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"Oxide Ghosts" screenings | Michael Cumming | latest news
Today is the 20th anniversary of 1997. People did different things then, like watch Brass Eye on its original broadcast. Looks like I've missed the screening of this (and the York one), but there's still... um... Sheffield? Halifax?
tv  satire  coolstuff  silly  art  incrediblyobscurereference 
7 weeks ago by gominokouhai
The Astrobiology of the Subsurface [PDF, powerpoint pres] | NASA
No srsly. They recovered 50kya-old microbes from geological inclusions and now they're growing them inna lab in California [pp40ff in the presentation]. This can't possibly end badly. ME AM PLAY GODS. ME GO TOO FAR.
incrediblyobscurereference  science  scifi  spaaace  geology 
9 weeks ago by gominokouhai
Naica's crystal caves hold long-dormant life | BBC News
Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.
science  coolstuff  movies  incrediblyobscurereference  spaaace 
9 weeks ago by gominokouhai
Merry Christmas, VT | YouTube
Starring the Doctor (the genuine article, you might say), Romana (I), gin, K9, and UST.
who  tv  silly  booze  incrediblyobscurereference  video 
july 2017 by gominokouhai
Cylindrical Mountains on Venus | APOD
"Two feet of shining screw projected when, suddenly, the lid fell off."
spaaace  photography  incrediblyobscurereference  music 
december 2016 by gominokouhai
From Parthian chicken to flat breads: experimenting with a Roman oven | British Museum blog
Alright, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and tagines....
food  history  cooking  incrediblyobscurereference 
june 2016 by gominokouhai
They Got His Number | Talking Points Memo
"Getting hit on this gets him mad - mad and undisciplined". And how the cracks begin to show.
drumpf  fuckwits  usa  politics  news  incrediblyobscurereference  sexism 
may 2016 by gominokouhai
Can an artist ever really ‘own’ a colour? | The Guardian
It's like, how much more black could it be? And the answer is, none. None more black.
art  copyfight  incrediblyobscurereference  grauniad 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
No Go: Facebook fails to spoil Google's big AI day | Technology | The Guardian
The creatures outside looked from Zuckerberg to Google, and from Google to Zuckerberg, and from Zuckerberg to Google again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.
news  tech  whyfacebooksucks  incrediblyobscurereference  oops 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
Scalia’s Death Prompts Dow to Settle Suits for $835 Million | Big Law Business
Nothing about this that doesn't stink. And nothing about this that wouldn't be better if you were Supreme Court Justice.
news  politics  law  usa  incrediblyobscurereference  globalism 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
Für Elise 1920s Gangster Style - Slava Presnyakov - YouTube
Dem broads wuz syncopated, I tells ya! syncopated! I neeyuhly dislowcaded my jawuh! No, I have no idea what I'm talking about.
video  music  silly  coolstuff  incrediblyobscurereference 
february 2016 by gominokouhai
Ego death - Wikipedia
Every dark night of the soul has its dawn. Just like every cowboy sings a sad, sad song.
psych  woo  spirituality  jung  mindfulness  incrediblyobscurereference  mentalhealth  wellness 
january 2016 by gominokouhai
Word Buzz Wednesday: ajockalypse | Wordnik
Hey, look, we helped create a neologism! A neologism that is also a portmanteau and will almost certainly be a malamanteau before very long.
language  news  politics  scotland  bloodytories  fuckwits  writing  incrediblyobscurereference 
may 2015 by gominokouhai
Eye For Film: Tataouine threatened by Isis
If all of that murdering civilians wasn't bad enough for you, then Isis have finally gone TOO FAR. "The line must be drawn here! this far, and no further", cry a million geeks, rising from their chairs in anger, then immediately sitting back down, panting heavily.
news  politics  religion  terrorism  fuckwits  movies  incrediblyobscurereference 
may 2015 by gominokouhai
Our RoboCop Remake
Now /this/ is how you do a remake: get fifty independent filmmakers and groups to do one scene apiece, each in their own key, of course, until the whole place is just soggy with nostalgia. Stay tuned for the brilliant contemporary ballet rendition of scene 18. And lots of dick jokes.
luvviedom  movies  film  silly  video  incrediblyobscurereference 
february 2014 by gominokouhai
Campaigners wield marker pens in war against punctuation cull | UK news | theguardian.com
Gangs of feral grammarians roam the embattled streets of Cambridge, marker pens at the ready! Their battlecry: If You Tolerate This, Then Your Commas Will Be Next! Kathy Salaman, director of the Cambridgeshire-based Good Grammar Company, said [...] "If I was walking along with a marker pen in my pocket and I saw a missing apostrophe, it would be difficult to resist the temptation to fill it in." That's "if I /were/", Kathy. Are you quite sure you're qualified?
grauniad  grammar  language  silly  handwringingLeftyGuardianistasFTW  incrediblyobscurereference 
february 2014 by gominokouhai
Milwaukee has certainly had its share of visitors | Youtube
I just said "Milwaukee" so now you all get the obligatory Wayne's World quote. No, /you're/ not worthy.
film  video  comedy  incrediblyobscurereference  silly 
december 2013 by gominokouhai
Frances’ Festivus Picks for an Alternative Christmas | Vinspire
The ever-delightful @awesommelier answers the oft-asked question: just what is the correct wine pairing for feats of strength beneath the alumin{i,}um pole?
silly  incrediblyobscurereference  food 
november 2013 by gominokouhai
Salmond accused of ‘false statements’ about detention of You’ve been Trumped film-maker Anthony Baxter
Stellar muckraking from the Hootsman once again. Be sure to read the final paragraph. Remember alweays that it's been revealed that the junior treasury minister Michael Portillo carries a sawn-off shotgun to constituency meetings, corners children in parks and chews their cheeks, and has frequent sexual intercourse with stray animals, claiming "As long as it's got a backbone, I'll do it". That story we reported last week and have since discovered it to be untrue.
incrediblyobscurereference  politics  scotland  journalism  news  drumpf 
november 2012 by gominokouhai
Homeless families to be expelled from London by councils | The Guardian
Here come the Clearances my friend. Silently our history is coming to life again. We feel the breeze from the storm to come, And up and down this coast, we're waiting for the wheel to turn.
incrediblyobscurereference  welfare  politics  news 
november 2012 by gominokouhai
BBC News - Stuart Rodger sentenced for shouting at David Cameron
If /shouting/ at the oleaginous fuckface is illegal now, then I say in for a penny, in for a pound. And now assassination is just the only waaaaay.
incrediblyobscurereference  bloodytories  freedom  activism  politics  news 
november 2012 by gominokouhai
More evidence that Voyager has exited the solar system | SciGuy | a Chron.com blog
Contains one of the most convincing graphs I've seen in a long time: either that's what the Heliopause looks like, or the LA1 detector has failed. It's been out there for thirty years now and it is very cold... in spaaace.
news  tech  coolstuff  incrediblyobscurereference  spaaace 
october 2012 by gominokouhai

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