Friday nightCap

On the damage of labels, and the celebration of uniqueness.

Back to the lab: tuning forks

I realise I just lost 95% of you, but hey, perhaps there will be a kitten video next?

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Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

In January 1997, the capitol of Ghana rioted over accusations of penis snatching wizards. Several people were killed by mobs who accused them of using magic handshakes to kidnap penises and hold them for ransom. (source)  Read more »

Is there a better way to board a plane?

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Remember this guy?

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Daily Roundup

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Spot the Green Taliban hypocrites

So, a short summary…  The Green Party are

– AGAINST Five Eyes

– AGAINST the GCSB, for the most part

– AGAINST the SIS, for the most part

They are also

– FOR hackers stealing private information for political purposes

– FOR using hacked private information for political purposes

and now, instead of supporting data privacy, they want the PM to stop deleting his TXTs  Read more »

Public and Media advisory from police on the Murderer Pedo’s return tomorrow

On arrival with his police escort at Auckland Airport tomorrow morning Phillip Smith will be met by other police staff and complete customs and immigration formalities.

Police will then transport him immediately to the Auckland Prison where he will be handed into the custody of the Department of Corrections.

The police investigation into Smith is ongoing and a decision will be made in due course about what further charges he may face.

At this stage police are unable to be more specific on possible charges, or timeframes when they will be laid. It is likely however that they will include a charge of escape from lawful custody (S120 Crimes Act 1961).

A court appearance will be scheduled once further charges have been laid.

It is not expected that Smith will appear in court tomorrow.

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Almost as good as his cat killing policy

Here I was thinking the other day that I don’t agree with Gareth Morgan on anything much at all, except for his cat killing policy.

But I have found another thing to agree with him on.

Flat Tax.

Now that is almost as good as his cat killing policy…it could be improved by providing additional tax rebates for cat killing professionals.

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