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And so it begins Black Friday sale started online for many stores including toys r us and target.
*doffs Mickey Mouse ears* - Spidra Webster
The deal on the kid toy looked great till i had to open it. Three tennis ball sized stuffed toys that rattle seems simple enough till you lock those baby's down to two sheets of thick cardboard with 10 thick zipties and 8 plastic T connectors. It took two pairs of scissors and a knife to extract the bastards.
HBO to make film of Scientology book, hires 160 lawyers - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
HBO to make film of Scientology book, hires 160 lawyers - CNN.com
"HBO is backing a documentary based on "Going Clear," a book about Scientology and Hollywood -- and isn't taking any chances with the legal side of things. "We have probably 160 lawyers" looking at the film, HBO Documentary Films President Sheila Nevins told The Hollywood Reporter. (HBO, like CNN, is a unit of Time Warner.) "Going Clear," by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Lawrence Wright ("The Looming Tower"), digs into the life of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and the influence his church has had on its believers, many of whom have close ties to Hollywood." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
Love that headline! :D I hope they're successful. It's well past time for someone to go after them. - Spidra Webster
So Cal peeps - My sister took a huge leap of faith and moved across the country to be closer to family and start her own dental practice. Anyone with friends in south OC I'd be forever grateful for referrals. - http://www.dianacraftdental.com/san-cle...
So Cal peeps - My sister took a huge leap of faith and moved across the country to be closer to family and start her own dental practice. Anyone with friends in south OC I'd be forever grateful for referrals.
So Cal peeps - My sister took a huge leap of faith and moved across the country to be closer to family and start her own dental practice. Anyone with friends in south OC I'd be forever grateful for referrals.
Diana is now the proud owner of a new dental practice that is beautiful and modern and fancy and pretty much only operated by her. But as the smartest person I know she can handle it. I’m hoping to help send people her direction. I know it’s far from many of us being in San Clemente but if you know someone in the area or are willing to make the drive for a good dental visit I’d appreciate it. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
The ultimate goal of course is to get the business stable then tempt a Penguin from Boston area and fellow ballerina to Southern California. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
Yay success - I got one person to make an appointment that I'm rewarding with Amazon gift card as thanks. Well worth it. I don't know how people are brave enough to start their own businesses I'm nervous as heck thankfully I don't have to hold the scalpel or any of the dentist torture devices. I did fix the plumbing though! - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
I am due for a cleaning. SC isn't too far away for every 6 months. - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Appt made for this Saturday. I talked to your sister. She's super sweet. - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
OMG Tamara that is so awesome you will love her and she can be another running buddy when you get up to it. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
She was awesome and I DID love her. Will definitely be going back and having the hubs switch there too. - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Yay! I remember you telling me about this recently, happy to hear she's up and running! - Lola Bean (Penguin)
San Francisco window washer falls onto moving car - http://www.msn.com/en-us...
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"A worker fell screaming 11 stories from the roof of a bank building Friday morning onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street, police and witnesses said. The man suffered critical injuries, but he was conscious, police said. The car's driver, Mohammad Alcozai, was not injured. He told KGO-TV that he's happy to be alive especially after his car's roof almost completely collapsed in the accident. He said he is praying that the worker survives." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
Damn - Rodfather
Norway's cool new passport has a stylish secret - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Norway's cool new passport has a stylish secret - CNN.com
"Norway has revealed the result of a competition to design the country's new passport -- but the stylish winner has a major flaw. Its pages, which reveal secret images of the Northern Lights when placed under a UV lamp, are possibly too beautiful to spoil with smudgy visa stamps." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
A ‘Stupidity’ Virus Has Been Discovered - http://www.msn.com/en-us...
A ‘Stupidity’ Virus Has Been Discovered
"A virus known to attack green algae in lakes and rivers can also infect human brains -- and it’s making dummies out of us. The virus, called ATCV-1, can impair cognitive activity, learning and memory, essentially making a person who has the virus less intelligent, researchers in the U.S. have found. Scientists said this is the first time the virus has been observed in people." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
“This is a striking example showing that the ‘innocuous’ microorganisms we carry can affect behavior and cognition,” Robert Yolken, a virologist at Johns Hopkins Medical School in Maryland, who led the original study, told the Independent. All people have physiological differences “encoded in the set of genes each inherits from parents, yet some of these differences are fueled by the various microorganisms we harbor and the way they interact with our genes,” Yolken said. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
This might explain the results of the recent election. - April Russo
Nope. Low voter turnout. Plenty of smart people just stayed home. - MoTO: #TeamMarina
Turns out you can catch stupid. Which is at the heart of the current European model explaining the US :-P - Eivind from Android
Ugh, I might have this - Amit Patel
I have a special homeopathic probiotic that can fix you right up. People who previously couldn't tie their shoes are now vying for nobel prizes. It's a real miracle. - Todd Hoff
But can you fix stupid? - Mary B: #TeamMonique
Oh Cascal's up in Mountain View it's only been a day but I miss you already. Even when I am only in the area for a day i make everyone i'm with go with me there. Yet to have a bad dish.
