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  • VIDEO: A one-armed Australian robot can build a house four times quicker than a brickie

    07/27/2016 2:19:10 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    www.businessinsider.com.au ^ | Jul 27, 2016, 1:25 PM | Chris Pash
    Building a house by robot. Image: Supplied. ========================================================================================================================= Fastbrick Robotics, an ASX-listed company based in Perth, has created a robot brick layer, a form of 3D printing which can create the shell of a house without being touched by human hands. The Hadrian 105 robot, named after the Roman emperor who built a wall in ancient Britain, has hit a bricklaying speed of 225 standard brick equivalents per hour, or about half a day’s work for a top human bricklayer. To prove it, the company released a time lapse video, showing the robot at work. Here’s the robot, doing everything...
  • Hillary Uncensored acceptance speech spoof!

    07/27/2016 2:06:18 PM PDT · by Katya · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | July 27, 2016 | Leigh Scott
    This is a great spoof video... watch on large screen if possible.
  • Blast from the past: Forbes article about Ted Kennedy asking the Soviet pigs to sway 1984 election

    07/27/2016 2:02:58 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 6 replies
    Forbes ^ | 8-28-09
    Picking his way through the Soviet archives that Boris Yeltsin had just thrown open, in 1991 Tim Sebastian, a reporter for the London Times, came across an arresting memorandum. Composed in 1983 by Victor Chebrikov, the top man at the KGB, the memorandum was addressed to Yuri Andropov, the top man in the entire USSR. The subject: Sen. Edward Kennedy. “On 9-10 May of this year,” the May 14 memorandum explained, “Sen. Edward Kennedy’s close friend and trusted confidant [John] Tunney was in Moscow.” (Tunney was Kennedy’s law school roommate and a former Democratic senator from California.) “The senator charged...
  • Cool-headed elephant fights off 14 female lions in Zambia

    07/27/2016 1:45:07 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 10 replies
    upi ^ | July 27, 2016 | Ben Hooper
    SOUTH LUANGWA NATIONAL PARK, Zambia, - An elephant in Zambia demonstrated his ability to keep a cool head under pressure when he escaped being made into a meal by 14 female lions. The video, filmed by Jesse Nash on a tour with Normal Carr Safaris at the Chinzombo Safari Camp in Zambia, shows a group of 14 lionesses descending on a young elephant. Advertisement The elephant, keeping calm, swats at the lionesses with his trunk while making his way to a nearby body of water. The pachyderm reaches the water, but only a handful of the predators decide to stay...
  • Scientists sniff out new antibiotic - inside the human nose

    07/27/2016 1:44:03 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 9 replies
    www.theguardian.com ^ | 07 - 27 - 2016 | Staff
    Antibiotic made by nose microbes kills MRSA, say researchers, amid hopes that more weapons in the fight against drug resistance might be found in the body Nose-dwelling microbes produce an antibiotic which kills the hospital superbug MRSA, scientists have discovered. The finding suggests that the human body might harbour a rich variety of bacteria that could be harnessed in the fight against antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic resistance is a growing cause for concern, with experts warning of an impending “apocalyptic” situation in which patients die following routine surgery because of infections that can no longer be treated. Among the superbugs of...
  • Breaking News: Bikers for Hillary are on their way to Philly

    07/27/2016 1:41:17 PM PDT · by LonePalm · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | 27 July 2016 | Diamond and Silk
    Video only. You'll have to click on the link above. I forgot how to include a YouTube video on FR and the 'embed' code provided didn't work.
  • Poop-Themed Cafe Serves Desserts That Look Like Crap

    07/27/2016 12:44:48 PM PDT · by workerbee · 37 replies
    Eater ^ | 7/25/16 | Whitney Filloon
    Get ready, Toronto A "toilet-themed dessert bar" is headed to Canada. The aptly named Poop Café Dessert Bar is slated to open in mid-August in Toronto's Koreatown, according to the Toronto Star. Menu items will include chocolate soft-serve, pudding, and traditional Asian desserts like patbingsoo (shaved ice with red beans and various other toppings). Per the Star, "All of the poo-ticular items available at the café will be brown, formed like a stool and served in toilet-shaped dishes." What a world. Owner Lien Nguyen says she's "trying to make poop cute," as evidenced by the restaurant's poo-themed murals accompanied with...
  • How the hunt for D.B. Cooper made an aging Vietnam veteran the target of TV sleuths

