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The magic touch

Around 2am my wife woke me to tell me the toilet wouldn’t flush.. as any man (who could always go outside if he wanted) would do, I fell back to sleep and somehow convinced myself that it was a part of a strange dream.

This morning it was real. The toilet was clogged… I tried everything. I made it look, a lot, like I knew what I was doing. In reality, besides the basics, I know very little about plumbing. I assume my fluids and remains will go down the hole in the bathroom without incident. Normally it does.. 

SO I plunged and plunged and plunged. My arms were sore.. I tried to flush… and hush.. and NO GO. No flow. The toilet was jammed, I felt damned.

So I left the bathroom to regroup.. and I was tinkering with the idea of Googling or YouTubing strange toilet problems so see how mine fit in.. perhaps I’d find an answer. Maybe I’d even go back to the past and Ask Jeeves!

At that moment, I heard the toilet suck down the remaining water and push it through the pipes.. I ran in. What happened!? I saw my wife with the plunger in her hand, looking at me and saying simply, “I plunged it, didn’t you even try that?”

I did try!
I did plunge!
I felt like one of the Mario Brothers!

But I did not have the magic touch ..or even the magic flush. And regardless of the use of force, sometimes it takes a special maneuver to make the water flow again. Sometimes, I suppose, it takes a woman’s touch.

That or .. my ferocious plumbing did the work and on last gentle push was all it needed.

Hell, I need some find some manly way out, right?

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A creepy scene in China.. A river has mysteriously turned blood red.  While some may scream ‘end of the world’ at the sight of the bloody river, let’s also note: There is a strange smell reportedly wafting through the air as well, hinting to me that something extremely dangerous has entered the water.. Pollution? Chemicals? Or just food coloring? 
This from ABC NEWS:

“We suspect that somebody dumped artificial coloring in the water because he thought the typhoon yesterday would cause heavy rain, and nobody would notice [the color],” Jianfeng Xiao, Chief of the bureau told China News.
“It turned out there wasn’t heavy rainfall yesterday, so the evidence is left behind,” Xiao said.
Xiao said there is a paper manufacturer, a food coloring company and clothing-maker a long the river. The bureau is still investigating the incident.

Either way, now’s the perfect time to film a horror movie scene if you’re in the Zhejiang province.. 

A creepy scene in China.. A river has mysteriously turned blood red.  While some may scream ‘end of the world’ at the sight of the bloody river, let’s also note: There is a strange smell reportedly wafting through the air as well, hinting to me that something extremely dangerous has entered the water.. Pollution? Chemicals? Or just food coloring? 

This from ABC NEWS:

“We suspect that somebody dumped artificial coloring in the water because he thought the typhoon yesterday would cause heavy rain, and nobody would notice [the color],” Jianfeng Xiao, Chief of the bureau told China News.

“It turned out there wasn’t heavy rainfall yesterday, so the evidence is left behind,” Xiao said.

Xiao said there is a paper manufacturer, a food coloring company and clothing-maker a long the river. The bureau is still investigating the incident.

Either way, now’s the perfect time to film a horror movie scene if you’re in the Zhejiang province.. 

There is undoubtedly a very disturbing creepy factor to the idea of someone leaving dolls in front of people’s homes.. even more unnerving: Whoever is doing it is leaving dolls that resemble the girls who live in the homes.. 
This is taking place in the Talega Community of San Clemente, California. Police are investigating.. 
Families began reporting the dolls in the middle of June. But now, according to police statements to NBC News, the situation has spun out of control. 
This from ABC NEWS:

“The dolls were being left at these homes, but everybody thought they were the only one,” said Hallock. “When the families started communicating and put it together, they became concerned.”
Police are trying to figure out if the dolls were homemade or bought at a local retailer.
Though the situation may seem eerie, the police see no foul play.
“At this point we don’t have a specific crime,” Hallock said. “It’s very suspicious activity and we’re following up on it. We’re trying to find answers as we speak.”

