Joke Of The Day

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Oct 312010

A cannibal entered the meat market to buy something nice for dinner. The owner greeted him and told him to look around. The cannibal began to inspect the meat case and noticed the market specialized in brain.

Upon further inspection he noticed a marked disparity between the costs of brain meats. A carpenter’s brain sells for $1.50 per pound. A plumber’s brain sells for $2.25 per pound. He noticed with alarm that a politician’s brain sells for $375.00 a pound. With not a little curiosity he asked the owner why the huge difference in price between the similar meats.

The owner responded with a deadpan look on his face, “Do you realize how many politicians it takes to get a pound of brains?”

Favorite Movie Calculator

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Oct 302010

Here is a very short, simple little math calculation you can do in your head. I was amazed at how this accurately identified my favorite movie. Try it, you’ll like it!

This is pretty amazing!

I was surprised how this worked. Be honest and don’t look at the movie list till you have done the math!

Try this test and find out what movie is your favorite. This amazing math quiz can likely predict which of 18 films you would enjoy the most. Don’t ask me how, but it really works!

The Movie Test:

Pick a number from 1-9.

Multiply by 3.

Add 3.

Multiply by 3 again.

Now add the two digits of that answer together to find your predicted favorite movie in the list of 18 movies below.

Movie List:

1. Gone With The Wind
2. E.T.
3. Beverly Hills Cop
4. Star Wars
5. Forrest Gump
6. The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
7. Jaws
8. Grease
9. The Defeat of Obama in 2012
10. Casablanca
11. Jurassic Park
12. Shrek
13. Pirates of the Caribbean
14. Titanic
15. Raiders Of The Lost Ark
16. Home Alone
17. Mrs. Doubtfire
18. Toy Story

The Weather Underground

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Oct 302010

“Hello. I’m going to read a declaration of a state of war… Within the next 14 days we will attack a symbol or institution of American injustice.” ~ Bernardine Dohrn thirty years ago.

With these words, a group of young American radicals called The Weathermen announced their intention to overthrow the U.S. government. Fueled by outrage over the Vietnam War and racism in America, they went undergound during the 1970s, bombing targets across the country that they felt symbolized “the real violence” that the U.S. government and capitalist power were wreaking throughout the world. From pitched battles with police on Chicago’s city streets, to bombing the U.S. Capitol building, to breaking acid-guru Timothy Leary out of prison, this carefully organized clandestine network attempted to incite a national revolution, while successfully evading one of the largest FBI manhunts in history. One of the top documentaries of the year, this award-winning film interweaves extensive archival material with modern-day interviews to explore the incredible story of “The Weather Underground“. As former members reflect candidly about the idealistic passion that drove them to “bring the war home,” they paint a compelling portrait of troubled and revolutionary times, with unexpected and often striking connections to the current world situation.

Joke Of The Day

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Oct 302010

Yesterday (Saturday) on my way to a friends house I saw a Muslim fall from a bridge into the river. I know you all won’t believe this but being the responsible citizen that I am, I notified emergency services.

It’s now almost 10:30 AM (Sunday) the and they still haven’t responded!

I’m starting to think I’ve wasted a stamp.

Japanese Robot Has Incredibly Realistic Facial Expressions

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Oct 292010

From Neatorama:

Actroid-F looks almost human. Not just in the way its face is sculpted, but the way that it moves. Guinness World Records lists it as the first true android. In the above video, the robot mimics the expressions of its operator. The people behind the project suggest that it could be placed in hospitals as an observer.