News that makes you say WTF?!?!

Ah, I misunderstood.

A quick Google search suggests that they are not picky eaters and will chow down on pretty much any insect that flies by.

I’m not sure if they’re big enough to eat cicadas, so your friend should do some research.

This is really, really messed up.

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The annual American-Made index from Cars.com is out, and once again, we see Honda prominently featured in the top 10. Tesla holds station at the very top with the Model Y, inheriting the crown of the most American-made vehicle of all. Honda comes second with the Passport, but it’s the Ridgeline that stands out. At number six overall on the list, it has the distinction of being the most American-made pickup truck.

That might come as a shock to some pickup truck fans, but the story doesn’t end there. The two best-selling trucks in the United States—the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado—aren’t even close to the Ridgeline when it comes to being a true made-in-the-USA vehicle. For a segment ruled by Detroit-based manufacturers, the results of the study are eye-opening.

What does made in the USA mean in this instance? It’s not just about where a vehicle is built or the location of the automaker’s headquarters. Cars.com says its American-Made index is determined by five categories: parts content, origin for the engine, origin for the transmission, assembly location, and US workforce involved in the manufacturing process. Honda builds the Ridgeline at its large facility in Lincoln, Alabama, alongside the Pilot, Passport, and Odyssey, all of which landed in the top 20 as most American-made. The plant also builds the Ridgeline’s engine.

You need to jump way down the list to find the best-selling trucks in America. The Ford F-150 is number 58 on the list, curiously ranking just below its electric counterpart, the F-150 Lightning. The Chevrolet Silverado barely makes the list in 89th spot, just ahead of its GMC Sierra twin in 90th.

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Wow, that’s interesting!

Stonehenge sprayed with orange paint by Just Stop Oil activists demanding U.K. “phase out fossil fuels” - CBS News

I get that people want to protest by making a statement, and I get that people are passionate about getting rid of fossil fuels, but stuff like this screams “I’m an anarchist and an asshole.”

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What did Stonehenge ever do to them??
And, is Stonehenge owned by oil companies or something?

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They can change the name to Stoneorange.

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It must’ve been those damn Dutch & their stupid orange.

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The creators of South Park bought an old restaurant and spent $40 million renovating it. It now has a wait list that is 600,000 long.

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I could have sworn I saw those assholes were funded by Big Oil in order to make climate activists look bad.

It’s true that two Rockefeller heirs donated $30M to them and heiress Aileen Getty of Getty Oil donated $4M. Can’t see anything specifically supporting that they did it to subvert climate activists though. I guess they’re just doing it to themselves.

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Yeah one of my friends got on the waitlist, and almost got a reservation, but her family wouldn’t get it together…

…she is local, so she figures she will wait a bit for the hysteria to die down and she’ll get her chance

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Still digesting this one.

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/21/business/prescription-drug-costs-pbm.html?unlocked_article_code=1.1U0.Bq_k.Htv4DNLk3E1x&smid=nytcore-ios-share&referringSource=articleShare&sgrp=c-cb

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Not sure why this is in WTF, for profit company trying to goose profits, should be study with obvious results.

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Yeah. I was gonna put it in the health section but thought more folks might want to see this, maybe not the best thread choice.

Slow-release?

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Really old news that makes you say WTF

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That method of drying the infield was suggested to me in the late 90’s when I was in charge of the local church league. We canceled the games.

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French website set up encouraging residents to poop in the Seine river

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