Why are those people celebrated as martyrs? The puzzle is solved by recognizing that "suicide bomber" is simply a false terminology. The purpose of these people is not to kill themselves. They wish to kill the enemies of Islam, and in their view the most effective way to kill as many of their enemies as possible is to do it in this particular...
  • The Far Right or The Truth Or Else

    02/23/2015 8:00:48 AM PST · by SirTaurus · 1 replies
    Kentucky Derby ^ | 2/22/2015 | Kentucky Derby
    Gotta hear this Strech Call the Far right edges out the truth or else @ the wire..... http://www.kentuckyderby.com/prep_races/2014/southwest-0 The Truth or Else and Mr. Z, who had been battling before Far Right swept past them both, were separated by a nose at the wire. Runner-up The Truth or Else banked five Derby points and now has a total of six, while Mr. Z's third-place effort (two points) gave him 14 all told.
  • Today's Toons 2/23/15

    02/23/2015 3:52:59 AM PST · by pookie18 · 18 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 2/23/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • There’s a puking cat in the background of this massage video

    02/23/2015 2:14:46 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 52 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 21 Feb 2015 | Nicholas Reilly
    While there are few things more relaxing than a good massage, there’s something in this instructional video that slightly takes away from the peaceful environment.Oh, that’s it – a vomiting cat.An eagle-eyed Reddit user spotted the sickly animal, which can be seen barfing its guts up outside a window at approximately 12 seconds into the clip.Here’s the elusive puking cat’s location (Picture: YouTube) While the whole clip lasts several minutes, it becomes fairly tedious pretty quickly, and we can’t help thinking that the inclusion of more puking pets would have livened it up a little bit.It’s not clear why the animal decided to...
  • Satirical Sunday: "Jobs for Jihadists" Applications Flood State Department

    02/22/2015 4:42:28 PM PST · by aMorePerfectUnion · 25 replies
    Zero Hedgeq ^ | 2-22-15 | DC Clothesline
    Via D.C.Clothesline, After U.S. State Department Spokeswoman Marie Harf announced that the long-term strategy in the fight against ISIS was to create jobs for potential jihadists, countless terrorists began filling out applications. Here are a few examples (along with a blank application for potential jihadists on the job hunt)...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "It's A Great Feeling"(1949)

    02/22/2015 11:36:30 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 3 replies
    Daily Motion ^ | 1949 | David Butler
  • When Burying a Terrorist, You Might Want to Remove the Suicide Vest First…[Humorous]

    02/22/2015 10:51:14 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 38 replies
    Israel Video Network ^ | 2/21/2015 | Staff
    When Burying a Terrorist, You Might Want to Remove the Suicide Vest First…
  • Kitten Vs. A Scary Thing

    02/22/2015 9:56:49 AM PST · by Twotone · 22 replies
    Wimp.com ^ | Unknown | Ignoramusky
    A small kitten enters the living room when, to its horror, it spots a mysterious green object on the floor. Not sure how to approach it, the little feline jumps around it in circles. Finally, the cat decides it's safer to just leave the scary thing alone.
  • <b>#BRINGBACKOURMOSUL</b>

    02/21/2015 11:50:34 AM PST · by pabianice · 2 replies
    US Foreign Policy | 2/21/15
    Hey. It worked so well for the kidnapped African girls...
  • Lisa Wilkinson absolutely destroys 50 Shades Of Grey

    02/21/2015 7:44:32 AM PST · by Utilizer · 35 replies
    youtube.com ^ | unknown | TV CH 9 (AUS)
    This Oz sheila newsanchor / movie-critic gives her right devastating review of the movie.
  • Cat plays dead to avoid going for a walk

    02/21/2015 6:14:58 AM PST · by Doogle · 59 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | 12/19/14 | RDX Zone
    This cat is determined he is not going out for a walk A good morning chuckle. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sy1MDHZ27M&feature=youtu.be
  • What if Brian Williams didn't have a crooked head?

    02/20/2015 3:04:25 PM PST · by 867V309 · 17 replies
    2-20-2015 | 867V309
    What if Brian Williams didn't have a crooked head?
  • India Officials: Tree Obama Planted Isn’t Dead, Just Looks Dead

    02/20/2015 12:06:32 PM PST · by logi_cal869 · 33 replies
    CBSDC ^ | 02/20/2015 | unattributed
    Officials in India want to make one thing clear: The tree that President Barack Obama planted in New Delhi three weeks ago is not dead. It just looks dead.
  • Emoticon Masks

    02/20/2015 10:57:23 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 9 replies
    Thegrommet.com ^ | 1-20-15 | me
    Emojis have become a cultural phenomenon, and now you can bring the fun to a face near you.
  • Harlan City Police Department Issues A.P.B. For Queen Elsa

