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Sarah Perez
Former Microsoft Engineers Launch Pixotale, A Social Networking App For Visual Storytelling:
Victor Ganata
Ten Signs We're Becoming a Hideous Theocratic Dystopia - Bilerico Project
If only they believed in the same book, all these religious extremists would totally be on the same side. - Victor Ganata
Dave Winer
Ira Glass's 'This American Life' Leaves PRI.
Brian Johns
The three year old's preschool is talking about the Solar System and they don't include Pluto. Time to withdraw her in protest and switch to home schooling?
Victor Ganata
Some people's theodicies are simply sociopathic.
James Kendrick
Dell Venue 11 Pro with Travel Dock: Outstanding laptop
قیس قیس :* - Primavera
قیژ قیژ - رباب
:)) - Mahdi
Sarah G.
Of course the ruling class wants women to continue having babies without any social safety net to help raise them into healthy adults.
This is moving us to reversing Griswold v. Connecticut - WarLord
Kevin Fox
Now that employers can dictate what an employee's health insurance can be used for, how long til they dictate how you use your paycheck?
"We won't pay for health insurance if you buy cigarettes and soda with your paycheck" - Amit Patel
"We won't pay you if you use your pay to buy health insurance that covers birth control, because the insurance we provide, doesn't." - April Russo
This could get wibbly wobbly - Amit Patel
"We will pay for your birth control, because you might have a child that in 30 years will use the money we paid you to buy health insurance that offers birth control" - Amit Patel
Kevin Fox
So when are all the Browncoats planning to show up at YahooHQ asking nicely, very nicely, for a Firefly reboot? (After Castle ends, natch)
Shannon - GlassMistress
Here's a better photo of the elephand bead. Sunday's photo had a little 'beauty blur' going on so I thought you might appreciate a cleaner shot. The blur definatly hid his flaws - like that #$%@ bit of blue glass under his eye. The ball came apart when I took him off the rod so he's a loss but still a good start on what could be a great bead. Just...
...for fun I made one without the ball. He's a very happy fellow! - Shannon - GlassMistress
I shared a photo of the circus elephant on the ISGB (International Society of Glass Bead Makers) and he's nearing 100 likes - and some darn nice comments. *fans self* - Shannon - GlassMistress
I love this guy. Just adorable! - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Thanks! I really like him too...I hope I can get it worked out so I can make one with it cracking. I could do the 'ball' separate but I really dig it as one piece. - Shannon - GlassMistress
Such a pretty cow - Amit Patel
Supreme Court Majority Calls Case a Dispute Between Women and People : The New Yorker -
Supreme Court Majority Calls Case a Dispute Between Women and People : The New Yorker
"WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—By a 5–4 vote on Monday, the United States Supreme Court settled a dispute that Justice Samuel Alito said was “at its core about the rights of women versus the rights of people.” Writing for the majority, Justice Alito wrote, “It is the duty of this Court, whenever it sees that the rights of people are being threatened, to do our best to safeguard those rights. In this case, it is clear that people’s rights were being threatened by women.” Acknowledging that some women “might argue that they, too, have some claim to being people,” Justice Alito wrote, “That is an interesting question for another day.”" - Jessie from Bookmarklet
"While the Court’s decision caused an uproar across the country, it received a big thumbs-up from one of the Justices who voted with the majority, Antonin Scalia. “This has been a crappy year or so around here, what with all that gay-marriage stuff, but at least we finished strong,” he said." - Jessie
Kevin Fox
.@Netflix needs a 'start random episode' feature. I would vastly prefer that when watching Star Trek or The West Wing.
Shuffle. - Louis Gray
Kevin Fox
RT @DoctorAtlantis: Sorry! Our Corporation is based on faith-healing so we don't do insurance. We pray for health or quick death. #CorporateReligion #SCOTUS
Kevin C. Tofel
RT @arstechnica: Comcast raises your electric bill by turning router into a public hotspot Me: Glad I have solar/FiOS
RT @ma_franks: U.S.: where denying women health care is #religiousfreedom & harassing women seeking health care is #freespeech. #HobbyLobby #BufferZones
Holly's favorite Anna
The 8 best lines from Ginsburg's dissent on the Hobby Lobby contraception decision via @MotherJones
The 8 best lines from Ginsburg's dissent on the Hobby Lobby contraception decision via @MotherJones
I love her. This worries me a lot: ""Would the exemption...extend to employers with religiously grounded objections to blood transfusions (Jehovah’s Witnesses); antidepressants (Scientologists); medications derived from pigs, including anesthesia, intravenous fluids, and pills coated with gelatin (certain Muslims, Jews, and Hindus); and vaccinations[?]...Not much help there for the lower courts bound by today’s decision."" - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
The 8 best lines from Ginsburg's dissent on the Hobby Lobby contraception decision via @motherjones
I did not shop at Hobby Lobby before and now I never shall #conscience
The 8 best lines from Ginsburg's dissent on the Hobby Lobby contraception decision via @motherjones
Holly's favorite Anna
RT @jillfilipovic: "Just work for a company that shares your beliefs!" Yes, I am sure that's what 9 million unemployed Americans are holding out for.
