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November 30, 2009

Overnight Open Thread (Mætenloch)

Good evening and congratulations - you have already gotten through 20% of the week.

M-4s Getting a Makeover?
According to this report the Army wants to spend a few hundred million dollars on upgrades for its 400,000 M-4 assault rifles. The M-4s (a shortened M-16) will get a short-stroke piston system, heavier barrel, ambidextrous controls, and a round counter in the pistol grip. The changes seem to be based on the results of this extreme dust test.


Convergence of Lifestyles: Bacon Vodka!
Yes it's real. Hopefully Val-U-Rite come out with a low rent version soon.


Doubling Down: Man kills girlfriend after she refused to help him hide body of first girlfriend
3rd time's a charm?

Is Video Professor a Scam?
We've all seen the ads and apparently the DVDs are only 'free plus shipping' until the hefty credit card charge shows up. Plus it's never good when a business sues its critics.

5 Battlefield Screw Ups That Were Hilarious (Until People Died)
Particularly embarrassing is the 1943 Battle of Kiska where 122 Americans died attacking exactly zero Japanese.

Tranny Watch: Man meets the woman of his dreams who turns out to be a man. He marries her anyway. Also woman finds long lost dad...but now he's a lady.

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