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December 19, 2014

Overnight Open Thread (19 Dec 2014)

Sorry for the abbreviated ONT but I've been on the road all week and now I am enduring a mandatory fun event for work.


Well if you were hoping for a supernova to end the endless stream of bad news on planet Earth, you might be waiting for a bit.

Closer to home, our own sun is a bit active as it has released a faint halo coronal mass ejection with impact expected on 21 Dec.

Oil Prices

Oil price scenarios for 2015 and 2016.

Weird Al Magic Trick

Global Conflicts

I think more Central/South American countries should be on this list. The global conflicts to watch in 2015.

Police Story

It's not easy being a police officer these days. You get slammed if you defend yourself and now you get sued if you decide to take a drunk driver home instead of arresting him. I'd turn around and sue the mother for obviously not instilling good judgment and for allowing her son to have access to the keys to her car.

Epic Violin, Cello, and Drums

Unwanted Phone Calls

We all hate those unwanted phone calls. What do you guys do when you get them? Do you answer? If so, what do you say? Here are some entertaining suggestions. I always like messing with the home refinance guys. They always ask me what my current interest rate is. I don't answer and ask what is the best rate they are offering me. They always say they can't tell me until they know more information. I tell them that's bullshit but then I tell them I'm currently paying some insanely low number and dare them to beat it. They never do and they don't call back.

Dogs and Math

Dogs not great at math.

Dog Video

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