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PostMon Apr 27, 2020 6:55 pm 
Long ago in 1958 when I was a kid we were visiting my uncle who had been the sheriff, mayor, and highway commissioner in Gallup, New Mexico. The subject of UFOs came up. He said he knew the Sheriff in Roswell and he had removed bodies of aliens from the crash site and they were stored by the Army elsewhere. It creeped the hell out of me. This was well before it became a thing. I do not know if he was telling the truth or just trying to give a thrill (Italians can have a wicked sense of humor). It is what it is.

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PostTue May 12, 2020 9:44 pm 
Woman who illegally entered Yellowstone falls into thermal feature and is burned
Brett French, reporting for The Billings Gazette wrote:
A woman who illegally entered Yellowstone National Park while it was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic was badly burned on Tuesday morning after falling into a thermal feature, a park official said. The woman, who was not identified, was reportedly backing up while taking photos and fell into a hot springs or fumarole at Old Faithful. "We do not know which thermal feature she fell in," said Linda Veress, park public information specialist in an email. "We do know that she suffered burns." After falling into the thermal feature the woman drove north through the park before being stopped by park rangers about one mile south of Mammoth Hot Springs. "Due to her injuries, she was life-flighted to the Burn Center at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center," Veress said. "This incident is under investigation." Yellowstone has been closed to the public since March 24 in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak at the request of county health officials and the governors of Montana and Wyoming. Although there are plans to reopen the park with limited services, a date has not yet been set. Last fall a man walking off a boardwalk was burned after falling into a hot springs. Cade Edmond Siemers sustained severe burns. In 2016 an Oregon man died after he reportedly tried to soak in a Yellowstone hot spring. There are more than 10,000 thermal features in Yellowstone, from geysers and hot springs to steam vents and mudpots. In some of these the water temperature exceeds 400 degrees. That's why park visitors are told to stay on boardwalks and not travel off trail in thermal areas.

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PostWed May 13, 2020 4:43 am 
400 degrees? huh.gif Oh I get it, if you go down 1000 ft.

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PostWed May 13, 2020 8:27 am 
https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/33371/here-are-the-detailed-ufo-incident-reports-from-navy-pilots-flying-off-the-east-coast
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Here Are The Navy Pilot Reports From Encounters With Mysterious Aircraft Off The East Coast The reports are the first official documentation of various recent incidents with unidentified aircraft in restricted airspace along the east coast

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PostWed May 13, 2020 8:42 am 
Unfortunately, this is real. Beyond parody: CNN taps Greta Thunberg for expert coronavirus panel
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The brave, hard-hitting journalists over at CNN are hosting a town hall Thursday evening on Coronavirus: Facts and Fears. Our First Amendment warriors are only bringing viewers the best of experts, such as former CDC Director Richard Besser, former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and … teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg. You literally cannot make this stuff up. This would be a masterful parody. It could have been one of the Babylon Bee’s finest works. Yet no, this is actually the reality of CNN in 2020.
The experts.

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PostWed May 13, 2020 4:50 pm 
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"...could happen to any number of us..."
The Park is CLOSED. Ergo: any person who was in compliance with the rules would not have suffered this fate. Having suffered second-degree burns over 30% of my body twice thus far in this lifetime, I have absolutely no sympathy at all for this woman. None. Zip. Nada. (And believe me, I know all about how much burns hurt.)
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PostThu May 14, 2020 7:41 am 
Nobody no matter how stupid deserves that kind of harm and it's disturbing to see people proudly and openly proclaiming their total lack of empathy.

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PostFri May 15, 2020 11:20 pm 
don't know how I missed this one! stupid woman puts octopus on face guess maybe I should feel sorry for her too. nawwwwww!!!!!!!!!!!!

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PostSat May 16, 2020 7:46 am 
Ya let's not go to a hospital..your strong will should take care of that infection... My god pepole are dumb....no mention of what happened too the octo?..dumb ass probably ate it....isn't there a ban on keeping them? There was for specifically targeting them.. Thinking of the fellow diver who asked aurora undewatering sports Store about where to find some.then went to w.seattle dive area to spear one..idiot caused a huge problem for the dive shop on social media...news stations..huge loss of business and shame all around...morons.

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PostSat May 16, 2020 7:59 am 
Blue ring octopus bites are painless and fatal. My students once brought one in a jar to science class, they are quite beautiful. shakehead.gif

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PostThu Jul 30, 2020 9:22 am 
The Uncle Roger controversy: Why people are outraged by a video about cooking rice

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PostMon Nov 23, 2020 10:09 am 
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Do Not Let Moose Lick Your Car ============================================================ in other news: An army guy was stationed in Prague. He took a night job as a doorman at a bar to make some extra money. He loved the job, but his bank made him quit. He bounced too many Czechs

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PostWed Nov 25, 2020 11:56 am 
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PostWed Nov 25, 2020 5:45 pm 
Ah, 2020, the year that just keeps on giving! Zombie infected mink. Great. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2020/11/25/covid-19-denmark-mink-rising-from-the-dead/6426378002/

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