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  • Student Trying to Impress Woman Gets Stuck Between Buildings

    08/26/2016 10:42:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    A University of Pittsburgh student trying to impress a woman by leaping from one rooftop to another instead fell into a narrow gap between the buildings near campus and had to be rescuedlA University of Pittsburgh student trying to impress a woman by leaping from one rooftop to another instead fell into a narrow gap between the buildings near campus and had to be rescued, police said Tuesday. The student, a 22-year-old from nearby Indiana Township, fell awkwardly between buildings in the city's Oakland neighborhood and became wedged in a narrow, debris-filled space. It took rescuers about four hours to...
  • KFC Sunscreen Makes You Smell Like Fried Chicken

    08/26/2016 10:28:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    C|NET ^ | 8/22 | Amanda Kooser
    Nobody asked for fried-chicken-scented sunscreen, but KFC made it anyway. A quick survey of sunscreens reveals they usually come bottled with scents like "sunshine," "coconut," "cucumber," "mango" and "gentle breeze." These fragrances evoke thoughts of summer, beaches and outdoor fun. KFC, the global fried-chicken fast-food franchise, decided sunscreen should evoke thoughts of bubbling hot oil, dead birds and 11 herbs and spices. On Monday, KFC introduced Extra Crispy Sunscreen, a reference to a style of chicken, not the kind of skin the sunscreen will leave you with if you use it. The sunscreen smells like fried chicken, but it...
  • After Bel Mooney revealed how her dog came to her after death:Can dead pets really come back. .

    08/26/2016 6:17:02 PM PDT · by fella · 41 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 26 August 2016
    Do the animals we’ve loved and lost truly leave us? Earlier this week, Bel Mooney told of her grief at losing her dog, Bonnie, and how, at her lowest ebb, she felt Bonnie come back to her. In response, dozens of you responded with stories of signs from the after-life from dearly beloved pets . . . Eight years ago, I had a lovely black cat called Nevil. One afternoon a lady knocked on my door and told me she had run over my cat. For two weeks I was truly devastated. One night I could not sleep and went...
  • The scourge of Indian IT Recruiters

    08/26/2016 6:09:28 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 126 replies
    8/26/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
    For about a decade and a half, I have heard horror stories of Indian IT outsourcing. I have not seen the horror stories become realized -- for the most part, the crap you get out of Indian offshore IT is, well, crap. It is not crap because of their skill, in some cases. I have found that while 65% of Indian IT 'professionals' overstate their skill, the remaining 35% can do the job. The issue is the cultural differences. In the case of most Indians, some 90%, they will do EXACTLY as you ask. And that is their downfall. Americans...
  • Hawaii Official Who Died After Crash Wore Infant Life Vest

    05/06/2016 9:57:00 PM PDT · by LucyT · 488 replies
    AssociatedPress ^ | May 5, 2016, 8:31 PM ET | Jennifer Sinco Kelleher
    Hawaii's former health director who died after a plane she was traveling in crashed into the ocean was wearing an infant life vest and the pilot didn't give a safety briefing before takeoff, according to details in a National Transportation Safety Board report. An autopsy determined Loretta Fuddy died of an irregular heartbeat from hyperventilating after she exited the plane, which landed in choppy water off the island of Molokai. The pilot and seven other passengers on the 2013 Makani Kai Air flight survived. Pilot Clyde Kawasaki reported to the NTSB that he heard a loud bang, followed by an...
  • Tre Mason's mother thinks he has the 'mind of a 10-year old', per report

    08/26/2016 2:46:52 PM PDT · by BBell · 19 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 8/26/16 | Ron Higgins, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    The mother of former Auburn running back Tre Mason told Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies last month that head injuries her 22-year old son sustained playing football has given him a "10-year-old's mindset." Tina Mason believes CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, has caused her son's erratic behavior. CTE is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma, including concussions. The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post reported Mason, mother of the Los Angeles Rams' running back who is staying in her house after not reporting for training camp, was heard on audio recorded...
  • Badge Protects NHP Trooper From Bullet After Exchange of Gunfire With Suspect

