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  • NYC recognizes thirty-one (31) genders

    05/25/2016 2:30:07 PM PDT · by upchuck · 11 replies
    May 25, 2016
    This is ridiculous! New York City now recognizes 31 forms of gender dysphoria.PDF file (363KB download) h/t to a New Jersey friend.
  • NOT a joke: Look how many GENDERS New York City now officially recognizes

    05/25/2016 1:22:21 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    allenbwest.com ^ | May 25, 2016 | Allen west
    Good news: Bill de Blasio has finally enlightened us all on how many genders there are. As Robert Gehl of The Federalist Papers writes; Baskin Robbins aint got nothing on New York City. The ice cream shop boasts 31 flavors, but New York Citys got 31 genders. As part of its non-discrimination policy, the citys Commission on Human Rights released a list of different genders that businesses must accommodate or risk a six-figure fine, The Daily Caller is reporting. Along with the package comes the requirement that you identify someone using their preferred pronouns. Among these include pronouns such as...
  • Bees Chase Car for Two Days to Rescue Their Queen

    05/25/2016 12:07:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    KFOR ^ | MAY 25, 2016
    This is the story of a ferocious army determined to rescue their queen from a metal fortress. Or, viewed another way, a swarm of bees who, for two days, followed their queen bee trapped inside a Mitsubishi Outlander. The Outlander belongs to Carol Howarth, a 68-year-old grandmother, who had no idea shed picked up a tiny winged passenger when she visited a nature reserve. Later, when she stopped to go shopping in Haverfordwest, West Wales, the bees descended thousands and thousands of them. Tom Moses, who works as a Pembrokeshire Coast National Park ranger, was driving by when he...
  • China: Taiwan's female leader 'extreme' because she's single

    05/25/2016 9:12:34 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    new president is "extreme" in her politics because she's an unmarried woman lacking the emotional balance provided by romantic and family life, a member of China's body for relations with the self-governing island wrote in a newspaper opinion piece. In Beijing's harshest attack on Tsai Ing-wen since her inauguration last week, the new president was denounced as a flawed human being and strident advocate of Taiwan's formal independence from China, something Beijing says it will use military force to prevent. Tsai, Taiwan's first female president, has been criticized by Beijing for refusing to explicitly endorse the "one-China principle" that defines...
  • The giant ball that could save your life in a catastrophe: The Survival Capsule...

    05/24/2016 10:45:03 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 50 replies
    It may look like a giant snooker ball, but this spherical capsule could save your life. When a natural disaster strikes, whether it is a tsunami or earthquake, there are very few places to find shelter. But now, The Survival Capsule - a personal safety system in the form of a giant ball - has been designed to combat this issue. This capsule, which features two small porthole windows so the occupants can see what is going on around them, was created to give individual groups and families more control of their survival in emergency situation than traditional 'safe houses.'...
  • Death Touch on Steve Harvey's Big Time

    05/24/2016 4:35:19 AM PDT · by BiggerTigger · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 30, 2009 | 94Henry94
    Death Touch on Steve Harvey's Big Time.
  • Kendall and Kylie Jenner to release a second novel

    05/24/2016 3:37:44 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | May 24, 2016 | Derek Lawrence
    Having already dominated the worlds of reality TV, fashion, modeling, social media, and internet gossip, Kendall and Kylie Jenner are giving their literary careers another go. The celebrity sisters, who previously dipped their toes into writing in 2014 with their debut novel, Rebels: City of Indra, are set to release a follow-up, titled Time of the Twins, to the science fiction story.
  • Obamas transgender bathroom directive is even worse than you think

    05/23/2016 10:40:42 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 45 replies
    https://fellowshipoftheminds.com/ ^ | May 23, 2016 | Dr. Eowyn
    If you, like 55% of U.S. parents with school-age children, oppose the POSs latest stunt, ordering all schools, colleges and universities that receive federal financial assistance to allow so-called transgenders a biological impossibility to use the rest- or locker-room of their predilection, instead of in accordance to their biological plumbing, its even worse than you think.
  • Tied in heat all day, angry camel severs owners head

    05/23/2016 7:29:08 PM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 56 replies
    The Times of India ^ | May 23, 2016 | Vimal Bhatia
    JAISALMER: Left in the heat with its legs tied all day, a camel attacked its owner and severed his head in anger in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Saturday. About 25 villagers struggled for 6 hours to calm the animal down. Urjaram of Mangta village was entertaining guests at his house on Saturday night when he suddenly realised that his camel had been out in the heat all day with its legs tied. He was attacked when he tried to untie the annoyed animal. "The animal lifted him by the neck and threw him on to the ground, chewed the body...
  • EgyptAir 804 disappears from radar Paris-Cairo - PPRuNe Forums

