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  • Todd Standing Sasquatch Images

    08/15/2018 11:19:15 PM PDT · by waterhill · 14 replies
    Coast to Coast ^ | 8-16-2018 | Todd Standing
    Todd Standing shares Sasquatch photos related to his 8-15-18 show appearance
  • Sources: Husband of pregnant Frederick woman detained, has confessed to killing her and 2 daughters

    08/15/2018 10:07:38 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 7 replies
    Denver7 & TheDenverChannel.com ^ | August 15 | Jace Larson & Oscar Contreras
    FREDERICK, Colo. -- Denver7’s Jace Larson has been told by two law enforcement officials that the husband of the missing Frederick family has confessed to killing them and officials believe they know where the bodies are. The law enforcement officials said police were in the process of recovering the bodies late Wednesday, adding Chris Watts had been detained. A cause and manner of death have yet to be determined.
  • De Blasio’s proposed Manhattan jail could include shops

    08/15/2018 9:36:57 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 6 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 15, 2018 | Rich Calder, Ruth Weissmann and Ruth Brown
    The city on Wednesday announced plans to build four new lockups so it can close Rikers Island — and is trying to sell neighbors on the idea by adding perks like stores, parking lots, community facilities and even affordable housing.
  • Elizabeth Warren to introduce the 'Accountable Capitalism Act'

    08/15/2018 8:04:42 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 62 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 8/15/2018 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., will introduce legislation Wednesday aimed at making the nation's largest companies accountable to employees and their local communities, not just shareholders. In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Warren said companies in the late 20th Century started operating in a way that made them slaves to shareholders. "That shift has had a tremendous effect on the economy," she wrote. "In the early 1980s, large American companies sent less than half their earnings to shareholders, spending the rest on their employees and other priorities." "But between 2007 and 2016, large American companies dedicated 93% of their...
  • How Millennials Killed Mayonnaise

    08/15/2018 7:02:09 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 175 replies
    Philly Mag ^ | August 11, 2018 | SANDY HINGSTON
    The inexorable rise of identity condiments has led to hard times for the most American of foodstuffs. And that’s a shame. [snip] Along about a decade ago, though, I began to notice I was toting home as much of my offerings as I’d concocted. My contributions were being overlooked — or shunned. Why should this be? Mom’s extraordinary potato salad — fragrant with dill, spiced by celery seed — went untouched on the picnic table. So did her macaroni salad, and her chicken salad, and her deviled eggs. … When I carted home a good three pounds of painstakingly prepared...
  • Marie Osmond - "Paper Roses"

    08/15/2018 6:43:10 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 17 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/26/2014 | DavEvans066
    This aired on December 9th, 1973. Marie was fourteen years old.
  • Bad news conspiracy theorists. QAnon codes are just a guy mashing his keyboard

    08/15/2018 6:42:05 PM PDT · by pluvmantelo · 84 replies
    Graham Cluely ^ | 8-14-2018 | Graham Cluely
    Researcher Mark Burnett is a world authority on passwords. Think I’m kidding? He has collected millions of passwords over the last couple of decades, and has written a book about the real-life password analyses he has done. It shouldn’t be any surprise then to hear that he’s the kind of guy who’s familiar with the different way people choose passwords - including those who think they can generate a really random password by just mashing their keyboard like a crazy man. Enter the bat-shit crazy QAnon conspiracy theory, which - amongst other things - believes that there is a huge...
  • Penn and Teller Fool Us // Javi Benitez // Original TV Sound

    08/15/2018 5:36:06 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 4 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/15/18 | javi benitez
    For those that enjoy Magic.
  • The Knife of Peace Comes to Périgueux

    08/15/2018 5:07:18 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 8 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 15 Aug, 2018 | Baron Bodissey
    There were three unconnected jihad attacks yesterday in widely separated places: London, Philadelphia, and Dordogne. The three lone mujahideen used divers methods in these attacks. In Westminster the weapon of choice was a car; in Philadelphia it was a gun; and in Périgueux it was a knife (two knives, actually). The attackers in Europe were immigrants; the one in Pennsylvania was an African American. The three incidents have these characteristics in common: 1. They were low-grade jihad attacks, as such things go. Nobody was killed, and only a handful of people were wounded in each case. 2.The three attackers —...
  • Our Rebuttal? (Andrew Cuomo shocks crowd, says America 'was never that great') - Vanity

    08/15/2018 5:00:37 PM PDT · by Teacher317 · 24 replies
    me | 8/15/18 | Teacher317
    NY Gov Coumo was just the most recent Lefty to say "America isn't Great". We should have a long list proving otherwise, handy for all to post on Social Media in response when this foolish notion is pushed. If we don't get 100 items in a list within a day, I'll be sorely disappointed in FR!!!
  • Muscular model allegedly tried to kill roommate over sexual advances

    08/15/2018 4:57:37 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 39 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 15, 2018 | 3:57pm | Rebecca Rosenberg and Gina Daidone
    A musclebound fitness model who came to New York to make cash dancing at a gay strip club landed in cuffs after he tried to kill his roommate for hitting on him, authorities said Wednesday. Geoffrey Tracy, 25, of Gilroy, Calif., allegedly stabbed 50-year-old Gregory Kanczes 16 times after the older man tried to grab his privates, according to police and a source close to the case. Tracy, who has no priors, fled the Hell’s Kitchen apartment Aug. 14 and flagged down a bystander who called cops, the source said. He was arraigned Wednesday in Manhattan Criminal Court on attempted...
  • Shark Attacks Surfer At Cape Cod Beach

