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  • Megan back to her old tricks

    10/04/2016 8:13:57 PM PDT · by DIRTYSECRET · 53 replies
    Interrupting Kelly Ann over and over. Time for Trump to step in(again).
  • Video: Great White Moose Captured on Video

    10/04/2016 2:59:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Captured in this video, the great white moose, the most majestic creature you’ve ever seen. We’ve seen our fair share of odd-colored animals, including a blue lobster and blue lingcod, but this all white, albino moose might take the cake. Check it out . . . even the velvet on the growing antlers is snow white! This majestic looking moose is basically equivalent to an Alaskan unicorn, and the fact that human population is so small in Alaska, makes this footage even more rare. This is a good reason why you should always have a camera on hand anytime you’re...
  • Elk Snagged in Tire Swing Roams Into Arizona Veterinarian’s Yard

    09/06/2016 7:49:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    An elk in distress knew right where to go to for help. It wandered into the yard of an Arizona veterinarian. Debera Butler, DVM, visiting her place in the high country, wasn’t expecting a house call.
  • This Startup Wants to Make Cow's Milk—Without Cows

    09/04/2016 7:24:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Fortune ^ | August 31, 2016 | Beth Kowitt
    For Perumal Gandhi and Ryan Pandya, the impetus to start their company in 2014 really came down to cheese. Gandhi, now 25, was trying to cut back on meat and dairy for sustainability and animal welfare reasons, but he desperately missed pizza. Pandya, 24, was experimenting with veganism but one incident in particular gave him pause: He bought a bagel slathered with dairy-free cream cheese that was so sad and soppy that it dripped all over his leg. “It’s asking a lot of someone to become vegan,” says Pandya. Cheese is only the beginning. As he puts it, “you have...
  • US government buys 11 million pounds of cheese to tackle dairy mountain

    08/28/2016 12:05:10 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 27 August 2016 • 11:40PM | David Millward
    Washington has stepped in to tackle America’s cheese mountain with the Federal government buying 11 million pounds of the surplus. It has cost the American taxpayer $20 million (Ł15 million), the US Department of Agriculture said. The cheese will be distributed to food banks across the country. There are several reasons for the cheese mountain in the US. Farmers had boosted production when they were getting record prices. But thanks to the strength of the dollar, demand has slumped, creating a huge cheese surplus which has reached a 30-year high. Cheese has been a source of tension between the United...
  • The US Government Just Bought $20 Million Worth Of Surplus Cheese

    08/26/2016 4:25:12 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 39 replies
    Twenty million dollars worth of cheese. That's how much of the good stuff the federal government plans to buy to ease America's massive cheese surplus. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week it will purchase the nearly 11 million pounds of cheese for "private inventories." Before you get too excited about government-funded grilled cheese sandwiches, that means the cheese will go to food banks and charity groups around the country.
  • How Ryan Lochte turned a drunken, frat-boy night into an international mess

    08/18/2016 11:50:34 AM PDT · by Caipirabob · 53 replies
    Yahoo!!!!! ^ | 1 hour 37 minutes | Dan Wetzel
    How Ryan Lochte turned a drunken, frat-boy night into an international mess Yeah, it’s come to this: The story of the Olympics, a likely fake claim of robbery at the end of a drunken night of debauchery turned into global story courtesy of a publicity-mad swimmer-turned-reality-TV-star who, unlike his three buddies – teammates Jimmy Feigen, Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz – is home safe in the United States. This is likely bad news for Ryan Lochte, who appears to have found his three compatriots throwing him under the bus to authorities. At least two of the swimmers are at the...
  • Mexico president says he's willing to meet with Trump (via Drudge)

    08/18/2016 3:12:57 AM PDT · by Caipirabob · 19 replies
    Reuters via Drudge ^ | Wed Aug 17th, 2016 | Uncredited
    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Tuesday he was willing to meet with Donald Trump, months after comparing the Republican presidential candidate to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. "Yes, I would meet with him," Pena Nieto said, referring to Trump in a pre-taped television interview broadcast on Tuesday night. "I have never met him. I can't agree with some of the things he has said, but I will be absolutely respectful and will seek to work with whomever becomes the next president of the United States."
  • Ridiculous clickbait:See How Hillary Clinton's Beauty Look Has Changed From the '60s to 2016

