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Frienemy

As best understood – Land of the Pure’s motto could very well be something like – “Hey y’all! Watch this!”

In one part of this fake believe nation/state Talibani enthusiasts stream girl beating promo vids while 69 miles (no wonder they use kilometers, nicht war?;) away at an airbase Pak Grrls learn to fly combat jets

Hot gossip ’bout NATO hunter killer sky borne cats sweetly annihilating those double Durand line dealing Haqqies from Paki and the resulting riot of torched up s’pply vehics.

All the jank about Land of the Pure being tore up from the floor up about Drones Gone Wild! literally raining death, destruction agony and misery (hope it’s slow and painful) onto the pointy little heads of creeps, jerks and murderous intolerants is actually quite suspect.

Why cause?

Be cause!

‘Member way back when Newsweek faked the Great Gitmo K’ran flushing? Land of the Pure staged  an off the rails event that netted almost 20 innocent protesting dead m’hammedists complete with stomped out guts.

Or when Madame Benazir was murdered by girlophobic jackasses and ‘Wackystan” totally went off the rails. Or, the rowdy riotous activity blinging out of K’Rachi recently after  yet another political hit which, btw, sets up a rather convincing raison d’etre’ re : recent events via NATO s’pply treks.

This is significantLand of the Pure seems A Otay with Drones Gone Wild! – yet Great Satan’s  same client new clear Army with a nation/state attached is drawing the line at manned airships blasting enemies to pieces from across that magical super sovereign borderless border.

And PAK army deploying those oui oui hot French style Crotale AD missile batteries in enemy heavy turf may very well mean – Land of the Pure could loose their only ‘friend’ in the world.

Pic – “All my loving” from GrEaT sAtAn”S gIrLfRiEnD

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TTT – Tiny Thumb Thursday – Rosy

Meet Rosy, the Rosy Maple Moth.

Dryocampa rubicunda

I want a Maple tree, so I can see one of those in my yard… Even though the caterpillar doesn’t look quite as interesting:

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Official Guerrilla Alliance of Planet X Records video release!

Architecture of a Perfect Weapon by Guerrilla Alliance

Take a look, if you like what you hear, cop the album on cdbaby or itunes!

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4x 300-foot (100-meter) in about one minute and four seconds – World Record!!

… if you are wearing 3-inch (7.5 centimeter) stilettos …

SYDNEY (AP) – Four Australian women have nabbed the world record for the fastest relay race in stiletto heels.

The quartet from the Australian capital of Canberra completed a 300-foot (100-meter) course near Sydney’s Opera House in about one minute and four seconds on Tuesday — while wearing 3-inch (7.5 centimeter) stilettos.

A record keeper from Guinness World Records confirmed the women had set the record and presented them with a certificate.

The women — known as the Pinkettes — say they plan to use their 10,000 Australian dollar ($9,600) prize for a trip to Thailand.

About 100 women — and one man — competed in the race, which helped raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

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TTT – Veiled Chameleon

Fun Facts
They are probably best known for their long, sticky tongues that they use to catch prey. The tongue can be more than 1.5 times the length of their body. They “shoot” their prey with a tongue that can be projected in the blink of an eye.

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Duct Tape Mailbox

There I Fixed It

Image taken on 2009-08-09 17:31:46 by Chris Devers.

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The Sudanese Intervention of 2011

Amazing!

Despite the fact that 44’s UN Lady is a smoking choking expert texpert on the Hitlerian scale genocide fields of Sudan and 44’s appearance at the UN’s Sudan hook up – events are cruising toward conflict betwixt the m’Hammedist North and Xian South


Le Stache’ Grande’ explains

‘…Ticking time bomb” is the entirely accurate way Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recently described Sudan. There is every indication the country is nearing a breakup, almost certainly into its northern and southern halves, and perhaps additional fragments.

“…The central question is not if dissolution will occur, but whether it will proceed relatively peacefully or whether renewed military conflict inside Sudan is inevitable, possibly spilling into neighboring countries.

Oh snap!


Bordering 9 (!) different nation states in Africa – if Sudan gets totally off the hook – again – a fully crunk intervention would most likely not stop ’til the world’s very first sitting head of state indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity either goes Milosevic’ or Ceausescu

Either way is fine

Pic – “It’s a problem sir, and it can’t be bent”from GrEaT sAtAn”s gIrLfRiEnD

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CoUrTnEy is ahead of Drudge

CoUrTnEy graces us with her smartassedness and insight and we are grateful for it. She runs an awesome blog after at GrEaT sAtAn”S gIrLfRiEnD and quite frankly you should be spending your time there instead of here. Also, unlike Obnoxio she’s not quitting! Anyway, CoUrTnEy posted about Stuxnet and I found it rather interesting, especially since the plant that Chaos works at had a virus spread through USB sticks as well.

