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Friday, May 31, 2013

List of common misconceptions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_common_misconceptions



This list pertains to current, widely held, erroneous ideas and beliefs about notable topics which have been reported by reliable sources. Each has been discussed in published literature, as has its topic area and the facts concerning it. Note that the statements which follow are corrections based o... Good to know http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_common_misconceptions

Thursday, May 30, 2013

24tix.com - LAST RED BENNIES SHOW EVER Tickets (and Where the Unobtainable is Unimaginable) http://www.24tix.com/event.html?show_id=KT2161279169216127916921



NOTE: You have 10 minutes to complete your order after adding tickets to your cart. If you do not complete your order within this allotted time frame, the tickets will automatically be released and removed from your cart. http://www.24tix.com/event.html?show_id=KT2161279169216127916921

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Ultimate Poetic Embarrassments http://www.danoah.com/2013/05/the-ultimate-poetic-embarrassments.html



We all have embarrassing moments. Some are downright humiliating and hilarious. These are your most embarrassing moments... in the form of short poetry! http://www.danoah.com/2013/05/the-ultimate-poetic-embarrassments.html

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

22 Indications You Are The Sheldon Cooper Of Your Friend Group http://www.buzzfeed.com/alexclaiborne/22-indications-you-are-the-sheldon-cooper-of-your-aiyc



It's not your fault you are a highly superior being. http://www.buzzfeed.com/alexclaiborne/22-indications-you-are-the-sheldon-cooper-of-your-aiyc

20,000 Classic Arcade Games Deserve a Beautiful Wooden Console System http://gizmodo.com/classic-arcade-games-deserve-a-beautifully-crafted-wood-510140399



Swedish designer Love Hultén is freaking obsessed with classic arcade games. You'd have to be, to craft a beautiful wooden console with matching controllers just to house a massive collection of them. Awesome. http://gizmodo.com/classic-arcade-games-deserve-a-beautifully-crafted-wood-510140399

This Insane Homemade Lightsaber Burns Straight Through Things http://gizmodo.com/this-insane-homemade-lightsabre-burns-straight-through-510073475



OK, so this should be labelled with extreme hazard warnings or something. A crazy laser enthusiast actually built his own lightsaber capable of burning straight through things. http://gizmodo.com/this-insane-homemade-lightsabre-burns-straight-through-510073475

Friday, May 24, 2013

BrightNest | 2X4: Four Fantastic Uses for Flour http://shar.es/ZDfTV



We’re all about flour’s power. It makes your pancakes fluffy and keeps your Bundt cake from sticking to the pan, but did you know it can also help you loosen a stubborn lid? Find out more about this baking staple: Handy, helpful, and creative! http://shar.es/ZDfTV

Meet the 23-ton X-Wing, the world's largest Lego model https://awaissoft.wordpress.com/2013/05/23/meet-the-23-ton-x-wing-the-worlds-largest-lego-model/



Lego and Cartoon Network dazzle New York's iconic Times Square with a "Star Wars" X-Wing model that took 32 builders about four months to construct. There's big, then there's really big, and then t... https://awaissoft.wordpress.com/2013/05/23/meet-the-23-ton-x-wing-the-worlds-largest-lego-model/

The Important Thing About Yelling http://www.handsfreemama.com/2013/05/22/the-important-thing-about-yelling/



I cherish the notes I receive from my children—whether they are scribbled with a Sharpie on a yellow sticky note or written in perfect penmanship on lined paper. But the Mother’s Day poem I recentl... http://www.handsfreemama.com/2013/05/22/the-important-thing-about-yelling/

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Zach Galifianakis to take formerly homeless woman to “Hangover 3″ premiere http://bit.ly/1922Qcg



The comedian has been friends with Elizabeth “Mimi” Haist since the 1990s and later helped her out of homelessness Zach Galifianakis to take formerly homeless woman to “Hangover 3″ premiere http://buff.ly/14upKWO http://bit.ly/1922Qcg

