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  • Man sets Northeast Fresno home on fire after using blowtorch to kill spiders

    10/24/2018 7:50:58 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 58 replies
    30 Action News ^ | 10/23/2018 | Paige McIntyre
    FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Disclaimer: Don't do this at home. Fresno Fire says a man who was house-sitting for his parents set the home on fire after he used a blowtorch to kill black widows. Yes, you read that right. Thankfully, firefighters say no one was injured in the fire and the man who initially called them made it out safely. The house fire happened Tuesday night at a home in the Woodward Lake housing development. Fire crews say there is damage to the second-story of the home and the attic. 29 firefighters responded to the two-alarm fire and were...
  • NASA Finds Perfectly Rectangular Iceberg In Antarctica As If It Was Deliberately Cut

    10/22/2018 5:57:54 PM PDT · by C19fan · 86 replies
    Forbes ^ | October 22, 2018 | Trevor Nace
    ASA just shared a stunning image of a nearly perfect rectangular iceberg in Antarctica. The monolithic slab of ice, floating just off the Larsen C ice shelf appears quite unnatural given the 90-degree angles. NASA took the image as part of Operation IceBridge, a mission to image Earth's polar regions in order to understand how ice (thickness, location, accumulation, etc.) has been changing in recent years.
  • KU Cancer Center looking for inflatable colon that was stolen

    10/22/2018 2:13:46 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 44 replies
    KSN News ^ | Oct 19, 2018 | KSN News
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSNW) - An inflatable colon has been stolen from the University of Kansas Cancer Center. The colon, valued at $4,000, was stolen from a pickup truck that was parked in Brookside, Kansas City. “Colorectal cancer screening is the most powerful weapon we have against colorectal cancer,” John Ashcraft, DO, surgical oncologist at The University of Kansas Cancer Center said. Ashcraft is also co-leader of the cancer prevention and survivorship research program. “Colon cancer is a tough subject for many to talk about and the giant, 150 pound, ten foot long inflatable colon is a great conversation starter.”...
  • 'Huge' rattlesnake stuns Florida golfers with ‘unusual’ appearance on course

    10/20/2018 10:40:35 AM PDT · by ETL · 87 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Oct 20, 2018 | Madeline Farber
    Golfers in St. Petersburg, Florida, were shocked when they saw a massive rattlesnake slither across the course. Logan Ungerer and some friends were golfing at Mangrove Bay Golf Course on Columbus Day when Ungerer “saw what looked like a stick blowing in the wind on the green,” according to Fox 13. Upon closer inspection, he realized it wasn’t a stick at all — it was a snake.The creature was likely a diamondback rattlesnake, David Steen, a conservation biologist, told the Tampa Bay Times. Diamondbacks are said to be the largest venomous snake in North America, reaching up to eight feet in...
  • Elizabeth Warren refused entry at Boston restaurant

    10/16/2018 9:16:36 AM PDT · by GaltMeister · 70 replies
    She didn't have a reservation
  • vanity - Is CPL A Trump Plant?

    10/15/2018 5:34:04 PM PDT · by Lockbox · 85 replies
    Vanity ^ | 10/15/18 | Self
    Is CPL A Trump Plant? How else do you explain that CPL effectively caused Brett Kavanaugh to be successfully voted onto the Supreme Court thus destroying the Democrats’ plan to defeat Trump’s nominee? How else do you explain that Stormy Daniels lost her defamation lawsuit against Trump plus has to pay Trump’s lawyer fees except CPL facilitated? How else do you explain that CPL is being discussed as causing the Democrat’s to lose seats in Congress? No one can be that bad, unlucky and incompetent all at the same time to cause such damage. He has to be working for...
  • PETA Hopes To Build Memorial Where Lobsters May Have Died In Maine Crash

    08/30/2018 4:57:39 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 57 replies
    CBS News ^ | August 27, 2018
    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals want to build a 5-foot tombstone where lobsters may have died after a crash on Route 1 in Brunswick, Maine, last week. According to the Brunswick Police Department several of the crustaceans that a Cozy Harbor Seafood truck was carrying got crushed as a result of the rollover. [Snip] The organization sent a letter to the Maine Department of Transportation asking if it could create the roadside memorial where the lobsters lost their lives.
  • DONALD TRUMP'S PRESIDENCY LED MADONNA TO MOVE TO PORTUGAL: 'THIS IS NOT AMERICA’S FINEST HOUR'

