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  • Electric Vehicles Emit More Pollutants Than Fossil Fuel-Burning Cars

    05/15/2016 10:45:38 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 89 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1:32 PM 05/15/2016 | Chris White
    Daily Caller News Foundation Electric Vehicles Emit More Pollutants Than Fossil Fuel-Burning Cars, Says Study A study from the University of Edinburgh shows that electric and hybrid vehicles emit as many, if not more, atmospheric toxins than fossil fuel-burning vehicles. The study, conducted by Victor Timmers and Peter Achten at the University of Edinburgh, and published by the journal Atmospheric Environment, found that heavier electric vehicles produce as many pollutants as their lighter weight conventional vehicles. Electric vehicles tend to produce more pollutants from tire and brake wear, due in large part to their batteries, as well as the other...
  • MacBook sales in 2016 are worse than the (terrible) overall laptop market

    05/11/2016 10:04:58 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 111 replies
    Yahoo ^ | May 11, 2016 | [Justin Pot] Justin Pot
    The MacBook Pro and Air lines are overdue for an update, and customers are noticing. New MacBook purchases are down compared to the first quarter of last year, suggesting customers don't see a reason to pay Apple's premium pricing right now.
  • Apple & SAP Partner to Revolutionize Work on iPhone & iPad

    05/06/2016 10:43:45 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 7 replies
    Apple ^ | 5/5/2016 | CUPERTINO, California and WALLDORF, Germany
    CUPERTINO, California and WALLDORF, Germany — May 5, 2016 — Apple® and SAP today announced a partnership to revolutionize the mobile work experience for enterprise customers of all sizes, combining powerful native apps for iPhone® and iPad® with the cutting-edge capabilities of the SAP HANA platform. This joint effort will also deliver a new iOS software development kit (SDK) and training academy so that developers, partners and customers can easily build native iOS apps tailored to their business needs. “This partnership will transform how iPhone and iPad are used in enterprise by bringing together the innovation and security of iOS...
  • Icahn: We're out of Apple, and it's China's fault

    04/28/2016 11:54:25 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 22 replies
    CNBC ^ | 4/28/2016 | Jacob Pramuk
    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn told CNBC on Thursday he has sold his Apple position as the tech giant's stock continues to shed value after disappointing earnings. "We no longer have a position in Apple," Icahn told CNBC's "Power Lunch," noting Apple is a "great company" and CEO Tim Cook is "doing a great job."
  • Watch: MGM Drops First Trailer for ‘Magnificent Seven’ Remake

    04/26/2016 6:00:12 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 63 replies
    Breibart ^ | 22 April 2016 | Kipp Jones
    Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, and Martin Sensmeier star in The Magnificent Seven as seven hired guns enlisted to help the people of Rose Creek, who are being exploited by a merciless killer. Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story, according to IMDB. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers, and hired guns. As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find...
  • People are reportedly sharing fewer personal updates on Facebook

    04/07/2016 5:10:53 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 56 replies
    The Verge ^ | 4/7/2016 | Jacob Kastrenakes
    Has your Facebook feed turned into a stream of brand updates, memes, and re-shared videos? That's partly because Facebook wants it that way, but it's also partly because people are posting fewer personal updates to Facebook than they used to, according to a report in The Information. Overall sharing reportedly fell 5.5 percent from mid-2014 to mid-2015, so Facebook has fewer posts to choose from for your News Feed. But the bigger issue is this: people are posting far fewer of their own personal updates — stories about their thoughts, their life, what they're up to — to Facebook. The...
  • White House Petition Aims To Stop The Javascript Scourge

    03/27/2016 5:24:31 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 96 replies
    InformationWeek ^ | 3/27/2016 | Curtis Franklin Jr.
    Some programming languages are so bad, so dangerous, that the full weight of the US federal government must be brought to bear on ending their use. That's the premise of a petition now seeking signatures at the "We the People" section of the White House web site. The petition, entered on the site March 16, 2016, asks the government to, "Outlaw programming languages that threaten the safety of the American people and work counter to our way of life." The petitioner is even kind enough to provide examples of these evil and dangerous languages. Which programming languages deserve the fate...
  • Apple pauses iOS 9.3 update for older iPads and iPhones following reports of ‘bricked’ devices

