| O-T Lounge|| She takes stunningly beautiful photos with REAL animals. - When in Rome on 4/2/14 at 9:45 am|
[quote]Russian Photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these mind-blowing photos using real live animals.[/quote][link=(http://www.lifebuzz.com/real-animal-photos/?utm_source=iajsiaspal9920&utm_medium=fb&utm_campaign=juststopdesktop)]More here[/link] :cool:
I found them re-hosted in this [link...
| O-T Lounge|| 15 things you didn't know your iPhone could do - When in Rome on 3/27/14 at 3:45 pm|
I actually knew most of these, but this one blew my mind:
[quote]Ask Siri, “What flights are above me?” or just say, “Planes overhead,” and she’ll pull up a chart featuring each plane’s flight n...
| O-T Lounge|| Settle an argument: Which is preferable, including a leading zero or not? - When in Rome on 3/19/14 at 9:54 pm|
My roommate and I have been vehemently arguing over this while doing our homework.
For example, would you write the decimal version of -21/100 as:
I am a big proponent of the leading zero (-0.21). She feels perfectly fine with leaving that zero off. :crazy:
What say y...
| O-T Lounge|| Bruno Mars Is Actually Powerline From "A Goofy Movie" - When in Rome on 2/5/14 at 9:20 am|
[link=(http://www.buzzfeed.com/ellievhall/10-pictures-that-prove-bruno-mars-is-actually-powerline-from)]10 Pictures That Prove Bruno Mars Is Actually Powerline From "A Goofy Movie"[/link] :lol:
| Movie/TV Board|| Sherlock Season 3 Episode 3-whaaaaaaat?! - When in Rome on 1/30/14 at 6:36 pm|
Watched it last night and I practically held my breath the entire time. :ahh:
At first I was like
And then I was like
| O-T Lounge|| LSU is cancelled tomorrow - When in Rome on 1/27/14 at 2:13 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| 200 accidents, 2 weather-related deaths in La. - When in Rome on 1/24/14 at 6:52 pm|
[quote]NEW ORLEANS - At least two people have been killed and one person critically injured in weather-related traffic accidents along icy Interstate 10 in southern Louisiana, where state police say they h...
| O-T Lounge|| Lafayette Police release sketch of Acadiana Mall sexual assault suspect - When in Rome on 1/8/14 at 11:21 am|
[link=(http://kpel965.com/lafayette-police-release-sketch-of-possible-suspect-in-acadiana-mall-sexual-assault/)]Lafayette Police Release Sketch Of Possible Suspect In Acadiana Mall Sexual Assa...
| O-T Lounge|| Man demonstrates how cold it is in New England... - When in Rome on 1/7/14 at 3:16 pm|
By unscrewing the top to a water bottle.
Fast forward to 27 seconds if you're impatient.
^link to video...
| O-T Lounge|| GoPro Footage of Interaction Between South African Lions and Lion Whisperer - When in Rome on 1/7/14 at 10:45 am|
[link=(http://tronnydoncafe.com/awe-inspiring-interaction-between-south-african-lions-and-lion-whisperer/)]LINK to video[/link]
[quote]Watch this brilliant and awe-inspiring video of the lion whisperer interacting with wild lions in South Africa. The GoPro production crew journeys to Africa to ...
| O-T Lounge|| How to pronounce words spoof on YouTube? - When in Rome on 12/25/13 at 12:54 pm|
I can't remember what those videos were called and don't have them bookmarked.
The guy pronounces the words weirdly with a white screen and a black word.
| O-T Lounge|| Amy Poehler and Billy Eichner aggressively sing aggressive Christmas carols - When in Rome on 12/14/13 at 2:24 pm|
"Arrow?! NO, NO, not dealing with that bull shite name!" :lol:
Also, I learned that a lot of people don't know Christmas carols. ...
| O-T Lounge|| So many sirens around campus - When in Rome on 12/10/13 at 7:49 pm|
I've been hearing them for like the last 10-15 minutes. What's up with that?...
| O-T Lounge|| Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded: -135.8° - When in Rome on 12/9/13 at 8:14 pm|
[quote]Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for "soul-crushing" cold.
