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New York Times Prints Glaring Typo On Front Page

New York Times Prints Glaring Typo On Front Page

Commented May 29, 2014 at 11:10:43 in Media

“Jill Abramson would have had a subdued screaming fit
in reponse to any front page misprint...while making cameo
appearances in Capt. America Winter Soldier movies of all things.

Her uncredited character quickly morphs into a younger female.
Maybe she knows Robert Redford.”
Here's Proof That Exercise Changes Everything

Here's Proof That Exercise Changes Everything

Commented May 24, 2014 at 23:47:03 in Healthy Living

“And what do many do after tha brisk workout? Before?
Light up? Smoke pot? Drink coffee? Sports drinks? Low
dose, high dose AAS?

Buried in the middle of long health articles
in the NYT, to paraphrase, '"we have difficulty measuring
the effects of liquid calories on the human body". IOW,
it is probably true that there is "no proof" that caffeine
stimulates appetite. All you will hear is that
it speeds up metabolism & thus leads to weight loss.
Well golly, that is convenient.

Well IMHO they are both probably true
but if the above paraphrase is correct & my assumptions
prove correct ONE of the causes of chronic weight gain
might be something right in front of us in addition to what we
know about the munchies from too much pot smoking.
Will obesity take off in Colorado?”
Russell Brand Wins Libel Damages From Murdoch Newspaper

Russell Brand Wins Libel Damages From Murdoch Newspaper

Commented May 12, 2014 at 00:34:13 in Media

“Good for Russell Brand. Too bad he go gives serious interviews
to Alex Jones, the pretend libertarian who has experienced a
Republican conversion or a re-brand-ing from whatever he
pretended to be previously.”
Donald Sterling Tells Anderson Cooper: 'I Made A Terrible Mistake. I'm Here To Apologize'

Donald Sterling Tells Anderson Cooper: 'I Made A Terrible Mistake. I'm Here To Apologize'

Commented May 12, 2014 at 00:10:38 in Sports

“He's fighting cancer...
What's Roger Ailes or Ruppert Murdoch or Donald Trumps
excuse? Roger Ailes confesses to projectile vomit anger fits
as his excuse for his soulful demeanor. Donald was TBTF
from the 80's as his reason for being a Birther.”
Barbara Walters Mocks Herself And 'The View' On 'Saturday Night Live'

Barbara Walters Mocks Herself And 'The View' On 'Saturday Night Live'

Commented May 11, 2014 at 23:40:55 in Media

“I saw her first appearance ever on TV. She was introduced
by "millionaire playboy" Roy Cohn who was not a millionaire
& was a different kind of playboy. She was ahead of her time”
Scientists Create First Living Organism With 'Artificial' DNA

Scientists Create First Living Organism With 'Artificial' DNA

Commented May 8, 2014 at 00:53:37 in Science

“I wonder what Pastor John "Blood Moon" Hagee would say?
I know, who cares?

His relatively small number of followers with access to
Republican money probably see this news as
*just one more sign that the end is near*. It always is.
Cause for perverse Dominionist convert or die celebration?”
The Next Frontier In The War Over Science

The Next Frontier In The War Over Science

Commented May 6, 2014 at 19:19:36 in Politics

“I trust scientific bureaucracies only slightly more than the
RAY-publican Congress & cynicism is more than justified
regarding both.

The scientists who make it to the top
of the bureaucratic money pile feel entitled. One book
doesn't make anyone an expert but after reading
"The Family That Couldn't Sleep" by DT Max.
about prion research you question everything including the
myth of the noble scientist which no one subscribes to anyway
but which persists in the background.

