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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Alleged child rapist flees hospital after learning 11-year-old is pregnant
[NYPOST] A Louisiana man brought his alleged 11-year-old rape victim to the hospital, only to lead police on a chase when doctors learned the girl was pregnant with his child.

Wendell Sanchez, 34, dropped off the child at the emergency room and waited in his vehicle after she complained of stomach pains, according to police.

Staff alerted cops that the girl was pregnant and Sanchez was believed to be the father.

When deputies arrived, Sanchez fled, abandoning his car and running to a nearby apartment complex.

Police found him hiding on a patio, where they say he was in possession of illegal narcotics, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Sanchez faces a slew of felony charges, including first-degree rape with a victim under the age of 13 and the creation of a clandestine lab.

His bond is set at more than a half-million dollars.
Posted by: Fred || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under:


-Short Attention Span Theater-
Miley Cyrus claims she was once 'chased down by some sort of UFO'
No word on what she ingested prior to the encounter with the interstellar snowplow...
[PAGESIX] In a new Interview, Miley Cyrus claims she once saw a UFO and made eye contact with its driver."I was driving through San Bernardino with my friend, and I got chased down by some sort of UFO," the "Midnight Sky" singer, 27, told Interview magazine. "I’m pretty sure about what I saw, but I’d also bought weed wax from a guy in a van in front of a taco shop, so it could have been the weed wax."

Cyrus went to explain that the UFO resembled a "flying snowplow" and was "glowing yellow."

She continued, "I did see it flying, and my friend saw it, too. There were a couple of other cars on the road and they also stopped to look, so I think what I saw was real."

"The Voice" judge says that she didn’t feel threatened by the encounter and even made eye contact with the being sitting in the driver’s seat.

"I think that’s what really shook me, looking into the eyes of something that I couldn’t quite wrap my head around," she confessed, adding that the experience left her feeling disturbed.

"I was shaken for, like, five days. It f—ked me up," she said. "I couldn’t really look at the sky the same. I thought they might come back."

Cyrus isn’t the only pop star seeing aliens these days.

Demi Lovato recently revealed she’s been making contact with extraterrestrials following her split from fiancé Max Ehrich.

"Over the past couple months I have dug deep into the science of consciousness and experienced not only peace and serenity like I’ve never known but I also have witnessed the most incredibly profound sightings both in the sky as well as feet away from me," she captioned a series of photos on her Instagram this week.
Well, when I think of stable, well-adjusted models of femininity, I think of Miley and Demi.....NAAAAaaahhhhh



Posted by: Fred || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The aliens ran off with both their brains.
Posted by: gorb || 10/22/2020 9:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Must be the drugs daddy gave her to make the casting couch for Disney.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/22/2020 10:36 Comments || Top||

#3  She was driving. And using drugs she bought from a random guy. Remind me to stay far away from San Bernardino.
Posted by: James || 10/22/2020 11:39 Comments || Top||

#4  "I’m pretty sure about what I saw, but I’d also bought weed wax from a guy in a van in front of a taco shop, so it could have been the weed wax."

I know which one to bet on.
Posted by: Waldemar Flomonter9347 || 10/22/2020 12:21 Comments || Top||

#5  she was once 'chased down by some sort of UFO

apparently they caught her... The whole anal probe thing might explain the "twerking".

(Full disclosure - until 6 months ago, I thought Twerking was being a jerk on Twitter)
Posted by: Mercutio || 10/22/2020 12:54 Comments || Top||

#6  A Foggy Night, or, Hashomon

I swept that lot practically daily.
One night, something vaguely mammalian
Roars by on the road
Just below. Man, I'm blowed...
It's a lizard-tongued, googly-eyed ALIEN!
Posted by: Betty Crimble7900 || 10/22/2020 14:12 Comments || Top||

#7  I doubt it. Even sex-crazed aliens have some standards!
Posted by: CrazyFool || 10/22/2020 15:28 Comments || Top||

#8  It's difficult to think of a person I could care less about than this dame.
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 15:31 Comments || Top||

#9 
Posted by: 3dc || 10/22/2020 16:19 Comments || Top||

#10  Ha! Always liked that song. Never really listened to the words, though... hmmm... probably shouldn't start now.

