The 7 Players on Every LLWS Team The Little League World Series is the unique World Series that includes teams from all over the world. But no matter where the teams come from, they all include these 7 players. #1 — The Crier He was a valuable member of the team all tournament season. If he falls down a strike, he starts to tear up. Thankfully, The Crier's awful performance usually cuts into his playing time, because no one wants to see a 12-year-old kid piss his pants on national television. #2 — The Giant Power Hitter This is one freakishly enormous kid. The Giant Power Hitter always plays first base, but it's the only time he spends on first because when he makes contact with the baseball it's always a home run. #3 — The Kid Whose Dad Is Risking His Job To Watch Him Play This kid's dad only gets two weeks of vacation every year from the factory. Or he thinks his kid is okay but really, really hates his job and wants to lose it for a reason that seems noble. It's one of these. Note: this kid is often also The Crier. Wow.
White People Throwing Gang Signs (PHOTOS) Some things are so ingrained in popular culture that we forget their true meaning. Take the ubiquitous gang sign. Who among us in a time of weakness has not resorted to that old saw when presented with the question, "What should I do with my hands in my marketing department's 'fun photo?'" But what is a gang sign, really, and what is its purpose? "Throwing up" a gang sign (e.g., "Stacking," "walk") with the hands is one of the most known and obvious forms of "claiming." So, remember, next time you see someone throwing a gang sign who really shouldn't be, don't be so quick to write them off. Submit your own photo to the gallery! Find a picture, click the "add a slide" button, add a title and upload your picture!
Things People Said: Courtroom Quotations - StumbleUpon The following quotations are taken from official court records across the nation, showing how funny and embarrassing it is that recorders operate at all times in courts of law, so that even the slightest inadvertence is preserved for posterity. Lawyer: "Was that the same nose you broke as a child?"Witness: "I only have one, you know." Lawyer: "Now, Mrs. Accused, Defending His Own Case: "Did you get a good look at my face when I took your purse?" The defendant was found guilty and sentenced to ten years in jail. Lawyer: "What is your date of birth?" Lawyer: "Can you tell us what was stolen from your house?" Lawyer: "What gear were you in at the moment of the impact?" Lawyer: "Can you describe what the person who attacked you looked like?" Lawyer: "This myasthenia gravis -- does it affect your memory at all?" Lawyer: "How old is your son, the one living with you?" Lawyer: "What was the first thing your husband said to you when he woke that morning?" Lawyer: "Sir, what is your IQ?" Lawyer: "Mr.
In Catless Peace You’re now chatting with a random stranger. Say hi! Stranger: You are in a room with exits north and south. There is a table with a piece of paper on it. You: doodle on the paper for a bit. Stranger: You have no pen. You: i always have a sharpie. Stranger: You pull your trusty Sharpie out of your pocket and doodle some rabbits on the paper. Stranger: The original writing is now obscured by fluffy tails. You: cool. now i think i’ll take a nap. Stranger: You lie down on the carpet and close your eyes. Stranger: Soon, you wake up, feeling well-rested, but sore. You: i have to pee. is there a bathroom or a chamber pot or something around? Stranger: You look around, but find nothing. You: sigh. i guess i’ll go out the north exit in search of a toilet. Stranger: You walk through north exit. You: sweet! Stranger: The toaster appears to work. You: awesome. then i’ll play with it by shooting the toast across the room. Stranger: You lack bread. You: why do i always lack bread? Stranger: Well, now you don
The LeBron James headband timeline | Blog Archive | The Basketball Jones |... A very scientific examination of LeBron James’ rising headband… Year: 2003Exposed forehead height: 3/4 inchEstimated headband angle, relative to eyebrows: 5 degrees Year: 2004Exposed forehead height: 1.5 inchesEstimated headband angle, relative to eyebrows: 12 degrees Year: 2005Exposed forehead height: 1.6 inchesEstimated headband angle, relative to eyebrows: 12 degrees Year: 2006Exposed forehead height: 2.5 inchesEstimated headband angle, relative to eyebrows: 27 degrees Year: 2007Exposed forehead height: 2.25 inchesEstimated headband angle, relative to eyebrows: 24 degrees Year: 2008Exposed forehead height: 3 inchesEstimated headband angle, relative to eyebrows: 34 degrees (in honor of Paul Pierce) Year: 2009Exposed forehead height: 3.2 inchesEstimated headband angle, relative to eyebrows: 37 degrees Year: 2010Exposed forehead height: 3.48 inchesEstimated headband angle, relative to eyebrows: 39 degrees
Bananas and Monkeys Original source unknown. (But the story appears to have some basis in fact.) Start with a cage containing five monkeys. Inside the cage, hang a banana on a string and place a set of stairs under it. After a while, another monkey makes an attempt with the same result - all the other monkeys are sprayed with cold water. Now, put away the cold water. After another attempt and attack, he knows that if he tries to climb the stairs, he will be assaulted. Next, remove another of the original five monkeys and replace it with a new one. Most of the monkeys that are beating him have no idea why they were not permitted to climb the stairs or why they are participating in the beating of the newest monkey. After replacing all the original monkeys, none of the remaining monkeys have ever been sprayed with cold water. And that, my friends, is how company policies are made. Return to Jim Huggins' Humor Page
29 LOL Animal Pics (5.7.11) | Let’s kick things off for this week’s LOL animal pictures with this little hedgehog. Lots of cats, dogs, giraffes, birds and hamsters within… via via via via via via via via via via via via via via via via via via by Nathan Livartowski via via via Related Posts: 50 Lessons Learned From Movies | Static-Romance.Org Happy Monday! I know it’s not always happy but today it is because Creatives Couples is back! I’m very excited because this one of two times you’ll be seeing the lovely Lisa Yoder, a developer from Philadephia, on the blog this week. Lisa currently works at Urban Outfitters as a developer and is married to the very talented Chad Ostrowski who is a Ruby developer at PipelineDeals. I’m extremely jealous of their double-developer power. What makes you a creative couple? Lisa: We’re both professional web developers, which is a pretty creative endeavor unto itself. Chad: The band that Lisa referenced will be reborn this year, but we’re working much harder to make it a shared endeavor this time (previously it was mostly my baby). How does your relationship inspire you creatively? Chad: Hmm… Tough question! Lisa: Chad is constantly working on a new project or mulling over a new problem. Chad: Ok, Lisa’s answer reminded me of something. Lisa: Yes and no. Chad: Haha, yes.
Price Tag Fails Some of these might be innocent mistakes, but I imagine most of them are the result of bored workers. What Is Globalization? Finally, a definition of globalization that one can understand and to which we now can relate: Question: What is the truest definition of Globalization? Answer: Tragically, Princess Diana’s death. Question: Why? An English princess with an Egyptian boyfriend crashes in a French tunnel, driving a German car with a Dutch engine, driven by a Belgian who was drunk on Scottish whiskey, followed closely by Italian paparazzi on Japanese motorcycles; treated by an American doctor, using Brazilian medicines. This is sent to you by an American, using Bill Gate’s technology and you are probably reading this on your computer, that uses Taiwanese chips and a Korean monitor, assembled by Bangladeshi workers in a Singapore plant; transported by Indian lorry-drivers, hijacked by Indonesians, unloaded by Sicilian longshoremen and trucked to you by illegal Mexican workers… And that is what Globalization is. ~ source unknown ~
The 55 Funniest Signs From the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear from FOD Team We know that we're a little late to the game and that plenty of other websites have already posted best signs of the rally. But this is the internet, and since we are a website on that internet, we are required to post this. So without further ado… Here are the 55 funniest signs from the Stewart/Colbert rally. (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via) (via)
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