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Forum: Police Blotter 14 November 2018, 08:26 AM
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Posted By BrianB
Police D.C. man arrested on gun charge after relatives alert police

I wasn't sure whether to start a new thread or post this article in the Suspect In Custody After Multiple Casualties In Shooting At Pittsburgh Synagogue...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 14 November 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By BrianB
Icon07 NPR 8 November 2018...

NPR 8 November 2018 (https://www.npr.org/2018/11/08/665648215/gab-server-subpoenaed-by-pennsylvania-attorney-general)


I knew they would be back online but I was hoping, as what happened to...
Forum: Amusement Bark 12 November 2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By BrianB
Borg Having read books like The Lost Worlds of 2001 by...

Having read books like The Lost Worlds of 2001 by Arthur C. Clarke (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17076.The_Lost_Worlds_of_2001) I've learned a lot of 2001 trivia but I learned something new...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 28 October 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By BrianB
Canada This. 100%. I love how he debunks Trump's lies in...

This. 100%. I love how he debunks Trump's lies in real time. Here's an example from 27 October 2018:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Trump is touting his...
Forum: Police Blotter 28 October 2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,446
Posted By BrianB
Icon27 And I'm still seeing Trump supporters claiming...

And I'm still seeing Trump supporters claiming that the graphics are brand new. :rolleyes:

Brian
Forum: Police Blotter 28 October 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,211
Posted By BrianB
No Emphasis mine. "Social media site Gab...

Emphasis mine.


"Social media site Gab kicked off hosting platform in wake of Pittsburgh shooting" Global News 28 October 2018...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 25 October 2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By BrianB
Read This! A handy guide to Donald Trump's most-frequent campaign rally lies and false claims

The Toronto Star 24 October 2018 (https://www.thestar.com/news/world/analysis/2018/10/24/a-handy-guide-to-donald-trumps-23-most-frequent-campaign-rally-lies.html)

Of all the journalists covering...
Forum: Social Studies 25 October 2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 712
Posted By BrianB
Skull A Racist Message Buried for Thousands of Years in the Future

The Atlantic 24 October 2018 (https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/10/crypt-of-civilization-racism/573598/)

This article was one of the most fascinating articles I've read all year.
...
Forum: Police Blotter 25 October 2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,446
Posted By BrianB
Icon07 Conspiracy theories about Soros aren't just false. They're anti-Semitic.

Washington Post 24 October 2018 (https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2018/10/24/conspiracy-theories-about-soros-arent-just-false-theyre-anti-semitic/)



When I was younger conspiracy...
Forum: Social Studies 20 October 2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,804
Posted By BrianB
Ponder erwins, thanks for starting this thread since I...

erwins, thanks for starting this thread since I also find these discussions fascinating.

Ditto. The difference is subtle but I can hear the difference when I say those words.

However, according...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 20 October 2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By BrianB
No From the OP article: I agree 100%. And it's...

From the OP article:

I agree 100%. And it's not just the QANON folks. Fathom Events (https://www.fathomevents.com) (!) recently distributed the docudrama The Trump Prophecy...
Forum: Rantidote 20 October 2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 24,515
Posted By BrianB
Computer More on The Future Liberals Want Meme

Me too! :D


There may have been other versions of the meme but this one from March 2017 is the one I'm familiar with:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en"...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 30 September 2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By BrianB
Frying Pan Why Did An Octopus-Wielding Sea Lion Slap A Kayaker In The Face?

"Why Did An Octopus-Wielding Sea Lion Slap A Kayaker In The Face?" NPR 28 September 2018...
Forum: Amusement Bark 27 September 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By BrianB
Disney Great trailer! :D I also have to give...

Great trailer! :D

I also have to give Disney/Marvel's marketing team a lot of credit. It's obvious they knew that fanboys/fangirls would love the Skrull reference in that scene whereas most...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 27 September 2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By BrianB
New Zealand Seal slaps man with octopus in NZ

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-asia-45660839/seal-slaps-man-with-octopus-in-nz



<iframe width="400" height="500" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Fauxtography 12 September 2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,250
Posted By BrianB
Royalty The Argonath in Australia (aka "Slot Canyons")

I saw the following on Twitter yesterday:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Slot Canyons in Australia <a...
Forum: Politics 12 September 2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,636
Posted By BrianB
Read This! "No, Donald Trump, we are not giving Iran $150...

"No, Donald Trump, we are not giving Iran $150 billion for 'nothing'" Politifact 17 March 2016...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 August 2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,223
Posted By BrianB
Glasses I can't speak for Silas, but I have a Harlan...

I can't speak for Silas, but I have a Harlan Ellison story. Back in the '70s Ellison had a book signing at the Change of Hobbit bookstore in Westwood. That was quite a drive for me at the time so I...
Forum: Book Corner 14 August 2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By BrianB
Reading A Survey of Some of the Best Science Fiction Ever Published

Full title: "A Survey of Some of the Best Science Fiction Ever Published (Thanks to Judy-Lynn Del Rey)"...
Forum: Amusement Bark 14 August 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 28,062
Posted By BrianB
Throw Tomato I saw Sorry to Bother You...

I saw Sorry to Bother You (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5688932/) and after two weeks I'm still not sure what to think of it. The first two two-thirds is really great, comedic, near-future science...
Forum: SLC 05 August 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 37,831
Posted By BrianB
United Kingdom On Wednesday I had dinner with some current and...

On Wednesday I had dinner with some current and former coworkers. Afterwards, when I went out to my car (a 2013 Mini Cooper Clubman) I saw an original Mini Cooper Clubman parked next to it.

<a...
Forum: Techno-Babble 25 June 2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,093
Posted By BrianB
Teacher Gemini, Blue Gemini, Gemini B, and Big Gemini. Oh my! (Hijack and long post warning.)

I don't post as much as I used to but this thread encouraged me since it it touches and space program and local history. :) First, I need to clarify some terms.


NASA's Project Gemini...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 June 2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,210
Posted By BrianB
Icon81 Poor people die younger in the U.S. That skews American politics.

Washington Post 31 May 2018 (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/05/31/because-poor-people-die-younger-in-the-u-s-our-politics-are-more-unequal-than-elsewhere/)

Brian
Forum: Police Blotter 21 May 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,155
Posted By BrianB
United States The following tweet is in regards to Cynthia...

The following tweet is in regards to Cynthia Tisdale, who was one of the victims.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is such an American story.<br>1)...
Forum: Amusement Bark 16 April 2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 28,062
Posted By BrianB
Throw Tomato I saw A Quiet Place...

I saw A Quiet Place (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6644200/) last week and really enjoyed it. It was a really neat mixture of science fiction and horror with a great story and performances. Also, I'm...
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