| Political Talk|| Air pollution turns Chinese city into ghost town. - LSU1NSEC on 3/2/15 at 9:29 am|
The city of Handan in Hebei province is the birthplace of Qin Shihuang, the first emperor of China. That illustrious history isn’t apparent today. Aging, coal-burning steel factories belch grime over the city of 1 million, one of China’s 10 most polluted. Dotting the downtown area are half-construct...
| SEC Rant|| SEC domination of Track and Field. - LSU1NSEC on 2/28/15 at 1:58 pm|
Has anyone [b]not[/b] noticed this?
| O-T Lounge|| 2014/2015 winter storm names. - LSU1NSEC on 2/28/15 at 9:27 am|
Where do they get these names?
| O-T Lounge|| UK approves 3-person babies - LSU1NSEC on 2/24/15 at 10:36 pm|
LONDON (AP) — Britain has become the first country in the world to allow the creation of human embryos from the DNA of three people, a technique intended to help mothers avoid passing on genetically degenerative diseases to their babies.
The bill granting the controversial techniques was passed T...
| Money Talk|| 10 banks being probed for gold rigging. - LSU1NSEC on 2/23/15 at 9:46 pm|
fair and efficient markets
| O-T Lounge|| Buddhist monk "self mummification" - LSU1NSEC on 2/23/15 at 7:04 pm|
Human remains discovered inside a statue of Buddha. That's weird enough. Even stranger is the procedure monks would use to "self mummify" themselves to achieve enlightment.
[quote]These monks would typically subsist on water, seeds and nuts for 1,000 days, then roots, pine bark and a toxic ...
| O-T Lounge|| Axiall delays decision on ethane plant near Lake Charles. - LSU1NSEC on 2/22/15 at 8:45 am|
Citing volatility in key U.S. markets, another petrochemical company has decided to delay its decision to build a plant in Southwest Louisiana.
Paul Carrico, president and CEO of Axiall, announced Friday that the company and its joint venture partner, Lotte Chemical of South Korea, have ag...
| O-T Lounge|| Naked Florida woman halts traffic buffin' the muffin' - LSU1NSEC on 2/21/15 at 4:37 pm|
A nude Florida woman who cops say was on "heavy" drugs Sunday night allegedly stopped traffic to masturbate in front of a couple's car, then climbed onto the hood.
Amie Carter, 31, then allegedly stomped on the car and threw a cell phone at the vehicle behind it, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
| Political Talk|| Wisconsin to skip debt payments to make up for Walker tax cuts. - LSU1NSEC on 2/19/15 at 2:35 pm|
(Bloomberg) -- Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, facing a $283 million deficit that needs to be closed by the end of June, will skip more than $100 million in debt payments to balance the books thrown into disarray by his tax cuts.
The move comes as Walker, 47, mounts a 2016 bid for the Republican...
| O-T Lounge|| Hedge fund founders son charged with murdering his father. - LSU1NSEC on 2/19/15 at 9:17 am|
allegedly, his Dad reduced his allowance.
| O-T Lounge|| Pic of Putin's new girlfriend. - LSU1NSEC on 2/17/15 at 4:58 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Quantum experiment hints at more quantum bizarreness. - LSU1NSEC on 2/15/15 at 7:22 pm|
[quote]"So there's a backward-going trajectory and a forward-going trajectory and if we look at them both together and weight the information in both equally, we get something we call a hindsight prediction, or "retrodiction."[/quote]
[quote]...it suggests that in the quantum world time runs both...
| O-T Lounge|| What's your opinion of "worker villages" popping up in Louisiana? - LSU1NSEC on 2/13/15 at 7:52 am|
Sounds like a 3rd world model to me.
CAMERON PARISH, LA (KPLC) - Tensions rose between residents and potential contractors over a worker village at a Cameron Parish Police Jury meeting Thursday morning.
The proposed facility, known as Kingfisher Lodge, would house 2,500 workers and would be ...
| O-T Lounge|| Tinder exec (former marketing VP Whitney Wolfe) suing for sexual harassment. - LSU1NSEC on 2/5/15 at 3:17 pm|
Whitney Wolfe, a former vice president for marketing at Tinder, the wildly popular hookup facilitation app, is suing the company and its parent, IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI), for sexual harassment and discrimination. In her lawsuit, Wolfe says that Tinder’s chief marketing officer, Justin Mateen, subj...
| SEC Rant|| Aggies - any new football slogans in the pipeline for 2015? - LSU1NSEC on 2/3/15 at 7:19 pm|
Haven't seen much of the "WRTS" thing lately. ...
| SEC Rant|| Is Arkansas the least successful program Bert has coached at? - LSU1NSEC on 2/1/15 at 7:30 pm|
sounds like he was a decent coach before he got there....
| O-T Lounge|| think I found the mother of all conspiracy theories - LSU1NSEC on 1/27/15 at 11:03 pm|
stumbled across this jewel tonight
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdfIuTm2VuM)]youtube - interview with laura eisenhower[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| some women giving up on tampons - LSU1NSEC on 1/26/15 at 12:22 pm|
Maryann Flasch, a 32-year-old office manager from Austin, Colorado, used to suffer from vaginal itching, dryness and infections when she got her period, which she attributed to using tampons and pads. She had resigned herself to buying tube after tube of topical painkillers -- until she discovered t...
| O-T Lounge|| Japanese bank experimenting with robots - LSU1NSEC on 1/20/15 at 10:03 am|
Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, one of the world's largest banks, will introduce a humanoid robot intro branches starting this spring. The robot, named NAO, will be able to answer customers' questions about the bank's services, said spokesperson Kazunobu Takahara. Nao's a bit smaller than your average...
| O-T Lounge|| Sometimes the smallest gesture of kindness means more than u think - LSU1NSEC on 1/19/15 at 9:55 pm|
Know this lady who's in hard times right now. Baked her a loaf of zucchini bread the other day and dropped it off to her at work. She just sent me a text thanking me for it. She didn't have enough money to bake her daughter a birthday cake so she used the zucchini loaf for her birthday cake. Kin...