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  • Teen surf pro dies trying to ride monster Irma wave

    09/07/2017 2:20:20 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 50 replies ^ | 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
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  • Teens in stolen car crash had 126 arrests; murder charges possible (w/video)

    08/08/2017 12:00:31 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 56 replies
    Teens in stolen car crash had 126 arrests; murder charges possible (w/video) ^ | 08 AUG 17 | By Zachary T. Sampson, Lisa Gartner, Laura Morel and Anastasia Dawson, Times Staff Writers
    The last thing Keondrae Brown remembers before he blacked out is lying in shattered glass on Tampa Road, next to the burning wreckage of a stolen car, lucky to be alive after a high-speed crash that killed his brother and two of his friends. Now Keondrae and two other boys in a second stolen car could face murder charges in the deaths of Keontae Brown, 16; Jimmie Goshey, 14; and Dejarae Thomas, 16. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri suggested the more serious charges against the surviving teens at a news conference Monday, a day after the Palm Harbor crash once again highlighted...
  • Unapologetic Mass Murderer Motivated by Darwin Lives in Comfort in Prison (tr)

    07/21/2017 11:13:16 AM PDT · by fishtank · 9 replies
    Creation-Evolution Headlines ^ | July 19, 2017 | Jerry Bergman
    Unapologetic Mass Murderer Motivated by Darwin Lives in Comfort in Prison, While Victim Trauma Continues July 19, 2017 by Jerry Bergman Anders Behring Breivik (who anglicized his name to Andrew Berwick in his manifesto discussed below) was a young Norwegian who was enamored with Darwinism and his modern-day disciples, such as Princeton University Evolutionary Biologist Dr. Lee Silver. On Friday, July 22, 2011, Behring Breivik set off a powerful homemade bomb in Oslo, Norway. He then went on a killing rampage, murdering 77 young persons indiscriminately at a Youth League meeting on the nearby Norwegian island of Utøya. It was...
  • 14-year-old electrocuted by cellphone while taking a bath

    07/11/2017 8:47:48 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 79 replies
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 7/11/17 | Theresa Seiger
    A 14-year-old Texas girl died Sunday morning after she was electrocuted while using her cellphone in the bathtub, according to family members. “This is such a tragedy that doesn’t need to happen to anyone else,” Madison Coe’s grandmother, Donna O’Guinn, told KCBD. “We want something good to come out of this as awareness of not using your cellphone in the bathroom as it is plugged in and charging.”
  • He thought a book would stop a bullet and make him a YouTube star. Now he's dead.

    06/29/2017 10:40:03 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 119 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | June 29, 2017 | by Katie Mettler
    Before Monday, before the 911 call and police investigation, Pedro Ruiz III, an aspiring YouTube star in rural Minnesota, spent considerable time convincing his girlfriend to shoot a gun at his chest. There would be a thick encyclopedia book between the barrel and his body, authorities say he told 19-year-old Monalisa Perez. The pages, he reasoned, would stop the bullet. He even had evidence that it had worked once before - a different book with an entrance hole but no exit. So on Monday evening, the young couple positioned two cameras outside their home and prepared for their breakthrough stunt....
  • Caitlyn Jenner has undergone sex reassignment surgery

    04/10/2017 12:29:26 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 126 replies
    NY Post Page Six ^ | April 10, 2017 | Julie Gordon
    Nearly two years after publicly announcing her transition from male to female, Caitlyn Jenner has undergone sex reassignment surgery and tells the world about the decision in her upcoming memoir, a new report claims. “The surgery was a success, and I feel not only wonderful but liberated,” Jenner reportedly writes in “The Secrets of My Life,” out April 25 (as excerpted by RadarOnline).
  • Report: Selfie-taking teens killed after being hit by plane in Mexico

    03/29/2017 2:36:33 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 24 replies
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 03/29/2017 | By Kelsey Bradshaw, /
    Two teenage girls were posing for selfies when they were killed by a plane in Mexico earlier this week, according to media reports. El Diario de Chihuahua said Monday that Nitzia Mendoza Corral, 18, and Clarissa Morquecho Miranda, 17, were hit while standing on the plane's landing strip after leaving a horse race March 26 in Chínipas, Chihuahua. The publication reported that the pair could not hear the plane coming because nearby horse races were so loud. The teens were hit in the head by one of the plane's wings, according to the outlet. On Facebook, a woman who appears...
  • A Review of "The End of Darwinism and How a Flawed and Disastrous Theory Was Stolen and Sold"

