I got the word just last week that Crumplstock 3 The 3 Day DJ Weekender is on! I'd planned to write a good bit more than that on the subject, but I've caught one nasty virus. I've no voice left at all, & my head feels like a 5 pound brick! Akk!
The preview set really captures the freshness, & variety of this festival. I'll be spinning a live set with the rest of the gang. There'll be 3 days worth of fine DJ's doing their dangest
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Andrew Tobias: 101 Things POTUS Has ALREADY Said . . .
We've added more net private sector jobs in the last 12 WEEKS than were added in the last 12 YEARS of Republican leadership. More jobs in twelve WEEKS than in twelve YEARS. About 100,000 more - 851,000 versus 747,000.
A can opener (in North American English and Australian English) or tin opener (in British and Commonwealth English) is a device used to open tin cans (metal cans). Although preservation of food using tin cans had been practiced since at least 1772 in the Netherlands, the first can openers were not patented until 1855 in England and 1858 in the United States.
Alan J was first and correct with:
1855 in England and 1858 in the United States.
Jim from CA, retired to ID, wrote:
the first can openers were patented 1855 in England and 1858 in the United States.
Still Cruddy Dale of Diamond Springs, Norcali responded:
The first can openers were not patented until 1855 in England and 1858 in the United States.
Lois Of The Lunchables replied:
So they started storing food in tin cans in 1772. Someone invented the can opener in 1858? This means that someone's cat was meowing incessantly for EIGHTY SIX YEARS waiting for tuna! Of course in Russia, can open you!
Especially using THIS technique!
January 5, 1858, Waterbury, Conn., native Ezra J. Warner invented the first US can opener. It consisted of a sharp sickle, which was pushed into the can and sawed around its edge.
Joe S Stony Lonesome said:
On January 5, 1858, Waterbury native Ezra J. Warner invented the first US can opener. The idea of storing food in cans dates back almost 50 years earlier when Peter Durand of England patented a can made of wrought iron with a tin lining.
Can openers have a warm place in my heart. I still have my GI can opener, saved my life many times. Without it I could have starved.
Patriot Act NSA Spying Unconstitutional Section 215 National Security Letters Must End
My name is Marc Perkel and I have decided to announce that I will not comply with the so called "Patriot Act" laws requiring me to disclose information about my customers. If I receive a national security letter I will immediately photograph it, post it online everywhere I can, and then make a video of me burning it. I will then await my arrest. If you want to put me in jail then come get me mother fucker.
Lots of suits at work today so everybody was on their very best behavior.
CBS starts the night with a FRESH'2 Broke Girls', followed by a FRESH'Mike & Molly', then a FRESH'Criminal Minds', followed by a FRESH'Code Black'.
Scheduled on a FRESHStephen Colbert are Paul Giamatti, Guerrilla Girls, and J.B. Mauney.
Scheduled on a FRESHJames Corden, OBE, are Tim Robbins, America Ferrera, and Adam DeVine.
NBC opens the night with a FRESH'The Mysteries Of Laura', followed by a FRESH'L&O: SVU', then a FRESH'Chicago PD'.
Scheduled on a FRESHJimmy Fallon are Danny DeVito, Khloe Kardashian, and Colin Hay.
Scheduled on a FRESHSeth Meyers are Ice Cube, Heather Graham, Kelsea Ballerini, and Glenn Kotche.
On a RERUNCarson 'The Scab' Daly (from 12/7/15) are Alessandra Ambrosio, Drenge, and Brittany Ashley.
ABC begins the night with a FRESH'The Middle', followed by a FRESH'The Goldbergs', then a FRESH'Modern Family', followed by a FRESH'black-ish', then a FRESH'American Crime'.
Scheduled on a FRESHJimmy Kimmel are Chloe Grace Moretz, Josh Halloway, and DJ Khaled featuring Future.
The CW offers a RERUN'The Flash', followed by a RERUN'Arrow'.
