Friday, June 23, 2017

Police Blotter Fodder

These are actual police calls listed in the newspaper. People call the police for some literally crazy reasons. These people procreate and vote. Let that sink in. 






Rick and Morty - 50 Jokes & References You Missed

Rick and Morty is the best animated show currently on TV. If you aren't watching it, you are missing out. I wish they would hurry up with season 3. Wubbla lubba dub dub.



New Rockstars

Everything Wrong With Get Out

Get Out is one of the best horror films of the modern era, and it's from a first-time director who made his name as a sketch comedian!! But, you know how the motto goes... no movie is without sin... so... here we go...



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Top 10 Tensest Movie Moments of All Time





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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Link List 6-22-17

A sniper with Canada’s elite special forces in Iraq has shattered the world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in military history at a staggering distance of 3,450 metres.

 

 'I just don't want a poor person': Trump explains why he added billionaire Wall Street execs to his cabinet

 

Gangs of aggressive killer whales are shaking down Alaska fishing boats for their fish 

 

Stephen Hawking: it’s time to get the hell off planet Earth 

 

Student accused of making up rape allegations faces two years - 2 years seems like a low number to me.  False rape allegations can ruin someone's life. At least it is some justice.

 

Human toe stolen rom Canadian bar - And not just any toe — the gnarled digit is the essential ingredient in the famous "Sourtoe Cocktail" at the Downtown Hotel.

 

 

Bees producing blue honey near an M&M factory.





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GOP Hypocrisy - Healthcare Bill




No one knows what the GOP health plan is - Even Republicans

Senate Republican leaders say they still hope to vote on a bill to repeal Obamacare before lawmakers leave town for the July 4th recess.
There's just one hiccup with that plan: Almost everyone seems to be in the dark about the legislation.
Since House Republicans passed a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare last month after much hand-wringing and drama, a "working group" of Senate Republicans have been meeting to share their preferences for a health care bill. It is now up to the Senate Budget Committee -- in consultation with key senators and leadership -- to draft the language.

 

Summer Smells




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Cosby vs Ice Cube





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Common Phrases Correctly






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Let the headline sink in for a minute

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When I first saw this, I thought, "what the fuck?" Then I thought about it for a minute and it seemed right. Then I searched for the article and it appears to apply to adults with dementia. Apparently there was a lot of making fun of NBC for allowing this headline. It implies that adults eat children.




29 States with Weird Nicknames for their Residents






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Monday, June 19, 2017

Lightning bolt showers the street with sparks




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Seven Coloured Earths



Known as “Terres des Sept Couleurs” in the original French, the Seven Coloured Earths in Mauritius is a rare geological oddity that proves brown is far from the only color of dirt.

Surrounded by forest and spreading out in seven distinct colors (red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple, and yellow), these psychedelic dunes were formed thanks to a rare confluence of volcanic activity which brought a number of different elements together, each with their own distinct hue. The rolling bands of color are caused by a strange phenomenon in which the different sand particles seem to miraculously settle together, creating patches of red iron or blue aluminum.

Story of a $100 Bill

It’s a cold day in the small Saskatchewan town of Pumphandle and streets are deserted.

Times are tough, everybody is in debt, and everybody is living on credit.

A traveler comes to town and lays a $100 bill on the hotel desk saying he wants to inspect the rooms upstairs to pick one for the night.

As soon as he walks upstairs, the hotel owner grabs the bill and runs next door to pay his debt to the butcher.

The butcher takes the $100 and runs down the street to retire his debt to the pig farmer.

The pig farmer takes the $100 and heads off to pay his bill to his supplier, the Co-op.

The guy at the Co-op takes the $100 and runs to pay his debt to the local prostitute, who has also been facing hard times and has had to offer her “services” on credit.

The hooker rushes to the hotel and pays off her room bill with the hotel owner.

The hotel proprietor then places the $100 back on the counter so the traveler will not suspect anything.

At that moment the traveler comes down the stairs, states that the rooms are not satisfactory, picks up the $100 bill and leaves.

No one produced anything. No one earned anything….

However, the whole town is now out of debt and now looks to the future with a lot more optimism.




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J-Turn Failure




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Deep Throat 2017




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Happy Father's Day




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Promises




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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Top Of The Line




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What Time is it?




Wouldst thou rise?





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Car Has a Steering Problem




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Politics Explained

A small boy asks his Dad, "Dad, what are politics?"

Dad says, "Well son, let me try to explain it this way: I'm the breadwinner of the family, so let's call me Capitalism. Your mom, she's the administrator of the money, so we'll call her the Government. We're here to take care of your needs, so we'll call you the People. The nanny, we'll consider her the Working Class. And your baby brother, we'll call him the Future. Now, think about that and see if that makes sense."

So the little boy goes off to bed thinking about what Dad has said. Later that night, he hears his baby brother crying, so he gets up to check on him. He finds that the baby has severely soiled his diaper.

The little boy goes to his parents' room and finds his mother sound asleep. Not wanting to wake her, he goes to the nanny's room.

Finding the door locked, he peeks in the keyhole and sees his father having sex with the nanny. He gives up and goes back to bed.

The next morning, the little boy says to his father, "Dad, I think I understand the concept of politics now."

The father says, "Good, son, tell me in your own words what you think politics is all about."

The little boy replies, "Well, while capitalism is screwing the working class, the government is sound asleep, the people are being ignored, and the future is in deep shit."





