Saturday, April 21, 2018

"She fought them for a whole 24 hours as she wasn’t ready to mate"

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"Olympic gymnast said the now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor groomed her with food"


“I would’ve starved at the Olympics if I didn’t have him bring me food,” Maroney said, adding that Nassar bought her a loaf of bread. “Your coaches are just always watching you and wanting to keep you skinny. There’s just other things about the culture that are also messed up that he used against us.”

"The twelve of us at Campo Santo have agreed to join Valve"


Yes, we’re still making In the Valley of Gods (as a Valve game!); yes, we’ll still support Firewatch; and yes, we’ll still produce The Quarterly Review and our regular blog content. Thanks so much for your interest in our games and we’ll see you in Washington.

Ten funny tweets

Last few minutes of the first half of the Sixers-Heat game

"A condemned house in Northern California with holes in the roof and mildew in the pipes sold last month for $1.23 million"


The three-bedroom, two-bath house closed $230,000 over the asking price on March 30, Gallegos said.

"There are so many 20-year-old millionaires in the area that it really didn't surprise me," he said.

Walmart unloading 6" Star Wars figures at $.03 each

"unable to sell some of these even at $5.00 each, some stores have lowered the price to mere pennies"

"I'm unduly irritated by the meat pie couple story going viral"


The whole point of the blog was to celebrate the way local newspapers have to resort to reporting on tedious local happenings which are strangely entertaining, often funny, and kind of charming. This story is none of those things. It's just crap.


Here are a couple of [their] previous local news appearances, when they were given a court injunction for harassing their neighbours with endless complaints (106) and filming them on CCTV. They're probably not nice people. They're serial complainers.

"Abandoned fox cub adopted by orphaned baby badgers at animal sanctuary"


She said that because they were all without their mothers and of similar size they thought they could place together while keeping a close eye on them.


The two badger cubs were discovered wandering in the street in Meltham, West Yorkshire.

Phoebe’s family was nowhere to be found, but an adult badger, believed to be Betty and Bella’s mother, was seen dead on a road nearby.

The trio now eat, sleep and play together every day.

New Mexico "bail reform prompts three bail bondsmen to run for" judge


The bail bonding business has dwindled since last July after the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that judges are not allowed to issue excessive bonds.


Gonzales, who is running for Santa Fe County Magistrate Court Judge Division I, has questioned why some judges have released many arrestees with no bond at all.

“I don't know if maybe they have lost touch with the community, but all of the citizens – you know, the common folk – they all see that crime is higher than it's ever been,” Gonzales said.

"T-Mobile USA has agreed to pay a $40 million fine after admitting that it failed to complete phone calls in rural areas and used "false ring tones" that created the appearance that the calls were going through and no one was picking up"

"T-Mobile admitted that it used the fake ring tones on 'hundreds of millions of calls' each year, the FCC said."

Star Wars: Choose Your Destiny book is $3.99

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This choice probably not included: