Archive for October, 2010
War criminal Howard has become more unbearable than ever. On top of his strutting arrogance is a smugness to compensate for being such an abject, public failure
Posted: 31 October, 2010 in Australian Politics, Economics, politics and government.
Tags: Abbott, Australian government, Australian Politics, Costello, government, Hockey, Howard, Joe Hockey, John Howard, Peter Costello, politics, Tony Abbott
A short action film shot entirely on a mobile phone is not a novelty but the N8′s camera has 12Mp so the picture quality is excellent and the story is good fun.
Posted: 31 October, 2010 in Culture, fun, Life, Media, Technology.
Tags: action film, cell phone, Dev Patel, mobile phone, N8, Nokia, Nokia N8, Pamela Anderson, phone, promo, promotional film, promotional video, technology, The Commuter
just proves the point of the speed technology is changing the world. It’s exponential. Two years ago it was all MySpace, and Facebook barely rated a mention.
Posted: 31 October, 2010 in Australian Values, Economics, Education, fun, History, Internet, Language, legal, Literature, Maths, Media, music, Science, Sex, values, Video.
Tags: brain, did you know, download, Education, employment, exabyte, facebook, Google, human brain, Internet, Jobs, learning, music, MySpace, SMS, social media, social web, study, supercomputer, technology, text, web, world wide web
On the face of it this dating/romance video is hilarious – and for many of us, recognisable even in some of the minute details – except for one or two things.
Posted: 31 October, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, History, Life, Literature, politics and government, Sex, values, Video.
Tags: Australian Politics, boy and girl, boy meets girl, comedy, computer game, cuckold, daily grind, dating, employment, family, family life, girl and boy, grind, humor, humour, infidelity, John Howard, JoHo, knight in shining armour, Life, mario, marriage, married life, medieval, ninja, nintendo, Playstation, politics, PS3, rapunzel, relationship, rescue, romance, Sex, tower, video game, work, X-Box
This is about the tightest argument against woo-woo one has seen.
Posted: 22 October, 2010 in comedy/humour, Culture, Economics, mystery, Religion, Science, values.
Tags: astrology, auras, capitalism, chiropractic, comedy, crystals, curses, dowsing, Economics, economy, energy, finance, GPS, health, hexes, homeopathy, humor, humour, Life, military, oil, prayer, profit, quantum, relativity, Science, semiconductor, space travel, tarot, xkcd
Some sort of tax cut or money or something reported in economic news this week and a lobbyist is hired to represent the American peoples interests in Washington
Posted: 22 October, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, Economics, Education, environment, Life, Media, Medicine, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: agriculture, alternative energy, comedy, consultant, crime, economic values, Economics, energy, environment, exports, foreign relations, housing, humor, humour, imports, lobbyist, Medicine, money, nutrition, Onion, Onion News, Onion News Network, political values, politics, poverty, tax, tax cuts, the arts, the national debt, The Onion, values
Couple of things: 1. Re the Queensland abortion laws, GetUp can help you send an email to Queensland MPs with a few clicks Right now, members of conservative lobby groups are calling Queensland politicians to keep them from overturning the 19th Century law that makes abortion a crime. If that’s the only voice [...]
5 minutes of fawning, braindead, cowardly MacKillop sycophancy had Sir Roger’s faith in the rationality of the press disappearing down the toilet with his vomit
Posted: 19 October, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, Life, Medicine, politics and government, Religion, Science, values.
Tags: Adele Horin, australian media, australian media values, Australian religion, Australian religious values, Australian Values, cancer, China, cure, famine, frenzy, genocide, Horin, journalism, journalist, MacKillop, Media, miracle, miraculous, newspaper, prayer, press, Q&A, QandA, Religion, religious values, Rwanda, saint, values, vatican, war, Yugoslavia
One of the things that so disappoints me about the election result is that I am the standard bearer for values and ideals which matter,” babbled Mr Abbott
Posted: 19 October, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Blogging, Culture, politics and government, values.
Tags: Alan Jones, Australian political values, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Blogging, coalition, election, ideals, Internet, Liberal Party, politics, values, Values Australia, valuesaustralia, valuesaustralia.com
MacKillop was probably a good bloke. But the bullshit of her canonisation, swamping a sceptical nation, is exasperating. And who is the patron saint of eunuchs?
Posted: 17 October, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Education, History, Media, Religion, values.
Tags: ABC TV, Australian religion, Australian religious values, Australian Values, beatification, canonisation, canonization, Catholic, Church, David Marr, dishonesty, eunuch, Gang Bing, Geraldine, Geraldine Doogue, Gerard Henderson, holy fire, Insiders, intellectual dishonesty, Jesuit Xavier College, MacKillop, magic, Mary MacKillop, miracle, paraclete, Pope, Religion, religious values, Saint Mary, saints, Uri Geller, values, vatican
Unleaded petrol was $1.29/L last week. That was the price months ago when the dollar was worth much less. Shouldn’t it be more like 80 cents per litre now?
Posted: 17 October, 2010 in Australian Values, Economics, values.
Tags: Australian dollar, Australian economy, Australian Values, car, carbon economy, commodities, dollar, dollar value, Economics, economy, global economy, industrials, industry, oil, oil companies, parity, petrol, petrol price, pump price, transport, US dollar, value, values, world economy
Sir Roger turned 4 years old on 15 October 2006.
Sir Roger’s personal note of his sadness at the death of La Stupenda, Dame Joan Sutherland, and an explanation of their very special personal connection.
Posted: 12 October, 2010 in Art, Australian Values, Culture, Education, Life, values, Video.
Tags: Aida Dickens, arts, Australian cultural values, Australian Values, bel canto, Bell Song, Bonynge, classical music, coloratura, Com'e bello, cultural values, Culture, Czerny, Dame Joan, Dame Joan Sutherland, Dickens, Diva, Doinizetti, Education, Joan Sutherland, john and aida dickens, John Dickens, la Stupenda, Lakme, Lammermoor, me joan sutherland, music, music lessons, opera, piano, piano lessons, singing, Son Vergin Vezzosa, soprano, Sun Aria, Sutherland, Tamworth, Video, youtube
Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man
Posted: 9 October, 2010 in comedy/humour, Economics, Education, environment, fun, History, Internet, Language, Media, Medicine, politics and government, values, Video.
Tags: ad man, advertising, agriculture, Ataturk, cell, comedy, Economics, economy, Education, entertainment, environment, Frederick the Great, hummer, humor, humour, hybrid, Internet, Life, marketing, Media, Medicine, mobile, potato, press, Prius, Prussia, Rory Sutherland, social media, TED, TED talks, value, values, Video
Here are a few jokes from The Dawg Pound and The Chive, a website which describes itself as “Probably the Best Site in the World”.
Posted: 6 October, 2010 in comedy/humour, Culture, environment, Religion, values.
Tags: 9/11, cartoons, christ, comedy, dragon, dragon slaying, drowning, Earth, environment, global warming, green, humor, humour, jesus, LOL, lolz, pollution, Religion, sign, silly photos