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Sunday, April 22, 2012 8:54 AM
Sunday, April 22, 2012 2:12 PM
Monday, April 23, 2012 2:34 AM
Quote:Originally posted by FREMDFIRMA:
Oh, and this hilarious little bit, complete with silly hat.
Former computer engineer Eric Kampe sprouts Ann Arbor Seed Co.
Great idea, now just to keep Monsanto and their local buttkissing goons in the DNR off this guys back, cause farmers not having to buy seed from them is kind of a threat to their insane business model, urgh.
Monday, April 23, 2012 4:48 AM
Quote:There's so MUCH food in the world - how can we just let people starve ?
Monday, April 23, 2012 10:27 AM
Monday, April 23, 2012 10:51 AM
America loves a winner!
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 7:29 PM
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 6:40 AM
Gettin' old, but still a hippie at heart...
Quote: Although the rabbit depicted in these photographs may seem almost unbelievably large, it is (or was) in fact a real animal and the images are authentic. According to a February 2007 Washington Post article, the colossal bunny in the pictures is a German gray giant named "Robert" who weighed in at at whopping 23 pounds (10.4 kilograms). The man holding Robert is Karl Szmolinsky, a long-time rabbit breeder who lives in Eberswalde, a town in eastern Germany.
Szmolinsky and his giant rabbits gained the attention of the media after he agreed to sell some of his animals to the North Koreans to be used in a breeding program designed to help alleviate chronic food shortages in that country. Because of the large size of the breed, North Korean diplomats felt that Szmolinsky's rabbits would be a good choice as breeding stock. Indeed, Szmolinsky notes that each of his giant rabbits can yield up to 15 pounds (6.8 kilograms) of tender meat.
In December 2006, a collection of carefully selected rabbits, including Robert, was transported to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Szmolinsky was later informed that the rabbits arrived safely in North Korea.
Sadly, what happened to Robert and the other bunnies after their arrival is somewhat unclear. The secretive North Koreans remain tight-lipped about the success or failure of the breeding program. In fact, Mr Szmolinsky later received word that the rabbits he supplied may have been eaten at a birthday banquet for North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il, rather than used as breeders as he intended. Thus, poor Robert may no longer be with us.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 3:02 PM
Friday, April 27, 2012 4:17 PM
Friday, April 27, 2012 6:29 PM
Saturday, April 28, 2012 4:40 AM
Saturday, April 28, 2012 1:41 PM
Sunday, April 29, 2012 5:52 AM
Sunday, April 29, 2012 5:57 AM
Quote:Originally posted by Oonjerah:
[Endangered] - Saving the Pygmy Rabbit =>
Sunday, April 29, 2012 10:16 AM
Monday, April 30, 2012 5:59 PM
Thursday, May 3, 2012 6:22 PM
Friday, May 4, 2012 4:42 AM
Thursday, May 10, 2012 5:08 PM
Thursday, May 10, 2012 6:31 PM
Quote:Brendan's mother Georgia says they've been a waiting list for five years and counting to enroll Brendan in state-funded day programs for people with disabilities. With state funding cuts, there's no end to the wait in sight.
Thursday, May 10, 2012 8:06 PM
Beir bua agus beannacht
Friday, May 11, 2012 7:26 AM
Friday, May 11, 2012 7:40 AM
Saturday, May 12, 2012 8:55 PM
Sunday, May 13, 2012 5:57 AM
Sunday, May 13, 2012 7:52 AM
Thursday, May 17, 2012 2:52 PM
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Friday, May 18, 2012 6:44 AM
Saturday, May 19, 2012 5:14 AM
Saturday, May 19, 2012 6:56 AM
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Saturday, May 19, 2012 10:20 PM
Sunday, May 20, 2012 3:14 AM
Quote:Originally posted by FREMDFIRMA:
Meh heh heh.
Check the cast list.
Saturday, May 26, 2012 6:48 PM
Sunday, May 27, 2012 3:10 AM
Sunday, June 10, 2012 7:02 PM
Monday, June 11, 2012 4:24 AM
Monday, June 11, 2012 4:56 AM
Monday, June 11, 2012 6:18 AM
Monday, June 11, 2012 11:55 AM
Quote:Originally posted by BYTEMITE:
...Wait. You guys didn't like Watership Down?
Monday, June 11, 2012 11:58 AM
Monday, June 11, 2012 1:10 PM
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 6:29 PM
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 3:13 AM
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 5:19 AM
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