    08/06/2016 7:40:38 AM PDT · by Celerity · 30 replies
    MSN ^ | 8/3/16 | Lauren Levinson
    A doting, fawning look at how beautiful Hillary Clinton is. Or was. Or whatever. The author had to be so drunk that I almost in Johnnie Walker as the author. This is a clickbait piece of sh!t article that makes me want to tear my eyes out but it's a great laugh - See how MSN thinks she's the cat's meow. When she's really the cat's technicolor yawn.
  • Donald Trump makes me sick says Francois Hollande

    08/02/2016 6:50:25 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 90 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | August 2,2016 | Barney Henderson, new york
    The Republican presidential candidate tweeted This story is not about Mr. Khan, who is all over the place doing interviews, but rather RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORISM and the U.S. Get smart! : He also suggested Khizr Khan's wife, Ghazala, had not been allowed to talk when the couple appeared at the Democratic National Convention. Mr Hollande criticised Mr Trump's "hurtful and humiliating comments". "Democracy is also at stake, as we see more and more people tempted by authoritarianism," he said, "especially" in the United States. "Should the American people choose Trump, there will be consequences, because a US election is a...
  • Weekly Cooking (and related issues) Thread

    06/15/2016 4:33:37 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 75 replies
    Many of us often wind up with bits and pieces or 'ends' of leftover cheeses in the refrigerator. But there's an app for that! and I first learned this from one of Jacques Pepin's television cooking shows: 'Fromage Fort', or 'Strong Cheese', is a recipe that makes a spread out of the various bits of cheese you may have languishing in the fridge. There are lots of recipes for it, but here is a basic one; I usually have Cheddar, Swiss, Blue, and Jack hanging around; and I haven't found a combination that turns out badly, though you may want...
  • A Cheese Glut Is Overtaking America

    05/17/2016 5:27:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 68 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 17, 2016 | KELSEY GEE in Chicago and JULIE WERNAU
    <p>Rise in production comes just as exports are hit by strong dollar; can you eat three pounds more?</p> <p>America has built up a glut of cheese so big that every person in the country would need to eat an extra 3 pounds this year to work it off.</p>
  • Man rescued after becoming buried under Cheddar and Red Leicester cheese for eight hours

    05/09/2016 6:19:39 AM PDT · by dirtboy · 53 replies
    MSN ^ | 5/8/2016 | Matt Payton
    A warehouse worker has survived eight hours buried underneath tons of cheese after a series of 18 feet high shelves fell on top of his forklift truck. The shelves were holding 20kg of blocks of the Cheddar and Red Leicester cheese when they knocked into each other in a "domino effect". Tomasz Wisniewski was feared dead after the incident took place at the food distribution centre in Hinstock, Shropshire. Mr Wisniewski was safely removed from the wreckage and taken to Princess Royal Hospital as a precaution. Specialist urban search and rescue teams from the West Midlands, Merseyside, and Leicestershire, including...
  • The United States Has Stockpiled a Grotesque Surplus of American Cheese

    05/03/2016 7:06:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 64 replies
    Slate ^ | May 2, 2016 | Jordan Weissmann
    The words “cheese surplus” should be inherently joyful—sort of like “birthday cake” or “birth of your first child.” And yet I am having trouble mustering much glee over the news that U.S. cheese inventories have reached a 30-year high of 1.2 billion pounds, because for the past year it seems we've mostly stockpiling a whole bunch of American.
  • Will Moose Thrive or Die Because of Climate Change?

