TOO SCOT TO HANDLE

Jul. 20th, 2017 10:03 pm
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Posted by Diana McCollum

TOO SCOT TO HANDLE is the second book in The Windham Brides series, a stand alone book which can be read and enjoyed without having read the first in the series.

Colin MacHugh was a captain in the army where he was a leader and looked up to by his men. He had a mechanical knack and could fix just about anything. As a titled gentleman he is a much sought after bachelor.

The endless parade of debutantes keeps him out of the ball rooms. Unsure of how to act in English society he asks a lord who had served with him in the army to help him to blend into society. The friend is on the board of an orphanage, and entices Colin to join in the running of the orphanage because working with a charity is a good thing for a Lord to be involved with.

Through Colin’s service to the orphanage he meets demure Miss Anwen Windham, who proves to be anything but demure once he gets to know her. She fights for her boys, the orphans, trying to keep a roof over their heads, and food in their stomachs.

Anwen is impressed with Lord Colin, and the way he involves himself with the rambunctious orphan boys. Colin is the first man to actually listen to Anwen’s ideas. She finds herself falling in love with the handsome Scott and welcomes the heat of his touch.

There are enemies about trying to undermine the orphanage, and discredit Colin. He has enemies who will stop at nothing to ruin him and anybody he holds dear. And when Anwen’s Aunt holds a charity card party where both money and jewels are collected for the orphanage, only to be stolen the same night, Colin is accused by the very ‘friend’ who had encouraged him to join the board of the orphanage.

With the help of Anwen’s boys, Colin embarks on a dangerous mission and the mystery is solved and the orphanage is saved.

Colin and Anwen’s romance heats up the pages. A slow start, but sizzling hot by the end!

Wonderful read!! Pick up your copy of TO SCOT TO HANDLE today!

I received a ARC from Romance Junkies Reviews for my honest and unbiased review.

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Posted by Audra Schroeder

This article contains spoilers for Arrested Development.

Season 4 of Arrested Development was structured a little differently, but it had no shortage of inside jokes and loose ends. At the end of season 4, the Bluth family’s future is uncertain, Michael and George Michael are having a rough patch, and Lucille 2 might be dead. Season 5 will focus on a murder mystery when it returns to Netflix next year. Here’s everything we know about the season so far. We’ll keep updating it as new details emerge.

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Jason Bateman told EW Radio that season 5 will center around the death of Lucille 2 (Liza Minelli) and who might have killed her, which will provide the foundation for showrunner Mitch Hurwitz to “braid in all the colorful plot complications that he knows how to do.” Bateman added that season 5 will be the second in a “three-act story” Hurwitz envisioned after the show was canceled in 2006, with season 4 being the first.

Bateman also reaffirmed that season 5 will “lean into” a Trump storyline, something Hurwitz hinted at in May:

In talks with Netflix we all felt that stories about a narcissistic, erratically behaving family in the building business—and their desperate abuses of power—are really underrepresented on TV these days. I am so grateful to them and to 20th TV for making this dream of mine come true in bringing the Bluths, George Sr., Lucille and the kids; Michael, Ivanka, Don Jr., Eric, George-Michael, and who am I forgetting, oh Tiffany. Did I say Tiffany?—back to the glorious stream of life.

Arrested Development season 5 Photo via Netflix

Arrested Development season 5 cast

The core Bluth family cast will return for season 5: Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, Tony Hale, Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, David Cross, and Alia Shawkat. Ron Howard will return as narrator.

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Arrested Development season 5 release date and trailer

The series is in production, with no other details released. It’s expected back in 2018. Season 1-4 are available to stream on Netflix.

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Editor’s note: This article is regularly updated for relevance. 

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Dorian

Jul. 20th, 2017 10:04 pm
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Posted by Tom "The Kittenmaster" Cooper

Please join me in putting paws in the air for today’s Star Kit, Dorian. She is an 8 week old Blue Russian from Edinburgh, Scotland.

Dorian

Hello everyone, I have just adopt Dorian an amazing male Blue Russian kitten. I have him since 2 days now and is still on the “hiding & crying” mood. Hopefully soon will get used to the new environment and me 🙂

Dorian

Hamilkitties!

Jul. 20th, 2017 03:09 pm
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Curious Alex.





Erin, waiting for it.

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Jul. 20th, 2017 05:36 pm
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Death of a Pirate: British Radio and the Making of the Information Age is a fairly fascinating book that's trying to do a lot of things at once: the book starts out with the dramatic recounting of MURDER!!! and then immediately takes, if not a deep dive, at least a vigorous swim through such varied topics as the history of British radio and the BBC, Keynesian economic philosophy, copyright limitations, and the founding of Sealand in order to contextualize it.

Once we get back to the story of the murder itself, however, it turns out: IT'S BONKERS. The principals in the case are two pirate radio impresarios in 1966. Oliver Smedley, An Ardent Free-Trade Capitalist, was running a station called Radio Atlanta on a boat off the coast; Reggie Calvert, A Dance Hall Impresario had taken over an entire abandoned British navy fort called Shivering Sands in the Thames Estuary and staffed it with a rotating encampment of youths running a station called Radio City. At one point Smedley and Calvert were going to have a merger, but then they had an ACRIMONIOUS BREAKUP spurred on in part by:

- the fact that Smedley was supposed to give Calvert a shiny new transmitter and instead provided an old one that never worked
- the fact that Smedley never paid all the bills he had promised Calvert that Radio Atlanta would pay
- the fact that Calvert got sick of all this and decided to merge with another station instead

The reason for all these pirate radio stations on boats and naval forts, by the way, is because in 1966 there was no legal pop radio in the UK (as explained, extensively, via the history of radio and Keynesian economic theory etc. that makes up the first half of the book). Because the pirates were technically outside of UK territory, on the other hand, they could technically get away with doing whatever they wanted, or at least the government like "it will be way too embarrassing to launch a huge naval raid against a bunch of youths on a fort with a radio transmitter, so let's not."

HOWEVER, the fact that everything was happening outside of territorial waters where British laws and police had no jurisdiction BACKFIRED when:

- Ardent Free-Trade Capitalist Smedley decided he was so mad that Calvert had made a deal without him that he was going to MAKE SURE that the deal could never go through
- he was going to GET BACK HIS PROPERTY [the transmitter that had never worked]
- so he sent an ACTUAL OCCUPYING FORCE composed of out-of-work dockworkers to Shivering Stands, stole a bunch of key broadcasting equipment, took a bunch of it back to the mainland, and left a bunch of toughs to hold everybody who was on the station at that time hostage!!!
- (when they met the invading force, the hostage broadcasters were like 'welp' and made everybody tea)
- ("the vessel had to return briefly to pick up [the contractor who recruited the gang], who had been left behind drinking his tea")
- and then Smedley went to Calvert and his partner, an actual professional broadcaster, and was like 'I will not let you broadcast from there again or finish making your deal unless you pay me FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS'

Naturally, everyone involved was like 'wtf????' and refused to pay Smedley a dime; Calvert threatened to involve the police but the police were like 'ummmmmm technically we can't do anything for the same reasons we haven't been able to stop you from broadcasting;' Calvert then made a whole bunch of other even wilder threats; and all the hired dockworkers sat around cheerfully charging Smedley for hostaging operations which he was rapidly running out of money for.

Anyway, in the middle of all this, Calvert drove out to Smedley's house in the middle of the night and started screaming at him, and Smedley shot him and then claimed self-defense and that his HOSTILE OCCUPATION OF A POP RADIO STATION was just a little joke gone wrong! No harm no foul if only Calvert hadn't been so UPSET about it! It did help Smedley's self-defense case that Calvert happened to be carrying A FAKE PEN FULL OF NERVE GAS at the time, which apparently, according to his family, he always carried around just for safekeeping.

...so the author's point in writing about all this seems to be that a.) this incident was crucial in getting the pirate radio boats shut down and the formation of the current BBC radio system that includes actual pop radio, b.) that this is all a forerunner of later copyright battles and offshore data centers and so on, c.) pirate-radio-on-boats in the 1960s was a WILD TIME. About the latter, at least, he is most surely not mistaken.

(This has nothing to do with the main brunt of the book but I have to spare a mention for Radio City's chief engineer, who later was hired by the mob! to perform an assassination attempt!! using a spring-loaded hypodermic needle full of cyanide!!! in what it turns out was ACTUALLY a sting operation by the U.S. Treasury department who picked the hapless Radio City engineer to act as the assassin because "he needed the fee while being clearly incapable of killing anybody"!!!! This whole incident gets two pages in the book because it's somewhat irrelevant to the author's argument but seriously, where is this guy's movie?

For the record, the same mobsters then tried to intimidate Reggie Calvert's widow into selling them the remnants of the station and she was like 'lol no' and they were like '....well, when a lady knows her own mind, she knows her own mind! No hard feelings.')
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Posted by Andrew Couts

The man suspected of running one of the largest illegal online markets in internet history has been identified—in part because of his activities on a notorious men’s rights forum.

Alexandre Cazes, 26, was arrested earlier this month in Bangkok, Thailand, at the request of American law enforcement on the grounds that he was operating AlphaBay, a major marketplace for illicit goods on the dark web. Cazes took his own life in jail on July 12, authorities said.

On Thursday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and its international partners announced law enforcement agents had shut down AlphaBay and another illicit market, Hansa.

As part of the court filings, the DOJ explained how investigators identified Cazes despite AlphaBay’s use of encryption to mask communications and other technical details that could reveal a user or administrator’s identity. Investigators discovered Cazes used the personal email address Pimp_Alex_91@hotmail.com. That email address, along with other email addresses associated with Cazes, was included in the header information in the AlphaBay welcome email as well as for users who submitted their email addresses for password recovery.

Investigators further discovered that this same email address was linked to a PayPal account that law enforcement said Cazes used to make monthly payments to Roosh V, a popular but infamous men’s rights forum known for hosting blatant misogyny and extreme views on gender.

AlphaBay Court Document Screenshot via DOJ

Those in the cybersecurity community, including hacker Lauri Love, denounced Cazes as careless with his security.

According to Daryush Valizadeh—the Roosh V of the Roosh V forum—Cazes was an administrator on the site. Valizadeh said in a post to the Roosh V community that he was unaware that Cazes was under investigation but that he maintains the policy to abide by valid law enforcement demands.

“When you participate on the forum, it is expected that you follow all Federal, state, and local laws, as stated in the registration terms,” Valizadeh writes, adding: “While it’s rare for me to take action against a member for his offline activities, understand that if you happen to be a drug lord or high-level criminal, your association with the forum may cause harm to it or its members. If I am told that you are participating in felonious crime, you will be banned from the forum.”

Users responding to Valizadeh’s post answered with a wide range of reactions, from “we’re being watched” to thanking the site’s founder for keeping them informed.

The tale serves as yet another reminder that what happens online is, in many ways, forever—and you never know who’s on the other side of the screen.

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Posted by Jay Hathaway

After nine years in prison for armed robbery, former football star and world’s most famous accused murderer O.J. Simpson was paroled today. Although it’s been two decades since his landmark murder trial, people still have very strong feelings about whether he should be a free man. And, unlike in 1995, now we have Twitter. The instant O.J. takes and jokes are flowing forth today, and the best thing to do is… just go with it.

A lot of Twitter’s O.J. jokes were about what the Juice might be planning to do when he’s released in October:

And some were about what he might be like as a personality now that he’s back in the public eye, especially given the rise of 24-hour cable, Donald Trump, and social media. Most people seemed to think: not good.

O.J. as a modern celebrity is especially worrying (or hilarious) to some due to his close connection to the Kardashian reality TV dynasty. O.J. was good friends with Robert Kardashian (father of Kim, Khloe and Kourtney), and there’s a persistent conspiracy theory that O.J. is Khloe’s real father.

No matter what O.J. decides to do, he’s perfectly built for the celebrity culture of 2017. Donald Trump is president and everything old is new again. Why not an O.J. revival?

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Posted by Jaime Carrillo

Considering he’s the unstable, slightly less powerful version of his brother Mega, it makes sense this Proto Man Buster arm is cheap. Best of all, this buster arm looks and sounds like the real thing.

The buster slides onto your arm like a glove to grip and fire out single or charged shots. Every single shot displays on your power meter and right out of the canon, just like on Mega Man’s anti-hero brother.

Proto Man Buster Replica is available exclusively on ThinkGeek for $39.99, normally $79.99. Pair up with a friend that has the Mega Buster and prepare to battle!

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Posted by Bryan Rolli

A mysterious, yet vaguely familiar figure surfaced on Twitter on Monday, making his grand entrance onto the social media platform with a concise, one-word proclamation: “chillin.”

That figure would be Diplo, the EDM super-producer who fronts Major Lazer and constitutes one-half of electro-duo Jack Ü alongside Skrillex. Except it’s not actually Diplo. The parody Twitter account belongs to James Van Der Beek, the former Dawson’s Creek heartthrob who will portray the producer in the upcoming Viceland comedy, What Would Diplo Do? 

Van Der Beek has completely immersed himself in this new role for promotion’s sake. Based on this writer’s extremely shallow understanding of the Random White Dude Be Everywhere producer, the actor’s Diploisms seem hilariously accurate. Enjoy some of Van Der Bee—I mean, Diplo’s best tweets below.

What Would Diplo Do? premieres on Aug. 3 on Viceland.

H/T Billboard

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Posted by Phillip Tracy

Google Street View is leaving Earth for the first time ever.

You can now take a virtual tour of the International Space Station (ISS) with annotations—notes with added bits of information included along the way—straight from Google Maps.

The tour is impressive, but it can be extremely disorienting. It’s difficult at times to tell if you’re looking at the ground or ceiling, and it often feels like you’re moving in the direction you just came from. A lot of that confusion stems from the incredible amount of stuff jammed into each section of the space station.

As you float along, you’ll see endless packages, wires, containers, and compartments. If you don’t get lost navigating through the narrow white corridors of the ISS, you’ll eventually end up at the Cupola Observation Module where you’ll get your first spectacular view of Earth from 250 miles up. Do note that you’ll have to hover over the correct point and click a link to enter the observation module.

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The Street View project gives you a good idea of what it’s like to live up on the ISS. You’ll immediately notice how little space there is and how every nook and cranny is filled with as much equipment as possible. I was pleasantly surprised by how much “ground” is covered in Street View. Just when I thought I’d seen the whole station, a new corridor opened up to another area.

Astronauts have been living on the International Space Station for 16 years.  The spacecraft contains 15 connected modules and serves as a center for space exploration and research that could enable travel to Mars or the moon. Scientists aboard the station can conduct experiments of the Earth’s oceans, atmosphere, and land surface that would be impossible on land, according to Thomas Pesquet, the astronaut who took the photos for Google Maps.

Pesquet spent six months on the ISS sending still photos to Google’s team which stitched them into panoramas. The grounds crew then, for the first time in Street View history, attached annotations to each of the images to give users more information about some of the advanced technology used aboard the spacecraft. A few of the notes I found floating through ISS told me about the food the astronauts eat, how they stay in shape, and what some of the fascinating equipment does.

Google said figuring out how to build a rig that could stabilize images using only equipment onboard the ISS was one of its biggest challenges. The Mountain View giant posted a video showing how it pivoted a DSLR around a bungee cord to take clear pictures with good exposure.

You can take a tour of the International Space Station using this link.

