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  • Moose kicks woman

    03/09/2011 3:55:01 PM PST · by mdittmar · 47 replies
    UPI ^ | March. 9, 2011 | UPI
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 9 (UPI) -- A moose in an Alaska park kicked a woman who got too close while trying to pet it, police said. Police spokeswoman Anita Shell said the unidentified woman in Anchorage's Town Square Park was kicked several times in the chest and shoulder Monday about 4:30 p.m. but declined to go the hospital, the Anchorage Daily News reported.The animal was seen feeding on trees in the park during the day and continued its feed after the woman, in her 20s, and police left about 5 p.m., the newspaper said Tuesday."At this time, we are telling...
  • Christie Is A Much Better Governor Than You Were, Mrs Palin, Says Leading US Conservative Blogger

    03/08/2011 9:27:44 AM PST · by sussex · 71 replies
    The Aged P.com ^ | the Aged P
    Ryan Streeter reckons that Governor Palin’s fiscal record in Alaska does not bear comparison with Governor Christie
  • End Times Meltdown.

    03/07/2011 12:11:16 PM PST · by Armaggedon · 51 replies
    The world is approching the ultimate crunch. The selfcentered mind made world created by human nature cannot survive the divine spirits of love truth and life. Self active human nature is filled with the spirits of hate, lies and death. These ill spirits are clearly displayed by the Islamo-Marxist-Chicago Gangster occupying the White House. The vessels dedicated to serving these ill spirits must pass away. We are in the third year after the inaugeration of Obama. This correlates to the third horse in the book of Revelation. In Revelation the black horse reveals famine and rationing. We see this before...
  • Netflix streaming recommendations?

    02/08/2011 6:09:20 PM PST · by knews_hound · 121 replies · 5+ views
    My unused bandwidth ^ | 2/08/2011 | knewshound
    I know that a lot of fellow FReepers stream Netflix. What are your suggestions for movies that may not have received the attention or respect that they deserved? What are you those gems that are worth watching again? How about that obscure movie that you tell people they should watch? Bonus points for links, pics or video of the movie you are talking about. I'll start; Firefly - The complete series. Nothing like a good old fashioned cowboys in space series.  Excellent cast, tight writing and a fan demanded ending.  Highly recommended. Zombieland Guns, zombies and jokes.  What more can...
  • Freed Google executive helped spark Egypt revolt

    02/07/2011 3:36:31 PM PST · by Flavius · 11 replies
    ap ^ | 2/6/11 | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI and KARIN LAUB, Associated Press
    The young Google Inc. executive detained by Egyptian authorities for 12 days said Monday he was behind the Facebook page that helped spark what he called "the revolution of the youth of the Internet." A U.S.-based human rights group said nearly 300 people have died in two weeks of clashes.
  • WI FREEPERS: Wisconsin Supreme Court Primary Election Feb.15th

    02/01/2011 3:38:58 PM PST · by TheConservativeParty · 40 replies
    me | 2-1-2011 | me
    On Tuesday February 15th, Wisconsin will hold a primary election for The Wisconsin Supreme Court. Wisconsin Freepers, please do what you can to get your conservative friends to vote in this important primary.
  • Joe's Burger Search

    01/01/2011 12:10:18 PM PST · by wizkid · 217 replies
    Joe's Burger Search ^ | 12/31/2010 | WizKid
    Welcome to my search for the perfect burger. My mission is to search and inform one burger at a time.
  • THAT CHEESE THREAD THING

    11/06/2001 7:20:10 PM PST · by mjf · 157 replies · 1,454+ views
    self | 11/06/2001 | self
    Okay, look, I've got processed cheese, both Swiss and American. I've got string cheese. Mozzarella. I've got shredded cheese, sharp cheddar, and well, I have a good relationship with cheese. BUT, I'M WONDERING WHAT THE H**L IS GOING ON WITH CHEESE ON THIS FORUM!!! If you are encumbered with knowledge about cheese, please link me up with the major cheese post. Thank you.
  • Space company's secret cargo a 'cheesy' joke

    12/09/2010 3:14:49 PM PST · by Moonman62 · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/09/10 | CNN Wire Staff
    (CNN) -- Call it one small step for a cheese, one giant leap fromage-kind. A wheel of Le Brouere cheese was the secret cargo aboard the SpaceX Dragon, the first commercial spacecraft to be recovered from Earth orbit, the company revealed Thursday. SpaceX co-founder Elon Musk hinted at the cargo after the capsule's successful splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday afternoon, suggesting it had something to do with the British comedy troupe Monty Python.
  • Let them eat cheese: Irish government hands out block of cheddar to every family

