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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 week ago1w

Posted by Marionville
GADFLY. - Noun...a fly that bites livestock, especially a horsefly, warble fly, or botfly; a person who annoys or criticises others in order to provoke them into action; a person who interferes with the status quo of a society or community by ...
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News & Links
1 week ago1w

Posted by TimeOutForMe
7 boys, 3 girls in one go!
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 week ago1w

Posted by Healthydoc70
dithyrambic-of, pertaining to or resembling a dithyramb; passionate, intoxicated with enthusiasm. Used by George Eliot to describe her husband's reaction to reading her Novel, Adam Bede. in a letter to a friend in 1859.
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Just for Laughs
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by QuidamOutrepont
I'll sit this one out!
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General & Hellos
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Ryo1
I've just watched Bafta TV Awards 2021. Those in the entertainment industry so readily make political statements nowadays, which I find a little off-putting. To me, entertainment is escapism like I get drawn into a really good novel. Can I just enjoy...
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Feminist Atheists
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by LaDizdeOdd
How Would You like To Take A Bite Out of Rape?
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Foreign Film Fans
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Killtheskyfairy
Storm Boy is a 2019 Australian drama family film based on the 1964 novella by Colin Thiele of the same name. The adaptation was directed by Shawn Seet and stars Geoffrey Rush and Jai Courtney. Thiele's novel was previously adapted in 1976. ...
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Posts
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by phxbillcee
Nice to see the different generations getting along...
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Philosophy & Meaning
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Mannan
Guide me .........
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Music of the Movies
1 month ago1m

Posted by Ray13
From the 2013 film Nebraska soundtrack: New West, composed by Mark Orton.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
1 month ago1m

Posted by davers
Judder verb (used without object) to vibrate violently.
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UAPs, UFOs, USOs and 1st Contact
1 month ago1m

Posted by racocn8
The proposed presence of extraterrestrials related to UAP/UFO sightings provokes a hypothetical problem. The problem is that all known life on Earth appears related as if from some single origin event. We don't have more than this one type of life ...
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Foreign Film Fans
1 month ago1m

Posted by GeorgeRocheleau
The Gatekeepers Official Trailer 1 (2013)
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Bookwurmz
1 month ago1m

Posted by ronnie40356
Hey book lovers. I'm sitting in the most boring place in the universe, a car dealer waiting area having my car serviced. I just finished this novel and it was really good. Covid changed my reading habits to downloads and a tablet. My library is ...
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General & Hellos
1 month ago1m

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
Private aircraft from abroad landing at smaller Canadian airports despite federal pandemic rules Hundreds of private flights from international destinations have landed at airports across Canada despite federal rules directing commercial and ...
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The Best of Late Night & News
May 6May 6

Posted by phxbillcee
David Pakman Show Caitlyn Jenner Fox News Interview Goes Horribly Wrong
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Silly, Random & Fun
May 1May 1

Posted by Willow_Wisp
I'm so glad this site exist. I'm an emotionally cut off person and bitching about events from my youth have been far more therapeutic then one might guess. Can't in real life, it drives away everyone. A therapist would have cost a mint. In the 1800's...
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Health & Happiness
Apr 30Apr 30

Posted by FearlessFly
Flu Has Disappeared Worldwide during the COVID Pandemic The public health measures that slow the spread of the novel coronavirus work really well on influenza
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News & Links
Apr 30Apr 30

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKLetters From An American 04/29/2021
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Music of the Movies
Apr 29Apr 29

Posted by Ray13
Here is a song I thought might be interesting to some of you, and a little background info on it. It's called When Love Comes Stealing - composed by Walter Hirsch, Lew Pollack and Erno Rapee. Could not get an identity on the singer. It was written ...
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The Best of Late Night & News
Apr 28Apr 28

Posted by phxbillcee
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Kim Kardashian Or Caitlyn Jenner, Who Should Run California?
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Silly, Random & Fun
Apr 24Apr 24

Posted by hankster
a grey life-sized stegsaurus built of limestone and mortar. grazing out in the back beside a corn crib, clothesline and a bruised but shiny camaro.
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Posts
Apr 18Apr 18

Posted by scurry
Romance novel ad-libs??
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Apr 17Apr 17

Posted by Marionville
UNEXPURGATED. - Adjective...(of written, filmed or audio material) containing the original contents complete and in their entirety; uncensored “Lawrence’s notorious novel made its unexpurgated appearance in the United States”. Synonyms; ...
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Posts
Apr 14Apr 14

Posted by Ryo1
Oops... Overconfidence punished by embarassing failure. 😂
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Legalize Cannabis Nationwide/Worldwide
Apr 13Apr 13

