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Aug 25, 2017, 03:16 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
I didn't find humor in the situation, I found it in the irony.
It's just too depressing. Getting murdered because you were reporting on a crowdfunded submarine. How ignominious.
     
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Aug 26, 2017, 08:39 PM
 
( Last edited by And.reg; Aug 26, 2017 at 08:51 PM. )
This one time, at Boot Camp, I stuck a flute up my PC.
     
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Aug 27, 2017, 08:53 PM
 
This one time, at Boot Camp, I stuck a flute up my PC.
     
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Aug 28, 2017, 01:40 AM
 
I thought you were supposed to mail cobras in cans of peanut brittle.
     
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Aug 28, 2017, 09:34 AM
 
Nah you use those for the tarantula hawks.
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Aug 28, 2017, 10:28 AM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
I thought you were supposed to mail cobras in cans of peanut brittle.
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Aug 28, 2017, 08:17 PM
 
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Aug 29, 2017, 08:26 AM
 
People putting sun block in their eyes as protection while watching the eclipse................Thats just stupid spelled with two "O"'s.
     
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Aug 31, 2017, 02:43 AM
 
So, back to disposing of your now dead body.
Apparently this makes the "perfect" object to pass down the generations.
Turning the dead into vinyl records
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40492466
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Sep 2, 2017, 05:59 PM
 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_...and-over-blood

Seems a cop can get canned. For manhandling a nurse, if not for shooting actual innocent people.
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Originally Posted by Doc HM View Post
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_...and-over-blood

Seems a cop can get canned. For manhandling a nurse, if not for shooting actual innocent people.
I haven't heard he actually got canned. He doesn't have blood duty anymore but is still a cop.
     
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Sep 5, 2017, 12:35 PM
 
Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post
I'm less interested in what they know, and more concerned with what they plan to do about it. Some plants already know how to grow teeth.
     
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Sep 5, 2017, 12:39 PM
 
3 people hit by car are fine, thanks to tree planter on sidewalk:
http://whdh.com/news/driver-trying-t...le-in-waltham/
     
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Originally Posted by Jawbone54 View Post
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I'm less interested in what they know, and more concerned with what they plan to do about it. Some plants already know how to grow teeth.
This requires a Mr. Spock meme.
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Sep 7, 2017, 09:25 AM
 
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Sep 7, 2017, 10:03 AM
 
Originally Posted by reader50 View Post
I'm less interested in what they know, and more concerned with what they plan to do about it. Some plants already know how to grow teeth.
All they need is an ally...

 
     
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Sep 7, 2017, 10:04 AM
 
One of my peeves is fantasy artists who stick elephant-like tusks on animals because they look cool, but then don't think through how the mother****er is supposed to eat without a trunk.
     
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Sep 10, 2017, 06:46 PM
 
sigh... ‘Return my bong’: Ontario man protests in underwear outside courthouses

Homeless man gets his dog drunk and he gets cited for animal cruelty

Choked by... dental floss? A man allegedly used dental floss to choke a woman while they were both working at a West Lake apartment complex

In the northeast, if you go into the woods to shoot a deer, you're a man. But in California, if you shoot a deer because it's eating your garden, you're a felon. Man killed doe and her fawn for eating his yard plants - he gets arrested and cited for animal cruelty

He could not urinate, because of a bladder stone the size of an ostrich egg. It measured 4.7 inches by 3.7 inches by 3 inches and weighed 1.7 lbs

He asks her, did you cheat? Who cares, just cut off her feet. Mum's feet hacked off with machete in front of her kids 'by jealous husband who accused her of cheating'

Ever have a bad first date? Probably not as bad as this one... Toilet wouldn't flush, so she wrapped her #2 and threw it out a window, not realizing that it was a two-pane window, then she gets stuck in the window trying to retrieve it



And finally:

Equifax hacked - the Equifax hack contains arguably the most sensitive data about individuals – about 143 million of them – including social security numbers, full names, addresses, birth dates, and even drivers licenses and credit card numbers for some.


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Sep 10, 2017, 06:49 PM
 
Deer are a ****ing menace.
     
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Sep 11, 2017, 11:15 AM
 
even in the northeast, you are not supposed to kill a doe and fawn. There's a reason hunting season is the fall.
     
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Sep 11, 2017, 12:10 PM
 
Originally Posted by And.reg View Post
sigh... He could not urinate, because of a bladder stone the size of an ostrich egg.
Please see the original article.

