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'Pat's the most important guy downtown': Loyal customers rally to support Calgary shoeshine stand operator

'Pat's the most important guy downtown': Loyal customers rally to support Calgary shoeshine stand operator


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  7 Comments  •  one month ago

Astrophysicist Scott Manley discusses the mostly successful test flight, landing, and ultimate explosion of SpaceX's Starship SN10

Astrophysicist Scott Manley discusses the mostly successful test flight, landing, and ultimate explosion of SpaceX's Starship SN10


Via: dig  •  Other  •  6 Comments  •  one month ago

This happened yesterday, March 3.  The next vehicle (SN11) is supposedly already built and awaiting a test date. I'm sure they'll be making a few adjustments to improve on this performance, which...
Spring Peepers

Spring Peepers


By: dig  •  Other  •  20 Comments  •  one month ago

Some video I shot a few days ago.
Why Texas' energy grid is unable to handle the winter storms

Why Texas' energy grid is unable to handle the winter storms


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Other  •  105 Comments  •  2 months ago

A Possum, Playing Possum.

A Possum, Playing Possum.


By: dig  •  Other  •  65 Comments  •  2 months ago

Earlier, I let my dog Polly out for an evening bathroom visit, and when I went to call her back in she wouldn't come. I slipped on some shoes, went out after her, and discovered what was keeping...
Trump is reportedly thinking about launching a new social media company. What should he name it?

Trump is reportedly thinking about launching a new social media company. What should he name it?


Via: john-russell  •  Other  •  23 Comments  •  2 months ago

New online platform 'Nearby' wants to help small businesses compete with Amazon

New online platform 'Nearby' wants to help small businesses compete with Amazon


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Other  •  5 Comments  •  2 months ago

Pentagon Briefed About Alien 'Off World Vehicles': NY Times

Pentagon Briefed About Alien 'Off World Vehicles': NY Times


Via: john-russell  •  Other  •  29 Comments  •  3 months ago

New Year, New Camera

New Year, New Camera


By: dig  •  Other  •  33 Comments  •  3 months ago

I've been getting interested in photography lately, so I decided to move up a step from regular old point and shoots to a new superzoom bridge camera. It's a Panasonic Lumix FZ80, with a 60x...
The Narrowest Streets in the World

The Narrowest Streets in the World


Via: john-russell  •  Other  •  45 Comments  •  4 months ago

Sometimes we need to be reminded!!

Sometimes we need to be reminded!!


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  7 Comments  •  4 months ago

I saw this on one of my cousin's Facebook page.   No source given. 
Super Spreader

Super Spreader


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  14 Comments  •  5 months ago

An Iowa boy is selling baseball bats he makes from fallen trees to raise money for storm victims

An Iowa boy is selling baseball bats he makes from fallen trees to raise money for storm victims


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  2 Comments  •  5 months ago

This is a really nice story, so messing it up with religion or politics is off topic. 
Election Day Open Chat Room

Election Day Open Chat Room


By: sister-mary-agnes-ample-bottom  •  Other  •  160 Comments  •  5 months ago

An open chat room has been set up where we can share our angst, joy, pride, and any other emotion we experience during this monumental election.  You can join now if you like, but the official...
Police: Suspect arrested after allegedly shooting man who was trying to fix flat tire

Police: Suspect arrested after allegedly shooting man who was trying to fix flat tire


Via: sister-mary-agnes-ample-bottom  •  Other  •  14 Comments  •  6 months ago

HARRY AND BESS

HARRY AND BESS


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  19 Comments  •  7 months ago

BUZZ NOTE:  This was an email sent to me by my brother, which he had received from someone else, so no author can be identified, nor URL determined. Harry & Bess...
Have you tried anything new lately?

Have you tried anything new lately?


By: msaubrey-aka-ahyoka  •  Other  •  17 Comments  •  7 months ago

A coworker of mine made some soaps for me and she told me where she shopped for the items to make it. I am now on a kick of making soaps, perfumes, body butters, and body washes. I make it a...
The Laird

The Laird


By: sister-mary-agnes-ample-bottom  •  Other  •  14 Comments  •  7 months ago

I wanted to let everyone know that Jj (The Laird) has passed away.  I received an email from Soph on Sept. 14, the date of his passing, and I just flat-out missed it.  Please forgive the delay....
HELLO DARKNESS MY OLD FRIEND

HELLO DARKNESS MY OLD FRIEND


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  28 Comments  •  7 months ago

PHOTO CAPTION: Sanford D. Greenberg (left) and Art Garfunkel. (EndBlindnessby2020.com) Google “Sandy Greenberg” to read more of his incredible story.
What's Your Favourite......Whatever?

What's Your Favourite......Whatever?


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  70 Comments  •  7 months ago

We've had lots of "What's your favourite...." articles, and they're usually fun and reading everyone's comments can be interesting, and help us to know each other better.   There seem to be...
'What a privilege it is': Tom Hanks sends letter to Saskatoon typewriter repairman

'What a privilege it is': Tom Hanks sends letter to Saskatoon typewriter repairman


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Other  •  16 Comments  •  7 months ago

The Wealthiest Woman In The World

The Wealthiest Woman In The World


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  16 Comments  •  7 months ago

Mac Kenzie Scott is the wealthiest woman in the world.  Here is her entire career on wikipedia Early life and career [ edit ] MacKenzie Scott Tuttle was born on April 7, 1970, in San...
Fox ' Britt Hume : Trump Has Mental Problems

Fox ' Britt Hume : Trump Has Mental Problems


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  54 Comments  •  8 months ago

Fox News' everybody's grandpa inadvertently spilled the beans on Trump wednesday afternoon as he was trying to ridicule Joe Biden yet again .  Hume appeared to acknowledge that the sitting...
The Passing of Grump/ Nigel Dogberry

The Passing of Grump/ Nigel Dogberry


By: perrie-halpern  •  Other  •  30 Comments  •  9 months ago

DUMBEST MAN IN CONGRESS HAS CORONAVIRUS

DUMBEST MAN IN CONGRESS HAS CORONAVIRUS


By: john-russell  •  Other  •  27 Comments  •  9 months ago

Rep Louis Gohmert (R-Tex)  long described as the "dumbest man in Congress" , has tested positive for the coronavirus , according to news reports, including from NBC.  He must have forgot to...
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