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I see dead people.

Every day.
On TCM.
I like it.

Trump Speaks At Fourth-Grade Level, Lowest Of Last 15 U.S. Presidents, New Analysis Finds

Trump Speaks At Fourth-Grade Level, Lowest Of Last 15 U.S. Presidents, New Analysis Finds

President Donald Trump—who boasted over the weekend that his success in life was a result of “being, like, really smart”—communicates at the lowest grade level of the last 15 presidents, according to a new analysis of the speech patterns of presidents going back to Herbert Hoover.

The analysis assessed the first 30,000 words each president spoke in office, and ranked them on the Flesch-Kincaid grade level scale and more than two dozen other common tests analyzing English-language difficulty levels. Trump clocked in around mid-fourth grade, the worst since Harry Truman, who spoke at nearly a sixth-grade level.
http://www.newsweek.com/trump-fire-and-fury-smart-genius-obama-774169

This Icelandic crosswalk is way cool.

I want one in my neighborhood.

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https://www.mnn.com/green-tech/transportation/blogs/eye-popping-floating-crosswalk-iceland-slows-traffic

Randy Rainbow: "Buttons"

This guy is brilliant.
Lyrics are amazing, especially if you're old enough to remember the theme from The Patty Duke Show.
Look it up.

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Golden Globes is a SEA of black.

I don't watch these award shows, but curiosity got the best of me.
I have not seen ANYONE not wearing black.

Sam Nunberg drunk on 'All In With Chris Hayes' Joy subbing?

I swear the guy was drunk or high on something.
Anybody else see it?

Penis-Whitening Laser Procedure Goes Viral in Thailand

Just what I've always wanted.
A whiter pecker.


While in some parts of the world beauty standards push people to seek a tanned look, in other countries such as Thailand the trend is to make one’s skin look whiter, either via laser procedures or skin products. Several of these have caused controversy, including stirring accusations of promoting racism, such as a January 2016 commercial featuring a slogan “Whiteness makes you win,” as The Guardian reported at the time.

The Lelux Hospital in Bangkok began offering the penis-whitening procedure six months ago after one of its clients complained about dark pigmentation on his groin, French news agency Agence France-Presse reported. It has since performed the procedure on dozens of patients.

“These days a lot of people are asking about it. We get around 100 clients a month, three to four clients a day,” Bunthita Wattanasiri, a manager for the Skin and Laser department at Lelux Hospital told AFP, adding that most clients are between 22 and 55 years old.
http://www.newsweek.com/penis-whitening-laser-procedure-goes-viral-thailand-770962

Donald Trump to attend Alabama-Georgia national championship game

Well, there will be a YUUUGE crowd there. And he'll take credit for drawing the crowd.

"Did you SEE that crowd? Biggest crowd in Super Bowl history. EVER! ALL loyal fans of mine. Go elephants! COVFEFE!"

We are seriously screwed as long as this fool is in office.

Breaking: Burger King is no longer "the home of the Whopper".

It's now 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

tRump* tweets how great he is. Obama tweets how great others are.

Barack Obama Barack ObamaVerified account @BarackObama · 6h6 hours ago

As we count down to the new year, we get to reflect and prepare for what’s ahead. For all the bad news that seemed to dominate our collective consciousness, there are countless stories from this year that remind us what's best about America.
8,211 replies 86,075 retweets 356,287 likes

Barack Obama Barack ObamaVerified account @BarackObama · 6h6 hours ago

Kat Creech, a wedding planner in Houston, turned a postponed wedding into a volunteer opportunity for Hurricane Harvey victims. Thirty wedding guests became an organization of hundreds of volunteers. That’s a story from 2017.
Couple postpones wedding, inspires help for Harvey victims
It's been a little more than a month since one of the most devastating hurricanes in…
click2houston.com
321 replies 10,219 retweets 59,758 likes

Barack Obama Barack ObamaVerified account @BarackObama · 6h6 hours ago

Chris Long gave his paychecks from the first six games of the NFL season to fund scholarships in Charlottesville, VA. He wanted to do more, so he decided to give away an entire season’s salary. That’s a story from 2017.
Chris Long is playing for free, and has never been happier
Chris Long pledged all of his 2017 salary to promote educational equity in Philadelphi…
philly.com
585 replies 22,598 retweets 86,819 likes

Barack Obama Barack ObamaVerified account @BarackObama · 6h6 hours ago

Ten-year-old Jahkil Jackson is on a mission to help homeless people in Chicago. He created kits full of socks, toiletries, and food for those in need. Just this week, Jahkil reached his goal to give away 5,000 “blessing bags.” That’s a story from 2017.
10-year-old's 'blessing bags' mission earns him national acclaim
5th grader Jahkil Jackson receives national award for distributing thousands of blessin…
chicagotribune.com
697 replies 22,466 retweets 136,788 likes
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