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John Richardson
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Haha!  :D   I think I watched this 10 times in a row while laughing the whole time.  Yeah Baby!  Doing the Austin Powers for the win!
 
For today's lesson, 25 turns

#car   #gif  
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Ahhh x3
Incredible turning action 
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People are conditioned to accept their mass media as true.  It's easier to not have to think, and believe what they have been told.  Repetition plays an important role in it as well... it is heard from multiple outlets, and then they and their friends regurgitate it to each other with the given talking points as the different possible sides of the issue.  

People are generally incredulous at the very idea that what they are all hearing from all of their media could be incorrect.  They are not aware that what they are hearing is designed for their consumption... it is designed to instill in them a prescribed opinion.  The real trick is to understand that what that instilled opinion exactly is is not overly important, as long as it keeps the truth unpopular.
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This is a great VERY CHEAP project and an interesting primer into Articulatory phonetics. I was very impressed with his replication of vowel sounds using his hands.

also see Talking Robot Mouth Mimics Human Speech #DigInfo
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lol...
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O.O
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Dancing hexapods.  (2009, but still fun)
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Really cool  Thanks for sharing this.  Awesome.  
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Very nice.
 
Love this.
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Haha!  I thought this re-telling was rather brilliant.  :)
 
rim shot

#starwars   #yoda  
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Was listening to this as I fell asleep. Very nice ambient tune.
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Enjoyed this tune.  Sort of a club beat, but mellow.
 
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Found a cool jumping spider, but it was too dark outside to take pics of it, so I brought it in the house for better lighting.  I've never seen one colored quite like this before.  It's getting pretty chilly out now.  I think this lil lady is coming to the end of her days.  She wasn't very alert, and her movements were mostly lethargic.  

I'm sorry these pics aren't sharper.  This is about the best I can do with my phone.  Anyone have a recommendation for an inexpensive camera that excels at macro shots?
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I have had a point-and-shoot Canon that was pretty good at macro shots.  As hard as it is to compare cameras side-by-side these days, I think you'll find it even harder given a specific feature not commonly used such as macro.

Also, I still love jumping spiders.  I have a whole host of hi resolution close-ups of them cycling in my rotation of desktop wallpapers as we speak.  I think I remember seeing one with similar colors to this one while I was in Pensacola, Florida.
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This is a great mix-up.
 
Correct me if I am wrong but he is actually a genius isn't he. 
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What is the deal with medical paperwork?

Today I was scheduled for an epidural in my neck. This doctor had a two part process. First have a consultation at his office, then meet him at his clinic for the procedure (a clinic he shares jointly with some other physicians). I was emailed the paperwork so I could have it ready when I got there. It was 9 pages.

When I arrived at the office they took the paperwork, then presented me with 4 more pages to fill out. The first pages contained redundant info. The additional pages contained redundant info. And when I had the consultation, most of the questions I was asked were answered in the paperwork.

Then I arrive at the clinic and receive an additional 7 pages to fill out, 95% of which is identical to the info that I gave to this same doctor's other office. Needless to say, I was a little lazy filling it out. Then this persnickety nurse asks me to step into the back so I can fill in some missing blanks.

Jesus H. Christ. We all know damn good and well that no human on earth is ever going to set eyes on this info again.

I used to get in trouble in school and would be required to write long sentences redundantly, Bart Simpson style. I never knew what a life lesson that would actually turn out to be.

Why are there no standards for this shit?
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That tablet auto-fill approach is a great idea.  It would be nice if that type of functionality could shared between locations.
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