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  • See Through Suppressor in Super Slow Motion (110,000 fps) - Smarter Every Day 177

    04/16/2018 4:09:15 PM PDT · by BBell · 11 replies
    Gun porn.
  • Pure pwnage in it's hockey form.

    04/13/2018 2:32:39 PM PDT · by Fhios · 24 replies
    Not a big hockey fan but I came across this on the web. It's total pure pwnage. https://twitter.com/NHLonNBCSports/status/984642064305524737/video/1
  • The Humboldt bus crash, white privilege and the media

    04/12/2018 9:54:57 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/12/18 | Arthur Weinreb
    Ordinary Canadians should not be upset at Loreto’s tweet. She really wasn’t talking about you, she was talking about herself and the progressive world she inhabits It was a horrific incident that made news around the world. Last Friday a bus carrying members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team crashed with a tractor trailer at the intersection of two Saskatchewan highways. Currently the death toll stands at 16; the female trainer, the coach of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team, two members of the media travelling to cover the playoff game and 12 young players.
  • Raptor poaching investigation continues

    04/09/2018 7:02:59 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 35 replies
    Plumas News ^ | April 9, 2018 | Sam Williams, Lassen Managing Editor
    The investigation into what could be the largest raptor poaching case in the state of California continues, according to a California Department of Fish and Wildlife officer in Sacramento. Standish rancher Richard Parker, 67, was booked into the Lassen County Jail on Monday, March 12, on multiple charges including take of birds of prey, take of migratory non-game birds as designated by the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act, take of other non-game birds and possession of wildlife unlawfully taken. Additional charges may be added as the investigation proceeds. Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon said after Parker’s arrest, CDFW officers booked...
  • THE WORST PRODUCT EVER MADE (Bob Allen Shoe Top Muzzle Rest)

    04/08/2018 12:50:07 PM PDT · by InABunkerUnderSF · 40 replies
    Hands Down the Dumbest Product we have ever seen. The Allen Company Shoe-top Barrel rest breaks 3/4 of the firearm safety rules. 1.) Treat Every gun as though its loaded 3.) Do not let your muzzle cover anything you do not wish to destroy 4.) Know your target; its foreground and its background. This product is an abomination, we are going to test to see how it does.
  • PREVIEW: USA Finishes Two-Game Set vs. Mexico in Houston | Sunday | 1:30 p.m. ET | FOX

    04/08/2018 10:05:47 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 15 replies
    ussoccer.com ^ | Apr 7, 2018 | ussoccer
    Coming off a convincing 4-1 victory against Mexico on April 5 in Jacksonville, Fla., the U.S. Women’s National Team will go for a sweep of the two-game series when it meets Mexico again on April 8 at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston (12:30 CT; FOX). The USA got two goals from Alex Morgan and scores by Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd. Both teams are using these matches as preparation for the Concacaf Women’s Women's Championship this coming October. The USA is 4-0-1 so far in 2018, with wins over Denmark, Germany, England, Mexico and with a tie against France. Follow...
  • Preview: USA and Mexico Meet in Jacksonville | 7pm ET | FS1, UDN

    04/05/2018 9:44:51 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 43 replies
    ussoccer.com ^ | Apr 4, 2018
    The U.S. Women's National Team will face Mexico on Thursday night at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida (7 p.m. ET; FS1 & UDN) in the first of two friendlies between the teams as both countries set their sights on the Concacaf Women's Championship this coming October. The second leg of the two-game set takes place on April 8 at BBVA Compass Stadium, home to the NWSL's Houston Dash, at 12:30 CT on FOX. These two meetings mark the first matches against Mexico since a clash in group play at the 2016 Olympic Qualifying tournament, a 1-0 U.S. win on a...
  • #OpenWhineWednesday: Riding the Corduroy Into the Sunset

