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  • Woman arrested after threatening to cut off man’s penis, authorities say

    01/31/2023 7:28:10 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    WSAZ News Channel 3 ^ | January 24, 2023 | Ryan Wyatt Turbeville and Jordan Gartner
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB/Gray News) - Authorities in Florida say a woman has been arrested after she threatened to injure a man at a bus stop. According to the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, 31-year-old Gabriela Mcleskey was taken into custody on Tuesday after she threatened to cut off a man’s penis and barricaded herself inside a residence. WCJB reports that deputies received a call regarding a woman at a bus stop holding a knife who was threatening to cut off a man’s genitalia before driving away. Deputies located the woman’s vehicle at a nearby Circle K and tried to perform a...
  • South Florida man accused of biting off head of pet python during domestic dispute

    01/31/2023 6:51:49 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    CBS News Miami ^ | January 31, 2023 | CBS Miami Team
    MIAMI - A Cutler Bay man is accused of biting the head off of a woman's pet snake during a domestic dispute. According to Miami-Dade police, officers were sent to the Saga Bay apartment complex on SW 210th Street on Monday to check out reports of a couple arguing. When they arrived they could hear the fight between a man and woman going on inside #108. They knocked on the door several times and made loud verbal commands to open the door. The fight continued as the door remained closed and at one point the officers heard the woman scream...
  • Sports Star to Be Jailed 10 Months for ‘Transphobic’ Message That ‘God Created Adam and Eve’

    11/11/2022 9:15:18 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 56 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 11/10/2022 | Ben Johnson
    One of the most legendary soccer players of his time received a jail sentence and a fine for posting “transphobic” social media messages citing the Bible’s creation account.“God created Adam and Eve,” wrote retired Greek football legend Vassilis Tsiartas in the second of two Facebook posts opposing a 2017 law that would have lowered the age to legally change one’s gender to 15 and removed other legal barriers.The 49-year-old initially responded by saying, “I hope that the first sex changes will be made to the children of those who voted for this abomination.” Members of Parliament may as well “legalize...
  • Woman Pleads Guilty to Sending Ricin-Laced Letters to Trump, Texas Officials

    01/31/2023 11:22:01 AM PST · by Red Badger · 35 replies
    National File ^ | January 31, 2023 | by CULLEN MCCUE
    Last Updated on January 31, 2023 Quebec resident Pascale Cecile Veronique Ferrier, 55, has accepted a plea agreement in which she admitted to sending ricin-laced letters to then-President Trump and a number of Texas officials, court documents revealed. Ferrier admitted to sending letters laced with the deadly poison to both Trump and the Texas officials. She faces up to 262 months in prison when she is sentenced in April. “Ferrier was detained in the State of Texas for around 10 weeks in the spring of 2019, and she believed that the law enforcement officials were connected to her period of...
  • Plane Flies For 13 Hours, Lands At Same Airport It Departed From. ( New Zealand - Emirates flight - Dubai )

    01/31/2023 10:30:29 AM PST · by george76 · 43 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | January 30, 2023 | Emily Cope
    After flying for more than 13 hours, passengers on an Emirates flight bound for Auckland, New Zealand, landed at the same Dubai airport from which they departed. Passengers boarded flight EK448 in Dubai on Friday, Jan. 27 around 10:30 a.m. local time, reported Fox Business. However, the pilot turned the plane around almost halfway through the 9,000-mile trip and landed back in Dubai just after midnight on Saturday, Jan. 28. The unusual situation occurred as a result of severe flooding at Auckland Airport, according to the outlet. Videos circulating on social media showed passengers wading through water inside the terminal....
  • Scientists create living smartwatch powered by slime mold

    01/31/2023 8:44:40 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    techxplore.com ^ | DECEMBER 14, 2022 | Cassandra Belek, University of Chicago
    Using the electrically conductive single-cell organism known as "slime mold," the researchers created a watch that only works when the organism is healthy, requiring the user to provide it with food and care. They then tested how this living device affected its wearer's attitude toward technology, changing the usual one-way service into a mutually beneficial partnership. The watches were designed and built by Lu to tell time and measure the wearer's heart rate. However, the second function is dependent upon the health and unique characteristics of Physarum polycephalum, a species of slime mold sometimes called "the blob," for its rapid...
  • Hilariously Bad Trans Figure Skater

    01/31/2023 1:59:11 AM PST · by Morgana · 28 replies
    Matt Walsh ^ | January 31, 2023 | Matt Walsh
    Hilariously Bad Trans Figure Skater This trans figure is so hilariously bad but everyone is afraid to say it.
  • Do Men Have Biological Clocks? It's Not Just Women Who Have to Worry About Age and Fertility, Experts Say.

