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  • Arctic ground squirrels unlock permafrost carbon

    12/17/2014 12:22:02 AM PST · by moose07 · 67 replies
    BBC ^ | 17 December 2014 | Rebecca Morelle
    Arctic ground squirrels could play a greater role in climate change than was previously thought. Scientists have found that the animals are hastening the release of greenhouse gases from the permafrost - a vast, frozen store of carbon. The researchers say it suggests the impact of wildlife on this area has been underplayed. The findings are being presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Dr Sue Natali, from Woods Hole Research Center in Massachusetts, US, said: "We know wildlife impacts vegetation, and we know vegetation impacts thaw and soil carbon. "It certainly has a bigger impact...
  • Vic pizza supremo unveils 99-cheese pizza

    12/15/2014 12:00:49 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 37 replies
    Melbourne's world champion pizza maker Johnny Di Francesco has made a pizza with 99 cheeses. It's the stuff of bratty eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's dreams - a beautiful cheese pizza complete with 99 cheeses. Unlike the Home Alone character, the latest pizza wonder is expected to feed more than one when Melbourne pizza supremo Johnny Di Francesco puts his creative talents to the fore. The super chef has blended 94 cheeses and cooked them off to create one flavoursome super cheese, then adds another five fresh cheeses to his new pizza before and after it is wood-fired.
  • Howie Manziel -- Tebow without the religious overtones

    12/14/2014 10:59:27 AM PST · by freedumb2003 · 102 replies
    OK, please take this in the humorous spirit that it was meant. But let's face it, "Johnny Football" should go back to leading the aerobics classes. And also, we must also face it that Tebow was just OK in a league that needs great out of the gate (watching Manziel EXACTLY reminds me of Tebow).
  • CALIFORNIA STORMAGEDDON!!!!!

    12/11/2014 12:12:47 PM PST · by Califreak · 67 replies
    Local News ^ | 12/12/14 | califreak
    So how are we all faring here in the face of this deadly NorCal storm? Since my house didn't blow away and I still have power I'm doing a cookathon laundry extravaganza!
  • Mod question

    12/02/2014 12:43:12 PM PST · by jyro · 155 replies
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    will a mod please send me a pm, I have a question
  • Ram shot and killed after attempted Thanksgiving day doorbuster

    12/01/2014 12:09:32 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 54 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | December 01, 2014 | Ben Freed
    A Whitmore Lake family had to grab life by the horns on Thanksgiving when a ram nearly forced its way into their home. Shortly after finishing Thanksgiving dinner with his family, Mike Richards went to take his dog for a walk when a movement caught his eye. As he exited his garage, he saw a large ram grazing on the grass in front of his house. "I ran back inside and I said to my wife, 'Paula, you'll never guess what's in the front yard,' " he said. "We both went outside, the dog was still outside, and as soon...
  • [ Spoof/ Gag ] Ebola-R-Us – Deadly Disease With

    11/07/2014 7:52:10 PM PST · by Randall_S · 18 replies
    Magnified View Blog ^ | Posted on 30-10-2014 | Posted by Yoda and Dauntless Don
    EBOLA-R-US – DEADLY DISEASE WITHOUT BORDERS “The definitive explanation of Ebola to date”, said a senior CDC insider after reading a draft copy of this article. All you needEbola Sign Ebola R Us Deadly Disease Without Borders to know and how to best protect yourself and your family. Here are the deadly, unspun, unvarnished Ebola and infectious disease crisis conditions we are currently confronted with: BREAKING! The Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted a page in their website stating that the Ebola virus was transmissible in air in a still room (airborne!) within 10 feet of a cough...
  • Pope solemnly defines evolution as article of the faith (Note: this is satire)

    10/29/2014 3:23:51 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 20 replies
    Self | 10/29/'14 | Zionist Conspirator
    For only the second time in history since it was formally defined, Pope Francis has invoked papal infallibility in order to restate the Catholic Church's two most ancient, unchanging, and distinctive doctrines: evolution and a non-literal interpretation of Genesis (which was totally written by stone age savages, by the way). Invoking the apparations of Our Lady Queen of Higher Criticism, the Pope stated: While the ordinary magisterium from the very day of the Church's founding 1,981 years ago this past April has been most clear and constant, nevertheless we are most grieved at the dissemination of the "Errors of Alabama,"...
  • Going under the knife tomorrow (vanity)

