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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Cobra Cat

Happy Caturday !

Perfect Day

It's been a perfect day here on Oahu.
I was really hoping we'd get more rain so Obama's visit would suck.
Yeah, I'm petty.

Plus I really wanted to see the idiot try to figure out how to work an umbrella again.

DC Universe Online Is Now Free !

Super Sweet !

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Friday, November 11, 2011

Happy Nigel Tufnel Day !

Incredible Flights With The Hawk

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JBS – Perfect Underwear for Men

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Eleventy !!!!!1!!!

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Happy Veterans Day !

Thank you all and God bless.

History of Veterans Day

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Happy Corduroy Appreciation Day !

To prepare for the grandest day of them all, Joseph Blake Winston IV spent two hours cutting corduroy Wednesday night in Brooklyn, his cheeks flushed like those of a young man who had never held a sewing needle.

With help from volunteers at the City Reliquary, Williamsburg’s quirky museum, Mr. Winston proudly placed the finished brown bow tie on his white oxford shirt, draped with a brown corduroy scarf and accompanied by well-worn navy corduroy pants.

He was ready for the Grandest Meeting of the Corduroy Appreciation Club, to be held on Friday, 11|11|11 — the date that most closely resembles corduroy — ever.

“The wales have aligned,” proclaimed Mr. Winston, 26, referring to the raised ridges of the fabric he has loved since a child growing up in an unlikely corduroy hotbed, Houston.

“Corduroy is big in my family,” Mr. Winston said. “Why? Because of its comfort, style, the children’s book ‘Corduroy,’ ” he added with the long, straight face of club members trained to cloak their sarcasm.

He joined the club when he moved to New York to attend law school at Fordham University last year. “I knew as soon as I saw it that this is something I wanted to be involved in,” he said.

The club held its inaugural grand meeting at the Montauk Club of Brooklyn on Nov. 11, 2005, but has since surged in perverse popularity all over New York and in pockets of the country; parties are planned Friday in Washington, Chicago, Boston and Fromberg, Mont.

In New York, more than 350 members are expected to cram into the Gothic Desmond Tutu Center in Chelsea for pomp, speeches, secret rituals, awards, a fashion show, an 11-person choir performance, a keynote speaker, and other potential surprises. A Staten Island girl who turns 11 on Friday was chosen as the group’s Messiah, although her mother now calls her the Corduroy Queen.

Members must wear three pieces of corduroy, and the club’s craft night in Williamsburg helped people satisfy the rarely invoked three-item rule.

For numerologists and fabricologists alike, 11|11|11 is more momentous than say, Y2K.

“It’s a once in a lifetime gift,” said Kurt Schlachter, 32, who brews beer in Brooklyn and owns leopard print corduroy pajamas.

The club’s motto is “All Wales Welcome,” contrary to the fabric’s French translation, “cloth of kings.”

This year, however, all wales may not be admitted. The event has been sold out for weeks, with a waiting list impossibly long, said Ms. Pieloch, the director of events.

In finding a large enough hall, the club had to use the center’s caterer, Aramark. That meant it could not serve its signature food items that resemble corduroy — Ruffles potato chips and celery sticks — without paying a fee disproportionately ridiculous to the product. Nor could they serve the club’s drink: Quarter Rye beer, brewed by Mr. Schlachter.

Happy Binary Day !

The last one we'll see in our lifetimes.
That's 63 in decimal.

Although a number of the form 2n - 1, 63 is not a Mersenne prime since n is not prime and 63 is certainly not prime either. It is a Woodall number and a Harshad number. It is a highly cototient number. It is a repdigit in base 4 (333).

I didn't understand any of that.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Memory Tapes "Yes I Know"

Memory Tapes "Yes I Know" from Najork on Vimeo.

Three And A Half Days

Bill Whittle on the Occupy Idiots.

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The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

A tribute to the 29 men who died 36 years ago today, November 10, 1975, aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior.

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Happy Birthday United States Marine Corps !

Marine Corps History

Happy Binary Day !

That's 59 in decimal.
Fifty-nine is the 17th smallest prime number. The next is sixty-one, with which it comprises a twin prime. 59 is an irregular prime, a safe prime and the 14th supersingular prime. It is an Eisenstein prime with no imaginary part and real part of the form 3n − 1. Since 15! + 1 is divisible by 59 but 59 is not one more than a multiple of 15, 59 is a Pillai prime.
It is also a highly cototient number.
There are 59 stellations of the icosahedron.[1]
59 is one of the factors that divides the smallest composite Euclid number. In this case 59 divides the Euclid number 13# + 1 = 2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11 * 13 + 1 = 59 * 509.

