SteveF

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Steve is a polymath. Maybe that's not quite it. Maybe closer to a savant, or at any rate an idiot-savant. Or maybe just a plain ol' idiot.

Not 20 Years Away
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How to Build a Space Elevator From Scratch [A space elevator], ISEC researchers believe, could eventually slash the cost of raising a kilogram of payload into geosynchronous orbit from roughly US $25,000 to $300 or less. The key word, of … Continue reading

Money for Nothing
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Packing heat in Detroit: Motown residents answer police chief’s call to arms In a city plagued by chronic unemployment and crime and guarded by a dwindling police force, residents of Detroit are increasingly taking protection of themselves, their families and … Continue reading

It Takes a Child…
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… to tell the village idiot he’s naked. Ignore the dire warnings about our lives because it’s just hysteria Remember the great penis scare of the 1990s? Due to environmental toxins, sperm counts were in free fall, and the world … Continue reading

Hard Times Goin’ ’Round
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With China Crash, Saudi Arabia Hemorrhaging Cash With China’s economic crash driving U.S. oil prices down to $42 a barrel, Saudi Arabia is the oil-exporting nation suffering the worst economic decline. Russia’s being hammered, too. They need the money from … Continue reading

Getting It Totally Wrong
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Will Huma Fall on Her Sword for Hillary? Like Nixon before her, Hillary is in bad need of a firewall, someone to take the heat for her, someone to say her boss didn’t know anything, someone willing even to go … Continue reading

Viewing the World Through Rectum-Colored Lenses
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A revolt is taking place against the “ruling class” Political insiders don’t see that the biggest political phenomenon in America today is a revolt against the “ruling class” of insiders that have dominated Washington for more than three decades. … … Continue reading

Lawsuit, Here We Cum!
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Stars of adult film reveal industry secrets in controversial Reddit thread There’s a bit of info, nothing too surprising. But here’s the money shot. Er, money quote: The producer also explained that, unlike many other professions, the gender pay gap … Continue reading

Has-Been Hag Harasses Hunter
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Mia Farrow Tweets Lion Dentist’s Address, Faces Backlash [Paraphrasing the article:] Worthless has-been goat-ass Mia Farrow, in a futile attempt to regain relevance, sent out the address of the dentist who killed Cecil the Lion over in Zimbabwe. However, the … Continue reading

Non-thought: Worse than Not Thinking
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People who are unable or unwilling to think logically sure come up with some crazy ideas, anything from bizarre superstitions to full-blown nut-job religions. And conspiracy theories: Three scientists investigating melting Arctic ice may have been assassinated, professor claims A … Continue reading

Proof!
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Rumors have long been circulating (and not only by me) that Michelle Obama doesn’t much care for the company of men. Here at last is a candid picture showing this to be true: Like (0) … Continue reading

The Biggest Sheep Around
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Republicans to Kerry: You were ‘fleeced’ and ‘bamboozled’ by Iran “Not unlike a hotel guest that leaves only with a hotel bathrobe on its back, I believe you’ve been fleeced,” said Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Chairman of the Senate Committee … Continue reading

Let’s You and Him Fight
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Angry clashes in South Carolina as Ku Klux Klan and New Black Panther Party come face-to-face in battle over Confederate flag The white supremacists came out in force on Saturday afternoon to condemn the governor’s decision to remove the Confederate … Continue reading

Give Them What They Asked for… Good and Hard
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Philippines To Reopen Subic Bay Naval Base Amid South China Sea TensionsThe Philippines is set to reopen a former United States naval facility, and station fighters and frigates there from early next year, reports said Wednesday. The move comes at … Continue reading

Important Safety Tip
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Don’t kiss your chicken “The main issue is that people just don’t wash their hands after they handle them, especially children,” Glatter said. “So I am really against this, I think it’s just not a good practice in general.” More … Continue reading

Evidence-based Science
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The earth is warming and we’re all gonna die! Who you gonna believe, Al Gore and his settled science or your lying eyes? Like (0) … Continue reading

Inevitable
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Watch this totally illegal drone fire a handgun “We currently have rules in the books that deal with releasing anything from an aircraft, period,” said FAA drone regulator Jim Williams back in 2013. “Those rules are in place, and that … Continue reading