    10/21/2014 6:08:34 PM PDT · by Celtic Conservative · 131 replies
    L4, L5 | 10/21/14 | My anxious brain
    Well, having a double laminectomy/ Discectomy tomorrow. I don't really want to do it, but the doctor says the longer I wait the less likely function will return. I have 50% weakness in the left leg and a foot drop. It turns out I have direct impingement on the nerves which is blocking the nerve impulses. I've done excersize/therapy in the past. This time 0% improvement after 5 weeks of therapy. If this doesn't give me some improvement I'm looking at medical retirement (law enforcement). I don't really want to retire now, but God is good, I guess we'll let...
  • Monica Lewinsky gives speech, joins Twitter

    10/20/2014 12:02:15 PM PDT · by McGruff · 91 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/20/2014
    Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose affair with Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, returned to public life on Monday, giving her first speech in 13 years and joining Twitter...
  • Ontario 'morphing' UFO photographed at close range

    10/06/2014 5:18:08 PM PDT · by F15Eagle · 72 replies
    Examiner.Com ^ | September 25, 2009 2:35 PM MST | Roger Marsh National ufo Examiner
    An Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, man witnessed and took photographs September 17, 2009, of a low flying UFO overhead in Scarborough, according to a statement released by Paul Shishis. The photographed object does not fit standard UFO descriptions of disc and triangle-shaped objects, but appeared to "morph" in shape, according to Shishis. He said the object was 100 yards away and between 300 and 500 feet in altitude, when it appeared to "open up," and then "looked like a long sheet of some material - that was approximately 10 to 15 feet in length."
  • 10 mile spacecraft and 60 mile highway discovered in 1968 moon photo?

    10/06/2014 8:15:45 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 97 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 10/05/14 | Staff
    A 1968 photo taken during a Lunar Orbiter mission to the moon shows what appears to be a spacecraft that is at least 10 miles (16 km) long resting inside the Crater Manlius. The photo was the subject of a Youtube video that was released on October 4 that shows various close ups and light contrasts of the apparent spacecraft. Most of the object is well illuminated by the sun, but the rest is in the shadows of the crater which is approximately 20 miles (34 km) in diameter, What appears to be a spacecraft cockpit is in shadows. According...
  • Maple Lake Couple Recovering after their Convertible Collides with Moose (MN)

    09/30/2014 7:34:28 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 8 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 9/30/14 | Jessica Miles
    A Maple Lake couple walked away from a major accident. Their convertible crashed into a moose. The accident happened on Highway 55 near a boat landing in Maple Lake Monday night Don and Terry O’Connor say the moose popped up right out of the cattails and slammed into the small convertible. “I’m just thankful to be alive,” Don said. “I just remember a great, big, brown something, some sort of animal, coming toward the windshield,” Terry remembered. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says moose of common up north, but it is very rare to see a moose in Maple...
  • Attn Freeper Homeowners: Poll How long did it take you to find the perfect house?

    09/29/2014 8:39:21 PM PDT · by Califreak · 93 replies
    Frustrated Homeseeker ^ | September 30, 2014 | califreak
    Our family just started looking for a home to purchase. Just curious.... How long did it take you to find the perfect house? Our lender took two years. We are finding something wrong with all of them.
  • Spokane Man Attempts to Pet Bull Moose in Cemetery, Big Trouble Ensues

    09/26/2014 8:20:06 AM PDT · by Rio · 37 replies
    Wide Open Spaces ^ | 9/23/2014 | Matt Alpert
    A Washington man was arrested on assault and drug charges after trying to pet a bull moose in a cemetery in Spokane over the weekend. On Sunday, a bull moose wandered into the Holy Cross Cemetery, attracting a crowd of onlookers. According to KXYL, Wildlife officers arrived on the scene and tried to disperse the crowd. Most everyone was cooperative. Everyone except for Joshua Patterson. Patterson, 33, tried to pet the moose even after officers ordered him not to. When an officer told Patterson he was under arrest, he refused to comply. Instead, he blew smoke in the officer’s face,...
  • Kim Jong-un loves CHEESE so much he's ballooned in size and walks with limp

