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  • Caiman spotted swimming in Michigan school's pond

    09/20/2019 11:53:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 17 replies
    UPI ^ | 09/20/2019 | By Ben Hooper
    Officials are warning students to keep a distance from a Michigan school's pond after a caiman was spotted swimming loose in the water. Photo by ricke76/ ============================================================== Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Students and community members are being warned to keep a safe distance from a Michigan school pond, where an "alligator-type reptile" -- a caiman -- was spotted swimming. Bedford Public Schools said a teacher spotted an "alligator-type reptile" swimming in the Biology Pond on the campus of Bedford Senior High School and Bedford Junior High School. The district said experts identified the creature as a 3-foot caiman, a relative...
  • SAS officer kills five Jihadis with shotgun

    09/15/2019 1:03:36 PM PDT · by Timocrat · 87 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 09/15/2019 | William Cole
    An SAS officer armed with a shotgun has killed five jihadis during a dawn raid, it has been reported. The intense fire fight was over in just seven seconds, and quickly led to the militant group's surrender of the stronghold. The covert operation took place on an Islamic State outpost in Baghdad, Iraq. Several other terrorists emerged from the building but immediately surrendered and began panicking as two of the bodies didn’t have heads – they thought they were about to be executed.'
  • Friends: Trump accuser told us of attack in the '90s

    06/27/2019 6:12:20 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 56 replies
    AP ^ | 06 27 2019 | AP Staff
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) — Two women have confirmed that the writer E. Jean Carroll told them in the 1990s that she'd been sexually assaulted by Donald Trump in the dressing room of a New York City department store.</p> <p>The women, both journalists who were friends with Carroll, spoke publicly for the first time to The New York Times in a podcast released Thursday. Carol Martin, a former news anchor on WCBS-TV, and Lisa Birnbach, a writer and author of the best-selling book "The Official Preppy Handbook," said they had opposite reactions when Carroll told them of her alleged encounter with Trump at Bergdorf Goodman.</p>
  • Transgender sprinters finish 1st, 2nd at Connecticut girls indoor track championships

    02/24/2019 6:55:02 PM PST · by McGruff · 113 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 24, 2019 | Pat Eaton-Robb
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Andraya Yearwood hears the comments, usually from adults and usually not to her face. She shouldn’t be running, they say, not against girls. Yearwood, a 17-year-old junior at Cromwell High School, is one of two transgender high school sprinters in Connecticut, transitioning to female. She recently finished second in the 55-meter dash at the state open indoor track championships. The winner, Terry Miller of Bloomfield High, is also transgender...
  • Michelle Obama at Grammys a 2020 hint? Her remarks drowned out by applause(NO pic!)

    02/11/2019 7:06:08 AM PST · by rktman · 41 replies ^ | 2/11/2019 | unknown
    Michelle Obama was briefly drowned out by applause as she joined host Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Jennifer Lopez at the beginning of the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. After Keys introduced the other four women as her sisters, each delivered short remarks about the power of music. The former first lady went last, and got only a few words into her remarks about wearing out old Motown Records when she grew up on the South Side of Chicago.
  • Deadly brown snake sticks head out of kitchen sink, terrifies woman [Australia]

    02/08/2019 8:13:10 AM PST · by ETL · 35 replies ^ | Feb 7, 2019 | Jennifer Earl | Fox News
    An Australian woman was pouring herself a steaming cup of tea when she saw two beady eyes peering out of the drain in her kitchen sink. The shocked woman immediately knew it was a snake. And though it soon slithered back into the darkness under the plug, she was terrified it would reappear. She immediately called Snake Catchers Adelaide to capture and remove the roughly 3-foot-long serpent on Saturday. The snake catchers arrived shortly after and identified the reptile as an eastern brown snake, an extremely venomous creature known for its aggression.
  • What would Mollie do? Slain student’s mom opens home to son of immigrants