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS IN SCIENCE & HEALTH4/13/2021 A study found that "most driving-related skills are predicted to recover within ∼5-hs (and almost all within ∼7-hs) of inhaling 20 mg Δ9-THC" and that "regular cannabis users ...
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Pro Gun Rights
Apr 11Apr 11

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
Interesting perspective on carry permits... Makes me think.. (I know,, what a novel thing to do once in a while... 😏)
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Posts
Apr 8Apr 8

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS BUSINESS4/8/2021 Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. completed its acquisition of EMMAC Life Sciences Limited and secured an investment of $130 million from a single strategic institutional investor in exchange for 31.5% equity ...
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Posts
Apr 7Apr 7

Posted by balou
I saw this limited series on Netflix recently and I was really impressed with it. It is based on Shirley Jackson's novel, The Haunting of Hill House. Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old ...
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Posts
Apr 7Apr 7

Posted by bobwjr
Never saw this on romance novel
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Memes R Us
Apr 4Apr 4

Posted by jeshuey
Opinions and facts are two different things.
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Politics
Apr 2Apr 2

Posted by WilliamCharles
LINKScientology in Clearwater — Big Brother is Watching You
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Memes R Us
Mar 23Mar 23

Posted by OldMetalHead
I couldn't agree more!
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Music Fans
Mar 23Mar 23

Posted by Marionville
I’m going off to bed early to start a historical novel ...but before I go I’m going to leave you with one of the best live performances of Scoundrel Days. - a-ha. live sound São Paulo, Brazil 1991 with a montage of clips from the official ...
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General & Hellos
Mar 20Mar 20

Posted by Jolanta
After all the rain, the dam is full. Tomorrow it will be bursting. Torrential rain is predicted.
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News & Links
Mar 13Mar 13

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKLetters From An American 03/12/2021
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News & Links
Mar 9Mar 9

Posted by snytiger6
LINKOrthodox Israeli Rabbi Claims Coronavirus is God’s Revenge for Gay Pride Parades | Beth Stoneburner | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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World Music
Mar 7Mar 7

Posted by Marionville
Today I’m posting a novel video of an interview (in Norwegian) and an introduction to Norwegian audiences of the then relatively unknown band a-ha. This was in 1984, a year before they became an international sensation when their song Take On Me ...
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CLASSICAL, OPERA and CROSSOVER
Mar 6Mar 6

Posted by JackPedigo
Another multi-group posting. Is also news and links. Just heard a piece of music hosted by a group known as the Icicle Creek Center for the arts Art. Because of the pandemic all their music events are virtual. scroll down ...
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General & Hellos
Mar 4Mar 4

Posted by Dyl1983
I just went to Amazon and I ordered all of William Shakespeare's works. Along with all of Edgar Allan Poe's poetry, and every Sherlock Holmes novel.
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Out Of The Illusion
Feb 28Feb 28

Posted by William_Mary
Futile: Saudi’s Decade-Long Attempt to Bottle Up Yemeni Youth Revolution is Failing “Saudi Arabia has crushed our revolution, turned our lives into hell because our uprising was interpreted by the ruling family as a threat to ...
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General & Hellos
Feb 25Feb 25

Posted by Triphid
Was just informed by 'Jesus Jockey,' aka the Evangeloon next door as what caused his somewhat severe Oil Leak and his ruptured Radiator in his vehicle. First, the oil leak. Well, he said that "He decided to do his own Oil Change at home rather than ...
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This Day In History
Feb 25Feb 25

Posted by altschmerz
100 years ago: Publisher repudiates obscenity ruling on James Joyce novel On February 24, 1921, Margaret Anderson, the publisher of the Little Review, said that her journal would continue to publish excerpts from Irish author ...
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Posts
Feb 25Feb 25

Posted by OldGoat43
CANNABIS IN SCIENCE & HEALTH A review concluded that data support "CBD's therapeutic value in improving sleep (increased sleep duration/quality and reduction in nightmares) and depression, which are often comorbid with anxiety" ...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Feb 23Feb 23

Posted by Philip21
Wha57 NOVEL idea<<<
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Politics
Feb 22Feb 22

Posted by mcgeo52
Politics 101
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Sunset, Sea, Coffee and Me
Feb 20Feb 20

Posted by Boomtarat03
Smokey's face when he's not in the mood 😅
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Trump Pinata
Feb 16Feb 16

Posted by LenHazell53
It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis is a 1935 novel The novel describes the rise to power of President "Buzz" Windrip, who is elected on a populist platform of fear and promises, promoting nationalism and ultra patriotism and "traditional" ...
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Trump Pinata
Feb 12Feb 12

Posted by racocn8
During the Impeachment Trial, mention was made that a SWAT Team showed up. What did they do upon arrival and thereafter? Why was no attempt made to arrest the insurrectionists when reinforcements did arrive? Who gave that order? Surely Capitol ...
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Posts
Feb 11Feb 11

Posted by glennlab
Hold my beer
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Feb 11Feb 11

Posted by Mitch07102
From the SciBabe, thoughts on Black History month. She gets it. MOS: On Black History Month & Information Access by SciBabe I somewhat naively started February thinking “I’m going to write about a Black scientist or inventor every day for ...
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News & Links
Feb 10Feb 10

Posted by snytiger6
LINKA Sri Lankan Author Who Allegedly Insulted Buddhism in a Story is Finally Free | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
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Oddities and Anomalies
Feb 9Feb 9

Posted by FearlessFly
U.S. Navy Has Patents on Tech It Says Will ‘Engineer the Fabric of Reality’ The U.S. Navy's “UFO patents” sound like they've been ripped from a science fiction novel.
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News & Links
Feb 5Feb 5

Posted by HippieChick58
LINKLetters From An American 02/04/2021
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Posts
Feb 4Feb 4

Posted by OldGoat43
SCIENCE & HEALTH2/3/2021 A study found that "nasal CBD are safe and effective and have controlled release" and "are a novel promising option for the clinical treatment of PTSD." LINK: ...
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Posts
Feb 2Feb 2

Posted by OldGoat43
INTERNATIONAL WEED 2/2/2021 Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa asked officials to look into the possibility of legalizing marijuana. LINK: Australian pharmacies can now sell CBD without a ...
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This Day In History
Feb 2Feb 2

Posted by Marionville
2nd February 1709...British sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued by William Dampier after being marooned on a desert island for five years, his story inspires the novel “Robinson Crusoe” by Daniel Defoe (published 1719).
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Health & Happiness
Jan 27Jan 27

Posted by FrayedBear
Could this be the go to solution for everyone's health?
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AUTHORS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, AND READERS
Jan 27Jan 27

Posted by FrayedBear
Pause for thought?
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Wordsmith
Jan 27Jan 27

Posted by FrayedBear
Can you expand on an idea?
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AUTHORS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, AND READERS
Jan 21Jan 21

Posted by JackPedigo
Just discovered an interesting item about the author Felix Salten. Herr Salten is best noted for his book “Bambi, a life in the woods.” He went on to write another Bambi book Bambi’s Children: The Story of a Forest Family (1939). His stories ...
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Trump Pinata
Jan 19Jan 19

Posted by silverotter11
To count the minutes.
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Music Fans
Jan 16Jan 16

Posted by Marionville
Hi there it’s teatime treat here at almost 5pm...and because I seem to have been kept virtual captive here for the last X number of months ...here is Dido with. - No Freedom.
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jan 16Jan 16

Posted by HippieChick58
ANAGNORISIS an-ag-NOR-ih-sis Part of speech: noun Origin: Greek, late 18th century 1: The point in a play, novel, etc., in which a principal character recognizes or discovers another character's true identity or the true nature of their own ...
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Biden 2020
Jan 15Jan 15

Posted by UrsiMajor
Lady Gaga to sing at Biden Inauguration.
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Trump Pinata
Jan 14Jan 14

Posted by Austin-Cambridge
Mm! Interesting point! :-D
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Philosophy & Meaning
Jan 9Jan 9

Posted by NR92
Does time exist, or it is just an illusion? 🤔
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AUTHORS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, AND READERS
Jan 8Jan 8

Posted by Doharo
Early...A little sugary...but simply could not resist. Sometimes By Donald Harry Roberts Tanya Zelinsky finished the romance novel she had just bought. The cover and the title inspired the purchase. Then she closed the book and with a long sad ...
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This Day In History
Jan 8Jan 8

Posted by Marionville
8th January 1992...US President George H.W. Bush gets ill and vomits on Japanese Prime Minister’s lap.
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Conservative Atheists
Jan 6Jan 6

Posted by SpikeTalon
Barstool Sports raised $18 million to help small businesses, putting big Government's pathetic relief efforts to shame- ?
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Politics
Jan 5Jan 5

Posted by Hages
LINKSubmission: A Novel
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QuEsTiOnS oF ThE DaY
Jan 5Jan 5

Posted by Boomtarat03
Hey guys, I got a question 🙈 Do you like a woman/man that is soft and sweet or more aggressive?
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News & Links
Jan 2Jan 2

Posted by xenoview
What Those Body Noises Are Trying to Tell You
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News & Links
Jan 1Jan 1

