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Run!!! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3185327)

It's coming this way!!!

No! Not Gojiraaisu!

This is the only possible outcome of our wanton nuclear program!

Re:Run!!! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3185676)

This is the only possible outcome of our wanton nuclear program!

Are you kidding? Now with our new stance on using nuclear weapons for everything, we can bomb that freakin' iceberg back to the stone age! Hmmm...

Re:Run!!! (2)

CAIMLAS (41445) | more than 12 years ago | (#3187827)

or shall we say, Ice Age?

FP BABY (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3185332)

First Post!!!!

Tiddler! (5, Interesting)

Account 10 (565119) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185334)

It's only half the size of this one [bbc.co.uk]

Re:Tiddler! - BULL! GM Jesse twitched and farted.. (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3185738)

GM Jesse twitched and farted in his sleep. Next to him lay Susie Anne Lou, the GM plant-slut and all around bar whore. She was 42. She was also awake.

"Jesse, wake up," she hissed, her voice like sandpaper from years of a 5-pack-a-day smoking habit. "Wake up you fat son of a bitch!"

Stirring and mumbling something about "polishing his knob like a good little slut," GM Jesse awoke slowly. He winced as had fallen asleep with his cheap sunglasses on again and inadvertantly shoved them into his face in a failed attempt to wipe the sleep from his eyes.

"What the fuck!?" he exclaimed as he groggily looked around. He gasped as he saw Susie Anne Lou; he had forgotten that he had "seduced" (bought her 7 beers at the bar) and fucked her earlier that night. He had been dreaming about Sarah Jessica Parker's perky Jewish tits and her shaven Jewish pussy. He had "messed her pussy up" all night long in his dream and waking up to Susie Anne Lou was in sharp contrast to his fantasy.

"You were snoring and farting. You God-damned pig, I don't expect to deal with shit-smell and grunting after I fuck," Susie Anne Lou said pointedly. "God dammit!"

Without hesitation, GM Jesse bitchslapped Susie Anne Lou. "Fuckin' cunt, God-damn bitchin' an' whinin' after I got my balls in you," he berated. "Next time you want this God-damned meat pole you're gonna get down on your knees and kiss my balls first, you fuckin' hag!"

The next morning, Susie Ann Lou, the GM plant-slut, was nowhere to be seen. Neither was GM Jesse's guitar (untouched since '78), his Journey records (last listened to yesterday), his beer (all 5 cases of it, chilled), and a stack of porno mags (Open Legs, Hustler, and Shaved).

"Fuckin' slut stole all my shit, God dammit!" GM Jesse exclaimed angrily. "Fuckin' fuck-hole walked off with all my favotire shit!"

He grabbed his jean jacket and waddled out the door. It was a warm summer morning in Kansas City and he was wearing his finest red cut-off jogging pant shorts, a stained white tshirt, and a flannel shirt overtop of that. His shoes were imitation leather with Velcro straps. GM Jesse didn't have time to fuck around with tyin' his shoes!

His belly hung out from his tshirt, and though he didn't notice, his dirty cock was hanging limply from a hole he had cut in the front of his jogging pant cut-off shorts so he woulnd't have to pull them down to piss. He'd done this while trying to piss in a beer bottle in his reclining chair late one Wednesday night. It was quite hard to piss in a beer bottle sitting down with your dick aimed down and over the top of an elastic band!

His '78 Sedan stationwagon peeled out of his driveway and down the gravelly road toward I-70 and the GM plant.

His buddies from the line were drinking in the parking lot before work, per tradition every work day, and he didn't want to be late.

Re:Tiddler! (1)

danielrose (460523) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186211)

Yes, it does seem a little pale in comparison.
These types of things seem to happen all the time anyways.....

Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (2, Funny)

BRO_HAM (543601) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185365)


Go george dubya, go!!!