Margot Robbie to play Harley Quinn in 'Suicide Squad?' - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Margot Robbie to play Harley Quinn in 'Suicide Squad?' - CNN.com
"Add this tidbit to the "Suicide Squad" speculation. According to Collider, actress Margot Robbie is on board to play Harley Quinn in the upcoming film. The character of Quinn first appeared in "Batman: The Animated Series," and is a love interest/henchwoman for the Joker. Fans were already excited with the news that Warner Bros. may be in talks with Oscar winner Jared Leto for the role of the Joker. (Warner Bros. is owned by CNN's parent company.)" - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
Laundry detergent pods are 'real risk' to poison kids - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
"Last year a Florida mother of a 7-month-old came back to her room to find that her baby had accidentally eaten one of those bright colored laundry detergent pods. He had been sleeping in a laundry basket with the pod when it happened. They rushed him to the hospital, but it was too late. He died, of poisoning from the detergent, according to the Kissimmee, Florida, police department. He is not the first child to mistake the potent packet for something else. Poison control centers around the country have gotten thousands of calls. In the period of about a year, 17,230 children under the age of 6 have been accidentally poisoned by the packets, according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics. That's about one child every hour between March 2012 and April 2013. Of those cases, 4.4% of the children were hospitalized, and 7.5% experienced a "moderate or major medical outcome."" - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
The dishwasher ones are bad, too. They really look like candy. - Jaclyn aka spamgirl
Went for the nightly walk with the boy got a block and turned right instead of left as it looked like a dude was having car troubles and might need help with a push. Got about 100 yds out before getting a 12 car police escort. Drug bust. Guess the home and he needed a lot more help then just the car. Life in the almost hood. #notthefirsttime
Running a drug house across the street from an elementary school probably not gonna go over well in the courts. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
Hiding in plain sight did not fare well for him. - Janet from BuddyFeed
You can come take Jeffrey for a walk here. I have the most boring neighborhood EVER! At least we've got really nice scenery. Not sure that competes with #almosthood though. :) - Tamara J. B.
Yes I am envious of your homestead location Tamara you guys definitely did well. We will have to come down and bring some #almosthood with us. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
There's a Doctor Who episode for this, called "Turn Left". - Amit Patel
Ahh, life in the LBC. I remember it well. - Corinne L
Goldieblox action figure ad 'breaks the mold' | HLNtv.com - http://www.hlntv.com/article...
Goldieblox action figure ad 'breaks the mold' | HLNtv.com
"Goldieblox introduces a new action figure for girls in an ad that makes a bold statement about "beauty over brains." The new ad titled "GoldieBlox vs. the Big Sister machine" is being compared to Apple's famous "1984" commercial where a woman is seen "breaking the mold." When you watch the spot, you can hear Metric's "Help I'm Alive" set the tone for what appears to be robotic like girls dressed in pink, walking in a factory-like assembly line." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
Narcissistic Personality Inventory - http://personality-testing.info/tests...
Narcissistic Personality Inventory
18 out of 40. Apparently I am a superior self sufficient exploitative exhibitionist. That's a lot to put on a business card. Link to quiz from Zulema http://personality-testing.info/tests... - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
I am not sure how I am an exhibitionist but have no vanity. I am conflicting myself. :) - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
You know you're good and happy to share it, there's no posturing there Steve ;) - Pete
'Star Wars 7' gets a title: 'The Force Awakens' - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
'Star Wars 7' gets a title: 'The Force Awakens' - CNN.com
Hmm, did it go to sleep after Return of the Jedi? Did Luke need a nap or something? :) - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Dang it why are all the good toys 3 years and up. I want to get them now. For the boy. Totally for the boy. I swear.
Please reference today's Amazon deals on Lincoln Logs and Tinker Toys - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
If you play with them Very Carefully they will still be good when he's ready. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
You should test them out for a couple of years to make sure they're okay for him. - Kristin
^ Yes, all toys need to be thoroughly tested first. - Ken Morley
Go for it. You don't need an excuse. - Anne Bouey
He won't know they were gently used before he got them! I mean, we'll totally tell him, once he's old enough to understand, but you'll have a good few years of fun before then. - vicster: hon. canadian
Well, when he hits 18 months, he will be old enough for Duplo, which is just as much fun as the little Legos they will work with, when he is older. :) http://www.amazon.com/LEGO-Du... - April Russo
The No. 1 Reason Women Skip the Gym - http://www.msn.com/en-us...
