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February 21, 2015

Overnight Open Thread (21 Feb 2015)

Shouldn't National Margarita Day fall on a holiday weekend?

New Alien Movie?

So it looks like Neill Blomkamp is going to direct a new Alien movie. I wonder if his artwork on it from a few months ago means this will be a sequel that ignores Alien 3 and Resurrection as it depicts Ripley and Hicks continuing to fight and the space jockey's ship? I don't know though. This is the same guy that wrote and directed Elysium.

Crimson Tide II


Medieval Living

Heh. 10 worst misconceptions about medieval life you get from fantasy books.

New Mexico

Oh good Lord. New Mexico's $100 million accounting error.

Planned Disclosure vs Leak

I'm not quite sure I would call giving a brief about a planned anti-IS operation in Mosul a leak. Someone authorized that to be briefed for whatever reason. Senators demand answers on leak of Mosul operations.


Make Out Music

I'm surprised Moments In Love by The Art Of Noise didn't make the list. New Spotify survey determines which songs we most often have sex to.

...the two-minute instrumental song "Intro" by The xx is the No. 1 song to make love to. The rest of the top 10 sex songs are as follows: "From Eden" by Hozier, "Menswear" by The 1975, "Magic" by Coldplay, a remix of "You & Me" by Disclosure, "Sweet Ophelia" by Zella Day, "Let's Get Started" by Dylan Gardner, "Night Like This" by LP, "Talk Is Cheap" by Chet Faker, and "Dreams" by Fou De Toi.

Jihadi Jobs

Yo, State Dept. You might want to read this. President of Uruguay blasts former Gitmo prisoners lack of work ethic and turning down jobs.

Perfect Timing

So a Minneapolis police officer is shot in an ambush the day after a DHS report was leaked to CNN that talked about right wing extremists targeting cops. I know y'all be surprised to find out the perp does not match the DHS warning.

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