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  • Hitler's secret flying saucer

    11/21/2010 12:49:41 PM PST · by the scotsman · 31 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 18th November 2010 | Allan Hall
    As Hitler's armies began to crumble on fronts as far apart as Stalingrad and North Africa, he turned in increasing desperation to his scientists to create a war-winning super-weapon. Some, like the V2 rockets and the first jet fighters, saw action but came too late to halt defeat. Others were so outrageously ambitious that they never got past the drawing board. The idea of building flying saucers to bomb London and even New York could have been just such a scheme. But now it is claimed that Hitler’s scientists had indeed designed this type of aircraft – and were so...
  • Police: Twins in suicide pact had Columbine image

    11/19/2010 4:28:48 PM PST · by Feline_AIDS · 11 replies ^ | P. SOLOMON BANDA
    <p>A photocopy of a magazine cover about the Columbine school shooting was found among the belongings of Australian twin sisters who shot themselves in a suicide pact at a Colorado shooting range, authorities said Friday.</p> <p>The magazine cover was found among stuffed animals, cell phones and jewelry the twins left behind at the nearby hotel where they had been staying. No suicide note was found.</p>
  • Male, female or neither? Gender identity debated at same-sex colleges

    11/08/2010 9:28:21 AM PST · by TaraP · 34 replies
    CNN ^ | Nov 8th, 2010
    Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- When Kevin Murphy entered as a freshman at Mount Holyoke, a Massachusetts women's college, in 2003, he was female. By the time he received his diploma, he was male. Phillip Hudson, who attended Morehouse, an all-male historically black college in Georgia, calls himself androgynous, meaning he doesn't identify with masculine or feminine identity norms. The two men represent a debate that is brewing at some of the nation's same-sex colleges. For these colleges, which have historically defied boundaries and challenged the status quo, a new test of tolerance has surfaced: How are they handling gender identity?...

    10/26/2010 6:45:09 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies
    DiscoveryNews ^ | October 22, 2010 | Jennifer Viegas
    Chupacabra Mystery Solved By Jennifer Viegas Halloween stories about the ghostly "chupacabra" circulate every year, but now scientists have solved the mystery surrounding this legendary animal. Instead of being vicious, fanged creatures that supposedly drink the blood of livestock, chupacabras turn out to be wild dogs inflicted with a deadly form of mange, according to University of Michigan biologist Barry OConnor. (Scientists believe legendary chupacabras monsters are actually coyotes with severe cases of mange, like the animal pictured here. Credit: Dan Pence) The myth about chupacabras, also known as goatsuckers, started after reports of livestock attacks in Puerto Rico and...
  • Weird News, Adventure ... {and a touch of S.P.A.M. -- Freep-notes}

    10/17/2010 2:34:53 PM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 205 replies
    Here we go ...
  • Cops Say Beer Saved a Bicyclist's Life

    10/16/2010 4:34:18 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 15 replies
    FOX 5 San Diego Reporter ^ | October 15, 2010 | Kristina Lee
    Cops say beer saved a bicyclist's life By Kristina Lee FOX 5 San Diego Reporter October 15, 2010 SAN DIEGO A man survived a hit and run accident in Rancho Bernardo Thursday evening and items in his backpack helped save his life, according to police. According to authorities, the man was riding in the bike lane on Pomerado Road near Caminito Vecinos when he was struck from behind around 8 p.m. Thursday. Official said if it weren't for beer in his back pack, the collision would have been fatal. "There is no doubt in my mind the beer definitely played...
  • Portland Man Finds Stranger in his Bathtub Coated in Mud, Wearing His Ducks Jersey

    10/05/2010 12:17:28 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 45 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | Monday, October 04, 2010 | Maxine Bernstein
    Dustin Haas was playing video games in the living room of his Southeast Portland home one night when one of his pit bulls started growling. Haas wondered what was wrong. He found his dog, Hennessey, outside the bathroom. "The way my dog was barking rapidly" Haas said, "I could tell he was real scared." Haas grabbed a baseball bat out of his sports bag, and stepped into the bathroom. He slowly pulled the shower curtain open, and found a strange man lying in his bathtub, covered in mud, sweating profusely and wearing Haas' University of Oregon Ducks football jersey. "It...
  • No clowning around: Brazilian voters get behind Grumpy