Faux has a FRESH'American Idol', followed by a FRESH'Second Chance'.
MY has 'TMZ (Not So) Live', followed by 'Hollywood Today (Not So) Live'.
A&E has 2 hours of old 'Duck Dynasty', followed by a FRESH'Duck Dynasty', then another FRESH'Duck Dynasty', an old 'Duck Dynasty', and another old 'Duck Dynasty'.
AMC offers the movie 'Armageddon', followed by the movie 'US Marshals'.
[6:00AM] MAN VS. WILD - SEASON 1, Ep 5 - Sierra Nevada
[7:00AM] MAN VS. WILD - SEASON 1, Ep 6 - Alaskan Mountain Range
[8:00AM] RAMSAY'S KITCHEN NIGHTMARES US - SEASON 2, Ep 9 - Fiesta Sunrise
[9:00AM] RAMSAY'S KITCHEN NIGHTMARES US - SEASON 4, Ep 10 - Zeke's
[10:00AM] DOCTOR WHO - SEASON 9, Ep 6 - The Woman Who Lived-Part 2.
[11:00AM] DOCTOR WHO - SEASON 9, Ep 7 - The Zygon Invasion-Part 1
[12:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 1, Ep 15 - 11001001
[1:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 1, Ep 16 - Too Short a Season
[2:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 2, Ep 22 - Shades of Gray
[3:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 1 - Evolution
[4:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 2 - The Ensigns of Command
[5:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 3 - The Survivors
[6:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 4 - Who Watches the Watchers
[7:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 5 - The Bonding
[8:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 6 - Booby Trap
[9:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 7 - The Enemy
[10:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 8 - The Price
[11:00PM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 2 - The Ensigns of Command
[12:00AM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 3 - The Survivors
[1:00AM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 4 - Who Watches the Watchers
[2:00AM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 5 - The Bonding
[3:00AM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 6 - Booby Trap
[4:00AM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 7 - The Enemy
[5:00AM] STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION - SEASON 3, Ep 8 - The Price (ALL TIMES EST)
Bravo has 3 hours of 'Real Housewives Of Atlanta', followed by a FRESH'Newlyweds: The First Year', then a FRESH'Watch What Happens Live'.
Comedy Central has 4 hours of old 'South Park'.
Scheduled on a FRESHThe Daily Show are Tavis Smiley and Sen. Rand Paul.
Scheduled on a FRESH@Midnight are Sean Donnelly, Chelsea Davison, and Adam Newman.
FX has the movie 'The Wolverine', followed by a FRESH'American Horror Story'.
History has 'American Pickers', another 'American Pickers', followed by a FRESH'American Pickers', then a FRESH'Pawn Stars', and another 'Pawn Stars'.
[6:00AM] THE THREE STOOGES-Booby Dupes
[6:25AM] THE THREE STOOGES-Busy Buddies
[6:50AM] THE THREE STOOGES-Cactus Makes Perfect
[7:15AM] THE X-FILES: I WANT TO BELIEVE
[9:45AM] STAR TREK: FIRST CONTACT
[12:15PM] THE X-FILES: FIGHT THE FUTURE
[3:00PM] THE X-FILES: I WANT TO BELIEVE
[5:30PM] GET SMART
[8:00PM] BEVERLY HILLS COP
[10:30PM] 48 HRS.
[12:45AM] GET SMART
[3:15AM] 48 HRS.
[5:30AM] COMEDY BANG! BANG!-Josh Groban Wears a Blue Blazer and Shiny Black Shoes (ALL TIMES EST)
[6:00AM] The Three Stooges
[6:30AM] The Three Stooges
[7:00AM] Wall Street
[10:00AM] Mystic River
[1:00PM] Fight Club
[4:00PM] Mean Streets
[9:00PM] Breaking Bad-Grilled
[10:04PM] Breaking Bad-Bit by a Dead Bee
[11:08PM] Breaking Bad-Down
[12:12AM] Breaking Bad-Breakage
[1:16AM] Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter-Actresses
[2:15AM] Mystic River
[5:15AM] The Three Stooges
[5:38AM] The Three Stooges (ALL TIMES EST)
SyFy has 'Face Off', another 'Face Off', followed by a FRESH'Face Off', and 'The Expanse'.
Scheduled on a FRESHConan are Patton Oswalt, Zack Snyder, and Highly Suspect.
Rene Rivo, a Filipino David Bowie fan, plays a picture disc of Bowie's "Hunky Dory" on a turntable at his shop in suburban Paranaque, south of Manila, Philippines Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. Bowie, the chameleon-like star who transformed the sound - and the look - of rock with his audacious creativity and his sexually ambiguous makeup and costumes died of cancer Sunday, Jan. 10.
Photo by Aaron Favila
Rumors are rippling through the science world that physicists may have detected gravitational waves, a key element of Einstein's theory which if confirmed would be one of the biggest discoveries of our time.
There has been no announcement, no peer review or publication of the findings -- all typically important steps in the process of releasing reliable and verifiable scientific research.
Instead, a message on Twitter from an Arizona State University cosmologist, Lawrence Krauss, has sparked a firestorm of speculation and excitement.
Krauss does not work with the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, or LIGO, which is searching for ripples in the fabric of space and time.
But he tweeted on Monday about the apparent shoring up of rumor he'd heard some months ago, that LIGO scientists were writing up a paper on gravitational waves they had discovered using US-based detectors.
Myanmar Burma pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi gives a speech during peace talks at the Myanmar Burma Convention Center II in Naypyitaw Jan. 12, 2016. Suu Kyi addressed on Tuesday hundreds of representatives of ethnic armed groups, the military and lawmakers, gathered for talks over a ceasefire to end insurgencies that have plagued the country for decades.
Photo by Soe Zeya Tun
Tuesday is the deadline for TV stations across the country to inform the FCC whether they plan to participate in a landmark auction of broadcast spectrum, which could mean a number of outlets going out of business and others sharing their airwaves.
The long-in-the-works auction has drawn interest from major station groups such as CBS, Media General and Sinclair Broadcast Group, as they may reap huge sums from giving up some of their spectrum and sharing in the proceeds with the federal government. The auction is taking place to address increasing demand for spectrum for wireless use.
Exactly which stations are applying to participate in the voluntary auction is being kept confidential. But some public television entities have made their plans public, such as those overseen by public colleges.
After congressional authorization in 2012, the FCC went to work designing the complex auction. It consists of two parts - a "reverse" auction to determine what price the station can get for its spectrum, and a "forward" auction to determine what prices companies are willing to pay to obtain wireless licenses. The auction is scheduled to start on March 29.
The owner of Philadelphia's two largest newspapers and their joint website, philly.com, has handed them off to a nonprofit created to help them survive the digital age with help from foundation grants, university partnerships and other boosters.
Local philanthropist H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest, who bought the media company 19 months ago, will give the struggling properties to the new Institute for Journalism in New Media and donate $20 million to endow the enterprise.
Lenfest pledged the newsroom would continue to produce "independent public service journalism and investigative reporting that positively impacts the community, while also creating innovative multimedia content."
The broadsheet Inquirer has won 20 Pulitzer Prizes for excellence in journalism, and the tabloid Daily News has garnered an additional three. Recent awards include the Inquirer's 2014 prize for criticism and 2012 Public Service award and the Daily News' 2010 prize for investigative journalism.
Readers will not see any immediate changes, and the company's contracts with its labor unions will remain in force, Lenfest said.
In this Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 photo, Pope Francis shakes hands with Oscar-winning actor Roberto Benigni after receiving the Italian edition of his first book as pope ' The Name of God is Mercy ', at the Vatican. The Vatican officially launched the book Tuesday with a high-level panel discussion featuring Francis' secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, and 'Life Is Beautiful' actor Roberto Benigni, signaling the importance Francis places on getting the message out.
