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  • On the Beach, Men Are More Likely to Approach a Tattooed Woman

    05/26/2013 7:52:47 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 156 replies ^ | 23MAY2013 | Unknown
    There are a lot of reasons to think twice before getting something permanently drawn on your body. One is that people still treat those with tattoos differently than those without. One recent study, for instance, looked at how men treat women with tattoos. What they found was that men are more likely to approach a woman with a tattoo and more likely to expect a date or sex with that woman. Here’s how the study worked. Researchers had women place temporary tattoos on their lower backs and sent them to a well-known beach. The women were instructed to lay on...
  • Make Grape Juice: Pints, Quarts, Quick!

    09/07/2012 10:09:02 AM PDT · by stillafreemind · 9 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Sept. 4th, 2012 | Sherry Tomfeld
    Swamped with grapes and not much time to make juice? Thankfully there is a quick method to make grape juice with whole grapes. No need to remove the skins or seeds. This recipe is easy, and beginners will have no problem making grape juice for the first time.
  • Wayward driver triggers SF commuter nightmare

    01/19/2012 5:49:37 PM PST · by 6SJ7 · 14 replies ^ | January 19, 2012 | KTVU And Wires
    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — A driver drove into a MUNI Metro subway tunnel early Thursday, stalling his SUV about half a mile down the tracks, triggering a mass transit nightmare for San Francisco commuters. Scott Mitchell, 40, of Sebastapol, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, driving on train tracks and failure to obey a traffic sign, San Francisco police Officer Albie Esparza said. Muni spokesman Paul Rose says an SUV entered a tunnel on Church Street shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday and drove eastward almost to the Van Ness Station. The driver stopped when the SUV...
  • Sexual economics: Women more sexually promiscuous as "price of sex" declines

    10/06/2011 9:34:25 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 100 replies
    ABC Action News ^ | 10/6/11 | Kristal Roberts
    There was a time when having sex with a woman meant a wedding ring, a court ship or at the very least, dinner. But social psychologists say those days are quickly coming to an end as women become more promiscuous, Yahoo Shine reports. -snip- Other things that are said to have contributed to these changes include gender equality, birth control and internet porn.
  • Nuclear treaty 'goes easy on Russia'

    12/27/2010 10:05:23 AM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies · 5+ views
    breitbart ^ | 12/27/10 | afp
    The new Russia-US nuclear arms pact may have been hailed as historic but analysts said that all Moscow really has to do is phase out Soviet-era missiles and warheads that are already out of date. The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) was ratified by the US Senate on Wednesday after a passionate months-long debate and given initial approval by Russia's State Duma lower house of parliament two days later. It will face two more hearings in Russia and almost certainly come into force within the next few months. The first nuclear pact in two decades has been feted as...
  • Seeking url logger for router (vanity)

    09/13/2010 3:51:27 AM PDT · by Blueflag · 73 replies
    WRT610N ^ | 9/13/2010 | blueflag
    Tech Freepers -- I seek a simple url logger for my (in-home, DSL-connected) Linksys/Cisco WRT610N Dual-N Band Wireless Router. The experience I seek is that I can capture and then view a log of every url visited from the 6 PCs in my house. I would *really* prefer to capture these by url/domain name as opposed to IP address, like the Linksys software does. I am a fairly competent techie, but not a network kinda guy (e.g., I don't edit ports or dhcp settings). Ideas and links are appreciated. thx
  • Iran: Obama Makes It Easy for Us

    06/09/2010 9:25:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies · 39+ views
    commentary mag ^ | 6/9/10 | Noah Pollak
    An interesting report in the Washington Post about Iran’s defiance of Western sanctions contains this remarkable nugget: “We are very proud of our diplomacy, although we are mainly benefiting from mistakes made by the United States and its allies,” said Kazem Jalali, a key member of the Iranian parliament’s commission on national security and foreign policy. “We are using all our resources to exploit these weaknesses.” The new sanctions have been advertised by the Obama administration as a demonstration of world unity against the Iranian nuclear program. In reality, they are so weak and so lacking in international support that...
  • Megan Fox: 'I've only ever slept with two men and the idea of a one-night stand makes me sick'

    03/03/2010 6:13:56 AM PST · by C19fan · 124 replies · 4,754+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | March 3, 2010 | Chris Johnson
    She's arguably one of the sexiest women in the world and could make many a red blooded male fall under her spell with the click of a finger. But Megan Fox says her public persona as a highly sexed man-eater is totally at odds with her private life. In a no-holds-barred interview, the 23-year-old actress reveals the thought of a one-night stand makes her sick and insists she has slept with just two men.
  • Denmark's YouTube Tourism Video Removed (Come Have an Illegitimate Sprog in Denmark)