The No. 1 Reason Women Skip the Gym
"A whopping 75 percent of women report wanting to exercise more, but not making it to the gym, according to a new survey by Sport England, a group that provides services and funding to sport in the U.K. While the women surveyed gave many different reasons for skipping sweat-fests, the researchers say it almost all boiled down to one thing: the fear of being judged." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
Brittney Griner cut but OK in knife attack in China - http://www.msn.com/en-us...
Brittney Griner cut but OK in knife attack in China
"WNBA star Brittney Griner suffered a minor injury from a knife attack in China on Monday, her agent, Lindsay Kagawa Colas told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday. Colas said Griner was attacked and cut by a man with a knife while trying to board the team bus after practice on Monday. Griner, who's playing in her second season professionally in China and first with the Beijing Great Wall, did not need to go to the hospital and the cut did not require stitches." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
Forest service warns against #bearselfies - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Forest service warns against #bearselfies - CNN.com
"Dear park visitors, Please don't take selfies with bears. It's stupid. Love, the U.S Forest Service That pretty much sums up a warning issued recently by wildlife officials at Taylor Creek Visitor Center in South Lake Tahoe, California. "Bears are unpredictable, wild animals and may attack if threatened," Forest Supervisor Nancy Gibson said in a statement. "We can't have visitors creating dangerous situations for themselves and others. People are risking serious injury or death if they get too close to a bear." And if you don't care about your own health, at least consider the bears. If one attacked, officials would have to capture and kill it." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
I hate that they even have to point out why this is a stupid, bad, no-good idea. (See also: selfies with any other large wildlife.) - Jennifer Dittrich
You couldn't pay me to take a photo with a bear. Nevermind the wildlife ethics, bears are scary! - Jenny H. from Android
Might be a good way to thin the herd. Of humans, not bears. - Spidra Webster
Delayed as mom ran off with the boy and camera last night to show off to the street grandmas (local gang).
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Hey, cutie pie! - Tamara J. B.
Why is your kid so damn cute, Steve?! Sheesh! - Soup in a TARDIS
Alabama dog gets owner nabbed for alleged drug offenses - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
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"A pooch in Alabama got its owner busted for alleged drug offenses -- all with a gleeful wag of its tail. Edward Melvin Henderson was arrested in Prattville, Alabama, and faces a variety of charges. The dog, Bo, was caught up in the incident when police executed a drug search warrant this week at the Prattville home of suspect Edward Melvin Henderson. Henderson took off and dashed toward a wooded area at the back of his home, the Prattville Police Department said in a statement. Bo, a mix of a pit bull and husky, ran after Henderson after investigators told the dog to "go get him." Authorities briefly lost sight of them and were close to giving up. But an excited Bo had found his owner hiding in tall grass, and was wagging his tail. Authorities saw the tail and arrested Henderson." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
SO much for loyalty. lol - Heather
I love that the dog was so friendly he'd respond to others' commands. - Spidra Webster
Amazon.com: The Complete Collection: AC/DC: MP3 Downloads - http://www.amazon.com/The-Com...
Amazon.com: The Complete Collection: AC/DC: MP3 Downloads
$6.99 for every song ever. Seriously well over 100 AC DC songs - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
I've never owned AC/DC. Should I? ;-) - Spidra Webster
It's actually 200 plus songs i think for that price worth a flyer. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
Wow. That is way cheap. Will I get arrested for this? What kind of shenanigans are you getting us into? - Hookuh Tinypants from iPhone
Perhaps... Dirt Cheap? :D - Jennifer Dittrich
You're all on the Highway to Hell anyway might as well enjoy the soundtrack. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
Thanks for the tip. Never been a huge fan of AC/DC, but I enjoy a handful of their songs. This is totally worth the price, even if I only ever listen to a few of the tracks. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
Huh. Must have been a pricing issue. It's showing $119.99 for me. (Or some deal is over since it's now past midnight.) - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Someone posted a review stating that although it showed $6.99, they were charged $119 for it. - Hookuh Tinypants
Must have expired quick only 6.99 on my account and card. Sorry - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
^ same. I see only the $6 charge (I had a $1 credit for .. something or other.) - Jennifer Dittrich
I tried for a solid hour to purchase it and it kept giving me an error. And of course when it finally worked, the price had some how magically been corrected. - Hookuh Tinypants
Of course! :) - (Curtis) Alan Jackson
Wow, someone really screwed up when they entered it as $6.99. I wonder if they'll try to take back the purchase from those who got it for $6.99? - Stephen Mack
It did charge me $118.99 for it. I'mma have to contact Amazon support about that. ETA - and, they're issuing me a refund for the full purchase price ($118.99 + my $1.00 mp3 credit). - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
Going through the halloween candy and seeing what I'll pass out and what is mine all mine. I'm not gonna lie; it's not looking good for the trick or treaters this year.
