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  • The Deadly Legend Of Kentucky’s Pope Lick Monster

    05/08/2016 10:01:26 AM PDT · by Bratch · 21 replies
    Vocativ ^ | May 05, 2016 | By Tracy Moore
    Illustration: Tara Jacoby Pope Lick Train Trestle Some say the terrifying being that haunts the Pope Lick train trestle in Louisville, Kentucky is a half-man, half-goat. Others say he’s an escaped circus animal that was mutated into a monster by a lightning strike on the tracks; still others say he was a farmer who once had intimate relations with a local goat. Whatever his origin story, one thing’s for certain: the Goatman of Pope Lick has just claimed his latest victim. Last week, an Ohio couple sought to investigate the Pope Lick Goatman for themselves. A woman named Roquel Bain, 26, from...
  • ISIS Hands Out Candy to Celebrate Brussels Attacks

    03/22/2016 4:05:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 22, 2016 | Bridget Johnson
    The Islamic State released photos of jihadists handing out candy in occupied Syria to celebrate the terrorist attacks in Brussels.ISIS claimed responsibility earlier in the day for twin morning blasts that hit Zaventem airport and a later explosion at Maelbeek metro station.The official statement on ISIS letterhead in French and Arabic noted "a secret cell of the soldiers of the Caliphate" targeted "places chosen with precision" in Brussels.ISIS promised the "Crusader states" even more "dark days in response to their aggression against our state. And what awaits you will be harder and more bitter, with the permission of Allah."Similarly, ISIS...
  • The Banality of Evil's Brood - Review: Jay Nordlinger, 'Children of Monsters...'

    02/28/2016 10:18:22 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 8 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 28, 2016 | Juliana Geran Pilon
    Do psychopathic dictators spawn monsters? Jay Nordlinger's answer is a qualified yes. And it's the qualifiers that make Children of Monsters: An Inquiry Into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators such a riveting and informative read. In the easy, elegant style that is to be expected from a senior editor of National Review, Nordlinger coaxes his reader into a universe of evil all the more astonishing for its ubiquity: the twenty men whose offspring he selects for scrutiny span the globe. China, Japan, Russia, North Korea, Cambodia, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Cuba, Haiti, five African countries (the Democratic Republic of the...
  • J.J. Abrams stuns fans by dropping surprise Cloverfield 2 trailer... as it's revealed secret [tr]

    01/15/2016 6:21:29 AM PST · by C19fan · 12 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 15, 2016 | Kate Thomas
    He's been relentlessly promoting big budget blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens. So cinema-goers were shocked when J.J. Abrams dropped a trailer for Cloverfield 2 during US screenings of 13 Hours on Thursday night, offering a first glimpse at the secretive follow-up to the 2008 monster flick. The director had given no indication he was attached to the film as a producer, let alone that the sequel, revealed to be called 10 Cloverfield Lane, is ready for release.
  • Twitter Says ‘Lamborghini’ Is Trending, But Won’t Tell You The Real Reason Why

    07/22/2015 12:17:55 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 7/21/15 | Philip Wegmann
    What’s the only thing faster than a Lamborghini? Twitter. Putting pedal to the medal, the site has been gaslighting the outrage of millions over the barbarity of Planned Parenthood. This morning, the Internet erupted at a new Center for Medical Progress video revealing Planned Parenthood’s Dr. Mary Gatter haggling over aborted baby limbs. In the clip, the top abortion officer says she’s eager to make the sale at a good price, because “I want a Lamborghini.”
  • Mayor De Blasio’s Bloody Hands - Obama, Holder, and the Left's climate of hate

    12/22/2014 1:53:28 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | December 22, 2014 | Jeffrey Lord
    The climate of hate in Dallas was real,and it had real consequences,”wrote former New York Times columnist Frank Rich in response to a letter to the editor criticizing his 2011 New York Magazine essay titled “What Killed JFK.” So the obvious question:New York City’s current police commissioner Bill Bratton said this past Saturday night of the cold-blooded murder of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos:“They were, quite simply,assassinated—targeted for their uniform,and for the responsibility they embraced.”.................Whether it’s inviting the infamous race agitator Al Sharpton to the White House dozens upon dozens of times(Obama)or giving speeches in which the message...
  • Little Monsters

