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Friday, 13 December 2019

Danny Aiello, 'Do the Right Thing' star, dies at 86

quote [ Danny Aiello, known for his roles in the 1989 comedy-drama "Do the Right Thing" and 1987 rom-com "Moonstruck," had died after a brief illness, his publicist confirmed. He was 86 years old. ]

Personally I loved him in Hudson Hawk...

"Would you like to swing on a star"
[SFW] [obituaries] [+1 Informative]
[by XregnaR@5:16pmGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 9 December 2019

Man who had transplant finds out months later his DNA has changed to that of donor 5,000 miles away

quote [ Three months after his bone marrow transplant, Chris Long of Reno, Nevada, learned that the DNA in his blood had changed. ]

Your honor, I had a bone marrow transplant before the crime was committed...
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Interesting]
[by XregnaR@6:52pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 6 December 2019

A man arrested in Russia is accused of building a fake border with Finland 15 miles from the real one and charging migrants $11,000 to cross it

quote [ The man is accused of building fake border posts in the Vyborg region, Interfax said, and taking the men on an extended route along a series of roads. ]

Something something modern problems, something something modern solutions.
[SFW] [travel] [+6 Funny]
[by XregnaR@4:27pmGMT] [3 comments]

Thursday, 8 August 2019

Denver’s City Council, Led by Democratic Socialist, Stuns For-Profit Prison Operators by Nuking Contracts

quote [ It wasn’t about pulling money from the halfway houses but from “organizations that put kids in cages, run concentration camps,” said one council member. ]

Fuck those fucking fuckers. For-profit prisons are an affront to civilization.
[SFW] [politics] [+10 Good]
[by XregnaR@2:53pmGMT] [3 comments]

Saturday, 18 May 2019

US police shoot almost 1,000 people dead per year, figures show

quote [ Fatal shootings by police are the rare outcomes of the millions of encounters between police officers and the public. Despite the unpredictable events that lead to the shootings, in each of the past four years police nationwide have shot and killed almost the same number of people - nearly 1,000. ]

When you start digging in to the statistics inside this number, it's painful how obvious the race issue is in the USA.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+3 Informative]
[by XregnaR@1:56pmGMT] [6 comments]

Thursday, 16 May 2019

'It would destroy it': new international airport for Machu Picchu sparks outrage

quote [ Among the Inca archeological sites that abound in Peru, none draw nearly as many tourists as the famed citadel of Machu Picchu. There were more than 1.5 million visitors in 2017, almost double the limit recommended by Unesco, putting a huge strain on the fragile ruins and local ecology.

Now, in a move that has drawn a mixture of horror and outrage from archaeologists, historians and locals, work has begun on clearing ground for a multibillion-dollar international airport, intended to jet tourists much closer to Machu Picchu . ]

While I understand that tourism helps preserve some historic sites, there needs to be hard limits on the number of people who can trample around...
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3 Sad]
[by XregnaR@5:08pmGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 13 May 2019

SKYN® Baby Blocker

quote [ Block baby pics on your Facebook.

Are parents sharing every giggle, playtime and din-dins on your Facebook? Is it driving you crazy? Download the Baby Blocker. Your social media contraceptive. It blocks baby pics on your newsfeed and replaces them with better images.

Track how many babies you’ve blocked in real-time. Share with your friends. And turn it on and off at your leisure. ]

Link to download in extended...

[SFW] [humor] [+6 Funny]
[by XregnaR@8:50pmGMT] [7 comments]

Sunday, 21 April 2019

At least 200 killed in Sri Lanka attacks

quote [ At least 207 people are killed and 400 hurt in eight blasts in churches and hotels, as a curfew is announced. ]

One of the two days they knew a Catholic church would be full.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+6 Informative]
[by XregnaR@12:29pmGMT] [2 comments]

Friday, 15 March 2019

Christchurch shooting: police search for gunman after mass shooting at mosque

quote [ Centre of New Zealand city locked down as police investigate explosives in crashed car and shots fired at other sites ]

Apparently there was also a bomb found in a car. Humanity was a mistake.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+6 Sad]
[by XregnaR@2:50amGMT] [8 comments]

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