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  • Roman cemetery found at North Lincolnshire building site

    09/24/2018 4:00:41 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 1 replies
    BBC ^ | 18 September 2018 | unattributed
    A Roman cemetery has been unearthed on the site of a housing development in North Lincolnshire. Dozens of 2,000-year-old skeletons have been found at the site near Winterton where 135 homes are being built. So far more than 60 graves have been excavated by a team of archaeologists at the 1,500 sq m (16,145 sq ft) site. Pieces of pottery and "grave goods" left for the dead have been found in the plots containing the remains of men, women and children. Natasha Powers, senior manager at Allen Archaeology, said the discovery was "not an everyday find". "We knew there was...
  • "Moonkiller" - original metal, by Yours Truly

    09/24/2018 2:58:58 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 17 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 9/24/18 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    No violence towards to the moon is advocated or endorsed in this video. For a free download of "Moonkiller" click here, click on Buy Now, and choose $0.
  • vanity - Sorry Rush, but you are wrong.

    Today rush said, and I quote: "GOP Must Confirm Kavanaugh or Kiss Midterms Goodbye" Sep 24, 2018 RUSH: "If Grassley doesn’t get a handle on this and just do — and I’ll tell you something else, which everybody also knows. If the Republicans do not get this vote taken and have Kavanaugh confirmed, you can kiss the midterms goodbye." I disagree, Rush, we are not going to punish President Trump because of Squish Grassley's cowardice, Susan Collins hatred of the President or any other RINO action. Sir, we are going to go vote, we are going to give the President...
  • Yahoo in Gulliver’s Travels Represent 18th Century Description of Sasquatch, Researcher Says

    09/24/2018 2:18:37 PM PDT · by ETL · 14 replies ^ | Sep 24, 2018 | News Staff / Source
    Gulliver’s Travels is a political and social satire by Jonathan Swift, published in 1726.Part IV of this fictional work is an account of Lemuel Gulliver’s voyage to the country of the Houyhnhms, in which he discovers two animal populations.One comprises horses, the articulate Houyhnhms, and the other is a subservient humanoid group called Yahoos.“Swift gave quite a detailed description of what the Yahoos looked like, how they acted and what they ate,” said Dr. Argue, a visiting fellow in the School of Archaeology and Anthropology at the Australian National University.“As I read about the Native American descriptions of the sasquatch...
  • The Republicans Got Tired of Winning So They're Throwing the Kavanaugh Battle and the Midterms

    09/24/2018 2:17:29 PM PDT · by snarkpup · 29 replies
    Styxhexenhammer666 (YouTube channel) ^ | Sept 24, 2018 | Styxhexenhammer666
    Grassley, McConnell, and other neocons can't stand the concept of an actual fight and are cowards. I am so tired with these morons. People tell me I'm wasting my vote if I don't vote GOP to "stop the dems"- when will they start stopping them exactly?
  • Hall of Fame Receiver Tommy McDonald Dies at 84

    09/24/2018 1:29:28 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 14 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 09/24/2018 | KHADRICE ROLLINS
    Eagles legend and Hall of Fame receiver Tommy McDonald died on Monday morning, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced. McDonald was 84 years old. "Tommy McDonald lived life like he played the game of football," Hall of Fame president David Baker said in a statement. "He was charismatic, passionate and had fun. He was such a character. Heaven is a happier place today." Prior to getting to the NFL, McDonald played running back at Oklahoma for three years. In his final season with the Sooners in 1956, he was named a consensus All-American
  • Vanity: Brett Kavanaugh treatment by Democrats

    09/24/2018 12:38:17 PM PDT · by unlearner · 8 replies
    9/24/2018 | unlearner
    Two observations about the sexual misconduct allegations / smear campaign against the Honorable Brett Kavanaugh: 1. The evidentiary standards being pushed by Democrats and the MSM are lower than those used in the Salem witch trials. 2. Rapists, groomers, pimps and similar sexual deviants are never pro-life. These types always rely on easy access to abortion in order to cover up their crimes.
  • After Pluto, New Horizons probe draws near to its next target: Ultima Thule