    07/27/2016 12:19:14 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 31 replies
    W Post ^ | 27 July 2016 | Ian Shapira
    They were certain they knew the identity of the long-missing hijacker known as D.B. Cooper, and now the self-appointed investigators wanted their man to turn himself in to the FBI and sign over his life rights for a book and movie project... Rackstraw watched the documentary, he said in an interview. He watched himself being ambushed. He watched the man whose son found the ransom money along the Columbia River deny that it had been planted there. He watched a Northwest Orient flight attendant examine an old photo of him and his decades-old NBC interview and repeatedly say she didn’t...
  • Donald Trump Steals Clinton's DNC Thunder - Full Press Conference 7/27/16 (Trump is brilliant)

    07/27/2016 11:57:45 AM PDT · by Signalman · 33 replies
    youtube ^ | 7/27/2016 | RSB
    Wednesday, July 27, 2016:Full replay of Donald Trump's remarks at a press conference in Doral, FL at the Crystal Ballroom at Trump National Doral.
  • Rigged For Her Pleasure

    07/27/2016 11:51:18 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 21 replies
    Imgur ^ | July 27, 2016 | immortalpoet
  • 120 Years Ago: McKINLEY AND HANNAH CONFER- likely to Begin Letter Accepting GOP Nomination

    07/27/2016 11:50:49 AM PDT · by NRx · 5 replies
    Library of Congress ^ | 07-27-1896 | New York Tribune
    A (mostly) daily posting for those interested in history and the day to day news, politics and culture of a bygone world; the full edition of the New York Tribune from today's date in 1896 (digitized). A plank from the Democratic Party Platform... "We denounce arbitrary interference by Federal authorities in local affairs as a violation of the Constitution of the United States and a crime against free institutions, and we especially object to government by injunction as a new and highly dangerous form of oppression by which Federal judges in contempt of the laws of the states and rights...
  • What would you do if you won $3 million? This man spent it on meth

    07/27/2016 11:38:41 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 42 replies
    The State ^ | 7/27/2016 | TOM UHLER
    “When I win the lottery ...” How many of us have chanted that refrain, daydreaming about how we’d quit our jobs, grab our winnings and head to a secluded beach with the family to live in blissful paradise? Or whatever your imagination conjures life-after-hitting-the-jackpot to be. Of course it hardly ever turns out that way. We’re always hearing about lottery winners who blew it all. But Ronnie Music Jr., 45, a former maintenance supervisor in Georgia, has taken the storyline to a new depth. Music, who won $3 million in a scratch-off lottery game in Georgia last year, invested his...
  • Donald Trump Calls on Russia to Find Hillary Clinton’s Missing Emails

    07/27/2016 11:25:52 AM PDT · by RC one · 32 replies
    New York Times ^ | ASHLEY PARKER | JULY 27, 2016
    DORAL, Fla. — Donald J. Trump said Wednesday that he hoped Russia had hacked Hillary Clinton’s email, essentially encouraging an adversarial foreign power’s cyberspying on a secretary of state’s correspondence. “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing,” Mr. Trump said, staring directly into the cameras. “I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press.”
  • Brazilian Doctor on Rio Games: ‘Foreign Athletes Will Literally Be Swimming in Human Crap’

    07/27/2016 11:21:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 27, 2016 | Staff
    Olympic athletes competing in the waters off Rio’s shore dodge human feces, the invisible rotavirus, and dead bodies in pursuit of gold. This game ranks not as an official Olympic sport but as a necessity for athletes competing on the open waters during the August event in Rio.
  • Whites ordered to the back of black DNC protest march

