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Happy Chinese New Year!

Child Labor Day
Feast of Great Typos
Festival of Brigantia begins
Festival of Imbolc begins
Festival of Transmission Errors
Kitchen God Visits Heaven (China)
National Brandy Alexander Day
Nauru Independence Day
Phlegm-Green, Moldy-Grey, and Gazzard Day (Goblin)
St. John Bosco's Day (patron of editors, apprentices)
St. Marcella's Day
St. Tryphena's Day (patron of nursing mothers)
Up Helly AA (Viking Festival)
Valkyries' Day (Norse)

China: The annual festival honoring Kuan Yin, the gentle Goddess of Mercy, is celebrated.

Greek: The last day of each month is sacred to Hecate. Tribute should be paid to her, preferably at midnight at a crossroads.
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The Chicago Tribune Has Made the Best Internet Mistake of the Day

"It looks as though they've fixed it, but for a glorious 16 minutes this was the Chicago Tribune homepage. It is self-evidently wonderful, but let's still talk about just how wonderful it is.

Cat image. Test, test, test, test, test, test, test. Headline test. The cat is a kitten. The kitten is grey. Test, test, test. Updated. It's like the internet swallowed a Gertrude Stein poem and pooped this out 16 minutes later.

Let's make all of the homepages this, just for a day. It'd make things better."
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Physics Slam on Ice

Watch six physicists battle for the audience's applause, hoping to emerge the champion of science entertainment. Contestants will have 10 minutes to explain their research to the audience; the winner will be determined by an applause meter.

The audience will also get into the game, with giveaways including science-themed t-shirts and an iPad.

"The Physics of Superheroes" author and University of Minnesota Professor Jim Kakalios will moderate the slam. Local voice, speech and dialect consultant D'Arcy Smith and speech consultant Shirley Venard will provide training for the scientist contestants.

The event is sponsored by the American Physical Society's Division of Particles and Fields, and is held in conjunction with a particle physics conference that will bring 600 scientists from across the country to Minneapolis.
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36 seconds long

about 25 seconds into it, I started laughing out loud, and I am still laughing

well worth your time




Found it at Reddit.
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Goldie Blox™

So. Cool.

"GoldieBlox offers a much-needed female engineer role model who is smart, curious and accessible. She has the potential to get girls interested in engineering, develop their spatial skills and build self-confidence in their problem solving abilities. This means that GoldieBlox will nurture a generation of girls who are more confident, courageous and tech-savvy, giving them a real opportunity to contribute to the progress made by engineers in our society."

Watch the video on the site.

YAY!
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The Human Voice | Rauch Bros. Animation

Studs Terkel. Story Corp. Set to animation done by the Rauch Brothers. A few wonderful minutes.
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A to the Q: "Because the AC is fluxing."

acdc
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"He had a life-long love affair with deviled eggs, Lane cakes, boiled peanuts, Vienna [Vi-e-na] sausages on saltines, his homemade canned fig preserves, pork chops, turnip greens, and buttermilk served in martini glasses garnished with cornbread. "

One rockin' obituary if there ever was one.


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Memeage

Aug. 28th, 2012 10:56 pm
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You Are a Visionary Soul



You are a curious person, always in a state of awareness.

Connected to all things spiritual, you are very in touch with your soul.

You are wise and bright: able to reason and be reasonable.

Occasionally, you get quite depressed and have dark feelings.



You have great vision and can be very insightful.

In fact, you are often profound in a way that surprises yourself.

Visionary souls like you can be the best type of friend.

You are intuitive, understanding, sympathetic, and a good healer.



Souls you are most compatible with: Old Soul and Peacemaker Soul


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