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Re: https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local ... -and-ross/ (not a link)

"30-story tower with high-end residences planned for downtown Dallas ...
with 70 high-end residential units and 30 units of workforce housing"

:idea: Makes sense! (nearby residence for household staff or shared staff)
And easier for the staff to form a union for equitable treatment. :lol:

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Re: https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/ ... radiation/
"Why did NIH abruptly halt research on the harms of cell phone radiation?" :?

"This decision comes despite results from the program’s carefully engineered and reviewed
decade-long $30 million animal studies that found cancer, heart damage and DNA damage
associated with exposure to cell phone radiofrequency radiation at levels
comparable to those experienced by Americans today." :o

:scratch: Best guess: Cell phone users are not concerned about health problems
that may develop later, preferring the convenience of this communication
... and these health problems can now be blamed on certain jabs. :roll:

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Re: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... plane.html
"Boston doctor ... found NOT GUILTY"

"My fiancée was sitting next to me on that flight,
and neither of us can understand why this happened to us."

"Lawyers ... said more than a dozen passengers sitting in seats near Mohanty
and flight attendants said they didn't see anything consistent with the accusation."

:idea: Evidence that children's accusations need to be carefully evaluated.
And his fiancée would have been troubled about their future romance :!:

Perhaps, a man traveling close to an unrelated child
needs a chaperone (or nearby potential witness). :roll:

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Re: https://citizenwatchreport.com/ford-los ... v-workers/
"Ford Loses $36,000 On Every F-150 Lightning Sold - Fires 70% Of EV Workers"

"They will shift their focus toward making more gas-powered cars"

:idea: Apparently, this not yet the era for electric vehicles. :roll:

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Re: https://www.yahoo.com/sports/men-run-li ... 40617.html
"Men run for lives from angry elephant; it doesn’t end well" :o

:idea: Most of these videos don't mention why the men were running
(they had gotten out of their car to take a selfie near the elephant,
then the elephant charged ... according to an earlier video).

This makes better news if the cause is not revealed. :roll:

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Re: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/arti ... onger.html
"definitive guide to the foods that will dial down your 'grim reaper gene' "

:bana: Good list of anti-aging foods with good explanations! For example ...
"Drinking coffee boosts autophagy, the biological process whereby our bodies
clean out the junk we no longer need from our cells."

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:bana: Just finger the science ...

Re: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech ... ience.html
"What the length of your fingers says about you, according to science"

"Study finds women with more 'male' hands - where the ring and index digits
are of different sizes - 'are more likely to be lesbian' " :roll:

:idea: Few people know that everyone is the same gender when choosing
which finger to give that infamous salute, but which hand is chosen
may relate to this study. ;)

Best guess: Alternate hands to suggest non-binary. :lol:
Caution: Using both hands simultaneously suggests
"all of the above, depending on opportunity" :roll:

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:idea: About transgender surgery ...

Despite dozens of genders, transgender surgery remains binary
(male to female or female to male, anatomically speaking).

And this should say something about the many genders
(such as, gender still remains binary categorization). :roll:

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Re: https://www.yahoo.com/news/pig-butcheri ... 00379.html

"The gangs carefully research their victims and spend months or years gaining their trust.
Often they allow victims to withdraw large sums of money, to boost their confidence
that the investment scheme is on the level." :o

:scratch: AI will probably make it even easier to entice the "pigs"
(more convincing information will be sent to boost confidence).

:idea: Social media might be a good place to first meet,
but is now great opportunity for many scams ...
which typically involve lotsa money. ;)

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Re: https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/nutrit ... r-BB1hNG02
"Your plant-based meat could soon have animal fat" :o

"Plant-based meats ... are generally filled with a long list of strange-sounding ingredients: pea protein,
potato starch, coconut oil, mycoproteins and more. Those ingredients have turned off some consumers
and sparked concerns about highly processed nature of average veggie burger or faux slice of bacon."

:scratch: Best guess: Many consumers don't care what's in a faux product
as long as it has good taste, texture, aroma ... and price! :roll:

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Re: https://www.brighteon.com/
(search for: "Nut Job Pulls Into Dude's Driveway to Recharge Tesla")

:idea: The modern version of stealing gas (warns property owners
to keep their charging equipment locked) ... and suggesting
it might soon be possible to recharge fron another EV. :roll:

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About transgender surgery ...

