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  • This Woman Went Snowboarding While Being Chased by a Bear — And She Didn’t Even Know It

    04/11/2016 9:47:30 AM PDT · by PROCON · 55 replies
    Yahoo ^ | April 11, 2016 | Jon Levine
    Selfies — it has been speculated — kill more people each year than we realize. Now, footage taken by a woman in Japan shows how close she was to being the next selfie fatality. And believe it or not, she almost recorded her own demise.Kelly Murphy was snowboarding in Japan's Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park near the city of Nagano when what is believed to have been an Asian black bear jumped out from behind the top of a mountain and began chasing her down the slope.
  • What IS this strange sound from the sky? Noise heard across the globe for nearly a DECADE...

    05/17/2015 5:06:46 PM PDT · by PROCON · 146 replies ^ | May 17, 2015 | John Hutchinson
    Full Title: What IS this strange sound from the sky? Noise heard across the globe for nearly a DECADE - but nobody has an explanation One woman in Canada has recorded chilling sounds several times At its strongest, eerie noises sounds like a trumpet Similar outbursts have been captured on countries around the world including the U.S., Ukraine, Germany and Belarus One man in the U.S. says he woke up screaming after hearing the soundsA mysterious noise from the sky is continuing to baffle people all over the world - as well as giving those who hear it sleepless...
  • Do You Ever Watch "Ancient Aliens" on TV?

    05/05/2015 9:18:31 PM PDT · by jespasinthru · 47 replies
    5/5/2015 | jespasinthru
    Have you ever watched that silly show?
  • Cops Bust HOV Cheater— With 'Most Interesting Man'

    03/25/2015 11:29:56 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 20 replies
    Newser ^ | 3/25/15 | Jenn Gidman
    If you're going to circumvent HOV-lane rules, go interesting or go home. That was apparently the goal of one driver in Fife, Wash., who was pulled over by a trooper Monday afternoon after the officer noticed the guy's passenger seemed a little stiff, KOMO reports. "The trooper immediately recognized it was a prop and not a passenger," fellow trooper Guy Gill tells the New York Daily News. "As the trooper approached, the driver was actually laughing." That's because the serenely smug-looking passenger was a cardboard cutout of "The Most Interesting Man in the World," the Dos Equis mascot portrayed by...
  • Prince Andrew 'preparing to fly home from Swiss ski holiday' over shock sex abuse claim

    01/04/2015 8:15:13 AM PST · by rktman · 37 replies ^ | 1/4/2015 | Andy Lines
    He did not leave the holiday home in the posh village of Verbier, where he is on a family holiday with ex-wife Fergie and their daughters Beatrice and Eugenie.
  • Mars photo: Ancient petroglyph of human found on rock by Curiosity rover (Video)

    10/19/2014 6:17:38 AM PDT · by shove_it · 89 replies
    Examiner ^ | 18 Oct 2019 | Norman Byrd
    And still the strange and intriguing sightings in photos taken by the Mars Curiosity rover keep coming: This time with the image of what looks like a humanoid figure bracketed by three bold, indented parallel lines. UFO Sightings Hotspot reported Oct. 17 that the NASA's Curiosity rover had inadvertently spied a petroglyph -- or rock engraving -- among the rust-colored stones on the Red Planet. The website noted that what looks like an etching in stone, little more than a stylized stick figure, is nearly identical to hundreds of petroglyphs engraved in columns, slabs, and rocks all over planet...
  • Sheep Born With Human Face in Saudi: Owner

    04/09/2014 11:37:46 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 78 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    It died just a few hours after its birthAn ewe sheep in Saudi Arabia gave birth to a sheep with a human face but it died just a few hours after its birth, a newspaper reported on Tuesday. The ewe had given birth to the bizarre baby sheep at a farm in the southern town of Samita after a nine-month pregnancy although such animals normally have average pregnancy period of five months, the Arabic language daily Sabq said. “I was very surprised when this sheep remained pregnant for nine months as humans,” its owner Abu Abdullah said. “I was shocked...
  • Gobekli Tepe Report