Checkered Flag, or, Running in Circles

Your background's too shameful or seedy?
You're guilt- ridden, insecure, needy?
When short of attention,
Just casually mention,
"I'm tired of my race!" Sure and speedy.
Posted by: Betty Crimble7900 || 10/22/2020 23:56 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
The Sun's field flipped and nothing happened.
Posted by: 3dc || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Yeah. Like planetary alignment, it's not the huge deal many science ignorant people imagine.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/22/2020 6:59 Comments || Top||

#2  And earth's will flip, too....one of these millenia.
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 7:28 Comments || Top||

#3  ...the only problem with that is the brief time only the atmosphere stands between us and full solar radiation without the Van Allen belt.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/22/2020 7:58 Comments || Top||

#4  The field flips every 11 years.
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/22/2020 8:37 Comments || Top||

#5  Surely this is the cause of global warming climate change...
Posted by: Raj || 10/22/2020 9:34 Comments || Top||

#6  Surely this is the cause of global warming climate change...

Yes, that's why we only have 11 years to save the planet - before the field flips back to... the way it was before. C'mon, that's scary, right?
Posted by: SteveS || 10/22/2020 10:24 Comments || Top||

#7  You mean will have glaciers in NYC's Central Park again? Cool!
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 19:27 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
New Giant Trump Sign Spotted in Southern California
[NEWSTHUD] A new giant "TRUMP" sign has been spotted in Southern California.

A Twitter user tweeted a photo and wrote "They did it again in Cali. Orange County on Anaheim Hills on Rte 91. MAGA!"

Earlier in the month, a different giant "TRUMP" sign that was of unknown origin and placed along a Southern California freeway was removed.

Posted by: 746 || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:


Africa Subsaharan
Seven killed in pre-election clashes in IvoryCoast
[TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life, & Kleptocrats

#1  Sadly, the US is headed that way.
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 19:34 Comments || Top||

#2  Seven? If we're lucky
Posted by: Enver Dribble3392 || 10/22/2020 21:38 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russia-based CIA officer who developed such bad migraines he had to retire fuels suspicion the country is carrying out sonic attacks on Americans - after US diplomats in Cuba and China suffered similar symptoms
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Far more likely it's some kind of defensive device that's malfunctioning in an un-understood way. But blame Russia, because that's what we do now.
Posted by: Muggsy Hapsburg5230 || 10/22/2020 5:51 Comments || Top||


Cyber
Disturbing deepfake tool on popular messaging app Telegram is forging NUDE images of underage girls from clothed photos on their social media
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Hunter to use this as an excuse in 10 ... 9 ...
Posted by: gorb || 10/22/2020 0:52 Comments || Top||

#2  ^ Yep. Saw that coming
Posted by: Frank G || 10/22/2020 8:49 Comments || Top||

#3  I refuse to believe these fakes are convincing. If want to convince they can start with tests of Caroilne Munro and Racquel Welch in their prime. Sort of a proof of concept.

To be serious, Im not sure the younger generation really has much of a shame instinct left. If it wasn't for the under-age aspect of this story I'm not sure anyone would care.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/22/2020 9:24 Comments || Top||

#4  Yep.

The amount of chatter between all these outlets over the last couple days must be fascinating.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/22/2020 11:12 Comments || Top||

#5  Well we know where this is head....
The prefect excuse for any pedophile.


Have you seen the website that creates
believable pictures of non-persons that have never existed? thispersondoesnotexist.com
Posted by: Nobody || 10/22/2020 12:04 Comments || Top||


Economy
Harvard Will Remain Online in the Spring. Will Other Law Schools Follow?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 11:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under:


Home Front: Politix
Troy Aikman Says He Supports The Military After Being Caught On A Hot Mic Mocking Flyovers
[DailyCaller]
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Just like a little spoiled brat that gets caught.
Posted by: Theager Borgia1057 || 10/22/2020 0:59 Comments || Top||

#2  Flyovers are money already spent one way or another as training time.
Posted by: gorb || 10/22/2020 1:05 Comments || Top||

#3  That's right. You don't want Aviators going to war with no flight time, do you?


You on the other hand, I do not trust with football.

Your league is a spoiled disaster and I could care less what becomes of it or you.