    01/30/2023 7:46:44 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | Mon, January 30, 2023 | Kaitlin Reilly
    When it comes to fertility, the focus tends to fall on women and their (loudly ticking) biological clocks. Yet it’s not just women who have to take age into account when considering when to have children. Experts agree that men's fertility also depends on their age. According to Dr. Jane L. Frederick, a reproductive endocrinologist, women get most of the attention because they have a finite number of eggs at birth and must contend with changes in egg quantity and quality starting at age 35. “Women play an obvious role in reproduction, leading us to believe that the topics of...
  • I Tried Eating 8 Pounds of Ramen in One Sitting Because I Have Free Will

    01/30/2023 7:16:18 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    Food and Wine ^ | January 24, 2023 | Alexandra Domrongchai
    A 23-year-old girl, eight pounds of ramen, and a dream.To me, the most impressive thing someone can do is eat a large plate of something. There's something beautiful about the combination of physical and mental skills required: the ability to consume large quantities of food quickly, without becoming sick, due to the high level of discipline over mind and stomach. Hence my lifelong fascination with competitive eating, also known as speed eating, a sport in which people eat large quantities of food in a short period of time. Its history can be traced back to the early 20th century, and...
  • Biden claims he had Amtrak train key, rode home 15% of time with engineers

    01/30/2023 6:12:07 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 90 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 30, 2023 | Steven Nelson
    Biden claimed Monday that he had an Amtrak train key when he was a senator and would ride “about 15% of the time” with engineers on trips home to Delaware. The 80-year-old president shared the memory in Baltimore while touting $4 billion from his $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law that will be used to build a pair of train tunnels in the city to replace a passage from 1873. “I can say it now since there’s different leadership. I used to about 15% of the time ride with the engineers, for real. And I’m the only guy that I’m aware...
  • ‘Doppelganger murder’: German prosecutors claim woman killed lookalike to fake death

    01/30/2023 2:57:48 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Mon 30 Jan 2023 | Philip Oltermann
    When the blood-covered body of a young woman was found last August in a parked Mercedes in Ingolstadt, southern Germany, reports initially identified the victim as Sharaban K, a Munich-based 23-year-old beautician with Iraqi roots. Even though some members of Sharaban K’s family had identified the body, an autopsy report the next day raised questions over its identity. The victim was eventually named as Khadidja O, an Algerian beauty blogger from Heilbronn in the neighbouring state of Baden-Württemberg, also 23. With long black straight hair, a similar complexion and heavy makeup, the two women looked “strikingly alike”, police said, leading...
  • Dominatrix Viktoria Nasyrova tried to kill lookalike pal with poisoned cheesecake, left DNA behind: prosecutor

    01/30/2023 2:36:15 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 30, 2023 | Reuven Fenton and Emily Crane
    Nasyrova is accused of going to her friend’s home in Forest Hills, Queens in August 2016 and handing over the cheesecake, which had been laced with the powerful Russian tranquilizer Phenazepan. Prosecutors said Tsvyk immediately fell ill after eating the dessert and that her last memory before passing out was Nasyrova sitting beside her. The Russian native then allegedly stole her lookalike friend’s passport, cash and other property – and tried to make it look like a suicide attempt by scattering pills around the victim’s lingerie-clad body. But among her few slip-ups was leaving her DNA on the cheesecake container,...
  • Untangling a Knot of Galaxy Clusters [Chandra]

    01/30/2023 11:26:24 AM PST · by Red Badger · 7 replies
    NASA ^ | Jan 30, 2023 | Staff
    Astronomers have captured a spectacular, ongoing collision between at least three galaxy clusters. Data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, ESA’s (European Space Agency’s) XMM-Newton, and a trio of radio telescopes is helping astronomers sort out what is happening in this jumbled scene. Collisions and mergers like this are the main way that galaxy clusters can grow into the gigantic cosmic edifices seen today. These also act as the largest particle accelerators in the universe. The giant galaxy cluster forming from this collision is Abell 2256, located 780 million light-years from Earth. This composite image of Abell 2256 combines X-rays from...
  • Odd Camera Problem on NASA Juno Spacecraft Messing With Jupiter Images....Juno's beloved JunoCam is suffering from an anomaly.

