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  • Wind Turbine Blades Can’t Be Recycled, So They’re Piling Up in Landfills

    02/09/2020 9:31:54 AM PST · by PROCON · 53 replies
    Bloomberg | Feb. 5, 2020 | Chris Martin
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  • Jeb Bush on Twitter: 'Best Super Bowl half time show ever.'

    02/02/2020 8:50:09 PM PST · by rintintin · 163 replies
    Jeb Bush ^ | Feb 2 2020 | Jeb Bush
    Jeb Bush @JebBush Best Super Bowl half time show ever.
  • SATIRE Hillary Clinton Accidentally Posts Condolences For Tulsi Gabbard's Suicide One Day Early

    01/27/2020 3:21:15 PM PST · by metmom · 17 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | October 23rd, 2019
    U.S.—Oops! A social media scheduling error apparently caused Hillary Clinton to post her condolences for Tulsi Gabbard's suicide one day early. This morning, Clinton posted that she felt "great sadness" at hearing that Gabbard had killed herself. In subsequent tweets, she detailed how "tragic" it was that Gabbard had broken her own kneecaps, stuck her feet in concrete, then tossed herself off the docks near a seedy warehouse. "It's just terrible what happened, and though we disagreed, I hope we can all take a few minutes to send thoughts and prayers to the family," Clinton concluded. The post was deleted...
  • Breastfeeding Mom’s Emotional Encounter With Orangutan At The Oldest Zoo In The World Goes Viral

    01/13/2020 10:47:50 AM PST · by steveben · 55 replies
    Viral Mag ^ | January 13, 2020 | Viral Mag Team
    Gemma Copeland is a keen traveler and she didn’t want to end her journeys just because she had a child. She also wanted her son to explore the world from an early age. So, Gemma and her partner took him to Vienna, Austria. However, the mother didn’t expect this trip would change her own perception of the world. But it did. All thanks to an empathetic great ape who took the time to engage with Gemma and her child during a very intimate moment. While the guys were visiting the Schönbrunn Zoo, Gemma’s boy got hungry. She sat down by...
  • Here We Go. The Iran – North Korea Connection

    01/07/2020 9:04:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/07/2020 | Jazz Shaw
    All eyes are on Iran after the elimination of high-value terror target Qassem Soleimani, and not without reason. What they decide to do (or perhaps more importantly, not do) will no doubt have a major impact on how President Trump decides to move forward from here. The media has been highlighting the various responses of other world leaders, paying particular attention to those who are either condemning the strike or at least “urging restraint.” But largely lost in this ongoing conversation is the response – or at least until now, the lack of one – from North Korea.The hermit...
  • Anti-Gun Hollywood Steps Up Armed Protection For Golden Globes

    01/05/2020 4:33:09 PM PST · by blam · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-5-2020 | Awr Hawkins
    Actors and actresses in anti-gun Hollywood will be surrounded by armed security on Sunday as they attend the 77th annual Golden Globes. New York Daily News reports Beverly Hill Police Department Capt. Michael Hill saying, “We have a robust security plan that includes assistance from our local, state, and federal law enforcement partners. Additionally, we will be using the most contemporary technologies in an attempt to ensure the ceremony is held without incident.” Variety quotes Beverly Hills Police Lt. Robert Maycott noting that the US strike against Iran has not altered the security plan. Rather, he noted that “security is...
  • Netflix's weird show about a messiah from the man who create Trump.

    01/01/2020 8:40:23 PM PST · by bagadonutz · 30 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 01-Jan-2020 | Nick Schager
    In Damascus, an ISIL siege is stymied by a 43-day sandstorm of biblical proportions that was foreseen by a single man. For accurately predicting—and preaching throughout—the cataclysm, this figure comes to be known and revered as al-Masih (Mehdi Dehbi), aka “The Messiah.” Having commanded the ear of the poor and downtrodden, al-Masih leads his new Palestinian followers across the desert to the Israeli border, thereby instigating an international incident about which he seems blissfully unconcerned. “Throw away your assumptions about God. Stop clinging to what you think you know. In this hour, mankind is a rudderless boat. Cling to me,”...
  • Chicago’s strip club nudity rules could be eased following settlement with transgender woman

