Green Acres Village, May 23rd Community Dinner: The usual beautiful people plus, “What is a cank?”

Though it wasn’t raining, the patio and furniture were still wet, so we met inside the Overhill house, at least 18 of us, not sure, some were going in and out of oohing and aahing at the new chicks who are much larger and safely into a larger cage in the greenhouse for now. Read more…

Guest post from Ann Kreilkamp via Green Acres Village, May 23rd Community Dinner: The usual beautiful people plus, “What is a cank?”

RT on Twitter: “Democrats’ Russia obsession a ‘huge gift’ to Trump for 2020 – Noam Chomsky 

Yup.

We finally know why the Instagram founders really quit – The Verge

Some recent [albeit anemic] web history from TheVerge. Of course, they don’t mention F*ckerberg’s DARPA bedfellows. [Research start/end dates for LifeLog and Facebook.]
 
It’s the same as never mentioning Bezos and his “newspaper” [WashPo] pimping the Amazon Echo, which spies on US citizens thanks to his fat contract from a certain alphabet agency. That’s easily located online.
 
TechHeads would fare better if they broke this silent oath to the miliplex. We’d see a more open and democratic internet. Silicon Valley doesn’t want that because war money is king, no matter who is in the White House.

Mark Zuckerberg added a hamburger button to Instagram while one of its founders was on paternity leave. He quit soon after, and now we have the full story about why

Source: We finally know why the Instagram founders really quit – The Verge

Today’s Winner In Asinine News: Men with beards carry more germs than dogs, study finds | abc7chicago.com

This Swiss study started making the rounds from the BBC recently and it’s spreading like a brush fire across US media, including local stations.

Golly gee, who has a beard that is being mocked in the UK right now?

Equating men with beards as dirty dogs…yeah, that’s REAL mature.

And wouldn’t you know it, both clean-shaven, conservative AND liberal pundits are running with this story as if it’s ‘real news’ and likely pissing off a good portion of male followers who enjoy sporting chin-whiskers. I’m tired of people being pissed off about trivialities and not war crimes, frankly. This should be laughed off as propaganda – like when we were told real butter was bad for you! Silly Swiss Scientists…

 

 

A new study finds men with beards carry more germs than dogs.

Source: Men with beards carry more germs than dogs, study finds | abc7chicago.com