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Define "Irony": Fire supressor not available... after a fire at the company that makes them wipes it all out.

In the meantime, Dolphins keep showing more traits associated with intelligence, including recognition of "self", ability to understand sign language, and extrapolation of learned behavior to produce even better results. Next up: Dolphin 2.0, in which dolphins pick stocks and do better than both chimps choosing stuff at random and the S&P 500. More details at 7.

Meantime, in Hawaii, astronomers have observed a galaxy as it was 12.88 billion years ago. The article calls this "cosmic archeology" which doesn't really sound like an actual discipline, at least until the arrival of warp drives or some such.

Yes, nothing earth-shattering. But hey, it's Saturday. :)

Categories: random
Posted by diego on September 30, 2006 at 12:10 PM

top 24 jack bauer facts

Just got this from my brother, one of these email chains that's going around. Heee-larious! Must read.

Top 24 Jack Bauer Facts

  • If Jack Bauer was in a room with Hitler, Stalin, and Nina Mayers, and he had a gun with 2 bullets, he'd shoot Nina twice.
  • 1.6 billion Chinese are angry with Jack Bauer. Sounds like a fair fight.
  • Jack Bauer could get off the Lost island in 24 hours.
  • Jack Bauer once forgot where he put his keys. He then spent the next half-hour torturing himself until he gave up the location of the keys.
  • Jack and Jill went up the hill. Only Jack came down. Jill was a fucking terrorist.
  • The only reason you're conscious right now is because Jack Bauer doesn't want to carry you.
  • Killing Jack Bauer doesn't make him dead. It just makes him angry.
  • There were originally five horsemen of the apocalypse. Jack Bauer said he would travel by foot.
  • Jack Bauer sleeps with a gun under the pillow. But he could kill you with the pillow.
  • When Kim Bauer lost her virginity, Jack found it and put it back.
  • After running out of ammo, Jack stood in the line of fire, took 3 shots to the chest, and used them to reload.
  • A Priest, a Rabbi, and a Minister walked into a bar... and Jack Bauer is going to find out why...
  • Jack Bauer has no friends, because as a child when he would play cops and robbers, the robbers would all be interogated and killed.
  • Nostradamus once predicted in his journal: "In the century 21st, the one known as Jacques will be the savior of the world... five seasons in a row." Moments later, Jack Bauer knocked down the door, shot Nostradamus in the kneecaps, and yelled "WHO ARE YOU WORKING FOR?!"
  • When life hands Jack Bauer Lemons, he kills Terrorists. Jack Bauer fuckin' hates lemonade.
  • As a boy, Jack Bauer interrogated his parents on Easter until they revealed the location and contents of each hidden egg.
  • Jack Bauer doesn't miss. If he didn't hit you it's because he was shooting at another terrorist twelve miles away.
  • When Kim Bauer lost her virginity, Jack found it and put it back.
  • Jack Bauer has been to Mars. Thats why there's no life on Mars.
  • On Jack Bauers Tax Returns, he has to claim the entire world as his dependants.
  • Jack Bauer can eat just one Lay's Potato Chip. Don't tell Jack what he can't fucking do.
  • It took God six days to get His job done; Jack has 24 hours.
  • Superman has Jack Bauer pajamas.
  • Jack Bauer is the reason Waldo is hiding.
Categories: random
Posted by diego on April 2, 2006 at 10:42 AM

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