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Bizarre: January 2008 Archives

idlehands.jpgA man who believed he bore the "mark of the beast" used a circular saw to cut off one hand, then he cooked it in the microwave and called 911, authorities said.
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A scene straight out of Idle Hands - right down to the microwave detail. Excellent quote by the sheriff's Captain - "That kind of mental illness is just sad."
Indeed.
botonbot.pngLevy says that by 2050 we'll be creating robots so lifelike, so imbued with human-seeming intelligence and emotions, as to be nearly indistinguishable from real people. And we'll have sex with these robots. Some of us will even marry them. And it will all be good.
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Here's hoping that these future sexbots will not be running the contemporary version of Windows, as the built-in feature of crashing at an inopportune moment could be particularly disappointing, not to mention embarrassing.