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (2, Informative)

pjl5602 (150416) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185450)

According to the BBC news article mentioned in another post:

<snip>
British researchers say the process is entirely natural and is not due to global warming.
<snip>

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3185461)

The days are getting warmer and warmer. Something must be going on.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (1)

global_diffusion (540737) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185531)

The days are getting warmer and warmer. Something must be going on.

Dude, it's springtime! This happens every year, remember?

I do agree with you though. Here in Seattle it's been snowing in LATE MARCH. Seattle is lucky to have it snow once a year, so big fat flakes dead into March is odd, as in not normal. You gotta wonder: Is it el nin~o or is it el environmento chango?

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (3, Insightful)

dead_penguin (31325) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185591)

Dude, it's springtime! This happens every year, remember?

Err... It broke of of Antarctica. Southern Hemisphere. Seasons reversed.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (1)

Mr.Intel (165870) | more than 12 years ago | (#3189440)

Err... It broke of of Antarctica. Southern Hemisphere. Seasons reversed.

So that would put it late summer/early fall in the Southern Hemisphere. The equivalent to our September. Which means it broke off after three of the warmest months of the years, giving it pleanty of time to sever it's bonds to the rest of the ice flow naturally.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (2)

danielrose (460523) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186221)

Where I'm from we get people saying the same shit year after year..
"It's so hot! Why is it so hot! It wasn't this hot last year! We'll all die soon!" etc etc..
Yet, year after year, there is a week or so of hot hot weather (around 40-45C). The only thing that changes is when the week occurs (it randomly chooses a time in summer, or so it appears..)
If you ask me people overreact to this all the time

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (1)

starshroud (568569) | more than 12 years ago | (#3215015)

Why can't it be both el nino and human-induced global climate change? To think it must be one or the other is an example of the classic logical fallacy of the excluded middle.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (2)

AnalogBoy (51094) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185488)

ten bucks says he threatens to nuke it :)

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (1)

erlenic (95003) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185562)

I'm a very big supporter of GW (no flames please), but I still got a VERY good laugh out of this one!

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3186152)

I'm not flameing, but I've got to ask- why?

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (-1)

Roto-Rooter Man (520267) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185639)

Only if it's a "terrorist" iceberg.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (0)

King of the World (212739) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185997)

Only if it has a beard.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (1)

rm-r (115254) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186157)

It's OK, the Iceberg is white...

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (1)

danielrose (460523) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186228)

GWB doesn't care about colour, but god help the iceberg if it floats into the middle east and tries to associate with al Qaeda or the Taliban!
He'll cuff the thing and take it to sunny Cuba!

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (-1)

Roto-Rooter Man (520267) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185618)

I was playing Civ III the other day, and I noticed the game said "Plains have turned to desert becuse of global warming." I'm wondering why the game designers didn't also include a fairy that turns your mechanized armor into giant pumpkins, since that's just as realistic.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3185660)

It's called Leonardo's Workshop... Or was that Civ II?

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (-1)

Roto-Rooter Man (520267) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185686)

Heh, good point. I also got "Forest has turned to tundra because of global warming." I don't know about the science of that transition.

One realistic thing though: I played as the Germans and was able to conquer France in one medium-sized offensive, facing only minimal resistance.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (3, Funny)

President Chimp Toe (552720) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186230)

More from indymedia: [indymedia.org]

A renegade iceberg - nine times the size of singapore - has defected from the antarctic republic. The iceberg, believed to hold communist sympathies, is heading directly for washington D.C at a speed of 0.1 knots. Although the motives of the iceberg are not clear, it may be seeking retaliation for President GW Bush's dismissal of the Kyoto agreement. Other sources believe the Iceberg may have recieved funding from Iraq and may be in association with Al Queida. Reports that Ossama bin Laden - having escaped Afghanistan - is Captaining the Iceberg have proved unfounded.
Although no public statement has been offered by the Whitehouse, inside sources believe that Bush is preparing a full readying of America's nuclear resources in preparation for the incident.

