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Apparently We’re Not Gonna Feel Fall Here In South Florida Until Like A Week Before Christmas

Autumn may officially begin on September 22 or 23 each year, but it often feels like the weather takes a few weeks to get the memo. Here at TIME Labs, we were curious when it begins to actually feel like fall around the country. To do so, we looked at 21 years of data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, defining autumn as the first five consecutive days in which the high was lower than 70 percent of a region’s yearly range in temperatures. (For example, a place with yearly lows of 10 and yearly highs of 90 would have a “fall line” of 66 degrees, which is 70 percent of the distance between those extremes.) Enter your city or county below to see when you can expect cooler weather in your neighborhood.

TIME- Autumn may officially begin on September 22 or 23 each year, but it often feels like the weather takes a few weeks to get the memo.
Here at TIME Labs, we were curious when it begins to actually feel like fall around the country. To do so, we looked at 21 years of data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, defining autumn as the first five consecutive days in which the high was lower than 70 percent of a region’s yearly range in temperatures. (For example, a place with yearly lows of 10 and yearly highs of 90 would have a “fall line” of 66 degrees, which is 70 percent of the distance between those extremes.) Enter your city or county below to see when you can expect cooler weather in your neighborhood.

All you lucky mother fuckers north of Orlando better appreciate the weather. I don’t want to hear about how cold it is when december and January rolls around because I’ll most likely will still be getting bit by mosquito from wearing shorts outside because it probably will still be warm as fuck here. If this super robot algorithm that detects when its going to be fall is correct by location then i have no reason to look forward to being outside in the near future. As much as I do like some parts of being here in South Florida, Get to drive, open spaces, dont have chaos in the streets with bums. Its nice. But then again I go outside and i start to sweat profusely just from walking my dog. But I’ll take 70’s at this point, its been 80 – 90s with rain and shit and i got to deal with bugs and my dog hates being outside in the heat for long. In fact i think i could settle with 70 year long with no dip or increase if it meant no more summer furnace of the sun beaming down on me.

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Apparently People Aren’t That Crazy About Pumpkin Spice Latte’s (Kinda Like I’ve Said The Whole Time)

(NEWSER) – You'd think our pumpkin latte obsession would have to be pretty bad to warrant a study on their sales, but it turns out most of us like a taste only about once every season. Market research firm NPD Group reviewed fall and winter receipts from some 35,000 diners last year to find 72% of people who indulged in a pumpkin latte did so only once; 20% bought two, while 8% bought three or more, reports the Chicago Tribune. You might be surprised given that pumpkin flavor appears in everything from yogurt to beer and at places like Dunkin' Donuts and McDonald's. But it turns out the real perk to having a pumpkin drink on the menu is that it brings in new customers who keep coming back. Still, it doesn't hurt that those who do buy the limited-edition drink spend more than those who avoid it: Pumpkin latte buyers paid out $7.81 on average, compared to $6.67 for other consumers. People who bought another seasonal beverage, the white mocha, spent even more: $8.37 on average as opposed to $6.84 for buyers who purchased something else. The higher tallies tended to involve food purchases, notes NPD Group. "We do see more chains trying to drive visits with these special limited-time offers," says Warren Solochek of NPD Group. "It gives chains a chance to talk about themselves." While the study focused on beverages, Solochek notes seasonal food items, like the McRib at McDonald's, likely enjoy similar success. While the short offer period limits how many times consumers will actually get a taste, "one thing the McRib does is generate a ton of positive press for McDonald's," he says. "It's one of those promotions that McDonald's does really well." (Until recently, Starbucks' pumpkin latte didn't include real pumpkin.)