    09/24/2018 12:24:34 PM PDT · by ETL · 26 replies ^ | Sept 20, 2018 | Mike Wall, Senior Writer
    Don't sleep on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. The history-making probe, which famously zoomed past Pluto in July 2015, is closing in on its next flyby target, a frigid chunk of ice and rock about 4 billion miles (6.4 billion kilometers) from Earth dubbed Ultima Thule.  New Horizons is now just 80 million miles (130 million km) from Ultima Thule, mission members said Wednesday (Sept. 19). That's less than the distance from Earth to the sun (about 93 million miles). [Destination Pluto: NASA's New Horizons Mission in Pictures]  The spacecraft has already begun photographing Ultima Thule for navigation purposes and remains...
  • Hayden (Idaho) students go viral for patriotic flag photo

    09/24/2018 12:07:37 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 13 replies
    KHQ ^ | September 20, 2018 | Adam Mayer
    Old Glory flies triumphantly above Hayden Meadows Elementary. But, every day at the end of school, three keepers of the flag make sure she’s in safe hands. Fifth graders Naylan Tuttle, Jack LeBreck, and Casey Dolan go through the steps necessary to make sure the U.S. flag is properly folded and stored without it ever touching the ground. It’s a sign of respect, something these boys take seriously. “This is our nation's flag, this is our school's flag, it's how we represent our country,” Jack LeBreck said. Their selfless act has now gone viral; the boys were folding the flag...
  • A House Party Seen By No One (To tune of House of the Rising Sun)

    09/24/2018 11:49:31 AM PDT · by zencycler · 3 replies
    Vanity | 09/24/2018 | self
    A House Party Seen By No One (To tune of House of the Rising Sun) There is a gal going to DC To recall that is wasn't much fun To get drunk and throw up on her jeans At a house party seen by no one She says she was 15 years old But doesn't know what year that was Math is hard for drunk liberal girls At a house party seen by no one At 50 she's over her drunken haze And since she so hates Trump She now remembers Brett Kavanaugh's gaze Who she hopes the Senate will...
  • South Park to tackle school shootings in 22nd season premiere

    09/24/2018 11:42:30 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 12 replies
    MSN / EW ^ | September 24, 2018
    South Park‘s still got it. Comedy Central released a description and preview clip of the upcoming 22nd season premiere of the animated series. The title is “Dead Kids.” The official description is typically cryptic: “Sharon is overreacting to everything these days and Randy can’t cope in the season premiere” and “Randy is desperate to help Sharon get her emotions under control and Cartman unexpectedly fails his math test.”
  • President Donald J. Trump’s 500 Days of American Greatness

    09/24/2018 11:26:44 AM PDT · by Taxocrats Tax Everything · 4 replies
    White House ^ | 6-4-2108 | White House
    Our families will thrive. Our people will prosper. And our nation will forever be safe and strong and proud and mighty and free. President Donald J. Trump 500 DAYS: In his first 500 days in office, President Donald J. Trump has achieved results domestically and internationally for the American people. Since taking office, President Trump has strengthened American leadership, security, prosperity, and accountability. After 500 days, the results are clear: the American economy is stronger, American workers are experiencing more opportunities, confidence is soaring, and business is booming. President Trump has re-asserted American leadership on the world stage, secured vital...
  • If the Senate Voted on The Kavanaugh Nomination (Vanity Post)

    09/24/2018 11:03:27 AM PDT · by MplsSteve · 37 replies
    9/24/18 | MplsSteve
    Sorry for the vanity post. I've been reading so much that it's hard for me to get a grasp on the actual vote count for the nomination. Let's say for the sake of argument that the Judiciary Cmte votes on Thursday to send Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate. Does anyone know what the current vote total is for the nomination? Have any GOP senators said they're voting NO? On both sides of the aisle, are they any holdouts - for example, Manchin, Collins, etc? If you had to guess, what will the vote for confirmation be? 52-48 in favor?...
  • As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

