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Old 04-29-2016, 12:03 PM   #1171
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A weasel in the works.

Apparently, a suicide mustelid shorted out the Large Hadron Collider.

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-w...collider?sc=tw

According to a couple of links inside that story, this isn't the first time feathered or fuzzy little forest creatures have invaded high-tech, big-science research facilities.

http://blogs.nature.com/news/2009/11...aguette_b.html

http://www.fnal.gov/pub/today/archiv...y06-06-19.html
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Old 04-29-2016, 05:38 PM   #1172
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Apparently, a suicide mustelid shorted out the Large Hadron Collider.
Obviously a descendant of the CIA training program that produced the 14 spy squirrels that Iran narrowly stopped from sabotaging their nuclear reactor back in 2007. But now that training has been turned against the West by an extremist faction.
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Old 04-29-2016, 07:46 PM   #1173
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Obviously a descendant of the CIA training program that produced the 14 spy squirrels that Iran narrowly stopped from sabotaging their nuclear reactor back in 2007. But now that training has been turned against the West by an extremist faction.
How could a weasel be descended from a squirrel except by adoption?
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Old 04-29-2016, 09:22 PM   #1174
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How could a weasel be descended from a squirrel except by adoption?
It was a very advanced CIA training program.
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Old 04-30-2016, 12:03 AM   #1175
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If you want a real-life example of Hard to Kill, you should probably look up Michael Malloy. That man survived practically anything they gave him to drink.
Grigori Rasputin survived several concerted efforts to kill him... including a day in the volga under the ice....
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Old 04-30-2016, 07:51 AM   #1176
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How could a weasel be descended from a squirrel except by adoption?
Weasels aren't as literal as some humans in their interpretation of text. That's why they're famously known for "weasel words".
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Old 05-08-2016, 03:04 PM   #1177
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A biotech company has been given permission to try and bring dead brains back to life.

This is just asking for the zombie apocalypse.
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Old 05-08-2016, 05:32 PM   #1178
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I swear I had to get two thirds of the way through that article before I could fully convince myself it wasn't a weird April Fool's story.
Pretty much a throw everything including the kitchen sink at the brain dead machine tethered patients and hope something happens.
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Old 05-25-2016, 09:09 AM   #1179
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencete...years-ago.html

Hmmm, so Mars may have been more active that we thought in the past. There are quite a few gaming possibilities here.
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Old 05-26-2016, 01:15 PM   #1180
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Robot Slavery can begin, robots can now be made to feel pain
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