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  • Watch terrifying moment woman feeding sharks is bit, pulled into water

    07/03/2018 6:32:28 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 29 replies
    wgntv ^ | 7/2/2018 | cnn wire
    A woman was yanked from a boat when a shark she was hand-feeding bit into her finger and hauled her into waters off the northwestern coast of Australia. Melissa Brunning was standing on the stern of a yacht, feeding fish to a group of tawny nurse sharks, when one sank its teeth into her finger and dragged her overboard. Mobile phone video footage of the incident shows her screaming as she fell into the water. “It happened so quickly. All I could really focus on was the fact that my finger is gone. He’d clamped on it and it felt...
  • Muskogee man dies after playing with gun he thought was unloaded

    06/03/2018 6:17:11 AM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 88 replies
    Muskogee Now ^ | Saturday, June 2, 2018, 4:13 PM | Leif M. Wright
    Han Howard, a former smoke shop employee who lived in Muskogee but was from Oktaha, died Thursday night after a gun he was playing with went off, according to two sources in the Muskogee Police Department. The sources, who asked to not be identified by name, said Howard had been on a date, and as the evening was winding down, he started playing with a revolver. He apparently opened the revolver and emptied out the bullets, but one bullet stayed in, without his knowledge, the police said. Howard then allegedly began to play Russian Roulette with the pistol, which he...
  • Sweeping gene survey reveals new facets of evolution

    05/29/2018 6:31:56 PM PDT · by CondorFlight · 77 replies
    phys.org ^ | May 28, 2018 | Marlowe Hood
    Who would have suspected that a handheld genetic test used to unmask sushi bars pawning off tilapia for tuna could deliver deep insights into evolution, including how new species emerge? ------- The study's most startling result, perhaps, is that nine out of 10 species on Earth today, including humans, came into being 100,000 to 200,000 years ago. "This conclusion is very surprising, and I fought against it as hard as I could," Thaler told AFP.
  • TWITTER HORROR: Chelsea Manning Tweets Suicide Note and Picture of Herself (tr)

    05/28/2018 8:20:03 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 96 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 28 May 2018 | Alicia Powe
    Full Title) TWITTER HORROR: Chelsea Manning Tweets Suicide Note and Picture of Herself on Ledge of a Tall Building Chelsea Manning tweeted a suicide note and a picture of herself standing on the edge of a tall building on Sunday night. Manning, a Democratic Senatorial candidate, posted what appeared to be a suicide note on Twitter around 8:30 PM on Sunday. Chelsea tweeted, “I’m sorry – I tried – I’m sorry I let you all down – I’m not really cut out for this world – I tried adapting to this world out here but I failed you – I...
  • Top 3 Reasons Why the Popular Evolution Story Is a Myth

    05/18/2018 8:07:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/18/2018 | F. LaGard Smith
    We have Charles Darwin to thank for opening our eyes to the forces of natural selection so useful today in medical research, healthcare, and technology. But Darwin also did us a great disservice, all too blithely extrapolating from observable "bounded" evolution to his Grand Theory of microbe-to-man "unbounded" evolution. In a nutshell, Darwin speculated that, since there is evolution within well-defined species, then all species must surely be the result of evolution. Logical enough, but simply wrong. Darwin's extrapolation is fraught with a host of problems, at least one of which—in three particulars—is fatal to his Grand Theory.That fatal flaw?...
  • Estimating the Actual Death Rate Caused by Prescription Opioid Medication and Illicit Fentanyl

    04/16/2018 1:23:33 PM PDT · by grumpygresh · 42 replies
    The U.S. is said to be suffering from a crisis in deaths from opioid overdoses, prompting legislative and other efforts to clamp down on physician prescribing of these drugs. This article is an effort to identify the causes of these deaths, using data from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)through 2015, and the Wonder database compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Driver electrocuted after ignoring barricade and hitting wires downed in storm