    08/26/2016 1:27:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    3News ^ | FRIDAY, AUGUST 26TH 2016 | CRAIG FIEGENER
    A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper was struck by a bullet and a suspect was killed after an exchange of gunfire early this morning in the southeast Las Vegas Valley. The trooper pulled over a vehicle with three people shortly after midnight near U.S. 95 and Boulder Highway, according to investigators. A man in the vehicle jumped out of the vehicle and was pursued by the trooper. Boulder Highway is closed between U.S. 95 and Lamb Boulevard in either direction. Two people who remained inside the vehicle after the traffic stop have been detained for questioning. This is an excerpt. NHP...
  • Norway man rescued after climbing into public toilet

    08/26/2016 10:02:35 AM PDT · by sparklite2 · 13 replies
    Firefighters in Norway have pulled a man from the inside of a toilet after he lowered himself in to retrieve a friend's phone and became stuck in the tank below. Cato Berntsen Larsen climbed feet-first into the public facility after his friend dropped the phone while urinating. He was not successful in retrieving the phone.
  • Donald Trump, black people have everything to lose if they vote for you

    08/26/2016 8:02:52 AM PDT · by EinNYC · 65 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | August 26, 2016 | Leonard Greene
    ou asked the question. And, though I imagine it was nothing more than a rhetorical question, it is still a question that, given the subject matter, deserves an answer. You, after all, are the same man who relentlessly questioned the citizenship of the nation’s first black President. That was before you dragged your feet and double-talked your way through questions — there’s that word again — about the support of white supremacist David Duke. And, if memory serves, you’re also the same presidential candidate who saw a black man at one of your campaign rallies and called him “my African-American.”...
  • Megyn Kelly Grills Jorge Ramos on ‘ Neutrality ’ Claims Do You Disclose Daughter Works For Clinton

    Megyn Kelly Grills Jorge Ramos on ‘ Neutrality ’ Claims Do You Disclose Daughter Works For Clinton
  • Transgender inmate sues Missouri prison for hormone treatment

    08/25/2016 4:01:29 PM PDT · by cardinal4 · 10 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 25 Aug 2016 | LAURA BULT
    A transgender inmate says she’s been living in a “personal prison” because a Missouri correctional facility has denied her access to hormone treatment, according to a new lawsuit.
  • Dog adopts opossum babies

    08/25/2016 2:22:41 PM PDT · by BBell · 6 replies
    After a dog killed the mother opossum, the babies were adopted by another dog...
  • Marinea – Sustainable ‘Village At Sea’ – Plans To Use Bitcoin

    08/25/2016 1:24:59 PM PDT · by amorphous · 33 replies
    Cyptocoinnews.com ^ | 25 August 2015 | Elliot Maras
    Marinea, a company planning to establish a self-sustaining “Village At Sea’ between Miami and Cuba, plans to use bitcoin as its currency and eventually have its own electronic currency. Bitcoin, a decentralized currency with no centralized governing authority, naturally fits the Marinea goals of being an independent, self-sustaining society. Marinea is a utopian concept for a village existing in harmony with nature, where citizens will be able to live their lives as they see fit. Another goal is to address the challenges related to limited available land for food cultivation and human habitation. According to its website, the project has...
  • Straphangers Go Berserk After Woman Tosses Bugs in Subway Car

    08/25/2016 11:29:08 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 25, 2016 | Danielle Furfaro and Melkorka Licea
    An crazed woman trying to sell crickets and worms on a D train suddenly threw them all over the crowded car, sending it into chaos during the evening commute. The women walked into the train car at about 6 p.m. on Wednesday and and made a pitch to passengers to try to get them to buy the chirping insects and wrigglers. A group of teenagers pushed her, prompting her to freak out and toss the box of pests into the air, said witnesses.
  • Wife’s Revenge Against Second Wife

