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  • The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers

    11/14/2013 5:05:51 PM PST · by servo1969 · 28 replies
    MentalFloss.com ^ | 11-14-2013 | Miss Cellania
    In 1870, Ma, Pa, Mary, and Laura Ingalls left their home in southeast Kansas, where they had lived for about a year, and headed back to Wisconsin. Their Kansas home was later the basis for Laura's book The Little House on the Prairie. That same year, a group of new families moved into the area. They were Spiritualists, a religion that was totally foreign to the homesteaders already in the new state. Two of the families moved away within a year. The others kept to themselves, with the exception of the Benders. John Bender, Sr., and his family settled in...
  • RJ's NFL Picks: Week Fifteen

    12/13/2012 4:02:03 PM PST · by FL2012 · 4 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | December 11, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    *Thursday, December 13* Cincinnati (7-6) at Philadelphia (4-9) - 8:20 p.m. (Line: Cincinnati by 3.5) Bengals WR A.J. Green is on pace for 97 receptions this season. The Eagles got their first victory since September last week. ---RJ's Pick: Cincinnati by 8 *Sunday, December 16* New York Giants (8-5) at Atlanta (11-2) - 1:00 p.m. (Line: ATLANTA BY 2) A matchup of division-leading teams. The Giants are just a game ahead of both Washington and Dallas in the NFC East. The Falcons have already wrapped up the NFC South, with a five-game lead over second place Tampa Bay. The Giants...
  • Week 15 NFL Capsules

    12/13/2012 3:08:20 PM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 19 replies
    ESPN ^ | December 13, 2012 | AP
    GREEN BAY (9-4) At CHICAGO (8-5) Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX OPENING LINE -- Packers by 3
  • RJ's NFL Picks: Week Fourteen

    12/04/2012 8:00:43 PM PST · by FL2012 · 39 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | December 4, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    Chicago (8-4) at Minnesota (6-6) - 1:00 p.m. (Line: Chicago by 3) The Bears have lost three of their last four games. Their lone victory in that stretch came against Minnesota. The Vikings are 5-1 at home this year. Quarterback Christian Ponder has thrown for more than 200 yards just twice in his last six games, and for more than 150 yards just three times in his last six outings. ---RJ's Pick: Minnesota by 3 New York Jets (5-7) at Jacksonville (2-10) - 1:00 p.m. (Line: New York Jets by 2.5) As of this writing, no one knows who will...
  • RJ's NFL Picks: Week Thirteen

    12/02/2012 12:44:20 AM PST · by FL2012 · 18 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | November 28, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    I went 10-6 last week straight up, and 12-3-1 against the spread. *Sunday, December 2* Indianapolis 7-4 at Detroit 4-7 - 1:00 p.m. (Line: DETROIT by 4.5) The outcome of this game doesn't really matter much to me, as a Lions fan. They ain't making the playoffs this year. But I am interested to see how many times Ndamukong Suh "accidentally" kicks Colts QB Andrew Luck in the nuts. ---RJ's Pick: Lions by 8 Jacksonville 2-9 at Buffalo 4-7 - 1:00 p.m. (Line: BUFFALO by 6) A crappy warm weather team going to play in a cold weather city in...
  • RJ's NFL Picks: Week Twelve

    11/24/2012 6:00:42 AM PST · by FL2012 · 10 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | 11/21/2012 | RJ Elliott
    *Sunday, November 25* Minnesota (6-4) at Chicago (7-3) 1:00 p.m. (Line: No Line) The Vikings would move into a three-way tie for first place in the NFC North with a win here and a loss by the Packers on Sunday Night Football. There is no line for this game as of this writing presumably due to the fact that Jay Cutler's status is up in the air. I think he'll play. ---RJ's Pick: Bears by 9 Oakland (3-7) at Cincinnati (5-5) 1:00 p.m. (Line: Cincinnati by 7) The Raiders have lost three straight, while the Bengals have won two in...
  • NFL Picks - Week 11

