on getting into medical school
me: there was this guy on SDN who got rejected from like all these DO schools
me: and then got accepted to Penn State
me: i was like.. wtf?!
me: that's like.. amazing
me: except it'll never happen to me
me: unless i suddenly start learning a lot of voodoo
friend: whatever helps
Complaint letter to Sir Richard Branson of Virgin...
Source: Telegraph Dear Mr Branson, REF: Mumbai to Heathrow 7th December 2008 I love the Virgin brand, I really do which is why I continue to use it despite a series of unfortunate incidents over the last few years. This latest incident takes the biscuit. Ironically, by the end of the flight I would have gladly paid over a thousand rupees for a single biscuit following the culinary...
The human body is a machine run by the unseen force called life.– Andrew Taylor Still, founder of osteopathic medicine
I think it’s one of those things where I pull my hair up, shave the sides,...– Jackson “I’m-a-motherfucking-douchebag” Rathbone, on the ‘transformation’ he’ll go through to look Asian in the upcoming pathetic excuse for a film… I mean, Avatar.
New Day in Politics, Same Old Racist World on the... →
A great article regarding the ridiculous (not to mention extremely f-ing racist) casting for the upcoming live-action remake of Avatar. I don’t even watch this cartoon, but if I did, I would be even more angry than I am now. Why does Hollywood insist on removing any semblance of ethnicity when it comes to films that are CLEARLY devoted to the celebration of Asians and Asian culture? (See...
anyone else think that Zhang ZiYi’s billionaire boyfriend, is - for lack of a better term - hella ugly? girlfriend, you could do so much better than that. even if he IS rich, i’m sure you could find someone in or around Hollywood with BOTH looks AND money.
Looked at sky through smoke heavy with human fat and God was not there. The...– Watchmen
The Waiting Game
By Paul Krugman Source: NY Times Being without health insurance is no big deal. Just ask President Bush. “I mean, people have access to health care in America,” he said last week. “After all, you just go to an emergency room.” This is what you might call callousness with consequences. The White House has announced that Mr. Bush will veto a bipartisan plan that would extend health insurance, and...
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Gu Gu, a 240-pound (110-kilogram) panda…first made news in 2007 when he bit a...– Yahoo! News