    11/18/2010 7:54:49 PM PST · by dynachrome · 38 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 11-6-10 | Heidi Blake
    The Irish government has risked fomenting revolution by trying to solve the country's dire economic problems by handing out a free block of cheese to every family Brendan Smith, the agriculture minister, announced yesterday that the government would use European Union funding to buy 53 tonnes of fresh Irish cheddar and distribute it for free from 15 November. But Irish citizens responded angrily to the plan, which was likened to the "Let them eat cake" comment by Marie Antoinette that provoked the French revolution. The cheese will be distributed via collection centres in towns and cities across Ireland. Mr Smith...
  • The federal government's cheese-peddling operation [WaPo now opposes "Big Government"!!]

    11/13/2010 9:55:26 AM PST · by freespirited · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Wapo ^ | 11/13/10 | Editorial Board
    REPUBLICANS SAY their midterm election victory shows that the American people want to shrink the federal government and make it smarter. If that's true, and if the new GOP majority in the House wants to deliver on its promises, we can think of no better place to start than Dairy Management. This little-known appendage of the Agriculture Department exists for one purpose: to encourage Americans to drink more milk and eat more cheese, so dairy farmers can make more money. This is not our idea of an urgent national priority. To the contrary, annual cheese consumption in the U.S. has...
  • The disappearance of active pings is inconvient to say the least

    11/10/2010 1:36:25 PM PST · by delacoert · 50 replies
    Free Republic ^ | November 10, 2010 | delacoert
    The omission is intolerable IMO.
  • EMERGENCY HITLER FINDS OUT VIDEO

    11/07/2010 2:42:32 PM PST · by xangel0228 · 48 replies
    I have compased it yet.. but I think this might be my best yet... stand by... (If you want a hint look at the drudgereport. It's 4:30 PM CST on November 7th, 2010)
  • USDA in Conflict Over Cheese

    11/07/2010 1:30:27 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    UPI ^ | Nov. 7, 2010
    The U.S. government is in the position of convincing Americans to eat more cheese while trying to fight obesity at the same time, observers say. Dairy Management is a marketing creation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, helping companies such as Domino's Pizza and Taco Bell promote and sell more cheese, while the USDA is also responsible for a federal anti-obesity campaign aimed at discouraging Americans from eating obesity-causing foods -- like cheese, the food Dairy Management is vigorously promoting, The New York Times reported Sunday. Government warnings about saturated fat have pushed Americans to low-fat milk for decades, creating...
  • Beer for votes? (Va. Dem group appears to have violated federal election law)

    10/29/2010 3:31:43 PM PDT · by Qbert · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 10/29/2010 | Ben Smith
    A Virginia Democratic organization appears to have violated federal election law by offering free beer to voters. The Arlington Young Democrats held a happy hour last week at which they offered "a free drink and some appetizers" to anyone who brought an "I Voted" stick to prove that he or she had voted early in Virginia, according to a flier. "In elections in which federal candidates are on the ballot, no one can offer any kind of benefit or reward for voting. The simple way to deal with this is to open up the event to all comers — voters and...
  • 2 SUVs hit the same moose in northwestern Minnesota

    10/11/2010 8:22:52 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 25 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 10-11-10 | ap
    CROOKSTON, Minn. — A moose is dead after being struck by two sports utility vehicles in northwestern Minnesota. The State Patrol says an SUV pulling a boat hit the moose "square on" shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday east of Crookston. The SUV rolled in the ditch, and the moose came to rest in the northbound lane. The moose was then hit by a second SUV, which also went off the road. The Crookston Daily Times reports both drivers and their passengers were wearing seat belts and apparently were not hurt. The patrol says the moose was killed when it was...
  • VANITY..FREE REPUBLIC WEIGHT LOSS PLAN.

