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I always wondered what had become of the apparatus from SETI's ill-advised attempt to attract alien intelligence with huge visible-from-orbit versions of Seventies-era hippie eye candy ...

Remnant of world's largest 'lava lamp blob' found off New Zealand coast

The article is actually about an ancient superplume of molten planetary core material that bubbled up into the mantle circa 100 million years ago.
https://www.livescience.com/new-zealand-mantle-superplume-blob.html
 

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I read the article. It's about Nacho Vidal, Spanish pornstar & former protege' of the Italian stallion Rocco Siffredi. I was particularly taken taken by this line:

Local press said the ceremony took place in the country residence of Vidal, a media-savvy porn star in his mid-40s whose Twitter feed is full of ads for his 25-centimetre aromatic candles of the male genitalia, available in black, white or cerise.
 

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There are worse things that could happen to you on an American highway...

A Mass. man threw a ‘large pickle’ at a Vermont highway worker, police say. He’s now facing an assault charge.

Vermont State Police responded to an unusual drive-by incident Monday at the Massachusetts state border.

There, around 6 p.m., an Agency of Transportation employee who had been working a detail on U.S. 7 in Pownal, Vermont, told troopers that a passenger in a vehicle had thrown an object at him.
https://www.boston.com/news/crime/2020/06/02/vermont-drive-by-pickle-incident
 

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Kpop stans defeating white supremacist trolls and police snitch apps. Juggalos going full anti neo Nazi shock troops. Boogaloos arrested for attempting to overthrow the government. 3rd amendment used against troops occupying DC. “Lady G” outed by sex workers. June 2020 is wild.

 

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What's the world coming to...
Angry Edinburgh local hits out after swan faces brutal insult on city litter bin
The disgusted passerby said: "It's terrible what the swans around here have got to put up with."

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Lisa Toner
  • 14:09, 5 JUN 2020
  • UPDATED17:53, 5 JUN 2020


A father swan has been pictured staring at a graffiti slur against his species in Edinburgh as his cygnets lay on the grass nearby.
An angry passerby, who sent the image to the Daily Record, took the photo last night as she passed by the Union canal at Fountainbridge, while out on her government-sanctioned walk.
It shows a Cob, the name for a male swan, looking at a litter bin with the words 'Manky Swan' scrawled across it as his babies lay sleeping nearby.
https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/...ZUxUVvOqXrCqjRPM3A5AyPAy6I9Ed8EptDjKMiGSY7RvE
 

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Now there’s an angle I haven’t considered. Do family ghosts and invisible friends have to socially distance if included in your gatherings and what does that do to your group numbers? Here in Ontario CA, we are allowed to congregate in groups of 10.
One might suppose the hardcore cynic's / skeptic's position would be that one's own family ghosts and / or invisible friends do not add to the distances one must maintain from other people ...

... because they're "in your head", and therefore you personally serve as the single reference point around which distancing should be evaluated.
 

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Florida city known for mermaids now sleeps with the fishes

A Florida city known for its mermaid shows now sleeps with the fishes.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation on Tuesday dissolving the city of Weeki Wachee.

The city located about 50 miles north of Tampa was founded in 1966 to help put the Weeki Wachee mermaid attraction at a state park onto maps and road signs, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

But with only 13 residents, the city was insolvent and offered no visible services to a small business community paying its taxes. ...

The city’s demise will have no real effect on the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, officials said.

The mermaids at Weeki Wachee State Park have been a staple of Florida tourism since 1947. Women dressed in fishtails perform underwater shows in the springs while viewed by an audience sitting in a theater on the other side of a glass partition.

SOURCE: https://apnews.com/55d0b33a713841b794efcd6605712162
 
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