Sensing Color With a LED and Op Amp http://bit.ly/10LyR4Q



Robot Room's David Cook shows how an LED and op amp, along with a resistor and cap, can be built into an amplified color sensor. Unfortunately, even under the best conditions, photodiodes (and reve... Sensing Color With a LED and Op Amp http://buff.ly/16KPYZz http://bit.ly/10LyR4Q

Ditch Your Plans to Find Out How You Work http://bit.ly/12Q15KD



No matter how much you plan, you can still end up getting very little done. Computer scientist Cal Newport is trying something new: ditching the plan altogether to see what he spends his time on. Ditch Your Plans to Find Out How You Work http://buff.ly/1a1BRvf http://bit.ly/12Q15KD

Reddit Users Attempt to Shame Sikh Woman, Get Righteously Schooled

Great story of acceptance from a place you wouldn't necessarily expect. Share this along and spread the love. \u003C3

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Reddit Users Attempt to Shame Sikh Woman, Get Righteously Schooled http://jezebel.com/5946643/reddit-users-attempt-to-shame-sikh-woman-get-righteously-schooled



A Reddit user going by the handle "european_douchebag" posted a surreptitious photo of a Sikh woman with the caption "i'm not sure what to conclude from this." The user's apparent confusion stems from the fact that the woman—bound by her religion not to cut her hair or alter her body—has an abundanc... The Internet grew up today, just a little bit. I'm so proud! \u003C3 http://jezebel.com/5946643/reddit-users-attempt-to-shame-sikh-woman-get-righteously-schooled

First Footage of an F-35B Taking Off Straight Into the Air http://bit.ly/18Zw4Za



Finding a suitable runway to launch your multibillion dollar fighter jet from isn't always as easy as it sounds. That's why the F-35B Lightning II is designed to with the ability to both take off and... First Footage of an F-35B Taking Off Straight Into the Air http://buff.ly/14KJGEm http://bit.ly/18Zw4Za

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness: The Spoiler FAQ http://bit.ly/12pR1aN



After making a mere $84 million at the U.S. box office, Star Trek Into Darkness is considered by some to be a disappointment. Perhaps the problem is that it was a touch confusing. To help our readers... Star Trek Into Darkness: The Spoiler FAQ http://buff.ly/12HL0ry http://bit.ly/12pR1aN

Shake A Fist http://www.shazam.com/discover/track/45603432



Hot Chip discovered using Shazam I just used 90.9 KRCL to tag Shake A Fist by Hot Chip. http://www.shazam.com/discover/track/45603432

Chow Truck http://www.facebook.com/chowtruck/posts/10151404005201050



What's for dinner? How about chilled watermelon-tomato soup w/ goat cheese garnish & braised beef taco, 9th & 9th til 7:00 W-O-W Sounds delicious! http://www.facebook.com/chowtruck/posts/10151404005201050

The Most Awesome F-35 Video I've Ever Seen http://bit.ly/16K8WyT



Lockheed Martin just completed the latest high angle of attack test series. It was a complete success, as this video shots. The video footage is spectacular, especially that unreal first shot: The Most Awesome F-35 Video Yet http://buff.ly/14KJF3a http://bit.ly/16K8WyT

What is a quantum computer — and why does Google need one? http://bit.ly/10gKPnj



These almost unfathomably futuristic machines can run more calculations in an instant than there are atoms in the universe What Is A Quantum Computer — And Why Does Google Need One? http://buff.ly/10K5qQF http://bit.ly/10gKPnj

Helios handlebars add LED blinkers, GPS and more to any bike (hands-on) http://engt.co/14KxfbL



Technologically bent cyclists have their choice of advanced bicycles these days, but it's a little hard to justify getting a specialized vehicle if your Helios handlebars add LED blinkers, GPS and more to any bike (hands-on) http://buff.ly/10K2zaz http://engt.co/14KxfbL