    10/05/2010 6:45:38 AM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 7 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | Christopher Frey
    Send in the clown. That’s the message voters in Brazil’s largest state have sent to Congress. With 1.3 million ballots cast in his favour, a professional clown named Tiririca won more votes than any other candidate in Sunday’s elections. It’s the second-highest tally ever recorded in Brazil’s history. “It’s amazing, this is from God,” he said after the vote. Tiririca’s bid to represent Sao Paulo state in the Chamber of Deputies was widely supported as a symbolic protest against government corruption and scandals. Tiririca, whose moniker is Portuguese slang for “grumpy,” campaigned on the slogan “Vote Tiririca! It can’t get...
  • Palestinian TV: Kids want stealing rabbit's hand cut off

    10/02/2010 7:31:51 PM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | MEMRI
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  • 10:10 mini-movie — No Pressure (Euro global warming crazies attack)

    10/01/2010 12:56:38 PM PDT · by Elwood P. Doud · 9 replies
    UK 10:10 Foundation ^ | 10/1/10 | UK 10:10 Foundation
  • Prosecutors: Woman stabbed man over feet insult

    09/17/2010 11:18:07 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 19 replies ^ | Sep. 17, 2010 | unknown
    The Snohomish County prosecutors office says that an 18-year-old Monroe woman stabbed a 19-year-old man after he teased her that her feet smelled. The Herald of Everett reports that the man was found by police with a steak knife sticking out of his back, buried a few inches in. His lung had collapsed. Officials say he'll recover from his injuries. Charging papers say that trouble started when Dallas Amber Smith was drinking and hanging out with friends and was challenged to do a back flip. When she took off her shoes to do the back flip, she was teased. Smith...
  • The First Laddie's Shiny Black Dress!

    Found this in the web. It is possibly where Moochelle got that outfit she was wearing. I didn't check to see if the spray-on came in shiny black, but I am sure she had it custom made, just for her lovlieness. Here is the link. Posting stuff sure has gotten harder for us old-timers...
  • Latest Offbeat News Headlines

    09/03/2010 1:26:34 PM PDT · by toma29 · 1+ views
    Useful Info Nation ^ | 9/03/2010 | Thomas Bryan
    Here's some of today's top offbeat news headlines: From the Useful Info Nation Offbeat News Page: AP STRANGE NEWSIndonesia's smoking toddler kicks the habitPolice: Pa. woman zaps self, brother with stun gunBOING BOINGBoneless, clubfooted French Connection model invades MelbourneCRACKED4 Lessons Learned Infiltrating a Homeless Community6 Famous Unsolved Mysteries (That Have Totally Been Solved)DIGG TOP OFFBEAT
  • It's Shakespeare -- in Klingon

    08/29/2010 4:03:12 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 36 replies
    upi. ^ | Aug. 29, 2010
    ARLINGTON, Va.- In the United States, where many people can't speak English properly, a Washington acting troupe says it will perform Shakespeare in Klingon. During its annual benefit Sept. 25, the Washington Shakespeare Company in Arlington, Va., will perform selections from "Hamlet" and "Much Ado About Nothing" in both English and the language invented for Klingon characters of the Star Trek films, The Washington Post reported Sunday. The effort was inspired by a line spoken by English actor David Warner in "Star Trek VI," in which his Klingon character declares, "You have not experienced Shakespeare until you have read him...
  • Man Fights With Cop After Lunging Into Squad Car (Cop Hands Gun to Gas Station Clerk to Keep Away)

    08/25/2010 10:25:47 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Wed, Aug 25, 2010 | CAROLYN RYAN
    A Miami Gardens police officer found himself in a nasty fight inside his squad car early Wednesday morning after a crazed man forced his way into the car's window and tried to steal the cop's gun. The bizarre attack happened outside a gas station on Northwest 199th St. and 37th Ave. around 6 a.m., and ended when the car drove straight into a light pole. According to police, the officer was parked on the side of the street filling out paperwork from a previous incident when he noticed a suspicious man walking towards him. The man then started running towards...
  • Men Wear Bras So Women Can Go Topless (Warning: Graphic Sadness & Nudity)

    08/20/2010 10:37:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies · 1+ views
    AOL News ^ | August 19, 2010 | David Moye
    Gay marriage is a hot issue right now, but it's not as titillating as another battle for equality: the right for women to go topless in public. That right is a fundamental one, according to the folks behind Go Topless, an organization dedicated to the belief that in order for America to be a truly equal society, women should be able to bare their breasts without fear of being arrested. Go Topless has been around since 2007, and its big push is Go Topless Day, an annual event held on the Sunday closest to Aug. 26, which is Women's Equality...
  • Doctor Finds Pea Sprouting in Man's Lung

