May 1, 2014
Check and Double Check
- Mozart's Skull: Mozart’s hometown of Salzburg offered Hyrtl 200 Thalers for it; Hyrtl wanted 300. It wasn’t among the haul that reached the Mütter Museum, though. Mozart’s skull is, unsurprisingly, hard to “score.”
- Uranium Rush Board Game (ca. 1955) If the GM lights and buzzes, uranium has been discovered and the lucky prospector receives $50,000 from the government bank!
- 3 Olympian fencing masters VS 50 opponents!!! - YouTube
- Huge floppy disks and other old tech is common at Air Force nuclear missile silos. "Those older systems provide us some, I will say, huge safety, when it comes to some cyber issues that we currently have in the world."
- One-Third of Obamacare Enrollees Haven't Paid | Truth Revolt Just one quarter of those who had paid into the system were young people aged 18 to 34.
- No One Knows Why Deep, Dangerous Holes Are Appearing In This Sand Dune
- The geology professor was doing research at the base of Mount Baldy in mid-July when she heard the screams of parents some 400 feet away, frantically pointing at the ground that had swallowed their 6-year-old son.
- The Greatest “Amateur” Astronomer of All Time — Editor’s Picks — Medium
- How Teens Are Making Money Off Novelty Twitter Accounts | Motherboard The Twitter account @MyTurnOns looks like it belongs to a stereotypical teenage girl.
- Wall Street remains split on Twitter's prospects | Reuters "When Facebook was Twitter's size, Facebook had a 35 percent operating margin. Twitter's is negative 10."
- Border Patrol Found 194 Bodies in Tucson Sector Alone Last Year | Truth Revolt The agency is adding ten more emergency beacons. The solar-powered beacons are stationed strategically throughout the more dangerous desert zones and feature a red button that allows immigrants to call for help from the border patrol.
- A Cross Section of Google’s Search Engine
- Doublethink v. SCOTUS - Why the gross overreaction? Jobs. Admitting hordes of underqualified students to top schools is an employment bonanza for middle-class blacks.
- EBay's Big Bet on America - WSJ.com This week the California technology company announced that it's paying $3 billion in U.S. taxes for the privilege of bringing home $9 billion in cash that is currently held in overseas subsidiaries.
- Naked Swedish witches prepare to mount - The Local If you see a naked woman travelling backwards later today, it could be a drunk Swede using public transport on Walpurgis Night.
- The Rise and Fall of Circus Freakshows - Neatorama
Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 1, 2014 9:38 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.
"Naked Swedish witches ..."
Another pubic disgrace for us to keep an eye on and abreast of.
Next obscenity will be witches wearing two-piece bikinis displaying lint-free(naked) navels!
And last, but not least, tiny toddlers secretly peeing in otherwise pristine, fresh-water lakes.
Posted by: Howard Nelson at May 2, 2014 4:00 PM