Medley of extemporanea

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  1. Cool list. 1) if you yelled 4 eight years, 7months and 6days, you would produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee. [*] I would have thought it would produce more then that. 2) a pig orgasm lasts up to 30mins [*] So maybe being a pig isn’t so bad after all. 3)a cockroacch can survive up to 9days without its head, then straves to death [*] well, that makes sense, after all insects don’t have a centralized nerves system, right? 4) some lions mate more than 50times a day [*] one strange fact related to animal sexuality was strange but listing two makes me wonder how you found out.... do you have some sort of fascination with animal procreation? ... 5) on average right handed people live 9years longer than left handed people [*] Interested, I wonder why that is. 6) elephants are the only animals that can't jump [*] LOL 7) it takes about 20sec for red bloody cells to travel through an adult body [*] ooh, cool! 8) a average 4yr old child asks 437 questions per day [*] , they really do ask a lot of questions. 9) there is about 200 times more gold in the worlds oceans that has been mined in out entire history [*] That gives me an idea. 10) if you pass wind consistently for 6yrs, and 9months, enough gas would be produced to create energy of an atomic bomb [*] I wanna see that proven. 11) cockroach which have a hight resistance to radiation are the creatures most likely to survive a nuclear war [*] You can’t kill them by decapitation, you can’t nuke them... OMG they're invincible... well then again, there’s always a shoe. 12) the Guinness Book of Records holds the record for the book that is most frequently stolen form the public libraries. [*] LOL 13) apples not caffeine are more efficient at waking you up in the morning [*] I heard that before... but I heard apple juice. 14) most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep [*] Most of us live in rural regions of their world counties, and we’ve probably eaten things a lot worse then spiders. 15) there are more chicken than people in the world [*] More orange chicken for everyone! 16) coca-cola would be green without colouring [*] that disgusting.
  2. Remember the seen from 50 First Dates where they go visit 10 Second Tom.
  3. Ooops... I didn't know we had to take a quiz. Turns out I stink. Pepe Le Pew! You scored 14 Aggression, 42 Sophistication, and 57 Optimism!
  4. The Brain... we share the same interests. B: Come, Pinky. We must return to the lab to prepare for tomorrow night. P: Gee, Brain, what are we going to do tomorrow night? B: The only thing I know how to have any fun doing. Trying to take over the world!
  5. I don't know about think_tank's math but it has been proven in a recent study that girls are really meaner then boys. And it starts early. === May 7, 2005 Salt Lake City(AP) Meanness in girls can start when they still are toddlers, a Brigham Young University study found. It found that girls as young as 3 or 4 will use manipulation and peer pressure to get what they want. "It could range from leaving someone out to telling their friends not to play with someone to saying, 'I'm not going to invite you to my birthday party,"' said Craig Hart, study co-author and professor of marriage, family and human development at BYU. "Some kids are really adept at being mean and nasty." They regularly exclude others and threaten to withdraw friendship when they don't get their way. The "mean girls" are highly liked by some and strongly disliked by others. They are socially skilled and popular but can be manipulative and subversive if necessary. They are feared as well as respected. The study is the first to link relational aggression and social status in preschoolers. It appears in the current issue of the journal Early Education and Development. David Nelson and Clyde Robinson of BYU are the other authors. Researchers have long known that adolescents, particularly girls, engage in this sort of behavior, called relational aggression, to maintain their social status. In fact, a number of books and movies have come out recently exploring this phenomenon, including the best-selling "Queen Bees and Wannabes" and the movie "Mean Girls." "But it is striking that these aggressive strategies are already apparent ... in preschool," Nelson said. "Preschoolers appear to be more sophisticated in their knowledge of social behaviors than credit is typically given them." Hart said other research has found that about 17 percent to 20 percent of preschool and school-age girls display such behavior. It also shows up in boys, but much less frequently. "The typical mantra is that boys are more aggressive than girls, but in the last decade we've learned that girls can be just as aggressive as boys, just in different ways," he said. The researchers asked 328 preschool children to rate their peers. They asked which children were most likely to start fights, which were most popular and which were most physically aggressive. The surveys found that even in preschool, a social hierarchy exists. "You have popular kids, you have average kids, and you have kids (whom) others don't like to play with. Then there are some kids who just fly below the radar," Hart said. Other research at BYU has shown that physically and relationally aggressive children are more likely to have parents who discipline with psychological control and manipulation, withdrawing love, avoiding eye contact and laying guilt trips on the kids. "With relational aggression, we are early on in trying to tease apart these relationships," Hart said. One thing researchers do know is that childhood slights can have lasting impacts. Hart said the study may help teachers and parents key into relational aggression and the psychological and emotional trauma it can cause. Just as they do with physical aggression, adults need to monitor such behavior and help children recognize the harm it can cause. "We've done studies showing that reasoning with children, not just one time but taking lots of opportunities to reason with them about how their behavior is affecting others, can help diminish it," Hart said.
