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Archive for January, 2012

January 31st, 2012 - 7:15 pm § in Misc.

Beauty and the Beast: Who would you choose as Senator from Ketucky?

McConnell’s campaign manager promises anyone that gets into political ring with the frog faced senator will  get their nose bloodied. Judd, star of “Double Jeopardy” and “Kiss the Girls,” attended the Democratic National Convention in September as a delegate from Tennessee, where she now [...]

January 31st, 2012 - 5:11 pm § in Misc.

Study Biology, Young Man!

According to the New York Times, 9% of  the 1% majored in biological sciences!! A lot of this must be because many pre meds major in a biological science.   This would explain why 12% of  the pre med category, “Health and Medical Preparatory) end up in the 1%. The other field that comes cl[...]

January 31st, 2012 - 10:37 am § in Misc.

Is Apple in North Korea?

More evidence of something peculiar happening in the hermit kingdom.  In 2008, Korea’s Dear Leader blessed his subjects with the gift of 3G.  Now iPhones are showing up in the hands of North Korean military even though cellphones have been banned as part of the country’s 100 days of mo[...]

January 31st, 2012 - 8:16 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: What is this student protesting?

a. being drafted b. drug search at USC c. TSA search d. rights of women to conceal breasts e. dress code at Bellevue Mall click here for answer.[...]

January 30th, 2012 - 4:42 am § in Misc.

PRESIDENT ROMNEY: How do YOU classify Ann Coulter?

In response to President Romney’s call for a “new morality, ” Fordham University has barred conservative columnist Ann Coulter from speaking on campus..  Instead, citing the elction of a Mormon President as a reason t seek diversity, the Jesuit college  welcomed infanticide and b[...]

January 29th, 2012 - 11:40 am § in Misc.


Photo: Reuters Activists: Syrian Troops Enter Damascus Suburbs, Fight Rebels Activists say four civilians, a rebel killed in the fighting in Kfar Batna, Ghouta districts on eastern outskirts of capital[...]

January 29th, 2012 - 11:07 am § in Misc.

Prejudice Against the Morbidly Obese

Enough said?[...]

January 29th, 2012 - 10:26 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Gaddafi Loyalists Fight Back

INTERVIEW-Libyan commander says will retake Bani Walid   SADADA, Libya Jan 27 (Reuters) – A militia commander whose troops were driven out of the Libyan tribal stronghold of Bani Walid this week said on Friday that his forces were massing to recapture the town but were holding back at the[...]

January 29th, 2012 - 10:23 am § in Misc.


  Iranian Actress Sentenced to 90 Lashes   Iranian Actress Marzieh Vafamehr has been sentenced to 90 lashes and a year in jail for her role in a controversial film, My Tehran for Sale. Vafamehr was arrested in July after the film was strongly condemned by conservatives in the Islamic repub[...]

January 28th, 2012 - 3:51 pm § in Misc.

South Korea opening up to the iPAD?

South Korea has reversed a decision that banned games from the iOS App Store. For the past several years, the South Korean App Store has not included games due to concerns about objectionable content that could not be easily filtered. This decision to ban games was made by the Games Ratings Board, a[...]