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Basketball is a non-contact sport, right?


November 22, 2009 Posted by | Fun stuff, games | | Comments Off on Basketball is a non-contact sport, right?

ER sign is hurting

It was simply a case of the right bulbs going out at the wrong time. But passers-by couldn’t be blamed for thinking a smirking prankster, or something much darker, was responsible when they looked up at the neon sign for Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, N.Y., which then displayed the ominous phrase “I’m hurt.”

via Neon Elmhurst Hospital Sign Burns Out Appropriately – Asylum.com.

November 22, 2009 Posted by | Odd signs | Comments Off on ER sign is hurting

2012: DOOMSDAY!! Yawn. Another one?

Throughout history, there have been those who have predicted the Coming of the End, the Consummation of All Things, the Return of Christ, Armageddon, Ragnarok, what-have-you. The majority of these seers and prognosticators were wise enough to leave the date unspecified, presumably to avoid embarrassment when the expected event failed to materialize. Others, such as Nostradamus and Bishop Ussher, put the date far into the future, long after their corporeal bodies had returned to dust.

There are those few brave souls, however, who are willing to stick their necks out, and give us a date in the near future, when they themselves will presumably still be around to either bask in the glow of glory, or suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, should the cosmic plan go awry. It is to these, the few, the brave and most importantly, the Web-enabled that this list is dedicated.

Much more at The Doomsday List.

November 22, 2009 Posted by | Dumb Stuff | , | Comments Off on 2012: DOOMSDAY!! Yawn. Another one?

The Theory of the Universe

There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.

Douglas Adams
English humorist & science fiction novelist (1952 – 2001)

November 22, 2009 Posted by | cool people, Fun stuff, Quotes | | 1 Comment