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  • You Freepers Have Hillary ALL WRONG - This Video Will Change Your Mind

    10/12/2016 12:55:08 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 20 replies
    Defeat Crooked Hillary PAC ^ | October 11, 2016 | Defeat Crooked Hillary PAC
    Why we must ALL vote for Hillary: click on the pic to have your mind changed about Her Thighness. :)
  • Gotta See This Putt -- Making America Great Again

    09/29/2016 7:01:07 PM PDT · by BRL · 23 replies
    youtube ^ | 9/29 | youtube
    Heckler gets putt on the spot. He turns embarrassment into awesome victory.
  • Strength Not Weakness

    09/17/2016 12:14:38 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 1 replies
    GoogTube ^ | 17SEP2016 | Winston, a British South African in China since FEB06
    Text from the video: Those who experience extraordinary hardships are extraordinary people... If you've been through a traumatic experience, you've got something that others don't, you've experienced something most people around you have not, you can count yourself lucky. Because when faced with a similar situation again, you will know how to react, you're prepared, whilst the others around you panic and or break down, you can Steele yourself and calmly deal with that situation. It's not a pity ticket, it's a badge of pride! Don't look for sympathy, count yourself lucky to have lived through the hard times, wear...
  • Soldier Holds Sign Up At Miranda Lambert’s Concert, Moves Her To Tears

    08/23/2016 10:08:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 36 replies ^ | 8/23/2016 | unknown
    During Miranda Lambert’s concert in Hartford, Connecticut on Friday, August 19th, she was performing “The House That Built Me,’ when she noticed a sign in the crowd. “3 combat tours … [Your] voice was the last thing I listened to EVERY NIGHT! THANK YOU!!!” In the video, you can see the moment Miranda reads the sign, before asking, ‘Really?’ and then holds up the sign onstage for the crowd and her band to read. The sign moved her to tears, and, the moment moved me to tears too. Could you imagine what an honor it is to have a military...
  • Benjamin Franklin

    THIS FOUNDER explains the media today.

    02/22/2016 11:33:56 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 154 replies
    American Prowler ^ | 2.22.16 | Emily Zanotti
    I'm not sure where John Kasich spent the last several decades of his life, but I'm betting it wasn't in America. On a campaign stop in Virginia this morning, Kasich took advantage of the events 'townhall' format to wax poetic about the uptick in support for his fourth place Presidential campaign. According to the Ohio governor, the turnout to volunteer for him has been nothing short of astounding. Why, the women-folk have even dropped their dirty dishes, put down their pasta pots and have left their kitchens for the first time since dedicating themselves to a life of housewifery to...
  • Grateful Dead live at Giza Egypt 1978

    01/18/2016 10:31:07 PM PST · by DesertRhino · 27 replies
    Grateful Dead playing at the Giza Pyramids in 1978. The "Blues for Allah" era.
  • Law enforcement group pushes for recreational marijuana

    12/10/2015 10:17:56 AM PST · by ConservingFreedom · 67 replies
    NBC2 [FL] ^ | Dec 09, 2015 | Chris Gilmore
    NAPLES, FL - They're normally the guys locking people up for marijuana possession, but a group of current and former law enforcement officers will meet in Naples to push for people's right to get high. Not all law enforcement officers are on board, however. Legalizing marijuana, it's a hot-button issue in Florida. Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is pushing for the change to save taxpayer dollars and valuable resources. "Sixty-thousand people get arrested every year for marijuana possession. That's a waste of law-enforcement resources," said Ray Strack of LEAP. The group meets Thursday in Naples. The Florida Sheriff's Association is not...
  • Paramedics come to man’s aid not once, but twice in a day

    10/27/2015 5:18:16 AM PDT · by seantruet · 2 replies
    albasun ^ | 27.10.2015 | seantruet
    PAY IT FORWARD: Paramedics with the Mehlville Fire Protection District were called to a South County home after a man fell from his roof and broke his leg while working to remove leaves. Paramedics returned to the home after transporting him to a nearby hospital and finished the project the man started - bagging up leaves in his yard. It gets better, an off-duty paramedic brought his personal trailer over to haul away the leaves for this family! What a great act of kindness we felt needed to be shared!
  • Eve Online: Wanderers