    08/11/2010 12:02:59 PM PDT · by Frenchtown Dan · 37 replies
    N.Y. Post ^ | 8/11/10 | N.Y. Post
    Ron Sveden had been coughing for months, but doctors couldn't figure out what was wrong. Finally, one made a startling discovery — a plant was growing in his lungs.
  • Questions About Homosexuality

    08/09/2010 11:50:12 PM PDT · by NY Hockey Mom · 33 replies
    The Lonely Conservative ^ | 8/10/10 | The Lonely Conservative
    Now that I know I’m just a bigot for raising questions about homosexuality (among other things), I may as well just come out with it. Why is it that women who dig women prefer women who look like men, or some strange version of men? If they really like women, why don’t they look like women? Why is it that many homosexual men act like outrageous stereotypical versions of women in order to attract other men? Wouldn’t it make more sense if lesbians were all feminine and homosexual males were more masculine? Just asking. Really, I don’t understand it all...
  • Radioactive Wild Boars Increase in Number

    08/04/2010 6:23:03 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 23 replies
    Discovery News ^ | Wed Aug 4, 2010 | Jennifer Viegas
    Radioactive Wild Boars Increase in Number By Jennifer Viegas Radioactive wild boars are on the rise in Germany, where they have attacked and frightened residents, even snarling traffic when they gang up on roadways, according to Spiegel International Online and numerous other media reports over the past couple of weeks. Their radioactivity stems from Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear meltdown, which happened way back in 1986, but contaminated much of Europe. Apparently the nuclear contamination is still detectable in some animals, including Germany's wild boars. The Spiegel report mentions that German government payments compensating hunters for lost income due to radioactive wild...
  • Don't argue with an ibex

    08/01/2010 3:21:38 PM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 12 replies
    The title says it all.
  • (Saudi Arabia) EP Clinic Offers to Treat Man ‘Possessed’ by Jinn (Genie)

    07/28/2010 7:19:36 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 3 replies · 2+ views
    ARAB NEWS ^ | Jul 26, 2010 | BADEA ABU AL-NAJA
    MAKKAH: A clinic in the Eastern Province that provides treatment to people possessed by jinns has volunteered to help Turki, a 29-year-old Saudi from Makkah who according to his father is possessed by a female jinn and has, as a result, been chained to a bed for more than six years. “I’ve spoken to the center and they’ve offered to help my son. They will provide accommodation, food and air tickets for him, his wife, me and his mother who is my ex-wife,” said Turki’s father. He, however, added that traveling to the Eastern Province is going to be difficult....
  • 'Virginity Test' Helps Free 3 in Vietnam Rape Case

    07/15/2010 6:31:16 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 30 replies
    Mail Times (from AP wire) ^ | 1 July 2010 | Tran Van Mihn
    An acupuncturist who claims she can detect a man's virginity based on a small dot on the ear has become a minor celebrity in Vietnam, where she is credited with helping to free three convicted rapists from prison. Traditional medicine practitioner Pham Thi Hong started lobbying for the men's release, pleading their case all the way to the president, because she believes all three men are virgins and therefore could not be guilty of rape. "They all had small red spots on the back of their ears," said Hong, 54. "The spots should have disappeared if they had had sex....
  • Woman with largest breasts fights for life

    07/14/2010 8:25:48 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 84 replies · 2+ views
    Fox ^ | July 14, 2010 | Melissa Wilson
    A MODEL with the world's largest breasts is fighting for her life after suffering complications following her latest surgery. Brazilian Sheyla Hershey, who lives in Houston, Texas, contracted a severe staph infection following her most recent breast augmentation procedure in June, reported today. The infection reached both of Ms Hershey's breasts.
  • Psychological research conducted in WEIRD nations may not apply to global populations