    09/16/2009 10:55:12 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies · 771+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 16 Sep 2009 | Chris Irvine
    VisitDenmark, the country's tourism agency, has removed an advert from YouTube following complaints it promoted promiscuity.The three minute video clip features a young, blonde woman holding a baby called 'August' saying he is the result of a fling with a foreign tourist. Speaking English in the clip, the woman says she is "trying to find August's father" through the video sharing website. In the advert she says: "I'm doing this video because I'm trying to find August's father, so if you're out there and see this, this is for you. We met one night a year ago when you...
  • Palin: Media goes easy on Kennedy

    01/08/2009 10:18:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 34 replies · 1,683+ views ^ | 1-8-09 | ANDY BARR
    Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska) believes Caroline Kennedy is getting softer press treatment in her pursuit of the New York Senate seat than Palin did as the GOP vice presidential nominee because of Kennedy’s social class. “I’ve been interested to see how Caroline Kennedy will be handled and if she will be handled with kid gloves or if she will be under such a microscope,” Palin told conservative filmmaker John Ziegler during an interview Monday for his upcoming documentary film, “How Obama Got Elected.” Excerpts from the interview were posted on YouTube Wednesday evening. “It’s going to be interesting to see...
  • Facing the Giants (We all could learn something from this)

    09/23/2008 5:15:01 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 13 replies · 129+ views ^ | January 04, 2007 |
     Facing the Giants
  • America Supports You: Bookseller Makes Troop Support Easy for Shoppers

    11/28/2007 10:06:26 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 118+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2007 – With thoughts turning from tasty Thanksgiving turkey to holiday shopping lists, one national bookseller has made it easy to find the perfect gift for everyone, including the nation’s servicemembers. Barnes & Noble, a corporate supporter of the Defense Department’s “America Supports You” program, has created an online book store that benefits troop-support organizations with a 5 percent donation from each sale made through the Web site. America Supports You is a Defense Department program connecting citizens and corporations with military personnel and their families serving at home and abroad. “After Barnes & Noble...
  • 1200-year-old problem 'easy' [dividing by zero]

    12/08/2006 12:20:06 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 332 replies · 5,393+ views
    BBC ^ | 12/8/06
    Schoolchildren from Caversham have become the first to learn a brand new theory that dividing by zero is possible using a new number - 'nullity'. But the suggestion has left many mathematicians cold. Dr James Anderson, from the University of Reading's computer science department, says his new theorem solves an extremely important problem - the problem of nothing. "Imagine you're landing on an aeroplane and the automatic pilot's working," he suggests. "If it divides by zero and the computer stops working - you're in big trouble. If your heart pacemaker divides by zero, you're dead." Computers simply cannot divide by...
  • CA: Five easy vetoes - Governor must keep Legislature tethered (sign-to-veto ratio 19 to 1)

    09/22/2006 9:22:29 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 217+ views
    San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 9/22/06 | Editorial
    Given that many moderate and conservative Californians see Arnold Schwarzenegger's veto pen as all that protects them from the most far-left Legislature north of Caracas, it may be a surprise to learn that so far the governor's sign-to-veto ratio on bills sent his way is a stunning 19 to 1. As of yesterday afternoon, Schwarzenegger had given his official blessings to 379 measures while only rejecting 20. The governor seems to think California doesn't have enough laws already. We disagree. Here is our second list of bills now on Schwarzenegger's desk whose next stop should be the trash can, not...
  • CA: Easy spending (UC System approved large raises for top executives last week)

    07/28/2006 8:46:42 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 352+ views
    Riverside Press-Enterprise ^ | 7/28/06 | Editorial
    The University of California's Board of Regents should show more respect for the taxpayers. The UC system is embroiled in a scandal over secret compensation deals and lavish perks. So what do the regents do last week? Approve large raises for top executives. Few of us would begrudge UC employees a modest raise to cover the rising cost of living. But the regents last week approved $770,000 in raises for 71 UC executives, some getting pay hikes of as much as 15 percent. "They have the greatest disparity to the comparable positions elsewhere," Judith Hopkinson, chairman of the regents' compensation...
  • Arnold: It's Not Easy Being Green

    06/12/2006 10:04:53 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 64 replies · 885+ views
    New West Notes ^ | 6/12/06 | Bill Bradley
    Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke yesterday at the annual conference of the Western Governors Association in Sedona, Arizona, where he pushed three resolutions on alternative energy and global warming. “We should fundamentally change our approach to energy,” he declared. “We've all seen the pictures of melting glaciers. We know the dangers of climate change. How the oceans are getting warmer, how they're rising. How agriculture can be threatened.” "We are long past the time when we can just talk about this problem," said the former action superstar, who is being challenged for re-election by Democrat Phil Angelides. "We must take action."...
  • St. Paul woman injured in attack on rapper