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Man Animates Joke About Tortilla Chips Told By His Drunk Wife http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2013/05/adam-patch-animated-joke/



Adam Patch's wife got drunk on wine and literally told a corny joke. He recorded her and animated the joke. Here is the final result. Funny!! http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2013/05/adam-patch-animated-joke/

Utah Springs Surprise Tax on Massive NSA Data Center | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com http://bit.ly/18djFzA



Photo: Phil Windley/Flickr The National Security Agency should complete construction of its 1 million square foot data center near Bluffdale, Utah, thi Utah Springs Surprise Tax on Massive NSA Data Center http://buff.ly/10QYX3i http://bit.ly/18djFzA

The "Biggest, Most Destructive Tornado in History" Just Hit Oklahoma http://bit.ly/163rbzG



A half-mile-wide tornado touched down in Moore, Oklahoma, just south of Oklahoma City, this afternoon. A reporter from local news station KFOR called it "the biggest, most destructive tornado in the history... The "Biggest, Most Destructive Tornado in History" Just Hit Oklahoma http://buff.ly/10QYWMW http://bit.ly/163rbzG

The 24 Hours Of Le Mans Is Coming http://bit.ly/13CIBw4



It starts June 22 and it ends June 23rd. Get excited. The 24 Hours Of Le Mans Is Coming http://buff.ly/10K2y6s http://bit.ly/13CIBw4

The Favorite Boozy Beverage of Classic Movie Characters, In One Chart http://bit.ly/18Zw4Zg



The Big Lebowski's The Dude? White Russians. Silence of the Lambs' Hannibal Lecter? Chianti. This awesome cocktail chart maps the drinks of choice for characters in classic books and movies. The Favorite Boozy Beverage of Classic Movie Characters, In One Chart http://buff.ly/13GuGZ9 http://bit.ly/18Zw4Zg

Monday, May 20, 2013

Hovering "Home Drone" Puts Burglars on Display: Scientific American Video http://bit.ly/18dbseP



News videos covering science, health and technology at Sciam.com Hovering "Home Drone" Puts Burglars on Display http://buff.ly/13GuJEl http://bit.ly/18dbseP

Friday, May 17, 2013

Previously, On Arrested Development http://apps.npr.org/arrested-development/



NPR's slightly obsessive guide to the running gags on Arrested Development. http://apps.npr.org/arrested-development/

http://twistedsifter.com/2012/04/adding-monsters-to-thrift-store-paintings/ http://twistedsifter.com/2012/04/adding-monsters-to-thrift-store-paintings/



http://twistedsifter.com/2012/04/adding-monsters-to-thrift-store-paintings/ This is something I would support. http://twistedsifter.com/2012/04/adding-monsters-to-thrift-store-paintings/

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Why I Love People: The Old Man in the Parking Lot http://www.danoah.com/2013/05/why-i-love-people-the-old-man-in-the-parking-lot.html



When a large pick-up truck almost ran over an old man, he taught this single mom and her daughter a lesson she'd never forget. http://www.danoah.com/2013/05/why-i-love-people-the-old-man-in-the-parking-lot.html

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

21 Kids Who Sold Out Their Parents http://www.buzzfeed.com/expresident/kids-who-sold-out-their-parents



All the proof you'll ever need that no matter how much you sacrifice for your kids, they'll almost certainly repay you with insults to your intelligence, insults to your person, or extreme ... http://www.buzzfeed.com/expresident/kids-who-sold-out-their-parents

Monday, May 13, 2013

KSL.com Mobile http://m.ksl.com/index/story/sid/25152990#.UZEoekGwoAI.facebook



The city's status as an up-and-comer is part of what surprised and upset Ian Rigby so much when he found that a sandwich from a well-known Salt Lake restaurant was labeled as vegetarian, but actually has an ingredient cooked with meat. Oh Moochies... This co-owner seems at least as arrogant as the other co-owner I pulled a pitcher from when he and his obliterated friend didn't want to leave the Woodshed. I also got some really old potato salad last time I was there. Bleaugh!! =P http://m.ksl.com/index/story/sid/25152990#.UZEoekGwoAI.facebook

