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Forum: Wild Kingdom 01 August 2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
YEah, almost as soon as I posted, I saw that one....

YEah, almost as soon as I posted, I saw that one. I am rusty on posting procedure. I also could not remember how to delete
Forum: Techno-Babble 01 August 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,879
Icon23 Blueberry Earth

Abstract
This paper explores the physics of the what-if question “what if the entire
Earth was instantaneously replaced with an equal volume of closely
packed, but uncompressed blueberries?”....
Forum: Wild Kingdom 26 July 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Mister Ed Zoo accused of painting donkeys to look like zebras

An Egyptian zoo is insisting it did not paint a pair of donkeys to look like zebras. Cairo's International Garden municipal park became a target of ridicule after an Egyptian student, Mahmoud Sarhan,...
Forum: Techno-Babble 11 June 2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,507
Spit Take New system recovers fresh water from power plants

A new system devised by MIT engineers could provide a low-cost source of drinking water for parched cities around the world while also cutting power plant operating costs.
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Forum: Weird News 04 April 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,658
Mister Ed Detroit Zoo is giving away free buckets of poop

The Detroit Zoo is luring visitors with the temptation of a free bucket of animal poop.

https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/oakland/2018/04/03/detroit-zoo-free-poop-dung/481179002/
Forum: SLC 10 January 2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 175,696
Disney He also never talks directly to the audience when...

He also never talks directly to the audience when portraying a character, because a 'rodent-aside' would kill him.
Forum: The Doctor Is In 11 August 2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,220
Australia Australian Fetus First to Undergo Intrauterine Chiropractic Adjustment

When Radin Thomlinson is born next month, healthy and strong despite having been diagnosed with a number of spinal subluxations while still in his mother’s womb, it will be in no small part thanks to...
Forum: Crash and Burn 11 July 2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,970
Thanks. I did not 100% go away, but I decided to...

Thanks. I did not 100% go away, but I decided to simplify my life in a number of ways, and this was one of the things that mostly got tossed. But I liked this story too much and had nowhere else to...
Forum: Crash and Burn 11 July 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,970
Don't! All those critters that Australians call...

Don't! All those critters that Australians call "deadly monsters", Alabamians call "lunch."
Forum: Crash and Burn 11 July 2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,970
United States Amazing human chain formed to rescue drowning family in Panama City Beach

It was supposed to just be a quick trip to the beach, but the Saturday afternoon diversion to the water almost ended in unspeakable tragedy for Roberta Ursrey and her family....
Forum: Wild Kingdom 01 February 2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,980
Snake Portland woman gets snake stuck in her earlobe

Next time you're trying to convince a newly goth 17-year-old not to get their ears gauged, why not tell them tale of one Ashley Glawe, a Portland resident with ear gauges and a pet python who...
Forum: Rantidote 01 February 2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 283,837
Driver And really, I'd much rather someone be more...

And really, I'd much rather someone be more fastidious about stopping for the flippy one, as it is only supposed to be displayed when there are actual pedestrians in the vicinity.*


* I am not...
Forum: Rantidote 01 February 2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 357,846
But the prism image is far more iconically...

But the prism image is far more iconically associated with Pink Floyd than any image from The Wall.
Forum: Business Bytes 01 February 2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 30,517
Bacon Nation's bacon reserves hit 50-year low

The country's bacon reserves are at the lowest levels in half a century. In other words, pig farmers can't keep up with the world's sizzling appetite for those fatty, smoky strips of sheer eating...
Forum: Rantidote 29 January 2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 301,570
Take the reading glasses off when you navigate...

Take the reading glasses off when you navigate stairs - you need proper depth perception.
Forum: Rantidote 28 January 2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 433,897
I was buying some disposable lighters this...

I was buying some disposable lighters this evening, and had to give my age to be able to buy them. What the heck?! Why shouldn't young people be able to buy lighters? There are lots of legitimate...
Forum: Rantidote 26 January 2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 163,599
Up: I put together a really sharp clothing...

Up: I put together a really sharp clothing combination today.

Down: I need all the help I can to look decent.
Forum: Rantidote 24 January 2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 331,418
Heavt breathing True, but it seemed to me she was just talking...

True, but it seemed to me she was just talking about sore muscles
Forum: SLC 23 January 2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 273,960
Icon24 ;) Clearly, you've sowed wild oats, leaving...

;) Clearly, you've sowed wild oats, leaving progeny around you did not even know you had. Oh, those wild youthful years! :lol:
Forum: Rantidote 22 January 2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 283,837
Although, to be realistic, it must be considered...

Although, to be realistic, it must be considered that the auto repair industry has specialized an awful lot. A body shop knows only the outer parts - the sheet metal (may not be metal anymore) and...
Forum: SLC 21 January 2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 325,607
Because of the area it was parked in - no one was...

Because of the area it was parked in - no one was parking in that area but people working in downtown Atlanta who were avoiding parking fees at paid lots/decks.
Forum: SLC 21 January 2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 325,607
Some years ago, I was parking in downtown Atlanta...

Some years ago, I was parking in downtown Atlanta and my car had been broken into numerous times. I had nothing valuable in the car (especially after the radio had been stolen), so I began leaving it...
Forum: Amusement Bark 20 January 2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,845
Reading Isaac Asimov wrote almost 500 books in his lifetime—these are the six ways he did it

If there’s one word to describe Isaac Asimov, it’s “prolific.” To match the number of novels, letters, essays, and other scribblings Asimov produced in his lifetime, you would have to write a...
Forum: Rantidote 19 January 2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 331,418
Can't help you there - I had been working out in...

Can't help you there - I had been working out in numerous ways for over a year before I started with those stairs.
Forum: Police Blotter 19 January 2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,673
That's surprising, as when I had first found that...

That's surprising, as when I had first found that article, the comments were mostly about how a man could perform under those circumstances, with some rather unfortunate comments about the appearance...
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