    03/05/2014 1:40:49 PM PST · by imardmd1 · 36 replies
    UBtheNews ^ | Updated 10/26/11 | Prepared by Halbert Katzen, J.D.
    Gobekli Tepe Summary In 1994, almost forty years after The Urantia Book’s 1955 publication, excavations began at the Gobekli Tepe archaeological site in Turkey. The Gobekli Tepe site already reveals 50 engraved stone monoliths, some of them dating back to 12,000 years ago, that are at least 6,000 years older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. A full excavation to the bottom of the site has not yet occurred, and only a small percentage of the site has been uncovered. The evidence suggests that the complex of round rooms with two especially large pillars in the middle were built for...
  • Video: Ghost of Ronnie James Dio Might Be Haunting Rock Concerts

    08/06/2013 11:36:34 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 12 replies ^ | 8/6/13 | Shauna Wright
    Do you believe in ghosts? More to the point, do you believe the ghosts of dead rock stars hang around concerts where their songs are being played? If so, then add Ronnie James Dio to the list of possible apparitions — because according to at least one witness, he popped up (quite literally) at a Last in Line show this weekend. Last in Line is the group featuring ex-Dio guitarist Vivian Campbell, fellow founding Dio members Vinny Appice, Jimmy Bain and Claude Schnell, plus lead singer Andrew Freeman. Together, they perform early Dio material from Campbell’s years with the band....
  • FBI Foils Plot To Build Strange X-Ray Weapon, Possibly Targeting President Obama

    06/19/2013 10:15:08 PM PDT · by GraceG · 60 replies
    ABC News ^ | 6/19/2013 | MIKE LEVINE
    A New York man who allegedly wanted to kill President Obama and apparently blamed him for the recent Boston bombings has been arrested for trying to build and detonate a weapon of mass destruction. Glendon Scott Crawford, 49, of Galway, N.Y., spent months designing and constructing an X-ray system that would emit deadly amounts of radiation and could be detonated remotely, according to the FBI. Crawford recruited Eric J. Feight, 54, of Hudson, N.Y, to join in the plot, and both were arrested Tuesday, the FBI said. Crawford and Feight allegedly planned to hide their weapon in a truck and...
  • Just for fun: What is the strangest/most bizarre country song?

    06/04/2013 6:14:10 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 141 replies
    Self | 6/3/'13 | Zionist Conspirator
    There are a lot of strange songs out there. But how many strange country songs are there? (By "country" I include "hillbilly," "western," "western swing," and "bluegrass," but not "folk" simply because there are oodles and oodles of bizarre folk songs). For the most part country is the sane, genre, the level-headed genre, the "plain folks" genre. But I've found a country song that is disturbing and bizarre, and I'm sure some of you have found others as well. Many years ago on the old Porter Wagoner TV show I saw Porter perform a song he had written but wished...
  • 'Impeach Obama' Bumper Sticker Leads To Baseball Bat Attack

    02/05/2013 9:16:02 AM PST · by Daffynition · 70 replies
    The Hartford Courant ^ | February 04, 2013 | HILDA MUÑOZ,
    <p>GLASTONBURY — A 61-year-old man with an "Impeach Obama" bumper sticker on his vehicle was arrested Friday after he used a baseball bat to bash the trunk of another motorist who had given him the finger, police said.</p> <p>Paul V. Guaschino, of 1149 E. Middle Turnpike in Manchester, followed the motorist who "apparently did not like the bumper sticker and displayed his dislike by showing his middle finger to Guaschino," police said.</p>
  • Top 10 ridiculous White House ‘We the People’ petitions

    11/14/2012 5:49:57 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 14, 2012 | David Martosko
    Now that disaffected Americans in all 50 states have petitioned the Obama administration for the right to secede from the United States, the door is open for far more important petitions — like a request to have a catered pizza party once Missouri strikes out on its own. (RELATED: White House ‘secede’ petitions reach 675,000 signatures, 50-state participation) Is it funnier that real people actually submitted these ten proposals to the White House, or that the administration has only removed two of them fr0m public view? You tell us. And if you actually sign any of these, you have no...
  • Keep my “gay” son with you: dad tells police (Kuwait)