  6. I don't think Islamic thinking has stagnated. And even if it has, that’s not really a major problem. Ideas stagnate when they are not being applied to new situations. Once they are applied to new situations, it does not take much for ideas to revive and thrive. What has stagnated is the economic and industrial growth of Muslim societies as compared with other societies. As a result Muslims are very weak and their societies dysfunctional. But things are changing Let’s not confuse the two! Also, in the end Islam is all about an individual and his/her creator and sustainer. While the situation of a man or a group may change, the route to salvations always stays the same. We don’t really need to reinterpret our deen, we just need to trust in God, organize ourselves, work hard, persevere, be patient, and do all that is required to change our condition. 13:11 For each (such person) there are (angels) in succession, before and behind him: They guard him by command of God. Verily never will God change the condition of a people until they change it themselves (with their own souls). But when (once) God willeth a people's punishment, there can be no turning it back, nor will they find, besides Him, any to protect. 47:2 But those who believe and work deeds of righteousness, and believe in the (Revelation) sent down to Muhammad - for it is the Truth from their Lord,- He will remove from them their ills and improve their condition. 3:140 If a wound hath touched you, be sure a similar wound hath touched the others. Such days of varying fortunes We give to men and men by turns: that God may know those that believe, and that He may take to Himself from your ranks witnesses to Truth. And God does not ove not those that do wrong. 2:251 By God's will they routed them; and David slew Goliath; and God gave him power and wisdom and taught him whatever (else) He willed. And did not God check one set of people by means of another, the earth would indeed be full of mischief: But God is full of bounty to all the worlds. I would be worry of anyone that wants to 'reform' Islam but does not care about improving the daily lives of Muslims. I think that's where the real reform is need; in the daily condition of Muslims. It's a fact that Muslims are among the poorest and least educated people. Yet they love God and worship God more then anyother people. So why does Mr. Sardar want to change their religions (which has no problems), yet he says nothing about the condition of their lives?
  7. :eek: Wow.... I thought she was in her early 20s... Guess am gonna need a change of plans . Best wishes mamo Sue
  8. This guy is another one of those people that blame everything problem any Muslim has on Islam. All Muslims aren’t the same and all their problems aren’t the same. This guy thinks the problem all Muslims face is Islam. The problems effecting some muslim societies is not with Islam, it’s that they don’t follow Islamic principles in their lives. “Serious rethinking within Islam is long overdue. Muslims have been comfortably relying, or rather falling back, on age-old interpretations for much too long. This is why we feel so painful in the contemporary world, so uncomfortable with modernity. Scholars and thinkers have been suggesting for well over a century that we need to make a serious attempt at Ijtihad, at reasoned struggle and rethinking, to reform Islam.†I think that’s missing the point. Take the Somali people for example. I think the fundamental problems facing Somali society can be solved by apply the most basic and elementary Islamic ideals. One of example, which I think if it was applied would have greatly improved my life and the life of my family and countless other Somali is the principle of not killing other people and loot their property, another is that social interaction be governed by rule of law and justice. The situation of the Somali people would be greatly improved by applying basic Islamic principle. “Yet, ijtihad is one thing Muslim societies have singularly failed to undertake. Why?†We are not even following the most elementary principles, how can we be pursuing issues that require Ijtihad? I ask, what are the issues which we face that require new ideas which are not a symptom of our neglecting fundamental Islamic principles? “Far from being a liberating force, a kinetic social, cultural and intellectual dynamics for equality, justice and humane values, Islam seems to have acquired a pathological strain.†How dare you Mr. Sardar! Everywhere I look in the world, I see problems which have their root in the failure to apply Islamic principles. “This is why while Muslims have a strong emotional attachment to Islam, Islam per se, as a worldview and system of ethics, has little or no direct relevance to their daily lives apart from the obvious concerns of rituals and worship. Ijtihad and fresh thinking have not been possible because there is no context within which they can actually take place.†What are problem for which Islam is not giving him an answer? What is that he needs to reinterpret? What pressing issue of social which requires Ijtihad is causing us to “feel so painful in the contemporary world, so uncomfortable with modernity†Mr. Sardar? And he says “From the subtle beauty of a perennial challenge to construct justice through mercy and compassion, we get mechanistic formulae fixated with the extremes repeated by people convinced they have no duty to think for themselves because all questions have been answered for them by the classical `ulamas, far better men long dead. And because everything carries the brand name of Islam, to question it, or argue against it, is tantamount to voting for sin.†What things which carry the ‘band name of Islam’ is he talking about?