    08/04/2018 7:01:27 AM PDT · by bkopto · 134 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 8/2/2018 | janice williams
    Madonna uprooted her family from America after President Donald Trump was elected. The superstar revealed she lives in Portugal, telling Vogue Italia she moved her family because they “needed a change.” “I wanted to get out of America for a minute—as you know, this is not America’s finest hour,” Madonna told the magazine during an interview released Wednesday. Madonna isn’t known to play coy about her disdain for the reality TV mogul-turned-president. She’s publicly condemned Trump a number of times since he took office. Along with calling the election a “horror show,” Madonna admitted to having thoughts about “blowing up...
  • Today’s ghastly groaner

    08/02/2018 7:31:30 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 38 replies
    Coeur d'Alene Press ^ | August 2, 2018 | Jim Mowreader and Maureen Dolan
    A gorilla walked into a bar. He ordered a Jack and Coke and paid for it with a $10 bill. The bartender thought, “This gorilla couldn’t possibly know the prices of drinks” and gave him 50 cents change. As he handed back the two quarters, the bartender said, “You know, we don’t get too many gorillas in here.” The gorilla said, “As bad as you overcharge, I’m surprised you get any.”
  • Star Wars Remake Planned With Deep-South Accents! (humor)

    07/31/2018 2:14:46 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 86 replies
    Just some fun stuff! | 7/30/2018 | By Laz A. Mataz and humblegunner
     Darth Vader: "Lewk! Ah am yer Pappy! Bless yor heart, y'all KNOWS it t'be true!" Darth Vader: "Alla Y'all leave dat t'me!" Obi Wan: "Darth, if'n y'all knock me on my butt, Ima come back ELEVENTY times as powahful!" Luke: "Butter mah biscuits! Dat ain't sew hard! I usta shewt wamp-rats that were 'bout that big!" Darth Vader: "Alla y'alls lack of faith PISSES ME OFF!" ObiWan (offscreen): "Use that dang ol' force, Lewk! You inbred sumbitch!" C3PO: "Best let that dang Wookie win, Bubba. He'll tear yew up!" Yoder: "TRY? Bull flops, son. Git up an' DO that thang!"...
  • Man fleeing from officers in Pennsylvania killed by bulldozer

    07/13/2018 9:38:34 AM PDT · by BBell · 81 replies
    BERNVILLE, Pa. (WPVI) --Police say a bulldozer ran over and killed a man who was fleeing officers in Pennsylvania. State police say an employee with the Pennsylvania Game Commission was operating the bulldozer on game lands in Penn Township Monday morning when he saw a car parking in a field.
  • Residents baffled after finding blocks of cheese in their pot plants

    07/10/2018 11:10:08 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 33 replies
    au.news.yahoo.com ^ | 9 July 2018 | Melissa Buttigieg
    Baffled residents have been left scratching their heads after finding blocks of cheese popping up in bushes and gardens around an inner-Melbourne suburb. Residents have shared pictures of large tasty cheese blocks stashed in yards, pot plants, and reserves across Elwood in recent weeks, causing alarm among pet owners who have reported dogs vomiting up the dairy item. ... Vivienne Forbes said her friend’s pooch ate some of the mystery cheese without an upset, but she was baffled by where it came from. “My friend’s dog came out of the bushes near st kilda dog beach with a block of cheese in its...
  • End of BANANAS? Scientists warn favourite fruit could become EXTINCT

    07/05/2018 7:51:06 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 51 replies
    Daily Star ^ | July 5, 2018 | Martin Coulter
    Experts say a special breed found in Madagascar could hold the key to keeping them alive. But there are only five known trees in existence. Scientists are racing to develop new banana varieties strong enough to survive Panama disease, which is a major threat to banana crops around the world. Because bananas are clones, the disease is able to spread very quickly from one to another. It is currently wreaking havoc with crops in Asia – but could wipe out the world’s supply if it spreads to America. Richard Allen, senior conservation assessor at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, told...
  • We Just Found Out Spiders Can Use Electricity to Fly Through The Air