    04/29/2016 8:36:30 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 41 replies
    Scientific Amerian ^ | April 29, 2016 | By Shannon Hall
    Lee Kantar lost two moose calves this past weekend. They are just a few among many calves that did not survive their first year in the forests of Maine. Kantar, a moose biologist for the state’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, has only been tracking calves for a few years but early death is a trend he and others can see across the animal's southern range, which stretches through the northern U.S. and Canada. Scientists speculate that young and adult moose alike are plagued by new diseases and parasites. Brain worm and winter ticks, for example, are both worsening...
  • High Alpine Dairying May Have Begun Over 3000 Years Ago

    04/26/2016 11:30:40 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 21 replies
    Eurekalert! ^ | April 22, 2016 | Beth Jones,
    Dairy fats on Iron Age pottery sherds, evidence of pre-historic origin for dairying. The discovery of dairy fats on ancient pottery may indicate dairying high in the Alps occurred as early as the Iron Age over 3000 years ago, according to a study published April 21, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Francesco Carrer from the University of York, UK, and colleagues. Dairy farming has long been an important economic and cultural tradition in the European high Alps, but little is known about when and how the practice originated. Using organic residue analysis, the authors of the present...
  • Colorado cheese thief makes off with over $5,000 worth of provolone

    04/12/2016 8:33:55 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4-7-12 | unattributed
    The owners of a Colorado pizza joint say there’s a cheese thief in their midst after $5,000 to $7,000 worth of provolone has gone missing from their kitchen since mid-March. Hoss Kashani, owner of The Do Drop Inn based in Pueblo, Colo.—told KRDO that he noticed he had run out of cheese about a month ago. Despite the high volume of pizzas his shop prepares, Kashani says completely running out of cheese was unusual. "Middle of the week I ran out cheese and I was like, 'Oh my God'," said Kashani. After looking into the issue, the restaurant owner says...
  • LOLWUT: Ted Cruz’s fav/unfav

    04/03/2016 5:44:19 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 9 replies
    Trump announced his candidacy in June. In the intervening months– rightly or wrongly, quoted out of context or otherwise– Trump has trolled every cross section of American society… “Some, I assume, are good people” “I like people who don’t get caught” Eminent Domain Mass deportation Megyn Kelly is “bleeding from her wherever” (SNIP) PPP Trump Cruz Favorable 29 30 Unfavorable 63 58 (SNIP) Voters have 30 years-worth of reasons to hate Trump and Hillary.
  • hey spork weasel-am I still logged in? (Open Letter to Sister & Viking Kitty)

    04/01/2016 9:12:22 PM PDT · by The Spirit Of Allegiance · 69 replies
    Anonymous ^ | April 1, 2016 | Moose Bitsister
    Dear Sister and Viking Kitty, Yes, I've been gone a long time. You see-- I was determined to become a professional blogger here at FreeRepublic. But after carefully juggling many electrons into halfway (halfwit?) decent posts, Jim 'Swiss Family' Robinson told me that I was not actually blogging, because FR is a FORUM, not a blog. I was stuned. Stymied. And, he told me he wasn't going to pay me for my posts or my barbed wire--and neither should I--taxpayer dollars should have built that wall decades ago. SO ..instead of getting a blogger stipend, I donated to FReepathons. Hope...
  • Cruz Sex Scandal: Trump Accused Of Planting Story As Serious Doubts Arise About Alleged Affairs

    03/30/2016 10:26:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 157 replies
    The Inquisitr News ^ | March 30, 2016 | Nathan Francis
    The Ted Cruz sex scandal story just took another twist, with Cruz blaming Donald Trump for allegedly planting the story that ran last week and serious doubts arising over whether any of it is actually true. The National Enquirer story accused Cruz of cheating on his wife, Heidi, with as many as five mistresses. The women were not named in the story but were quickly identified through their blurred out pictures and details of the alleged affairs. Cruz immediately denounced the story as untrue — as have some of the women identified as his mistresses — and now Cruz is...
  • Donald Trump Press Conference, Washington DC – 2:15pm Live Stream…

    03/21/2016 11:12:04 AM PDT · by GilGil · 34 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 3/21/2016 | Sundance
    Candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a media availability press conference at The Old Post Office, soon to be Trump International Hotel, in Washington, DC. Amidst the public split within the GOP over Trump’s campaign, Mr. Trump will reportedly attend a meeting of Republicans, including perhaps some members of Congress, at the Jones Day law firm. That’s slated to be followed by a press availability at his Trump International Hotel project and his day will wrap up with remarks at AIPAC, where his fellow Republican rivals will also be taking their turns on the stage. The event is scheduled...
  • Donald Trump reveals foreign policy team in meeting with The Washington Post

