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Reuven Cohen
Elon Musk says artificial intelligence is 'potentially more dangerous than nukes' http://www.theverge.com/2014...
Must have watched same movie I did: Fortin Project http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki... - WarLord
WarLord
This morning I attended a funeral mass for a long time friend, the man who introduced me to my War Lady 35 years ago. His health issues finally became insurmountable. After the funeral I decided: I want to hire a photographer for my own funeral. There were many images at Pat's funeral beautiful little life affirming moments.
I wish I could have photographed. Plus as an end note to my online life, my funeral posted to my Flickr account old be a "perfect" The End #notrealyasmacabreasitsounds - WarLord
That actually sounds pretty cool, especially as a celebration of all of the lives touched. - Jennifer Dittrich
LB's 10:19pm Name Change
Today has turned into Operation Mouse Hunt. :(
Yikes! :-/ - vicster: full-bodied
do you need to borrow the cats? - Sir Shuping is just sir
Oh ewww. I have had to hunt the last two mice in this house. With five cats, it is an abomination. My barn kitten adopted finally DID get the garage mouse. - Janet
We're taking a break from cleaning for a bit, but I made the mistake of opening one last drawer before I sat down. It had K-cups and Splenda packets in it... yeah. He apparently had a field day in there. :( - LB's 10:19pm Name Change from Android
That's a good thing. With all the added body mass he won't be able to run as fast. :) - Stephan Planken from iPhone
But he's caffeinated! - LB's 10:19pm Name Change from Android
He didn't bother the cups of Sleepytime Tea, but he enjoyed the cocoa and cappuccino. However, everything that was in that drawer has been tossed. - LB's 10:19pm Name Change from Android
I bagged one last weekend in the garage with a pre-flavored old-fashioned 50c mousetrap. Snap, wriggle pop, mouse crispy! - Zefster from iPod
Might have to try the pre-flavored ones. They aren't going for the bait yet. - LB's 10:19pm Name Change
He's licked the peanut butter off one of them. :( - LB's 10:19pm Name Change from Android
That's a ninja mouse if he liked peanut butter off the trigger but... #riskybusiness - WarLord
peppermint oil sometimes keeps them at bay they hate the smell - MAMA VAL#GOSCARLETTGO
Sarah G.
Decided a reread of "The Hot Zone" was just the thing for this plane ride. I. Am. An. Idiot.
#topical #perhapnotagoodthing. "...“The earth is attempting to rid itself of an infection by human parasite.” ― Richard Preston, The Hot Zone ..." - WarLord
I don't mean to be cold hearted, but they should have left those people to die in Africa and not brought them to Atlanta. - Sarah G.
WarLord
Bakken Oil Trains from Williston, ND are harshing my AMTRAK mellow :((( http://www.pinterest.com/pin...
Or stranded in Portland! See http://friendfeed.com/warlord... - WarLord
Rachael Depp
RT @janmpdx: Twitter lets you pretend to be friends with celebrities and strangers. Facebook lets you pretend to be friends with your friends.
Andrew C (✔)
Area Man Somewhat Disturbed To Think Perfect Woman For Him Out There Somewhere | The Onion - America's Finest News Source - http://www.theonion.com/article...