ALthought the consequences of the Iceberg reaching Washington are difficult to predict, it is thought that it could lead to a major destabalisation of the global Ice Cream market, eventually resulting in huge economic turmoil for Ben & jerry's ice cream.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (2)

rtaylor (70602) | more than 12 years ago | (#3189052)

ALthought the consequences of the Iceberg reaching Washington are difficult to predict, it is thought that it could lead to a major destabalisation of the global Ice Cream market, eventually resulting in huge economic turmoil for Ben & jerry's ice cream.

I bet there isn't alot of cookie dough in the iceberg though.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (1)

3am (314579) | more than 12 years ago | (#3190472)

That was pretty funny..

But I went to check out indymedia afterwards. I was shocked by how much anti-semetic crap was there - is that normal for the site? I hope my impression is wrong...

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (1)

President Chimp Toe (552720) | more than 12 years ago | (#3191074)

That was pretty funny..

ta. just cant help myself...

Aaah - Indymedia. I just posted with a link to suck people in a bit. Indymedia seemed the most suitable silly news organisation to link it to!

Being honest, indymedia can be ok. It is one of the most bias news organisations I know of (contrary to their mission statement), but it is quite nice in the way the bias is opposite to most conventional news agencies. It does have the occasional really insightful news story, that gets completely ignored by Western media. The "open system" of news reporting means that quality varies considerably, but it is pretty idealistic.

Incedently, it is a sister site for protest.org
Go there if you wanna check out some angry young rebels!

And about the anti-semitism: That is fairly recent. A little matter in Israel/Palestine I do believe. The anti-semitism is quite understandable. It does look like the Israelis are going to start building ovens soon.....

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3196650)

great last sentence, you fucking moron.

sorry if Israel isn't going to sit back and let the Arab world kill them one at a time like they been trying to do for almost 50 years now.

I challenge you to find a single piece of information that would equate the _WAR_ between Isreal and Palestinian leaders/Hamas/Al Aqsa/etc and the _ORGANIZED EXTERMINATION_ that was the Holocaust. Please try, maybe you can actually learn something about the conflict before you form naive opinions based on whatever Ted Rall draws.

Re:Huh? Global Warming.... pfffft! (1)

President Chimp Toe (552720) | more than 12 years ago | (#3207116)

sorry if Palestine isn't going to sit back and let the Israelis kill them one at a time like they been trying to do for almost 50 years now.

oh, and who mentioned holocaust? not me.
the Israelis are doing _ORGANIZED EXTERMINATION_ though, if you payed any attention to even your extremely bias media you would understand this

In Other News... (3, Funny)

ackthpt (218170) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186585)

The proposed average 36 MPG rating for cars was soundly defeated, 62-38, in the Senate [yahoo.com]

Expect W. to announce a carefully thoughtout plan, endorsed by nameless private industry advisors to VP Cheney, to offset this environmental calamity by drilling for more oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, "We've got to offset the threat to penguins with an equal threat to artic wildlife." While dismissing accusations the company pressured Dell not to offer Linux on systems, Microsoft will underscore why penguins are a threat and this is a good thing.

who needs science, I have a crystal ball (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3187155)

and it whispers in my ears that facts are irrelevant. I must resort to personal attacks based on emotional knee-jerk reaction rather than stick to scientific study and the facts that are produced. It says that I should rely less on the dissemination of that knowledge in order to educate and rely more on hypocritical and shallow attacks on very selective people using a very selective criteria that I will then refuse to apply to myself or any of the organizations I cherish.