    07/08/2012 6:27:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Sunday, July 08, 2012
    Kuwait police called a man and asked him to come to the station to receive his teen age gay son who was arrested within a security drive in the capital. But they were shocked when the father told them to keep him with him. “Keep my son with you…I don’t want him and I will not come to get him,” the man told the police, according to Alanba newspaper. It said the 19-year-old boy wore women’s dress and had make up on his face, adding that police would keep him until relatives come and claim him.
  • Presidential candidate Vermin Supreme outlines zombie energy program

    06/01/2012 2:47:42 PM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 19 replies
    The Examiner ^ | January 19, 2012 | Ben Anderson
    “Harnessing the awesome power of zombies; it’s not just to run away from anymore.” Democratic candidate Vermin Supreme gives hope that our country’s leaders might just see the future for the rotting, bloodhungry nightmare that it is. He runs on a platform of lessening the demand for foreign oil (among other things) by hitching tireless zombies to giant turbines that will convert shambling into electricity. He promises this will be accomplished by, “Lot’s of zombies… that we’ll sort-of dangle brains in front of…” If, in these unfortunate times, only one candidate acknowledges the coming deademic, then that’s the president for...
  • Bank of America in real trouble

    10/21/2011 10:00:33 PM PDT · by oneolcop · 58 replies
    Before it's News ^ | 10/19/2011 | Before it's News
    The Federal Reserve and Bank of America Initiate a Coup to Dump Billions of Dollars of Losses on the American Taxpayer Bloomberg reports that Bank of America is dumping derivatives onto a subsidiary which is insured by the government – i.e. taxpayers. Yves Smith notes: If you have any doubt that Bank of America is going down, this development should settle it …. Both [professor of economics and law, and former head S&L prosecutor] Bill Black (who I interviewed just now) and I see this as a desperate move by Bank of America’s management, a de facto admission that they...
  • Phuket Governor takes action against rumourmongers (Thailand)

    04/24/2012 5:43:51 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 20 replies
    Thai Visa . com ^ | 2012-04-20 | attributed at site, to The Nation
    Tri said he was ready to give up his post if Phuket were to really disappear from the world by April 28. (evidently, some quake predictions running amok?)
  • Coast to Coast AM Tuesday 4/10/12: "Government Control".

    04/10/2012 9:22:45 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 39 replies
    Looks like a FR sort of show tonight on C2C. From the show preview: "Author Sharon Sebastian argues that Socialist/Marxist influences on current government policies, and expansion of government controls threaten our quality of life and freedoms. "
  • Topless woman arrested after 'flying into a drunken rage and attacking city worker

    12/11/2011 3:05:43 PM PST · by Charlespg · 32 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10th December 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A woman who flew into a rage and stripped off her clothes has been arrested for allegedly attacking a city worker. Anita Henderson Harris, 44, from Winfield, Alabama had been drinking when she started arguing with a friend and removed her shirt and bra. Topless, Harris headed towards a storage facility in Heflin and came across Terri Daulton and allegedly began to attack her.
  • Mexico Acknowledges 2nd Mayan Reference To 2012

    11/24/2011 7:02:11 PM PST · by edpc · 53 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 24 Nov 2011 | Mark Stevenson
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's archaeology institute downplays theories that the ancient Mayas predicted some sort of apocalypse would occur in 2012, but on Thursday it acknowledged that a second reference to the date exists on a carved fragment found at a southern Mexico ruin site. Most experts had cited only one surviving reference to the date in Mayan glyphs, a stone tablet from the Tortuguero site in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco.
  • Sarah Palin Confirms Participation in Tea Party Debate [RUMOR]

    09/02/2011 7:32:14 AM PDT · by onyx · 257 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | Friday, September 2, 2011 | By Christine Thomasos | Christian Post Contributor
    A nightstick the size of a telephone poll and the muscle to wield it effortlessly! WATCH HER FIGHT LIKE A GIRL! "Mr. _resident, GAME ON!" APRIL 16, 2011 Amid much speculation about whether or not Sarah Palin will choose to run in the 2012 presidential election, the former Alaskan Governor has announced she will participate in a nationally televised Tea Party Republican Debate. Although Palin will take part in the debate in the Sept. 12 debate in Tampa, Fla., she still has yet to confirm that she is looking to become a presidential hopeful. However, the 2008 vice presidential...
  • Mystery 'alien' block of ice found in Milovice forest, Czech Republic

