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rönin

rönin

Lurker. Drama-free. You can rest assured that if I ever decide to quit FF, it will be silently and in the dead of night.
Ok… So our town’s bicycle shop moved to the next town (but kept name) & their old space is being taken over… by a new bicycle shop.
That's going to be fun. Not. - bentley
Why We Yawn | ClickHole - http://www.clickhole.com/article...
Why We Yawn | ClickHole
"Clinical research shows that a yawn is actually a direct physical reaction to a ghost trying to fit its entire fist in your mouth. As you yawn, and your mouth and your jaw spontaneously stretch wide open, what you’re really experiencing is the incorporeal incarnation of a deceased human forcing its clenched ghost hand—knuckle by knuckle—right through the front of your face. So, you see, yawning actually makes quite a bit of sense!" - rönin from Bookmarklet
KNEW IT! - Big Joe Silence
Watch The First-Ever Footage Of A "Black Seadevil" - http://io9.com/watch-t...
Watch The First-Ever Footage Of A "Black Seadevil"
I would not want to meet one of those head-first in the dark. At least it's only ~4 inches long. =p - rönin from Bookmarklet
Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor – UP2715K - http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna...
Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor – UP2715K
Huh, same price as the low-end 27" 5K iMac. - rönin from Bookmarklet
Gonna buy one? - imabonehead from Android
Eh, waiting for an Apple one. =) Although the price will probably make me wait longer for a refurb. =p - rönin
Why are the lights on cars driving away from you always red, but coming toward you they're white? Is this an extension of the doppler effect? : shittyaskscience - http://www.reddit.com/r...
Ahh... science snark. - rönin from Bookmarklet
Cyanide & Happiness #3723 - Explosm.net - http://explosm.net/comics...
Cyanide & Happiness #3723 - Explosm.net
No Joke! Kohler Introduces an Odor-Eating Toilet Seat - DailyFinance - http://www.dailyfinance.com/2014...
No Joke! Kohler Introduces an Odor-Eating Toilet Seat - DailyFinance
"Kohler Co. has introduced a deodorizing toilet seat that it says eliminates embarrassing bathroom odors and the need for candles and sprays to cover them up. A fan hidden in the battery-operated seat sucks in air and pushes it through an odor-eating carbon filter, followed by an optional scent pack. Product manager Jerry Bougher said the idea is to attack smells "where the action is." The $90 seat is one of many high-tech gadgets that Wisconsin-based Kohler and its competitors have introduced in recent years to make time spent in the bathroom more pleasant. When it comes to toilets, consumers can get seats with features such as slow-closing lids, heat and nightlights that typically add $20 to $100 to the cost." - rönin from Bookmarklet
There's a Suicide Epidemic in Utah — And One Neuroscientist Thinks He Knows Why - Mic - http://mic.com/article...
There's a Suicide Epidemic in Utah — And One Neuroscientist Thinks He Knows Why - Mic
"Living in Utah means packed powder in April, canyoneering in the clouds, snow-capped vistas so vivid they look Photoshopped — and the shortest average work week in the country. So it's not surprising that surveys show how much Utah residents love their outdoorsy, adventure-filled state. But there's another side to Utah that isn't shown in surveys. Despite ranking as America's happiest state, Utah has disproportionately high rates of suicide and associated mood disorders compared to the rest of the country. In fact, it's the No. 1 state for antidepressant use. These polarized feelings of despondency and delight underlie a confusing phenomenon that Perry Renshaw, a neuroscientist at the University of Utah investigating the strange juxtaposition, calls the "Utah paradox."" - rönin from Bookmarklet
I guess people don’t use bookmarks much anymore? Otherwise I can’t see why Google has kept Chrome’s bkmark mgmt functionality so damn awful.
'If We Left, They Wouldn't Have Nobody' : NPR - http://www.npr.org/2014...
'If We Left, They Wouldn't Have Nobody' : NPR
"When an assisted living home in California shut down last fall, many of its residents were left behind, with nowhere to go. The staff at the Valley Springs Manor left when they stopped getting paid — except for cook Maurice Rowland and Miguel Alvarez, the janitor." - rönin from Bookmarklet
Switching back to Chrome from Safari. Too much staticky screen weirdness going on w/Safari.
Man’s headaches due to tapeworm living in his brain for four years | Science | The Guardian - http://www.theguardian.com/science...
Man’s headaches due to tapeworm living in his brain for four years | Science | The Guardian
"A man who went to see his doctor after suffering headaches and experiencing strange smells was found to have been living for more than four years with a rare parasitic worm in his brain. In the first case of its kind in Britain, the ribbon-shaped tapeworm was found to have burrowed from one side of the 50-year-old man’s brain to the other." - rönin from Bookmarklet
"Rather than living on the brain tissue of its unknowing victim, the parasite is thought to have simply absorbed nutrients from the man’s brain through its body as the worm has no mouth." - rönin
Hell no - Todd Hoff
Instagram Account Documents The Cats Who Live At Disneyland: LAist - http://laist.com/2014...
Instagram Account Documents The Cats Who Live At Disneyland: LAist
"The Instagram account @disneylandcats captures the rare sightings of the elusive Disneyland cats, with a little bit of imagined insight into their kitty minds. People have known about the cats that roam Disneyland for a long time, with a longstanding rumor that Disney released these cats to control the rodent population. This rumor was even supported by Ryan Gosling. In reality, while the cats do hunt rodents on the grounds, the cats were already living there at least as early as 1955. According to the Disneyland Cats website, Walt Disney found the cats when they entered the building that is now the Sleeping Beauty Castle attraction. It soon became apparent that the cats, once removed from the building, were natural hunters and really didn't harm anyone. They are, in fact, rarely seen as they're afraid of humans and tend to only come out at night. They are fed, cared for and spayed and neutered when possible by Disney. There are currently an estimated 200 cats living at Disneyland." - rönin from Bookmarklet
Video | Giant Panda at Toronto Zoo Loves Somersaulting in the Snow | Toronto Star - http://www.thestar.com/news...