    11/16/2012 11:50:12 AM PST · by FL2012 · 21 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | November 14, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    Green Bay 6-3 @ Detroit 4-5 at 1:00 p.m. (Line: PACKERS BY 3.5) Packers LB Clay Matthews is out of the lineup this week with a hamstring injury. The Lions are the only team in the NFC North with a losing record, but they are 2-1 at home this season. ---RJ's Pick: Detroit by 2
  • NFL Picks Thread - Week Ten

    11/08/2012 5:53:55 PM PST · by FL2012 · 6 replies
    Blogcritics Magazine ^ | November 7, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    I went 12-2 straight up last week, and 10-4 against the spread. What follows are my picks for the NFL's Week 10: *Thursday, November 8* Indianapolis (5-3) at Jacksonville (1-7) - 8:20 p.m. (Line: Colts by 3) The Colts have won three in a row. The Jaguars have dropped five straight. They are winless at home this season and have the most inept offense in the league in terms of points per game, passing yards per game, and total yards per game. - RJ's Pick: Indianapolis by 7
  • RJ's NFL Picks: Week Nine

    11/01/2012 8:36:14 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 6 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | October 31, 2012 | RJ
    I went 10-4 straight up last week, and 7-7 against the spread. For the season, that puts me at 72-46 and 50-63-5 against the spread. For a comparison, check out the "experts" over at ESPN.com. What follows are my picks for the NFL's Week Nine: **Thursday, November 1** Kansas City 1-6 at San Diego 3-4 - 8:20 p.m. (Line: SD by 7) The Chiefs have lost four in a row. They are ranked 29th in the league in both points scored per game and points allowed per game. Matt Cassel has thrown 10 INTs and lost six fumbles so far...
  • RJ's NFL Picks: Week Eight

    10/27/2012 6:58:13 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 20 replies
    Blog Critics Sports Blog ^ | October 24, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    I went 11-2 last week straight up, and 6-5-2 against the spread. Here are my picks for the NFL's Week Eight: Seattle 4-3 at Detroit 2-4 - 1:00 p.m. [Line: Lions by 2] I know I'm a total homer, but the Lions should really be at least 4-2 right now. They haven't lost a game by more than eight points this season. The only game where they were truly outplayed was a Week Two loss on the road to the 49ers. The Seahawks are just 1-3 on the road and have the second-worst offense in the league in terms of...
  • NC Senate candidate arrested on drug charges (RAT Bender being held under $300,000 bond)

    10/19/2012 2:46:26 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    News Observer ^ | 10/19/12
    NC Senate candidate arrested on drug chargesThe Associated Press Modified Fri, Oct 19, 2012 04:07 PM ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Authorities say a Democratic candidate for the N.C. Senate is in jail on charges that he sold prescription pills from his home. Castalia town commissioner Clarence Alexander Bender was arrested during a traffic stop Thursday by Nash County deputies. Bender is charged with three counts of trafficking opium or heroin and maintaining a place for keeping and storage of a controlled substance.
  • RJ's NFL Picks: Week Seven

    10/18/2012 4:10:09 PM PDT · by FL2012 · 10 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | October 18, 2012 | RJ
    *Thursday, October 18* Seattle 4-2 at San Francisco 4-2 - 8:20 p.m. [Line: SF by 7] Two of the league's top defenses square off. The 49ers have a much better offense than the Seahawks, and they also have home field advantage. But don't expect a blowout. -RJ's Pick: San Francisco by 3
  • NFL Picks - Week Six

    10/11/2012 9:08:12 AM PDT · by FL2012 · 10 replies
    BC Magazine ^ | October 11, 2012 | RJ Elliott
    *Thursday, October 11* Pittsburgh (2-2) at Tennessee (1-4) 8:20 p.m. [Line: Steelers by 5.5] Unfrozen Caveman Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is quietly having arguably his best season, with a 100.6 passer rating, eight TD passes, and just one INT. He's completing about 66% of his passes, and is on pace for nearly 4,500 passing yards this year. Also, no lost fumbles. RB Chris Johnson has rushed for more than 24 yards in a game only once this season. He has a total of 210 rushing yards through five games. At this rate, the Titans are paying him about $12,000 per yard....
  • NFL Schedule - 2012 Week Five