    07/27/2016 11:10:48 AM PDT · by metmom · 16 replies
    FoxNews ^ | July 27, 2016
    Video only. Not text. http://video.foxnews.com/v/5053939932001/whites-ordered-to-the-back-of-black-dnc-protest-march/?#sp=show-clips
  • Breaking News: Bikers for Hillary are on their way to Philly

    07/27/2016 11:04:16 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 69 replies
    The Viewers View ^ | July 27, 2016 | Diamond & Silk
    Watch out y'all. The bikers are on their way to Philly to stop the Bernie sanders protesters from crossing the fence. Beware of the Bikers.
  • New lithium ion battery strategy offers more energy, longer life cycle

    07/27/2016 10:29:55 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 19 replies
    phys.org ^ | June 28, 2012 | Provided by: Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
    In situ transmission electron microscopy at EMSL was used to study structural changes in the team’s new anode system. Real-time measurements show silicon nanoparticles inside carbon shells before (left) and after (right) lithiation. + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + -+ - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + -+ - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + -+ - + - + - + - + - + - + - + -...
  • Guccifer 2.0 releases new DNC docs!!!!!!

    07/27/2016 10:25:48 AM PDT · by Enchante · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 13, 2016 | Joe Uchill
    Guccifer 2.0, the hacker who breached the Democratic National Committee, has released a cache of purported DNC documents to The Hill in an effort to refocus attention on the hack. The documents include more than 11,000 names matched with some identifying information, files related to two controversial donors and a research file on Sarah Palin. “The press [is] gradually forget[ing] about me, [W]ikileaks is playing for time and [I] have some more docs,” he said in electronic chat explaining his rationale. The documents provide some insight into how the DNC handled high-profile donation scandals. But the choice of documents revealed...
  • Silicon-air battery achieves running time of over 1,000 hours for the first time

    07/27/2016 10:19:31 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 1 replies
    phys.org ^ | July 27, 2016 | Provided by: Forschungszentrum Juelich
    Test set-up for the silicon battery: the battery itself is only the size of a button cell and is located in the hollow cylinder in the middle of the acrylic glass casing. The thin channels that pass through the housing control the supply and outlet of the electrolyte fluid. Credit: Forschungszentrum Jülich +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+- Silicon-air batteries are viewed as a promising and cost-effective alternative to current energy storage technology. However, they have thus far only achieved relatively short running times. Jülich researchers have now discovered why. In theory, silicon-air batteries have a much higher energy density and are also smaller and...
  • BREAKING: Guccifer 2.0 Drops New Cache of DEMOCRAT EMAILS

    07/27/2016 10:15:38 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 116 replies
    gatewaypundit.com ^ | July 13, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    BREAKING—- Guccifer 2.0 dropped a new cache of Democrat emails on Wednesday. Guccifer 2.0, the hacker who breached the Democratic National Committee, has released a cache of purported DNC documents to The Hill in an effort to refocus attention on the hack. The documents include more than 11,000 names matched with some identifying information, files related to two controversial donors and a research file on Sarah Palin. “The press [is] gradually forget[ing] about me, [W]ikileaks is playing for time and [I] have some more docs,” he said in electronic chat explaining his rationale.
  • Doctors Warn of Increase in Colorado Children Exposed to Marijuana

    07/27/2016 9:41:53 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 37 replies
    goodhousekeeping.com ^ | 07/26/2016 | Heather Finn
    he rate at which Colorado children were exposed to marijuana began increasing in 2009, when the U.S. government first announced it would not prosecute residents who complied with the state's new medical marijuana laws. Dr. Genie E. Roosevelt, an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Denver Health Medical Center, expected that rate to go up even more when Colorado voters decided to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in 2012, the Times reports — but she never could have predicted the rate would increase as much as it did. Since 2014 (when...
  • MH370: Missing jet 'could be further north'

    07/27/2016 9:24:56 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    A team led by Eric Jansen, from the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change in Italy, is the latest to try its hand at using modelling to identify the impact site. The approach relies on two years of high-resolution data that describe the currents and wind conditions across the Indian and Southern oceans. Multiple simulations were used to predict where objects might drift given different starting points. These forecasts were then analysed and the greatest weight given to those tracks that best matched the locations of known MH370 debris items. These are the parts of the Boeing 777, such as an...
  • What Can the Russians Hack?