    09/19/2014 6:50:55 AM PDT · by Brother Cracker · 44 replies
    mirror ^ | Sep 17, 2014 | Jeremy Armstrong
    The tubby dictator has become hooked on Emmental - and appeared on TV with a swollen face and a limp at a recent ­ceremony in the capital Pyongyang. Portly despot Kim Jong-un is absolutely crackers – about Swiss cheese. The tubby North Korean dictator has become hooked on Emmental and has gorged on so much that he has ballooned in size and is now walking with a limp. The 31-year-old fell in love with the holey treat when he was a student in Switzerland. He now imports it for his own consumption, while millions of his citizens starve. A gloomy...
  • Is FreeRepublic Pro Harry Reid?

    09/17/2014 4:36:52 PM PDT · by Kansas58 · 915 replies
    Vanity | 9/17/2014 | Vanity
    A very disturbing number of Freepers are openly advocating, on Free Republic threads, for the defeat of Senator Pat Roberts and other good Conservative Republicans. Greg Orman, in Kansas, is a pro abortion, anti gun, tax and spend Liberal Democrat who has given tens of thousands of dollars to Obama and Pelosi and the Democrat Party and Harry Reid. I am called an "idiot" for supporting Roberts. However, I think that those on Free Republic who support Harry Reid and Greg Orman should be ZOTTED, kicked off the site. I have had enough of there hate filled, vindictive, misguided trash.
  • Rice,Woods&Weiner Scandals.All Share Similar Reasons Why Wives Never Left Them.

    09/14/2014 4:08:48 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 35 replies
    Starting off with the Ray Rice elevator knock-out incident.After the abuse Janay went through,you would assume she would of filed for divorce.But obviously we all know why she wont leave him.Janay probably has no real skills/talent where she could just walk away and move on with her life.Just like with Elin Woods and Huma Weiner.Three completely different scenarios,but in the end they all stayed with their scandalous husbands.My Man Could Of Killed Me In The Elevator!,but that's OK,he has a lot of money,therefore he gets a pass,I forgive him.No Big Deal.And another perfect example of a high profile woman not...
  • Just a Friendly Reminder (getting a jump on Friday Silliness)

    09/11/2014 7:06:34 PM PDT · by Mad Dawgg · 9 replies
    the INTERNEST (as opposed to the INTERNET) | 9/11/2014 | None
  • Justin Bieber charged with assault after ATV crash in Canada (Now important news)

    09/02/2014 12:55:30 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 36 replies
    cnn ^ | 9/2/2014 | By Alan Duke
    Justin Bieber was arrested on assault and dangerous driving charges stemming from an alleged fight after his ATV collided with a mini-van in Canada Friday, a police spokesman told CNN Tuesday. The alleged incident happened on a road in Perth County, Ontario, the community where Bieber, 20, lived as a child. "Investigation revealed that after colliding, the driver of the ATV and an occupant of the minivan engaged in a physical altercation," Ontario Provincial Police spokesman Kees Wijnands said.
  • Moose Sex Project aims to promote animal husbandry

    08/22/2014 6:46:37 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 22 replies
    Halifax Chronicle-Herald ^ | August 22, 2014 | Francis Campbell
    A Nova Scotia mainland moose checks out the surroundings. An additional 198 hectares of land is being added to protected holdings in the region connecting New Brunswick to Nova Scotia with the goal of making it easier for the mammals to migrate and find mates. (CONTRIBUTED) AMHERST — The mighty moose. Large, gangly, antlered, awkward-looking twig eater. Amorous and sexy, not so much. But the so-called Moose Sex Project and the land conservancy that makes it possible were at the forefront of a land protection announcement at the YMCA in Amherst on Thursday. “In terms of capturing people’s imaginations...
  • Austin: Unisex bathroom ordinance proposed (Idiot alert)

    08/22/2014 6:23:55 AM PDT · by Arrowhead1952 · 49 replies
    KLBJ Radio ^ | Aug. 22, 2014 | Not specified
    In the near future, you may no longer have to wait in line to use the men's or women's room. A proposed city-wide ordinance would make all business, single occupancy bathrooms, "gender neutral." Some businesses around town already have unisex bathrooms. None of them wanted to talk to FOX 7 on camera, but if this ordinance passes, all businesses will eventually have to adopt the rule if their bathrooms only have one toilet. For some people, it's not as simple as identifying with the silhouette of a man or woman in a dress. "We're in regular contact with leaders within...
  • Before tomorrow comes .......

