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(Some Primordial Ooze)   Blood waterfall discovered in Antarctica   (atlasobscura.com) divider line 169
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2010-03-23 09:22:59 AM  
Microbes, or mini-shoggoths?

/Ia! Ia!
 
2010-03-23 09:23:09 AM  
Well that link lasted all of 2 minutes.

i.ytimg.com
 
2010-03-23 09:23:51 AM  
What bleeds for five days and won't die?

//my wife
 
2010-03-23 09:24:06 AM  
I'm reminded of an eroding hill during a thunderstorm in Georgia or Alabama.
 
2010-03-23 09:24:55 AM  
Someone is making the world's largest tiger's blood snow cone.
 
2010-03-23 09:27:29 AM  
I wonder if we could get Kotex to donate a giant tampon and plug it up....?
 
2010-03-23 09:27:41 AM  
dittybopper: Infidel Defilers. They shall all drown in lakes of blood. Now they will know why they are afraid of the dark. Now they learn why they fear the night.

The Vashta Nerada?
 
2010-03-23 09:28:56 AM  
Olmy's Jart: dittybopper: Infidel Defilers. They shall all drown in lakes of blood. Now they will know why they are afraid of the dark. Now they learn why they fear the night.

The Vashta Nerada?


I don't want to alarm you but... you have two shadows...
 
2010-03-23 09:29:05 AM  
Olmy's Jart: dittybopper: Infidel Defilers. They shall all drown in lakes of blood. Now they will know why they are afraid of the dark. Now they learn why they fear the night.

The Vashta Nerada?


Who?

Going to have to go to a Library to figure that one out, I think!

:)
 
2010-03-23 09:29:10 AM  
Revelation 8:8?

/Really? I am the first one to go here?
 
2010-03-23 09:30:36 AM  
jasonbstanding.com
 
2010-03-23 09:30:46 AM  
FiatJustitia
wesleyprints.com
 
2010-03-23 09:31:43 AM  
I really feel like my presence is required here.
 
2010-03-23 09:33:02 AM  
I have to admit, I thought it was fake at first. Totally thought it was shooped.
 
2010-03-23 09:33:05 AM  
We're seeing the resulting carnage from Alien vs. Predator under the ice.
 
2010-03-23 09:34:01 AM  
macadamnut:
tinyrevolution.com

This will not end well.


Definitely. DEFINITELY not gonna end well.

anime.nx-studio.net

But at least there'll be an upbeat melody, even if the lyrics are....

....Well, suicidally depressing.
 
2010-03-23 09:34:10 AM  
Dear rustypouch - if it is within my power, I award you +1 Internets for the day. Thanks for the lol.
 
2010-03-23 09:34:24 AM  
You know what else was discovered in 1911 and causes blood waterfalls?


www.deactivated-guns.co.uk
 
2010-03-23 09:34:35 AM  
This sounds like a level in Doom.
 
2010-03-23 09:34:52 AM  
cfletch13: Blood Falls sounds like a World of Warcraft Instance.

/LF2M Blood Falls need healz and tank


I can heal, so all we need is a tank.

/Preferably not a scrub tank, please.
 
2010-03-23 09:35:00 AM  
blogs.southflorida.com

/obvious
 
2010-03-23 09:35:22 AM  
MDGeist: I wonder how good of an idea it is to have 2 million year old microbes released into the ocean?

Microbes that live in a void of light and free oxygen probably aren't going to do so well dumped out into oxygen and light.
 
2010-03-23 09:35:57 AM  
FTFA: "Evolving independently of the rest of the living world..."

Teach the controversy! Poor journalism doesn't mention the alternative explanation, that this was a cherry syrup depository for the mice.
 
2010-03-23 09:38:57 AM  
macadamnut: This will not end well.

Link (new window)
 
2010-03-23 09:39:00 AM  
Desmo: Now some rivers run high, some rivers run low
When her river runs red, then she's starting her flow...


Some sagely words of advice: When the river runs red, take the dirt road.
 