    03/09/2018 4:53:02 AM PST · by lightman · 65 replies
    PennLive.com ^ | 9 March A.D. 2018 | John Luciew
    A driver in New Jersey made a fatal mistake when he ignored a road closed barricade Thursday morning and drove on, only to run over live electrical wires downed by this week's nor'easter storm. As 6ABC in Philly reports, the driver's SUV erupted into flames in on Summit Avenue and Route 208 in Franklin Lakes just before 9 a.m., as the vehicle hit those live wires. In fact, the inferno was so bad, the driver had not been positively identified as of last reports. Fire totally gutted the vehicle, and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation...
  • Retired physician sells his boat for $1 to young couple who sank their sailboat in 2 days

    03/04/2018 7:15:48 AM PST · by dynachrome · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3-2-18 | Alexandra Deabler
    The Colorado couple who sank their beloved sailboat two days into their journey to the Caribbean is getting another go at navigating the high seas. Tanner Broadwell, 26, and girlfriend Nikki Walsh, 24, sold everything they owned to pursue their dream of one day sailing around the world. However, they didn’t get far – their sailboat hit a sandbar and capsized off the coast of Madeira Beach, FL, two days later, leaving them only with $90 and no home. The story of the couple’s misfortune quickly went viral and caught the eye of retired physician and boat owner, Mark Reinecke,...
  • He's a big teddy bear! The incredible moment animal sanctuary owner cuddles up to 1,400-pound...

    02/15/2018 3:46:48 PM PST · by Morgana · 23 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Feb 15, 2018 | Stephanie Haney For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: He's a big teddy bear! The incredible moment animal sanctuary owner cuddles up to 1,400-pound, 10-foot tall beast who just needed cheering up A tender moment captured on video between a 1,400-pound bear and his caretaker caught the internet's attention over the last week. Jim Kowalczik, who owns the Orphaned Wildlife Center in Otisville, New York, is seen in the clip sweetly cuddling and petting Jimbo, the Kodiak bear. 'I’m sure you all do the same for your bears when they have had a hard day,' the caption reads. The video, titled 'When your bear had a hard...
  • Evolutionists Celebrate Darwin Day. February 12th is Charles Darwin’s birthday.

    02/12/2018 7:34:49 AM PST · by fishtank · 43 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 2-12-18 | Jake Hebert, PhD
    Evolutionists Celebrate Darwin Day BY JAKE HEBERT, PH.D. * | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018 February 12th is Darwin Day—Charles Darwin’s birthday. Many secular and humanist organizations set aside this day to honor Darwin and his legacy. According to the International Darwin Day website, a formal recognition of Darwin Day began in the 1990s with molecular and cell biologist Dr. Robert Stephens; geneticist, biologist, and philosopher Professor Massimo Pigliucci; and Amanda Chesworth, the former president of Internet Infidels and current publisher of the Skeptical Inquirer magazine.1
  • Overdose spike reported in or near Indianapolis shelter

    02/02/2018 10:38:08 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 1 replies
    wthr.com ^ | FEB 2ND, 2018 | SABRINA RUSSELLO
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say about two dozen people were sickened by apparently overdosing on drugs in recent days in or around a men's homeless shelter in downtown Indianapolis. Steve Kerr, Wheeler Mission's chief development officer, tells The Indianapolis Star that 17 shelter guests overdosed inside or nearby. He says they're suspected to have taken so-called bath salts, which are chemicals that mimic the effects of cocaine and other powerful drugs.
  • Tide Pod Challenge' takes serious turn for college student

    01/21/2018 6:46:58 PM PST · by LukeL · 85 replies
    WABC ^ | 1/21/2018 | Staff.
    LOGAN, Utah (WABC) -- A dangerous social media stunt took a serious turn in Utah. A college student was hospitalized after ingesting a Tide Pod. Utah State University says it happened Saturday afternoon in a dorm. There is no word on the student's condition, but she was conscious after medics put her in an ambulance.
  • Alarming Trend: Teens Are Eating Laundry Detergent In 'Tide Pod Challenge'

    01/13/2018 2:24:12 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 43 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 12, 2018 | Tyler O'Neil
    Teenagers have started eating laundry detergent in the "Tide Pod Challenge." "I cannot believe I'm about to do what I'm gonna do," YouTuber Marc Pagan said before sinking his teeth into a Tide Pod. "I'm just bored, so I'm doing something right now that is completely stupid." "I know I shouldn't do it and I don't want to do it, but I'm doing it," the 19-year-old said. Detergent pods include various toxic ingredients, including ethanol, hydrogen peroxide, and polymers. These toxins clean clothes effectively, but provide the opposite of nutritional value. Indeed, ten deaths have been linked to the ingestion...
  • New York Times Links Darwin, Dawkins, and Witchcraft Chic

