News Briefs 05-11-2010

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were... but without it we go nowhere.”

Thanks to GT!

Quote of the Day:

“We are the product of 4.5 billion years of fortuitous, slow biological evolution. There is no reason to think that the evolutionary process has stopped. Man is a transitional animal. He is not the climax of creation.”

Carl Sagan

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nemo's picture
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"Man is a transitional animal. He is not the climax of creation.”

Same applies to you.

red pill junkie's picture
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If Creation ever reaches a climax... I hope it wears protection :-P

It's not the depth of the rabbit hole that bugs me...
It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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Redoubt's picture
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If Creation ever reaches a climax...

... will it smoke a quick cigarette before rolling over and going to sleep?

"The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it."

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According to Peter Jackson, who knows a little something about making Lord of the Rings movies, John Lennon was the Beatle most keen on LOTR back in the '60s—and he wanted to play Gollum, while Paul McCartney would play Frodo, Ringo Starr would take on Sam and George Harrison would beard it up for Gandalf. And he approached a pre-2001 Stanley Kubrick to direct.

That actually makes perfect sense —each Beatle's choice of character, that is— which also makes me wonder just which character should Yoko receive ;-)

Hey, maybe Peter Jackson could include a little cameo of Paul and Ringo in the next Hobbit movie. Hell, he could very well include John & George too, with his WETA magic currently at his disposal!

It's not the depth of the rabbit hole that bugs me...
It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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red pill junkie's picture
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Well, it is a scientific fact that people that fall into a precipice are not actually killed by the hardness of the floor, but rather by the dramatic deceleration suffered by the body ;)

It also reminds me of something a radio DJ used to say over here:

It's not the bullet what kills you, but the hole

It's not the depth of the rabbit hole that bugs me...
It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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Well, lets assume the heat did not kill them. They would have lived healthy, happy lives for several more seconds until the ash got to them.

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