2010-03-23 09:39:32 AM  
JohnCarter: You know what else was discovered in 1911 and causes blood waterfalls?

So sayeth out Lord and Savior, John Moses Browning. Amen.
 
2010-03-23 09:40:14 AM  
Now look, listen to me as hard as you farking can. The farking robot came with the farking house and now he's farking gone. If I find out he's over here I'm gonna be eatin' my cereal out of the bottom of your farking skull.
 
2010-03-23 09:41:07 AM  
Came for the menstrual jokes and HP Lovecraft references, leaving satisfied with Metalocalypse on top.
 
2010-03-23 09:44:11 AM  
Sorry, I should have posted the whole thing:


The Gospel according to John

1 In the beginning was the 1911, and the 1911 was THE pistol, and it was good. And behold the Lord said, "Thou shalt not muck with my disciple John's design for it is good and it workith. For John made the 1911, and lo all of his weapons, from the designs which I, the Lord, gave him upon the mountain."

2 "And shouldst thou muck with it, and hang all manner of foul implements upon it, and profane its internal parts, thou shalt surely have malfunctions, and in the midst of battle thou shalt surely come to harm."

3 And as the ages passed men in their ignorance and arrogance didst forget the word of the Lord and began to profane the 1911. The tribe of the gamesman did place recoil spring guides and extended slide releases upon the 1911 and their metal smiths didst tighten the tolerances and alter parts to their liking, their clearness of mind being clouded by lust.

4 Their artisans did hang all manner of foul implements upon the 1911 and did so alter it that it became impractical to purchase. For lo, the artisans didst charge a great tax upon the purchasers of the 1911 so that the lowly field worker could not afford one. And the profaning of the internal parts didst render it unworkable when the dust of the land fell upon it.

5 And lo, they didst install adjustable sights, which are an abomination unto the Lord. For they doth break and lose their zero when thou dost need true aim. And those who have done so will be slain in great numbers by their enemies in the great battle.

6 And it came to pass that the Lord didst see the abomination wrought by man and didst cause, as he had warned, fearful malfunctions to come upon the abominations and upon the artisans who thought they could do no wrong.

7 Seeing the malfunctions and the confusion of men, the lord of the underworld did see an opportunity to further ensnare man and didst bring forth pistols made of plastic, whose form was such that they looked and felt like a brick, yet the eyes of man being clouded, they were consumed by the plastic pistol and did buy vast quantities of them.

8 And being a deceitful spirit the lord of the underworld did make these plastic pistols unamenable to the artisans of earth and they were unable to muck much with the design, and lo these pistols did appear to function.

9 And the evil one also brought forth pistols in which the trigger didst both cock and fire them and which require a "dingus" to make them appear safe.

10 But man being stupid did not understand these new pistols and didst proceed to shoot themselves with the plastic pistol and with the trigger cocking pistols for lo their manual of arms required great intelligence which man had long since forsaken. Yet man continue to gloat over these new pistols blaming evil forces for the negligent discharges which they themselves had committed.

11 And when man had been totally ensnared with the plastic pistol, the lord of the underworld didst cause a plague of the terrible Ka-Boom to descend upon man and the plastic pistols delivered their retribution upon men. And there was a great wailing and gnashing of teeth in the land.

12 Then seeing that the eyes of man were slowly being opened and that man was truly sorrowful for his sinful misdeeds, the Lord did send his messengers in the form of artisans who did hear and obey the teachings of the prophet and who didst restore the profaned 1911s to their proper configuration, and lo, to the amazement of men they didst begin to work as the prophet had intended.

13 And the men of the land didst drive out the charlatans and profaners from the land, and there was joy and peace in the land, except for the evil sprits which tried occasionally to prey on the men and women of the land and who were sent to the place of eternal damnation by the followers of John.
 
2010-03-23 09:45:49 AM  
Prank Call of Cthulhu: Microbes, or mini-shoggoths?

/Ia! Ia!


There has been a lot of cultist activity on Fark lately, anyone correlating this....
 