    10/03/2012 5:57:33 PM PDT · by big'ol_freeper · 7 replies
    Thursday, October 4th Arizona Cardinals @ St.Louis Rams [NFL Network 8:30 PM] Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Ian Eagle, Trent Green, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 92 (Arz.), 93 (StL.). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (Arz.), 226 (StL.) Sunday, October 7th Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals {CBS 1 PM} Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 128 (Mia.), 85 (Cin.). XM: 230 (Cin.) Green Bay Packers at Indianapolis Colts {FOX 1 PM} Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 92 (GB), 112 (Ind.). XM: 231 (Ind.) Baltimore Ravens at Kansas City Chiefs CBS...
  • NFL Schedule - 2012 [Bender's Week 4 Almost Never Wrong on this side, Porn Free Picks]

    09/25/2012 11:05:34 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 29 replies
    ESPN ^ | 9-25-12 | Bender2
    Week 4 Games as follows: THU, SEP 27 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Cleveland at Baltimore 8:20 PM NFL Tickets M&T Bank Stadium SUN, SEP 30 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Carolina at Atlanta 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Georgia Dome New England at Buffalo 1:00 PM CBS Tickets Ralph Wilson Stadium Minnesota at Detroit 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Ford Field San Diego at Kansas City 1:00 PM CBS Tickets Arrowhead Stadium Seattle at St. Louis 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Edward Jones Dome San Francisco at NY Jets 1:00 PM FOX Tickets MetLife Stadium Tennessee at Houston 1:00 PM CBS Tickets...
  • NFL Schedule - 2012 [Bender's Never Wrong Picks]

    09/03/2012 10:53:55 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 110 replies
    ESPN ^ | 9-3-12 | Bender2
    Week 1 NFL 2012 Season WED, SEP 5 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Dallas at NY Giants 8:30 PM NBC Tickets MetLife Stadium SUN, SEP 9 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Indianapolis at Chicago 1:00 PM CBS Tickets Soldier Field Philadelphia at Cleveland 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Cleveland Browns Stadium New England at Tennessee 1:00 PM CBS Tickets LP Field Atlanta at Kansas City 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Arrowhead Stadium Jacksonville at Minnesota 1:00 PM CBS Tickets Mall of America Field Washington at New Orleans 1:00 PM FOX Tickets Mercedes-Benz Superdome Buffalo at NY Jets 1:00 PM CBS Tickets MetLife...
  • NFL Preseason Schedule - 2012 [Week 4 Picks]

    08/28/2012 4:58:17 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 15 replies
    ESPN ^ | 8-28-12 | Bender2
    NFL Week 4 Pre-Season WED, AUG 29 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION New England at NY Giants 7:00 PM NFL Tickets MetLife Stadium Tampa Bay at Washington 7:00 PM Tickets FedEx Field Miami at Dallas 8:30 PM Tickets Cowboys Stadium THU, AUG 30 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION Atlanta at Jacksonville 6:30 PM Tickets EverBank Field NY Jets at Philadelphia 6:35 PM Tickets Lincoln Financial Field Carolina at Pittsburgh 7:00 PM Tickets Heinz Field Minnesota at Houston 7:00 PM Tickets Reliant Stadium Baltimore at St. Louis 7:00 PM Tickets Edward Jones Dome Buffalo at Detroit 7:00 PM Tickets Ford Field...
  • Hackers Elect Futurama’s Bender to the Washington DC School Board [Semi-Sober-Live Thread]

