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  • Russia Has Lost Almost 150 Helicopters Since The Full-Scale Invasion of Ukraine

    05/19/2024 9:59:11 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 20 replies
    Simply Flying ^ | May 2, 2024 | AARON SPRAY
    SUMMARY Around 137 Russian helicopters have been confirmed lost in the Ukrainian war. The upper bound of Russian helicopter losses claimed by Ukraine is 325; the lower bound of visually confirmed losses is 105. Russia has lost around 10% of its helicopter fleet, mostly attack helicopters like the Ka-52 "Alligator." The fog of war and exaggerated claims on both sides make it difficult to know exactly how much military equipment has been lost during the Full-Scale Russian Invasion of Ukraine. However, today is the information age and this war is being filmed like never before. Over a hundred fixed-wing Russian...
  • Smoke on the Water

    05/19/2024 9:06:16 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 18 replies ^ | 1973 | Deep Purple
    We all came out to Montreux On the Lake Geneva shoreline To make records with a mobile We didn't have much time But Frank Zappa and the Mothers Were at the best place around But some stupid with a flare gun Burned the place to the ground
  • RFK Jr: 'Vote for Trump / Fauci 2024!' (Ouch ...)

    05/19/2024 9:02:56 PM PDT · by RandFan · 34 replies
    X ^ | May 19 | Robert F Kennedy Jr
    @RobertKennedyJr President Trump, Junior here, we disagree on many issues, but I want you to know how much I admire your hard-headed courage for sticking to your guns on your Covid vax, despite all the evidence. We made this T-shirt as a tribute to Operation Warp Speed, which you have described as your greatest achievement. Show your enthusiasm for President Trump’s proudest accomplishment and buy this T-shirt today
  • Things You’d See in a 1970s Kitchen

    05/19/2024 9:00:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 59 replies
    UltimateClassicRock ^ | May 18, 2024 | Stephen Lenz
    We've said it before: the '70s was a vibe—a very amber-ish brown, dark orange, and avocado green vibe. We even recently took a fun trip down memory lane with our list of some of the most iconic objects from the '70s. It's funny, we often think of the '70s as a light-filled, super hippy, peace-love-and-understanding time in history. But at home, when it came to color, things were pretty clunky, dark, and, well, dull. Nothing had more of a '70s vibe than the heart of the home: the kitchen. Technology and gadgets really came in hot during this decade, with...
  • Does America Need a COVID COMMISSION?

    05/19/2024 8:31:33 PM PDT · by RandFan · 19 replies
    X ^ | May 19 | Died Suddenly / Cuomo
    @DiedSuddenly_ This is huge: The former director of the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) admits Covid shots caused ‘significant side effects’ among young healthy people. He also admitted that the vaccine wasn’t really “necessary” for people under 50 years old. He THEN admitted that many young and healthy people have suffered “significant side effects” from Covid mRNA shots. Although this is a significant admission, it’s a little too late. DO NOT forget that 2 years ago, the same CDC signed off on forced vaccinations for workers, mandatory vaccines for pregnant women, and many people lost their livelihoods...
  • Karen Read Trial Is A Corrupt Canton Townie Sideshow

    05/19/2024 7:39:42 PM PDT · by massmike · 6 replies ^ | 05/19/2024 | Howie Carr
    Paul Revere used to summer every year in Canton, but he wouldn’t recognize the place today. One thing, though, hasn’t changed since the 18th of April in ’75 — the locals still love their midnight rides, but with one big difference. Paul Revere wasn’t hammered out of his mind when he was on horseback, spreading the alarm to every Middlesex village and farm. Through the first 14 days of the Karen Read murder trial in Dedham, we have learned much about life in the Town of Canton, post-Paul Revere. As you know, Read is accused of murdering her boyfriend, BPD...
  • Edible Spiders: Eating Deep Fried Tarantula In Cambodia (Edible Tarantula)

