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November 19, 2009

Overnight Open Thread (Mætenloch)

Welcome to Thursday all M&Ms. Don't forget that tomorrow is kick a ginger day

Boy Who Fled Vietnam as a Boat Person Returns 34 Years Later as the Commander of a US Navy Destroyer
In 1975 when he was 5 years old Hung Ba Le and his family escaped Vietnam in a fishing boat and were eventually rescued by a US Navy ship. Later they settled in Virginia. Now 34 years later Le is commander of the US Lassen which made a goodwill visit to Danang last week.

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U.S. Navy Cmdr. Hung Ba Le in front of his ship USS Lassen.


5 Things You Didn't Know About Bob Ross
Well first of all you should have called him Master Sergeant Bob Ross (RET). And if you don't know who he was, just watch here as he shows you how to paint pretty, pretty clouds.

UK Watch: Children Now Taught to Respect, not Kill Worms, Insects
As part of being a good citizen. And because that would anger Gaia and the Insect Gods.

The Official John Cusack Aging Time Line

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What Strangers Look Like
Here's an old PSA where kids describe strangers. And yes, I guess extraterrestrials would be also be strangers.

Dolphins Are Assholes, Part XVII

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