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...impressed. There are several flea markets in Las Vegas but none in a rich area per my search. First off the one in the poor area is just sad but at least they are trying:

General Discussion / Saw some tracks myself while in Texas
« on: September 27, 2022, 10:51:29 PM »
Huge dinosaur tracks uncovered as river dries in drought-stricken Texas, video shows

Millions of years ago, prehistoric predators and prey left massive prints in the ground of what is now Texas — and they’re emerging due to a drought. The dinosaur tracks are normally impossible to spot, covered by mud and water flowing through the Paluxy River. But the river has shrunk significantly in recent weeks, unveiling deep imprints left by clawed feet, video shared to Facebook on Aug. 17 shows. They’re far from the only tracks at Texas’ Dinosaur Valley State Park, but few have been lucky enough to see these particular prints. The park, like much of Texas, is under “exceptional drought” conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Exceptional drought is the most extreme level.

I took photos of these:

Money & Investment / That's a lot of bread, about $100 millions worth
« on: September 27, 2022, 02:24:13 PM »

Father and Son Charged in $100 Million Sandwich Scheme

$100 Million NJ Deli Scheme Leads to Fraud Charges Against Father, Son
Hometown Deli in Paulsboro, New Jersey, became famous in 2021 when someone pointed out a single deli with less than $40,000 in sales was somehow also a $100 million stock

It seemed wildly improbable, even by the standards of the meme stock craze - a publicly traded New Jersey deli that had less than $40,000 in annual revenue and yet somehow was worth $100 million.

As it turns out, prosecutors say, there wasn't much meat on the sandwich.

A federal indictment unsealed in New Jersey on Monday charges Peter Coker Sr., Peter Coker Jr. and James Patten with securities fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.

The Hometown Deli in Paulsboro, NJ, became instantly famous in April 2021, when hedge fund manager David Einhorn wrote about a tiny sandwich shop that was somehow worth nine figures on the stock market - mostly as a way to caution investors about the dangers of excess.

Prosecutors allege the entire thing was a years-long scheme to pump up the stock's price using a variety of methods to conceal fraudulent trades.

Separately, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed civil fraud charges against the three men.

Patten and Coker Sr. were arrested Monday morning. Coker Jr., who the government said is based in Hong Kong, remains at large.

Women know pretty much everything about their best friends..

Men only the know the basic information about their best friends..

My wife know pretty much everything about her best friend.

After about 10 years of being friends, my best friend finally informed me that I've been pronouncing his name incorrectly... ;D

General Discussion / Sometimes I throw my regulars off
« on: September 26, 2022, 11:19:29 PM »
As soon as I popped in, they will ask me, "the usual"?

And Yes, I usually say yes but every now and then say about after every 10 roast ducks, I opted it for chicken and that throws them off  ;D:

..way to her bachelorette party with her girlfriends per the photo I took below...

Las Vegas is #1 most popular US destination this fall, Tripadvisor says

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Planning a trip to Las Vegas this fall? You’re likely not alone, according to a new report.

Tripadvisor on Tuesday announced that Las Vegas has been ranked as the number one most popular U.S. destination that Americans plan to visit this fall.

This bride and her entourage looked so happy strutting their way to her bachelorette party so I took photos of that happy moment:

Never drop fries in the dreaded 'car crack' again with this genius product

Thu, September 22, 2022 at 3:49 PM

As a writer and editor who handles organizing and cleaning beats, I can’t get enough of a good problem-solving product. And I thought I knew about (and bought) them all: the clear shoeboxes for storing everything from lightbulbs to gift bows. The divided organizers for junk-drawer bliss. The lazy Susans for my spices and condiments. You know the drill. But then I came across a solution to a pesky problem and it truly floored me: The Drop Stop. This brilliant gizmo sent from the heavens fills the gap between your car seat and the center console. You know, the abyss that swallows everything from pens to chicken nuggets and everything in between. Literally. And it's now just $21 when you click the on-site coupon box when adding it to your cart.

Here's the one in my Taco:

..and other policies to not do something this dumb:

Macon nurse arrested after video of woman giving birth reportedly shared on Snapchat

A nurse at a Macon hospital was jailed Wednesday on a charge of eavesdropping for allegedly using her cellphone to record images of a woman in labor, a video of which was later said to have circulated on Snapchat. The nurse, Rachel Elizabeth Fastow, of Macon, was released from the Bibb County jail Thursday evening after posting a $44,000 bond. According to an arrest warrant, the charges were brought by police at the Medical Center, operated by Atrium Health Navicent, where Fastow, 26, has been a nurse since early 2021.

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In a 'return to nature,' California legalizes human composting for environmental benefits

Californians will soon have a new end-of-life burial option: human composting. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law Sunday that creates a state regulatory process for “natural organic reduction,” or transforming human remains into soil. The law will go into effect in 2027.

Forget chips, Ford is running out of its Blue Oval badges

And yes, it really needs them

Ford has been forced to hold back deliveries on some models because it is running out of badges — yep, the Blue Oval that adorns their vehicles inside and (sometimes) out. Some individual model emblems are also in short supply, the Wall Street Journal says, and unlike bandits in the Sierra Madre, Ford execs believe very strongly that they need those stinkin' badges.

