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  • Anybody Noticed?

    08/07/2019 6:44:49 AM PDT · by Little Ray · 43 replies
    Himself ^ | 08/07/2019 | Harry_the_Horrible
    Anybody noticed that Epstein and his circle of pedophile elites have dropped completely out of the news? Look! Squirrel!
  • Deputies say a man had a meth-fueled attack squirrel. They need help finding him

    06/18/2019 2:25:08 PM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 67 replies
    WHNT News 19, ^ | June 18, 2019 | WHNT News 19,
    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - Authorities arrested a man and are searching for another after they found methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, body armor, and an "attack squirrel" during a search Monday. The Limestone County Sheriff's Office said Ronnie Reynolds, 37, was arrested during the search. They added Mickey Paulk, 35, is wanted by investigators, after he allegedly fed a squirrel meth to keep it aggressive. Investigators said they searched an apartment in the 21000-block of Piney Chapel Road around 8:30 a.m. Monday after they received tips about an "attack squirrel" being fed meth to keep it aggressive. They found meth, drug paraphernalia,...
  • Climate change is a "bigger problem than BREXIT"

    04/17/2019 12:55:29 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 34 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 17, 2019 | By COLIN FERNANDEZ
    Climate change is a bigger problem than Brexit as 'it could literally kill us', the head of the Environment Agency warned yesterday. Sir James Bevan said climate change was 'much more important' than Brexit and it was time to focus on tackling climate change. Sir James, a career diplomat and former High Commissioner to India before becoming the chief executive of the Environment Agency in 2015, said the increase in greenhouse gases would lead to rising seas, water shortages extreme weather, flooding, coastal erosion and droughts'. The Environment Agency, which has more than 11,000 employees, is the government funded body...
  • Coast Guard Officer Accused of Terrorist Plot Targeting Media, Lawmakers

    02/20/2019 3:11:56 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 170 replies
    Military,com ^ | February 20, 2019 | By Hope Hodge Seck
    A Coast Guard lieutenant assigned to the service's headquarters in Washington, D.C., has been arrested on drug and gun possession charges, and is accused of plans to "murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country," according to documents filed in Maryland District Court. Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson, an acquisitions officer for the National Security Cutter Acquisition Program, was arrested Feb. 15 and charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition by an unlawful user or addict of controlled substances, and possession of Tramadol, a Schedule IV pain medication. A motion for detention pending trial, filed by U.S....
  • In the squirrel world, prime real estate is determined by previous owner, study reveals

    02/13/2019 11:25:28 AM PST · by ETL · 49 replies ^ | February 13, 2019 | University of Guelph
    A young squirrel lucky enough to take over territory from an adult male squirrel is like a teenager falling into a big inheritance, according to a new University of Guelph study. Researchers found male squirrels store more food than females, and if a young squirrel leaving the nest nabs a storage spot previously owned by a male squirrel, they will increase their lifetime pup production by 50 per cent."It's like buying a home and finding a big pile of money buried in the walls," said integrative biology professor Andrew McAdam, who worked on the study with lead author David Fisher,...
  • Ill. police have run-in with 'disorderly' squirrel (YouTube video)

    01/08/2019 8:47:47 AM PST · by McGruff · 15 replies
    Police officers in McHenry, Illinois, had a recent run-in with a 'disorderly' squirrel. The squirrel entered the police station through the front door and eventually left without injury. (Jan. 7) Officers and workers at the police station can be heard screaming and reacting strongly after the squirrel entered the station through the front door.
  • 2-Foot Tall Squirrels Caught on Camera in North Carolina, View Pic of Fox Squirrel

    11/29/2018 6:29:51 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 82 replies ^ | Nov 29, 2018 | Riddhi Jadhav
    When someone says squirrels you'd think of those small size rodent-like creatures with their bushy tails. Jumping and running across from trees to trees, squirrels make for cute creatures hunting for their nuts more often. But residents in North Carolina can spot some oddity in and around Robeson County. Going by the recent pictures posted by state wildlife officials there are 2-foot tall squirrels in the area. Baby Squirrel Taken into Police Custody After Chasing a Man in Germany.
  • Rescued squirrel becomes part of woman's family, stashes nuts in her hair: 'He's so funny'

    11/20/2018 8:55:00 AM PST · by ETL · 40 replies ^ | Nov 20, 2018 | Chris Ciaccia
    An English woman saved an injured squirrel she found on the road after apparently being hit by a moving vehicle. Now, the squirrel stores nuts in her hair as he prepares to hibernate, SWNS reports. Mandy McKenna, who lives in Shepton Mallet, said that the squirrel, which she has named Horatio, travels with her in her handbag when she goes out and about, sits on the sofa with her and watches TV with her. "When I watch TV he sits on the back of the sofa and hides nuts in my hair," McKenna said in comments obtained by SWNS. "Sometimes...
  • Scratchie The Squirrel [Vanity]

    11/16/2018 8:56:04 PM PST · by backspace · 72 replies
    Self | 11/16/2018 | Self
    Been feeding the cute little squirrel out back..... I named him "Scratchie"
  • Allegan Co. hunter mistaken for squirrel, shot in face

    11/12/2018 7:54:52 AM PST · by Gamecock · 53 replies
    WNEM ^ | 11/6/2018 | Carrie Laine
    A squirrel hunter opened fire, hitting his hunting partner in the face. DNR officials were called to the Allegan State Game Area to investigate a hunting accident. That’s when they learned that a squirrel hunter opened fire with his 12-gauge shotgun after seeing movement next to a tree, around 20 yards away. The movement turned out to be his hunting partner’s face, according to conservation officers. The shot caused serious injury to the man’s face, eye, and jaw. He was airlifted to the hospital for treatment. Conservation Officers report the victim was not wearing any hunter orange. The investigation continues,...
  • A Man Contracted a Rare, Fatal Disease From Eating Squirrel Brains

    10/18/2018 7:38:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 69 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | October 17, 2018 | Avery Thompson
    According to a recently-uncovered medical case from 2015, one man may have died after eating one too many squirrels. His penchant for squirrel meat seems to have inadvertently exposed him to an incredibly rare fatal brain disorder, the first time this disorder was ever contracted in the United States. Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease is a rare brain disorder caused by misfolding brain proteins called prions. Prion proteins are unique in that when one is misfolded, it causes other prion proteins to misfold too. These misfolded proteins are unable to function properly, and the result is that the victim suffers from memory loss,...
  • Woman Thrown Off Plane For “Emotional Support Squirrel

    10/10/2018 9:32:10 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 83 replies
    Miniature horses may be allowed, but squirrels? Not so fast. A wheelchair-bound woman in Orlando was thrown off a Frontier Airlines flight for refusing to part with her so-called “emotional support” squirrel. Frontier Airlines Flight 1612, bound for Cleveland, was set to depart Tuesday night when a “situation” developed onboard. A passenger had indicated that an emotional support pet would accompany her when booking her reservation, but never indicated what type of animal that would be. Turns out it was a squirrel. Squirrels, according to Frontier’s guidelines on emotional support animals, are not permitted onboard: We do not accept unusual...
  • Man Saves Squirrel With CPR

    10/08/2018 6:04:28 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 36 replies
    Keoland ^ | 10/5/2018
    Body cameras from a Twin Cities police department captured officers giving high-fives to a young driver after he appeared to successfully give CPR to a stunned squirrel. The video was posted Thursday afternoon to the Brooklyn Park Police Department Facebook page. In an hour of posting, it had already amassed thousands of views and hundreds of shares. Police say the officers were on routine patrol on Sept. 25 when they saw a young man bent down near the curb on the 6500 block of Hampshire Avenue. They stopped and got out of their squad car. As they approached, the officers...
  • Porn is slowly killing Evangelicalism

