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And they were attacked because they were preparing to go to war. Both sides spent the year before it broke out furiously building up their war capability. Bull. Shit.When the American Civil War began in April 1861, there were only 16,000... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by tavella, Doktor Zed, AsYouKnow Bob, ob1quixote
MeFi comment - 12 hours ago

In the April [1995] issue of the gay magazine, OUT, Greg Louganis says on the subject of a possible new mate: "This is extremely quirky, but I think Robin Williams is extremely sexy. He's intelligent. He's got a quick wit. Funny. Hairy chest. I... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

I'm still waiting for the sequel: Son of Abyss. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by Ray Walston, Luck Dragon, arcticseal, wrapper
MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

The caption should say something like "Omar draws near."" instead of "Omar comin',yo." [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by balmore
MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Randy Newman, "Louisiana 1927" Queen, "'39" Merle Haggard, "The Way It Was In '51" Tom Waits, "Ol '55" Statler Brothers, "Class of '57" The Four Seasons, "December 1963 (Oh What a Night)... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by litlnemo
Ask MeFi comment - 4 weeks ago

an American dies every day from bath or shower accidents 2,468,435 Americans died in 2010 (6,763 every day). [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by LizBoBiz, OnceUponATime, Gordafarin, knoyers
MeFi comment - 4 weeks ago

South Carolina will continue to defend their ban. "South Carolina is too small for a republic and too large for an insane asylum." -- James L.... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by zombieflanders, petrilli, detachd, WalkingAround
MeFi comment - 4 weeks ago

[Clinton] lost the primaries — which, in that political climate, may have been more decisive than the general election — very narrowly to Obama for a variety of reasons. It wasn't as narrow as she made it out to be. Clinton essentially lost... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by John Cohen
MeFi comment - Last month

Its writing is full of treacle like "clear eyes and full hearts"--expressions devoid of meaning that are simply intended to be poignant and moving. What the hell does "full hearts" mean?“Every man’s going to lose a battle... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

We moved to Alameda from San Francisco five years ago because it's one of the few places in the Bay Area that has affordable-for-here housing and good schools. We paid a little over your budget for a small house (2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1,004 square feet).... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Last month

Michael Caine on Jaws: The Revenge: "I have never seen the film, but by all accounts it was terrible. However I have seen the house that it built, and it is terrific.... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

When I was single and all my close longtime friends were married I prized my independence. One day were were going to the park five blocks away and it took an hour to wrangle all the kids and pets. I remember thinking that I could walk out the door,... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Last month

Obviously the ultimate sacrifice demands attention, but the war wasn't won by Russia 65% with United States and Britain 2 per cent each, that's a distorted view. You're right, 65% is way too low and 2% is way too high. The Soviet Union lost... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by dott8080
MeFi comment - Last month

What's the collective noun for pandas? Pandamonium! [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by slmorri, dis_integration
MeFi comment - Last month

Johnny--what can you make of this? This? Why, I can make a hat or a brooch or a pterodactyl... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by persona au gratin, dr_dank
MeFi comment - Last month

When Ryan asks his wife if he's been a good man and her reaction tells that he's never told her anything about what happened in the war and that he's carried that burden by himself for half a century. My goodness, I hate the... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Ferret Fusilier
MeFi comment - Last month

If "Abyssinia, Henry" had been the final episode M*A*S*H would've been the greatest show in the history of television. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Chrysostom
MeFi comment - Last month

My Hitchcock best of list: Notorious (1946) Rope (1948) Strangers on a Train (1951) Dial M for Murder (1954) Rear Window (1954) To Catch a Thief (1955) The Trouble with Harry (1955) The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) Vertigo (1958) North by... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by marsha56, misanthropicsarah
Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years." -- Mark... [more]
favorited 27 times, recently by daq
Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Chinese have a lot of hells. There's also The Hell of the Upside-Down Sinners, The Hell Where People are Skinned Alive, The Hell of the Oily Dragon, and The Hell of Being Cut to Pieces. All I know is, this Lo Pan character comes out of thin air in... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by dirtdirt
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

20 Creative & Useful "About" Pages 25 Creative and Engaging About Us Pages 6 'About Us' Pages That Are Probably Better Than Yours 5 Must Have Elements for Inspiring About Us... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by miorita, johnasdf
Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I would say that it's actually a blessing that the Americans remember so little about the war. I disagree. Being sheltered from the horror and devastation of World War II made Americans too eager to be involved in conflict almost... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by dejah420
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Their videos are always pretty, but I can't imagine watching any of them more than once. Yeah, I like their videos, but their music is just 'eh.'Watches "A Million Ways" and "Here It Goes Again" for the umpteenth... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by Sequence, yoink, harujion, matildatakesovertheworld
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Given that this project is designed to protect against threats that don't exist, I'm not sure it can really ever be a failure.Homer: Not a bear in sight. The Bear Patrol must be working like a charm. Lisa: That's spacious reasoning, Dad.... [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by obiwanwasabi, hototogisu, Smedleyman, Golden Eternity, dougzilla, VTX, vibrotronica, joedanger, Rock Steady
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