    03/06/2012 4:19:43 PM PST · by Bender2 · 40 replies
    PC World ^ | Mar 2, 2012 11:39 AM | Kevin Lee
    Hackers Elect Futurama’s Bender to the Washington DC School Board By Kevin Lee, PCWorld Mar 2, 2012 11:39 AM Electronic voting has earned a pretty bad reputation for being insecure and completely unreliable. Well, get ready to add another entry to e-voting's list of woes. One Bender Bending Rodríguez was elected to the 2010 school board in Washington DC. A team of hackers from the University of Michigan got Bender elected as a write-in candidate who stole every vote from the real candidates. Bender, of course, is a cartoon character from the TV series Futurama (and, of course, Free Republic!).
  • Searchers angry at CA family in missing girl case

    03/03/2011 6:30:02 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 3, 2011
    HESPERIA, Calif. (AP) -- People who spent hours searching for a California girl reported missing by her family say they were outraged to learn the 13-year-old's family gave authorities misleading information as she hid to avoid an alleged arranged marriage in Pakistan. The girl's mother reported her daughter missing from her Hesperia home on Feb. 22, and told investigators she worried her daughter had run off with a sexual predator.
  • Charlie Sheen checks into rehab, CBS show on hiatus

    01/29/2011 2:40:34 AM PST · by Scanian · 46 replies · 1+ views
    NY Post ^ | January 28, 2011 | Post Staff Report
    CBS announced today that one of its top shows, "Two and a Half Men," is on hiatus as the series' star, actor Charlie Sheen, entered rehab, one day after he was hospitalized following an allegedly drug-fueled bender with porn stars at his LA home, TMZ reported. "He is most grateful to all who have expressed their concern," the statement added. "Due to Charlie Sheen’s decision to enter a rehabilitation center, CBS, Warner Bros. Television and executive producer Chuck Lorre are placing 'Two and a Half Men' on production hiatus," according to a statement from CBS, Warner Bros. Television and executive...
  • Super Heroes vs. the Westboro Baptist Church

    http://www.comicsalliance.com/2010/07/22/super-heroes-vs-the-westboro-baptist-church/ They've faced down humans time and time again, but Fred Phelps and his minions from the Westboro Baptist Church were not ready for the cosplay action that awaited them today at Comic-Con. After all, who can win against a counter protest that includes robots, magical anime girls, Trekkies, Jedi and...kittens? Unbeknownst to the dastardly fanatics of the Westboro Baptist Church, the good folks of San Diego's Comic-Con were prepared for their arrival with their own special brand of superhuman counter protesting chanting "WHAT DO WE WANT" "GAY SEX" "WHEN DO WE WANT IT" "NOW!" while brandishing ironic (and some...
  • Ted Koppel's Son Dead After Night of Drinking

    06/01/2010 4:42:27 AM PDT · by Puppage · 87 replies · 3,101+ views
    nbcnewyork.com ^ | 06/01/2010 | Puppage
    The son of legendary TV newsman Ted Koppel died early Monday after a night of drinking that ended in the seedy Manhattan apartment of a pub crawl acquaintance. Andrew Koppel, a 40-year-old attorney with the New York City Housing Authority with a history of alcohol problems, was declared dead around 1:30 a.m., according to the New York Post. Police sources told the newspaper Koppel had stumbled two and a half hours earlier into the Washington Heights apartment of Russell Wimberly, a waiter he had met 12 hours earlier in a Hell's Kitchen bar. A roommate of Wimberly, Belinda Caban, told...
  • Battle Royale: When Movie Robots Fight TV Robots (I will NOT be ignored!)

    12/18/2009 3:24:58 AM PST · by Bender2 · 8 replies · 608+ views
    TotalFilm.Com ^ | Jun 1st 2009 | Sam Ashurst
    Battle Royale: When Movie Robots Fight TV Robots BY Sam Ashurst Jun 1st 2009 11:11AM To celebrate Terminator Salvation rolling into cinemas, we've decided to bring together the baddest and saddest 'bots in movie and telly history for a big metal scrap. These bad-ass bags of bolts can't wait to brawl - so we're going to step out of the way and toss the terrible twosomes into the ring, and see which metallic maniac makes it out operational.
  • Scientists Invent Robots That Lie, Real Bender Closer Than Ever

