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American Conspiracy Theories 2020

Excellent! –cPaul America Has Always Been A Nation Of Conspiracy Theories — But It’s Worse Than Ever JENNIFER WRIGHT |  Refinery29 As I write this, a pandemic has cost America over a hundred thousand lives, people are protesting in the … Continue reading

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How to Make Six Different Forts Out of Ikea Furniture

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Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting*

Julio Vincent Gambuto | Forge You’re not crazy my friends. *Gaslighting, if you don’t know the word, is defined as manipulation into doubting your own sanity; as in, Carl made Mary think she was crazy, even though she clearly caught … Continue reading

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Which Superstitions Are Based on Facts?

by Daniel Kolitz | Gizmodo Superstitions—passed down through generations, or developed spontaneously on certain online forums—gobble up thousands of productive hours yearly. But it would be wrong to say that all that time spent avoiding ladders or cracks in the … Continue reading

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Maps Paint a Dark Future for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

by Yessenia Funes | Gizmodo The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the last pristine landscapes in America. Tucked along the northern border of Alaska and Canada, the nearly 20 million acres of wilderness is home to a variety … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Y’All in the USA Get Along? (A Perspective From a Canadian)

If we here in Canada appear to be anti- or pro-Trump, it should not be assumed that our opinions are formed in a vacuum or without discerning the news. It may come as a surprise that many of us are … Continue reading

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Oh, for f’cks sake…

Closer than ever: It is 100 seconds to midnight 2020 Doomsday Clock AnnouncementWashington, D.C. • January 23, 2020 From the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: “Humanity continues to face two simultaneous existential dangers—nuclear war and climate change—that are compounded by … Continue reading

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You’re Doing Art All Wrong…

Damien Hirst medicine cabinet bought for £600 goes on sale for over £1m “I lived with that medicine cabinet for seven years with people telling me it was crap” — ROBERT TIBBLES https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/early-damien-hirst-medicine-cabinet-bought-for-gbp600-goes-on-sale

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The Institute of Official Cheer

It’s been forever since I last perused the pages, nay, plumbed the profundity of James Lileks website, The Institute of Official Cheer. Check it out: http://lileks.com/

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tRumpian Rhapsody

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There Is No Such Thing As a Pool that The Water Will Turn Blue if You Pee in It

If you pee in the pool, it’ll go blue! There’s a special dye in there, designed to detect urine, and it’ll billow around you in a big, embarrassing, pissy cloud, and everyone will know you’ve done it, and you’ll be … Continue reading

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Seasonal Hallmark Movie overload…

Why not run romantic holiday movies all year round? Why only Valentine’s, Christmas, Thanksgiving, (and now Hanukkah), etc? Ideas include such possible storylines as star-crossed former high school couple renegotiate love 15 years later as union leader and big business … Continue reading

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Christmas toys made in ‘a world of misery’

Santa’s workshops are actually sweatshops. So says a holiday spirit-crushing report out Tuesday uncovering unfair labor practices at Asian toymaking plants where popular brands like Barbie, Thomas the Tank Engine, Hot Wheels and others are made so kids can enjoy … Continue reading

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Georgia Man, 55, Busted After Raging At Wife Over Too Cheesy Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A Georgia man is facing criminal charges after raging at his spouse for making a grilled cheese sandwich too cheesy, cops allege. According to an Athens-Clarke County Police Department report, James De Paola, 55, began “shouting and cursing” at his … Continue reading

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