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Rooster Teeth Animated Adventures - Technical Bully Problems
Originally Published July 23rd, 2014, 04:30 PM
Rooster Teeth Animated Adventures - Technical Bully Problems

Joel has another technical issue that Burnie tries to help with. Burnie talks about a kid who confronts a bully with an surprising outcome. Audio from RT Pocast #32: http://roosterteeth.com/podcas...
From: Rooster Teeth Views: 635988 17241 ratings
Time: 01:15 More in Gaming


Amy Dallen's Comic Book Store Song!
Originally Published July 23rd, 2014, 12:00 PM
Amy Dallen's Comic Book Store Song!

Amy Dallen, well, breaks out into song... today's adventure is a musical tribute to your friendly neighborhood comic book store, co-written with very special musical guest Jason Charles Miller!...
From: Geek & Sundry Views: 14823 1195 ratings
Time: 02:37 More in Music


Saw this on /r/nerdcubed, I just had to put it here. (i.imgur.com)
Originally Published July 23rd, 2014, 12:43 AM

Submitted by KerbingPixel to KerbalSpaceProgram.

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Comic: head over heels
Originally Published July 22nd, 2014, 11:40 PM

New Comic: head over heels



Your Favourite Gaming Moment
Originally Published July 18th, 2014, 10:51 AM

It's been a weird week. Heck, it's been a weird few years. So let's stop for a second and take a breath.

Comments for this video can, as always, be found on shutupandsitdown.com/videos/

Cast: ShutUpShow

Tags: board games and dads



The UNs’ top human rights official says her office sees strong evidence that gov'ts on every continent are hiding their increasing reliance on private companies to snoop on citizens’ digital lives. It warns that mass surveillance is becoming “a dangerous habit rather than an exceptional measure.” (washingtonpost.com)
Originally Published July 16th, 2014, 04:45 PM

Submitted by Libertatea to technology.

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July 16, 2014
Originally Published July 15th, 2014, 11:00 PM
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NSA whistle-blower William Binney: "At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in the US. The NSA lies about what it stores.” (theguardian.com)
Originally Published July 11th, 2014, 08:39 PM

Submitted by Laura_Poitras to technology.

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Man Who Shot at Cops During No-Knock Raid Acquitted on All Charges (thefreethoughtproject.com)
Originally Published July 11th, 2014, 08:39 PM
Note from TPRJones: The fact that he was even charged is complete horse shit. What the fuck, do they expect people to be god damn telepaths?

Submitted by seven85 to news.

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Wiener vs. Brain - First Time
Originally Published July 10th, 2014, 02:59 PM
Wiener vs. Brain - First Time

Tommy's Wiener and Brain argue over falling in love with Lily. Get some kinda cool merchandise here: http://almostcoolfilms.spreadshirt.com/ Follow us on soc...
From: Almost Cool Views: 58571 5382 ratings
Time: 07:26 More in Entertainment


That's Not Real Christianity
Originally Published July 8th, 2014, 02:30 PM
"Hello:I lived in Topeka and went to KU. I’m writing because I read the story about you... I watched your story...and...I don’t want you to give up on making the movie because of what I’m going to tell you.

Last year my mother and my sister and me went to a concert and Westboro was there with their signs. We were celebrating my sister’s birthday that night since she was 14. Even though we grew up in Topeka we had never seen the people and the signs up close until that night and we had to walk close by them to get in the building for the show. Two of the boys in the Westboro people and a woman picked on my sister and said mean things to her because she was kind of a tomboy. We went on to the concert but my sister was crying about what the boys and the woman said to her. Two days later my sister hung herself on the rod in her closet. She left a note that said she was gay and dying in the closet was easier then living in it. Those signs and the hateful things that Westboro did killed my sister. Three months later my mom overdosed on pills and was in a coma for two weeks until she died. She thought my sister dying was her fault because she made us go to church and they taught that gay was bad...

