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Jun 24th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Threat from CO2 shortage spreads to food producers
Food and drink producers on Thursday warned that a carbon dioxide shortage threatens to halt production and disrupt supply chains across Britain, prompting the UK government to say it was “working to find a solution” to the problem. The British Poultry... (by petros)
Jun 24th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Canadian mission in Mali
As stupid as many of our UN deployments have been we have managed to a large extent to avoid the meat grinder. Mali is no place for Canadian soldiers unless they are properly trained and deployed for war. This half-assed peace keeping mission is... (by Hoid)
Jun 24th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Hotel plan to serve up midge burgers
An Argyll hotelier has unveiled plans to serve burgers made with midges to his customers. David Keat, who owns the Brander Lodge Hotel near Oban, said he would harvest the blood-sucking insects from the hotel's midge exterminator machines. He... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 22nd, 2018 by petros last post
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Drivers Turning Off Engines at Red Lights
Is this a new thing? I swear I've seen it at least a dozen times over the last month or so. I'm no expert, but doesn't it cost more in gas to turn off/ then on your engine? The massive potholes on my city roads are another story. ... (by Hoof Hearted)
Jun 22nd, 2018 by JLM last post
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Re the problem of returning separated children.
Wouldn't D.N.A. help? (by JLM)
Jun 22nd, 2018 by Dixie Cup last post
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Apophenia
Apophenia- "the tendency to perceive a connection or meaningful pattern between unrelated or random things (such as objects or ideas)" Nazis! Holocaust! Trains! Camps! Kidnappers!...scream the Left. But the true... (by Hoof Hearted)
Jun 21st, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Jurrassic World
Saw the movie "Jurrasic World" last might. Good movie, tremendous special effects.. The real stars were the dinosaurs. This movie brings special effects to a whole new level. (by #juan)
Jun 19th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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GE sets new 52 week low
$13.62 Walter on suicide watch. (by Hoid)
Jun 18th, 2018 by JLM last post
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Electronic games
According to what I heard on C.B.C. news in the last minute, addiction to electronic video games is deemed to be a valid mental illness. Should the manufacturers, vendors, etc. be charged in criminal or civil court? (by JLM)
Jun 17th, 2018 by Hoof Hearted last post
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Make Movies That Show Smoking R-Rated?
"Movies that show tobacco use should be off limits to anyone under 18 unless they have adult supervision, says Torontos public... (by Hoof Hearted)
Jun 17th, 2018 by petros last post
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Transmountain pipeline protest
Is the hysteria regarding the purchase of the pipeline based mainly on facts or is it more drama based? (by JLM)
Jun 17th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Stars turn out for Stephen Hawking memorial at Westminster Abbey
Tributes have been paid to renowned physicist Prof Stephen Hawking in a Westminster Abbey memorial service. British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Hawking in a BBC drama, and astronaut Tim Peake were among those giving readings at the ceremony.... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 17th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Another 8 years of sewing for woman recreating Bayeux Tapestry
Mia Hansson turned her love of craft-making into a mission to recreate a full scale replica of the medieval artwork. She estimates the project will take more than a decade to complete but says it is for handicraft interest rather than a historic one.... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 16th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Magna Carta 'reflective' artwork opens at Runnymede
An artwork marking the anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215 has been unveiled in Surrey. Writ in Water, by Mark Wallinger, was commissioned by the National Trust. Wallinger drew inspiration from Clause 39 of the charter, which... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 16th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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England fan covers house in giant flag
A self-professed "mad football fan" has draped a huge flag across the front of his house to cheer on England in the World Cup. John Jupp, from Blyton, Lincolnshire, said the flag measures 1,250 sq ft in size and completely covers the front of his... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 15th, 2018 by taxslave last post
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Happy Birthday President Trump
A booming economy... Low Unemployment... A Historic Summit with North Korea... Oceans of Liberal Tears So Much Winning (by EagleSmack)
Jun 15th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Italy won't ratify EU free-trade deal with Canada, says new farm minister