    09/07/2015 7:53:54 AM PDT · by Noumenon · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | Sep 5, 2015 | zaqq (EVE player)
    A stunning new player-made video highlighting the visual beauty and wonder of this immense, sprawling and player-driven universe. Be sure to watch full screen and in HD 1080P. What many EVE players themselves overlook is just how visually compelling EVE is. All you have to do is stop and take a look around. All the while dodging incoming fire, that is. Heh. Just kidding. Or maybe not.
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Andromeda Rising over the Alps

    08/16/2015 9:46:34 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 19 replies
    NASA ^ | August 17, 2015 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: Have you ever seen the Andromeda galaxy? Although M31 appears as a faint and fuzzy blob to the unaided eye, the light you see will be over two million years old, making it likely the oldest light you ever will see directly. Now rising near a few hours after sunset from mid-latitude northern locations, Andromeda is rising earlier each night and will be visible to northerners all night long starting in September. The featured image captured Andromeda rising above the Italian Alps last month. As cool as it may be to see this neighboring galaxy to our Milky Way...
  • Flying jetmen stunningly soar all over Dubai in amazing video (Flying Dutchman)

    05/11/2015 8:15:54 PM PDT · by dila813 · 26 replies
    gizmodo ^ | Today | Casey Chan
    Watch as Jetman Yves Rossy and his protege, Jetman Vince Reffet, take their crazy jetpacks to the skies of Dubai and tour the city like Superman would. It’s unbelievable every time I see them soar through the air like fighter jets, busting moves and tricks that only stunt planes dare to try. Except they’re not in a plane and they aren’t Superman, they’re humans with jetpacks strapped to their backs.
  • The Rebel Sheriff

    04/23/2015 9:18:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 4/23/2015 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    In January 2013, a 32-second radio advertisement was broadcast in Milwaukee, and — quite by accident — a political star was born. Hoping to encourage local residents to play a part in their own protection, the commercial’s progenitor went firmly on the record in favor of the private ownership of firearms: “With officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer your best option.” Rather, listeners were invited to “consider taking a certified safety course in handling a firearm.” “You have a duty to protect yourself and your family,” the commercial intoned. “Can I count on...
  • New Season of Sarah Palin’s Show Features Ted Nugent, Wheelchair Basketball, and Miss USA

    12/19/2014 3:37:37 PM PST · by PROCON · 25 replies
    breitbart ^ | Dec. 19, 2014 | Kevin Scholla
    A possible alternate title for at least one of the editions of the new season of Sportsman Channel’s Amazing America with Sarah Palin could be “A Whole Lotta Huntin’ Goin’ On.” Gun rights advocates will be happy to learn that legendary rocker Ted Nugent joins the former Alaska governor. Nugent, a tireless constitutional rights advocate, is a member of the National Bowhunters Hall of Fame and, like Palin, an outspoken defender of our Second Amendment. Season two of the program begins on January 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Twelve new episodes are on the schedule with Nugent’s appearance slated for...
  • Utah revives plan for executions by firing squad

    11/19/2014 7:54:51 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 47 replies
    AP ^ | 11-19-14 | Michelle L. Price
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ten years after banning the use of firing squads in state executions, Utah lawmakers on Wednesday endorsed a proposal to allow the practice again to avoid problems with lethal-injection drugs. The proposal from Republican Rep. Paul Ray of Clearfield would call for a firing squad if the state cannot obtain the lethal injection drugs 30 days before the scheduled execution. Utah dropped firing squads out of concern about the media attention, but Ray said it's the most humane way to execute someone because the inmate dies instantly.
  • Bacon Pancake Dippers

    10/01/2014 8:08:32 AM PDT · by walford · 27 replies
    Stepable ^ | undated | Staff
    Ingredients Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes 12 slices of bacon Maple syrup Instructions 1. Make the Fluffy Buttermilk Pancake Batter according to directions. 2. Pour the batter into a squeeze bottle with a big enough hole for the batter to pour from, and cut the tip a little bigger so it’s easier to pour. 3. Spray griddle with cooking spray and spray to medium heat, about 300 degrees F. 4. “Draw” the pancake batter in a long oval shape onto the griddle, a tiny bit bigger than your cooked bacon slices—it will expand, so be careful not to make them too large....
  • Sarah Palin getting another season for Sportsman Channel's 'Amazing America' series

    <p>The Sportsman Channel said Monday that Palin's series, "Amazing America," is being renewed for a second season that will start early next year.</p> <p>On the series, the former Republican vice-presidential candidate and Alaska ex-governor profiles outdoor enthusiasts and craftsmen. The show aired Thursday nights and finished its first season May 29....</p>
  • HUMANS ARE AWESOME GoPro Tribute (music video)