    Times reporter Michelle Goldberg notes the “well-documented resurgence of occultism among millennials.” In investigating this, she visited a “fashionable occult boutique” in Brooklyn, attending a presentation on witchcraft by an individual called Dakota Bracciale: Bracciale, who uses the gender-neutral pronouns they and them, grew up in an evangelical household — somewhere “between ‘Jesus Camp’ and snake handlers” — and said that the new atheism of Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens had a profound effect on their generation. But atheism wasn’t enough, said Bracciale: “It left this huge vacuum, and that vacuum had to be filled with something.” This is a...
  • Woman dies while trying to take a selfie

    11/25/2017 10:34:19 AM PST · by LouieFisk · 81 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 24, 2017 | Tamar Lapin
    A woman known for documenting her travels on social media fell to her death while trying to snap a selfie, according to reports. Toni Kelly, 20, a New Zealander living in London, died Nov. 14, two days after plunging out of a second-story window and suffering a severe brain injury, the Evening Standard reported.
  • Charles Manson Was an Evolutionist

    11/22/2017 6:48:29 AM PST · by fishtank · 58 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | November 22, 2017 | David F. Coppedge
    November 22, 2017 | David F. Coppedge Charles Manson Was an Evolutionist Few Darwinians would condone murder, of course, but the Manson case shows what can happen to someone who puts their faith in the teachings of Darwin and his disciples. Well, after 45 years in prison for the heinous murders he instigated, Charles Manson has finally met his Maker. Many in the public have held a kind of horrified fascination for the cult hero whose “Manson family” shocked the world in 1969 with some of the bloodiest, cruelist, most senseless murders known up to that time. How many who...
  • Rapper Lil Peep dies aged 21 of suspected overdose

    11/16/2017 4:22:58 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 42 replies
    https://www.theguardian.com ^ | 11/16/2017 | Ben Beaumont
    Lil Peep, a fast-rising rapper whose emotional tracks charted depression and drug use, has died aged 21 while on tour in Arizona. His UK representative confirmed the news to the Guardian. Gustav Åhr, who grew up in Long Beach, New York, was found unresponsive by his manager on his tour bus. In a video Åhr posted online hours before his death, he said he had taken prescription drugs and other substances, saying: “I’m good, I’m not sick”.
  • Meet The Four Men Branded ‘Idiots of The Century’ For Swimming in Crocodile Trap

    10/24/2017 6:51:14 PM PDT · by dirtboy · 23 replies
    thefederalistpapers.org ^ | 10/24/17 | Robert Gehl
    Four men who decided that a live crocodile trap seemed like a good place to go swimming have been dubbed “idiots of the century” after a photo of their antics went viral. The four Aussies (yes, they were Australian, which might explain a little) were shown in a photo swimming around in a baited crocodile trap in the northeastern part of the country. The trap was floating at the Port Douglas Marina in Queensland. The trap is in the same area that a 79-year-old woman was attacked and eaten by a crocodile earlier this month.
  • Teen surf pro dies trying to ride monster Irma wave

    09/07/2017 2:20:20 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 50 replies
    nypost.com ^ | September 7, 2017 | 2:55pm | Tamar Lapin
    An autopsy report showed the teen was knocked unconscious by the large wave and drowned after being pulled into the rough shallows, the outlet reported. After the teen was knocked off his board, other surfers tried to pull him from the churning waters and started to perform CPR. ... “Zander was such a good, funny kid. He was always joking, and he just loved surfing. He was so jovial, such a joy to be around. I just can’t believe he’s gone...." Burke said the teen spoke his last words to a friend as he was riding the swell. “I just...
  • Should Darwin, Sanger statues be removed?

    08/24/2017 11:27:47 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Indy Star | 12:43 p.m. ET Aug. 24, 2017 | Peter Heck
    Link only: http://www.indystar.com/story/opinion/2017/08/24/heck-should-darwin-sanger-statues-removed/596949001/