    05/22/2016 11:03:29 AM PDT · by GilGil · 25 replies
    PPRune ^ | 5/22/2016 | Staff
    #37 Given the altitude and airspeed at the point of disappearance the plane, or parts of it, will likely be quite some distance south east of the last know location, which could be in shallower parts of the Med. Discarding the usual creative but pointless theories, all we know with any degree of certainty is that the plane disappeared suddenly at cruising altitude (or thereabouts) having just entered Egyptian airspace. The rapidity of the event suggests some kind of very sudden 'mechanical' failure - cause unknown. Realistically there are only two broad possibilities; explosive device or a sudden mechanical/structural/engine-type failure....
  • Sex Robots Are Coming

    05/21/2016 6:28:29 AM PDT · by Kudsman · 111 replies
    Men's Health ^ | May 20, 2016 | Eric Spitznagel
    Gentlemen, we have the technology. We can build the perfect sex companions. But do we want them? David Mills has a great story about the time he brought a date home and she almost saw his sex robot. Everything was going well, and we were heading toward the bedroom, he says. And thats when I realized, Oh crap, Taffys in there! Taffy is Millss sex robot. He gave her that name because it sounded young and playful. Mills and Taffy are celebrating their two-year anniversary. In June of 2014, Mills had her delivered from a company called Abyss Creations in...
  • N. Korea: Kim Jong-un at a nearly-completed Natural History Museum

    05/21/2016 5:59:15 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 22 replies
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | May 21, 2016
  • Why do annoying #NeverTrump Freepers still posting articles around the clock?

    05/20/2016 3:33:12 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 269 replies
    May 20 2016 | Vanity
    I see some NeverTrump Freepers are back, posting articles almost like clockwork. Is this some paid trolling going on? Is it some psych-op for the GOPe Uniparty? Using FR as a place to foment conflict/hone the Establishment's arguments against Trump and real conservatives and/or Christians? No one has the time to be posting as many articles in a day these people are posting without getting paid. Sorry. I think it's an "op" against FR.
  • Obama Names Transgender to Faith Post (Presidential Council of Faith Partnerships)

    05/20/2016 7:03:13 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 89 replies
    World net Daily ^ | 5-20-2016 | Bob Unruh
    Obamas statement said Satin was the assistant faith work director for the National LGBTQ Task Force. She is an active member of the United Church of Christ and served on the denominations executive council as its first openly transgender member. Ms. Satin recently worked on the development of Spirit on Lake, a LGBTQ senior housing project in Minneapolis. She served on the board of directors for OutFront Minnesota from 2001 to 2008 and has served as chair of GLBT Generations since 1999. She has also served on the board of directors of PFund Foundation, a regional LGBTQ community foundation advancing...
  • Deerfield Man Loses Big at Casino; Loses Bigger After Rendezvous With woman

    05/20/2016 2:51:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 71 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | May 20, 2016 | Tonya Alanez
    Double doozy: Deerfield man lost $25,000 gambling & had $30,000 cash stolen by woman he picked up at casino After a night of gambling and a rendezvous with a sexy young woman he took home from the casino, a Deerfield Beach welder suffered a $55,000 double-doozy loss, according to a sheriff's office incident report. Guy Paul, 52, was gambling in the High Limit Room at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood when an orange-haired woman wearing a leopard-print dress caught his eye, the report said. She went by "Dana" and together they spent about 90 minutes drinking...
  • Suddenly, no more mass shootings. Hmmmm.

    05/20/2016 8:46:18 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 145 replies
    5/20/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
    Has anyone else noticed that -- all of a sudden -- there are very few mass shootings lately? In fact, almost none. It's almost like Obama realized that these events aren't getting the clamor for gun control he wanted. It's almost like Obama flipped a switch. Things that make you go "Hmmmmm."
  • Supreme Court plaintiffs claim discrimination after Catholic cemetery rejects pro-gay headstone