    07/05/2018 11:01:28 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 73 replies
    ScienceAlert ^ | Thursday, July 5, 2018 | Jacinta Bowler
    Sometimes, when it rains or when they feel the urge to migrate, spiders get out their little silk knapsacks, and balloon away. This ballooning behaviour is well understood by spider scientists, but researchers have recently discovered that electric fields can not only trigger the behaviour, but also provide lift – even without the slightest breeze... They travel via the atmospheric potential gradient (APG), an electric circuit between Earth and the ionosphere - the part of Earth's upper atmosphere that's ionised by solar radiation. Thunderstorms act like a giant battery for the APG, charging up and maintaining the electric fields in...
  • Australia store owner pelts ax-wielding robber with tuna cans and Pringles

    07/02/2018 11:13:43 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/02/2018 | Travis Fedschun
    A store owner in Australia recently proved an ax-wielding robber was no match for tuna fish and Pringles. Baz Rizk, who owns the Friendly Grocer, fought back against an assailant. The masked man walks up an aisle demanding cash only to have Rizk pelt him with cans of tuna fish and Pringles until the suspect runs away. Rizk said his coworkers chased the man away from the store using baseball bats. He previously has defended his store from robbers, pelting one would-be thief with a jar of Vegemite in an incident 10 years ago.
  • Woman sues Chinese buffet for $1M over ‘fried rice syndrome’

    06/29/2018 5:57:16 PM PDT · by texas booster · 43 replies
    The NY Post ^ | June 28 2018 | Jackie Salo
    A Texas woman filed for $1 million in damages from a Chinese buffet after she allegedly suffered a terrifying bout of “fried rice syndrome.” Germaine Mobley, 62, said went to Asian King Buffet in Waxahachie for a lunch in 2016 that left her gravely ill in an intensive care unit, the Dallas News reported. Mobley claimed in the lawsuit that she was sickened by Bacillus cereus, also known as “fried rice syndrome,” a type of bacteria often found in foods kept at room temperature. Mobley said she ordered fried rice at the restaurant and began to feel sick during the...
  • Vanity: Trump's Produce Your Own Noose Approach

    05/22/2018 6:18:56 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 61 replies
    5/22/2018 | Ed
    With no credible evidence to support the deep state, Trump has now entered into the "produce your own noose" phase. The deep state can not spin any of their activities, transmission to energy is in exponential decay. No matter what the deep state produces, it will be recognized immediately as fraudulent. Their only hope is to explode a powder keg of lies before the midterm. ...a powder keg of lies before the midterm. ...a powder keg of lies before the midterm. ...a powder keg of lies before the midterm. ...a powder keg of lies before the midterm...
  • 15 Genius Aluminum Foil Hacks That Almost Nobody Knows About

    08/10/2017 7:19:06 AM PDT · by ptsal · 89 replies
    Boredom Therapy ^ | aug 10, 2017 | Staff
    Even if your idea of cooking falls well short of professional, you still probably use aluminum foil fairly regularly. As a fantastic insulator, this handy item is essential to any kitchen supply cabinet. Nevertheless, aluminum foil has a whole ton of other uses that most people are tragically unaware of. The next time you buy a roll for your culinary endeavors, grab a second one; as you’ll see, it can make your life much easier! Here are 15 clever uses for aluminum foil that will make your life outside of the kitchen super simple. You’ll never look at tin foil...
  • Muggers wielding pepper spray steal man’s laxatives in SF

    06/30/2017 1:54:20 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 54 replies
    www.sfgate.com ^ | Updated 12:23 pm, Friday, June 30, 2017 | By Filipa Ioannou
    A pair of women attacked a 64-year-old man with pepper spray Thursday night near the Powell Street BART Station in San Francisco and stole a bag — which contained the victim’s laxatives, police said. The irregular incident occurred about 9 a.m. when the man got into an argument with the two women, one of whom is estimated to be in her 20s, the other in her 60s, on Sixth Street between Market and Mission streets, according to the San Francisco Police Department.
  • The Reason Right Wing Memes Are The Most Popular

    04/26/2017 5:26:28 PM PDT · by Bon mots · 16 replies
    Vice.com ^ | April 26, 2017 | Joe Bish
    We spoke to the author of 'The Ambivalent Internet' about the rise of the right online. Professor Whitney Phillips, author of This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things, a book about trolling, has teamed up with Professor Ryan M Milner to pen another book about internet culture. The Ambivalent Internet is about how we express ourselves online, the ways in which we do it, why we do it and how it ends up the way it does. The book was written on the eve of Donald Trump's ascension to the world's highest office, and deals, in part, with the...