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Steve Douglas
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Good points, all.
Complicated, thought-provoking, and magical, old-school fairy tales are filled with complexities that are often missing from their big-screen retellings.
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Wow - didn't know about this Google Now card! 
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Worst resurrection story I can remember. Boo hiss.
Perhaps it's easier being green than we were told? ABC is considering bringing back the Muppets and will soon shoot a pilot presentation under the working title "Muppets 2015." Fittingly, the logli...
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Excellent read if you were at any point addicted to Lost, and especially if you have decided that the writers were merely "making it up as they went along." This was written by the only writer who was there before the show and lasted through the second season. Short answer: of course they couldn't map out six seasons ahead of time, and of course plans changed and developed when so many creative minds were plying their trade in the writer's room, but you may be surprised how much was actually planned and built into the DNA of the show beforehand. Many examples are given.

It'll probably take you thirty minutes or so to get through it (it's quite lengthy), but it's very entertaining. After all, it was written by a Lost screenwriter.
(the inaugural writing and support staff of Lost in a gag poster made to commemorate our premiere - from left to right, brent fletcher, matt ragghianti, lynne litt, monica macer, rachael mellon,...
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"After all it was written by a LOST screenwriter..." That's funny right there. I'll have to check it out. 
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You can vote for whomever you like, as long as you happen to like Snuffleupagus, Fozzie Bear, and Lefty the Salesman.
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The guys at Metanomalies have really put some good info together with this series on piracy: how can the seemingly inevitable negative effects of piracy be mitigated without resorting to the losing game of trying to enforce intellectual property rights?
 
Our latest article "The Future of the Technology of Piracy Part II: Anonymous Storage". We explore new technologies (such as storj) which are capable of being leveraged for piracy as well as normal file storage.
[The point of this series is to emphasize that small creative owners (as well as large corporate ones) need to carefully consider the strength of communities to monetize their works rather than (or in addition) to traditional intellectual property.]
In a previous article, we explored what it meant for a user to be perfectly anonymous and discussed technologies which have been developed to attempt an approximation to user anonymity.  In this ar...
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This had to happen. I hate that the Lone Gunmen won't be there, though.

And yes, I'd even like to see Doggett and Reyes.
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Dont remind me. I finally wrapped up season 9 and didnt see that coming :( #LoneGunmen #heroes 
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I'm the kind of guy who literally cries in laughter watching this kind of thing.
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Ha ha! Thanks dude! I needed the laugh!
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Criticism of hypercritical irony. Ironic?

Not sure his solution is the best or the likeliest, but I share the misgivings. I was just thinking a couple weeks back about the fact that the pendulum was due to start swinging the other way.
David Foster Wallace long ago warned about the cultural snark that now defines popular culture. It's time to listen
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Now we have to add Apple's Woz to the list of Google's Ray Kurzweil, Microsoft's Bill Gates, physicist Stephen Hawking, and Tesla's Elon Musk - all people who are quite invested in technology but are sounding warning calls about potential trouble of advanced AI within a few decades.

Far be it from me to be a peddler of technopanic, but neither do I want to ignore voices of caution from credible technophiles. It's not just science fiction anymore: the Singularity looms on the horizon (Kurzweil's prediction was 2045). Will we be smart enough to avert the danger?
"Computers are going to take over from humans, no question."
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I think we have no argument about it not being impossible.  And I do appreciate your desire to think ahead to the day when something like that happens.  I'd enjoy that conversation.
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More promising medical breakthroughs.
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High hopes for this!
After a chance observation in the lab, researchers found a method that can force dangerous leukemia cells in the lab to mature into harmless immune cells called macrophages.
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I'm a jack of few trades, master of none.

I win the bread as a supervisor for a team collecting data that is fed into our software tool, which predicts and helps mitigate the problem of electronic and electrical components going obsolete. Got that?

I'm currently detoxing from more than a decade of postgraduate work (historical linguistics at the University of Georgia). I'm glad to now be able to pursue my many interests in several unrelated subjects -- not to mention my family (which will always trump all).

I'm also a recovering musician.