    05/19/2016 6:04:20 PM PDT · by massmike · 51 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 05/19/2016 | Lisa Bourne
    The homosexual plaintiffs behind the Supreme Court case legalizing gay marriage across the U.S. are claiming discrimination after a Catholic cemetery declined their headstone design because it conflicted with Church teaching. "It's pretty clear when you read the letter that this is a clear case of LGBT discrimination," said Greg Bourke, one-half of the same-sex Louisville, KY, couple named as plaintiffs in Obergefell v. Hodges. Bourke and Michael De Leon held a press conference Wednesday outside St. Michael Cemetery to claim the Archdiocese of Louisville was discriminating against them for its rejection of the tombstone, local NBC affiliate WAVE-3 reports....
  • A Story In Emojis

    05/18/2016 2:20:41 PM PDT · by blueunicorn6 · 14 replies
    blueunicorn6 | 5/18/2016 | blueunicoen6
    🌞 🏡 🍺 🍿 🚶🐕. 🐿 🏃 🌲 🐕 😱. 🐕 🛫 🐿. 👁 🕳 🏃 🐕 🚑 🏥. 🌅 🔪 🐿 ☠. ☎️ 🚔 👁 🚽. 💸 😭🐕 😛. 💩. P.S. 👺 🙀 👑 🐙 ☃ 🌊.
  • Transgender school house Rock:I'm just a bill but I wanna be Jill

    05/18/2016 12:06:00 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 9 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | Steven Crowder
    From http://LouderWithCrowder.com How does a bill become a law? How does a law cause so much controversy like in North Carolina or Georgia. Why are the LGBTQAAI warriors so angry at the transgender bathroom bills? Allow trans-gender bill to explain.
  • Can someone change their "gender identity" on a regular basis to game the system?

    05/18/2016 8:42:37 AM PDT · by steadcom · 63 replies
    Vanity ^ | 05/18/2016 | Me
    What is the Adminstration/DOE's official stance on this situation (or one's that are similar). Steve, a 16 year old sophomore in high-school (who wants to game the system), says he identify's as a girl today and wants to use the girls dressing room and shower. The next day, he identify's as a boy and uses the boys. He jumps back and forth on a regular basis. Is this a "legal loophole" under the new K-12 ruling that the schools can do nothing about? Yes or no? Any links or clear documentation would be great.
  • Campaigners on a mission to ensure 'sexist data' reflects women's realities

    05/18/2016 6:58:20 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    reutes ^ | 05/18/2016
    Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, led the charge when it came to faulting current data for being sexist and failing to show the real challenges facing millions of women who are often invisible in statistics. "We cannot know what to do for women and where to invest to have the greatest return unless we have good data .. and we really don't have the data we need," Gates said. "We cannot close the gender gap without closing the data gap," she told Women Deliver, attended by more than 5,500 participants from over 160 countries... ......
  • A Muslim's guide to beating your wife [Video]

    05/17/2016 3:02:54 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 12 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 2/24/2016 | Staff
    Saudi Family Therapist, Khaled Al-Saqaby.
  • Target recalls 2600 Menorahs for Fire Hazard

    05/17/2016 11:15:55 AM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 19 replies
    Newswires@dowjones.com | 05/17/2016 | Tomi Kilgore
    Target Corp. (TGT) recalled about 2,600 Hanukkah menorahs sold from October 2015 through December 2015 for about $20 , because of a fire hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission . The clear acrylic menorahs, in a pyramid design and 10.5 inches long, can melt when the candles are burning, posing a fire hazard, the CPSC said. Target has received eight reports of melting, including three reports of fire, but no property damage or injuries. Target shares shed 1.9% in afternoon trade, and have edged up 0.8% year to date.
  • New York State Legislature Considering Assisted Suicide

    05/17/2016 3:54:07 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 20 replies
    http://aleteia.org ^ | 05/17/2016 | John Burger
     Share  Tweet   Print New York State lawmakers have combined two previous assisted suicide bills into the Medical Aid in Dying Act, and proponents boast that there are a number of safeguards. But a pro-life leader in the state is warning of the safeguards that are not in the bill. “There is no requirement for counseling for possible clinical depression causing impaired judgment. Most people considering suicide are depressed — it is a cry for help,” said Kathleen M. Gallagher, director of pro-life activities for the New York State Catholic Conference. “There is no requirement for family...
  • Police Chief Issues Himself a Ticket After Citizen Spots Parking Violation

    05/16/2016 1:06:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    KFOR ^ | MAY 16, 2016 | K. QUERRY
    A police chief in Florida decided to put his money where his mouth is after a resident took a picture of him violating a local ordinance. On Tuesday, a man posted a picture of Chief Tennysons vehicle blocking a sidewalk. The post claims the chief of police regularly fines other drivers who park their vehicles in their own driveway if they block a sidewalk. One day later, the Groveland Police Department responded to the picture and post. In response to a previous social media post about the Chief of Police parking on a sidewalk let it be known he was...
  • Bride Goes to Honeymoon With Gun (Groom Divorces Her)

