Saturday, November 2, 2013

Our Wacky World—11/2/2013

"A defibrillator fitted to US vice president Dick Cheney had its wireless functions removed in the factory, in order to ensure hackers – or terrorists – could not kill him by attacking the device."
The Register

"A chilling Ministry of Defense (MoD) report circulating in the Kremlin today confirms that the Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) sudden, unannounced and successful firing of a Topol ballistic missile into the Sary-Shagan testing ground in Kazakhstan last Thursday (10 October) was in 'direct response' to President Barack Obama’s attempt to destroy Charleston, South Carolina in what military intelligence analysts state was an attempted 'false flag attack.'"
Dispatches From The Culture Wars

Pepper Spray Cop gets a larger settlement than his victims:
"Pike might have lost his job over the incident, but he's now being awarded more than $38,000 as a result of it."

" ought to say no the Girl Scout cookies too. I don’t want to support lesbianism, I don’t want to support Planned Parenthood and I don’t want to support abortion, and if that be the case I’m not buying Girl Scout cookies. Now I suppose if you take a big, fat, black magic marker and you say, ‘give me that box,’ and you start marking out all of the references to the Girl Scouts of America on all the boxes then maybe we’re not promoting that organization anymore and I’d be willing to buy."
Dispatches From The Culture Wars

"Authorities were aghast this weekend when they found 14 assisted-living home patients virtually abandoned, with bedridden seniors -- including amputees and residents with dementia -- all but left to fend for themselves for two days."

" can be treated with an enema that forces it to vomit the drug-laced feces... In the meantime, experts are urging dog owners to train their animals to not eat human poop."
The Verge

"...the head of the recently-founded Church of the Chelyabinsk Meteorite...argues that [the meteor] over Chelyabinsk...was not a chance happening but a sign of what has long been talked of, namely that Russia may become the spiritual center of the world."
Since that was written a 570kg piece has been recovered. No message from god yet. (Voice of Russia)

Peas in a pod
"Dr. Masaru Emoto...found water that was microwaved did not form beautiful crystals – but instead formed crystals similar to those formed when exposed to negative thoughts or beliefs. If this is happening to just water – I can only imagine what a microwave is doing to the nutrients, energy of our food and to our bodies when we consume microwaved food. For the experiment pictured above, microwaved water produced a similar physical structure to when the words “satan” and “hitler” were repeatedly exposed to the water."
Science Based Medicine

"...the couple was upset about the girl's progress report, so Montanez put the bark collar around her neck and forced her to bark so the collar would shock her."

Live at the crime scene

Just what the world needed!—a web site where you can feel guilty for "damaging" your children! (the comments are if anything worse than the article):
"So . . . how did I give my son autism? The following are the biggest mistakes I made to which I attribute my son’s descent into autism. I’m going to provide links that are easily readable and understandable that contain links to the research rather than providing links to the research itself. A simple Google search about any one of these topics will provide more information than you could ever want. Here goes . . ."
There's nothing like po' buckers using Google University to fill in the gaps in their brains. (Thinking Moms Revolution)

"A US psychologist has warned of the dire consequences of a 'stunning rise' in 'vanity' names for kids, revealing that no less than 811 'Messiahs' were proclaimed during 2012, joining 243 Princesses, 588 Princes and a whopping 1,423 Kings on the list of newborns."
The Register

Game over