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Thu Jul 30

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wizand replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 8:37 PM

Re: Transporting Gold

Then there's the whole civil asset forfeiture thing for carrying lots of cash.

If stopped by the police, never consent to any search of the vehicle or your possessions
and never admit to carrying any cash. If the police see it, it [more]

Fri Jul 24

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wizand replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:38 AM

Re: Rice, methane & GMOs

I just saw something recently related to this. Maybe VICE news? Anyway...
It turns out that 40% of the crops we grow go to waste.


That would be John Edwards latest segment of 'Last Week Tonight'; Food Waste. Humor and hard news [more]

Wed Jul 22

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wizand replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:34 PM

Re: Can we agree that this should be

Since the owner is now dead the collection belongs to his heirs. Since
this collection is easily worth a few hundred thousand will the city steal
the collection for its own purposes instead of rightfully allowing the
heirs to legally sell [more]

Sat Jun 27

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wizand replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:32 PM

Re: Satanic Temple cites RFRA for right to choose

The last paragraph of the article reads:
An article about the lawsuit in the National Catholic Register argued against Mary Doe’s right to get an abortion: "At the moment of conception, the unborn child has a unique DNA. That's science. [more]

Wed Jun 24

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wizand replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 5:59 PM

Re: Fireworks

Firework animation software at work here. Very beautiful and creative show though. (Hint: the explosion and its sound come at the same time.)

Sun Jun 14

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wizand replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 3:32 PM

Re: Clean Your Refrigerator Coils!

If manufactures were thoughtful they would orient the coils so that the
long appliance brush would easily reach from front to back. My boneheaded
refrigerator maker arranged the coils so that I see a fortification of
four walls of coils [more]

Sat Jun 13

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wizand replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 8:23 PM

Re: Taking Care of the Telemarketer

As with most things, it is best to listen to the original:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBfsdkGeMc8

Fri May 29

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wizand replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:10 AM

Re: ALEC corruption

Who is ALEC? Watch John Oliver explain in his understated manner.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIMgfBZrrZ8

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wizand replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 12:12 AM

Re: Clogged downspouts

In Houston we have concrete slabs on gumbo clay foundations that rise
and fall with moisture content. Many houses have gutters to keep water
away from the foundation and then they install a foundation-watering
system (soaker hoses with [more]

Mon May 18

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wizand replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:52 AM

Re: foundation evaluation

Most of the houses in my area have had foundation work due to the soil and the use of post-tension cable slabs. When we had our foundation done, the first company just looked around and said 'you need piers all around the house'. The company that got [more]

Fri May 1

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wizand posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:27 PM

SIPC -- Liability or Asset?

Things at the SIPC (Securities Investor Protection Corporation, 'broker insurance') have changed since the Madoff scandal because this one shined a light into the current working of this insurance company. Madoff customers have found out that the [more]

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