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$399 Bulletproof Whiteboards? Utterly Unneeded in 2014 and 2015.

When the privatized military contractor corporation Hardwire Armor Systems started selling $399 bulletproof whiteboards to freaked-out school administrators in 2014, I bet $1,000 that despite the deployment of thousands of these whiteboards (at the cost of hundreds of thousands of dollars) there wouldn’t be a

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Jet Blue Is Human Kinda After All

JetBlue public relations asks workers, “What’s wrong with you, being so busy all the time? Why can’t you relax and just take the day off?”

Jet Blue bosses tell workers, “I don’t care if you’re sick. Get back to work! You don’t want to have an Employment Review, do you?”

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It is theorized that I am the Dalai Lama

“It is theorized that the coconut provides all of the required natural properties for survival.” “It is theorized” is such a useful phrase.  A theory is nothing more than a story, either validated by data… or not.  I’m guessing that the makers of this cultured

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Alien Megastructures Found

If people want to see alien megastructures, they don’t need to look off into a far away solar system. There are already alien megastructures right here on Earth.

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You’re Late For Business Time

Forbes, one of the central arbiters of conventional business culture, has declared that, in business, if you’re 5 minutes early for an appointment, you are on time, but if you’re on time for an appointment, you’re late. The implications of this idea are obvious. If

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Senate Exposes The Sham of Sequestration Compromise

Two years ago, President Barack Obama shoved his audacity of hope into the garbage disposal, making a deal with Republicans to create drastic budget cuts in domestic social programs. Obama assured us that it was a carefully crafted compromise that would ensure that the government

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?