Yeah, I didn't understand any of that.

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Exile Vilify

Oh, you meant so much.
Have you given up ?
Does it feel like a trial ?
Does it trouble your mind the way you trouble mine ?
Did you fall for the same empty answers again ?

Don't even try.

Conjoined Twins, Abby & Brittany Hensel Turn 16

須藤元気(Genki Sudo) WORLD ORDER in New York

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Sunday, November 06, 2011

Daylight Savings

So I guess you idiots are changing your clocks again for "Daylight Savings".
This in an era where most outdoor lights are either on timers or on photocells. Plus most of you will go into buildings where the lights are on regardless of how much sunlight there is. Just keep telling yourselves how smart you are.

You do know that Benjamin Franklin first suggested it as a joke ?

I grew up in Indiana before it was overwhelmed by idiots. They only went to this stupid thing after smart people like me left.

What really cracks me up lately is that I've been working in a "War Room" with around a dozen people. We have an entire wall that is nothing but windows and (being Honolulu) the sun is shining. We will be working just fine without lights and then some idiot from offshore comes into the room and turns on the lights. We all scream, "AH ! The light ! It BURNS !!!!". The dumb asses still don't get it.

People that work outside go to work just before the sun comes up and leave work just after the sun goes down. People that work inside have their lights on regardless of whether they need them or not. It doesn't matter what you do to your clocks.


Cain Bumper Sticker

I received my Cain bumper sticker in the mail this weekend.
It is now displayed proudly on my car.
According to Janeane Garofalo and other leftists this makes me racist.
Their logic escapes me.

Yes, a woman or "A person of color" could not POSSIBLY be conservative. You are so wise Janeane. Thank you so much for instructing people how they should, nay MUST think. That's not racist or sexist at all !

Actors and Actresses, is there anything they don't know ?

I guess the things they don't know would be filled in by rock stars and the like.

I'm casting my vote because of what Lady Gaga said !

Have you ever heard of projection ?
Psychological projection or projection bias is a psychological defense mechanism where a person subconsciously denies his or her own attributes, thoughts, and emotions, which are then ascribed to the outside world, usually to other people. Thus, projection involves imagining or projecting the belief that others originate those feelings.


I'll leave it to the three of you to divide it up.

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Fireworks Done Right

A technical hitch saw all the fireworks at Oban Community Firework display on November 4, 2011 released with in a minute.

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Starling Murmuration

Murmuration from Sophie Windsor Clive on Vimeo.

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Having A Moustache

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Saturday, November 05, 2011

Stop The Car !

The Storseisundet Bridge in Norway — known to locals as “the drunk bridge,” it was designed to appear unfinished when approached.

I Believe I Can Fly

I Believe I can Fly ( flight of the frenchies). Trailer from sebastien montaz-rosset on Vimeo.

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Well Trained Cat

Happy Caturday !

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Welcome to Kitty City

Happy Caturday !

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Friday, November 04, 2011

How To Open A Can With A Spoon

When I think of how many times I've struggled with a piece of crap can opener when all I really needed was a spoon !

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The Hidden Oil Wells Of Los Angeles

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Jay Bradner: Open-Source Cancer Research

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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Ann Coulter Discussing Herman Cain

The Liberals have two "death cards" in their playbook that have been over-used again and again:

  • Not a member of a minority race: "Racist !"

  • Otherwise: "Sexual Harassment !"

They've done this for years, the most infamous being the slimy crap they tried on Clarence Thomas.

It didn't work then, it won't work now.

All they accomplished was giving Herman Cain his biggest day of fund raising so far.

The American people can see through this crap and we are sick of it.

I contributed to Herman Cain's campaign again tonight.

Please do the same.

Let's face it. This man is not a Bill Clinton. Huh, I guess if he were the lamestream media would ignore this.

Happy Binary Day !

110111. That's 55 in decimal.

Fifty-five has the interesting property that it is the 10th Fibonacci number and the sum of the numbers 1 to 10.
It is a heptagonal number, a centered nonagonal number, and a triangular number (the sum of the numbers 1 to 10) and a square pyramidal number (the sum of the squares of the integers 1 to 5). It is also a Fibonacci number (the largest Fibonacci number to also be a triangular number) and a Kaprekar number.
55 is a semiprime, being the product of 5 and 11 and it is the 2nd member of the (5.q) semiprime family. 55 is one of only two integers with an aliquot sum of 17 (the other being 39). 55 has an aliquot sequence of 4 members: (55, 17, 1, 0).

Yeah, I didn't understand any of that.