(NEWSER) – You’d think our pumpkin latte obsession would have to be pretty bad to warrant a study on their sales, but it turns out most of us like a taste only about once every season. Market research firm NPD Group reviewed fall and winter receipts from some 35,000 diners last year to find 72% of people who indulged in a pumpkin latte did so only once; 20% bought two, while 8% bought three or more, reports the Chicago Tribune. You might be surprised given that pumpkin flavor appears in everything from yogurt to beer and at places like Dunkin’ Donuts and McDonald’s. But it turns out the real perk to having a pumpkin drink on the menu is that it brings in new customers who keep coming back. Still, it doesn’t hurt that those who do buy the limited-edition drink spend more than those who avoid it: Pumpkin latte buyers paid out $7.81 on average, compared to $6.67 for other consumers.
People who bought another seasonal beverage, the white mocha, spent even more: $8.37 on average as opposed to $6.84 for buyers who purchased something else. The higher tallies tended to involve food purchases, notes NPD Group. “We do see more chains trying to drive visits with these special limited-time offers,” says Warren Solochek of NPD Group. “It gives chains a chance to talk about themselves.” While the study focused on beverages, Solochek notes seasonal food items, like the McRib at McDonald’s, likely enjoy similar success. While the short offer period limits how many times consumers will actually get a taste, “one thing the McRib does is generate a ton of positive press for McDonald’s,” he says. “It’s one of those promotions that McDonald’s does really well.” (Until recently, Starbucks’ pumpkin latte didn’t include real pumpkin.)

I was right! It was all an elaborate farce perpetuated by stupid ass buzzfeed culture people! listen if you think about warm mushy pumpkin tossed into coffee you would probably get diarrhea right away. Its just the spices, not the pumpkin itself that people like. Now listen, i don’t want to be a brag really but i kinda said this in my blog about #TeamApple Vs. #TeamPumpkin. Sure they aren’t making an Apple latte or anything i don’t think but the point is pumpkin is just this culture that exploded by buzzfeed basic white girls who can’t think for them selves. They’ll always say they love their pumpkin spice lattes but turns out that they only buy one probably just to take an instagram photo and be done with it BECAUSE IT STINKS! I dont want to pat my self on the back really but Me and #TeamApple are about to stuff #TeamPumpkin into a locker and may never let it free.

Looks Like We Got Ourselves Another Blood Rave And Its In America

Source- After news of the Blood Rave in Amsterdam swept across social media a few weeks ago, news of an identically inclined blood rave will take place during New York’s Comic Con, featuring electronic music pioneers The Crystal Method as headliners, as well as featuring Pictureplane, The Dance Cartel, A Place Both Wonderful And Strange, and DJ Choyce Hacks.     The party will also include sword fighting, cosplay actors, a chill-out room based on the hyper-modern apartment of Blade villain Deacon Frost, and several secret guests. Since this is America, fake blood will be used – a proprietary combination that Thump was able to try out first hand last Friday at a press preview. The party is being put on by BBQ Films, who specialize in “transforming iconic movie scenes into immersive parties.” They’ve recreated the going-out-of-business party from Empire Records, and this latest venture is sure to match expectations. If you’d like to attend, tickets are available here. Blade Rave will take place on October 9, 2015 at New York’s Terminal 5. THUMP readers get reduced-cost tickets with the discount code “IMMERSIVECINEMA”.

Source- After news of the Blood Rave in Amsterdam swept across social media a few weeks ago, news of an identically inclined blood rave will take place during New York’s Comic Con, featuring electronic music pioneers The Crystal Method as headliners, as well as featuring Pictureplane, The Dance Cartel, A Place Both Wonderful And Strange, and DJ Choyce Hacks.
The party will also include sword fighting, cosplay actors, a chill-out room based on the hyper-modern apartment of Blade villain Deacon Frost, and several secret guests.
Since this is America, fake blood will be used – a proprietary combination that Thump was able to try out first hand last Friday at a press preview.
The party is being put on by BBQ Films, who specialize in “transforming iconic movie scenes into immersive parties.” They’ve recreated the going-out-of-business party from Empire Records, and this latest venture is sure to match expectations.
If you’d like to attend, tickets are available here.
Blade Rave will take place on October 9, 2015 at New York’s Terminal 5. THUMP readers get reduced-cost tickets with the discount code “IMMERSIVECINEMA”.

So i guess this is gonna become an on going thing now? Blood Raves are whats hot for 2015 and beyond.  Before we start popping molly with fake blood pouring down our faces lets just clear the air for a second. The Amsterdam Blood Rave should be the only Blood Rave worth going to. After i blogged it i guess Blood Raves just took off (only 2 so far and i probably was inconsequential but whatever). That ones on Halloween which just makes it that much more special and acceptable. If you just get doused in blood on a random Fall Friday then you’re gonna look like a weird person. Trying to take the subway in that and people are gonna look at you like you’re some freak who looks like a giant tampon. And as much as i hate to say it, The Netherlands is a much better place to have something like this where they dont have the restraints of American Safety laws. I mean fake blood? thats not how Deacon Frost rolls. I know it sounds crazy but i need them to at least attempt to get real blood. Yea if you have to spill pigs or something but you got to at least try to get the real deal like the Netherlands rave.

