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Max
I'm just a geek with attitude.
Interests: animals, science, computing systems, politics
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Posted yesterday at MaxRedline
Too bad the guy's gone, but he's still funnier than the current crop of late-night hosts. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at MaxRedline
Ahh, Science! Escaped self-cloning mutant crayfish created in experimental breeding programmes have invaded a Belgian cemetery. "It's impossible to round up all of them. It's like trying to empty the ocean with a thimble," said Kevin Scheers, of the Flemish... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at MaxRedline
Yes...books bound in human skin. In January of 1869, Dr. John Stockton Hough stooped over an autopsy table to examine the emaciated corpse of Mary Lynch. When Dr. Hough opened Lynch's chest cavity to inspect her tuberculosis-wracked lungs, he noticed... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at MaxRedline
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Gerald, the inordinately aggressive turkey that forced the closure of Oakland's Morcom Rose Garden, is off to greener (albeit less rosy) pastures. The solution to this months-long saga was quite similar to the problem that started... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at MaxRedline
Yep, that's one of our fires, to the west. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at MaxRedline
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho. (AP) — Health officials say people with COVID-19 in Northern Idaho soon may have to be sent to Seattle or Portland, Oregon, because the region's hospitals are nearing capacity. Kootenai Health hospital said in a statement Wednesday... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at MaxRedline
Over the summer, the co-owner of Taste of Sicily — an Italian restaurant in Palmyra, Pennsylvania — made headlines when he defied left-wing Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 shutdown mandates and scoffed at the $10,000 in fines that came along with... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at MaxRedline
On Wednesday, Anika Chebrolu from Frisco, Texas was named the winner of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge after discovering a molecule that can selectively bind to the spike protein of the SARS-COV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19. Her discovery could lead... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at MaxRedline
H.L. Mencken: "People deserve the government they get, and they deserve to get it good and hard." This is exactly why we don't have a democracy. We have a representative republic for good reason. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at MaxRedline
Transit districts around the country can apply for $10 million to fight COVID-19 — unless they are Portland-based TriMet or its "anarchist" counterparts in Seattle and New York. Actions have consequences. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at MaxRedline
Here's an idea: let's force everybody in California to drive only electric cars! Worry about the necessary infrastructure later; it'll probably all magically take care of itself. Every day after rush hour, when everybody's charging their cars and trucks, things... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at MaxRedline
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and his merry band of censors may currently hold all the cards in dictating what the truth is, but their heavy-handed approach to controlling the platform leading up to the presidential election doesn’t account for one... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at MaxRedline
Oregon’s very own NuScale Power, a company developing small-modular nuclear reactors (SMRs), has officially received a final safety evaluation report from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. NuScale is the first company to be issued a report for an SMR by... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at MaxRedline
It turns out that there's actually someplace that has no cases. That's Nunavut, which is a region in Canada's northern territory. About 36,000 people live in Nunavut, bound by the Arctic Ocean to the north and the Northwest Territories to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at MaxRedline
It can't come soon enough. The constant flyers cramming the mailbox gets awfully old. And around here, they go straight into the recycling bin. They pay to produce and mail them; you pay to get rid of them. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at MaxRedline
But I repeat myself.... A 73-year-old Vietnam veteran out holding a sign supporting President Trump was assaulted on Saturday, according to local reports in Massachusetts. Douglas police report they have arrested 34-year-old Kiara Dudley, of Douglas, and charged her with... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at MaxRedline
Joe Biden suggests police officers be trained to de-escalate situations involving dangerous suspects by shooting them in the leg. The Democratic presidential nominee made the controversial contention during a Thursday town hall moderated by ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulus. Rather... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at MaxRedline
For what it's worth, I got my votes in. Surrounded by Leftists, it's hard to imagine that'll amount to a hill of beans, but I did it anyway. Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2020 at MaxRedline
The federal government has set an execution date for convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery, scheduling what will be Washington's first execution of a woman in nearly 70 years. Montgomery in 2004 strangled to death Skidmore, Missouri resident Bobbie Jo Stinnett, after... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2020 at MaxRedline
Now she once again wants to dictate what you eat: As a Bronx resident, there have been many times, it's almost a way of life, where it can be very difficult to get access to fresh and healthy foods. I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2020 at MaxRedline
Historically, tobacco plants are responsible for their share of illness and death. Now they may help control the COVID-19 pandemic. Two biotech companies are using the tobacco plant, Nicotiana benthamiana, as bio-factories to produce a key protein from the coronavirus... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2020 at MaxRedline
Not only doesn't answer a CBS News reporter's question regarding his son's shady dealings, he lambasts the reporter for daring to ask. Democrat presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden lashed out at a reporter who asked him about the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2020 at MaxRedline
The billboard was an ad for an upcoming TV show. But The Faction, whose members are unknown, made a few alterations. Given Bidn's nearly half a century of accomplishing nothing productive while in D.C., they seem spot-on. Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2020 at MaxRedline