    03/21/2016 11:20:02 AM PDT · by jennychase · 52 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3/21/2016 | Philip Rucker and Robert Costa
    Donald Trump revealed part of his foreign policy advisory team and outlined an unabashedly non-interventionist approach to world affairs during a wide-ranging meeting Monday with The Washington Post's editorial board.
  • TONIGHT: Special Cruz Prime Time Lineup

    03/21/2016 10:14:44 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 79 replies
    Email / Cruz Campaign | 3/21/16
    Ahead of tomorrow's Utah caucuses and Arizona primary, Ted Cruz will appear in a special prime time lineup tonight, Monday, March 21st: 6:00 pm ET: Ted Cruz on Special Report with Bret Baier – FOX NEWS 6:50 pm ET: Ted Cruz speaks at AIPAC – WATCH HERE 8:30 pm ET: Ted Cruz Interview with Wolf Blitzer – CNN 9:20 pm ET: Ted Cruz on the Kelly File – FOX NEWS
  • It Begins...Trump-Haters Start List of Trump Supporters to Blackball and Punish

    03/17/2016 6:45:45 PM PDT · by ak267 · 211 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3-17-2016 | Jim Hoft
    The Trump-bashers are starting up a list of conservative supporters of Donald Trump — so that they can blackball these Trump supporters. The list was initiated by Cruz supporter Amanda Carpenter who is usually kind and intelligent but now suffers from a severe case of Trump Derangement Syndrome.
  • Warmongers Hate Trump

    03/09/2016 6:53:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 56 replies ^ | March 9, 2016 | Jacob Sullum
    Last week, 117 "members of the Republican national security community" signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump. It made me think the bellicose billionaire, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, is not quite as bad as I thought. "His vision of American influence and power in the world is wildly inconsistent and unmoored in principle," the letter complains. "He swings from isolationism to military adventurism within the space of one sentence." Although there is some truth to that critique, an inconsistent skepticism of foreign intervention is better than none at all. That is why I have trouble agreeing with...
  • Donald Trump Takes Louisiana, Nearing Perfection in the South

    03/06/2016 10:04:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies ^ | March 5, 2016 | Justin Holcomb
    Donald Trump continues his dominance in the southern states by picking up Louisiana handily over Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.  With 46 delegates, Louisiana has many of the same demographics as Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee.   #LousianaPrimary for the GOP with 7% in. #SuperSaturday— Fox News (@FoxNews) March 6, 2016
  • Trump U. Suit: Donald Can’t Identify His ‘Hand-Picked’ Faculty

    03/04/2016 7:16:23 PM PST · by Steelfish · 67 replies
    YahooNews ^ | March 04, 2016
    Trump U. Suit: Donald Can’t Identify His ‘Hand-Picked’ Faculty by Michael Isikoff Donald Trump acknowledged in two recent sworn depositions that he did not “hand-pick” any of the instructors at Trump University — one of whom was a convicted felon, according to new court filings in the case. On the campaign trail in recent days, Trump has been vigorously defending the operations of Trump University, describing the lawsuits against the now defunct school as a “minor civil case” that he will win and that were brought by a “sleazebag law firm.” But the new court filings in two of the...
  • Cruz Mocks Trump’s CPAC No-Show, Slams His ‘Flexible’ Immigration Stance

    03/04/2016 5:25:08 PM PST · by Steelfish · 48 replies
    National Review ^ | March 04, 2016
    Cruz Mocks Trump’s CPAC No-Show, Slams His ‘Flexible’ Immigration Stance ( by BRENDAN BORDELON March 4, 2016 National Harbor, Maryland — Ted Cruz ripped Donald Trump’s decision to back out of his scheduled speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, mocking the billionaire real-estate mogul during his own CPAC address before slamming the Republican front-runner for his claim during last night’s debate that he was “flexible” on immigration. “So Donald Trump is skipping CPAC,” Cruz said just moments after taking the stage Friday afternoon, prompting a chorus of anti-Trump boos from the crowd. “I think somebody told him Megyn Kelly...
  • Dennis Prager: Gratuitous Hatred Is Destroying Republicans -- Just as in Ancient Israel