    08/25/2016 10:10:57 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Wednesday, August 17, 2016
    Rams car into second wife’s homeAn Arab woman stole her husband’s car, drove all the way to his new house and rammed the vehicle against the wall many times after learning he married again. The unnamed wife went mad after she was told that her Saudi husband has just married again and bought a new house in the other side of the capital Riyadh. “She drove to her husband’s new house and banged the car against the wall many times, causing it to collapse. “The second wife, who was in at the time, was taken to hospital in shock...
  • A 3 hour 2900% profit in the market, suspiciously timed with HRC's Epipen tweet

    08/25/2016 9:26:02 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 39 replies
    Imgur ^ | 08/24/16
  • GOOGLE CAUGHT TRYING sway the election in favor of Hillary

    08/24/2016 4:43:23 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 21 replies
    GOOGLE CAUGHT TRYING sway the election in favor of Hillary
  • Twerking, lowriders shut down Route 66 in New Mexico

    08/24/2016 2:03:51 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 23 | Staff
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A hip-hop video shoot shut down parts of Route 66 in New Mexico last weekend because lowriders were driving around in circles as a crowd of hundreds twerked in the street. ... Macias said "it was nice to see families coming together on a summer night."
  • The wild party in the Hamptons guarded by DRONES: Millionaire uses a fleet of robots [tr]

    08/24/2016 1:11:24 PM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 24, 2016 | Staff
    Philanthropist and banker turned musician Ivan Wilzig had a surprise guest at his naked $1million 60th birthday party in the Hamptons - a drone. The security team at Wilzig's 10-acre Water Mill estate, dubbed the Playboy Mansion of the Hamptons, used the flying device to make sure the 700 partygoers behaved themselves and to prevent gatecrashers at the Garden of Eden themed bash on Saturday where clothing was optional. Partygoers were handed fig leaves as they entered the celebrations and many followed the undress code, the New York Daily News' gossip column Confidential reported. Posting to Facebook today, Wilzig, who...
  • Yearlong Mars Simulation Nears End on Mauna Loa

    08/23/2016 11:54:09 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    Six scientists are close to wrapping up a year of near isolation in a Mars simulation on a Hawaii mountain. The scientists are housed in a dome on Mauna Loa and can go outside only in spacesuits, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported. They manage limited resources while conducting research and working to avoid personal conflicts. Communication is delayed the 20 minutes, the length it would take to relay messages from Mars. Kim Binsted, principal investigator for the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation, said this simulation is the second-longest of its kind after a mission that lasted 520 days in Russia....
  • You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube — and 13 other facts...

    08/23/2016 10:34:57 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 72 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Aug. 23, 2016 | Ali Sundermier
    The universe is a crazy place... It's full of exploding stars and immortal jellyfish and it's been kicking around for almost 14 billion years. Here are 14 awesome facts to put it all into perspective. If you unraveled all of the DNA in your body, it would span 34 billion miles, reaching to Pluto (2.66 billion miles away) and back ... 13 times.Source: Business InsiderIn fact, your body contains cosmic relics from the creation of the universe. Almost all of your hydrogen atoms were formed in the Big Bang, about 13.7 billion years ago.Source: PBSAnd when you tune your TV...
  • Doctors remove 40 knives from man's stomach in India

    08/22/2016 11:23:47 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 42 replies
    A man in India spent two months swallowing knives and had 40 of them surgically removed from his stomach, according to the doctor who led the operation. "He had a wild urge to consume metal. Even for us, the experienced surgeons, it was frightening," Dr. Jatinder Malhotra told CNN. "We were so nervous... a small mistake could have taken the patient's life. In my 20 years of practice, I have never seen anything like it." Malhotra said it took his team about two days to form a diagnosis and surgery plan. ... Malhotra said they found foldable knives, which when...
  • 'Manbang' is North Korea's Netflix