"Fully aware of his numerous flaws and unappealing personal characteristics, local 33-year-old Phillip Morgan confided to reporters Wednesday that he found it a bit unsettling to imagine that the perfect woman for him is out there somewhere." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
LOL - Eivind
Laughed thanx - WarLord
OMG, he's so modest about his peculiarities compared to my current BF. I might just be one of those women, if I were willing to move to Minneapolis. - Robin Van Heck
WarLord
Satanists want Hobby Lobby-style religious exemption from anti-choice counseling laws http://www.salon.com/2014... @Opinionatedcath @robsnotes4u
#SCOTUS #HOBBYLOBBY Wow that didn't take long. Ginsburg was right #minefield - WarLord
Monique Judge
It's my birthday!! 🎂
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MO! - MoTO: Tufted Coqeutte
Happy HAPPY - WarLord
happy birthday :) - Pete
Happy Birthday!!! - Katy S from iPhone
Happy bday! - holly #ravingfangirl
Happy Birthday!!! - vicster: full-bodied
Happy Birthday! - Jessie
Happy birthday! - Victor Ganata from iPhone
Happy birthday :) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Happy birthday! - John (bird whisperer)
HAAAAAAAPPPPPPPPPPPYYYYYY BIRTHDAY!!! - SAM
Happy birthday, gorgeous! :D - Jennifer Dittrich
Happy Birthday, Momo! - Bren from iPhone
Happy birthday! - Jed rocks the party.
Happy birthday! - Corinne L
Happy Birthday! - Mo Kargas
Happy birthday!! I hope it's fabulous! - RudĩϐЯaЯïan
Happy Birthday, Monique. - Eric Logan from FFHound!
Happiest Momo Day, dear friend!!! I'm so glad you were born! You pretty much rock and should keep rockin' it. Hard. I love you. I mean it. xoxox - Lisa L. Seifert from iPhone
Thank you everyone! - Monique Judge
happy bday superwoman - Steve C
A very happy birthday to you! - Galadriel C. from Android
Happy birthday, Momo! - Anne Bouey
Happy birthday and many more, dear. - Hot Bubba. 114F Hot.
Happy birthday - mimsin
Happy birthday. <3 - Alix May
happy bday! - imabonehead
Happy birthday! - Stephan Planken from iPhone
Happy birthday! - Betsy from FFHound(roid)!
Happy Birthday Momo! xx - Melly
Thank you all! You are an amazing group of people, and I love you. 😍 😍 😍 - Monique Judge from Android
Victor Ganata
Absurd premises in movies that I've been able to accept without question:
Giant robots that transform into vehicles or household appliances. - Victor Ganata
The powers of Norse deities are really just superadvanced technology. - Victor Ganata
The only real way to combat 300 foot monsters is with 300 foot anthropomorphic robots. - Victor Ganata
The only surviving remnants of humanity live on a 1,000-car train powered by a perpetual motion engine that must continue running forever, otherwise everyone freezes to death. - Victor Ganata
Killing a specific subtype of alien species gives you the power to rewind time over and over again and this power gets rescinded if you have a blood transfusion. - Victor Ganata
that you can run along on top of a train and stand like its not moving at all and never lose your hat. - MAMA VAL#GOSCARLETTGO
A radiologist would be selected to carry out a complicated EVA involving the installation of experimental equipment. - Victor Ganata
A nuclear war is survivable by any quantity of humans. No, wait, I didn't believe that even at the time. - Big Joe Silence
That a boy can meet a girl and they can fall in love, then overcome an obstacle that drives them apart, and subsequently they live happily ever after. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
That somebody as short as Tom Cruise would be allowed to fly a jet airplane for the Navy. - Brian Johns
Brian: there are actually limits on how tall you can be to fly most military jets. The cockpits are quite cramped, so larger stature people (ahem, Rick Rossovich) are not welcome. http://work.chron.com/height-... - Bren
That a guy being held by terrorists could build a big iron suit that could fly and that whole nuke for a heart...Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts? Not so much - WarLord
Midi-chlorians. ;P - Anika
I don't remember for sure, but I'd like to hope I greeted midichlorians with a WTF expression right in the theater. I know I did for the Matrix's "they're using humans as power" line. - Andrew C (✔)
Kramer vs. Kramer -- I mean c'mon, would anyone believe divorce is actually "difficult". - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Shannon - GlassMistress
Confession: Sometimes when I'm scrolling through photos of my glass work I come across things I cant believe that I made.
