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Monday, 26 October 2020

How the waters off Catalina became a DDT dumping ground

quote [ A new generation of scientists have uncovered barrels containing DDT, a toxic pesticide banned decades ago, dumped into the deep ocean. ]

Hey farmer, farmer, put away the D.D.T
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 25 October 2020

The Uncertain Heavens: Christiaan Huygens’ Ideas of Extraterrestrial Life

quote [ During the 17th century, as knowledge of the Universe and its contents increased, so did speculation about life on other planets. One such source, as Hugh Aldersey-Williams explores, was Dutch astronomer, mathematician, and inventor Christiaan Huygens, whose earlier work on probability paved the way for his very modern evaluation of what alien life might look like. ]

Sensing the presence of an alien life form
[SFW] [people] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 24 October 2020

'McBroken' Website Tells McFlurry Fans the Status of Every McDonald’s Ice Cream Machine in Real Time

quote [ The info has been quietly lurking in the McDonald’s app all along. ]

Devil tryna break me but it never work
Like McDonalds' ice cream machine, man
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [6 comments]

Friday, 23 October 2020

Strip-Mined News

quote [ Local newspapers have already faced issues with outsourcing and an array of cuts for years. But the threat is changing—and you should know what it looks like. ]

And the newspaper's screaming for words
[SFW] [business] [+1 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 22 October 2020

What Is The Scariest Movie Ever? Science Now Has An Answer To That Question

quote [ Obviously, this is a subjective argument. Different kinds of horror movies scare different kinds of people. But what if there truly was a horror movie that could be objectively dubbed the “scariest movie ever”? ]

My scary movie will be shown
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [11 comments]



Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Disclaimer Statement

quote [ All the lyrics on this website, whether published or unpublished, copyrighted or uncopyrighted, may be downloaded and used in any manner whatsoever, without requiring any further permission from me or any payment to me or to anyone else. ]

Share it, declare it in the public domain
[SFW] [music] [+2 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

In 1989, USC Had a Depth Chart of a Dozen Linebackers. Five Have Died, Each Before Age 50

quote [ None of them died on the field, but for each former Trojan, football was inextricably tied to mortality. These are their stories. ]

At (U-S, U-U) USC
[SFW] [people] [+2 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 19 October 2020

The Country That Still Considers Saddam Hussein a Hero

quote [ The dictator’s face crops up on cars, playing cards, watches, and even Instagram. ]

Rock Saddam Hussein's ass
[SFW] [people] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:35pmGMT] [4 comments]

Sunday, 18 October 2020

The Island That Humans Can’t Conquer

quote [ A faraway island in Alaska has had its share of visitors, but none can remain for long on its shores. ]

Savage night on a misty island
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 17 October 2020

How to Hoard Tab

quote [ Pour one out for the TaBbies—Tab Cola has been discontinued by Coca Cola. With nearly zero market share and limited availability, you might be surprised to learn that Tab even still exists. But the once-popular zero-calorie drink has been kept afloat by intensely devoted fans—also known as TaBaholics—who have already been stockpiling the distinct, slightly bitter cola for years. ]

Tab, Tab Cola, what a beautiful drink…
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:33pmGMT] [5 comments]



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