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Friday, 8 June 2018

TransCanada Pipeline Explodes in West Virginia

quote [ A newly installed TransCanada natural gas pipeline exploded early Thursday in the remote Nixon Ridge area of Marshall County in West Virginia.

No injuries were reported but flames and smoke from the blast could be seen as far as 20 miles away, residents told local media. Area police told CBS News the fire was "very large?if you can see it from your house, evacuate." ]

Damn - 20 miles away? Ive never seen a pipeline explosion, and hope I never do.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+2]
[by knumbknutz@10:50pmGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

US issues health alert in China after employee suffers similar symptoms to Cuba "sonic attack"

quote [ The United States said a government employee in China suffered a mild brain injury and experienced "abnormal" sensations of sound and pressure, symptoms similar to those experienced by US officials in Cuba last year which were blamed on mysterious "sonic"attacks. ]

A follow-up to this post. Further down the rabbit hole...
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+3 WTF]
[by 5th Earth@12:29pmGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 18 May 2018

Multiple fatalities reported; sheriff states 2 people detained after school shooting

quote [ SANTA FE, Texas (AP) ? Officials say at least three people are being treated for gunshot wounds and two people have been detained following a shooting at a high school near Houston.

There have been multiple fatalities reported following a school shooting at Santa Fe High School, according to CNN. At least eight are believed to have been killed according to local news affiliates. ]

because - why wouldn't this happen again.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+5 Sad]
[by knumbknutz@3:53pmGMT] [24 comments]

Monday, 14 May 2018

Jerusalem embassy and Gaza protests: 43 Palestinians killed by Israeli gunfire at border

quote [ Dozens of Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israel on Monday in Gaza as dignitaries convened in Jerusalem for the highly anticipated official opening of the U.S. embassy. At 4:00 P.M., the opening ceremony of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem began at the American consulate in the Arnona neighborhood, which is now the official U.S. Embassy. ]

Sure. Move the US embassy to Jerusalem. What could possibly go wrong?

Full in extended as well as live update links.

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+9 Sad]
[by knumbknutz@3:35pmGMT] [9 comments]

Friday, 11 May 2018

Family of 7 dead in Australia's worst mass shooting in 22 years

quote [ CANBERRA, Australia ? A family of seven including four children was found dead with gunshot wounds Friday at a rural property in southwest Australia in what could be the country's worst mass shooting in 22 years, police and news media said.

Police would not comment on the possibility of murder-suicide, but said they are not looking for a suspect. ]

Appears to be a disturbed person killing their loved ones.

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+3 Sad]
[by HoZay@3:15pmGMT] [5 comments]

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Toronto van driver pledged allegiance to ?involuntary celibacy? group on Facebook

quote [ Facebook has confirmed to VICE News that the post linking Alek Minassian to the misogynistic group is real ]

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+4 WTF]
[by arrowhen@10:11pmGMT] [13 comments]

Monday, 23 April 2018

Walking While Black

quote [ ?My only sin is my skin. What did I do, to be so black andblue?? ?Fats Waller, ?(What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue?? ?Manhattan?s streets I saunter?d, pondering.? ?Walt Whitman, ?Manhattan?s ? ]

Old article (from 2016) but interesting experience sharing. Hard to categorize though.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+4 Informative]
[by snagUber@2:29pmGMT] [3 comments]

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

This PSA About Fake News From Barack Obama Is Not What It Appears

quote [ Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele has a warning for viewers about trusting material they encounter online. ]

Obviously, this tech has been used in porn for a while.
[NSFW] [dystopian violence] [+4 Interesting]
[by conception@7:08pmGMT] [26 comments]

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Get Ready! Mr. Putin ...Mr, Assad...did you hear me? Get ready.

quote [ With American strike intentions so clearly forecast by Mr. Trump, the Syrian government has moved key aircraft to the Russian base near Latakia, and is .... While Mr. Trump's tweet did not disclose the exact date and time of an American missile strike, Mr. Assad's allies are lining up to back the Syrian regime. ]

Ironically the best thing to do now is nothing. With all their weapons hid on Russian bases the smartest move let them sweat. There doesn't seem to be any real benefit of a strike unless you intend to eliminate their Air force and that would be impossible without killing at least a few Russians.

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+2]
[by bbqkink@5:30amGMT] [22 comments]

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Austin bombing suspect dies after blowing himself up, police say

quote [ The man stopped on the side of the Interstate 35 frontage road, and as Austin SWAT officers approached, he detonated a bomb, knocking one of the officers backward and injuring him, Manley said.

While authorities have not publicly released his name, the suspected bomber has been identified as Mark Anthony Conditt, according to two officials familiar with the investigation. Police said Conditt was 24, while some public records suggested he was 23. ]

Wow. He was 24 year old kid.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+3 Informative]
[by knumbknutz@3:03pmGMT] [35 comments]

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