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30 Civilians Killed And More Than 50 Others Wounded In Sadr City Explosion
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Oklahoma man arrested after 12-year-old arrives at Tulsa hospital 9 months pregnant
[FoxNews] An Oklahoma man has been arrested and charged with first-degree rape for allegedly impregnating a 12-year-old girl.

Juan Miranda-Jara, 24, walked into Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa July 14 with a child in mid-labor, FOX23 reported.

Doctors called police, telling them they had a rape victim and Miranda-Jara was arrested. Miranda-Jara had reportedly told officers he was the father of the child and appeared not to understand what all the fuss was about
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 00:16 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10801 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

#1  "Miranda-Jara had reportedly told officers he was the father of the child and appeared not to understand what all the fuss was about."

It's not a big deal in Mexico or whatever hellhole he's from. 12 year gap between mom and kid? Totally normal.
Posted by: Slomorong Thraiger7030 || 07/21/2021 5:15 Comments || Top||

#2  #1 "Miranda-Jara had reportedly told officers he was the father of the child and appeared not to understand what all the fuss was about."

I suppose next he'll swear she told him she was 14.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/21/2021 6:05 Comments || Top||

#3  Roses are red
Violets are blue
Aisha was six
Mohammed fifty-two
Posted by: Slomorong Thraiger7030 || 07/21/2021 6:11 Comments || Top||

#4  Whoopi will be along shortly to tell us it's not "rape rape."
Posted by: Too Old To Work || 07/21/2021 7:24 Comments || Top||

#5  In yet another sign of the times, 'Investigators are trying to piece together the man's relationship with the child'. Maybe they could call the FBI in on the case.
Posted by: Cesare || 07/21/2021 7:38 Comments || Top||

#6  Some will argue, different cultures different acceptable ages and norms.

But pregnant at 12?
Hell, he would have had to be on her at age 11.

Physically castrate him, Transgender him and then put him in a men's prison to be "loved".
Posted by: Pheting Lumplump5095 || 07/21/2021 9:44 Comments || Top||

#7  Too bad slavery is illegal. He should be her slave for the rest of his life. Bring him back in chains if he tries to run.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2021 12:29 Comments || Top||

#8  If it’s fine is his culture, why didn’t he marry her first?
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2021 12:30 Comments || Top||

#9  Put a tattoo on his nose with his government issued slave number so he can be easily identified.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2021 12:31 Comments || Top||

#10  Either that or shoot him.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2021 12:32 Comments || Top||

#11  Investigators are trying to piece together how Miranda-Jara was able to impregnate the girl

I know of only one way outside of using a 'turkey baster'.

Obvious these investigators are Top Men.

Top. Men.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/21/2021 12:55 Comments || Top||

#12 

OK I'll ask the forbidden question.

Is Juan Miranda-Jara a US Citizen, or a biden/Socialocrat tourist?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 07/21/2021 14:55 Comments || Top||


1-Year-Old Hospitalized After Being Shot In West Philadelphia Double Shooting, Police Say
[PHILADELPHIA.CBSLOCAL] A 1-year-old baby is in the hospital after being shot in West Philadelphia, police said Saturday. It happened just after 8 p.m. at a corner store located at 50th Street and Haverford Avenue.

Police said a white Jeep pulled up to the intersection and one of the vehicle’s occupants began shooting, striking two individuals, including a bystander — a 1-year-old baby, who was in their mother’s arm.

The baby was shot once in the left leg and placed in stable, pH balanced condition at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

"This goes to show that there are a lot of guns on the street, and you have folks who are not afraid to use these guns and they don’t care who’s around when they use these guns," Philadelphia Police Deputy Commissioner Joel Dales said. "It’s a big problem. This is not OK. This is not OK at all."

According to police, a 26-year-old man and another man were inside the store. The two men returned fire at the vehicle.

At this time, police believe the 26-year-old man was the intended target. Police said he was shot in his arm and is in stable, pH balanced condition. He is in jug, according to police.

Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10799 views] Top|| File under:


Police no longer seizing marijuana at New York airports
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Too many blacks being arrested. That's the only explanation.
Posted by: Slomorong Thraiger7030 || 07/21/2021 5:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Another possible only explanation is that since weed is legal in NY, they are going by state law instead of federal, thereby preventing the bad optics of arresting the state's (mostly Dem) citizens for something legal at home.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/21/2021 10:30 Comments || Top||


'He was nonchalantly shooting at anybody and anything': Picture emerges of Tucson, AZ felon, 35, who shot dead neighbor in front of his young son before wounding firefighters and paramedics in 'nightmare scenario'
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

#1  A lot more detail in this story than you'd find in the MSM in the U.S.

Leslie couldn't bleed out while others were being taken care of?
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2021 9:16 Comments || Top||

#2  Wait!!!! Hold the press. Make this story go away! he's not a white guy, this cant be true!
Posted by: 49 Pan || 07/21/2021 11:40 Comments || Top||

#3  I sure hope the cop who shot the perp is black.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2021 14:12 Comments || Top||

#4  Grom from the body camera footage the cop is either white or latino or asian. Lighter skin.

Either way this idiot needed to die about 5 days before this happened.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/21/2021 14:52 Comments || Top||

#5  the cop is either white or latino or asian. Lighter skin.

Here come BLM riots.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2021 14:58 Comments || Top||


-Great Cultural Revolution
U.S. Women's Soccer Team Takes Stunning Loss After Kneeling For BLM At Olympic Opener
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2021 13:15 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  UPDATE (h/t Puppy blender): From America’s Newspaper of Record: Inspiring: US Women’s Soccer Team To Boycott Scoring Goals Until Racism Is Defeated.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2021 13:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Pics of hot Lesbos or GTFO, okay?

Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 13:51 Comments || Top||

#3  Is that a tattoo of California or a scab?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/21/2021 14:24 Comments || Top||

#4  It could not happen to a more deserving group of losers.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 07/21/2021 14:28 Comments || Top||

#5  I hope they lose every match...certainly not representative of my country!
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/21/2021 14:33 Comments || Top||

#6  They wanted more money. The way to do that is to win. Losers don't get a fat paycheck. They get fired.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/21/2021 14:49 Comments || Top||

#7  Fortunately, it's just soccer. No one cares about soccer.
Posted by: Angstrom || 07/21/2021 15:42 Comments || Top||

#8  it's metric football
Posted by: Frank G || 07/21/2021 15:57 Comments || Top||

#9  OK, Skid - you win!
Posted by: Raj || 07/21/2021 16:40 Comments || Top||

#10  What happens when you play the 1-6-1-9 formation.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/21/2021 18:23 Comments || Top||

#11  Play the friggin game. Forget the "woke" grandstanding.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2021 18:40 Comments || Top||

#12  Who knows, with a little practice, they might even be able to beat your average high school boys team.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 07/21/2021 18:55 Comments || Top||

#13  Local fans of USWST are crushed that they kneel. Gave me great pleasure to show the pix.
Posted by: Spoter B || 07/21/2021 23:20 Comments || Top||


-Short Attention Span Theater-
Jeff Bezos giving $100 million to CNN fellas José Andrés, Van Jones after Blue Origin rocket flight
[FOX] Billionaire Jeff Bezos announced Tuesday he's shelling out a massive amount of his own cash to two men: the controversial CNN contributor Van Jones and celebrity chef José Andrés, each of them getting $100 million to direct to the charities of their choice.

In a surprise at the end of a media conference following his successful trip to sub-orbital space, the Amazon and Blue Origin founder unveiled his new "Courage and Civility Award," which he said "recognizes leaders who aim high and who pursue solutions with courage and who always do so with civility." Recipients receive $100 million to give away to charities or non-profits of their choice, and Bezos said awardees may direct all the funds to their own non-profits or "spread the wealth" to other organizations.

