This video is a very well produced “mockumentary” which follows the journey of a plastic bag from a California city to the ocean with it’s final destination of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” At the bottom of this post are some photos, but I will warn you, some of them are disturbing.
Donald Trump looks and sounds like a complete idiot in this video where he questions Santorum’s ability to run for POTUS. But, Trumpass, riddle me this… what about Mittens? Where does Romney get off flip-flopping like a fish out of water only for the purpose of opposing whatever he feels will gain him votes? Personally, the whole lot of you look like a bunch of fools to most of America. The majority of the votes you are receiving are from those who oppose Obama and/or Democrats.
The “Houston Free Thinkers” is a self-proclaimed civil liberties organization, and on January 27th, they were having a party. The party was located in the middle of a residential area at place called The Compound in Third Ward. Over 200 people were present and three bands were playing. The neighbors complained about the noise and called in the police.
Anonymous does it again. Late on Sunday night, Anonymous gained access to 78 different e-mail accounts at the Syrian Ministry of Presidential Affairs, including that of the Minister of Presidential Affairs, Mansour Fadlallah Azzam, and Assad’s media adviser, Bouthaina Shaaban.
What is really sad, folks, is that the password was “12345.”
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others,
are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
~ Douglas Adams
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I love this photo of Obama. There is no faking this look on his face. President Obama invited young scientists and inventors to the White House to show off their creations. Here is a photo capture of the look on Obama’s face when 14-year-old Phoenix resident Joey Hudy designed this Extreme Marshmallow Cannon and demonstrated it at the second White House Science Fair Tuesday.
There are many things which we can learn from other countries around the world. Take a look at this building in China, for example. Harnessing manpower like never before, Chinese sustainable building company Broad Group has accomplished the seemingly impossible task of constructing a 30-story hotel in a mere 15 days (360 hours)! The above time-lapse video perfectly illustrates the whirlwind construction that highlights the never-ending possibilities of prefab architecture.
This was from his appearance at Comic Relief in 1986.
Unemployment and losing their homes have caused many families to move to the desert in Southern California, to a place called “Slab City.” The Slabs is a camp in the Colorado Desert in southeastern California, used by recreational vehicle owners and squatters from across North America. It takes its name from the concrete slabs and pylons that remain from the abandoned World War II Marine barracks Camp Dunlap there. A group of servicemen remained after the base closed, and the place has been inhabited ever since, although the number of residents has declined since the mid 1980s.
OMG… this is hilarious! If you are not familiar with The Onion, it is a site purely of satire. Apparently, Republican Rep. John Fleming was not aware of this and posted an article from The Onion titled, “Planned Parenthood Opens $8 Million Abortionplex” as factual on his Facebook page. Deb Ratner’s response is golden as she comments, “The Onion is satire. How exactly did you get elected?” She shoots, she scores! Three points for Deb Ratner!!!
While the median net worth of members of Congress jumped 15 percent from 2004 to 2010, the net worth of the richest 10 percent of Americans remained essentially flat. For all Americans, median net worth dropped 8 percent, based on inflation-adjusted data from Moody’s Analytics.
According to pediatrics and obesity specialist Robert Lustig and health policy researchers Laura Schmidt and Claire Brindis, all at the University of California at San Francisco, sugar should be identified alongside alcohol and tobacco as a health danger, and governments should tax sweetened drinks and food as part of their efforts to combat it.
I find this very, very frightening. The power the Koch Brothers have – and so many people do not even know who they are. These are the two that are “men behind the curtain” which are running our Republican Party, and helped fund and motivate the Tea Party. They will stop at nothing when their billions are threatened. Nothing.
According to Huffington Post, at a private three-day retreat in California last weekend, conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch and about 250 to 300 other individuals pledged approximately $100 million to defeat President Obama in the 2012 elections.
The New Mexico Corrections Department will be hosting tours once a month at the New Mexico State Penitentiary “Old Main” prison in Santa Fe, beginning February 2, 2012. The prison tours will be hosted once a month to display the history of New Mexico prisons for the past 100 years.
My eyes were glued to this video! The imagination, creativity and engineering are mind-boggling! The new music video from OK Go, made in partnership with Chevrolet. OK Go set up over 1000 instruments over two miles of desert outside Los Angeles.
I just KNEW that some right-wingnuts would start crying about that ad. What? Don’t like your nose rubbed in it? In an ad touting the resurgence of the American auto industry, Clint Eastwood declared that it’s “halftime in America and our second half’s about to begin,” which could be interpreted as a reference to Obama’s second term.
The Playing with Pigs project is researching the complex relationship we have with domesticated pigs by designing a game. Designing new forms of human-pig interaction can create the opportunity for consumers and pigs to forge new relations as well as to experience the cognitive capabilities of each other. The game is called Pig Chase.
The longest domestic cat is Mymains Stewart Gilligan (Stewie to his furr-ends), who is 123 cm (48.5 in) long. He is owned by Robin Hendrickson and Erik Brandsness (USA) and was measured on 28 August 2010.
Jimmy Kimmel releases yet another YouTube challenge. In this one, viewers were to record the reaction from Superbowl viewers as the TV was unplugged just as a crucial moment was about to happen. Here is a montage of the reactions uploaded and sent to Jimmy Kimmel.
There are some great ones here. My favorite is the one referencing a Christmas tree.
February 1 2012 the entire parliamentary group of The Movement of the Icelandic Parliament nominated Private Bradley Manning for the Nobel Peace Prize. Following is the reasoning they sent to the committee explaining why they felt compelled to nominate Private Bradley Manning for this important recognition of an individual effort to have an impact for peace in our world.
Two men spent their Super Bowl weekend in jail because of a dispute over a stolen burrito.
In this video he discusses pro-lifers and abortion. This is footage from one of his performances in 1996.
“How come when it’s us, it’s an abortion. When it’s a chicken, it’s an omelette.”