    08/15/2018 4:21:53 PM PDT · by Andy'smom · 37 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | 8/15/2018 | CBS Boston
    TRURO (CBS) – A surfer was attacked and seriously injured by a shark at a Cape Cod beach Wednesday afternoon. The Truro Harbormaster says the man was bitten by a shark at Long Nook Beach. Sources tell WBZ-TV’s Bill Shields the shark bit the surfer’s hip. The man was taken to Wellfleet and then loaded onto a Medflight helicopter to be flown to Tufts Medical Center. The AP is reporting the man is 61 years old.
  • MIT scientists crack the case of breaking spaghetti in two

    08/15/2018 4:19:17 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 60 replies
    cnet ^ | 15 Aug 2018 | JENNIFER OUELLETTE -
    How not to shatter spaghetti into half a dozen little pieces. ...It wasn't until 2006 that a pair of French physicists successfully explained the dynamics at work and solved the mystery. They found that, counterintuitively, a spaghetti strand produces a "kick back" traveling wave as it breaks. This wave temporarily increases the curvature in other sections, leading to many more breaks. (You can see slow motion videos of shattering spaghetti here if that's your jam.) Basile Audoly and Sébastien Neukirch won the 2006 Ig Nobel Prize for their insight. ...One caveat: the technique only works on cylindrical-rod shaped pasta like...
  • Trump: Happy Birthday to the leader of the Democrat Party, Maxine Waters!

    08/15/2018 2:25:32 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 25 replies
    Twitter ^ | August 15, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    Trump: Happy Birthday to the leader of the Democrat Party, Maxine Waters!
  • Video: Why James Was Written

    08/15/2018 2:20:58 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 14, 2018 | Philip Cottraux
    Welcome to Wednesday night Bible study!Last week I started a weekly vlog series on the historical reasons the New Testament was written, starting with the first book, Galatians (49 AD).This week's video, part 2, is why James was written (50 AD).Why James Was WrittenVideo clocks in at 12:15. Thanks for watching!
  • Filmmaker Tony Kaye Casts Robot As Lead Actor In Next Feature

    08/15/2018 2:06:21 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 25 replies
    Deadline ^ | August 15, 2018 | Amanda N'Duka
    As the advancement of technology continues to replace the need for human labor, American History X director Tony Kaye is undertaking a new — and maybe controversial — step in filmmaking by employing an Artificial Intelligent (A.I.) actor as the lead in his next film, 2nd Born. Unlike Robin Williams’ 1999 film Bicentennial Man or the Steven Spielberg-directed A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Kaye is aiming to cast a real robot, who will be trained in different acting methods and techniques. The idea, which originated from Kaye and producer Sam Khoze, is to forgo the use of computer-generated effects in favor of...
  • A Darwinian Pilgrimage

    08/15/2018 1:46:58 PM PDT · by Heartlander · 5 replies
    Evolution News ^ | August 10, 2018 | Michael Egnor
    A Darwinian Pilgrimage Michael Egnor August 10, 2018 Several years ago I attended a Christian biology conference in Poland. The participants, all devout Christians of various stripes, were very sympathetic to ID. I met a young biology graduate student, a very bright young lady, and we discussed Darwin’s theory. She expressed much admiration for his work; she disbelieved macroevolution, of course, but she insisted that Darwin’s contribution to understanding microevolution and his concept of natural selection were brilliant and were the cornerstone of modern biology. I wanted to pull my hair out. A Low Bar I despise Darwinism. It is,...
  • San Francisco Launching ‘Poop Patrol’ To Clean Up Streets

    08/15/2018 1:26:03 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 36 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | August 15, 2018
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The San Francisco Department of Public Works announced Wednesday it will assemble a new team, known as the Poop Patrol, which will be focused on cleaning up human and animal waste throughout the city. The team, which will be made up of six people – a supervisor and five workers, is part of a pilot program set to start sometime in September, according to public works department spokeswoman Rachel Gordon. Reports of waste are normally handled largely through service requests, meaning residents will call 311 to make a report and DPW crews come to clean...
  • David Rothenberg — Beloved ‘Burn Boy’ Dead At 42

    08/15/2018 1:24:46 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 21 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | August 15, 2018 | J.R. Taylor
    David Rothenberg — who touched the hearts of millions after being set aflame by his abusive father in 1983 — reportedly passed away in Las Vegas on July 15 at the age of 42. David was 6 years old when his crazed father soaked his sleeping son with three gallons of kerosene, and then set David afire. His father fled from the California motel room where he had ran off with David during a custody dispute with his wife, and left David suffering terrible burns over 90 percent of his body. But despite doctors only giving him 24 hours to live, brave...
  • Why is Diamond and Silk Quiet about Omarosa?

    08/15/2018 12:08:12 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 15, 2018 | Diamond & Silk
    They explain. So good! Omarosa has known Donald Trump for FIFTEEN YEARS. That's more than plenty of time to figure out whether someone is as racist, unethical, and mentally unfit as Omarosa claims the President is. But alas, all she did was build her career off of him...And that's all she can continue to do with her antics..