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Otsikointi vois olla optimaalisempikin, mutta:
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Mental note: Always check that the Uni gym isn't closed for some bloody reason or another. Should've learned that by now.
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For various reasons related to checking up if somebody is conscious or not I'm wondering about a service where you could set up regular or one-time automated check-in calls, where a reaction or lack of one (pick up with possible voice or DTMF verification, or perhaps in a simple case just active denial of call before a timeout is reached to lessen charges) would trigger calls to a list of other numbers until sufficient active parties are reached to take responsibility of the situation. Set up could be voice menu based or web/mobile app based.

Should be prototypable with Asterisk, it seems. Hmh. Maybe I'll take a look.

Could be huge liability issues if marketed for life saving purposes, I imagine, though, even if having such a service  would be a strict improvement to not having one. Uses aside life critical ones would be good to invent as well as actively warning against relying on it.
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"DELAY APPROX 20 MIN. / VERSPAETUNG CA. 25 MIN."

In Germany trains may run on time, but apparently planes don't. Luckily my English is much better than my German, so the delay will be only 20 minutes.
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An excellent short story on the image. (Yes, it eventually gets to being an actual story when read sequentially.)
. Seen on Tumblr, along with associated discussion: Yellow: People's minds are heartbreaking. Not because people are so bad, but because they're so good. Nobody is the villain of their own life sto...
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Hey amusing. Someone made a teleporter. Now for the same with biomaterials!
Many equate the 3D printer as being the earliest form of a real-life teleporter--or transporter, if you prefer to get your science from Star Trek. The only problem is that you're not actually moving an object from point A to point B, you're just creating a duplicate somewhere else. So "Scotty" might actually be the next step in developing a working transporter, since it goes the extra mile to destroy the original object.
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The bio variety incidentally features in my (Finnish) short story Maailman siivu which is theoretically in queue to be published in Portti. As a background detail, people routinely travel by slicing.
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Uh, okay. A largish, disturbing passage including introspection from a mass murderer with a plausibly (edit: was "presumably") behavior-altering brain tumor follows. The amount of lucidity one can have about acting in a deranged manner is rather thought-provoking.

"After brutally murdering his mother, Charles cleaned up the mess, and placed her in bed with a notepad laying across and covering up the massive wound in her chest. Charles had left a note. It read: "To Whom It May Concern: I have just taken my mother's life. I am very upset over having done it. However, I feel that if there is a heaven she is definitely there now... I am truly sorry... Let there be no doubt in your mind that I loved this woman with all my heart."

After killing his mother, Charles returned home, planning on killing his wife "as painlessly as possible.," as he explained in yet another note:

"It was after much thought that I decided to kill my wife, Kathy, tonight....I love her dearly, and she has been a fine wife to me as any man could ever hope to have. I cannot rationally pinpoint any specific reason for doing this..."

Apparently she was sleeping, and after removing the blankets to expose her nude body, he viciously stabbed her repeatedly with his huge hunting knife, leaving five gaping holes in her chest. She died instantly.

Charles wrote another note which he left with the body: "I imagine it appears that I brutally killed both of my loved ones. I was only trying to do a quick thorough job... If my life insurance policy is valid please pay off my debts... donate the rest anonymously to a mental health foundation. Maybe research can prevent further tragedies of this type."

And then he added a post script beneath his signature: "Give our dog to my in-laws. Tell them Kathy loved "Schoci" very much."

The next morning Charles Whitman climbed the University tower carrying several guns, a sawed off shotgun, and a high powered hunting rifle, and for the next 90 minutes he shot at everything that moved, killing 14, wounding 38.

Post-mortem autopsy of his brain revealed a glioblastoma multiforme tumor the size of a walnut, erupting from beneath the thalamus, impacting the hypothalamus, extending into the temporal lobe and compressing the amygdaloid nucleus (Charles J. Whitman Catastrophe, Medical Aspects. Report to Governor, 9/8/66)."

- http://brainmind.com/Case5.html (see also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Whitman , http://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/3am70h/ )
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Koko perheen talviturkit Kuusijärvellä, eikä ollu edes kauheen kylmää vaikka oli juhannus. Oli myös hauskan haasteellinen leikkikenttä. Nyt pinaattivohveleita.
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Still alive :)
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You wouldn't steal your car?
Congratulations! You just bought a new Chevy, GMC, or Cadillac. You really like driving it. And it's purchased, not leased, and all paid off with no liens, so it's all yours... isn't it? Well, no, ...
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Isi miten kirjoitetaan "battle strategist"?
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So it turns out through some anomaly I inhabited the mind of the Doctor this night, and found myself in a strange spatial loop where I'd open a door, scramble forth some stairs, and open the same door again.

Reality being my bitch, instead of opening the door for the third or fourth time in a row I decided to instead rend open the fabric of space-time where the anomalous door was, thus waking up.
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That "archnemesis" schtick is just for the show.  The truth is this:
https://youtu.be/eAQFdhpBdtw
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