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  • Danish Air Force F-16s scare Rudolf to death

    10/02/2005 6:16:15 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 8 replies · 428+ views
    F-16.net ^ | Saturday, October 01, 2005 | unknown
    Saturday, October 01, 2005 - The Danish Air Force has paid 30,000 krones (about $4,800) in damages to a local Santa Claus after its F-16s scared his only reindeer to death, Danish television reported Friday. The incident occurred in February at the farm of Olavi Niikanoff, who fulfils traditional Christmas time work as a local Santa Claus. Niikanoff said his reindeer, Rudolph, was quietly grazing when two F-16s appeared out of nowhere and roared over the terrified animal. The reindeer died on the spot from a heart attack, a veterinarian said. The farmer demanded compensation from the Air Force. After...
  • 'PCRM Week': The Dairy Attack

    04/13/2005 3:35:11 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 92 replies · 2,112+ views
    www.consumerfreedom.com ^ | 4 12 05 | www.consumerfreedom.com
    Unless you're among the bean-sprout-sized minority of Americans who describe themselves as "vegans" (vegetarians who also won't touch milk, cheese, yogurt, butter, or even a dollop of honey), you may have been alarmed by the publicity surrounding an article appearing last month in the journal Pediatrics. The anti-milk piece -- written by activists from the PETA-affiliated Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) -- concluded that feeding milk to children is unnecessary, and that there are better ways (kale, tofu, turnip greens, or spinach, for instance) for kids to get the calcium they need. In reaching this result, PCRM relied on...
  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • Sweden Farm Makes Pricey Moose Cheese

    06/23/2004 2:55:14 PM PDT · by knak · 149 replies · 6,705+ views
    yahoo ^ | 6/23/04
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden - It's healthy and tasty, for those with expensive tastes. Farmers in northern Sweden are milking moose and making cheese, which they sell for a lot of dough — nearly $500 a pound. The buyers include upscale hotels and restaurants in Sweden. AP Photo Christer Johansson and his wife, Ulla, started their 59-acre dairy farm "Moose House" seven years ago in Bjursholm, 404 miles north of the capital, Stockholm. They claim it is the only moose dairy farm in Europe. The Johanssons currently have 14 moose in the fields but only three — "Gullan," "Haelga" and "Juna" —...
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    12/16/2003 1:15:09 PM PST · by PeaRidge · 556 replies · 5,802+ views
    Lew Rockwell ^ | 12/16/03 | Gail Jarvis
    Uncle Tom's Cabin by Gail Jarvis by Gail Jarvis People who disagree with me often claim that my historical views do not conform with "modern" interpretations. For my enlightenment, they recommend "modern" history books, books written after the 1960s. However, one correspondent took the opposite approach insisting that I needed to read a book from the past, Uncle Tom's Cabin. Of course, like most of you, I read the book years ago when I was younger. And, although I thought I remembered it, I decided to read it again; this time slowly and analytically. Its author, Harriet Beecher Stowe was...
  • Caption time! (although I think the picture does itself justice already)

    06/20/2003 7:57:03 AM PDT · by mhking · 45 replies · 459+ views
  • Moose attacks cyclist on Hillside

    05/17/2003 10:14:29 PM PDT · by knak · 45 replies · 898+ views
    <p>Kathleen Laughlin knows the rules. Moose inhabit the city's parks, so it pays to be careful, she says.</p> <p>That's why she ties a bell to the handlebars of her mountain bike, to give the moose advance warning of her presence. And that's why she was going slow when biking on the trails of Hillside Park at midday Friday.</p>
  • New Roswell Witness! [81 year old wife of involved sgt]

    05/17/2003 12:01:07 PM PDT · by Quix · 155 replies · 3,164+ views
    UNKNOWN COUNTRY Daily News of the Edge ^ | 11 APR 2003 | ANNE ROBBINS, ANNE STRIEBER ED
    Anne Robbins now lives in Midland, Texas. She's the widow of a career military man who was stationed in Roswell during the Roswell crash in July, 1947. She remembers the description of the saucer that her husband, Technical Sergeant Ernest Robert Robbins, told her he helped recover and the three small beings that were found outside the craft. Now 84 years old, Robbins has never before spoken publicly about Roswell, but she now says that what her late husband saw was not a downed weather balloon. Seated in a meeting room at the Odessa Meteor Crater Museum, she said, "We...
  • Study: Yellowstone moose not used to predators (Your tax dollars hard at work)