    05/24/2014 5:06:25 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 37 replies
    GoogTube ^ | 23JUN2013 | Gerry B
    HUMANS ARE AWESOME People Are Awesome, they are brilliant in comparison to all other living beings. Our abilities are amazing and somewhat out of this world. The official non-fail extreme video compilation channel! This time a tribute to GoPro cameras. Be sure to watch it in 1080P. Music: "Time" by Luckner featuring Sophie Louise
  • Most blacks shoot the messenger

    11/12/2013 7:03:14 AM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 11/12/2013 | Mychal Massie
    Is it possible that people are so addicted to skin color that they refuse to acknowledge the most obvious indications that such an addiction is wrong? The answer, of course, is yes, many are. A person of color recently ridiculed me because he felt I had lumped him and his family in the category of “having something given to them based on color.” (I apologize for not being able to find his name and his comment, which are somewhere on my Facebook page.) He was genuinely offended that mine was a broad statement and, as such, included him in that...
  • Australia Says ‘No’ To $100 Billion Climate Fund

    11/11/2013 6:57:41 PM PST · by rktman · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/11/2013 | Dr. Benny Peiser
    The federal cabinet has ruled that Australia will not sign up to any new contributions, taxes or charges at this week’s global summit on climate change, in a significant toughening of its stance as it plans to move within days to repeal the carbon tax. This rules out Australia playing any role in a wealth transfer from rich countries to developing nations to pay them to decrease their carbon emissions. The decision hardens the nation’s approach to the UN’s negotiations amid a renewed push from less-developed countries this week for $100 billion a year in finance to deal with climate...
  • Wrigley Heiress Charters Private Plane for Marine's Dogs to Fly Cross-Country

    10/23/2013 5:09:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    ABC ^ | 10/22/2013 | Liz Fields
    A good Samaritan with deep pockets chartered a private jet to fly a Marine's dogs across the country to the soldier's new base on Sunday, after the pets were deemed too big to travel on commercial flights. Helen Rosburg, the great-granddaughter of chewing gum industrialist William Wrigley, said she was more than happy to help out Andrew Morales and his family upon hearing that they may have to leave their beloved pets behind. "He was going to lose his dogs and I said 'Not on my watch,'" said Rosburg. "He's a hero on so many different levels. The Wrigleys are...
  • Global warming believers are feeling the heat

    09/26/2013 8:45:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 9/25/2013 | James Delingpole
    On Friday the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change delivers its latest verdict on the state of man-made global warming. Though the details are a secret, one thing is clear: the version of events you will see and hear in much of the media, especially from partis pris organisations like the BBC, will be the opposite of what the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report actually says. Already we have had a taste of the nonsense to come: a pre-announcement to the effect that “climate scientists” are now “95 per cent certain” that humans are to blame for climate change; an evidence-free declaration...
  • ‘One pic = 1,000 words!’ Check out which ‘liar’ James Woods drubbed with a photo-slam

    09/08/2013 11:56:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    Twitchy/Twitter ^ | 9/8/13 | Twitchy staff/Actor James Woods
    Actor James Woods has done it again! The actor has given “foul queen” Hillary Clinton the business before and has vowed to “never stop telling” the story of Benghazi. It appears he is making good on that promise.
  • Wow! Mars Rover Captures Stunning Billion-Pixel Photo of Red Planet (Inteactive, Zoomable)

    06/27/2013 3:16:19 PM PDT · by lbryce · 22 replies ^ | June 19, 2013 | Mike Wall
    Wow! Mars Rover Captures Interactive Zoomable Stunning Billion-Pixel Photo of Red Planet A new 1.3-billion-pixel image from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity allows viewers to zoom in and investigate part of the Red Planet in incredible detail. The huge mosaic stitches together nearly 900 photos that the Curiosity rover took with some of its 17 cameras during the robot's exploration of Gale Crater on Mars, NASA officials said. "It gives a sense of place and really shows off the cameras' capabilities," Bob Deen, of the Multi-Mission Image Processing Laboratory at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., said in a statement....
  • Suki the Cat Takes Agilitly Training

    06/23/2013 7:00:40 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 41 replies
    You Tube imp ^ | 6-23-13
    You are not going to believe this cat!
  • MSNBC's Touré speaks on gun control (video)

    02/16/2013 3:52:59 PM PST · by lowbridge · 15 replies
    youtube ^ | february 10, 2013 | Kevin Jackson
    MSNBC's Touré is confronted by a guest during a speech on gun control at the St. Louis University.
  • Awesome Christmas Light setup on House

    12/23/2012 12:55:55 PM PST · by Bikkuri · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 21, 2012 | listentoourlights
    Must see for anyone that enjoys Christmas lights :)
  • Irish fake commentators on Olympic women's sailing race. Mildly PG-13.

