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Miscellaneous | Opinion

Parler’s Rise Was Also Its Downfall

The app that stoked the insurrection is gone, but something else is destined to replace it.

Miscellaneous | Attack on Words

'Height of Hypocrisy': Gabbard Rebukes Congress' Decision to Ban Use of Gendered Words Like 'Mother'

The new 117th US Congress started with controversy, as Democrats have passed new rules for Congress removing all mention of gender-specific words like "man", "woman"...

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    Dems to strike 'so help you God' from oath taken in front of key House committee, draft shows

    A key committee in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is moving to eliminate the words "so help you God" from the oath administered to witnesses testifying before the panel, as part of a new rules package expected to be approved this week

      Miscellaneous | News bias/fake news/media bias

      73% see bias in news reporting as "a major problem"

      48% of Americans blamed the media "a great deal" for the country's political division.

        Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

        Thomas Keller Deletes Twitter Account After Latest Online Backlash - Eater NY

        The famed chef received criticism for posting a remembrance of casino magnate and conservative donor Sheldon Adelson

        Miscellaneous | Judaism

        Torah: What to Tell Yourself When Things Go Wrong

        In the meantime, it’s dark, confusing, and difficult. That’s only because the process of getting to a deeper place can give space for negative consequences. But just around the bend is a time, a space that is even deeper and greater, that it will make thi

        Miscellaneous | Chabad

        He Came to Fix a Freezer. Little Did He Know . . .

        My wife, Esti, and I co-direct the Chabad Jewish Student Centre in Vancouver, Canada. As you can imagine, we serve a lot of food. So our freezer, which is filled with lots of kosher meat, chicken and other kosher items, is very important to us.

        Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

        Turley: 'We are Witnessing the Death of Free Speech on the Internet'

        Jonathan Turley, a professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University, constitutional scholar, and columnist, said the censorship tactics of Apple, Google, Facebook, and Twitter present a "major threat to free speech," and raise questions ab

          Miscellaneous | News bias/fake news/media bias

          Even CBN doctored a video to 'prove' President Trump promoted insurrection

          The media is in the process of echoing "The Big Lie." They want the American people to believe that President

            Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

            Capitol Studios Shutters its Mastering Division - Variety

            The mastering department of the famed Capitol Studios in Hollywood is being closed down. The recording studios will continue to operate.

            Miscellaneous | Judaism

            3D Kabbalah #5: The Art of Balance - 3D Kabbalah: How G-d Creates the World

            God's names are expressions of one single Entity, reflecting Him and how He interacts with the reality He creates.

            Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

            COVID-19 Updates: Reopenings, Outdoor Happenings, Cancellations + More

            Here at DoLA, we want to keep you as updated as possible on the latest surrounding re-openings, new social-distancing safe events, testing sites, event cancellations, and regulations set in place by the city of Los Angeles and the state of California to s

            Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

            Want to return your last online purchase? Amazon says don't bother

            When you receive a faulty or unwanted item, Amazon usually asks you to initiate a return for a refund or replacement. However, if the item is inexpensive, it might cost the company a lot to ship it back to the warehouse. So, companies like Amazon and Walm

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            From Chuck Berry to Muddy Waters: 15 of Keith Richards’ favourite songs

            We've pulled together a list of Keith Richards 15 most inspirational songs and musicians as we look at the songs which shaped The Rolling Stones guitarist

            Miscellaneous | Faith

            Catholic Church Is Infiltrated by Globalists: Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano

            “There is a group of conspirators who have worked and still work in the heart of the Church” ...

              Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

              New Mom Had No Idea When She Started Talking to Complete Stranger He'd Bless Her with Shoes She's Wanted for 5 Years

              She later said that she tried to refuse the generous spur-of-the-moment gift, but the kind stranger wouldn't hear of it.

              Miscellaneous | Opinion

              How Police Handled Pro-Trump Mob Compared With Protesters For Black Racial Justice

              The way police handled Wednesday's onslaught showed that "some people are ... given certain kinds of leeway or space, and other people are not," says African American studies professor Eddie Glaude.

              Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

              Woman Killed During Insurrection at Capitol Was From Ocean Beach San Diego

              The woman who was shot and killed inside the U.S. Capitol Building on Wednesday was from Ocean Beach, according to local media who have had contact with her extended family. 35-year-old Ashli Eliza…

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              Polar Express New Piggyback Railcars Unboxing Review Test Run

              Polar Express New Piggyback Railcars Unboxing Review Test RunI just received two new additions to Lionel's Polar Express product line. In this video, I'm un...

