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  • Burger King Russia apologizes for World Cup 'impregnation' advert

    06/20/2018 5:03:45 PM PDT · by Harmless Teddy Bear · 34 replies
    CNN via MSNBC ^ | 06/20/2018 | Chris Scott
    Fast food company Burger King Russia has been forced to apologize after an advertisement offered Russian women the chance to win $47,000 and free Whoppers for life if they got impregnated by a World Cup player. The short-lived campaign was promoted in Russia on Tuesday via social media platform VK -- Russia's equivalent of Facebook -- before being pulled down after a flurry of angry responses from the public. Burger King Russia then released an apology on VK, saying they had removed all materials related to the campaign as it was 'insulting."
  • Betty White turns 96 today, credits vodka and hot dogs

    01/17/2018 9:11:50 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 71 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | January 17, 2018 | Rachel DeSantis
    The mythical Fountain of Youth isn’t made of water, after all, but vodka — at least, according to Betty White. The famously spry comic actress, who turns 96 today, gave good news to those struggling to make it through January by offering some sage insight into her longevity. She told Parade magazine that she loves vodka and hot dogs, “probably in that order.” She may be on to something — a recent study found that adults who were moderate drinkers were more than 20 percent less likely to die early of any cause. White added that she’s also made it...
  • Russian Alcohol Consumption Falls 80% in 5 Years, Says Minister

    01/16/2018 9:10:09 AM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 25 replies
    The Moscow Times ^ | Jan 16, 2018
    Russia’s health minister has said that Russians consume 80 percent less alcohol than they did five years ago, amid a decrease in smoking levels and an increase in the number of people who do sports. The latest World Health Organization figures put Russia’s alcohol consumption below that of France and Germany. “We have managed to reduce the consumption of alcoholic beverages per capita by 80 percent [in 5 years],” the Kommersant business daily cited Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova as saying Tuesday. Official statistics show average alcohol consumption in Russia plummeting by a third between 2009 and 2016. Consumer rights watchdog...
  • California Police Investigate Surveillance Video After Looters Steal 1,800 Gallons of vodka

    11/25/2017 10:25:01 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/25 | Elizabeth Zwirz
    Police in California are on the hunt for three potential suspects seen on surveillance video who may have made off with more than 1,800 gallons of vodka from a distillery on Sunday. The Los Angeles Police Department is reviewing surveillance footage showing three people creeping around the property of Fog Shots distillery weeks before the business was robbed. Art Gukasyan, the company’s CEO, told Fox News that nothing was taken the night of the video. But he said he "definitely believes" those people seen on it are involved in the robbery that occurred three weeks later.
  • Chelsea Handler Called Stacey Dash a 'Black White Supremacist' — Her Response Is Pure Fire

    09/20/2017 8:53:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies ^ | 9/19/2017 | Jason Howerton
    Dash confirmed she, of course, does not think white people are better than black people, or vice versa. In fact, she refuses to be reduced to “existing as just a race.” “Maybe read my autobiography and about my childhood of being exposed to drugs, violence, and abuse while growing up in the Bronx,” she concluded. “Does that make me ‘black’ enough for you and anyone else who shares this judgmental and simplistic assessment of my beliefs?” Ouch.
  • Your Corner: Turning Old Cupcakes and Bread Into Vodka

    08/18/2017 3:07:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Greg Bledsoe
    Distillers are fighting food waste and saving doughWhat’s old is new again. It’s a saying that applies perfectly for an idea by the owners of one of San Diego’s newest distilleries. “When we first came up with the idea, no one thought it was a good one,” said Sam Chereskin, co-owner of Misadventure and Company. His idea was to take old bread products and use them to make vodka. Once a week Chereskin takes a van to the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego food bank and picks up a load of more than a thousand pounds of bread products the...
  • Waves transform Russian seaside from a dumping ground for bottles into a colourful ‘pebble beach’