SAMHAIN! - Big Joe Silence
So what are you keeping? :) - Anne Bouey
ALOT it turns out Anne. First rain in months struck at 8 pm here. More candy for me. Milky Way Dark, PB Cups, Nerds, Mounds, all things chocolate sans cookie crunch. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
Lysol Buys Top Google Search Result for ‘Ebola,’ Quietly Retreats Following Criticism - http://www.msn.com/en-us...
Lysol Buys Top Google Search Result for ‘Ebola,’ Quietly Retreats Following Criticism
"Google the buzz word “Ebola” today, and roughly 27,300,000 results come up. If you did so this past Tuesday, you might have noticed that the top search result for the virus, oddly, was a sponsored ad from Lysol. It seems the disinfectant company is attempting to capitalize on the public health hysteria with some viral marketing. Motherboard reports that the cleaning product company indeed bought the number one Google search slot for the disease, which lured readers to their site." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
'Lady Ganga' breaks record before cervical cancer death - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
'Lady Ganga' breaks record before cervical cancer death - CNN.com
"He isn't taking the traditional route with this film -- selling it to a TV network or production studio. He didn't want the outside pressure. Instead, he and co-producer Mark Hefti are raising the money on Kickstarter. They plan to donate 100% of the profits from the film to the Michele Baldwin Memorial Fund, which is managed by the American Sexual Health Association. Cervical cancer is a highly preventable cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's caused by the human papillomavirus, or HPV, which has a vaccine. Yet every year more than 270,000 women die worldwide from the disease. Baldwin passed away in February 2012. After her death, Lumiere couldn't bring himself to work on the film. "Any time I tried to start it, I felt incredibly inadequate. Whatever I did, it wasn't good enough for her," he says. His wife finally convinced him to see a therapist, who helped him realize his grieving was normal. As Lumiere spoke early Thursday afternoon, the number of donations on his Kickstarter page continued to climb. In less than 12 hours, his project had raised more than $12,000." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
FTC sues online dating site for faking profiles - http://www.msn.com/en-us...
FTC sues online dating site for faking profiles
"The Federal Trade Commission filed its first lawsuit against an online dating site on Wednesday. It accuses a British company, JDI Dating, with using fake messages and computer-generated profiles to trick people into upgrading to paid memberships. JDI Dating operates 18 dating websites, including cupidswand.com, flirtcrowd.com and findmelove.com. People who created their free profiles would receive messages that appeared to be from members who lived nearby and wanted to meet. According to the FTC's complaint, these messages were almost always bogus. The only way users could respond to that email was to sign-up for a paid membership of $10 to $30 a month." - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
Daniel Radcliffe Raps Blackalicious' "Alphabet Aerobics" - YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Daniel Radcliffe Raps Blackalicious' "Alphabet Aerobics" - YouTube
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Damn he's got skills - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
Oh man, I haven't listened to that in awhile. *goes off to find it* - Jaclyn aka spamgirl
Dear future in law, you might want to warn the future bride her future husband is a big ol' open mouth kisser. Lots of tongue. Even more drool. It's shocking not to get a kiss without coming away with your face dripping. And if your face isn't dripping your arm probably is because he missed.
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Consider this a public service announcement. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
Haha. Good thing he's got a few years to practice. ;) - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Just like his daddy - MoTO: #TeamMarina
True story ^ - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
"Anthony Dixon, running back for the Buffalo Bills, has not gone MIA in Yahoo Fantasy Football. The Bills' official roster page now lists him as Boobie Dixon and that name is reflected in our game."
Unexpected things to see on your Fantasy Football team update page. - Ulrich von Liechtenstein
▶ Ani DiFranco - YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
▶ Ani DiFranco - YouTube
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Little Plastic Castle = my mind lately - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
Neil Patrick Harris reportedly to host variety show - CNN.com - http://www.cnn.com/2014...
Neil Patrick Harris reportedly to host variety show - CNN.com
"Ladies and gentlemen, it's "The Neil Patrick Harris Show"! An announcer might not use those exact words -- plenty of details are still up for grabs -- but, according to a report on New York magazine's website, there will be a variety show hosted by the versatile star. The show will be based on the UK variety show "Saturday Night Takeaway."" - Ulrich von Liechtenstein from Bookmarklet
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