    07/24/2011 8:26:58 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 39 replies
    Metro UK ^ | July 22nd, 2011 | unattributed
    A mysterious ice ball has appeared in Milovice forest in the Czech Republic, with some reports suggesting it could be an 'alien' object. The giant hailstone measures an impressive 2m in diameter, according to the Examiner, and a witness was able to take a video of the spectacle to pop up on YouTube. This supposed 'alien' ice block was discovered in the Czech Republic (YouTube) Judging by the shakiness of the film, the witness presumably believes it really could be some form of UFO, a view seemingly supported by the news provider, which received a tip-off about it from...
  • Mount Etna eruption closes airports and 'knocks clocks 15 minutes fast'

    07/13/2011 11:57:34 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 36 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | updated at 8:42 AM on 11th July 2011
    Sicilians, meanwhile, were quick to blame the volcano after thousands noticed that their clocks were running 15 minutes fast. The fast forward time keeping has affected a wide spectrum of digital clocks and watches - from computers through to alarm clocks. It was spotted when large numbers of locals started turning up for work early, and a Facebook page was organised for those involved to compare notes Read more:
  • Armchair astronaut discovers Mars 'space station' using Google earth

    06/04/2011 6:05:41 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 98 replies ^ | June 4, 2011
    We have all heard of little green men from Mars. But now an American 'armchair astronaut' claims to have discovered a mysterious structure on the surface of the red planet - by looking on Google earth. David Martines, whose YouTube video of the 'station' has racked up over 200,000 hits so far, claims to have randomly uncovered the picture while scanning the surface of the planet one day. Describing the 'structure' as a living quarters with red and blue stripes on it, to the untrained eye it looks nothing more than a white splodge on an otherwise unblemished red landscape....
  • Fake galpals show men in the clouds

    03/30/2011 8:04:01 PM PDT · by massmike · 38 replies · 1+ views ^ | 03/30/2011 | Raakhee Mirchandani
    Attention basement dwellers: your ideal woman has arrived. And she’s everything you’ve been hoping for. Meet Cloud Girlfriend, a new virtual vixen who will woo you via Facebook wall posts. Think messages checking in on how your day is going and maybe even thanking you for the flowers you sent or some flirtatious witty banter for all your friends to see. She’s fake. And she’s perfect.
  • California German Shepherd Gets Head Stuck in Wall

    12/28/2010 4:32:07 PM PST · by ColdOne · 21 replies · 4+ views ^ | December 28, 2010 |
    The officers managed to nudge the dog free after roughly 30 minutes. "Somehow he got in through there, so we knew we could get him out," Huffman said. Huffman said he released the dog to the neighbor but planned to return Tuesday to suggest the property put chicken wire on the hole.
  • Wis. Postal Worker Delivers Mail In The Buff

    WHITEFISH BAY, Wis. (AP) – A Wisconsin postal carrier says he simply wanted to cheer up a woman on his mail rounds who seemed “stressed out.” But, upon further review, the postal worker says delivering the mail in the nude probably wasn’t such a good idea. A police report says the 52-year-old man told the woman he would deliver the mail to her office in Whitefish Bay completely naked to make her laugh. He says the woman dared him to do it, so he took the dare Dec. 4 and brought the mail wearing only a smile.
  • Mark Felt Hinted at Exotic Antigravity Project?

    06/13/2005 1:16:58 PM PDT · by Destro · 46 replies · 2,396+ views ^ | 09/06/2005 - 19:26 | Thien Vehl
    Mark Felt Hinted at Exotic Antigravity Project? Thien Vehl, jeudi, 09/06/2005 - 19:26 Fil de presse | Politique A few years ago while in San Francisco, Bob Woodward made an intriguing remark. He told the San Francisco Chronicle he wouldn’t expose Deep Throat until the man died but that when he died people would begin to research the case and one thing would lead to another. Woodward said it would all lead to a “fantastic” discovery. Now that we know that Deep Throat was W. Mark Felt, former #2 man at the FBI and the architect of J. Edgar Hoover’s...
  • Evolution/Natural Selection Derive From Cosmic Expansion

