In "An 8.8 earthquake has occurred in Chile."

Mr. K: I agree with BlueHorse; you did the right thing by going to higher ground even though nothing happened. These things aren't very predictable and it's always better to err on the side of caution when lives may be at stake. Glad Hawaii only got a minor change in water level, and that you and your's are safe.

In "Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor talks about her "stroke of insight,""

Er, make that last sentence "You can also purchase her book, My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey by visiting Dr. Jill Taylor's personal web site."

In "Britain makes camera that "sees" under clothes"

I'm pretty sure I remember getting this from one of you monkeys first (and a google search of this site turns up nothin'), but just in case you haven't seen it: Airport Security - The Chaser (YouTube video).

In "Can a thinking, remembering, decision-making, biologically accurate brain be built from a supercomputer?"

See also: Lobsters.

In "Man dies in clubland cake incident"

This gives whole new meaning to Eddy Izzards's Cake or Death routine.

In "Pee+Vegetable Oil"

I surely will never tire reading it.

One-size-fits-all parachutes, shaped like fish.

Fish shaped adjustable baloons.

Fish shaped Bag Of Holding.

Adobe substitute.

Tiny bouncy balls which can transform into one large bouncy ball.

In "Teach your brain to stretch time"

Er, make that "...excerpt from Milton H Erickson's book The Collected Papers of Milton H. Erickson, Volume 1 from the chapter..." And to think I even previewed.

While not specifically about just time distortion, there's an excerpt from Milton H. Erickson's book from the chapter entitled "A Special Inquiry with Aldous Huxley into the Nature and Character of Various States of Consciousness" found at

In "Claim: Too Much Cola Can Cause Kidney Problems"


In "Teach your brain to stretch time"

I've been meaning to read Time Distortion in Hypnosis: An Experimental and Clinical Investigation but haven't gotten around to it yet.

In "711chan pwns Scientology"

Google Video: The Beginner's Guide to L Ron Hubbard originally from Channel 4 out of the UK.

In "Feuer Frei SWF is LOLWAR!"

Actual war is DO NOT WANT but this SWF war is LOL.

In "Suicide Food Is Not Funny."


Not all goths are gloomy. Some are rather fun and present themseves with tongue-firmly-in-cheek.

In "The Star Spangled Banner."

I think I'm the only person who enjoyed Roseanne's version. That took guts. Know what else takes guts? Making a Spanish version of the Star Spangled Banner (Nuestro Himno). I kinda like it, too.

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