    03/25/2016 8:01:25 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 26 replies
    9 to 5 MAC ^ | 3/24/2016 | Chance Miller
    Earlier this week we reported that the newly released iOS 9.3 update was bricking older iOS devices, including the iPad 2. Now, Apple has confirmed that there are issues with the iOS 9.3 update for older iOS devices and that it is pulling the update for select devices. In a statement issued to iMore, Apple explained that updating older devices, including the iPhone 5s and earlier and the iPad Air and earlier, can require customers to enter the Apple ID and password used to originally set up the device. If the user doesn’t remember this information, they can be blocked...
  • Paris attacks: terrifyingly fatal layers of resources and tactics

    03/20/2016 5:35:00 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 10 replies
    The Irish Times ^ | 5/20/2016 | ukmini Callimachi, Alissa J Rubin, Laure Fouquet
    Investigators found crates’ worth of disposable cellphones, used and discarded after being meticulously scoured of email data. All around Paris, they found traces of consistent and improved bomb-making materials. And they began sketching in the details of a multilayered terrorist attack that evaded detection or prevention until much too late. In the immediate aftermath of the Paris terror attacks on November 13th, French investigators came face to face with the reality that they had missed the signs that the Islamic State was able to mount large and sophisticated international terrorist strikes. Now, the arrest on Friday of Salah Abdeslam, the...
  • iPhone Issue with FR Pings Page Solved...1Blocker issue.

    03/13/2016 7:41:11 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 5 replies
    2/13/2016 | justanotherokie
    Last week I noticed an issue of not being able to view the Pings page body. I could view my pings on various computers just not not the iPhone. I became suspicious because I had updated my 1Blocker recently. The solution turned was to Whitelist the FR website (www.freerepublic.com). Problem Solved
  • Vanity...iPhone 5S shows empty Pings Page

    03/11/2016 7:05:44 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 10 replies
    Me | 3/11/2016 | justanotherokie
    Anyone having an issue with pings not showing up with an iPhone starting yesterday? It shows the Heading, two 'Next Page' links then the footer.
  • Ideal Conceal .380 cell phone shaped handgun

    03/11/2016 6:50:42 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 28 replies
    The Firearm Blog ^ | 3/11/2016 | The Firearm Blog
    Lightweight One-Piece Frame Simple Design and Trouble-Free Operation High Velocity, Increased accuracy Hammerless construction for maximum safety. List Price $395.00 The ground breaking Ideal Conceal is a carefully engineered double barreled .380 caliber people can safely carry in their purse or clipped to their side. Ingeniously designed to resemble a smartphone, yet with one click of the safety it opens and is ready to fire. The product was designed with safety as a priority. A brand everyone can trust, a piece they can rely on, over and over. The design is certainly novel, and is thinking about a better way...
  • Lesbian Professor Cold-Cocked HER OWN FACE Then Swore Random Guy Beat Her Up At Toby Keith Concert

    03/11/2016 6:35:09 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 70 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/11/2016 | Eric Owens
    A gay Central Michigan University professor has pleaded guilty for falsely claiming that a random guy at a Toby Keith concert called her a “cross-dressing fag,” punched her in the face and spat on her. The professor, Mari Poindexter, had alleged that the man approached her at the Aug. 19 concert at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Mich., reports The Morning Sun, a local newspaper. The man began hurling a rich tapestry of obscene slurs at Poindexter, she told police. Later that night, the professor said, the same man ambushed her in the parking lot of...
  • USA Shooting’s Wonderful Olympic Women

    03/04/2016 11:18:59 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 27 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/3/2016 | Women's Outdoor News
    With Rio in Sight, we are launching a bi-weekly article series that will showcase the Wonderful Olympic Women (WOW) that will be representing all female shooting sports enthusiasts this August and September in Rio de Janeiro. With the number of female shooting sports enthusiasts skyrocketing, there’s no better time to become familiar with the discipline, desire and dedication that these athletes represent. We’re going to bring you their stories and give you the inside scoop as these female ambassadors take their passion for the shooting sports and try and fulfill their Olympic and Paralympic dreams. Core- Cogdell-2008-olympics
  • Oculus CEO: We’ll build for Apple if it ever releases a ‘good computer’