Posted by Paul4747
LINKWisconsin hospital employee fired for ‘intentionally’ ruining 500-plus doses of covid-19 vaccine, hospital says - The Washington Post
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Site & Customer Service
Dec 30, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by David1955
I cannot comment on posts. Obviously people some can. What is going on here?
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Posts
Dec 29, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by luckytobealive
Mm a short narrative... had to look up the precise meaning though. ;) brief fictional prose narrative that is shorter than a novel and that usually deals with only a few characters. How long is a short narrative? The average short story should ...
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Gardeners
Dec 28, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by bigpawbullets
Seems pretty solid. And no "wobble" on the floor. Tomorrow I'll install the retractable casters.
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This Day In History
Dec 27, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by altschmerz
75 years ago: Imperialist powers establish the International Monetary Fund On December 27, 1945, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was formally established, with 29 nations ratifying its articles of agreement. The financial ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 25, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Fossils from the Pliocene Mille-Logya Site in the Afar Region of Ethiopia suggest that the origin of the genus Homo was associated with environmental change. For many decades, a disparity between the resolution of long ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Dec 18, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by ErichZannIII
What reasons would they have for admitting you? Deranged masturbation Hereditary Predisposition Immoral life Overaction of the mind Overtaxing mental powers Politics Bad habits and political excitement Dissolute habits Mental excitement Novel ...
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Memes R Us
Dec 17, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by mistymoon77
You know in someone already tried this & thought it would work.
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Politics
Dec 13, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKAlmost half of US voters think Trump will go down as ‘one of worst presidents in history’ says Fox poll | The Independent
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Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Dance, Punk, Alternative, Rock and Roll.
Dec 13, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by prestonw1243
XIMO TEBAR. GOES BLUE.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 10, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by floWteiuQ
LINKLiberals and atheists smarter? Intelligent people have values novel in human evolutionary history, study finds -- ScienceDaily
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Silly, Random & Fun
Dec 9, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by TO_BY
Okay so there's this commercial on TV with an emu burying his head in the sand. I immediately doubt that emus do that, but then I remember I've always heard this is something ostriches do. So the I begin to wonder: do they ? Here's the skinny ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Dec 4, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKQAnon Supporters Think Biden's Medical Boot Is Hiding Ankle Monitor Following Secret Arrest
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Nov 30, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by gsiamne
Astronomers Just Mapped 1 Million Previously Unknown Galaxies, And You Can Take a Tour:
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Philosophy & Meaning
Nov 28, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by summatyme
Rediscovered a favorite chapter from Waking Life. Havent seen this film in ages. Good thing it's wine night. 🍷 ----- (A large bridge emerges from afar. And on the bridge is a shining light, from which a wild looking man in an afro appears. It is...
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Memes R Us
Nov 27, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by scurry
🎶99 can of piss on the wall 99 can of piss🎶
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This Day In History
Nov 21, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Marionville
21st November 1931...Horror film “Frankenstein” is released, starring Boris Karloff as the monster, directed by James Whale and based on Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel “Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus “.
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World Music
Nov 21, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by DaisyMaeNot
Years ago I read the novel How Green Was My Valley (and later watched the 1941 movie) and became enamored with Welsh choirs. Treorchy Male Voice Choir (Côr Meibion Treorci) - Myfanwy
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Trump Pinata
Nov 20, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by TheGreatShadow
In all fairness, just about every President comes out with a book. Who is waiting for his epic novel "How To Become A Millionaire (Start Off As a Billionaire)"?
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Music Fans
Nov 16, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Garf
There are three versions of this song that I know of, all sung by the same band, two sung in English but with different accompaniment and one sung in German, I'll put the other two in comments... Manowar - heart of steel
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This Day In History
Nov 14, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by altschmerz
November 14, 1851 Herman Melville's novel Moby Dick is published in New York. Book covers from the collection of Bill Pettit from the New York Times 1. 1930 Random House 2. 1969 Collier 3. 1970 German language 4. 1976 Norton & ...
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Tales from the Lockdown
Nov 11, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by FrayedBear
Are you for war or peace?
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General & Hellos
Nov 10, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Larimar
I'm sure few here understand what I mean when I say that I used to live "ON THE RIVER." I'm talking about a house inside the levee on the Mississippi River. We were up in the air 8' on stilts until 2008 when we got flooded and a foot of water got ...
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AUTHORS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, AND READERS
Nov 9, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by K9Kohle789
There are so many groups here I missed this one. I have written 2 horror novels, a book about a litter of 10 German shepherd pups (mostly real stuff) but you follow the litter for their life, they tell their own stories. The ASPCA states that only 3 ...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Nov 4, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Willow_Wisp
I so want to go to Australia, even though the wild life is dangerous.
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Politics
Nov 2, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Hages
LINKThe Handmaid's Tale
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Books: Only Books
Nov 2, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Hages
LINKCæsar's Column: A Story of the Twentieth Century by Ignatius Donnelly - Free Ebook
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