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The NSA Passes Your Nudie Pics Around The Office

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You ever been arrested twice in the same day? It's not as cool as it sounds. I did drink six cartons of cranberry juice cocktail in jail though (two the first time and four the second). I'm kidding, I've just been dealing with some shit the past few days. Famous whistleblower Edward Snowden claims the NSA passes your nudie pics around the office so everyone can have a laugh at your junk.

The Guardian, as part of a far-reaching interview out tomorrow, states that Snowden "...made a startling claim that a culture exists within the NSA in which, during surveillance, nude photographs picked up of people in 'sexually compromising' situations are routinely passed around."

So the NSA is just a bunch of perverts that pass your titty pics around the office. I can't say that I'm surprised. This is the government we're talking about after all. I'm just thankful I always fluff myself up to full-mast before sexting. Because if the NSA is determined to pass my naked pics around the office, you better believe I'm at least going to be rocking a solid boner.

Thanks to chichi, who agrees there has got to be better ways to spend our tax dollars.

Samurai Darth Vader And Storm Trooper Costumes

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These are the Samurai Darth Vader and Storm Trooper costumes available for pre-order from Costume Craze ($188 HERE and HERE). That's a little expensive for what I usually spend on my Halloween costume. "What do you usually spend on your Halloween costume?" One trip to the dollar store. "So just a couple dollars?" Not even, I just take all the empty cardboard boxes from their loading dock out back. I've been a cardboard robot the last three years in a row. "That must be hard for you." I want to kill myself all night. This year I'm not even going to cut eye holes and just let traffic do its thing.

Thanks to King Of All Geeks, who scoffs at your peasant geekdom and demands you harvest Bitcoins for his excellency.

Wonderful, Just Wonderful: Terrifying New World's Largest Flying Aquatic Insect Found In China

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This is the giant dobsonfly, the current record holder for largest flying aquatic insect. They can measure almost 8.5-inches across. For reference, that is 8-inches entirely too large for my liking.

Large enough to cover the face of a human adult, this scary-looking insect is also known among entomologists as an indicator of water quality, says the museum.


The giant dobsonfly makes its home in bodies of clean water and is highly sensitive to any changes in the water's pH as well as the presence of trace elements of pollutants. If the water is slightly contaminated, the giant dobsonfly will move on to seek cleaner waters.

Did you read that? They only like the very freshest water and will leave if they detect even the slightest pollution. You know what that means, don't you? "You're going to go take a dump upriver?" Haha, I am going to go take ALL the dumps upriver.

Keep going for a couple more shots including a closeup in case you're into nightmares.

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Old Pinball Machine Repurposed As A Desk

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This is the old Charlie's Angels pinball machine that was upcycled into a desk by Connecticut artist Tim Sway. Not a bad idea. Have I ever told you I used to own a Twilight Zone pinball machine? I used to own a Twilight Zone pinball machine. That was many moons ago though. Sadly, I don't have enough room in my current apartment for a pinball machine or desk. Which is why I work from the couch. Is there a such thing as adult-onset scoliosis? Because I feel like I'm getting it. *stands up* See? "That's not scoliosis, that's a hunchback." DON'T LOOK AT ME, I'M HIDEOUS. Just lock me away in a bell-tower and nobody will ever have to lay eyes on me again.

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Congratulations?: Man Sets Record For Most Tattoos Of A Single Cartoon Character With 41 Homers

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Meet 27-year old New Zealander Lee Weir. Lee was just confirmed to hold the Guinness World Record for 'most tattoos of the same cartoon character tattooed on the body'. He has 41 Homer tattoos, all in a single arm sleeve. Think how many he could have with dual sleeves! Plus a whole back piece. I bet he's got lots of leg-space too! Now, not to brag or anything, but I could easily beat Lee's record-- "Let me guess, on your penis alone." Ahahahhahahaha, YES. *wiping tear* I've sorry for getting emotional, I'm just so proud of how well your conditioning is coming along.

Thanks to Lynn, who wants to set the world record for most tattoos of that wolf whose eyes pop out of his head whenever he sees a pretty girl.

I'm Gonna Die!: Amusement Park Ride Drops Untethered Thrill-Seekers 100-Feet Into A Net

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*kick, kick -- byeeeee!*

These are a couple videos of people riding the the Sky Tower at Tivoli Friheden in Denmark. You basically just freefall 100-feet into a net below, reaching speeds up to 55MPH in the process. It's like throwing yourself off a building, but without the dying at the end. Would you ride? I would not, but I would get a friend drunk enough to pass out and not wake until he's about to be dropped. Could you imagine the look on his face? Not to mention the spraying feces! It will ruin our friendship, but I will not care.

Keep going for a video of a bunch of people doing it, and another one of the hook-up process and a single drop at the end (skip to 2:20 if you just want to see the action).

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Dad Builds Giant Mech Warrior Playhouse For His Kids

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This is the mech warrior playhouse built by Alabama dad and NASA scientist Jim Martin for his children. The playhouse is based off the Mad Cat, a mech from the analog (read: paper-and-pencil based) role-playing game MechWarrior. Could you imagine growing up with a mech warrior playhouse? You would be so lucky. I did not have a playhouse or a treefort. You know where I played? In the crawlspace under my actual house. I can almost guarantee you I hold the world record for most hours playing Mole-Man.

Thanks to Yuareg, who allegedly had an entire Ewok village in his backyard and is hands down the most spoiled kid I have ever heard of.

Modern Kids React To The Original Ninja Turtles Cartoon

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In honor of that questionable new NInja Turtles movie coming out in a few weeks, the folks at TheFineBros had modern children watch and respond to the original Ninja Turtles cartoon (previously: responding to a Game Boy). As usual, they are unappreciative little jerks. Except the one kid who wants to dance to the theme song and loves Leonardo, he seemed decent. After watching the intro, they then had the children vote on whether or not they'd be interested in watching more of the cartoon. It got voted down 7 to 5. May God have mercy on your souls.

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