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  • Best Valentine gift idea for HIM .....

    02/01/2013 12:08:36 PM PST · by Lizavetta · 45 replies
    February 1, 2013 | lizavetta
    Valentine's Day is coming up and I'd love to get Freepers' opinions of the best gift idea they've ever heard of for a man .... something that will completely melt him like butter and make him feel like a million bucks. I know there are plenty of creative and imaginative people on this forum so please help me here .....
  • Army mulls pros and cons of French manicures, tattoos in revised grooming policy

    10/28/2011 3:46:55 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 26 replies
    Yahoo ^ | October 28, 2011 | Laura Rozen
    ... Raymond Chandler, the sergeant major of the Army, tells Army Times correspondent Lance Bacon that in preparing updated Army regulations on grooming and appearance, he's taken to Facebook to debate the finer points of French manicures, earrings, pony tails, and tattoos for U.S. troops...
  • Man Reports Date as Burglar When Girlfriend Shows

    10/28/2011 4:04:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    ABC ^ | October 28, 2011
    Colorado Springs police say a man's girlfriend unexpectedly came home just before another woman was due to visit, so he called police to report his new acquaintance as a burglar. SNIP Police say Gaylor had invited a woman he met online to come to his home after 3 a.m. Wednesday so they could get better acquainted, but his girlfriend came home first. Police say that when the other woman arrived, Gaylor called police and falsely reported an intrusion.
  • Basement Dungeon Ring-Leader Linked to 50 People in Three States

    10/17/2011 6:45:49 PM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 46 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/17/2011 | COLLEEN CURRY and JACK CLOHERTY (@jjclo)
    The woman accused of keeping four handicapped adults chained in a Philadelphia basement and stealing their Social Security checks may have done the same thing to victims in Florida, Virginia and Texas, Philadelphia police said today. *snip* (hate to butcher article but have to in this case..I apologize) She was charged with beating the man with a hammer, tying him up in a closet with only three meals over the course of two months, and beating him with broomsticks, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. When he died, his body was stuffed into a plastic bag and dumped it in an...
  • CNA Put Nasty Photo Of Patient On Facebook, Officials Say

    07/21/2011 1:40:14 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 24 replies
    WRTV 6 (Indianapolis) ^ | 7/21/11 | n/a
    GREENFIELD, Ind. -- A certified nursing assistant faces a voyeurism charge and was fired from her job after she posted a photo of a patient on Facebook, authorities said. Taia Armstrong, 30, was a certified nursing assistant at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation in Greenfield. Investigators for the Indiana Attorney General's Office said Armstrong took a picture of a paraplegic 51-year-old male patient's buttocks after he had a bowel movement and posted the photo on Facebook in May...
  • Cops: Troy man fires gun after finding another man in bed with wife

    06/13/2011 4:27:27 PM PDT · by Mountain Bike Vomit Carnage · 85 replies
    Ongo ^ | 6-9-2011
    A Troy man is accused of firing a gunshot at a man he found in bed with his wife early Wednesday, af­ter the woman met the stranger on a late-night bike ride, po­lice said. Troy po­lice say the 30-year-old moth­er of five chil­dren, ages 1-14, went for a bike ride at 4 a.m. Wednesday. She met a 30-year-old man walking down the street and invited the man back to her house for sex, reports said. The man agreed, and they fell asleep af­terward, po­lice said. The husband returned at 5 a.m. and discovered the stranger in his bed, accord­ing to...
  • 49% See Romney As Qualified to Be President, Less Confident of Other GOP Candidates

    06/06/2011 10:21:51 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 68 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | June 6, 2011 | Scott Rasmussen
    Mitt Romney is the only Republican 2012 hopeful that a sizable number of voters considers qualified to be president. Sarah Palin is the one they view as least qualified, but, at this early stage, many voters are still in the dark about all the possible candidates. However, voters feel strongest that Palin, the Republican vice presidential nominee in 2008, is not qualified. Twenty-three percent (23%) say the former Alaska governor is qualified to serve as the nation’s chief executive, but 63% say she is not qualified. Palin is the best-known of the Republicans with just 15% undecided about her.
  • Bill Clinton calls old Times Square 'romantic'

    04/13/2011 8:10:47 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 34 replies
    NEWSCORE ^ | April 13, 2011
    Former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday said the city had improved Times Square by making it a family- and pedestrian-friendly place but said its former mix of prostitutes and colorful characters was "romantic" and "fascinating." Clinton appeared with Mayor Bloomberg Wednesday as they announced the merger of their climate groups -- Climate Initiative and C40 -- and boasted that turning cars away from the tourist mecca in the center of the city had improved air quality. "When I was 18 years in November of 1964, a freshman at Georgetown, I first went to Times Square. I bought a steak at...
  • Playboy mansion? More like a squalid prison