    09/03/2012 9:26:25 PM PDT · by Lx · 6 replies ^ | 8/07/2012 | Olympics
    This at first appears to be Irish commentators discussing the 2012 Sailing Olympic race. In fact, it sounds like it could be real at several spots. They show people on the beach and one guy says what sounds like, "Lovely Finnish lady, wouldn't mind finishing out with her..." "...It's looking very close and confusing, Alicia Cebrian Martinez del Lagos from Espanol..." "...some mad man there going the wrong way completely, he doesn't know where he's going, go back, you're not going to win any medals going that way...dickhead."
  • Anita Perry, Rick's wife, now also organizing an Iowa Strike Force for him

    11/21/2011 10:17:15 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 122 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | November 19, 2011 | Andrew Malcolm
    Anita Perry, the 59-year-old wife of Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, has been very actively campaigning for him on her own all fall. Now, she's taken on a new assignment. Mrs. Perry has launched an online drive to recruit hundreds of volunteers for what she calls the Perry Strike Force. This would consist of Perry fans who would travel to Iowa and work across the state Jan. 2-4, getting out Perry caucus-goers to the hundreds of meeting sites on the evening of Jan. 3. (Don't worry, the BCS Championship Game is not until Jan. 9 this time.) "With over 1,700...
  • Wake Up America

    Those who are familiar with my work know that I like to use symbolism and metaphor to engage the viewer. See if you can find and decipher the many symbols in this image. In the painting I have intentionally hidden six keys that represent solutions that will release us from the chains of economic and political bondage.
  • Must Read Book Debuts Tuesday!

    09/18/2011 2:18:18 PM PDT · by garv · 36 replies
    My Wife ^ | 9/18/2011 | Me
    I"m begging the indulgence of my fellow freepers since I've been here a long time and this will be the first vanity I've ever posted. My beautiful wife Amy is a writer and she has a new young adult novel coming out on Tuesday. The title is Cold Kiss and it's a hard cover issue from Harper Teen, Harper Collins young adult imprint. Far be it from me to indulge in hyperbole, but this is the greatest novel ever written in human history. My wife has published a number of books before, but not in the young adult genre which...
  • THE Christmas gift for the gunowner who has everything... (vanity)

    09/17/2011 4:13:55 PM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 42 replies · 2+ views
    Facebook ^ | 9.17.11 | Free Vulcan
    One of my friends posted this on her facebook page and I had to share it. How awesome would this be for Christmas?
  • Who are the Greediest?

    07/24/2011 5:56:43 PM PDT · by · 103 replies
    E-Mail | Unknown Farmer
    <p>Alan Simpson, Senator from Wyoming , Co-Chair of Obama's deficit commission, calls senior citizens the Greediest Generation as he compared "Social Security" to a Milk Cow with 310 million teats.</p> <p>Here's a response in a letter from a unknown farmer in Montana .... I think he is a little ticked off! He also tells it like it is ! --------------------------------------------------------- "Hey Alan, let's get a few things straight..</p>
  • Bachmann: GOP race can accomodate both me and Palin

    05/31/2011 10:00:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 05/31/2011
    WASHINGTON – Rep. Michele Bachmann, who is considering a run for the Republican presidential nomination, says she thinks the race can accommodate both her and Sarah Palin. Both women are favorites of the tea party movement. But Bachmann says she doesn't compare herself to Palin — she compares herself to President Barack Obama. Bachmann says there's "enough room for a lot of contenders" to challenge Obama in 2012. The Minnesota Republican says she considers Palin, the GOP's 2008 vice presidential candidate, a "friend," not a "competitor." But she told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday that she has no problem...
  • Video : “I Don’t Care, Obama Is Awesome"