Also knowing this is some sort of business set up by a company that does these things, making scenes in real life kind of takes some fun out of it. The other rave was just about a rave inspired by Blade. This one Is like trying to re make scenes and all that nonsense. If im there im there about the Blood Rave itself and not because its a business that recreates iconic scenes from movies. If i wanted to be apart of some weird fake blood fueled life imitating art thing thats one thing but this should be about another thing entirely. its about taking drugs and having chicks and guys getting super horny about the fact that blood is gonna rain down on them and there might be a little pain/ sex/drugs involved. Something tells me there’s gonna be an asshole telling you you can’t have sex in Deacon’s swanky New York apartment in this version of a blood rave and that’s just not right. If I’m on drugs humping and grinding all night to EDM music getting blood, real or fake, sprayed on me I’m gonna want to have sex with the closest piece of ass that will let me. That’s just how vampires do it.

Sidenote- I dont know a thing about Crystal Method aside that they have one song on Need For Speed Underground but in my head they would be whats playing at a blood rave.

The Battle Of Autumn: Team Apple vs. Team Pumpkin

Apples

VS

pumpkins

Ahhh yes Fall is here. Now i know this doesn’t even really apply for Florida but god dammit it didn’t always use to be this way. I remember as a young boy, it was fall and just spent the day in school playing outside hanging out with friends. It was dress up day for Halloween. The winds blew and the air was crisp and i even think leaves turned all brown. I would go home, play outside with my dog running acres around the house. Go back inside and i specifically remember watching the Halloween episode of The Famous Jett Jackson. That’s right. Black teenage espionage Disney movies like you read about. Any ways, it was fall. The Environment was fall. I don’t know if its global warming or just growing up but i cling onto those days where the wind was cool and breezy in October.

Anyone who knows me knows i dream of just a farm up in like Vermont that i could go to to get away from it all with my dog and just play outside. Kick a ball around, play some football. Just watch the leaves change and shit. I’m all about that and that’s what i live for. I don’t want to die here in Florida. I want to be like the reverse Ben Affleck in The Town and instead of running away to Florida, i want to run away to New England. Until i get to that point i cling onto anything fall but one of the greatest injustice in modern life is the over rating of Pumpkin when it comes to Fall. A lot of this is due to the Buzzfeed culture and i just wont stand for it. In a 12 round heavy weight match, Apple would punch pumpkin in its dick every round and its not a question.

EXHIBIT A) Alcohol

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Listen pumpkin beer is nice and all. I get it it has a nice flavor. But Apple Ale kicks pumpkin beers dick. Its crisp and refreshing and I’m pretty sure has more alcohol too so you get your buzz on faster. Yea i get it Pumpkin is more “seasonal” but again, that’s just some man made preconception. (p.s- i also like blueberry beer. That’s summer seasonal. Sea dog blueberry [that doesn’t make me gay])

EXHIBIT B) Pie/desert

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Pies. This is a monumental category. Its a lasting impression on the meal. Fourth quarter of the game. Now pumpkin pie is awesome. I do love it. Rich texture, sweet, its a tour de force for the autumn season. In team Apple we have classic apple pie. As American as George Washington. Now i know what you might say, Apple pie seems like a 4th of July thing. That’s the beauty of apple pie. You have conventional pie served a la mode. A nice Lattice cut for the 4th, and apple crisp for the fall. Pumpkin pie is always served cold which i feel like isn’t awesome all around. Apple pie/cobbler/crisp taste good hot or cold. Always comes out to play and brings its A game every time.

EXHIBIT C) Spices

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Now we’re getting down to microscopic powders that really make up what all the white girls want out of fall. The pumpkin spice lattes. Now for the sake of argument im gonna assume pumpkin pie spice is relatively the same thing as pumpkin spice. And here its pretty much a wash. Lets go to the tapeScreen Shot 2015-09-10 at 2.31.13 PM

Screen Shot 2015-09-10 at 2.31.47 PM As you can see the genetic make up of Fall spices mostly comprises of cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. Pumpkin spice has the extra ginger, but apple comes with ground cloves AND cardamom. In my house hold, extra is always the winner, but ill be generous and say this is a wash because I’m nice like that.