Just play football, or take a kneee. No exceptions.
Posted by: newc || 10/22/2020 1:15 Comments || Top||

#4  Ditto #2. The USAF only needs to schedule aviators that need time aloft to maintain their flight status for a flyover -- it isn't a Dog n' Pony show (unlike a Pro Football game).
Posted by: magpie || 10/22/2020 3:31 Comments || Top||

#5  or take a knee

Or just get on your knees, hypocrite, and beg us to slap your little bitch face until you learn your lesson
Posted by: Sperelet Protector of the Sith6665 || 10/22/2020 4:50 Comments || Top||

#6  Liar. What a piece of shit.
Posted by: Muggsy Hapsburg5230 || 10/22/2020 5:51 Comments || Top||

#7  From what I understand, the DoD & the National Felons League have quite a strong relationship.
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 6:00 Comments || Top||

#8  We might be paying the NFL to do the flyovers. Triggering Boy Troy.

Liar Biden supporter, what a surprise.
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/22/2020 6:57 Comments || Top||

#9  It shows how stupid Aikman and Buck are. As long as they've covered the National Felons League, they didn't know of the relationship with DoD? Come on.
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 7:35 Comments || Top||

#10  When a quarterback he was a great person. Then he became a part of MSM. That culture is disgusting.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebbereng3110 || 10/22/2020 8:01 Comments || Top||

#11  Like a dialogue from Brokeback Mountain pahrt'nir.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/22/2020 10:26 Comments || Top||

#12  Flyovers should be great training. Plenty of targets out there about stadium sized. If Troy Boi and Jack-off Buck, most of the players and coaches and other sports moonbats keep it up, stadiums might make great targets, especially while the stands are empty...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/22/2020 10:42 Comments || Top||

#13  Backtrack not accepted. You are a disgrace to the US and its military.
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/22/2020 11:38 Comments || Top||

#14  Seems like there are more and more "hot mic" incidents. He's entitled to his opinion, but in the broadcast booth, he/they best be careful. Such (political) opinions are best uttered in the hotel bar.
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 19:22 Comments || Top||

#15  Seems like there are more and more "hot mic" incidents.

They were sure using their 'announcer shtick' weren't they?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/22/2020 22:07 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Dozens of preschool teachers test positive for COVID, days after kindergartens reopen
[Ynet] - Four days after the the reopening of the country’s kindergartens, the Health Ministry said Thursday that 34 kindergarten teachers have tested positive for the coronavirus, out of the 1,506 educators who received tests results a day earlier.
Good thing we know - been told by REAL doctors - that children cannot get, or transmit this particular virus (unlike any other virus)
The Health Ministry said there were 1,089 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, bringing Israel close to its target of 1,000 daily cases before further lockdown restrictions are lifted.

The country conducted 40,915 tests, yielding an overall positivity rate of 2.7%, far below a peak of some 14% before lockdown began in mid-September.
There are lockdowns, and the there are lockdowns - I don't think Whitmer or Newsom would recognize an Israeli lockdown.
Report: Data From 200,000 Students Across 47 States Reveals Shockingly Low COVID Case Rate
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 05:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Of course, even in Israel, some "people" are unhappy.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 5:26 Comments || Top||

#2  Making assumptions that these teachers got the virus from students is the type of unscientific leap to conclusion that causes mistakes in public health decisions.
Posted by: Airandee || 10/22/2020 7:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Did Grandma Kliier Cuomo send a bunch of kindergartners to these old folks' homes?
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 7:32 Comments || Top||

#4  #We already know they got 'em from the kiddies - because it exactly what happened in May.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 7:53 Comments || Top||

#5  While we are truthfully educating ourselves.
Last week out of 342 Million in the USA.
17,073 out of 342,000,000 tested positive for Covid-19 and 277 died.
Note: The CDC "re-updated" the figure this morning to 468.

Still to die from the C-19 last week you would have to be 1 of the 468 (2.747027470274703 of the infected 17,073 (0.0049921 of 1%) infected out of 342,000,000

IN SIMPLER TERMS
99.99999999529534% Americas population DID NOT DIE of the Covid-19 last week.

99.99500789473684% Americas population WAS NOT INFECTED by the Covid-19 last week.






https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/index.htm
Posted by: NN2N1 || 10/22/2020 7:54 Comments || Top||

#6  34 positives out of 1,506 teaches is 2.26%, a bit less than the 2.7% of 40,915 tests.

