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September 27, 2014

Overnight Open Thread (27 Sep 2014)

Critics blast authorities for treating Oklahoma beheading as workplace violence. Good luck on that. The victims of the Fort Hood jihadi weren't successful in getting it called an act of terrorism either.


Fall Foliage


The chemistry of the colors of autumn leaves.

Navy Survival Training

Circa 1955.

Congress

Part time employment.

The Washington Post finds that both chambers have been in session only about 40% of the time since 1978—the first year for which online records are available—and they've both worked full weeks simultaneously a measly 14% of the time. Taken individually, the Senate has spent 42% of the past 37 years in session, while the House has been in session 39% of the time.

The Piano Guys

50 years of Batman. Not too shabby.


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Outlander Costumes

Some good ideas for Halloween from the costume designer from the show Outlander. The show is just OK. Episode 6 was fantastic but then the follow on episode was sooooo looooonng and boring. Pretty much the pattern so far this season.

Gun Of The Week

Can't believe I've never heard of it. A double barreled .45.

Cat Video

Tonight's ONT brought to you by extremely startled cats:

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