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by Amora
Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Baby carrots are the new junk food
Replies: 51
Views: 6703

Re: Baby carrots are the new junk food

DSenette wrote:i love baby carrots, unfortunately i love dipping them in ranch dressing. kind of reduces the health factor a bit

That's the problem with vegetables. Most people won't eat them unless they're coated in fat.

Actually, that's the problem with food in general.
by Amora
Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0867: "Herpetology"
Replies: 72
Views: 20275

Re: 0867: "Herpetology"

This comic reminds me of something my zoology professor would always say:
Salvador de la Cruz wrote:Dinosaurs aren't extinct. We just call them birds now.
by Amora
Mon Feb 14, 2011 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NYC cafes ban e-readers, hipsterdom implodes
Replies: 34
Views: 4503

Re: NYC cafes ban e-readers, hipsterdom implodes

I'm game. Getting back to writing my paper or finishing that reading would be rather simple without Sporcle/Facebook/other time-sinks to distract me.
by Amora
Fri Feb 04, 2011 12:00 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Aliens land in Jerusalem, lay claim to Dome of the Rock
Replies: 33
Views: 4326

Re: Aliens land in Jerusalem, lay claim to Dome of the Rock

Everybody's thinking it, I'm just saying it: REPENT!
by Amora
Fri Dec 17, 2010 7:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fox News chief enforced climate change scepticism
Replies: 28
Views: 3644

Re: Fox News chief enforced climate change scepticism

the "unbiased" slogan of fox news is to enforce the idea of "liberal media bias" and thus keeping their viewers loyal. it's a marketing strategy. it has nothing to do with reality. I wasn't trying to suggest Fox is fair and balanced, just that now it'll be much more difficult to...
by Amora
Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fox News chief enforced climate change scepticism
Replies: 28
Views: 3644

Re: Fox News chief enforced climate change scepticism

Note: I'm no Fox fan; I'm just making observations. For whatever your stance on Fox is, the fact is that all media slants it's stories to it's discretion. This isn't interesting or news worthy, in my opinion. EDIT: Well, it does at least lay bare Fox News slant, if you somehow were unawares of it. ...
by Amora
Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fox News chief enforced climate change scepticism
Replies: 28
Views: 3644

Re: Fox News chief enforced climate change scepticism

I couldn't resist...

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by Amora
Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:42 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: *UPDATE* DADT Repeal Breaks Repub Filibuster
Replies: 71
Views: 6229

Re: DADT Dies on Senate Floor

I'd recommend changing the topic title. It implies the law died, not the debate. I got really excited when I saw it.

Our congress is a disgrace.
by Amora
Fri Nov 12, 2010 2:51 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Porpoises rescue Dick Van Dyke
Replies: 10
Views: 3617

Re: Porpoises rescue Dick Van Dyke

This is awesome. Pure awesome.

Glad to see Dicck Van Dyke found porpoise out there.

Yes!
by Amora
Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:36 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: GOP Takes House, Democrats hold Senate (barely)
Replies: 103
Views: 8905

Re: GOP Takes House, Democrats hold Senate (barely)

Endless Mike wrote:Oh boy. One set of corporate-sponsored career politicians beat another set of corporate-sponsored career politicians. Let me know when someone who actually understands what they're voting on gets elected.

I don't think we'll have to worry about that anytime soon.
by Amora
Tue Nov 02, 2010 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: You are the last person left on earth. What do you do?
Replies: 256
Views: 46715

Re: You are the last person left on earth. What do you do?

Enjoy the absence of man-made noise.

I'd also find a horse.
by Amora
Sun Oct 24, 2010 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Men's Fashion
Replies: 396
Views: 136491

Re: Men's Fashion

I've found LookBook to be a great source for fashion ideas.

http://lookbook.nu/

It's all user submitted fashions. Each submission is tagged with the clothing used, so you can easily look up anything you like.
by Amora
Mon Oct 18, 2010 3:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Project Prevention: Paying addicts to be sterilised
Replies: 144
Views: 11769

Re: Project Prevention: Paying addicts to be sterilised

M.C. wrote:sterilizing them just destroys any chance they had at a future

What? No really. What the hell?