    03/04/2016 6:33:23 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 61 replies
    The Verge ^ | 2/4/2016 | By Sam Byford
    Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has poured water on the idea of his Rift virtual reality headset supporting the Mac by saying that Apple doesn't make any computers powerful enough to run it. "That is up to Apple and if they ever release a good computer we will do it," Luckey tells ShackNews when asked about Mac support. "It just boils down to the fact that Apple doesn’t prioritize high-end GPUs. You can buy a $6,000 Mac Pro with the top of the line AMD FirePro D700, and it still doesn’t match our recommended spec." Apple's high-end Mac Pro computers come...
  • These Celebrities Say They'd Leave the Country If Trump Wins

    02/29/2016 5:50:34 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 75 replies
    Fox Insider ^ | 2/29/2016 | Fox and Friends
    These celebrities had some, uh, extreme responses to the possibility of Donald Trump winning the White House. Rev. Al Sharpton has said he’s “reserving my ticket to get out of here if he wins.” The View’s Whoopi Goldberg said, “I don’t think that’s America. I don’t want it to be America.” “Maybe it’s time for me to move,” she added. And Raven-Symone imparted this gem. Funnily enough, someone on a Nova Scotia island may have the answer to their problems. An online campaign called “Cape Breton if Donald Trump Wins” is offering Trump haters a new home. Nova Scotia. Trump’s...
  • Bill Clinton snaps at veteran during speech: ‘Shut up and listen to my answer’

    02/27/2016 5:53:26 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 84 replies
    American Mirror ^ | 2/27/2016 | Olaf Ekberg
    The long hours and grueling pace of the presidential campaign may be finally catching up with a rapidly aging Bill Clinton. During an appearance in Bluffton, South Carolina on Friday, a former Marine interrupted Clinton’s speech and asked him to address what Hillary was going to do about the VA. “What do you think should be done with the VA?” Clinton said in a raspy voice, turning the question back on him and yielding the floor. “The thing is, we had four lives in Benghazi killed and your wife tried to cover it up,” the Marine responded, eliciting boos and...
  • Tulsa Police Department promotions include captain who sued over Islamic mosque order

    01/27/2016 5:57:25 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 4 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | January 27, 2016 | CURTIS KILLMAN
    Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan announced seven promotions from within the ranks Tuesday, including that of an officer who unsuccessfully sued him and others over a dispute involving an event at a local mosque. Paul Fields was promoted from captain to major in charge of Special Operations. Fields was disciplined in 2011 after he disobeyed an order to find volunteers or assign other officers to represent the department at a mosque-sponsored Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
  • Naval Special Warfare adopts the Glock 19

    12/23/2015 1:07:30 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 63 replies
    Loadout Room | December 22, 2015 | Scott Witner
    This past week the Naval Special Warfare Command made a decision to pick up the Glock 19 as the SEALs new sidearm. They will slowly begin to phase out the Sig P226, and replace those with the Glock 19. There is nothing wrong with the Sig P226. It has served the Teams for many years and is a proven reliable system. However, as firearms evolve the military needs to keep pace. In this case the move to the Glock 19 makes sense. The Glock 19 has a lot to offer in a compact package, and is by far the most...
  • Cops: Woman Beat Husband Over Flatulence(Victim was kicked, elbowed for passing gas while in bed)

    12/22/2015 12:26:37 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 67 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | December 22, 2015
    DECEMBER 22--Angered by her husband’s repeated farting in bed, a Florida woman allegedly elbowed, kicked, and scratched her spouse, according to police who arrested her for battery. Dawn Meikle, 55, is facing a misdemeanor charge following a 3:20 AM confrontation in the Port St. Lucie home she shares with her husband Donald. As detailed in a December 11 arrest affidavit, Donald told cops that “while he was lying in bed he passed gas,” which prompted Dawn to begin “elbowing him on his arm.” When Donald’s flatulence continued, “Dawn began kicking him and eventually kicked him out of their bed,” police...
  • Was �‹Apple the first major open-source company? Not even close