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Friday, June 16, 2017

Resolutions



JakeLikesOnions

The End of Tinkerbell




Wumo

Friends From College | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix





Netflix presents: An original comedy series about acting your age. Coming July 14. 


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Link List 6-16-17

Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say - Bonus: he found out about this on his birthday 

 

Jared Kushner is also being investigated by the Special Counsel 

 

Pence hires outside counsel to deal with Russia probe inquiries

 

Five officials will face manslaughter charges for Flint water crisis

 

5 kilograms of broccoli in a pill slashes diabetics’ blood sugar - The extract reduced blood sugar levels by up to 10% in people with the disease. Sulforaphane reduces hepatic glucose production and improves glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes.

 

Recent Survey Shows that 48% of Americans Don't Know Where Chocolate Milk Comes From  (7% think it comes from brown cows) - This is a real survey and headline.  This is not The Onion

 

 

True Detective vs. Se7en — Creating Light Amongst The Dark





Despite the dark and gruesome subject matters of True Detective and Se7en, the character arcs of the main characters tell a story of profound optimism.


Lessons from the Screenplay

Shot Caller | Official Trailer




No official release date announced yet, not that I could find anyway.


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Nobody Speak | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix




Journalists are trained to look for stories behind the stories. The reporters investigating the Hulk Hogan sex tape and the sale of the Las Vegas Journal-Review, however, found something unprecedented: billionaires covertly using their fortunes to silence the media. Nobody Speak explores what Peter Thiel’s financial support of the lawsuit against Gawker and Sheldon Adelson’s shadowy purchase of Nevada’s largest newspaper mean for future of journalism, the First Amendment, and the power of the ultra wealthy.

Coming to Netflix June 23





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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jeff Sessions Testifies; GOP Writes Secret Health Care Bill: A Closer Look





Late Night with Seth Meyers

Beauty and The Beast (2017) - Honest Trailers






ScreenJunkies

What Happens When You Ignite Sewer Gas




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David Fincher's New Project | Mindhunter | Netflix


‘Mindhunter’ Release Date Reveals Exactly When You Can Watch David Fincher’s New Netflix Series

It’s been far too long since David Fincher’s last film, Gone Girl. Thankfully, his next project arrives this October in the form of the Netflix series Mindhunter, and we’ve learned the exact release date. Fittingly, on Friday, October 13th, all episodes of the first season of Mindhunter will be available to stream on Netflix. Fincher directed the first two episodes of this series and executive produces the show, which takes place in 1979 and revolves around two FBI agents who interview serial killers in an effort to help them solve current murders.


Here is a teaser trailer:


Vine Growing Net



I didn't know how much I wanted this until now.


Ruff Night




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Dad Fail Compilation

Just in time for Father's Day this weekend.



FailArmy

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

"How did you do on the exam?" "I'm not sure, I answered every question though."




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Layers of Paint





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The 10 Commandments of Cross-Examining Witnesses

Aimed at law students and just about anyone who's interested in how legal strategy, game theory, psychology, trial practice, and/or the best way to win many arguments.



TLDW:


1. Be Brief
Be brief, short and succinct. Why? Reason 1: chances are you are screwing up. The shorter the time spent, the less you will screw up. Reason 2: A simple cross that restates the important part of the story in your terms is more easily absorbed and understood by the jury. You should never try to make more than 3 points on cross-examination. Two points are better than three and one point is better than two.

2. Use Plain Words
The jury can understand short questions and plain words. Drop the 50 dollar word in favor of the 2 dollar word. “Drive you car” instead of “operate your vehicle.”

3. Use Only Leading Questions
The law forbids questions on direct examination that suggest the answer. The lawyer is not competent to testify. On cross-examination the law permits questions that suggest the answer and allows the attorney to put his words in the witnesses’ mouth. Cross-examination, therefore, specifically permits you to take control of the witness, take him where you want to go, and tell your important point to the jury through the witness. Not asking controlled leading questions leaves too much wiggle room. What happened next? I would like to clear up a couple of points you made on direct? These questions are the antithesis of an effective cross-examination. Any questions which permit the witness to restate, explain or clarify the direct examination is a mistake. You should put the witness on autopilot so that all of the answers are series of yes, yes, yes!

4. Be Prepared
Never ask a question that you do not know the answer to. Cross is not a fishing expedition in which you uncover new facts or new surprises at the trial.

5. Listen
Listen to the answer. For some, cross-examination of an important witness causes stage fright; it confuses the mind and panic sets in. You have a hard time just getting the first question out, and you’re generally thinking about the next question and not listening to the answer.

6. Do Not Quarrel
Do not quarrel with the witness on cross-examination. When the answer to your question is absurd, false, irrational contradictory or the like; Stop, sit down. Resist the temptation to respond with “how can you say that, or how dare you make such an outrageous claim?” The answer to the question often elicits a response, which explains away the absurdity and rehabilitates the witness.

7. Avoid Repetitio
Never allow a witness to repeat on cross-examination what he said on direct examination. Why? The more times it is repeated, the more likely the jury is to believe it. Cross-examination should involve questions that have nothing to do with the direct examination. The examination should not follow the script of the direct examination.

8. Disallow Witness Explanation
Never permit the witness to explain anything on cross-examination. That is for your adversary to do.

9. Limit Questioning
Don’t ask the one question too many. Stop when you have made your point. Leave the argument for the jury.

10. Save for Summation
Save the ultimate point for summation. A prepared, clear and simple leading cross-examination that does not argue the case can best be brought together in final summation.on.


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