    01/04/2014 9:06:49 PM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    The Tenth Crusade ^ | 1-04-14 | The Tenth Crusade
    One could devote the contents of an entire blog to keeping an eye on what the Pope is saying! Today, we find Pope Francis explaining that priests can become little Frankensteins and this gives him the goose bumps. Francis, who headed the Jesuits' novice training program in his native Argentina in the 1970s, also warned the superiors of some of the failings of seminary training, or "formation," such as when would-be priests merely "grit their teeth, try not to make mistakes, follow the rules smiling a lot, just waiting for the day when they are told 'Good, you have finished...
  • The science of monsters

    07/10/2013 5:05:32 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 11 replies
    ABC - Australian Broadcasting Corporation ^ | July 8, 2013 | Matt Kaplan
    Why do we love scary stories? Matt Kaplan looks at the science behind monsters old and new, and our perverse love of a good fright. In the darkness it came. There was no way out. Cornered and helpless, all who found themselves in this dreaded place knew their fate ...
  • Five amazing transformations with Hollywood movie makeup...

    07/10/2013 3:58:03 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 19 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 7-10-13 | The Looking Spoon
    Here's a little break from politics...
  • Where's the science in the search for Sasquatch?

    11/26/2012 9:40:22 AM PST · by Coleus · 48 replies ^ | 07.22.12 | Brian Regal
    The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency recently issued a statement indicating it knew of no evidence of the existence of “aquatic humanoids.” This remarkable statement was prompted by calls from viewers of Animal Planet’s “Mermaids: the Body Found,” which claimed such creatures exist. A swarm of television programs, listed as “scientific” and “reality based,” perpetuate similar pseudoscientific ideas that are gobbled up by viewers, especially kids. This incident illustrates a dangerous trend: Viewers’ acceptance of claims made by untrained laypeople as authoritative, and their simultaneous rejection of work done by experts in science, history and politics. This idea argues that...
  • The EPA’s Disturbing Human Experiments

    10/07/2012 6:46:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    FrontPage ^ | 10/03/2012 | by Arnold Ahlert
    If the shocking allegations contained in a lawsuit filed last Friday by responsible science advocate Steven Milloy are accurate, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a major scandal on its hands. As reported by the National Legal and Policy Center, Milloy initiated litigation in U.S. District Court in Virginia, based on evidence he accumulated via the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). He alleges that the EPA engaged in disturbing experimentation that deliberately exposed human beings to airborne particulate matter the agency itself considers lethal. The experiments were conducted at EPAÂ’s Human Studies Facility at the University of North Carolina...
  • Father and son videotaped allegedly bullying disabled girl with cerebral palsy

    10/05/2012 11:17:28 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 27 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/2/2012
    A 10-year-old US girl suffering from cerebral palsy is too afraid to leave her house because her neighbours continually mock her disability. Ohio girl Hope Holcomb has regularly been bullied by her nine-year-old neighbour, but recently the boy's father has also begun teasing the young girl with both being captured on film mocking the limp Hope suffers as a result of her illness. "It started last year we had trouble on the bus, she was miserable she didn't want to ride the bus, cried every morning," Hope's mother Tricia Knight told Fox 8 News. "He treats her like crap, and...
  • Florida man arrested for abusing severely emaciated son

    03/16/2012 5:50:48 PM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | 3-16-2012 | Tom Brown
    A Florida man has been arrested for the "malicious punishment" of his 13-year-old son, who was so emaciated when he was found locked inside a bathroom that he only weighed only 40 pounds, authorities said on Friday. "His appearance was severely emaciated and described by hospital staff as resembling images of concentration camp survivors," police in the central Florida town of Titusville said in a press release. It said officers searched a house there Thursday after receiving a report about a child being unlawfully caged and abused, and found the boy locked in a bathroom lying on the floor. "It...
  • Nuevo Laredo newspaper editor decapitated

    09/25/2011 10:07:25 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 44 replies
    KGBT ^ | September 25, 2011
    Authorities have confirmed the murder of a Nuevo Laredo newspaper editor whose body decapitated and left with a message not to use social media to report about drug cartels. It all happened in the Colonia Madero of Nuevo Laredo around 7:45 a.m. Saturday. According to reports, a woman's body was next to a statue of Christopher Columbus with a message not to use social media to report about drug cartel violence. The Tamaulipas Attorney General's Office (PGJE) identified the woman's body as 39-year-old Maria Elizabeth Macias-Castro, the editor of Nuevo Laredo's Primera Hora newspaper. Macias-Castro is the third person in...
  • El Chupacabra Mystery Definitively Solved, Expert Claims

