Category: New Media


Do prospective buyers get to inspect the wife ?

Originally posted on TIME:

A homeowner in Indonesia has put her house on the market, and herself with it.

The two-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Sleman — a sleepy district near the Javanese city of Yogyakarta — comes with a fish pond, spacious backyard and a chance to ask 40-year-old owner Wina Lia for her hand in marriage.

The asking price is the rough equivalent of $76,500. “Buyers who don’t negotiate the price,” the sales literature says, “can ask the owner to marry (terms and conditions apply).”

Wina’s online ad went viral, prompting a local news outlet to track her down and confirm that the offer was genuine. “Indeed it’s true, Wina is ready to be married by a house buyer,” the tweet says.

Dian Purna Dirgantara, the realtor who concocted the plan, told TIME…

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Originally posted on Rare:

WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton‘s lack of explanation as to why she used a private, nongovernment email account when she was the country’s top diplomat will hurt her unless she comes forward with more details, says California Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

She was the first major Democrat to urge Clinton to fully explain her actions.

The former first lady and New York senator “needs to step up and come out and state exactly what the situation is,” Feinstein said. “From this point on, the silence is going to hurt her.”

Clinton’s husband, former President Bill Clinton, avoided the controversy Sunday morning.

Asked whether his wife was treated fairly, Bill Clinton replied, “I’m not the one to judge that. I have an opinion, but I have a bias.”

“I shouldn’t be making news on this,” he said, in remarks reported on

Hillary Clinton has been…

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Originally posted on Twitchy:

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid isn’t happy at all that a group of 50 Republican senators wrote “an open letter to the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

The letter informs Iran that any deal struck with the Obama administration might be short-lived:

“What these two constitutional provisions mean is that we will consider any agreement regarding your nuclear-weapons program that is not approved by the Congress as nothing more than an executive agreement between President Obama and Ayatollah Khamenei. The next president could revoke such an executive agreement with the stroke of a pen and future Congresses could modify the terms of the agreement at any time.”

Harry Reid reacted predictably:

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We love David Burge and IowaHawk

Originally posted on Twitchy:

Iowahawk brought a wonderfully bad movie to the attention of Mike Nelson and Bill Corbett of Rifftrax (formerly of Mystery Science Theater 3000):

Ripe for mockery!

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Originally posted on Rare:

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Former President Bill Clinton defended his foundation’s acceptance of donations from foreign governments on Saturday, pointing to the track record of his global philanthropy as Hillary Rodham Clinton nears an announcement on a 2016 presidential campaign.

In an interview at the Clinton Global Initiative University, the ex-president sought to address critics who have questioned the receipt of donations from foreign governments while the former first lady served in the State Department and after she departed in early 2013.

“My theory about all of this is disclose everything and then let people make their judgments,” Clinton told moderator Larry Wilmore of the cable channel Comedy Central. “I believe we have done a lot more good than harm and I believe this is a good thing.”

He spoke shortly after Hillary Clinton appeared on stage along with the couple’s daughter, Chelsea Clinton, but steered clear of addressing criticism…

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It’s all about the benjamins …

Originally posted on Rare:

Does anyone really believe speeding tickets have much to do with public safety? Aren’t they really just, first and foremost, about revenue?

This is something I particularly think about near the end of the month, when I make sure I’m not speeding because cops are trying to meet ticket quotas most police departments claim don’t exist (officers who speak out have been punished).

Somehow I always seem to see more police cars, radar guns and people pulled over on the 30th and 31st of each month than I do on the 1st or 2nd of the next month.

Pure coincidence, I’m sure.

Today, how much of law enforcement is about keeping us safe—and how much of it is just revenue collection?

Ask the people of Ferguson.

The Department of Justice report on Ferguson released this week reveals a police department plagued by abuse and racial…

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New York City Drone Film Festival – March 7, 2015 NYC




” New York City Drone Film Festival is the world’s first event exclusively dedicated to celebrating the art of drone cinematography.  The festival provides a platform for aerial filmmakers to showcase their work (shot anywhere in the world), emphasizing innovative flight technique, aesthetic beauty, and more.  Director, landscape photographer, and aerial cinematographer Randy Scott Slavin founded the festival in 2014 with a desire to change the perceptions of drones. “I’m tired of drones being synonymous with questionable legality and FAA regulation. I want to celebrate the art of aerial cinematography”

Submissions for the 2015 festival are closed. 



