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Day May 21, 2010

Much Safer Than Other Forms of In-Car Electronics!

(via Weird Universe)

Damian Aspinall’s Extraordinary Gorilla Encounter

In the African jungle, conservationist Damian Aspinall searches for Kwibi, a lowland gorilla he hasn’t seen for 5 years. Kwibi grew up with Damian at his Howletts Wild Animal Park in England. When he was five, he was released into the forests of Gabon, West Africa as part of conservation programme to re-introduce gorillas back into the wild. Now Kwibi’s 10 years old, much bigger and stronger. Will Damian find him? Will Kwibi attack him?

(via Pharyngula)

Rand Paul: Obama’s criticism of BP ‘un-American’

I have to admit, I am enjoying the Rand Paul era?

WASHINGTON – Taking another unconventional stand, Kentucky’s Republican Senate nominee Rand Paul criticized President Barack Obama’s handling of the Gulf oil spill Friday as putting “his boot heel on the throat of BP” and “really un-American.”

Paul’s defense of the oil company came during an interview as he tried to explain his controversial take on civil rights law, an issue that has overtaken his campaign since his victory in Tuesday’s GOP primary.

“What I don’t like from the president’s administration is this sort of, ‘I’ll put my boot heel on the throat of BP,’” Paul said in an interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “I think that sounds really un-American in his criticism of business.”

(via Shakesville)

Remember the Sabbath

Observant Jews go to some bizarre lengths to “Remember The Sabbath.” You may not believe it, but it’s true.

(via Atheist Media Blog)

Panera: Pay What You Can Afford

This story has been making the rounds:

Panera Bread Co. has reopened a downtown Clayton location as a nonprofit where customers can pay what they can afford.

“Take what you need, leave your fair share,” says a sign at the entrance of the Saint Louis Bread Company Cares Café. Patrons who can’t pay are asked to volunteer their time.

The café, which reopened Sunday as a nonprofit, has cashiers who provide receipts with suggested prices and direct customers to the store’s five donation boxes. The menu is the same, except for the day-old baked goods brought in from sister stores in the area.

“I’m trying to find out what human nature is all about,” Ron Shaich, who stepped down as Panera’s CEO last week but remains as chairman, told USA Today. “My hope is that we can eventually do this in every community where there’s a Panera.”

Honestly, I would just end up paying the suggested price.

Cat vs. Babysitter

That cat really must have loved that glass.

(via PoeTV)

A Lady on a Motorcycle

(via Arbroath)

Fox Attacks


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