    08/25/2010 5:26:59 AM PDT · by Dov Henis · 20 replies
    E'postings | several, since 1997 | Dov Henis
    Natural Selection Derives From Cosmic Expansion Two suggested editorial items: I. Origin And Nature Of Natural Selection Update Concepts And Comprehension Life is another mass format. All mass formats are subject to natural selection. Natural selection is delaying conversion of mass to energy fueling cosmic expansion. Cosmic expansion is reconversion of all mass to energy. Natural Selection Updated 2010 Beyond Historical Concepts Natural Selection applies to ALL mass formats. Life is just one of them. Natural Selection Defined: Natural selection is E (energy) temporarily constrained in an m (mass) format. Period. Natural selection is a ubiquitous property of each and...
  • Elvis Presley autopsy tools to go under the hammer

    07/22/2010 11:23:09 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Guardian UK ^ | Thursday 22 July 2010 09.59 BST | Sean Michaels
    Good news for Elvis Presley's creepiest fans, as a set of tools from the singer's autopsy are to be auctioned next month... are among the items that will come under the hammer at what is perhaps the grisliest sale in rock'n'roll history. According to a spokeswoman for Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, a senior embalmer at the Memphis Funeral Home set the tools aside after Presley's 1977 funeral, waiting decades before deciding to sell to the highest bidder. "The mortician, who prepared the body, retained this tag and the instruments, along with the preparation room case report, the case sheet, dry cleaning...
  • Year of the oddball

    06/11/2010 3:47:05 AM PDT · by Scanian · 12 replies · 397+ views
    NY Post ^ | June 10, 2010 | John Podhoretz
    For the last few days, we've heard about how this is the Year of the Republican Woman. It may also prove to be the Year of the Oddball. Nevada's Republican Senate candidate, Sharron Angle, has, knowingly or not, served as a front for the Scientology cult and its preposterous system for reforming American prisons. Kentucky's GOP Senate candidate, Rand Paul, first said he wasn't really sure about the necessity of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, then said he was sure in a way that indicated he probably still wasn't. Connecticut's Republican Senate candidate, Linda McMahon, got immensely rich off the...
  • Scientists plumb depths

    05/21/2010 4:35:49 AM PDT · by lakeprincess · 4 replies · 458+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | May 21. 2010 | Jennifer Harper
    Sunken battleships, leviathans, dark depths - such is the stuff of the deep and endless sea, at least in popular imagination. And few of us can fathom how much water is contained in all the oceans, which cover 71 percent of planet and account for 97 percent of its water. At least, until now. There are 1,332 billion cubic kilometers of ocean water on Earth. Yes, that's kilometers.
  • The Most Dangerous Game-MK Ultra

    01/16/2010 11:19:24 AM PST · by GonzoII · 7 replies · 689+ views
    YouTube ^ | December 22, 2009 | GuerillaNewsChannel
    The Most Dangerous Game traces the history of the previously top-secret more...CIA mind control operation MK-ULTRA: from the covert importation of Nazi scientists at the end of WWII, to the illegal brainwashing experiments conducted on the patients of world famous psychiatric researcher, Dr. Ewen Cameron.
  • Weight Watchers floor collapses

    01/14/2010 11:38:13 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 67 replies · 2,412+ views
    upi ^ | Jan. 14, 2010
    Members of a Swedish Weight Watchers clinic said a floor collapsed from under a group of about 20 dieters participating in a weighing event. The participants said they were gathered at the Vaxjo clinic Wednesday night to measure the amount of weight they had lost with the help of the program when they heard a loud noise shortly followed by the collapse of the floor, Swedish news agency Tidningarnas Telegrambyra reported Thursday. "We suddenly heard a huge thud; we almost thought it was an earthquake and everything flew up in the air. The floor collapsed in one corner of the...
  • WEIRD and decidedly offbeat Medical research findings of 2009