    03/28/2011 4:31:50 AM PDT · by Oratam · 25 replies ^ | March 25, 2011 | Bjorn Carey
    Benjamin Radford, author of several books on monsters and paranormal phenomena, managing editor of the journal The Skeptical Inquirer and LiveScience columnist, has released what he says to be definitive proof that El Chupacabra is not real; it's not even a hoax, he said, but rather a leftover memory of a science-fiction film.
  • Gang Rape of 11-Year-Old Girl Sparks Racial Tensions in Texas Town

    03/10/2011 4:52:23 PM PST · by KansasGirl · 146 replies
    abcnews ^ | March 10, 2011 | Jessica Harper
    The alleged gang rape of an 11-year-old girl by at least 18 boys and young men has sparked shame and outrage in a tiny Texas town, but it has also stirred racial tensions that threaten to split the East Texas hamlet... The rape allegedly occurred last November, and the list of suspects has been growing as arrests keep coming. It's not clear whether more arrests are in the works. The suspects range in age from 14 to 26, include stars on the high school's basketball team as well as the son of a school board member... "Every adult male that...
  • It’s a Lunatic Story: Piven & NPR Go Into Mega Spin to Attack Beck for Daring to Discuss Her Theory

    02/27/2011 6:50:54 PM PST · by Pacothecat · 14 replies
    It’s a Lunatic Story: Kindly Grey-Haired Piven & NPR Go Into Mega Spin to Attack Beck for Daring to Discuss Her Theory
  • An Amazingly Sweet Story Told By a Young Child (video)

    01/01/2011 6:40:09 PM PST · by Korah · 4 replies
    This is the cutest video I have seen in a long time. A little girl with huge eyes tells a story about monkeys, a witch and crocodiles. It's in French, but the subtitles makes it easy to follow. If you like little girls then you will fall in love this little darling. Here is the link to the video; Sweet Story Told By a Young Child
  • Video of An Amazingly Sweet Story Told By a Young Child

    01/01/2011 7:11:10 AM PST · by OneVike · 17 replies
    A breathtaking story by a little French girl named, Capucine. This little girl weaves a tale of baby monkeys lost in frighteningtrees, a witch, crocodiles, a tiger, a "popotamus", a lion, and even a "tremendously very bad mammoth". There are also magic powers and an orange ring, but sometimes, "something goes amiss".
  • Kinsey Victim Speaks Out: My Father Was Paid to Rape Me

    10/21/2010 4:07:26 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/21/10 | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, D.C., October 21, 2010 ( - Decades after her ordeal, a woman who says her father was paid by Alfred Kinsey, the "father of the sexual revolution," to rape her at the tender age of seven as part of his experiments on human sexual behavior, is speaking out.Going by the pseudonym Esther White, the woman spoke to Wold Net Daily in hopes that her testimony will help convince legislators to defund the Kinsey Institute in Indiana, which has perpetuated Kinsey's "experiments" as the foundational school of thought behind the sexual revolution.White says that she became the victim of Kinsey's...
  • The creature from the deep (Chupacabra? Montauk Monster?)

    05/22/2010 9:01:53 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 29 replies · 1,438+ views
    The Sun ^ | 21 May 2010 | STAFF REPORTER
    The creature from the deep Mystery ... the creature was dragged from the lake By STAFF REPORTER Published: 21 May 2010 THE body of a mysterious creature with fearsome teeth, thick black fur and a rat-like tail has been dragged from a lake. The hideous beast was discovered by two horrified nurses after their dog Sam pulled it from the murky water. The gruesome animal has baffled experts and triggered speculation that it could be similar to the famous "Montauk monster", which was washed up in New York two years ago. Pictures were posted on a local website after nurses...
  • Aborted Baby Cries Before Cremation

    05/17/2010 7:41:37 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 50 replies · 1,635+ views
    Shaghai Times ^ | 5/14/10
    AN aborted baby declared dead by doctors in south China's Guangdong Province cried before he was due to be cremated, but died hours later as doctors refused to treat him. A mortuary worker at Nanhai Funeral Home in Foshan City said the baby cried and scared him as he was about to throw the coffin into a furnace, Information Times reported today. He opened the box and found the seven-month fetus moving, but apparently choking on some cotton wool in his mouth, the report said. After the worker cleared his mouth, the baby yawned and breathed peacefully. Workers rushed him...
  • Teens Charged in Phoebe Prince Bullying Case Get Death Threats