Whats this? There are many who say that the issue of global warming was so riddled with fabrications (lies) and manipulation that perhaps no one rational trusts in what special interest groups say? Especially when they are more interested in slander and personal attacks than in education and actually making a real difference? My crystal ball tells me that I should ignore people that say 'Yes there does seem to be evidence supporting the global climate changes, but that same evidence points to a cyclical change over time and that even if man has a large effect on the current change, that studies indicate that the change from non human factors is FAR greater in the past, even in recent years. I am concerned about the environment but have learned that only through an ethical approach utilizing logical methodologies while being understanding towards others is the ONLY way to go about change. I will not subsribe to the 'freedom through Tyranny' approach that so many others do."

no, this was the actual submission: (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3185379)

From the actual press release, a humungus iceboig 2130 square miles in diameter has broke off of Antartica. Satelite picshures are included at each sight. This iceboig is larger than the state of Road Eyeland and about the same size as Delawear.

Re:no, this was the actual submission: (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3185535)

You forgot to misspael diamanter and incloded.

Re:no, this was the actual submission: (1)

way2muchsense (513397) | more than 12 years ago | (#3193566)

Those were not misspellings, but an approximation of Joiseyese.

- obviousman

Nice units (3, Funny)

global_diffusion (540737) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185517)

It's nice that the media releases news stories with units that real, everyday people can refer to, like the size of Singapore.

Re:Nice units (4, Funny)

bscott (460706) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185713)

Ah, just my thought when I saw this on CNN - if it's "about the size of Delaware", WHY does American media use "9 times the size of Singapore" as a comparison?

That's akin to saying a meter is "roughly the size of two Australian pizzas". Thanks, Media. I feel informed now.

Re:Nice units (1)

rm-r (115254) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186163)

and for the Europeans out there, who couldn't tell you what a delaware is, it's the size of Cyprus

Re:Nice units (1)

danielrose (460523) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186235)

Because the size of singapore is small small small!
If they used a unit you knew of, it wouldn't seem so large!
Besides, the fact that it is bigger than a country is supposed to sound "oh so scary!"

Re:Nice units (5, Funny)

dimator (71399) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185716)

I'm amazed they didn't use the most standard unit of long measurment in America: the length of a football field.

Re:Nice units (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3186737)

607338.695 fields, though obviously this refers to area rather then length

Deleware (3, Funny)

Veramocor (262800) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185544)

"......the same size as Delaware."

But does it have more interesting attractions than delaware?

Lisa gushes, "I want to see Wilmington." Bart adds, "I want to visit a screen door factory." Marge replies, "Yup, Delaware has got it all."

Veramocor

Strange image (1)

Nyphur (514992) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185555)

When I read this article, I strangely envisaged Mr. Bush, president of the American Country, getting Americans to try to weld it back on...

Strange the way the mind works when it's 6AM, you've been up all night and you've just spent the past 3 hours arguing quantum physics on IRC, earning lifetime bans on all major channels. o_0

Re:Strange image (1)

nickjennings (132759) | more than 12 years ago | (#3189623)

There is no "American Country", there is an American continent, with several countries on it. The people living in any of these countries could be called "American" the same way you could be called "European". However, your country is not called "Europe".

The country is called the United States of America. We are U.S. citizens. Unfortunately theres no "ican", "ean" or "ese" word for us...

USean? USican? USese? ..
.

DISCLAIMER: My corrections on the term "American" are in no
way endorsing or patriotic of the U.S., in fact the purpose is more
for the integrity of the the other countries on this continent.

Re:Strange image (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3190983)

My corrections on the term "American" are in no way endorsing or patriotic of the U.S., in fact the purpose is more for the integrity of the the other countries on this continent.

Who call us Americans, you buffoon.

Re:Strange image (1)

nickjennings (132759) | more than 12 years ago | (#3203251)

Who call us Americans, you buffoon.

Have you every BEEN out of the country? Even in Canada people are confused when you say "I'm an American", they say "Me Too!".

Though in South America this is more common.

Re:Strange image (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3204333)

Are you MAKING things up? In Canada, Canadians call their neighbors to the south 'Americans'.