From a friend"

Saying anything beyond this seems to dilute the impact.  I've deleted some content in the interest of protecting the author. 

At the same time this letter came to my attention I was reading a blog by a friend. The blog wasn't what stirred me though. I mean, the blog was great...her blogs are always great...but it was the comments on the blog that got me thinking. Specifically, it was one of those comments where someone insists that Westboro isn't real Christianity, most Christians aren't that way. Then the commenter goes on to explain that "real" Christians don't hate, they just think that some behaviours are evil and those who engage in them will  suffer exquisite torture for eternity.  

See the difference?

Well I sure as hell don't!

For the young girl in this letter, I can guarantee-damn-tee you that the difference was lost on her. I have no doubt that this girl spent years listening to the teachings of "real" Christians as they played word games that let them feel good about hating, while sending her the loud and clear message that she was evil and would suffer for it.

It's times like these when I grow weary of the bullshit. It's times like these when I am disgusted that someone wants to parse words and try to carve out a middle ground where they can justify their kinder, gentler hate while people are dying! I don't give a damn about any particular version of fantasy/religion when I imagine the real world reality of a parent finding their child hanging in a closet, or when I try to put myself in the shoes of this writer as she struggles to come to terms with the real world loss of a sister and mother.  

Ideas have consequences. Don't you dare get on your self righteous  horse and try to tell me that your version of hate isn't just another version of hate.  If you follow "I don't have a problem with gay people" with a " but", you are responsible for the death of this girl. Period!

There is no middle ground here folks. Either you accept that every human on this planet has the same rights you do, or you are complicit in the deaths of those you would trod underfoot.



‡: Are US Military Bases and Embassies American Soil?
Originally Published July 8th, 2014, 11:25 AM
‡: Are US Military Bases and Embassies American Soil?

Footnote to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSOQDQvVLU Military bases map by: http://empire.is/ Music by: http://www.daveconservatoire.org/
From: CGP Grey Views: 803756 14380 ratings
Time: 00:59 More in Education


We go forward. (i.imgur.com)
Originally Published July 8th, 2014, 12:48 AM

Submitted by shenanigansen to comics.

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In Canada
Originally Published July 1st, 2014, 08:53 AM
In Canada

A polite song from two brothers who are just hoping your day is going okay. Brother Dave wrote this. More from him at www.hadfield.ca. The Canada Song © 2012 Written and composed by David Hadfield Lead Vocals -- Chris Hadfield, Dave Hadfield Guitar -- Dave Hadfield Bass -- Stuart Steinhart Background vocals -- Liz Levine, Maggie Torelli Audio - recorded at The Cutting Edge Recording Studio Audio - engineered, mixed, and mastered by Gary Long Video: VMG Cinematic Producers: Alyssa Milot & Mark Campbell Director: Ken Simpson Cinematographer: Alex Dacev Camera Assistant: Josh Johnston Art Director: Angela Newell Editor: Patrick Collins With special thanks to Evan Hadfield and Aaron Murphy, who put it all together.
From: Chris Hadfield Views: 1451586 19631 ratings
Time: 04:57 More in Music


Blackwater’s top manager issued a threat: “that he could kill” the government’s chief investigator and “no one could or would do anything about it as we were in Iraq,” according to U.S. State Department reports (nytimes.com)
Originally Published June 30th, 2014, 04:46 PM

Submitted by chrezvychaynaya to worldnews.

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Comic: Quantification
Originally Published June 30th, 2014, 02:01 AM

New Comic: Quantification



Washington is renaming the street outside China’s embassy after jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo — and China is furious (news.nationalpost.com)
Originally Published June 28th, 2014, 12:53 AM

Submitted by nimobo to worldnews.