    01/31/2017 7:29:10 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 34 replies
    The Sun ^ | 30 Jan 2017 | HANNAH CROUCH
    NATURE'S BEAUTY Waves transform Russian seaside from a dumping ground for alcohol bottles into a colourful ‘pebble beach’ The Ussuri Bay used to be a dumping ground for old glass bottles and waste from a porcelain factory but the waves from the Pacific Ocean have rounded and polished the debris left behind.... Dumped glass on Ussuri Bay in Russia has been shaped into colourful pebbles Tourists of all ages are amazed by the shining shore, clean water and splendid view. The beach is particular spectacular in winter when the snow highlights the vivid colours of the glass.
  • I have found proof of Russian Manipulation in the election ~ Humor

    12/15/2016 8:41:27 AM PST · by GraceG · 15 replies
    I have found undeniable, irre-Putin-able proof that the Russians were Directly involved in manipulating the election. Their meddling caused Hillary Clinton to lose and Donald Trump to win bigly. Their dastardly plan was meant to hobble Hillary Clinton and weaken her campaign by making her stagger around during the campaign trying to regain her balance as she campaigned in the battleground states.... Plan outlined below:
  • President Obama on Martha’s Vineyard 2016

    08/06/2016 1:29:00 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 62 replies
    Vineyard Gazette ^ | August 6, 2016
    The First Family is en route to Martha's Vineyard to begin their two-week family vacation on the Island. President Obama, the First Lady, and daughters Malia and Sasha left the White House to board Marine One on the south lawn. Marine One took off at 12:41 p.m., bound for Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. There the family boarded Air Force One for the flight to Cape Cod and the Vineyard for a 1:03 p.m. departure. Sasha and Malia were chatting with each other as they boarded first, according to pool reports, and Mr. and Mrs. Obama followed. The President was...
  • Collier Man's Misuse of 911 Leaves Neighbors Perturbed

    06/13/2016 12:47:45 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    NBC2 ^ | JUNE 7, 2016
    A Collier County man called 911 on Monday night because his girlfriend wouldn't buy him vodka. He told dispatch his neighbors were fighting and yelling. When deputies showed up, there was no yelling, and there was no scene. - Using our app? CLICK HERE to watch video Deputies said it was a prank, and neighbors said it wasn't funny. Each time a deputy is sent to a non-emergency call, that's the taxpayer's dollars spent and the officers' time wasted. We got ahold of the 911 call. Operator: "Collier County 911. What is the status of your emergency?" Jack Means: "Uh...
  • Report: Dozens of Russian generals in Syria killed after a car bomb hits their military base

    02/24/2016 11:59:06 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 71 replies ^ | 02/24/2016 | MAAYAN GROISMAN
    The military base that was hit by the car bomb is considered one of the most important military centers of the Russian forces on the Syrian coast, located some 15 kilometers from Latakia.
  • Hillary Clinton Takes Natural Desiccated Thyroid. (She is on thyroid meds)

    02/21/2016 4:41:41 AM PST · by dennisw · 37 replies ^ | Posted on August 3, 2015 | /Jeffrey Dach MD
    Hillary Clinton Takes Natural Desiccated Thyroid Posted on August 3, 2015 A letter was released by Hillary Clinton's doctor, Lisa Bardack, MD, disclosing among other things, Hillary is taking natural desiccated thyroid pills for hypothyroidism, and she has a Calcium Score of zero. She also takes vitamin B12. Dr Lisa Bardack declared Hillary "fit to serve as president." Perhaps Dr Lisa Bardack prescribes natural thyroid for Hillary Clinton because it is a better thyroid medication. And perhaps Dr Lisa Barack prescribes natural thyroid for Hillary Clinton in spite of the opposition of the Endocrine Society Position_Statement which says natural desiccated...
  • Russian doctor punches patient, killing him instantly

    01/10/2016 8:59:25 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 57 replies
    The hindu ^ | 10Jan 2016
    He came with stomach pain and died of head injury for "touching" a nurse -- something he never did. In a bizarre incident, an angry Russian doctor fatally punched a patient for “touching” a nurse at a hospital in a south-western Russian town with the media dubbing the medic ‘the boxer doctor.’
  • Hillary: Drinking Game With John McCain Ended in Tie