    03/01/2016 9:15:33 AM PST · by EveningStar · 100 replies
    Townhall ^ | March 1, 2016 | Dennis Prager
    I have been a radio talk show host for 33 years, nationally syndicated for 18. I have never experienced anything similar to what I am experiencing now. Until recently, the only hate mail I ever received was from a small number people on the left. The major reason for this, I am convinced, is that I don't yell at callers and I treat callers who disagree with respect. Reading my emails these days is a brand new experience. I receive hate mail, sometimes laced with obscenities, from Republicans.
  • Obama's Climate Change Legacy to be Determined by Next President

    02/29/2016 9:09:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | February 29, 2016 | Marita Noon
    After months of debate and public comments, President Obama’s controversial Clean Power Plan (CPP) was issued in August 2015 and published in the Federal Register on October 23, 2015. But that is hardly the end of the story. Instead the saga is just beginning—with the ending to be written sometime in 2017 and the outcome highly dependent on who resides in the White House. The CPP is the newest set of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations that the Atlantic states: “anchors the Obama administration’s climate-change policy. It seeks to guide local utilities away from coal-fired electricity generation, and toward renewable...
  • Memo to the Trumpeters

    02/29/2016 2:28:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 123 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 29, 2016 | Roger Kimball
    So here we are on the eve of Super Tuesday, that momentous day when a candidate can win more delegates than any any other single day of the primary.'The Republican candidates can win about half of the 1,237 delegates needed," Wikipedia tells us. "The two remaining Democrats are after 880 delegates, roughly one-third of those needed to win. The number of delegates from Texas is much greater than the other states: 155 for Republicans and 252 for Democrats."The rules for how the delegates are apportioned differ between the Democrats and the Republicans. "For the Democrats," the Constitution Center explains, "about...
  • Trapped in the outhouse by moose

    02/28/2016 5:50:50 PM PST · by skeptoid · 48 replies
    Alaska Dispatch News ^ | February 28, 2016 | Shane Castle
    On a recent cold night, I decided to wash some dishes. My wife and I live in a little dry cabin up near Hatcher Pass, which is to say we don’t have running water. So I put a big pot on the propane stove to heat, rousted the dogs and took the 5-gallon bucket of dirty dishwater from under the sink to go dump it in the outhouse.
  • Game Change: Jeff Sessions Endorses Trump from Stage in Alabama

    02/28/2016 2:30:43 PM PST · by servo1969 · 169 replies ^ | 2-28-2016 | Matthew Boyle
    Full Title: Game Change: Jeff Sessions Endorses Trump from Stage in Alabama; Stunning Event Unites Populist, Nationalist Movement MADISON, Alabama -- 2016 GOP presidential frontrunner billionaire Donald Trump will pick up the most significant endorsement any presidential candidate in the GOP can get here on Sunday: Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL). Sessions, the intellectual leader of the future of the conservative movement, has provided the brainpower behind the populist nationalist revolt against political elites that's been emerging since at least 2013. At a warm and windy rally here with thousands present in a packed football stadium just outside Huntsville, Sessions will...
  • LIVE THREAD:Trump rally in Madison, AL at Madison City Schools Stadium @ 4:00(CST).

    02/28/2016 10:31:46 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 1,163 replies
    Sunday, February 28, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Madison, AL at Madison City Schools Stadium. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:00 PM CST. Madison. AL is a city located primarily in Madison County in the northern part of the State of Alabama. Madison extends west into neighboring Limestone County. The city is included in the Huntsville Metropolitan Area and is also included in the merged Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was 42,938. Madison is bordered by Huntsville on most sides.
  • Did Trump Bankroll Planned Parenthood Abortionists?

