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Post by Riddick » 11-01-2014 01:38 AM

WWLTW for Friday 10/31/2014

Among other things we learned...
  • What it's like to walk in NYC as a woman.

    What a police officer is and isn't allowed to do during a traffic stop.

    You're wrong about almost everything.

    How KFC actually makes their fried chicken.

    Oysters are scarily good at filtering water.
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Post by Riddick » 11-08-2014 01:52 AM

WWLTW for Friday 11/7/2014

Among other things we learned...
  • A new clock may end time as we know it.

    Why you shouldn't try to outrun a bear.

    How My Little Pony became a cult for grown men and preteen girls alike.

    Your sexual fantasies aren't all that strange.

    Why innocent people plead guilty.
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Post by Riddick » 11-14-2014 04:04 PM

WWLTW for Friday 11/14/2014

Among other things we learned...
  • What happens when you combine the DNA of three different people.

    Cops are being trained in how to rip you off best.

    Russian women are going to gold digging academies.

    There is a rocket-powered bicycle that goes 207 MPH.

    The richest 0.1% is about to control more wealth than the bottom 90%.
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Post by Riddick » 11-22-2014 01:38 AM

WWLTW for Friday 11/21/2014

Among other things we learned...
  • The weather sucked.

    How to sleep in your car.

    Something exploded in Russia.

    Al Sharpton still thinks he doesn't have to pay for things like a normal person.

    Seals are trying to have sex with penguins.
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Post by Doka » 11-29-2014 07:02 PM

Riddick, I really enjoy this thread and appreciate your time doing it! :)
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Post by Riddick » 11-30-2014 01:38 AM

You're welcome Doka! Btw, seems WWLTW had the holiday off, but I expect it will return next week - anyhoo, 'til then, FFolks? Just remember if you've enjoyed following this thread only half as much as I have doing it, then I've enjoyed it twice as much as you. :D ;)

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Post by Riddick » 12-06-2014 03:06 AM

WWLTW for Friday 12/5/2014

Among other things we learned...
  • Why humans drink alcohol.

    How to beat a polygraph.

    How to stop car windows from steaming up.

    How dogs understand what we say.

    How restaurants cut corners.
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Post by Riddick » 12-12-2014 02:57 PM

WWLTW for Friday 12/12/2014

Among other things we learned...
  • There's a mountain size asteroid heading towards Earth.

    The Dot-Com Bust's worst flops were actually great ideas.

    Up to half of Web traffic isn't real.

    Walking on crystal clear ice is surprisingly unnerving.

    Departing members of Congress get shoved into basement cubicles.
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Post by Riddick » 12-19-2014 03:19 PM

WWLTW for Friday 12/19/2014

Among other things we learned...
  • Hollywood has a massive sequel problem.

    American kids do a lot of pointless homework.

    How to keep beer from foaming.

    Why men should not write Tampon commercials.

    Where all the sea trash has gone.
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Post by Riddick » 01-09-2015 02:58 AM

WWLTW for Friday 1/9/2015

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  • Nearly half of Americans didn't take a day off in 2014.

    Why the Military insists on saluting.

    Breeding Nazi Cows was a bad idea.

    Personality matters more than intelligence at school.

    Why so many countries end in -Stan.
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Post by kbot » 01-09-2015 11:45 AM

Something interesting we also learned this week - what we view and value as "freedom of speech" is a right not shared by others....

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London based Choudary wrote a letter, published by US news outlet USA today, claiming that Muslims “did not believe in the concept of freedom of expression,” and that the Sharia (Islamic law) was more important than the legal systems of liberal democracies.

“Contrary to popular misconception, Islam does not mean peace but rather means submission to the commands of Allah alone. Therefore, Muslims do not believe in the concept of freedom of expression, as their speech and actions are determined by divine revelation and not based on people's desires,” he wrote.

“Although Muslims may not agree about the idea of freedom of expression, even non-Muslims who espouse it say it comes with responsibilities. In an increasingly unstable and insecure world, the potential consequences of insulting the Messenger Muhammad are known to Muslims and non-Muslims alike.”

http://rt.com/uk/221123-muslims-freedom-speech-chaudry/

I think that what we're seeing over the past few days in France is a look into our future as well....
What the hell are we fighting for? Ah, just surrender and it won't hurt at all. You just got time to say your prayers. Yeah, while you're waiting for the hammer to fall. (Brian May of Queen)

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Post by Riddick » 01-16-2015 06:33 PM

WWLTW for Friday 1/16/2015

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  • The Internet kill ramen.

    Your friends know when you will die, sort of.

    Don't brush your teeth in the shower.

    Dating your dad isn't weird for some adopted children.

    Lizard dicks evolve incredibly fast.
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Post by Riddick » 01-23-2015 06:07 PM

WWLTW for Friday 1/23/2015

Among other things we learned...
  • You're working too hard to justify binge drinking.

    Aliens are real, probably.

    The avocado is America's favorite fruit.

    Watching planes land when it's windy out is scary as heck.

    To escape from a moving car, stuff newspapers down your pants.
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Post by Riddick » 01-30-2015 03:23 PM

WWLTW for Friday 1/30/2015

Among other things we learned...
  • The world of "My Little Pony" and the toy industry at large is extremely cynical.

    Selling your underwear is shockingly lucrative.

    There's an app for emergency peeing and pooping.

    You can literally scare the sh!t out of sperm whales.

    The Superbowl is a national bacchanal.
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Post by Riddick » 02-06-2015 03:08 AM

WWLTW for Friday 2/6/2015

Among other things we learned...
  • We pick our nose because it feels good.

    To gesture like Satan, wave your arms around.

    You can make nunchucks out of knives.

    There will be a return to hot beer.

    The world's email encryption software depends on one guy, who is going broke.
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