    10/08/2010 5:22:44 AM PDT · by Gadsden1st · 16 replies
    I have lost 12 pounds in past two weeks with the Free Republic Weight Loss Plan. Plan: I wake up in the morning, have a cup of coffee, start up the laptop, read and respond to e-mail, visit John, get dressed, put on running shoes and sweats. Click Favorites…Latest Articles…read first 5 articles….run out of house screaming…run until I collapse…crawl back home…shower…take a nap. Wake up and fix huge lunch. Eat all I want of CHEESE, bacon, potatoes…etc…. Take laptop to John…hit F5… refresh post…read first 5 articles…Barf up lunch...take shower…take nap. Wake up and fix huge supper…Before eating supper…hit...
  • Everything Important In Life Depends On Your Ability To Answer This Kindergarten Question

    10/01/2010 8:13:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 154 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/01/2010 | Joe Weisenthal
    Harvard Professor Raj Chetty and a group of other researchers have performed a much-discussed study (via Gene Expression) that looks at what factors really affect things like income, your likelihood to own a home, and odds of getting married. The most startling thing they found? Your score on a very basic kindergarten test is a HUGE predictor. Other educational factors like class size and the quality of your teachers aren't nearly as important. Given the renewed interest in educational policy in America right now, it's fascinating.
  • Never say no to Panda (Bizarre Egyptian TV commercials)

    09/27/2010 1:21:57 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 4 replies
    Chris Blattman ^ | 09/24/2010 | Chris Blattman
    Brilliant commercials for Panda cheese. Covertly a metaphor for China?
  • VANITY: OBAMA paying me at rate of $40.00 per hour to take a survey.

    The U.S. Department of Education is currently conducting an important national research study about adult job training and education. This short survey is the first step in a study about job and career training opportunities for people of all ages. It will let us know if anyone in your household is eligible for the study. Each household is different and we need your response so we can contact you to administer a survey that is right for your household. Return the form even if no one in your household is currently in an adult training or education program. The survey...
  • It all ADDs up!

    09/07/2010 9:17:37 AM PDT · by In Bold Colors · 111 replies
    stoptheaclu.com ^ | 09/07/2010 | Roger E. Skoff
    I was just reading some of the political websites and found something really surprising: Most of the people who commented on any of the articles weren't actually commenting on the articles at all! Instead, they were either tossing in their two cents worth about some other project entirely; commenting on some other comment; commenting on whether a person commenting had the right to make such a comment at that particular venue; or commenting on the published article in such a way as to make it obvious that they had either misundertood what was written or ......
  • Of moose and men: 50-year study into moose arthritis reveals link with early malnutrition

    07/09/2010 3:53:33 PM PDT · by decimon · 5 replies
    Wiley-Blackwell ^ | July 6, 2010 | Unknown
    It's seen as a sign of getting old, but scientists have discovered that arthritis is not just a human problem as a study lasting 50 years reveals how moose suffer from an identical form of the condition. The research, published in Ecology Letters, also casts new light on how malnutrition early in life can lead to the disorder in both moose and humans. The study, which began in 1958, was carried out on Isle Royale, a wilderness island National Park in lake superior, with only one large predator, the wolf and one large prey species, the moose. The research has...
  • Radio commercials--Ad Counsel

    08/15/2010 8:35:13 PM PDT · by Pigsley · 27 replies
    Radop | 8-15-10 | Pigsley
    As a big consumer of radio, I listen to the commercials, too. Anybody out there know about the "Ad Concil"? I'm guessing that they are a tool of the left/Fed gubmnt...But, the commercials are beyond silly. One actually "informs" you that it is a good thing to talk to your infant...so they learn to do it, too! I didn't bother to Google this, because I figured somebody here would give me a better, funnier, more truthful take on this boondoggle. My favs are the old, semi-famous, black actors pleading with the boobs who aren't answering their phones 'cause the evil...
  • What will Free Republic's final post be?

    08/13/2010 6:42:32 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 312 replies
    8.13.10
    everything earthly comes to an end comes to an end the earth will explode or the govt may pull the internet plug what will the last post be?
  • Denny's Fried Cheese Melt Latest Extreme Meal

    08/12/2010 5:02:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 60 replies · 2+ views
    CBS News ^ | 8/12/10 | Jeff Glor
    New York - Ever wondered how you could stuff a little more cheese into a grilled cheese sandwich? Wonder no more - Denny's has done it. The answer: Deep-fried mozzarella cheese sticks smothered in American cheese and grilled between two slices of sourdough bread. (Snip) However, CBS News correspondent Jeff Glor reported the cost to your diet is 895 calories and 34 grams of fat. This is the latest extreme meal to be released -- and it might be a little tame. Other chains have come up with a variety of diet-busting concoctions. KFC has the Double Down, a "sandwich"...
  • Is everyone's hotmail whacked