Te 2015 New York City Drone Film Festival Will Take Place:

March 7, 2015 @ 6:30 pm 

The Directors Guild of America Theater

110 West 57th street, NYC

The Official After Party Is At 10:30PM @ FC Gotham 409 W 13TH ST, New York, NY 10014

On Sunday March 8th, The NYCDFF, New York City Drone Users Group And The AMA 

will host an official fly-in. Bring your drones and come fly with the NYC drone scene. 

1:00 PM Sunday March 8th at
Sea View Rotary RC Club Calvert Vaux Park
Entrance on Shore Parkway Service Road Gravesend Bay, Shore Parkway service road, Bay 44-Bay 49 Streets
Brooklyn, NY “

    Among the videos on view will be film clips from drone artists such asYeah Drones , Roberto Serrini , Corridor Digital , Jos Stiglingh , Jacob Southard , Gabriel Ng , Per Von Koch and Davey Orgill .

   At the present time tickets are sold out but due to the high demand the producers are considering adding a second screening . You can show your interest and perhaps gain potential tickets by signing up to their mailing list here .

   Below are the film categories to receive awards :



” The festival jury will present awards to films in various categories including:





    -FPV/Proximity/Technical Flying



    -Most epic Dronie

    -Best In Show

    -Audience choice award “



    Fellow drone fans and pilots that , like ourselves , were not lucky enough to land tickets for this cool show can at least salve their wounded feelings with one of the cool T-shirts or the poster available from the on-line gift shop . one example of which is displayed below :







   Of course if you are in the NY city area on the 7th , drive by the theater , who knows maybe there will be some scalpers to provide you with a ticket to his sold-out show .















This has to rank right up there with exploding toilet bowls as a top water closet fear …

Originally posted on Rare:

YouTube user Tony A got a terrible surprise during a recent trip to the bathroom on Wednesday, capturing a massive spider slinking around the inside of his toilet bowl.

Despite a powerful flush, the spider was able to hold on. At the video’s end, the spider slinks back into the inside of the toilet bowl, ready to strike at any moment.

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Researchers Capture First Ever Image Of Light As Wave And Particle





” Quantum mechanics tells us that light can behave simultaneously as a particle or a wave. However, there has never been an experiment able to capture both natures of light at the same time; the closest we have come is seeing either wave or particle, but always at different times. Taking a radically different experimental approach, EPFL scientists have now been able to take the first ever snapshot of light behaving both as a wave and as a particle. The breakthrough work is published in Nature Communications.”




© Fabrizio Carbone/EPFL




” When UV light hits a metal surface, it causes an emission of electrons. Albert Einstein explained this “photoelectric” effect by proposing that light – thought to only be a wave – is also a stream of particles. Even though a variety of experiments have successfully observed both the particle- and wave-like behaviors of light, they have never been able to observe both at the same time.

  A research team led by Fabrizio Carbone at EPFL has now carried out an experiment with a clever twist: using electrons to image light. The researchers have captured, for the first time ever, a single snapshot of light behaving simultaneously as both a wave and a stream of particles particle.”



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Funny stuff … LOL

Originally posted on Rare:

Hats off to the creative genius over at Geico, who figured out how people want to see advertisements–they don’t.

In a new spot for Geico, the Gecko stays out of the picture to show a nice family dinner scene. After a brief voiceover from the familiar Geico announcer, the commercial seems to end.

Instead the ad keeps running as the family freezes in the frame, ready to eat a big spaghetti dinner. The family dog then leaps onto the table and takes advantage of the situation.

So instead of watching a boring ad about insurance, we get to see a big dog chomping down on some lasagna.

Well played Geico. Well played.

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Originally posted on sunshine hours:

(This is a different post than the Low Min one)

Low Max records track the lowest maximum temperature for the day.

2634 Low Max Records Broken or tied From 2015-02-19 to 2015-02-25 according to the NOAA. (That is 15% of all the measurements for that period)

Below is a screenshot showing location and the biggest difference between old record and new record.