    07/27/2016 9:05:04 AM PDT · by Weeble · 9 replies
    Twitter | 07/27/2016 | Weeble
  • Trump Torches Hillary in Early Morning Twitter Storm

    07/27/2016 8:59:12 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 10 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | 7/27/2016 | Mark Swanson
    (Tweets at link) Donald Trump took to Twitter to blast Hillary Clinton again, this time in a wide-ranging volley that included criticizing her for immigration, the TPP and the convention. It's the second consecutive morning Trump has taken to the social media site to flog Clinton, perhaps in an attempt to take back the storylines coming out of the Democratic National Convention. Trump started in on Clinton with the Trans Pacific Partnership at roughly 5 a.m. on Wednesday.
  • Brazilian Doctor on Rio Games: ‘Foreign Athletes Will Literally Be Swimming in Human Crap’

    07/27/2016 8:41:39 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/27/2016 | Breitbart Sports
    Olympic athletes competing in the waters off Rio’s shore dodge human feces, the invisible rotavirus, and dead bodies in pursuit of gold. This game ranks not as an official Olympic sport but as a necessity for athletes competing on the open waters during the August event in Rio.“We just have to keep our mouths closed when the water sprays up,” Afrodite Zegers, a sailor on the Olympic team of the Netherlands, reasons to the New York Times. Rather than a 17-day infomercial for Brazilian tourism, the games risk alienating wealthy foreigners from traveling to the former Portuguese colony. The polluted...
  • Clinton Condoms Because Slick Willie wants BACK IN!

    Designed to cover your inflation!
  • Somalia: Muslims murder at least 13 people with jihad car bomb attack near Mogadishu airport

    07/27/2016 8:17:28 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 15 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 07/27/2016 | Robert Spencer
    The jihad is truly global, and more aggressive than ever. The jihad group al-Shabaab has claimed this one: “The two explosions were carried out by two courageous Mujahideen suicide bombers who targeted two places where the alleged peacekeeping troops are based.” Authorities will no doubt be searching for motive. At least thirteen people were killed in the double car bomb attacks targeting security forces near the Mogadishu airport on Tuesday morning. Gunfire followed the attack which has been claimed by al Shabaab Islamist militants. Security forces stopped the shooters in the United Nations premises which also hosts African Union Mission...
  • Things I think I Learned From the DNC

    07/27/2016 8:04:23 AM PDT · by Weeble · 35 replies
    Vanity | 07/27/2016 | Weeble
    Things I Think I Learned From the Democrats. 1.Gender is the most important factor in choosing a president. Not so much for choosing a restroom. 2. The Democratic party is the party of unity. BLM is united against police. Sanders supporters are united against Hillary. Hillary is united for Hillary. 3. Slick Willie looks like Sick Willie 4. FBI stands for "forget 'bout indictment" 5. Diversity is the most important issue - except for diversity of opinion - that's forbidden. 6. Kids all over America will no longer tell their teachers that the dog ate their homework. The new excuse...
  • THE HILLARY CONDOM: This Meme Is MELTING The Internet! (Hillary HATES It, So SHARE It)

    07/27/2016 7:53:42 AM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 50 replies
    Hillary condoms Designed to give a sense of security while getting SCREWED!
  • The Hillary-Alinsky-Lucifer Connection

    07/27/2016 7:53:00 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 17 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 26 July, 2016 | PAUL KENGOR
    The devil is in her details. In his speech at the Republican convention last week, Ben Carson made a statement that raised some eyebrows. “Now, one of the things that I have learned about Hillary Clinton is that one of her heroes, her mentors, was Saul Alinsky,” said Carson. “And her senior thesis was about Saul Alinsky. This was someone she greatly admired….” So far so good. Nothing most political junkies haven’t heard before. “And let me tell you something about Saul Alinsky,” continued Carson. “He wrote a book called Rules for Radicals. It acknowledges Lucifer, the original radical who...
  • Globalism through U.N.’s Agenda 21, Agenda 2030, and Vision 2050