Sunday, May 12, 2013

The Full McBain Movie Hidden Throughout Simpsons Epsiodes http://gawker.com/5750211/the-full-mcbain-movie-hidden-throughout-simpsons-epsiodes



Every Simpsons fan worth his or her weight in the yellowy gold color of those animated characters knows and loves the character of McBain. He is the ultra-macho, Schwarzenegger-like hero whose ongoing movie clips show up periodically during episodes. http://gawker.com/5750211/the-full-mcbain-movie-hidden-throughout-simpsons-epsiodes

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Dave Smith http://www.facebook.com/dave.smith.1088/posts/10200951907177259



THINK FAST is rocking The Woodshed tonight. Cheep drinks, good music, and great friends. Come get your party on. See you there! http://www.facebook.com/dave.smith.1088/posts/10200951907177259

Friday, May 10, 2013

The seven-minute workout http://bit.ly/14b2LPM



According to science, you can achieve the results of a long run and a visit to weight room by doing "12 exercises deploying o The seven-minute workout http://buff.ly/YLeshM http://bit.ly/14b2LPM

Mapping Buildings with a Kinect http://bit.ly/ZNGNmb



This cool mapping system created by MIT uses a Kinect motion tracker, a laser range finder, GPS, and inertial sensors to map out the interior of a building. [via Beyond the Beyond] Mapping Buildings with a Kinect http://buff.ly/15sU5ZI http://bit.ly/ZNGNmb

Turn Your Someday List into Research Tasks to Avoid Clutter and Guilt http://bit.ly/16eDckU



A "Someday" or "Someday/Maybe" list is a great place to keep all those tasks you want to consider for later. Unfortunately, this list can quickly fill up with goals you'll never act on. The Unclutterer... Turn Your Someday List into Research Tasks to Avoid Clutter and Guilt http://buff.ly/146PVCf http://bit.ly/16eDckU

The Real-Life Buildings Used to Sell Elysium's Luxurious Dystopia http://bit.ly/16TTn7x



Elysium, Neill Blomkamp’s long-delayed futuristic Matt Damon vehicle, tells the story of a class war between the unwashed masses, who live on Earth, and the super wealthy, who live in an absurdly opulent... The Real-Life Buildings Used to Sell Elysium's Luxurious Dystopia http://buff.ly/1424KGc http://bit.ly/16TTn7x

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Feds Drop Hacking Charges in Video-Poker Glitching Case | Threat Level | Wired.com http://bit.ly/17K4ZHX



They know when to fold ‘em. Las Vegas prosecutors targeting two men who took advantage of a software bug to win a small fortune at video poker have dropped all hacking charges from the case, cashing... Feds Drop Hacking Charges in Video-Poker Glitching Case http://buff.ly/15o6i1S http://bit.ly/17K4ZHX

Learn How To Drive In Eight Short Videos http://bit.ly/109jhQ6



Time-rending wormholes are a constant danger we all face. At any moment, we could all be sucked into a rift in the space-time continuum, and emerge anywhere. Even behind the wheel of a Holden whizzing... Learn How To Drive In Eight Short Videos http://buff.ly/12eCK0A http://bit.ly/109jhQ6

ProFlowers http://www.facebook.com/ProFlowers



At ProFlowers, we’re in the business of happiness! Stick with us for unforgettable gifts and bouquets. Follow us for colorful inspiration on all things floral. Nothing like last-minute to get the adrenaline pumping! `=P http://www.facebook.com/ProFlowers

Automate Your Home via Voice Commands with Tasker and VeraLite http://bit.ly/15ApMQJ



Reddit user droidkc has shown off his home automation setup controlled entirely by voice commands. The setup can control home lights on a dimmer, the TV, and even XBMC from his phone. Automate Your Home via Voice Commands with Tasker and VeraLite http://buff.ly/ZO23IF http://bit.ly/15ApMQJ

