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Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Daily Drift

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Today in History

Richard II is deposed.
Eric XIV, king of Sweden, is deposed after showing signs of madness.
John Billington, one of the original pilgrims who sailed to the New World on the Mayflower, becomes the first man executed in the English colonies. He is hanged for having shot another man during a quarrel
The French, at Hochstadt in the War of the Spanish Succession, suffer only 1,000 casualties to the 11,000 of their opponents, the Austrians of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I.
Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute is performed for the first time in Vienna
The first anesthetized tooth extraction is performed by Dr. William Morton in Charleston, Massachusetts.
Confederate troops fail to retake Fort Harrison from the Union forces during the siege of Petersburg.
Italy declares war on Turkey over control of Tripoli.
Bulgaria pulls out of World War I.
Babe Ruth hits his 60th home run of the season off Tom Zachary in Yankee Stadium, New York City.
George Gershwin‘s opera Porgy and Bess opens at the Colonial Theatre in Boston.
Under German threats of war, Britain, France, Germany and Italy sign an accord permitting Germany to take control of Sudetenland–a region of Czechoslovakia inhabited by a German-speaking minority.
The French Army is called back into France from its invasion of Germany. The attack, code named Operation Saar, only penetrated five miles.
The Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps becomes the Women’s Army Corps, a regular contingent of the U.S. Army with the same status as other army service corps.
The Berlin Airlift is officially halted after 277,264 flights.
U.N. forces cross the 38th parallel separating North and South Korea as they pursue the retreating North Korean Army.
The first atomic-powered submarine, the Nautilus, is commissioned in Groton, Connecticut.
NATO nations agree to arm and admit West Germany.
Actor and teen idol James Dean is killed in a car crash while driving his Porsche on his way to enter it into a race in Salinas, California.
Fifteen African nations are admitted to the United Nations.
U.S. Marshals escort James H. Meredith into the University of Mississippi; two die in the mob violence that follows.
President Lyndon Johnson signs legislation that establishes the National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities.
The 30 September Movement unsuccessfully attempts a coup against the Indonesian government; an anti-communist purge in the aftermath results in over 500,000 deaths.
Bechuanaland ceases to be a British protectorate and becomes the independent Republic of Botswana.
Pro baseball great Roberto Clemente hits his 3,000th—and final—hit of his career.
The AH-64 Apache attack helicopter makes its first flight.
Aldwych tube station (originally Strand Station) of the London Underground transit system closes after 88 years.
Japan’s second-worst nuclear accident occurs at a uranium processing facility in Tokaimura, killing two technicians.
Earthquakes in Sumatra kill more than 1,115 people.

Americans Rate Their Worst Fears in New National Survey

Can You Handle Pepper X?

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Can You Handle Pepper X, Allegedly The Hottest Pepper In The World?
It's hotter than The Carolina Reaper, so have a gallon of milk handy

Trendy Vegetables to Try Right Now

Meet the Couple Whose Orgasms Can Last Up to 18 Hours

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Meet the Couple Whose Orgasms Can Last Up to 18 Hours
Scott and Melanie McClure practice an ancient technique for powerful, long-lasting experiences

Women Share What They Wish They'd Known Before Marriage

What women wish they knew about marriage before their weddings

You Probably Trust Your Computer Way More Than You Trust Your Girlfriend

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You Probably Trust Your Computer Way More Than You Trust Your Girlfriend
"We are more willing to spread out personal information across the web than we are to divulge facts to a person we are personally getting to know."

Things You Don't Know About Hugh Hefner

No matter how you felt about Hugh Hefner before his death, there's no denying he changed the publishing landscape forever. Over on Complex, you can read ten fascinating facts about the Playboy founder including surprising trivia like the fact that he started the magazine after working as a cartoonist for Esquire and his boss refused him a $5 raise. Or about how Playboy was almost named Stag Party, but he had to go another name because there was already a Stag magazine.
You can read more about Hugh here.

Experts confirm gender identity is biological

Experts confirm gender identity is biological and say insurers should cover trans health needs

‘Get out!’

Lt. Gen. Jay B. Silveria, the superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) on Thursday addressed cadets in a powerful speech about treating one another with “dignity and respect” after racial slurs were written outside five black Air Force cadet candidates’ dorm rooms.

‘You like that?’

‘You like that?’: St. Louis cops savagely beat handcuffed filmmaker while wife watched, suit says
Police leaders had initially boasted about owning the streets.