Any of the children test positive, or have symptoms? Or are they assumed to be asymptomatic carriers?
Posted by: Bobby || 10/22/2020 7:54 Comments || Top||

#7  ^I'm sure the next week will be exactly the same.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 8:01 Comments || Top||

#8  #7 ----> #5

#6 OlderChildren Spread the Coronavirus Just as Much as Adults, Large Study Finds
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 8:07 Comments || Top||

#9  heh - the WuFlu Jeffrey Toobin of the Burg
Posted by: Frank G || 10/22/2020 8:46 Comments || Top||

#10  You never fail to dig deeper, Frank.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 8:55 Comments || Top||

#11  Grom RealDoctor TM Sounds like the lockdown cult is getting desperate...

Anyone actually ill?

Good for the schools to be spreading herd-immunity to this mild bug
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/22/2020 9:04 Comments || Top||

#12  Typical, trying to achieve with volume that they can achieve with facts. Well, facts never favor blind faith and wishful thinking.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 9:11 Comments || Top||

#13  That was a high volume way of say feck all there...

Interesting headline


Trial shows hydroxychloroquine does not prevent COVID-19 in health care workers


Overall, 7.9% assigned the placebo developed COVID-19, while 5.9% assigned hydroxychloroquine developed COVID-19.

So 25% fewer people test +ive for COVID on HCQ...

Which they claim is
"those results were not statistically significant, meaning there was not a meaningful difference between hydroxychloroquine and the placebo."

Be interesting to see what they claim an effect would have to be
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/22/2020 9:44 Comments || Top||

#14  ^ That's easy, BP. CV-19 is the latest target for the Zero Tolerance™ brigade. Anything less than 100% is the same as zero.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/22/2020 10:21 Comments || Top||

#15  Some these tests have a 2 percent false positive rate. Out of 1500 tests that would mean you shoud expect 30 false positives. There were 34 positives.
Conclusion?
Posted by: daniel || 10/22/2020 10:26 Comments || Top||

#16  I fail to recall at any point the discussion, one way or the other, that children are immune to getting the wuflu.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/22/2020 10:33 Comments || Top||

#17  ^ True - NOT immune, just a very low rate as the article I added (in green) shows. 200,000 is a pretty large sample and even our resident Lockdown Apparatchik would be hard-pressed to deny that
Posted by: Frank G || 10/22/2020 10:38 Comments || Top||

#18  #16 I don't expect you to review all the diatribes that some "covid-sceptics" have thrown at me in the last few months. But the point was definitely raised - more than once.
If you are really interested, look for the Korean study I cites in #8, and you will find their pertinent posts.

Meanwhile, if you're really interested - this was the dogma until the Korean study.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 10:55 Comments || Top||

#19  #16 (a) Yes Frank, whenever people wear masks, wash hands, and maintain other safety precautions - the infection rate is low. You, personally, wear a mask in public places?
(b) See, you don't have to descend into gutter when commenting on one of my posts.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 11:03 Comments || Top||

#20  Using dirt eating poop training finger licking children as an example of anything is a caricature of any argument and should be auto-dismissed if not outright scorned.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/22/2020 11:28 Comments || Top||

#21  a) Yes
b) Who said it was about you?
Posted by: Frank G || 10/22/2020 11:46 Comments || Top||

#22  As I recall, my grandchildren got a lot of colds, flu, etc. from their school chums, and brought it home to their parents. Now they go to school electronically. Good thing they have stay-at-home moms.
Posted by: Bobby || 10/22/2020 12:01 Comments || Top||

#23  #21 Good, Frank, good. Keep working on it.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/22/2020 12:07 Comments || Top||

#24  Horry County (Myrtle Beach) has voted unanimously to end the obedience training muzzle requirement effective Oct. 30.

FREE AT LAST!FREE AT LAST! THANK LORD ALMIGHTY, FREE AT LAST!!!
Posted by: Regular joe || 10/22/2020 17:50 Comments || Top||

#25  Masks didn't work in 1918, so why should they work now?
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 19:35 Comments || Top||

#26  Making assumptions that these teachers got the virus from students is the type of unscientific leap to conclusion that causes mistakes in public health decisions.

We already know they got 'em from the kiddies - because it exactly what happened in May.


Wait what is the gestation period? I've heard between 2 and 14 days, which is like saying, "I'm not sure if that color is yellow or blue?"

And is that tested positive (false positives not withstanding) for exposure to, or infected from?

