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  • Weird Doppler Radar out of Dallas TX

    07/19/2018 2:41:16 PM PDT · by Patriot777 · 78 replies ^ | 7/19/2018 4:36pm CDT | Patriot777
    Weird Doppler sounding over Dallas, maybe from temps above 110? Anyone?
  • 'Boy or girl?' Parents raising 'theybies' let kids decide

    07/19/2018 9:04:30 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 73 replies
    NBC News ^ | July 19, 2018
    AMBRIDGE, Mass. — Three-year-old twins Zyler and Kadyn Sharpe scurried around the boys and girls clothing racks of a narrow consignment store filled with toys. Zyler, wearing rainbow leggings, scrutinized a pair of hot-pink-and-purple sneakers. Kadyn, in a T-Rex shirt, fixated on a musical cube that flashed colorful lights. At a glance, the only discernible difference between these fraternal twins is their hair — Zyler’s is brown and Kadyn’s is blond. Is Zyler a boy or a girl? How about Kadyn? That’s a question their parents, Nate and Julia Sharpe, say only the twins can decide. The Cambridge, Mass., couple...
  • Making sexual dysfunction appear normal; We live in a strange and bizarre era

    07/18/2018 7:40:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/18/2018 | Bob Weir
    We're living through a strange era, one in which logic and reason has been turned on its head, forcing us to view the world through the lens of the seriously deranged. These insidious distortions of reality come in many forms, but, in this instance, I'd like to address the issue of biological sex. A mere few decades ago, who would have imagined that one day we'd be told that there are more than two sexes? With a plethora of scientific and commonsense evidence describing a male and female as the necessary ingredients for the continuation of the human species (and...
  • Russian warship carrying £100BILLION worth of GOLD found off South Korea

    07/18/2018 7:12:25 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 34 replies ^ | 07/18/2018 | By Laura Mowat
    A RUSSIAN warship called Dmitrii Donskoi carrying gold worth £100 billion has been discovered off the coast of South Korea and is believed to have sunk in a naval battle 113 years ago. It is thought that the battle ship, which was discovered off the island of Ulleungdo, was sunken during the Russo-Japanese War and could have had the gold of an entire flotilla on board. The Dmitrii Donskoi was an armoured cruiser in the Russian Imperial Navy’s Baltic fleet which was deployed to the Pacific in the 1904-5 Russo-Japanese War. The warship would have taken part in the Battle...
  • 'Quadrillion' tons of diamonds discovered deep below Earth's surface

    07/18/2018 3:57:58 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 33 replies ^ | 7/17/18 | Jennifer Earl
    (snip) --- A team of scientists made an enormous discovery when they recently uncovered a "quadrillion" tons of diamonds buried more than 100 miles below Earth's surface, according to a new study. Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard, the Carnegie Institution of Washington and several other universities used seismic devices to measure the speed of sound waves traveling through the Earth's crust. "Sound waves move at various speeds through the Earth, depending on the temperature, density, and composition of the rocks through which they travel," MIT explained in a news release. "Scientists have used this relationship between...
  • Tattooed customers get 20 percent off at Taco Cabana today

    07/17/2018 2:52:39 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 26 replies ^ | 07/17/2018 | By Madalyn Mendoza,
    Got ink? If so, you can get a discount at Taco Cabana today. To celebrate National Tattoo Day, the San Antonio-based chain is offering 20 percent off orders for tatted customers on Tuesday. The offer is valid from 3 p.m. to midnight, according to the company's social media pages. Guests hoping to take advantage of the offer must mention the promotion to the cashier and alcohol is not included.
  • FREEP: Barack Obama delivers 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, 17 July 2018

    07/17/2018 12:57:00 PM PDT · by MeganC · 29 replies
    You Tube ^ | 17 July 2018 | You Tube
    Today You Tube set their "Home" button not to take you to the home page but to hijack you to Obama's speech in South Africa about how much he hates America. Currently the video has 16,000 upvotes and 42,000 downvotes. Please help You Tube understand how much we love Obama!
  • Top Voting Machine Vendor Admits It Installed Remote-Access Software on Systems Sold to States

    07/17/2018 11:48:53 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 49 replies
    Motherboard ^ | July 17th 2018 | Kim Zetter
    Remote-access software and modems on election equipment 'is the worst decision for security short of leaving ballot boxes on a Moscow street corner.'
  • Who are those yahoos who ran onto the field during the world cup?

