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Gun Oil

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I stumbled upon an interesting product on drugstore.com today: a very male oriented lube called Gun Oil.
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Okay, I get it. A man's penis is his gun. And not only can you get "gun oil" for your man-gun, but it is "rapid-fire lubricant in a leak-proof pump." Hmmm...rapid-fire to me sort of suggests premature ejaculation.

Read the blurb and it only gets stranger:
"When you encounter heavy action, this premium lubricant keeps your most important weapon well oiled. The concept for this high-tech formula was deployed by Marines from Operation Desert Storm who lubed up with actual military-issue gun oil in the trenches of the Kuwaiti battlefields. Gun Oil won't dry out and provides a long-lasting glide. Perfect for face-to-face maneuvers or solo missions...Gun Oil is condom safe and contains no spermicide."

Who wrote this ad?

"...lubed up with actual military-issue gun oil in the trenches of the Kuwaiti battlefields?"

That sentence in particular is just so odd in this context it brings up a few issues:

1. It sounds bad for your health. Military issue gun oil has got to be irritating to sensitive tissues.
2. It would seem hard to get in the mood while in a trench in Kuwait.
3. Were these "face-to-face maneuvers" or "solo missions?"

Believe it or not, the product actually got some good reviews.

Jackson Five Historical Slave Resort

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What do an old Nigerian slave port, a luxury resort, and the Jackson Five have in common?
Marion Jackson.
First there was eco-tourism, now there's historical tourism...mixed with defunct pop band tourism?

Andrew Walker, BBC News: "Visitors will be able to see the route their ancestors walked, shackled together as they were whipped toward the "point of no-return".

They can then retire to their five-star hotel to drink cocktails by the pool.

Visitors will be able to pay their respects at the site of a mass grave for those who died before boarding ships across the Atlantic Ocean.

And then travel a few yards in a buggy to play a round of golf.

They can visit a replica slave ship to see the conditions Africans suffered, before visiting the world's only museum dedicated to the memory of the Jackson Five."

Book your tickets now - this one's going to be hot!

BBC News article

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Colorado Generosity

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We thought Durango was the most gracious town ever, until reading further....does Bob Roll own this place?
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