Buster Keaton Holding Broken Umbrella in Steamboat Bill, Jr. 1928.
“Steamboat” was the inspiration for the first Walt Disney produced Mickey Mouse movie “Steamboat Willie”, also released in 1928.
Conservatives seem to love those “stand your ground” laws. The basic concept is that if you feel threatened by someone your can shoot them dead. Not a bad thing in concept, but a way of thinking that can easily be taken to absurd limits. In one incident, a neighbor’s house, not the shooter’s house, was being robbed. The man said he felt threatened and shot the two men in the back as they fled. Now a hired provocateur working for conservative media and the Koch brothers got up in some people’s faces – anyone that went to school in the USA knows how this works. This agent got up in one two many faces, apparently making one union protester feel. Is it ironic that the union man stood his ground and pushed the guy, Fox News revealed selective editing of punched Fox News contributor. Video of Steven Crowder getting punched is being used as evidence of union thuggery, but who got hit first? VIDEO. If Michigan Republicans, the Koch brothers and provocateurs they ship in from out of state are literally acting like the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party, little wonder that the working class citizens of Michigan feel threatened. The Right is defining freedom as the right to take away rights from others.
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10 Gifts to Celebrate Innovation.
8) Does a man tweet in the woods?: Just because you’re out in the woods doesn’t mean you need to act crazy and let your gadgets lose power. The Biolite CampStove not only allows you to avoid lugging cannisters for cooking–it burns twigs and pine cones and anything else combustible you find lying around–but it also converts the heat from your fire to electricity that can recharge your stuff.
So we’re back to block quotes not working. …I’ve seen a picture of this Biolite stove and it might be a gadget, but actually not a bad idea. I think I’ll pass on the jetpack from Neiman Marcus. Semi-related, “Tetra” sheds as contemporary and expandable modular building system, filed under minimalist architecture.
The arrest of a couple of corporate executives exposes a global racket, Chinese honey laundering
“Investigators would later allege that Giesselbach and von Buddenbrock were at the centre of a multimillion dollar scheme to import cheap Chinese honey and disguise its real origin to evade US tariffs. China is the world’s top producer of honey: it turns out about a quarter of the world’s supply.
Chinese honey is cheap and the US had been a major importer. But in 2001, in the wake of a US government investigation that found domestic honey producers being harmed by significant price disparities between Chinese and American honey, the US levied an anti-dumping duty of roughly $1.20 per pound (454 gm) on Chinese honey. This tariff, its imposition implying that this honey was being sold below its real cost of production, was intended to level the playing field for American beekeepers who could not compete with imported honey selling in America at half their cost.”
Is there anything, any business, any activity that someone somewhere cannot corrupt.