    03/25/2011 12:32:00 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 63 replies
    NRO ^ | March 24, 2011 | Jonah Goldberg
    Someone, I don't know who, has made some entertaining videos out of dialogue between a rational conservative and a typical liberal. This one is the latest, titled "Libya vs. Iraq." But I prefer the title Jonah Goldberg gave it: "I don't care, Obama is awesome."
  • Palin plans to stop in Israel, meet with Netanyahu

    03/17/2011 10:37:49 AM PDT · by arderkrag · 99 replies
    AP Via Yahoo! News ^ | 03/17/2011 | Unknown
    JUNEAU, Alaska – Sarah Palin is extending her trip abroad with a planned stop in Israel. She is scheduled to deliver a keynote address Saturday night during the India Today Conclave in New Delhi and says she plans to travel to Israel on her way back to the United States.
  • Mark Steyn on Godwin's Law, olive pits, and Brian Williams' quest to pick the GOP nominee

    01/28/2011 5:25:23 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 9 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 28 Jan 2011 | Mark Steyn
    HH: We have a lot to do today, and we begin with Mark Steyn, the commentary equivalent of the high speed train without the massive public subsidies, our Columnist To the World. Hello, Mark, and how are you? MS: Well, I must say, I’ve been insulted many times in my life, but I’ve never been compared to President Obama’s light rail initiative. I take great umbrage at that, Hugh. HH: Well, not the Fresno edition, not the Valley edition. More like the Mid-Western edition, which has only 150% chance of not getting built. Mark Steyn, at this hour, the Egyptian...
  • Ironic Typo

    01/18/2011 9:30:37 AM PST · by arderkrag · 8 replies
    Vanity | 01/18/11 | Me
    (Cross-posted from Facebook) So, I'm reviewing some information on this program that I've been asked to research, and one of the "features" is listed as "INFALABILITY COMPLEX - ADMITTING MISTAKES". Guess they made the "mistake" of not owning a dictionary or spellchecker... Know any other good typo anecdotes? Share them!
  • US deploys 'game-changer' weapon to Afghanistan

    12/01/2010 8:56:24 AM PST · by Grampa Dave · 8 replies
    Yahoo/afp ^ | Wed Dec 1, 2:09 am ET | Michael Mathes
    by .WASHINGTON (AFP) – It looks and acts like something best left in the hands of Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo," but this latest dream weapon is real -- and the US Army sees it becoming the Taliban's worst nightmare. The Pentagon has rolled out prototypes of its first-ever programmable "smart" grenade launcher, a shoulder-fired weapon that uses microchipped ammunition to target and kill the enemy, even when the enemy is hidden behind walls or other cover.
  • They DC (Comic)

    09/29/2010 5:27:34 PM PDT · by Bodhi1 · 10 replies
    All American Blogger ^ | 9/29/10 | Duane Lester
    Drudge has a link to a "demon" photo of Hillary.When I saw it, this is the first thing I thought of. It dates me, but if you have not seen this flick, check it out. "They Live" is a classic.
  • Jesus Is Real

    07/24/2010 6:56:45 AM PDT · by Revski · 5 replies · 2+ views
    Your Tube video ^ | 7-24-2010 | Revski
    Enjoy this short and inspiring video of a true story that is still blessing others... Revski
  • Thousands of WWII pictures from 1944 / Normandy period

    07/23/2010 9:00:18 AM PDT · by Stolly · 44 replies · 2+ views
    I've had these pictures sat on my PC for years so i've finally got around to hosting them. I'm slowly captioning them too, based on translations from a French Flickr account. I think he copied them from somewhere else so i don't feel too bad about using them. I'm not copying word for word anyway. Anyway, hope some of you enjoy them !
  • Naked PETA Chicks: How To Make Me Eat More Meat

    04/26/2010 9:12:42 AM PDT · by Superstu321 · 99 replies · 2,899+ views
    Three Fingers of Politics ^ | April 26, 2010 | JDubb
    Over the last several years, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has had a decent track record of trotting out naked celebrities to generate PR for their seemingly insane causes — that animals of all varieties deserve the same stature in society as humans. They’ve somehow managed to Playboy models, Hollywood stars, etc. to do scantily clad photo shoots all in the name of getting people not to eat meat or wear fur. So for the big Earth Day so-called Climate Rally on the National Mall on April 25, you would think PETA would go all out, right?...
  • William Federer - ON TCT.TV right now - Author of The American Minute - Tea Party Speaker

    04/21/2010 3:36:12 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 22 replies · 570+ views
    TCT TV on NOW - 6:30 AM EDT - ^ | April 21, 2010 | self
    William Federer - our beloved author of The American Minute is being interviewed in TCT.TV right now!
  • This Is Simply The Music Best Vid Evah ...

