A dictionary/glossary/lexicon as sort of a cosmic, meeting of the minds, collaboration of the likes of Dan Webster, Sam Johnson, Ambrose Bierce, Hunter S. Thompson, Wm. F. Buckley, Grouch Marx, W. C. Fields and many more... even though its editors are obscure unknowns with dreadfully dangerous senses of humor. WARNING: This website may contain some slightly adult content - get parental viewing approval if you are 18 or under!
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
FOM: Google invites users to join Wave and Google Wave.
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Badvertising / Negliminal: The portmanteaus of bad with advertising and negative with subliminal. With reference to the greater effect of negative subliminal messages.
FOM: 'Bad' subliminal messages work and Key To Subliminal Messaging Is To Keep It Negative, Study Shows.
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Flu-Thru: The portmanteau of Influenza (or flew) and Drive-Thru. A more immediate approach to treating H1N1 at the local emergency or hospital.
FOM: McTriage: Hospitals use swine flu drive-thrus
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
FOM: Find Local Rideshares Quickly Via Mobile Phone , OpenRide and Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS .
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T Rex image licensed under Creative Commons by Sebastian Bergmann
Trichomonas saurischiae: One proposed scientific name for the parasite thought to have killed off the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex. (Does the parasite connection strengthen the dinosaur-bird connection)?
References: Mighty T. rex Killed by Lowly Parasite, Study Suggests and Trichomonas gallinae.
FOM: China finds bird-like dinosaur with four wings and Anchiornis huxleyi.
Cremation Gurunda Burning Bali image licensed under Creative Commons by amanderson2
Craemation / Gremation: The 'eco-friendly' portmanteau of cremation and faeces. The new 'green' use of animal waste as fuel for a cremation and ceremony. (Not the way I want to be dealt with after my demise, in a burning dung heap...).
References: India's cow-dung 'eco-cremations' and Cremation.
FOM: Giant fish 'verges on extinction' and Psephurus gladius.
Monday, September 28, 2009
The Apocalypse is Nigh image licensed under Creative Commons by Matthew Stewart
Radioactive Dust Storm: Not something you deal with everyday. With reference to the recent enormous Australian Dust storm 2009 which might have left U-235 (and other radioactive elements?...) in its swath... Yikes!!!
References: Australia 'uranium' dust concerns and Australian Dust Storm 2009.
Sunday, September 27, 2009
FOM: Climate risk to 'fanged' frog and Anuran.