The move came minutes after his backlash-drawing comments that he wanted "to thank every Amazon employee and every Amazon customer because you guys paid for all this. So seriously, for every Amazon customer out there, and every Amazon employee, thank you from the bottom of my heart, very much." Some hit back at him on Twitter, demanding a "refund."
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2021 10:18 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10799 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Couldn't get any people of color on the flight so here's a few hundred million to ease the pain. You like my silly, thrift shop hat? Yes, it covers up my old bald white head, makes me look more WOKE like.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2021 10:41 Comments || Top||

#2  Gotta wonder what kind of services were rendered to earn that kind of largess.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2021 12:36 Comments || Top||

#3  Gotta wonder what kind of services were
will be rendered to earn that kind of largess.

fify
Posted by: Phusotle Wittlesbach9058 || 07/21/2021 13:27 Comments || Top||

#4  WOKE off-set.
Posted by: Jack Salami || 07/21/2021 15:19 Comments || Top||

#5  Landing damage euphoria.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 18:22 Comments || Top||


Game 5 Of The NBA Finals - Bottom Of The Barrell
[Outkick / Clay Travis] - Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Bucks and Suns drew 9.6 million viewers on Saturday, down enormously from 2019’s Warriors-Raptors Game 5, which averaged 18.4 million viewers.

Remember, NBA media demanded last year that we discount the 2020 NBA Finals’ atrocious ratings because the matchup took place out of season and during a pandemic. So, as a nice guy, I’m honoring their requests and only comparing the 2021 Finals to 2019.
Posted by: Raj || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Quit watching professional sports when, they started dis'ing their own country. A country that they were making $$ Millions in while whining.
Posted by: Pheting Lumplump5095 || 07/21/2021 9:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Yes but what were the tv ratings in China?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2021 12:40 Comments || Top||

#3  Do they know what the Chines call them behind their back in China?
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/21/2021 14:43 Comments || Top||

#4  'Every name in the book' is my guess, and not even guesswork at that.
Posted by: Raj || 07/21/2021 16:45 Comments || Top||

#5  #3^. Same thing I do.
Posted by: Croque Fliting8030 || 07/21/2021 17:19 Comments || Top||

#6  I understand 10 points were added to the Arizona team this morning, winning games 6 and 7.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/21/2021 17:43 Comments || Top||


LAPD bomb squad 'miscalculated' weight of homemade fireworks when 'controlled' detonation went horribly wrong destroying armored truck and leaving 17 people injured
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10799 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Top. Men.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/21/2021 0:19 Comments || Top||

#2  Failure to properly calculate the safety radius, blast impact, and damage. In an era of probable bio-weapons, a "controlled" detonation in a built-up area? How prudent is that ?

If you can't move the charge, how about moving the people ?

They actually may have been lucky.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2021 0:58 Comments || Top||

#3  Affirmative action strikes again?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2021 4:24 Comments || Top||

#4 
"Larry, you stupid bastard! You buy doughnuts by the kilo every day!"
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/21/2021 4:32 Comments || Top||

#5  You had one flipping job and you screwed it up. Bet they use a scale next time.
Posted by: Bangkok Billy || 07/21/2021 5:53 Comments || Top||

#6  Similar story, Top Men.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2021 6:06 Comments || Top||

#7  ...When I was a munitions maintenance specialist for the USAF, about this time every year we would have a rash of instances of people in the dorm or base housing being caught with fireworks, which was an absolute no-no on base. When caught, we were detailed to pick the stuff up and store it until EOD could properly dispose of it.

And we aren't talking throwing it in the back of the truck and lighting it on the range - we were required to treat it (and all unknown explosives) as if it were a live Mk82 bomb, and dispose of it on the range according to Hoyle.

My first time dealing with this, I asked (politely and respectfully, of course; that's just the kinda guy I am )why we were going to that extent and was told that rarely are these things made with any kind of quality control or design safety. They could - and did - go off from being set on a sun-warmed street surface or from rough handling. Every chief I ever had treated them as the deadliest things they could have ever worked with, and I quickly held to that view and have ever since. My family and friends consider me a spoilsport; but on the other hand they can do so with the same number of digits, limbs, eyes, and orifices that they started the day with, as well as not catching a severe case of the dead.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/21/2021 6:33 Comments || Top||

#8  But getting the right answer is racist.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 07/21/2021 8:04 Comments || Top||

#9  We got it under control. Out motto is "Fireworks Is Us."

https://www.wate.com/news/local-news/deadly-fireworks-explosion-in-la-follette-20-years-later/

24 years later now.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2021 8:43 Comments || Top||

#10  "...they can do so with the same number of digits, limbs, eyes, and orifices that they started the day with, as well as not catching a severe case of the dead."