    12/08/2015 10:28:16 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 2 replies
    ZDNet ^ | December 8, 2015 | By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
    Many open-source developers were happy when Apple announced that it was open-sourcing its popular Swift language. They weren't so happy, however, when Apple claimed it was also "the first major computer company to make Open Source a key part of its strategy." Ah, I don't think so. Many older open-source programmers think, with reason, that's nonsense. True, Apple has used open-source software for years, but that's not the same thing as making open-source development "a key part of its strategy." It would be more correct to say that Apple was the first major company to take advantage of open source....
  • A Camera That Sees Methane

    12/05/2015 8:48:23 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 24 replies
    Discover ^ | 12/4/2015 | Elizabeth Preston
    Swedish scientists have built a camera that makes methane gas visible. The tool could help researchers study greenhouses gases and answer tricky questions about climate change. It’s also good for visualizing cow farts.
  • Vanity News Conference for Family of SB Shooters

    12/04/2015 2:07:54 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 102 replies
    12/4/2015 | justanotherokie
    Worthless MSM. Ask the Question??? How did nobody notice the bomb factory and Thousands of rounds of ammunition?
  • Smart Car Seat Senses Driver’s Physical And Mental State

    11/24/2015 2:33:42 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 32 replies
    CBS LA ^ | November 23, 2015 7:21 PM | CBS LA
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – A new smart car seat can keep a driver calm by actively monitoring the commuter’s physical and mental status, according to the maker. “We’ve built a seat called Active Wellness. And what it does is allows us to understand something about your heart rate, your respiration rate, and then analyze that to really understand your stress level,” said Matthew Benson, an advanced innovation manager at Faurecia, one of the world’s largest automotive-equipment suppliers.
  • Vanity(Just posted a comment on FR and received an Attack Page Warning)

    10/27/2015 2:49:26 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 31 replies
    Me | 10/27/2015 | ImJustanotherokie
    Below is the warning from firefox
  • Shots Fired: Elon Musk Claims Apple Hires Rejected And Fired Tesla Engineers

    10/10/2015 2:18:09 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 29 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6:15 PM 10/09/2015 | Emma Colton
    Elon Musk threw some serious shade today at Apple Inc., Apple Inc.’s engineers and Apple Inc.’s electric car plans during an interview in Germany. The Tesla car magnate told Düsseldorf’s Handelsblatt Newspaper that Apple has become a “Tesla graveyard” where fired employees from the car company end up working as inferior engineers at the Cupertino computer tech company.
  • New Navy Uniforms Unveiled With Fewer Coveralls:Obsolete Styles Discontinued For US

    09/04/2015 9:45:06 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 15 replies
    International Business Times ^ | September 03 2015 3:14 PM EDT | By Jess McHugh
    The United States Navy announced that it will be phasing out certain out-of-date styles and items of the working uniform through Oct. 1 and introducing other new styles, the military publication Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. Authorities said they wanted to update the uniform using new technology and limit the number of items a sailor needs to buy each year, and to keep the seabag each person brings onboard a naval ship as light as possible. The most significant change was to the Navy coveralls, eliminating the blue set except for work that would soil other uniforms. Officials had already...
  • North Korea Threatens Imminent Strikes Against South, Warns U.S.

