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|Top Comments: Springtime in the Rockies Edition (Photo Heavy)
|Black Kos presents: Reading Group: Thomas Sugrue's Sweet Land of Liberty- Introduction
Welcome to the first diary of this Black Kos-hosted Reading Group series. Of course, you don't have to be a member of Black Kos to join this discussion; it's open for anybody and the more, the ...
|Monday Murder Mystery: Jo Walton's Small Change Trilogy
Life is complicated. The older I get, the clearer that becomes. Sadly, everything else becomes less clear. Distinctions between good and bad, success and failure—they all get a little muddied. It ...
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing - 6.1.15 — Baby Goats on a Trampoline
Today is June 1, 2015 which is also day one of mandatory water restrictions for California. These will remain in place for 270 days. Why 270 days? I really don't know. We've finally been told ...
|This is Us!
Amazon has launched a new documentary series about transgender and gender non-conforming people, called This is Me . This Is Me is an online series exploring contemporary issues faced by the trans ...
|Meditation-The Tyranny Of Niceness
Sometimes I weary of all the nice people around me. This probably makes me seem like the ultimate curmudgeon, but stay with me for a bit and I’ll explain what I mean. Good evening and welcome ...
|Sci. News Mag. Publishes Error
On page 6 of the 16 May 2015 issue of SN published for Society for Science & the Public , the venerable staff printed the article, Debate continues over 103's place in periodic table: New ...
|Small Organic Business of Minority Owner Needs Your 2 Clicks
|PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Newsletter, 5/29/15 Edition||poopdogcomedy||06/01/2015||2|
|Street Prophets Coffee Hour: Video of the DK Veterans Hospital Quilt Delivery
This is an Open Thread / Coffee Hour and all topics of conversation are welcome. Today's suggested topic is the DK Quilt Guild: DK VA Hospital Service Project . Please enjoy this video documenting ...
|The Daily Bucket - more Turneffe atoll birds
No bucket out today, so I will let fly a few more birds from my tropical vacation backyard that I assembled when looking through my pics a while back. Hope you enjoy! Please fill the bucket with ...
|Moondai Furbutts: The Moon In June Haz A Spoon
I think I got in all the cheesy rhymes for June... Dis iz mai spoon... Welcome to my version of Moondais....with furbutts and pooties and woozles and such. Hope you ...
|Supreme Court makes the Internet a little less safe for women
Among other threats to his ex-wife, Anthony Douglas Elonis posted this on his Facebook wall: If I only knew then what I know now, I would have smothered your ass with a pillow, dumped your body ...
|High Impact Posts: May 31, 2015||jotter||06/01/2015||7|
|Well, Folks, I am Officially Homeless...But in a Good Way :)
How's THAT for a clickbait title? ;) As some of you already know, I've been making plans for several months now to give up my apartment, sell all my stuff, convert a cargo van into a camper van, ...
|Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 6/1
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . • DE-Gov : On ...
|Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Here's what we know about the Denny Hastert indictment so far
Indicted ex-Speaker Dennis ...
|The TPP, Trade and NAFTA
I was a dues-paying member of a union at the age of 15. It was the RCIU at Kroger's in Illinois. When I turned 16, the boys were gonna throw me a party. Word must've gotten around because the ...
|Top Comments: librarisingnsf Edition
Greetings, top comments readers. This is my first top comments diary, so I thought I'd introduce myself by clearing up the (possible) confusion as to what my nickname is, why I chose it, and ...
|Finding jobs while homeless (and roses)
Terrance, Aaron, Chelsie, Makala This is another entry in my series on a homeless family I've been trying to help. Fundraiser link: http://www.gofundme.com/uxuve6s Previous diaries are here:
|Kitchen Table Kibitzing: May 31
Timeline Human life is so short when compared to the age of the universe. I've been thinking about this since I mentioned Marc Andreessen, the inventor of the web browser in my KTK of two ...
|LGBT Literature: Stonewall
LGBT Literature is a Readers and Book Lovers series dedicated to discussing books that have made an impact on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. From fiction to ...
|Next up? Barnard
Barnard College's trustees are expected to vote this coming week on the issue of transgender admissions. Mills, Mount Holyoke,
|Sunday Train: In Worrying News, Non-Petroleum in Transport Hits 60-year High
The US Energy Information Administration released a story last week which sounded like good news: Nonpetroleum Share of Transportation Energy at Highest Level Since 1954 . "Since 1954" means, since ...