    08/24/2018 10:41:00 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 92 replies
    Patheos ^ | June 12, 2018 | Grayson Gilbert
    Pornography is single-handedly one of the worst epidemics facing the Evangelical church today. There are a myriad of other factors which appear to be eroding the Western church from the inside-out, yet Evangelicals scarcely address the root of the problem of pornography within the church. On the whole, human sexuality is undergoing an existential crisis. Yet the church is placed squarely in the midst of this crisis, often not even addressing its own underlying issues until far too late. Leader after leader (after leader!) disqualifies himself through sexual misconduct, all the while the name of Christ is slandered. Lest we...
  • Police in Germany rescue man being chased by baby squirrel

    08/10/2018 4:28:28 PM PDT · by ncalburt · 32 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 8/10/2018
  • Watch a gutsy squirrel steal a doughnut from cop

    06/26/2018 2:35:19 PM PDT · by BBell · 45 replies ^ | 6/26/18 | Robert Rhoden
    Stealing anything from a police office is pretty bold. But a doughnut? That's asking for some serious trouble. A brazen squirrel in Anchorage, Alaska, did just that, prompting the police department to post a video of the bandit on its Facebook page
  • At UC Berkeley, a squirrel ran for student Senate and won - driving some people nuts

    04/27/2018 8:07:33 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    LA Times ^ | April 20, 2018 | Teresa Watanabe
    The candidate for a seat in the UC Berkeley student Senate promised safe spaces for squirrels, better access to acorns and support groups for those experiencing habitat loss. His name was Furry Boi, he campaigned in a squirrel suit and he attracted immediate attention. "omg i love him he's so cute," Iris Melody Xu, a UC Berkeley student, wrote on Furry Boi's Facebook page. "Finally, a candidate I can get behind," someone else wrote. But when the character that sophomore Stephen Boyle had created as a joke actually won one of the Associated Students of the University of California's 20...
  • Backyard camera catches talking crow saying 'Hello' to squirrel

    03/03/2018 9:51:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    A wild crow that was hand-raised by an Ontario veterinarian as an infant was caught on camera saying "Hello" to a squirrel in the woman's back yard. Dr. Kristy Hiltz, a veterinarian at Sherbrooke Heights Animal Hospital in Peterborough, said her husband placed a GoPro camera near a feeder in their back yard and it recently captured the moment a crow landed on a branch near a feasting squirrel and said "Hello" twice. Hiltz said the crow was one of five she and her family cared for in the summer of 2011 after their nest fell out of a tree...
  • Is Southern-Fried Squirrel the Answer to KFC's Extraordinary Chicken Shortage?

    03/03/2018 9:37:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 55 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Morwenna Ferrier
    Some people in Britain hate grey squirrels enough to devour them. With the UK’s biggest purveyor of fried chicken in crisis, perhaps we should be cooking up our furry feral friendsne cold Sunday morning last month, I visited Pow Hill, a glorious moorland thick with pine trees that overlooks the Derwent reservoir, north-west of Durham. In a clearing, three amateur wildlife photographers, in full camouflage gear, sat on plastic bags and watched a red squirrel race across the bracken. As I watched the little fella leap from log to tree, the sunlight dancing across its tail, naturally my thoughts turned...
  • On Squirrel Appreciation Day, We See a Clovis Cop Feed a Rodent. The Internet Eats It Up

    01/23/2018 12:17:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | January 22, 2018 | ROBERT RODRIGUEZ
    As a Clovis police officer, John McGrory is ready to take down a bad guy at a moment’s notice. But even a no-nonsense cop like McGrory can’t pass up a moment of cuteness. That’s what happened in a video posted by the Clovis Police Department on Sunday, which was national Squirrel Appreciation Day (yes, that’s really a thing). The video shows McGrory standing next to a tree when a squirrel scampers over to him and gently takes a nut from his hand. McGrory smiles and laughs as the furry rodent scoots back to the tree. The video has 17,000 views...