Daily Archives: January 14, 2016

Is The Powerball Rigged? 6 Conspiracy Theories That Claim The Game Isn’t What It Seems

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Here’s the mainstream media take on my idea (and George Orwell’s) that all major lotteries BIG prizes aren’t what they seem.

Leave it until the last point to get closest to my way of thinking.

When most people think about lottery conspiracy theories, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the curse that purportedly plagues the big winners.

Source: Is The Powerball Rigged? 6 Conspiracy Theories That Claim The Game Isn’t What It Seems | Bustle

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The bridge needs a magic bolt or two

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This overpriced bridge, the only link between east and west Canada by road, apparently let go of the earth because of some failed bolts.

This was probably a real event, although one must wonder if some of these government projects have fraud built into them.

All I could think about is NASA’s magical space shuttle bolts, the only thing holding the rocket boosters and their millions of thrust pounds to the mystery space ship.

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Secker on celebrity worship and Bowie

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Secker’s ascerbic treatment of celebrity worship surrounding Davie Jones aka Bowie.

This week a little over 1 million people will die. Only one of them was David Bowie. In this episode I look at celebrity worship and the manufactured grief that results when a famous person dies. Why do people want to become celebrities? Why do people worship them? Why do so many celebrities commit suicide? Why do celebrity followers engage in all kinds of hypocrisy and special pleading in response to being reminded that famous people are just people?(Read more…)

H/t John Adams

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