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      CommentAuthorLBA
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2010
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    Claw of death caterpillar

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      CommentAuthorVornaskotti
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2010 edited
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    If you've ever felt that conservatives are scared and insecure crybabies, now there's neurological proof :P I'd say this article is a great conversational hand grenade in any thread about politics...

    Left wing or right wing? It's written in the brain

    People with liberal views tended to have increased grey matter in the anterior cingulated cortex, a region of the brain linked to decision-making, in particular when conflicting information is being presented. Previous research showed that electrical potentials recorded from this region during a task that involves responding to conflicting information were bigger in people who were more liberal or left wing than people who were more conservative.

    Conservatives, meanwhile, found increased grey matter in the amygdala, an area of the brain associated with processing emotion. This difference is consistent with studies which show that people who consider themselves to be conservative respond to threatening situations with more aggression than do liberals and are more sensitive to threatening facial expressions.
    • CommentAuthorCMParry
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    Bear Grylls must've been that kid who ate things for money

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      CommentAuthormister hex
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2010
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    From Yahoo, via Topless Robot :

    CLEMSON, S.C. - A man has been hospitalized after police in South Carolina say he was hit by an SUV while playing a real-life version of the video game "Frogger."

    Authorities said the 23-year-old man was taken to a hospital in Anderson after he was struck at around 9 p.m. Monday.

    In the "Frogger" arcade game, players move frogs through traffic on a busy road and through a hazard-filled river. Before he was hit, police say the man had been discussing the game with his friends.

    Chief Jimmy Dixon says the man yelled "go" and darted into oncoming traffic in the four-lane highway.

    No charges are expected against the driver. The name of the man who was struck has not been released. He was in stable condition Monday night


    I love that the police chief's name is Jimmy Dixon. "Hey, Jimmy, whatchu think about that feller tried to play a video game, jaywalkin' on a highway?"

    "I think he's a damn fool." Chief Dixon was reported as sayin'.
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      CommentAuthorcelan
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2010
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      CommentAuthorVornaskotti
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      CommentAuthorcelan
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2010
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    @Vornaskotti
    Fucked. Up.
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      CommentAuthorDervaspa
    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2010
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    tom selleck is a prophet.
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      CommentAuthorInternaut
    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2010
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    Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer and some sock puppets remake Labyrinth

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    muppets with people eyes

    here
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      CommentAuthorLazarus99
    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2010
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    Not sure if this has been posted yet, but even if it has, it's worth reposting...
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    • CommentAuthorOddcult
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      CommentAuthorjohnjones
    • CommentTimeDec 31st 2010
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