Disposable Trashbag Tents Are the Cleverest Way To Keep Camping Clean http://gizmodo.com/disposable-trashbag-tents-are-the-cleverest-way-to-keep-498619973



via goodnoows.com: Music festivals generate a lot of litter. Tons of it. Litterally. It's been a problem for ages, but Glad has come up with a clever design solution that solves at least part of the problem: a trashbag tent. Your average concert-goer probably isn't going to be too stoked at the pro... http://gizmodo.com/disposable-trashbag-tents-are-the-cleverest-way-to-keep-498619973

Where on Google Street View Can I Find This Wonderful Half Cat? http://bit.ly/17Kjfka



This cat was, apparently, cut in half by Google Street View cameras. But the blog from which the image comes—Google Street View World—doesn't provide the coordinates that would allow us to see half... Where on Google Street View Can I Find This Wonderful Half Cat? http://buff.ly/17KjifQ http://bit.ly/17Kjfka

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Yakuza gang wars spiraling out of control http://bit.ly/15nTZTe



Facing a shrinking pot of spoils, five Japanese mafia syndicates are wreaking havoc on the coastal city of Fukuoka Yakuza gang wars spiraling out of control http://buff.ly/13u5RyL http://bit.ly/15nTZTe

Study: Babies Like Watching Puppets Who Are Different From Them Get Hurt http://bit.ly/ZEcWJu



Nine and fourteen-month-olds prefer "individuals who treat similar others well and dissimilar others poorly." More Proof That Babies Are Basically Little Sociopaths http://buff.ly/13u5UdS http://bit.ly/ZEcWJu

How Ultraviolet Light Will Sterilize Super Bugs http://bit.ly/16Uyysz



Hospital infection rates are on the rise with 1 in 20 Americans already being admitted to the hospital this year, according to CDC estimates, and in some instances, winding up more sick than when they... How Ultraviolet Light Will Sterilize Super Bugs http://buff.ly/ZNSXLY http://bit.ly/16Uyysz

The First Real Object Ever 3D Scanned And Rendered Was A VW Beetle http://bit.ly/15nSvIG



We take hyper-realistic 3D scanned and rendered cars for granted today. They're in movies, video games, fake spy shots, everywhere. The fact that it can be done at all still feels like science-fiction.... The First Real Object Ever 3D Scanned And Rendered Was A VW Beetle http://buff.ly/13u1S53 http://bit.ly/15nSvIG

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Childrens Defense Fund - Round 2

Round Two of The Childrens' Defense Charitable Scholarship Fund has launched! Same deal, some refinements, and we're almost ready to start signing kids up!! Come see how you can help! =D

via Childrens' Defense Charitable Fund http://igg.me/at/Childstrong/x/1859857

Boy Pretending to Be a Marine Suspended from School for 'Pencil Gun' http://bit.ly/15nSvsj



The father of a second grader from Suffolk, Virginia, who was suspended for making "gun noises" while pointing a pencil at another student says the school's zero tolerance policy on weapons lacks common... Boy Pretending to Be a Marine Suspended from School for 'Pencil Gun' http://buff.ly/15nStk8 http://bit.ly/15nSvsj

Finally: FDA cracks down on tanning http://bit.ly/15nSvs2



Just in time for the spring rush, the FDA proposes new warning labels on indoor tanning and cancer Finally: FDA cracks down on tanning http://buff.ly/12eqI7G http://bit.ly/15nSvs2

Monday, May 6, 2013

To Beat Bad Breath, Keep the Bacteria in Your Mouth Happy: Scientific American http://bit.ly/YxdGow



Curing halitosis requires the right balance of oral microbes To Beat Bad Breath, Keep the Bacteria in Your Mouth Happy http://buff.ly/129HBQG http://bit.ly/YxdGow

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