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Tuesday, 22 August 2017

A Most American Terrorist: The Making Of Dylann Roof

quote [ In June 2015, he shot and murdered nine black church-goers in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to ignite a race war. Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah spoke with Roof's family, friends, and the victims' families to unlock what created one of the coldest killers of our time. ]

This is where the party ends
[SFW] [people] [+1]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 21 August 2017

Do You Copy?

quote [ How the lineage of the walkie-talkie reaches from World War II to the modern cell phone. Walkie-talkies even inspired a major cell phone network. ]

Well you're walkin' and a talkin'
[SFW] [science & technology]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:01amGMT] [3 comments]

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Jerry Lewis, Comedy Legend, Dies at 91

quote [ Jerry Lewis, the brash slapstick comic who teamed with Dean Martin in the 1950s and later starred in “The Nutty Professor” and “The Bellboy” before launching the Muscular Dystrophy telethon, has died in Las Vegas. He was 91. ]

Quick, send in the clowns
[SFW] [obituaries] [+5 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:11pmGMT] [1 comment]

The Incredible Miniature Worlds Of View-Master

quote [ Hey everyone. This post is about all about View-Master and their amazing Miniature worlds. ]

I'm gonna cry if I can't find my View Master
[SFW] [art] [+7 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:00amGMT] [11 comments]

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen finds lost WWII ship USS Indianapolis

quote [ The billionaire found the ship in the Philippine Sea. It was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine on July 30, 1945. ]

Hungry jaws of death
[SFW] [history] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:40pmGMT] [4 comments]

The monster atomic bomb that was too big to use

quote [ In 1961, the Soviet Union tested a nuclear bomb so powerful that it would have been too big to use in war. And it had far-reaching effects of a very different kind. ]

If the button is pushed, there's no running away,
[SFW] [history] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:00amGMT] [5 comments]

Friday, 18 August 2017

The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne

quote [ The original Tex-Mex staple dates back further than most historians realize. ]

The air is so spacey, the ladies are lacey
[SFW] [food & drink] [+5 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Rescuing England: The Rhetoric of Imperialism and the Salvation Army

quote [ Ellen J. Stockstill on how William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, placed the ideas and language of colonialism at the very heart of his vision for improving the lives of Victorian England's poor. ]

I'm gonna fight 'em all
[SFW] [history] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:00amGMT] [9 comments]

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Documenting America’s Long, Venerable Tradition of Roadside Dinosaurs

quote [ Welcome to Jurassic parking lot. ]

I cannot approve of this attraction
[SFW] [travel] [+9 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:00amGMT] [4 comments]

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Beyond the Big Top

quote [ Life on the road with the Zoppé Family Circus. ]

A man in baggy pants, a lonely face, a crazy grin
[SFW] [people] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:45amGMT] [1 comment]

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