    02/26/2017 3:49:04 PM PST · by Slyfox · 90 replies
    Chalcedon Foundation ^ | 2017 | Lee Duigon
    This is an important book that belongs in your library. It’s subtitle sums up the author’s message: “How a Flawed and Disastrous Theory Was Stolen and Sold.” Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution is the philosophical basis of anti-Christian culture. It is the source of all the rot—runaway statism, institutionalized atheism, eugenics, “gay pride” parades, “transgender” restrooms, the destruction of “inferior races,” and all the rest. If it stinks, Darwinism is at the root of it. It’s not only pervasive; it’s also politically powerful. Any public figure who says he doesn’t believe in evolution will be flayed alive by the media...
  • If Your Church is Celebrating Darwin, Leave (and Don’t Come Back)

    02/11/2017 6:34:51 AM PST · by DWW1990 · 22 replies
    Trevor Grant ^ | 2/11/2017 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    The 200th anniversary of the birth of devoted Materialist and Evolutionist Charles Darwin was in 2009. It was that year that I first became aware of “Evolution Weekend.” Originally “Evolution Sunday,” Evolution Weekend is the product of The Clergy Letter Project. This project exists to promote the teaching of Darwinian evolution, especially within religious institutions. For example, the letter to Christian clergy, in part, reads, "While virtually all Christians take the Bible seriously and hold it to be authoritative in matters of faith and practice, the overwhelming majority do not read the Bible literally, as they would a science textbook…Religious...
  • Darwin Dictionary

    01/24/2017 11:18:26 AM PST · by fishtank · 3 replies
    Creation-Evolution Headlines ^ | Various, constantly updated | Creation-Evolution Headlines
    Darwin Dictionary New to Creation-Evolution Headlines? These words may be unfamiliar. Our Darwin Dictionary can help make everything clear! _________________ ASS, n,: acronym for “Age of the Solar System” conventionally assumed by secular moyboys to be 4.5 billion years, plus or minus a few million. Since this figure depends on BAD, it is really a BAD ASS position to be in, given the number of solar system objects that suggest much younger ages. BAD, n.: acronym for bluffing assertion of Darwinism or bald assertion of Darwinism; i.e., the strategy of stating an evolutionary mythoid (q.v.) with chutzpah in hopes it...
  • California YouTube Daredevil Misses Pool in Illicit Jump From Hotel

    01/06/2017 6:45:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | January 5, 2017 | Alma Fausto
    An Orange County daredevil famous on YouTube for jumping off buildings and landmarks was placed under investigation by police after reportedly jumping from a Laguna Beach hotel last week and injuring himself. Anthony Booth Armer, 28, of Laguna Niguel was hospitalized after injuring his feet when a stunt went awry at the Pacific Edge Hotel. jumper Anthony Booth Armer, 28, of Laguna Niguel In a YouTube video posted on New Year’s Day, Armer – known as 8Booth – is seen jumping off a rooftop and striking a concrete pool edge with his feet before tumbling into the water. The video...
  • In the "living constitution", we see that progressives are ardently anti-science

    12/22/2016 2:22:21 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 9 replies
    Specifically, the science that progressives are rejecting is Newtonian in nature. I'll explain: In the book Constitutional Government in the United States, Woodrow Wilson wrote the following:(page 57) Living political constitutions must be Darwinian in structure and in practice. Fortunately, the definitions and prescriptions of our constitutional law, though conceived in the Newtonian spirit and upon the Newtonian principle, are sufficiently broad and elastic to allow for the play of life and circumstance. To be even more specific, what Woodrow Wilson is doing as he is actively inventing the concept of the "living constitution", is holding up Darwinian science over...
  • VIDEO: Man using Facebook Live while speeding seriously injured in crash

    12/01/2016 10:43:05 AM PST · by Wolfie · 23 replies
    Local 10 News ^ | Dec. 1, 2016
    VIDEO: Man using Facebook Live while speeding seriously injured in crash PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Police say a Rhode Island man who streamed himself on Facebook Live speeding and weaving in and out of traffic was seriously injured when he crashed into a garbage truck and a concrete barrier. State police say 20-year-old Onasi Olio-Rojas, of Pawtucket, lost control Wednesday on U.S. Route 6 in Providence. The video was posted on Olio-Rojas' Facebook page and shows him driving at speeds exceeding 100 mph and weaving through traffic. Police confirmed its authenticity to WJAR-TV.
  • STDs hit record high: More Americans than ever are catching chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis

    10/19/2016 5:55:11 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 65 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | October 19, 2016 | Mia De Graaf
    Chlamydia Gonorrhea Syphilis Infections from these three sexually spread diseases have hit another record high in the U.S. Chlamydia was the most common. More than 1.5 million cases were reported in the U.S. last year, up 6 per cent from the year before. Nearly 400,000 gonorrhea cases were reported, up 13 per cent. And there were about 24,000 cases of the most contagious forms of syphilis, up 19 per cent. [snip] An estimated 20 million cases of sexually transmitted infections occur each year in the U.S. The worrying new figures come amid fears sexually-transmitted diseases could soon become untreatable...
  • How Germany tried to kill off the Herero people... feeding on ideas of evolutionary superiority ...

    09/14/2016 7:50:12 AM PDT · by fishtank · 31 replies
    Creation Ministries International ^ | 9-14-16 | Marc Ambler
    Herero genocide by Marc Ambler Like most visitors to Namibia,1 one of the memorable pictures I carried away was of the noble-looking Herero people. Their women wear colourful, voluminous Victorian-style dresses and hats, and the men wear uniforms on ceremonial occasions. How terribly sad it was to learn that 100 years ago, their great-grandparents had been the victims of the first genocide of the 20th century. ... That the German settlers and a high-ranking officer like General von Trotha would hold to these ‘superior race’, ‘survival-of-the-fittest-through-“cleansing”-of-the-weakest’ views is hardly surprising. Darwin’s On the Origin of Species (which is subtitled By...
  • Florida man killed after asking if bulletproof vest works, police say

    09/12/2016 10:20:44 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 55 replies ^ | Updated: 8:17 AM, September 12, 2016 | Staff
    TAMPA, Fla. - Police say a Florida man asking if a bulletproof vest "still worked" was fatally shot by his cousin. A Tampa police report says Joaquin Mendez, 23, put on the vest late Saturday and "wondered aloud whether it still worked." Police say his cousin, Alexandro Garibaldi, 24, pulled out a gun and responded, "Let's see." Officers found Mendez outside the house with a gunshot wound in his chest. Mendez died at a hospital.
  • Police: Woman who admitted to drinking 8 beers crashes into beer distributor

    07/15/2016 10:10:27 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 23 replies ^ | July 15, 2016 | uncredited
    BUTLER, Pa. — A woman who was drunk on beer crashed into a beer distributor Thursday, Channel 11’s news exchange partners at Inside Butler County reported. Lynly Broge, 53, of Butler crashed her car into the side of O’Donnell’s Beer Distributor on Route 68 in Oakland Township. According to Inside Butler County, Broge’s vehicle crossed the center line, traveled into the parking lot and struck a block wall. State police said in a criminal complaint obtained by Inside Butler County that the entire front end of the vehicle went through the building’s wall. The complaint said Broge admitted to drinking...
  • Thanks to Plants, We Will Never Find a Planet Like Earth

    02/08/2012 6:01:06 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Scientific American ^ | 2/1/12 | Mark Fischetti
    Earth's flora is responsible for the glaciers and rivers that have created this planet's distinctive landscapeAstronomers are finding lots of exoplanets that are orbiting stars like the sun, significantly raising the odds that we will find a similar world. But if we do, the chance that the surface of that planet will look like ours is very small, thanks to an unlikely culprit: plants. We all know how Earth's landscape came about, right? Oceans and land masses formed, mountains rose, and precipitation washed over its surface; rivers weathered bare rock to create soil and plants took root. Well, new research...
  • Lava-Loving Tourists Flock to Active Nicaragua Volcano

    05/28/2016 11:58:49 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies ^ | May 27, 2016 | Blanca Morel
    Centuries ago, a native Central American people terrified of a witch believed to live deep in the earth used to sacrifice children and young women to Nicaragua's Masaya volcano. Today, the crater southwest of the capital Managua is an international tourist magnet, where photo-snapping visitors scramble among sulfurous fumes to get views of its bubbling lava—a rare sight. The only volcanoes in the world to boast lakes of incandescent magma are Masaya, Hawaii's Kilauea and Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo, explained a Nicaraguan geographer and environmentalist, Jaime Incer.