    06/30/2010 7:04:11 PM PDT · by Willie Green · 7 replies
    The University of British Columbia ^ | June 30, 2010 | Media Release
    A new University of British Columbia study says that an overreliance on research subjects from the U.S. and other Western nations can produce false claims about human psychology and behavior because their psychological tendencies are highly unusual compared to the global population.According to the study, the majority of psychological research is conducted on subjects from Western nations, primarily university students. Between 2003 and 2007, 96 per cent of psychological samples came from countries with only 12 per cent of the world’s populations. The U.S. alone provided nearly 70 per cent of these subjects.However, the study finds significant psychological and behavioral...
  • Man burned after climbing over fence into power substation (Darwin Award Finalist)

    06/27/2010 4:47:16 PM PDT · by Arkansas Tider · 92 replies
    The Daily Home ^ | 27 June 2010 | Chris Norwood
    A Talladega man sustained burns over about 90 percent of his body after climbing a fence into an Alabama Power substation on Stephen J. White Memorial Blvd. early Friday morning. Police Chief Alan Watson said Willie Eugene Lewis scaled the fence around the substation sometime before 2 a.m. Friday. He then began climbing on some of the equipment, grabbing on with both hands. Some 44,000 volts of electricity proceeded to pass through his body, burning the clothes off his back and burning off his genitals. In spite of this, Lewis was able to walk to the emergency room of Citizens...
  • Sun's Strange Behavior Baffles Astronomers

    06/14/2010 7:43:23 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 119 replies · 2,129+ views ^ | 6/14/10 | Denise Chow
    The sun's temper ebbs and flows on what scientists had thought was a pretty predictable cycle, but lately our closest star has been acting up. Typically, a few stormy years would knock out a satellite or two and maybe trip a power grid on Earth. Then a few years of quiet, and then back to the bad behavior. But an extremely long stretch of low activity in recent years has scientists baffled and scrambling for better forecasting models. An expected minimum of solar activity, between 2008 and 2009, was unusually deep. And while the sun would normally ramp up activity...
  • The Power Of Sound Makes Girls Hair Fly (Video)

    06/18/2010 11:41:12 AM PDT · by OneVike · 32 replies · 619+ views
    ChicoER Gate ^ | 6/18/10 | Chuck Wolk
    Ever find yourself sitting at a red light and all you can hear is the base of a sound system coming from another car? I mean you can actually feel the vibrations of the noise they call music. I never have been able to understand how someone could actually be enjoying whatever it is they are listening to, but to each their own. I do know that some day in the future those individuals will be wondering what everyone else is saying because they will be deaf. Now I could write a whole article, loaded with facts and figures...
  • Is This the Strangest Dog You've Ever Seen?

    06/16/2010 1:27:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies · 1,618+ views
    Evening Telegraph ^ | 15 June 2010
    A poodle was transformed into a dragon for a day to help slay the competition at a big grooming event. Two-year-old Denni the standard poodle was dyed red with non-harmful vegetable dyes and wore wings to help her owner Su Eld-Weaver, of Rushden, take the title of Creative Groomer of the Year at the English Grooming Challenge in Kent on Sunday. Mrs Eld-Weaver appeared alongside her pet dressed as a fair maiden and her eight-week-old son Quinn also took part, dressed as a knight. She said: "For this challenge you need a dog who enjoys fuss and Denni enjoyed all...
  • What does Wachovia know that we don't?

    06/14/2010 8:31:31 PM PDT · by Shadowstrike · 351 replies · 8,096+ views
    06/14/2010 | Shadowstrike
    Called Wachovia early this morning to reorder checks. In the process, I must have hit a button I wasn't supposed to. The next thing I hear is a recording. "As of November First, all emergency procedures will be in place, and all Wachovia personnel should stay with their families. If you have any questions, please contact your Sector Supervisor." Now, I'm not a nut, but the next thing I know an operator came on the line and asked me, by name what they could help me with. Got me looking over my shoulder, and I don't have nerves, just nerve.
  • Fur better or worse: postman Uwe Mitzscherlich marries his cat

    05/03/2010 12:05:08 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 77 replies · 1,848+ views
    AFP ^ | May 3, 2010
    A GERMAN postman has "married" his obese and asthmatic cat, saying he wanted to tie the knot before his pet died. "Cecilia is such a trusting creature. We cuddle all the time, and she has always slept in my bed," single Uwe Mitzscherlich, 39, told Bild newspaper. "Our hearts beat as one - it's unique!" Because marrying an animal is illegal, Mitzscherlich, from Possendorf, in eastern Germany, paid €300 ($428) for a television actress to play officiator in the ceremony, while his twin brother, Erik, served as witness. The happy couple dressed up for the occasion - Mitzscherlich in a...
  • Voodoo Used to Influence Outcome of Mortgage Fraud Case

    06/09/2010 10:08:25 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 8 replies · 56+ views
    Mortgage Fraud Blog ^ | June 7, 2010 | Mortgage Fraud Blog
    Voodoo Used to Influence Outcome of Mortgage Fraud Case Ruben Hernandez, 34, California, owner of Downey Motorcars, and co-defendant Joel Rodriguez, 45, a California resident, owner of Coast to Coast Mortgage, were sentenced in a mortgage fraud case. Hernandez and Rodriguez were convicted by a jury on May 6, 2010. Hernandez was found guilty of four counts of filing a false application and three counts of grand theft. He received a 12 year sentence. Rodriguez was convicted of six counts of filing a false application and five counts of grand theft. He received a 12 year, 8 month sentence. Hernandez...
  • CA man gets prison for smuggling songbirds(what happens in CA doesn't stay in CA)

    A man who smuggled Asian songbirds into the country by hiding them under his pants during a flight from Vietnam to Los Angeles was sentenced Monday to four months in prison. Sony Dong, 46, of Garden Grove, was also ordered to pay $4,000 in restitution to federal authorities who are caring for the birds. Dong came under investigation in December 2008 when customs inspectors at Los Angeles International Airport found an abandoned piece of luggage that contained 18 birds, five of which were dead, and determined that he had checked it while boarding a flight in Vietnam. In April 2009,...
  • Radioactive fish near Vt. nuke plant deemed common

    05/30/2010 4:39:50 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 21 replies · 481+ views
    AP ^ | May 31, 2010 | DAVE GRAM
    Radioactive fish near Vt. nuke plant deemed common MONTPELIER, Vt. — When a fish taken from the Connecticut River recently tested positive for radioactive strontium-90, suspicion focused on the nearby Vermont Yankee nuclear plant as the likely source. Operators of the troubled 38-year-old nuclear plant on the banks of the river, where work is under way to clean up leaking radioactive tritium, revealed this month that it also found soil contaminated with strontium-90, an isotope linked to bone cancer and leukemia. Three days later, officials said a fish caught four miles upstream from the reactor in February had tested positive...
  • Gaydar really exists: Scientists prove gay people are more able to pick out fellow homosexuals

    05/27/2010 11:34:51 AM PDT · by Stoat · 59 replies · 1,604+ views
    Gay people really do have an inbuilt radar that helps them seek out like-minded souls, scientists have shown. This sixth sense, or 'gaydar', ensures they pay more attention to detail, allowing them to pluck potential partners out of a crowd. The Dutch researchers looked at whether straight and gay people focus their attention differently when faced with a problem. A total of 42 men and women were shown pictures of outlines of large squares and rectangles, each of which was packed with smaller shapes. Our brains are wired to take in the bigger picture, meaning that if we are...
  • Saudi Scholar's Fatwa Wades Into Controversy (Men Should Drink Breast Milk Before Contact w/ Women)

    05/23/2010 1:48:28 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 41 replies · 1,077+ views ^ | May 22, 2010 | Habib Toumi, Bahrain Bureau Chief
    Saudi scholar's fatwa wades into controversy Saudi scholar gets into trouble for saying that women could give their milk to men for maternal relations Manama: A Saudi scholar has waded into controversy after he said that women could give their milk to men to establish a degree of maternal relations and get around a strict religious ban on mixing between unrelated men and women. According to Shaikh Abdul Mohsin Al Abaican, a consultant at Saudi Arabia's royal court, a man who often entered a house and came in contact with the womenfolk there should be made symbolically related to the...
  • The creature from the deep (Chupacabra? Montauk Monster?)

