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Monday, November 21, 2016

The Daily Drift

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Carolina Naturally
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Today in History

Leaders of the Mayflower expedition frame the “Mayflower Compact,” designed to bolster unity among the settlers.
Jean de Rozier and the Marquis d’Arlandes make the first free-flight ascent in a balloon to over 500 feet in Paris.
North Carolina ratifies the Constitution, becoming the 12th state to do it.
Franklin Colman, a pro-slavery Missourian, guns down Charles Dow, a Free Stater from Ohio, near Lawrence, Kansas.
From Georgia, Confederate General John B. Hood launches the Franklin-Nashville Campaign into Tennessee.
Motorized omnibuses replace horse-drawn cars in Paris.
In San Juan, President Theodore Roosevelt pledges citizenship for Puerto Rican people.
Cunard liner Mauritania sets a new speed record for steamship travel, 624 nautical miles in a one day run.
Suffragettes storm Parliament in London. All are arrested and all choose prison terms.
German ace Rudolf von Eschwege is killed over Macedonia when he attacks a booby-trapped observation balloon packed with explosives.
The last German troops leave Alsace-Lorraine, France.
Police turn machine guns on striking Colorado mine workers, killing five and wounding 20.
A New York court rules Gloria Vanderbilt unfit for custody of her daughter.
Cole Porter’s musical Anything Goes premieres at New York’s Alvin Theatre.
The United Nations grants Libya its independence by 1952.
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the air quality act, allotting $428 million for the fight against pollution.
U.S. planes conduct widespread bombing raids in North Vietnam.
US Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard arrested for spying and passing classified information to Israel; he received a life sentence on Nov. 1, 1987.
The Justice Department begins an inquiry into the National Security Council into what will become known as the Iran-Contra scandal.
The Dayton Peace Agreement is initialed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio; the agreement, formally ratified in Paris on Dec. 14, ends the three-and-a-half year war between Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Anti-Syrian Lebanese Minister and MP Pierre Gemayel assassinated in Beirut.

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Blind Man Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro

Dan Berlin at peak of kilimanjaro 
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The Bizarre Skin Condition You're at Risk for When the Temperature Drops

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foods that fight cold and flu

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Unless you want to feel even worse, that is

You Could End Up Paying $1,000 Out Of Pocket Next Time You Go To the Hospital

ER costs
Why You Could End Up Paying $1,000 Out Of Pocket Next Time You Go To the Hospital
Even if you choose a hospital in your insurance network

The role of physical environment in the ‘broken windows’ theory

For decades, the influential “broken windows” theory has linked signs of petty crime to bigger problems in a neighborhood. Largely left out of such discussions, however, is the role simple perceptual features in physical environments … Read more

Economist’s Research Reveals Poverty Should Be Measured by More than Income

Since social scientists and economists began measuring poverty, the definition has never strayed far from a discussion of income. New research from Georgia Tech economist Shatakshee Dhongde shows there are multiple components of poverty that … Read more

The consequences of being a Dumbass Trump sycophant

Tutu-wearing man who stole fruit and soda from farmers market arrested

The search is over for a hungry, tutu-wearing thief who broke into a farmer’s market in Florida.
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies say they’ve caught the man who broke a glass door to a farmer’s market in Tampa.
Investigators say Jevon Ryner Jamison, 22, of Tampa was wearing a tutu and wig when he broke into the farmer’s market with another male at 1am on Nov. 1.

Once inside, surveillance cameras recorded the man in a tutu drinking a soda and eating fruit. Deputies arrested Jamison and charged him with Burglary of an Unoccupied Structure, Criminal Mischief, and Petit Theft.

FBI search for the 'Spelling Bee Bandit' who repeatedly misspells 'robbery'

The FBI is offering up to $1,000 for information that can lead to a bank robber, nicknamed the "Spelling Bee Bandit" for his misspelling of the word "robbery" on hold up notes.
The man is wanted for multiple heists in the Greater Boston area. Investigators believe the suspect robbed four different banks in Massachusetts, including Arlington, Reading and Burlington, over a two-week period.
The latest robbery occurred at a TD Bank Peabody, Massachusetts. In every case, he put on sunglasses and handed a demand note to the teller with "Robery" written on it, according to the FBI.
The unknown robber is described as a slim man in his late 30s or early 40s who is between 5'11" and 6'2" and approximately 160 pounds. They said he has a "local" accent.

Police hunt 'feminine' men accused of stealing yoga pants from Victoria’s Secret store

Two men described as “feminine” and wearing fake eyelashes and long red nails are being sought in connection with a yoga pants heist at a Victoria’s Secret store in South Carolina. Deana Milligan, an employee at the Spartanburg store, told police that she observed two black men enter the business at around 9pm on Wednesday “and hang out near a yoga pants display.”
Milligan said that the duo proceeded to place multiple pairs of yoga pants in shopping bags before fleeing the store without paying for the garments. A Spartanburg Police Department report describes the suspects as wearing “red sweatshirts and red sneakers and had nose rings.”
Milligan described the duo as “feminine and stated they were wearing fake eye lashes and long red nails.” One suspect, Milligan added, had a neck tattoo, while his accomplice wore a black hat atop a Mohawk haircut.

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Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by flying deer that had been struck by vehicle

A pedestrian was hit by a deer that had been struck by a minivan in Clarksville, Tennessee, on Thursday evening.
At about 5:30pm, a Woodlawn woman was driving west in a 2004 Pontiac Montana when a deer entered the road, according to an accident report.
The minivan hit the deer, and the deer went airborne. "The deer flew off the car and hit a pedestrian," according to Clarksville Police spokeswoman Officer Natalie Hall.
The pedestrian had broken bones, and he was taken to Tennova Healthcare in Clarksville for treatment. "This is not a type of crash that happens often," Hall added.

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