The list is just the ones I could capture in a screenshot. Wow. Many records broken by over 20F.

Imagine … the old record was 34 and it is now 3F. A 31F difference.


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Naked Man Caught Jumping Out Of Buckingham Palace Window In Internet Hoax




” A video clip that claims to show a naked man climbing out of a window at Buckingham Palace using a bed sheet has started an online debate as to whether it is real or not.

  The video shows some Swedish tourists watching the Changing of the Guard near Green Park.

  Buckingham Palace declined to comment on the video and the Metropolitan Police said they have had no reports of the incident.”

The Telegraph

Originally posted on National Post:

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says seven people have been killed in overnight shootings in southeastern Missouri and that the gunman is also dead.

Sergeant Jeff Kinder says the 36-year-old suspect was found dead in Shannon County early Friday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Investigators say the attacks took place in multiple locations in and around the town of Tyrone, in Texas County, about 65 kilometres north of the Arkansas border.

Authorities have not named the victims or the gunman. The victims were found at four different homes.

One injured person was taken to a hospital.

An investigation is ongoing. A motive for the killings and possible connections between the shooter and victims were not immediately clear.

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Originally posted on KTLA:

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A St. Louis man has filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force in a case that involves an officer turning off a dashcam video of that man’s arrest.

At one point in the video, a female officer can be heard saying: “Hold up, everybody, hold up. We’re red right now so if you guys are worried about cameras just wait.”

The phrase “we’re red right now” indicates that a camera is recording.

A second dashcam continued to record.

Video of the April arrest shows officers stopping a vehicle being driven by Cortez Bufford, whose car roughly matched the description of one possibly involved in an area shooting.

As officers approached the vehicle, they ordered Bufford and his passenger to show their hands. They did.

According to the police report, one officer smelled marijuana and saw what looked to be plastic baggies full of a leafy green substance.


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So if illegal aliens are now “Americans-In-Waiting” what does that make jihadists ? Progressives-In-Disguise ?

Originally posted on Twitchy:

President Obama is attending a “private” town hall meeting today to field questions from illegal aliens about his currently stalled push for executive amnesty.

Going into the meeting, the White House has coined a new term for those in the country illegally:

Yep. There it is: “Americans in waiting.”

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Originally posted on FOX31 Denver:

Note: This video contains profanity.

DENVER — When most people think of octopuses, they imagine them as they live in aquariums: drifting lazily with the currents, maybe clinging to the glass like a squishy child’s toy.

Most people do not imagine them exploding out of a tidepool, spearing a razor-sharp beak into a crab’s body and wrestling the helpless crustacean back into the water to suck out its innards.

But that’s the event a woman in Yallingup, Western Australia, captured last week.

“I didn’t know why I chose to film this crab, but thought I would try and get closer to it,” Porsche Indrisie said. “But something else beat me to it.”

Just one more reason that Australia is a fascinating, scary place.

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Reddit Bans Edward Snowden, Flames Glenn Greenwald In ‘Citizenfour’ Documentary AMA




” Edward Snowden says the only thing he regrets about his revelations regarding NSA surveillance is that he didn’t do it sooner. The former NSA analyst took part in a question-and-answer session on Reddit along with filmmaker Laura Poitras and and journalist Glenn Greenwald Monday.

  The trio appeared on the site to celebrate the Academy Award that “Citizenfour,” a documentary that depicts some of the earliest interviews between journalists and Snowden, received. The NSA leaker was temporarily banned from the popular submission site during the community Q&A, also known as an “ask me anything” or AMA.

” Hey guys, sorry — the reddit mods are being a little weird. My account is /u/SuddenlySnowden,” Snowden said. “Mods: Can you pull back the ban? I can’t post from the primary account. Thanks.”

  Snowden’s account was restored nine minutes later, but not before a Reddit moderator confronted him for complaining about the ban. The Reddit volunteer then got into a spat with Greenwald, later inferring the journalist was intellectually disabled.”