    02/28/2016 7:04:38 AM PST · by elhombrelibre · 159 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 27 Feb 16 | John Mccomack
    Is that why he refuses to release his tax returns? After it was revealed this summer that Planned Parenthood was selling the organs and body parts of aborted human beings to biotech companies, Donald Trump said he wasn't sure if the organization should lose its federal funding. He even went out of his way to praise Planned Parenthood's good work. Meet the Press host Chuck Todd found Trump's stance interesting, so he asked Trump if he had ever been a Planned Parenthood donor. "It's possible," Trump replied. TODD: You were pretty--you were somewhat defending Planned Parenthood earlier this week. It...
  • How about a "pulled threads" sidebar?

    02/22/2016 6:08:34 PM PST · by outofsalt · 67 replies
    http://Vanity ^ | 02/22/2016 | outofsalt
    How long before I get pulled? I've seen an uptick in pulled threads lately, some from long time freepers. I'm a monthly donor and I'd like to see a sidebar of pulled threads.
  • FDA Warns The Parmesan You Eat May Be Wood Pulp

    02/20/2016 7:31:05 PM PST · by Lera · 70 replies
    Time ^ | Feb. 16, 2016
    The FDA is cracking down on companies that are lying about selling 100% Parmesan cheese The FDA is warning pasta and pizza lovers that cheese labeled “100 percent Parmesan” are often filled with cheese substitutes—like wood pulp. Yes, you’ve been eating wood, thanks to companies like Castle Cheese, which produced Parmesan cheese containing no actual Parmesan for almost 30 years. The president of the company, which supplied megastores like Target, is scheduled to plead guilty this month to charges that carry a sentence of up to a year in prison and a $100,o00 fine, according to Bloomberg.
  • FDA Finds Wood Fillers in Parmesan Cheese, Investigates Large Retailers

    02/18/2016 10:29:09 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 123 replies
    KPTV ^ | Wednesday, February 17, 2016 | JACQUELINE CUTLER
    Parmesan cheese from many top brands may contain wood byproductCare for some wood shavings on your pasta? Americans who think they’re sprinkling Parmesan over their spaghetti are also getting a hefty dose of cellulose - a wood byproduct — from many top brands. A study by Bloomberg News reveals that Walmart’s Great Value 100% Parmesan Cheese is roughly 8% cellulose and Jewel-Osco’s Essential Everyday 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese is almost 9%. The report follows a lengthy federal investigation into a Pennsylvania company called Castle Cheese, whose 100% “parmesan” contained no actual parmesan, but was comprised of Swiss, cheddar, mozzarella and...
  • Your first post to Free Republic. Copy and paste here.

    02/16/2016 11:11:19 PM PST · by adaven · 111 replies
    You | Now | You
    Go through your ping history. Copy and paste your first post to Free Republic. It may take quite a while for some of you, but .. just do it. To: blam Ah... the Javelin. 5 posted on 12/4/2001, 8:09:08 PM by adaven Feel free to add keywords, topics, etc. For the Jeb folks, "No dude en anadir palabras clave, temas, etc."
  • 'Aggressive Elk' No Match for Norway Kids With Snowballs

    02/10/2016 1:50:23 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    The Local (Norway) ^ | 09 Feb 2016
    t was a busy day for "aggressive elk" in Harstad, with police reporting two separate incidents within a four hour span. A group of daycare children’s afternoon took a turn for the dramatic in Harstad on Tuesday when what police described as “an aggressive elk” ran toward the kids while they were out on a walk. In true rugged Norwegian fashion, the quick-thinking kids were able to quickly put the animal in its place, according to a Nordland police spokeswoman. “The kids threw snowballs at it or something like that,” Grete Birkeland told Dagbladet. Birkeland said that she thinks the...
  • Colorado Wildlife Officers Free Moose From Backyard Swing

