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  • Jordan Peterson Defines Creative People

    07/18/2018 2:58:07 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 21 replies
    Video LinkThis is a very interesting video. It's title doesn't accurately capture all the Jordan wisdom imparted in it on this subject.He speaks a lot of the need for non-creative people as well as creative types (the non-creative people being needed as managers and business leaders and the creative types needed as entrepreneurs and, of course, artists).I think it was in another video in which he explains Trump as a creative type and not a manager, though Trump has done quite well as a manager. Though Trump has done well as a manager, his dominant creative side is quite obvious...
  • Some People Think Queen Elizabethís Jewelry Threw Shade at Donald Trump

    07/18/2018 3:29:27 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 42 replies
    US via MSN ^ | 7/18/18 | Anon
    Hereís a topic to ďbroochĒ! Queen Elizabeth II may have thrown a little shade toward President Donald Trump with the jewelry she donned on Thursday, July 12, the same day Trump arrived in England. The small green flower brooch the British monarch wore on Thursday as she welcomed the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar to Windsor Castle has special significance. Dubbed the American State Visit Brooch, the vintage jewelry item was a gift from former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama from their state visit in 2011. According to Politico, the Obamas purchased...
  • Why is Croatia, with a population of only 4 million, so good at Soccer?

    07/14/2018 6:37:38 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 111 replies
    I-news UK ^ | Jul 2018
    How is it that four million Croats could build a team good enough to make it to the World Cup final, beating Argentina (43 million), England (53 million) and hosts Russia (144 million) along the way? The country famously didnít even exist the last time England made it to a World Cup semi-final in 1990. The country declared independence in 1991, but was embroiled in the war in the Balkans as Yugoslavia split for several years. Most Croats were living in what is now Croatia, but a large minority existed in what are now Serbia and Bosnia especially. What ensued...
  • AP PHOTOS: Croatiaís resolve overcomes Englandís youth

    07/11/2018 5:25:04 PM PDT · by BBell · 35 replies
    MOSCOW (AP) England and France. The two youngest teams in the World Cup, destined to meet in the final after a parade of greater soccer nations with veteran stars had gone home. France did its part Tuesday by beating Belgium, a more experienced side loaded with talent, and five minutes into Wednesdayís match against Croatia, England was following the same script. For the second straight game, an English player scored his first international goal in a World Cup knockout match, this time Kieran Trippier sending a sweet free kick into Croatiaís net.
  • How 20-Year-Old Kylie Jenner Built A $900 Million Fortune In Less Than 3 Years

    07/11/2018 11:22:26 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 81 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 11, 2018
    K ylie Jenner sits at a dark-wood dining table at her mother's home in Calabasas, California, flicking through display options for a forthcoming pop-up shop. The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner industrial complex needs to decide how to showcase products by her Kylie Cosmetics makeup company. She taps her black iPhone X with a silver glittery nail and turns the screen around to show a coterie of employees a vending machine. "You guys, imagine this, but all in lip kits," says Jenner, dressed in a black blazer and matching black patent Louboutins with bright red soles. "I think it needs...
  • Ex-NBA Player Dead After Gunfight With Police

    07/08/2018 12:24:14 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 14 replies
    https://www.themaven.net ^ | Andrew Blake 4 hrs
    Friends and family said former UCLA star Tyler Honeycutt was acting erratically before he died Los Angeles, CA Ė A former NBA player and all-conference college player at UCLA died Saturday from what is suspected to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a gunfight with police. Tyler Honeycutt, 27, was identified by friends and his agent as the player who died in the standoff with police. The Russian team that Honeycutt last played for confirmed his death on Twitter. The BBC reported that Honeycuttís mother called the police because her son was acting erratically. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)...
  • Ron Paul says racially offensive tweet was posted by staff member

    07/02/2018 1:28:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 02, 2018 04:10 PM | Brooke Conrad
    Former Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, said Monday he was not responsible for a racially inflammatory post that stirred up a storm on social media, and said it was posted by a staffer. ďEarlier today a staff member inadvertently posted an offensive cartoon on my social media,Ē he tweeted. ďI do not make my own social media posts and when I discovered the mistake it was immediately deleted. - Ron Paul.Ē The cartoon pictured caricatures of ethnic minorities all punching Uncle Sam under the words ďCULTURAL MARXISM!Ē The caption on the tweet read, ďAre you stunned by what has become of...
  • Thousands protest Trump in the Families Belong Together March [PHOTOS] (Chicago - mega barf alert)