    01/19/2008 10:03:11 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 33 replies · 401+ views
    gizmodo.com ^ | THU JAN 17 2008 | KIT EATON
    Scientists Invent Robots That Lie, Real Bender Closer Than Ever Holy crap! The Age of The Machines is nigh: a bunch of scientists in Switzerland have created learning robots that can lie to each other. Okay, so they don't swill beer or put bends in girders—they just communicate to each other with benign flashing lights, thank goodness, instead of using lasers to destroy humans: The team at the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Federal Institute of Technology created the little experimental learning devices to work in groups and hunt for "food" targets nearby while avoiding "poison." Imagine their surprise...
  • Futurama films on the way

    08/03/2007 4:01:03 PM PDT · by VanShuyten · 5 replies · 265+ views
    Four full-length Futurama movies are on the way in November on DVD. The first will follow Fry and the gang saving the world from nudist, alien internet-scammers. The show was axed in 2003 but returns next year with 13 new half-hour episodes.
  • Comedy Central Revives 'Futurama'

    06/22/2006 8:51:39 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 8 replies · 447+ views
    TV Week ^ | 6/22/06 | James Hibberd
    Three years after Fox canceled the show, Matt Groening's "Futurama" will resume production for a 13-episode run on Comedy Central. The new episodes will be added to the network's library of 72 "Futurama" episodes previously licensed from 20th Century Fox Television. Voice talent Billy West, Katey Sagal and John DiMaggio will return for the new episodes, which will debut in 2008. "There is a deep and passionate fan base for this intelligent and very funny show that matches perfectly with our audience and it is great that we can offer them not just the existing library, but something they've never...
  • Kennedy Blames Accident on Sleep Medicine

    05/04/2006 7:06:03 PM PDT · by Jean S · 635 replies · 19,040+ views
    AP ^ | 5/4/06 | ANDREW MIGA
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy (news, bio, voting record) crashed his car near the Capitol early Thursday, and a police official said he appeared intoxicated. Kennedy said he had taken sleep medication and a prescription anti-nausea drug that can cause drowsiness. Kennedy, D-R.I., addressed the issue after a spate of news reports. His initial statement said: "I consumed no alcohol prior to the incident."'Later, however, he issued a longer statement saying the attending physician for Congress had prescribed Phenergan on Tuesday to treat Kennedy's gastroenteritis.Kennedy said he returned to his Capitol Hill home on Wednesday evening after a final series of votes...
  • Teddy needs your help:

    01/11/2006 10:32:51 PM PST · by SirFishalot · 105 replies · 3,303+ views
    Teddy now realizes that he is vastly overmatched, trying to question Alito, so he is now asking for help. ROTFLMAO We should probably try and help him out huh? LOL
  • Futurama May Return! And Who would play who in live-action film?

    08/06/2004 2:57:45 PM PDT · by sonofatpatcher2 · 58 replies · 1,052+ views
    Wired magazine reported recently: "[Mike] Lazzo's trademark is bringing dead toons back to life. He got his big break when he created the cult hit Space Ghost Coast to Coast in 1994 by splicing new celebrity interviews into old animated footage. Last year, Futurama and Family Guy reruns did so well that it's likely both shows (which Fox killed in prime time) will produce new episodes."
  • Navy SEALs Caught Up In Drug Sweep

    06/20/2004 1:12:29 PM PDT · by Wolfie · 74 replies · 1,116+ views
    Navy SEALs Caught Up In Drug Sweep U.S. being forced to transfer some units More than a dozen sailors, including eight SEALs, are being investigated after testing positive for illegal drug use, the Navy confirmed yesterday. Seven sailors assigned to the Naval Special Warfare Command, including five SEALs, failed drug tests in early May while they were on a training exercise in Thailand. Other sailors reported seeing the commandos using drugs in Pattaya, a Thai beach resort. That was enough for Rear Adm. Joseph Maguire, the Naval Special Warfare commander, to order a drug-testing sweep of 3,300 of the 4,600...