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February 01, 2010

Overnight Open Thread

Welcome all to the start of a new week. Lots o'stuff ahead.

Pooping in Space and Shit Storms
Everything you've always wondered about and more than you ever wanted to know about how the astronauts do their business in space. Here's how they do it on the shuttle. And more about ISS toilet issues here. And no this is not a comet - it's what it looks like when they flush on the shuttle.


Study: Men really do feel less guilt than women
Or maybe men feel the right amount of guilt. Did they consider that? Nope.

Unusual and Fascinating Currency From Around The World
Lots of interesting and unusual currency here from the oldest banknote (over 600 years old) to the one hundred trillion dollar Zimbabwe bill to Texas dollars and to my favorite - the George Best 5 pound note. George Best was a super-star soccer player who drank himself to death and is best known for his quote "I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered."


UK: MI5 Warns al-Qaeda Planning Attacks Using Females With Breast Implant Bombs
For the love of booballah is nothing sacred?!

[insert gratuitous pic of big breasted woman here]*
*It's probably a good thing for me that image uploading is not working at the moment

"Deadliest Catch" Captain Phil Harris Suffers Stroke
It's a tough business and sadly you can't live on no sleep, Red Bull, and cigarettes forever. Hopefully he'll fully recover.
Update: Apparently he underwent surgery last night and now is in a medically induced coma.

LarryLana Wachowski Now a Woman
On the outside at least. Could be worse but definitely not up to Thai standards.


And don't forget about the Yahoo AoSHQ group. Instructions on how to join are here.

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