    07/27/2016 7:36:24 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 7/27/2016 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    Four years ago, a man was convicted of collecting rainwater and snow runoff on his property and served a 30-day jail sentence in Medford, Oregon, while the developing world is trashing their environment at alarming rates, suffocating waterways, rivers, and lakes with trash and refuse. A meeting in Vienna aimed to amend the 1987 Montreal Protocol to phase out hydrofluorocarbons from air conditioners, refrigerators, and inhalers. John Kerry said that “air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State.” He believes that “It’s hard for...
  • Trump left out of Google search for presidential candidates

    07/27/2016 6:55:38 AM PDT · by Puppage · 23 replies
    WTNH Television ^ | 07/27/2016 | Puppage
    COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Need to know who’s running for President of the United States? Don’t Google it. Searching for ‘presidential candidates’ brings up a handy guide above all of the other search results with pictures of candidates with active campaigns. Clicking on a picture brings up searches for the candidates. The only problem is that Republican candidate Donald Trump isn’t included. Neither is Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson. Results are shown for Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Green Party candidate Jill Stein. As of 5am Wednesday, the results are unchanged.
  • 177 DAYS

    07/27/2016 6:47:07 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 8 replies
    7/27/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
    It is 177 days, 3 hours, 11 minutes, 53 seconds until the stuttering enemy-agent Muslim-excusing pusillanimous defiling unctuous disgusting formulaic puerile wicked wretched venal grifting conniving Marxism-loving corrupt impoverishing personal-history-concealing unaccomplished contemptible megalomaniacal perjurious taxing blasphemous race-baiting crazed trash-talking cynical arrogant vacuous sanctimonious exploitive mercurial mocking Christophobic nefarious vile Republican-enabled wimpy prevaricating raging hoplophobia-consumed irresponsible belligerent repellent childish insolent felonious illegitimate jejune panic-encouraging contentious creepy effete deleterious chaos-creating lying robotic repulsive pugnacious secretive brazenly-hypocritical imperious globalist preening maniacal disdainful Godless opportunistic trifling insincere ruinous prideful petty underhanded pretentious fraudulent heinous autocratic twisted reality-inverting perverse foolish Imperialist bragging transsexual-favoring sacrilegious insidious...
  • Scientists Built a Biological Computer Inside a Cell

    07/27/2016 6:30:51 AM PDT · by PeteePie · 9 replies
    Futuristtech Info ^ | 7/21/2016 | Michael Byrne
    MIT engineers have developed biological computational circuits capable of both remembering and responding to sequential input data. The group's work, which is described in this week's issue of Science, (http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6297/aad8559) represents a critical step in the progression of synthetic biology with the integration of DNA-based memory, in particular, pointing the way toward building large computational systems from biological components—computing devices that are living cells—and, ultimately, programming complex biological functions.
  • Indiana General Election: Trump 50% (+14) Clinton 36%

    07/27/2016 6:30:00 AM PDT · by orchestra · 30 replies
    Political Polls ^ | 7/27/2016
    http://www.slideshare.net/AbdulHakimShabazz/brooks-v-gregg
  • Donald Trump to Drop In on Reddit, Where He's Already a Phenomenon

    07/27/2016 6:10:10 AM PDT · by orchestra · 25 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7/27/2016 | Benjy Sarlin
    Donald Trump on Wednesday will answer questions from supporters on Reddit, one of the most visited sites in the world and one whose Trump fan page has become an unlikely viral sensation. Trump's "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) session is a crowning achievement for r/The_Donald, a user-created "subreddit" that's attracted tens of millions of pageviews a month since rising to prominence in February. The site serves as a hub for a prankish and sometimes outrageous band of conservative users who skew young and male and take special pleasure in tweaking liberal sensitivities on topics like gender, race and immigration.
  • [Vanity] Look! Over there! It's not the emails ...!