  9. Yeah, battlestar galactica is offdahook. My personal favs are Sliders and Outer limits. I wish they would change their schedule to make it more reasonable.
  10. this is such bull shit... there is nothing good about his. if you want sex, go and get it. if you want porn, it's the biggest thing on the net next to email, so browse on to it. but don't talk about this crap as if it's literature or art, it's smut and nothing more. ""In these lines where sperm and poetry mingle," she writes in the preface, "my ambition is to give women back the speech that has been confiscated by their fathers, brothers and husbands. I lift these words, as one lifts a glass, to the health of Arab women." She told the New York Times: "The body is the last taboo, the one where all the political and religious prohibitions are concentrated. "It is the last battle for democracy. I didn't want to write politically, but I did look for something radical. This book is a cry of protest." The Almond's 260 pages tell the story of Badra, a Moroccan girl living in a small village, who is pushed, at 17, into an arranged marriage with a local notary of 40. After being dramatically deflowered ("He broke me in two with a single stroke") and five years of what she describes as "a hideous marriage", Badra flees to the bright lights of Tangier and the home of her emancipated Aunt Selma. There she falls under the spell of Driss, a sophisticated, European-educated cardiologist who initiates her into the pleasures of the flesh and becomes at once "my master and my torturer". As their adventures become more debauched, Badra becomes disillusioned and pulls back, winning her freedom but also losing her capacity to love." What freedom is she talking about? The freedom to have fetish sex and write a porn novel? If that’s the freedom Arab women want, no wonder Bush wants to set them free so bad What does democracy have to do with moral degradation? For those of interested in such books, there is nothing literary or artistic about them. If your interested in sex, porn or whatever visit the millions of hardcore websites that are on the net.
  11. And fridays are paydays!... can't get better then that
  12. For sure it's gotta be a Great Biggie. Nothing does it like a classic single, great biggies fries and root beer, no ice. What’s up with Wendy’s and the ice anyway?! McDonalds Double cheeseburger or Wendy's junior cheeseburger deluxe ?
  13. Tertiary Adjunct of Unimatrix Zero-One Seven of Nine, it is interesting that you have this group feeling. Is it fair to say you have been assimilated by the British collective?
  14. scary stuff eeh.... Hello brave new world. Somealien, would you accompanying me to the feelies this weekend?
  15. Your point is well taken waryaa_liibaanow
  16. This is really very disheartening. I offer my condolences to all the victims, their families and all those affected by those tragic crimes. I hope all our SOL friends are safe and sound. I remember the day of 9/11, I was only up the streets from the Pentagon and at the Pentagon train station that morning as I commuted to work. Some of my coworkers actually witnessed the attack; it was a struggle to get back home, all the buses and streets were clogged with panicked people. These repulsive acts can never be justified.
  17. I gotta mention Psycho sue here. Seems like she's always got something interesting to say.
  18. I don't know much about *LuCkY*, but I wish I did.
  19. and Miskiin-Macruuf-Aqiyaar too... I hope SOL isn't losing patrons
  20. It's like ... she just disappeared!
  21. Geek chicks in hijabs :eek: :eek: :eek: heaven