    03/03/2010 5:28:11 PM PST · by bloodmeridian · 18 replies · 584+ views
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 3/3/2010 | Snarky Basterd
    Really. It's mesmerizing, with the detail of a Hollywood blockbuster and the simplicity of an Indie camcorder shooting. The song isn't nearly as good as Ok Go's first video sensation, A Million Ways. But the choreography for this thing is stunning. It even has a whole Wired article dedicated to its making.For nearly four minutes -- captured in a single, unbroken camera shot -- the machine rolls metal balls down tracks, swings sledgehammers, pours water, unfurls flags and drops a flock of umbrellas from the second story, all perfectly synchronized with the song.HEY! Don't be like that. It can't all...
  • Pit Bull Saves Child From House Fire (Another Loving Story)

    02/15/2010 9:39:28 PM PST · by Porterville · 18 replies · 537+ views
    A three-year-old pit bull named Marley is credited with saving a little girl in Alaska from a house fire in early December. By Animal News Center (ANC), 1/10/2004 by Sherry Morse A three-year-old pit bull named Marley is credited with saving a little girl in Alaska from a house fire in early December. Marley, a black and white dog who looks like Pete from the Little Rascals television show, grabbed the back of six-year-old Autumn Marley's jacket to drag her out of the burning house. Autumn alerted her mother who was cooking dinner that the entryway to the house was...
  • Rescued Pit Bull Saves the Day (Heart warming Pitbull Story)

    02/15/2010 9:13:40 PM PST · by Porterville · 58 replies · 744+ views
    Bestfriends Network ^ | Kelli Ohrtman | Kelli Ohrtman
    Rescued Pit Bull Saves the Day By Kelli Ohrtman, Best Friends Network Cinder thwarted an attempted robbery and protected her foster owner. When Maura McGarrity responded to a plea from a local rescue group, she had no idea what she was getting into. Cinder, an American Staffordshire mix, had been waiting at the shelter for seven weeks; no one had shown interest in adopting her. The shelter said they would have to euthanize her if she didn’t find somewhere to go—fast. Maura said, “When we heard about her heartbreaking conditions and her short time given to live, we went out...
  • Proposal: Statue of Awesomeness (VANITY)

    10/10/2009 1:39:29 PM PDT · by altair · 30 replies · 1,412+ views
    Sat Oct 10 12:48:28 PDT 2009 | Altair
    Our Beloved Leader, His Awesomeness, has just been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for being awesome. Unfortunately, it might land His Awesomeness in further legal issues due to it being unconstitutional to accept as FReepers Swordmaker and Paleo Conservative have pointed out.I originally suggested in a recent thread that His Awesomeness should commission a bust or portrait of Himself to grace the front entrance of the White House. FReeper Hot Tabasco pointed out that I was not being properly respectful of His Awesomeness and suggested instead a replacement of the Statue of Liberty. After careful meditation, I have decided that...
  • Surprise! Duggar Family Expecting Their 19th Child

    09/01/2009 8:24:28 AM PDT · by blueminnesota · 176 replies · 4,267+ views
    ABC News ^ | 9/01/09 | AMELIA McDONELL-PARRY
    You guessed it -- Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar were just thrilled to announce that they're expecting their 19th child. As usual, Viera just oohed and ahhed over the fantastic news, which comes only a few months after the eldest Duggar kid, Josh, announced that his new wife Anna is expecting their first child.
  • Yelp iPhone App Adds Augmented Reality Easter Egg [augmented reality for iPhone is here, and free]

    08/28/2009 9:32:22 AM PDT · by RightOnTheLeftCoast · 5 replies · 634+ views
    Mashable via MacRumors ^ | 28 aug 09 | MacRumors
    Yelp iPhone Application Adds Augmented Reality Easter Egg Thursday August 27, 2009 04:42 PM EST; Category: iPhoneWritten by Eric Slivka Mashable reports on a discovery that the latest update to the iPhone application from popular business establishment review site Yelp [App Store, Free] contains an augmented reality easter egg called "Monocle" that allows users to view business ratings overlayed on a video stream from their iPhone's camera. The feature is only compatible with the iPhone 3GS, which contains the necessary digital compass for properly assessing the device's orientation. Download the new Yelp app (came out yesterday). So you shake your...