    08/22/2016 9:42:43 AM PDT · by wbill · 25 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | August 22, 2016 | Melody Hahm
    North Korea announced last week that it’s launching Manbang (“Mon-bahng”), what it’s calling a “Netflix style video-on-demand.” Manbang literally translates to “everywhere” in Korean, and North Korea hopes the device will be ubiquitous. (snip) According to NKnews.org, the set-top box has two primary features: replaying documentary films about Kim Jong Un and his leadership and providing language-learning resources — for Russian and English. Users can search for programs by typing the title or browsing through categories, which may be the only feature that it shares with Netflix
  • What's with the weird thing going on with FR now?

    08/20/2016 9:53:20 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 75 replies
    8-21-16 | Me, Myself, & I
    What's going on with the postings at FR? The last comment of every thread is being posted instead of the original post.
  • News Media

    08/18/2016 3:22:09 PM PDT · by Degaston · 14 replies
    Anyone know who the other broadcasters are supporting? Clinton Broadcasting Service (CBS) Always Backing Clinton (ABC) Now Backing Clinton (NBC) Clinton News Network (CNN) Most Surely Now Backing Clinton (MSNBC)
  • CNN Launches Drone Operations To Film Americans

    08/18/2016 10:23:02 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 08/18/16 | Steve Guest
    According to a press release provided to The Daily Caller, Terence Burke, senior vice president of national news, said that “CNN’s cutting-edge development of technology to enhance the way we tell stories is a part of our DNA. We are proud to continue the tradition with CNN AIR, and to establish a unit that will expand our technological capabilities for newsgathering.” CNN has formed the “first media-related research partnership with the Georgia Tech Research Institute” and will be in a direct research agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration. According to the press release, in 2015, “CNN was selected by the...
  • Bruce Jenner! predicted 20 years ago on Married With Children

    08/18/2016 8:46:02 AM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    GMS Shar Ahmath youtube ^ | Published on Jun 3, 2015 | GMS Shar Ahmath
    Bruce Jenner! predicted 20 years ago on Married With Children video only......
  • Alex Soros, son of Geoge Soros, posts strange message

    08/17/2016 4:41:01 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 46 replies
    Instagram ^ | 08/17/16 | Alex Soros
    Alex Soros (son of George) recently posted a very strange question of "Which of these flags will fall first"on Instagram with the following picture below of hotel sacher with five flags above the door. Every one should know the U.S.A, German, U.N and E.U flag but the forth from the left i think is the Austrian flag. https://www.instagram.com/p/BEwgmuxKccI/?hl=en What does Soros have planned now? 
  • U.S. alarm: 'Unprecedented demonic outpouring'

    08/17/2016 1:58:26 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 29 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 8-17-2016 | Bob Unruh
    They hailed from all Christian denominations and backgrounds, coming by the hundreds to defend their faith. More than a thousand Christians rallied in Oklahoma City to protest a long-scheduled blasphemous ceremony designed to mock Mary, the mother of Jesus. Though the “black mass” ritual took place as planned, the protests seemed to have an effect, as few attended the Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall to witness a ritual entitled “The Consumption of Mary” performed by the Dakhma of Angra Mainyu, a group of “devil-worshipers.” The Catholic group the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property was...
  • India: Three die as kite string slits their throats

    08/17/2016 7:43:01 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    BBC ^ | 08/17/2016
    Three people, including two children, have died after their throats were slit by glass-coated strings used for flying kites on India's Independence Day. ... Glass-coated strings are used to bring down competitors' kites, but they also end up injuring and killing people. Many Indians fly kites to celebrate festivals and important occasions like the Independence Day, which is celebrated on 15 August. But every year, there are reports of people dying or getting wounded from the kite strings - locally known as manja - treated with powdered glass or metal to sharpen them. ... The Delhi government has now banned...
  • Ford pledges to have a fleet of fully autonomous cabs on the road 'by 2021'....