    04/25/2003 9:42:40 PM PDT · by chance33_98 · 25 replies · 353+ views
    Study: Yellowstone moose not used to predators The Associated Press MOOSE, Wyo.--Researchers who spent five years lobbing urine-soaked snowballs at moose in Alaska and Wyoming have noticed that moose in Grand Teton National Park do not react as dramatically to the scent of wolves and grizzly bears. Joel Berger and Sanjay Pyare, working for the Wildlife Conservation Society, suspect that's because Wyoming moose encounter predators less frequently. So Berger suspects wolf and grizzly populations have not fully recovered in the area in and around Yellowstone National Park. Berger hopes the study will prompt more considerations than raw numbers when...
  • Vanity:where the left scores, why we need "join" the protest "party"

    03/28/2003 6:02:45 AM PST · by JudgemAll · 22 replies · 573+ views
    self ^ | 03 28 03 | self
    As you all know, as conservatives, we believe it is good sometimes to spank our kids and our wife (ahem), as well as make love to the wife and tickle the children. Why? Because emotions of pleasure and pain etc, have a tendency to hard wire a learned fact. It is called the law of effect, and it is the enemy's strategy that aims at bypassing reason. The left is crude because the left is in a long range process of rewiring what people were taught at birth. They do not go beyond that, yet the scary thing is they...
  • Officers shoot belligerent moose

    01/24/2003 3:46:41 PM PST · by JennysCool · 38 replies · 496+ views
    The News Miner, Fairbanks ^ | 1/24/2003 | Associated Press
    ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Campus police at the University of Alaska Anchorage shot and killed a cow moose Tuesday night after the animal had menaced students and charged the officers. At one point, a student got trapped behind a light pole near the UAA Commons when the moose forced him to take refuge, said Sgt. Annie Endecott of the University Police Department. "He kept dodging the moose," Endecott said. "Every time he moved, the moose got real aggressive." The moose had been aggressive while wandering around the Commons area, according to police and students. "Somebody warned us: 'Watch out! There's a...
  • Alaska moose expert heads to Saudi Arabia

    12/28/2002 8:56:54 AM PST · by chance33_98 · 3 replies · 297+ views
    Alaska moose expert heads to Saudi Arabia Hundertmark will work with Zoological Society of London rebuilding native animal populations By MATT TUNSETH Peninsula Clarion In his years with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Soldotna's Kris Hundertmark has seen a lot of interesting animals. He even once wrote a paper about a "unicorn" moose that had but one antler growing straight from the top of its head. But after 20 years with the state of Alaska, Hundertmark has finally decided he's ready to make a move. A big move. Hundertmark recently accepted a job working with endangered species...
  • Beware of Drunk Elks

    12/04/2002 8:54:06 AM PST · by Jasonconley · 38 replies · 468+ views
    Fun Reports ^ | 2002-12-04 | Delfi
    Norwegian specialists in the field of environmental protection warn that there are drunk elks wandering around the woods of Norway in connection with the snowless weather. Many animals suffer from intoxication from eating over-fermented fruit. Apples that fall down from apple trees are then covered with a thick layer of snow and elks can not reach the fruit. However, this winter has had almost no snow in Norway, so elks simply eat tons of the fruit and enjoy its effects.
  • Drunken moose alert in southern Norway

    12/02/2002 1:54:02 AM PST · by chance33_98 · 5 replies · 316+ views
    The 'King of the Forest' - too big not to respect. PHOTO: Gorm Kallestad Drunken moose alert in southern Norway Experts are not sure how it will affect moose behavior, but if you meet Norway's 'King of the Forest' in the southern part of the country, he could be intoxicated - and potentially dangerous. According to a report from the Newspapers' News Bureau (ANB), the reason behind the warning is this year's early snowfall. A warm summer has led to an unusual bounty from the region's fruit trees. The sudden and early snowfall has left some fruit under snowy...
  • HILLARY'S DAY JOB

    11/10/2002 8:57:29 AM PST · by KLT · 29 replies · 436+ views
    NY POST.COM ^ | 11-09-02 | NY POST EDITIORIAL STAFF
    <p>Given her name, celebrity and cash-raising prowess, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will undoubtedly be tempted to assume a significant role in the loyal opposition, now that Republicans firmly control both the White House and the Congress.</p> <p>We hope she declines.</p>
  • NEWSFLASH: Mondale: "I will not make sanity an issue in this campaign."

