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January 24, 2014

Overnight Open Thread (24 Jan 2014)

Well, with the State of the Union coming next week and all this talk of income inequality that'll come with it, I found this article to be a good primer. The three types of "Income Inequality" religious extremists.

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California Dumbassery

Soooo, it's not OK to use plastic bags at the grocery store, but it's just fine to require folks like bartenders to wear single use rubber gloves when handling food or in contact with food handling surfaces. I guess washing hands wasn't good enough so landfills will see a large increase in rubber gloves instead. Genius move from the so-called save the planet crowd.

Bad Lip Reading

NFL style.

Battleship Gun On A Tank

Dayum. That's a big ass gun. Meet the 2B1 Oka tank.

This behemoth's barrel was 20 meters in length, meaning that it was 47.6 calibers long (i.e. the length of the barrel divided by the bore diameter; this is similar to the main battery of the Iowa class battleships, which had 16" guns with 50 caliber barrels). It fired a projectile weighing 750kg (1,650 pounds) over a distance of up to 45 kilometers (just over 28 miles).

Art Quiz

Yeah, yeah I know it's the WaPo but how many clicks does it take for you to guess what piece of art you are looking at?

Animals Working Out

Fluffy Animals

31 Fluffy Animals. That is actually a rabbit in the above picture. Serious you guys.

Weinstein And Guns

Weinstein dodges bullet with dropped Tarantino western. Oh but he still has Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For to account for.


Top 25 passwords in 2013. Well "monkey" has dropped out of the top 10. What are the odds that some password related to Obamacare makes the list this year?

Dog Video

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