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A Stray Hero

Mohammad Azmi, a 55-year-old former contractor, has dedicated his life to rescuing stray dogs and cats, despite living in a country where dogs, especially, are considered taboo, filthy and un- Islamic. The Muslims who care for dogs are usually frowned upon, let alone touch and feed them.

However for Mohammad Azmi, who is fondly known as Pak Mie, his love for these animals is unconditional, as he, with the help from his wife, splurge their savings on the stray animals by providing a shelter, food and medication on daily basis, apart getting donations from concerned citizens. To date, he has rescued more than a whopping 600 stray animals, a figure that no other licensed shelters have ever accommodated.

This also means that they have to lead a simple life; so simple that they sleep in the car parked outside the shelter that they built just to make sure that no one harms the animals during the night.

Pak Mies activity has however attracted the attention from the local council, which in the other hand, usually resorts to killing the strays instead of putting them at animal shelters.

Although Pak Mie knows that he will never get anything in return by sacrificing his normal life, he is hopeful that he will continue to do so until his last breath.


11-Year-Old 4'5" Basketball Prodigy

Julian Newman, a 4'5" 5th grade hoops phenom out of Downey Christian School in Orlando, Florida, has been tearing apart varsity opponents that are 6 and 7 years older than him. He leads the state of Florida in assists at 11.5 a game and is 19th in the nation in that category.

Last night, he scored 14 points, dished 8 assists and had 3 steals against Agape Christian which is one of the top private schools in the Orlando area. Two months ago, he scored 91 points in only 3 quarters of a middle school game which led to his move to varsity.

Special Thanks to Brian-Marc Whittaker.


CGP Grey: How to Become Pope

C. G. P. Grey drops some knowledge on how you can pick up the Pontiff gig for yourself. Someone's got to succeed Benedict XVI. Why not you?


SNL: DJesus Uncrossed, Director's Cut

In Quentin Tarantino's new historical revenge thriller, "DJesus Uncrossed," Jesus emerges from his tomb and has the Romans on his radar.

Watch the extended version of the New Tarantino Movie sketch that did not air on TV!


Sam Harris: Fearless Among Peers

This is my first time seeing Sam Harris. This was directly after Neil Degrasse Tysons "Stupid Design" Speech. Also the moment I had a moment of clarity 3:50.

Sam Harris speaks in between lectures and answers questions of his peers. I named the video "Fearless Among Peers" due to the people present while he was speaking. Roger Bingham, Steven Weinberg, Lawrence Krauss, Michael Shermer, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Richard Dawkins, Scott Atran etc.

These Clips are from the "Beyond Belief: Science, Reason, Religion & Survival" November 5-7, 2006. http://thesciencenetwork.org/programs/beyond-belief-science-religion-reason-and-survival


2013 Golden Crocoduck Nominee: Adnan Oktar

It's Crocoduck time again!

Adnan Oktar a.k.a. Harun Yahya gets the first nomination of the season for his groundbreaking work of Creationistist scientific research, The Atlas of Creation.

The Golden Crocoduck is awarded every year for the biggest breach of the ninth commandment in pursuit of the creationist cause. Voting is in September, and the winner is announced on October 28, the feast day of St. Jude Thaddeus, patron saint of lost causes


Century of the Self, Complete

Happiness Machines is a BBC documentary of how Sigmund Freud and his American nephew, Edward Bernays helped shape the consumerist society of today.

Bernays was one of the main architects of the modern techniques of mass-consumer persuasion.

He was one of the most influential people of the 20th century.

He showed American corporations how they could use Freuds ideas to make people want things they didn't need.

It was the start of the all-consuming self which has come to dominate today's world.

Before this pairing of products and the subconscious of individuals people based their purchases on need rather than their wants and desires.

From the Century of the Self series of documentaries.
1. Happiness Machines (17 March 2002)
2. The Engineering of Consent (24 March 2002)
3. There is a Policeman Inside All Our Heads: He Must Be Destroyed (31 March 2002)
4. Eight People Sipping Wine in Kettering (7 April 2002)


The Unbelievers: Official Movie Trailer

'The Unbelievers' follows renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss across the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world - encouraging others to cast off antiquated religious and politically motivated approaches toward important current issues.

The film includes interviews with celebrities and other influential people who support the work of these controversial speakers, including:

Ricky Gervais, Woody Allen, Cameron Diaz, Stephen Hawking, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Werner Herzog, Tim Minchin, Eddie Izzard, Ian McEwan, Adam Savage, Ayaan Hirsi-Ali, Penn Jillette, Sam Harris, Dan Dennett, James Randi, Cormac McCarthy, Paul Provenza, James Morrison, Michael Shermer, David Silverman, and more.