    11/04/2002 5:37:57 PM PST · by KLT · 35 replies · 455+ views
    BSNN.NET ^ | 11-04-02 | BSNN.NET STAFF
    "I will not exploit, for political purposes, the apparent sanity of my opponent," said Walter Mondale (D-Insane) when asked whether he was up to the task of returning to the Senate. Mondale made the comments at a press conference where he revealed a wardrobe change, a change that he says will prove once and for all that he is still "hip enough to be a US Senator." "I want my campaign to appeal to young people," Mondale said. To that end, the former Vice President is hosting an election eve dance party headlined by K.C. and the Sunshine Band. Activists...
  • What is the Name of the Officail Voters Thread

    11/05/2002 1:55:20 AM PST · by oceanperch · 30 replies · 399+ views
    all | November 5
    Who is going to start the voting thread first. Please put me on your ping list for results.
  • THE ELECTION THAT ISN'T (HERE'S THE RANT BOYS AND GIRLS)

    11/01/2002 5:41:47 AM PST · by KLT · 26 replies · 283+ views
    CAPITOL HILL BLUE ^ | 11-01-02 | DOUG THOMPSON
    I thought I heard somebody say there’s an election next week. Pretty sure I heard that right. Something about mid-term Congressional elections. A bunch of governorships up for grabs. Things like that. Of course, I could be wrong. I saw what looked like a political rally on the tube but the talking heads kept telling me it was a memorial service. There may be political campaign spots on TV. I couldn’t say. Like most adult males, I channel surf during commercials. While in Missouri the other day, I saw a bus with a sign that said: “Chuck Norman likes Jim...
  • The Republicans are Dying in All Attempts

    10/31/2002 8:36:50 PM PST · by Vidalia · 58 replies · 548+ views
    Me, Myself and I | 10/31/2002 | Vidalia
    Everyone wants to talk about and theorize about "logic and rationale". Well, then, learn a bit about it, and quit whining when the Demo dogs use it against you and win every time. It just goes to show that the Elitists know their history better than the Conservatives/Republicans, and they will be beat every time, unless they learn history. Does anyone else see the built in lies of the New Nazi Democrat Liars and Propagandist Party, or are ya too NEA educated or too lazy to figure it out to point out these damned lies? It is easy to bitch...
  • MEAN JEAN CARNAHAN

    10/21/2002 7:14:51 PM PDT · by KLT · 44 replies · 554+ views
    BSNN.NET ^ | 10-21-02 | NATHAN PORTER
    If Missouri Senator Jean Carnahan were Barbara Bush some leftist celebrity would’ve called her a bitch by now. Most folks in Missouri think Jean Carnahan is a nice lady for whom they should feel sympathy. But last week a truer portrait of Senator Carnahan emerged and many are beginning to see that in truth she’s petty and mean. Much has been made of her recent appraisal of President Bush’s ineffectiveness as Commander in Chief. “I'm the No. 1 target of the White House,” Mean Jean said with a twinge of malice. “They can't get Osama bin Laden. They're going to...
  • HERE'S THE RANT FELLOW FREEPERS:WHY TOM DASCHLE WENT OFF THE DEEP END!

    09/26/2002 5:34:05 AM PDT · by KLT · 133 replies · 630+ views
    CAPITOL HILL BLUE ^ | 9-26-02 | DOUG THOMPSON
    For God’s sake, will somebody get Tom Daschle off caffeine? The South Dakota Democratic Senator, majority leader only because a political traitor named Jim Jeffords bolted the GOP, took the floor of the Senate Wednesday to scream and shout that Dubya is politicizing the war against terrorism. "We ought not to politicize this war. We ought not to politicize the rhetoric about life and death," Daschle said in his speech. “You tell those who fought in Vietnam and in World War Two they're not interested in the security of the American people. That is outrageous, outrageous." Tom got his underwear...
  • Things That Make Ya Go Hmmm... Goes Hollywood

    09/25/2002 6:32:41 PM PDT · by KLT · 14 replies · 383+ views
    BSNN.NET ^ | 9-25-02 | BSNN.NET
    SEPARATED AT BIRTH Peter Boyle (Everybody Loves Raymond) and Jack Welch (Everybody Hates a Jerk) Director Baz Luhrman ("Moulin Rouge") and Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz (Assistant director "Gulf War II") Kevin Bacon and Martina Navratilova Bob Hope and Kelsey Grammer Cosmo Kramer (Michael Richards) and Ralph Nader (The reason for President Bush) Some Jihad guy and some guy dressed like Liza Minnelli
  • Don't Ask Me Why, But...

    09/24/2002 7:24:29 PM PDT · by KLT · 17 replies · 359+ views
    BSNN.NET ^ | 9-24-02 | Norm Liebmann
    Don’t ask me why, but it won’t be long before AK47s replace dollars as world currency. Don’t ask me why, but no man is his brother’s keeper, no matter how desperately Bill Clinton’s brother needs one. Don’t ask me why, but the French are incapable of forgiving Americans for the sacrifices we made on their behalf. Don’t ask me why, but if success went to Norman Mailer’s head, it had to be introduced rectally. Don’t ask me why, but the Clintons will finally find a true way to express the depth of their caring about children by becoming a pimp...
  • NEW FEDERAL PROGRAM SEEKS TO TAX PARENTS OF FAT-A$$ED CHILDREN

    09/06/2002 5:45:08 AM PDT · by KLT · 17 replies · 522+ views
    BSNN.NET ^ | 9-5-02 | RED KNECK
    BSNN.net Headline News WASHINGTON — Based on the results of a study by the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, which found that depressed kids run a high risk of obesity, and based on anecdotal evidence that most American kids are depressed, the FDA, AMA, and EPA have developed a program that they hope will mirror the success of the CAFE (corporate average fuel economy) regulations. The new program will use the same initials but will refer to the Children’s Ass Fat Examination. The program will allow the FDA to set a standard for ass fat. Doctors and priests will...
  • 35 Things Not to Say to a Cop!

    08/25/2002 8:17:12 AM PDT · by KLT · 78 replies · 8,320+ views
    StrangeCosmos.com ^ | 8-25-02 | Strange Cosmos
    1. I can't reach my license unless you hold my beer. 2. Sorry officer, I didn't realize my radar detector wasn't plugged in. 3. Aren't you the guy from the Village People band? 4. Hey, you must have been doing 125 to keep up with me. Good job. 5. I thought you had to be in relatively good physical shape to be a police officer. 6. I was going to be a cop, but I decided to finish high school instead. 7. Bad cop, no donut. 8. You're not going to check the trunk are you? 9. Gee, that gut...
  • Congressional Leaders Accuse FBI of Attempting to Read Their Minds (BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!)

    08/06/2002 7:16:36 PM PDT · by KLT · 44 replies · 653+ views
    BSNN.NET ^ | 8-6-02 | By Dr. John Doolittle
    Wearing tinfoil hats to protect their private thoughts, House and Senate leaders leave a private meeting with President Bush where they complained about the FBI's practice of reading the minds of Congressmen. WASHINGTON – A week after lawmakers serving on the House-Senate panel probing pre-Sept. 11 intelligence breakdowns refused to submit to lie-detector tests to learn the source of a leak, congressional leaders now accuse the FBI of attempting to read their minds through a process known as psychotronics. House and Senate leaders demanded and received a private meeting with President Bush before his departure on a month-long-paid-family-leave to discuss...
  • Saddam Hussein and Lizards: Two unrelated different but interesting subjects

    05/29/2002 3:34:04 PM PDT · by knak · 15 replies · 310+ views
    kurdish media ^ | 5/29/02
    London on 29th May 2002. First let us to start with Saddam Hussein. We all heard yesterday the news about a USA army aeroplane, without pilot, landed in Iraq, safe and sound. It was on a mission over Iraqi Kurdistan to ensure the safety of the Kurdish Safe Haven from Iraqi attacks. An aeroplane, without pilot, either remotely controlled from a land or a flying post or programmed to fly from its base to follow a certain course and then to come back to its base. Most probably USA army aeroplanes, without pilots like the one landed in Iraq, include...
  • Loose Moose: Drivers should beware during month of May

    05/14/2002 9:46:10 PM PDT · by SW6906 · 11 replies · 320+ views
    MaineToday.com ^ | Tuesday, May 14, 2002 | Associated Press
    It's time for motorists on northern New England's roads to take extra care. The annual migration of moose from the interior forests is on, and May is the month when police in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont see an increase in the number of vehicle collisions with the animals. Moose have largely subsisted on twigs and small branches over the winter, and they are lured out to roadways where nutrients are plentiful in the spring. The blacktop warms up before many other areas and plants sprout there and in the surrounding marshy areas early in the season, said Maine Warden...
  • Georgia Woman Saw Something Big In Oregon's Crater Lake