    12/30/2010 9:39:11 AM PST · by Niuhuru · 83 replies · 99+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 12:43 PM on 30th December 2010 | By David Leafe
    The marriage proposal was apparently a rather romantic affair. On Christmas Eve, the couple watched a late-night movie together and then exchanged gifts: for him a framed photograph of their King Charles Spaniel, for her an engagement ring. ‘She burst into tears,’ he revealed on Twitter at the weekend. ‘This is the happiest Christmas in memory.’ ‘The most memorable Christmas ever,’ she tweeted in agreement. ‘I love him.’ All of which might be rather more touching if the ­prospective groom was not Playboy tycoon Hugh Hefner who, at 84, is 60 years older than his fiancée, a platinum blonde model...
  • Clinton happy she stuck with 'romantic' Bill (LOLOLOLOL Alert!)

    10/23/2007 6:47:19 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 78 replies · 135+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 10/23/07 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - Democratic 2008 White House frontrunner Hillary Clinton says she is happy she stuck out it out with her husband, the 42nd president, through "challenges" in their marriage. Clinton said in an interview with the November issue of Essence magazine, that Bill Clinton is "so romantic" and recently brought her home a wooden giraffe from a trip to Africa. "I know the truth of my life and of my marriage, my relationship and partnership, my deep abiding friendship with my husband," Clinton said, according to excerpts of the interview on the magazine's website. "Now obviously, we've had challenges...
  • What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever?

    02/14/2007 2:12:28 PM PST · by TBP · 57 replies · 1,135+ views
    BroadwayWorld.com ^ | February 14, 2007
    The Third Annual "What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever?" If you told us three years ago that we would have had some of the biggest stars and leaders in the industry telling us what their favorite love song from a Broadway musical is, even WE wouldn't have believed you. In our third year, we've gotten more responses than ever, to add to the first two years of great names that we have already assembled, for one of BroadwayWorld.com's most popular features. Welcome to the 2007 edition of "What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever?" compiled by Editor-in-Chief...
  • Yowza: The Official Friday Silliness Thread Salutes Valentines Day

    02/09/2007 1:31:15 AM PST · by sully777 · 156 replies · 3,919+ views
    YowzaIt's Friday! "...While some believe that Valentine's Day is celebrated in the middle of February to commemorate the anniversary of Valentine's death or burial -- which probably occurred around 270 A.D -- others claim that the Christian church may have decided to celebrate Valentine's feast day in the middle of February in an effort to 'christianize' celebrations of the pagan Lupercalia festival. In ancient Rome, February was the official beginning of spring and was considered a time for purification. Houses were ritually cleansed by sweeping them out and then sprinkling salt and a type of wheat called spelt throughout their...
  • Bloody Peruvian terrorist also had fuzzy side

    10/18/2005 6:26:53 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 3 replies · 536+ views
    EFE News ^ | Oct. 18, 2005 | Paola Ugaz
    Lima, Oct 18 (EFE).- Peru's Abimael Guzman, the founder of a Maoist guerrilla movement-cum-death cult that sometimes dynamited the bodies of just-murdered functionaries and hanged canines from lamposts as warnings to "capitalist dogs," also had his soft, sappy and romantically poetic side. The man known by his fanatic followers as "President Gonzalo" revealed some of his secrets in a hand-written ode dedicated to his wife, who died in 1988 under mysterious circumstances. A video seized in 1992 by the security forces, after Guzman's arrest, shows the wake of Augusta La Torre, better known as "Comrade Norah" and the Shining Path's...
  • Sex, Love, and Marriage

    06/19/2005 4:36:28 PM PDT · by Hank Kerchief · 41 replies · 1,737+ views
    The Autonomist ^ | 06/13/05 | Reginald Firehammer
    Sex, Love, and Marriage by Reginald Firehammer These notes are distilled and reworked from a number of posts to a thread dealing with marriage. It occurred to me that the principles described in those posts are largely unknown or misunderstood, and that a single source for them is needed. This is an attempt to provide that source. In short, this is a defense of marriage, not as it is practiced nor as it is usually understood, but as it ought to be practiced and understood. I regard romantic love as the highest good achievable by man, the ultimate value that...
  • Blake's Heaven (Only one British artist would make it on to a list of the world's all-time greatest)

    04/26/2005 9:58:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 93 replies · 1,043+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Monday April 25, 2005 | Jonathan Jones
    On the cover of my guidebook to St Petersburg's Hermitage is a painting of a woman in blue silk and white powder, hair flowing - a portrait by Thomas Gainsborough that hangs in the museum. This choice is flattering, until you notice that all the different language guides on the bookstand have nationally appropriate paintings. It's a naive bit of politeness. Not even we British go to the Hermitage to see Gainsborough. British art, historically, has its charms. In addition to Gainsborough's perfumed rococo world, we have Constable and Turner. All three, if you have grown up with the swagging,...