    08/15/2015 8:54:08 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 15, 2015 | Giles Hewitt, AFP
    North Korea on Saturday threatened South Korea with "indiscriminate" military strikes unless it halts cross-border propaganda broadcasts, and issued fresh nuclear weapons warnings against the United States. The threats came amid escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula following a landmine attack South Korea blamed on the North and ahead of a major South Korea-US joint military exercise condemned by Pyongyang. They also coincided with celebrations in both Koreas to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean peninsula's 1945 liberation from Japanese colonial rule.
  • Sign at Muskogee County survivalist store-gun range proclaims establishment is 'Muslim free'

    08/14/2015 9:08:22 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 10 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | 8/14/2015 | Samantha Vicent
    The sign states in capital letters, “This privately owned business is a Muslim free establishment, we reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.” “We do not want to have any jihadis training on our gun range and then going down to our local armed services office and having better marksmanship than they showed up with,” said Neal, an Iraq War veteran. “I’ve seen what Muslims and jihadis do to people. It’s just not going to happen in my store.” Veronica Laizure, civil rights director for the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Oklahoma, said views such as Neal’s are dangerous...
  • EPA takes blame for Animas River contamination(Durango, CO).

    08/08/2015 7:34:46 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 30 replies
    The Durango Herald ^ | 8/8/2015 | By Mary Shinn , Shane Benjamin Herald staff
    Environmental Protection Agency officials Friday acknowledged causing a catastrophic leak of wastewater into the Animas River, apologizing to the Durango community but then stopped short of detailing any significant outcomes from the event. Officials held their first public meeting on the subject Friday afternoon, explaining that an early analysis of water samples shows the presence of heavy metals, including lead, arsenic, cadmium, aluminum, copper and calcium at varied levels. Sediment has also poured into the river. The meeting drew about 250 people, with many sitting on the floor, standing and spilling into the hallway. Dave Ostrander, the EPA’s regional director...
  • Mike Huckabee Is Wrong About America’s B-52sAging bombers have lots of life left in them

    08/07/2015 9:30:57 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 57 replies
    War is Boring ^ | 8/7/2015 | David Axe
    In one of most bizarre moments of the bizarre Aug. 6 debate between Republican presidential candidates, Mike Huckabee — the 59-year-old former Arkansas governor — blasted U.S. president Barack Obama for, Huckabee claimed, allowing America’s military might to decay. And Huckabee decided the U.S. Air Force’s B-52 bomber best represented this supposedly sad state of affairs. Actually, the Air Force owns 76 B-52Hs. It used to have 94, but in 2008 then-president George W. Bush — yes, a Republican — cut the fleet by 18. One of the 76 active airframes suffered an accident recently and Obama’s Air Force brought...
  • Planned Parenthood hacked???

    07/28/2015 9:32:58 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 19 replies
    Komando ^ | 7/27/2014 | Komando Staff
    Now, we are learning about a cyberattack that may have compromised the nonprofit's databases and employees' personal information. The hack was carried out by a vigilante and politically-motivated group calling itself 3301. The group claims that it will release the stolen email addresses of employees as well as documents detailing Planned Parenthood's abortion practices and plans. It seems 3301 was able to break into Planned Parenthood's servers via a Blind SQL injection attack.
  • Carter: ‘Stupid’ Supreme Court Ruling Turned America into ‘Plutocracy’

    07/11/2015 3:42:08 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 23 replies
    Breibart ^ | 7/9/2015 | pam key
    Wednesday on “The Stephanie Miller Show,” former President Jimmy Carter said because of the “stupid” Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United case, America has become a “plutocracy.” Carter said, “The basic structure of our moral values of the framework of our democracy has gone down the drain in the last twenty years or so and it’s now become pretty much a plutocracy where money determines who will be the Democratic and Republican nominees. Money determines who will win election for Congress or for the U.S. Senate or for the governorship And the massive infusion of money that has come...
  • Reddit Revolt Flares Again as ‘AMA’ Moderator Sacked the Day After a Disastrous Jesse Jackson Q&A

    07/03/2015 10:41:16 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 14 replies
    Breibart | 2 Jul 2015 | Allum Bokhari
    The hugely popular link-sharing site is in a state of virtual lockdown after the volunteers who run some of the site’s biggest communities (known as “subreddits”) went on the digital equivalent of a general strike. This followed the sacking of Victoria Taylor, a popular site admin, after a Reddit Q&A with the Rev. Jesse Jackson went badly for the activist preacher. High-traffic subreddits dedicated to movies, gaming, videos, history, science and art have been voluntarily locked by their moderators as an act of protest against the decision, which they saw as a symptom of an increasingly overbearing management that takes...
  • Outrage After Iconic Iwo Jima Photo Is Recreated With Gay Pride Flag

