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  • The Not-So-Amazing Race: Texas to Vegas in a $2,000 Clunker

    04/08/2022 10:48:53 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 13 replies
    WSJ ^ | 7 April 2022 | Rob Copeland
    ...for 14 hours, 14 minutes and 11 seconds, since setting off at sunset from Austin, Texas, in a race to Sin City. Their mode of transport was a former prop car they were told was used on the set of “The Walking Dead.” Top speed, when they could get away with it: 140 miles per hour. “Waldo ran from us,” The rally, called Fool’s Roll because it is held each year near April 1, is a simple concept with a maniacal flourish. ... must drive the roughly 1,200 mile trek, on any route they like, in a vehicle that costs...
  • US becomes world's top exporter of liquified natural gas The United States is now the world's leading exporter of liquified natural gas as Europe's energy crisis and shortages in ...

    01/05/2022 11:06:13 AM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 20 replies
    CNN VIA Erie NEws ^ | Wednesday, January 5th 2022, 10:56 AM EST | By Charles Riley, CNN Business
    The United States is now the world's leading exporter of liquified natural gas as Europe's energy crisis and shortages in China send demand for American shipments soaring. LNG exports from the United States topped 7 million tonnes (7.7 million tons) in December, according to ship-tracking data from ICIS LNG Edge, narrowly edging out rival producers Qatar and Australia for the first time. The United States only shipped its first LNG cargo from the lower 48 states in 2016, and has risen to become the world's top exporter in just six years as a shale gas revolution boosted domestic production and...
  • Illinois ‘goth home’ listing draws gasps, jokes on social media

    12/22/2021 9:38:39 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 53 replies
    WGN TV ^ | 21 Dec 2021 | Kevin S. Held
    Dubbed the “goth home” by Twitter user Zillow Gone Wild, this single-family dwelling stands out by being so dark. But after installing a new all-black shingle roof, Goodman went a step further and had the entire exterior redone with black gutters and matching vinyl siding. Goodman loved the look so much he took a page from Mick Jagger’s playbook and said “paint it black” for the interior.
  • United Auto Workers of the Ivy League

    12/17/2021 6:35:03 PM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 4 replies
    WSJ ^ | 17 Dec 2021 | The Editorial Board
    A brawl over pay at Columbia challenges academic solidarity with the working class. Consider Columbia, where many student workers earn little more than New York City’s $15 hourly minimum wage. The UAW wants $45,000 for 12-month appointments and a minimum $26 hourly rate for non-salaried workers, with annual increases. The union says a single adult had to make at least $45,285 to live in Manhattan in June 2020—before this year’s inflation. “Columbia made $3.1 billion in returns on its investments this past year alone,” the union says, adding that its demands for a three-year contract would amount to a mere...
  • Twerking bride in a thong gives groom a lap dance at wedding, Twitter explodes (More proof of culture degradation)

    12/16/2021 8:14:50 AM PST · by workerbee · 106 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/14/21 | Asia Grace
    In the eye-popping, now-viral video, which had amassed more than 2.9 million views on Twitter as of Tuesday afternoon, a barefoot Rochelle is seen pushing a little boy out of her way as she struts over to her grinning groom, who’s seated in the middle of a dance floor. Then, draped in the bedazzled halter dress and matching G-string undies, the buxom bride bends over and wiggles her rear in her new hubby’s face while her bridal party busts a repetition of sultry moves to Beyoncé’s sexy single “Dance for You.”
  • S.D. teachers competed for $1 bills on a hockey rink. Critics called the game ‘terrible’ and ‘dehumanizing.’

