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Very strange news from the land of Walmart: Employees of a ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 139 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 01:46 PM PDT with 224 Recommends
Final Update: Thanks everyone who read and helped out. I've got finals to study for, and they pay pundits and experts to reflect on these moments better than I could right now. Thanks all, ...
by MattFromVermont
Comment Count 440 comments on Sun May 01, 2011 at 07:10 PM PDT with 137 Recommends
One of the letters allegedly written by the Zodiac Killer. Since this is Halloween, I thought it would be interesting to look at the strange and the weird. Without even getting into arguments over ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 91 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 08:26 PM PDT with 117 Recommends
"Robert B. Parker, who is largely responsible for the rejuvenation in the 1970s of the hard-boiled genre of crime fiction, died today at his desk at his Cambridge, Mass., home, it was reported. He ...
by IsraelHand
Comment Count 71 comments on Tue Jan 19, 2010 at 12:00 PM PST with 43 Recommends
I love Boston. While we traveled the country during the 80s, we spent weeks at a time out at Hanscom Air Force Base, which sits halfway between Lexington and Concord. Almost thirty years ago, we ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
This is not a conspiracy theory—yet. It is a mystery and it is real. There has been a rise in high-level-encryption cell phones. Expensive phones with expensive services that claim to provide ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 01:21 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
The possible ...
by Scott Wooledge
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 09:52 PM PST with 38 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 76 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
On Wednesdays I put up WAYR and I just list what I am reading now, with some notes; then you do the same in the comments. It's fun, and many of us learn about great books. But I also like my ...
by plf515
Comment Count 77 comments on Sun Aug 08, 2010 at 03:41 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Having returned from our brief excursion last week into the "Fantasy" side of the "Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club", we're going to return to the realm of Hard Science Fiction this week with one of my favorite ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Sep 18, 2011 at 06:30 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Welcome back, Gleef here, I might be coming out of the depths of my dark mood (not that "normal" for me is sunshines and happiness), so here's one that's only a little dark. But first, this guy has ...
by figleef
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 11, 2011 at 01:00 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
It's one of those things we all know, because we've learned it in school or from our parents. Or we've seen NASA pictures from out of space showing us the little round ball we live on. But for our ...
by citisven
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Jan 31, 2010 at 12:15 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Case of the Exploding Ketchup; The deafening rhythm of the Dish Machine dominates the pace of life in any and all dishpits. The clank of the doors, the whirl of spinning rods dispensing chemical ...
by Desmosthenes
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 08:03 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Who killed Hae Min Lee? On January 13, 1999, an 18-year-old girl named Hae Min Lee disappeared. She was last seen leaving Woodlawn High School in Baltimore County, Maryland. ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Nov 25, 2014 at 07:00 PM PST with 26 Recommends
I don't know if I am the only one but I have been searching the net for any information on this beleagued AIGFP Executive VP by the name of Jake DeSantis who penned that woeful resignation letter to ...
by sgwhiteinfla
Comment Count 82 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2009 at 07:12 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
I have written before about my paternal grandfather, here and here . Tonight's book reminded me of Granddad and has prompted me to do a little more digging into his World War I service. He never ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Jan 13, 2014 at 05:00 PM PST with 24 Recommends
The UN has requested that the NSA hand over intelligence intercepts from 1961 that could solve the mystery of what brought down the plane of UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld, killing all 16 ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 02:27 PM PST with 22 Recommends
I love the South. Perhaps because I was born and raised in Chicago, I always found the South to be a place of mystery and romance. The best part of the years we spent traveling the country was the ...
by Susan Grigsby
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 05:00 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Gee, I wonder why this would happen? Maxine Waters ethics case: 6 committee members recuse selves The tumultuous ethics case against Rep. Maxine Waters, one of Los Angeles’ most enduring ...
by occams hatchet
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Feb 17, 2012 at 10:52 AM PST with 22 Recommends
In my home town it is said that there is one of my relatives living on a farm in every hollow and that would be pretty accurate. My Uncle Jack was no exception, a road builder by trade, his true ...
by PSWaterspirit
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Dec 27, 2010 at 05:30 PM PST with 22 Recommends