EXHIBIT D)Picking

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                                                        VS

Apples

Picking. An experience everyone should have multiple times in their life. Now both these experience are nice and all but the thing is Pumpkin picking is like picking one specific pumpkin. I mean no body ACTUALLY picks a pumpkin to eat (this comes into play afterwards). They pick the pumpkin for Jack-o-lanterns. Now pumpkins, as nice as they are, are all oblong shapes. You struggle to pick the correct one because they gotta work well for your jack-o-lantern face. Sure you can decorate with a few odd looking ones, but the kids all want that nice round one, a bit wider than long, can cut out a nice grin on its face. The struggle is real when trying to find the right pumpkin. Apple picking, is it ripe? yes or no. pick a billion of them, get them by the bushel, spend the afternoon breathing fresh air, and take a tractor ride back to your car. Enjoy football while your girl makes you apple pie/crisp/crumble or just take a bite into an apple and feel stronger.

EXHIBIT E)- MISCELLANEOUS

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When you gotta summon that extra burst of energy to make it through the day, you just gotta sugar rush yourself. No better way then caramel apples, lie to your self and say the apple is healthy, get the burst of energy from pure sugary caramel.

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Are pumpkin spice donuts a thing? Like it has to be a thing before Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts started reading buzzfeed on how to market to white women. All i know is Apple cider donuts are a thing, and to go with that Apple Cider, both regular or Sparking for the classy occasion. Is Pumpkin cider a thing? if so it sounds lame and just an apple copycat and nobody likes a copycat.

Perfect-Pumpkin-Bread

Now when i originally posed the thought of Apple over Pumpkin, i got some backlash obviously and the only thing i got back in where Pumpkin has a win over apple is Bread. I’ve never had Pumpkin bread. It sounds like a thing but i don’t really know of it. Either way, they have apple breads but ill put my trust in the public for once and prove I’m not biased. Ill give them the benefit that a pumpkin bread might be good. But if we’re gonna be totally honest, Banana nut bread is da bomb. And then if we’re gonna be totally totally honest, If i could have one sliced bread for sandwiches for the rest of my life it would be Panera’s Tomato Basil bread.

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I guessssss if im trying to find things to not be biased, Pumpkin seeds are a thing? I mean yea salted seeds are nice little snack every now and then so ill allow  for it especially since you can’t eat apple seeds. In case you’re not as worldly and full of information like i am, apple seeds contain cyanide. Now if you were to argue for team apple, Yea you can’t eat them but if you were to say plot a scheme where you kill someone with cyanide then about 85 grams or just about a cup of dry apple seeds, you can successfully kill someone. Eat the Apple to get healthy, use the seeds on you’re nemesis. Name something apples can’t do. you cant.

So there you have it folks. I laid my life on the line before you. Fought the war with every last breathe in my body. My bones were aching taking gun fine and explosions fighting the good fight but I wouldn’t have it any other way. I’ll sleep when im dead. Thats my dedication to making apple king again. I don’t want to live in a world where buzzfeed dictates the world and thinks for us. Long before pumpkin came along, it was apples. Toe to Toe Apple beats pumpkin in almost every damn way shape or form. If i need to get into a fist fight with every white girl i will, but Im gonna end pumpkin as fall flavor and make sure they know Apple is the Lord, when i shall lay my vengence upon them. Ezekiel 25:17. I know this is all one big bold statement and I’ll even settle for co existence, but whenever it comes up in conversation im fighting for America’s first fall fruit. Team Apple always and forever.

Woman Going To Town On Herself At Starbucks

Woman caught masturbating in a coffee shop - Her boyfriend was filming her masturbating... thought that the table would cover his phone and nobody would catch them LOL. Read more at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=eb0_1441745340#eUfwhFVwz2JATU9D.99

Woman caught masturbating in a coffee shop
– Her boyfriend was filming her masturbating… thought that the table would cover his phone and nobody would catch them LOL.
VIDEO LINK HERE http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=eb0_1441745340#eUfwhFVwz2JATU9D.99

Now this is a non story except for the fact that this is what happens when its finally Fall. Summer feels like it gone on a week too long but Fall is here. Football is back and chicks are cumming their pants because of Pumpkin Spice Lattes literally. I mean one can only assume thats what this is all about right?