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Ready for some Python....
That was really fun. - Me from YouFeed
I can't say how much I enjoyed that. - Me
This wasn't a coding seminar? - Professor A.I.
They did talk about spam a bit. - Me
That was super good fun! I'm pretty sure I was equal parts laughing and blushing, and loving the parts where they made each other laugh. :D - Bette Cooper
I'm curious Bette, will you buy the DVD when it comes out? - Me
good lord! noah is the size of a horse! - Sir Shuping is just sir
That he is! He's actually lost weight, too. - Melly
He climbed on my chest in bed the other night. I whispered to my husband "It was nice knowing you." - Melly
he...he lost weight?? how much did he weigh before? the size of a small ogre? - Sir Shuping is just sir
He was almost 18lbs. - Melly
Now he's about 16 1/2. - Melly
I love him. - Meg VMeg
you should rent him out as a bodyguard - Sir Shuping is just sir
He is the brute squad! - Great Scott! Snow!
He tried to smother me in bed this morning under the guise of "morning snuggles". - Melly
no, no, no it's not smothering. he's just trying to help you sleep better. or at least that's what terror tells me when he does it - Sir Shuping is just sir
I'm an aunt again! My sister had a baby boy!
I currently have no more details. :) - lris
Steve C
Damn autocorrect now I have to send this guy a drawing and a pig instead of a drawing and a pic
Oh sweet the OC Fair is going on I can at least get a pig there. - Steve C
In a poke? - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
At least your didn't get the first letters mixed up. Otherwise your wife might get concerned about you sending pawings and dics. - Kristin from iPhone
Stephan Planken
In my head I did a happy dance around the office, with "another one bites the dust" playing in my head with the imaginary volume at ten. In reality, however, I maintained my usual poker face.
Clicking "delete" from the phone directory feels so good. - Stephan Planken from iPhone
You’re under arrest and we’ll need your DNA -
You’re under arrest and we’ll need your DNA
"So says Pennsylvania bill that may help solve crimes faster. Foes say it threatens civil rights" - bcultral from Bookmarklet
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
RT @natgeo: Mystery solved: How peacocks got their elaborate eyespots
RT @natgeo: Mystery solved: How peacocks got their elaborate eyespots
Victor Ganata
21 Annoying Comments Filipinos Are Tired Of Hearing - Buzzfeed - this link is basically constantly at the top of my Facebook newsfeed right now :D
The fact that so many people in the U.S. have absolutely no clue about the only U.S. colony that was granted independence speaks to some deep Orwellian history erasure, man. - Victor Ganata
I have no idea about the veracity of the story, but the story about Manny Pacquiao's dad eating the family dog is both funny and sad. - Victor Ganata
They forgot about the fact that there's a karaoke machine in every house. jk - Rodfather
Automatic eyeroll: "You're Filipino?!? I LOVE lumpiya and pansit!" - Victor Ganata
The karaoke machine thing is kind of true :D - Victor Ganata
It also cracks me up that Filipinos will literally murder you for f-ing up "My Way" by Frank Sinatra. Like, they'll shoot you in the face! - Victor Ganata
That "My Way" story is crazy. - Steele Lawman
i might attack someone for singing "Yellow", tho not with lethal intent. i HATE that song. - Big Joe Silence
The New York Times
Why do Americans stink at math?
That A&W anecdote. Not surprising but still, WTF. - rönin
Andrew C (✔)
RT @stumillscbc: This fox was found sleeping on the seat of an OC Transpo bus in Ottawa this morning.
RT @stumillscbc: This fox was found sleeping on the seat of an OC Transpo bus in Ottawa this morning.
