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Friday, 15 February 2019

Assman strikes back: Denied licence plate, Saskatchewan man emblazons 'offensive' last name on tailgate

quote [ The Melville man had an oversized decal designed to replicate the plate in question. 'Well I just wanted to go big!' ]

Yeah; I'm an Ass man
[SFW] [people] [+5]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:02amGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Ben Stein - What Is He Doing Now?

quote [ "Making money is one of the most of harmless things there is to do in the whole world." - Ben Stein ]

Follow-up to this post. Thought it would be interesting to compare SE users' views on Stein in 2014 to now. Comments in original post are definitely worth reading.
[SFW] [people] [+5]
[by snowfox@1:47amGMT] [15 comments]

Monday, 11 February 2019

Michael Jackson wax statue removed by Danish mall

quote [ COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) ? Denmark's oldest shopping mall has removed a wax statue of Michael Jackson out of fears it could offend customers and may be vandalized because of accusations that the late pop star molested boys. Charlotte Andersen, marketing... ]

He don't care - cause he's dead!
[SFW] [people]
[by knumbknutz@8:31pmGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 10 February 2019

Japan's 'evaporated people' have become an obsession for this French couple

quote [ ?We all dream sometimes, you know, you are fed up with your life, you are fed up with your job and you say, ?Oh, why wouldn't I just disappear??? Mauger says. ?But then you discover that the reality is more complicated and the life they have is not so easy.? ]

Rather sad, actually. Culture, man!
[SFW] [people] [+4 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@8:18pmGMT] [3 comments]

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Pop Stars Posing With Their Younger Selves

quote [ These portraits of pop stars posing with their younger selves Agnetha Faltskog?, Amy Winehouse, Annie Lennox, Barbra Streisand, Beyonce, Boy George, Britney Spears, Bruce Springsteen, Cher, Cyndi Lauper, David Bowie, Elvis Presley, Freddie Mercury, George Michael, Jon Bon Jovi, Lionel Richie, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, Sting, Tina Turner and Whitney Houston. ]

Thanks to SE'er for telling us about Flashbak.
[SFW] [people] [+3 Original]
[by yunnaf@3:25pmGMT] [5 comments]

Monday, 28 January 2019

Dyslexia Made Henry Winkler Feel 'Stupid' For Years. Now, He's A Best-Selling Author

quote [ Winkler, now 73, says he didn't know he had a learning disability until age 31, when he got his stepson tested and evaluated for dyslexia. "I went 'Oh my goodness, that's me,' Winkler says. "And so at 31, I found out I wasn't stupid, that I wasn't lazy ? that I had something with a name." ]

One of the very few maladies, that the feeling of relief that you get when you get evaluated with it is positive.
[SFW] [people] [+5 Interesting]
[by knumbknutz@11:05pmGMT] [6 comments]

In England, the Right to Daylight Can Be a Legal Matter

quote [ And they have the ?Ancient Lights? signs to prove it. ]

I stare at those ancient lights
[SFW] [people] [+7 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:13amGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 25 January 2019

Finland's homeless crisis nearly solved. How? By giving homes to all who need.

quote [ After many years of limited success against long-term homelessness, Finland decided to adopt the US 'Housing First' model on a national scale. And despite a significant up front investment, the program has paid for itself, advocates say. ]

Yeah, it's one of those ?Look at the whacky Europeans!? articles in a Christian outlet, but the reasoning is neither new nor wrong.
[SFW] [people] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@7:35pmGMT] [13 comments]

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