    07/27/2016 4:30:10 AM PDT · by IronJack · 14 replies
    07/27/2016 | IronJack
    The latest feeble, desperate ploy by Democrats to deflect fallout from the Wikileaks emails is that they are the fruits of a plot by Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and space aliens to tarnish the otherwise sterling character of Hillary Clinton. They’ve even put the Keystone Bureau of Investigation on the case to track down the hacker who has kneecapped the normally shameless DNC. (That would be the same FBI that declined to prosecute Hillary Clinton when her careless treatment of state secrets did not rise to the level of an indictable offense.) Of course, the conspiracy meme is nothing more...
  • RAPE-HOAXER LENA DUNHAM AT DNC: HILLARY SUPPORTS ‘MY FELLOW SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS’

    07/27/2016 3:46:56 AM PDT · by detective · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 26, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Actresses Lena Dunham and America Ferrera teamed up for a joint speech in support of presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, during which Dunham said that Clinton has stood up for her “fellow sexual assault survivors” in her home state of New York. “I am a pro-choice, feminist sexual assault survivor with a chronic reproductive illness, the 30-year-old Girls star and creator said. “Donald Trump and his party think I should be punished for exercising my Constitutional rights. His rhetoric about women takes us back to a time when we were meant to be beautiful...
  • Today's Toons 7/27/16

    07/27/2016 1:30:04 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 14 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 7/27/16 | pookie18
    Click on link
  • Eight Hikers Stranded Inside Soberanes Fire Lines Rescued

    07/27/2016 12:41:33 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 7/26 | Ian Cull
    Eight men were rescued Tuesday from the fire lines on the south side of the Soberanes fire burning near Big Sur. Cal Fire said the men went hiking five days ago and became lost with little water or food. Once the fire flared up over the weekend, the men said they were stranded and didn't know which direction would lead them to safety. Bulldozing crews spotted the men Tuesday, and Cal Fire used air support to locate them. "Air attack did locate them initially," said Cal Fire's Kevin Bohall. "Once we found that, we used a global positioning unit, got...
  • Study: Common pesticide appears to reduce live bee sperm

    07/26/2016 10:02:09 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 26, 2016 8:10 PM EDT | Seth Borenstein
    A new study finds that a commonly used insecticide kills much of the sperm created by male drone honey bees, one reason why the bees are dwindling. The class of insecticide called neonicotinoids didn’t kill the drones. But bees that ate treated pollen produced 39 percent less live sperm than those that didn’t, according to a controlled experiment by Swiss researchers published Wednesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. It essentially acted as an accidental contraceptive on the drones, whose main job is to mate with the queen — but not one that prevented complete reproduction, just...
  • Man with 10,000 nonrefundable bottles heads to trial

    Assistant Prosecutor Michael Taylor asked the court to send the case to trial, noting that Everidge admitted he went to Kentucky and picked up and brought back cans he knew could not be returned for money in Michigan. ... According to Michigan’s Beverage Containers Act, a person cannot return or attempt to return to a dealer a beverage container the person knows was not purchased in Michigan as a filled returnable container. Anyone attempting to return 10,000 or more nonreturnable containers can be found guilty of a felony that is punishable by up to five years in prison and/or a...
  • SCIENTIST CLAIMS HE CAN BRING BACK NEANDERTHALS

    07/26/2016 8:25:00 PM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 82 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK via Barbwire ^ | DAILY MAIL UK 20 January 2013/UPDATED DAILY MAIL UK 1 February 2016 via Barbwire 22 July 2016 | BY ALLAN HALL FOR MAILONLINE AND FIONA MACRAE FOR THE DAILY MAIL via Barbwire LEE DUIGON
    All he needs is “an adventurous female” to be a surrogate mother, says a scientist at Harvard Medical School, and he’s off to the races on a plan to resurrect the extinct Neanderthals. He thinks he has enough Neanderthal DNA that he can “reconstruct” the whole DNA strand. Would that mean filling the little gaps with, say, frog DNA? It worked in Jurassic Park. Professor George Church of Harvard Medical School believes he can reconstruct Neanderthal DNA and resurrect the species which became extinct 33,000 years ago. His scheme is reminiscent of Jurassic Park but, while in the film dinosaurs...
  • 'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Are Alive And Kicking