    05/16/2016 1:00:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Sunday, May 15, 2016
    A Saudi groom who took his bride to a new home for their honeymoon got the shock of his life when he discovered that she brought with her a gun. When he recovered from the shock, he immediately divorced her. The unnamed groom had just moved into the new home with his wife in the Southern Saudi town of Baha when he found that there was a gun in her bag. He was shockedjust after getting into his new house, he decided to take the bride back to her home after divorcing her, Sada newspaper said. The brides father blamed...
  • German-Made Bearings Blow Away China's in This Simple Test

    05/16/2016 10:16:46 AM PDT · by C19fan · 67 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | May 12, 2016 | Sam Eifling
    Here we have a side-by-side comparison of the humblest of fruits from two industrial powerhouses: simple bearings made in China and Germany. Both are advertised, per the description, as "weapons-grade," though apparently the German version costs a good 30 times as much.
  • Driver Stunned When Turtle Comes Crashing Through Her Windshield

    05/14/2016 8:57:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 51 replies
    KFOR ^ | MAY 13, 2016 | K. QUERRY
    Its something that you likely would never expect while driving down the highway. However, Nicole Bjanes says she is lucky to be alive after a freak accident along I-4 in Orlando earlier this week. Bjanes told WESH that a vehicle in front of her ran over a turtle in the middle lane of the highway. Somehow, the turtle ended up crashing through her windshield, hitting the passengers seat and coming to rest on the dashboard. Bjanes walked away with just a few cuts. Amazingly, the turtle survived and appeared to be uninjured. Emergency crews looked it over before releasing it...
  • White House Begins New National Microbiome Initiative To Understand Benefits Of Bacteria

    The White House will announce the initiative on May 13 to jumpstart microbe research that would encompass all those that are found in animals, air, plants, soil and water. The government is hoping that gaining more information would give insight on how to fight disease, increase food production, and fight climate change. The National Microbiome Initiative (PDF) will work with other organizations interested in the research, including University of Michigan and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), One Codex, The BioCollective, the University of California, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The program will have a total of $521 million in...
  • Kitchener woman follows GPS right into Tobermory, Ont., harbour

    05/14/2016 9:23:12 AM PDT · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 33 replies
    CBC News ^ | May 13, 2016 | Kate Bueckert
    Police in Tobermory, Ont., pulled a red car from the harbour early Friday morning after a Kitchener woman followed instructions from her GPS and drove down a boat launch and into the water. Ontario Provincial Police said the woman was following her GPS "when she took a wrong turn into Little Tub Harbour" late Thursday night. It was raining, dark and foggy at the time. Combining "weather conditions and the driver being new to the area, a fully submerged vehicle was the result," police said in a release.
  • Crossing the Line: How Donald Trump Behaved with Women in Private

    05/14/2016 8:45:15 AM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 91 replies
    NY Times ^ | 05/14/16 | Michael Barbaro and Megan Twohey
    Interviews reveal unwelcome advances, a shrewd reliance on ambition, and unsettling workplace conduct over decades.
  • (Vanity) Need help finding info on a 1960's experimental helicopter (jets with rotors)

    05/13/2016 7:26:24 PM PDT · by ak267 · 26 replies
    me | 5-13-16 | Ak267
    Years ago, I viewed a documentary on experimental helicopters and saw a craft that caught my attention. The craft was a hybrid of 4 mini-jets (two on each side), stubby wings, rotors with a boxcar-like appearance. Not sure if it was made by Bell or Sikorsky and it was an experimental "proof of concept". Meant to be a "taxi" shuttling passengers on short suburban/urban routes or to nearby cities. Anyone know the name of this vehicle?
  • Detroit Bd. of Education has a...Cessna?

