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  • As the World Turns...

    11/14/2020 8:47:23 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 9 replies
    Second City Cop ^ | 13 Nov 2020 | SCC
    New revelations surfaced Wednesday about a domestic incident at former Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson’s house, and how officers were alerted to it. Sources said the domestic incident involved fire and underwear. This whole debacle continuously calls into question every single management decision this dumbass ever made.
  • Don't Despair

    11/01/2020 7:35:03 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 7 replies
    email from friend | 11/1/2020 | unknown
    Sitting by the window of her convent, Sister Barbara opened a letter from home one evening. Inside the letter was a $100 bill her parents had sent. Sister Barbara smiled at the gesture. As she read the letter by the window, she noticed a shabbily dressed stranger leaning against the lamp post below. Quickly, she wrote, "Don't despair. Sister Barbara," on a piece of paper, wrapped the $100 bill in it, got the man's attention, and tossed it out the window to him. The stranger picked it up, and with a puzzled expression and a tip of his hat, went...
  • Halloween Decoration for Sheer Funsiness

    10/30/2020 7:03:53 AM PDT · by Sarcasm Factory · 2 replies
    Ace of Spades ^ | 30 October 2020 | Meself Alone
    Like, ya know? It's truth, and it's funny in a grim but hah-hah "eff-ya" way! :-)
  • The melody sneaks up on you… (Pro Donald Trump video)

    10/09/2020 1:43:32 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 9 replies ^ | October 9, 2020 | Posted by Kane
    The melody sneaks up on you…
  • Scientists Have Found The Molecule That Allows Bacteria to 'Exhale' Electricity

    10/01/2020 1:16:12 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 22 replies ^ | 27 SEPTEMBER 2020 | BRANDON SPECKTOR,
    For mouthless, lungless bacteria, breathing is a bit more complicated than it is for humans. We inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide; Geobacter - a ubiquitous, groundwater-dwelling genus of bacteria - swallow up organic waste and 'exhale' electrons, generating a tiny electric current in the process. Those waste electrons always need somewhere to go (usually into a plentiful underground mineral like iron oxide), and Geobacter have an unconventional tool to make sure they get there. "Geobacter breathe through what is essentially a giant snorkel, hundreds of times their size," Nikhil Malvankar, an assistant professor at Yale University's Microbial Science Institute...
  • Exclusive Interview With the Buffalo That Attacked a White Woman Trying to Colonize a Bison Herd

    08/25/2020 7:36:45 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 14 replies
    The Root ^ | 17 Aug 2020 | Michael Harriot
    What attack? Why do you keep calling it an “attack?” If someone violates your rights and you fear for your life, it’s not an attack. You know how white women are. I figured she was about to call the park police on one of my fellow activists and I feared for our lives. I didn’t even use excessive force. I just took off her pants! Well, it all started as a peaceful protests against the people who were attending the Sturgis Biker Rally. We have been mistreated for centuries but, every year, five hundred thousand bikers come into our neighborhood...
  • Andrew Cuomo doubles down in his ‘war on fun’

    08/24/2020 10:00:17 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    nypost ^ | 08/23/2020 | Post Editorial Board
    No dancing at bars. No darts. No karaoke. So orders Gov. Andrew Cuomo, adding to his “order food, not just alcohol” mandate in what sure looks like an all-out war on fun. Heck, the Great Drinktator has also banned comedy shows. You can’t have people guffawing into their face masks despite practicing social distancing. The gov has even used his emergency powers to ban dancing at wedding receptions. This when New York hasn’t just flattened the curve, but crushed it — with new coronavirus cases and deaths at ever-lower levels. As Karol Markowicz writes in Monday’s Post, these lockdown rules...
  • Here's What It Looks Like Inside A Tire When You Drive

    08/02/2020 1:22:24 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 35 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | 1 Aug 2020 | Erik Shilling
    The following video is the work of YouTubers Warped Perception and answers a question that probably a lot of us have had maybe our entire lives. Just what the hell does it look like inside your tires as you’re rolling down the road?
  • I Believe In UFO's.

    06/30/2020 7:50:50 AM PDT · by JAG 5000 · 77 replies
    JAG 5000
    This piece below is 100% fun lunacy. If you are not in the mood to read an absurd pointless piece, then read no further . . . ___________ "There is good solid evidence for the reality of UFO's", say some people. My reply to them is this: ____________ I believe in UFO's. Just yesterday my wife and I were out in the back yard when an Unidentified Flying Object landed on our patio table as we were relaxing sipping tea. Good Lands! I exclaimed, what can that be? My wife immediately recognized it as a UFO. I noticed that it...
  • Fun with Pachelbel (ChitChat)

    05/16/2020 3:54:37 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 11 replies
    It's a little late for April Fools; but here's a fun version of Pachelbel's Canon for your Saturday evening pleasure. (Perhaps everything new is old again :-)
  • Its May! Its May!...the lusty month of May.. Julie Andrews classic from Camelot the Musical 1960.