Interesting comment. I find the same kinda thing when I scroll through my pictures: "When did I take THAT?" - WarLord
You're very talented, Shannon! - Jenny H. from Android
To be 100% honest, every photo of your glass makes me say "HOW THE %¥#£? DOES SHE DO THAT??!?!" - Johnny from iPhone
Lol! I resemble these last 2 comments! - Yvonne from FFHound!
WarLord
I visited the gym at Courage Center St Croix and did a soft round of exercise and weight machines including Nu-Step. I even played a bit with ankle weights and smallish dumbbells. I'm convinced that exercise has and will extend my time upright by strengthening complementary muscles that surround my compromised muscles. ‪#‎YMMV‬ Even if that is...
SURFACE - Iron Horse.jpg
Even if that is miasma, a 62 year old guy needs to be moving instead of sitting anyway.... ‪#‎hearthealthy - WarLord
WarLord
The right’s anti-healthcare jubilee! Why they can’t quit the Obamacare obsession http://www.salon.com/2014... via @Salon #hatefulrightwing
"...At least four Supreme Court justices are part-time or full-time inhabitants of the alternate conservative reality, and they have demonstrated a hostility toward Obamacare and a willingness to bend their own legal reasoning in the service of tearing the law down. It’s still unlikely that Halbig would be upheld by the Supreme Court, but if the conservatives on the court were to pull it off, the decision would throw millions of Americans’ personal lives into disorder and create chaos in 36 states. And the right would be okay with that, so long as Obamacare gets hurt. ..." - WarLord
WarLord
The right’s anti-healthcare jubilee! Why they can’t quit the Obamacare obsession http://www.salon.com/2014... via @Salon
"...The unseemly side to all this celebrating is the fact that these conservatives are, in effect, throwing a party over a judicial ruling that would strip millions of people of their health coverage. “The next time Republicans are wondering why so many people think their party is cruel and uncaring and will gladly crush the lives of ordinary people if it means gaining some momentary partisan advantage, they might think back to this case,” wrote Paul Waldman in the American Prospect. ..." - WarLord
WarLord
My Bohemian Great Grandfather arrived in America to escape religious persecution before there was an Ellis Island He traveled to St Louis sponsored by their Bohemian Society thence to Manley, Iowa. My grandfather was a year and a half old when they left Bremer Harbor and yet born on the train trip between New York City and St Louis #anchorbaby
I've been here all my life but all ALL of my antecedents are from umm "elsewhere". I want to sincerely thank Bill O'Reilly, Ann Coulter, and the rest of Right Wing assholes for not inventing time travel to go back and "fortify" that particular border #wherewouldIbe - WarLord
Michel Bauwens
California Screaming http://www.newyorker.com/magazin... The tech industry made the Bay Area rich. Why do so many residents hate it?
Inequality is a feature of silicon valley not a bug see Amazon great exploiter of American sweatshop labor to make millions Just one example of the rusty razor that is "meritocracy" - WarLord
Marie
My new doctor suggested that I try relaxing. I LOLed.
MAYBE YOU'RE NOT TRYING HARD ENOUGH - Meg VMeg
So I said to my guy: "OK lets start with fewer Doctor appointments...." - WarLord
I'VE NEVER BEEN SO RELAXED IN ALL MY LIFE. - Big Joe Silence
LB's 10:19pm Name Change
Ooh. Where's the page from? - Laura
A postcard book called _Secret Garden_ by Johanna Basford, available from Amazon. - LB's 10:19pm Name Change from Android
Cool - WarLord
I have that postcard book on my wishlist ^_^ - Melly
I think I learned about it on FF. :) - LB's 10:19pm Name Change
rönin
Airbus files patent for saddle seats on planes - CNN.com - http://us.cnn.com/2014...