    05/13/2016 5:20:06 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 17 replies
    Serial Number 17261081 Status Valid Manufacturer Name CESSNA Certificate Issue Date 07/09/1980 Model 172M Expiration Date 11/30/2017 Type Aircraft Fixed Wing Single-Engine Type Engine 4 Cycle
  • This origami robot can retrieve the batteries you swallow

    05/13/2016 6:43:48 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    A pill that unfolds into a little robot could one day give parents everywhere a little more peace of mind. Once swallowed, it can open up inside a person's stomach, crawling across the stomach wall to retrieve a single-cell button battery, and even patch wounds. This is no small thing. In the US every year, over 3,500 incidents of swallowed button batteries are reported in the US, and most cases of battery swallowing involve toddlers. Although most of these batteries are safely digested, sometimes they can leak and cause tissue burns, bleeding, and death. Developed by an international team of...
  • Jonathan Winter's Finest Hour

    05/12/2016 4:22:37 PM PDT · by Fai Mao · 56 replies
    You Tube ^ | Mel Brooks
    This is one of the funniest scenes from a very funny movie.
  • Artist organizing mass photo shoot of 100 nude women during Cleveland Republican National Convention

    05/12/2016 6:37:39 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 69 replies
    Spencer Tunick, of New York, is looking for 100 women to pose nude while holding mirrors in Cleveland at sunrise on July 17, the week of the GOP convention. Those who are interested can sign up by submitting a photo at his website, www.spencertunickcleveland.com. (An unsurprising heads-up: the website includes graphic, but artistic, images of nude people.) Tunick told Cleveland Scene, which broke the news of the project, that he plans to hold the photo shoot on private property, in part so he doesn't have to deal with police and the "hassle of permits." A handful of groups already have...
  • Movie: Quartermass and the Pit (1967)

    05/11/2016 1:37:48 AM PDT · by Fai Mao · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1967 | Roy Ward Baker
    This is an under appreciated low budget sci-fi flick. This was a series and they made several of them but this is the best. Dr. Bernard Quartermass is prominent scientist/astrophysicist who has various adventures in the films. The film was released with the title "5 million years from Earth" in the US. Quartermas and the PitEnjoy
  • Worlds Oldest Cat Dethroned by Even Older Cat Scooter

    05/10/2016 8:24:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    KFOR ^ | NADIA JUDITH ENCHASS | MAY 10, 2016
    Gaze into the eyes of Scooter, the new Worlds Oldest Living Cat. Scooter and his wise old eyes have been around for 30 years, and his achievements in extreme elderliness have now been recognized by Guinness World Records. Gail Floyd who generously houses Scooter even though he is a grown adult and should probably get his own place said her companion has always been a lively people cat. When he was a kitten, he would play in Gails hair and ride on her shoulder. Now, in his golden years, Scooter still rises at 6 every morning. If he...
  • HuffPost: Dan Savage Has 'Brilliantly Gross' Way to Fight N.C. Bathroom Law

    05/10/2016 4:24:34 PM PDT · by massmike · 26 replies
    http://newsbusters.org/ ^ | 05/10/2016 | Randy Hall
    The latest salvos in the struggle over whether a law passed during March in North Carolina forces transgender people to use public restrooms that don't correspond with their gender identity came on Monday, when Dan Savage tweeted that those who disagree with House Bill 2 should leave jars filled with their urine at Republican Governor Pat McCrory's office. The strategy promoted by the gay activist and columnist drew the immediate attention of Noah Michelson, an editorial director on the liberal Huffington Post website, who called Savage's idea a brilliantly gross method of protesting the state's Anti-LGBT Law. If Dan Savage...
  • Key West Police Rescue Woman Stuck in Banyan Tree

    05/10/2016 2:35:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    A woman had to be rescued by police and firefighters after she became stuck inside a giant banyan tree in Key West. According to the Key West Police Facebook page, Officer Scott Standerwick and Fire Rescue helped the local woman after she somehow got stuck in the tree. Police also posted a photo of the woman with part of her legs and body sticking out of the tree with officers nearby. "Protect and serve!" the Facebook post proclaimed.
  • Deputies: Deltona Man Finds Bullet Hole 3 Days After Shooting Himself

    05/10/2016 12:10:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    The Daytona Beach News-Journal ^ | Tuesday, May 10, 2016 | Patricio G. Balona
    A Deltona man shot himself while cleaning a handgun but did not discover the bullet hole in his arm until three days later when he changed shirts, Volusia County sheriff's deputies said. Deputies were called to Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City on Saturday where Michael Blevins, 37, had checked himself after discovering the bullet wound, investigators said. Blevins told deputies that on Thursday he was cleaning a .22 caliber pistol in the living room of his Whitewood Drive home, a report stated. Blevins could not be reached Monday as his voicemail was full. The Deltona resident told deputies...
  • Florida Man Shoots Himself in Leg While Waiting for Job Interview