To give you an idea of some of my interests, here are a few of my circles:
  • tech (especially Google/Android)
  • science (archaeology, paleontology, anthropology, linguistics)
  • theology
  • music
  • sci-fi TV (among my favorite shows: The X-Files, Babylon 5, LOST, Farscape, Doctor Who...)
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I can do several Muppet voices. Yes, maybe even better than you.
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Hubby/daddy, Cubmaster, boss of a few but underling of many more
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Perry, GA
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Clarksville, VA - Moncks Corner, SC - Forsyth, GA - Altus, OK - Warner Robins, GA - Cleveland, TN
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STEP 1: Print email. STEP 2: Cut out arc. STEP 3: Tape to shirt. STEP 4: Walk with confidence. Maybe it's all the green, but we love this Ho

The Muppet Madness Tournament
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The Official Home of the 2015 Muppet Madness Tournament

5 Tips to Avoid “Convertitis” | Theologues
www.theologues.com

So you've discovered the doctrines of grace, swam the Tiber, gone full Menno Simons, or embraced the apophatic theology of the East. Congrat

SkyLeap Music - Educational Tools and Music for Everyone
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SkyLeap Music offers educational music and tools to students of all ages. The site has online metronomes, practice tools, and beginning book

Clarinet Fingering Chart - Interactive with Sound and Large Images
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Interactive clarinet fingering chart that is easy to use and simple to understand. Includes large images, sound, and alternate fingerings.

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Search the web for content related to a specific image. Find similar images or exact matches in all sorts of different sizes. See a user's s

Why Is Wikipedia Scrubbing All References To Neil Tyson's Fabrication?
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For being devout followers of science, Neil Tyson's defenders sure don't like evidence that conflicts with their religious fanaticism.

Putting the "Myth" in Mythicism
criticalrealismandthenewtestament.blogspot.com

Once again, someone with only very little knowledge on the subject has posted a blog post loudly declaring that there is good reason to doub

Iceland grieves after police kill a man for the first time in its history
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Iceland made history this week, but not in a good way. For the first time since the nation became an independent republic, armed police shot

“We’ll find a new earth within 20 years” | Around the World with Ken Ham
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I’m shocked at the countless hundreds of millions of dollars that have been spent over the years in the desperate and fruitless search for e

Citizens United And The Foolish Attack On Corporate Personhood
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A new set of proposed Constitutional Amendments reveals that many people still don't understand what Citizens United was about.

Harrison Ford's Injury May Have Completely Screwed Up Episode VII
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Uh-oh. Please take out your official Star Wars: Episode VII Salt Lick, but now that it's been officially revealed that Harrison Ford's leg i

Dear Mr. Watterson
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Calvin & Hobbes took center stage immediately when it appeared in newspaper comics across the country in 1985. The funny pages were a big pa

Sound City
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Directed by Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters), SOUND CITY tells the story of rock n' roll's greatest recording studio, and the musical magi

Uber Demonstrations Snarl Traffic From London to Berlin
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Uber Technologies Inc., the car- sharing service that’s rankling cabbies across the U.S., is fighting its biggest protest from European driv

Arrow
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Reinventing the DC Comics character, the Arrow is not a superhero ... but a hero -- every bit as dangerous as the criminals he's hunting. Af

LP Gothic
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Gothic is the only East Germanic language of which significant evidence survives, thanks largely to a single copy of Bishop Wulfila’s fourth

Syberia (Full)
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Kate Walker, a young ambitious lawyer from New York, is handed what seems a fairly straightforward assignment - a quick stopover to handle t

My wife and I have a new favorite Asian restaurant. The red curry she had and the Pad Thai I had were the best of each we remember eating. Excellent noodles! Nice atmosphere, friendly and attentive service.
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reviewed 4 weeks ago
This castle, probably best known as the Krak de Chevaliers (Castle of the Crusaders), was a highlight of my trip through Syria. Its condition is absolutely remarkable and the surrounding lookout impressive. Highly recommended.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
Such a pleasant place to hang out. They have breakfast food, lunch sandwiches, and pastries (from Wilson's) in addition to java. I tried a mocha latte, which had excellent flavor. The upper floor has tables, side rooms, and a selection of popular used books on sale (from Gottwals across the street). It's a great place to study. It's also set up for live coffee-house-style performances (with sound equipment and even a guitar ("for experienced guitar players only"). The decor was tasteful and attractive throughout. I especially liked the old photographs of downtown Perry.
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Pretty sure this is the best Pad Thai I've ever had--certainly the best I've had in Athens. The lunch portion is quite generous. My waitress was friendly and attentive. I'll certainly be back.
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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My favorite Asian restaurant in these parts. The food is great and the service is quick, efficient, and friendly.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
We've been using Big Indian for our tack and feed needs for several months now. They're very professional, very knowledgeable, and very helpful.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago