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Source: Rainbow Dash via Rainbow Dash – FiM by ~BionicleGahlok on deviantART

Who would have thought that one rover could last this long?!

Spaceflight Now | Breaking News | Rover begins ‘whole new mission’ at Martian crater
“Showing signs of wear after more than seven years driving across the plains of Mars, NASA’s Opportunity rover is investigating a broad impact crater unlike any place ever visited on the Red Planet, effectively beginning a new mission for the celebrated robot, scientists said Thursday.”

Konata says, “Good Job!”

What do you know 015


When he is both excited and surprised, as he draws out the first syllable, John says, “Holy crap!” David Rushing has finally joined Twitter:

David Rushing (@DavidProv) on Twitter
“Sign up for Twitter to follow David Rushing (@DavidProv). I do improv mostly in Bonner Springs and stuff at my church. I currently live in a house with a family member. Cool huh?”

Oh, I happened to have had a little experience in this area.

Four-Way No Way For Highway
“I come before you today to plead my case for outlawing all four-way stop intersections in America. I can’t speak for the rest of Mother Earth but having driven over a good part of the U.S. …”

Don’t worry, I’m not making the same mistakes again.

Labor Dept. Signs ‘Partnerships’ with Foreign Gov’s to Protect Illegal Workers in U.S.
“(CNSNews.com) – U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis today signed ‘partnership’ agreements with ambassadors from a group of Latin American nations aiming to protect what she described as the labor rights of both legal and illegal migrants working in the United States.”

It’s okay to not like things
“It’s okay, but don’t be a dick about it …”

When I call that something that my sister Pamela likes, ‘stupid,’ such does not endear me to her.

Rock Timeline: From Classic Rock to Modern Crap [COMIC]
“Pay special attention to the thievery panel. You might learn something.”

Twitter / Phil LeBeau: August comparison: “Nissan sells 1,362 LEAF models. GM sold 302 Chevy Volts. production change limited Volt, but Nissan will crow.”

New Report Seeks to Answer the Question, ‘Why do Accidents Happen?’Carscoop
“With regards to the first, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) in the UK has analyzed some 700,000 fatal road accidents that occurred over a four year period between 2005 and 2009.”

Twitter / rstevens: “If you ever interrobanged your cousin, you might be a redneck typographer.”

Need to read again 019

People were searching for the following, and somehow found my post:

LET’S SEE WHO TRULY READS MY STATUS: You and I wake up in a small, purple Volkswagen Jetta together. We’re wearing Stormtrooper costumes and have a Jack o‘Lantern, a digital camera, five 10-sided dice, and a large jar of peanut butter. USING THREE WORDS … What would you say to me? NOTE: IF you comment, YOU MUST COPY and PASTE this to YOUR STATUS … So I may comment on yours as well. Be a good egg and play along.

Another friend commented on my status: “It’s your roll.”

I was given Denzel Washington
Movie that I loved: Crimson Tide
Movie that I liked: Remember the Titans
If I have to choose, Movie that was OK: The Preacher’s Wife
If I have to choose, Movie I hated (it’s a strong word): Fallen
Must Mention: The Siege, and The Book of Eli
Like my status and I’ll give you an actor.

Admittedly, I have seen more films in which Drew Barrymore played.

Cindy Solomon: Women are valuable leaders in business and beyondHoly Kaw!
“The biggest challenge women face in the workplace is believing that they have achieved equality, says executive coach and author Cindy Solomon. Women are still facing challenges taking the lead both in their own businesses and working for others while ‘women leaders who really care about people are …’”

Oh my, I do like speaking with a pleasant, cute-sounding woman, and a Laughspin analysis: “What does it take for a comedian to gain mainstream success?

6 Beloved Characters That Had Undiagnosed Mental Illnesses
“While these serious illnesses may be unintended, we would be remissed to not bring them up in the most immature fashion possible….”

My parents still threaten to spank me, only I enjoy it now.

Could the Self-Inflating Tire Become a Reality?KickingTires
“Keeping your tires properly inflated is vital to maintaining the right performance, safety and fuel economy targets for your car. It’s ironic, then, that something so important is often left to the driver’s discretion — remember, too much or too little tire pressure can lead to problems.”

An opportunity we can’t afford to miss – Ezra Klein – The Washington Post

Home Standby Generator Buyers GuideHow to Pick the Perfect Home Standby Generator
“BUYER’S GUIDE: How to Pick the Perfect Home Standby Generator. Electric Generators Direct provides basic information regarding standby electric generators. Experts discuss how a home standby generators are different from portable generators.”

How dangerous is your house? [infographic] – Holy Kaw!

Lost in America – Anime & More: Steins;Gate
“Unless that was just a troll preview (from the show producers, of course). I haven’t actually ever seen previews, where do you watch the series / where did he watch the series?”

Twitter / Robin Brenner: “On a totally silly TV note, I love what they’ve done with Hardison & Parker on Leverage. Oh, Hardison. You yearn with the best of them.” … Happy Valentine’s Day, Bitterness …

Please Help this Non-Profit Project

This non-profit project is fifty percent funded,
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The Center of Hope cares for needy families | Gulf Coast Gives
“We are seeing a higher number of families with children and want to purchase rights to show good family movies for a year -cost $198. We need a projector bulb for $314 and a back up since they can have a short life and die without warning. A fun family night out is meaningful to family unity and welcome…”

Thank you for your time and support.

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I believe that Subway was an excellent choice for curing my breakfast and lunch dilemma today. When I first heard about Arby’s Market Fresh Sandwiches, the Nutrition Action Healthletter called them Food Porn, and I could have some interesting hits just by saying such.

The VMAs. Yes, I Watched.
“I pretty much only watched the VMAs to see the sneak preview of The Hunger Games movie, but I also figured that since I write a blog about music and music videos, it would probably make a lot of …”

Fellow readers, the sneak preview of The Hunger Games movie …

‘The Hunger Games’ | Movie Trailer | MTV
“Watch the movie trailer for ‘The Hunger Games’ for free on MTV.com. Watch free movie trailers on MTV.com.”

Really, I’m too in the moment to remember your name.

Obama’s illegal uncle arrested; ‘Uncle Omar’ almost hits cop car, tries to call White House…
“A number of media outlets have already reported that an illegal immigrant from Kenya by the name of Onyango Obama, 67, was arrested last week on Wednesday after he nearly rammed his SUV into a police car in Framingham, Massachusetts.”

Prison Planet.com » Al Gore Plays The Race Card, But He’s The Real Racist
“Al Gore is now so desperate to ‘win the conversation,’ or in other words ‘silence the dissent’ surrounding global warming that he is now equating those who question ManBearPig with racists who supported spraying black people with water cannons.”

The commercials for the iPhone keep making me think that I am going to die sooner without an iPhone.