    05/22/2010 9:01:53 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 29 replies · 1,438+ views
    The Sun ^ | 21 May 2010 | STAFF REPORTER
    The creature from the deep Mystery ... the creature was dragged from the lake By STAFF REPORTER Published: 21 May 2010 THE body of a mysterious creature with fearsome teeth, thick black fur and a rat-like tail has been dragged from a lake. The hideous beast was discovered by two horrified nurses after their dog Sam pulled it from the murky water. The gruesome animal has baffled experts and triggered speculation that it could be similar to the famous "Montauk monster", which was washed up in New York two years ago. Pictures were posted on a local website after nurses...
  • Mysteries in the Mountains: A real-life Twilight Zone in Southeastern Arizona

    09/09/2009 10:14:03 AM PDT · by Nikas777 · 57 replies · 4,095+ views ^ | May 15, 2003 | Ron Quinn
    Mysteries in the MountainsA real-life Twilight Zone may exist in Southeastern Arizona near the Mexican border. by Ron Quinn May 15, 2003 Deep in the mountains close to the Mexican border, a mysterious place exists where time is altered at random. A joke? Not according to Ron Quinn. Quinn first submitted his stories to The Weekly's former editor, Michael Parnell, in November 2002. Upon his departure in January, Parnell passed them on to current Weekly Editor Jimmy Boegle. The Weekly staff decided to publish them; after all, they are quite compelling. Plus, Quinn's got some credibility; a life-long treasure hunter,...
  • DC Metro corpse still a mystery

    05/19/2010 11:16:52 AM PDT · by theruleshavechanged · 6 replies · 406+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 05/19/2010 | Kytja Weir
    Man's body found on train that had been parked for hours A man found dead on a Red Line train may have been there for more than three hours as the train sat in a rail yard at Shady Grove station, Metro officials said Tuesday. But Metro was refusing to identify the man whose body was found Monday afternoon. It also was not clear why he was not discovered sooner. A train operator found the man lying on the floor of a rail car about 2:55 p.m. Monday while completing a pre-departure inspection before bringing it into service at the...
  • Finding true love as rare as finding aliens?

    05/15/2010 11:47:12 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 32 replies · 870+ views
    Edmonton Journal ^ | unkown | Reuters
    Romance may happen every day, but finding true love in London is as rare as aliens in the galaxy, says one London-based economist. Peter Backus, a teaching fellow of economics at the University of Warwick, has calculated that he has a 0.00034 percent chance of finding love in the British capital using the same "Drake" equation scientists use to determine the potential number of extra-terrestrials in our galaxy. American astronomer and astrophysicist Frank Drake devised his namesake equation in the early 1960s. The 31-year-old Backus -- who lives on a narrow boat in central London -- is not even that...

    05/14/2010 3:17:05 AM PDT · by iloveamerica1980 · 34 replies · 805+ views
    Economic Vindicator! ^ | 5-14-10 | James
    She says: "Conventional shampoo and conditioner are like heroin for your hair. Shampoo and conditioner are something you've never questioned the existence of. But did you know they weren't used until the 20th Century? These packaged products are often expensive and contain toxins that are dangerous to our health. You can be well coifed and conscientious. Umbra shows you how make DIY shampoo and conditioner with baking soda, apple cider vinegar and water. Save money, save the planet, save yourself. No Poo Shampoo and Conditioner!" She's so tricksy!
  • Center City race has candidate 'outed' as straight (Philly)

    04/22/2010 10:39:15 AM PDT · by Born Conservative · 11 replies · 387+ views ^ | 4/22/2010 | Thomas Fitzgerald
    It's happened so often that it's now a cultural cliche: the gay politician pretending to be straight. In most parts of the nation, homosexuality or bisexuality is a clear electoral liability. Not in Center City's 182d state House district. There, it's a badge of honor. Veteran Rep. Babette Josephs (D., Phila.) last Thursday accused her primary opponent, Gregg Kravitz, of pretending to be bisexual in order to pander to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender voters, a powerful bloc in the district. "I outed him as a straight person," Josephs said during a fund-raiser at the Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant,...
  • Evil Clown Stalks Kids As Birthday Treat

    04/15/2010 8:47:42 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 29 replies · 1,613+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | April 15, 2010 | NewsCore
    Evil clown stalks kids as birthday treat From: NewsCore April 15, 2010 A PSYCHOTIC-looking clown who promises to scare children senseless can be booked as a birthday surprise, the Austrian Times reported. For a fee, actor Dominic Deville dresses up in a deathly clown mask and contacts his child "victims" in the Swiss city of Lucerne, south of Zurich, to tell them he is watching them. His "evil clown" service unfolds further as he teases his targets with texts, phone calls and booby-trapped letters, warning them that at some point during their birthday party, he will throw a cake in...
  • President Weirdo (he is the sick one)

    04/04/2010 8:35:08 AM PDT · by no-llmd · 33 replies · 1,453+ views
    PajamasMedia ^ | 4-3-2010 | Roger L Simon
    This is our country — all of us, Republican, Democrat and Independent. And I am now convinced of what I have long suspected — the United States has a president with a serious personality disorder. Now I admit I am not a professional psychiatrist or psychologist, nor do I see myself even remotely as a paragon of mental health, but I have made a decent living for over thirty years as a fiction writer whose stock in trade is perforce studying people and this is one strange dude. He makes Richard Nixon seem almost normal.
  • What a bizarre signature...Obama signature on the healthcare bill.

