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Wednesday, 25 April 2018

The Godfather of Sexist Pseudoscience

quote [ This skull-measuring quack believed women are no smarter than gorillas. So why do his 19th-century ideas still influence education policy? ]

A lie cuz your science game's pseudo
[SFW] [people]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:28amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Former President George H.W. Bush Admitted to Intensive Care Day After Wife’s Funeral

quote [ President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood. ]

I had a feeling about this.
[SFW] [people] [+2]
[by knumbknutz@1:20amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 23 April 2018

Never mind the bus pass: punks look back at their wildest days

quote [ I?m sure my 20-year-old self would look at me and shout, ?Sellout!? But I don?t feel like a sellout. I?m just older and wiser. I?m 55 now. I?m old, fat and bald. ]

Another feature I could've sworn was referenced here earlier.
[SFW] [people] [+5 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:36pmGMT] [13 comments]

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Made in Taiwan? How a Frenchman Fooled 18th-Century London

quote [ Benjamin Breen on the remarkable story of George Psalmanazar, the mysterious Frenchman who successfully posed as a native of Formosa (now modern Taiwan) and gave birth to a meticulously fabricated culture with bizarre customs, exotic fashions, and its own invented language. ]

We can get you the best one that's made in Taiwan
[SFW] [people] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:13amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Michigan town?s feud over military gear gets ugly

quote [ The two-man police department in this Thetford Township has amassed a massive amount of surplus military equipment over the last decade. While much of the gear worth $1 million has never been used by the township, some has been given to residents, township officials said. The township supervisor and a trustee said the police have stymied their attempts to find out what equipment they have, where it?s located and why some of it has been given away. ]

Fighting just crime had become such a bore
[SFW] [people] [+6 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:16amGMT] [14 comments]

Saturday, 14 April 2018

The Mountain Wizard of Woodstock

quote [ What happens when you put Rip Van Winkle, Robin Hood and Paul Bunyan in a blender? You get Clarence Schmidt, the iconic outsider artist who spent a lifetime building an eccentric folk art kingdom on a mountaintop in Woodstock? ]

Misty morning, clouds in the sky
[SFW] [people] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:23amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 12 April 2018

L.A. County wants to help build guest houses in backyards ? for homeless people

quote [ Do you want to put a tiny house for homeless people in your backyard? L.A. will pay you to do it. ]

Not sure what I think about this, yet. Reminded me of this post.
[SFW] [people] [+3]
[by JWWargo@11:20pmGMT] [14 comments]

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Your Pretty Face is Going to Sell

quote [ YouTube Face is clickbait, attaining human form. ]

[SFW] [people] [+5 Interesting]
[by arrowhen@4:45pmGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Finding Dmitry: The Magical Story Of A Russian Boy's Photos

quote [ I found an undeveloped film in an old Soviet camera, got the images developed and found 19 black & white photos of a boy and his first day at school. I decided to find him almost 30 years later... ]

I take pictures, photographic pictures.
[SFW] [people] [+6 Interesting]
[by arrowhen@6:55amGMT] [5 comments]

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Inside the World of Virginia?s Roadside Attraction King

quote [ For more than 30 years, Mark Cline has been keeping the state weird. ]

Ain't that beautiful
[SFW] [people] [+4 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:07amGMT] [1 comment]

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