    12/22/2019 3:49:42 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | December 20, 2019 | John Byrne
    Women could soon be allowed to bare more flesh in Chicago strip clubs that sell liquor in a loosening of the city’s nudity rules following a settlement of a federal lawsuit brought by a transgender woman. Bea Sullivan-Knoff filed the federal lawsuit in 2016 because she said it was discriminatory that she couldn’t appear topless without “pasties” covering her nipples as part of her performance art pieces. Sullivan-Knoff on Thursday said Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration had agreed to settle the suit by removing all references to gender from the statutes governing how much flesh can be shown in various Chicago...
  • They Felt Pressured to Get Circumcised After Moving to Israel. They Now Regret It

    12/09/2019 12:53:19 AM PST · by Cronos · 170 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 7 Dec 2019 | Hilo Glazer
    Tens of thousands of teen boys and men.. were herded into Israeli operating rooms beginning in the '90s to undergo circumcisions. Years later, they recall the resulting trauma and pain, and the damage wrought on their sex lives Pavel Ok, a musician from the southern town of Kiryat Malakhi..immigrated to Israel at the age of 8. Like many other immigrants to Israel, he was not circumcised. And until the end of his high-school years, he hadn’t intended to do anything about it. .. He made the decision to have the belated circumcision during his army service... Ok was 21 when...
  • Exclusive Strippers used sex toy on Hunter Biden at NYC’s Hustler Club: sources

    11/27/2019 7:36:19 PM PST · by conservative98 · 186 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 27, 2019 | 7:15pm | Elizabeth Rosner
    Hunter Biden spent several thousand dollars at a Manhattan strip club during a pair of visits — including one that sent a staffer scrambling to buy a sex toy so strippers could use it on him, sources told The Post on Wednesday. Biden — who’s been dogged by a series of strip-club allegations uncovered by The Post this week — was accompanied by a woman both times he went to Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club NYC in Hell’s Kitchen about a year ago, the sources said. On each occasion, he and his companion holed up in a private room, where they...
  • Utah woman fights criminal charge after kids see her topless at home

    11/21/2019 11:33:51 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 148 replies
    Assoc. Press ^ | 11/21/2019
    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah woman charged with a crime after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home is fighting the case that could force her to register as a sex offender, citing a court ruling that overturned a topless ban in Colorado. Attorneys for Tilli Buchanan argue that the law is unfair because it treats men and women differently for baring their chests. They are asking a judge to overturn her misdemeanor lewdness charges and declare that part of the law unconstitutional. Prosecutors counter that nudity is commonly understood to include women’s breasts in American society...
  • A rubbish story: China's mega-dump full 25 years ahead of schedule

    11/20/2019 5:24:41 AM PST · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | 15 November 2019 | Ellen Jin
    The Jiangcungou landfill in Shaanxi Province, which is the size of around 100 football fields, was designed to take 2,500 tonnes of rubbish per day. But instead it received 10,000 tonnes of waste per day - the most of any landfill site in China. China is one of the world's biggest polluters, and has been struggling for years with the rubbish its 1.4 billion citizens generate. How big is the landfill site? The Jiangcungou landfill in Xi'an city was built in 1994 and was designed to last until 2044. The landfill serves over 8 million citizens. It spans an area...
  • Sessions Makes 2020 Alabama U.S. Senate Run Official — Says No Senator ‘Will Be More for Trump

    11/07/2019 8:13:32 PM PST · by conservative98 · 207 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Nov 2019 | JEFF POOR
    Sessions Makes 2020 Alabama U.S. Senate Run Official — Says No Senator ‘Will Be More for Advancing Trump’s Agenda’ It’s now official. Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Alabama, a seat he once occupied prior to going to serve in President Donald Trump’s administration in 2017. Earlier in the evening, Sessions’ campaign website went live, and he published his first campaign video, which was featured in his announcement on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” During that appearance, Sessions addressed his desire to run and his falling out with Trump. Sessions told...
  • Dear Harry and Meghan: I feel for you... but sometimes a stiff upper lip IS the best cure, writes...