    07/02/2015 7:28:10 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 64 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | 1 July, 2015 | The Kelly File
    The iconic 1945 photo of Marines raising the American flag over Iwo Jima has been recreated with the gay pride flag. The recreated image shows four muscular, skin-baring men raising a rainbow flag in place of the Marines and the American flag.
  • Apple adds TRIM support for aftermarket SSDs in OS X 10.10.4

    07/01/2015 7:02:59 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 7 replies
    Appleinsider ^ | Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 10:58 pm PT (01:58 am ET) | AppleInsider Staff
    Some four years after adding TRIM support for first-party solid state drives to OS X, Apple incorporated the command for aftermarket drives as part of Tuesday's OS X 10.10.4 update. Spotted by AppleInsider readers, the new capability allows users to enable TRIM functionality on third-party SSDs without resorting to unsanctioned workarounds or software. Prior to the change, Apple only supported TRIM on original Mac SSDs. Enabling TRIM for non-OEM drives requires the trimforce command be entered into Terminal, specifically, sudo trimforce enable. The system throws up a message warning users of potential incompatibility with certain SSDs before performing a reboot...
  • Rosie O’Donnell Cancels Adoption Because She Can’t Handle a ‘Special Needs’ Child

    06/13/2015 10:31:16 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 19 replies
    Town Hall ^ | Jun 13, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    Former talk show host Rosie O’Donnell was ready to adopt her second child, until she got some unexpected news from the doctor. That’s when the birth mother, Jami Weaver, said the child was rejected. Jami Weaver claims that the agreement fell through when she learned her unborn child was diagnosed with gastroschisis (a congenital deformity where the bowel protrudes through the abdominal wall) last summer. 'Rosie told me she could not handle having a special needs child,' she said. Perhaps if she’d have done some research, O’Donnell would have discovered that babies with gastroschisis have a 90 percent survival rate,...
  • Watch The 787-9 Tear Up The Skies Like A Fighter Jet (It's Really Something)

    06/12/2015 11:47:49 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 70 replies
    Flight Club ^ | 6/11/15 2:07pm | Tyler Rogoway
    Boeing is preparing to make a big splash with its stretched Dreamliner at the Paris Air Show this year. How do they plan on doing this? The old school way, by putting the 300,000 pound beast through its paces in front of a huge crowd, max performing the carbon fiber jet like it was an F-15, as seen in the video below: There is an all-out war for orders between Boeing’s 787 and Airbus’s A350. Paris gives Boeing a chance to seal some deals right in Airbus’s backyard. Also of interest is the airline that will be emblazoned across the...
  • Texas Stabbing Suspect Spits His Own Feces at Cops

    05/12/2015 6:04:35 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 27 replies
    Breibard ^ | 5/12/2015 | by Bob Price
    A Galveston, Texas, man arrested for stabbing a man nearly to death has more legal problems after spitting his own feces at the arresting officer. Following an investigation by officers responding to a reported stabbing, the suspect took off on foot and officers were forced to chase him down to secure the arrest. This is where things went from bad to worse, says a reporter for KTRK 13 in Houston. Officers placed 29-year-old Jonathon Glenn in the back of their patrol car. Glenn somehow managed to not only defecate in the back seat of the patrol car, he managed to...
  • Scientists seek source of giant methane mass over Southwest

    04/12/2015 12:30:53 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 84 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published April 10, 2015 | AP
    DENVER – Scientists are working to pinpoint the source of a giant mass of methane hanging over the southwestern U.S., which a study found to be the country's largest concentration of the greenhouse gas. The report that revealed the methane hot spot over the Four Corners region — where Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona meet — was released last year.
  • Defense secretary: Bunker-busting bomb against Iran 'ready to go'

    04/11/2015 6:36:06 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/10/15 06:52 PM EDT | Kristina Wong
    Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday the Pentagon had ready a bunker-busting bomb that could destroy Iran’s underground nuclear facility, in case the U.S. ever had to resort to a military option to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. “We continue to improve it and upgrade over time so that there is this alternative,” Carter said in an exclusive interview with CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront,” referring to a weapon called the Massive Ordnance Penetrator.
  • Hilarious outtakes from a fishing show (VIDEO)

