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|"71 year old man injured by garage door"
"We were called to Pinewood studios at 5.05pm after reports of a 71-year-old man being injured by a garage door." Get well soon, Grandpa.
|He ain't heavy, he's my brother
Here's your story for today, if you need a little eye moistening: TEMPERANCE, Mich. (AP) — A 14-year-old Michigan boy set out on a 40-mile trek on Saturday with his 7-year-old brother strapped to ...
|Hometown Welcome Rally for POW Cancelled
We don't know why Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl apparently left his base and was captured by the Taliban. We do know that he was held as a prisoner for five years, and was released in exchange for Taliban ...
|Glenn Beck's Nazi Stuff on Display
Well, it speaks for itself: The Salt Lake Tribune Earlier this month, Glenn Beck rented several rooms in downtown Salt Lake City at the Grand America Hotel to display an "Independence Through ...
just do it. google googling "gay" It's quite a day today. I'll raise a glass to our friends, neighbors, relatives, and co-workers who are a step closer to equality. Cheers!
|If you like geography, or languages..
or playing detective, you'll like geoguessr . All those street view photos that Google takes for Google Maps? Some guy made a guessing game with them. Actually, his name is Anton Wellen, and it's ...
|Wounded Knee is for sale
In the market for 40-acres of prairie in South Dakota? You're in luck: James Czywczynski is looking to sell you some for the low cost of $3.9 million. Of course, the land is also the site of one of ...
|Should we take a day off for a good cause?
Internet Strike on January 18. Can you stay off the Intertubes for a day to send a message ...
|The Police Against the People, Episode One Million
A Stockton, California Police Officer managed to subdue a suspect who was later charged with "battery on a police officer". The perp was zip-tied, hands and feet, and delivered to a hospital for ...
|Lemony Snicket on OWS
I couldn't say it better, so just go read it. Here's a bit: Thirteen Observations made by Lemony Snicket while watching Occupy ...
|Don't break US law outside the US. Even if it's legal there.
Because, apparently, US law should apply everywhere. Radley Balko says: "I have a piece up at Huffington Post looking at a new House bill that would make it a federal crime to plan or ...
|Rep. Allen West "Nuts!"
According to the Miami New Times, Rep. Allen West (R-FL) penned "the dumbest thing ever written on congressional stationery" when he sent this one-word ("NUTS") letter to a local chapter ...
|House Cleaning Lizards... Or How I Learned to Hate Geckos
Going to the humid tropics may seem like visiting another world if you're from the USA. I've got a couple of stories about an invasive species to illustrate this, but first there's a climate review...
|Toothbrush or Pesticide? You decide.
Today as I was walking Rocco the Chihuahua, I noticed that the trees that he was marking are Neem, a native of India and other SE Asian countries. It makes a pleasant street tree here in Panama, but ...
|The Old Gringo and The Sea (with photos)
I like the ocean, at least to look at, and I like eating fresh fish. I've never been too interested in how the latter gets out of the former and onto my plate. The lovely wife and I have recently ...
|Good-bye to an old gun
Today I got rid of an old gun. It was a 22 caliber bolt action model, nothing unusual. It was my father's, except when I had it for a brief period in the 1970s. That was the last time it was fired. ...
|What's for Dinner? E. coli.
The frozen hamburgers that the Smiths ate, which were made by the food giant Cargill, were labeled "American Chef's Selection Angus Beef Patties." Yet confidential grinding logs and ...
|Panama Floods Worsening
With all that is going on in the news, the heavy sustained rain falling in Costa Rica and Panama is not getting much attention. It has been pouring non-stop for a week, like it can only in the ...
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