The other thing that was interested is that yet again CoUrTnEy was ahead of a lot of the media. A few days after her post, it was reported that it did hit the Iran nuclear factory and was the lead Drudge story. I also heard Foxnews report about it yesterday. So, there you have it folks. CoUrTnEy kicks ass.

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Irony

Segway Boss Jimi Heselden Dies on Segway

In a bizarre twist, James Heselden, owner of the company that makes the two-wheeled Segway  personal transporter, died Sunday morning in a Segway-related mishap — just before the scheduled release of a study suggesting injuries related to the vehicles may be on the rise. According to a witness report, Heselden, 62, apparently fell off a 30-foot cliff into a river while riding a Segway  near his home in West Yorkshire, UK. Police found Heselden’s body and a Segway personal transporter in the river. He was prounced dead at the scene and foul play is not suspected, West Yorkshire Police told reporters.

Surprisingly, he only made #18 on the list of people who shouldn’t drive a Segway.

20 People who shouldn’t drive a Segway

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A Little Less than More

The Honda CRX was a little sports car made during most of the 1980s. It wasn’t overpowered, but it was light, economical, handled well, and got terrific gas mileage. I finally bought one a couple of years ago, and loved it despite the lack of air conditioning (removing the AC was common by hot rodders). Unfortunately, mine was wrecked by a friend in 2009, but he’s dead now, so I can’t stay angry at him.

The CRX was a shorter, lighter, two-seat (in the US) version of the Civic. It was either a sport subcompact or a real sports car, depending on the engine. Honda ended the series around 1990, though it was resurrected a few years later with a different body in the unfortunately named Del Sol. The CRX is a common holy grail of import tuners, since it is so light, can be found cheaply, and takes the widely available Civic engines.

I lament the lack of new CRXs sometimes. A lightweight CRX with the new 197-horsepower Civic Si engine would be a force to be reckoned with in the sub-$30k sports car market, and would be fast and fun enough that even those who could afford pricier options might still want one. When coworker Corey III brought up the subject Friday night, he suddenly had my undivided attention.

“Hey, have you seen the new CR-Z? There’s one that comes through Henderson Hall.”
“WHAT? NO!” I had to know more. Was it still affordable? Had it been kept lighweight? Was the 197-horsepower engine an option? I was cautiously VERY excited. Which is a hard balancing act.

As I learned more, I became more excited. The CRZ is BEAUTIFUL, especially the Maserati-ish front end. It starts under $20,000, and even the highest-trim version with Nav package is under $25k. Weight is creeping up, but still about 400 pounds less than my Si. But what about power? What ABOUT THE POWER?

Here’s where reality pimp-slapped me. The CRZ is a sports HYBRID based on the Insight hybrid. Lightened, widened, with 2 seats removed (US version) and with an extensive makeover, how “sporty” is it? Well, I haven’t had a chance to drive one yet, but the answer seems to be, not much.

The CRZ has many of the hallmarks of a real sports car. Occupants sit just above the ground, in a sub-2600-lb beautiful body with poor rear visibility. It SOUNDS like a great car…but.

The CRZ takes off fairly fast, due to the immediate low-speed power assist from the electic motor. This assist runs out after the first two, short, gears, leaving the little car sweating to struggle up to 60 mph in 10 seconds. Though handling is good, the seats lack side support, and there are no side grab handles.

Driven in sports mode, how effective a hybrid is the CRZ? Again, not very. One reviewer got an abysmal 23 mpg while doing his best to run the car like it had guts. Even the advertised 37 mpg when driven in granny mode is not exceptional: many of the old CRXs with smaller engines managed that, while being fun to drive.

A quick look at the CR-Z makes it easy to believe Honda has missed the mark on this one. The car is not a good sports car, nor is it a great hybrid. It does succeed in being really cute in an aggressive way. Of course it’s already selling well in Japan.

A second thought does bring some additional thoughts, though. This is the first affordable sports hybrid. No, it’s not a great sports car, and it’s a poor hybrid. But it’s a first. And may there be more, and better.

Now, Honda, I still want to see a dedicated sports version without the batteries. Without those, you can have a vehicle in the same price range, with the powerful Si engine, at the same or less weight. And it will get better gas mileage when driven aggressively! THAT would sell like hotcakes, guaranteed.

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