    05/05/2006 6:51:20 AM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 5 replies · 498+ views
    Pioneer Press ^ | 5-5-06 | SAEED AHMED
    A woman from St. Paul was wounded this week near Cincinnati during a freeway shootout that killed the assistant to top-selling rap artist T.I. Janice Gillespie, 22, part of an entourage that included T.I., was hospitalized in stable condition. The rapper, whose real name is Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., was not hurt. But Philant Johnson, 26, his assistant, was slain during a shootout Wednesday. The shooting was the latest in a string of violent incidents involving hip-hop artists during the past month. Cincinnati police said the 3 a.m. shootout between Harris' entourage and unidentified locals may have carried over from...
  • Screwing the Poor in One Easy Step

    04/29/2006 8:22:54 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies · 1,262+ views ^ | 4/27/06 | Tom McClintock
    The most important thing for any poor person trying to improve his or her condition is, of course, a job. It is the entry-level job that accords impoverished workers – even those with no skills, no references and no employment record -- the invaluable opportunity to succeed and to prosper. It is literally the first rung up the ladder of success. If that is true, then the most vicious conceivable governmental policy would be one that eliminates entry-level jobs, making it harder and harder for the poor to get a foothold in life. Yet that is precisely what the state...
  • Katie Holmes Called 'Stepford Wife'

    04/07/2006 8:49:12 PM PDT · by Blogger · 12 replies · 882+ views ^ | 7 Apr 2006 | Susan Hatch
    Katie Holmes Called 'Stepford Wife' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- By Susan Hatch Apr 7, 2006 It was only a matter of time. The fabulous Katie Holmes has been dubbed as behaving like a 'Stepford wife.' She has been quite odd since this whole - I wanna marry my dream guy Tom Cruise thing stated. Katie Accused: Stepford Wife Now here come the brainwashing hints. Who better to deliver the story than Page Six. The gossip column asks - What's up with Katie Holmes? *** The once vivacious actress is like a "Stepford" wife ever since she hooked up with Tom Cruise and Scientology....
  • Katie Holmes (OK, that looks a little strange)

    04/07/2006 8:48:52 AM PDT · by OXENinFLA · 101 replies · 29,646+ views
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  • Extraordinary claims about Streisand's sex life

    03/29/2006 7:44:29 PM PST · by ncountylee · 54 replies · 2,756+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | March 29, 2006
    An unauthorised biography of Barbra Streisand alleges the singer has had more than her fair share of celebrity sexfests in her day. In his new book, Barbra: The Way She Is, Christopher Anderson alleges Streisand notched up many big names on her star-studded belt, including Prince Charles, Dodi Fayed, Andre Agassi and Bill Clinton. Other alleged former conquests include Warren Beatty, Ryan O'Neal, Steve McQueen, Kris Kristofferson, Don Johnson, Jon Voight, Elliott Gould, Richard Gere, Omar Sharif and Liam Neeson. Anderson says the 63-year-old actress is "cheap", prone to huge tantrums and has a "Maria Callas-sized ego". Streisand was also...
  • Easy Riders, Free Loaders

    02/21/2006 4:32:23 PM PST · by blam · 12 replies · 562+ views
    Easy riders, free loaders The Stockholm chapter of the Hell's Angels biker gang is under investigation for benefit fraud after police noticed that 70 per cent of its members were claiming state disability payments after being certified as depressed by the same doctor. Christer Nilsson, deputy head of Stockholm police's criminal investigation department said: "It seems to be depressing being a member of this club." The Hell's Angels have a violent reputation in Scandinavia, allegedly participating in frequent shootouts and bomb attacks. However, in recent years they are believed to have branched out into benefit and tax frauds, police said.
  • Long convoy duty is no easy task

    01/06/2006 5:12:34 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 376+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Jan 6, 2006 | Staff Sgt. Scott Campbell
    1/6/2006 - SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) -- By dawn, Airmen of the 424th Medium Truck Detachment had finished preparing for their mission -- move Army 4th Infantry Division supplies and material from Kuwait into Iraq. These Airmen do not fly their cargo, and it’s quite possible they may go their entire deployment without even seeing a flightline. Instead, they drive the most dangerous roads in the world in tractor-trailers and gun trucks to deliver their cargo to Iraq. “I want this to be a safe trip,” convoy commander Tech. Sgt. Bill Bellmore said as he reviewed safety procedures, truck assignments and...
  • Keep it simple: Key to impressive writing

