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2009-10-30-566nouns.gif (GIF Image, 720x679 pixels) - Scaled (97%) YouTomb. Which Way is She turning? – [IQTest] — 8054.jpg (JPEG Image, 420x6280 pixels) What happened in my birth year? The crossword puzzle that predicted the future with complete confidence. I’d heard of the famous NYT crossword that predicted the winner of the 1996 presidential elections, but I hadn’t ever seen it till today… The day before the election, the clue for 39-Across was “Lead story in tomorrow’s newspaper (!)

The crossword puzzle that predicted the future with complete confidence

, with 43-Across.” 43-Across was “Elected,” so 39-Across obviously needed to be the name of the as-yet-unchosen winner. How did the puzzle maker know who would be elected? He didn’t. Fake Name Generator. Gernreich alphabet. Gernreich is an alternative alphabet for English invented by Michael Carnright when he was 14.

Gernreich alphabet

The letters are like building blocks which are connected together to make words, which in turn can be connected together to make sentences. Micheael usually uses graph paper to write this alphabet. Notable features The letters with the largest span from point to point are used for the most common letters in English. The least used letters are represented by the smallest symbols. Mozilla Firefox. Limewire has been sued for 75 TRILLION Dollars by 13 record companies.

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Every single US household would have to spend all of its income buying nothing but music for over 13 years in order to arrive at what the music industry has deemed a reasonable settlement. To put that number into perspective the U.S. GDP is around $14 trillion -- less than one fifth of what the music industry is requesting. HTML Cheatsheet. My World and Welcome... Funny Pages: Handy Latin Phrases. Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat.

My World and Welcome... Funny Pages: Handy Latin Phrases

It's not the heat, it's the humidity. Di! Ecce hora! Uxor mea me necabit! God, look at the time! 64 Things Every Geek Should Know « If you consider yourself a geek, or aspire to the honor of geekhood, here’s an essential checklist of must-have geek skills.

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The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field.

A geek is one who isn’t satisfied knowing only the surface facts, but instead has a visceral desire to learn everything possible about a particular subject. The Greek Seaman / Jacqueline Howett. Genre: Suspense/Literary Fiction Approximate word count: 55-60,000 words Availability Kindle: YES Nook: YES DTB: NO Author: Born and educated in London, England, author Jacqueline Howett now lives in the US.

The Greek Seaman / Jacqueline Howett

"7 Extremely Nerdy Pickup Lines" by Brian Murphy. Alien-contact.jpg (JPEG Image, 698x1899 pixels) - Scaled (31. Alt Codes List of Alt Key Codes Symbols. Masterlock-01.png (PNG Image, 1872x1224 pixels) - Scaled (49%) Dark Side of Oz. Dark Side of Oz [Setup] [Similarities with Pictures] [Similarities] [Conclusion] [Pink Floyd Lyrics] I've done this experiment quite a few times, and I'll have to admit that there are a lot of coincidental events and themes. Although Pink Floyd has never admitted to doing such a thing (except Roger, who stays quiet when asked), there are just a few points that should be examined. I guess you'll just have to come to your own conclusion. It's just the way it is with this band. Peter's Evil Overlord List. This Evil Overlord List is Copyright 1996-1997 by Peter Anspach. If you enjoy it, feel free to pass it along or post it anywhere, provided that (1) it is not altered in any way, and (2) this copyright notice is attached.

This Evil Overlord List grew out of the exchanges on what is now the Star Trek mailing list "", beginning in 1994 (when it was still ""). We were kicking around cliches that appeared on "Deep Space 9" at the time, and I started to compile a list of classic blunders they were making. The list came to about 20 or so items. Bad Things that can happen to you. Zombie Preparedness Initiative. Alpha—Computational Knowledge Engine. Whynottobuyamac.png (PNG Image, 1440x3297 pixels) - Scaled (16. EVIL GUIDE PLAN. I Park Like An Idiot - You suck at parking! Let the world know it! THE FUCKING WEATHER. College Paper. How to write a paper in college/university: 1. Sit in a straight, comfortable chair in a well lit place in front of your computer. Wikipedia. List of common misconceptions.

This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive.

List of common misconceptions

This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. List of unusual deaths. This is a list of unusual deaths.

List of unusual deaths

This list includes unique or extremely rare circumstances of death recorded throughout history, noted as being unusual by multiple sources. Some of the deaths are mythological or are considered to be unsubstantiated by contemporary researchers. Oxford Dictionaries defines the word "unusual" as "not habitually or commonly occurring or done" and "remarkable or interesting because different from or better than others. TM): Great quotes by comedians. Great quotes by comedians ----- Begin NetScrap(TM) ----- Great quotes by comedians "If you ever see me getting beaten by the police, put down the video camera and come help me.

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" --Bobcat Goldthwait "I've been doing the Fonda workout: the Peter Fonda workout. That's where I wake up, take a hit of acid, smoke a joint, and run to my sister's house and ask her for money. " --Kevin Meaney "My mom said she learned how to swim. Deal or No Deal: A Statistical Deal. Deal or No Deal is clearly America’s newest game show fetish. Hell, if it can bring Howie Mandel back from the throes of irrelevance, then it’s obviously captured the fascination of the public. Regardless, I have to add my name to the list of people who are hooked on this new TV chew toy, but I’m convinced that my love for the show is reflective of some kind of masochistic tendencies that I must be suppressing. Let’s face it: it’s pure agony watching someone turn down hundreds of thousands of dollars in hopes that they’ll make more, only to watch them get burned in the end and settle for far less than the amount that they already turned down.

Despite that, playing the risk/reward game with such large sums of money is enough to catch anybody’s attention, and I think people in general are attracted to games of this nature (Vegas, anyone?). Last night’s show was extremely interesting because one of the contestants appeared to make the biggest bonehead move imagineable given her situation. The Onion - America's Finest News Source. The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) Customize your Web with free add-ons.