    10/21/2019 4:06:28 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 37 replies
    DM ^ | 10/21/2019 | libby purves
    ....When you agreed, Harry, I winced. Because if there is one thing I know from my own greatest loss — of a son — it's that you can't allow festering to happen. So in all humility and friendship, let me pass on a useful metaphor to you both. A friend whose wife was murdered told me that he was helped in his grief by remembering that in the trenches of World War I, most men died not of their wounds, but of the dirt that got into them and caused infection. Whenever emotions such as resentment, unfairness or self-pity crept...
  • Conservative Activists Clean Out 50 Tons of Trash from L.A. Homeless Camp: Before and After Videos

    10/03/2019 4:20:22 AM PDT · by Freeport · 75 replies
    CNSNews ^ | September 23, 2019 | Craig Bannister
    Conservative activist Scott Presler mobilized 200 volunteers to remove 50 tons of trash from a homeless camp in Los Angeles, California on Saturday. Presler’s volunteers removed more than five tons of waste per hour over a nine-hour span – and did so without any assistance from the government. On Saturday morning, Presler posted Twitter videos of the ground of the homeless camp covered in waste, before cleanup efforts began around 9a.m., which he followed with videos showing his group’s progress – and the end result. It’s almost 9 a.m. & we’re removing waste from a homeless camp in Los Angeles....
  • The use of “technicals” by military forces to round up citizenry as part of genocide.

    09/26/2019 8:26:35 PM PDT · by vannrox · 21 replies
    Metallicman ^ | sep19 | editorial staff
    The use of “technicals” by military forces to round up citizenry as part of genocide. This post looks into the role that (so called) “technicals” play in national upheavals. A “technical” is a pickup truck that has been modified into a mobile heavy weapons platform. These machines have been commonly used in just about every national conflict over the last two decades. Here, we look at the role that they have, and why there are used. As opposed to other vehicles constrained for other purposes. Summary A technical is a light improvised fighting vehicle, typically an open-backed civilian pickup truck...
  • Julianne Hough Reveals Why She Came Out as ‘Not Straight’

    09/23/2019 5:52:59 PM PDT · by Kazan · 104 replies
    She Knows ^ | Sep 23, 2019 | Zara Hanawalt
    Julianne Hough recently posed nude on the cover of a magazine — but what she said during her interview was far more revealing than the photos. Now, Hough is reflecting about coming out as “not straight,” and how the admission has affected her sense of self. The America’s Got Talent judge opened up about her marriage to husband Brooks Laich during the interview — and made headlines when she recalled a conversation she’d had with him. “I [told him], ‘You know I’m not straight, right?’” Hough told Women’s Health. “And he was like, ‘I’m sorry, what?’ I was like, ‘I’m...
  • So much for clearing up the planet! Climate change protesters who marched through Manhattan are...

    09/22/2019 5:44:07 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3:00 EDT, 22 September 2014 | UPDATED: 18:41 EDT, 22 September 2014 | MAILONLINE REPORTER
    FULL TITLE: So much for clearing up the planet! Climate change protesters who marched through Manhattan are branded hypocrites for leaving litter strewn across the city Climate change skeptics have branded protesters who marched through Manhattan on Sunday as hypocrites for leaving litter strewn across the city. New Yorkers uploaded images to social media sites showing piles of trash - included ditched paper and cardboard signs - left behind after thousands took part in the People's Climate March. 'Their love for the Earth is so real, they couldn't even use a trash can,' one critic, known as @chelsea_elisa on Twitter,...
  • Coroner: Angels pitcher Skaggs died of accidental overdose

    08/30/2019 2:35:56 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 67 replies
    MSN Sports ^ | 8/30/19 | Schuyler Dixon
    Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from a toxic mix of the powerful painkillers fentanyl and oxycodone along with alcohol in an accidental overdose, a medical examiner in Texas said in a report released Friday. The 27-year-old Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room in the Dallas area July 1 before the start of what was supposed to be a four-game series against the Texas Rangers. The first game was postponed before the teams played the final three games. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office issued a technical report that said Skaggs died as a result of "mixed...
  • Bagel Boss Guy Chris Morgan Cuffed in NY

    08/25/2019 9:57:44 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    tmz ^ | AUG 26, 2019 | staff
    update 6:01 PM PT -- A spokesperson for Suffolk County, NY tells TMZ ... "Third Precinct Police Officers were doing a patrol check of the Bay Shore Marina when they observed a man shouting at people, swinging a small bat and causing a disturbance at approximately 5:45 p.m. The man was transported to a local hospital for evaluation." The angry short guy who threw a fit in a Bagel Boss shop a month ago is all fired up again -- only this time, it landed him in cuffs. Chris Morgan was restrained by cops Sunday at Bay Shore Marina in...