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  • Cracked steel beam found at Transbay Transit Center could imperil operations

    09/25/2018 7:38:04 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 59 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | September 25, 2018 | Matier & Ross
    The crack discovered Tuesday in a steel beam that supports the roof garden of the new, $2.2 billion Transbay Transit Center — forcing the terminal’s abrupt closure just as rush-hour was getting going — is the latest headache for the 2 1/2 block long transit hub.
  • A Che grows in Brooklyn

    07/03/2018 9:11:35 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 33 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-01-18 | DrJohn
      The latest left wing media darling is Alexandra Ocasio Cortez. She defeated incumbent Joe Crowley in the democrat primary by approximately 16,000 to 12,000, which, given that each House district represents about 700,00 people, is what you might call a very low turnout. Let's take a look at the new media sweetie. Her platform reads like this: a call for the abolition of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE). Ocasio-Cortez championed a single-payer, Medicare-for-All health-care system, declared that housing is a right, and called for sweeping criminal-justice reform. And she identified as a proud member of Democratic Socialists of America. She's not...
  • George Will Is Down and Out

    06/28/2018 8:55:32 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 87 replies
    Townhall ^ | 6-28-2018 | Emmett Tyrrell
    WASHINGTON -- I have in my office a framed note from President Donald Trump. It says, "Bob, Now We Really Did It. Thanks For All Of Your Help!" The note is dated Jan. 13, 2017. He was responding to my congratulatory email to him earlier acknowledging that indeed he "did it." He won the election and was then gearing up for his inauguration and what would follow. Today he has been president for almost a year and a half. What has he done? He has realized more of his conservative campaign promises than anyone since President Ronald Reagan. Perhaps he...
  • Cracked, Anti-#Gamergate Website Lays Off A Lot Of Staff…

    12/05/2017 7:03:54 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 13 replies
    © 2017 One Angry Gamer ^ | Posted on December 5, 2017, 4:30 am
    Edgy comedy website, Cracked, has silently let go “a lot” of its staff after various writers and some senior staff were let go from the site, which has been confirmed by various writers let go and the executive editor, David Wong, confirmed the news. Across Twitter various individuals caught wind of former Cracked writers who have been laid off in the process of Cracked trimming the financial fat...one of those individuals let go is former managing editor, John Cheese. So Cracked had no qualms about getting rid of its upper management. This was further corroborated by executive editor, David Wong......
  • (Vanity) All you need to know about John McCain

    05/29/2017 7:42:24 PM PDT · by BuckeyeGOP · 28 replies
    As I watch another passive-aggressive hit on Trump by McCain, his latest being his remarks about the Kushner-Russian back channel fake news story, I see a shrinking and increasingly butt-hurt man. A man who was once a hero and has since been corrupted and minimized by the swamp in which he now comfortably resides. But all you have to do to know John McCain is to consider something. As one of the most powerful Veterans and senators in Washington, it was under his watch, spanning several different administrations, that the VA crumbled into one of the most shameful and embarrassing...
  • 6 Reasons Breitbart Is The Most Bat---t Crazy Website Ever (CRACKED slimes Breitbart)

    09/27/2016 11:40:13 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 28 replies
    Cracked.com ^ | 9-27-2016 | Jim Avery
    A few weeks ago, Donald Trump decided his campaign team wasn't Legion of Doomy enough, so he added Breitbart News chairman Stephen Bannon. Now, a presidential candidate forming an alliance with a media website in itself is pretty weird, but Breitbart isn't just any media outlet. Breitbart makes Fox News look like the BBC. If websites were people, Fox News would be your friend who's casually thinking of voting for Trump because they can't stand Hillary Clinton, and Breitbart would be Donald Trump when he went on the WWE.
  • 7 things I learned from reading every issue of ISIS's Magazine