    07/02/2018 11:49:49 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 41 replies
    Chicago Reader ^ | 6/30/2018 | Aimee Levitt, Jamie Ludwig and Philip Montoro
    An estimated 60,000 people gathered in and around Daley Plaza at 11 AM this morning, including a marching band, voter registrars, Captain America, and a family who might have been Aztec warriors. The heat index was above 100 degrees, but thousands stayed through the hour-long rally and the march afterward. (The column of marchers was so long that as some were returning to the plaza at the end of the 15-block route, others were still just leaving.) There was a handful of speakers, though the crowd was so vast that their voices didn't carry very far. One young woman spoke...
  • World Cup memes: Oprah announces she's rooting for Mexico

    07/02/2018 2:20:24 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 42 replies
    CNET ^ | 7/1/18 | GAEL FASHINGBAUER COOPER
    And YOU get a goal! And YOU get a goal! The talk-show queen made a video supporting El Tri. Plus: Lots and lots of penalty kicks. World Cup watchers, are you on the Mexico bandwagon yet? Make room for talk show legend Oprah Winfrey, who announced in an Instagram video on Sunday that she's rooting for El Tri.
  • LeBron James Joining Los Angeles Lakers on 4-Year $154 Million Deal

    07/01/2018 7:15:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    New York Times ^ | 07/01/2018 | By Marc Stein and Scott Cacciola
    The biggest name in basketball is headed to Hollywood. Through a short news release issued by his agents at Klutch Sports, LeBron James announced at 8:05 p.m. Sunday night that he would join the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency and sign a four-year, $154 million contract. In what has become an every-four-years ritual for the three-time N.B.A. champion, James has chosen to switch teams for the third time in his career, opting to leave his home-state Cleveland Cavaliers for a second time and join one of the leagueís glamour franchises. James took to Instagram to say goodbye to Cavaliers...
  • Germany vs. South Korea: World Cup 2018 Live

    06/27/2018 9:01:52 AM PDT · by Jolla · 35 replies
    NY Times ^ | 6/27/18 | Kevin Draper
    ē South Korea takes a 2-0 lead over Germany on two stoppage time goals in the second half. ē Refresh here for live World Cup updates and analysis from Russia. Germany and South Korea both have hopes of advancing to the knockout rounds, and both of their chances of doing so go up markedly if they win by multiple goals.
  • Mexico Wins Again at World Cup, Beats South Korea 2-1

    06/23/2018 8:33:20 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 30 replies
    CBS SF AREA ^ | 23 JUNE 2018 | CBS SF AREA
    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) ó The criticism of Mexicoís national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. The answer has been emphatic. The Mexicans won their second straight match at the tournament, beating South Korea 2-1 Saturday to move ever closer to a spot in the round of 16. ďWe didnít listen to the criticism,Ē said Javier Hernandez, one of the scorers against South Korea. ďIt was just noise.Ē
  • Where is Stormy Daniels?

    06/23/2018 7:00:13 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 62 replies
    me ^ | 6/23/18 | Rebelbase
    Like a pair of old shoes it was comforting to see her name in the headlines every day. Nothing changed. It was Stormy but a calm sameness in a typically fast changing news horizon. Now she's gone. Poof! Vanished. Tossed aside like yesterday's garbage. The cruelty of the media is never ending.
  • Man Shoots Humongous 820 pound Hog

    06/22/2018 5:31:31 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 25 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/22/2018 | J Hines
    A while back there was a story of an Alabama man that shot this huge humongous hog from his porch. This hog is huge, check out the photo. At the time there was much bickering on whether or not the hog was wild. Not claiming that the man poached it or was claiming it wasn't, itís just that the public was curious. As the story goes an Alabama man, Wade Seago shot it from his front porch with a revolver when he saw the hog near his porch and dog. Most people could careless about Wade's rights to shoot the...
  • Joy Reid Guest: Christians Who Support Trump Are ďJesus-Hating, Pimps of EvilĒ