Perhaps no ‘threat’ of any overt nature.. But maybe the work of a pervert.. 
Regardless of why the dolls are being left at homes, it’s clear: Any parent would find this as a clear and present danger. And a threat. No matter what police say.. 

There is undoubtedly a very disturbing creepy factor to the idea of someone leaving dolls in front of people’s homes.. even more unnerving: Whoever is doing it is leaving dolls that resemble the girls who live in the homes.. 

This is taking place in the Talega Community of San Clemente, California. Police are investigating.. 

Families began reporting the dolls in the middle of June. But now, according to police statements to NBC News, the situation has spun out of control. 

This from ABC NEWS:

“The dolls were being left at these homes, but everybody thought they were the only one,” said Hallock. “When the families started communicating and put it together, they became concerned.”

Police are trying to figure out if the dolls were homemade or bought at a local retailer.

Though the situation may seem eerie, the police see no foul play.

“At this point we don’t have a specific crime,” Hallock said. “It’s very suspicious activity and we’re following up on it. We’re trying to find answers as we speak.”

Perhaps no ‘threat’ of any overt nature.. But maybe the work of a pervert.. 

Regardless of why the dolls are being left at homes, it’s clear: Any parent would find this as a clear and present danger. And a threat. No matter what police say.. 

Bob Beckel: I've Done Dope in The White House »

He was reacting to Snoop Dogg’s bragging rights that he did dope in the first family’s not so humble abode.. Beckel, one of the few Democrats permitted air time on FOX NEWS, said:

“I can’t criticize this guy (Snoop) because I’ve done dope in the White House myself”

That..

And to put this in perspective: Obvious shenanigans are taking place in the White House—I would venture to say that pot was the least of the sins in the past 200 + years—but a teenager is facing life in prison in Texas over pot brownies.  You’re half baked if you don’t see something wrong with that picture..

Google to collect data to create a full picture of what a healthy human being is »

The future is always now.. this was eventual, as anything technological really is at this point.

Google is trying to go deep inside the human body.. it’s going to give guidance on what a ‘healthy’ human is.. 

This:

The study may, for instance, reveal a biomarker that helps some people break down fatty foods efficiently, helping them live a long time without high cholesterol and heart disease. Others may lack this trait and succumb to early heart attacks. Once Baseline has identified the biomarker, researchers could check if other people lack it and help them modify their behavior or develop a new treatment to help them break down fatty foods better, Dr. Conrad said.

Sounds fine, dandy, healthy, and Googly. But what else is there behind that scene..

Imagine a future, where transhumanism is in full supply, and you get the sniffles.. then a sore throat.. then.. Google it! Search your body deep to get an answer.. let a computer scan through your organs, get your vitals, and spit back to what of the 1000s of named diseases you actually have. That would be an amazing future.

But of course with each passage of wonderful technology comes the ability to use it for awful things.

But Google won’t be evil. Right? 

Good evening.. As a cool darkness falls across the land..

Good evening.. As a cool darkness falls across the land..

The strange woman in black.. Spotted in Kentucky and Tennessee  ..she caused a buzz on social media..
There are conflicting tales at this point.. She may be on a bible mission waking down south.. She has been said to be a former Pentagon employee .. Also a tale told: She’s Muslim and in traditional garb.. 

Either way her appearance has startled some and she’s become a cross-state phenomenon as of late..

WATE filed this report with video.. 

There has also been a Facebook page created to track her multi state voyage..

Expect to hear more of this woman.. Maybe you’ll see her, too..

The strange woman in black.. Spotted in Kentucky and Tennessee ..she caused a buzz on social media..
There are conflicting tales at this point.. She may be on a bible mission waking down south.. She has been said to be a former Pentagon employee .. Also a tale told: She’s Muslim and in traditional garb..

Either way her appearance has startled some and she’s become a cross-state phenomenon as of late..

WATE filed this report with video..

There has also been a Facebook page created to track her multi state voyage..

Expect to hear more of this woman.. Maybe you’ll see her, too..