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PoliFact: we would like to recontextualize our previous bullshit claim of "truth" for Obama's obviously bullshit claim you could keep your insurance, because it was a bit too nuanced, and the rest of the media has spent a week proving us fools... | Main | Sunday Morning Open Thread
November 02, 2013

Overnight Open Thread (2 Nov 2013)

Don't forget to set your clocks back an hour before you hit the rack as daylight savings ends tomorrow.


Capt. Kirk Is For Realz!

Meet Captain James Kirk, the commanding officer of the USS Zumwalt. Nope, no T. for Tiberius in the middle name though. Hopefully the Zumwalt is more seaworthy than some think.

Figures Of Speech

Illustrated by Monty Python's Flying Circus.

10 Figures of Speech from Max Tohline on Vimeo.

Hybrid Solar Eclipse

Yo! A little celestial action is happening tomorrow morning for some of you morons. Rare hybrid solar eclipse may be visible for eastern US Sunday morning. Just remember to put on your pants when you go outside.
UPDATE: I just saw that CAC had posted it earlier today. Fuck it. I'm not changing the ONT.
UPDATE2: Commenter rickl posted this in the comments but if you put in your lat/long, you can see the historical eclipses for your location and future one. Solar Eclipse Explorer.
UPDATE3: SMOD really is a tease. Here's a list of all the upcoming near misses. NEO Earth Close Approaches. Over 30 this month.

Video Games

Brain regions can be specifically trained with video games. And to think they only did this by playing 30 minutes a day. Imagine what all day will do for you!

In comparison to the control group the video gaming group showed increases of grey matter, in which the cell bodies of the nerve cells of the brain are situated. These plasticity effects were observed in the right hippocampus, right prefrontal cortex and the cerebellum. These brain regions are involved in functions such as spatial navigation, memory formation, strategic planning and fine motor skills of the hands. Most interestingly, these changes were more pronounced the more desire the participants reported to play the video game.

Image source.

The Story Continues...

Devin Barnes, accused of writing the n-word on Red Lobster receipt, to sue waitress and restaurant. Oh my.

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Some pretty nifty cutaways to give you an insider's view of your food.

A No Shitter Story

This is the most embarrassing plane-pooping story ever.

I manage to peel back the leather seat top to find a rather luxurious looking commode, with a nice cherry or walnut frame. It had obviously never been used, ever. Why this moment of clarity came to me, I do not know. Perhaps it was the realization that I was going to take this toilet's virginity with a fury and savagery that was an abomination to its delicate craftsmanship and quality. I imagined some poor Italian carpenter weeping over the violently soiled remains of his once beautiful creation. The lament lasted only a second as I was quickly back to concentrating on the tiny muscle that stood between me and molten hot lava.

h/t tmi3rd

SR-72

Meet the SR-72. Hypersonic? Cool. Mach 6? Very nice. Carries weapons? Excellent. Wait a sec. Where's the cockpit? Curse you Skynet.

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