I'd assume that the teachers for sure were following protocol, yet the exposure rate is in the 2-3% which seems to be typical, so are the mask and distancing procedures not making a measurable difference?

Now, as for masks, to be fair my life could depend upon the proper mask and fit for my well being; this is coming from a firefighter and a SCBA diver, as well as woodshop experience.

The best fit for what is popular, from my experience, is my use of N95 with the elastic around the back of the head and metal nose clip, and with a full nomex hood which covers all the head and neck other than the eyes, which would have goggle protection.

To the latter, every time I deployed this as a PPE in a grass fire with goggles I'd still pick chunks out of my nose and eyes, nevermind the finer particles I'd chuck out for a couple days after.

To the former, it was a good fit until talking which would break the seal; more so if proper facial hair shaving wasn't followed.

Both of those are subject to facial features.

So my personal opinion about the ear hook style is they work: as placebo. They are dependent upon the muscular structure and stability of the mandible. Talking, especially those who do wiggle their ears (don't look at Obama, its funny), seal is constantly broken, especially on exhale. On the exhale, without a forced seal, opening appear and the air follows the path of least resistance and just goes a different direction.

On inhale, the person takes longer, deeper breaths, not only deep inhaling broken seals but whatever exhaust didn't leave the mask.

What that means is that person is taking deeper breaths of stuff which is supposed to be exhausted, such as if a person has been exposed to something, such as the Wu Flu, it get sucked deeper into the lungs.

For giggles, let's say someone's immune system has atrophied from lack of exposure to germs and viruses, and suddenly typical stuff in the air becomes quite a bit more dangerous.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/22/2020 23:20 Comments || Top||


Olde Tyme Religion
Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions in major shift on Catholic Church's stance
[RT] "Is the Pope Catholic" used to be a joke.
Posted by: Fred || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Time for him to go. Heresy.
Posted by: Theager Borgia1057 || 10/22/2020 0:58 Comments || Top||

#2  His personal opinion, worth no more than any other Catholic’s. When he speaks ex cathedra, there is an elaborately written document in Latin, long press releases containing translations, and a statement made by the pope in full uniform surrounded by the cardinals and such ditto. But it isn’t fair to expect Russia Today to understand the difference.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/22/2020 2:36 Comments || Top||

#3  Redefining ex cathedra ... = from the porcelain throne when it's spoken by this poopyhead pope
Posted by: Herb Angusort4674 || 10/22/2020 4:46 Comments || Top||

#4  Bring back The Rottweiler. Maybe he's got hip-pocket orders.
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 5:59 Comments || Top||

#5  He's just another antipope.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 10/22/2020 9:28 Comments || Top||

#6  When you get too old to force a boy?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/22/2020 10:38 Comments || Top||

#7  Is the Pope still Catholic or GAY himself?

Because too many of his actions are pointing in the wrong religious direct for ANY God Fearing Pope.
Posted by: Nobody || 10/22/2020 12:00 Comments || Top||

#8  Catholics have to wonder what they believe this week.
Posted by: Tom || 10/22/2020 15:36 Comments || Top||

#9  What time is Bingo?
Posted by: Clem || 10/22/2020 15:52 Comments || Top||

#10  OK, but bears still poop in the woods, right?
Posted by: SteveS || 10/22/2020 18:21 Comments || Top||

#11  Bears are (more) Catholic (than the Pope) and the current Pope shits in the woods on the faithful
Posted by: Rupert Gralet4429 || 10/22/2020 18:23 Comments || Top||

#12  Long ago I read that Saints Augustine and Thomas Aquinas both put themselves on record against making prostitution illegal, grounds being that less moral men needed some outlet for their lusts.
Posted by: Dino Omomble9051 || 10/22/2020 19:03 Comments || Top||

#13  ^ that was before the Lord made him chaste
(better to chase than be chaste)
Posted by: Angolugum Splat4152 || 10/22/2020 19:24 Comments || Top||

#14  Genesis 2:18 God said, “It is not good for man to be alone. I will make him a helper comparable to him .” God could’ve created Eve and given her to Adam.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 10/22/2020 21:10 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
Despite state-of-the-art system, IDF virus trackers face uphill battle
Update to the "Israeli Secret Agents Investigating COVID-19 Patients: Reports" from yesterday
[YNet] - By the end of next week Israel will have 2,800 investigators working to break chains of coronavirus contagion across the country and by the end of next month the country will be carrying out 100,000 tests per day, says Brig. Gen. Nissan Davidi, the head of the IDF Home Front Command coronavirus task force.
Because the way to avoid lockdowns is not to pretend that the virus doesn't exist. Or chase the mirage of "herd immunity".
The major problem facing investigators trying to break the chains of contagion is Israelis' reluctance to be completely honest about their movements and with whom they have been in contact.