Democrats? Nationally enlightened compared to the GOP who purge
elected moderates out of Congress & declare Old Testament
war on their own country calling their President an Imperial
"tyrant" w/o irony.”
'Does Size Matter?' Women Answer Questions Men Are Too Embarrassed To Ask

'Does Size Matter?' Women Answer Questions Men Are Too Embarrassed To Ask

Commented May 6, 2014 at 18:43:42 in Women

“Quantum spooky entanglement action at a distance.”
Conservative Economist Wants To Basically Ban Banking

Conservative Economist Wants To Basically Ban Banking

Commented Apr 29, 2014 at 14:06:54 in Business

“Conservative economics wanting always to start over & be pure,
to be reborn with Hayekian "free market" unregulated Utopias
that turn out dystopian. Like that guy with the beard said,
"capitalists will sink capitalism" which the Republican Party
cannot stand to hear.”
This NYPD Idea Backfired Horribly On Twitter

This NYPD Idea Backfired Horribly On Twitter

Commented Apr 22, 2014 at 22:01:05 in Crime

“Pro - at least we're not Chicago
Con - the psychology of being a cop and having to go
along with the us vs them (civilians) culture which you almost
have to conform to.”
7 Worrisome Facts About Caffeine

7 Worrisome Facts About Caffeine

Commented Apr 14, 2014 at 20:50:46 in Healthy Living

“Think about the combination of steroids, sports drinks, uppers
and coffee which leads to either no sleep or disrupted sleep
for years. What happens to servicemen when they can't/ don't
sleep in Iraq or the Afpak besides the fact that sleep is a
luxury anyway? Or all the pros in sports? Or traders on Wall Street
chained to their trading desks & gambling on their mortgages.

Some are told
to cool down with 10 minute cold showers or ice baths.
Some are told to take more or better drugs. And then....??
Boom!”
Liam Neeson Has A Woody Allen Story Some Find Hard To Believe

Liam Neeson Has A Woody Allen Story Some Find Hard To Believe

Commented Mar 27, 2014 at 18:40:44 in Celebrity

“Can't you see the PR ppl for Farrow trying like hell
to do their jobs on this and every thread posing in
different identities & genders trying to nail the message home.”

David Fuchs on Mar 27, 2014 at 21:00:54

“The most important thing is not to fight "the Soon-Yi message," but to fight the lynching in Vanity Fair.

Judge Wilk wrote that the counselor said that it was NOT SEXUAL, and that he is not sure he agrees w/ the counselor.

Vanity Fair wrote that the counselor DOES NOT AGREE WITH HERSELF!!!
That she counseled Allen to learn to stop his sexually "inappropriate" behavior.

There is no bigger problem than VF's "10 Undeniable Lies."”
Liam Neeson Has A Woody Allen Story Some Find Hard To Believe

Liam Neeson Has A Woody Allen Story Some Find Hard To Believe

Commented Mar 27, 2014 at 18:35:55 in Celebrity

“Was Allen living with Farrow? No.
Was Priven in her 20's at the time? Yes.

Was Priven possibly aware that her mother was seeing
other guys? Was Woody? Was Priven aware that her brother
who was said to be Allen's was not Allen's? Likely.”

Bill Bushing on Mar 27, 2014 at 19:05:19

“There is no "Priven" here (despite the writer's spelling error). Soon-Yi was adopted by Farrow and her then husband André PREVIN.She was not Mia and Woody's adopted daughter. Still a little creepy though.”
Rachel Maddow: Here's Why Anti-Contraception Republicans Will Lose

Rachel Maddow: Here's Why Anti-Contraception Republicans Will Lose

Commented Mar 26, 2014 at 11:42:07 in Media

“I agree with Rachel & I also know that ppl as despicable
as Santorum (with his nose in your bedroom) will say if a woman
wants birth control fine, just don't expect companies to
pitch in through insurance even if the company isn't
affiliated with a particular religion. This is religions like
the Catholic Church hiding behind the Republican Party
for political cover along with Falwell & Pat Robinson
ALL LABELING OBAMA AS LEADER OF THE CULTURE
OF DEATH THROUGH ABORTION with barely disguised
threats to go hand in hand with the above deliberate
right wing Bircher rhetoric.”
Landmark Alzheimer's Study Pinpoints Protein That Protects Aging Brain

Landmark Alzheimer's Study Pinpoints Protein That Protects Aging Brain

Commented Mar 19, 2014 at 18:59:09 in Fifty

“Proteins and bacteria. The next mapping project.
Some proteins like prions are almost immortal, replicate & cause
horrific disease while some stop mutation.

