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Conjured by o~ SeMeN SPeRmS ~o on April 26, 2015
Here’s a late 70’s gem I just found on the YouTubes. I was hooked from the start when they zoomed in on the 12 year old stoner’s smiling face when they asked him ‘Are you still stoned? Feel good?’
April 17, 1979 episode of NBC Special Treat, which was NBC’s version of the ABC After School Special.
Edwin Newman examines the increase in marijuana use among school children in the U.S. Includes interviews with experts explaining the adverse physiological effects of chronic use.
“Explores chronic pot smiling among young adults and even children and the effects.”
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First Day Blues (1981)
Willis, struggling to make friends in his first days of high school, agrees to buy marijuana so that he can go to a party with upperclassmen.
Conjured by o~ SeMeN SPeRmS ~o on April 10, 2011
The Whole Story…From the First “Connection” to the “Hooked” Addict!
The Narcotics Story began life as a training film for the LA police department. In sledgehammer fashion, producer-director Robert W. Larsen exposes the evils of marijuana, heroin and cocaine by illustrating the results of these drugs on “normal” people. The screaming, thrashing addicts depicted herein were actually played by police personnel, none of whom were exactly Academy Award prospects. There are also several scenes showing the manufacture and distribution of illegal drugs. Narcotics Story tends to elicit loud laughter when seen today, much like Reefer Madness and the “Blue Boy” episode from Dragnet. – All Movie Guide
Conjured by o~ SeMeN SPeRmS ~o on March 24, 2011
In June 1968, Sirhan Sirhan shot Kennedy dead in the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, moments after he had clinched victory in the California Democratic primary for that year’s presidential election.
Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian, cried “I did it for my country” when arrested. He kept diaries detailing his hatred of Kennedy for promising military support for Israel, a year after the region’s Six-Day War.
Yet Sirhan’s lawyer claims he was programmed to shoot the politician while under hypnosis.
Bill Pepper, the New York attorney who will today lead Sirhan’s 14th attempt to be given parole, improbably alleges his client was “hypno-programmed”.
“Sirhan was put through a process involving hypnosis and chemicals,” claimed Mr Pepper, who is also a qualified barrister in England and Wales.
Lt. Gen. William Caldwell may well have broken the law, which prohibits psychological operations from being used against U.S. citizens. But shelve those “Manchurian Candidate” fantasies: those familiar with psy-ops (PSYOP in military parlance) and propaganda say the field is a closer cousin to public relations than its intimidating moniker would suggest. (In the movie “Manchurian Candidate,” a former prisoner of the Korean War gets brainwashed by Communists.)
“There’s no brainwashing,” Sgt. Maj. Herb Friedman, an army veteran and psy-ops expert, told LiveScience. “PSYOP gets blamed for a whole host of things that has nothing to do with them whatsoever.”
Even a regional nuclear war could spark “unprecedented” global cooling and reduce rainfall for years, according to U.S. government computer models.
Widespread famine and disease would likely follow, experts speculate.
During the Cold War a nuclear exchange between superpowers—such as the one feared for years between the United States and the former Soviet Union—was predicted to cause a “nuclear winter.”
The Homeland Security Department this summer plans to begin testing a DNA analyzer that’s small enough to be easily portable and fast enough to return results in less than an hour.
The analyzer, about the size of a laser printer, initially will be used to determine kinship among refugees and asylum seekers. It also could help establish whether foreigners giving children up for adoption are their parents or other relatives, and help combat child smuggling and human trafficking, said Christopher Miles, biometrics program manager in the DHS Office of Science and Technology.
Six company names; Bertelsmann, NBC (Comcast / GE), Disney, News Corporation, Time Warner, and CBS (/ Viacom) summarise the biggest controllers of media and information flowing through our eyes and ears today.
It really is overwhelming to witness the power of a few men over all manner of worldwide media outlets, whether cinema, TV, DVD’s, print newspapers, magazines, cable TV, radio networks, or book publishing.
Wherever you look, editors are paid by their seniors make sure that certain topics are given attention, and other topics are not given attention. Do you think that a media mogul is ever going to run a devastating hit-piece about himself, should the truth make his position untenable? Of course not. Is it so hard to imagine that just as the wealthy and connected chiefs of these Orwellian empires would never act to hurt their personal interests, just as similarly they would never act to hurt their commercial interests? How about the commercial interests of their friends?
Sony Music and MTV have apologised after a Japanese pop group appeared on primetime television wearing Nazi-style uniforms, triggering a protest from a Jewish rights group.
Kishidan, an all-male pop band known for its outlandish garb, appeared in uniforms resembling those of the SS, the armed wing of the Nazi party, during an interview on MTV Japan’s Mega Vector programme at the end of last month.
The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Centre, which monitors anti-semitic activities, expressed “shock and dismay” at the band’s appearance and urged them to apologise to its fans and the victims of Nazism.
Excitement from the discovery would ripple across the state, from the headquarters near Beaverton of the company Bill co-founded to the tiny town of Fossil hours away where he spent his childhood. In addition to shoes with treads handmade by Bill, Melissa had stumbled upon Nike’s Holy Grail: the long-lost waffle iron that inspired him to craft the revolutionary sole that launched an athletic empire.
“It truly is the headwaters of our innovation,” Nike historian Scott Reames said. “From a historian’s standpoint, it’s like finding the Titanic.”