    08/03/2014 7:36:49 PM PDT · by F15Eagle · 12 replies
    YouTube.Com ^ | today | me
    You know the MSM, The View, Good Morning America, World News Now, Up to the Minute, America This Morning, CBS Morning Show, etc. etc. etc. are ALL gonna be going off on Monday. So, let's beat them to the punch with this catchy little tune /is the sarcasm tag really necessary?
  • No way I'm clicking on a thread about Joe Biden nude swimming (w/pics)

    08/01/2014 8:52:49 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 26 replies
    No way | 8/1/14 | rebelbase
    No way.
  • Monty Python live (mostly), review: poignant and predictable, but tremendous fun

    07/20/2014 5:53:47 PM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 31 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 20 Jul 2014 | Ed Power
    Watching the livestream of Monty Python's last ever performance on GOLD, it was impossible not to experience a tingle of sadness. So this was it, the final performance by the most influential comedy troupe of all time. Forty-odd years since Monty Python's Flying Circus revolutionized television humour and unleashed a legion of surreal catchphrases John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin departed the stage at London's O2 Arena to the strains of their darkly hilarious (or is it hilariously dark?) anthem Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life. Watching the swan-song was a 15,000 live...
  • 50-Foot Dead Parrot Drops Into London to Promote Monty Python Reunion

    07/16/2014 7:16:50 PM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 35 replies
    Adweek ^ | July 16, 2014 | David Griner
    What's a Monty Python reunion without a dead parrot? And why settle for a simple prop you can bang on the counter when you could have a monstrous, 50-foot-tall dead parrot? To promote the live broadcast of the comedy troupe's July 20 performance, UKTV's Gold channel and sculptor Iain Prendergast created a massive fiberglass dead parrot, which was suspended from a crane and laid talons-up in London's Potters Field this week.
  • Police kill charging cow who sent officer airborne

    07/09/2014 9:29:54 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 56 replies
    AP ^ | 07/08/2014
    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) -- Police in Mount Vernon, Washington, killed an agitated Angus cow that rampaged through town, tossing a police officer into the air and tap-dancing on a patrol car. The Skagit Valley Herald reports (http://is.gd/dm29HB) that police spokeswoman Shannon Haigh says the cow apparently escaped from a farm outside the city limits. It was first reported in a Wal-Mart parking lot last Friday.
  • Notorious 'Swiss Cheese Pervert' pleads guilty to flashing women

    06/26/2014 6:30:46 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 39 replies
    MailOnLine ^ | 06/24/2014 | staff
    A man dubbed the 'Swiss Cheese Pervert' has pleaded guilty in a Philadelphia court after being charged for flashing women while holding slices of Swiss cheese. Christopher Pagano, 42, was charged with stalking, indecent exposure, harassment and lewdness for his crimes against four women in January. Several of the victims were able to record video or take a photograph of Pagano as he harrassed them from his car while brandishing cheese.
  • God Created Man In His Own Image:

    06/09/2014 11:30:28 AM PDT · by Vinylly · 30 replies
    If God created man in his own image did he create these too in his own image? These aliens have one head with two eyes,-though big, a small mouth and nose and two small ears, almost like us. They have two arms with hands, two feet with toes and a small body. But if they are from outer space, they are very much like us. Did we come from these aliens or did they come from us or did God create two planets that are nearly the same? Of course that depends on whether these images are real or just...
  • Cheeseboarding