[b]Try 135.8 degrees Fahrenheit below zero; that's ...
| Music Board|| Amazon: 25 days of free holiday song downloads - When in Rome on 12/4/13 at 7:27 pm|
In case anyone is interested!
| O-T Lounge|| Christmas lights are up!!! - When in Rome on 12/3/13 at 11:32 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| 8 New Punctuation Marks We Desperately Need - When in Rome on 12/2/13 at 9:33 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| What is your favorite holiday? - When in Rome on 11/26/13 at 5:53 pm|
[b]And why is it Christmas?[/b] [img]http://emoticony.leestone.co.uk/emoticons_christmas/reindeer.gif[/img]
Quality time with family...
| Political Talk|| Iran: White House Lying About Details of Nuke Deal - When in Rome on 11/26/13 at 4:45 pm|
[link=(http://freebeacon.com/iran-white-house-lying-about-details-of-nuke-deal/)]LINK[/link][quote]“What has been released by the website of the White House as a fact sheet is a one-sided interpretation of the agreed text in Geneva and some of the explanations and words in the sheet contradict the t...
| O-T Lounge|| NOAA: 2013 Slowest Hurricane Season in 30 Years... - When in Rome on 11/25/13 at 7:22 pm|
[link=(http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2013/20131125_endofhurricaneseason.html)]Global warming they said...extreme weather they said[/link]
[quote]The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially ends on Saturday, Nov. 30, had the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982, thanks in large pa...
| O-T Lounge|| German code breakers: Internet mystery has world baffled...but not TD - When in Rome on 11/25/13 at 2:43 pm|
[link=(http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/internet/10468112/The-internet-mystery-that-has-the-world-baffled.html)]The internet mystery that has the world baffled[/link]
[i]For the past two years, a mysterious online organisation has been setting the world's finest code-breakers a series of see...
| O-T Lounge|| Colorado news anchor begs residents to send in better snow pictures - When in Rome on 11/24/13 at 6:10 pm|
I chortled :lol:
[quote]KUSA - C'mon, Colorado. We can do better than this. We love winter. We own winter. Let's take the pictures to prove it.
A plethora of pictures of snow-covered patio sets led 9NEWS anchor Kyle Clar...
| Political Talk|| Remember when Obama, Biden, and Reid were against the nuclear option? - When in Rome on 11/21/13 at 7:22 pm|
[b]Obama 2005[/b] - "I sense that talk of the nuclear option is more about power than about fairness … I believe some of my colleagues propose this rules change because they can get away with it rather than because they know it’s good for our democracy. The American people want less partisanship in ...
| O-T Lounge|| Silly moments on TD that make you go "wat?" - When in Rome on 11/18/13 at 6:52 pm|
What are some things you've read on TD that made you scratch your head and wonder how people think? :lol:
[quote]I have watched all the so called experts on TV giving differing o...
| O-T Lounge|| My laptop is stuck in a restart loop...help! - When in Rome on 11/17/13 at 7:24 pm|
My computer decided to update to Windows 8.1 today, and when I got home it was in a loop of restarting.
It has the windows 8 symbol, then a blue screen that says, "your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We'll just collect some error info and then we'll restart for you." Then black scre...
| O-T Lounge|| "Veterans Day is a holiday. Why don't we get off work?" - When in Rome on 11/11/13 at 8:56 am|
Just heard one of the loudmouth employees of the CCs in the Business Complex say this.
It's bad enough that they are always the loudest people in that building. But do they really not understand the concept of Veterans Day? Not a fan. :casty:...
| O-T Lounge|| Speaking of YouTube...Asian guy laughing and eating - When in Rome on 11/5/13 at 10:36 pm|
[link=(http://youtu.be/YpvEXEdxVF4)]This one deserves its own thread[/link] :lol: :lol:...
| O-T Lounge|| Homeless guy living in CEBA! (Pics included) - When in Rome on 10/30/13 at 4:10 pm|
Most of you probably don't know this, but there is a study lounge in CEBA for IE majors. It's pretty run down, so a group of us decided to fix it up this semester. Well, recently, one of my friends noticed a guy that definitely was not an IE and did not seem to be a student. When someone tried to ta...
| O-T Lounge|| A story that might restore your faith in humanity - When in Rome on 10/29/13 at 4:14 pm|
Instead of complaining about the wall of text, take the little bit of time required to read this heartwarming story. If you are incapable of reading a few paragraphs, the gist of the story is bolded for your convenience. It's worth the read, though! :bow:
| O-T Lounge|| This Day in History - When in Rome on 10/29/13 at 8:23 am|
[b]In 1618[/b], Sir Walter Raleigh, the English courtier, military adventurer and poet, was executed in London.
[b]In 1929[/b], Wall Street crashed on "Black Tuesday," heralding the beginning of America's Great Depression.
[b]In 1923[/b], the Republic of Turkey was proclaimed.