    11/20/2015 12:26:22 PM PST · by RedStateRocker · 21 replies
    Cracked.com ^ | 19 nov 2015 | Robert Evans
    Sun Tzu, generally considered a reliable source on Good War Ideas, said something along the lines of, "You've got to know your enemy in order to beat him, because some dudes hate being kicked in the junk and others seem to enjoy it." The difficulty we've had defeating ISIS suggests that, maybe, we don't really understand who and what the [censored] they are. Everything we hear is filtered through politicians and pundits, each with their own agenda ("You know what ISIS is afraid of? Me, Donald Trump!"). Fortunately, it turns out that finding out what ISIS wants is like finding...
  • 6 Surprising Realities of the Legal Weed Industry

    08/23/2014 10:28:08 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 97 replies
    Cracked.com ^ | 08/23/14
    #6. There's a Whole Industry Dedicated to Just Making Weed Pretty #5. The "Safe, All-Natural Drug" Could Actually Be Full of Serious Toxins #4. Weed Can Be Fairly Dangerous to Handle #3. Even Where It's Legal, It's Not Legal #2. The Legal Pot Industry Is Hurting the Environment #1. The Growers Don't Want It to Be Legal
  • 5 Random Coincidences That Invented Modern Pop Culture

    02/24/2014 2:17:10 PM PST · by EveningStar · 4 replies
    Cracked ^ | February 24, 2014 | B.T. Doran
    The ancient Greeks believed that inspiration came from the Muses, goddesses who came down from Olympus to help common mortals create great works of art. But nowadays we know that creative minds get their ideas from pretty much whatever random s*** comes their way.This even goes for some of the most famous characters in recent pop culture history ...
  • The 5 Ballsiest Lies the Mainstream Media Passed Off as Fact

    10/20/2013 3:03:30 PM PDT · by BBell · 9 replies
    cracked.com ^ | 10/18/13 | Sam Jackson
    Look, we here at Cracked aren't cockeyed optimists (or cockeyed anything, for that matter). We've lived in this world long enough to understand that some folks just aren't "on the level" and the things they say should be "taken with a grain of salt" because they're "completely full of $%^&." But even jaded, cynical @*#&$@$ like us should expect more from reputable news organizations. Shouldn't we?Nope! Just take a look at a few of the more blatant lies that once passed for journalism.
  • The 4 Types of People on Welfare Nobody Talks About

    06/08/2013 10:50:38 AM PDT · by Ultra Sonic 007 · 48 replies
    Cracked ^ | 06/06/2013 | John Cheese
    What do you imagine when you hear the word "welfare"? Most of us think of a minority living in a filthy house with five kids running around while an alcoholic dad sleeps it off face down on the couch ... if there's even a dad at all. I talked in another article about the things politicians will never understand about poor people, but it's not just Washington elites who treat the poor like an alien species. Hell, I find myself thinking in "welfare queen" stereotypes, and I grew up among them. The problem is that everyone -- from the news...
  • 6 Ridiculous Myths About the Middle Ages Everyone Believes (contains offensive language)

    01/13/2013 12:37:34 PM PST · by EveningStar · 65 replies
    Cracked ^ | January 13, 2013 | Steve Kolenberg
    When you think of the Middle Ages, chances are you picture gallant knights sitting astride brilliant destriers galloping through a sea of plagues, ignorance, and filth. And you can hardly be blamed for that, when everything from the movies you watch to your high school history teacher (who was mainly the football coach) has told you that ...
  • I Disapprove Of What You Have To Say But I Will Defend It To Your Death

    09/16/2012 10:07:30 AM PDT · by sagar · 17 replies
    Islam believes in freedom of speech, because freedom (from hell) is part of Islam. Other kinds of freedoms have to have limits. When the true profit is denigrated, three billion Muslims are offended, so there must be consequences. Islam is a revealed religion, so it must be protected and honored, none more deserving than the Profit (saw). As believers in the Allmitey and in religious decency, we must instigate riots and kill those who share the same citizenship as those who perpetrated the crime against Islam. I hope we all unite and go KABOOOM!
  • What 14 Corporations Would Look Like in Human Form