Stephen Mack
A compilation of the music videos for Weird Al Yankovic's new album, Mandatory Fun [Wiki link] -
A compilation of the music videos for Weird Al Yankovic's new album, Mandatory Fun [Wiki link]
A compilation of the music videos for Weird Al Yankovic's new album, Mandatory Fun [Wiki link]
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From the Wiki article: "To help promote Mandatory Fun in social media circles, Yankovic produced eight music videos for the album; one was revealed each day starting on July 14, 2014, a day prior to the album's release. Yankovic commented that 'there is no more music television' as there was in the past, and that 'the Internet [...] is the new MTV' that operates continuously. He took the idea that promoting a new video for eight continuous days 'would make an impact because people would be talking about the album all week long.' [...] The music video aspect of Yankovic's songs had been a past part of his success, but for Mandatory Fun RCA Records opted not to fund production of any videos. Instead, Yankovic turned to various social media portals including Funny or Die and CollegeHumor which he had worked with in the past; these sites helped to cover the production costs to allow Yankovic to make the videos with Yankovic foregoing any ad revenue from the videos. Yankovic chose to... more... - Stephen Mack from Bookmarklet
More: "The first music video debuted on July 14, featuring the song "Tacky". Produced by Nerdist Industries, the one-shot video features Aisha Tyler, Margaret Cho, Eric Stonestreet, Kristen Schaal, Jack Black, and Yankovic dressed in tacky clothes and dancing purposely poorly while lip-synching to the song reflecting on the song's lyrics about a person who brags on about his obnoxious... more... - Stephen Mack
1. Monday, July 14, "Tacky" (Parody of Pharrell's "Happy") (from Nerdist) - Stephen Mack
Also: Thursday, July 17, "Tacky" (live on Conan) (from Team Coco) - Stephen Mack
More: "The video for 'Word Crimes' features kinetic typography created by Jarrett Heather, reflecting the song's theme of proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation." - Stephen Mack
2. Tuesday, July 15, "Word Crimes" (Parody of Thicke's "Blurred Lines") (from alyankovicVEVO) - Stephen Mack
More: " 'Foil''s video, produced in conjunction with CollegeHumor, shows Yankovic as a host of a cooking show obsessing on the use of aluminium foil, slowly descending into conspiracy theories; it also includes guest appearances by Patton Oswalt, Tom Lennon, and Robert Ben Garant. - Stephen Mack
3. Wednesday, July 16, "Foil" (Parody of Lorde's "Royals") (from College Humor) - Stephen Mack
More: "'Handy' was released through Yahoo! Screen's 'Sketchy' channel, and is presented in the style of a late-night informercial with Yankovic performing as a residential general contractor; the video also includes Eddie Pepitone, Justin Giddings, and Ted Hollis." - Stephen Mack
4. Thursday, July 17, "Handy" (Parody of Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy") (from Yahoo Sketchy) -- reposted by a random individual on YouTube at - Stephen Mack
More: "The video for 'Sports Song' plays to the song's theme, featuring Yankovic along with the Riverside City College Marching Tigers band performing a routine on a football field during the song; the video was directed by Yankovic with Andrew Bush and Brad Schulz and produced in conjunction with Funny or Die." - Stephen Mack
5. Friday, July 18: "Sports Song" (from FunnyOrDie) - Stephen Mack
More: "The video for "First World Problems" was directed by Liam Lynch, and shows Yankovic, posing as a 'pretentious jerk' wearing a 'douchey blonde wig,' over-reacting to minor annoyances of a well-off lifestyle." - Stephen Mack
6. Saturday, July 19: "First World Problems" (from alyankovicVEVO) - Stephen Mack
More: 'Lame Claim to Fame' is a stop-motion video directed by animator Tim Thompson, using a scrapbooking approach to show the protagonist's passing ties with various celebrities. Among the cut-outs of celebrities named in the song, the video includes pictures of Dr. Demento, the radio host that helped Yankovic's rise to popularity." - Stephen Mack
7. Sunday, July 20: "Lame Claim to Fame" (from alyankovic) - Stephen Mack
More: "The final video released was for 'Mission Statement,' and was produced by TruScribe, featuring time-lapse drawings relating to the song's lyrics on a white board. The video took about 10 months to create." - Stephen Mack
"Handy" was July the 17th according to the wiki. Sports Song the 18th, and First World Problems the 19th. - NOT THE CRICKET
8. Monday, July 21: "Mission Statement" (Parody of Graham Nash's "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes") (from WSJ via Vevo) [YouTube URL for Mission Statement forthcoming, I don't think it's been published there yet] - Stephen Mack
"Word Crimes" is definitely my favorite. - Stephen Mack
Thanks, Jimminy -- I corrected the dates above. - Stephen Mack
