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  • He Missed his Masters Moment—and Robbed a Bank Instead

    03/31/2020 10:51:54 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 19 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 30 Mar 2020 | JON WERTHEIM
    As in the red dye spurting over his hands and tracing an arc, before splashing onto his rented Chevy Monte Carlo. An exploding cartridge, he would later realize, had been placed in the pile of bills handed to him by a teller at the Augusta bank he had just robbed with two strangers. Clutching a wad of cash, a look of horror setting in, Crane figured, quite rightly, that he would not be making the final cut at the Masters, after all. ..., with half a day to kill before his first production shift, he went about scrounging up a...
  • FBI: No agent spoke to Kristin Smart family in missing college student case

    01/22/2020 8:30:06 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 12 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Jan. 22, 2020 | Matthias Gafni
    Contrary to recent reports, federal agents told The Chronicle on Wednesday that they did not tell the family of missing Cal Poly freshman Kristin Smart that a big break in the 23-year cold case was imminent. A spokesman for the family confirmed Wednesday that the person who advised Smart’s mother, Denise, was not an active FBI agent.
  • FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who vanished 23 years ago, to be prepared for news: report

    01/22/2020 7:06:07 AM PST · by blueyon · 143 replies
    foxnews ^ | 01/22/20 | Edmund DeMarche
    The family of Kristin Smart, the California college student who vanished 23 years ago after attending a party near her school, was reportedly told by federal agents to be prepared for news and to secure a family spokesperson. Denise Smart, the woman's mother, told the Stockton Record that she was contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was told to "be ready." "This is really going to be something you don't expect. We want to give you the support you need," she said she was told. The report said the FBI was not clear on what the development was,...
  • CES 2020: What to expect from the tech bonanza - from smart toilets to 8K TVs

    01/09/2020 2:06:55 AM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 1/06/20 | Daniel Howley
    LAS VEGAS - CES 2020 officially kicks off here in Las Vegas on Tuesday, and companies from around the world are rolling out the forklifts to build out some of the massive exhibits that will be on display for the 170,000 attendees at this year’s edition of the tech industry’s trade show. But we’ve already got a good idea of the kinds of major announcements we’ll get during the biggest week in tech. Here’s what to expect, from 8K TVs to smart toilets to smartphones with foldable displays. As usual, some of the hottest news will come from the TV...
  • FBI warns smart TVs might be spying on you

    12/06/2019 5:53:02 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 53 replies
    WHP-Harrisburg ^ | 12/05/2019 | Brendan Kinney
    Terrill Frantz, a cybersecurity associate professor at Harrisburg University, compares smart TVs to your smartphone. TVs on the market now have the ability to connect to the internet. They’re equipped with cameras, microphones, and in some cases, facial recognition technology. “How easy is it for somebody to hack into a smart TV,” I asked. “Well, presently, it’s fairly easy,” answered Frantz. The FBI says smart TVs are often poorly secured by their manufacturers, compared to computers or smartphones. Experts say cyber-criminals can hack in and change channels, play with the volume, and in a worst-case scenario, watch and listen to...
  • Researchers say (laser) light can hack into your smart device

    11/05/2019 2:31:03 AM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    ABC 7 News ^ | 11/05/19 | Krisann Chasarik
    Those laser pointer lights could hack into your smart home voice assistant. University researchers say they were able to hack Alexa, Google Home, Siri and Facebook Portal by shining lasers at them. The light can trick microphones and make the devices react as if they are receiving audio. The study found light commands can be sent from 360 feet away, from one building to another. The light can also penetrate glass, affecting a device that is left near a window. In one case, a garage door was opened using a laser light. Researchers also say they can use light commands...
  • Hillary, Acknowledge the Damage You’ve Caused

    10/22/2019 4:46:20 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/22/19 | Tulsi Gabbard
    Hillary Clinton, Your foreign policy was a disaster for our country and the world. It’s time for you to acknowledge the damage you have caused and step down from your throne. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGBbaYeEUik  
  • Mark Levin Audio Rewind - 8/23/19

    08/24/2019 3:55:32 PM PDT · by Robert DeLong · 25 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | 8/23/2019 | Mark Levin
    Page down and click on Mark Levin Audio Rewind - 8/23/19 You will want to listen. Mark has done a 180 concerning President trump from his ignorant Never-Trump stance. Very good show.
  • Ed Smart, father of Elizabeth Smart, announces he is gay

    08/15/2019 7:39:38 PM PDT · by LiberalismDestroys · 168 replies
    KSL.com ^ | 8/152019 | Dennis Romboy
    Ed Smart, the father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, posted on social media Thursday that he is gay, divorcing his wife and doesn’t see a place for himself in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In “one of the hardest letters I have ever written,” Smart wrote in a Facebook message to family and friends that “I have recently acknowledged to myself and my family that I am gay.”
  • I’m Not As Smart As I thought I Was

    07/27/2019 2:46:05 PM PDT · by MosesKnows · 15 replies
    7/27/2019 | MosesKnows
    I’m Not As Smart As I thought I Was We’ve all had events in which we came to a point where it was obvious to the most casual observer we were incorrect. At times even to the extent one might say “dumb ass wrong”, that being the kinder of what one may say. At some point we need to say, I’m not as smart as I thought I was and thank you for explaining to me. About now this link came to my attention that I liked better than what I was going to comment on. I Guess I’m NOT...
  • Governor Ducey to withdraw AZ Nike plant incentives amid Betsy Ross-Colin Kaepernick controversy