    04/16/2010 8:43:09 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 40 replies · 1,351+ views
    People Magazine ^ | Friday April 16, 2010 07:30 AM EDT | By Judy Rakowsky
    A defense lawyer is calling for calm after death threats have been made against teenagers charged in the death of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince, who committed suicide after she was allegedly bullied by schoolmates. "Not to minimize what happened to Phoebe Prince in any way, but translating this into death threats and public harassment has got to stop," says Colin Keefe, who represents Sharon Chanon Velazquez, accused of tormenting Prince, who hanged herself on Jan. 14. "It's gotten way out of control," adds Keefe, who says Velazquez has been driven temporarily from her home.
  • Letter Writing Campaign For Phoebe

    04/12/2010 6:08:54 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 7 replies · 268+ views
    Mind Of Niuhuru | April 12 2010 | Niuhuru
    Why don't we start a letter writing campaign to the court to encourage them to give solid, real sentences to these monsters and not give them a slap on the wrist? By doing that we'll ensure that justice is done.
  • Attorney wants Phoebe Prince’s medical records (Mass. bullying case)

    04/11/2010 8:52:46 PM PDT · by jerry557 · 89 replies · 1,646+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 04/10/10 | Marie Szaniszlo
    The attorney for one of six South Hadley High School students accused of bullying Phoebe Prince in the months leading up to her suicide is asking for highly personal information about her, a move decried by a former prosecutor and victims advocates as “unconscionable.” In a six-page motion filed in Northampton Superior Court, Terrence M. Dunphy, the lawyer for Austin Renaud, asks for the names of any physicians, psychologists or rape counselors Prince saw; any medical and psychological records viewed by the prosecutor; details of any prior allegations of rape or abuse by Prince; and a statement as to whether...
  • Bullying and Harassing

    04/09/2010 1:41:13 PM PDT · by Patriot777 · 48 replies · 820+ views
    Denver ^ | April 9, 2010 | Patriot777
    DALLAS — A 13-year-old hangs himself in a Johnson County, Texas, barn. An 8-year-old jumps out of a two-story school building in Houston. Nine Massachusetts teenagers face jail time after allegedly harassing a girl so mercilessly that she killed herself. These incidents, all of which took place in one week, reframe the age-old phenomenon of the schoolyard bully. Students are turning to suicide, experts say, as an escape from taunts that now continue beyond the school day through cyberspace. Such drastic responses, they say, reveal how an action once considered a rite of passage has turned into a public health...
  • 3 girls plead not guilty in suicide bullying case

    04/08/2010 1:54:49 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 39 replies · 1,115+ views
    MSNBC ^ | updated 1:15 p.m. ET, Thurs., April 8, 2010 | Unknown
    HADLEY, Mass. - Lawyers for three teenage girls accused of participating in the bullying of a 15-year-old girl who committed suicide entered not guilty pleas Thursday on their behalf to charges including civil rights violations and criminal harassment. Ashley Longe, Sharon Chanon Velazquez and Flannery Mullins, all 16, did not appear in Franklin-Hampshire Juvenile Court for their arraignments. A judge ordered them to have no contact with the family of Phoebe Prince, a South Hadley High School freshman who hanged herself in January after what prosecutors called an "unrelenting" three-month bullying campaign by six teenagers. Prosecutors say Prince was targeted...
  • Phoebe Prince bullies live in fear amid death threats

    04/07/2010 5:31:20 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 93 replies · 2,174+ views
    Irish Central ^ | Tuesday, April 6, 2010, 9:15 PM | By ANTOINETTE KELLY,
    Three of the nine teenagers accused of driving 15-year-old Irish immigrant Phoebe Prince to commit suicide have been ordered to stay away from her family. Sean Mulveyhill, 17, Austin Renaud, 18, and Kayla Narey, 17, were all freed today on personal recognizances as long as they left Phoebe's heartborken family alone. Judge Judd Carheart made the ruling in a brief arraignment which the three teenagers did not attend.
  • MA teens charged in bullying that led to suicide

    03/29/2010 10:05:08 AM PDT · by soccermom · 48 replies · 1,854+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 3/29/2010 | Laura Crimaldi
    Nine teens, three of them juveniles, have been charged in connection with the Jan. 14 suicide death of bullying victim Phoebe Prince, with charges ranging from harassment to statutory rape. The announcement from Northwestern District Attorney Elizabeth D. Scheibel was the culmination of a 2 1/2 month criminal probe by investigators. Prince, 15, a recent immigrant from Ireland, was reportedly found hanged in her home after enduring weeks of torment from bullies on Facebook and in the halls of South Hadley High School. The freshman’s death ignited a firestorm in the small western Massachusetts town and demands for school Superintendent...