                  Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

                  California farmworker turned astronaut, Jose Hernandez, urges kids not to give up - ABC7 Los Angeles

                  Next year Netflix will begin production on a film about Jose Hernandez's life and journey into space.

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                  Polar Express LionChief Elf Work Train Unboxing Review Test Run

                  Polar Express LionChief Elf Work Train Unboxing Review Test RunIn this video, I’m unboxing, reviewing, and testing our newest Lionel Polar Express electric t...

                    Miscellaneous | News bias/fake news/media bias

                    The New York Times Is Now Officially Chinese Communist Propaganda

                    By giving comfort to China's evil regime, the New York Times is showing its true colors.

                    Miscellaneous | Training

                    7 Questions to ask when choosing an ICF Coach Training Program

                    Congratulations on having taken the decisive and courageous step to embark on this journey of “being a coach”

                    This can potentially change your career and your life. Before you begin, you need to ascertain what you should look for when selecting an ICF Coach Training Program.

                    There are many coach training institutes and many training programs to choose from. It can be very confusing. So, we will help you cut through the clutter and choose the one that is just right for you. Here are seven questions that you may ask yourself when selecting the best coach training program. Once you have done asking your questions, we hope that you will choose the Coach Certification from the International Coach(ing) Federation (ICF) for your coach training as it is considered as the GOLD standard in coaching and coach training, globally acclaimed and the most reputed one. More details are given below.

                    https://www.regalunlimited.com/7-questions-to-ask-when-choosing-an-icf-coach-training-program/

                    Miscellaneous | Faith

                    Fr. Heilman: Rebellion Against Tyrants is Obedience to God

                    On December 29, 2020, Fr. Richard Heilman delivered a powerful homily citing President Trump's declaration regarding St. Thomas Becket.

                    Miscellaneous | Religion/Christianity

                    'We Want God': Trump Issues Proclamation Packed with Powerful Quotes on Faith and Freedom

                    This week President Trump issued a proclamation that was filled with some profound quotes about faith and freedom, intended to reaffirm America's mission to end religious persecution worldwide.

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                      Chuck Yeager's Amazing Life Told Through The Airplanes He Flew

                      Chuck Yeager is among the most famous aviators of all time. The airplane was his brush, the sky his canvas, and flying was his art.

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                      Jimmy Page: ”Whole Lotta Love was so fresh and it still is. If somebody plays that riff it brings a smile to people’s faces

                      A new, all-encompassing interview with the Led Zeppelin icon on his evolution as a guitarist, writing rock's greatest albums and the gear behind them

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                      How the 'Goldfinger' Alpine sequence gave rise to Bondmania

                      The Alpine scenes in 1964's "Goldfinger" not only helped generate huge amounts of publicity, they set out a visual blueprint for generations of Bond movies to come.

                          Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

                          Gaining Perspective While Waiting In Line to Cross the Border

                          By Geoff Page After a day long trip to Tijuana on Wednesday, I found a few emails my phone had not picked up because of where I was. One was from editordude asking if any of his band of merry prank…

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                          USA Patriotism! ... Patriotic Photos - Polar Star Transits Chukchi Sea In Arctic

                          The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star transits the Chukchi Sea in the Arctic to project power and support national security objectives throughout Alaskan waters and into the Arctic.

                            Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

                            The Politics of Patrisse Cullors, Founder of Black Lives Matter | The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics

                            “We actually do have an ideological frame,” says Black Lives Matter founder Patrisse Cullors of herself and co-founder Alicia Garza....

                            Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

                            Josh from On Killing | #TBT | Cut

                            Sponsor this series: http://www.cut.com/sponsorshipFear Pong is now a game! Get it here: http://www.fearponggame.comSUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/CutSubscribeWatc...

                            Miscellaneous | Gardening

                            What to do with your Holiday Cactus

                            I inherited my grandmother’s Christmas cactus, which is easily 75 years old. My mother repotted it once in my memory, but now it is beginning to look a bit tired. I’m determined to save…

                              Miscellaneous | News bias/fake news/media bias

                              Corporate Media's Obsession With Fact-Checking Is To Monopolize Truth

                              There's no shortage of fake-fact checks published by corporate outlets self-righteously and falsely presenting themselves as neutral arbiters of truth.

