…and so many more have left the building today.
Thank you, Gene.
…and so many more have left the building today.
Thank you, Gene.
It’s what’s for dinner
More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lighting in central Norway in what wildlife officials are calling an unusually large natural disaster.
The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie images showing a jumble of reindeer carcasses scattered across a small area on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. The agency says 323 animals were killed, including 70 calves, in the lightning storm Friday.
Agency spokesman Kjartan Knutsen told the AP it’s not uncommon for reindeer or other wildlife to be killed by lightning strikes, “but we have not heard about such numbers before.”
He said reindeer tend to stay very close to each other in bad weather, which could explain how so many were killed at once.
Santa was unavailable for comment.
and a loving tribute to his dad
Sweet MOTHER of GOD, SAVE us from 20-something feminist SJWs! In the store this afternoon, after looking up at Olympics on telly [insert disgusted voice]:
“WHY do they have the WOMEN in BATHING SUITS to RIDE BIKES in a race?!” [steam steam steam]
THS lifts quizzical eyebrow a la Ebola.
“It’s the triathlon [unspoken: YOU EFFING TWIT]. They swim a third of it.”
Interest now engaged elsewhere that outrage unwarranted.
Happy Fourth of July, my fellow Americans!
Happy Father’s Day to ALL you wonderful, incredible, ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL guys like major dad, my Daddy, my miss-him-every-day-bestest-Father-in-Law-Ever, my amazing, capable brothers like Bingley and schweetest brothers-in-law.
WHERE would the world be without fathers? We’re getting a peek right now.
It was quite lurvly last night.
will the last one to leave please put her away gently
…for the military. Pensacola has lost one of our Blue Angels…
Blue Angels pilot dies in Tenn. crash
…as the Air Force ALMOST simultaneously lost a Thunderbird…
Thunderbirds fighter jet crashes in Colorado flyover after Air Force Academy graduation
Pilot Maj. Alex turner unhurt: officials credit him for dodging nearby homes
Minutes after his team streaked over President Obama and Air Force Academy cadets at a graduation ceremony on Thursday, the pilot of a Thunderbirds fighter jet maneuvered his plane away from homes as it crashed into a field near Colorado Springs.
…Turner radioed he was having trouble with the jet and trying to direct it away from homes before the crash, said Lt. Col. Christopher Hammond, commander of the Thunderbirds.
…even while tragedy struck in Fort Hood Texas:
Crews search for 4 missing soldiers after Army vehicle swept away in floodwaters near Fort Hood, killing 5
U.S. Army teams and other emergency rescue crews are in a desperate search Friday for four soldiers still missing from a truck that was swept from a low-water crossing and overturned in a swollen creek at Fort Hood, killing at least five and injuring three.
There are no words. Just tears.
Most adorable bay boy, EH-VAH.
We love YOU the MOSTEST in the WHOLE, WIDE WORLD!
…of asking the home invader what his intentions are and, if violence is included, accepting it as your fate, because…well…Christ.
Via Glenn: And the PERFECT illustration of the rollover-and-die principle happens almost immediately. You KNOW what Preacher Man would have had this quick thinking young lad do, even though the question was fairly put to the home intruder vis-à-vis HIS intentions…
Young boy shoots suspected burglar, mocks him for ‘crying like a baby’
11-year-old Chris Gaither from Talladega, Alabama, has told reporters how an intruder “cried like a baby” after Chris shot him in the leg with a 9mm handgun.
Home school-student Chris was alone at his house on Wednesday morning when he heard footsteps; someone had broken in and was walking around upstairs, apparently intending to burgle the Gaither’s home.
Chris took hold of a nearby gun and prepared to face the intruder, who started coming back down the stairs carrying a hamper.
“When he was coming down the stairs, that’s when he told me he was going to kill me, f-you and all that,” the boy told local news broadcaster WVTM.
A 2,400 year-old mosaic featuring a wine-drinking skeleton and the ancient equivalent of a self-help message has been uncovered in Turkey.
Reclining on a cushion, the skeleton holds a wine cup in one hand while bread and an amphora of wine sit close to hand. Above it, in Greek, is written the phrase, “be cheerful, enjoy your life”.
The mosaic was found in the Turkish province of Hatay near the Syrian border and was part of a richly-decorated floor of what was most likely a wealthy family’s dining room.
…of his. Well. Crap.
And the shame is so many of today’s generation will have no idea what they missed because he embargoed his music and videos.
Stanford students reject Western Civ
An effort by a group of Stanford University students to restore a Western civilization class requirement has been decisively rejected by the student body, with voting results released Monday showing it mustering less than 15 percent support.
…which now renders him an “Uncle Thomas ass nigga,” among the nicer things being said.
I wonder if one of the kids was named “Nick?”
More likely “Slash”
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A high school musical in New Zealand got a little too real this week when a prop razor used in a throat-slitting scene ended up cutting the necks of two boys and sending them to a local hospital overnight.
Students at Saint Kentigern College in Auckland were performing the opening night of Sweeney Todd before parents and other audience members Wednesday when things went badly wrong. Set in Victorian London, the musical depicts a barber who slits his customer’s throats with a razor and uses the bodies to make meat pies.
The head of Saint Kentigern College, Steve Cole, told radio station Newstalk ZB the razor used in the show was real but had been bound in duct tape. He said he has no idea what went wrong during a scene midway through the Second Act.
Now, mind you, someone needs to explain how TWO kids cut cut.
One, that I can understand.
But the Second??
…Lind recently looked up from her work to see an elderly couple walking through the studio door.
“And she’s like, ‘I’m Carol and this is Arne and it is on his bucket list to take tap dance lessons.’”
…as soon as TBS flashed that helpful graphic
Tony Bennet has never lost a game when leading by 10 or more points at halftime (68-0)