background preloader

More, More, & More Interesting Little Bits...

Facebook Twitter

Women Are Trolling Capitol Rioters By Matching With Them On Dating Apps Just To Send Their Info To The FBI. Some people who stormed the Capitol in Washington, DC are now being arrested or pursued for police questioning—and often by their own hand.

Women Are Trolling Capitol Rioters By Matching With Them On Dating Apps Just To Send Their Info To The FBI

Quite a few rioters used the chaos as an opportunity to take photos and snap selfies of themselves flaunting government property, sitting on furniture, or causing damage to the building. Trash talk: Tokyo city opens bar in waste-management facility to spark environment debate. Soviet-era attack plane accidentally shoots rocket towards French aircraft, killing four. A Chadian Grach attack plane suffered a negligent discharge, sending a rocket flying into a local home, killing four and wounding two.

Soviet-era attack plane accidentally shoots rocket towards French aircraft, killing four

Coronavirus Jokes Are Everywhere And Here Are 40 Of The Best Ones This Week. From what we’ve seen happening in the world so far, no pandemic can ever stop the pundemic!

Coronavirus Jokes Are Everywhere And Here Are 40 Of The Best Ones This Week

In these trying times, jokes are among a small handful of things we still have control over. The others are which PJ’s you wear for work o'clock and wine o'clock. Scientists have turned the structure of the coronavirus into music. Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center.

Scientists have turned the structure of the coronavirus into music

You’ve probably seen dozens of images of the novel coronavirus—now responsible for 1 million infections and tens of thousands of deaths. This Footage Of Car Crashes With One Of The Vehicles Digitally Removed Is Deeply Unsettling. The Frontier Couple Who Chose Death Over Life Apart. Eric was born on June 6, 1960.

The Frontier Couple Who Chose Death Over Life Apart

Pam Anderson came into the world the very next day, and their eventual meeting felt like fate. After growing up in Pennsylvania, in his early twenties Eric traveled throughout the north­eastern United States, an itinerant artist showing his work. Cuba Leads by Revolutionary Example. Ramona Wadi March 27, 2020 © Photo: REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo “We have more physicians working abroad than practically any other country in the world, not because we are exporting anything but simply because we want to participate in building a world with better health conditions and living conditions,” Cuban doctor Luis Herrera declared in an exclusive interview with TeleSur.

Cuba Leads by Revolutionary Example

Dr Herrera is credited with developing the Interferon Alpha 2B 40 years ago, which is being used to prevent medical complications that could arise from contracting the COVID-19 strand of coronavirus. As governments worldwide dedicated to neoliberalism struggle to contain the virus spread, closing borders and imposing military control, Cuba has maintained its internationalist approach, leading by revolutionary example. A tree-like part of the body records the intimate details of a person's life. Your pearly whites are capable of far more than chewing, a new study reveals.

A tree-like part of the body records the intimate details of a person's life

Teeth can disclose intimate details about your life. Researchers discovered that physiologically impactful events in our lives – periods that may be stressful, such as birth, disease, menopause; incarceration – all leave a permanent record on our gnashers. This finding was published Tuesday in the journal Scientific Reports.

This Museum Security Guard's Tweets Will Brighten Your Day. We’re all having to adapt to new norms in the era of COVID-19.

This Museum Security Guard's Tweets Will Brighten Your Day

For Tim Tiller, the head of security at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, that means learning the ropes of Twitter on the fly while the rest of his team works from home. A Fitness Editor Revisits the Infamous Presidential Fitness Test. Welcome to The Workout From Home Diaries.

A Fitness Editor Revisits the Infamous Presidential Fitness Test

Throughout our national self-isolation period, we’ll be sharing single-exercise deep dives, offbeat belly-busters and general get-off-the-couch inspiration that doesn’t require a visit to your (likely now-shuttered) local gym. DoD quietly pulls bat tartare MRE from circulation. Bat Tartare MRE: a Marine favorite WASHINGTON — Everyone’s favorite MRE will no longer be available a Pentagon spokesperson admitted in a press conference yesterday.