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                                Best Hidden Gems and Underrated Movies on Netflix

                                Our list of the best hidden gems and underrated movies on Netflix right now includes indies, horror movies, and even big studio films that didn't catch on.

                                Miscellaneous | News bias/fake news/media bias

                                The Eight Worst Media Lies About Trump’s COVID-19 Response

                                I have to say I’m shocked at a new Rasmussen Reports survey that found that 50 percent of American adults rate the media coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic as good or excellent. Really? Half of America...

                                Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

                                24 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (1-1-2020 to 1-3-2020)

                                busy, make you laugh, teach you something, or help you feel less alone.This week, we’ve got a drive-thru festival, online quests and variety shows, the Japanese American National Museum’s virtual Oshogatsu Family Festival, and more.

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                                Lionel Polar Express Trains and Trolley Operating Session

                                Lionel Polar Express Trains and Trolley Operating Session.In this video, I’ll be running trains on all three tracks. And I’m starting right now.Hi, I’m Owen....

                                  Miscellaneous | Judaism

                                  Judaism: Darkness is a lie. There is only light.

                                  Darkness lurks ubiquitously, mockingly, as though it is the sober truth—that all is empty, for there is no meaning.

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                                  25 Ideas For Mind Blowing Unusual Dates! | Gonitz Experts

                                  Whether you are in a long relationship and want to add some pepper to the relationship, whether you are at the beginning of a relationship and want to keep

                                  Miscellaneous | Attack on Words

                                  University of Michigan's IT department suggests terms like ‘picnic’ and ‘brown bag’ are offensive

                                  A “Words Matter Task Force” at the IT department at the University of Michigan last week released a hefty list of terms it deems offensive and offered alternatives to be used instead. Among the list of offensive terms were “picnic” and “brown ba

                                    Miscellaneous | Chabad

                                    Discovering a Personal G-d on My Trip to the Ohel - The Ohel

                                    I had decided to visit the Ohel, the Rebbe’s gravesite in Queens, N.Y., a place I hadn’t been in more than 16 years and a place I actually thought I wouldn’t ever be again.

                                    Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

                                    Child labor in palm oil industry tied to Girl Scout cookies

                                    They are two young girls from two very different worlds, linked by a global industry that exploits an army of children. Olivia Chaffin, a Girl Scout in rural Tennessee, was a top cookie...

                                    Miscellaneous | Gardening

                                    Mixing the Cottage Garden Style With the New Perennial Approach - FineGardening

                                    Why choose between a cottage garden and the New Perennial design? Merge elements from each for more interest. Learn more about mixing garden styles here.

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                                      How Much Would it Cost to Live at Disney World?

                                      Today, we're breaking down what it would cost to live at Walt Disney World for a year, and the prices may shock you!

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                                      Polar Express O-gauge Christmas Eve Operating Session & Switch Install

                                      Polar Express O-gauge Christmas Eve Operating Session & Switch InstallIn this video, I demonstrate how to create extension cords to operate Lionel Fastrack R...

                                        Miscellaneous | Judaism

                                        Judaism: Perseverance Vs. Perfection - Vayigash

                                        The Joseph-Judah relationship and the points at which their paths converge continue throughout history. From the sale of Joseph onward, Judah and Joseph constantly interact with each other, and their relationship continues in various forms. Here, in Parsh

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                                        Tom Selleck Leaves a $2,020 Tip and Handwritten Note for Restaurant Servers as Part of the 2020 Tip Challenge

                                        Tom Selleck says he was inspired by his Blue Bloods costar Donnie Wahlberg to leave the staff at Elio's restaurant in New York City the generous tip

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                                        Holiday Blessings

                                        "Holiday Blessings" ... is a heartfelt reminder about the importance of the December holiday season to many Americans ... relative to each one's respective f...

                                          Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

                                          Women find chrome 'Z' under North Las Vegas bench, win $10,000 in nationwide treasure hunt | KSNV

                                          LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — For almost 10 years, there had been a chrome 'Z' hidden in North Las Vegas. It had been stuck to the bottom of a bench under Eldorado Park's gazebo. David Steele put it there on a whim while he was visiting the city to watch the

                                          Miscellaneous | Judaism

                                          Can I Use Vaccines Made From Fetal Tissue or Non-Kosher Animals? - Ethics & Morality

                                          We will start off with the question of non-kosher ingredients and work our way to vaccine made with fetal tissue.