    01/27/2016 11:24:13 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    UPI ^ | Jan. 27, 2016 | Ben Hoope
    Colorado Parks and Wildlife released video of officers assisting a bull moose whose antlers became tangled in the tops of a backyard swing. The department posted a video to Facebook showing the trapped moose swinging back and forth on the rope while trying to avoid the officers in a Summit County backyard. CPW said officers decided after several hours to subdue the moose with a Taser, as using tranquilizing drugs on a moose showing signs of stress could prove deadly for the animal. The Taser stunned the moose for long enough to allow officers to cut the rope and free...
  • Austinites turn out in droves for anti-gun 'mass farting' protest

    12/13/2015 6:38:17 AM PST · by Caipirabob · 45 replies
    CT Post ^ | December 12, 2015 | Lauren McGaughy
    AUSTIN - Pro-gun demonstrators staging a mock mass shooting near the University of Texas at Austin on Saturday were overwhelmed in number and ferocity by a large group of counter-protesters wielding dildos and machines that generated fart sounds. "This isn't about guns necessarily. This is about scaring our community. This is about a choice between fear and a little bit of good humor," Andrew Dobbs, a UT alumnus who organized the "mass farting" counter-protest, told the crowd. "We are in a scary time right now and lots of scary things are happening, and some people want us to be more...
  • (yodawg) (trump)

    12/11/2015 2:09:07 PM PST · by conservative98 · 33 replies
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    12/11/2015 6:22:38 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 74 replies
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  • Prince Charles frets over future of French cheese

    12/01/2015 10:32:48 AM PST · by Rodamala · 22 replies
    The Local ^ | 30 Nov 2015 18:20 GMT+01:00
    Prince Charles in Paris on Monday. Photo: AFP Britain's Prince Charles said on Monday that he feared for the very existence of traditional French cheeses as he received a prize in Paris for his long-term commitment to organic farming. Having spoken earlier at the opening of the key UN climate talks outside Paris, the heir to the throne was awarded the Francois Rabelais prize by France's institute of sciences and arts, named after the Renaissance scholar and physician. Charles told an audience of distinguished scientists under the institute's domed roof in the French capital: "The distinctiveness of local cuisine is...
  • new on freerpoblic (see #137)

    11/24/2015 11:55:21 AM PST · by gsm31 · 201 replies
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  • How Cro-Magnon Defend against a Moose Attack

    11/24/2015 6:40:00 AM PST · by w1n1 · 21 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 11/24/2015 | C Cocoles
    Here's your Tuesday stupid video on man vs moose, please do not try this at home. When Moose attack, they don't mess around and they're not going to stop until they have done serious damage to you. If you piss one off..they are going to get you. Moose are known to be pretty aggressive animals, but that doesn't mean they are just out running around looking for people to attack. Moose are to be treated with respect, like all other animals. Now if for some reason or another, a Moose attacks you for no reason, then by all means, defend...
  • Kraft Heinz closing 7 factories, cutting 2,600 jobs [Obamanomics!]

    11/05/2015 9:40:06 AM PST · by Red Badger · 60 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/04/2015 | Everett Rosenfeld
    Kraft Heinz announced Wednesday that it would be closing seven factories and cutting about 2,600 jobs. The closing factories are in Fullerton, California; San Leandro, California; Federalsburg, Maryland; St. Marys, Ontario, Canada; Campbell, New York; Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania; and Madison, Wisconsin, Michael Mullen SVP of corporate and government affairs, said in a statement. Over the next 12-24 months, he said, production in those locations will shift to other existing factories in North America. He said the decision to close the factories came after "an extensive review of the Kraft Heinz North American supply chain footprint, capabilities and capacity utilization." Calling...
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  • Study reveals cheese is as addictive as drugs

    10/25/2015 7:04:30 AM PDT · by OldCountryBoy · 68 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | October 22, 2015 | Jenn Harris
    For years you've been telling your friends, family, co-workers and anyone who will listen that you're addicted to cheese. It's a part of every meal or snack, and you think about it constantly. According to a new study from the University of Michigan, cheese crack is a real thing. And so is your addiction. The study, published in the U.S. National Library of Medicine, examines why certain foods are more addictive than others. Researchers identified addictive foods from about 500 students who completed the Yale Food Addiction Scale, designed to measure if someone has a food addiction. Pizza, unsurprisingly, came...