    12/13/2021 6:12:31 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 63 replies
    MSN News ^ | 13 Dec 2021 | Julian Mark
    , $5,000 in one-dollar bills was dumped onto a carpet in the middle of the ice as 10 local teachers readied themselves to shovel up as much of it as they could. When the competition began, the teachers — all wearing hockey helmets — crawled into the pile of cash, frantically stuffing the bills into their shirts as an arena of spectators hollered and cheered until every dollar was snatched up. In the end, Barry Longden, a teacher at a local high school, snatched the most cash — $616 Alexandria Kuyper, a fifth-grade teacher, managed to grab $592
  • Elon Musk threatens JPMorgan with ‘one star review on Yelp’ over lawsuit

    11/23/2021 10:01:47 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | 22 Nov 2021 | Will Feuer
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk offered a flippant response to being sued for $162 million by JP Morgan Chase, threatening the nation’s biggest bank with a “one star review on Yelp.” “This is my final warning!” he added.
  • Gun that killed Halyna Hutchins used by crew off-set for fun: report

    10/24/2021 8:34:41 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 186 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 24, 2021 | Patrick Reilly
    The prop gun that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on a New Mexico movie set had been used by crew members offsite for fun, a new report claims. The gun, which was fired by Alec Baldwin on the set of the movie “Rust,” may have even been loaded with live rounds when it was used for what was essentially target practice, TMZ reported. Multiple sources connected to the production of the film told TMZ that the gun was fired at off-the-clock gatherings – which could explain how a live round found its way into the gun’s chamber. Another source who was...
  • The United Nations Announces Its Next Ritual Screwing of American Taxpayers

    09/05/2021 7:03:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Red State ^ | 09/05/2021 | Bonchie
    While Americans remained trapped in Afghanistan, including being held hostage, the Taliban are busy making international connections to help prop up their new regime. It wasn’t enough that American taxpayers gave the terrorist government tens of billions of dollars in high-tech military equipment. Now, they are going to make sure and fleece us even after we are gone.To make sure that happens, the United Nations has announced a meeting with the Taliban, and that meeting included the promise to keep shoveling money into the bottomless pit that is Afghanistan.I met with the leadership of the Taliban to reaffirm @UN’s commitment...
  • NYPD cops in storm-ravaged Louisiana butcher local names

    09/05/2021 12:14:24 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 77 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5 Sept 2021 | Sam Raskin
    A much-needed laugh: A pair of NYPD officers volunteering in Louisiana tried to pronounce some local city and parish names. It went about as well as you'd expect. Gov. John Bel Edwards declared that the Big Apple cops “get a pass” for butchering enunciations of local locations — and expressed gratitude for their work — on Twitter.
  • Women leans out a car window brandishing an AK47 in San Francisco amid gun crime surge and police budget cuts

    08/05/2021 9:12:36 PM PDT · by algore · 21 replies
    A woman leans out of a Cadillac's passenger window and brandishes an AK-47 while speeding through the streets of San Francisco has been caught in an image released by city cops. The woman - who has not been identified - made the shocking move during an illegal stunt driving event in the area of Barneveld and McKinnon Avenues on July 11, and pictures were posted online by the San Francisco Traffic Safety on Wednesday. Police announced that they have since impounded the Cadillac involved, but would not say if the woman has been arrested or faces charges. 'It is an...
  • Nearly 50% of Republicans believe there will be a time soon where 'patriotic Americans' will 'have to take the law into their own hands'

    07/31/2021 1:09:24 PM PDT · by algore · 114 replies
    The YouGov survey for George Washington University was conducted in June It asked those polled to respond to the statement that there will be a time coming when 'patriotic Americans have to take the law into their own hands' The poll found that 47% of Republicans surveyed agreed with the statement Just 9% of Democrats agreed with that same conclusion, in a shocking difference of opinion on partisan political influence on laws in the United States More than half of Republicans - 55% - also supported the use of force to 'preserve the traditional American way of life Just 15%...
  • Ted Cruz to Newsmax: 'Considering' 2024 White House Run

    07/01/2021 6:04:39 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 188 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 01 July 2021 06:49 PM | By Jack Gournell
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tells Newsmax he's "considering" another run for the White House in 2024, but he'd be happy seeking another term representing Texas in the U.S. Senate as well. Appearing Thursday on "The Chris Salcedo Show," Cruz told guest host Tom Basile he was "just considering it, just thinking about it," when asked about his 2024 plans. Former President Donald Trump has yet to announce whether he will seek reelection after his 2020 loss to Democrat Joe Biden. A move by Trump to reclaim the Oval Office would certainly make the still popular former commander-in-chief the strong front-runner...
  • Fortis Pro Active Defence Solutions

