Wierd News IV - The Twilight Zone

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  1. The_J

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    I'm not sure the USA is capable of repelling weirdness of that magnitute.
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    Not only did they nail this, they crushed their opponent and won the Super Bowl after filming this. :smug:
     
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    I need a child robot. To discuss formal logic with, that is.
     
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    Might have wanted to check if it contained a virus prior to transplanting it. Rip.
     
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    I could understand somebody seeking surgery if they were abnormally short, but 5'7'' is the lower end of normal. I have to think that this guy is experiencing some deeper psychological issues, and that he's going to be terribly disappointed when he realises that getting slightly taller doesn't solve them.
     
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    Nobody could have predicted that. It's a pig virus, after all.
    For the next time it's something to check obviously though now.
    EDIT: Seems the test they used wasn't accurate.
     
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    A fertility doctor impregnated tens, perhaps hundreds, of women with his own sperm without their knowledge or consent, and the only criminal penalty he faced is a £400 fine for obstructing justice by denying the allegations. There is a TV show about it apparently.
     
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    A friend of mine is part of a smaller case, he has like 30 or "siblings". I actually don't know what happened to the doctor :think:, should maybe ask.
     
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    One day his offspring will take over the world.
    Unless they are as dumb as him, of course.
     
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    Blimey, when I saw that trailer on Netflix, I'd assumed it was fictional...
     
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    I wouldn't say this is a very realistic plea. Most people probably don't care about her previous job, and those who do won't be swayed by an article. I do know of another ex-pornstar that has a career in social media (Gray), so it's not impossible.
    By the way, her nose alteration was very successful, hopefully she is happier now :)

    The main issue with being in porn is that the film/videos most likely will remain until the web perishes. Which is why I found it strange that that Belle Delphine girl, after having carefully avoided doing any porn, did at the very end (for a very large financial gain, obviously, but still).

    All that said, this is a new era, with many people working as their own employer in nude videos, so I suspect Khalifa will do fine if she focuses on her new, post-porn career.
     
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    A local 12-year-old (well, not literally local, he was in Athens) apparently hanged himself in (theorized) an attempt to make a viral TikTok video, part of the "Blackout challenge" there. Other kids (even younger) have accidentally killed themselves as part of the same trend.
    The blackout challenge urges the video-uploaders to cause themselves to faint. But a few have overshot that worthy target.

    Can't say I am surprised; at that age (or younger), children could attempt such things even without the prospect of a viral video.
     
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    We had similar story several years ago. A guy didn't believe it's possible to hang himself if he can reach the ground with his feet. Wanted to check that, turned out it is possible.
     
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    Unidentified aerial phenomena, or the famous UAPs :p
     
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    Good lord. That has always been a game. The passing out bit. But hands go slack. Ligatures don't.

    Then again, dangling rope and twine was immediate removal from farm stuff in dad's book when I was small. I remember we went to a public park once and somebody had tied a long pretty shiny ribbon to the top of a slide. He immediately climbed to the top of that thing, whipped out his pocket knife, and cut it off. No dangling strings. No ligature games.
     
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    like the even weirder thing is how the War in Ukraine cancelled the guy in Pentagon who was preventing the happening of this and all the believers expect to discover the truth and meet their alien overlords . Who incidentally gave Americans nothing but rumours of probes ...
     
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    no Aliens , foreign countries are swarming US training facilities with drones , a billiard ball went by some USN jet with a premise that it would get into the intake next time , you know , for a Ka-Boom and once again reference to the Nimitz lncident . Which is actually CGl and made up Hollywood style , like to claim the US have very high tech as the Chinese can now track Stealth aircraft .
     
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    This was deeply frustrating. We've known about the risk of viral infection from a xenotransplantation for the entire time I've been paying attention. I actually didn't pay attention to that part of the story, because I assumed that concern was 'obviously known'.

    I have big hope for this technology, so the roadbumps are frustrating.
     
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    Memorial plaque on castle bench removed for being a little explicit

    A plaque on a public bench with a less-than-polite message for seagulls has baffled locals.

    The plaque on a bench overlooking the sea in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, seemingly sought to commemorate a man who used to enjoy sitting there.

    Ceredigion council said it was not known who put the "unauthorised" plaque up on the bench in the grounds of Aberystwyth Castle, but officials had now removed it.
    Locals did not appear to know who Huw Davies was, but said they thought the plaque was amusing and that seagulls were well known for being pests, especially to anyone trying to enjoy chips or an ice cream on the promenade.

     
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