Holidays/Special Days

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Very bright Christmas lights!

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This ReverendFun comic strip shows what happen one puts very bright Christmas lights on a house.

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"That's no moon..."

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EXTRALIFE has a funny comic strip on the recent Disney's purchases of LucasFilms

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If you can vote, who do you want for the next President of the United States (U.S.) for the next four years?

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Did you dress up for Halloween 2012?

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Pumpktris

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VideoSift shared an over 1.5 minutes YouTube video showing "Pumpktris is a fully playable version of Tetris built into a pumpkin, with 128 Light Emitting Diode (LEDs) for the display and the stem serving as a game controller.

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Who will win the World Series in 2012?

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San Francisco Giants!
20% (1 vote)
Detroit Tigers!
20% (1 vote)
I don't know. [gets slimed]
20% (1 vote)
I care not for Major League Baseball (MLB).
40% (2 votes)
What is World Series?
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 5
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Olympic Flame Torches & Cauldrons: A Retrospective

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Last month (way behind for this old BUSY overlord), Dark Roasted Blend showed "Olympic Flame Torches & Cauldrons: A Retrospective -- ... it's time to reflect on some of the greatest and most innovative Olympic designs. Each edition of the summer and winter Olympic Games has featured a cauldron, in which the Olympic flame is lit. The cauldron is actually a link to the games as they existed in ancient Greece and first became part of the modern Olympics at the Amsterdam Games in 1928. The torch relay was introduced at the Berlin Olympics in 1936.

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New and Returning Television/TV/Telly Series Premiere Dates

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Dark Horizons share the upcoming schedules for television/TV/telly series in United States (U.S.) and the United Kingdom (U.K.) over the next two months -- "...

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Did you watch any sport games during XXX (not that, perv(ert)! 30th!) Olympics 2012 (London)?

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National Broadcast Company (NBC)'s XXX/30th Olympics: Closing Ceremony Will be Live Streamed

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HardOCP and Mashable report that National Broadcast Company (NBC) Olympics web site will be airing a live feed of the XXX (not that, you perv(ert)s)/30th Olympics closing ceremony over the Internet at 4:00 PM EDT/1:00 PM PDT.

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Do you like Bob Costas, the host for Olympics on National Broadcast Company (NBC)?

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Which one are you more interested in?

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What did you think of 2012/30th Summer Olympics' opening ceremony from London?

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What Else Happened on the Fourth of July?

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Yes, your overlord is way behind with Internet links, but they are still interesting. :( Neatorama shared Balladeer's Blog post that examines the various events that took place on other July 4th's

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Before Anyone Complained About the Air-Conditioning, an Idea

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Boing Boing shares The New York Times' City Blog on "what happened was air-conditioning. Sort of. July 17 was the date on the blueprints for newfangled equipment to temper the air..."

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TV.com's Fall/Autumn 2012 Television/TV Preview

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TV.com has its fall/autumn 2012 television/TV preview with news, schedule, etc.

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Olympic Wipeouts

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Chicken (remove AQFL to e-mail) just shared NBC 5 Dallas-Forth Worth's automat(ed/ic) image gallery (static one ugly web page with thumbnails) that shows fifty-eight (58) photographs/photos. showing wipe outs from previous/past Olympic games

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The Fireworks Laws In All 50 United States (U.S.).

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[H]ard|OCP shares American Pyrotechnics Association (APA)'s directory of state laws. It has an United States (U.S.) map that shows which states allow and does not allow fireworks, the fireworks laws are in each specific state, etc.

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