Children are definitely NOT the only way of having a future.
by Amora
Sat Oct 09, 2010 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Weezer 'offered' $10 million to split up
Replies: 18
Views: 2740

Re: Weezer 'offered' $10 million to split up

meatyochre wrote:People still buy CDs?

Yeah, a few of us still do.
by Amora
Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fun with Graphs
Replies: 55
Views: 5874

Re: Fun with Graphs

Except they point to the dotted line and wrote: "Wages as a Percent", implying that over time it's gotten worse. Which is why looking at the numbers is important. Which is why it's misleading, because I've never seen a 'downward' trend to indicate an increasing value. ...
by Amora
Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Michigan Assistant Attorney General's Holy War
Replies: 41
Views: 4406

Re: Michigan Assistant Attorney General's Holy War

AG Cox has suspended Shirvell. Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox suspended Andrew Shirvell, an assistant attorney general, on Thursday, capping what had become a national news story after The Michigan Daily first reported in early September on Shirvell’s controversial blog that targeted Michigan St...
by Amora
Fri Oct 01, 2010 4:59 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: "Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act " Bill voted 348-79
Replies: 32
Views: 4240

Re: "Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act " Bill voted 348-79

Diadem wrote:348 vs 79?

Sjeesh, finally they got bipartisan support for something, and it has to be something idiotic.

It's Congress. Is it really that surprising?
by Amora
Fri Oct 01, 2010 1:38 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Michigan Assistant Attorney General's Holy War
Replies: 41
Views: 4406

Re: Michigan Assistant Attorney General's Holy War

We've had a few articles in our school paper about it, and the Detroit Free Press covered it, but with national media attention, maybe something will actually get done.
by Amora
Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Completely new and science fictiony weapon developed.
Replies: 68
Views: 7899

Re: Completely new and science fictiony weapon developed.

Obligatory
...At 2:14am, Stuxnet became self-aware.
by Amora
Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0734: "Outbreak"
Replies: 126
Views: 28291

Re: "Outbreak" Discussion

Silly humans, don't you realize the virus will spread to anything that comes near the body until it's been burned? You two are already infected, but if you work fast you can destroy the three of you without leaving any trace of it to infect the next poor sap that finds you. This is why it's a roman...
by Amora
Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Same-Sex Visitations in Hospitals Memorandum signed by Obama
Replies: 4
Views: 1083

Same-Sex Visitations in Hospitals Memorandum signed by Obama

Presidential Memorandum - Hospital Visitation MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SUBJECT: Respecting the Rights of Hospital Patients to Receive Visitors and to Designate Surrogate Decision Makers for Medical Emergencies There are few moments in our lives that call for greater...
by Amora
Sun Apr 18, 2010 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Sonoma CA seperates elderly gay couple and takes their stuff
Replies: 33
Views: 5687

Re: Sonoma CA seperates elderly gay couple and takes their s

It's on the NCLR's case docket, and while I'm not familiar with the group, it seems to be pretty legit.

Also, what the hell is wrong with some people?
by Amora
Sat Apr 17, 2010 1:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Teabagger Contract
Replies: 59
Views: 7161

Re: Teabagger Contract

One item conspicuously absent from the list is term limits. Back in February, when ABC News first reported that the contract was in development, Hecker pointed to congressional term limits as the type of proposal that Tea Party activists would likely put in their contract that established politicia...
by Amora
Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Huckabee likens Gay Marriage to Incest, Drug Use
Replies: 89
Views: 8996

Re: Huckabee likens Gay Marriage to Incest, Drug Use

Mike Huckabee wrote:Children are not puppies

Well that's just a semantics argument.
by Amora
Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:35 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: High School cancels Prom due to same-sex couple's existence
Replies: 152
Views: 19827

Re: High School cancels Prom due to same-sex couple's existe

Lucrece wrote:One of the pictures-

Spoiler:
Image

The Cha-Cha slide? Pleated pants?! Looks like the real prom wasn't so great either...

But really, what the hell? No really, what the hell?!
by Amora
Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: International Fight over Exit Sign
Replies: 48
Views: 7374

Re: International Fight over Exit Sign

Gelsamel wrote:
Spoiler:
Image


I win, took like 1 minute.

Why is he running away from EXIT? That isn't safe at all.
by Amora
Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0712: "Single Ladies"
Replies: 109
Views: 31744

Re: "Single Ladies" Discussion

The lyrics to Single Ladies are completely out of order!
by Amora
Tue Feb 16, 2010 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dapper Dicks [NSFW unless your work involves your penis]
Replies: 10
Views: 3261

Re: Dapper Dicks [NSFW unless your work involves your penis]

This is a definitely a deal-breaker.

Guys, be aware that your girlfriend/fiance/hand/wife will likely abandon you if you try to wear one of these.
by Amora
Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:01 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Physics Homework Problem (Forces)* SOLVED
Replies: 0
Views: 2513

Physics Homework Problem (Forces)* SOLVED

I'm working on a physics assignment, and this is the only problem I can't figure out. You are riding in a school bus. As the bus rounds a flat curve at constant speed, a lunch box with a mass of 0.510 kg suspended from the ceiling of the bus by a string of length 1.73 m is found to hang at rest rela...
by Amora
Wed Jan 13, 2010 4:56 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google to Reconsider Chinese "Approach"
Replies: 132
Views: 14017

Re: Google to Reconsider Chinese "Approach"

EmptySet wrote:if companies start pulling out of China and people start boycotting Chinese goods

Is there even a glimmer of hope that this will ever happen?
by Amora
Sat Dec 05, 2009 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Palin calls for US boycott of Copenhagen
Replies: 19
Views: 1765

Palin calls for US boycott of Copenhagen

The president's decision to attend the international climate conference in Copenhagen needs to be reconsidered in light of the unfolding Climategate scandal. The leaked e-mails involved in Climategate expose the unscientific behavior of leading climate scientists who deliberately destroyed records ...
by Amora
Wed Sep 30, 2009 2:48 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Glee
Replies: 77
Views: 12086

Glee

So I started watching the series on Hulu after an NPR interview with Matthew Morrison, the main character of the series. The show focuses on a High School's glee club, a group based around show choir, weaving (very well done) remakes of current and classic songs into the clubs performances and, in t...
by Amora
Sat Sep 26, 2009 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1178972

Re: What are you listening to?

Exogenesis Symphony - Muse I haven't been able to stop listening to this over and over for again the past week. I used to love Muse until I learned a little more about how crazy Matthew Bellamy really is, and ever since then I've been so turned off to them. I think this song may have reignited my l...
by Amora
Sat Sep 26, 2009 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Prog-rock
Replies: 13
Views: 2435

Re: Prog-rock

Plamo wrote:The Mars Volta, specifically, their album Deloused in the Comatorium

My favorite prog-rock group and favorite prog-rock album.

I'd also recommend their albums Octahedron and Frances the Mute
by Amora
Wed Aug 05, 2009 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0619: "Supported Features"
Replies: 157
Views: 33666

Re: "Supported Features" discussion

Who wants to watch Jon Stewart smoothly anyways?
by Amora
Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:16 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: GLAAD Fights homophobia in online communities like WoW
Replies: 507
Views: 42811

Re: GLAAD Fights homophobia in online communities like WoW

Remember the queer-friendly guild that had problems (did they get banned?) because the admins thought they would be a target for hate speech? I'm not sure I see this going off without a hitch. From what I remember, a girl was advertising her guild as queer-friendly, and got a permanent ban because ...
by Amora
Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:35 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Nevada Police use tasers to bring down terminator
Replies: 99
Views: 10279

Re: Nevada Police use tasers to bring down terminator

The icing on the cake:
he was then tasered in front of a group of children.
by Amora
Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Better Vision, With a Telescope Inside the Eye
Replies: 10
Views: 1606

Re: Better Vision, With a Telescope Inside the Eye

The vast majority of the patients have been able to adapt to the new state

What happens to the other patients? And what percentage of patients constitutes a "vast majority"?
by Amora
Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Reading into Twilight
Replies: 137
Views: 12038

Re: Reading into Twilight

We're still talking about this?

Seriously though, Twilight-bashing is sooo 2008. Shouldn't something else have already set another high standard for males to live up to?
by Amora
Mon May 11, 2009 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0582: "Brakes"
Replies: 103
Views: 30089

Re: "Brakes" Discussion

Randall listens (or is at least aware of) Car Talk? That's great news.

I can see it now...
"Is that Randall with an "A" or with an "E"?

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