    04/04/2018 6:36:24 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 4-4-18 | MOTUS
    Freshly groomed corduroy slopes at Deer Valley, before they turn to mush So here’s the deal, today is our last ski day of the season. Technically the resort is open through Sunday but the weather for the rest of the week is going to be warm and/or rainy. Now, there was a time when I loved skiing in spring’s soft, slushy, corn snow. But that time was about 20 years ago, when my knees still had reasonably functioning cartilage and tendons that still had a little stretch left in them. So today is it: the last day of the season...
  • When Easter Week and The Final Four Collide

    03/31/2018 7:22:39 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 3-31-18 | MOTUS
    March Madness continues as the Final Four face off today. As usual, there’s a whole lot of trash talking going on and it looks like the nonagenarians and centenarians are the worst: Former Michigan Basketball star Jalen Rose’s 100 year old Grandma, Mary Belle Hicks,In what can only be called cyber-bullying Jalen Rose’s centenarian grandma called out Loyola’s Jean Dolores-Schmidt, better known as Sister Jean, on Instagram: "Sister Jean, it's been a good ride. But it's over Saturday. Go Blue,"Nonagenarian Sister Jean was not about to take this trash talk sitting down, figuratively speaking:Jean Dolores-Schmidt, aka Sister Jean Threatening a...
  • World Cup power rankings: Spain back at the top

    03/30/2018 2:21:26 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 33 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | March 28, 2018 | Nick Ames
    Most World Cup teams played two games over the recent international break and here we assess how all of them fared
  • Colin Kaepernick Calls Alton Sterling Shooting 'State Sanctioned Lynching'

    03/27/2018 8:57:37 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 24 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | March 27, 2018 | Tyler Conway
    Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick sent out a tweet Tuesday calling the shooting of Alton Sterling in Louisiana a "state sanctioned lynching by means of gun violence" after prosecutors declined to press charges against the two police officers responsible for his death. Sterling, a black man, died in July 2016 after being shot multiple times at close range by two white Baton Rouge police officers.
  • Schedule of soccer friendlies during international break on US TV and streaming

    03/20/2018 3:21:41 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 95 replies
    worldsoccertalk.com ^ | March 20, 2018 | worldsoccertalk
    With the top soccer leagues from around the world taking a break until the end of the month, it’s time for the national teams to start preparing for this summer’s World Cup with a string of friendlies that will be played in all corners of the globe. In total, there are over 20 matches will be aired live on US television and/or streaming. On paper, some of the most highly-anticipated games include Russia-Brazil, Italy-Argentina, Germany-Spain, France-Colombia, Germany-Brazil, England-Italy, Spain-Argentina and Mexico-Croatia. Plus the USA will field a very young side against Paraguay in a match that should give several debuts...
  • Vikings Trade for QB Trevor Siemian Becomes Official

    03/19/2018 6:55:53 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 18 replies
    Vikings.com ^ | March 19, 2018 | Vikings
    EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings on Monday announced they have acquired quarterback Trevor Siemian from the Denver Broncos. Originally a seventh-round pick in 2015, Siemian has started 24 of 25 games for the Broncos in the past two seasons. The Broncos went 13-11 in starts by Siemian, who has completed 495 of 835 passes (59.3 percent) for 5,686 yards with 30 touchdowns, 24 interceptions and a passer rating of 79.9. Siemian has been sacked 64 times. Siemian is a Florida native who played collegiately at Northwestern. He will join starter Kirk Cousins, who signed with the Vikings last week in...
  • Yes, the Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey is a white running back — and a good one too

    03/19/2018 12:33:57 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 18 replies
    The Undefeated ^ | November 11, 2017 | Jason Reid
    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Before a reporter could go there with Carolina Panthers rookie running back Christian McCaffrey, right guard Trai Turner took it there. Turner rightly figured the discussion would turn to the fact that McCaffrey is among the handful of white players at his position in the NFL. “Have you seen him run?” Turner asked. “If you’ve seen the guy run, you don’t think about it [his race]. White, black, red, green — I don’t care what color he is. He’s special.” Nine games into his professional career, McCaffrey has flashed the talent that prompted the Panthers to...
  • Adam Rippon May Be Getting A Reality Show — Why His “15 Minutes” Aren’t Up