    03/20/2010 7:07:53 AM PDT · by SE Mom · 7,618 replies · 278,296+ views
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  • Sympathy for Monsters: Vampires, Werewolves, Criminals, Terrorists

    02/17/2010 9:33:25 PM PST · by stolinsky · 6 replies · 226+ views ^ | 02-18-10 | stolinsky
    But before we can hope to overcome real monsters, we have to resolve to fight them. And before we can do that, we have to learn to recognize them. We have to stop calling violent criminals “victims of society.” And we have to stop calling terrorists “militants” or “activists,” while trying to make excuses for them. It is not a hopeful sign that young people now see vampires and werewolves not as horrible monsters, but as unfortunate, misunderstood outcasts. Sympathy for monsters inevitably leads to lack of sympathy for their victims. And that leads to more victims.

    11/20/2009 11:47:44 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 8 replies · 762+ views ^ | 11/20/2009 | John G. Winder
    “There’s no such thing as monsters.” We tell our kids that. The truth is that monsters are real. A real live monster might live next door to you, or across the street from your child’s school, even around the corner from your church. These monsters are called “Sex Offenders”, a label that is far too innocuous to convey the evil of those who have earned it. Somer Renee Thompson...Only one thing is known for certain: on the way home from school that fateful day, Somer met a monster face-to-face.
  • The Sci & Horror B-movies of Yesteryear

    06/08/2009 10:56:33 PM PDT · by Osnome · 154 replies · 4,835+ views
    Osnome | 6-7-09 | poster
    I like the b-movies of the 1950's and 1960's the best. Little or no foul language, not too much violence, and the wacky cheesy monsters they created. Today it is all femminazi superbimbos in charge, tons of CGI effects, and they are all produced in Canada :-Z Last night I watched a sci-fi flick from 1962 called: Journey To The Seventh Planet, that had some really hokey monsters- one of which was a one-eyed dinosaur creature with rat-like features and big three fingered claws. This film was created by the same team that made ANGREY RED PLANET of 1959. Ib...
  • Human-Ape Hybridization: A Failed Attempt to Prove Darwinism

    05/16/2009 9:43:28 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 49 replies · 2,131+ views
    ICR ^ | May 2009 | Jerry Bergman, Ph.D.
    Human-Ape Hybridization: A Failed Attempt to Prove Darwinism by Jerry Bergman, Ph.D.* Ilya Ivanov (1870-1932) was an eminent biologist who achieved considerable success in the field of artificial insemination of horses and other animals. Called “one of the greatest authorities on artificial fecundation,”[1] he graduated from Kharkov University in 1896 and became a professor of zoology in 1907. His artificial insemination techniques were so successful that he was able to fertilize as many as 500 mares with the semen of a single stallion. Ivanov also pioneered the use of artificial insemination to produce various hybrids, including that of a zebra...
  • MONSTER FISH PHOTOS: "Evolution on Steroids" in Congo

    02/13/2009 2:09:52 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 57 replies · 20,099+ views
    nationalgeographic ^ | February 13, 2009
    Goliath tiger fish, such as the one seen above, are among the uniquely adapted "monster fish" of the Congo River, which winds through several African countries. A recent, unprecedented river run on the Congo yielded a raft of new discoveries, including different species--some potentially new--in nearly every nook and cranny, scientists announced this week.The river was also found to be possibly the world's deepest, and its extraordinary changes in depths and currents help explain why it's such a hotbed of fish diversity.
  • Missiles hit Pakistani Taliban stronghold, killing 12

    11/14/2008 1:23:02 AM PST · by STARWISE · 20 replies · 792+ views
    Yahoo News/Reuters ^ | 11-14-08 | Haji Mujtaba
    Suspected U.S. drones fired missiles into a Pakistani tribal region on Friday, killing 12 people, including five foreigners, in an area known as a stronghold of Pakistani Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud. Pakistani officials said the attack targeted a house in a remote village on the border between North and South Waziristan, where Mehsud, an al Qaeda ally, has been bottled up by Pakistani forces since early this year. Frustrated by fighters from Pakistan fuelling the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan and fearful of al Qaeda regrouping, U.S. forces have intensified missile attacks by pilotless drones since early September, security sources say....
  • Top 10 Most Wanted Monsters Cryptozoologists Want To Net; The Famous And The Wanabees