    12/18/2009 4:59:10 AM PST · by Mikey_1962 · 9 replies · 1,066+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 12/18/09 | AAP
    Among the weird findings: Pulling a tick off the wrong way can lead to meat allergy. An Australian doctor found the link while studying rising cases of the allergy among people who live on Sydney's tick-prone northern beaches. "I now tell everybody I see who lives anywhere near ticks to use `Aerostart' (spray-on engine cleaner) or another high-alcohol substance," said Dr Sheryl van Nunen. "Stun the tick before you scrape it out and it can't inject what it injects." The first US case of "cannabinoid hyperemesis" was recorded in the medical literature. The syndrome was first described in 2004 in...
  • Caganers: figurines of defecating world leaders in Catalan nativity scenes (Obama defecating)

    12/16/2009 8:30:37 PM PST · by Notwithstanding · 37 replies · 2,495+ views
    AFP ^ | 12/16/2009 | Staff
    The Santa Llucia Christmas market in Barcelona sells everything you could need for your nativity scene. Little statues of Joseph and Mary? Check. A little baby Jesus? Check. Donkeys, sheep and cows? Check. Defecating world leaders? What? The 'caganer' (literally 'defecator') is a feature of Catalan nativity scenes. The figure is usually tucked away in a corner of the model, far away from the manger itself, for children to find. The caganer represents fertility and equality. The figure was traditionally a representation of a Catalan peasant wearing a red stocking hat, but modern caganers are often caricatures of famous people,...
  • Man says wife can beat him each week

    12/01/2009 7:26:03 AM PST · by John Leland 1789 · 23 replies · 1,305+ views
    Shanghai Daily ^ | December 1, 2009 | Li Xinran
    Man says wife can beat him each week Li Xinran A. MAN with a violent wife has taken the unusual step of signing an agreement with her that allows his spouse to beat him once a week. Zhang, 32, said his wife Chen, who is skilled in martial arts, frequently beats him during disputes over petty things such as who will wash the dishes, Chongqing Evening News reported yesterday. Both Zhang, a photographer, and Chen want the marriage to continue and have sought a way to end her violent tirades. "I don't want to beat him very often, but I...
  • German magnate's body found in Hungary

    12/01/2009 5:19:27 AM PST · by darkside321 · 7 replies · 595+ views
    The stolen body and coffin of a German billionaire, Friedrich Karl Flick, have been found in Hungary. The coffin and remains were handed over to Austrian authorities at the weekend, Austrian police say. Thieves stole the coffin in November 2008, after moving a slab of granite at the mausoleum in southern Austria where the industrialist was buried. Flick inherited German factories that employed slave labour during World War II. He died in 2006 at the age of 79. In December 2008 his widow Ingrid offered a 100,000-euro (£91,000) reward in an effort to recover the body. No ransom demand was...
  • Oh, this is too funny!

    08/29/2009 5:59:43 AM PDT · by VU4G10 · 20 replies · 3,433+ views
    08.29.09 | unknown
  • Montauk Monster, Washes Ashore,Truth or Hoax?

    08/03/2008 10:31:47 AM PDT · by lula · 44 replies · 4,818+ views
    People walking along the beach spotted this. Sorry don't know how to post pictures. It's all over the web though. If anyone can figure this one out FReepers can. It has been on Fox News, News Day, You Tube etc. Did a search here and found nothing. Have at it!
  • L.A. City Council rejects 'ban' on homicides

    04/02/2008 8:01:27 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 23 replies · 55+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 2, 2008 | David Zahniser
    The Los Angeles City Council dropped plans Tuesday for a symbolic moratorium on killing, deciding instead to use the upcoming anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination to promote peace. Council members had been asked by a handful of activists to declare a 40-hour ban on murder and other violence, a concept one critic quickly derided as "silliness." After a 45-minute debate, the council reworked its resolution, saying the city's opposition to homicides should last more than a single weekend. "A moratorium on violence and killing is something we should support 365 days a year and every minute we...
  • I-Team: Expert trying to identify mysterious bird flying around S. Texas

    11/17/2007 7:54:40 PM PST · by dynachrome · 74 replies · 851+ views ^ | 11-16-07 | Joe Conger
    I-Team: Expert trying to identify mysterious bird flying around S. Texas Web Posted: 11/16/2007 12:42 AM CST Joe Conger KENS 5 Eyewitness News More sightings of a huge flying creature, originally reported by KENS, have prompted an investigation to determine if it is a monster or myth. "Even though it was dark, the thing itself was black. The blackest I'd ever seen," said Frank Ramirez.
  • Decapitated body found this morning behind wheel of moving vehicle(IL)

