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Low brow.

I thought this stuff was supposed to stop being funny when I neared my 30s.

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A piece on Malcolm Gladwell. The Exiled is excellent; War Nerd outstanding.

http://exiledonline.com/malcolm-gladwel ... try-shill/

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http://www.nzemperor.com/

GO SON!!!!

If he gets lost again I'm going out there myself and dragging him.

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Volvo has a new airbag that deploys if you hit a pedestrian.

The article below has some great comments:

http://smh.drive.com.au/motor-news/gues ... 1u1w6.html

1. Great feature. I can't wait to try it out.
2. Judging by some of the Volvo drivers I see its about time

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5 minutes to walk a 10m slope. He should blame the leather soles

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IMO the most important feature of stadium design is accoustics. Sight lines are important but the view at the game is rarely better than what HDTV can provide. However, nothing can replicate how it feels and sounds to be at the game.

http://www.sbnation.com/ncaa-football/2 ... t-football

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Facebook quotes from people who thought Onion stories were real:

http://literallyunbelievable.org/

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Simmo79 wrote:Facebook quotes from people who thought Onion stories were real:

http://literallyunbelievable.org/
A girl in my international relations tute presented an article on an international relations topic. Sourced from the Onion, an interesting piece about the US army giving its troops ecstasy.

Felt pretty awkward watching it go for 10 minutes, but not enough to say anything.

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I cannot recommend this hastag enough:

#FrasesDeLosSimpsons

It brings such classics as:

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The headline's great, but the details get better as the story goes on.

http://jalopnik.com/5980337/

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Wow. I thought this thread (and General Discussion forum) was dead! ;)

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Simmo79 wrote:IMO the most important feature of stadium design is accoustics. Sight lines are important but the view at the game is rarely better than what HDTV can provide. However, nothing can replicate how it feels and sounds to be at the game.

http://www.sbnation.com/ncaa-football/2 ... t-football
You might find this study using environmental psychology to try to define stadium atmosphere interesting.

http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/ ... dium_a.pdf

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