    10/13/2008 9:53:10 AM PDT · by Goonch · 90 replies · 14,751+ views
    nolanchart ^ | October 11, 2008
    Cryptozoology is the science and study of unknown creatures not as yet catalogued by conventional science. Even so, that doesn't stop these strange beings from making their appearances all about our world, sometimes intruding into your own neighborhoods. Some may even be watching you as you go into your backyard to sit on your patio. Or perhaps they might be watching you from the bushes as you come home at night. One thing is certain, they like to pop into our world for a visit, but seem aware that they're being hunted, so are quick to vanish as abruptly as...
  • Sweden's Loch Ness monster possibly caught on camera

    08/29/2008 11:50:50 AM PDT · by BGHater · 23 replies · 667+ views
    AFP ^ | 29 Aug 2008 | AFP
    Sweden's own version of the Loch Ness monster, the Storsjoe or Great Lake monster, has been caught on film by surveillance videos, an association that installed the cameras said Friday. The legend of the Swedish beast has swirled for nearly four centuries, with some 200 sightings reported in the lake in central Sweden. "On Thursday at 12:21 pm, we filmed the movements of a live being. And it was not a pike, nor a perch, we're sure of that," Gunnar Nilsson, the head of a shopkeepers' association in Svenstavik, told AFP. The association, together with the Jaemtland province and local...
  • Monster crab with claws the size of a man's hand captured off the British coast

    07/03/2008 5:39:11 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 50 replies · 1,042+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 03rd July 2008 | staff reporter
    It lurked in the wreck of an old battleship 160ft below the surface – a true monster of the deep. Diver Paul Worsley could hardly believe the size of the giant crab he found in Lyme Bay, off the Dorset coast. Careful to avoid its fearsome claws, he managed to get it into a bag and raise it to the surface. For his efforts, he can congratulate himself on capturing what experts believe is the biggest edible crab ever landed. It weighed 17lb and had a shell width of 12in while each of its massive claws was as big as...
  • The Clintons, a horror film that never ends

    03/08/2008 2:41:27 PM PST · by vietvet67 · 19 replies · 1,473+ views
    Times On Line ^ | March 9, 2008 | Andrew Sullivan
    It’s alive! We thought it might be over but some of us never dared fully believe it. Last week was like one of those moments in a horror movie when the worst terror recedes, the screen goes blank and then reopens on green fields or a lover’s tender embrace. Drained but still naive audiences breathe a collective sigh of relief. The plot twists have all been resolved; the threat is gone; the quiet spreads. And then . . . Put your own movie analogy in here. Glenn Close in the bathtub in Fatal Attraction – whoosh! she’s back at your...
  • Dubai and rape: French youth tells his story

    12/28/2007 8:27:07 PM PST · by ChesireKat · 36 replies · 3,450+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | Thanassis Cambanis
    Alexandre Robert, a French 15-year-old gang raped in Dubai___________ They drove Alex past his house and into a dark patch of desert, between a row of new villas and a power plant, took away his cellphone, threatened him with a knife and a club and told him they would kill his family members if he ever reported them.Then, Alex says, they stripped off his pants and one by one sodomized him in the back seat of the car. They dumped Alex on the side of the road across from one of Dubai's luxury hotel towers.[...]The authorities not only discouraged Alex from...
  • Malnourished boy rescued at buffet

    11/22/2007 4:57:23 AM PST · by atomic conspiracy · 195 replies · 201+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 11-21-07 | Amy L. Edwards
    The inside of his ears had been burned with cigarettes. He was forced to drink shampoo. >His caretakers bent two of his toes to the point that an amputation may be necessary, according to reports. When a Westgate Resorts administrative assistant spotted the 7-year-old trying to serve himself cereal at the buffet in their Osceola County sales center earlier this month, the first thing she noticed was his trembling arms. They were too thin. His eyes were sunken."He was really skinny," said Westgate employee Hilda Berrios. "He looked like one of those kids you see on TV." "As I focused,...
  • Ms Rabbit Gets the Halloween Jitters