    01/30/2023 11:09:16 AM PST · by Red Badger · 27 replies
    CNet ^ | Jan. 30, 2023 10:03 a.m. PT | Amanda Kooser
    Partial view of Jupiter as seen by NASA's Juno spacecraft. Stormy swirls are visible in muted shades of blue and blush pink. NASA's Juno spacecraft used its JunoCam to capture this view of Jupiter's southern hemisphere on Jan. 22 after the camera returned to normal operation. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS If you see a glorious new view of Jupiter or its fascinating moons, you can probably thank NASA's Juno spacecraft for the imagery. Juno's JunoCam has been delivering stunning looks at the swirling gas giant planet since its arrival there in 2016. But JunoCam now has a mysterious problem. In a statement on...
  • This is not an Onion headline… Transgender figure skater from Finland can’t skate (Watch Video)

    01/29/2023 9:25:29 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Transgender figure skater can’t skate CLICK ABOVE ARTICLE LINK FOR THE WEIRD VIDEO A 59 year-old male Finnish farmer took up skating at age 50, declared himself transgender, and performed yesterday under the female name Minna-Maaria at the opening of the European Figure Skating Championship. Finland was proud to announce that they would be including the world’s “first trans figure skater” at the proceedings, only to discover Markku could not skate.
  • Camp Pendleton deploys barriers to stop gate crasher; car bursts into flames. ( San Diego )

    01/29/2023 8:20:23 PM PST · by george76 · 18 replies
    KTLA ^ | Jan 29, 2023
    A dramatic scene played out at Camp Pendleton Friday evening when a driver attempted to crash through the main gate at the Marine base just north of San Diego, military officials said. The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. when a driver attempted “to gain unauthorized access to the installation,” Camp Pendleton tweeted. Guards deployed “final denial barriers” which stopped the car in its tracks. Video captured by a passing driver shows the vehicle then burst into flames. The occupants of the car were taken to Palomar Hospital, according to KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego. Their conditions were not...
  • Singapore Women’s Tchoukball Team Make History by Becoming World No. 1 — But They Didn't Realise Until a Month Later

    01/29/2023 6:00:22 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | JANUARY 29, 2023 | Laura Chia
    On Jan 1, the Republic’s women’s tchoukball team made history by overtaking powerhouses Chinese Taipei to become world No. 1 for the first time, but for nearly a month, neither the players nor officials knew about the achievement. Delane Lim, Tchoukball Association of Singapore president, found out through a post on the International Tchoukball Federation’s Facebook page only on Jan 27. He then told one of the players Angie Ng, who is also his colleague. Upon confirming their ranking, Ng let out a scream of “oh my god!” in the office with Lim. The rest of the team were then...
  • Precision Neuroscience, co-founded by Neuralink alum, is creating a brain implant thinner than a human hair

    01/29/2023 7:36:20 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    CNBC ^ | JAN 25 2023 | Ashley Capoot
    The human cerebral cortex is made up of six cellular layers, but at Precision Neuroscience, a team of scientists and engineers is working to build a device that’s reminiscent of a seventh. The device is called the Layer 7 Cortical Interface, and it’s a brain implant that aims to help patients with paralysis operate digital devices using only neural signals. This means patients with severe degenerative diseases like ALS will regain their ability to communicate with loved ones by moving cursors, typing and even accessing social media with their minds. The Layer 7 is an electrode array that resembles a...
  • Do You Want Him in With Your Daughter? Trans Who Displayed His Junk at YMCA

    01/28/2023 10:44:31 PM PST · by Morgana · 21 replies
    Odins Men ^ | January 21, 2023 | Odins Men
    Do You Want Him in With Your Daughter? Trans Who Displayed His Junk at YMCA Do You Want This Person in a Locker Room BuckNaked with Your Wife or Daugther? Real question. BARF ALERT
  • Dylan Mulvaney Gets Nuclear Trans BackLash to Face Reveal: Jealousy & Resentment

    01/28/2023 10:36:38 PM PST · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Odins Men ^ | January 28, 2023 | Odins Men
    Dylan Mulvaney Gets Nuclear Trans BackLash to Face Reveal: Jealousy & Resentment Dylan Mulvaney Gets Nuclear Backlash From the Trans Community From Face Reveal & Privilege. Dylans Face Reveal Viedo: (Madonna+Caitlyn Jenner's Love Child)