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  • At least 15 Kentucky horses found shot to death at strip mine site

    12/18/2019 4:10:02 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 48 replies
    At least 15 roaming horses were fatally shot at a Kentucky strip mine site, authorities said, describing it as a "battlefield for just horses." The horses were found along U.S. 23 near the Floyd-Pike County line, WYMT-TV reported Tuesday. Some were as young as a year and others were pregnant, authorities said. This is very inhumane and it's a very cruel act of somebody who just apparently had nothing else to do or whatever just to go back on a strip job and shoot down horses who were, one of them obviously was feeding, had grass in its mouth, Floyd...
  • World's oldest glue used from prehistoric times till the days of the Gauls

    11/16/2019 11:14:34 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 34 replies
    Birch bark tar, the oldest glue in the world, was in use for at least 50,000 years, from the Palaeolithic Period up until the time of the Gauls. Made by heating birch bark, it served as an adhesive for hafting tools and decorating objects. Scientists mistakenly thought it had been abandoned in western Europe at the end of the Iron Age (800-25 BC) and replaced by conifer resins, around which a full-fledged industry developed during the Roman period. But by studying artefacts that date back to the first six centuries AD through the lens of chemistry, archaeology, and textual analysis,...
  • Climate change protesters glue themselves together in tunnel to Capitol

    07/24/2019 2:34:51 AM PDT · by Libloather · 60 replies
    Rollcall ^ | 7/23/19 | Chris Marquette
    Demonstrators seeking to get Congress to declare a climate emergency superglued their hands to each other and blocked entrances to the Capitol from House office buildings Tuesday to disrupt scheduled votes. The protesters from the group Extinction Rebellion formed human blockades in the tunnels to the Capitol from Rayburn and Cannon House buildings, which along with the connected Longworth building are where members have their offices. Will Flagle, one of the protesters, said if Congress doesnt act on climate change theres going to be increased drought, coral systems will be bleached, and there will be millions of climate refugees. Another...
  • VANITY: Is Super Glue Poisonous?

    05/14/2019 5:04:28 AM PDT · by mowowie · 72 replies
    The plastic lip on the spout of my coffee pot broke when it hit he floor now i can't pour a cup without it going everywhere. I keep seeing super glue being used to close flesh wounds but nothing about it being ingested. Can i just glue the plastic piece back on and be all set or would that be a bad idea?
  • Climate Change Activists Glue Themselves Together In London Because Reasons

    04/26/2019 5:44:30 PM PDT · by samtheman · 33 replies
    Apparently, this is a common thing in the U.K. I posted a few weeks ago about a climate change activist gluing herself to the ground in front of an oil company building. Not to be outdone, members of a group called “Extinction Rebellion” decided to glue themselves together in front of the London Stock Exchange because reasons. Extinction Rebellion 🐝⌛️🦋 @ExtinctionR · Apr 25, 2019 BREAKING: Time for MONEY to tell the truth on its role on the Climate and Ecological Emergency Extinction Rebellion UK is hitting the financial industry today to demand they tell the truth about the devastating...
  • Protester glues her breasts to ground outside Goldman Sachs

    04/26/2019 8:25:03 AM PDT · by bigbob · 111 replies
    Metro ^ | 4-25-19 | Joe Roberts
    A woman has glued her breasts to the road outside the Goldman Sachs offices today as activists ramp up disruption on the final day of protests. The eco-protester was spotted by passengers on a bus lying face down with her top up to her neck. Several police officers surrounded the woman and put up screens to stop the public watching her one-woman protest. It was quite possibly the most spectacular stunt yet as climate change activists targeted Londons financial districts to highlight what they call the business worlds role in our collective suicide. Extinction Rebellion (XR) demonstrators temporarily blockaded the...
  • Teacher suspended after telling media that Stephen Miller ate glue as a third-grader

