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 Ashton Kutcher Debut – ‘Two and a Half Men’ ratings huge!

Two and a Half Men premiere ratings are in. And they’re jaw dropping. Stunningly huge. The ninth season premiere, starring Ashton Kutcher taking over for Charlie Sheen, delivered 27.7 million viewers Monday night — that’s in the ballpark of an American Idol premiere.

Even more impressive: The sitcom scored a 10.3 rating among adults 18-49. That’s easily an all-time high for the show, and up 110 percent over last fall’s eighth-season debut with Sheen. Everybody expected the sitcom’s first new episode back would perform strong, but not like this. Men had the highest-rated season premiere for a scripted series since Desperate Housewives premiered six years ago.

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 Toilet Paper Printer

The result is the toilet paper printer. Der Drucker hat eine Netzwerkanbindung und kann somit zum Beispiel RSS Feeds, Tweets, Facebook Nachrichten drucken. The printer has a network connection and can thus, for example, RSS feeds, Tweets, Facebook messages print. Der Kreativität was druckbare Text Quellen betrifft sind keine Grenzen gesetzt. Creativity in terms of printable text sources are endless. Im folgenden Text versuche ich den Bau des Druckers so gut es geht zu dokumentieren. In the following text I am trying to build the printer as well as we documented. Fragen und Anregungen können über Kommentare gestellt bzw. geschrieben werden. Questions and suggestions can be made or written comments.

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 First Time Living people to appear on U.S. stamps

The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it is ending its longstanding rule that stamps cannot feature people who are still alive and it’s asking the public to offer suggestions on who should be first.

Since Jan. 1, 2007, the requirement has been that a person must have been deceased five years before appearing on a stamp. Before that, the rule was 10 years. (By tradition, though, former presidents are remembered on a stamp in the year following their deaths.).

The post office announced that it will consider stamps for acclaimed American musicians, sports stars, writers, artists and other nationally known figures.


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 Star Wars Pancakes!

Jim’s pancakes made one of my favorite things from when I was little, the “AT-AT” from Star Wars.


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 Unreleased Nirvana Live Footage From 1991 – Video

The 20th-anniversary box-set reissue of Nirvana’s Nevermind comes out next week, and part of the deluxe package is a DVD and live album of an unreleased live show: the band’s Halloween 1991 set at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre. Yesterday, we posted live footage of the band playing “Breed” at that show. And now here’s another ripsnorting live clip: Nirvana blazing through “Territorial Pissings,” with Krist Novoselic’s caterwauling intro intact. Watch it below.


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 Full Tilt Poker site was Ponzi scheme

An Internet poker company that was blocked from operating in the U.S. in the spring as part of an online gambling crackdown was “not a legitimate poker company, but a global Ponzi scheme,” federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

The popular Full Tilt Poker website illegally raided player accounts to fund operations and make lavish payments to its owners, Justice Department lawyers said in a revised civil lawsuit filed in New York.

Over four years, the company used $444 million in player money to pay board members, including well-known professional poker players Christopher Ferguson and Howard Lederer, investigators said.

The poker site had promised players that their accounts were protected and wouldn’t be touched. But authorities say that, as of March, the company had only $60 million left in its bank accounts to cover the $390 million it owed to players. It routinely mingled player money with its own finances, and took cash from some customers to pay out winnings due to others, prosecutors said.

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