Wilford Brimley was Howard Hughes' bodyguard.
My friend Jessica found a great link to a video lampooning the current net neutrality / Google hubbub by asking the question, what if "The Net" had been made in 2010 instead of 1995?
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Starting a fight in a bar is a dumb idea.
There are a million great/horrible action movies out there, all of them chock-full of ridiculous one liners, most delivered either right before or right after the hero delivers a fatal blow.
It's Friday the 13th, so I hope all of you _flossers are keeping an eye out for black cats and ladders. Fittingly, it's also Alfred Hitchcock's birthday.
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MTV may not play them anymore, but don't say that music videos are dead.
If you were a scuba diver and your dog got upset whenever you went on dives, what would you do?
Because the definition of left-handedness varies so much from study to study, it has been estimated that anywhere from 7 to 30 percent of the population is left handed.
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Director Jonathan Burhop produced this very short film featuring Howard Weamer. From Burhop's description:
Winters of My Life is a portrait of Howard Weamer.
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.
Larry was a manager working out of a freight office near Atlanta.
The Wow-I-Feel-Old Number of the Day: Between them, the three Hanson brothers now have seven children.
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"Smart Clothing" technology is advancing at a rapid pace "“ leading to new garments that manage sweat and odor, burn calories, and even monitor vital signs.
Spider-Man creator Stan