Immigrant dad who’s the caretaker of his disabled stepson will be deported

A young girl died after her mother claimed her phone was too ‘low on minutes’ to call 911

A Texas mother is facing nearly a century in prison after she allegedly failed to call 911 as her 4-year-old daughter was dying because her cell phone was “low on minutes.”

Not laughing with others could be an indicator of psychopathic tendencies

Not laughing with others could be an indicator of psychopathic tendencies

Vikings were not white supremacists

During the 19th century, Vikings were praised as prototypes and ancestor figures for European colonists. The idea took root of a Germanic master race, fed by crude scientific theories and nurtured by Nazi ideology in the 1930s.

Majority believe climate change responsible for storms

A majority of people believe climate change was responsible for the hurricanes that caused devastation in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, a new poll shows.

New Mexico Is Erasing Actual Science From Their Science Standards

New Mexico Is Erasing Actual Science From Their Science Standards
Facts should never be subject to political interpretation.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

The Daily Drift

Welcome to Today's Edition of
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Asshole ...!
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Today in History

Emperor Henry VI dies in Messina, Sicily.
Richard II of England is deposed. His cousin, Henry of Lancaster, declares himself king under the name Henry IV.
Christopher Columbus leaves Cadiz, Spain, on his second voyage to the new world.
Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa discovers the Pacific Ocean.
Congress votes to create a U.S. army.
A civil war breaks out in Spain between Carlists, who believe Don Carlos deserves the throne, and supporters of Queen Isabella.
Mormon leader Brigham Young is named the first governor of the Utah Territory.
Union troops capture the Confederate Fort Harrison, outside Petersburg, Virginia.
Dissatisfied Ute Indians kill Agent Nathan Meeker and nine others in the “Meeker Massacre.”
A five-day work week is established for General Motors workers.
Germany and the Soviet Union reach an agreement on the division of Poland.
30,000 Jews are gunned down in Kiev when Heinrich Himmler sends four strike squads to exterminate Soviet Jewish civilians and other “undesirables.”
Adolf Hitler‘s book Mein Kampf is published in the United States.
Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev repeatedly disrupts a UN General Assembly meeting with his violent outbursts over intervention in the Belgian Congo, US U2 spy planes, and arms control.
General Douglas MacArthur officially returns Seoul, South Korea, to President Syngman Rhee.
Canada launches its first satellite, Alouette 1.
The popular Argentinian comic strip Mafalda beings publication, in the weekly Primera Plana; focusing on a six-year-old girl (Mafalda) and her friends, it has been called the Argentinian Peanuts.
Chevrolet introduces the Camaro, which will become an iconic car.
Oman joins the Arab League.
John Paul II becomes the first pope ever to visit Ireland.
The YF-22, later named F-22 Raptor, flies for the first time.
Brazilian President Fernando Collor de Mello impeached for corruptions; he was the youngest president in the nation’s history, taking office at age 40 in 1990.
Dow Jones Industrial Average plummets 777.68 points in the wake of Lehman Brothers and Washington Mutual bankruptcies, the largest single-day point loss in Wall Street history.
An 8.1 earthquake causes a tidal wave that claims 189 lives in Samoa, American Samoa, and Tonga.

Adjunct Professors Are So Poorly Paid They're Sleeping in Cars and Turning to Sex Work

Foods to Avoid If You Don't Want to Be in a Bad Mood

90 Companies Helped Cause the Climate Crisis—They Should Pay for It

Tech bro starts a bizarre new religion where he worships his own AI chat bot

One former Google engineer is so enthusiastic about the future of artificial intelligence that he literally believes he can create Dog.

Colorado school intentionally failed student because of her outspoken atheism

The lawsuit cites a school board member who “once stated her ‘christian’ belief at a school board meeting that ‘transgender students should be castrated.'”

More Arrests for Marijuana Than for Violent Crime Last Year

Michigan cop told to resign after NFL 'degenerate' post

The director of the Michigan State Police has apologized for calling NFL players who kneel in protest of police brutality "anti-American degenerates"—but critics are still calling for her resignation, citing the agency's long history of racial discrimination.

Susan Smith In Prison

A South Carolina woman who infamously drowned her two young sons has not taken to life in prison well.

Michigan couple let their jaundiced newborn die because ‘Dog makes no mistakes’

A couple in Lansing, Michigan were warned by their midwife that their newborn daughter Abigail looked jaundiced and appeared to need medical care. Instead of seeking treatment, they ignored the problem on religious grounds.

