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  • QB Chad Kelly Ole Miss - Mr. Irrelevant

    04/29/2017 3:49:41 PM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    NFL Network ^ | April 29, 2017 | Me
    I was catching the end of the NFL Draft and Denver with the last pick crowned Chad Kelly, QB Ole Miss, as Mr. Irrelevant. Has to be the most famous Mr. Irrelevant evah. From piloting the explosive Ole Miss offense, being the nephew of NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly, and some early hype as a legit draft prospect to Mr. Irrelevant.
  • Stepped into alternate reality

    04/29/2017 3:44:32 PM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 22 replies
    Just turned on Martha Stewart cooking school and the sponsors were Al Jazeera and Qatar Airlines. Bawaaaaaaaaaaaaa
  • 4th Rendezvous

    04/29/2017 3:22:36 PM PDT · by Allen In Texas Hill Country · 7 replies
    I've got Sirius in the car and believe it or not I listen to MSNBC near all the time. Do it to reinforce my disgust with the liberal left and my happiness with Trump's policies. But I said near all the time and when I can't take it any more I click on the USB drive which has over 3100 songs. Don't have them all memorized and when this one came on,,,,,,,, had to listen to it three times before I went on to the next song. If you've never heard the 4th rendezvous its pretty catchy.
  • Robbery Suspect's Terrifying Mugshot Shocks Nation

    04/29/2017 2:40:56 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 110 replies
    WISN Channel 12 ^ | April 29, 2017 | Dylan Hyman
    LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. — The scary mugshot of a suspect accused in a robbery and kidnapping case is getting national attention. 24-year-old Morgan Joyce Varn was arrested in South Carolina on April 24th. A SWAT team had to be called in after Varn and 23-year-old Jonathan Mikael Robinson allegedly entered a home and demanded money and a cell phone from one of the people inside. Police say the victim reported that Robinson was armed with a gun The victim was able to escape and called 911 from a neighbor's home, according to the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office. Officers arrived on...
  • Obama to deliver speech in Chicago on Wednesday

    04/29/2017 1:49:43 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 31 replies ^ | 4/28/17 | Lynn Sweet
    WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama will return to Chicago, the Sun-Times has learned, to deliver a speech Wednesday night to the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, where he will reflect on his two terms and his Obama Presidential Center. This comes days after Obama’s visit last Monday to his adopted hometown. According to an invitation obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times, Obama plans to “share his thoughts and vision for the Obama Presidential Center as well as some reflections on his administration.” The dinner will take place at The Chicago Club, 81 E. Van Buren.
  • Former Santa Clara, NBA forward Ken Sears dies at 83

    04/29/2017 12:57:34 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 3 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | April 24, 2017 | Tom FitzGerald
    Ken Sears, an All-America basketball player for Santa Clara in the 1950s who later played eight seasons in the NBA, died Sunday in his hometown of Watsonville, the university announced Monday. He was 83. Mr. Sears played from 1951 through ’55 for the Broncos under head coach Bob Feerick and started as a freshman on their Final Four team of 1952. He was twice named the WCC Player of the Year, beating out USF’s Bill Russell for the honor in 1955.
  • 'I got 2 clips!' Impatient mom pulls out gun, threatens barber cutting son's hair

    04/29/2017 12:53:10 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 53 replies
    WIS-TV ^ | 4/28/2017 | Sia Nyorkor
    Police are looking for a woman who pointed a gun at a barber all because her son's haircut was taking too long. Security video captures her pulling out a gun in at Allstate Barber College on Lorain Avenue in Cleveland on April 14. Police say she threatens the barbers for taking too long to cut her son's hair. While she pointed the gun at the victim, she allegedly said, "I got two clips. I'll pop you!" The victim finished the cut and the suspect left with her two children. Student barber, Al Pugh, says he was shook. "You don't know...
  • Post Audio

    04/29/2017 12:02:07 PM PDT · by Allen In Texas Hill Country · 11 replies
    I know how to post pictures or references to them but have no clue how to post a song or a reference to a song.
  • polNewsNet account suspended by Twitter (vanity)

    04/29/2017 11:40:17 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 11 replies
    Twitter ^ | 4/29/2017 | me
    This is the account where the outing of Antifa terrorist, Eric Clanton, was first publicized. I believe the account was starting to out other Antifa members.
  • Pardon My Vomit: Zero G Ettiquette In the Age Of Space Tourism

    04/29/2017 10:55:53 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    Universe Today ^ | Matt Williams
    t’s a new era for space travel. And if there’s one thing that sets it apart from the previous one, it is the spirit of collaboration that exists between space agencies and between the public and private sector. And with commercial aerospace (aka. NewSpace) companies looking to provide everything from launch services to orbital and lunar tourism, a day is fast-approaching when ordinary people will be able to go into space. Because of this, many aerospace companies are establishing safety and training programs for prospective clients. If civilians plan on going into space, they need to have the benefit of...
  • April Mugshots