    11/08/2007 9:48:52 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 78 replies · 417+ views
    PONTIAC - Livingston County authorities are investigating a gruesome and bizarre death today. A bystander in a parking lot in the 1000 block of West Reynolds Street called 911 about 4:30 a.m. today to report a tow truck driving erratically across two parking lots before it hit a sign and continued across a road into a ditch. When police arrived and inspected the vehicle, they found a decapitated body inside. They then found a human head in the parking lot where the caller first noticed the truck.
  • Man Builds Guillotine to Kill Himself

    09/12/2007 8:37:34 PM PDT · by TFFKAMM · 88 replies · 3,037+ views
    (09-12) 14:05 PDT Allen Park, Mich. (AP) -- The body of a 41-year-old man was found in a wooded area next to a guillotine he built and used to kill himself, police said. The man, from the Detroit suburb of Melvindale, was discovered Monday by workers from a shopping center near his home. Allen Park Deputy Police Chief Dale Covert said the roughly six-foot tall guillotine was bolted to a tree and included a swing arm. Covert said police also found several store receipts detailing the materials used to assemble the device...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 5-24-2007

    05/24/2007 6:32:23 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 1 replies · 300+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Another strange item of Beijing's Oh the world's full of marvelous things! "I can fly to catch bird!" This cat happily purred Cause this man says his cat has grown wings!
  • Nagin Suspects a Plot To Keep Blacks Away

    03/18/2007 6:36:06 PM PDT · by rightwinggoth · 50 replies · 1,340+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 3/17/2007 | Hamil R. Harris
    New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin has suggested that the slow recovery and rebuilding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina -- which has prevented many black former residents from returning -- is part of a plan to change the racial makeup and political leadership of his and other cities. "Ladies and gentlemen, what happened in New Orleans could happen anywhere," Nagin said at a dinner sponsored by the National Newspaper Publishers Association, a trade group for newspapers that target black readers. "They are studying this model of natural disasters, dispersing the community and changing the electoral process in that community."...
  • Arab South Park (Vanity)

    01/26/2007 4:53:00 PM PST · by Tzimisce · 23 replies · 981+ views
    Found this on Youtube. #1 - what are they saying? #2 - do you think there is a Jewish Character?
  • Caption This Picture

    10/29/2006 6:04:07 PM PST · by G8 Diplomat · 24 replies · 618+ views
    10/26/2006 | G8 Diplomat
  • Physicists seek to put one thing in two places

    09/26/2006 4:23:06 AM PDT · by snarks_when_bored · 57 replies · 2,425+ views
    World Science ^ | 25 Sept 2006
    Physicists seek to put one thing in two placesSept. 25, 2006 Special to World Science  Physi­cists say they have made an ob­ject move just by watch­ing it. This is in­spir­ing them to a still bold­er proj­ect: put­ting a small, or­di­nary thing in­to two places at once. It may be a “fan­ta­sy,” ad­mits Keith Schwab of Cor­nell Uni­ver­si­ty in Ith­a­ca, N.Y., one of the re­search­ers. Then again, the first ef­fect seemed that way not long ago, and the sec­ond is re­lat­ed. The gray sliv­er reach­ing from top to bot­tom, slanted in the im­age, is a na­no­me­chan­i­cal re­s­o­na­tor, a sub-mi­c­ro­s­co­pic de­vice...
  • New Zealand OKs Topless Porn Star Parade

    08/08/2006 8:18:59 PM PDT · by TFFKAMM · 47 replies · 8,564+ views
    (08-08) 16:12 PDT WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A lunchtime parade of topless porn stars down the main street of New Zealand's biggest city has been given official approval, as no laws will be broken. The parade later this month will feature up to 30 porn stars riding on the back of motorcycles or in open cars through Auckland's CBD to promote an erotica exposition. The bare breast drive has been held informally since 2003, but this is the first time permission has been sought, and given, by Auckland City Council. Organizer Steve Crow said it would promote an Erotica...