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Posted by David Emery

Residents of Everglades City, Florida remain on notice to boil drinking water due to fecal contamination of Irma floodwaters.

Sidetracks - September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21st, 2017 18:45
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Sidetracks is a collaborative project featuring various essays, videos, reviews, or other Internet content that we want to share with each other. All past and current links for the Sidetracks project can be found in our Sidetracks tag. For more links and commentary you can follow us on Twitter, Tumblr. You can also support us on Patreon.

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[ SECRET POST #3914 ]

Thursday, September 21st, 2017 18:44
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⌈ Secret Post #3914 ⌋

Warning: Some secrets are NOT worksafe and may contain SPOILERS.


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Secrets Left to Post: 01 pages, 08 secrets from Secret Submission Post #560.
Secrets Not Posted: [ 0 - broken links ], [ 0 - not!secrets ], [ 0 - not!fandom ], [ 0 - too big ], [ 0 - repeat ].
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Posted by Dan MacGuill

A viral Facebook video contains false and unproven claims about the humanitarian organization's actions in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
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Posted by Associated Press

Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency are attending mandatory sessions to reinforce compliance with laws and rules against leaking information.
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Posted by Dan Evon

Rumors that the actress had announced that she wanted to move were based on the misinterpretation of an old tweet by sites not overly concerned with credibility.
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Posted by Dan MacGuill

A warning video about the use of the insecticide naled in parts of Texas gets some facts wrong and greatly exaggerates the risk to the public.

Tiger Nurses Piglets?

Thursday, September 21st, 2017 17:54
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Posted by David Mikkelson

Photographs claiming to show a mother tiger at a California zoo who nursed a group of piglets after her own cubs died are mislabeled.
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Posted by Dan Evon

A Facebook prank site published a hoax report that soda and candy would no longer be eligible for electronic benefits transfer purchases.
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Posted by Associated Press

Paul Manafort said during the election that he was willing to provide “private briefings” for a Russian billionaire considered close to Vladimir Putin.

Using the Mic

Thursday, September 21st, 2017 02:12
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What you're Saying when You Say "I Don't Need the Mic"
By Erika A. Hewitt
August 31, 2017


This is directed at a Unitarian Universalist audience, but can apply to any group or event.

“When a mic is being used at a meeting and someone looks at it and says, ‘Do we really need this?’ I feel outright anger. That person just asked if people like me really exist and demanded that we defend ourselves.”

Fic Rec: бонус (Bonus)

Thursday, September 21st, 2017 02:04
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Title: бонус (Bonus)
Author: [personal profile] gardnerhill
Pairing: None
Length: 396 words
Rating: Gen
Warnings: None apply
Verse: My Dearly Beloved Detective
Author's summary: Freedom can reside in a simple change of clothes.

Reccer's comments: My Dearly Beloved Detective has a female Holmes (Shirley) and a female Watson (Jane) -- one of only a tiny handful of Holmesian 'verses with this configuration. This focuses on Jane, and how she practices at presenting more traditionally male, along with musings on male presentation as protection in sexist Edwardian London.

Are Facebook Users Secretly Following You?

Thursday, September 21st, 2017 02:28
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Posted by Kim LaCapria

Instructions for blocking Facebook users who are supposedly furtively following you are spurious.


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