    07/15/2018 9:22:03 AM PDT · by scottinoc · 26 replies
    Fox Sports
    A group of uniformed "protesters" apparently evaded the ample security during the second half of the world cup. Weird scene as they stopped the match so security could chase them down and remove them from the pitch.
  • NERF bazooka! (amazing YouTube video)

    07/15/2018 6:10:00 AM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 25, 2018 | Ryan & David
    These guys built a NERF bazooka/rocket launcher and it is positivalutely SCARY and awesome to behold. 2.5" barrel, pneumatic system powered by a 9-volt battery. The "NERF darts" are pool noodles with PVC fittings, put together and look exactly like ginormous official NERF ammo. 3D printed cosmetics including flip-up sights, safety switch and button to fire. Finally it's painted with the same scheme as real NERF toys.Here's the video of it on YouTube.
  • Indiana Jones Isn’t Wrong—The Nazis’ Fascination With The Occult Was Very Real

    07/14/2018 5:37:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07/14/2018 | Nathanael Blake
    The Nazi fascination with fantastical science and the occult has long made for spectacular entertainment. From Indiana Jones trying to save the Holy Grail and the Ark of the Covenant from the Nazis, to comic-book super-soldier serums, to the reoccurring use of supernatural charlatanism to dupe the Germans in Hogan’s Heroes, pop culture has propagated the idea of the Nazis as obsessed with mysticism and mad science. And pop historians have eagerly provided background for these tales.How much of it is true?Quite a lot, it turns out. Recently released in paperback by Yale University Press, Eric Kurlander’s book Hitler’s...
  • Is using magnets and copper wiring to power light bulbs a money saver?

    Aside that it is neat, is it actually worth the expense over time?
  • Georgia cops use coin flip to decide whether to arrest woman, video shows

    07/14/2018 9:28:53 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | Kathleen Joyce |
    Officer Courtney Brown was heard asking Webb whether she knew how fast she was going. Webb apologized and said she was late for work, and Brown asked her to turn off the car and hand over her keys. “The ground is wet and it’s been raining you’re going over 80 miles an hour on this type of a road. That’s reckless driving,” Brown said. “I’m so sorry,” Webb replied. Brown returned to her police cruiser to talk with fellow officers about whether to arrest Webb or just give her ticket. “What do you think?” Kristee Wilson, a responding officer, was...
  • The Balls for the Trump Baby Balloon Have Arrived in London

    07/13/2018 3:49:24 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 22 replies
    Twitter ^ | 13 July 2018 | Joey Beavers
    🤣🤣🤣🤣its nice to have a President with balls. #KAG
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’ll sue — somebody — if SCOTUS moves to roll back Roe v. Wade

    07/11/2018 1:54:13 PM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    Twitchy ^ | July 11, 2018 | Brett T.
    Never let a “crisis” go to waste, huh? It was less than one month ago when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he intended to file a multi-agency suit against the Trump administration for “violating the Constitutional rights of immigrant children and their families who have been separated at the border.” We have no idea if that ever panned out, but now that we’ve moved on to Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement and Chicken Little squawking about SCOTUS reversing Roe v. Wade (and maybe banning contraception too), it looks like Cuomo’s readying another lawsuit against … the Supreme Court? We’re...
  • The 150mph lawn mower: Honda is working on a Mean Mower V2 that can go from 0-60 in less than [tr]

    07/11/2018 6:07:07 AM PDT · by C19fan · 62 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 11, 2018 | Joe Pinkstone
    Honda is working on the world's fastest lawn mower, which will reach speeds of up to 150mph (240 km/h). The 'Mean Mower V2' features a 999cc engine that is capable of churning out 189 horsepower and sending the garden vehicle from 0-60mph in less than three seconds. That makes the Mean Mower V2 is more powerful than the base model Audi A3 (103 bhp) and quicker than a Ferrari 488 (0-60 mph in 3.0 seconds).
  • The BIGGEST slingshot EVER

    07/10/2018 11:01:51 PM PDT · by 1_Inch_Group · 10 replies
    youtube ^ | 2 Oct 2017 | Jeorg Sprave
    Heh heh heh....Let me show you it's features...
  • Coroner: YouTube shooter shot herself through the heart

    07/10/2018 11:58:15 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul. 09, 2018 6:54 PM EDT
    Northern California authorities say a woman who shot and wounded three people at YouTube headquarters died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the heart at the scene of the shooting. The Mercury News of San Jose reports Monday that the pathology report from the San Mateo County Coroner’s Office showed no evidence of alcohol or drugs in her system. Authorities say Nasim Aghdam stormed into YouTube’s campus south of San Francisco on April 3 and shot into a crowd of employees eating lunch. …
  • 172 cats (and counting) rescued from 'horror movie' home are desperate for your help

    07/10/2018 4:07:10 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 16 replies ^ | July 9, 2018
    At least 172 cats rescued from horrific conditions at a dilapidated home, which didn't have running water or electricity, are being offered up for adoption. Dozens of the felines are being cared for by St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center after the group saved the cats from a Wantage home in an effort that began last month. Rescue teams initially expected to find around 100 cats at the home, but that total soon swelled, according to St. Hubert's Chief Operating Officer Kathleen Schatzmann, who said the group was working to remove an estimated two dozen additional cats as of Monday. The...
  • Vanity - Old Time Radio Spooky Story

    07/09/2018 5:01:19 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 51 replies
    I apologize for what may be an odd question; I hope someone remembers posting about this. At some point over the past year or so, someone posted about a 'spooky story' that was available on one of the Old Time Radio websites/radio stations. I think I may have read about it here around last Hallowe'en, or at some point in the year before. All I remember about the story is that it involved men working on a metal structure - an oil rig, or a radio tower - something like that. I saved a link to it, but never listened...