Essentially the same thing wording we teach for construction safety.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/21/2021 9:40 Comments || Top||

#11  Think you used enough dynamite there, Butch?
Posted by: Craig O || 07/21/2021 10:24 Comments || Top||

#12  ^ Nice reference, Sundance
Posted by: Frank G || 07/21/2021 10:35 Comments || Top||

#13  rarely are these things made with any kind of quality control or design safety

Almost all of them are made in China, after all.
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/21/2021 11:06 Comments || Top||

#14  That damn decimal point shift gets ya every time.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/21/2021 12:21 Comments || Top||

#15  Not like they messed up grains on a reload, they missed it by 13 pounds.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/21/2021 18:41 Comments || Top||


'I got you!' Moment hero cop catches family of six - including four young children - as they jump from burning home in New York
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Good story.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2021 9:12 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Dubai makes its own RAIN to tackle 122F heat: Drones blast clouds with electrical charge to produce downpours
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 07:41 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10799 views] Top|| File under:

#1  An extra large swamp cooler?
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2021 13:21 Comments || Top||

#2  So they're stealing precipitation from the US Pacific Northwest? Causing droughts somewhere else?

What's the impact on man-made global climate stuff? What would Greta say?
Posted by: Bobby || 07/21/2021 17:35 Comments || Top||


At least 18 people drown as 'heaviest rain in 1,000 years' floods China with 22 INCHES in ONE day and subway passengers left trapped in neck-deep water while air slowly ran out
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 07:22 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10800 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Dubai makes its own rain and China gets the heaviest rainfall in a millennium.
Coincidence? I think not.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/21/2021 10:19 Comments || Top||

#2  Had 19" of rain at our house outside New Orleans in one day a few years back. Had 7" of water in the house.
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/21/2021 11:09 Comments || Top||

#3  A flood of biblical proportions?
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2021 11:29 Comments || Top||

#4  Aren't the Chinese making their own weather?
Posted by: Vespasian Ebboting9735 || 07/21/2021 11:59 Comments || Top||

#5  Maybe that's why we have a drought in California.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/21/2021 12:44 Comments || Top||

#6  Well, at least the runoff won't overtop the Three Gorges Dam - the rain is in the Yellow River watershed.
Posted by: Bobby || 07/21/2021 17:43 Comments || Top||


COVID cases among migrants in Rio Grande Valley sector surge 900% as border numbers continue to rise
Delta variant hits Congress: Capitol physician reveals SEVERAL fully-vaccinated aides and at least one lawmaker have tested positive for COVID - along with 'multiple' White House staffers and six runaway Texas Democrats
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10800 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Brought to us complements of the US Democrat Party.
Posted by: Pheting Lumplump5095 || 07/21/2021 9:49 Comments || Top||

#2  Every Donk pol need to have the front door of their house or dwelling removed, so anyone can come in. It's as basic as that.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/21/2021 11:19 Comments || Top||

#3  Vaccination tourism?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2021 14:01 Comments || Top||

#4  We approach the point of an unrecoverable stall as a nation to use an aviation analogy...
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/21/2021 14:50 Comments || Top||


State Department warns Americans NOT to travel to the UK because of COVID Delta variant surge as nation fully reopens
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Perhaps next year :-(
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2021 1:07 Comments || Top||

#2 

The Infections vs. Death Toll the C19/21 Delta variant in the United Kingdom

Last 7 Day Infection and Death related numbers
7-21-21 44,104 new cases and 73 new deaths - mortality rate 0.16 of 1 %
7-20-21 46,324 new cases and 96 new deaths - mortality rate 0.20 of 1%
7-19-21 39,572 new cases and 19 new deaths - mortality rate 0.048 of 1%
7-18-21 47,646 new cases and 25 new deaths - mortality rate 0.052 of 1%
7-17-21 54,205 new cases and 41 new deaths - mortality rate 0.075 of 1%
7-16-21 51,311 new cases and 49 new deaths - mortality rate 0.095 of 1%
7-15-21 47,932 new cases and 63 new deaths - mortality rate 0.13 of 1%

Last 7 day Total Infections: 328,637
Last 7 day Total Deaths: 342 (5 per/MP) A death rate the same the current US rate
per million.