Airbus files patent for saddle seats on planes - CNN.com
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This can't be a good sign... - rönin from Bookmarklet
Mop? - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Add in some padded straps, and this turns into a theme park ride. - Joe
That pairs really well with this video of a 787 doing some demonstrations at an airshow last week: http://www.youtube.com/watch... - Brian Johns
try sitting on that for 14 hours over the Pacific ocean. they should install these in First Class. - Big Joe Silence
might as well make you pedal, too! - Big Joe Silence
Oh hell no. - Jenny H. from Android
"It says the saddle format will accommodate four seats into a space previously occupied by three." - but unless they did some magic with the already over capacity overhead compartments... - Andrew C (✔)
ask me again if i think the airlines actually give a damn about overhead compartment capacity or even passenger safety. they only care about liability and profit. - Big Joe Silence
WarLord
Right-wing obstruction could have been fought: An ineffective and gutless presidency’s legacy is failure http://www.salon.com/2014... via @Salon
"... In point of fact, there were plenty of things Obama’s Democrats could have done that might have put the right out of business once and for all—for example, by responding more aggressively to the Great Recession or by pounding relentlessly on the theme of middle-class economic distress. Acknowledging this possibility, however, has always been difficult for consensus-minded Democrats, and I suspect that in the official recounting of the Obama era, this troublesome possibility will disappear entirely ..." - WarLord
"... My own preference would be to let that disillusionment run, to let it guide the entire design of the Obama museum. Disillusionment is, after all, a far more representative emotion of our times than Beltway satisfaction over the stability of some imaginary “center.” So why not memorialize it? My suggestion to the designers of the complex: That the Obama Presidential Library be designed as a kind of cenotaph, a mausoleum of hope ..." - WarLord
Or perhaps simply an inscription The Best Republican President Wall Street could possibly have had - WarLord
You never saw President Obama at a rally for job dignity at MacDonald's or Walmart Never speaking for $15 dollars an hour wages for the disposable class of workers. You saw him meet and greet Waltons and the great Satan of worker exploitation Jeff Bezos but never a word for the McDonald and Walmart unionizing campaigns. He wasn't a progressive or a liberal, he was a product of Harvard and writing a book to pay his student loans..... - WarLord
WarLord
I fell at the hospital coming out of the infusion center after my Mg IV. Classic "no warning" IBM drop - One minute I'm next I'm down! Luckily I was on carpet, nothing damaged but my dignity. First drop in a while. I tend to think that's worse, just when you think you can depend on your legs, they betray you again Oh well I AM still walking...
Glad you are okay! - Janet from FFHound!
Dignity becomes a very relative concept in time - Todd Hoff
So glad you're okay! Dignity is totally overrated anyway. ;) - Lisa L. Seifert from iPhone
am lucky . I watched the "get up" video posted on The Myositis Association website with my Alexander Teacher than we "gamed" ways I could use to gain my feet that fit my physical ability. Really I was in safe place to experiment. One bleat and I would have been surrounded by help! I was on carpet, I could have crawled to a chair, I could have leaned hard on the wall sliding up high... more... - WarLord
Mark "Rizzn" Hopkins
RT @Qthrul: During the 1980s did any US states ban the use of calculator watches while operating a motor vehicle?
No OTOH I seldom needed square root of 17 while traveling at 75 miles an hour - WarLord
WarLord
Brokenhearted, farmer donates $4M farm to 4-H - Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news... via @washtimes. #tears
",,, And then life took the cruelest of turns. ,,," - WarLord
WarLord
Monday afternoon I'm at Endoscopy Center to have my Gastro Doc scope me. We are at a crossroads. After multiple bowel resections the connection of my small and large bowel is suspect. Is there inflammation, maybe microbe spill from large bowel maybe scar tissue is restricting flow... Lots of questions Answers? Not so much. I don't clean out well...
I don't clean out well So today is liquids only and enemas in the morning Hopefully he can see enough to make us some better choices going forward. The very good news: Doc is a good guy with a caring heart He has my confidence and trust and THATis most of the battle well that and a whole crap load of Prednisone - WarLord
Wish you all the best. - m9m, Crone of FriendFeed
Bah... - Michael W. May from Android
Good luck and hopeful for successful diagnosis/treatment. - Janet
Thinking of you! Hope you get some answers! - LB's 10:19pm Name Change
Howard Rheingold
If brainwaves can reliably control mechanisms why have we not seen more than demos in past 40 years?