    07/07/2012 12:50:14 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 3 replies
    Cracked ^ | July 7, 2012 | Cracked Readers
    Legally speaking, corporations have the same rights as people. We asked you to imagine if there was a real person who embodied everything we know about some of the biggest companies in the world. What would they look like, what job would they have, just how punchable could a human being possibly be?
  • Sherman Minton Bridge Closed Indefinitely After Cracks Found

    09/11/2011 2:15:37 PM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels ordered the immediate closure of the Sherman Minton Bridge on Friday evening. Transportation officials in Kentucky and Indiana were informed Friday of the discovery of two cracks in the load-carrying element of the bridge on Thursday. Officials with the Indiana Department of Transportation said the crack is in an arch support over the Ohio River. There are two archways on the bridge; the crack was found on the underside of the roadway, near the archway closest to the Ohio River. Officials called the cracks incredibly serious and potentially catastrophic. "I would not have...
  • Have Democrats cracked the code for 2012?

    05/25/2011 3:57:15 AM PDT · by library user · 115 replies
    Politico ^ | May 25, 2011 | by Alexander Burns
    ~ EXCERPT ~ The battle over the federal deficit hasn’t flipped in favor of the Democrats. The GOP isn’t suddenly at grave risk of losing its House majority. But after two years of getting pummeled over spending and the size of government, Democrats now appear to have found a political weapon that’s capable of evening out the fight: Medicare. The popular entitlement program wasn’t the sole issue behind Kathy Hochul’s upset victory in a New York special election Tuesday night, but strategists in both parties say it was an important force. And for the first time since November, the idea...
  • 6 Things From History Everyone Pictures Incorrectly

    07/13/2010 1:33:43 AM PDT · by RightCenter · 47 replies · 5+ views
    Cracked.com ^ | Jul 06, 2010 | Alexander L. Hoffman
    It's a running theme here at Cracked that a lot of what we think we know about history has been filtered through many centuries of utter bullshit. Our image of the past is largely made up of Hollywood inventions, propaganda and uneducated guesses.So you will probably be surprised to find that... #6. The Pyramids Were Smooth, White and Shiny The Perception:We get so busy being amazed by the Pyramids, with their massive, meticulously layered sandy golden bricks, that we forget that what we're seeing are the broken-down remnants. If you could see them new, you'd barely recognize them. They were...
  • It's time for Obama to take off the kid gloves

    09/25/2009 5:30:08 AM PDT · by radioone · 29 replies · 1,253+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 9-24-09 | Michael Hiltzik
    Obama seems to believe that if he explains his positions slowly and clearly enough, their fundamental logic will inevitably win the day without the need for arm-twisting.
  • Man Says He's Cracked Code to Multiply Any 2 Numbers in Your Head-He'll share it for a Price

    08/11/2009 7:48:27 AM PDT · by rawhide · 30 replies · 1,797+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | 08-11-09
    A North Carolina man who allegedly cracked the code to mentally calculate any multiplication problem is now offering to reveal his secret - for the bargain price of $33. Albert Clay said he came up with his system as a high school junior, but never showed anyone aside from a high school math teacher who shrugged off the achievement, the News & Observer reported. Now 75 years old, the retired pharmacist has copyrighted the formula, "How to Multiply Any Number by Any Number in Your Head," and hopes to demonstrate it in schools, books or even personal mailings to anyone...
  • The True Stories Behind 5 Famous WTF Images

    03/06/2009 10:56:20 AM PST · by EveningStar · 15 replies · 2,011+ views
    Cracked.com ^ | March 3, 2009 | Robert Brockway
    Most people have already seen the following images in the ‘WTF’ sections of social bookmarking sites, in threads dedicated to badass pictures or just circulated through their inboxes by the “funny” boss. There is never an explanation for these pictures, because they seem to intrinsically defy explanation; they are just still moments in time of unbelievable scope, and epic badassery. It seems hard to imagine what brought about the extraordinary circumstances these images depict, and that’s the magic, really - letting your imagination run with these ridiculous situations. Well, I decided to do some research on what the actual explanations...