    08/16/2016 3:51:15 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 16 August 2016 | Mark Brigg
    Ford intends to have a fully driverless vehicle — no steering wheel, no pedals — on the road within five years. The cars will initially be used for commercial ride-hailing or ride-sharing services; sales to consumers will come later. Ford CEO Mark Fields announced the new goal Tuesday at the company's Silicon Valley campus in Palo Alto, California, sparking rumours it could sell the cars to Uber - which is already testing its self driving systems using the firm's vehicles in Pittsburgh. ... Nair says Ford will continue developing driver-assist systems, like automatic emergency braking or lane departure warning. But...
  • Face-biting, murder suspect identified as FSU student

    08/16/2016 11:59:54 AM PDT · by b4its2late · 55 replies
    KTUL TV 8 ^ | Tuesday, August 16th 2016 | By Sierra Darville
    MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) -- The Martin County Sheriff's Office identified the face-biting suspect accused of killing a couple near Tequesta as Florida State University student Austin Harrouff. The 19-year-old fraternity member had no known connections to the victims. Deputies said the attack was random and unprovoked. According to the Sheriff's Office, Harrouff stabbed John Joseph Stevens III and Michelle Karen Mishcon to death Monday night before attacking a neighbor who tried to intervene. Deputies encountered Harrouff biting off the face of Stevens. Authorities tried to use a stun gun to get Harrouff off the victim, but that didn't work....
  • Alleged Stalker Posts Videos Of Him Picking Up Women In Downtown L.A., Sparking Outrage

    08/16/2016 8:58:45 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    CBS2LA ^ | 08/15/2016 | Rachel Kim
    A self-proclaimed pickup artist who roams the streets of downtown Los Angeles has many people on alert. One of the videos Dan Cilley posted on YouTube shows him aggressively approaching women saying things like “Can I get an image of your butt? Are you 18 years old? Sorry if I creeped you out or anything. I don’t want to touch you or do you want to touch me?” In the footage, he’s the admitted “Downtown L.A. predator – that’s what people call me.” ... Blair Besten is the executive director of Historic Core Business Improvement District, which works with police...
  • The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest (2016 Contest Winners)

    08/16/2016 7:28:33 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 14 replies
    Bulwer-Lytton ^ | August 2016 | Multiple
    The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest 2016 Contest Winners Winner Even from the hall, the overpowering stench told me the dingy caramel glow in his office would be from a ten-thousand-cigarette layer of nicotine baked on a naked bulb hanging from a frayed wire in the center of a likely cracked and water-stained ceiling, but I was broke, he was cheap, and I had to find her. — William "Barry" Brockett, Tallahassee, FL The winner of this year’s Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, the XXXIVth Lyttoniad, is William "Barry" Brockett of Tallahassee, Florida, a 55-year-old building contractor who has specialized in additions, home makeovers,...
  • This girl’s hair is so long that she can wear it as a shirt

    08/16/2016 12:15:08 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    New York Post ^ | Sun August 10, 2016 | Sarah Barns
    A teenager who hasn’t cut her hair for five years has locks so long she can now “wear it” instead of clothes. Sara Beygi, 19, who is known as “Madame Kush” to her Instagram fans, has been dubbed the “real-life Rapunzel” thanks to her flowing brunette locks. The Californian’s mane currently totals 3 feet 7 inches in length
  • Man Dragged Trying to Stop Another from Taking His Car

    08/15/2016 11:25:28 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Aug 15, 2016
    The Dallas County Sheriff's Office released three surveillance videos Monday they say shows a man being dragged while trying to stop someone from stealing his car in broad daylight. In the video, the owner of the car can be seen parking near a group of mail boxes at the Pecan Lake Mobile Home Park on the 2800 block of South Belt Line Road. As the man walked toward the bank of mailboxes, another man can be seen in the area walking toward the older man's car. When the man noticed the other getting into his vehicle, he ran toward the...
  • UPDATE: 26 Heroin Overdoses in Huntington (West Virginia) on Monday