    05/01/2020 1:24:50 PM PDT · by know.your.why · 12 replies
    youtube ^ | 12/8/14 | Julie Andrews - Topic
    I heard this on public radio this morning and had to share this cheery tune. Julie Andrews' voice is so old farts like me. Hope you enjoy and please dont flame the ignorant newb.
  • Reading recommendations, please

    04/23/2020 11:54:45 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 72 replies
    self ^ | 04/23/2020 | self
    Help! I need recommendations for fun reading material. I really enjoy mysteries and have been re-reading some Agatha Christie books, because so many of the newer books are PC or extremely gory. Also, I prefer my reading material to be clean. Humor books are also good, as well as real crime and crime solving methods, as long as it's not too hair-raising. Fiction or non-fiction, as long as it's entertaining. Are there mysteries out there where the detective has at least somewhat conservative values? Are there ones set in the past that don't have feminist females entirely out of character...
  • This Video of Bullets Hitting 'Unbreakable' Prince Rupert's Drops Will Blow Your Mind

    04/22/2020 3:48:08 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 38 replies
    Science alert ^ | 22 April 2020 | FIONA MACDONALD
    "Goggle up, science is about to happen! Physicists have been obsessed with these 'unbreakable' glass drops since the 1600s. But what happens if you shoot one with a bullet? Spoiler: Prince Rupert's drops are so strong, they actually cause the bullet to shatter. In glorious slow motion, you can watch as the bullet crumbles against the wide end of the drop, sending out shock waves that then rattle the rest of the structure and cause the thin end to break, resulting in the entire thing exploding.
  • (VANITY) How about another music tournament? This times, '50s!

    04/19/2020 2:41:27 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 113 replies
    me | 4/19/20 | me
    Anyone want to participate in a music play-off bracket-type poll for best songs of the '50s? At the start of this year, as well as 2 and 5 years ago, I ran "tournaments" to pick the best songs of the '60s, '70s and '80s, based on Billboard rankings, so only the best of the best were included! Normally it'd probably be next year before I'd even attempt. But given this stay-home COVID nonsense, I thought maybe everyone would like another something to do. You can view how the earlier versions played out here: I can do this...
  • Joe Biden Campaign's Accidentally Made It Easier for Everyone to Make Fun of His Presidential Run

    04/16/2020 5:38:02 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 62 replies
    Townhall ^ | April 16, 2020 | Julio Rosas
    Last remaining Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's website makes it easy for supporters to make their own photograph endorsing the former vice president, however, it also makes it easy for critics and internet hooligans to create memes mocking him. A page on the website has it so people can upload their own photos and download a graphic that reads, "I'm on Team Joe!" with the custom picture. As a result, many Twitter users decided to make their own versions that lampooned Biden. Twitter users mocked Biden's soft stance on China, the media's obvious bias for the candidate, and his many...
  • Cedar Point says 2020 season passes will extend through 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

    04/14/2020 1:08:44 PM PDT · by mmichaels1970 · 20 replies
    Fox 8 News - Cleveland ^ | 4/14/2020 | fox8webcentral
    SANDUSKY, Ohio (WJW) — Cedar Point on Tuesday gave an update on the latest as it prepares to open the amusement park “as soon as it is safe to do so.” The park released information on how it will manage 2020 season passholder benefits: 2020 Season Passes and purchased 2020 Season Pass Add-On Products (if applicable) will be valid for the remainder of 2020 when our park is able to reopen. Additionally, we will extend the validity dates for current 2020 Season Passes* (as well as purchased 2020 Season Pass Add-On Products) through the 2021 Season according to pass type....
  • Lori Lightfoot memes are giving Chicago a laugh during coronavirus

    03/30/2020 1:06:02 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 40 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 30 Mar 2020 | Sue Moskop
    Amid a global pandemic, Chicagoans find ways to laugh. Homeowners are decorating like it’s Christmas again, high-rise residents are lighting up their windows and there is an abundance of neighborhood singalongs. But it’s hard for any of them to top the unbounded joy found in Mayor Lori Lightfoot memes.
  • Disillusioned With Democratic Process, Americans Throwing Support Behind Aragorn, King Of Gondor

    11/12/2019 9:46:51 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 33 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | November 6, 2019 | unlisted
    As more and more Americans grow disillusioned with the democratic process, an increasing number of voters are throwing their support behind Aragorn II, Son of Arathorn, King of Gondor. While the candidates on the ballot all received a fair number of votes, the largest voting bloc simply wrote in "Hail Aragorn, Son of Arathorn, the rightful heir to the throne of Gondor! We owe him our allegiance!" The monarch seems to have won support among American voters through his impeccable personal character, strong military service, and "dope" sword fighting ability. "Some other candidates have good policies and decent track...
  • God and the Double BBQ Sandwich

    10/26/2019 11:51:51 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    Return to Order ^ | March 2017 | John Horvat II
    It is no secret that America is polarized. This is a fact that is manifested in so many different ways. Traveling down the highway to Chicago, for example, I came upon two successive billboards that I thought were striking examples of our divided culture. The first billboard caught me by surprise: it consisted of an electrocardiogram of a heart that suddenly stops beating. The caption read: When you die, you will meet God. As we were passing through the snowy night, I was unable to catch more details of this billboard. I do not know who put it out or...
  • See A Man Enter A Model 3 To Drive It And Fly Out of The Window

    10/17/2019 4:03:15 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 5 replies
    Inside EVs ^ | 17 Oct 2019 | Henrique Ruffo
    The owner was sleeping in the back seat. He was charging his EV at the Supercharger in Buckeye, Arizona, and decided to take a nap on the back seat. It was the morning of October 5, more precisely 6:00 AM, when the whole thing started to develop. When the door closes, we see the car shake, as if there is some fight happening inside it. This man's face tells us a lot about what must be going on. ...guy and flies out of the rear right window of the car. How did he end up there? We would not believe...