    07/28/2010 7:29:00 PM PDT · by Rodamala · 12 replies · 2+ views
    Am I logged in?
  • Oh my...(Gibbs imploding live on TV - Vanity)

    07/21/2010 12:15:10 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 67 replies · 1+ views
    vanity | me
    Did anyone watching Gibson right now find his laughing (alone) during the exchange w/ Tapper?
  • Headline Of The Year: “Naked Man Arrested At Library With Stolen Cheese”

    07/01/2010 7:38:01 PM PDT · by Mongeaux · 14 replies · 1+ views
    The Constitution Club ^ | 01 July, 2010 | The Hairy Beast
    The story isn’t anyway near as good as the headline, but: A man faces charges after an unusual incident at a local library. 52-year-old Darrell Bess was taken into custody yesterday, naked, armed with knives and several pounds of stolen cheese. Bess was ordered by a judge to stay away from the Main branch of the Cincinnati-Hamilton County Public Library in downtown Cincinnati because of prior thefts.
  • Man Found Dead In Allegheny Co. Motel Room With 7 Ferrets, Scorpion

    06/30/2010 10:36:30 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 36 replies · 1+ views
    The Pittsburgh Channel ^ | June 30, 2010
    KENNEDY TWP., Pa. -- The Allegheny County medical examiner is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a Kennedy Township motel room with nine animals. Police said the man, whose identity had not been released, was found inside a room at the Motel Six on Beecham Drive. Triangle Pet Control Services said the man was found with a purebred German Sheppard puppy, seven ferrets and a scorpion. All of the animals were found alive.
  • B.C. Woman Hits Moose on Way to Visit Sister Who Hit Moose

    06/24/2010 11:59:54 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    National Post ^ | June 22, 2010
    Two sisters from the northwestern B.C. community of Kitimat have both had close encounters with moose on the loose. A month ago, Yvonne Studley, 49, was badly injured when she hit a moose with her vehicle, so last Friday her sister decided to visit her in Vancouver General Hospital. But sister Connie Everitt, 51, also hit a moose and ended up in hospital. In the first accident a month ago, Studley was on her way home from a business trip when a moose ran in front of her car. The animal went through the windshield and landed on her, breaking...
  • Probably Bad News: Ironic Fail

    06/24/2010 11:46:18 AM PDT · by JRios1968 · 33 replies · 3+ views
    What happened to the cheese?
  • Naked Man Arrested At Library With Stolen Cheese (ACTUAL TITLE - CINCINNATI)

    06/24/2010 8:45:49 AM PDT · by TSgt · 68 replies
    wkrc.com ^ | 24 June 2010 | wkrc.com
    A man faces charges after an unusual incident at a local library. 52-year-old Darrell Bess was taken into custody yesterday, naked, armed with knives and several pounds of stolen cheese. Bess was ordered by a judge to stay away from the Main branch of the Cincinnati-Hamilton County Public Library in downtown Cincinnati because of prior thefts. But police say Bess ignored that warning. He was found naked, bathing in the men's bathroom at the library on Wednesday. Police searched his bag and found two knives, two library CD's and 4 pounds of parmesan cheese which he allegedly stole from a...
  • (UK) Burger van busted offering free takeaway porn

    06/22/2010 1:48:20 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 30 replies
    The Register UK ^ | 16th June 2010 13:41 GMT | By Lester Haines
    Police are pondering just what charges two East Yorkshire men will face after they were nabbed giving away free porn DVDs from a burger van in Driffield. The van, or more accurately a caravan as the snap here shows, was parked in a garden in an area of the Capital of the Wolds "popular with young revellers attending late-night bars and clubs at the weekend". Sergeant Dave Jenkins, of the Driffield Neighbourhood Policing Team, explained: "The van had been operating for about two weeks. We received complaints that free porn DVDs were being offered to everyone who spent £5 or...
  • Study backs heart-healthy effect of dairy fat

    06/09/2010 9:23:31 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 45+ views
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Eating dairy foods could help protect your heart, new research from Sweden suggests. Dairy foods are a major source of saturated fat in the diet, which has been associated with heart disease. However, there's some evidence that dairy foods could actually benefit heart health, for example by lowering blood pressure or reducing cholesterol levels, Dr. Eva Warensjo of Uppsala University and her colleagues note in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. To get a clearer sense of people's intake of fat from dairy and heart disease risk, Warensjo and her team measured blood levels of...
  • World of Warcraft Skills Help Norwegian Boy Save His Sister From Moose Attack