    05/03/2021 6:15:54 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 1 replies
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  • Stomach-churning pedestrian bridge opens in Portugal

    04/30/2021 1:29:46 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 47 replies
    NY Post ^ | 29 April 2021 | Jesse O’Neill
    This bridge will take a toll on the faint of heart. The views of rock-strewn mountains covered in lush greenery are spectacular from the 1693 foot crossing, but the see-through metal grid pathway that wobbles with every step might give many walkers pause. The bridge traverses the fast moving River Paiva in the Arouca Geopark, suspended 574 feet above the water. “I was a little afraid, but it was so worth it,” the Arouca resident said on the other side. “It was extraordinary, a unique experience, an adrenaline rush.”
  • Northumberland Longridge Towers School strip club teacher banned

    04/23/2021 4:00:57 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 29 replies
    BBC ^ | 23 April 2021 | BBC
    An IT teacher who threatened pupils and took some to a strip club while he was drunk during a school trip has been banned from teaching for three years. ...It added there was "no malice or sexual intent" in taking the students to the lapdancing club, but Mr Glenn admitted it was "inappropriate and unprofessional" for him to fail to control the situation.
  • Illegal Party of 5,000 Off-Roaders Leads to Absolute Chaos in Arizona National Forest

    04/09/2021 10:44:17 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 42 replies
    The Drive ^ | 8 Ppril 2021 | PETER HOLDERITH
    Even without a pandemic going on, having a 5,000-person outdoor bash in a national forest is a bad idea. However, that didn't stop Arizona partygoers in their ATVs and 4x4s over the weekend, as FOX10 reports. The Tonto National Forest was flooded with LED light bars, winches, and loud music as the equivalent of an off-road rave took over the protected land. Forest Service authorities say any gathering over 75 people requires a permit—as you probably guessed, it seems like no permit was obtained this time around. Making matters worse and more frustrating for authorities, there were only about 20...
  • ‘PENN 15’ skyscraper funding goes flaccid in state budget deal

    04/07/2021 8:28:30 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6 Apr 2021 | David Meyer
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s bid to erect 10 new skyscrapers around Penn Station — including one with the eyebrow-raising name of “PENN 15” — may have shriveled under the state budget deal reached by the governor and legislative leaders on Tuesday. “With a vacancy rate at over 17 percent in Midtown we need to think about creating jobs, not employee office space,” he said.
  • China's Nuclear Weapons Build Up Has the U.S. Military Worried

    03/05/2021 10:52:01 AM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 37 replies ^ | March 5, 2021 | by Kris Osborn
    Fact: The Chinese have plans to at least double their arsenal by the end of the decade' China's military seems like it is growing in every direction possible. For example, Chinese shipbuilders are adding new aircraft carriers, amphibs and destroyers at an alarming pace. Chinese armored vehicle engineers are fast-adding new infantry carriers and mobile artillery platforms. Chinese weapons developers are adding large numbers of new drones and attack robots. But the largest and potentially most alarming element of all of this, according to many senior U.S. leaders, is the staggering pace at which China is adding nuclear weapons. “A...
  • Tens of thousands of COVID-19 vaccine shots canceled or in jeopardy in Northern California

    03/04/2021 1:47:01 PM PST · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 23 replies
    LA Times ^ | 4 March, 2021 | Maura Dolan
    Residents who went online to check the status of their scheduled appointments with Sutter Health said they discovered the cancellations on Wednesday. Some tried furiously and futilely to find another provider. A major Northern California health provider was scrambling Thursday to find enough COVID-19 vaccine to provide second doses for 40,000 people whose appointments were canceled and another 50,000 whose slots were in jeopardy.