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fake hand washing

iamneurotic:

I don’t wash my hands every time after going to the bathroom because I don’t want to aggravate my dry skin too much. But I want everyone to think I’ve washed my hands so after I flush I turn on the faucet and let the water run for people to hear. I want it to be believable though, so I mime washing my hands to make sure I let the water run for exactly how long it would take me to really do it.

This is exactly why I use the paper towel to handle opening the door as I leave any public restroom and avoid shaking hands unless I’ve initiated a meeting or it is otherwise unavoidable!

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Feds give customs agents free hand to seize travelers’ documents

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The Economist: The Palin interview

The Economist: The Palin interview

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Replaying 1929: Longwave Economics and Predictive LInguistics

Replaying 1929: Longwave Economics and Predictive LInguistics

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Mad as hell – taxpayers lash out

Jordan from Charlestown, Ind., asked why different rules applied to big banks and ordinary investors.

“Once I invested in something and lost money. Maybe I could just change the rules of investing so that my loss turns into a gain? Oh, I forgot only banks can do that!”

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He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.

He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.

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That was the first lifeless machine I spent my life interacting with.

walpaper:

And this.

That was the first lifeless machine I spent my life interacting with. I can’t remember which year, but “Merlin” was a birthday gift that I completely wore out the keys playing.

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WaPo Poll: Which Region Has The Worst Drivers?

WaPo Poll: Which Region Has The Worst Drivers?

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prediction

candywrapped:

mccain/palin ‘09

Sadly (and with a sort of queasy feeling in my stomach), I concur.

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retail sucks

So many lovely comments… this is the winner today:

You’re an extremely annoying whinny asshole. And it’s pathetic that you have a printer about 1000 years old that you need a fucking parallel connection! I’d love to see how well you’d do working at that place you smug piece of shit.