We doubt Aaron would approve , but then a lot of the Reddit moderators are as*holes . Read more

Jodi Miller Gives Us A Humorous Take On The Events Of The Day





Published on Feb 23, 2015

” — ISIS
— President Obama
— Ashton Carter
— Homeland Security Funding
— Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
— Climate Change
— Yemen
— Marijuana Use by Teens
— Deja Vu

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Starring: Jodi Miller
Production: Dialog New Media “














We like this man very much … imagine that , an actor with the guts to speak of liberty

Originally posted on Rare:

Perhaps best known for his frat boy-like antics in comedy movies, actor Vince Vaughn has some pretty specific views when it comes to politics.

In a recent interview with Playboy magazine, he spoke freely about these positions.

I would use the term libertarian to describe my politics. I like the principles of the Constitution and the republic, which is a form of government built around the law. A republic did very well in Rome until they got a lot of central power and Caesar decided he knew what was best for everyone. That type of government works if you’re looking to start welfare programs, if you’re going to conquer the world and use force a certain way. But even back then, it didn’t work. More and more people went on the dole and others went bankrupt, and businesses couldn’t afford to pay their staff.

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“President Peace Prize” strikes again …

Originally posted on Rare:

The Guardian reported earlier this month:

A 13-year-old boy killed in Yemen last month by a CIA drone strike had told the Guardian just months earlier that he lived in constant fear of the “death machines” in the sky that had already killed his father and brother.

“I see them every day and we are scared of them,” said Mohammed Tuaiman, speaking from al-Zur village in Marib province, where he died two weeks ago.

“A lot of the kids in this area wake up from sleeping because of nightmares from them and some now have mental problems. They turned our area into hell and continuous horror, day and night, we even dream of them in our sleep.”

The Guardian notes that a U.S. drone strike killed his father and brother in 2011 as they were herding camels belonging to their family: “Several anonymous US government officials told Reuters that the…

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Originally posted on Twitchy:

During a #DefendDenver march earlier this month, protesters were arrested after allegedly vandalizing a memorial to fallen police officers. The vandals were caught on video dumping red paint on the memorial, but why were they able to deface the memorial in the first place?

A “stand-down order” from the police chief reportedly allowed vandals the opportunity to deface the memorial:

Denver’s police chief told officers not to intervene but to stand by and watch as protesters threw red paint on a memorial for fallen officers during a weekend march against police brutality.

The stand-down order upset some officers, who said it sends a message that protesters can get away with increasingly brazen actions.

A sad state of affairs.

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LOL … another lefty fail … #ILoveObama

Originally posted on Twitchy:

We really don’t know why somebody thought the #ILoveObama hashtag would be a good idea, but that’s why a bunch of libs tried to get trending a little earlier tonight:

Ha! “DM only.” How’d that work out for you?

And as you might imagine, #ILoveObama is currently dominated by conservatives offering up some hilarious snark. Check it out:

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The effectiveness of Obama & Clinton’s “Smart Diplomacy” is nowhere better illustrated than right here . Could our nation really withstand another 6 or possibly 10 years of this kind of incompetence ? Think about that before you decide to support Hillary or any other of the potential democratic presidential candidates in 2016 .

Originally posted on Rare:

For six years now the United States has waged a drone war in the Middle East, targeting al Qaeda operatives from the sky. The strikes have been concentrated mostly in Yemen and Pakistan. They’ve killed, according to one tally taken early last year, about 2,400 people. Hundreds more have likely been blown to pieces since then.

One study done in 2012 found that drones were ineffective at targeting al Qaeda operatives, but very effective at accidentally killing civilians, leading to a hardening of anti-American sentiments where they’re used.

But drones were necessary to win the twenty-first century war on terror, we were told. As we learned this morning, that logic has deafeningly backfired:

Al Qaeda-linked fighters seized a large army base in a dawn attack in southern Yemen on Thursday, militants and residents said, hours after the United Nations warned that the country was on the brink of civil war.

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What an awesome birthday present …

Originally posted on Rare:

Even though the young grandson ruined the surprise by loudly declaring “we bought you a car” at the 1:17 mark, this father and grandfather couldn’t be happier about the gift his family gave him on his 60th birthday.

Wouldn’t you like to have a Pontiac GTO?

The family led him outside and advised him to keep his eyes closed, but once he opened them the only words he could muster were “Oh, you’ve got to be shittin’ me.”

At the end of the video, he takes the car out for a ride with his wife.

Just listen to that engine roar!

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