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Almost Friday

Jul. 20th, 2017 04:47 pm
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Ugh, so tired and cranky. Have not been sleeping well at all and every day now it is hot and still outside. :-P

Reading Jack Cheng's See You in the Cosmos. It's a YA/middle school/middle grade book, a class I read very occasionally (I loved Rebecca Stead's When You Reach Me, but hated Elizabeth Wein's Code Name Verity.)

Watching Grantchester and The Great British Baking Show on PBS, and Forged in Fire on the Hitler History Channel. Also watched The Accountant on one of the movie channels -- thought it was very silly but fairly fun.

President Potatohead is still an utter moron.

The Eater of Light

Jul. 20th, 2017 09:43 pm
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Three formative things from my childhood/teenage years: The books of Rosemary Sutcliff, the folk-music inspired output of Clannad, holidays spent in Scotland.

To be honest, I also rate Survival pretty highly, so The Eater of Light would have had to try pretty hard for me not to love it. I'm not sure I can even remotely claim to be looking over this story with an unbiased eye. I loved it a lot. It does reassure me that The Teenager also loved it however, despite considerable sceptism about Rosemary Sutcliff (occasionally I give her the books, she tactfully ignores the gesture), and no memories of Scotland (or Survival).

She does like Clannad though, but I'd argue that the music here, while definitely folk-inspired, is not particularly Clannad-ish.

Spoilers under the Cut )

I loved this. It hit me in all my nostalgia weak points and handled this particular TARDIS team, which I already liked, perfectly enough to convert me from well-disposed to a fan. The Teenager said she thought it might be her favourite Doctor Who story. I'm not sure I'd necessarily go that far (this is no Blink!) and I'm almost frightened to see how it would stand up to a rewatch because I'm very aware that external factors were effecting my ability to think critically about this. But on a single viewing, I'd say it was my favourite Twelfth Doctor, Bill and Nardole story.

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Jul. 20th, 2017 09:39 pm
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I went dancing
dancing is nice
but I ended up annoyed because New Person
and now I don't know if there's any reasonable grounds for annoyance
or if its just because New
and I'm tired.

but dancing was nice
and shopping happened
and I probably have enough foods.
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Previous models set first occupation significantly later. Much earlier and the first humans on the path to Australia would have left footprints in the still-cooling ashes of the Toba eruption.
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Posted by Nahila Bonfiglio

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is bringing new creatures to the big screen, and they are absurdly cute.

Meet the Porgs. Adorable, fuzzy little bird-like creatures that we know almost nothing about, other than, well, we all want one. Now.

Here are the few things we know. The chubby little creatures are native to Ahch-To, the planet Rey traveled to at the end of The Force Awakens to find Luke. The Porgs can be found flitting about the cliffs of the ocean planet’s islands. They build little nests on the cliffsides for their porglets, and due to their isolated environment they’re likely to be more curious than skittish, according to Pablo Hidalgo of Lucasfilm Story Group.

The bird-like critters are achieved through a variety of effects, Hidalgo said. “Sometimes they’re puppets, with the puppeteers digitally removed from the shot. Other times, they’re entirely CG,” he said.

As if we weren’t excited enough about the new movie, now we have these cuties to look forward to. We’re calling it now: Porg will be the Hatchimals of holiday season 2017.

H/T StarWars.com

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Posted by Ana Valens

When a conservative Christian organization asked Americans whether they want their tax money going to billions of dollars in fighter jets or “transgender surgeries,” LGBTQ Americans had the last laugh.

On Thursday morning, the Family Research Council’s legislative affiliate FRC Action announced an ad running in New York’s 23rd Congressional District, asking New Yorkers, “Which one do you want our military to be spending your tax dollars on–transgender surgeries or equipment?” A tweet for the ad compares an F-35 fighter jet to Chelsea Manning, asking readers to call Republican Congressman Tom Reed and tell him their views on the issue.

