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German Shepherd Mom Tires Out Her Pups In The Most Adorable Way Possible (It is adorable! She alternates between bouts where they can't possibly catch up to her and bouts where they can, clever doggie!)

Scientists Invent a Pen That Can Detect Cancer in Seconds

For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers

“Do Sign Languages Have Accents?” (Video, or you can read the transcription)

Is there a single food that you can survive on forever?

The island people with a climate change escape plan

Here’s why you should pay attention to this weekend’s German election

There is meddling in Germany's election — not by Russia, but by U.S. right wing

What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It

When the Idea of Home Was Key to American Identity

Parents Who Pay to Be Watched (OMG.)

Colombia partners with locals in order to stop cocaine production, US warns it may not be enough

Behind the scenes, Zimbabwe politicians plot post-Mugabe reforms

Iraqi Kurds set to vote on independence, panicking neighbors and Washington

What is behind clashes in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions?

Facebook’s war on free will

Facebook Enabled Advertisers to Reach ‘Jew Haters’

The basic physics of climate change have been known for more than a century, but it is in recent decades that the fundamental science of global warming has solidified

The Minuscule Importance of Manufacturing in Far-Right Politics

Stop acting surprised, America: Donald Trump is a white supremacist

In Month After Charlottesville, Papers Spent as Much Time Condemning Anti-Nazis as Nazis

The Republicans Aren't Even Pretending This Is About Healthcare Anymore

Christians in U.S. Military ‘Serve Satan’ If They Tolerate Other Religions, Air Force Chaplain Says

Making war illegal changed the world. But it’s becoming too easy to break the law

Anatomy of terror: What makes normal people become extremists?

Yes...

Date: 2017-09-21 08:09 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ysabetwordsmith
Sign languages have accents. Mine carries over from Plains Indian Sign and assorted ones I've seen my characters use. Because I keep all the ones that are routinely useful. It makes people stare, but it works.

Date: 2017-09-21 11:35 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] wpadmirer
You know, when one of your other children gets up on a chair and screams into a monitoring camera - it's time to stop that shit.

Date: 2017-09-23 05:04 am (UTC)
kyrielle: A photo of kyrielle, in profile, turned slightly toward the viewer (Default)
From: [personal profile] kyrielle
It was probably time before that, but yeah.

And I thought the Elf on a Shelf was creepy and taught tolerance of police-state ideals and was creepy, and oh, did I mention creepy.

This...this is creepier.

Date: 2017-09-23 02:08 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] wpadmirer
It is WAY creepier.

Date: 2017-09-28 05:14 pm (UTC)
larryhammer: a low-fidelity picture of a man, label: "some guy" (Default)
From: [personal profile] larryhammer
This.

(For a variation of Elf on a Shelf with added creepiness, for your Hannukah needs is Mensch on a Bench. Er, um. Uh. NO.)

Date: 2017-09-29 01:03 pm (UTC)
larryhammer: a low-fidelity picture of a man, label: "some guy" (Default)
From: [personal profile] larryhammer

If so, the packaging copywriter managed to keep a remarkably straight face.

Date: 2017-09-21 08:30 pm (UTC)
jesse_the_k: drawings of white hand in ASL handshapes W T F (WTF)
From: [personal profile] jesse_the_k
Exhausting mothers and sign language for the win! Thanks.

Date: 2017-09-22 03:55 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] archangelbeth
Cats can reproduce by budding. Make sure to dispose of all brushed fur properly.

Date: 2017-09-22 09:55 pm (UTC)
archangelbeth: An anthropomorphic feline face, with feathered wing ears, and glasses, in shades of gray. (Default)
From: [personal profile] archangelbeth
Query: context: Metaquotes?

Date: 2017-09-23 04:41 am (UTC)
archangelbeth: An anthropomorphic feline face, with feathered wing ears, and glasses, in shades of gray. (Default)
From: [personal profile] archangelbeth
Oh, right, metaquotes... Why the query, though?

Date: 2017-09-23 04:44 am (UTC)
archangelbeth: An anthropomorphic feline face, with feathered wing ears, and glasses, in shades of gray. (Default)
From: [personal profile] archangelbeth
OH! Oh, sure!

Date: 2017-09-23 04:45 am (UTC)
archangelbeth: Woman doing a zombie "braaaaains" pose (Braaains!)
From: [personal profile] archangelbeth
No, just 100% perpelxitude.

Date: 2017-09-23 04:48 am (UTC)
archangelbeth: Woman doing a zombie "braaaaains" pose (Braaains!)
From: [personal profile] archangelbeth
*snicker* Ohhhhhhh.

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