Disney's theme park in Shanghai, its first in mainland China, will open on June 16, the company announced Tuesday.
The park, originally slated to open last year, will feature everything from an Enchanted Storybook Castle -- the tallest in any Disney park -- to a "Toy Story"-themed hotel and a Grand Theater with a Chinese-language production of the Broadway hit "The Lion King."
But Walt Disney Co. also says the park will reflect China's own culture -- something Chinese officials sought to ensure before permitting the icon of US entertainment to enter the country.
Disney's first mainland China park -- there is already one in Hong Kong, which opened in 2005 -- will open in the skyscraper-dominated Pudong district of Shanghai with a multi-day event.
A judge has sentenced two members of the family featured on the reality TV show Alaskan Bush People to 30 days in jail after they were accused of applying for checks from Alaska's oil wealth fund even though they weren't entitled.
Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg imposed the sentence Monday for 63-year-old Billy Brown and one of Brown's sons, Joshua.
Both pleaded guilty to unsworn falsification. Their sentences also include restitution, community service and probation, and neither will be eligible for future Alaska Permanent Fund dividends.
Billy Brown's attorney, James McGowan, asked the judge to take Brown's health into account, saying Brown suffers from a seizure disorder, among other things. He said there was no need to incarcerate Brown, but the judge wasn't swayed.
A man dressed as Hindu goddess Kali, the goddess of power, walks for alms from Hindu pilgrims at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal ahead of the "Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, south of Kolkata, India, January 12, 2016. Hindu monks and pilgrims are making their annual trip to Sagar Island for the one-day festival of "Makar Sankranti" on January 15.
Photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri
Two ice breakers move along the frozen Moskva River with the Kremlin in the background during snowfall in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. Moscow was hit by a heavy snowfall Tuesday, which led to the cancellation of dozens of flights at the city airports as temperatures dipped to -10 C (14 F) in Moscow.
Photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko
A small group of armed activists seditionists who have occupied a remote wildlife refuge in Oregon ratcheted things up another notch Monday by destroying fencing surrounding the federal property.
The treasonous group, which took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge ten days ago, used pliers and an excavator found on site to tear down barbed-wire fencing that marks the edge of the park.
Ammon Bundy (R-White Privlege), who has led the revolt tantrum, said that the protesters hooligans acted at the request of a rancher who wanted to graze his 600 cattle on coveted the federal property, but was prevented from doing so when the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) installed the fence last year by law.
According to television network ABC, the protesters have also accessed documents left behind by federal employees.
Seabird biologist David Irons drove recently to the Prince William Sound community of Whittier to check on a friend's boat and spotted white blobs along the tide line of the rocky Alaska beach. He thought they were patches of snow.
A closer look revealed that the white patches were emaciated common murres, one of North America's most abundant seabirds, washed ashore after apparently starving to death.
"It was pretty horrifying," Irons said. "The live ones standing along the dead ones were even worse."
Murre die-offs have occurred in previous winters but not in the numbers Alaska is seeing. Federal researchers won't estimate the number, and are trying to gauge the scope and cause of the die-off while acknowledging there's little they can do.
Scientists say the die-offs could be a sign of ecosystem changes that have reduced the numbers of the forage fish that murres depend upon. Warmer water surface temperatures, possibly due to global warming or the El Nino weather pattern, may have affected murre prey, including herring, capelin and juvenile pollock.
This undated photo provided by Christie's, shows a 300-year-old Massachusetts chest of drawers embellished with a rare polychrome design - some of it created with a compass tool. The chest is coming to auction on Jan. 22, 2016, at Christie's in New York where it could fetch as much as $500,000. The oak chest is one of only four known examples of a "Hadley" polychrome - or multicolored - pieces believed to be decorated by the same artist.
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