Despite dozens of genders, transgender surgery remains binary
(male to female or female to male, anatomically speaking).

And this should say something about the many genders
(such as, gender still remains binary categorization).
Male and female are biologic sexes. People who undergo these sex changing surgeries are referred to as transsexuals.

Gender is a social construct. A transgender person is someone who doesn’t feel that they fit into societal expectations of how a male or female should act, think, and feel.

While you are correct in saying that there are only two sexes, this does not disprove the theory of gender fluidity. The transgender philosophy is that masculinity and femininity is a spectrum. And a person’s sex doesn’t necessarily match the gender that they identify with.

I think that transsexuals are the extreme cases. The idea that they feel like they need to correct this implies that they see it as a problem, when perhaps it really isn’t. If society changed the way it views this issue and became more accepting of transgenderism, these people might be more accepting of their bodies and not feel that they have to fit the mould. It seems a person could live a much happier life with a fully functional reproductive system. But that’s just my own thoughts on the matter.

Also, this isn’t anything new. I’ve read that Joan of Arc was quite masculine and wore men’s clothing.
"If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation." – Osho
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No, not trying to disprove the theory of gender fluidity ...
just observing sexuality stays binary regardless of gender perception.
societal expectations of how a male or female should act
"Societal expectations" seem to be the ultimate cause of gender dysphoria,
suggesting that expectations are unrealistic relative to gender perceptions.

:idea: Considering the brain is wired for normal function of birth anatomy
and that this wiring does not change because of gender perception,
correcting societal expectations seems the better solution. ;)


:bana: Postscript ...

Re: "The Brain Book" by Peter Russell, 1979
Chapter 4 - "The Two Sides of the Brain"
Section: "Male-Female Differences", p.57

"The specialized functions of the two hemispheres
are a little different in males and females." :o

:idea: Apparently, as well known collections of differences,
humans remain male or female despite gender perceptions ...
and this brain wiring does not change (yet) with sex surgery. ;)

:lol: Of course, if a male's brain can be proven to host
a female's collection of differences (despite male anatomy),
then a certain gender perception might be supported. :roll:


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Re: https://www.infowars.com/posts/xs-ai-ch ... us-schwab/
"X’s AI Chatbot Grok Roasts WEF Globalist Klaus Schwab"

:idea: Good example of how AI can be persuaded to ignore civility
and/or just be whatever its developers desire. Already, some AI
are inclusive of modes that are not "politically correct". :roll:

Bottom line: Like humanity itself, AI is no longer one intelligence
and has many behaviors. Dueling chatbots come to mind. :o

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Re: https://www.foxnews.com/us/refusing-wea ... ourt-rules

"Refusing to wear mask during the pandemic does not fall under freedom of speech, appeals court rules"

:duh Amazingly, this became a higher court deliberation since not wearing a safety helmet
could have been proposed as a similar free speech protest. :roll:

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Re: https://www.yahoo.com/news/man-spends-e ... 04131.html

"A French council worker who spent eight years building a 24ft matchstick model of the Eiffel Tower has been denied a world record because he used the wrong type of matches. Richard Plaud started making his replica of the iconic Paris landmark in 2015 and hoped that on completion he would secure a place in the Guinness World Records (GWR) for the tallest matchstick sculpture.

But the organisation has ruled that most of the 706,900 matchsticks he used are ineligible for an official record because they were not commercially available and have been altered significantly from their original form." :o

:idea: If not for unintended symbolism, this would make a good event for the 2024 Black Rock City "Burning Man".
A slow burning, land-level spiral fuse could symbolize the eight years of Plaud's creative effort. :roll:


:bana: Postscript: A different R&R (refusal reversed) 8)

Re: https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/joy-m ... 024-02-08/
"Joy for maker of tallest matchstick Eiffel Tower as record refusal reversed"

:idea: Apparently, this creativity persuaded new perspective of the rules. :roll:

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Re: https://rumble.com/v4c0fuc-jasmycoin-wi ... -year.html
"JASMYCOIN Will Surprise Everyone This Year!!!"

