Saturday, September 27, 2014

Why am i seeing pictures of kittens?

As the Parliament prepares to vote on yet unseen legislation, the damage to our freedoms will outlast the current terror hysteria, writes Ben Eltham.
Something is happening to Australia’s democracy. It’s happening right before our eyes, in federal Parliament, on national television, on the front of our daily newspapers. And we’re applauding it.
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https://www.facebook.com/LivePoliticalChat/posts/748818071855976



What I don't understand is why so few of my Australian friends aren't challenging or rebelling against the current moves???

When looking at your facebook posts I see kittens and photos of dinner??

Tracy Caldwell

Awesome awesome photo.....I wish humanity would get its shit together.
- http://news.distractify.com/mark-pygas/pictures-taken-in-past-10-years/?v=1


Friday, September 26, 2014

Facebook privacy checkup

Not sure if Facebook needed the extra server space and knew we would delete out a lot of connections but went through this list.......wow there is a lot of junk I haven't used in ages.

Facebook connect = giving keys to your house away to friends but never talking to them again....


Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Does you or your gut choose the menu?

So the question has to be asked....can we swallow "better" bacteria to stop fat or sweet cravings.....
- http://universityofcalifornia.edu/news/do-gut-bacteria-rule-our-minds

Terra Bella - Shine Bright

Another winner from The Polish Ambassador - this guy is batting 1,000 with hit after hit.





Monday, September 22, 2014

Relative distances for Known Universe

The mapping style for "Known Universe" is  a little funky because of the mapping style but check out this video on relative distances....well worth watching.
http://vimeo.com/19568852

Great to see relation heights of mountains/satellites/the moon etc.

The relative distance measurement that freaked me out is how small the distance is for "70 years of radio waves".....its nothing and to think that we know other life is out there...not out there because of SETI etc is a joke.

Monday, September 15, 2014

New fan of Toure on MSNBC's The Cycle

Wow just happened to catch Touré talking in the closing minutes of his monologue on www.facebook.com/TheCycleMSNBC today about how its a shame that the ISIS images are being hidden for us and that American government censors who have hoodwinked us into thinking WAR IS STERILE is a farce and a calamity and that even in 2014 he couldn't show us the 1991 photograph Incinerated Iraqi is too powerful to publish now.


When President Obama says he is going to pursue ISIS fighters are you comfortable knowing what that really means....?




I wish we had more deep thinking media personalities speaking out - if you are offended with what this image looks like....then why aren't you offended it was done in your name and the pursuit of those ..."WMD's...."

More on the photo at -
http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/08/the-war-photo-no-one-would-publish/375762/

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Natalie Merchant

Off to see Natalie Merchant tonight with my hottie.

The Great Gatsby on stage

Saw The Great Gatsby live on stage on Friday night.....wow....forgot how good live theatre can be.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Heights-Players-Brooklyn-NY/124269720917242

Awesome live theatre for only $20....they need more publicity though as house was only half full and considering how Cameron McIntosh stole the show - the last 10 minute soliloquy was worth seeing alone....  

Its the first time I've ever seen it on stage..... really got different interpretations of the story, enough that I really want to read the book now.


The Great Gatsby






















Thursday, September 11, 2014

Time for a fresh broom?

Reading this article today you have to think - http://www.syriadeeply.org/articles/2014/09/6074/christian-science-monitor-obama-faces-tough-task-leading-regional-coalition-islamic-state/

Sorry Hillary...I don't think 2016 is going to be your year. Can we get someone new into the oval office please with fresh thinking? I know most people wont vote for Elizabeth Warren...but at least she would bring some new ideas and new focus.

We could have moved onto clean energy with the amount of money we've spent in the middle east over the last decade....
- http://www.LivePoliticalChat.com/Dean.Collins

The 9/11 Norad tapes

If you only read on 911 article today this is the one..... - http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/features/2006/08/norad200608#

You think there hasn't been another attack because they are prepared.....nope its because there hasn't been any real attempts (why bother then usa is still fucked up with TSA/NSA/CIA up the wazoo etc).

When you read how this really went down you realize how thin the knife edge of civility really is.

Friday, September 05, 2014

Jenny Lewis @ Terminal 5

Awesome just scored tickets to Jenny Lewis @ Terminal 5 on Nov 5th.
http://www.ticketmaster.com/Jenny-Lewis-tickets/artist/1006215
Cant wait to see her live (and at such a good venue....not too big...not too small etc).

Jenny Lewis Tickets


If you don't know who she is check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5GDwuUTYAY or even better her Acid Tongue cd at http://bit.ly/JL-AcidTongue  ...its pretty much sex on a stick.....its really that good.

Keep pushing that money button

RT @NorthmanTrader: Look, you just press here & when it doesn't work you press it again…and again... pic.twitter.com/VVZM9RfxVw

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lol........they need to show on the other side of the wall millions of people bent over getting reamed in the butt with each push of the button through the curse of inflation.

I really don't think my friends or people I talk to understand how badly they are being screwed each and every day by inflationary moves by the government.

No....sorry....your house isn't worth more.....you just got screwed a little more by the banks and you owe more than you thought you did.

Monday, September 01, 2014

You're looking at it wrong....

Interesting article in the SMH today looking at Maliki and what the west did wrong trying to "manage" another country (ineptly?)

- http://www.smh.com.au/comment/why-we-need-the-middle-east-to-help-fight-islamic-state-20140901-10ax8l.html

My only response to Peter Hartcher is....you're looking at it wrong....how about we go one step further and remove the west from trying to influence these countries all together....or do you still believe the line about WMD's?

Don't worry about removing another countries dictators...lets start by looking to remove Obama...Bush (1 and 2) and while we are at it Howard wasn't much good...oh and if you think Abbott traipsing around the Ukraine countryside is an appropriate thing....then you are rally out of touch.

Can you imagine if the amount we spent on wars (for example each of our 72 F35's on order cost approx. $150m+ each....) and instead we spent that on clean energy research....?

You could run the entire CSIRO for 10 years on what we are spending on 72 jets...... not just the clean energy divisions....the ENTIRE freaking CSIRO, from secretaries to phd's.

So Peter Hartcher you want to tell me again how that the mistake we made in Iraq was choosing the wrong political party to back?

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Smother Brothers TV Show

We need a more radicalised tv show for today like
Where is the outrage from the public today?

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Twitch

Interesting that this chart says "Peak Viewership" I think CNN during a crisis might out do Twitches peak (eg #Ferguson etc)
http://lostremote.com/amazon-buys-twitch_b46009

But still interesting to see.

Now the real question is what advantages does Twitch have over competitors?

What enhancements can be built on top to compete from provider's number 2-10.

Who are the next biggest competitors?

Why does someone go to twitch over them? content or features?

Will there be a bidding war for various organizers to trade platforms (eg HuffPo style)

Saturday, August 23, 2014

One Last Hug

If you have access to #HBO run don't walk to watch this documentary
- http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3300942/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2

They don't have a trailer on IMDB but there is one here - http://www.summer365.com/camp-erin-hbo-documentary-one-last-hug

I know it sounds like a sad thing to watch but its inspiring to see how anything and anyone can be changed.

BTW the filming and editing of the storylines is pretty special as well....so be sure to keep an eye out for Irene Taylor Brodsky's other work as well.

Joel Salatin food film festival

Every time I think I've heard enough of this guy I learn something new.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1gKezkKYzI&feature=youtu.be