    05/19/2024 6:57:43 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 20 replies
    FoodFunTravel ^ | 1/5/23 | Megsy
    Edible Spiders: Can you eat tarantula? Why, yes you can. In this article I’ll be eating spiders in Cambodia (Deep fried tarantulas) – In the capital city, Phnom Penh. Surprisingly, this once hugely common dish has all but disappeared from major cities. We had to do some serious internet research to discover where to chew some tarantulas, without having to go out to rural areas. We finally tracked down a restaurant that keeps many a live edible tarantula on the premises so that edible spiders are a permanent menu option
  • Water boss 'truly sorry' for parasites in Devon supply, as a grandmother is rushed to hospital among 'hundreds ill'

    05/19/2024 4:58:26 PM PDT · by RandFan · 38 replies
    LBC ^ | May 17 | By Kit Heren
    The boss of a [UK] water company that let parasites leak into its supply to residents has said she is "truly sorry". The company's CEO Susan Davy said the company would "not stop working until the situation has been resolved", after 22 cases of cryptospiridiosis were confirmed, with hundreds more complaining of stomach upset symptoms. South West Water said that they had found the source of the contamination - a damaged air valve that may have let manure pass into the supply. Customers have been asked to boil water before using until the problem is resolved. Anyone affected will be...
  • ‘Anxious’ gambler, 72, says Atlantic City Bally’s won’t pay out $2.5M slot machine win: ‘What’s the use in playing then?’

    05/19/2024 4:51:46 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 58 replies ^ | May 18, 2024 | Lauren Elkies Schram
    A New Jersey woman said she won more than $2 million on an Atlantic City slot machine — but the casino isn’t coughing up the dough, leaving the septuagenarian “very anxious” about being unable to help her homeless son. Roney Beal, 72, claims she hit it big on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at Bally’s Casino in February, but when she went to collect her winnings, the casino claimed the jackpot was due to a technical glitch and therefore didn’t count, she told The Post Saturday. “I just feel it’s not right that they don’t pay out,” Beal said....
  • Shocking moment Louis Vuitton-toting woman, 36, abuses cops at luxury West Palm Beach hotel, then tries to lay on the ground to stop them arresting her and wails as she's lifted into cruiser

    05/19/2024 3:57:33 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 32 replies
    UK DailyMail ^ | -4/06/2024 | Beth Sexton
    Julia ReJean Moorhead, 36, was filmed hurling abuse at the police before lying down and thrashing around in the street in an unsuccessful bid to prevent her arrest. (snip) Moorhead is seen sitting outside the premises swigging from a carton of water in a seemingly combative mood. A hotel worker describes to police how she fell over in the lobby and started 'going crazy' after staff tried to ascertain if she was staying at the hotel. (snip) As the cops approach asking if she has had 'too much of a good time', Moorhead immediately goes on the offensive and barks...
  • Hillary Clinton Video Message Played at Tel Aviv Hostage Rally [barf alert]

    05/19/2024 3:45:18 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 17 replies
    VINnews ^ | 5/18/2024 | Baruch Green
    TEL AVIV (VINnews) — Former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recorded a message that was played at a massive rally in Tel Aviv’s Hostage Square on Motzaei Shabbos. Clinton said, “To all who are gathered, let me first express my deepest sympathy for the losses that have been suffered, and for those families who are still separated from their loved ones.” “I know, having met family members of hostages, how deep the pain is, and I know that you will never stop advocating for the release of your loved ones, your family members, your friends, everyone who...
  • Russia sends 2 planes, helicopter, and 50 personnel to Iran to assist in finding Raisi

    05/19/2024 3:16:52 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 60 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 5/19/2024 | Staff
    In a conversation with the First Vice President, the special assistant to the Russian President stated that, by Putin's order, two advanced aircrafts with special helicopters and 50 professional mountain rescue personnel will be dispatched to Tabriz, Iranian media reported on Sunday overnight.
  • What Is Prosecco Wine?

