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Randomness for 1/12

1) Commissioner Gordon is a Jerk.

2) What’s it like living in Playboy Mansion? Apparently, the answer is: rigidly schduled.

3) Drill Close to Reaching 14-Million-Year-Old Antarctic Lake.

4) Hoping for a big time Hollywood deal? Hah!

5) Muslims protect Christians.

6) Don’t buy your comics from this asshole.

7) “Inland tsunami” sweeps away cars in Toowoomba, Australia. Video part one. Video part two.

Mirrored from Twenty Palaces. You can comment here or there.


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Jan. 12th, 2011 04:40 pm (UTC)
That Commissioner Gordon comic is hilarious!
Jan. 12th, 2011 04:44 pm (UTC)
I love it, too. I almost didn't post it because I wasn't sure if others would understand who Matches Malone was, but I figured context would do it.
Jan. 12th, 2011 04:47 pm (UTC)
I didn't know, I had to Google it. But the Mayor of Quahog line was brilliant.
Jan. 12th, 2011 04:53 pm (UTC)
That's the one I had to Google (since I can't stand FAMILY GUY).
Jan. 13th, 2011 02:10 am (UTC)
Thanks, guys! I'm glad you liked it!
Jan. 12th, 2011 04:48 pm (UTC)
I haven't clicked on any of the links yet, but number three makes me worry about aliens made of black oil that incubate inside of people and then bust out to eat dudes, X-Files stylee.
Jan. 12th, 2011 04:53 pm (UTC)
That'd be the least of the monsters they'll be unleashing.
Jan. 12th, 2011 04:54 pm (UTC)
Stop the drilling! Haven't these people watched TV or movies? Drilling into 14 million year old lakes can only lead to (a) Ancient Evil (b) Dinosaurs, (c) Viral outbreak exterminating half the planet, or (d) Virus laden ancient evil dinosaurs infecting everyone and turning them into zombies.

Jan. 12th, 2011 05:31 pm (UTC)
Me, I'm hoping for some dormant tech from advanced Pre-Cambrian civilization.

But dinosaurs are nice.
Jan. 12th, 2011 05:41 pm (UTC)
Hollow Earth, Great Old Ones, or David Icke's lizardoid people?
Jan. 12th, 2011 06:06 pm (UTC)
Let's go for some Yithians. What could go wrong with lightning guns, right?
Jan. 12th, 2011 06:09 pm (UTC)
Argh, I can't view the Australia flood videos.

I really, really hate some aspects of modern technology.
Jan. 12th, 2011 06:25 pm (UTC)
Here's the first one. I can't find the second.

Jan. 12th, 2011 08:42 pm (UTC)
Holy crap.

That guy who rescued his jeep at the last minute is going to dine for a month on that story.
Jan. 12th, 2011 08:45 pm (UTC)
And he was damn lucky not to have been swept away. It only takes six inches of flowing water to knock a person off their feet.
shane [blogspot.com]
Jan. 16th, 2011 03:47 pm (UTC)
I was thinking that the first time I saw that video. The "tsunami" ripped houses from their foundations and dumped them kilometres away if they weren't smashed to kindling.

Up until yesterday we've been getting 24 hour news coverage on a couple TV channels here in Oz of the disaster in Queensland. Amazing videos have come out. Stories of incredible heroism and awful tragedy. They found one bloke's body 80km (50 miles) downstream from where he went missing for example. The floods have covered an area of about 500,000 square km or about the area of Germany and France in Queensland alone. Now it is flooding in the state of Victoria.

We live in a hard country. To over simplify, during El Nino events we have drought and fire. During El Nina it floods but these are the worst floods in decades.
Jan. 16th, 2011 08:36 pm (UTC)
I'd never realized Australia was so... exciting.

Stay safe.
shane [blogspot.com]
Jan. 17th, 2011 04:56 am (UTC)
In boring ol' Sydney nothing ever happens (famous last words).
Jan. 12th, 2011 06:16 pm (UTC)
In any decent novel, they will break through the ice and then contact with the drilling team will be lost, with the last transmission involving a lot of screaming.

Or they'll find this wierd Thing frozen IN the ice...
Jan. 12th, 2011 06:26 pm (UTC)
Luckily, real life is usually a pretty boring novel.
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