    12/29/2018 7:36:03 AM PST · by conservative98 · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 29, 2018 | Kathleen Joyce
    The mother of slain University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts opened up her home to the teenage son of Mexican immigrants who worked with the man suspected of killing her daughter and left the small town because they feared it was unsafe. Laura Calderwood took in Ulises Felix, 17, after his parents left Brooklyn, Iowa, according to the Washington Post. The man accused of killing 20-year-old Tibbetts, Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, worked with Felix’s parents at a dairy farm in the small town. Felix said his mother cooked for Rivera and his cousin dated the suspect. Rivera and Felix’s cousin,...
  • Patient develops 'black hairy tongue' from medication

    09/07/2018 10:40:23 AM PDT · by ETL · 53 replies ^ | Sept 7, 2018 | Alexandria Hein
    A 55-year-old patient complaining of nausea and a bad taste in her mouth was actually suffering from a rare condition known as “black hairy tongue.” A case report published in the New England Journal of Medicine said the patient, who was not identified by name, saw her tongue turn black after being prescribed medication for a bacterial infection. The patient had been admitted to the hospital after a severe motorcycle injury that injured both her legs. According to the report, the patient had developed a bacterial infection and was treated with intravenous meropenem and oral minocycline. She reported her nausea...
  • The Universe Is Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

    08/18/2018 8:10:32 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 117 replies
    Forbes ^ | August 17, 2018 | Ethan Siegel
    It's been nearly a century since scientists first theorized that the Universe was expanding, and that the farther away a galaxy was from us, the faster it appears to recede. This isn't because galaxies are physically moving away from us, but rather because the Universe is full of gravitationally-bound objects, and the fabric of space that those objects reside in is expanding. But this picture, which held sway from the 1920s onward, has been recently revised. It's been only 20 years since we first realized that this expansion was speeding up, and that as time goes on, individual galaxies will...
  • Woman discovered alive inside mortuary refrigerator

    07/02/2018 10:14:48 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies ^ | Jul 02, 2018 | 9:50 AM | By Ariel Scotti
    A South African woman was mistakenly brought to the morgue and stored in a fridge after she was declared dead following a car accident. The unnamed woman was discovered breathing by a morgue worker who was reportedly writing a report and checking on the body, according to TimesLive, a South African news site. The Distress Alert paramedics who brought her in said that she had shown “no form of life.” She is currently being treated at a hospital. “There is no proof of any negligence by our crew,” Distress Alert operations manager Gerrit Bradnick told TimesLive. "This did not happen...
  • Bar employees yank snake from ceiling fan in front of screaming patrons

    05/16/2018 2:09:33 PM PDT · by libstripper · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 16, 2018 | Amy Palacios
    Alright, buddy. You’ve had enough. Time to go. Staff members at the Backyard, a bar, grill and music venue in Waco, Texas, were forced to remove a snake from the establishment after the creature somehow entangled itself in the ceiling fan on Saturday.
  • Man Declared Dead Snores to Life Right Before His Autopsy

    01/10/2018 2:17:50 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 24 replies ^ | January 9, 2018 | Rachael Rettner
    A man in Spain who was declared dead by three doctors was actually still alive, which doctors discovered only when he began snoring on the autopsy table, according to news reports. The man, 29-year-old Gonzalo Montoya Jiménez, was a prisoner at a jail in northern Spain. He was found unconscious in his cell on Sunday (Jan. 7), and was believed to be dead, according to the Spanish news outlet La Voz de Asturias. Three forensic doctors allegedly examined Jiménez and certified his death. But four hours later, right before Jiménez's autopsy, he was heard making noises on the autopsy table,...
  • Bozell & Graham Column: Showtime vs. Christianity

    12/16/2017 8:53:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | December 16, 2017 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    The Golden Globe Award nominations have been announced, and once again, the Hollywood judges really know how to find the worst junk to honor. Two nominations went to stay-classy Showtime’s program called “SMILF,” for “single mother I’d like to f—.” The show’s lead actress is also its creator and executive producer. Her name is Frankie Shaw and she says she picked this profane title as a “deliberate” feminist move to take back the sexist phrase “MILF” from “male objectification.” Try deciphering that one. Obviously, (CBS-owned) Showtime executives also designed it to nudge people to click on it because they know...
  • Fight to the death: Horrifying footage shows shark biting swimmer and refusing to [tr]