They tracked down his jeep (the car he owned the night of the murder) and bought it and did blood testing on it and found a ton of blood Come on, now. There was a trail of blood drops from the bodies to the street, blood in OJ's car, and a... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by IAmBroom, etaoin, gudrun, keli
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Senate Bill 420 upheld the law OF course it did. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Had D-Day failed Russia would have won it anyway. Maybe taken an extra 6 or 12 months. By May 1944 the Soviets had pushed the Germans out of Russia and Ukraine, and out of half of Byelorussia, covering over half of the 1,380 miles between... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by IAmBroom, ob1quixote
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

What if Barry Manilow's too intense? Pat Boone [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by blnkfrnk, Fezboy!
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Then you realize it was only effortless because Akroyd probably believes all that stuff and has spent most of life in crazytown. Cattle mutilations are up.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health, what have the Democrats ever done for us?... [more]
favorited 20 times, recently by graymouser, Cannon Fodder, freebird, persona au gratin, monotreme, feckless fecal fear mongering, MeatLightning, Foosnark, wintermind, ob1quixote, dialetheia, Pirate-Bartender-Zombie-Monkey, COBRA!, zombieflanders, jason_steakums, strangely stunted trees, symbioid, gingerbeer, grouse, rifflesby
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

MTV Movie Awards parody with William Shatner as Captain Kirk, William Shatner as T.J. Hooker, and William Shatner as William Shatner, host of Rescue 911.... [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by h00py, kinnakeet, mcrandello, KHAAAN!, Sys Rq, Ghidorah, Peevish, ericales
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Well, I didn't make a pass at her, but I worked with a woman who had gray hair in her 30s and she was very attractive and striking, and the authenticity of her hair was a big part of what made her attractive.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by cynicalidealist
Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Philip Caputo, A Rumor of War. Seconding The Things They Carried. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

The Connells, "Slackjawed" [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Yep, I'm still mad about Mike Bibby getting elbowed in the mouth by Kobe Bryant and getting called for a foul. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

'I like killing people because it is so much fun.'
favorited 2 times, recently by suprenant
MeFi post - 3 months ago

Max von Sydow was great in Three Days of the Condor. Having Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill will work about as well as bring back Harrison Ford and Karen Allen in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Unless they're in... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by magstheaxe, daq
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

the city's name had to be in the team's name, which resulted in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim I always translate the Spanish, so it's "the the Angels Angles of Anaheim.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 months ago

As God is my witness, I thought balloons could fly. [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by snottydick, Bugbread, Reverend John, chrillsicka, IAmBroom, Gronk, dr_dank
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

They could also be checking to make sure there isn't a psycho in the house, or calling their agency to let them know where they are. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Sarah Aeget
Ask MeFi comment - 4 months ago

I contend that Tea Party haters are more condescending re: race than average Americans. 2000: Bill Clinton's last budget is a record $236 billion surplus. 2004: George W. Bush racks up a then-record $415 billion deficit. 2008: George... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 months ago

didn’t he take second prize for most vacation days of any U.S. President in history First prize! See, he really is a go-getter! At going on vacation. He even stayed on vacation when he was warned about Bin Laden being determined to... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by mlis, Sleeper
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

The wars of the future will not be fought on the battlefield or at sea. They will be fought in space, or possibly on top of a very tall mountain. In either case, most of the actual fighting will be done by small robots. And as you go forth today... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 months ago

The fictional The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism features prominently in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. John Irving's The World According to Garp contains several pieces of Garp's fiction, including his "first novella,... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 4 months ago

Samuel Pepy's weblog
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MeFi post - 4 months ago

Simpsons farewell couch gag [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by borborygmi, blueberry, DevilsAdvocate, oneswellfoop, whuppy, ultraviolet catastrophe, Smart Dalek, spilon
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

Oh, I've never met anyone quite like you before
favorited 2 times, recently by Navelgazer, Westringia F.
MeFi post - 4 months ago

Our 25-month-old just unlocked the prestigious One Pinto Bean in Each Nostril achievement a week or so ago. She was the proudest I've even seen her. [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 months ago

I would have liked to see a graphic that broke it out from Texas the way the last link broke out executions by state. Map of death sentences by county, 1976-2013. You can mouse over the counties to get stats on numbers of sentences,... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 months ago

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