Sleep disturbance causing Dem & Alz is very interesting.
I spent most of my sleep time not dreaming & nearly never felt
rested. Then there are those who go in the opposite direction.
2 hrs sleep with heavy exercise.”

PERPLEXED IN TEX on Mar 19, 2014 at 21:02:35

“Please get a sleep study. My experiences: few dreams, woke up tired even after 8 hours and could fall asleep easy in a boring meeting or while driving more than an hour. The sleep study showed that even if I did not fully wake up, I would get partially aroused and not go into deep sleep over 120 times a night when I stopped breathing due to sleep apnea. The CPAP (Continuous Positive Air Pressure) machine made a profound difference. Woke rested, stopped falling asleep in meetings, dreamed more, didn't keep my spouse up by snoring. I wish I got it in my 30's instead of late 40's and I would not live without it in my late 50's.”
Man Who Rented His Home On Airbnb Returns To Find An Orgy

Man Who Rented His Home On Airbnb Returns To Find An Orgy

Commented Mar 17, 2014 at 18:07:39 in Technology

“It's all my fault. I kept calling Pooty Poot, Vlad "The Impaler" Putin
and everything just went to hell after that.”
Bill Gates: Edward Snowden Is No Hero

Bill Gates: Edward Snowden Is No Hero

Commented Mar 16, 2014 at 22:22:35 in Technology

“The NSA mandate is to exceed its mandate. PRISM was
started when? 2007, as part of an army of civilian contractors
in addition to DHS & another army of additional publicly supported intel
agencies as a security in triplicate big government bureaucracy
started by Cheney Bush, the party of small "gumment".

WHAT DO YOU EXPECT? Are you going to believe
the nonsense that, "Bush wasn't conservative enough"?
Cheney? The entire Republican Party wasn't conservative enough?
Until they are kicked out and then they yell about austerity
and intrusive government...after they spent all the money
and nearly put the entire world economy in jeopardy.”
9 Things You Didn't Know About American Prostitution

9 Things You Didn't Know About American Prostitution

Commented Mar 14, 2014 at 20:15:38 in Business

“"The sex trade is not run by uneducated people. It's run by people who are struggling to find other opportunities."

Both sentences sound contrived.

The ppl running large & small operations are what?

The people they are running are the ones struggling for
other opportunities. You know, the ones who do the actual
work & have to pacify...customers, the pimp, "the few
bad apples" who are crooked police, politicians, clergy
looking for their cut. Then there's always characters like
the guy in "American Psycho" taking cocaine & steroids
sitting around all day grinding their teeth at the ads in CL.-(”
Josh Brolin Talks Heroin Use, Reveals Many Of His Friends Lost Their Battle With Addiction

Josh Brolin Talks Heroin Use, Reveals Many Of His Friends Lost Their Battle With Addiction

Commented Mar 14, 2014 at 19:21:54 in Celebrity

“What do the rich guys do to kick drugs? AAS cocktails
containing low dose anabolic steroids among other things.
(Also used in HIV drug cocktails) How do you go from
wandering aimlessly around peoples gardens in a heroin daze
(reality) to playing Iron Man (in the movies)? (Not Brolin)

Believe AAS was introduced by Germany....
just in time for WWII.”

catwomanspd on Mar 16, 2014 at 23:25:28

“Robert Downey Jr tried rehab etc etc until a Judge just sent him to jail...He kicked it there and decided this was his last chance. The dealers literally wait for all these men & women. It is a sad and somber situation but is what it is.”

dennishastings on Mar 15, 2014 at 20:04:08

“"...What do the rich guys do to kick drugs?..."