    03/16/2015 5:24:18 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 24 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 3/16/2014 | Joey Clementine
    No story here, just comedy relief. Bayl Danyce (Bill Dance for the city slickers) Fishing Outtakes
  • New IndyCar aero kit gives you wings, lots of them(jumped the shark)

    03/10/2015 7:07:42 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published March 10, 2015 | Fox News
    Things are going to look a lot different in IndyCar this year. Since 2012 all of the teams competing in the series have used the same car to keep the racing close and control costs, with only the engines and paint schemes to set them apart. The open wheel racers are designed and built by Dallara, and cost about $349,00 each, but starting this season the two engine manufacturers, Chevy and Honda, will also be providing unique aero kits that will allow teams to modify the performance of their vehicles by changing the bodywork.
  • Obama: Type Of Racial Discrimination In Ferguson Police Department Not Isolated

    03/06/2015 7:00:46 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 30 replies
    (CBSDC/AP) ^ | March 6, 2015 8:05 AM | WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP)
    President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and he cast law enforcement reform as a chief struggle for today’s civil rights movement.
  • Jay Carney to Amazon

    02/26/2015 7:27:20 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 63 replies
    Politico ^ | Mike Allen | Mike Allen
    Mike Allen’s Politico Playbook will report: “Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney joins Amazon on Monday as senior vice president for Worldwide Corporate Affairs.
  • Muskogee police release video footage of officer shooting armed man outside wedding

    01/23/2015 7:47:37 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 60 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | 1/23/2015 | DYLAN GOFORTH
    Muskogee police on Friday released video of a fatal police shooting captured by an officer's body camera. Officer Chansey McMillin shot and killed 21-year-old Terence D. Walker on Jan. 17 after Walker allegedly ran from police who confronted him outside the Old Agency Baptist Church.
  • California girls high school basketball coach suspended after 161-2 victory

    01/17/2015 5:10:07 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 16, 2015 | Fox News
    A Southern California high school basketball coach has been suspended and faces accusations of mercilessly running up the score after his team won a game 161-2, one of the most lopsided scores in state history. Arroyo Valley High girls' coach Michael Anderson was suspended for two games after the victory last week against Bloomington High. Anderson said that he wasn't trying to run up the score or embarrass the opposition. His team had won four previous games by at least 70 points, and Bloomington had already lost a game by 91.
  • Watch the disassembly and service of a Rolex Submariner

    01/03/2015 1:53:58 PM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 88 replies
    Road & Track / Youtube ^ | 1/3/2014 | Andrew D. Luecke
    If you like taking things apart, this will mesmerize you. Don't try this at home. Do marvel at the level of precision on display.
  • Funeral Directors Refuse Body Of Sydney Terrorist: ‘Throw Him In The [bleep]house’

    12/19/2014 9:31:49 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 38 replies
    Breibart ^ | 12/19/2014 | Andre Walker
    <p>The body of the lone terrorist behind the attack on the Sydney, Man Haron Monis, is unlikely be receive a proper burial after Muslim funderal directors said his body should either be thrown in the sea or “chucked in the bloody sh*thouse”.</p>
  • There Was No Way a P-51 Could Replace the A-10

    12/17/2014 7:19:08 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 99 replies
    War is Boring ^ | 12/16/2014 | oseph Trevithick
    The U.S. Air Force has a complicated relationship with its low- and slow-flying A-10 Warthog attack jet. And that’s putting it mildly. The flying branch has tried more than once to retire the ungainly A-10 in favor of speedier planes, only for lawmakers to block the move. But on at least one occasion, the Air Force actually defended the heavily-armored, gun-armed Warthog from an unlikely challenger—a modern version of the World War II P-51 Mustang that Congress for some reason really loved. In 1979, Congress demanded the Air Force test out the tiny Piper PA-48 Enforcer light attack plane—a derivative...