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                                          Conservatives Now Have an Option to Avoid Investing in Left-Leaning Companies

                                          Bill Flaig, founder of Ridgeline Research, provides conservatives with investment options that align with their values.

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                                            Jupiter and Saturn Conjunction 2020

                                            The two planets will merge in the night sky on the winter solstice, appearing the closest to each other since the 17th century.

                                            Miscellaneous | Products

                                            24 Cleaning Products To Always Keep Stocked In 2021

                                            From your kitchen to your bathroom, these products will help everything stay squeaky clean this year.

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                                            Illegal Alien Charged with 19 Counts of Child Sexual Assault

                                            An illegal alien, who is the subject of a deportation order, has been charged with 19 counts of child sexual assault in North Carolina.

                                              Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

                                              35 Things to Do in L.A. This Weekend (12-18-2020 to 12-20-2020)

                                              This weekend, we have a Home Alone pizza pop-up, interactive online concerts and theater, outdoor art, a new sushi spot, and more.

                                              Miscellaneous | Random

                                              10 Toasty Products for People Who Are Always Cold

                                              If you find yourself always reaching for a blanket or shivering no matter what season we're in, check out these products that are sure to keep you warm this winter.

                                              Miscellaneous | Chanukah

                                              Why Insist on Depicting a Straight-Branched Menorah? - Questions & Answers

                                              Despite the depiction of the Temple menorah on the Arch of Titus, Chabad makes a point of depicting the menorah with straight, diagonal branches. Why?

                                              Miscellaneous | Random shit

                                              Archie McPhee Tin Foil Hat For Humans

                                              Archie McPhee Tin Foil Hat For Humans

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                                              Polar Express O-gauge Landscaping Pedestrian Bridge & Station

                                              Polar Express O-gauge Landscaping Pedestrian Bridge & StationIn this video, I continue building and installing a pedestrian bridge to connect the Polar Expre...

                                                Miscellaneous | Diaspora

                                                Dutch court rejects bid to reclaim Kandinsky painting

                                                Dutch court throws out case brought by heirs of  Jewish art collector to reclaim painting by Wassily Kandinsky sold during World War II.

                                                Miscellaneous | Chanukah

                                                Chanukah: The Eternal Light - Daily Dose of Wisdom

                                                The flames of the Temple Menorah have been dark for many centuries, but the flames of the Chanukah menorah can never be extinguished.

                                                Miscellaneous | Faith

                                                BREAKING – Cdl. Burke: COVID is being used for ‘Great Reset’ to attack ‘freedom’ and ‘families’

                                                The worldwide spread of Marxist materialism, which has already brought destruction and death to the lives of so many, and which has threatened the foundations of our nation for decades, now seems to seize the governing power over our nation.

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                                                Jupiter & Saturn Conjunction: What to Know About the Rare December Alignment - Thrillist

                                                Jupiter and Saturn will have a great conjunction in December, appearing as a double planet in the sky.

                                                  Miscellaneous | Faith

                                                  Bishop Robert Barron: Genesis

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                                                  Miscellaneous | Faith

                                                  Chaput Corrects the Record on Communion for Pro-Aborts - Crisis Magazine

                                                  In his letter to a confused Church in the city of Corinth, Saint Paul wrote this exhortation: Whoever… eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be answerable for the body and blood of the Lord. Examine yourselves, and only

                                                  Miscellaneous | Religion

                                                  The FAQs: Are Fetal Cells Being Used in COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments?

                                                  Here is what you should know about fetal tissue cells and the ethical concern about using them to develop therapeutics and vaccines.

                                                  Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

                                                  The Best Gifts for James Bond Fans

                                                  Our list of must-have holiday gifts for the lucky James Bond fan in your life.

                                                  Miscellaneous | Judaism

                                                  A Deeper Look at the Menorah Blessings - Chanukah, 5743

                                                  The three blessing we recite before kindeling the menorah carry deep inside them the timeless Chanukah lessons for our service of God, specifically in our times.

                                                  Miscellaneous | Opinion

                                                  A Political Obituary for Donald Trump

                                                  The effects of his reign will linger. But democracy survived.

                                                  Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

                                                  63 Things to Do in L.A. This Week (12-10-2020 to 12-16-2020)

                                                  This week, we've got Hanukkah events and food specials, holiday markets, virtual performances and tours, and more.