Re:Strange image (1)

Nyphur (514992) | more than 12 years ago | (#3214545)

I knew that before I posted, and in fact I always tell people the exact same thing, but I had to type that message in the 37 seconds I had left and I couldn't think of a better way to phrase it in that time. Thanks for correcting me, BTW, cause I didn't have the time to ;)

iceberg FAQ (4, Informative)

LordSah (185088) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185584)

Curious to learn more about icebergs, I found this nifty FAQ [uscg.mil] . Figured I'd share.

Re:iceberg FAQ (4, Insightful)

LordSah (185088) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185608)

The Coast Guard has done some experiments on breaking ice bergs up, and apparently [quote]:

a 1,000 lb charge of TNT would be needed to break up approximately 70,000 cubic ft of ice (1,960 tons) and a hundred such charges would be needed for the destruction of an average berg. Furthermore, to melt a medium size berg of 100,000 tons would require the complete theoretical heat of combustion of 2.4 million gallons of gasoline. Such methods are, of course, economically, as well as practically unsound.

Re:iceberg FAQ (-1)

Roto-Rooter Man (520267) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185630)

They've also tried ramming large, unsinkable passenger ships into them as well. Didn't work.

Haul that baby over here... (2)

gnovos (447128) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185628)

...I wanna make sno-cones. Forever.

Re:Haul that baby over here... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3185674)

Don't eat the yellow sno-cones.

You think this is bad? (1)

fruity1983 (561851) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185710)

Wait until T'leth rises from the Carribean. Terror attacks and Deep Ones and Aquatoids... oh brotha! (Does anyone know what I am talking about?)

Re:You think this is bad? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3186169)

and when Lord Cthulhu rises from his sleep under the Pacific?

Re:You think this is bad? (1)

Lord_Of_The_Beer (527765) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186809)

That is not Dead Wich Can etrnal Lie
But Strange eons Even death May DIE.

Or words to that effect I belive

Re:You think this is bad? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3187320)

Yeah, something like that - IF you could spell better than your average retard.

You retard.

Re:You think this is bad? (1)

oni (41625) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186853)

(Does anyone know what I am talking about?)


[raises hand] oh oh! I do! I do!
XCOM was a great game. They don't make em like that anymore.

And since you seem to like OT XCOM jokes here's another one for you:
I recently heard on the news that the US had captured an Al Queda leader. I immediately thought "cool, now we can research the Martian solution"

This stuff is ohso cyclical.. (3, Interesting)

pedro (1613) | more than 12 years ago | (#3185762)

Lessee..
We have a POLAR CONTINENT...
With huge thermal differentials across its' surface due to it being on a spherical planet and.. stuff.
Why is this surprising? It's a natural outward flow of material from the Pole (where it accretes) to the edge (where all that H2O gets recycled).
Sometimes bergs are big. Sometimes small.
Always constant, though.
Sheesh!
Stuff happens!

Re:This stuff is ohso cyclical.. (1)

danielrose (460523) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186242)

But, like, this one is bigger than singapore! (shock shock horror)
Like Singapore is extremely huge anyways. You'll have my attention when their is an iceberg detaching that is like the size of Canada...

Re:This stuff is ohso cyclical.. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3187093)

Canada is 2/3rds the size of Antartica, which is second only to Russia in terms of land area.

That much ice melting would of course reduce antarctica's size...
http://www.geophys.washington.edu/People/ Students/ ginny/antarctica/meltant.jpeg

Re:This stuff is ohso cyclical.. (1)

danielrose (460523) | more than 12 years ago | (#3187231)

Exactly my point :)

Question (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3185771)

Is that just the tip of the iceberg?

The Italians Are Behind This! (1)

Crusty Old Socks Man (567421) | more than 12 years ago | (#3186076)

With recent events involving Asia and Europe, tensions have been increasings between the nations of France and India, Italy and Singapore. Using connections in Antarctica, the Italians have been able to launch a tactical iceberg, with the purpose of showing the Singaporians up.