The Truth Is Not in Him
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Obama: ‘Medicare and Social Security Are Not In Crisis’ “Now, we’re often told that Medicare and Social Security are in crisis,” said Obama pointing out that it was used as an “excuse” by Republicans to cut spending. “But here’s the … Continue reading

Earned, not Given
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“RESPECT” is Dispensed at the Business End of a Sword The elites who own America only respect – also known as “fear” – cultures clutching their beliefs fervently enough to kill, destroy andor disrupt the normal social order to advance … Continue reading

The World’s Smallest Fiddle Playing “I Weep for Your Pain”
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Border fence jumpers breaking bones Reports of migrants getting hurt when trying to jump the fence or trekking through the treacherous desert are not new, but immigrant shelters and Mexican officials are seeing a spike of migrants — especially women … Continue reading

Doin’ the Job and Doin’ It Right
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Health Insurance Companies Seek Big Rate Increases for 2016 Health insurance companies around the country are seeking rate increases of 20 percent to 40 percent or more, saying their new customers under the Affordable Care Act turned out to be … Continue reading

Good News for Old Farts
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(Where “old farts” means anyone older than I.) Older Athletes Have a Strikingly Young Fitness Age Older athletes can be much younger, physically, than they are in real life, according to a new study of participants in the coming Senior … Continue reading

Looking for a DP Commenter
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Some time ago, more than a year, a commenter mentioned having trouble typing. Hand trouble, perhaps, or a degenerative disease. If that sounds like you, please contact me at steven dot furlong at gmail dot com. Like (0)

Keeping Those Boys Under Control
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Every Mass Shooting Shares One Thing In Common & It’s NOT Weapons Nearly every mass shooting incident in the last twenty years, and multiple other instances of suicide and isolated shootings all share one thing in common, and it’s not … Continue reading

The High Blue Line
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Hidden Footage Shows Cops Eating Marijuana Goods, Making Amputee Jokes During Raid On Thursday, KTLA-5 reported on hidden camera footage that showed some objectionable behavior from police officers during a raid on an unlicensed marijuana dispensary. The cops were recorded … Continue reading

Burning Stupidity
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This is thirteen months old, but I just came across it and had to share. How the Invention of the Alphabet Usurped Female Power in Society and Sparked the Rise of Patriarchy in Human Culture “By profession, I am a … Continue reading

Silencing the Heretics
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Lawmakers Seek Information on Funding for Climate Change Critics Democratic lawmakers in Washington are demanding information about funding for scientists who publicly dispute widely held views on the causes and risks of climate change. What’s not brought up is the … Continue reading

Tush Tuesday
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Bill, bait-and-switch fink that he is, put up a post about thongs… but there were no taut, thonged butts to be found. This is an outrage! And not to be tolerated! Herewith, some trim little tushies. Like (2) … Continue reading

Addicted… to the War on (Some) Drugs
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This Country Cut Drug Addiction Rates in Half by Rejecting Criminalization This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds we take it for granted: There are strong chemical hooks in these drugs, so if we stopped on day 21, … Continue reading

Unforeseeable
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Venezuela leader orders takeover of supermarket chain Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday ordered the government takeover of a private supermarket chain, accusing the company of food hoarding amid huge lines and shortages in the crisis-hit country. Well, that should … Continue reading

Unconstitutional Preference Upheld
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US Judge Rejects Muslim Woman’s Unconstitutional Demand To Oath on the Quran A Muslim woman involved in a custody dispute with her separated husband refused to take an oath on the Bible in a Pennsylvania court, demanding instead to be … Continue reading

Faster, Please
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Lab on a chip turns smart phones into mobile disease clinics Researchers have designed a cheap, easy-to-use smart phone attachment (shown above) that can test patients for multiple deadly infectious diseases in 15 minutes. All it takes is a drop … Continue reading

At Least He Didn’t Call Them Whiny Little Cunts
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Boris branding Jihadists ‘porn-driven losers’ is akin to TERRORISM, claims leading Muslim General Secretary for the Muslim Women’s Network Mussurut Zia slammed the Conservative politician’s comments as “irresponsible” and “the definition of terrorism”. … Ms Zia, who works for an … Continue reading