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Australian Icons:The Ferocious Australian Drop Bear

phascolarctos malum or Thylarctos plummetus, depending on what area they are from.

According to Wikipedia (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drop_bear) “A dropbear or drop bear is a fictitious Australian marsupial.[1] Drop bears are commonly said to be unusually large, vicious, carnivorous marsupials related to koalas (although the koala is not a bear) that inhabit treetops and attack their prey by dropping onto their heads from above.[2][3] They are an example of local lore intended to frighten and confuse outsiders and amuse locals, similar to the jackalope, hoop snake, wild haggis or snipe. 428 more words


Valentine’s Day Just as Traumatic for Couples

For many singles, February 14 is a day to reminisce on why they are spending yet another night alone, and why this year’s Valentine’s Day was no different from last year’s. 321 more words


Dark Lord Resigns

Lord Palpatine, in a rare and surprising move, on Monday announced his intention to resign as Emperor at the end of the month. The dark lord, who has ruled the Galactic Empire for almost 8 years, stated that he no longer had the physical and mental ability to keep up with such a demanding project. 234 more words


Pelajaran dari Seorang Anak Kecil

“Karena dia adalah teman terbaikku, dan kadang ia selalu berbicara padaku di tempat tidur.” – Elisabeth 6 Tahun, tentang boneka kudanilnya.

“Sangat penting, setiap sore, ia memegang selimut nyamannya. 295 more words

How Bitcoin Compares to Fiat Currency’s House of Cards

Published by Tuur Demeester on January 23, 2015

Double standards are like mosquitoes to me: after hearing their buzz for a while, I want nothing more than to shine a flashlight their way and swat them down mercilessly. 130 more words


Iran continues to suck at everything the US has mastered

This week the Islamic Republic of Iran made international headlines with its announcement that it had successfully sent a monkey into space – a feat most other countries accomplished and surpassed long ago. 466 more words


Obama Moves to Protect 12 Million Acres of Alaskan Wildlife

The Obama Administration will ask Congress to protect millions of acres of land in Alaska from a range of human activity including drilling and road construction, officials said Sunday. 170 more words