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FYI

FYI December 7, 2016

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

 

 

Kristen Lee: U.S. Marine Corps Fighter Jet Goes Down Off The Coast Of Japan

 

 

Terrell Jermaine Starr: Russia’s Unreliable Aircraft Carrier Just Lost Another Plane

 

 

Raphael Orlove: Russian Dashcam Video Captures Meteor Explosion Turning Night Into Day

 

 

 

Sure….~
Raphael Orlove: The Dodge Challenger Gets AWD To Beat The Crap Out Of Winter

 

 

Casey Chan: Literal Bohemian Rhapsody Lyrics Used Literally in a Goofy Short

 

FYI December 6, 2016

NATIONAL MICROWAVE OVEN DAY
To celebrate this day we are using our microwave.

 

Thankfully now my purchased & unread ebooks are stacking up in cyberspace~
“Tsundoku,” the Japanese Word for the New Books That Pile Up on Our Shelves, Should Enter the English Language

 

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd: Hear Reality Something’s Haunting New Song ‘Bail,’ Whose Proceeds Will Go to Planned Parenthood

Reality Something

 

 

Anna Merlan: A Few Things I Have Learned About Going Outside In North Dakota In Winter

 

 

Colourfil: Free Colouring Book for Adults iTunes app

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FYI December 5, 2016

NATIONAL SACHER TORTE DAY

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BATHTUB PARTY DAY

 

INTERNATIONAL NINJA DAY

 

 

 

FYI December 4, 2016

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Last Call: Dad Joke Edition Teaching daughter how to drive.

 

Molly Taylor & co-driver Bill Hayes
Joel Strickland Australia Crowns first Female Rally Champion

 

 

In The Kitchen With Matt Bacon and Cheese Mashed Potato Balls

 

 

audreyobscura  How to Make Bread From Scratch

 

VladI4  Cheap DIY Ambientlight using Arduino

 

ClenseYourPallet Hardwood Rug

 

MakrToolbox Dewalt Power Bank

 

 

How do you keep your electronic devices cool?  iPad quickly overheats when the sun shines on it, maybe “Foster Grant” sunglasses for the screen?~~
Stish  DIY Notebook Stand/Cooler

 

 

 

Sad. The folks that complained should be on Santa’s naughty (totally disgusted) list.
Lauren Evans: Paper Forced to Close Comments On Mall Of America’s First Black Santa Thanks to Racism
Larry Jefferson is a retired U.S. Army veteran from Texas, and his hope, along with the mall’s, was that he would serve as a “Santa for everyone.”

 

 

Something nice to counteract the Santa story.

 

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Lt. Nick Grimmer and his new kitten, Tigger.

Alanis King: Kitten Survives 300 Miles Inside Car Bumper, Becomes Cover Of Royal Navy Calendar

 

 

FYI December 3, 2016

SKYWARN RECOGNITION DAY

 

Aimée Lutkin: First Man Convicted Under Oregon’s Revenge Porn Law Asks If Reporter Finds Porn Stars ‘Creepy’

 

 

Emma Baccellieri: Father Of High School Football Player Arrested For Sexual Assault: It Was Consensual, Lots Of Girls Want My Son

 

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Andrew P Collins: It’s Not Really Camping If Your Land Rover Turns Into A Skyscraper

 

 

FYI December 2, 2016

NATIONAL FRITTERS DAY

 

 

 

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Casey Chan: Watch Chernobyl’s Huge Radiation Shield Slide in and Enclose the Damaged Nuclear Reactor

 

Matt Novak: Over a Dozen FBI Agents Hospitalized After Million Dollar Sculpture Makes Them Sick

 

I have not read the book. Nor any desire or plans to.
Kelly Faircloth: Big Plans Are Afoot for Harper Lee-Based Tourism in Her Hometown

 

Samuel Anderson: Pedro Almodóvar Stans for Female Short-Story Authors, Just Like You

Lucia Berlin
Berlin was born in Juneau, Alaska, and spent her childhood on the move, following her father’s career as a mining engineer. The family lived in mining camps in Idaho, Montana and Arizona, and Chile, where Lucia spent most of her youth. As an adult, she lived in New Mexico, Mexico, north and south California and Colorado.

 

 

FYI December 1, 2016

 

If you create an app with Google App Maker, please let me know what you think of it.

Google App Maker

 

David Nield: How to See Everything Your Browser Knows About You

 

The below link is only for information on various methods of activism, sharing news, etc. Use the ideas on the links to fight battles that are important to you.  Sexually abused children, domestic violence, veterans needing help, etc.

Activism is like exercising: Start with easy activities and work toward more. Here’s where to start.

Videos December 1, 2016

The Italian and Password

 

 

 

 

FYI November 30, 2016

ROCKEFELLER CENTER TREE LIGHTING

 

Kristen Lee: New Yorker Casually Walks Off With $1.6 Million In Gold Out Of An Armored Truck

 

Vasectomies could be part of the answer
Aimée Lutkin: The ACLU Has Filed Lawsuits In Three States to Protect Abortion Rights

 

Vasectomies could help prevent the need for most abortions
Anna Merlan: Anti-Abortion Activist Convicted of Trying to Bomb Clinic Objects to Doctor Calling Movement ‘Violent’

FYI November 29, 2016

Electronic Greetings Day!

The Electric Postcard was created by Judith Donath

Judith Donath Home Page

 

Laura Kane: Prominent writers sign letter demanding probe of UBC firing of Steven Galloway

 

Casey Chan: So How Close Do You Live to a Nuclear Bomb?

 

Kristen Lee: The Barnacle Is The Car Blindfold Cops Will Slap On Your Windshield When You Park Badly

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Beth Skwarecki: When Charities Get Donations Because I Clicked, Where Do They Get the Money?

 

Hear the Brilliant Guitar Work of Charlie Christian, Inventor of the Electric Guitar Solo (1939)

 

 

KitchenMason: How to Make 4 Ingredient Rolo Caramel Fudge