    05/04/2002 6:39:19 AM PDT · by ex-Texan · 52 replies · 2,274+ views
    Ft. Myers News Press (FL) ^ | 5/4/2002 | Charles Herndon
    <p>Most callers to the number printed at the bottom of this column have general questions about travel. They want to know about places to vacation, estimates of cost, whether this cruise line is better than another cruise line, and the like. There are answers for most questions, but more than one is a stumper, especially those concerning how much money a traveler should take to a place the person answering the telephone has never heard of.</p>
  • Moose attacks medicine man

    04/19/2002 4:11:50 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 8 replies · 641+ views
    Ogden Standard Examiner ^ | Fri, Apr 19, 2002 | TIM GURRISTER
    OGDEN -- Local shaman Nick Stark was trampled by a moose when he came between the cow and her calf as he tried to call off his dog from barking at the big game family. Stark suffered only minor bruises in the confrontation last week. He wasn"t even upset over the irony of the fact the moose is part of his ritualistic tie to his position in the Oklevueha Earthwalks Native American Church. His medicine man name in fact is "Flowing Moose." "If I was not protected, or part of the moose energy, I probably would have been busted up...
  • Panhandling Moose Gets Bum's Rush at Airport

    04/12/2002 3:19:46 PM PDT · by gubamyster · 4 replies · 193+ views
    LA TIMES ^ | 04/12/02 | Unknown
    IN BRIEF / ALASKA Panhandling Moose Gets Bum's Rush at Airport From Times Wire Reports Federal Express has told its employees at the Anchorage airport to quit feeding an orphaned moose calf that has been hanging around the company's hub, warning that adopting the calf could lead to its death. Full Text: HERE
  • Learn the Facts about Hunting

    04/08/2002 4:23:46 PM PDT · by Sungirl · 467 replies · 2,783+ views
    Fall is the time when forest greens begin to blaze orange, as hunting seasons open around the country. Each year, hunters kill more than 100 million animals, and while individual reasons for hunting vary, the industry that promotes and sustains hunting has just one motive: profit. According to the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, America's 14 million hunters spend $22.1 billion each year for guns, ammunition, clothing, travel, and other related expenses. To justify hunting to a society ever more concerned about wildlife—including its conservation and humane treatment—the industry intensively promotes a set of tired myths. Learn the...
  • UPN to leave the Kids Biz after 2002-2003?

    04/05/2002 1:49:12 PM PST · by TMC_13 · 8 replies · 309+ views
    rec.arts.animation ^ | 4/5/02 | KIDROCK5000@webtv.net (JOSHUA MESSEX)
    According to the article posted at Toonzone, UPN has told Disney that they will not renew their contract for One Too after the fall of 2003. Will UPN be out of the Kids Biz entirely or will Nick take over the Sunday-Friday Block?
  • Sarah Brady, Gun Criminal?

    03/22/2002 11:41:39 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 485 replies · 2,594+ views
    NEWSMAX ^ | 3/22/02 | Limbacher
    Move over, Rosie O'Donnell: The newest "celebrity" anti-gun hypocrite is Sarah Brady. Mrs. Brady "bought her son a powerful rifle for Christmas in 2000 - and may have skirted Delaware state background-check requirements," the New York Daily News reported Thursday. Some people will do anything to tell a book. No doubt to increase interest in what otherwise would be a boring memoir, the gun rights opponent writes that she bought James Brady Jr. a Remington .30-06, "complete with scope and safety lock," at a gun shop in Lewes, Del. "I can't describe how I felt when I picked up that...
  • State wants to give moose permits to NRA to raise money - Anti-Gun groups and PETA upset (BOO-HOO)

    03/22/2002 6:00:19 AM PST · by chance33_98 · 18 replies · 296+ views
    State wants to give moose permits to NRA Animal rights and anti-gun groups have expressed shock at a proposal backed by legislative leaders that would give 10 valuable moose permits to the National Rifle Association. The plan calls for the organization to sell the permits valued at tens of thousands of dollars at auction and turn over half the proceeds to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife. The NRA could use the rest of the money to ''provide grants in support of its mission.'' ''The thinking is simply to fund education and training (programs),'' said Michael Lee...
  • Condoms flavoured with musk ox, char and caribou a big hit at the Arctic Games - Kids get wrappers