    10/12/2018 8:12:18 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 57 replies
    Teacher suspended after telling media that Stephen Miller ate glue as a third-grader Getty Images A teacher who claimed President Trumps senior policy adviser Stephen Miller ate glue while he was a third-grade student in her class has reportedly been suspended from her job. The Los Angeles Times reported on Thursday that the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District placed Nikki Fiske on home assignment following her disclosures to The Hollywood Reporter. A spokeswoman for the school district to the Times that they are concerned about Fiskes release of student information, including allegations that the release may not have complied...
  • Oklahoma Dog Undergoes Emergency Surgery After Swallowing Gorilla Glue

    06/13/2016 9:46:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    KFOR ^ | JUNE 13, 2016 | ASHLEY KRINGEN
    One Oklahoma dog underwent emergency surgery after she swallowed Gorilla Glue. Krystal Wilson is thankful her 6-month-old Weimaraner, Lake, is safe after a very close call. Wilson said a family member brought over some Gorilla Glue for a house project last Thursday and left it out, in the dog's reach. Gorilla glue Gorilla glue The curious puppy found the glue and ate some of it. Wilson said she noticed something was obviously wrong with her dog. "Just a small amount had just swollen up to the size of a turkey leg. It was huge, pretty much took the size of...
  • Big Rig Hauling Tea & Glue Tears Open Along Pennsylvania Turnpike

    08/10/2015 8:14:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 29 replies
    NBC 10 Philadelphia ^ | July 21, 2015 | Dan Stamm
    A tractor-trailer hauling glue and loose tea overturned along the Pennsylvania Turnpike Tuesday morning. The big rig wrecked around 9:15 a.m. on the ramp from the eastbound Turnpike (I-276) to the Northeast Extension (I-476) in Plymouth Township Montgomery County, said state police. The 26-year-old driver luckily escaped with only a non-life-threatening hand laceration, said police. The force of the crash caused the trailer to crack as it came to a stop on its side along the grassy shoulder. As SkyForce10 hovered overhead a short time after the wreck, traffic slowly got by as crews worked to right the rig. Police...
  • Joe Biden votes early, but whats with the glue stick? [photo]

    10/24/2014 1:26:06 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 46 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 10-24-2014 | Twitchy staff
    Joe Biden votes early, but ‘what’s with the glue stick?’ [photo] 1:25 pm on October 24, 2014 by Twitchy StaffVice President Biden ✔ @VP Follow Vice President Biden just cast his ballot in Delaware for this year's midterm elections → 12:20 PM - 24 Oct 2014 Vice President Joe Biden voted early in the election without accidentally disenfranchising himself, but something on the table caught the eye of some who saw the photo: Why's he got a whole bunch of glue sticks?....
  • Gecko Feet Inspire Amazing Glue That Can Hold 700 Pounds On Smooth Wall

    02/17/2012 11:26:05 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 30 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 2/16/12
    ScienceDaily (Feb. 16, 2012) For years, biologists have been amazed by the power of gecko feet, which let these 5-ounce lizards produce an adhesive force roughly equivalent to carrying nine pounds up a wall without slipping. Now, a team of polymer scientists and a biologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have discovered exactly how the gecko does it, leading them to invent "Geckskin," a device that can hold 700 pounds on a smooth wall. Doctoral candidate Michael Bartlett in Alfred Crosby's polymer science and engineering lab at UMass Amherst is the lead author of their article describing the...
  • Vanity: Need help gluing lousy Nike golf shoes - what kind of glue?

    10/31/2010 9:29:48 PM PDT · by Frantzie · 54 replies
    Vanity | 11-1-2010 | Frantzie
    I have Nike golf shoes which are falling apart. The soles and uppers are fine. Nike junk.
  • Do Horses Go to Heaven?