Italy won't ratify EU free-trade deal with Canada, says new farm minister | CBC News Looks like more bad news for Canada. It's time for Canada to unilaterally drop all intentional trade barriers. (by White_Unifier)
Jun 13th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Fed raises rates
And signals two more increases ahead this year. So the long awaited reckoning is upon us. Credit cards morgages car loans are all going up. How high remainz to be seen. It will all allegedly depend on inflation - but a better way to think of it... (by Hoid)
Jun 12th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
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Churchill hottest place in Canada at 31.6C
THAT must be a first. Is that a sign of global warming? (or a broken thermometer)? :lol: (by JLM)
Jun 12th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Dark web offered sex slave shopping list
Dark web offered sex slave shopping list The British model kidnapped by the twisted denizens of the dark web was offered for... (by B00Mer)
Jun 12th, 2018 by DaSleeper last post
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Farmer Returns Land to Ponca Tribe
In Historic First, Nebraska Farmer Returns Land to Ponca Tribe Along Trail of Tears Neligh, NE In a first-of-its-kind ceremony on June 10th near Neligh, a... (by Cliffy)
Jun 10th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Boy, 8, is youngest person to climb Old Man of Hoy
An eight-year-old boy has become the youngest climber to scale the 450ft high sea stack the Old Man of Hoy. Edward Mills, from Dunnet, Caithness, completed the challenging climb to raise money for charity Climbers Against Cancer as his mother, Bekki... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 10th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Lincolnshire earthquake felt up to 60 miles away
A 3.9-magnitude earthquake centred in north-east Lincolnshire has reportedly been felt up to 60 miles away. The British Geological Survey (BGS) said it happened at 23:14 BST on Saturday, with the epicentre in Grimsby at a depth of 11 miles. It was... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 10th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Guardsman is first to wear a turban during Trooping the Colour
A Coldstream Guards soldier is set to become the first to wear a turban during the Trooping the Colour parade. About 1,000 soldiers will take part in the ceremony which marks the Queen's official birthday, on Saturday. Guardsman Charanpreet Singh... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 9th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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Bill Maher shows us what the left really want
Ivory Tower Lieberals. (by justlooking)
Jun 9th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Military fan finishes epic 30-year project to build replica of Battle of Waterloo
A military enthusiast who has spent the past 30 years collecting figurines has finally finished what he believes is the most realistic recreation of the Battle of Waterloo. Semi-retired Michael Wrobel, 63, said his giant recreation has cost him ... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 9th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Man finds old banknotes worth about £1m
A hoard of decaying bank notes dating back to World War Two has been found under the floorboards of a shop. They were discovered during renovation work at the Cotswold Outdoor store in Brighton by shopfitter Russ Davis, and removed for safekeeping ... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 7th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Football fan builds Lego models of all 92 Premier League and Football League teams
A football fan has become the first person to build Lego models of all of the stadiums of the 92 teams in England's Premier League and Football League... PREMIER LEAGUE-O Football fan becomes the first person to build all 92 stadiums out of Lego — and... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 7th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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First planes to land on HMS Queen Elizabeth during Trump visit
Britain will put on a display of military might when Donald Trump visits next month with a flypast of its American-made fighter planes. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson is drawing up plans for the US President to watch the first of the RAFs 9... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 6th, 2018 by petros last post
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‘No Survivors’: Guatemala Volcano Buries Entire Village
We saw bodies totally, totally buried, like you saw in Pompeii, said Dr. Otto Mazariegos, president of the Association of Municipal and Departmental Firefighters, who added that the death toll was expected to rise, Probably in the hundreds. ... (by Cliffy)
Jun 6th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Huge fire engulfs London hotel
Fire crews are battling an enormous fire at the luxury Mandarin Oriental hotel in central London this afternoon. Thick black smoke was seen billowing across the capital's skyline from the hotel in William Street, Knightsbridge, where rooms start from... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 6th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Family kicked out of home covered in 75,000 beer cans
