lego tentacles

Nausicaa bug:

Looks like a Shoggoth to me:

I hate it when that happens:

You're not my mommy:

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enema held aloft by cherubim

The 800lb enema
The 5ft tall sculpture, a bronze syringe bulb held aloft by three Botticelli-style angels, was revealed at the Mashuk-Akva Term spa in the southern city of Zheleznovodsk.

"There is no kitsch or obscenity, it is a successful work of art," Alexander Kharchenko, the spa's director, said. "An enema is almost a symbol of our region."

The Caucasus mountains region is famous in Russia for dozens of health spas. Many offer enemas with water drawn from mineral springs, that are said to treat digestive and other complaints.

Mr Kharchenko said the monument had cost the spa £21,000. It was installed in a square in front of his spa, with an accompanying banner declaring: "Let's beat constipation and sloppiness with enemas" posted on one of the spa's walls.

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iMac and 3 monitors

Dear Lazyweb, I have a 2008 iMac, and I have an external monitor attached to it via the Mini-DVI port (for a total of two screens). Let's say I would like to attach a second external monitor (for a total of three screens). Is there some Firewire or USB dingus that will let me do that?

Really, I'd be happy just splitting the Mini-DVI output, but I think it's been established that that isn't possible.

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Mail.app as RSS reader

I was trying out the RSS reader built into Mail.app. Does anyone find it to be anything but completely useless? It reposts items all the time -- even when they haven't changed. E.g., using it with the various Facebook feeds means you see the same things as "new" over and over and over and over.
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Is next: Legal news!

If You Put That Picture On The Internet I'll Call My Lawyer:
"Of course, he didn't like that very much, and at that point told me that if I put his picture on the internet, he would call his laywer. I assured him that his photo would be on the internet, and he then walked up and grabbed my camera lens."

Also, 'Three Pony Rule' Invoked to Cut Former NFL Player's Monthly $18K Child Support:

While acknowledging there are unique problems with determining the reasonable needs of children of high-earning families, the court said trial judges should nevertheless avoid overindulgence -- citing the doctrine of In re Patterson, 920 P.2d 450 (Kan. App. 1996), that "no child, no matter how wealthy the parents, needs to be provided [with] more than three ponies."

[...] "The court made no distinction between what needs were reasonable, given the age of the children, and what simply amounted to a 'fourth pony,'" wrote Parker, who was joined by Judges Rudy Coleman and Thomas Lyons.

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Chinese propaganda portraits in oil

I still haven't decided what black velvet painting I want, but this is pretty good too:

"Maoart paintings integrate with virtuosity real people's faces into faithfully reproduced propaganda posters. Based on a photograph provided by you and a poster of your choice, an artist renders you as a socialist hero."

Also, Torsopants: These would be better as posters than t-shirts, alas.


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mixtape 045

Please enjoy jwz mixtape 045.
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lactating furries part 3

Cthulhoid Lactation Fetish Angers UK Charity
The Naturally Juicy advert, which features scantily dressed anthropomorphised gazelles, giraffes and flamingos, has generated a wave of criticism since it hit British TV screens earlier this month, with viewers, children's charities and equal rights groups up in arms over its sexual -- and, some believe, sexist -- content.

Shots of Orangina bottles exploding between the thighs of zebras and squirting on to the breasts of other animals were said to have proved particularly offensive. Equal rights groups are unhappy with the way in which female animals are depicted as lap dancers, gyrating around and pandering to the male animals.

"The almost sinister portrayal of animals in an animation style filled with sexual innuendo leads to very mixed and confused messages," said Mrs Knights.

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Lethal Star Trek blade seized in knives amnesty

I have no joke here:
This horrifying five-foot weapon has been recovered by police during a knife amnesty. The three-handled sword with a blade at either end, designed to be swung like a paddle, shocked officers who took custody of it.

A spokesman for police in Gloucester, where it was surrendered, said: "It is a particularly nasty weapon that can, literally, take someone's head off. We are very glad it is off the streets and we want more weapons handed in."

The blade is believed to be a stainless-steel copy of a Klingon weapon used in the science fiction series Star Trek. "It's an extremely dangerous weapon," said a martial arts expert last night.

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Today's cray-cray

If anyone can explain this one to me... I will be surprised.

Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 20:21:26 -0700
From: "Katie Price" <darsan08@gmail.com>
To: jwz@jwz.org
Subject: Oh Yeah????

......well don't get so distrressed.,......did I happen to mention that I'm NOT impressed?

"I am someone you do not want to fuck with" well guess what douchebag,,,,, NEITHER AM I....*sigh* there is SO MUCH that you have NO FUCKING CLUE ABOUT... so why don't we start with the fact that shipley has been on your ass on the behalf of the CIA the entire time you have known him - im not even sure this is worth the energy it takes to type this... ok, poor Axl made the sad mistake of calling the GnR album "Use Your Illusion" he did not understand that it would bring the establisment down on his ass.. the same way with you... u did not understand that what you did pissed off the top 1%... I seriously doubt there is anyone in your life that u can trust.;...realistically, the world at this point is being run by 80 year old people who still hold control over their money.. like Irwin Jacobs... so in order to play this game u need to understand the mindset of someone like that and the fact that it has to do mostly with religious ideology... yes, Marty Pasetta is a fucking racist asshole, and so are most of the studio heads that run hollywood, basically it is up to people in our generation to subvert the power that rules until these motherfuckers die off... and even then they will configure their wills to continue to carry out their ignorance...

i mean.. i have had to become something other than human to survive this far... but u have gone in the wrong direction.. so fuck you and ur marque de sade retard bullshit... heaven and hell does not exist in the biblical sense... but it does exist... and the rest of eternity is a VERY long time to spend in a place like hell.... u might want to give that some serious consideration before it's too late u fucking dumbass

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