    09/24/2018 11:01:38 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 10 replies
    AP News ^ | 24 Sep 18 | LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK
    Just as negotiators reached agreement on an extraordinary hearing for Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, a second allegation of sexual misconduct by the Supreme Court nominee put the White House and Senate Republicans on the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation. A dayslong back and forth over the timing and terms of a hearing with Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, appeared to end Sunday with the announcement that they would appear separately Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The hearing promised...
  • Dak Prescott takes heat from Dallas Nine protester after Cowboys game arrests (barf alert)

    09/24/2018 10:51:57 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 14 replies ^ | 9/19/2018 | Chauncey Alcorn
    Arminta “Cleo” Jeffryes wants Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott to realize some things are bigger than football. In a phone interview Wednesday, after spending 2 1/2 days in jail for protesting outside a Cowboys game over the weekend, the 25-year-old Lyft driver and self-described “radical” activist criticized Prescott for not following the example set by Colin Kaepernick. “He’s so wack for that,” Jeffryes said of Prescott. “As a black man you should want to speak out against police brutality and racial injustice. You have a black father. One day you will have black children.” Prescott told reporters in July that...
  • Hillary Clinton explains to Stephen Colbert why Trump can be indicted (video - barf alert)

    09/24/2018 10:28:37 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 32 replies ^ | 9/21/2018 | David Canfield
    Hillary Clinton has a message for Donald Trump: You’re not above the law. On Friday, the former First Lady and Secretary of State discussed the legal challenge of indicting a sitting president, which Trump’s legal team has claimed cannot happen, on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Clinton was present to promote the paperback release of her best-selling campaign memoir, What Happened. “If you’re not president and you’ve committed a crime, you should be able to be indicted,” Clinton explains to Colbert. Trump and his campaign are under federal investigation for obstruction of justice and potential collusion with the Russian...
  • Hubble Space Telescope Catches Giant Cluster: SDSS J1050+0017

    09/24/2018 10:21:20 AM PDT · by ETL · 16 replies ^ | Sept 24, 2018 | News Staff / Source
    SDSS J1050+0017, also known as ClG J1050+0017, is approximately 6 billion light-years away from Earth. The gigantic mass of this galaxy cluster creates the fascinating phenomenon of strong gravitational lensing.SDSS J1050+0017’s gravity bends light coming from behind it in a similar way to how the base of a wine glass bends light.The effects of this lensing can be clearly seen as curved streaks forming a circular shape around the center of the Hubble image.Astronomers can use these distorted galaxies to calculate the mass of the cluster — including the mass of the dark matter within it — and to peer...
  • The Presidents of the United States of America - Volcano

    09/24/2018 10:18:35 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/25/2009 | PUSAVEVO
    The Presidents of the United States of America - Volcano
  • Why Russia's Crimean Consensus is Over

    09/24/2018 10:04:11 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 1 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Sep 24, 2018 | Konstantin Gaaze
    With support for the Kremlin waning, repression is all it has left. General elections this month have revealed that the Russian public is frustrated, uncertain about the future and electrified by protest sentiment. Kremlin candidates struggled to win their gubernatorial bids, while high school and college students—people who haven’t even started working yet — took to the streets to protest plans to raise the pension age. Political analysts chalk this situation up to Kremlin errors. They believe that domestic policy chief Sergei Kiriyenko has loosened the political rules too much and has invested too heavily in the spectacle of the...
  • Al Matthews, star of 'Aliens', dies at 75

    09/24/2018 10:00:07 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 31 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 9/24/18 | Ben Arnold
    Al Matthews, the actor who played Gunnery Sergeant Apone in Aliens, has been found dead at his home in Spain. El Pais reports that a neighbour called the emergency services yesterday, who arrived at his home in Orihuela Costa, Alicante. The cause of death is unknown and will be determined by an autopsy. He was 75. He began acting following a career in the US Marines, serving in Vietnam and receiving two purple hearts, before becoming the first black soldier in the 1st Marine Division to be promoted to sergeant. Born in Brooklyn, he began his acting – and also...