    06/08/2010 12:21:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies · 170+ views
    news.com.au ^ | June 08, 2010
    A NORWEGIAN boy, 12, reportedly saved himself and his sister from a moose attack using skills he picked up playing the online role-playing game World of Warcraft. Hans Jørgen Olsen, 12, and his sister encountered a moose during a walk in the forest near their home in the central Norwegian town of Leksvik, said the Norwegian online newspaper Nettavisen. It was then Olsen's WoW instincts reportedly kicked in. Firstly, he taunted the animal to get it away from his sister, the paper said. In WoW, players use taunting to shoo monsters away from weaker team members, the newspaper said. Then,...
  • Angry, Vanity

    06/02/2010 6:36:22 PM PDT · by Freddd · 52 replies · 1,290+ views
    cnn.com ^ | June 2, 2010 | Freddd
    I am boiling over at the picture cnn.com posted of Benjamin Netanyahu. And CNN wonders why it's in last place??
  • More Workers Start to Quit

    05/25/2010 4:57:57 PM PDT · by Caipirabob · 25 replies · 1,136+ views
    Wall Street Journal via Yahoo ^ | Wednesday, May 26, 2010 | Joe Light
    As the job market begins to loosen up, human-resource managers might increasingly be surprised by an announcement from employees they haven't heard in a while: "I quit." In February, the number of employees voluntarily quitting surpassed the number being fired or discharged for the first time since October 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Before February, the BLS had recorded more layoffs than resignations for 15 straight months, the first such streak since the bureau started tracking the data a decade ago. Since the BLS began tracking the data, the average number of people voluntarily leaving their jobs...
  • Limbaugh covers Farakan while refusing to cover Manning

    05/19/2010 6:02:30 PM PDT · by howkn · 99 replies · 3,306+ views
    Atlah Ministries You Tube ^ | 5-19-10 | Atlah Ministries
    Manning: "It's going to be very interesting to see how Rush Limbaugh is going to fail to mention the trial. Because you know, Rush is the kind of guy, or at least he used to be, the kind of guy who didn't take orders from anybody. Nobody ever told Rush what to do. Nobody ever told Rush what to say! That's what made him Rush Limbaugh."
  • Cheese found to improve the immune response of the elderly

    05/13/2010 2:28:25 PM PDT · by decimon · 24 replies · 553+ views
    Wiley-Blackwell ^ | May 13, 2010 | Unknown
    Cheese acting as 'carrier' for probiotic bacteria can help to restore immune systemScientists in Finland have discovered that cheese can help preserve and enhance the immune system of the elderly by acting as a carrier for probiotic bacteria. The research, published in FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology, reveals that daily consumption of probiotic cheese helps to tackle age-related changes in the immune system. "The increase in the proportion of aged individuals in modern society makes finding innovative ways to thwart the deterioration of the immune system a priority," said lead author Dr Fandi Ibrahim from the University of Turku in...
  • A Demotivational Poster For Liberals

    05/11/2010 8:07:04 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 1 replies · 690+ views
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 5-12-2010 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Maybe this is a reason why Mayor Bloomberg thought an ObamaCare opponent could've been behind the NYC Times Square Bombing attempt.... I know there are a lot of these out there, so I guess its worth mentioning that I authored this one. Maybe I'll do more, this one was kind of fun. The Looking Spoon is a conservative humor/satire/art/commentary blog, visit www.thelookingspoon.com to see more posts and art
  • The Perfect Free Republic Thread

    04/28/2010 8:55:21 PM PDT · by Patrick1 · 201 replies · 2,525+ views
    My Mind ^ | 4/28/10 | Patrick1
    Okay I have found the perfect Free Republic Thread! Top This! A Pit Bull bites the leg of a Mormon Missionary who is campaigning door to door for Duncan Hunter 2012 and tries to defend himself against the Pit Bull with a Sarah Palin for President yard sign and stumbles into the street where he is hit by a car with a Ron Paul 2000 bumper sticker. Then you would have the perfect Free Republic thread.
  • Food fight leads to cheese sandwiches