Because Silicon Valley is invested in mechanical pointers anf a breakthrough making much of current software (apps) obsolete is not wanted . - WarLord
In forty years, we've managed to take brainwave-controlled mechanisms from a simple on-off state change which required the mental control of a master yogi to operate and turn them into slightly more complex control systems which require the mental control of a reasonably-skilled yogi. But really, I don't think thought control will replace physical unless or until we crack the brain's OS :-) - Slippy: Rebooting
WarLord
The American Century is over: How our country went down in a blaze of shame http://www.salon.com/2014... via @Salon
"... Among the biggest beneficiaries of the current American economic system are not entrepreneurs or innovators, but parasites who owe their wealth to rigged markets or government subsidies. The “parasite load” in the U.S. economy includes many in the financial industry who expect that the federal government will socialize their losses but let them keep their profits — profits taxed at low rates, or hidden from taxation altogether. Other parasitic special interests include the predatory monopolies of America’s health care sector — the pharma industry, which charges Americans far more for the same drugs than it is allowed to charge in Canada, Europe or Asia; physicians, who tend to be paid much more in the U.S. than in other countries with comparable health outcomes; and price-gouging hospitals. Much of America’s higher education industry, too, is riddled with parasites, including bankers who profit from lifelong debt serfdom by Americans who take out student loans and empire-building university administrators who fund personal entourages with public and private money. ..." - WarLord
"... Apart from a revival of oil and gas production in the U.S., the economy’s main area of comparative strength has been technological innovation. The rise of self-driving vehicles and the “internet of things” are promising developments. But these mostly involve the extension of existing information technology to new sectors. The American tech economy has been living on intellectual... more... - WarLord
",,, The U.S. is facing a triple crisis — a crisis of foreign policy, a crisis of economics and a crisis of democracy. The American republic has renewed and rebuilt itself during even greater crises in the past, and can do so again. But the first step is to drop the happy talk and chest-thumping and flag-waving and be honest with ourselves about the severity of the problems confronting us. ,,," - WarLord
Jandy
RT @movieguyjon: Big Trouble in Little China couldn't get made today, and that's kind of unfortunate. We've traded fun and zany for dour and "epic."
Is the problem dour and epic, or Hollywood's current allergy to going with original material? - Jennifer Dittrich
Riding meme to death with "tentpole" is problem that lead to dour and "I've seem this at least twice" - WarLord
Melly
If you read this, make sure you have tissues handy. http://www.robynarouty.com/i-died-...
If you read this, make sure you have tissues handy. http://www.robynarouty.com/i-died-today/
I hope when the day comes, I can provide such a wonderful last day. - Heather
Yes, indeedy. - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
sobbing over here. - Mary Carmen
Oh man. :( Devastating. - Stephen Mack
I cried but in a good way #wow - WarLord
WarLord
RT @PioneerPress: Two guys plan to ride this Huck Finn style raft down to the Gulf of Mexico - http://www.twincities.com/localne... https://twitter.com/Pioneer...
"... "Most things we need or want can be delivered or obtained with the press of a button or swipe of a card, where the sense of working for reward is just not there. We intend to gather our own supplies, design and build our vessel, navigate the river and survive by ourselves with only the bare essentials and our own two hands. But don't get us wrong, the main goal of this trip (successful or not) is to have fun! Hopefully we will inspire others to think beyond their comfort zone and do something they can tell their grandkids about!" ..." - WarLord
WarLord
SURVIVOGRAPHIC: 7 Irreplaceable Items to Hoard http://www.pinterest.com/pin...
forge Krugerrands, toilet paper - WarLord
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