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Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Education is Forbidden

quote [ Boko Haram has staged hundreds of shooting rampages and suicide bombings at schools across northeastern Nigeria.The stories in this three-part series are those of the survivors. ]
[SFW] [people] [+4 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:21amGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 20 February 2017

When foster care couldn't help this 16-year-old, she ran to a pimp

quote [ After her father raped her, Jean became one of the roughly 12,000 Texas kids in long-term foster care, a system that often leaves children more damaged than when they arrive. For Jean, selling sex seemed like a safer bet. ]
[SFW] [people] [+3 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:01amGMT] [3 comments]

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Clyde Stubblefield, James Brown's 'Funky Drummer,' Dead at 73

quote [ Clyde Stubblefield, James Brown's one-time drummer and the creator of one of hip-hop's most popular samples, has died at the age of 73. ]
[SFW] [obituaries] [+6 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:55amGMT] [3 comments]

What We Can Learn From Pluto's Icy Heart

quote [ The celestial snowball's most stunning feature might be cold, but it sure isn't dead. ]
[SFW] [science & technology]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:19amGMT] [3 comments]

Saturday, 18 February 2017

All the President's Yachts: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of FDR's Floating White House

quote [ It has come to our attention that our new president lacks a yacht. That’s right: Donald J. Trump, who is so rich that our eyeballs would burn right out of their sockets if we so much as glimpsed his tax returns, is without a suitably luxurious means of floating on our nation’s great inland waterways or along its rocky shores. ]
[SFW] [history] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@10:38amGMT] [1 comment]



Friday, 17 February 2017

North Wilkesboro Speedway, Defunct Pillar of NASCAR

quote [ What’s left of the North Wilkesboro Speedway is not hard to find; the dilapidated stands of this abandoned race track sit less than one hundred feet from the highway, just five miles east of town. ]
[SFW] [history] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@10:51amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 16 February 2017

The Story of the South’s First Black Millionaire

quote [ It started with a brothel. ]
[SFW] [people] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:15amGMT] [6 comments]

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

The Lesser-Known History of African-American Cowboys

quote [ One in four cowboys was black. So why aren’t they more present in popular culture? ]
[SFW] [people] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:46amGMT] [9 comments]

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

President Trump's National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has resigned

quote [ The White House confirmed the resignation, announcing that Trump had named Lt. General Joseph Keith Kellogg, Jr. as acting national security adviser. ]
[SFW] [politics] [+10 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@4:22amGMT] [8 comments]

Monday, 13 February 2017

The Universalis Cosmographia (1507): The First Time America Was Named On A Map

quote [ In April 1507, German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller (11 September 1470 – 16 March 1520) became the first person to use the word ‘America’ in a document, namely his Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii aliorumque lustrationes (The Universal Cosmography according to the Tradition of Ptolemy and the Discoveries of Amerigo Vespucci and others). ]
[SFW] [history] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:44amGMT] [1 comment]



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