THE family behind the bizarre "can house" have reportedly been forced out of their 75,000 Fosters tin covered home. Philip Muspratt began decorating the Hartlepool house in a unique fashion in 2005 but were asked to leave amid a housing development ... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 6th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Quiz show host misses first show in 50 years
For the first time in 50 years, BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show Just A Minute was not hosted by Nicholas Parsons. The 94-year-old broadcaster, who has been at the helm of the programme for more than 900 episodes, was replaced by regular panellist... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 6th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Wessex Water apologises for insulting unknown man
A water company has apologised after sending letters to customers which insulted an unknown man. A rude word was included in a letter from Wessex Water to about 70 properties in Chippenham, Wiltshire, informing residents about upcoming roadworks.... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 6th, 2018 by justlooking last post
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Matthew Foerster
Matthew Foerster was sentenced to 17 years in jail before eligibility for parole for the 2nd degree murder of Taylor Van Diest in 2011. As far as I'm concerned that animal should never be eligible for parole. Is she any less dead than had it been first... (by JLM)
Jun 5th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Campbell River guy stalked by cougar
This would be a little unnerving. (by Kreskin)
Jun 5th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Pot entrepreneurs target people who don't want to smoke a joint.
Future of Canada's cannabis market brings options for consumers | CBC News A lot of money to be made, eh? For whom? Society or the drug pushers? I'm sure there's a lot of money to be made in promoting heroin and meth too. (by White_Unifier)
Jun 4th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Monster Michael Adebolajo says ‘sorry’ for murdering Lee Rigby
Lee Rigbys killer Michael Adebolajo has finally admitted his guilt and regret in a bombshell jail confession. The jihadi, 33, now plans to write a letter of apology to the family of hero soldier Lee, 25. A source said his U-turn was... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 4th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Prince Harry announces The Hague as next host of Invictus Games
The fifth Invictus Games will be held in the Netherlands in 2020, the Duke of Sussex has announced. The Hague will host the event in which wounded military veterans compete in a Paralympic-style event. The duke, who founded the games, said: "The... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 4th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Lucky the lamb rescued after four days on cliffs
A lamb which spent four days stuck on a cliff ledge has finally been rescued. The wayward animal, named Lucky, was trapped at the bottom of a 250ft cliff off Holywell Bay, Cornwall. Lamb on the rocks saved after four days BBC News 3 June 2018 ... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 3rd, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Could the Irish abortion referendum be the third big defeat for the liberals? POPULAR!
Like in the EU in/out referendum in the UK, the liberals could today be defeated in another referendum, this time in the UK's closest neighbour, the Republic of Ireland. Voters today will vote 'Yes' or 'No' on a decision to replace the eighth amendment... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 3rd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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London Bridge terror attack victtims remembered one year on
The UK's determination to overcome the threat of terrorism "has never been stronger", Theresa May has said a year on from the London Bridge attack. A service remembering the victims will be held at Southwark Cathedral later - one of a number of... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 2nd, 2018 by Twin_Moose last post
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Canada hits back at U.S. with dollar-for-dollar tariffs on steel, aluminum, maple syr
Canada hits back at U.S. with dollar-for-dollar tariffs on steel, aluminum, maple syrup | CBC News Canada's response to Trump hurting the US consumer is to hurt the Canadian consumer. I don't understand! Trump shot the US in the foot and now Trudeau... (by White_Unifier)
Jun 2nd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Captain Cook's Endeavour arrives in Whitby
A replica of the ship Captain James Cook used to sail to Australia and New Zealand has arrived in Whitby, North Yorkshire, to form part of a new tourist attraction. The full-scale copy of Endeavour was towed 40 miles by sea from Middlesbrough,... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 2nd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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The incredible story of the sausage dog who blew up like a balloon
A sausage dog blew up to three times its size after its windpipe was punctured - but owners have no idea how it happened. Vets had to stitch up the hole to deflate Trevor and stop his body filling with air like a balloon. Dramatic X-rays show the... (by Blackleaf)