    06/16/2018 10:06:34 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 71 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Are you a Trump-supporting Christian? Frank Schaeffer calls you a ďJesus-hating,Ē child-abuse condoning, ďpimp of evil.Ē A guest on Joy Reidís MSNBC show today, Schaeffer unleashed an angry jeremiad against Christians who support President Trump and his immigration policies: ďChristians who still support Trump, who is separating mothers from babies, are now condoning a form of child abuse . . . I canít think of anything that would be more Jesus-hating . . . There are going to be repercussions for the Republican party that has gone along like pimps of evil with this President.Ē Get the rest of the...
  • Two rescues respond to pit bull attack on 4-year-old, woman shortly after 8 p.m.

    06/15/2018 9:42:43 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 69 replies
    Herald News ^ | 6/15/18 | Michael Holtzman
    A 4-year-old and an adult woman suffered severe facial lacerations and were transported to the trauma hospitals in Providence after both were bitten by a pit bull in a South End yard where the dog was kept, police said. Police put down the dog ďto stop the attack,Ē Lt. Barden Castro told The Herald News within an hour after the 8:13 p.m. incident in what he said became a chaotic neighborhood at Bay Street and Mount Hope Avenue. The child, whose gender he did not know, was transported by rescue to Hasbro Childrenís Hospital and the woman to Rhode Island...
  • It was Obama's own publisher that first said he was born in Kenya. NPR later repeated it.

    06/15/2018 6:46:56 PM PDT · by grundle · 48 replies
    wordpress ^ | December 30, 2016 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Barack Obama was born in the U.S. It was his own book publisher that started the false rumor that he was born in Kenya. NPR later repeated the false¬†claim. Barack Obama was born in the U.S.According to this 2012 article from ABC News, in 1991 Obama‚Äôs own book publisher printed a paper pamphlet which said that Obama was ‚Äúborn in Kenya.‚ÄĚ An employee of the publisher said that it was a ‚Äúfact checking error‚ÄĚ of hers that caused this to happen, and that the false information did not come from Obama. The bolding is mine:https://web.archive.org/web/20120518040015/http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/born-kenya-obamas-literary-agent-misidentified-birthplace-1991/story?id=16372566#.WDjC8FxHR_k‚ÄėBorn in Kenya‚Äô: Obama‚Äôs Literary Agent...
  • John Travolta's 'Gotti' Scores Zero Percent on Rotten Tomatoes

    06/15/2018 6:17:55 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 42 replies
    The Wrap ^ | 6/15/2018 | Brian /Welk
    John Travolta's new movie "Gotti" hit rock bottom faster than a cinderblock tied to a body being thrown into a river. "Gotti" has scored a zero percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes from film critics, a rare feat managed by only a few dozen movies. At the time of this writing, only 17 reviews have been counted for the film, so the film's fortune could change. But, as of now, all reviews of the Travolta film are currently are rotten. "That the long-gestating crime drama Gotti is a dismal mess comes as no surprise. What does shock is just how multifaceted...
  • NL exec rips Bryce Harper: 'He's a losing player'

    06/12/2018 1:09:50 PM PDT · by Mariner · 23 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | June 12th, 2018 | Chris Cwik
    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper wonít be a free-agent until October, but the anonymous backlash has already begun. One National League executive didnít hold back, calling Harper a ďlosing player,Ē according to Robert Murray of FRS. What happened? A ďtop National League executiveĒ sent Murray three texts with some harsh thoughts on Harper. Text one: ďHeís simply overrated. The good ainít worth the bad. Heís a losing player. Cares about himself more than the team. If I was in charge and had money, my team would not pursue him. We would use that money to sign 2-3 winning players.Ē Text...
  • I'm done with Mark Levin

    06/11/2018 4:41:57 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 115 replies
    EEE | 11 JUNE 2018 | EEE
    Mark Levin calling Trump's trade and economic advisers "idiots" in the first hour. Then he drones on and on about how having a trade deficit is supposed to be good for consumers and belittling other conservative talk radio hosts as "It depends" rather than discussing free markets. Does he not know that this is a negotiation tactic of Trump and the goal here is to make trade policies better for everyone involved? Of course he doesn't, because at heart he's a Never Trumper who is secretly hoping Trump fails so that some massive conservative movement will rise up and elect...