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More fun with Amazon :)

More fun with Amazon :)

The review by someone claiming to be George Takei is gold, but it is only one of many priceless bits of creative reviewing.
http://www.amazon.com/Denon-AKDL1-Dedicated-Link-Cable/product-reviews/B000I1X6PM/ref=cm_cr_dp_see_all_summary?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1&sortBy=byRankDescending

Modern Sculpture.

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Modern Sculpture.
Industrial area wind turbine.

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"The Sentinel"

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"The Sentinel"
A Sharkwatch listening buoy off Brighton Beach, Western Australia.

Last Saturday saw the Perth Disc Golf Club hold their edition of the Discraft Ace Race for 2013.

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Last Saturday saw the Perth Disc Golf Club hold their edition of the Discraft Ace Race for 2013. Strong gusty winds made for challenging play, and aces (or even metals) were few and far between, with many heartbreakingly close near-misses.

Despite this, it everyone had fun, and we had a good number of new players along, one of whom scored a metal hit on their very last throw of the day - which really made the event for them!








Last Saturday the PDGC held their edition of the annual Discraft Ace Race at the Rob Hancock Memorial Disc Golf...

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Last Saturday the PDGC held their edition of the annual Discraft Ace Race at the Rob Hancock Memorial Disc Golf Course. Here are some highlights.








El Reg interviews Philip Plait . A great read.

Warning: Christian content/ranting ahead

Warning: Christian content/ranting ahead
I've been silent on this issue for far too long, but this video helped solidify some of the thoughts I've had. I am a conservative Christian, but today I am coming out in favor of fairness ordinances for LGBT people like the one passed in this small town.

This video got me in the feels, it really did. I know it was meant to be mostly humorous, but there is a lot of truth to it. And I want to take a moment to address some of the things in here, from a Christian perspective.

First of all, the pastor is a bigot. But he's quoting the party line, so he doesn't think he's a bigot. At one point he says, "Homosexuals are sinners, and without Jesus they're going to hell." He's heartbreakingly close, but he's missing it. The Bible says that all people are sinners. "All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God." God doesn't really discriminate on that point, right?

So here's the question: What …

Spys are better than us, right? And the spy bosses know what is really going on, right?

Spys are better than us, right? And the spy bosses know what is really going on, right?

Wrong. Oh, so very, very wrong....
http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/adamcurtis/posts/BUGGER

h/t to Wade Aaron Inganamort for this one!

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h/t to Wade Aaron Inganamort for this one!

Originally shared by Bruno “btco” Oliveira

Buttons that inevitably come to geek's mind when reading posts... (co-authored with my favorite geek Andrea Cornaglia)

Always a classic.

Always a classic.

Originally shared by Dryade Geo

For Roland Taylor :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfmvkO5x6Ng&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Wonderfully detailed instructions from the creator of the Jupiter Cake and the Earth Cake.

Wonderfully detailed instructions from the creator of the Jupiter Cake and the Earth Cake.
http://cakecrumbs.me/2013/08/01/spherical-concentric-layer-cake-tutorial/

We're getting better at this...

We're getting better at this...

Mind you, this is still at stage 1 clinical trials. Wider trials and mass production issues still need to be addressed.
http://gizmodo.com/scientists-have-created-a-malaria-vaccine-thats-100-e-1069393748

...and a complete video of the XKCD ultra-slow animation 'Time'.

...and a complete video of the XKCD ultra-slow animation 'Time'.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5l8BhyGE68&feature=share

Au Revoir Simone have a new album and video out! Yay!

Au Revoir Simone have a new album and video out! Yay!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwvvlTKi5cE&feature=share

Yay! New Simon's Cat!

Yay! New Simon's Cat!

Originally shared by Simon's Cat

NEW FILM! - 'Suitcase'

A creative cat exceeds the baggage allowance.

Please tell us what you think!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dm_2G-rIOs