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Sunday, September 14, 2014 3:00 pm

I’m a little light on submissions this week, so I’ll delay the round-up until next week.

To tide you over, here’s the closing scene of Star Wars IV, without the John Williams music.

It’s… REALLY awkward… I couldn’t sit through it without squirming.


[Star Wars Minus Williams - Throne Room] (Viewer #1,170,589)

For the record, while in the Navy, I was – from time to time – forced to stand at attention for awards ceremonies. But at least at those, there was more decorum, less smirking, and somebody at least said SOMETHING.

I can’t begin to imagine the Rebel soldiers’ discomfort level at this thing.

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Let’s Go With the Obvious Explanation

Sunday, September 14, 2014 12:00 pm

Some scientists now say that subsurface ocean warming explains why global average air temperatures have flatlined since 1999.

Yes, must be all those fish driving SUVs.

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98 Percenter

Sunday, September 14, 2014 8:00 am

[High Praise! to Liberal Logic 101]

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So THAT’S What Vanadium Looks Like

Saturday, September 13, 2014 10:00 pm


[SCIENCE! What is the Rarest Precious Metal?] (Viewer #4,613,538)

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New NASA Outreach Program?

Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:00 pm

A new report claims that scientists have discovered traces of marine life living on the exterior of the International Space Station.

Great. Probably declare the place a “protected wetland” and kick out all the astronauts.

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Link of the Day: These 12 Words and Phrases Are Apparently Sexist Now

Saturday, September 13, 2014 6:00 pm

[High Praise! to Tongue Tied]

These 12 Words and Phrases Are Apparently Sexist Now

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Global Temperature Stagnation Anthem

Saturday, September 13, 2014 3:00 pm

[High Praise! to 4of7 of Little Worlds for dropping this one in the comments]


[I'm A Denier] (Viewer #103,543)

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Or, More Commonly, “Stop”

Saturday, September 13, 2014 12:00 pm

A new report shows there’s no end in sight for the current global warming “pause”.

Guess we need a government program to restart it so we can keep all our government programs to fight it.

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The Blackened Heart and Corrupt Soul of Barack Obama Summarized in One Cartoon

Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:00 am

[High Praise! to Liberal Logic 101]

This cartoons from back in 2009, but it’s still true – he’s never signed a single piece of legislation that’s personally inconvenienced himself or his family.

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I Like This Acronym

Friday, September 12, 2014 10:00 pm

[High Praise! to Liberal Logic 101]

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Light-Powered Rube Goldberg Machine

Friday, September 12, 2014 9:00 pm


[Power of Optics] (Viewer #956,528)

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The Signs Are Everywhere

Friday, September 12, 2014 8:00 pm

A new report shows that IQ scores have been dropping for the last decade.

As proof, I offer the fact that there’s more than one show with “Real Housewives” in the title.

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Help Me With My Sevens

Friday, September 12, 2014 7:00 pm

[High Praise! to XKCD]

(Alt Title text: “The days of the week are Monday, Arctic, Wellsley, Green, Electra, Synergize, and the Seventh Seal.”)

I need some help figuring out what some of these “group of 7″ lists are.

Specifically, guacamole, data link, and Electra.

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Link of the Day: Stupid Climate Change!

Friday, September 12, 2014 6:00 pm

[High Praise! to Springeraz of Nuking Politics]

Admit It, The Science Is Settled

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FastPass!

Friday, September 12, 2014 4:00 pm

A new letter from the Transportation Security Administration admits that illegal aliens were being allowed to board planes without an ID.

That’s terrible! What do they think this is? A voting booth?

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Obama Warned Us – Veterans

Friday, September 12, 2014 2:00 pm

“If you want somebody who knows how to get the job done, no matter the mission, hire a veteran.” -President Obama at #ALConvention

@BarackObama

“Translation – you should’ve voted McCain in 2008, suckers!”

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Straight Line of the Day: The Most Intriguing Feature of the New Apple Watch…

Friday, September 12, 2014 12:00 pm

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

The most intriguing feature of the new Apple Watch…

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Pry My Newspaper From My Cold, Dead Hand

Friday, September 12, 2014 8:00 am

A college in Virginia changed the name of its school newspaper from “The Bullet” saying it “propagated violence”.

Man… I’m glad I don’t work for the Toledo Blade right now.

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Why Can’t You Be Colorblind?

Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:00 pm

[High Praise! to Liberal Logic 101]

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Planning My Next Vacation

Thursday, September 11, 2014 9:00 pm


[Travel INSIDE a Black Hole ] (Viewer #7,613,934)

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