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Ahhh this the world we live in I guess.

Interesting turn of events in Australia. The local high school near me was evacuated recently due to a bomb threat. The threat was non-specific, and the call was also not made to the primary school next door. This is because the call was an automated robo-call! This is happening to schools all over the country. So far all the same.

Appears to be no motive, so pattern, and no legitimate threat. But it's a HUGE pain in the arse. I hate people sometimes. 
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There are some really interesting ones in this list. I'm particularly curious about "Bad Whisky". Does that mean if you drink bad whisky you are insane? Seems legit.
 
This list of reasons for admission to a lunatic asylum in the 1800s
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+Kyro Kaze I figure it's just because they couldn't manage chronic diseases in the hospitals at the time.
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Mission Accomplished!

Apparently the U.S. state department thinks they are "Winning Fight Against Violent Extremists", and "Bringing Peace, Security to Syria."

Do they truly think that because they say so, it is true? Is this like some kind of Messiah complex? Or do they just want to make sure they are first in line to take credit for circumstances that are mostly out of their control.
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Merry Christmas everyone! Here is a song to spread some Christmas cheer.
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Look what arrived at the office today, delivered by courier. I don't know why it was so important to deliver a pencil on Christmas Eve. So if your Christmas gift is delayed in the post, and didn't make it in time. Now you know who to blame.
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From an interview with Marc Edwards:

Q. Do you have any sense that perverse incentive structures prevented scientists from exposing the problem in Flint sooner?

A. Yes, I do. In Flint the agencies paid to protect these people weren’t solving the problem. They were the problem. What faculty person out there is going to take on their state, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency?

I don’t blame anyone, because I know the culture of academia. You are your funding network as a professor. You can destroy that network that took you 25 years to build with one word. I’ve done it. When was the last time you heard anyone in academia publicly criticize a funding agency, no matter how outrageous their behavior? We just don’t do these things.

If an environmental injustice is occurring, someone in a government agency is not doing their job. Everyone we wanted to partner said, Well, this sounds really cool, but we want to work with the government. We want to work with the city. And I’m like, You’re living in a fantasy land, because these people are the problem.

Q. I keep coming back to these university researchers in Flint who said: "The state has 50 epidemiologists. They say that the water’s safe. So I’m going to focus my energy on something that’s less settled." How do you decide when the state should be challenged?

A. That’s a great question. We are not skeptical enough about each other’s results. What’s the upside in that? You’re going to make enemies. People might start questioning your results. And that’s going to start slowing down our publication assembly line. Everyone’s invested in just cranking out more crap papers.

So when you start asking questions about people, and you approach them as a scientist, if you feel like you’re talking to an adult and they give you a rational response and are willing to share data and discuss an issue rationally, I’m out of there. I go home.

But when you reach out to them, as I did with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and they do not return your phone calls, they do not share data, they do not respond to FOIA [open-records requests], y’know. … In each case I just started asking questions and turning over rocks, and I resolved to myself, The second something slimy doesn’t come out, I’m gonna go home. But every single rock you turn over, something slimy comes out.

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Q. I talked to this woman yesterday at the university pavilion. She’s a senior, a nursing student. We looked at the stickers the university had put on its water fountain, saying that this has a filter, that this is safe. And she said: "No. I don’t drink the water here. I don’t care what they say. I don’t care if it’s from the university." At that level of mistrust, the system doesn’t work. What do you think people would have to see in order to start trusting what scientists tell them?

A. It’s going to take time for the people in Flint. They have been so betrayed, and the callous way that our most vulnerable were treated in Flint by the very agencies paid to protect them is so profoundly disturbing. That’s why this is striking such a chord.

http://chronicle.com/article/The-Water-Next-Time-Professor/235136/

Marc Edwards, a professor of civil engineering at Virginia Tech, has become something of a folk hero for his role in identifying lead in the city’s water. But he says he takes no pleasure in the attention. Instead he worries that university res
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Was watching #NCIS the other day and Ziva was listening to this band on her iPod. She has damn good taste in music.
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Now I finally know the source of the Polish slang word "frajer" :-)
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Nativity dessert
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nice save :P
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Finally it seems like the industry has caught up with the public. Pre-order a digital copy while the movie is still in the cinema.
Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to a galaxy far, far away as Star Wars returns with Star Wars: The Force Awakens.<p><br>Pre-ord...
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There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. Some kind of high powered mutant never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.
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Hi everybody! well I'm Ned. I live in north/west sydney. i have a lovely wife and 2 dogs. like making music, mostly with guitar or keys. i'm into geeky things like science and tech stuff. and work wise i'm trying to blend my knowledge and experience in AV with IT and new technologies.
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  • World of Goo
  • Dark Echo
  • Don't Touch The Spikes
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  • Dragons:Rise of Berk
  • Greed for Glory
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  • Angry Birds Under Pigstruction
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Circa News
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RETRY
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Nice atmosphere, nice style. Plenty of seating. Great service and great food. Lose points because the coffee wasn't hot enough. But extra points for the sweet potato fries.
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Willy Wonka would be proud. The chocolate here is amazing. Service is not so great though. Thankfully the wait time has gone down, not as busy at it used to be.
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Good
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reviewed 3 weeks ago
Expensive, but that's to be expected with the remote location and beautiful view. Food was... Acceptable.
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reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great cocktail bar and a great view.
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They do a good job at trying to create atmosphere. Good takeaway quality food. Service is bare minimum but that's OK.
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reviewed 3 weeks ago
Coffee! OMG, that is a good coffee. And it comes in a bowl too :) Food is also really good, and reasonably priced. But slightly smaller serves than usual, which is a good thing.
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reviewed a month ago
Good enough for a beer. That's about it.
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