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  • 2016 Presidential Candidates Reimagined as Pokemon

    04/24/2016 6:52:48 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 1 replies
    Gamespot ^ | 3-14-2016 | Mat Paget
    (snip) Hirsch posted drawings of Bernie Sanders as Charmander, Donald Trump as Muk, Marco Rubio as Diglett, Hillary Clinton as Butterfree, and Ben Carson as Snorlax. He even gave some of them new names and Pokemon-like statistics. The drawings inspired fans to create their own, including one of Ted Cruz and a Pokemon card of Hirsch's Bernie Charmander. You can check out more of Hirsch's original drawings and some of his fans' creations below. .... (no image posted, check the link source)
  • Pokemon World Championship Alleged Shooting Plot: How It Was Foiled

    08/24/2015 7:05:39 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | 08/24/2015 | Alyssa Newcomb
    An alleged plot to inflict violence at the Pokemon World Championship was foiled after security officers at the venue where the event was being held alerted the Boston Police Department to a series of threats posted on social media, authorities said. James Stumbo, 27, and Kevin Norton, 18, both of Iowa, had no prior criminal history before they were arraigned today. They face numerous gun charges after police found weapons in their car parked outside a convention center in Boston. Norton walked into court wearing a camouflage hunting t-shirt; Stumbo wore a grey shirt. Both are also charged with making...
  • Beatings Continue, Until Morale Improves - Pokémon is the Latest Casualty of US Government Shutdown

    10/13/2013 12:00:58 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 4 replies ^ | Oct 11, 2013 | RawmeatCowboy
    Military bases see Pokemon X/Y copies delayed due to government shutdown Certainly not the worst part of the government shutdown here in the states, but a very annoying one! At least there's still an eShop option.
  • The Pokémon Plot: How One Cartoon Inspired the Army to Dream Up a Seizure Gun

    09/26/2012 2:11:14 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 6 replies
    IO9 ^ | September 26, 2012 | Spencer Ackerman - Danger Room
    The Pokémon Plot: How One Cartoon Inspired the Army to Dream Up a Seizure Gun In 1998, a secret Army intelligence analysis suggested a new way to take out enemies: blast them with electromagnetic energy until their brains overload and they start to convulse. Amazingly, it was an idea inspired by a Pokemon episode. Application of "electromagnetic pulses" could force neurons to all fire at once, causing a "disruption of voluntary muscle control," reads a description of a proposed seizure weapon, contained in a declassified document from the Army's National Ground Intelligence Center. "It is thought by using a method...
  • Ancient Burial Box Linked to Priest Who Played Part in Christ's Crucifixion

    08/03/2012 2:44:21 PM PDT · by NYer · 42 replies
    Christian Post ^ | August 30, 2012 | Nicola Menzie
    Yosef bar Caifa Scientists at a university in Israel believe they have discovered an ancient burial box belonging to the family of the high priest who played a part in the crucifixion of Jesus as described in the Bible.The burial box, or ossuary, was recovered from looters three years ago by the Israel Antiquities Authority.On close examination the ossuary was found to have a rare inscription mentioning the names "Miriam," "Yeshua," and "Caiaphus."Once the inscription was authenticated, archaeologists were astounded by what they had found.According to researchers, the Caiaphus mentioned in the carved-in inscription may very well be the same...
  • How Annoying Are the Olympic Mascots?

    07/24/2008 1:10:38 AM PDT · by SolidWood · 74 replies · 213+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | July 24, 2008 | Jaime Sneider
    You're not the only one unhappy about the Olympic mascots, collectively known as the Fuwa. If the Beijing Olympics' five cuddly mascots go down in history as a dud, their creator wants no part of the blame. After China's Olympics organizers gave him the assignment, folk artist Han Meilin initially sketched out five children representing the traditional Chinese elements of fire, wood, water, gold and earth. Then the bureaucrats got involved. "There had to be a panda, even though you'd think the public would have had enough of them," says the 72-year-old artist. Alas, mankind will never get enough of...
  • Japanese Robot Eats Snow, Poops Out Bricks of Ice