    06/09/2014 8:47:13 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 58 replies
    Simple Justice ^ | 06/09/2014 | Scott H. Greenfield
    Old guy in the cell: What are you in for? New guy in the cell: I aged cheese on wooden boards. Old guy: Oh. (Moves away slowly.) From Walter Olson at Overlawyered, the FDA has interpreted the Food Safety Modernization Act to preclude the aging of cheese on wood boards. Much as you may not think this touches your life, it does if you happen to enjoy any better cheese than velveeta. From CheeseUnderground: A sense of disbelief and distress is quickly rippling through the U.S. artisan cheese community, as the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week announced...
  • Jaden Smith Cast As Trayvon Martin in Will Smith Produced Film

    06/08/2014 5:14:57 AM PDT · by equalator · 89 replies
    News Nerd ^ | 5-12-2014
    As polarizing of a figure that Zimmerman is, the film is sure to spark controversy among movie goers. In a statement sent to reporters, Smith stated, “It’s obvious that he’s not America’s sweetheart right now but his story is intriguing and it needs to be heard. Hitler wasn’t popular. Does that mean his story is any less interesting? Of course not. Slave masters aren’t popular but 12 Years a Slave was phenomenal. Wait until you
  • Charles Manson Granted Parole [HOAX]

    06/05/2014 7:04:36 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    Empire News ^ | June 4, 2014 | Aaron Smith
    Charles Manson Granted Parole Corcoran, California – One of the most famous killers in the American prison system will be walking free. On Tuesday Charles Manson, who is now 79 years old, was granted parole by the California Board of Parole and authorized by California Governor Jerry Brown. According to California Board of Parole Hearings Commissioner John Peck, prison overcrowding forced the prison board to re-evaluate prisoners that are elderly or those with serious illnesses. In February a panel of federal judges ordered California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) two more years to reduce chronic prison overcrowding that has cost the...
  • Palestinian Researcher: Zionist Movement Collaborated with the Nazis in Perpetrating Holocaust

    06/03/2014 3:31:21 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 13 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | April 28, 2014 | Al-Alam TV (Iran)
    Following are excerpts from an interview with Palestinian-Lebanese researcher Walid Muhammad Ali, which aired on Al-Alam TV on April, 28, 2014: Walid Muhammad Ali: It is imperative that we uncover the truth about the Zionist movement's role in the crime [of the Holocaust], which was perpetrated against the Jews, as well as against the Gypsies and many other European minorities. Interviewer: Are you referring to the doubts over the extent of what occurred? Walid Muhammad Ali: Indeed, this is a matter of research, yet it is considered taboo in the West, because, obviously, the figures are inflated. On principle, we...
  • Kids flee as elk breaks into woodwork class

    06/03/2014 1:15:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    The Local ^ | 02 Jun 2014
    Swedish school children fled their woodwork class on Monday when an elk broke in through a window and reacted violently when it found it couldn't get out. Monday afternoon was no ordinary school day for students at Sörgårdsskolan, in Mölndal, western Sweden. Shortly after lunch, an elk calf entered though one of the classroom windows. The junior high school pupils beat a hasty retreat. "The elk felt cloistered in there in the confined space," regional police spokesman Thomas Fuxborg told The Local. "So when the children had locked themselves into the adjoining paint supply room, they could hear the elk...
  • Monty Python reunite for first concert in nearly 35 years

    06/03/2014 10:07:58 AM PDT · by MarkL · 71 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/2/2014 | Fox News
    Everybody expects the Spanish Inquisition. And as with all things Monty Python, fans need to expect the unexpected, too. Next month the surviving Monty Python members reunite onstage for the first time in almost 35 years — and, they say, the last time ever. Fans understandably want to see the anarchic comedy troupe's classic skits. They're hoping for Spam, lumberjacks, dead parrots and of course the red-robed cardinals who burst in to proclaim: "Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!"
  • Exhausted moose gets help from deputy in northern Minnesota

    05/23/2014 4:48:48 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 11 replies
    Pioneer Press/Forum News Service ^ | 5-22-14 | John Myers
    Sgt. Bernie Mettler has responded to a lot of calls in his 21 years as a St. Louis County sheriff's deputy, but until this week, never a moose rescue. Mettler was called to the north side of Aurora on Monday morning after reports from residents that a moose was on the loose and apparently unable to find its way back into the woods. "It looked like it came into the north side of town from the east ... and then got trapped,'' Mettler said. "There's a tall fence there that keeps people out of the old mine dumps and mine...
  • Man finds moose calf, takes it to Tim Hortons