They pay tons of money for an anesthesiologist to keep them asleep for around 7 days and a doctor to monitor the process. Of course, if you don't want to get clean it doesn't work.”

sarasu on Mar 14, 2014 at 21:39:23

“I've been deleted all night.There is a drug called Narcan,which reverses opiate overdose.”
'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Sees Highest-Grossing Limited-Release Opening Weekend In History

'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Sees Highest-Grossing Limited-Release Opening Weekend In History

Commented Mar 11, 2014 at 17:22:35 in Entertainment

“I was one of them. I had to sit in the 1st three rows in a very large
NYC theater. It was packed, the movie was great. Pure magic.
Not as good as Moonrise Kingdom but Hotel was way above
especially w/ Ralph Feinnes who also played Charles Dickens in
The Invisible Woman. Wes Anderson & Fiennes will work together
again.”
RT Anchor Abby Martin Rips American Media, Spars With Piers Morgan

RT Anchor Abby Martin Rips American Media, Spars With Piers Morgan

Commented Mar 6, 2014 at 19:49:47 in Media

“Trust nothing of any consequence on RT...
Including, "beautiful news host stands up to the man,
Vlad The Impaler Putin". Scripted all the way.

RT PR ppl are all over this thread. Read all about
that bad bad corp media...compared to what?

RT credibility is about even with Fox "News".
Fox "News" is about even with Chinese news out of China.”
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Arrested: Mexico's Sinaloa Drug Chief Taken Alive

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Arrested: Mexico's Sinaloa Drug Chief Taken Alive

Commented Feb 22, 2014 at 20:58:39 in World

“NICE GOING! And to all the creeps who
think Guzman is some kind of hero "standing up to the man"
or anything like that...have another snort & pop an artery.”
Ukraine Parliament Votes To Oust Yanukovich, Sets May Election

Ukraine Parliament Votes To Oust Yanukovich, Sets May Election

Commented Feb 22, 2014 at 20:51:04 in World

“Amazing! Let's hope the new boss does NOT get
murdered & let's hope Vlad "The Impaler" Putin
and the PR crowd at RT do not start drumming
up an invasion or impose economic sanctions.”
The Fed Was Hopelessly 'Behind The Curve' During The Financial Crisis, New Transcripts Show

The Fed Was Hopelessly 'Behind The Curve' During The Financial Crisis, New Transcripts Show

Commented Feb 21, 2014 at 17:53:08 in Business

“The Fed being "behind the curve" is a "compelling narrative"
IOW, a good story...almost too good. Back in 07-08 I would
continuously hear conservatives like Larry Kudlow admonishing
guests about too much bad news swaying markets. Kudlow
NEVER admitted that the country was in recession b/c he is a
Republican liar4hire fronting for Bush. He lied in ppl's faces.

When that recession was more than a year old, Kudlow did
what he does best, he lied again & said that he called the recession.

Imagine what it's like for a Fed. Chairman who really can
influence markets not only for what he says, doesn't say,
does or doesn't do. I don't go for convenient good guy
bad guy narratives.”

MerthinBuff on Feb 22, 2014 at 17:15:43

“You are right, I remember through out the Bush years, certain people attacking others for their negative views of the economy.”
Chris Cuomo Goes After Jon Stewart: Just A 'Court Jester'

Chris Cuomo Goes After Jon Stewart: Just A 'Court Jester'

Commented Feb 19, 2014 at 20:25:51 in Media

“Jon Stewart could go head to head w/ Cuomo &
could also win.

I like Cuomo b/c he actually made Ted Cruz's voice break
in the "don't lecture me" confrontation. He surprised Cruz with
simple non-Fox "News" follow-up & made his voice go up a few
octaves. Jon Oliver is better than all of them. Even Colbeer.”
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