Facas said his brother, who was working at the time, noticed footprints on the toilet seat and looked in the ceiling above the toilet, where he found the man’s plastic bag with a paper bag inside.
Thinking the bag was filled with drugs, he gave it to two Upper Darby police officers who were in the shop eating lunch, Chitwood said. But instead of drugs, there were several little, hairy, white mice in the bag, police said.
The officers looked outside for Galiatsatos and saw him walking into another nearby pizza shop, Uncle Nick’s, carrying another bag, Chitwood said.
When Galiatsatos saw that the cops were watching him, Chitwood said, he quickly entered and left Uncle Nick’s, but he was no Speedy Gonzales. Police stopped him outside the restaurant and discovered that he had put the bag – which contained five live mice and one dead one – into a trash can at Uncle Nick’s, Chitwood said.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection nabbed a 49-year-old woman from southern Mexico with two coolers of iguana meat — ingredients, the agency said, “for some rather exotic tamales.”
CBP spokesman Rick Pauza, recalling a similar seizure in November, said there apparently is a U.S. niche market for lizard meat. Internet searches turn up recipes for iguana soups, stews, and sautés.
“It has a domestic value of somewhere in the neighborhood of $25 to $30 per pound, so it obviously has a value to some people,” he said.
“He preferred that I be a lot more conservative and didn’t like for me to dress sexy,” she said.
“So now I’m saying, ‘Ha, ha, you don’t have a say-so anymore.’ “
Yesterday, Taylor had six items up for sale — including duds from Hollister, Kenneth Cole and Marc Ecko — each complete with a slew of thong and flesh-bearing photos, snapped by a friend.
It turns out that during her three years away, Fangfang was forced onto the streets to beg, and if she could not meet her goals she would face beatings. “Used a belt to hit me. Used a nail to prick my hand, until it bled; Picked me up and threw me on the ground, used scissors to cut my ears, nose, and tongue; Also had me eat feces…”
After Fangfang with a body covered with scars returned, Ren Shangtian took her to the hospital for a check-up and upon discovering that there are already aftereffects [emotional trauma] left on the child, he went to find Zhai Xuefeng where he got 22,000 yuan as compensation and even signed an agreement.
Although representatives deny any connection to the recent prank call on the governor, two legislators began circulating a bill Monday that would ban making trick calls masking the caller’s true identity.
Sen. Mary Lazich, R-Waukesha, and Rep. Mark Honadel, R-Milwaukee, authored a bill that would prohibit tricking the call’s recipient into believing the caller is someone they are not for malicious purposes.
“While use of spoofing is said to have some legitimate uses, it can also be used to frighten, harass and potentially defraud,” Lazich and Honadel said in an e-mail to legislators.
The owl that footballer Luis Moreno kicked during a Colombian first division game died early Tuesday as a result of the brutal attack by the Deportivo Perreira defender.
owl_275.jpgDespite showing signs of improvement as late as Monday night, the bird “went into a state of shock and died,” attending veterinarian Camilo Tapia told the local press, Triunfo reported.
Around this time, Davis began to write a book about racism and hate groups, titled Klandestine Relations: A Black Man’s Odyssey in the Ku Klux Klan. He used his inroad with the Klansman to interview the state leader of the Klan, Roger Kelly—the Grand Dragon of Maryland.
The Klansman warned Davis that Kelly might kill him, but aside from a few tense moments during the three-hour interview, Kelly and Davis developed a mutual respect. Eventually they became friends. Kelly brought Davis to Klan rallies, providing him more material for his book. Davis helped Kelly quit the Klan.
Ice cream made from breast milk has been removed from a central London restaurant on health grounds following complaints by members of the public.
The dessert, called Baby Gaga, went on sale at ice cream parlour Icecreamists in Covent Garden in February.
But Westminster Council officers removed the product to make sure it was “fit for human consumption”.
A doctor at the Montreal Chest Institute has been suspended for using a hidden camera to film his naked patients.
Quebec’s College of Physicians has suspended Dr. Barry Rabinovitch after admitting to the disciplinary board that he filmed more than a dozen female patients in various stages of undress in the examining room in 2009.
He may be the creepiest quack in Brooklyn – a bogus cancer doctor charged with a crime so heinous it earned him the highest bail in state history.
Michail Sorodsky, 63, not only failed to heal the gravely ill women who forked over wads of cash for his holistic therapies, he sexually molested them and even raped at least one sedated patient, prosecutors say.
Jury selection in the skin-crawling case begins in Brooklyn Supreme Court this week while Sorodsky continues to be held on an eye-popping $11 million cash bail or $33 million bond a figure higher – more than even Bernie Madoff faced.
Authorities say Sorodsky slathered his victims in a probiotic yogurt, inserting the concoction into their genitalia, claiming they would be healed.
Her nicknames may include ‘wolf girl’ and ‘monkey face’.
But 11-year-old Thai girl Supatra Sasuphan today insisted that she was after being officially recognised as the world’s hairiest girl.
Although the schoolgirl from Bangkok has faced merciless teasing at school, Supatra says being given a Guinness World Record for her hair has helped her become extremely popular.
Drinking diet soda is associated with a 50-percent increase in stroke risk, according to a study presented earlier this month at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles.
Not surprisingly, reaction to the news among dieters has been disparaging and defensive, as each person cycles through the Kubler-Ross five stages of grief, from denial and anger to bargaining, depression and acceptance.
“Now the health police tell us we can’t drink Diet Coke,” captures the tone on many of the diet blogs.
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