    05/21/2014 7:38:44 AM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 22 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | May 21, 2014
    It's the kind of story as Canadian as maple syrup - a northern Ontario man found a baby moose on the side of the highway, picked it up and took it to Tim Hortons. "She still had the umbilical cord and was still wet when I found her," Stephan Michel Desgroseillers told Shirley Erkila, who posted a video of her petting the calf outside the coffee shop near Sudbury, Ont., on Monday. "The wolves would have got to her," Desgroseillers said. In a posting on the radio station Q92 Rocks Facebook page, Desgroseillers said he was the one who picked...
  • Two women walking dogs in Gilpin County attacked by a moose

    05/20/2014 7:04:57 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 31 replies
    The Denver Channel ^ | 05/19/2014 | By: Deb Stanley, Lindsey Sablan, Marc Stewart
    GILPIN, Colo. - Two women are hospitalized after being attacked by a moose. Jacquie Boron, 50, said she and her friend, Ellen Marie Divis, 57, were walking their dogs in Gilpin County, near Black Hawk, Sunday around 10 a.m. when they heard a noise behind them and the moose went after them. "All of a sudden I looked up and he was looking right at me and grunted and then charged, with his head down. He got me in the chest and that threw me back on the ground," said Boron. She said she tried to get up, but he...
  • Of Moose and Timesmen

    05/18/2014 8:50:19 AM PDT · by mojito · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 5/17/2014 | Ed Driscoll
    By 2003, it was obvious that the New York Times had gone off the rails, between the firings of Jayson Blair for serial fabulism and Howell Raines for hiring him — not to mention Raines’ obsession with the Augusta National Golf Club, while a slightly larger story was unfolding in America: 9/11, Afghanistan, Iraq, and the dawn of the Global War on Terror. But the clincher was the Moose. You remember the moose, don’t you? "At a 2003 meeting to reassure hundreds of troubled and irate Times staff members that everything was under control, Sulzberger suddenly displayed a stuffed toy...
  • !! Silly Saturday !!

    04/19/2014 8:20:04 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 57 replies
    Original, if STRANGE, Content | April 19, 2014 | By Laz A. Mataz
  • Freepers, I give you 35 minutes of unadulterated, sword-slashing, blood-spurting MURDER!!! (vanity)

    04/15/2014 5:47:04 PM PDT · by Kolath · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | 04/21/2012 | kolath
    The exploits of the blind swordsman Ichi, the wandering "masseuse" and former Yakuza in a quest for redemption. Haunted by his pasted...hunted in the present....hesitant of his future. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1HgAuU1TZs
  • So, I've been gone for a little while -

    04/11/2014 1:09:41 PM PDT · by Tennessee_Bob · 65 replies
    Self | Today | Tennessee_Bob
    How's everyone doing? Been a member for awhile, but it's been awhile since I was here. So, what's changed? Where's the beer and the single women?
  • Flight 370 ‘flew directly to heaven’: Dupes fall for Daily Currant’s Sarah Palin satire

    03/24/2014 5:50:54 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 29 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | 3-24-14 | Twitchy staff
    Sarah Palin believes flight 370 flew directly to heaven... how is she a senator? — DIMV (@Freshselective) March 21, 2014 The Daily Currant strikes again. The website, which calls itself “The Global Satirical Newspaper of Record,” last week claimed that Sarah Palin told Sean Hannity she believes Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 “accidentally flew too high and got stuck in heaven.” The story was cross posted to other non-satire sites and managed to fool quite a few.
  • Exclusive: Malasian Flight 370 Reported in Diego Garcia