For me, it's a toss-up between "Word Crimes" and "Foil" :) - Brent Schaus
The co-branding I find fascinating. - Stephen Mack
And using a CSN melody for "Mission Statement"? Stroke of genius, imo. - Brent Schaus
I haven't watched that one yet. :) Tonight! - Stephen Mack
The big downside to his strategy of peppering his eight videos across different sites is that it's tough to find them all. Yesterday I was at a friend's house and we were searching YouTube (via the TiVo app) trying to watch them all, and missed half of them. It'll also be interesting to see if some of the better videos don't get as many views because of which account or site was used to post/promote, or if some of the more marginal videos get more views because of the traffic of the originating site. - Stephen Mack
labels (not just RCA) refusing to bankroll promotional stuff is a pretty common occurrence. has been for ages and ages. they sure want a cut of any profits made, tho! #LittleRedHen - Big Joe Silence
The album has hit #1 on Billboard: (via Andy Baio, - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Coffee Around the World: How Turkish People Drink Coffee — Smart Coffee for Regular Joes | The Kitchn -
Coffee Around the World: How Turkish People Drink Coffee — Smart Coffee for Regular Joes | The Kitchn
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Eivind really likes Turkish coffee. :) - Jenny H. from Android
I love Turkish coffee :) - Mahdi
I haven't tried it yet, but I'm looking forward to when I do. :) - Jenny H. from Android
I love it too - Shevonne from iPhone
The first cup of coffee I ever had was a Turkish coffee. Now I'm hooked. :) - Ken Morley
I LOVE Turkish coffee. - Bren from iPhone
Me, too. Especially with real turkish delight... with pistachio and such. - Brent Schaus
I've never tried the fortune reading, that sounds like fun. Bookmarked for future reference :) >> - Ken Morley
There's a Turkish proverb that coffee lovers adore to quote, especially if you're the type that likes to take your coffee black: "Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death and sweet as love." never heard of it. - akaşa
kandırmışlar elin gavurunu - acaib
ahaha acayip - püsünklet
Ben de Türk Kahvesini severim. - Terra Barselonevî from Android
ben de sporcunun zeki, çevik ve ahlaklısını severim - babeuf
History of coffee an article - Terra Barselonevî from Android
bg bulgarca oluyomuş. - hia
ya, teyzem girit'ten kahve getirdi. bi acayip o.O suda çözülüyor o.O kavrulmuş kahve o.O - hia
непростые коротышки
"Canada was among the worst nations in terms of the 'number of vehicle miles traveled per person.' Well yeah, because we have, like, 10 million km^2 and only 35 million people. :P - Ken Morley
the funny part is that they averaged whole EU into one average piece, while Germany kept aside ;) - непростые коротышки
Victor Ganata
Carl Sagan denied being an atheist. So what did he believe? [Part 1] - WaPo
This is pretty close to my own thinking. I can't really explain why, but claiming 100% certainty when you have 99.95% +/- 0.05% certainty just seems problematic to me. - Victor Ganata
From a broader perspective, this seems to be discussing the fine line between denialism and scientific skepticism: "If you’re only skeptical, then no new ideas make it through to you. You never learn anything. You become a crotchety misanthrope convinced that nonsense is ruling the world. (There is, of course, much data to support you.)" - Victor Ganata
"Since major discoveries at the borderlines of science are rare, experiences will tend to confirm your grumpiness. But every now and then a new idea turns out to be on the mark, valid and wonderful. If you’re too resolutely and uncompromisingly skeptical, you’re going to miss (or resent) the transforming discoveries in science, and either way, you will be obstructing understanding and progress. Mere skepticism is not enough." - Victor Ganata
In science, you can't just say "No, that's not true" and expect people to take you seriously. You also have to explain what's actually happening. - Victor Ganata
Scientists and Belief - The poll was done 5 years ago, but still relevant: - Ken Morley
"An atheist is someone who has compelling evidence that there is no Judeo-Christian-Islamic God." That seems, implicitly, to be the common understanding of "atheist" in the US. Maybe without the "Islamic" part, as that religion is obviously made up. - Eivind from Android
Reminded me of this: " What gets called “philosophy of religion” in most philosophy departments and journals is really the philosophy of Abrahamic religion: basically, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Most of the questions addressed in those discussions are simply irrelevant to most of the world’s other religious traditions. Philosophers look at other religious traditions with the... more... - Eivind from Android
I question the life choices of those who conduct business over the phone while using the bathroom.