|Anti-Capitalist Meetup: Beltaine with Walter Crane
Note 1: This was supposed to be "Part 2" of a single Beltaine Diary of which my Diary entitled "Bringing In The May: The Heroes of Haymarket" was to be "Part 1". (So I'm posting this now, even ...
|The Ones You Didn't Hear: The Sundered Garment and Jeroboam's Tax Revolt
(Cross-posted from The Ones You Didn't Hear in Sunday School ) King Solomon is chiefly known for two things: possessing enormous wealth, possessing deep wisdom, and possessing enough wives to fill ...
|#sekritarmy won't back down (pooties, woozles, critters and stuff)
We never run out of things to say. And we continue to confuse our opponents with our skill.
|Ancient America: The Northeast Prior to 8000 BCE
The Northeastern Woodlands of North America is a land of heavily forested rolling hills and rounded mountains, salt marshes of waving grass, calm lakes, tumbling brooks, surf-beaten beaches, and ...
| Ventura County Residents Hold Interfaith Ocean Blessing on Oily Oxnard Beach
Oxnard, CA – Dozens of residents of Oxnard and Ventura County gathered Saturday for the interfaith Blessing of the Ocean, an action uniting the voices of people representing many faiths and ...
|Week's High Impact Posts: May 23-29, 2015||jotter||05/31/2015||4|
|High Impact Posts: May 30, 2015||jotter||05/31/2015||5|
|Book Review: Dire Predictions 2nd Edition
Dire Predictions: understanding climate change By Michael E. Mann and Lee R. Kump DK Publishing, $ 25.00 US or ...
|Roses: Street Prophets Sunday All Day Brunch
Welcome to Sunday Brunch. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new with you. I was very happy to see that our new home has plenty of ...
|The Inoculation Project 5/31/2015: STEM Activities & Books
Solid science education is the best inoculation against ignorance.
|DKos Sangha - Weekly Open Thread
Good morning! Welcome to the DKos Sangha weekly open thread. This is an open thread for members of the DKos Sangha and others who are interested in discussions concerning how we integrate our ...
|The Daily Bucket--of Irises
I was very anxious about my pretty purple water irises this year. The leaves looked yellow and dying, with no budding flowers. I'd already had bad luck with the yellow flag irises I'd transplanted ...
|The white riot that burned Greenwood to the ground
Smoke billowing over Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1921 The Oklahoma "where the ...
|Denise Oliver Velez||05/31/2015||241|
|Why is the Religious Right's beliefs more important than mine ?
What the heck happened to the right's views that big government is bad ? You hear them repeatedly railing against government regulations of corporations and railing against all these taxes on the ...
|A Link To Send The Biden Family Condolences & And An Excerpt From President Obama's Statement
Many of us are feeling great sadness after hearing the news, via David Nir, of Beau Biden 's passing. The ...
|Dave's DRC Dispatch-May 30, 2015
May 30-my first official blog entry from the DARPA Robotics Challenge. First, I have to tell you that the Challenge hasn't started yet. It doesn't really take place until next Friday and Saturday, ...
|Beau Biden, attorney general of Delaware and son of Joe Biden, dies of brain cancer at 46||David Nir||05/30/2015||200|
|The UK's New Conservative Fantasy: The "Blanket Ban"
We urgently need to be paying more attention to the recent escalation in the "War on Drugs" across the pond in England. Otherwise, the U.S. could find itself in a similar position in the future. ...
|On the lighter side
We trans people are generally thought to have absolutely no sense of humor about ourselves. Generally, our response to someone who says that is that we are still waiting for them to say something ...
|High Impact Posts: May 29, 2015||jotter||05/30/2015||5|
|Reincarnation: Street Prophets Saturday
Reincarnation is a concept which is tolerated by some religious traditions, strongly embraced by others, and vehemently denied as a form of blasphemy by a few. The concept of reincarnation is fairly ...
|Happee Caturdai Pootie Diaree
Those of you who ...
|Origins of Language: The Bow-Wow, Pooh-Pooh, and Ding-Dong Theories
For unknown thousands of years humans have lived in a world of language. It surrounds us and is a part of us. From time to time, there have been those who pondered the question: What is the origin ...
|Written in Bone: Ambulocetus
The whales are the largest animals that have ever lived on earth. But the huge marine whales evolved from a small animal about the size of a large dog. And these earliest whales had four legs and ...
|The Daily Bucket: Flowers of Austerity
This is a political website, so most readers will know about Austerity, in the sense of the current European malaise of public finances caused by socialization of private losses incurred in the ...