Odds of Infection in last 7 days: 328,637(i) / 68,260,406(UK Pop) = 0.481 of 1% UK

Odd of Dying if Infected in last 7 days: 342(d) / 328,637(UK-Infections) = 0.104 of 1%

SUMMARY
Looking at the Infection and Death Graphs shown on the "WorldoMeters Covid-19 Website".
So far it appears to be a more infectious, but far less deadly.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 07/21/2021 15:33 Comments || Top||

#3  So far it appears to be a more infectious, but far less deadly.

Mutated as to not kill the host. Standard viral evolution.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/21/2021 16:55 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Tunisia’s Prime Minister sacks Health Minister amid spiraling coronavirus cases
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under:


Caribbean-Latin America
Leftist Castillo declared Peru's new president after lengthy election standoff
[Iran Press TV] Peru finally has a new president. The South American country's electoral authority has declared socialist Pedro Castillo as the next chief executive, putting the seal on weeks of bitter political bickering and rivalry among two camps in the wake of a run-off election on June 6.

Castillo won the election by only 44,000 votes against right-wing Keiko Fujimori. The official results had been delayed due to Fujimuri’s plea to annul the election, as she claimed that up to 200,000 votes had been rigged, without providing evidence.

After a lengthy battle over the results, the Electoral Tribunal reaffirmed the election results on Monday.

"I proclaim Pedro Castillo as president of the republic and Dina Boluarte as first vice president," tribunal chief Jorge Salas said in a ceremony aired on television.

Hundreds of Castillo supporters, who had been camping in front of the Electoral Tribunal in the capital, Lima, for weeks, awaiting a final proclamation, broke out in celebration at the news, chanting, "Yes, we could."
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So THAT'S where the Dominion voting machines disappeared to...
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/21/2021 11:14 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Deliveries of modern technology to Russian Ground Forces
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edit.
[RedStar] By the end of this year, more than 800 units of armored vehicles are planned to be delivered to military units and formations of the Ground Forces.

As part of the execution of the state defense order, the enterprises of the military-industrial complex will transfer to the modern and modernized models of armored vehicles that Russian Ministry of Defense have successfully proven themselves in operation in various climatic zones.

The troops will receive more than 90 modern T-72B3 and T-72B3M tanks, about 80 T-80BVM units with a gas turbine power plant, and a batch of T-90M "Breakthrough" tanks. In addition, more than 120 BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles, modernized BMP-2 with the Berezhok fighting compartment, as well as about 300 armored personnel carriers BTR-82A and BTR-82AM will be delivered to military units and formations.
Posted by: badanov || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

#1  and a batch of T-90M "Breakthrough" tanks

To put this in perspective:

*The T-90 is an upgraded T-72. The T-72 has been in service since 1979. There's been about 3200 of them built.

*Our armor mainstay is the M1 Abrams, in service since 1979 as well. It has been decisively kicking T-series tank a$$ since 1991, and we've built almost 10,300 of them. The latest version, the M1A2D SEP is a very literal Doomsday machine against other tanks.

*Given Soviet Russian maintenance standards, a 30-40% combat availability is reasonable on any given day. During the last two Persian Gulf Live Fire Exercises, the US Army was able to reach a 90% combat availability rate.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 07/21/2021 6:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Socks?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/21/2021 11:17 Comments || Top||

#3  Not worried about the tanks Mike, just when is crewing them...
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/21/2021 14:45 Comments || Top||

#4  ...who...
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/21/2021 14:46 Comments || Top||


China-Japan-Koreas
China slams Chinese Taipei’s plan to open embassy in Lithuania
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  And by "Chinese Taipei", we mean the real China, not those commie posers.
Posted by: SteveS || 07/21/2021 0:36 Comments || Top||


Europe
'Jews are behind the pandemic' chanted at anti-vaccine protest in Poland
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2021 13:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Lots of that kind of thing going around.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/21/2021 13:40 Comments || Top||

#2  ^But it never ceases to be disappointing.
Posted by: Matt || 07/21/2021 13:43 Comments || Top||

#3  Israeli lab: Some existing drugs could stop COVID at almost 100%
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 13:44 Comments || Top||

#4  ^Arkin said he was hesitant to share the names of any of the drugs, adding that he could not recommend them until they underwent proper clinical trials.

