The Noon Bell

June 23, 2015 BFH 10

In 1427, Stefan’s successor Đurađ Branković had to return Belgrade to the Hungarians, and Smederevo became the new capital. During his reign, the Ottomans captured most of the Serbian Despotate, unsuccessfully besieging Belgrade first in 1440 and again in 1456. As it presented an obstacle [Read More]

Best Poison Ivy Preventative?

June 23, 2015 BFH 25

THE WASHCLOTH Washing with soap, or even poison ivy prevention products, is not enough. The wash cloth is really all you need. SEE HERE

Why Syria can’t have anything nice

June 23, 2015 Cardigan 4

Islamic State destroys ancient shrines in Syria’s Palmyra city. Islamic State militants have blown up two ancient shrines they consider sacrilegious in Palmyra, a 2,000-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site in central Syria, the ultra hardline Sunni Muslim group said on Tuesday. The report was the [Read More]

Clear Channel Has a Case of the Islamophobia

June 23, 2015 BFH 14

AFDI-   ICNA’s billboards in Atlanta claim that “Muhammad — peace be upon him — believed in peace, social justice, women’s rights,” along with a phone number to find out more about Islam. They’re planning on having 100 of these billboards around the country by the end of the [Read More]

Evil is not in a Flag

June 23, 2015 Cardigan 28

PatriotRetort: Here in America, we’re going to eradicate the evil stink of racism by removing the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina Statehouse. Yeah. That oughta work. It is a testament to how unwilling we are to even acknowledge the existence of evil, that some [Read More]

Creator of the plastic lawn flamingo dies at 79

June 23, 2015 Cardigan 10

BOSTON (AP) — Don Featherstone was a classically trained painter, a talented sculptor and artist, who became famous for creating the pink plastic lawn flamingo — the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch. And it didn’t bother him a bit.

The Jurassic Zoo Meme

June 23, 2015 Dr. Tar 11

With the first certified Summer blockbuster, Jurassic World, zookeepers around the world are having some fun applying some of the movie’s animal training techniques on their charges. The keepers are recreating a scene where three velociraptors are being trained by their handler.

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