Holly's favorite Anna
RT @angermonkey: So, for those of you keeping score at home, in order of people-ness it's 1. Dudes, 2. Corporations, 3. Fetuses, 4. Women.
Sarah G.
Religious beliefs are a red herring. #HobbyLobby and other decisions like it are ultimately about keeping the ruling class in charge.
WTF Scotus!
Sarah G.
Society confused by, attempts to control female sexuality. News at 11.
I'm sure glad health care & employment are separate in Australia. Wowsers.
Shannon - GlassMistress
Holy cow it worked!
That's unlike any cow I've seen. - Todd Hoff
Squee! - Lnorigb from FFHound!
That's 'cause it's a *holy* cow, Todd. - Betsy
^^snigger! Thanks everyone! - Shannon - GlassMistress
Love it! - Corinne L
:-) - Amit Patel
Ganesh is pleased. - David Lounsbury
squee! - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Amit Patel
I get lots of email intended for people who put in my email address instead of their own, but the one from the hotel that instructed me "please make sure you wash all the body paint off before jumping into bed!" was probably the most unusual.
Also made me realize I'm probably missing out on something wild & crazy! - Amit Patel
Excellent advice. - Todd Hoff
Write back and tell them it is all water base paint. - Janet from FFHound!
I think thats the best part, body paint+bed.. ?? What better way to have fun eh ?? - Peter Dawson
I get a lot of the same, but even more emails sent to me by mistake. If the email seems real and sincere, I'll usually respond to let the person know they rang the wrong email, but if they keep mailing me, I'll usually write back with something crazy. That always stops them. - Brian Fitzpatrick
I have a canned response in gmail that I send to people who send me non-automated misdirected email, but a large part of it is automated stuff :( - Amit Patel
I've come to really dislike many companies that don't require e-mail verification during account creation. - Stephen Mack
Even big companies like Facebook can get this wrong. I've gotten so many messages from Facebook the past few weeks, with no way to tell them to stop. - Amit Patel
Oh, fun, I get a second legal notice from a company I've never done business with. First time I tried explaining that their client gave them my email address instead of their own. They never replied. They sent me a more threatening letter this time. Fun! - Amit Patel
laura x
People who have an AeroPress: how easy/hard is it to clean?
I find it really easy to clean. Just a very quick rinse, and wipe-down of the plunger end with a paper towel or cloth. It's one of the reasons I bought one for making coffee at work. - Jennifer Dittrich
Yup, very easy. Most of the grounds pop off the end quite easily with one push, after you remove the basket. - Kirsten
Easy. Very easy. I just rinse the plunger (no wiping), and the whole process takes [time to nearly boiling water]+1 minute. - lris
omg I bought an aeropress and it's the best coffee ever. french presses are a pita to clean, but the aero you just pop the puck into the trash, rinse the bottom of the plunger and bob's your uncle. Every once in a while i hand wash with dish detergent and that's super easy, too. - Christina Pikas
I found it a cinch to clean and it makes great coffee. - Jenny H. from Android
Yup, just a good hot water rinse! Every now and then we'll wash ours in hot soapy water and rinse and just air dry. - Melly
Eric - For You Wack MCs!
"Every now and then, a headphone comes along that truly advances the state of the art. Audeze LCD-XC is a game changer!" - Eric - For You Wack MCs! from Bookmarklet
For that price it better rock. - rönin
after a bit of digging around and reading, that thing specs out worse than the $100 pair of Sonys or Sennheisers frequently found mouldering in the corner of an iso booth in a run-down voice-over suite. this is definitely aimed at the gullible and uninformed. save your bread and go check out a pro audio web store like BSW or Sweetwater Sound. - Big Joe Silence
To play Devil's Advocate, it no new thing to hear people from studio background poo poo home audio gear, but where the studio needs level, controlled sound in a close environment, home enthusiast audio is a whole different ballgame. Often, you want that color to your sound. - Eric - For You Wack MCs! from iPhone
You want hyped frequency response? I understand the need to party, we are all consumers. There's cheaper solutions out there that don't scream "aging 1%er trust-fund kid" and will still match the drapes. - Big Joe Silence
Also, for future reference, no sane recording engineer would ever consider a set of headphones to be uncoloured or in any way flat or representative of the "true" sound, cos that's just not gonna happen outside of marketing and ad copy. In fact, in a studio, cans are pretty much always used for letting performing musicians listen to the monitor mix without leaking it into any live mics that may be around. - Big Joe Silence
But I'm not opinionated or anything. :) - Big Joe Silence
Why I oughtta - Eric - For You Wack MCs! from iPhone
buy a pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M50s? :D - Big Joe Silence
I have some ATs. Not those, but they be big. - Eric - For You Wack MCs!
cans are also good for checking panning and stereo imaging. and for doing "deep listening" while in a chemically-enhanced state of mind. :D - Big Joe Silence
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