    07/26/2016 8:07:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    npr.org ^ | July 26, 201611:04 AM ET | Rae Ellen Bichell
    About four years ago, Kevin Sinclair inherited an army of clones. Very fluffy clones. "Daisy, Debbie, Denise and Diana," says Sinclair, a developmental biologist at the University of Nottingham in England. The sheep are just four of 13 clones that Sinclair shepherds, but they're the most famous because of their relation to Dolly, the sheep that made headlines two decades ago as the first successfully cloned mammal. " 'Sister clones' probably best describes them," Sinclair says. "They actually come from the exactly the same batch of cells that Dolly came from." Recently, Sinclair and his colleagues celebrated the sister clones'...
  • Could ice volcanoes explain Ceres' missing craters? Dwarf planet puzzles scientists

    07/26/2016 7:12:03 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    latimes.com ^ | 07/26/2016 | Amina Khan
    <p>The shape of a crater may indicate what type of rock lies on the surface. The debris thrown up by the impact...can reveal the composition of rock beneath it.</p> <p>Ceres, the largest member of the asteroid belt that lies between Mars and Jupiter, should be no exception....</p>
  • Word For The Day: FRICATRICE

    07/26/2016 7:08:20 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 47 replies
    2000 Most Challenging and Obscure Words | July 26, 2016 | Norman Schur
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". Fricatrice [FRIK un truhs]hear it pronounced noun We were asked to select words this week best used to elucidate Hillary. Having found this word I could not surrender it but offer it up as a remarkably appropriate description of the woman. So, with apologies:Fricare means "to rub" in Latin, and the noun fricatrix, which the OED describes as "a word or form not actually found, but of which the existence is inferred," means, literally,...
  • Pink Pistols: where gay rights and gun rights meet

    07/26/2016 7:04:31 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 13 replies
    PioneerPress.com ^ | 7/26/16 | Richard Chin
    If you’re gay, it sometimes can be difficult to tell friends that you’re also a gun owner. Mark Steiger describes it as “coming out of the gun safe.” If you’re for both gay rights and gun rights, Steiger runs an organization you might want to join. He’s head of the Twin Cities chapter of the Pink Pistols, a shooting group open to people of any sexual orientation that encourages gun ownership among the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. It’s part social group, part gun-safety education provider and part advocacy organization devoted to preserving the rights of gays to protect...
  • What's the biggest lie Bubba will tell tonight? (Vanity)

    07/26/2016 6:58:41 PM PDT · by llevrok · 53 replies
    7/26/2016
    She still makes me all hot and runny...
  • The USC Dornsife / LA Times Presidential Election "Daybreak" Poll

    07/26/2016 6:03:16 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 39 replies
    Trump ...................46.3 Hillary...................41.1
  • Prayer Request for Father Jacques Hamel

    07/26/2016 5:44:51 PM PDT · by LonePalm · 41 replies
    Self | 26 July 2016 | LonePalm
    Nos priéres à Dieu augmentent pour Révérend Père Jacques Hamal et sa congrègation. (Our Prayers to God increase for the Reverend Father Jacques Hamal and his congregation.) Notre Père qui es aux cieux, Que ton Nom soit sanctifié, que ton règne vienne, Que ta volonté soit faite sur la terre comme au ciel. Donne-nous aujourd'hui notre pain de ce jour. Pardonne-nous nos offenses, comme nous pardonnons aussi à ceux qui nous ont offensès. Et ne nous soumets pas à la tentation, mais délivre-nous du mal. Car c'est à Toi qu'appartiennent le règne, la puissance et la gloire, pour les siècles...