    09/27/2017 11:17:19 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 27, 2017 | Catherine Chapman
    A man had to forcibly remove a shark from his stomach with a knife after it latched onto him while he was swimming off the coast of Marthon, Florida. Shocking video shows Ervin Maccarty emerging from the water into a boat with a small shark attached to his body that won't let go. He is heard swearing and the shark begins to struggle, sending Mr Maccarty down on the ground in pain. His friends immediately come to his assistance, deciding to cut into the shark with a knife and 'bleed it out' until it lets go.
  • Skunk in bed: Connecticut boy gets stinky wakeup

    08/05/2017 2:44:06 PM PDT · by McGruff · 30 replies
    AP News ^ | 8/5/2017
    A Connecticut boy got an unpleasant surprise when he awoke to find a skunk in his bed. Hamden Police say the 13-year-old was awoken in his upstairs bedroom by the skunk, which had climbed into bed with him. Police say the skunk apparently got into the home when it climbed through a hole in a trash can and a resident brought the can inside. It’s not clear how the skunk found its way into the boy’s bed, but no one was happy about the outcome. Hamden Animal Control Division responded to a call about at 6 a.m. on July 25....
  • 72-year-old woman kills 11 copperhead snakes with shotgun, shovel, rake

    07/31/2017 6:04:35 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 106 replies ^ | 7/30/2017 | Kaylee Merchak
    LEQUIRE, Okla. -- One Oklahoma resident is getting much praise after she killed several copperhead snakes by herself. On Friday, Susan Thompson was visiting her neighbor, Mrs. Newby, when she discovered that the 72-year-old had taken care of 11 copperhead snakes that she found under her home in Lequire, Oklahoma. Thompson said Newby had used a shotgun, a shovel and a rake to get rid of the snakes. She posted a photo to her Facebook page with the caption, "Mrs Newby killed 11 copperheads last night at her house! She's a snake killer if you need help call her! She...
  • 3 Live King Cobras Found Hidden In Potato Chip Canisters

    07/26/2017 9:15:53 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    cbs2la ^ | July 26, 2017 6:46 AM
    A Monterey Park man faces charges Wednesday of smuggling three live king cobras hidden in potato chip canisters into the country from Hong Kong. Rodrigo Franco, 34, was arrested Tuesday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. He was named in a criminal complaint filed on July 21 on one count of illegally importing merchandise into the United States. Federal authorities say a package sent from Hong Kong was inspected by the customs and border agents who discovered three two-foot king cobras – a protected and highly venomous reptile. The parcel sent through the postal service also contained three albino...
  • New Great White Shark Spotted Off Jersey Shore

    07/23/2017 4:50:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 44 replies
    Ocean City Patch ^ | July 22, 2017 | Tom Davis
    A great white shark that's been tagged by researchers was spotted off the Jersey Shore on Friday evening. The shark, whose name is Hilton, pinged about 60 miles off Atlantic City at 9:21 p.m. The 12-foot, 1,300 pound male shark was tagged by OCEARCH, a science research organization that tags sharks and monitors their travel.
  • Hillary Clinton Parody. Absolutely insane funny! Must watch.

    11/24/2016 4:12:55 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies ^ | September 20, 2015 | Catch 46 Media
    Do not view while eating
  • Oregon Man’s Body Dissolved After Fall Into Yellowstone Hot Spring

    11/17/2016 11:28:04 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 105 replies
    KTLA ^ | , Updated at 06:37am, November 17, 2016 | Anthony Kurzweil
    The body of an Oregon man who slipped and fell into a scalding hot spring while he was trying to “hot-spot” at Yellowstone National Park earlier this year dissolved before rescue crews could finish their recovery, according to a recent report. A view of a hot spring at the Norris Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park on May 12, 2016. (Credit: Mladen Amtonov/AFP/Getty Images) Colin Nathaniel Scott, 23, was with his younger sister when he walked more than 200 yards away from the boardwalk on June 7 to a hot spring called Pork Chop Geyser. Scott was planning to “hot-spot,”...