Jun
25
2010
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Links o’ Interest

PhD Challenge

There’s no ninja like an office ninja

Gods feelin’ happy

Life before Google

He wore just the wrong Eagle shirt

My kind of cat

Contra vs Tetris

Calvin and Jobs

“Love is like a water park”

Zach Anner fooling around with Dennis Quaid. If you’re not familiar with Zach, he’s a comedian with cerebral palsy.

The new i-phone

Watch a deaf 8-year-old hear for the first time.

Another great roommate

Future warn past

Defiance

Needed: An Apple douchebag

Tragic

Weightlifter tries to squat 1008 lbs., projectile vomits on judge, passes out

Bon Voyage y’all!

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Jun
24
2010
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Balance the Budget

See if you can balance the budget. I got it done by 2020, but I would never get re-elected.

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Jun
17
2010
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Celtics Lakers: Game 7 Predictions

The loss of Perkins is big. I put the Celtics chances at 40%.

Halftime Update: Okay, maybe 50%! I love a good defensive struggle. And it’s nice that the refs haven’t made any egregious calls.

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Jun
07
2010
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Links o’ Interest

Nothing goes out of style in Japan

The University of television

Ozzy Osbourne scares people at the wax museum

Proofreading

I’m not going to cry

Kobe reacting to Chris Rock

Passport rejection

A personal letter from Steve Martin

Ridiculous overreactions by sports parents

Who’s at the door HoverCat?

That newspaper article seems kind of familiar

Luckiest bike rider

Scarred for life

Non-handicapped woman gets ticketed for using handicapped space. Sues city, because her poor arm hurt.

Monsters

What evidence?

Fan catches baseball in beer cup, chugs it and balances ball.

Inspiration from Bruce Lee

Dream marriage.

Want ads: Unemployed are not eligible. Unbelievable.

A handful of nice nice nice reviews of Sex and the City 2.

Now that is a crater

Very neat paint commercial

How laws get made, modern edition

The cancerous impact of smoking: Every 3 cigarettes is a genetic mutation

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Jun
04
2010
0

Peanuts: Still Sad

It’s been over 10 years, but I still get sad thinking about Peanuts ending. Charles Schulz died on the same day his last strip was published.

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Jun
01
2010
2

Housing Jerks

Increasing numbers of homeowners figure instead of fighting foreclosure, they should just maximize the time they can live rent free. The average foreclosure takes 438 days to finalize, 14 months of zero rent rent.

Screw ’em all. You signed the loan papers. The bank didn’t force a pen in your hand. Maybe they were deceptive, but maybe they weren’t. Maybe you were an idiot. Being an idiot isn’t good. And now you’ve decided to go a step further, and just be a liar and a cheater.

It may be a rational step for some, but you can’t feel good about the ridiculous logic and complete lack of morality. The featured couple in the article is taking weekend trips and hitting the casino.

But the couple also refinanced at the height of the market, taking out cash to buy a truck they used as a contest prize for their hired animal trappers. It was a stupid move by their lender, according to Mr. Pemberton. “They went outside their own guidelines on debt to income,” he said. “And when they did, they put themselves in jeopardy.”

Did they really say it was a stupid move by their lender!? How delusional do you have to be to think that? It was a stupid move by you! And you don’t get to throw out a deal because you think the other side shouldn’t have offered it. Too late. The time to bring that up was before you shook hands.

If it was just between the borrowers and lenders I would care so much. But it’s not. My tax money is subsidizing all this garbage. The people who bought houses they could afford don’t get government money. We get higher tax bills to bail out all the morons. Fantastic.

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