    03/21/2002 7:31:57 AM PST · by Trailer Trash · 3 replies · 349+ views
    canoe.ca ^ | 3-20-2002
     March 20, 2002 Condoms flavoured with musk ox, char and caribou hit of Arctic Games  IQALUIT, Nunavut (CP) -- Free condoms supposedly flavoured with traditional foods such as caribou, musk ox and arctic char have become the favourite collectible from this year's Arctic Winter Games in Iqaluit.  "It really started pretty much as a joke," said Todd Armstrong, HIV adviser for Pauktuutit, an Inuit women's organization.  "Often when I'm giving talks up North kids are fascinated by the fact there are cherry- or root-beer-flavoured condoms. We started saying we could have traditional-flavoured condoms."  Although the packages claim the contents...
  • FReeper call to action! Please Help Us!

    03/15/2002 2:34:16 PM PST · by Liberatio · 11 replies · 383+ views
    Friend | 03/15/2002 | Liberatio
    Subject: HI- BAD NEWS Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 09:50:54 -0500 Hello everyone, I thought I would let you all know that come tomorrow I may be looking for a new job.  Our company came in yesterday and fired one of our upper management people.  They have let 3 upper[-level people] and 2 detailers go so far in other offices. There is talk of closing our Big Rapids office and other satellite offices. Tomorrow we [will] receive our reviews with the Auburn big wigs.  It does not look good for me or [removed], we are low on the totem pole and have already...
  • Studt Finds Sexism Rampant in Nature

    03/12/2002 12:09:52 PM PST · by Atlas Sneezed · 27 replies · 1,705+ views
    The Onion ^ | March 13, 2002
    Mobile/PDA | Books | Onion Merchandise amp; Subscriptions | National Distribution Personals | Media Kit | Employment | Copyright 13 March 2002 nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; SAN DIEGO#151;According to a University of California#150;San Diego study released Monday, sexism is rampant throughout the natural world, particularly among the highest classes of vertebrates. nbsp; Above: One of the millions of lionesses trapped in an abusive relationship. nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; quot;When we first decided to examine attitudes and behaviors toward gender roles among non-humans, we were wholly unprepared for what we would find,quot; said Jennifer Tannen, leader of the UCSD research team,...
  • Armed man takes hostages in Amsterdam office

    03/11/2002 4:04:26 AM PST · by maquiladora · 26 replies · 458+ views
    PA ^ | Last updated: 11-03-02, 11:51
    A gunman is believed to have taken about 40 people hostage in Amsterdam's tallest building. The people are being held in the lobby of the Rembrandt Tower office block. Police are negotiating with the unidentified man who walked into the building shortly after it opened for business. NOS television said the man was armed with a machine gun. In a statement to the state broadcaster, the man said he is protesting against the quot;manipulation by the seller of broadband televisionquot;. The action could be directed against Philips Electronics, which used to be based in the building until it moved to...
  • Aliens Helped Him Win a Gold Medal

    02/27/2002 4:34:02 PM PST · by dubyaweluvya · 54 replies · 444+ views
    BBC | 2/27/02
    A triple gold medallist who was kicked out of the Winter Olympics for failing a drugs test claims he is being told what to do by aliens. Cross-country skier Johann Muehlegg said the mysterious beings have had a profound effect on his life. "I have seen them," he declared, before insisting he had not taken any drugs. German-born Muehlegg, 31, defected to Spain in 1999 - apparently on the instructions of the aliens. He said: "I was contacted and told what to do by people from the other side. "You might think it's funny but it has paid off. I'm ...
  • How political correctness let loose the moose

    02/22/2002 10:09:05 AM PST · by Notforprophet · 16 replies · 327+ views
    Guardian Unlimited ^ | Friday February 22, 2002 | Oliver Burkeman
    How political correctness let loose the moose Oliver Burkeman in New York Friday February 22, 2002 The Guardian With five different places called Moose Pond, a Moose Cove, Moose Island, several Moose Creeks and a village called Moosehead, all on the shores of Moosehead Lake, it has always been rather too easy for the inexperienced visitor to get seriously lost in Piscataquis county, a thickly forested outpost of north-western Maine. Now, though, it is even easier. Compelled by a statewide law to change every place name containing the word "squaw", because it is considered offensive to native Americans, reluctant officials ...
  • Free Ginny Gaines