The ad was quickly criticized by LGBTQ activists and allies on Twitter, questioning the comparison and the ad’s larger message. Some posters argued that healthcare coverage is a necessary right for service members, and that transgender medical care should most certainly be covered as a basic need.

A 2015 research study revealed that healthcare costs for transgender troops would actually be relatively low, costing approximately $5.6 million a year to provide trans-related care to service members. In comparison, Lockheed Martin previously agreed to sell 90 brand new F-35 fighter jets to the United States for $8.5 billion, making each F-35 cost over $94 million to purchase.

With that math, many criticized the aircrafts, calling them a “huge waste of money” and “a multi-trillion dollar embarrassment.”

But most of all, many expressed support for Chelsea Manning, declaring her a hero. They felt the military should be focused on recruiting more people like Manning, criticizing FRC Action for attacking Manning.

FRC Action serves as a lobbying PAC for the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian anti-LGBTQ organization. The Family Research Council has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which argues that the FRC “makes false claims about the LGBT community based on discredited research and junk science.”

 

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Posted by Bryan Rolli

Linkin Park released a new music video for “Talking to Myself” today, shortly after frontman Chester Bennington died.

The video, which includes footage of the band touring the world and playing massive concerts and festivals, was released at 9:01am, minutes after police discovered Bennington’s body in a private residence in the Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles. The death was ruled a suicide by hanging.

Bennington’s death coincides with what would have been the 53rd birthday of his friend and Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, who died in May.

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda tweeted this afternoon that he is “shocked and heartbroken” by Bennington’s death, and an official statement from the band will come soon.

H/T TMZ

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In Memoriam

Jul. 20th, 2017 11:42 am
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 Jordin Kare.  [personal profile] calimac  posted a wonderful remembrance.  I only met him a few times.  My heart goes out to Mary Kay.  ETA:  [personal profile] wild_irises remembers his smile.
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Posted by Christine Friar

Amazon announced this week that it has ordered two seasons of a TV adaptation for Gimlet’s Homecoming podcast, and Julia Roberts will star in it.

The six-part thriller is less than a year old, and was Gimlet‘s first foray into fiction, but its amazing starting cast piqued a lot of listeners’ interest—Catherine Keener, David Schwimmer, and Oscar Isaac all acted in the audio version. So far, Roberts is the only announced cast member of the TV adaptation, but we do know that Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail will direct and executive produce the new show (he announced his involvement in the project last December).

The Hollywood Reporter describes the series as “a psychological and political thriller that centers on a caseworker at a secret government facility (played by Roberts) and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life.” Intriguing.

No premiere date has been announced, but the show will debut internationally on Amazon Prime Video.

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Posted by Jaime Carrillo

Eating cereal, chips or ramen is about to get a lot cuter with these adorable unicorn bowls.

The smile is hiding a secret: your unicorn’s horned head is more than happy to dislocate, revealing two bowls. More reason to share with a friend! Each bowl is microwave safe, and perfect for cooking ramen in the microwave.

They’re big enough so you won’t even have to break up your noodles. Let’s see lesser mythical animal bowls do that! The Elodie Unicorn Bowl is available at ThinkGeek for $27.99 while supplies last.

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Posted by David Covucci

While party slogans aren’t all that important in presidential elections—whatever the top candidate uses always supercedes—they can have a profound impact on midterm elections. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Republicans “Contract with America” was extremely influential in retaking Congress in 1994 and grinding Bill Clinton‘s presidency to halt.

Democrats are hoping to do the same thing in 2018, and…

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The language comes from former vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who coined the triumvirate in a May op-ed pushing for new Democratic policies on the economy.

Look, it worked for Papa John, which runs the slogan “Better ingredients. Better pizza.” Who can argue with that? People think Papa John’s just tastes better. That still didn’t make people on the left happy.

People are not optimistic about the tedious, verbose phrasing.

Hey, you never know what will resonate. But this probably won’t.

Update 2:57pm CT: It’s actually longer, and not much better.

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