    04/16/2010 4:36:48 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 43 replies · 920+ views
    upi ^ | April 16, 2010
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 16 (UPI) -- Officials with a New Jersey high school said students received a cheese sandwich menu for two days as punishment for a food fight. School superintendent Fredrick Nickles said cafeteria workers at Atlantic City High School prepared and served a cheese sandwich-only menu Wednesday and Thursday for the lunch period involved in Tuesday's food fight, which students coordinated via cell phone, The Press of Atlantic City reported Friday. Nickles said the district has a policy of supplying only the basic meal requirements following an incident of food throwing. He said the policy has been...
  • Stalin's daughter is a cheesehead? Yep, film says

    04/12/2010 9:13:15 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 42 replies · 1,843+ views
    MPLS Star & Sickle ^ | 4-11-10 | Ryan Foley
    MADISON, Wis. - An independent film is bringing to light a well-kept secret in these parts: Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's only daughter has lived incognito for much of the past two decades in small towns in Wisconsin.
  • Tea Parties May Get Violent (vanity)

    04/07/2010 11:01:59 AM PDT · by RonnieFan · 36 replies · 726+ views
    Just me
    Why all the false stories, hyperbole and stereotyping by the left when it comes to the Tea Party? One possibly, considering the left this is being fed to does have a history of violence, is to encourage violence AGAINST the Tea Party by those prone to violence and then blame the Tea Party for the violence. All with the deniability by the purveyors of the lies, claiming they were seeking to avoid violence all along. Reporting false stories is encouraging unfounded retaliatory violence and the MSM and politicians must be called out for such NOW!!
  • Health care overhaul spawns mass confusion for public

    04/07/2010 10:03:05 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 98 replies · 2,752+ views
    McClatchy ^ | 4/7/10 | By Margaret Talev
    WASHINGTON — Two weeks after President Barack Obama signed the big health care overhaul into law, Americans are struggling to understand how — and when — the sweeping measure will affect them. Questions reflecting confusion have flooded insurance companies, doctors' offices, human resources departments and business groups. "They're saying, 'Where do we get the free Obama care, and how do I sign up for that?' " said Carrie McLean, a licensed agent for eHealthInsurance.com. The California-based company sells coverage from 185 health insurance carriers in 50 states. McLean said the call center had been inundated by uninsured consumers who were...
  • Just completed Jury Duty -- Our civilization is doomed [Vanity]

    04/06/2010 4:28:25 PM PDT · by rae4palin · 111 replies · 2,941+ views
    4/6/10 | rae4palin
    A cross-section of the citizens of my county was not encouraging.
  • Wisconsin: Swiss gruyere named world's best cheese

    03/20/2010 12:01:03 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 27 replies · 1,013+ views
    thonline ^ | 3-19-10 | AP story
    MADISON -- Europeans still are the world's big cheeses, as a Swiss gruyere has been named the world's best cheese in Madison. Judges on Thursday lauded the hard cheese for its creamy texture and light hint of herbs. The cheese took top honors at the 2010 World Championship Cheese Contest. It's made by Cedric Fragniere, of Kirchberg, Switzerland. The runner-up was also Swiss. It's a smear-ripened hard cheese made by Andeer Sennerei. Third place went to Alois Pesendorfer, of Gmunden, Austria. This year's contest featured some 2,300 entries from 20 countries.
  • VANITY

    03/19/2010 5:24:08 PM PDT · by 1rudeboy · 66 replies · 1,402+ views
    Just a vanity.
  • Cheese rollers won't compete this year

    03/12/2010 11:29:08 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 15 replies · 555+ views
    upi ^ | March. 12, 2010
    GLOUCESTER, England, - Organizers of an annual Cheese Rolling event in Gloucester, England, say this year's competition has been canceled because of health and safety concerns. Richard Jeffries of the event's organizing committee, said local officials were concerned overcrowding at the May 31 event could cause problems, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. "Last year, 15,000 spectators came to the event, by far the most we have ever seen, and we just could not cope," Jefferfies said. "As well as concerns about the safety of the crowd and the competitors, local landowners were also worried by the amount of damage done...
  • Who will promise never to post ANYTHING about Kathy Griffen on FR ever again !! (Vanity)

    03/11/2010 5:23:31 PM PST · by onona · 69 replies · 2,466+ views
    03/11/2010 | Self
    Sick to death of KG ?? Here is your chance to commit to never posting any bs about her ever again !!