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056...=featured_home
     
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Sep 12, 2017, 06:47 AM
 
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Sep 12, 2017, 10:22 AM
 
Originally Posted by Waragainstsleep View Post
Ironic considering PETA has a reputation for running shelters that would kill the macaques.
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Sep 12, 2017, 01:48 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
Deer are a ****ing menace.
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
even in the northeast, you are not supposed to kill a doe and fawn. There's a reason hunting season is the fall.
People are calling the Equifax hack the all-time worst data disaster of all time, yet here y'ah talking'bout dee-ah?
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Sep 12, 2017, 02:09 PM
 
Equifax is serious enough to merit its own thread, I think.
     
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Sep 13, 2017, 08:36 AM
 
That guy on the motorcycle sure is lucky!
     
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Sep 13, 2017, 09:21 AM
 
I'm really interested in learning more about the evasive maneuver Tesla cars while in auto-pilot do in these sort of accidents. In that sort of accident it really is a dice roll if people come out okay, it's a great opportunity for a smart machine learning system to take control.
     
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Sep 13, 2017, 09:29 PM
 
That car swerved with no discernible warning. Not sure the machine would have seen it any sooner than a human driver in this instance.
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Sep 14, 2017, 04:27 PM
 
I can see the machine catching it quicker, but not fast enough to do anything. Too much inertia to overcome.

However, it will be interesting to see how close they'll let the AI take a vehicle to the edge of its performance envelope. In theory, it should be able to perform evasive maneuvers that if a human tried, they'd flip the car. The AI can even push the envelope out, because it can tell the car what it's trying to do, and have it distribute power to the wheels accordingly, rather than have to guess what the monkey is thinking.
     
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Sep 14, 2017, 04:33 PM
 
I wonder how the AIs are going to deal with the problem us monkeys have when we start to collide on the sidewalk. That thing where where the dodge gets cross-threaded.
     
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Sep 14, 2017, 04:52 PM
 
The AI will say, "Shall we dance?" and then laugh awkwardly.
     
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Sep 14, 2017, 05:09 PM
 
At some point, the AI will be so sophisticated, it will call a personal injury lawyer for you even before the ambulance arrives.
     
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Sep 14, 2017, 06:20 PM
 
Of course once everyone has an AI driver, they'll all talk to each other so they will each know where other nearby vehicles are intending to go and what manoeuvres they intend to make in advance. And of course they won't fall asleep, get drunk, do their makeup, play Pokémon Go or send text messages while driving so they will be many orders of magnitude more predictable to each other than we are.
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Sep 14, 2017, 07:21 PM
 
You're just saying that so AIs from the future read it and think you're on their side.
     
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Sep 14, 2017, 07:59 PM
 
Maybe I am. I like the idea of an AI chauffeur. People will get things done during their commute, parents on the school run can sit in back and have more quality time with the munchkins. Its all good.
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Sep 14, 2017, 08:05 PM
 
Do you think it would be wise to program AIs to enjoy their work? How would you code digital Dopamine?
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Do you think it would be wise to program AIs to enjoy their work? How would you code digital Dopamine?
Of course it's not. Have you played Portal?
     
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Of course it's not. Have you played Portal?
What if the cake wasn't a lie?
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Sep 17, 2017, 03:27 PM
 
Save the eels!
"A few busybodies have destroyed a dream for NYC"
http://nypost.com/2017/09/16/a-few-b...dream-for-nyc/
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Sep 17, 2017, 05:41 PM
 
How does airport security not notice a decomposing body, for eight months?
http://www.kansascity.com/news/local...173844011.html
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Sep 17, 2017, 06:07 PM
 
This cake wasn't a lie: Shirtless man breaks into Baskin Robbins and steals ice cream cakes

Another seagull shoplifter, he needed some chips to go with his fish

The wheels on the plane go round and round, through the air, and back to ground: Ryanair plane from Stansted makes emergency landing after one of its wheels literally fell off the plane

This is that nun who used Google to learn how to use a chain saw, to help hurricane victims

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Sep 17, 2017, 06:12 PM
 
Loop at the bottom's a little thin.
     
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"I have a dream, that my four little children will one day live in a
nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character." - M.L.King Jr
     
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"**** it... WE'LL DO IT LIVE!"
     
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Sep 23, 2017, 02:23 PM
 
For your mocking pleasure.
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Meme for the day
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