This isn't the first time the Italians have done something mean and evil -- just look at them during WW2! And how they keep trying to steal Arctic Circle Candy. Don't trust Italians!

removed from front page (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3187011)

why isn't this story on the front page? methinks somebody screwed up...

You morons (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3187921)

Isn't it clear to you Greenpeace morons? What the few sane scientists have been saying for years is that rising sea levels are due to a counterlevered ice shelf that's slowly sinking into the ocean. The phenomenon has happened repeatedly through history. The oceans rise and we enter an ice age until it ice shelf is raised again and everything returns to normal. That's science. The losers at Greenpeace will have you believe that the little impact humans have on their environment is causing the ice to melt but any rational person will tell you that Greenpeace is an organization of stupid, hippie, socialists who's agenda is to trade prosperity for karma. It is either arrogance or stupidity that makes people believe they have more control over their environment than the complex, natural systems that have thrown the world into chaos many times before man was here. We'd be a lot better off if we take Greenpeace and their little dingies and send them to Antartica to hold up the ice shelf.

Re:You morons (2, Insightful)

8string (316088) | more than 12 years ago | (#3189010)

Come to LA and breathe the brown air. Go to the beach on a windy day and see either what clean air _doesn't_ look like, or what dirty air does. Then tell me that humans aren't having an impact on the environment.

Re:You morons (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3189701)

Humans aren't having an impact on the environment. Tehee I said it. :)

Re:You morons (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3190462)

oddly enough im in downtown LA and its crystal clear out and it smells wonderful. Come live in LA before you spout off .. moron

Re:You morons (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#3196792)

Actually I have done these things and I can't see any impact on the environment. The next thing you'll say is that the aurora borealis is caused by our microwave ovens.

Re:You morons (1)

starshroud (568569) | more than 12 years ago | (#3215087)

Hmm, do you think the air in downtown LA would be crystal clear if California didn't have some of the most stringent emissions control laws in the world. Where are you going with this? Is your little anecdote supposed to mean -- what? The Clean Air Act was a bad idea? We should abolish the EPA? Or do you just like to call people morons? Moron.

Re:You morons (1)

starshroud (568569) | more than 12 years ago | (#3215072)

No, your simplistic scenario is not science. You are doing exactly what you're accusing Greenpeace of doing -- oversimplifying a very complex question. But to think that humans can't influence the climate is incredibly naive. It seems very likely that we can through massive deforestation if not through greenhouse gas emissions. Look, aside from the global climate change question, there is just no reason for us not to support sustainable energy technologies. I suppose next you'll be saying that the planet's core is filled with oil instead of iron, so no worries there either.

As its a bigger target (2, Funny)

maroberts (15852) | more than 12 years ago | (#3188744)

Maybe the Titanic can hit this one head on instead of just grazing it like last time

Promotional Stunt (4, Funny)

alex.shultz (29853) | more than 12 years ago | (#3188984)

I can't help thinking that this is some kind of promotional thing for Fox's _Ice Age_. It happened about the same time as the movie was released, right? Has anybody gotten a good close look at the satellite photo? I'm pretty sure I can see "ICE AGE - COMING TO A THEATER NEAR YOU" carved in to the ice.

I think the facts are overwhelming here. I'd better go put on my tinfoil hat or they'll start stealing thoughts from my brain again.

It would almost make those high movie ticket prices worthwhile if the studios would do cool stuff like this. Plus it would provide for scienterifically interesting things to study.

Redundancy (3, Funny)

andy@petdance.com (114827) | more than 12 years ago | (#3189316)

This iceberg is larger than the state of Rhode Island and about the same size as Delaware.

Or, since we all know that Delaware is bigger than Rhode Island, you could just have said it's about the size of Delaware.

That is, unless you wanted to start a list of things that it's bigger than.

  • Rhode Island
  • Albany, NY
  • The park down the street from my house
  • A bread box
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