Taking Calls From Veterans on the Brink →
It was just an average night at the Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention hot line in central New York. Over here, Rebecca talked to a drunken man who was seeing people he had killed. Over there, Katie was on the line with a bipolar man having nightmares. Across the room, Virginia tried to calm a man who had refused to take his medication and was threatening to run headlong into...
Distaste for Corona saves geologist from... →
beeriety: One of the more amusing details from the recent Wikileaks military secrets Story. (via beerbeer)
Why I hate being an economics student:
Everyone who ever takes economics will demand your help.
rideadove: Gay Ghost - Killbride My buddy Geoff...
Do you know when your PBR is ready to drink?
When the ribbon is blue.
Abstinence education doesn't work →
In the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 Congress authorized a scientific evaluation of these programs, and in 2007 a 167-page report detailing a study of over 2,000 students was submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services. This study followed these students in four types of abstinence programs for over five years, and provides the most comprehensive evidence available on their impact. ...
The Emotron - 1989
Nick: so i just found a way of showing the total time i've played WoW since i got it ~5 years ago. 409 days, not counting a couple characters i deleted...
Me: WoW. GET A LIFE
Nick: Working on it.
It’s a KFC Christmas. →
Colonel Saunders and his massive advertising campaigns have embedded “KFC = Christmas” into the minds of most naive Japanese. I say ‘naive’ because Christmas in Japan is purely commerical with no religious strings attached. Therefore everything the Japanese understand about Christmas has been fed to them through TV, radio and magazines, including commercials for chicken.