Interesting Finds on the Net

In a letter, which the Washington Post reports was initially published on the company’s internal message board, Chandwaney frames Facebook as an institution that’s “on the wrong side of history.”

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This is absolutely fascinating, I never knew this about Mark Tits. Twain! I never knew this about Mark Twain.


Eerily similar.
First Australia and now this. Unfortunately, we will have more such scenes in the near future thanks to the rising temperatures.

Shay Burke

Memories of Ireland

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After succumbing to a fever of some sort in 1705, Irish woman Margorie McCall was hastily buried to prevent the spread of whatever had done her in. Margorie was buried with a valuable ring, which her husband had been unable to remove due to swelling. This made her an even better target for body snatchers, who could cash in on both the corpse and the ring.

The evening after Margorie was buried, before the soil had even settled, the grave-robbers showed up and started digging. Unable to pry the ring off the finger, they decided to cut the finger off. As soon as blood was drawn, Margorie awoke from her coma, sat straight up and screamed.

The fate of the grave-robbers remains unknown. One story says the men dropped dead on the spot, while another claims they fled and never returned to their chosen profession.

Margorie climbed out of the hole and made her way back to her home.

Her husband John, a doctor, was at home with the children when he heard a knock at the door. He told the children, “If your mother were still alive, I’d swear that was her knock.”

When he opened the door to find his wife standing there, dressed in her burial clothes, blood dripping from her finger but very much alive, he dropped dead to the floor. He was buried in the plot Margorie had vacated.

Margorie went on to re-marry and have several children. When she did finally die, she was returned to Shankill Cemetery in Lurgan, Ireland, where her gravestone still stands. It bears the inscription “Lived Once, Buried Twice.”


Was it a feather boa?

Yeh. I wrote that. No, I don’t care :rofl:


Typing out loud again, aren’t you? :rofl:

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Just shows there is hope for this planet.
Humanity is the problem.


I said it many times on TIA but don’t think I’ve done so here…

The world would be a much better place without people.


The world would be a better less crowded place if it was populated only by True Reds.

A lot more sensible as well.


Well, most of us.

cough @Alright_Now cough


Maybe something positive out of this dreadful virus.

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This is a key ingredient in Covid-19 vaccine.

The thread is a good read as are a number of the contributions


LOL !!!
Someone has been playing a stupid online game while they have been logged onto the account of the Ministry of Justice ! They don’t suspect hacking, so must be something like that. Fucking gem of gems !!! :smiley: :smiley: :smiley: :smiley: