Monday Night Open Thread

While you and I have gone back to work — it is a Monday after all — my mother didn’t go to work today. She’s been on vacation that last few days.

My mother was in New York, visiting my daughter, and flew back today. This past weekend, they went to Ellis Island. They planned to look up names of ancestors who processed through there. I couldn’t give her any names, though. But, she wasn’t really disappointed.


The whole story is on my little blog.

Do you have a story to share? A joke to tell? Some random thoughts you want to let us know about? Now’s the time. It’s Monday Night Open Thread.

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Actually, It’s People from the Government Trying to Help Us

In a recent article, billionaire investor Warren Buffet warned that cyberattacks are “the number one problem for mankind.”

Nah… I’ve watched enough movies to know it’s bored kids wanting to play online tic-tac-toe

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Hope You Like Colorful Flying Stuff

[Bowling in Slow Motion with Blue Man Group – The Slow Mo Guys] (Viewer #2,241,986)

I’ll be honest, I only liked the first part with the colored gel, because I did NOT predict how it would react to the bowling ball. All the other splashy/crashy things did just what I expected them to do, so I was a little bored. Maybe I’m just slo-mo jaded…

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Link of the Day: I’m Gonna Miss the Angry Bald Guy

[High Praise! to Neatorama

18 Facts You May Not Known About Don Rickles

[Think you have a link that’s IMAO-worthy? Send it to If I use your link, you will receive High Praise! (assuming you remember to put your name in the email)]

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I Feel Like I’m Living in the Future!

Google is training computers to predict when you might get sick.

I’m guessing it’s the same technology they use to know the Nielsen ratings for CNN.

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Global Warming: The Highlight Reel

[High Praise! to Freedom Is Just Another Word]

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Straight Line of the Day: The First Thing President Trump Said After Getting off the Plane in Saudi Arabia…

Works like this: I feed you Moon Nukers a straight line, and you hit me with a punch line in the comments.

The first thing President Trump said after getting off the plane in Saudi Arabia

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The Illustrated Frank J: The Ciiiiircle of Liiiife!


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Never Interrupt Your Enemy…

During a speech in Las Vegas, Joe Biden criticized Hillary’s 2016 run for president and then dropped hints that he could run in 2020.

Oh please… anything but the briar patch Br’er Biden!

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Cartoon of the Day – Scandal

[Steve Kelley – GoComics]

It’s very hard to parody the left wing media. Their everyday actions would have been considered great satire some years ago. Now, it’s, well, everyday actions.

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