A Dragon Age Sex Scene That's Actually Pretty Great - http://kotaku.com/a-drago...
A Dragon Age Sex Scene That's Actually Pretty Great
Now I have to get this just to see how the other romances are like. ;-p - rönin from Bookmarklet
RT @grado: #GradoGiveaway! Winner's choice: mahogany RS1e or aluminum PS500e. @Thisisground bag included! Follow/RT to enter http://t.co/DmW5nzmpne
RT @grado: #GradoGiveaway! Winner's choice: mahogany RS1e or aluminum PS500e. @Thisisground bag included! Follow/RT to enter http://t.co/DmW5nzmpne
RT @swildlifepics: Snow leopard family http://t.co/jh2SBliZK1
RT @swildlifepics: Snow leopard family http://t.co/jh2SBliZK1
FB 5-day B&W photo - Day 5 - Strum http://instagram.com/p...
FB 5-day B&W photo - Day 5 - Strum http://instagram.com/p/vm4tcZsAEo/
FB 5-day B&W photo - Day 4 - Beckoning http://instagram.com/p...
FB 5-day B&W photo - Day 4 - Beckoning http://instagram.com/p/vkDb5cMALU/
All 50 States Froze Today, But New York Is Freezing The Best: Gothamist - http://gothamist.com/2014...
All 50 States Froze Today, But New York Is Freezing The Best: Gothamist
I'm pretty glad I don't live up there. =p "How bad will is it? Buffalo is expected to get somewhere in the area of 70 inches of snow. SEVENTY INCHES OF SNOW. What does that even look like? Hoth?" - rönin from Bookmarklet
Inside Chinatown's Dim Sum Dance Party Scene: Gothamist - http://gothamist.com/2014...
Inside Chinatown's Dim Sum Dance Party Scene: Gothamist
I... don't really want to think about people having sex in the kitchen of a restaurant that I'm going to. "Former 285 Kent curator Ric Leichtung agrees that a space "can completely change the way people interact with each other." "It's a very real catalyst that leads to those unique, one-of-a-kind experiences you can't get from most places. Go to a pop-up rave in a restaurant and you might stumble upon some strangers having sex in the kitchen, or maybe a sketchy stranger could offer you cocaine off their house key."" - rönin from Bookmarklet
Peruvian frog juice drinkers laud health benefits - Yahoo News - http://news.yahoo.com/peruvia...
Peruvian frog juice drinkers laud health benefits - Yahoo News
Ewwww.... "Frogs from Peru's Lake Titicaca are the main ingredient in a juice blend that some Andean cultures believe has the power to cure asthma, bronchitis, sluggishness and a low sex drive. To make the mix, which is sold in Peru's Andes and also at some stands in its capital Lima, vendor Maria Elena Cruz grabs a frog from a small aquarium then kills it by beating it on the counter of her stand. She peels off the skin and drops it into a blender with carrots, the Peruvian maca root and honey." - rönin from Bookmarklet
FB 5 days of B&W - Day 3 - Can't Get Through http://instagram.com/p...
FB 5 days of B&W - Day 3 - Can't Get Through http://instagram.com/p/vhNgZHMAEU/
Queens Prosecutor Explains Why A Driver Can Kill A Toddler With No Consequences: Gothamist - http://gothamist.com/2014...
Queens Prosecutor Explains Why A Driver Can Kill A Toddler With No Consequences: Gothamist
TLDR version: Shit happens. - rönin from Bookmarklet
FB 5 days of B&W - Day 2 - Blindspot http://instagram.com/p...
FB 5 days of B&W - Day 2 - Blindspot http://instagram.com/p/vfQIzXMAC8/
배드키즈 (BADKIZ) - 바밤바 (BABOMBA) MV - YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
배드키즈 (BADKIZ) - 바밤바 (BABOMBA) MV - YouTube
Play
Never heard of 'em but this was entertaining. - rönin from Bookmarklet
Hello Kitty Chinese Takeout candy :p http://instagram.com/p...
Hello Kitty Chinese Takeout candy :p http://instagram.com/p/vezmOysADf/
I had one of those for the longest time and couldn't figure out what I could use it for so I threw it away. I received another one that same year for Christmas. Now it holds hair ties. - Tamara, #TeamMarina from iPhone
Was challenged to 5 days of B&W photos on FB. This was day 1 yesterday. http://instagram.com/p...
Was challenged to 5 days of B&W photos on FB. This was day 1 yesterday. http://instagram.com/p/ve8V5lsANU/
Discovered a pack of rainbow trout fillet that's been in our freezer since April. Luckily still good.… http://instagram.com/p...
Discovered a pack of rainbow trout fillet that's been in our freezer since April. Luckily still good.… http://instagram.com/p/ve09WKMANN/
Pictures: Explorers Descend Into Siberia's Mystery Crater - http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news...
Pictures: Explorers Descend Into Siberia's Mystery Crater
"Dramatic photos this week from a Russian expedition that descended into a mysterious crater in Siberia, where scientists battled temperatures of 12°F (-11°C), provoked some Internet commenters to quip that "hell really has frozen over." Scientists from the Russian Centre of Arctic Exploration donned climbing gear and entered the 54-foot-deep (16.5 meters) crater, which was discovered in July on Siberia's remote northern Yamal Peninsula." - rönin from Bookmarklet
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