    07/02/2019 11:55:09 AM PDT · by central_va · 50 replies
    channel 15 ^ | Jul 02, 2019 | Shane Dale
    In a series of tweets early Tuesday, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced that he has ordered the Arizona Commerce Authority to withdraw all financial incentive dollars to encourage Nike to add a manufacturing plant in the Valley.Nike has planned a massive shoe manufacturing plant in Goodyear, with an initial investment of $184.5 million. The plant would create over 500 full-time jobs.
  • California sisters, 8 and 5, survived 44-hour ordeal by drinking fresh water from Huckleberry leaves

    03/04/2019 10:40:57 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 4,2019 | Travis Fedschun
    Two young sisters who survived for 44 hours in the wilderness of Northern California before they were found alive on Sunday did so by using basic survival skills they learned at their local 4-H club. Carolina Carrico, 5 and Leia Carrico, 8, were discovered around 10:30 a.m. by two firefighters who were able to follow their tracks and locate them, Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal told reporters. "This is an absolute miracle," he said. "This is rugged territory, this is an extreme environment. How they were out there for 44 hours is pretty amazing." Officials were able to locate the...
  • Raising Chickens

    12/30/2018 3:12:27 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 15 replies
    email | 12/30/2018 | unknown
    Farmer Jack once lived on a quiet rural highway, but as time went by, the traffic slowly built up and eventually got so heavy and so fast that his free range chickens were being run over, at a rate of three to six a week. So Farmer Jack called the local police station to complain, "You've got to do something about all these people driving so fast and killing all my chickens," he said to the local police officer. "What do you want me to do?" asked the policeman. I don't care, just do something about those crazy drivers!" So...
  • Rep. Steve King says he hopes Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor and Kagan ‘will elope to Cuba’

    11/05/2018 5:50:41 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 29 replies
    Rep. Steve King says he hopes Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor and Kagan ‘will elope to Cuba’ By Felicia Sonmez November 5 at 6:15 PM Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Monday that he hopes Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor “will elope to Cuba,” hours before he is set to appear with Iowa’s governor in an election-eve rally. King has a long history of making inflammatory comments on race and immigration. He recently drew a rebuke from a top Republican Party leader and lost support from corporations, including Land O’Lakes, although he is still favored to win reelection on...
  • A Big Butt Is A Healthy Butt: Women With Big Butts Are Smarter And Healthier, Study Reveals

    07/29/2018 9:41:29 PM PDT · by vannrox · 104 replies
    Tinnuochan ^ | 23JUL18 | Tin Nước Hŕn
    Scientists from the University of Oxford have discovered that women with larger than average butts are not only increasingly intelligent but also very resistant to chronic illnesses, exciting right? According to ABC News, the results found that women with bigger backsides tend to have lower levels of cholesterol and are more likely to produce hormones to metabolize sugar. As is turns out, big butts are now proven to do more than just please the eye. This new study shows that women with big butts are less likely to have diabetes or heart problems. And having a big butt requires an...
  • Trump outsmarted them again!

    03/23/2018 11:17:53 PM PDT · by ResisTyr · 149 replies
    N/A | 24 March 2018 | ResisTyr
    POTUS Trump just signed an Omnibus bill, NOT a federal budget! The appropriations in the bill are "suggestions" of how Trump SHOULD spend the money. Since this is not a budget, Trump is not bound by The Constitution to spend the money as appropriated. The Demonrats screwed themselves again by not passing a federal budget. I'm here to tell you that Trump's Wall shall indeed be funded with money from this Omnibus bill! President Donald J. Trump outsmarted these fools, once again!! Haahaa!!
  • Trump says it 'seems unlikely' he'll give Mueller interview

    01/10/2018 7:53:38 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 52 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 10, 2018 6:38 PM EST | Mary Clare Jalonick
    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that it “seems unlikely” that he’d give an interview in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign. Trump said “we’ll see what happens” when asked if he’d provide an interview to Mueller’s team. “When they have no collusion and nobody’s found any collusion at any level, it seems unlikely that you’d even have an interview,” Trump said during a joint news conference with the prime minister of Norway. The special counsel’s team of investigators has expressed interest in speaking with Trump, but no details have been worked out....
  • Trump: I have a 'much bigger' button than Kim Jong Un

    01/02/2018 5:41:38 PM PST · by Mariner · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 2nd 2018 | By Max Greenwood
    President Trump on Tuesday said that the nuclear launch button on his desk is "much bigger" and "more powerful" than that of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – and that his button actually "works." "North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the 'Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times,'" Trump tweeted. "Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him that I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!" Trump's comments came after Kim said in a New...
  • Liberal Columnists Attack Sarah Sanders For Her Weight, Southern Accent

    11/03/2017 4:36:20 PM PDT · by familyop · 79 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/03/2017 | Peter Hasson
    Two male, liberal columnists this week launched personal attacks against White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. Los Angeles Times columnist David Horsey mocked Sanders’ appearance, saying she “looks more like a slightly chunky soccer mom who organizes snacks for the kids’ games.” “Rather than the fake eyelashes and formal dresses she puts on for news briefings, Sanders seems as if she’d be more comfortable in sweats and running shoes,” Horsey wrote on Wednesday. “Yet, even if Trump privately wishes he had a supermodel for a press secretary, he is lucky to have Sanders.” Another columnist, the New York Times’ Frank...
  • I bought 5,000 rds of ammo today - thanks to the alt-left today

    06/14/2017 6:21:13 PM PDT · by usconservative · 102 replies
    Self ^ | 6/14/2017 | USConservative
    Bought 5,000 rounds of ammo today after Steve Scalise was shot by an alt-left whackjob Bernie Sanders supporter. Suggest we all get ready. It's coming.