    02/01/2002 4:40:25 AM PST · by artemisia · 24 replies · 733+ views
    bear ^ | Barry Layton
    Ginny Gaines, A California Republic Citizen, has been held captive for 21/2 years by federal authorities at the CIA compound Langley Virginia. Her identity has been comvered up,these federal alien agent citizens deny her existence. The GAO has been notified but will undoubtedly be stonewalled if they look into it at all. Refer to http://www.angelfire.com/ak5/ggbl for a brief summary and informational links. Governor Gray Davis and Bill Lockyer have rolled and assumed playing dead on this matter. bear
  • Test

    12/29/2001 8:44:56 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 173 replies · 473+ views
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  • Interesting fact you probably didn't know

    12/30/2001 6:33:30 AM PST · by It'salmosttolate · 89 replies · 2,349+ views
    e-mail ^ | ? | endtimeobserver
    There are more lions and tigers in the United States than in the far east and or africa. There are more of these creatures in America, in Zoo's and private collectors alive than in the continents that they come from. The second part of this trivia, is most "foot ball coliseums "are shaped and designed like the great coliseum in Rome, hummmmm....... just a thought, if ya can connect the dots.
  • ebay - new low

    12/29/2001 12:18:37 AM PST · by cd jones · 45 replies · 220+ views
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  • Moose lift kills three

    12/29/2001 3:34:25 AM PST · by TomGuy · 30 replies · 252+ views
    UK Sun ^ | Sat, Dec 29, 2001
    Moose lift kills three Journey to disaster ... helicopter tows moose THREE people died when a helicopter used to airlift moose to safety hit a pylon cable and crashed into a reservoir. The pilot, a passenger and a wildlife photographer on board all perished as the chopper flipped upside down and hit the frozen lake. No hope ... the crash scene A colleague on the ground tried in vain to save them. The chopper was flying the animals away from a main road near Salt Lake City, Utah, where six had recently been killed by cars. Wildlife workers drop ...
  • Romania to introduce legislation to regulate witches

    12/21/2001 6:24:20 AM PST · by dighton · 15 replies · 377+ views
    Ananova ^ | 12/21/2001
    Romania's Parliament is to discuss a witchcraft law to regulate the thousands of witches practising in the country.Romanian MP Madalin Voicu says a new law reigning in some of the more questionable practices is logical.Romania introduced taxes on witches' earnings earlier in the year.Mr Voicu said: "They have a profession like everyone else, and we have to make sure that they are subject to the same rules and regulations as everyone else."He added that would include the setting up of a witchcraft school, the "Romanian National Witches College" to ensure professional standards are maintained.Mr Voicu says politicians will also be ...
  • What is the square root of pi?

    12/08/2001 2:26:08 PM PST · by ambrose · 326 replies · 52,270+ views
    What is the square root of pi?
  • Real Tourist guy found

    11/19/2001 4:20:04 PM PST · by testforecho · 78 replies · 1,411+ views
    touristguy.com ^ | November 18, 2001 | tourist guy
    I was going through my inbox today and was scanning through the numerous pictures that usually come in. I came across an email that sounded sincere, and was from a man who said he was the tourist guy. Initially I shrugged it off as another person looking for his 15 minutes. I read the email over and he again sounded really serious, so as instructed I opened up the attached pictures. As I was looking at them the feeling of amazement came over me, that was him, there is no doubt in my mind that THE tourist guy has finally ...
  • CHARLEY REESE: Promiscuous use of U.S. flag must end

    11/16/2001 1:26:56 PM PST · by ouroboros · 216 replies · 818+ views
    Columbia Daily Tribune (MO) ^ | Thursday, November 15 2001 | Charley Reese
    I just completed a trip. Everywhere I looked there were U.S. flags - flapping from antennas and flying over junkyards, roadside bars, flea markets, fast-food joints and used-car lots. We are making a mistake with this promiscuous display. Flags are symbols, which only have the meaning that people invest in them. Our national flag - more properly, our federal flag - is a symbol of our national sovereignty and independence. More than 1 million Americans have died to achieve and to maintain that independence. They did not die so people could use their flag as an advertising and marketing gimmick. ...