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December 15, 2012

Overnight Open Thread (15 Dec 2012)

Forget the Mayans, Isaac Newton Had His Own End Of The World Prediction. In 2060. So you still have time to do whatever you need to. That is unless the Mayans were correct. Then you're screwed. Here's Why You're Going To Die In The Apocalypse.

1. The only food that can survive an apocalypse has been discontinued.

Accidental Inventions

10 Common Items That Were Invented By Accident. Is the Slinky really considered a common item?

Vulcanized Rubber: Charles Goodyear had spent ages trying to find a way to make rubber resistant to heat and cold. After a number of failed attempts, he finally stumbled across a mixture that worked. Before turning out the lights one evening, he accidentally spilled some rubber, sulfur, and lead onto a stove resulting in a mixture that charred and hardened but could still be used.


You know, if the NHL lockout continues, I just might have to give The Bikini Hockey League a shot.

Car Mileage

Is 200,000 Miles On Your Car The New Normal? I'd say yes. I didn't hit 200,000 on my last car but it was 14 years old and starting to cost some money to keep running so I'm driving a new 2013 Nissan Altima SL now. Like it so far. 36.5 MPG is mighty nice too. So how long are you guys gonna drive your current cars? What type of repair would make you buy a new one?

A little Christmas Video

Models should probably stick to modeling and leave the singin' to the pros. Entertaining nonetheless.

Happy Birthday History

Hmmm. I had no idea that It's Illegal To Sing 'Happy Birthday' In Public. I always wondered why chain restaurants never sang 'Happy Birthday' but instead sang something else.

There are about a million other confusing transactions in the story, but those are the basic facts, and why “Happy Birthday” is copyrighted; in fact, according to Snopes, the song brings in roughly $2 million in royalties annually for Warner.

Booze Study

Men Think They're More Attractive The More They Drink. Well no shit Sherlock. And the women look hotter too and you do stupid shit when you're drunk. I can't believe people spend money on studies like this.


Before there were car backseats, there was the canoe. The Delightfully Sinful History Of Canoes.

Kitteh Video

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