DoD quietly pulls bat tartare MRE from circulation

There have been no incidents with the bat tartare entree, according to the DoD, but officials are concerned that everyone, except maybe the Marines, will now be repulsed by the option. The Defense Department made the move more than a week ago amid the growing coronavirus pandemic. U.S. intelligence reports from January and February warned about a likely pandemic. Coronavirus is a Bioweapon Meant to Lower IQ according to Chinese military intelligence. Save I am a senior Chinese military intelligence officer and I know the truth about the coronavirus outbreak. It is far worse than the media are telling you. I am a Chinese citizen in Wuhan who occupies — or perhaps occupied — a high-ranking position in military intelligence. I am also a member of the Chinese Communist Party. As a senior official near the top of the Party, I have access to a great deal of classified information and I have been involved in many top secret government projects.

I have information that I believe could lead to the overthrow of my government. China investigating ex-Biogen employee who fled there while sick with coronavirus. She arrived in China on March 13, and has been widely denounced in Chinese media in recent days, after a Beijing official cited her case at a news conference as an example of what not to do in the midst of a global pandemic that has killed thousands worldwide.

Little is known about what motivated this highly educated professional, living in pricey Greater Boston suburbia, to allegedly take a risk that now has her portrayed as an international villain in the fight against COVID-19. The Xinhua News Agency,an official Chinese government media outlet, reports that Li has the virus, but it is unclear if that report is based on a test taken in the United States or in China. A Biogen official said the company knew nothing of the controversy in Beijing until it was reported in Chinese media. “We can confirm that Ms.

Governor calls on bars to close, new restrictions on restaurants due to coronavirus. Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a set of new plans to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus duing a press conference on Sunday. They included the first major statewide limitations on the restaurant and bar industry. He called on all bars, wineries, nightclubs, brewery tap rooms and other alcohol-focused venues to close, saying they serve “a nonessential function.”

He also mandated that all restaurants cut their capacities in half in the name of social distancing. The governor of Illinois went a step further Sunday, ordering the closure of all restaurants. The new rules are effective immediately. The new restaurant requirement could be enough to convince many restaurateurs to temporarily close their restaurants, though, as several have already done in the past few days because of massive drops in business. Is it safe to eat at a restaurant during the coronavirus outbreak? Ina Maslana has been a loyal diner at what’s now known as Tutu’s Food & Drink in Lafayette for 20 years. She eats there once a week. The Poison Pen Letter: The Early 20th Century's Strangest Crime Wave.

Across the transatlantic world in the early decades of the twentieth century a terrible wave of poison attacks took place, cruelly claiming hordes of human victims. Kanna Is Like 'Natural' MDMA. I Was Trapped in Quicksand for 12 Hours in a Blizzard. Discover and Read the Best of Twitter Threads. Gunnison, Colorado: the town that dodged the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. In late 1918 the world’s greatest killer – Spanish flu – roared towards Gunnison, a mountain town in Colorado. The pandemic was infecting hundreds of millions of people in Europe, Africa, Asia and across the United States, overwhelming hospitals and morgues in Boston and Philadelphia before sweeping west, devastating cities, villages and hamlets from Alaska to Texas. Smithsonian Open Access. World War II in Pictures: Heroes of World War II. This is going to be a special page, about heroes of World War II. The mystery sickness bringing death and dismay to eastern Ethiopia.

FBI Is Investigating Erik Prince for Weaponizing Crop Dusters. Last May, shortly after Congress accused Erik Prince of lying under oath and referred criminal charges to the Justice Department, an associate approached the Blackwater founder to offer help and commiserate about Prince’s potential legal jeopardy. Prince, who once moved to the United Arab Emirates to avoid being caught up in a federal prosecution, immediately dismissed the associate’s concerns.

I could never understand my grandmother's sadness – until I learned her tragic story. A Video Surfaced Of The 9.0 Earthquake And Tsunami That Hit Japan In 2011 And It’s Terrifying To Watch. Nobody is ever truly ready for the destructive force of a natural disaster. 30 Times People Broke Or Opened Things And Were Surprised By What They Found Inside. Anvil Floats in Liquid Mercury Video - Liquid Mercury - Buoyancy. Wrecked cars, homicide and bags of meth: Inside the wild ride of peer-to-peer car rentals. Iran’s space suits found for sale online, actually $20 costumes. Guy Heats Up Rocks To See If Exploding Rocks At A Campfire Might Kill People. What It Means If You Can Feel Your Heart Beating. Trump’s Border Wall Needs Storm Gates to Be Open for Months. What the Color 'Haint Blue' Means to the Descendants of Enslaved Africans. They got their dream job away from it all – but what happened next?