    10/21/2007 11:48:57 AM PDT · by genefromjersey · 40+ views
    Finneran Lane ^ | 10/21/07 | vanity
    Ms Rabbit was all a-tremble: she had seen a MONSTER !!
  • More Liberal Monsters

    10/16/2007 11:14:32 AM PDT · by korlapundit · 1 replies · 52+ views ^ | 10/16/07 | Korla Pundit
    Unidentified Ghoul Fauxtography Model Usually, as children, we are reassured that the monsters we see on film are only fakes and not to worry, that such creeps and fiends are created only for the camera by crafty directors and special effects crews. Unfortunately, nowadays, that's the very reason to fear them.
  • Afghans: Seoul Paid Hostage Ransom After Reported Taliban Rapes

    09/01/2007 4:15:37 PM PDT · by processing please hold · 76 replies · 2,140+ views
    ABC News ^ | Sept. 1, 2007 | ALEEM AGHA and GRETCHEN PETERS
    South Korea paid the Taliban $950,000 -- or $50,000 a head -- to secure the release of 19 church workers abducted in southeastern Afghanistan, Afghan officials who took part in the negotiations told ABC News. The negotiations took on urgency, the Afghan officials said, after two female hostages who were released last month reported being repeatedly raped by their Taliban captors. The kidnappers also killed two of the male hostages, who were abducted six weeks ago riding by bus through southeastern Ghazni province. "We have reports the various Taliban commanders were fighting over the women hostages," said Mirajuddin Pathan, the...
  • Police: Washington Man Drowned Child for $200,000 Insurance Policy (SEVERE Tears and ANGER ALERT)

    06/09/2007 10:20:56 AM PDT · by SandRat · 23 replies · 1,268+ views
    SEATTLE — The firefighters who tried to save 3-year-old Ashley McLellan, unconscious after being pulled from a pool on a winter night in 2003, noticed something strange about her stepfather: He was calm, mostly dry and never once asked them if she would live.
  • New Fertility Laws Say Dads Not Needed To Make Babies

    05/24/2007 6:46:13 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 17 replies · 350+ views ^ |
    The changes will make it easier for single people and lesbians to receive fertility treatment on the NHS. The move, which is part of a shake-up of laws on the use of human tissues, will also allow the creation of " Frankenstein" embryos - human and animal cells mixed together - for medical research. Under current laws, fertility clinics have to consider the baby's need for a father before providing treatment. But today's draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill says this is no longer necessary. The draft legislation bans couples from choosing the gender of their child. It also tightens...
  • BREAKING: Body Found is Missing 6-Year-Old Georgia Boy

    03/15/2007 3:16:39 PM PDT · by mystery-ak · 78 replies · 2,240+ views
    Fox News ^ | Thursday, March 15, 2007 | Liza Porteus
    BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The body of missing 6-year-old Christopher Barrios was found around 4 p.m. near the Brunswick, Ga., airport, police confirmed Thursday Christopher had been missing since last Thursday. His body was found about two miles from his home.
  • Brief history of the modern childlove movement

    03/03/2007 9:23:28 AM PST · by Calpernia · 190 replies · 10,080+ views
    Various - Cited in Sources
    Platform and positions NAMBLA describes itself as a "support group for intergenerational relationships," and uses the slogan "sexual freedom for all." According to the group's web site, its aim is to "support the rights of youth as well as adults to choose the partners with whom they wish to share and enjoy their bodies." Google Search of NAMBLA's IP One of the group's arguments is that age of consent laws can unnecessarily criminalize sexual relationships between adults and minors (particularly boys). In 1980 a NAMBLA general meeting passed a resolution, proposed by Tom Reeves, which said: "(1) The...
  • Psst! What Hitler was saying (Fascinating)

    11/26/2006 3:33:14 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 70 replies · 4,022+ views
    Sun ^ | 23 Nov 06 | NICK FRANCIS
    THEY are the unheard comments which have intrigued the world for decades — the hidden musings of a madman. Silent home movies of Adolf Hitler casually chatting to his lover Eva Braun have consistently fascinated and frustrated historians. For 60 years they have been desperate to decipher exactly what history’s most notorious figure is saying. Now they know. Computer technology has been developed that can lip-read people who have been filmed at almost any angle. The breakthrough means the dictator’s statements can finally be revealed — word for word. In a bizarre, calculated manner, Hitler can be seen chatting to...