Archive for November 22nd, 2006

Is Our Seniors Learning?

Apparently not:

In Pittsburgh, “Nursebot” (a robot which took on male and female personalities of Earl and Pearl depending on the gender of the voice used at the time) was tried out with elderly patients. Despite the stereotype of older people being technology phobic, the patients accepted the robots.

NOOOO!!! Don’t do it! It’s a trap!!!

Have you forgotten this already?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3sLE-Jk0rw

Or this?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keIeJEJ7eoo
It’s a tragedy waiting to happen, mark my words.

2 comments November 22nd, 2006 at 06:31pm Posted by Eli

Entry Filed under: Monday Media Blogging,Technology,Weirdness

Headline Of The Week

Satan Feels Pressure to Score

(That’s the front-page headline; the actual article headline is a bit less… provocative)

Hard to put my finger on my favorite part of the story itself, but it’s probably the part where the coach gives Satan a pep talk.

And let me just reiterate my wish for Satan to get traded across the river, because just one “Satan Leads Devils to Victory” headline would make my decade.

1 comment November 22nd, 2006 at 03:08pm Posted by Eli

Entry Filed under: Great Headlines

Blind Item Of The Week

From the NY Daily News’ Gatecrasher column:

Which small-screen star – who doesn’t get out much – engages a dominatrix in a Manhattan “dungeon” to stand on his groin in a parka and repeat in a loud whisper, “We’re on the top of a mountain, no one can hear us …”

Wow. Now that’s a fetish!

6 comments November 22nd, 2006 at 07:41am Posted by Eli

Entry Filed under: Favorites,Quotes

Wednesday Why-I-Love-The-Weekly-World-News Media Blogging

More video fun:

Desperately Seeking Sasquatch.

Perhaps he should stake out some dance studios…

November 22nd, 2006 at 07:16am Posted by Eli

Entry Filed under: Weekly World News


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