    03/19/2014 12:27:55 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 81 replies
    Agenda 21 Radio, New StreaMedia News ^ | 3-19-2014 | Paul Preston
    Exclusive: Malasian Flight 370 Reported in Diego Garcia March 19, 2014 By Paul Preston, Agenda 21 Radio, New StreaMedia NewsTHIS IS A DEVELOPING STORYMalasian Flight 370 was reported to have landed at Diego Garcia in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Sources have given exclusive information to Agenda 21 Radio and New StreaMedia News that Flight 370 landed Saturday morning March 8, 2014. Flight 370 was refueled, restrooms cleaned and more food and refreshments put on board. Sources told Agenda 21 Radio that 20 Chinese national we taken off the plane and cargo unloaded from the plane. The Chinese...
  • Europe wants its Parmesan back, seeks name change

    03/11/2014 12:22:56 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 53 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 11, 2014 2:35 PM EDT | Mary Clare Jalonick
    Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test. As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and Gruyère on cheese made in the United States. The argument is that the American-made cheeses are shadows of the original European varieties and cut into sales and identity of the European cheeses. The Europeans say Parmesan should only come from Parma, Italy, not those familiar green cylinders that American companies sell. Feta should only be from Greece, even...
  • Minnesota Mystery: What’s Killing the Moose?

    03/06/2014 10:57:01 AM PST · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    NY Times ^ | MARCH 5, 2014 | By BRENT McDONALD
    GRAND PORTAGE, Minn. — For moose, this year’s winter-long deep freeze across the Upper Midwest is truly ideal weather. The large, gangly creatures are adapted to deep snow: Their hollow fur insulates them like fiberglass does in a house. And the prolonged cold helps eradicate pests that prey on moose, like ticks and meningeal worm, or brain worm. Yet moose in Minnesota are dying at an alarming rate, and biologists are perplexed as to why. Continue reading the main story Related Coverage Mark Keech, right, a research biologist, and Tiffany Wolf, a veterinarian, fitted a moose with a radio collar...
  • Ancient mummies found buried with world's oldest cheese

    03/01/2014 3:15:21 AM PST · by Renfield · 29 replies
    L. A. Times ^ | 2-28-2014 | Jean Harris
    For some cheese lovers, the older and stinkier the cheese, the better. Well, what about a cheese that's been aging for 3,600 years? Yellow lumps, believed to be the world's oldest cheese, were found on mummies buried in the Taklamakan Desert in northwestern China. The cheese, which was found during archaeological excavations that took place between 2002 and 2004, dates to as early as 1615 BC. The cheese was found on the necks and chests of the mummies. The multiple layers of cowhide the mummies were buried in, and the dry, salty desert helped preserve the cheese....
  • (Video) Moose on the Loose! Cantankerous Calf Attacks Biologist in Maine

    02/24/2014 3:52:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014 | Stephen Rex Brown
    Wes Livingston had collared and hog-tied the mad moose as part of a state-run tracking project.A biologist given the unenviable task of releasing a captured baby moose in Maine ended up on the wrong end of the angry animal’s hoof. Wes Livingston, a contractor working on a state-run moose project, captured the frightening encounter with the calf he’d just netted and collared on head-mounted camera. The video filmed near near Jackman, Maine was posted on the Bangor Daily News. After freeing the creature it turned on Livingston, pummeling him with its hooves. He seemed to admire the moose’s tenacity. “You...
  • Must I register with the NFL

    02/24/2014 1:10:42 PM PST · by Young Werther · 19 replies
    NBC ^ | March 25, 2013 | Mike Florio
    When it comes to the NFL’s willingness to accept an openly gay player, some think that the absence from the NFL of an openly gay player proves the league isn’t ready.
  • Cops: Man robbed of rock salt at gunpoint

    02/18/2014 11:48:14 AM PST · by dirtboy · 15 replies
    Philly.com ^ | 2/18/2014
    This sure seems like one of those "only in Philly" moments, when a man finds himself in between some rock salt and a hard place. According to police, last Thursday Daron Stinson, 21, robbed a 52-year-old man who was shoveling his sidewalk on Diamond Street near Sedgley Avenue in North Philadelphia around 3 p.m. He didn't hold him up for his wallet or his watch, he held him up for his rock salt, police said. Stinson allegedly approached his victim while in a pick-up truck with another man. He repeatedly asked the victim how much he wanted for his rock...