    01/01/2016 8:55:30 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Friday, 01 Jan 2016 06:37 PM
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says in a video interview posted on her Facebook page she was once challenged by Sen. John McCain to a drinking game, which ended in a tie. In the video, she is asked by someone off camera, "Have you ever won a drinking competition?" Clinton laughs, and replies she hasn't participated in many, but the "most famous one" is when McCain, an Arizona Republican challenged her to a vodka drinking game while on a congressional trip. ...
  • Vodka (Vodka Vanity)

    01/01/2016 4:47:54 PM PST · by Artemis Webb · 117 replies
    me | 01/01/2016 | me
    My brother in law bought me this bottle of Grays Peak Small Batch vodka for Christmas. Dang nice looking bottle. I haven't opened it yet. But I'm wondering who here has a preference for vodka and if you really can tell the difference between one American Vodka and another? This one is going to end up in white russians anyway. The Dude would doubtless approve.
  • McCain challenged Hillary to drinking contest

    12/31/2015 2:32:22 PM PST · by PROCON · 72 replies ^ | Dec. 31, 2015 | Jonathan Easley
    Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton says she once went head-to-head with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) in a drinking contest. "I haven't been in many [drinking contests], but the most famous one, I suppose is the one I engaged in with Sen. John McCain when he and I were on a congressional delegation and he kind of challenged me," Clinton said in a video posted on her Facebook page Thursday. "We have our political differences, but we sat there drinking vodka."
  • Man Claims THIS Drawing Is of a 'Real Yeti he Saw and Sketched Before Reading its Mind

    08/30/2015 2:02:16 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 70 replies
    Sunday Express ^ | Tue, Aug 25, 2015
    AN ARTIST is claiming to have seen a mythical yeti for long enough to sketch the "giant primate".Russian Andrey Lyubchenko says people will think he is "insane", but insists he saw the legendary beast which was happy for him to draw its portrait. He claims the brief encounter was in the mountains of the Kemerovo area of Siberia, in Russia, and he telepathically communicated with the hairy mythological mammal. He said: "It happened so unexpectedly and fast that I had no time to get scared. "There was a clear feeling that this was a thinking creature, I felt he was...
  • Hillary is showing the wear and tear and mental strain from her email controversy (vanity)

    08/20/2015 6:28:50 AM PDT · by dennisw · 57 replies
    vanity | 8 20 2015 | vanity
    <p>She is showing the agony of (impending) defeat and humiliation as Bernie gains on her and she is running on empty. How soon before this sloppy (e-mails), inarticulate, press conference dodging, babbling boob gets the hook or throws in the towel to run the Clintoon crime family foundation. The constant lying and spinning is putting a strain on her psyche and it shows.</p>
  • Disbelief over Chelsea Clinton’s $65,000 speaking fee

    06/30/2015 12:59:30 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 67 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6/30/15 | Marketwatch
    The reaction from around the Twitterverse to news that a university paid $65,000 for Chelsea Clinton to make a brief appearance in 2014 can largely be summed up in one word. What?! Tuesday morning, the Washington Post reported the University of Missouri at Kansas City was looking for a celebrity speaker to headline a gala luncheon, and initially reached out to Hillary Clinton. But when Clinton’s representatives quoted a fee of $275,000, officials balked. So they turned to the Democratic presidential front-runner’s daughter. As reported by the Post, the university paid $65,000 for Chelsea Clinton’s appearance.
  • Sparta Man Blames Vodka for Biting Police Officer

    06/03/2015 10:38:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    News8000 ^ | Jun 03 2015
    Sparta police said a 23-year-old man blamed vodka for his behavior, which included scratching and biting an officer. Sparta police were called to a residence on L Street for a report of an unconscious man on someone’s porch at 4:45 a.m. on May 29. Officers found Jacob A. Baumbach passed out on the porch and they were unable to wake him. Officers requested EMS and tried to load him onto a cot. Sparta police said at that point, Baumbach woke up and became combative and attempted to kick a Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy who stopped by to help. Baumbach also...