Norilsk in Siberia routinely gets minus 50 degrees Celsius weather. We had a huge dump of snow and minus 45 wind chill all last week in Calgary, and watching this makes me feel very cozy and warm inside.
"Tropic Thunder" thunders on with even more tropicality:
on Director's cut DVD
Tropic Thunder was recently released unrated and uncut.
Here is a short review from A. Abrams:
"This is a director's cut - unrated, uncivilized, rough, bristling and ungrateful chunk of ridiculous moviemaking... it is, generally speaking, typical guy madness: capped, canned and delivered (or rather spread in a thick steamy layer) all over your big screen TV. Lick it up, enjoy the rich frothy exploits of five guys trying to deal with a bunch of murderous hilarity hitting the fan all at once. War movies? This DVD redefines the genre, just like Mr. Bean redefined a Nazi soldier not long ago. There is a rich glob of unadultered humor hidden somewhere inside this skull-encrusted feature-rich DVD. See if you can find it."
Here are the most hated ‘buffling’ (inappropiate business jargon) phrases in the UK. The survey (carried out by YouGov.co.uk), found the most irritating phrases to be:
Example of such "corporate" ridiculous talk can be seen here.
Steampunk Jewelry Update
Ricky at Edm Designs released a new line of steampunk jewelry, handmade cufflinks, clockwork rings - there are some unisex bold watch pendants left (most are sold out)... See her shop and choose whatever coolness jumps at you - here (scroll down)
Combine steampunk clockwork movement with celtic designs - what do you get?
Check out the spinning propeller on this one... and a "Beetle Insectus!" ring -
"Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons"
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