    02/20/2015 10:25:20 AM PST · by Bratch · 6 replies
    LEX 18.com ^ | February 18, 2015 | LEX 18 staff
     HARLAN, Ky. - The Harlan City Police Department has issued an all points bulletin for Queen Elsa. Elsa, a character from Disney's Frozen, is an ice queen who can control the weather with her magical powers. Needless to say, many people are blaming her for the recent cold snap to hit the Bluegrass State and officers decided to have a little fun on her behalf. The A.P.B issued on the Harlan County Police Department's Facebook page reads, "All points bulletin!!! HPD has issued an arrest warrant for Queen Elsa of Arendelle. Suspect is a blonde female last seen wearing a...
  • Los Angeles Overreacts to Cold Temperatures

    02/20/2015 10:08:52 AM PST · by central_va · 20 replies
    kimmel show ^ | 1/19/13 | kimmel
    Los Angeles Overreacts to Cold Temperatures on the Jimmy Kimmel show how it was SUPPOSE to be viewed. You kinda forgot one meteorologist, Jimmy.
  • Our 'Hands On' VP, Literally "Joe Biden's Hands Across America

    02/20/2015 7:33:40 AM PST · by outinyellowdogcountry · 19 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 2/19/15 | David Rutz
    http://freebeacon.com/culture/joe-bidens-hands-across-america/ Vice President Joe Biden can’t keep his hands to himself when women are around. The latest woman to fall into the Biden snare was Stephanie Carter, wife of new Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. Biden laid hands on her shoulders and whispered in her ear as Carter spoke about his new job Tuesday, and the moment went viral. Biden also made bad headlines for himself in January when, during a day of trying to charm incoming members of the U.S. Senate and their families, he bestowed a rather unwanted kiss on the head of Sen. Christopher Coons’ (D., Del.) daughter....
  • "Resist We Much" | Al Sharpton VS The Teleprompter #1

    02/20/2015 7:19:37 AM PST · by RedMDer · 27 replies
    youtube ^ | Published on May 6, 2014 | Washington Free Beacon
    Rev. Al Sharpton's command of the English language is an ongoing struggle
  • Brian Williams Wall of Shame!

    02/20/2015 5:11:38 AM PST · by Mich Patriot · 32 replies
    2/20/15 | Mich Patriot
    It's Friday...let the fun begin! Post your favorite Brian Williams memes below!
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    02/20/2015 4:56:04 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 71 replies
    A man takes a balloon ride at a local country fair. A fierce wind suddenly kicks up, causing the balloon to violently leave the fair and carry its occupant out into the countryside. The man has no idea where he is, so he goes down to five meters above ground and asks a passing wanderer: "Excuse me, sir, can you tell me where I am?"Eyeing the man in the balloon the passer-by says: "You are in a downed red balloon, five meters above ground." The balloon's unhappy resident replied, "You must be an economist." "How could you possible know...
  • Presidents Wants Human Rights For Terrorists?

    WASHINGTON — President Obama on Thursday called on nations around the world to expand human rights, religious tolerance and peaceful dialogue and jobs to the people who cut heads off , burn people, rape and bury alive people they disagree with. In an address to world leaders on the final day of his summit on violent extremism, Mr. Obama said that poverty and political grievances fuel alienation that can lead to bursts of killing like those seen in Paris, Copenhagen, Sydney and Ottawa. In addition to building up security forces, he said nations must “put an end to the cycle...
  • Today's Toons 2/20/15

    02/20/2015 3:24:31 AM PST · by pookie18 · 13 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 2/20/15 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Ex-porn star Sasha Grey gets dragged into a propaganda war between Ukraine and Russia

    02/19/2015 1:27:56 PM PST · by Ivan Mazepa · 54 replies
    GlobalPost ^ | Feb 18 2015 | Alison Jackson
    Former American porn star Sasha Grey ditched her acting career and worked as a nurse for pro-Russian rebels fighting in eastern Ukraine until she was brutally murdered by Ukrainian government forces. That, at least, is according to an anti-Kyiv propaganda campaign featuring a photo of Grey that has appeared on Russian social media networks, including Odnoklassniki, a social media site popular among people over the age of 30.
  • Embarrassing Predictions Plague the Global-Warming Industry

    It is now pretty clearly agreed that the CO2 content [in the atmosphere] will rise 25% by 2000. This could increase the average temperature near the earth’s surface by 7 degrees Fahrenheit. This in turn could raise the level of the sea by 10 feet. Goodbye New York. Goodbye Washington, for that matter.- - Presidential advisor Daniel Moynihan 1969 Move Where (to escape the cold)? The Brutal Buffalo (NY) winter might be common all over the United States. Climate experts believe the next Ice Age is on its way. According to recent evidence, it could come sooner than anyone expected....