Thursday, June 22, 2017

Link List 6-22-17

A sniper with Canada’s elite special forces in Iraq has shattered the world record for the longest confirmed kill shot in military history at a staggering distance of 3,450 metres.

 

 'I just don't want a poor person': Trump explains why he added billionaire Wall Street execs to his cabinet

 

Gangs of aggressive killer whales are shaking down Alaska fishing boats for their fish 

 

Stephen Hawking: it’s time to get the hell off planet Earth 

 

Student accused of making up rape allegations faces two years - 2 years seems like a low number to me.  False rape allegations can ruin someone's life. At least it is some justice.

 

Human toe stolen rom Canadian bar - And not just any toe — the gnarled digit is the essential ingredient in the famous "Sourtoe Cocktail" at the Downtown Hotel.

 

 

Bees producing blue honey near an M&M factory.





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GOP Hypocrisy - Healthcare Bill




No one knows what the GOP health plan is - Even Republicans

Senate Republican leaders say they still hope to vote on a bill to repeal Obamacare before lawmakers leave town for the July 4th recess.
There's just one hiccup with that plan: Almost everyone seems to be in the dark about the legislation.
Since House Republicans passed a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare last month after much hand-wringing and drama, a "working group" of Senate Republicans have been meeting to share their preferences for a health care bill. It is now up to the Senate Budget Committee -- in consultation with key senators and leadership -- to draft the language.

 

Summer Smells




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Cosby vs Ice Cube





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Common Phrases Correctly






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Let the headline sink in for a minute

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When I first saw this, I thought, "what the fuck?" Then I thought about it for a minute and it seemed right. Then I searched for the article and it appears to apply to adults with dementia. Apparently there was a lot of making fun of NBC for allowing this headline. It implies that adults eat children.




29 States with Weird Nicknames for their Residents






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