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  • Diable Rouge
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    https://twitter.com/SkyNews/status/1230737936036986882

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  • Gangster Octopus
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    Snakes in Sunderland.

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  • Hot Pepsi
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    Aren’t all mattresses disposable? None of them last forever, certainly.

    When you order one, they say they’ll take it back within a certain time period but then it can’t be resold so they’ll donate it to somebody who needs it. I guess it ends up in the dump often. But then, most people are probably satisfied otherwise that company wouldn’t stay in business.

    I got my bed off the internet. But it didn’t come in a box. Two guys from Harrisburg delivered it in a truck. Apparently, they contract with a bunch of different online furniture vendors and figure out how to cobble together those deliveries to make it work somehow.

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  • Sporting
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    Underwater museum has a problem with leaks:

    https://english.elpais.com/arts/2020...ith-leaks.html

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  • Nocturnal Submission
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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51472821

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  • caja-dglh
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    Yeah - that story made me rather depressed. It was something I hadn't committed a lot of thought to.

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  • ursus arctos
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    https://twitter.com/EcologyMinded/status/1227507579913428992

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  • ursus arctos
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    That was the case with most things designed to separate the comfortable from their disposable income before the internet was created, though the internet has facilitated previously undreamed of scale.

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  • caja-dglh
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    The whole mattress-in-a-box landfill of mattresses should be here. It is always fascinating how many "internet entrepreneur" ideas are just a more efficient way to communicate something that destroys the environment and scales up waste.

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  • ursus arctos
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    Clickagy and Parnas’s Fraud Guarantee shared a major investor, according to people familiar with the businesses. Clickagy used Parnas’s connections in GOP circles to attempt to land a contract with America First, the primary pro-Trump super PAC, according to people familiar with the firm.

    Clickagy’s chief executive, Harry Maugans, declined to comment.

    America First has said it is voluntarily cooperating with the investigation. A spokeswoman declined to comment on Clickagy.

    In recent days, investigators have interviewed the investor, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the ongoing investigation.

    He told The Post that he bought $250,000 of shares in Fraud Guarantee in 2016. The investor said that he has received no returns on his payment and that it is not clear to him whether Fraud Guarantee was a real business.

    He said he was persuaded to invest in part because he said Parnas told him he could use his high-powered connections to pitch Trump on an idea the investor had to build a temple in Jerusalem on a platform high above the existing city.

    The investor, whose interactions with Parnas were first reported by the Wall Street Journal, said he believed the proposal could bring together Judaism, Christianity and Islam — and usher in peace to the Middle East.

    At a meeting in Florida, the investor showed Parnas a painting that he had commissioned of the temple, according to Artem Mirolevich, the painter, who was also present.

    “Parnas said that Trump was the type of person who might be interesting in building something like this,” Mirolevich said, noting that the investor had envisioned an 800-story structure built over the ancient city.

    Mirolevich said that after the meeting, he unsuccessfully tried to persuade his friend not to invest with Parnas. “I told him: ‘It’s in the company’s name. He’s telling you there will be fraud. It’s guaranteed,’ ” he said.

    But the investor decided to proceed because he wanted to show Trump his idea for the temple in Jerusalem, he and Mirolevich said.

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  • delicatemoth
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    https://twitter.com/TVsCarlKinsella/status/1222192972814483461

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  • Hot Pepsi
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    I’d love to see Jane Austen’s take on Dracula.

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  • ursus arctos
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    [URL="https://twitter.com/laurahankin/status/1221839273638404097?s=21"]https://twitter.com/laurahankin/status/1221839273638404097[/URL]

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  • Foot of Astaire's
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    That's brilliant!!

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  • Diable Rouge
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    https://twitter.com/JamieBrysonCPNI/status/1218182074521341958

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  • Sporting
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    Let's fatten up our kids:

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...ules-roll-back

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  • Guy Profumo
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    Keith Vaz.

    Christ's sake.

    Keith fucking Vaz.

    Come on Ian Lavery and suspend each and every member of the Leicester East with immediate effect.

    And expel each and every FUCKING CUNT who voted for Vaz for the whole of the rest of their fucking life


    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.the...abour-comeback

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  • Gangster Octopus
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    How unlucky was this?

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  • Guy Profumo
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    The BBC covering the important issues of the day:

    MaccyDs want to open a branch on the Oakham bypass

    Residents not happy


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-en...mpression=true

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  • slackster
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    Anyone fancy a whiff of Gwyneth Paltrow’s lady-parts? Of course you do! Sadly sold out, naturally.

    https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/...er-vagina-goop

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  • ad hoc
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    Diable Rouge making an early bid for the 2020 Guy Profumo award

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  • Diable Rouge
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    https://twitter.com/aoiph/status/1214917759592738818

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  • Amor de Cosmos
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    Hmm. By inference a live seagull too. The beaks on those buggers can do serious damage, I'm curious as to how he managed to catch it.

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  • Nocturnal Submission
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    Assault with a deadly-ish seabird: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-51013458

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  • ursus arctos
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    Each other

    We've been doing it for centuries

    The easy targets have made us soft

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