    05/19/2024 12:37:13 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 15 replies
    theSpruceEats ^ | 1/7/24 | Stacy Slinkard
    Prosecco is Italy's answer to champagne—a white sparkling wine that's available from dry to semi-sweet. Prosecco has protected status to ensure quality and is only produced in the Veneto region in northeast Italy. The bright and effervescent wine features flavors of melon, pear, and honeysuckle, and is lovely for toasts, sipping, pairing with foods, and making cocktails. It is relatively low in alcohol.
  • Democrat MA Town That Voted Overwhelmingly for Joe Biden Furious They Got What They Voted For

    05/19/2024 11:05:15 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 32 replies
    Gateway pundit ^ | 5-19-24 | Margaret Flavin
    Norfolk, Massachusetts’ 11,500 residents voted overwhelmingly for Joe Biden in 2020. Now, residents are up in arms that they are getting exactly what they voted for. The state announced it is refurbishing the Massachusetts Bay State Correctional Center in Norfolk, which formerly served as a minimum-security dorm-like facility. The move will alleviate the hundreds of illegals currently camped out at Boston’s Logan International Airport and provide housing for six to twelve months.
  • 'Virgin Boy Eggs' Cooked In Urine Are Spring Delicacy In Dongyang, China

    05/19/2024 11:01:12 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 48 replies
    Huffington Post, Reuters ^ | 5/29/12 | Roystan Chan
    DONGYANG, China (Reuters) - It's the end of a school day in the eastern Chinese city of Dongyang, and eager parents collect their children after a hectic day of primary school. But that's just the start of busy times for dozens of egg vendors across the city, deep in coastal Zhejiang province, who ready themselves to cook up a unique springtime snack favored by local residents. Basins and buckets of boys' urine are collected from primary school toilets. It is the key ingredient in "virgin boy eggs", a local tradition of soaking and cooking eggs in the urine of young...
  • Moment massive inferno engulfs ANOTHER Russian oil depot as Ukraine strikes ‘airfield, ship & refinery’ in blow to Putin

    05/19/2024 10:30:22 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 67 replies
    Sun UK ^ | 5/19/2024 | Aiya Zhussupova
    Watch the moment a strike hits the Russian oil depot. THIS is the moment a Russian oil depot exploded in a huge fireball in yet another humiliating blow to Putin. Plumes of black smoke could be seen rising into the sky in Vyborg after the explosion at the oil refinery near the Nato border with Finland. Dramatic footage showed the oil depot engulfed in a raging inferno. Leningrad regional governor Alexander Drozdenko denied a Ukrainian kamikaze drone had hit the facility. He also denied there was a fire and claimed "there was a bang due to the use of pyrotechnics"....
  • Aaron Rodgers on Tucker: Epstein’s Death, Psychedelics, Fake Vax Cards in the NFL

    Aaron Rodgers is a quarterback for the New York Jets and 4-time NFL Most Valuable Player. He's been cancelled by the Left for his stance on vaccines, criticism of Jimmy Kimmel, and general free-thinking. He joins Tucker Carlson to discuss why he was cancelled, the potentially fake vaccine passports in the NFL, why presidential candidate RFK Jr. asked him to be his VP, and more.
  • Today's Cryptogram

    05/19/2024 4:45:31 AM PDT · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 15 replies
  • What are Michigan's boating laws?

    05/18/2024 7:04:18 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 19 replies
    ClickOnDetroit Help Center ^ | May 2022 | Ken Haddad
    There is a reason that Michigan is among the leaders in the nation for registered boats. With four of the five great lakes surrounding us, 10,000 inland lakes and ponds, and a 35,000 mile web of rivers, streams, and wetlands, it is important to know the rules of the water road. Here is what we think you need to know if you’re heading out on the boat anytime soon. I’m no expert, but it seems like one of the most important things to know before you go is the size of your vessel. A vessel’s length class determines the equipment...
  • Terrified Chicago mom rings 911 during home invasion - only for dispatcher 'to tell her to phone politician instead and ask for more police funding'

    05/18/2024 4:26:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 52 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 18, 2024 | Alexa Cimino
    A mother, who was the victim of a home invasion, is outraged after a 911 dispatcher told her she should call a local lawmaker to request more police funding. Michelle, who has chosen to remain anonymous, called 911 six times after two men broke into her Chicago home. When they picked up, they told her if she wanted help from the police, she should call her alderman and demand more funding for the Chicago police department. 'A gentleman got on and said sorry to say we have no units to send you…then there was an awkward pause,' she told NBC...