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Forum: Social Studies 03 December 2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 50,743
Posted By kia
Yeah, on Reddit (I know!) people who said they...

Yeah, on Reddit (I know!) people who said they were listening to the police scanner said the cops were saying they were told he looked 'weird' and left early. That was it, they didn't say anything...
Forum: Social Studies 03 December 2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 50,743
Posted By kia
According to Guardian's live feed: Must have...

According to Guardian's live feed:

Must have been some dispute. Was he prepared to this extent because he long planned to end a long-running dispute in violence and it just happened to come to a...
Forum: Social Studies 03 December 2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 50,743
Posted By kia
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/12/02/p...

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/12/02/police-id-suspect-in-san-bernardino-massacre-as-syed-farook.html?via=mobile&source=facebook

ETA And the shooting target was a conference room hired...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 03 December 2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,900
Posted By kia
Could it be the 'skinny fat' phenomenon? i.e....

Could it be the 'skinny fat' phenomenon? i.e. people that might have a smaller clothing size, but their body fat percentage is high.

http://time.com/14407/the-hidden-dangers-of-skinny-fat/
Forum: Police Blotter 28 November 2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 79,183
Posted By kia
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/11/27/us/colorado-shoo...

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/11/27/us/colorado-shooting-probe/
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 27 October 2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 39,148
Posted By kia
My cousin is a dietitian. Her recommendation,...

My cousin is a dietitian. Her recommendation, which I thought was really good and balanced and worth sharing, in response to this is:

Eat your favourite processed meat (bacon, ham, sausages, etc)...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 27 October 2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,563
Posted By kia
So the human DNA is coming from poor hygiene...

So the human DNA is coming from poor hygiene practices it seems. It's not a soylent green issue. That's a relief!


I'm not in the US, so this report doesn't help me much, but when I eat a hotdog...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 January 2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 125,769
Posted By kia
Hitler wasn't an atheist. He wasn't a devout...

Hitler wasn't an atheist. He wasn't a devout Catholic either, but he grew up Catholic and the vast majority of Nazis were Catholic or Protestant christian.

That said, why does this always turn...
Forum: Amusement Bark 05 January 2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,355
Posted By kia
I don't get food or drinks when I see a movie...

I don't get food or drinks when I see a movie either. Maybe a bottle of water, at most. I can live for two hours without food, and food does not enhance the viewing experience. It just enhances...
Forum: Social Studies 16 October 2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 29,234
Posted By kia
Can intercountry adoption be done with cultural...

Can intercountry adoption be done with cultural sensitivity? Maybe sometimes, sure. But on the whole, as a systemic thing, I've heard far more horror stories than good ones, and even among the good...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 October 2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,887
Posted By kia
Pam (from the Office) and her Charlie Chaplin...

Pam (from the Office) and her Charlie Chaplin Halloween costume...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fE3N5Irk3xE
Forum: Social Studies 16 October 2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 29,234
Posted By kia
Not really. Fertility starts to decline in the...

Not really. Fertility starts to decline in the late 30s; after 41 it's very difficult to naturally fall pregnant. Complications of pregnancy are more likely from the late 30s onwards as well. ...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 14 October 2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,873
Posted By kia
I agree with the commenters; I think the rise of...

I agree with the commenters; I think the rise of low-carb eating driven initially by the Atkins diet had a lot to do with it. People started to lose the fear of fattier cuts of meat that was so...
Forum: Entertainment 11 October 2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 58,667
Posted By kia
What's with calling her a "wife" throughout the...

What's with calling her a "wife" throughout the whole thing? That's her identity - that of a "wife"? Not a woman, not even a mother (I dislike it when women have their identity reduced down to...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 October 2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,294
Posted By kia
That's what I was thinking.

That's what I was thinking.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 09 October 2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 39,852
Posted By kia
You can buy real Canadian maple syrup here in...

You can buy real Canadian maple syrup here in Australia, just in regular supermarkets alongside the fake maple syrup and the chocolate sauce etc etc. It's about $9 for a 250ml bottle.

While we...
Forum: Police Blotter 08 October 2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,626
Posted By kia
Correct. Law enforcement were notified in 2012. ...

Correct. Law enforcement were notified in 2012. From the article:



The therapist and his wife have not been sitting on the information for the past two years, as I've seen many people on...
Forum: Automobiles 19 September 2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 60,700
Posted By kia
Same here Troberg. Police have to be able to...

Same here Troberg. Police have to be able to produce their ID; if a 'police officer' can't produce such ID you're meant to contact the local station to verify their details.


...
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 19 September 2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,188
Posted By kia
Not sure how I feel about this yet. I'm not in...

Not sure how I feel about this yet. I'm not in the "it's a conspiracy to give support for going to war/to deflect from the Federal budget" camp but I'm also not in the "this was definitely 100%...
Forum: Rantidote 02 September 2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 412,740
Posted By kia
Latiam I find the same thing; not only for this...

Latiam I find the same thing; not only for this forum though, for a couple of others as well. Those ads that move around the page are the worst.
Forum: Weird News 01 September 2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,943
Posted By kia
Googling the name of the founder of the town...

Googling the name of the founder of the town (Maria Senhorinha de Lima) gives the same result - a lot of articles saying the same thing, all dated within the past 5 days.

Of course there may be...
Forum: Social Studies 06 August 2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 36,101
Posted By kia
You mean English. Australians speak English. ;) ...

You mean English. Australians speak English. ;)

Now there's this about the father.



http://www.smh.com.au/national/gammy-who-is-telling-the-truth-20140805-3d6n1.html
Forum: Techno-Babble 31 March 2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 25,663
Posted By kia
I haven't had a home phone since 2003. I haven't...

I haven't had a home phone since 2003. I haven't missed it once.

I've called emergency services twice during that time, and neither time was there any problems with using a mobile phone to do...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 23 March 2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,452
Posted By kia
The article does say there is also "......

The article does say there is also "... pseudocyesis, which occurs when there are physical pregnancy signs, such as missed periods, morning sickness and extension of the abdomen, but no actual...
Forum: Crash and Burn 18 March 2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 98,316
Posted By kia
I have been led to believe that a 777 landing on...

I have been led to believe that a 777 landing on a short or dirt (or other substandard) runway would be lucky to ever take off again, even if the hijackers had access to the necessary maintenance...
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