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I'm an artist, an educator and I write. I also will gamble on just about anything. And I love my wife. This blog is observations from a funny old man who gets pissed off every once in a while.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

THURSDAY #2153


TUESDAY NIGHT I POSTED A STORY FOR YOU, BUT NOBODY HAS SEEN IT. YOU NEED TO HIT THE OLDER POSTS BUTTON A COUPLE OF TIMES. HOW FOOLISH OF ME...I MEAN HOW WERE YOU SUPPOSE TO KNOW IT WAS EVEN THERE.

NEWSY BITS...


 The photo was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on April 21 as astronomers monitored changes in Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, an immense and ongoing cyclone on the planet's surface. According to NASA, the “eye” in the picture is really the shadow of the Jovian moon Ganymede, which happened to cast a shadow directly on the center of the storm.


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I really liked this. The is a homeless guy who had to be cleaned up to get on Mexico's Got Talent.
Skip to the two minute mark to bypass all the Spanish set-up....

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Let's take another look at this map I posted yesterday...
So, how to you explain the very regular dips....wintertime?

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Check out these reflexes...


If you properly shuffle a pack of cards, chances are that exact order has never been seen before in the whole history of the universe.



 I can't believe fried egg beat out bacon.

WTF?

Comrades, our moment of liberation is at hand! Alyaksandr Lukashenka, the President of Belarus, has declared that toilet paper is completely absent from the sausage that his nation produces. This, he says, is in sharp contrast to the sausage of neighboring Russia. The dictator, referring to himself in the third person, told reporters that Belarus has kept the food standards that it maintained while it was in the Soviet Union.

Oh, look, another pic for Fuckthatshitistan....


If you are very lucky, your internal organs will never see the light of day.



In 455 BC, Aeschylus, the great playwriter known as the Father of Greek Tragedy, died in a most unexpected way. He was killed by a tortoise which was dropped by an eagle

Teenagers...go figure...

How time flies...


There are pornstars that were born in 1996.



The biggest firework ever explode into a 2,624-foot ball of fire

 Did you know that all the planets in the solar system could fit between the Earth and the Moon?


A German dispatch dog carries messages to the front line during a German offensive in January 1918 -

 Human Angry Bird launches into the sky using a giant slingshot


Extracting giant marble blocks from a quarry...

I would love to have his job.



How do I make myself appear important and like I actually do stuff despite my lack of doing stuff and importance?




When medieval binders knew that the object they were processing would be placed on a lectern, for example in a chained library, they often added tiny feet like the ones seen here. They made sure that the lower edge of the binding and the bottom part of the pages would not be damaged by the rough wood of the lectern - notice the shiny bottom of the feet.


Mojave Desert's Giant Rock was considered the largest boulder in the world until 2000 when a chunk fell off.
Bummer. Fame is so fickle.

 Frying pan beach sculpture, Sydney, Australia


Well, I've got my Halloween treats ready...
Speaking of...
 This one is very clever...


60-ton underwater sculpture to become reef home for tropical fish

OOMVO's to empty the old file and ready to stock with new much better humor...



Sharing a classroom and interacting with normally-developing peers appeared to improve the language skills of preschool children with disabilities.








Blind dart player training...
I'm assuming the string is in the middle of the board? 



Sharing is part of cannabis culture.

Or, nobody wants to get stoned alone.

Either way, it’s a good thing.



I don’t know the exact percentage, but almost all of the stuff people worry about never happens. I’m thinking north of 90%.




I feel like life is forcing me to choose between "being optimistic" and "using the internet."



I once made a series of painting with words very similar to this. It was fun and I really liked them. Don't know why I gave it up, but I'm sure it was a good reason...

Making due with what you got...


Vaccines are the most effective medical intervention ever introduced, saving 2.5 million lives per year.



The site SWORE these were true....

People who say things like this disgust me...
I don't even know if Ike said this, but it needs to be said...




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