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October 17, 2009

Overnight Open Thread (Mætenloch)

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Helmet Cam Captures Skier Getting Buried in Avalanche, Then Getting Rescued 4 Minutes Later
This video was shot in April 2008 in Haines, AK. You can't tell from the video but the skier was dragged 1500 feet in just 20 seconds. Luckily for him his right glove came off just before he was covered which allowed rescuers to find him in just four and half minutes which actually is quite fast.


The 10 Dirtiest Hand Gestures Of All Time
Okay I was familiar with all of these except the 'shocker'. Must be one of those newfangled gestures the kids are all into nowadays. Note: these are rude so you have been warned. Note 2: Some people are reporting virus warnings from this site (manofest.com), but it seems to be just an obnoxious ad. Still be careful.

The Model Who's Too Fat for Ralph Lauren
Her crime? Being 5'10", 120lbs, and a size 4 which makes her practically Jabba by Ralph Lauren standards. So that's why they photoshopped the crap out of her and then fired her:

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Chicken-powered nuclear mine? Yep, the British had plans for one.

Kitten Survives 900 mile Journey Under Train

Overly Specific Cat Sitting Instructions

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