That 70-Minute "Phantom Menace" Reviewer Guy Does "Avatar" | Main | SOTU - the long awaited T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII review
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."

george_best_bill_sm.jpg

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.

transformation_of_larry_wachowsk_sm.jpg

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

Tonight's post brought to you by a young George Clooney :

YoungGeorgeClooney.jpg

Notice: Posted by permission of AceCorp LLC. Please e-mail overnight open thread tips to maetenloch at gmail. Otherwise send tips to Ace.

digg this
posted by Maetenloch at 10:01 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Duke Lowell : "Hmmmmmmm. Weird. ..."

Slapweasel, (Cold1), ([b]T[/b]) Baseball Nut [/i] [/b] [/u] [/s]: "*Boom-Shakka-Lakka!* ..."

Alberta Oil Peon, survivor of GNAMM: "Coolest physics demo I saw was a standing wave, di ..."

buzzion: "[i]386 Oh dear, am I gonna go all militant German ..."

tu3031: "Went to school near there in the 80's - very Irish ..."

2009Refugee: "Oh dear, am I gonna go all militant German Left Wi ..."

buzzion: "[i]381 Baader-Meinhof. Posted by: flounder, rebel ..."

flounder, rebel, vulgarian, deplorable, winner: "Coolest physics demo I saw was a standing wave, di ..."

riktheYFITB: "Know how there's one (1) Howard Johnson's restaura ..."

Bob @ NSA: "[i]I had never heard of that bowling ball demo, th ..."

flounder, rebel, vulgarian, deplorable, winner: "Baader-Meinhof. ..."

Professor Chaos aka gumdrop gorilla: "This Damon Affleck thing is also not good for Jimm ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64