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Quickies: Nukes, Dolphin Purging, Defining Irony, Transplant Zombies

December 15th, 2006 Leave a comment Go to comments

Happy Friday y’all! Enjoy these quickie links, harvested from today’s browsing and news feed perusing:

The_tourist‘s impact on Arizona spreads as a Tucson lab almost detonates a nuclear bomb. Yes, you read that correctly. At this point the story involves a bit of he-said-she-said but it’s not often you hear anyone make this kind of claim.
via DefenseTech

I’m willing to bet that when Guinness officially declared Bao Xishun the world’s tallest man he didn’t think he’d wind up shoulder-deep in a dolphin’s gullet. Impress-your-friends photo here.

One of the firms working on the “let’s gain some votes by spending stupid amounts of money” border fence has been caught (again) hiring illegal immigrants. Just in case you were wondering, here is the definition of irony.
via Metafilter

I think this kid watched The Blue Brothers too many times.

File this one under cool but slightly creepy: One of the latest heart replacement implants leaves the very-much-alive patient “without a pulse and without a measurable blood pressure.” No word yet on whether or not massive trauma to the head is the only way to kill these people.

Have a good weekend folks!

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  1. the_tourist
    December 20th, 2006 at 23:33 | #1

    I swear to GOD, every time theres a nuclear “incident” MY name gets mentioned.

    I told those fucking feds a million times, “I’m just holding this dirty bomb for a friend”. But will THEY let it drop? Nooooo….

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