                                                  Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

                                                  Chain reaction of kindness spans over 900 vehicles at Brainerd Dairy Queen | wqad.com

                                                  Store Manager Tina Jensen says one man paid for the car behind him, spawning a chain of kindness that spanned nearly two and a half days, across over 900 vehicles.

                                                  Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

                                                  A Guy Creates a Prom Dress for His Sister After Finding Out Their Parents Couldn’t Afford One

                                                  Sometimes, when it seems that our wishes are never going to come true, a miracle happens, and we get exactly what we want. And the character featured in our article was no exception. Her parents couldn’t afford to buy or even rent her a ball gown, leaving

                                                  Miscellaneous | Interesting

                                                  The Pledge of Allegiance: Weaving Strands of Patriotism Into the Fabric of America

                                                  In public schools all across the country, children rise—or they can choose to sit and listen—as they recite ...

                                                  Miscellaneous | Chanukah

                                                  Chanukah: How Is It Possible that Enlightened Reasoning Could Bring to Spiteful Bigotry?

                                                  This is the light of God’s wisdom. It’s not there for our use that we can manipulate it and modify it to fit our needs and desires. If we’re able to figure a little bit of it out, well, that’s pretty amazing. But if we can’t, that doesn’t change its truth

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                                                  Polar Express O-gauge How to Build a Lighted Pedestrian Bridge

                                                  Polar Express O-gauge How to Build a Lighted Pedestrian BridgeIn this video, I'll show you how I'm building a lighted Pedestrian Bridge for my Lionel Polar E...

                                                    Miscellaneous | Random shit

                                                    An anti-gay Hungarian politician has resigned after being caught by the police fleeing a 25-man orgy through a window

                                                    Jozsef Szajer was spotted by a local fleeing the party along a gutter, authorities in Brussels told Politico.

                                                    Miscellaneous | Interesting

                                                    This Election Puts Corruption of the Media on Full Display

                                                    Commentary If any good comes out of this seriously compromised election, it may lie in the perfect illustration ...

                                                      Miscellaneous | Random

                                                      63 WILDLY POPULAR GIFTS ON AMAZON UNDER $35

                                                      If you're shopping on a budget, don't worry; Amazon has tons of affordable products to choose from that are seriously popular.

                                                      Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

                                                      I'VE OFTEN WONDERED WHY SOME CALL US SAVAGES

                                                      While there was some brutality in the Western Hemisphere, we never considered women to be property, fought wars over religion & converting others, or shunned...

                                                      Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

                                                      A Child’s Puzzle Has Helped Unlock the Secrets of Magnetism

                                                      People have known about magnets since ancient times, but the physics of ferromagnetism remains a mystery. Now a familiar puzzle is getting physicists closer to the answer.

                                                      Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

                                                      Your Brain Doesn't Work the Way You Think It Does

                                                      A conversation with neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett on the counterintuitive ways your mind processes reality—and why understanding that might help you feel a little less anxious.

                                                      Miscellaneous | Disneyland History

                                                      The 10 most expensive Disneyland items in auction featuring 800 theme park collectibles

                                                      Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks will hold the ‘Walt Disney: The Man, the Studio and the Parks’ virtual auction on Saturday, Dec. 5.

                                                      Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

                                                      43 Things to Do in L.A. This Week (12-3-2020 to 12-9-2020)

                                                      This week, we've got new options and specials for takeout, in-car holiday spectacles, and virtual theater, lectures, film debuts, and more.

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                                                      Guy Who Reverse-Engineered TikTok Reveals The Scary Things He Learned, Advises People To Stay Away From It | Bored Panda

                                                      Facebook got itself into a sensitive data scandal when it did shady business with Cambridge Analytica, Instagram confirmed a security issue exposing user accounts and phone numbers, but these apps are basically online security havens compared to TikTok, a

                                                      Miscellaneous | Tomorrowland

                                                      Yesterland: Coca-Cola Tomorrowland Terrace

                                                      What’s that futuristic, white planter doing? It’s rising! There’s a bandshell under that planter, with a rock band playing on it. The planter is now on the roof of the bandshell. Cool!

                                                      Miscellaneous | Marketing

                                                      9 Ways to Boost your landing page conversion rates

                                                      Make your business successful with high conversion rates. SEO companies in Houston boost the conversion rate of landing pages and give growth to your busi