    08/15/2016 7:20:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 83 replies
    wowktv.com ^ | August 15, 2016 | wowk
    CABELL COUNTY, WV - UPDATE: 8:46 p.m. 8/15/16 Cabell County EMS tells 13 News there were 26 overdoses in a four hour period on Monday. Original The Director of Drug Control Policy Jim Johnson tells 13 news there were 10 heroin overdoses in Huntington on Monday. The 10 overdoses reported happened over a 90 minute period. Nobody died yet from the overdoses. Dispatchers report the overdoses happened at several locations in the city.
  • CLINTON CASH INTERVIEW Sunday Edition Of JUSTICE Judge Jeanine 8 14 16 HD

    08/15/2016 12:09:18 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 2 replies
    CLINTON CASH INTERVIEW Sunday Edition Of JUSTICE Judge Jeanine 8 14 16 HD
  • Biohybrid Robots Built From Living Tissue Start to Take Shape

    08/14/2016 9:50:25 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    .livescience.com ^ | 08/11/2016 | Victoria Webster, Case Western Reserve University
    Researchers fabricate biobots by growing living cells, usually from heart or skeletal muscle of rats or chickens, on scaffolds that are nontoxic to the cells. If the substrate is a polymer, the device created is a biohybrid robot — a hybrid between natural and human-made materials. If you just place cells on a molded skeleton without any guidance, they wind up in random orientations. That means when researchers apply electricity to make them move, the cells' contraction forces will be applied in all directions, making the device inefficient at best. So to better harness the cells' power, researchers turn to...
  • Squirrel Steals GoPro, Makes Greatest Film of Our Time

    08/13/2016 4:06:28 PM PDT · by stylecouncilor · 49 replies
    Good Housekeeping ^ | Aug. 12, 2016 | Traci Newman
    Some rodents are more than scurrying little mammals. Some rodents are auteurs. This brazen little squirrel director steals a GoPro camera and makes a video shot entirely from its point of view, giving us a private tour of the trees from up above. After snatching the camera off the ground, it takes off running and scales the tree, showing us a day in the life of the intrepid little explorer. Thankfully, the squirrel also had excellent manners, and made sure to drop the camera back down where the owner could easily grab it and share this visionary masterpiece.
  • MIT and Microsoft Research made a 'smart' tattoo that remotely controls your phone

    08/13/2016 10:21:38 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    the verge ^ | August 13, 2016 12:19 pm | Lauren Goode
    The technology, which is described on MIT's website and will be presented in full at a wearables symposium next month, is called DuoSkin. The researchers say you can design a circuit using any graphic software, stamp out the tattoo in gold leaf (which is conductive to electricity), and then apply other commodity materials and components that would make the tattoo interactive.
  • PETA wants Eggs and Bacon Bay to change its name to something vegan-friendly ... no, seriously

    08/13/2016 5:33:24 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 28 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Aug. 13, 2016 | Postmedia Network
    Animal rights group PETA has taken exception to the name of a tiny Tasmanian community called Eggs and Bacon Bay, and has recommended it be changed to Apple and Cherry Bay, to promote a healthier, vegan diet. And it's not even joking. "Obviously Tasmania is known as the Apple Isle and the Huon Valley produces a lot of apples and cherries, and we think it's a much better, kinder, compassionate and healthy name for this particular area," PETA Australia campaign coordinator Claire Fryer told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). "Considering the high levels of cholesterol and saturated fat in both...
  • Man lifts off the ground in hilarious attempt to fly a kite

    08/12/2016 3:22:52 PM PDT · by fwdude · 14 replies
    DailyMail.com (Video) ^ | Aug 12, 2016 | DailyMail
    These friends attempt to fly a kite in Cromarty, Scotland, but due to strong winds, the kite tries to fly the man instead.
  • Anybody Know What This IS? [vanity I guess]