    03/24/2010 11:12:53 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 93 replies · 3,320+ views
    Hotair Pundit ^ | 03/25/10 | Hotair Pundit
    Is he shaking of joy, or..alcohol or drug? What a bizarre and not so sane signature. I would love to hear a specialist analyze that. I mean, the guy is young...very weird. Your thoughts, seriously.
  • Could Airborne Bears Catch Bin Laden? (DOD's Website Gets Strange Ideas & Feedback)

    03/16/2010 8:31:04 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 20 replies · 638+ views
    Stars and Stripes ( ^ | March 15, 2010 | Jeff Schogol
    Could Airborne Bears Catch Bin Laden? March 15, 2010 Stars and Stripes by Jeff Schogol ARLINGTON, Va. -- Could parachute-wearing bears sniff out Osama bin Laden? That's one suggestion the Pentagon has received from someone who noted, quite correctly, that a bear's sense of smell is much more powerful than a bloodhound's. "Overnight, Parachute some bears into areas [bin Laden] might be," the innovator wrote. "Attempt to train bears to take off parachutes after landing, or use parachutes that self-destruct after landing." The bears-in-the-air idea, and scores of others, came from people who clicked on the "contact us" button on...
  • Life in the world's first upside down house (just don't use the toilet)

    03/14/2010 6:15:31 PM PDT · by aMorePerfectUnion · 21 replies · 1,053+ views
    Mail Online (UK) ^ | 14 March 2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Looking at this house you could be forgiven for thinking the world had turned upside down. Standing on a pointed roof and supported by steel beams in the attic, the house amazes neighbours and passers-by alike. Read more:
  • Jeremy Scott x Adidas Originals Mickey Mouse Sneakers (Who will wear these?)

    03/13/2010 9:47:16 AM PST · by Mister Ghost · 10 replies · 704+ views
    The Fashion Time Magazine ^ | Mar 13th, 2010 | The Fashion Time Magazine
    In a collaboration with Adidas, designer Jeremy Scott has delivered the ‘JS Mickey Hi’ sneakers collection, which features the world’s favorite cartoon mouse. The JS Mickey Hi sneaker retains the 80s retro basketball silhouette of the Attitude Hi and is dressed in Mickey’s favorite colors—red and yellow. So, make Minnie happy and buy a pair of these stylish, iconic athletic shoes.
  • Close Encounters with the Loony Left [link-list vanity]

    03/04/2010 8:35:33 AM PST · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 254 replies · 2,981+ views
    Are they human beings, these leftists? Please join in providing links, headlines, and bizarre encounters with these strange beings [and the strange things they say about normal humans].
  • Claws Bared in Row Over Shelter for Auschwitz Cat

    02/11/2010 6:37:07 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 29 replies · 901+ views
    Reuters ^ | Thu Feb 11, 2010 | Dagmara Leszkowicz and Janusz Chmielewski
    Claws bared in row over shelter for Auschwitz cat OSWIECIM, Poland (Reuters Life!) - A cat living at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz has caused fur to fly between an animal care group and Polish authorities refusing to allow a shelter to be built for it. The grey and white cat, known variously as Rudolf or Bruno despite being female, can often be seen sitting near the notorious "Arbeit macht frei" ("Work sets you free") sign at the entrance to the camp. She has seemed unperturbed by an unusually cold winter in Poland that has seen night temperatures...
  • The Most Popular Interesting, Weird, and Educational Videos To Date

    02/04/2010 9:00:36 PM PST · by Korah · 16 replies · 499+ views
    Hey you all, a fellow Freeper who uses the ID, OneVike is out of town, and he asked if I would post a link for the most popular videos that he has found to date. He put this list together last week and asked if I would be kind enough to post it for him. He is out of town because his wife is in dire straights. It seems she has had a turn for the worse with her surgery they did down in UC Davis. They operated on her neck and he humbly asks for all his fellow Freepers...