"There's a lot of hype and popularity behind it." :roll:

:lol: Characteristic of ALL bitcoin "ïnvesting"
... with such pervasive pyramid persuasion
(another version of "The Three Ps"). ;)

:idea: The few winners have to be supported
by a lot of losers in this type of "investing". :(

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Re: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/arti ... lungs.html
"Chef, 29, dies after catching a FUNGAL infection that ... spreads across America" :o

:scratch: These stories keep suggesting degraded immune systems
more than new diseases. What could be the reason? :roll:

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Re: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_Slap

:idea: An online comment about this new "sport" ...

"Competitive slapping is the future of sports. As it is a relatively new sport,
the simpletons do not appreciate it yet."

:roll: Considering that such forceful slapping injures the brain,
"simpleton" seems to identify those not identified by that comment. ;)
A good time to invest in MRI machines. :hithere

:scratch: A concept starting with the '70s V-8 commercials?

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Re: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/desantis ... 00832.html

"Cultivated meat involves harvesting cells from animals, then growing them inside large bioreactors.
If the cells are fed the right nutrients, they can grow into an approximation of meat like the stuff
that comes from traditional animal farming." :o

:idea: New technology! Seems benign, except humans are also animals.
A good time to start reading labels more carefully. For the interim,
real food (especially plants) should be at the top of the pyramid. ;)

Translation: We should be more concerned about the nutrition
of faux food - concerns about cell sources are secondary.

:bana: Incidentally, this technology should permit
growth of human cells as meat, giving new meaning
to the now aging expression "Bite me!". :lol:

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Re: https://www.cnn.com/2024/02/12/sport/tr ... index.html
"Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid laughs off Super Bowl spat with Travis Kelce"

:idea: After a really Big Win, both coach and player can easily remember a friendly spat,
suggesting that this is what needs be recorded in the history books. ;)

Postcript (what Kelce yelled) ...
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/andy-re ... 00339.html

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:lol: Next generation humor (or not) ...

:arrow: Child to grandfather, poking him awake ...
"Since you lived during that era of 'Died Suddenly!'
what's your advice for today's children?" :?

:arrow: Grumpy grandfather to child ...
"Stop jabbing me! Do your own research!" :roll:

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Re: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech ... -test.html
"whistleblowers reveal how a disc-shaped UFO intercepted
nuclear missile and disabled it with 'laser-beams' " :o

:idea: This missile was a test with a "dummy nuclear warhead"!
So "disabled it" means what? And that MANY later tests -
including those by other countries - were not disabled
means what? This "laser-beams" was also a test :?:

:scratch: First guess: Interferring with a country's missile test
might now be considered an act of war, falsely charged
to a country's enemy!

:scratch: Next guess: The first live missile launched next
might be met with a similar "UFO interception".
However, this laser technology is now ready(?)
and doesn't need UFO delivery. :roll:


:study: Re: https://asiatimes.com/2024/02/chinas-ne ... ap-taiwan/

"Stirling engine-powered high-power microwave weapon may herald
new era in directed-energy urban warfare technologies"

:idea: The "good news" is that nuclear fallout can be avoided
with these new directed-energy weapons, claimed by some
to have been live tested in recent years. :o


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Re: https://www.westernjournal.com/watch-bl ... -audience/
" 'Black National Anthem' Gets Almost Non-Existent Applause from Super Bowl Audience"

" By creating a bunch of additional anthems for each one of our races
... we are only causing more division." :roll:

:scratch: Best guess: The word "Black" causes the song
to be protest against the country's national anthem
... and this crowd cast its vote with silence. :?

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Re: https://www.blogto.com/real-estate-toro ... ronto-900/

"check out this lake-facing bedroom up for rent for $900. While it might seem like a sweet deal,
the only caveat is that you'll have to share the queen-size bed with another tenant." :o

:idea: First thoughts: That bed needs a new mattress
... and tenant closer to the window should pay more.
Also, a fine for crossing the line without permission
(or tip if crossing is desired) seems reasonable. :roll:

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