    11/01/2005 9:10:26 AM PST · by CarrotAndStick · 118 replies · 2,283+ views
    The Times of India ^ | Tuesday, November 01, 2005 09:27:03 am | IANS
    Though copy editors and popular writers have known it for long, an experiment by a psychologist establishes the key to impressive writing - keep it plain and simple. Writers who use long words needlessly and choose complicated font styles in print are seen as less intelligent than those who employ basic vocabulary and plain text, according to new research from the Princeton University in New Jersey to be published in the next edition of Applied Cognitive Psychology. In the study titled 'Consequences of Erudite Vernacular Utilized Irrespective of Necessity: Problems with Using Long Words Needlessly', Daniel Oppenheimer based his findings...
  • Big Easy 5K Run Aids Hurricane Victims

    10/21/2005 4:30:45 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 243+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Oct 21,2005 | Army Staff Sgt. Robert Timmons
    Big Easy 5K Run Aids Hurricane Victims The run raised more than $6,200 for the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund. By U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Timmons 22nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment FORWARD OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, TIKRIT, Iraq, Oct. 21, 2005 — While Iraqi citizens were helping themselves take a step forward to a representative government during the constitutional referendum, some U.S. soldiers were helping those struck hard by Hurricane Katrina by donating time and money to the Big Easy 5K run held here Oct. 16. "I like to run and it was a good cause." U.S. Army...
  • Threatened With Eviction At Gunpoint, The Big Easy Holdouts Are Now Hailed As Heroes

    09/17/2005 6:35:35 PM PDT · by blam · 31 replies · 1,487+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-18-2005 | Toby Harnden
    Threatened with eviction at gunpoint, the Big Easy holdouts are now hailed as heroes By Toby Harnden in New Orleans (Filed: 18/09/2005)A Starving Pit Bull Attacks A Bull Beside The New Orleans Bayou Just days since they were being urged, sometimes at gunpoint, to leave their homes, the hardy band of residents who sat tight in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina are now being encouraged to stay put and help to restart the city. In a remarkable U-turn, the authorities - who had previously reviled, goaded and even threatened force against the few hundred remaining "holdouts" - are hailing them...
  • Rather got off too easy (CBS holds Dan to low standard)

    01/12/2005 7:34:38 PM PST · by Libloather · 16 replies · 655+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 1/12/05 | Al Knight
    Rather got off too easy By Al Knight Denver Post Columnist Article Published: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 An independent panel's probe of the disputed Sept. 8 "60 Minutes" report on President Bush's National Guard service allows for only one conclusion: The program segment was an example of lousy, if not biased, journalism and most of the culprits responsible, especially CBS producer Mary Mapes, deserved to be fired. However, for reasons not yet clear, CBS anchorman Dan Rather was spared a similar fate. Although Rather has resigned his anchorman position, he will continue to work for CBS on both the Sunday...
  • Easy commute for delegates: Mass. pols opt for posh downtown digs (Special $100-a-night discount!)

    06/25/2004 2:41:53 PM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies · 244+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 6/25/04 | David R. Guarino
    Easy commute for delegates: Local pols opt for posh downtown digs By David R. Guarino Friday, June 25, 2004 As commuters sweat through convention gridlock, area pols and delegates - many who live within a few miles of the FleetCenter - will be living it up in posh, traffic-free serenity at their own downtown hotel. Nearly 140 delegates, led by the state's top pols, reserved rooms at the Fairmont Copley Plaza by today's deadline - including several congressmen, state constitutional officers and dozens of state lawmakers, the Herald has learned. Two-thirds of the delegates live within 30 miles of the...
  • Ramzi bin al-Shieb

    12/10/2002 1:52:26 AM PST · by yoe · 2 replies · 194+ views ^ | December 10, 2002 | Joel Mowbray
    Sitting on the floor of his Karachi apartment, Ramzi bin al-Shieb laid out in stunning detail the anatomy of the 9/11 attacks. As one of the masterminds of September 11, he had a lot to share. Talking this June with a reporter from al-Jazeera--the Arab-language network of choice for Qaeda terrorists--bin al-Shieb discussed everything from the “conquests and heroism of Islam” to America’s support for Israel, in addition, of course, to the particulars of 9/11. With close ties to both Mohammed Atta, the ringleader of the 9/11 hijackers, and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, believed to be the new operational leader of...
  • Is California an easy mark?

    06/09/2002 10:40:31 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 228+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 6/7/02 | Mercury News Opinion
    <p>FROM electricity, to software, to myriad goods and services purchased through a no-bid contracting program, the suspicion is running strong in Sacramento that the state is business friendly in a way never intended: It's an easy mark.</p> <p>Electricity is an old story that got a fresh jolt Wednesday with the accusation that Perot Systems, which wrote the software for the electricity marketplace, told sellers of power how to ``game'' the system for profit.</p>