درویش پارسی
کم پیدایی... - بافومه
هستیم بافومه زیره سایه دوستانی مثل شما..... دردمندان بی‌خروش و بی‌فغان خشمناکان بی‌فغان و بی‌خروش آهها در سینه‌ها گم کرده - درویش پارسی
هر جا هستی بهت خوش بگذره. :) - بافومه
درویش پارسی
Jason Toney
The Relationship Between Creativity and Mental Illness
The Relationship Between Creativity and Mental Illness
Star Trek’s John Cho breaks barriers as romantic lead: 'I would call this revolutionary' | Toronto Star -
Star Trek’s John Cho breaks barriers as romantic lead: 'I would call this revolutionary' | Toronto Star
"John Cho in a romantic lead? It’s hard to remember the last time an Asian male played a romantic character in a television series. Unless you count the time George Takei as Sulu in Star Trek groped Uhura. But that’s because he was momentarily insane. Asians are among the most under-represented minority group on TV and Asian males in romantic leads are practically unheard of. But Cho now finds himself starring in a modern remake of Pygmalion and the colour-blind casting of himself as “Henry” with co-star Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) as Eliza Dooley in ABC’s Selfie for the fall TV season. “I would call this revolutionary. It’s certainly a personal revolution for me,” said the 42-year old actor who says he normally never gets offered such roles. Fans may best know the actor as the current Sulu in the rebooted Star Trek, or as stoner Harold Lee of Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle." - Jessie from Bookmarklet
My Twitter TL yesterday was abuzz with this news. In kdramaland, girls and women are excited that this will open doors for their favorite oppa to segue (back) into the American market. - Anika
Yeah one of my former UCLA classmates posted it to FB. - Jessie
he's 42?? i would have never thought that. also i'm looking forward to seeing that now - Sir Shuping is just sir
Yeah, I was surprised by that, too. I thought he was much younger than me. - Spidra Webster
I saw the trailer for this when it was released a few months back. It was pretty incredibly offensive, honestly. - Soup in a TARDIS
That's not surprising to me. I find ALL of Shaw's plays are offensive. I like My Fair Lady, but it's sexist and classist as hell. - Anika
Andrew C (✔)
Y'know how some people supposedly used to believe cameras stole souls? I act like eye contact will steal mine.
Used to? - Joe
I know this feel. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
What would one do with stolen souls, anyway? - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Eat them some fava beans and a nice chianti? *slurp* - MoTO: Tufted Coqeutte
Micah: (and click the red button for the bonus joke) - Andrew C (✔)
Maple Syrup. Makes sense. - MoTO: Tufted Coqeutte
No bacon? - Joe
Article: George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles
I saw this yesterday. Cracked me up. - MoTO: Tufted Coqeutte
Dat headline... well, I can die in peace now. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Niente stronzetti da spalettare, ma uova fresche - elio_økir
E poi, come ti ama una gallina... - elio_økir
OLD - Stefano.
Vabbè. Buona serata pure atte. - elio_økir
Andrew C (✔)
NYC Approves Apartment Building With Separate Entrance for Poor People -
NYC Approves Apartment Building With Separate Entrance for Poor People
"It would be difficult to come with a more on-the-nose metaphor for New York City's income inequality problem than the new high-rise apartment building coming to 40 Riverside Boulevard, which will feature separate doors for regular, wealthy humans and whatever you call the scum that rents affordable housing." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
>.< - Jenny H. from Android
Victor Ganata
It's funny how often a conflict involving two (or more) very privileged and powerful factions gets retconned into a struggle between tyrannical forces and the People. #TheWinnerWritesTheHistoryBooks
Yep. With usually the actual People getting trampled in the middle. - Jennifer Dittrich
Peter Dawson
The U.S. Prison System Is So Broken That John Oliver Needs Puppets To Help Him Understand It -
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Ken Gidley
How to perfectly load a dishwasher - The Oatmeal -
How to perfectly load a dishwasher - The Oatmeal
This is perfect. - Ken Gidley from Bookmarklet
"Like Jesus on Adderall" - Xabaras (G.O.)
My comment on a different social network was "It's too hard to explain all the reasons why you're doing it wrong. Just let me do it from now on!" - Brian Johns
I struggle with this myself - "you're doing it wrong!!!" gahhhh. - Ken Gidley
World's Largest Aquatic Insect May Have Been Found, And It Will Haunt Your Dreams -
World's Largest Aquatic Insect May Have Been Found, And It Will Haunt Your Dreams
This is probably a common insect in Australia. - Uli
Amit Patel
Lovely walk with a friend at Palo Alto Baylands. Lots of big white birds.
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