    01/02/2008 9:13:12 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 63 replies · 482+ views ^ | Wednesday, January 02, 2008 | SciTech
    Japanese Robot Eats Snow, Poops Out Bricks of Ice Wednesday, January 02, 2008 What's cute, yellow, eats snow and poops out bricks of ice? Meet Yuki-taro, a Japanese robot built to quickly clear roads after heavy snows. The cute little guy, about 5 feet long and 2 and a half feet high, simply plows into snowbanks, taking in the white stuff, compressing it and neatly stacking it in two-foot-long bricks on his rear bed. Created by a consortium of private companies, municipal governments and university researchers, Yuki-taro is equipped with two video cameras in his "eyes" as well as a...
  • Saturday Morning WB Cartoon Thread - July 22, 2006

    07/22/2006 5:00:35 AM PDT · by humblegunner · 14 replies · 323+ views
    Warner Brothers ^ | 7/22/06 | All your favorite WB cartoons
    Saturday, July 22nd, 2006 Show Schedule: 7:00 AM Yu-Gi-Oh! 7:30 AM Yu-Gi-Oh! 8:00 AM Johnny Test 8:30 AM Xiaolin Showdown 9:00 AM Xiaolin Showdown 9:30 AM Lunatics 10:00 AM Pokémon 10:30 AM Spider Riders 11:00 AM The Batman 11:30 AM Viewtiful Joe
  • Saturday Morning WB Cartoon Thread - July 8, 2006

    07/08/2006 5:00:10 AM PDT · by humblegunner · 23 replies · 474+ views
    Warner Brothers ^ | 8 July 2006 | All your favorite WB cartoons
    Show Schedule 7:00AM Yu-Gi-Oh!  501  Unwanted Guest, Part 1 7:30AM Yu-Gi-Oh!  502  Unwanted Guest, Part 2 8:00AM  Johnny Test  01  Johnny to the Center of the Earth / Johnny X 8:30AM Xiaolin Showdown  07  Ring of the Nine Dragons 9:00AM Xiaolin Showdown  28  The Black Vipers 9:30AM Loonatics Unleashed 09  Sypher 10:00AM  Pokémon  852  Pasta la Vista! New 10:30AM  Spider Riders  5  Memories of Champions New 11:00AM  The Batman  27  Batgirl Begins, Part One 11:30AM Viewtiful Joe  05  Howdy, Partner  
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Scientists identify a single 'master' gene that seems to turn on cancer-causing action of other gene

    01/21/2005 4:30:24 PM PST · by Main Street · 109 replies · 9,039+ views
    NYNEWSDAY.COM ^ | Friday, January 21, 2005 | Delthia Ricks
    <p>An international team of scientists believes it has found cancer's master switch with the discovery of a gene they dubbed ``Pokemon.''</p> <p>Like the electronic game figures -- tiny monsters with bad tempers -- the cancer-triggering gene apparently instigates the misbehavior of other cancer-causing genes, leading to tumor formation.</p>
  • Post-election Pokémon cheer

    12/12/2004 6:18:50 PM PST · by lightman · 151+ views
    December 12, 200 | JPS
    For those who were or are Pokémon fans, or whose children enjoy the shows; my son has made a post-election 200 version of the "Team Rocket" cheer: B: Prepare for trouble C: Make it double B: To protect the world from terrorist organizations C: To unte all people within our nation B: To protect the righteous of truth and love C: To extend democracy to the stars above B: Bush C: Cheney B: Team America blast off at the speed of light C: Surrender now for you will lose the fight. M: Meow, that’s right.
  • Creationist Site Says: "Mac Users, You Are Godless Communists!"

    04/23/2002 7:45:18 PM PDT · by ppaul · 82 replies · 1,071+ views
    TheMacObserver ^ | 4/23/02 | Raena Armitage
    Repent, sinners. Your Macintosh is a tool to promote Godless Communism and anti-Creationist "propaganda", according to an article at OBJECTIVE: Christian Ministries. Dr. Richard Paley, apparently "a teacher of Divinity and Theobiology at Fellowship University," starts out with discussions of the PBS series Evolution and Pokemon, and goes on to say: However, these propagandists aren't just targeting the young. Take for example Apple Computers, makers of the popular Macintosh line of computers. The real operating system hiding under the newest version of the Macintosh operating system (MacOS X) is called... Darwin! That's right, new Macs are based on Darwinism! While...