|Midnight Catitude and Open Thread For Night Howls
Welcome to the debut of Midnight Catitude the late-night version of The Pootie Diaries. We are Legion! We are also......late. I had intended to launch this semi-irregular series a week or two ...
|Friday Night Beer Blog
Hi again beer fans and happy Friday! Come share a cold one with us. I do have some beer news: Anheuser-Busch Halts Beer Production to Provide Water for Texas, Oklahoma Storm Victims (h/t annieli)
Shane Ortega ha served three combat tours...two in Iraq and one in Afghanistan...two as a marine and one in the Army...two as a woman and one as a man. Sgt. Ortega is stationed at Wheeler Army Air ...
|Report: Hastert was paying man to keep quiet about sexual abuse dating from Hastert's teaching days
Denny Hastert A new report ...
Those of you who ...
|High Impact Posts: May 28, 2015||jotter||05/29/2015||7|
|Here's what we know about Denny Hastert's indictment so far, and here's what happens next
Denny Hastert, discussing the Mark ...
|Museums 101: GM Cars of the 1960s in America's Car Museum (Photo Diary)
During the 1960s, General Motors cars—Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick, and Cadillac—continued to dominate the American market. Shown below are photographs of the General Motors cars on ...
|Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 5/29
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here .
|The Daily Bucket: Another Walk at Sawgrass Lake
Sawgrass Lake is a wildlife refuge right in the middle of the city of St Petersburg FL. It is one of my favorite places to spend an afternoon, since it has a variety of wildlife and plants. Here are ...
|Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Former Republican House Speaker Denny Hastert indicted||David Nir||05/29/2015||50|
|What You Don't Know About Mental Health Can Kill You or a Loved One
There's a diary out today. Yet another instance where the police come to the home of someone in a mental health crisis and the crisis ends in death. I wish this was a rare occurrence, but today's ...
|Daily Kos World of Warcraft Update: Good Weeks for Team PM and Team Z
Standard disclaimer: Leave your loathing of meta, World of Warcraft, or community diaries outside. If you think we should be playing your MMO instead, start a guild and write a recruitment diary. ...
Those of you who ...
|The Daily Bucket - Newly Arrived Squabs!
After a lovely 5 day weekend, I'm back with news of the wilds of upstate New York. Flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing and birds are hatching! Follow me below the orange nest for fantastic photos ...
|The Daily Bucket - Leucistic white female Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana)
Southeastern Wisconsin I readily admit that I am charmed by the often misunderstood Opossum. This infatuation has motivated us to set up a few HD cameras around the property, in order to record the ...
|The Spectrum Of Life
3:11am, I am rather pissed off... I had been typing since 2:30am, and hit one wrong key... and lost everything I had written... For those of you who take their craft as seriously as I do, you will ...
|The Daily Bucket - small gosling drama on a mudflat
Put this together a while back...nothing very dramatic (well maybe it was for them), photos not great, very common bird and all, but I liked the moment. And we have no bucket yet today, so - The ...
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|The Daily Bucket: Where Did Florida's Sand Come From?
Florida is of course famous for its sandy sunny beaches. Most people assume that this sand comes from broken and crushed coral, and for a small portion of the state that is true. But for most of ...
|Moondai Furbutts: 25 May
Hope you're all enjoying your day off. Ceiling Cat says to spare a moment to remember those who cannot be here today. Thank you, and....
|The Daily Bucket - Suspect Apprehended and Brought to Justice
I have mentioned in previous conversations that a large snake has been living in my basement. The snake itself had eluded observation, but there were plenty of pieces of shed skins to convince me ...
|#sekritarmy robo calls (pooties, woozles, and stuff)
You ever get the feeling you aren't being heard? Don't worry, we have an app for that.
|2015 Backyard Science Yardbird Race Tally #5
Welcome to the 2015 Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird Race! This is the fifth tally for 2015, and is the official place to post your sightings, ask for help, and brag some if you wish. Here's ...
|Happee Caturdai Pootie Diaree
Those of you who ...
|The Daily Bucket - Enormous Plankton Database
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. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
|IAN: Saturday, May 23, 2015
As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group gives Kossacks a safe place to check in, a daily diary where we can let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as ...
Those of you who ...
|GFHC: German Genealogy #2
This diary continues where our Community’s suspended Friday “Open Thread” series leaves off…. What are you doing, genealogically speaking, this Memorial Day weekend? Some “tips” on ...
|The Daily Bucket - Friendly Seal sighting
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......
Those of you who ...
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