    04/29/2017 10:15:02 AM PDT · by fella · 12 replies
    Billings Gazette ^ | 28 April 2017
    Here is a look at some of the crime stories from The Billings Gazette from April. Slide Show
  • Artillery: The South Korean Threat To The Deserving

    04/29/2017 10:02:51 AM PDT · by fella · 24 replies
    Strategy Page ^ | 23 April 2017
    In early April South Korea conducted a successful test of a locally made ballistic missile with a range of 800 kilometers. The new missiles carries a half ton warhead and has no official name yet. This enables South Korea to hit targets anywhere in North Korea with weapons (ballistic missiles) that North Korea is not equipped to stop. A similar test in 2015 involved a ballistic missiles with a range of 500 kilometers what came to be known as the Hyunmoo 2C. That test ended decades of restrictions (at the behest of the United States) on South Korean ballistic missile...
  • 3 Doors Down "It's Not My Time" for the British spy show The Professionals

    The Professionals was a British spy show that ran from 1977 to 1983, and was made by the people who did Avengers. Bodie was former Special Forces and Doyle former police. Put to 3 Doors Down's "It's Not My Time."
  • When students pay attention in class, their brains are in sync

    04/29/2017 9:46:01 AM PDT · by fella · 12 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 27 April 2017
    Summary: When people in a group are engaged with each other and with the world around them, their brainwaves show similar patterns. That's the conclusion of researchers who used portable EEG to simultaneously record brain activity from a class of high school students over the course of a semester as they went about their classroom activities. The findings highlight the promise of investigating the neuroscience of group interactions in real-world settings.
  • Real Crime, Fake News on German Crime Statistics

    04/29/2017 9:43:37 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 5 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 28 Apr, 2016 | Baron Bodissey
    The following video features a press conference held by German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière in which he summarizes the country’s crime statistics for 2016. Mr. de Maizière does his best to spin the facts in such a way that the “refugees” don’t end up looking quite so criminal, but he can’t completely hide the reality of the numbers. To mitigate all those embarrassing un-PC statistics, he makes a point of emphasizing politically motivated right-wing crime as an important component of the report. Many thanks to Egri Nök for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:
  • Staking self-worth on the pursuit of money has negative psychological consequences

    04/29/2017 9:38:49 AM PDT · by fella · 15 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 27 April 2017
    Summary: Although people living in consumer-based cultures such as the US often believe that they will be happier if they acquire more money, the findings of a newly published paper suggest that there may be downsides to this pursuit.
  • New Biography: Young Obama ‘Considered Gayness’

    04/29/2017 9:33:20 AM PDT · by springwater13 · 93 replies
    Former President Barack Obama considered being homosexual as a young man, according to a forthcoming biography of the president. The biography by David Garrow, “Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama,” is set to come out on May 9. Garrow wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Martin Luther King Jr., and is a regular contributor to The New York Times and The Washington Post. In a chapter about the former president’s two years at Occidental College, Garrow reveals a close relationship Obama had with an openly gay assistant professor named Lawrence Goldyn. “Goldyn made a huge impact on Barry Obama,”...
  • Using math to investigate possibility of time travel

    04/29/2017 9:29:15 AM PDT · by fella · 31 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 27 April 2017
    Mathematical model of a 'TARDIS' takes the 'fiction' out of science fiction Summary: After some serious number crunching, a researcher says that he has come up with a mathematical model for a viable time machine: a Traversable Acausal Retrograde Domain in Space-time (TARDIS). He describes it as a bubble of space-time geometry which carries its contents backward and forwards through space and time as it tours a large circular path. The bubble moves through space-time at speeds greater than the speed of light at times, allowing it to move backward in time.
  • How do You Know Whether You Are A Real Person Or a Simulation

    04/29/2017 9:15:50 AM PDT · by fella · 66 replies
    Scott Adams Blog ^ | 27 April 2017 | Scott Adams
    Regular readers of this blog know about philosopher Nick Bostrom’s idea that it is far more likely we are simulations created by an advanced species than we are likely to be the original species itself. The reasoning here is that every sufficiently-advanced species will create multiple simulations in which the simulated creatures believe they are real. So the odds are high that we are one of the many simulations, not the original species that created them. But how could you tell? I have a hypothesis. There should be a difference in how a real species and a simulated species views...
  • Trump's 100 Days VIDEO

    04/29/2017 9:13:51 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 5 replies
    You Tube/The White House ^ | April 28, 2017 | The White House
    Published on Apr 28, 2017 In his first 100 days, President Donald J. Trump has taken bold action to restore prosperity, keep Americans safe and secure, and hold government accountable. At an historic pace, this President has enacted more legislation and signed more executive orders than any other president in over a half century. With a focus on rebuilding the military, ending illegal immigration, and restoring confidence