To recollect, HCQ also worked like a charm - in vitro
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/21/2021 13:58 Comments || Top||

#5  Always the Juices fault. Nevermind your own incompetency.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/21/2021 14:27 Comments || Top||

#6  Not this shit again...
Posted by: Raj || 07/21/2021 16:37 Comments || Top||

#7  From the photos, a lot of them looked like 'traveling agitators'.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 07/21/2021 16:50 Comments || Top||

#8  Sad and disappointing to see in Poland
Posted by: Croque Fliting8030 || 07/21/2021 17:17 Comments || Top||

#9  Honestly, most of the civilized world does not believe this crap. Jews are just like every ones else. Act like you're winners.
Posted by: Spoter B || 07/21/2021 23:17 Comments || Top||


International-UN-NGOs
Tiny bikini bottoms all round! Beach volleyball teams from Australia and the Netherlands plan to compete at Tokyo Olympics in skimpy swimwear - after Norway's athletes were fined for wearing shorts in another competition because they 'felt sexualised'
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10800 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Hey, international events!
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 0:22 Comments || Top||

#2  "Proof there is a God."
~ SFC Joe Laria
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2021 1:11 Comments || Top||

#3  Is this the 'bottom' story of the day?
Posted by: Raj || 07/21/2021 1:18 Comments || Top||

#4  Yes guys - there are pics at the link.

Basically now you can wear shorts and long sleeved tops.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/21/2021 1:53 Comments || Top||

#5  I walked around the Oly Village the other day along with the swimming venue. I think I have seen the apex of human physical development (in a good way....)
Posted by: Bangkok Billy || 07/21/2021 3:42 Comments || Top||

#6  Um... people don't watch woman's beach volleyball for the sport just like people didn't read playboy for the articles.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/21/2021 8:08 Comments || Top||

#7  Event #11 Billy, just past the Oly gardens. Take a left at the maple tree forest.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2021 9:10 Comments || Top||

#8  Good story for Hump Day as we head towards the bottom of the week.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2021 9:17 Comments || Top||

#9  ^^^ That's a well-rounded approach without being too top heavy.
Posted by: Bubba Bluetooth8264 || 07/21/2021 18:19 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
Pegasus scandal: Are we all becoming unknowing spies?
[BBC] The allegations that spy software known as Pegasus may have been used to carry out surveillance on journalists, activists - and even perhaps political leaders - highlights that surveillance is now for sale.

The company behind the tool, NSO Group, has denied the allegations and says its customers are carefully assessed.

But it is another sign that high-end spy techniques, which used to be the exclusive preserve of a few states, are now spreading more widely and challenging the way we think about privacy and security in an online world.

In the not-too-distant past, if a security service wanted to find out what you were up to, it took a fair degree of effort. They might get a warrant to wiretap your phone. Or plant a bug in your house. Or send a surveillance team to follow you.

Finding out who your contacts were and how you lived your life would take patience and time.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/21/2021 05:48 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Awww come on, every time you use these 'consumer' products, you are being tracked. Outside the usual governments, the 'business' people have been doing it for decades. It's just the 'usual' suspects of governments now has spread to nearly all of them. We're in a zero trust culture now cause those who do it never pay a price outside the going market value of what they collect.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/21/2021 7:16 Comments || Top||

#2  In the famous words of one we all know, Aww "come on man". Currently it is wide spread and quite invasive. Next step is your chip card. All your discretionary spending will be monitored and controlled. Donuts, no you have diabetes, travel no you owe taxes or child support. On and on.
Posted by: Dale || 07/21/2021 9:18 Comments || Top||

#3  Cash, real paper currency, is increasingly being seen as an inconvenience, especially by younger retail clerks...yet it makes one far less visible so we use it for everything we do in person.
For bills its paper checks and the mail. Credit cards only as a form of payment when we have to get something not locally available.
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 07/21/2021 14:39 Comments || Top||


Scientists create the world's thinnest magnet that is just one ATOM thick and could lead to huge advances in quantum computing
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under:

#1  This stuff reads a lot like graphene oxide.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/21/2021 8:23 Comments || Top||

#2  -reads DM's other headlines, history-

Maybe this isn't a good idea.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/21/2021 15:46 Comments || Top||



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