    05/10/2016 12:03:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    Authorities are investigating after a part-time jail guard accidentally shot himself in the leg as he waited to interview for a janitorial job at a Florida Panhandle elementary school. The News Herald reports that while 28-year-old Travis Anthony Holland waited in his truck on Friday, he decided to replace a spent round in his Derringer revolver before storing it in a secure compartment of the truck. A police report says he shot himself in the thigh and was treated at a hospital. Police initially said the incident didn't warrant criminal charges because law enforcement officers are exempt from a state...
  • Cat vs. Snake vs. Frog

    05/10/2016 10:57:53 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | May 8, 2016 | Animal Bababa
    Link to full video
  • Is this the world's oldest new mother? Indian pensioner gives birth

    05/10/2016 9:49:45 AM PDT · by traumer · 18 replies
    An Indian woman has given birth to her first child at the age of 70, it was revealed today. Daljinder Kaur gave birth last month to a boy following two years of IVF treatment at a fertility clinic in the northern state of Haryana with her 79-year-old husband. It is thought she is the oldest woman in the world to give birth - taking the mantle from Rajo Devi Lohan - who was also 70 when she gave birth to daughter Naveen following treatment at the same clinic. Hitting out at critics, Mrs Kaur said she was not too old...
  • Court orders dad to start treating his 11-year-old daughter as a boy

    05/10/2016 7:32:31 AM PDT · by massmike · 38 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 05/10/2016 | Steve Weatherbe
    Faced with two estranged parents in utter disagreement about their daughters wish to be a boy, a British Columbia Supreme Court judge has appointed the child a legal guardian to protect her interests. The father not only wants his daughter to cease taking hormone blockers but also to cease all contact with transgender activists or transgender-friendly therapists. Though the case is about whether the 11-year-old can give informed consent to such serious medical treatment, which is intended to delay the onset of female puberty, the judge appears to have already conceded the point by referring to the girl by her...
  • Local TV Media Cut Trump Off This Afternoon.

    05/07/2016 4:51:54 PM PDT · by Vinylly · 30 replies
    We were watching Donald Trump Rally in Lynden, Washington. A local TV channel said they would be covering it. When he got into Crooked Hitlery, the station cut him off and we didn't have a chance to hear all his message. The TV just went black..
  • 1988 Honda Prelude alternative AC compressor and bracket - Help!

    05/07/2016 5:01:46 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 51 replies
    7 May 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Please someone in Freeper Land, can you tell me where to source an alternative AC bracket for a 1988 Honda Prelude to allow use of a non-OEM AC compressor on that car? I need to use another more reliable type of AC compressor on the car than the OEM one, all of which are junk.
  • Trump ad ideas? [vanity]

    05/06/2016 12:08:21 PM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 38 replies
    Vanity | 05/06/2016 | Attention Surplus Desire
    I thought it might be a good idea to start a Trump ad suggestion box. This one would have the Ink Spots "I Don't Want to set the World On Fire" or..... https://youtu.be/bMMV_RoEMxE Pix of Benghazi; Khaddafi being torn apart by the mob who killed him > HRC "we came, we saw, he died".
  • 'Little Obama' Ice Cream Goes on Sale in Russia's Tatarstan

    05/06/2016 1:36:57 AM PDT · by Freelance Warrior · 15 replies
    The Moscow Times ^ | 05/05/2016
    An experimental ice cream brand named Obamka" ["Little Obama or, may be, "Obammy"] has appeared on sale in the Russian republic of Tatarstan. Deputy development director at the Slavitsa ice cream factory Rasil Mustafin, said that the name was not political but chosen due to the product's chocolate flavor. There's no political underpinning. We have no intention to offend anyone, he said. Someone at the factory came up with the idea. The product designers were inspired by a Soviet-era cartoon, said the factory's financial director Anatoli Ragimkhanov. The show featured an imaginary island named Chunga-Changa, inhabited by African children....
  • KFC Unveils Edible, Chicken-Flavored Nail Polish In Hong Kong

    05/05/2016 12:15:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    NPR ^ | May 5, 2016 | Dana Farrington
    Finger-lickin' good? KFC in Hong Kong is marketing edible nail polish that tastes like wait for it chicken. "Yes, it is actually a real thing," the agency running the campaign tells The New York Times. Kfc Hk YouTube KFC designed the polish "to appeal to young consumers' love of food and fashion," according to a press release sent to the fashion site Racked. "Simply apply and dry like regular nail polish and then lick again and again and again to taste why the world's favourite chicken is Finger Lickin' Good," the company says. The product comes in...