According to studies conducted abroad, a verified carrier comes into contact with an average of 18 people. But even during Israel's first wave of the virus, when confidence in the government's ability to handle the pandemic was still high, those who were questioned about their movements reported coming into contact with an average of just six people.
Of course, this particular unit is used to working with "noncooperative" clients
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Belly Of The Beast: Illicit Photos From Inside The Soviet Ekranoplan
[RFERL.ORG] A Russian photographer snuck into the world’s only nuclear-capable, ground-effect vehicle and captured rare images of its interior.

This summer, Russian urban explorer Lana Sator, 31, read about the ekranoplan being towed by sea to Derbent, a city in Daghestan, where it is due to be moved into a "patriotic park" and put on permanent display.

With the ekranoplan lolling in the waves awaiting its final transport to the military theme park, Sator told RFE/RL she booked a last-minute, $150 flight from her base in Moscow to Daghestan.............
Just something amusing for a Thursday morning.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 10/22/2020 08:01 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Enough room in those crew spaces to practice your euphonium, or even a sousaphone...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/22/2020 9:17 Comments || Top||

#2  No hot tub? No wonder they stopped developing it.
Posted by: gorb || 10/22/2020 9:35 Comments || Top||

#3  Soviet MoD couldn't reach an agreement with Starbuckski's to put a coffee shop on B deck...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/22/2020 9:45 Comments || Top||

#4  Looks like a 1940's Sci-Fi version of the Spruce Goose.
Posted by: Mercutio || 10/22/2020 12:58 Comments || Top||

#5  It's in better shape than I expected.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 10/22/2020 17:55 Comments || Top||


Nose cone moved to StarShip SN8 to ready for 15km test flight
First working test version of the 2nd stage known as StarShip - The first stage is still under initial test conditions and not enough raptor engines have been made yet to have it be more than a test first stage. It is called StarShip Heavy This StarShip has 3 air raptor motors but not any vacuum ones yet. So for in the atmosphere this StarShip has configured engines but not for outside an atmosphere and it has no re-entry tiles yet (other then test patches of tiles). Internal space of this Nose Cone is: 1,100 m3 (39,000 cu ft).
If SN8 (serial number 8) fails SN9 is right behind it in the build queue and is almost ready to fly. Actually work has actually reached SN-10 through SN-14 and SH-1 has been started.

Posted by: 3dc || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under:


-PC Follies
SHOCK: Facebook Declares War on the Babylon Bee
[PJMEDIA] On Tuesday, Facebook stood by its decision to demonetize the Christian satire site The Babylon Bee over a satire article regurgitating a witch joke from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Facebook claimed that the article "Senator Hirono Demands ACB Be Weighed Against A Duck To See If She Is A Witch" actually "incites violence." The social media platform demanded that the Babylon Bee edit the article and not speak publicly about the review, but Babylon Bee CEO Seth Dillon went public.

"So after a manual review, Facebook says they stand by their decision to pull down this article and demonetize our page. I'm not kidding. They say this article ‘incites violence,'" Dillon tweeted. "It's literally a regurgitated joke from a Monty Python movie!"

"In what universe does a fictional quote as part of an obvious joke constitute a genuine incitement to violence?" the CEO asked. "How does context not come into play here? They're asking us to edit the article and not speak publicly about internal content reviews. Oops, did I just tweet this?"
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Posted by: Mullah Richard || 10/22/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under:

#1  FB doesn't like the competition?
Posted by: gorb || 10/22/2020 9:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Facebook pushed the "Mute Button".
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/22/2020 11:18 Comments || Top||

#3  "Unofficial Official Memo" to FB drones: Defund the Bee™ soonest!!
Posted by: magpie || 10/22/2020 12:26 Comments || Top||

#4  Why is this shocking?

SocMed will shut every Right voice down to the best of their ability the closer we get to the election.

And if Harris wins, they will do their best to make it permanent.
Posted by: charger || 10/22/2020 14:40 Comments || Top||



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