    03/19/2010 7:41:00 PM PDT · by beebuster2000 · 173 replies · 2,821+ views
    march 19 2010 | beebuster2000
    A neighbor's horse just died. They sent out an e mail saying they would see the horse again in Heaven. Leaving aside the issue of wether this particular neighbor will get to Heaven anyway (of which i have my doubts), but it made me think: do Horses go to Heaven? I dont recall anything in the Bible about animals in Heaven.
  • Women avoid jail in glued penis case

    02/03/2010 5:56:41 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 35 replies · 1,321+ views
    upi ^ | Feb. 2
    CHILTON, Wis., - Four Wisconsin women were put on probation for a year Tuesday for gluing a man's penis to his stomach after finding out about his sexual dalliances. The women will get to avoid jail time of 30-60 days as long as they don't violate the terms of their probation, Madison's WKOW-TV reported. They also are to perform community service. Authorities said Donessa Davis's wife, two lovers and an acquaintance of theirs had plotted their revenge last summer, luring him to a Stockbridge motel July 30 where they tied him up, blindfolded and assaulted him. The women told the...
  • Is Arrest Connected to Bizarre Glue Attacks?

    01/06/2010 8:08:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies · 475+ views
    KTRK ^ | Wednesday, January 06, 2010
    There are new developments in the bizarre case of a man who was attacking women in the Houston area with super glue. An arrest was made all the way in Oregon. The man under arrest in Portland, Oregon, is 22-year-old Jared Weston Walter. Law enforcement says he's the same man who committed some bizarre crimes here in the Houston area. The crimes in the Pasadena area were again female victims. One as young as 12 years old had Super Glue, or a glue-like substance, put in her hair. We showed you surveillance video of the suspect, but he was never...
  • Love Quadrangle Gets Krazy (Glue, That Is ...)

    08/04/2009 1:22:44 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 13 replies · 711+ views
    NBC Chicago ^ | 8/2/2009 | Andrew Greiner
    That's one tube of glue this guy never thought he'd see. A married man who planned to rendezvous with one of his handful of lovers at an eastern Wisconsin motel instead got his penis glued to his stomach, according to court documents.
  • Shoppers Hit With Glue in Bizarre Attacks

    07/20/2009 8:36:28 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies · 1,593+ views
    KTRK ^ | Monday, July 20, 2009
    Pasadena police are looking for a man who may be attacking women with superglue, or at least with a glue-like substance. His youngest victim was just 12 years old. It happened to her while at a Walgreens on Spencer Highway near Burke Road. Hers is one of at least three attacks right in the area. The girl's reaction was loud as she shouted after the attack. "'There's glue in my hair! That guy put glue in my hair,'" she recalled. "I tried to point him out so they could see who he was." At the request of her parents, we...
  • Zell: Use Gorilla Glue on Obamas chair

    07/16/2009 4:55:48 PM PDT · by takenoprisoner · 31 replies · 1,106+ views
    AJC ^ | July 16,2009 | Aaron Gould Sheinin
    "Decrying a federal government he says is out of control, former Georgia Gov. and U.S. Sen. Zell Miller said Thursday that America is spending like were Paris Hilton. But the comparison to the blonde socialite might not be the worst offense in Millers litany of all thats wrong with the country. Speaking to more than 1,000 conservative - overwhelmingly Republican - lawmakers from around the country, Miller said, Today, were spending like were Paris Hilton, regulating like were Ralph Nader, nationalizing like were Hugo Chavez, printing money like were the Weimar Republic and taxing like were, well, the Democratic Congress.
  • Stone Age Humans Made Superglue 70,000yrs Ago

    05/14/2009 10:00:04 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies · 757+ views
    Sindh Today ^ | May 12th, 2009
    Stone Age humans who lived about 70,000 years ago were such good chemists that they made a sophisticated kind of natural glue by tweaking the chemical and physical properties of an iron-containing pigment, known as red ochre, with the gum of acacia trees for their shafted tools, according to a study. While it has long been believed that the blood-red pigment served a decorative or symbolic purpose, scientists also suspected that the pigment might have been purposely added to improve glue that held the peoples tools together. With a view to testing this idea, researchers at the University of the...
  • Iraq: Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment of LGBT People

    04/22/2009 9:01:40 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 14 replies · 702+ views
    The following is a translation of a story from Alarabiya, a UAE-based media network, which was published on its Arabic website a few hours ago. While IGLHRC has not verified all of the allegations, many are consistent with patterns of human rights violations being reported from within the country. As a signatory to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the Iraqi government has an obligation to protect the right to life (Article 6) and the right of all its citizens to be free from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (Article 7). On Friday...