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News Post: The Oculus Rift
Originally Published June 25th, 2014, 12:43 PM

Gabe: I borrowed an Oculus last night and decided to show it off to some friends and family. First I had my folks come over. My Dad was really curious about it. he doesn’t play games but he likes to read articles about them since he knows it’s such a big part of my life. He was aware of the Oculus but had never seen one in person much less used it. I started him off easy with a walk around an art gallery and then graduated to a simple undersea stroll. He was blown away by it. He has never been so amazed by a new technology he told me and this is a guy whose favorite programs as a kid were…



Crapshots Ep154 - The Music
Originally Published June 25th, 2014, 12:25 AM
Crapshots Ep154 - The Music

Or... the soundtrack at any rate.
From: loadingreadyrun Views: 15341 355 ratings
Time: 00:21 More in Comedy


Wil Wheaton's 90-Minute Awesome Hour at ECCC 2012
Originally Published June 23rd, 2014, 06:31 PM
Wil Wheaton's 90-Minute Awesome Hour at ECCC 2012

Whenever I attend Emerald City Comicon, I spend an hour performing some material from my books and blog, and then take some questions at the end. In 2012, we...
From: Wil Wheaton Views: 6534 306 ratings
Time: 01:25:01 More in People & Blogs


Dani Shay - You've Got My Time (Parody: Regina Spektor | Orange Is The New Black)
Originally Published June 20th, 2014, 02:39 PM
Dani Shay - You've Got My Time (Parody: Regina Spektor | Orange Is The New Black)

Download this parody track FREE here: http://bit.ly/1npIaQL I can't get enough "Orange Is The New Black", and I know I'm not the only one. This parody should...
From: danishay Views: 17840 1118 ratings
Time: 01:26 More in Music


Tesla Headquarters updates their patent wall (i.imgur.com)
Originally Published June 20th, 2014, 12:48 AM

Submitted by AtheW to pics.

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Sillies: Sillies for 2014-06-19
Originally Published June 19th, 2014, 07:33 PM
Sillies for 2014-06-19


"Fairest of Them All" behind-the-scenes bloopers
Originally Published June 19th, 2014, 01:45 AM

Gag reel for STAR TREK CONTINUES: Episode 3 "Fairest of Them All"

Cast: Star Trek Continues

Tags: star trek, enterprise, vic mignogna, todd haberkorn, grant imahara, michele specht, asia demarcos, kipleigh brown, kirk, spock, mccoy, scotty, uhura, sulu and chekov



Money well spent (imgur.com)
Originally Published June 18th, 2014, 08:45 PM

Submitted by mcfarad to funny.

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The Scientific Way to Cut a Cake
Originally Published June 17th, 2014, 10:09 AM
The Scientific Way to Cut a Cake

Alex Bellos on cutting a cake using scientific principles. Extra footage at Numberphile2: http://youtu.be/d5ZmPuta47Q Alex's book (US): http://amzn.to/1nDS4m...
From: Numberphile Views: 5829706 16802 ratings
Time: 05:09 More in Science & Technology


Stories of Technological Failure: PicturePhone, Dvorak keyboard & Betamax
Originally Published June 17th, 2014, 05:38 AM
Stories of Technological Failure: PicturePhone, Dvorak keyboard & Betamax

Introduction to a short series of three videos that takes a "snackable" look at the failure of three famous engineered objects: The Bell System's PicturePhon...
From: engineerguy Views: 47982 1380 ratings
Time: 02:12 More in Science & Technology


Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Stephen Hawking Extended Interview (HBO)
Originally Published June 15th, 2014, 10:53 PM
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Stephen Hawking Extended Interview (HBO)

John Oliver talks to Stephen Hawking in the first installment of Last Week Tonight's new "People Who Think Good" series. They cover such topics as parallel u...
From: LastWeekTonight Views: 1616733 15933 ratings
Time: 07:39 More in Entertainment


June 15, 2014
Originally Published June 14th, 2014, 11:00 PM
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What the internet will look like without net-neutrality. Well played. (jointhefastlane.com)
Originally Published June 14th, 2014, 12:42 PM

Submitted by flogthepony to technology.

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