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Shockingly Powerful Destructive Force

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 8:00 am

Lockheed Martin has developed a laser weapon that destroyed a truck from a mile away.

Rumor has it they got the idea from watching Obama trying to help the auto industry.

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The Illustrated Frank J: Worth Doing

Monday, March 23, 2015 10:00 pm

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Canada: Our Friend-ish to the North

Monday, March 23, 2015 9:00 pm


[Canada & The United States: Bizarre Borders Part 2] (Viewer #6,219,561)

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Ready for the Big Time

Monday, March 23, 2015 8:00 pm

The Pentagon will host an international competition to test robots’ capabilities of helping out in a simulated disaster.

Top prize: becoming the first robot Mayor of Detroit.

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Meanwhile, in an Even Worse Alternate Universe…

Monday, March 23, 2015 7:00 pm

[High Praise! to Freedom Is Just Another Word]

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Link of the Day: Now With a Rememberable URL!

Monday, March 23, 2015 6:00 pm

[High Praise! to 4of7 of Little Worlds]

2010 Quasi-Fresh – May

You may need these for Kevin Koastie:

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So Unfair

Monday, March 23, 2015 4:00 pm

A second-grader wrote to Michelle Obama to complain that she “ruined Taco Tuesday”.

Ouch! That sort of thing must be really hard for Michelle. He’s too young to audit.

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Obama Warned Us – Work for All

Monday, March 23, 2015 2:00 pm

“This is work for all Americans, and not just some. Not just whites. Not just blacks.” —President Obama #Selma50 #MarchOn

@BarackObama

“Come on, lazy Eskimos! Pull your weight!”

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Straight Line of the Day: Following the “Success” of #RaceTogether, the Next Promotional Stunt from Starbucks…

Monday, March 23, 2015 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.

Following the “success” of #RaceTogether, the next promotional stunt from Starbucks…

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There Is No Plan B

Monday, March 23, 2015 8:00 am

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the Obama administration has “no contingency plan” if the Supreme Court rules against Obamacare.

And if they rule in favor, you won’t be able to afford the premium on a contingency plan.

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I Knew About the House of Representatives Thing, I Didn’t Know the Votes Were by State

Sunday, March 22, 2015 10:00 pm


[What If the Electoral College is Tied?] (Viewer #1,733,944)

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Obviously I Need Help

Sunday, March 22, 2015 8:00 pm

Michelle Obama said that “my husband believes strongly” that getting mental health treatment is a “sign of strength”.

Too bad he thinks that a love of liberty is a mental illness.

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Link of the Day: More of a Tradition Than a Rule, But I Still Had No Idea

Sunday, March 22, 2015 6:00 pm

[High Praise! to Mental Floss]

What’s the Difference Between a Street and a Road?

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My Googleganger Was the First Man Ashore on D-Day (Sadly, No Relation)

Sunday, March 22, 2015 3:00 pm


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Another Clinger

Sunday, March 22, 2015 12:00 pm

Jane Fonda said “the problem of patriarchy” is partly responsible for the rise in terrorism.

Sounds like she’s just bitter that ISIS doesn’t have an anti-aircraft gun for her to pose next to.

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And You Didn’t Think He Could Do It

Sunday, March 22, 2015 8:00 am

[High Praise! to Freedom Is Just Another Word]

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Until Movies Were Invented, Every Woman in America Was Named Mary

Saturday, March 21, 2015 10:00 pm

Things seem pretty static at first, but you’ll notice pronounced shifts around the advents of movies, TV, and the internet.


[The Evolution of US Girl Names: Bubbled ] (Viewer #238,570)

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Easy Fix

Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:00 pm

China now plans to cap the population of the city of Beijing at 23 million in 2020.

Oh, do you have too many people in your city? Maybe we can loan you a former Detroit Mayor…

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Link of the Day: Why Buzz Aldrin Is Wearing That T-Shirt

Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:00 pm

[High Praise! to Neatorama]

A Message to the Cosmos

I think the picture was intended to be self-explanatory, but the explanation that was posted is the 1000 words that picture is supposed to be worth.

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So, Basically It’s the French Castle from “Grail”?

Saturday, March 21, 2015 3:00 pm


[The (Secret) City of London, Part 1: History] (Viewer #2,412,024)

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