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JCC ~~** OFFICIAL **~~ WACKY NEWS DEPOSITORY THREAD. TOS MINDED. MOD APPROVED. PROBABLY

Discussion in 'Community' started by jp-30, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    Honest Paltrow's Genuine Vampire Repellent

    No it's not for actual vampires. That would be silly! Instead:

    The spray, manufactured by Paper Crane Apothecary, contains a mix of aromatherapeutic oils that have allegedly been “reported to banish bad vibes (and shield you from the people who may be causing them).”
    Ingredients include “sonically tuned” water” and a blend of “gem elixirs,” including ruby, bloodstone and black onyx.
    Also on the ingredient list: reiki, sound waves, moonlight and love.
     
  2. Juliet316

    Juliet316 JCC Game Winner star 10 VIP - Game Winner

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  3. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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  4. Juliet316

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  8. Diggy

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    WACKY AS!
     
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  9. tom

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    i bet when they told the guy's kid that his dad was dead they prefaced it with, "something pretty wacky happened today...".
     
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  10. Diggy

    Diggy Force Ghost star 7

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    There are bound to be tears at the funeral. Tears of laughter.
     
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  11. tom

    tom Chosen One star 7

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    you can't spell manslaughter without it!
     
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  12. CT-867-5309

    CT-867-5309 Force Ghost star 6

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    "This is going straight to the wacky news thread in the JCC"
     
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  13. Violent Violet Menace

    Violent Violet Menace JCC Ravager star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Saudi official fired for using Yoda photo in textbook
    A Saudi education official has been sacked over a schoolbook that accidentally included a doctored photograph of a former ruler sitting next to a "Star Wars" character, triggering online ridicule. The black-and-white image shows King Faisal, Saudi Arabia's third monarch, signing the United Nations Charter in 1945, with the diminutive Jedi master Yoda perched next to him. Saudi Arabia scrambled last week to withdraw the textbook. The government has sacked Mohammad Bin Atiyah al-Harithi, the deputy education minister for curricula, saying that new versions of the textbook are being printed after the "inadvertant error".
     
  14. Ghost

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    'Human chimera': Man fails paternity test because genes in his saliva are different to those in sperm

    It is thought cells from a miscarried sibling were absorbed by the man while he was in the womb


    A US man has failed a paternity test after doctors revealed his dead twin, whose DNA the man absorbed in the womb, is the genetic father of the child.
    The 34-year-old man is the first ever reported case of a paternity test being fooled by a human chimera, someone with extra genes absorbed from a twin lost in early pregnancy.
    Approximately one in eight single childbirths are thought to start as multiple pregnancies and occasionally cells from the miscarried siblings are sometimes absorbed in the womb by a surviving twin.

    After the initial failed fertility test, they took a genetic ancestry test which suggested that the man was actually his son’s uncle.
    The father’s sperm was found to have 10 per cent of a genetic match to the infant. The genes in his sperm were different to that in his saliva and it has been concluded that the father of the boy is effectively the man’s own unborn twin.

    There have been chimera cases in the past. Karen Keegan from Boston found that her blood cells had one set of genes and her ovaries held distinctly different ones. Those ovaries had produced the eggs that led to two of Keegan’s sons holding genes different from her own.
    The true genetic mother was a twin sister that she never knew and who was never born.

    Searches for chimeras are incredibly complicated as the genes only feature in detectable amounts in very few organs. As more people turn to fertility clinics to help them have children, chimerism may become more common, as fertility treatments are more likely to lead to multiple births.


    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/s...are-different-to-those-in-sperm-a6707466.html
     
  15. Violent Violet Menace

    Violent Violet Menace JCC Ravager star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    So Yahoo is changing its name to Oath. Oath! As if Yahoo already wasn't bad enough.

    It's kinda wacky.
     
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  16. Juliet316

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    Actually Yahoo and AOL are merging into Oath as part of both of them being aquired by Verizon.
     
  17. tom

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    oath is a pretty wacky name. i just imagine someone with a mouth full of oats and then someone asks them what they're eating.
     
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  18. poor yorick

    poor yorick Ex-Mod star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP - Game Host

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    Ithe eating tha oath! (chomp, chomp, chew . . .)
     
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  19. Ghost

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  20. Martoto77

    Martoto77 Jedi Master star 5

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  21. Juliet316

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  22. Ghost

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  23. Juliet316

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  25. Violent Violet Menace

    Violent Violet Menace JCC Ravager star 5 Staff Member Manager

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  26. gezvader28

    gezvader28 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    that's a terrific picture ![face_laugh]