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LOL (LESSONS ON LAUGHTER)

First-World Cat Problems

No species has had to face such harsh reality as the house cat. Revered for centuries in ancient Egypt and prized aboard ships of old as the resident rodent police,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roz Rogoff, on Nov 23, 2013 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 14352 Views

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Curriculum for cracking up

Welcome to the inaugural post of LOL (Lessons on Laughter). They say that laughter is the best medicine, and my aim is to prescribe and dole out dosages of the stuff...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Jul 18, 2013 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 6884 Views

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If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate

Yesterday we did English, so I figure today we'll humor it up with some science. Be warned though, it's Friday brain science, and all the good jokes Argon. Don't...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Kurt Kummer, on Jul 21, 2013 at 8:51 pm | 5 comments | 5597 Views

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Instant human: just add coffee

I am not a morning person. I don't spring out of bed with bright eyes or bushy tail, ready for the day with a spring in my step and a song in my heart. No, I remove...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Ishmael, on Sep 13, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 5371 Views

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Ben Affleck cast as new Batman... Weirdly enough, not as a joke

The nerd world is abuzz with news of the casting of Batman in the upcoming "Man of Steel" sequel. Christian Bale -- for reasons I speculate involve the chafing of...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Flash, on Aug 24, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 5051 Views

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Come on people, the NSA just want to be friends...

In light of the recent revelations about the NSA's less-than-kosher behavior regarding surveillance, I feel it's important to find a silver lining in all this. Sure,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by beano, on Jul 19, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 4802 Views

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Shall I compare work to a summer's day?

In high school, summers meant a break. Break meant gleefully emptying our brains of any academic information, letting our synapses run on television, trips to the...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 1, 2013 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 4703 Views

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Insert 'Jaws' theme song here

This week is a special week. Not because school looms on the horizon, not because of the panicked scramble for on sale pencils and notebooks. This is Shark Week....

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4674 Views

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On second thought, let's just pet the bunnies

The goat has never been accused of being a majestic creature. With their strangely shaped pupils, their tendency to eat everything and a general taste for destruction,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jun 22, 2013 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 4650 Views

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There's a reason kids are so cute

Kids are cute for a reason. They say completely absurd things, like to destroy whatever they can get their hands on, and have a deep attachment to the word 'no.'...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on May. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4583 Views

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Pajamas are bad

There are certain things that children can get away with that adults just can't. Believing in Santa Claus, coloring big numbers as their math homework, asking 'why'...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Jul. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4404 Views

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What I thought when I saw the preview for 'The Smurfs 2'

If Quentin Tarantino had directed "The Smurfs 2" it would have gone something like this... ...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Jun. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4388 Views

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A musical note

Today we're going to talk about music. Music is a complex and sometimes very unappealing organization of noise that is written by a composer who will likely be poor...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 15, 2013 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 4197 Views

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What shoes mean to women

I'd like to put shoes in perspective for the masses. In particular, the universal obsession women have with shoes. As one of those women, I feel that I have the...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mary Goodwin, on Aug 21, 2013 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 4173 Views

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No tricks up my sleeve

When we're kids we're taught to believe in everything and never stop dreaming. A few years go by and suddenly Santa Claus is a Coca Cola marketing ploy and you can...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on May. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4093 Views

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Hefty holidays

I'm dreaming of a thin Christmas. A holiday season where I don't compulsively eat twelve ginger snaps at one time, where I can put down the fourth York mint patty,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Dec. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3713 Views

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Dear cool people...

This is a message from your friendly neighborhood Laughter Police: don't worry about whether or not you're one of the 'cool kids.' Chances are you're having more...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on May. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3557 Views

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A cat's ownership rights

This morning, instead of waking up to The Doors' "Break On Through," I woke up to my kitten gnawing on my hand. Front paws clutching my forearm, little claws dug...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Wemon and Cats will do as they please,, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 3123 Views

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May you remember your New Year's Eve

I will not bore you with a list of my New Year's resolutions, since to be perfectly frank I'm certain that most people forget their resolutions as soon as they're...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Good boy, on Jan 3, 2014 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 3052 Views

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Your not safe, not even in you're own home

Because were watching u. I sincerely hope that the above title and sentence bothered you. This is not meant as an offense to the casual readers of my little,...

Original post made by Sierra Rhodes on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 19, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 7 comments | 1732 Views
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