America Is Having a Nervous Breakdown

Guess who's to blame ...

Dumbass Trump and his sycophants have caused a devastating mental health crisis in America

Increasingly, the weight of the current political environment burdens the hearts and minds of Americans and causes anxiety, preoccupation, deepening depression, feelings of helplessness and despair, disgust and horror.

Former neo-Nazi describes how he was ‘groomed’ into becoming a skinhead

Former neo-Nazi describes how he was ‘groomed’ into becoming a skinhead — and why he’s fighting fascism now

Skinhead-turned-housewife admits to gassing gay club as a teenage Nazi

Shannon Martinez, a suburban housewife, is not who you’d expect when you picture skinheads.

Nazis Just A Threat As ISIL

The threat of white nationalist violence in the U.S. is at least as big a threat as that posed by terror groups such as ISIL, the FBI revealed Wednesday.

Armed North Carolina hate circle jerk falling apart as tiki torch white nationalists turn on each other

A white nationalist march scheduled to be held in North Carolina in December is already falling apart as organizers are turning on each other and featured speakers are bailing on the event.

Rain in Mexico comes with a side of fish

The Tuesday weather forecast in Tampico, Mexico, called for light rain. It did not call for fish, but that's what residents got along with the precipitation.

Monkey eats own baby in puzzling case of cannibalism

An episode of filial cannibalism observed in a normally vegetarian Tonkean macaque has baffled researchers who are trying to understand what motivated such behavior.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Daily Drift

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Today in History

48 BC
On landing in Egypt, Pompey is murdered on the orders of Ptolemy.
The Emperor Lothar dies in Gaul, and his kingdom is divided between his three sons.
William, Duke of Normandy, soon to be known as William the Conqueror invades England.
King Henry of England defeats his brother Robert at the Battle of Tinchebrai and reunites England and Normandy.
James of Aragon retakes Valencia, Spain, from the Arabs.
Samuel de Champlain and his colonists return to France from Port Royal Nova Scotia.
The Anglo-Russian-Austrian Alliance of St. Petersburg, which is directed against France, is signed.
Union General William Rosecrans blames his defeat at Chickamauga on two of his subordinate generals. They are later exonerated by a court of inquiry.
Colonel Ronald Mackenzie raids a war camp of Comanche and Kiowa at the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon, Texas, slaughtering 2,000 of their horses.
A woman is placed under arrest for smoking a cigarette on New York’s Fifth Avenue.
W.C. Handy’s “Memphis Blues” is published.
Race riots in Harriston, Mississippi, kill 10 people.
Three U.S. Army aircraft arrive in Seattle, Washington after completing a 22-day round-the-world flight.
Sir Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin when he notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory; it remained for Howard Florey and Ernst Chain to isolate the active ingredient, allowing the “miracle drug” to be developed in the 1940s.
Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union agree on a division of Poland; Warsaw surrenders to German troops.
France ratifies a new constitution.
Explorer VI, the U.S. satellite, takes the first video pictures of Earth.
A military coup in Damascus ends the Egypt-Syria union known as the United Arab Republic that was formed Feb. 1, 1958.
Roy Lichtenstein’s pop art work Whaam!, depicting in comic-book style a US jet shooting down an enemy fighter, is exhibited for the first time; it will become one of the best known examples of pop art.
Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) leader Yasser Arafat sign an interim agreement concerning settlement on the Gaza Strip.
Afghanistan’s former president (1986-92) Mohammad Najibullah is tortured and murdered by the Taliban.
SpaceX launches the first private spacecraft, Falcon 1.

Saudi Arabia Finally Agrees To Let Women Drive

Saudi Arabia Finally Agrees To Let Women Drive

Gig Economy Has Created Permanent Low-Wage Nomads

Want Another Reason to Stop Drinking Soda?

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Want Another Reason to Stop Drinking Soda? Some 7-Up Was Found to Contain Meth
Several people were hospitalized and one person died after drinking the contaminated soda

Common Stomach Problems That Could Signal Serious Health Issues

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5 Common Stomach Problems That Could Signal Serious Health Issues
Here's how to know when gas and diarrhea are more than just a nuisance

Losing weight at any age leads to cost savings

Losing weight at any age leads to cost savings
Helping an adult lose weight leads to significant cost savings at any age, with those savings peaking at age 50, a new Johns Hopkins...