Per the report, Ford's recent supply-chain issues are largely related to non-semiconductor components, meaning chips are no longer the driving concern. Ford executives were presented with the option of supplementing badge production (and perhaps other parts, though this was not specified) with 3D-printed substitutes, however concerns about meeting quality standards reportedly sidelined the proposal. The shortage is hitting the company's F-Series pickups the hardest, which may explain why they're again stacking up in auxiliary holding lots.

While many supply chain issues stem from logistical congestion far from home, Ford's headaches could be at least partly to blame on local suppliers. Tribar, which produces plated exterior trim parts (and, at least in the past, has produced badges for Ford), was recently in the news for discharging carcinogenic hexavalent chromium into a tributary of Michigan's Huron River. Chromium is used in the plating process. When the spill was detected by local wastewater treatment facilities, Tribar was forced to shut its effluent discharge system, limiting its ability to operate. The company was granted approval to resume discharging wastewater in September.


Fact check: World Trade Center Building 7 collapsed due to fire on 9/11, not pre-rigged explosives

The claim: World Trade Center Building 7 was 'pre-rigged for controlled demolition'
World Trade Center Building 7, which was located near the Twin Towers in New York, collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001. Amid this year's anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack in U.S. history, some social media users claim the building’s collapse was pre-planned.

A Facebook video shared Sept. 11 claims that Larry Silverstein, who developed Building 7, gave orders to demolish it. As evidence, it cites a PBS documentary, “America Rebuilds: A Year at Ground Zero,” in which Silverstein says:

"I remember getting a call from the fire department commander, telling me that they were not sure they were gonna be able to contain the fire, and I said, 'You know we’ve had such terrible loss of life, maybe the smartest thing to do is pull it.' And they made that decision to pull and then we watched the building collapse."

Sure, the 25 y.o. might have overreacted and gone too far but if the 67 y.o. didn't use his turn signal and still was an A-hole about it, then he deserves some of the blame too  ???

BOTTOM LINE is... turn signals are there for a reason, USE IT especially when others are around in close proximity:

67-year-old’s face pummeled at Home Depot in attack over turn signal, Michigan cops say

A 67-year-old man’s face was pummeled in an attack over whether he used his turn signal, according to authorities in Michigan. Deputies were called to a Home Depot parking lot at about 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, for a “fight in progress,” according to a news release from the Grand Traverse County Sheriffs Office. When they arrived, they found the 67-year-old Kewadin man with facial swelling and a small cut on his face and head. Authorities learned a 25-year-old man had hit the victim “several times in the face” before driving away in a tan car. Another deputy on patrol later found the man driving that same car, officials said.

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...Obviously, it's just armature NASCAR like racing so it's not a real NASCAR event when I attended the 99 Speedway decades ago. Regarding the H.A.'s event, haven't heard anything so must've went by OK..meaning no one was killed.. ???:

San Joaquin sheriff warns public of 'potential danger' at Hell's Angels services

A funeral for Hell's Angels motorcycle club founder Ralph "Sonny" Barger to be held at Stockton 99 Speedway is expected to draw thousands of club members and other attendees Saturday afternoon, prompting a warning by San Joaquin County Sheriff Patrick Withrow for residents to stay out of the area.

"There is a long history of these type of gatherings resulting in shooting, stabbing, and homicide," Withrow said at a press conference on Friday. "I'd like everyone in this county to be aware of this event and the potential danger of this event."

The Department of Justice considers motorcycle clubs like the Hell's Angels to be gangs "whose members use their motorcycle clubs as conduits for their criminal enterprise," Withrow said. The Sheriff's Office learned about the planned funeral on Aug. 25 and unsuccessfully sought a court injunction to stop it from taking place, he said.

...behind the charging station. Therefore, the "no fence" and "no tesla car" exist claims both failed as both do exist:

Tesla Ordered To Recall More Than One Million Vehicles
Yolowire - Fri Sep 23, 9:23AM CDT

%ElectricVehicle maker %Tesla ($TSLA) is recalling 1.1 million cars in the U.S. due to faulty windows.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (%NHTSA) has ordered the recall and slapped Tesla with a “safety-standards” violation, claiming that the windows close too quickly and could hurt people's fingers.

Tesla issued a written statement in which it said that a software update will fix the problem with the windows.

This is the latest in a series of recalls impacting Tesla’s electric vehicles. Previous recalls have been due to problems with Tesla rear-view cameras, bonnet latches, seat-belt reminders, and sound-system software.

There have also been multiple problems with the company’s self-driving software that has been tested in a beta mode.

Tesla chief executive officer Elon Musk criticized the use of the term “recall” in a series of tweets he issued, stating: “The terminology is outdated & inaccurate. This is a tiny over-the-air software update. To the best of our knowledge, there have been no injuries.”

In the past, Musk has been critical of the NHTSA, referring to the regulator as “the fun police.”

The latest recall covers all four Tesla models, specifically 2017-22 Model 3 sedans and some 2020-21 Model Y sport utility vehicles (SUVs), Model S

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