Drinking the Goat’s Blood: Diabolical vintage hazing props from DeMoulin Bros. & Co. Communication Under Stress: Indicators of Veracity and Deception in Written Narratives. Florida's iguana-geddon: cull of a pesky interloper or tasty windfall? Prohibition Amendment - Prohibition Facts - Prohibition Alcohol. (1) Florida Man Runs to Bermuda in a Giant Bubble.

James Bond Inspiration Explained - Ian Fleming's 007 Is Based on Real Spies During WWII. Theories persist about mystery drones seen in rural region. Fastest Way to Board a Plane - Boarding on Plane. 50 Times People Couldn’t Believe Their Luck In Thrift Stores, Flea Markets And Garage Sales (New Pics) Are the Mystery Colorado Drone Swarms Lingering Near Nuclear Missile Silos? Some Space Rocks Are Notorious for Being Stinky. Washington, DC Building Just… Spontaneously Disintegrates. Leader of Aryan Brotherhood to become his own attorney. Senators Want to Know How a Guy with White Nationalist Ties Got Hired as a Captain at an ICE Facility. I Biohacked for 10 Weeks to Try to Live Forever. The Mysterious Case of the Demon Epilepsy Tablet. Meet Najiah Knight, the 13-Year-Old Girl Upending the World of Professional Bull Riding. The Deadliest Marksman’s Cold, Brave Stand. There were nine...

Me, Tonight, Probably. Pentagon warns military members of threats DNA kits pose. A Big And Bizarre Drone Mystery Is Unfolding In Rural Colorado. Elementary School’s Science Experiment With White Bread Is Going Viral. Optimal sidescan sonar and subbottom profiler surveying of ancient wrecks: The ‘Fiskardo’ wreck, Kefallinia Island, Ionian Sea. 50 Fascinating Pics Of Rarely Seen Things. Max Watson Vanished on a Surf Trip to Mexico, and a 'Mystery Couple' Might be the Key To Finding Him. Jamal Khashoggi’s Kids: Stuck Between a Bone Saw and a Hard Place. Zamboni Jams Up After Running Over Large Patch Of Loose Teeth. Local.theonion. Lora DiCarlo's robotic sex toy Osé sparks gender bias claims at CES. Coach-Serial-Numbers-the-Basic-Facts- Quartz Obsession, January 2, 2019. Quartz Obsession, March 23, 2018. Climbing the Ladder of Success. Game Reviews Told from a Girlfriend's Perspective. Radio Station Playing Controversial ‘Little Drummer Boy’ On Repeat In Defiance Of Those Who Claim It Contains Sexually Predatory Themes.

Japanese Cafe Found A Way To Employ Paralysed People As Waiters. The Hunt for the Titanic Was Actually a Hunt for Lost U.S. Nuclear Submarines. “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” – Quartz Obsession. Woman Trying To Wean Self Off Coffee By Switching To Long Island Iced Tea. Was Cleopatra beautiful? The archaeological evidence. Plaid – Quartz Obsession. Cork – Quartz Obsession. Bookings at Trump Hotels Plummet. What we know about Camp 7, Guantánamo Bay’s top-secret prison unit. Which Country Would You Like To Live In (Besides Your Own)? - Clinton Does Best Where Voting Machines Flunk Hacking Tests: Hillary Clinton vs. Bernie Sanders Election Fraud Allegations.

For 70 Years, A Mug In Auschwitz Held A Secret Treasure. Stalin's Human-Ape Hybrids. At What Age Do People Get Married Around the World? Whoops? CIA Watchdog 'Mistakenly' Destroys Its Sole Copy of Senate Torture Report. My Scientology Movie (Teaser) Quantifying the Changing Face of San Francisco. The Independent Discovery of TCP/IP, By Ants. Traffic Waves. Autos - Can we banish the phantom traffic jam? The man who Kickstarted his way to 30 days in a haunted clown motel.

History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places. Research Finds Spanking To Be Ineffective And Abusive. Why You Never Heard About the Largest Disaster in Maritime History. The Weirdest Things Stolen From Dallas Restaurants. How convincing was Johnny Depp's apology? Our film critic gives his verdict. How T.G.I. Friday's And A Perfume Salesman Created The Singles Bar.