    03/14/2018 7:40:12 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 21 replies
    Red State ^ | March 14th 2018 | Sarah Quinlan
    Adam Rippon is back in the news, this time from rumors that he is producing a reality show with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. The news is likely to ruffle some feathers, as Rippon has become a polarizing figure — perhaps unfairly. Rippon, 28, is a 2018 Winter Olympics athlete and medalist. He received significant attention for being one of the first openly gay athletes to represent Team USA at a Winter Olympics and the first openly gay male athlete to win a medal in a Winter Olympics. But throughout the Olympics, it seemed as though Rippon made headlines just...
  • Megan Rapinoe Leads U.S. to Win Over Germany in SheBelieves Cup

    03/02/2018 2:37:17 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 89 replies
    si.com ^ | March 01, 2018 | Charlotte Carroll
    The United States women's national soccer team beat Germany 1–0 on Thursday in their opening match of the SheBelieves Cup. The teams faced off in Columbus, Ohio, with the bad weather conditions causing both teams to play sloppily. Megan Rapinoe was one of the game's consistent threats and scored the game's only goal in the first half to give the United States the win.
  • Basketball Launches The Stoudemire Wines Collection, Featuring Wine Produced in Israel

    Amar’e Stoudemire is both a big-time Israel supporter and big-time basketball legend. Amar’e Stoudemire has been an NBA (National Basketball Association) All-Star 6 times during his basketball career in the United States. Stoudemire, a US citizen, signed a 2-year contract with Jerusalem’s basketball team Hapoel, in 2016. At a press conference before the basketball star headed to Israel he said, “The Scripture speaks about Jerusalem as a holy place, and I can feel that whenever I’m in the city.” During his first season with Hapoel he helped his team win the Israeli Basketball League Cup by beating the rival Maccabi...
  • The Sorry State of the Deep State

    02/25/2018 10:28:58 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/25/18 | Judi McLeod
    By hook or by crook, the Deep State seeks to steal the nation from its patriots, and that’s the Sorry State of the Deep State No two stories relating to President Donald Trump and FORMER President Barack Obama, coming almost back to back this weekend, ever conveyed in perfect terms, the sorry state of the Deep State. Indeed, both stories coming as they did should go down as Sorry State of the Deep State 101. In a brazenly bizarre but most telling demand, the 2018 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference forced allegiance to sworn secrecy on all attendees of an...
  • Germany stun Canada to make first final

    02/23/2018 10:11:38 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 57 replies
    reuters.com ^ | February 23, 2018 | Dan Burns
    Germany shocked defending men’s ice hockey champions Canada 4-3 on Friday, beating them on Olympic ice for the first time to reach their first gold medal game. ... In all, the Germans were outshot 31-15, but four different players managed to connect on their limited chances - Macek, Matthias Plachta, Frank Mauer and Hager. Emblematic of the puck bouncing their way all night, Hager was credited with the game-winning goal on the powerplay off a shot from Plachta that struck his knee and was redirected past Canadian goaltender Kevin Poulin. Now with the gold medal on the line Germany face...
  • Dominant Norway proud but humble amid gold rush

    02/23/2018 12:26:30 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 28 replies
    reuters.com ^ | February 23, 2018 | Philip O'Connor
    Norway’s stunning medal haul has been the talk of the Olympics and with 13 golds and three days of competition left, they could beat the record of 14 by one country at a single Winter Games. ... “We have free health care, we have free schools, you can have a PhD without paying anything, you just have to pay for food and shelter and the government will pay for everything else,” the 52-year-old added. ”That means that we have a pool of people that is quite well educated, have a good health standard and do not have a high level...