    08/11/2016 9:12:28 PM PDT · by Paleo Pete · 97 replies
    Anyone happen to know what this thing is?
  • Nobody expects... a surprise haemorrhoid operation

    08/11/2016 8:23:55 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 24 replies
    The Register - UK ^ | August 11, 2016 | Paul Kunert
    Decades of authoritarian one party rule have perhaps reduced one man's ability to question authority as a Chinese bloke awaiting the birth of his child was erroneously whisked in for a haemorrhoidectomy. Doctors at Shenyang Hunnan Xinqu Hospital mistook Mr Wang for another chap with a bad case of the pink grapes and whisked him into the operating theatre, according to a report in Bandao City News. Wang thought he was going to help his wife with the delivery of their child but then medics asked him to drop his pants and jump onto the operating table. “It felt strange,...
  • New transgender “bathroom” law,signed by GOP Governor, already changing life in Massachusetts

    08/10/2016 7:50:14 PM PDT · by massmike · 41 replies
    http://massresistance.com/ ^ | 08/10/2016 | n/a
    Even though it technically doesn’t go into effect until October 1, the new Massachusetts “transgender bathroom” law is already beginning to force change into society. Just a month ago, on July 8, Massachusetts GOP Governor Charlie Baker signed the outrageous “transgender bathroom” bill into law. It was no secret that like all LGBT “non-discrimination” laws, this represented yet another legal hammer to impose a perverse agenda on an unwilling society. Now the LGBT movement and the pro-homosexual Baker Administration are turning up the heat. Today’s Boston Globe features a chilling article: “In state first, a prison guard becomes a woman.”...
  • Groom Flees When Bride Arrives at Airport

    08/10/2016 1:39:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Wednesday, August 10, 2016
    Married her after seeing photosAn Egyptian groom waited for several hours at a Saudi airport for his bride to arrive. When he finally saw her, he fled. The man said he decided to marry that girl after he saw her pictures sent by his brother in Egypt when he asked him to search for a bride for him. “When he saw at the airport in Saudi Arabia, instead of rushing to hug her, he fled. People chased the man and caught him as they thought he stole something from the bride, but she told them he is her husband,” an...
  • Seattle City Gov Sponsoring ‘White Fragility’ Workshops

    08/08/2016 1:33:27 PM PDT · by PROCON · 17 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Aug. 5, 2016 | Peter Hasson
    The City of Seattle is sponsoring two taxpayer-funded workshops on “white fragility” as part of a series of “racial equity” workshops put on by the city’s Office of Arts and Culture throughout August and September. The two “white fragility” workshops will take place on August 17 and September 7, running four hours each. The workshops will focus on “the specific way that racism manifests through White Fragility.” (The city website defines “white fragility” as “the inability for white people to tolerate racial stress.”) Each workshop also “provides the perspectives and skills needed for white people to have more constructive cross-racial...
  • Mika Brzezinski Learns About 'Furries' | msnbc (from 2014)

    08/07/2016 12:20:45 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 28 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 10, 2014 | MSNBC
    Mika Brzezinski learns what a "Furry" is and promptly runs off set.
  • ‘Smart clothes’ of future will auction themselves on eBay if they are not worn

    08/07/2016 11:39:02 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 42 replies
    ‘Smart clothes’ which contact charity shops or eBay when they are not worn regularly could be hanging in wardrobes within a few years. Academics at Birmingham City University are developing a ‘connected wardrobe’ in which forgotten items will text owners to remind them that they are gathering dust. If ignored for long time, the clothes will automatically contact charity shops asking to be recycled or offer themselves for auction on eBay. “Think of the surprise when an owner suddenly receives bids for items they didn’t know were in their wardrobe,” said Mark Brill, senior lecturer in Future Media at Birmingham...