2010-03-23 09:48:06 AM  
LaChanz: Old news. I saw that last month around this time.

bazinga
 
2010-03-23 09:48:38 AM  
BreadMK: LaChanz: Old news. I saw that last month around this time.

It's been known for about a century now. This is probably why it's in the "Not News" tab.


Read my post again. This time real slow.
 
2010-03-23 09:50:21 AM  
TEKELI-LI!
 
2010-03-23 09:50:33 AM  
What's red, and oozes slowly from a cleft in something mind-blowingly frigid?

Hint: it has something to do with your mom.
 
2010-03-23 09:54:21 AM  
Call in the geogynecologists.
 
2010-03-23 09:59:09 AM  
i200.photobucket.com
 
2010-03-23 10:01:37 AM  
Farker T: Call in the geogynecologists.

Which one specializes in canyons?
 
2010-03-23 10:01:44 AM  
img257.imageshack.us

You find that frickin robot right now.
 
2010-03-23 10:02:13 AM  
4 REAL
/will disappear in 4 years

///Link
 
2010-03-23 10:05:34 AM  
"Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn"
 
2010-03-23 10:07:37 AM  
El Nino: Isn't it amazing what Jesus was able to put on this planet? I mean, He really thought about everything, from the huge condors in the sky to the tiniest microbes in the Arctic. Incredible.

Is there a subject with which you don't bring up religion? You seem really god-obsessed. You know your parents still love you, right?
 
2010-03-23 10:12:28 AM  
BLOOD FOR THE BLOODGOD!
www.fantasyflightgames.com
/hot potato
 
2010-03-23 10:17:23 AM  
nice, Khorne.

I was thinking Aslevjal or good old GWAR :)
 
2010-03-23 10:18:36 AM  
over 90 comments and no mention of GWAR?
 
2010-03-23 10:20:00 AM  
mpire667: nice, Khorne.

I was thinking Aslevjal or good old GWAR :)


I stand corrected :-p
 
2010-03-23 10:20:31 AM  
My anus is BLEEDING!!!
 
2010-03-23 10:21:21 AM  
For a 99 year old news story, this is pretty freakin' cool.
 
2010-03-23 10:21:59 AM  
Mother Nature can be a biatch.

Now we understand.
 
2010-03-23 10:22:00 AM  
Dave: Hi, my name's Dave Foley, and, uh, something you might not know about me is that .. I have a good attitude towards menstruation. That's right, I'm the guy! The guy with a good attitude towards menstruation!

Oh, I know a lot of men are made uncomfortable by this monthly miracle. But not me. No, I embrace it. Embrace it the way the way some men embrace the weekend! Why I anticipate it the way a child anticipates Christmas!

Did you know that, uh, in alot of native Indian cultures, menstruating woman were forced to leave the village, less they're *powerful* magic should overwhelm the Shaman? If I were Shaman, I wouldn't be so competitive. I'd be more open and giving. I'd be a shaman with... a good attitude towards menstruation!

'Cause after all, what is it? a cluster of blood vessels, awaiting a fertilized egg. Providing a safe warm place for that egg to grow. And if a life does not occur, the whole thing is flushed away, and the cycle begins again. Now is that anything to be ashamed of or disgusted by? No, this is the nesting stuff of humanity!

That's why the woman I shall love will be able to menstruate as fully and freely as she desires. Even if her monthly flow should build in intensity to a raging rust colored torrent! An unbridled river of life giving blood flowing from between her legs! An awesome cataract plunging off the edge of our couch. I wouldn't be fazed! No, no, even if Coureur de Bois would come up stream, battling the rapids, and singing a 'jaunty song'! I would take no offense, rather I would ford across that mighty womanly river, and fetch herbal tea and Pamprin. And then I would mop her brow and admire her fecundity. For I...Have A Good Attitude....Towards MENSTRUATION!
 
2010-03-23 10:23:04 AM  
Just get that giant tampon sculpture from last week.
 
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