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Old insults with class ~ by redditor Jesse_James

Found this thread of old insults while browsing reddit post What old insults need to make a comeback? My favorite contribution was a long list of insults from famous politicians, authors and the like curated by redditor Jesse_James.

Albannach offering FREE download of “The Independence” EP

Albannach is Scots-Gaelic for "Scottish" or "Scotsman," and it's also the name of a fantastic Scottish band. What sets them apart is their heavy use of percussion, which is a bit of the reason my beautiful wife, who is Deaf, can still feel/hear their wonderful music....

When one door of happiness closes…

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. ~ Helen Keller "Ramen" to that!  This Helen Keller quote points to a common seed of  depression. When I'm depressed,...

What democracy demands of religious values ~ Obama quote

This is a superb quote from President Barack Obama. As a former Catholic, this speaks to how I feel religious values should inform the laws and government policy of our democracy. It seems the only way if we hope to stay a true melting pot of cultures. “Democracy...

The Philosopher Commuter – How One Person Can Reduce Traffic

Traffic flows in stop-and-go waves that are caused, in part, by everyone doing their best to prevent other cars from cutting ahead of them in their lane. By not tailgating, by giving lots of space to the guy ahead of your car, you allow cars to flow  into lanes as...

South African TV ad “The Reader” promotes literacy & scotch

Literacy. At any age. Is a good thing. Nearly 95 percent of this video tells the story of an older man who decides to learn how to read. Nicely edited scenes reveal the effort he puts in and the support he receives on his journey. His motivation is revealed in a...

Ellen Degeneres meets Hélène Campbell, who needed double lung transplant

Hélène Campbell was waiting for a double lung transplant, but while she waited Hélène made it her mission to raise public awareness about the benefits of organ donation and get people to register as organ donors. As part of that mission, Hélène submitted a video to...

Aloha…It’s a movie…almost

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3mf_ewjc7s As I watched the film Aloha with Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, I kept waiting for all the pieces to come together, but it never happened. I liked the cast of Aloha, but the movie never felt real in any way. I...
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Chuck Norris endorses bible curriculum in public schools

I’m afraid Chuck Norris has taken one too many hits to the head…

Christopher Hitchen’s mother committed suicide

While reading Christopher Hitchen's memoir Hitch-22, I learned that Hitchens' mother, whom her refers to by her first name Yvonne, died in Greece in the early 1970's in what looked like a suicide pact with a psychotic lover. After some investigation, Hitchens...

Glorious Octopus Image

I bumped into this image of an octopus recently and had to share. Such a striking, symmetrical geometry to this octopus' pose. Totally mesmerizing.

Domesticated foxes ~ Are they like dogs?

I'd watched a documentary some years ago about a Russian scientist who, in 1959 or so, started trying to domesticate foxes in hopes of discovering how wolves were domesticated into dogs. Surprisingly, the answer to that question still remains a mystery. This video...

Old insults with class ~ by redditor Jesse_James

Found this thread of old insults while browsing reddit post What old insults need to make a comeback? My favorite contribution was a long list of insults from famous politicians, authors and the like curated by redditor Jesse_James.

“That’s not the way you should think about it”

I took my car into a Toyota dealership some weeks ago for a repair I thought Toyota should pay for. After stating I knew my car trouble was not the service rep's fault, I noted that I did think Toyota should be asked to pay for the service. How the service rep....