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Tim Minchin’s Storm the Animated Movie

I wish I could show this to anyone who’s ever used the word “energy” to mean anything other than electricity when talking to me. “Oh, man, that guy’s got such negative energy.” Fuck you, you uneducated cretin. Please stop lying to yourself about reality and dreaming that you live in a world where magic exists.

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October 2 asides

NYTimes: Basic religion test stumps many Americans Color me not surprised. Update: Here’s part of the PEW survey which you can take online. I got 12 correct out of 15, a score of 80%, better than 87% of the public. Can you do better? I hate shared calendars (at work) I have to say I […]

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Why Atheists Care About Your Religion [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1ImMtHrrKo]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTY8-XPhTzQ] Joss Whedon on HumanismThe popular writer and director of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Firefly” fame recently received the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism, previously awarded to people such as writer Salman Rushdie and Greg Graffin of the punk band Bad Religion. The above five-minute snippet comes from his speech which was […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-NOZU2iPA8] “Jesus Is My Friend”This is certainly the peppiest Christian rock song ever recorded. But they should know by now that rock ’n’ roll is always perverted by the influence of the devil. Hence the lyric: “Once I tried to run / I tried to run and hide / Jesus came and found me and […]

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Skaters shot at 120 fpsAbsolutely beautiful video quality; you should click on the full-screen icon. http://www.vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1340684&server=www.vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Amazing photography from the 2008 OlympicsPart 1, Part 2, Part 3 Roof RayAn ingenious Google Maps mashup that allows you to calculate your solar power generating potential.www.roofray.com WOXY Vintage iTunes streamIt’s like listening to Live 105 circa 1990.Link will […]

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The Pixar StoryI hadn’t heard about this documentary, and now I’m looking forward to it. Unfortunately, there’s no trailer on the site yet (boo!), even though the film’s been screening around the country for months. Meantime, I quenched my thirst by reading this column from a couple years ago, about Pixar’s 10th birthday.www.thepixarstory.com [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV9gLPG3gIQ] Four-handed […]

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Vinyl Sleeve HeadsArt made from album art.yadogg.com/pictures/vinyl-sleeve-heads/ Harmonica + Beatbox: Final CutI think I posted a video of this guy, Yuri Lane, a couple years ago. Amazing skillz.www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHUuqsSCn5g Bog we are so dumb. D-U-M dumb.www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaN6Rx8X6_I 20/20: “Stupid in America”Oh man, it gets worse. The whole Miss Teen South Carolina thing led me to this “20/20” […]

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