Shop Yourself Happy

first_imgThe Atlantic:This year, a few pure souls might celebrate a freegan Christmas. Some will opt for a “Buy-Nothing” holiday. Others still will pull off a DIY Hanukkah.The vast majority of people who have some disposable income, however, will do what all the glossy store catalogs implore this time of year and “SHOP NOW.” Even among those who think that Black Friday insanity, and holiday consumerism in general, are terrible, the default setting during December is to buy things.Behavioral economists have been puzzling for years over how much and what kinds of spending provides the biggest happiness boost for the buyer. But it turns out that whether people reap good vibes from their purchases depends on much more than how many sweet deals they snap up or how much Uncle Ron likes that new armadillo beverage holder.Read the whole story: The Atlantic More of our Members in the Media >last_img read more

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Language about climate change differs between proponents and skeptics

first_imgShare Share on Facebook Proponents of climate change tend to use more conservative, tentative language to report on the science behind it, while skeptics use more emotional and assertive language when reinterpreting scientific studies, says research from the University of Waterloo.Tentative language would include words such as “possible,” “probable” or “might.” The terms “alarmist” and “wrong” are examples of emotional language.Using a series of computational text analysis tools to measure the use of hedging or emotional words, Srdan Medimorec and Gordon Pennycook, both PhD candidates in the Department of Psychology at Waterloo, examined two recent reports of opposing groups. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) holds that climate change is unequivocal and that humans influence climate, while the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) is skeptical of the human impact on climate change. Email LinkedIncenter_img Pinterest Share on Twitter Although the IPCC clearly warns of the threat of climate change, the text analysis showed that their report used more cautious, less explicit language to present their claims. This finding coincides with work indicating that the IPCC has tended to provide overly conservative estimates of the impact of climate change in previous publications. By contrast, the NIPCC report reinterprets the scientific findings with more certain, aggressive language to advance the case that human-made climate change is a myth.“Given the scientific consensus that climate change represents a real threat, we might expect the IPCC report to exhibit a more assertive style, yet they don’t,” said Medimorec. “This may be because the charged political atmosphere has made climate scientists cautious in their choice of words.”The study found substantial differences between the IPCC and NIPCC reports despite the fact that they were both intended to be comprehensive assessments of climate science research and each have many authors.“The language style used by climate change skeptics suggests that the arguments put forth by these groups may be less credible in that they are relatively less focused upon the propagation of evidence and more intent on refuting the opposing perspective,” said Pennycook. “Although there are many factors that determine which words scientists decide to use, the results of our study are consistent with the idea that political context is an important factor for science communication.”Those who study science communication agree that the nuances in the language may reflect a difference in the function of the two groups.“When people communicate as advocates, they tend to use more certainty in their language than may be warranted,” said Vanessa Schweizer, a professor with the Department of Knowledge Integration in the Faculty of Environment at Waterloo, and who is also affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change. “In contrast, scientists are more tentative when presenting their findings because they don’t want to oversell what can be concluded from the science.”The two reports the researchers analyzed are “Working Group 1: The Physical Science Basis” by the IPCC and “Climate Change Reconsidered II: Physical Science” by the NIPCC. The Waterloo researchers did not evaluate the accuracy of the reports, which are both available online. The study appears in the peer-reviewed journal Climatic Change.last_img read more

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Global health security summit puts sights on Ebola threat

first_imgThe battle against Ebola was one of the main themes at a meeting of 44 nations in Washington, D.C., today to push forward a global health security plan that was adopted earlier this year, with President Barack Obama announcing a new initiative to speed the development of better protective gear for health workers in West Africa.Launched in February, the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) is a multinational effort to protect the world against infectious disease threats with concrete national-level commitments. The Group of 7 (G7) nations endorsed the plan at its meeting in June in Brussels.Today’s meeting in Washington was designed to secure specific commitments to implement the plan, with an eye toward boosting West Africa’s capacity within 3 years.Obama announces PPE challengeSpeaking at the meeting today, President Obama said in the wake of yesterday’s United Nations (UN) meeting on the Ebola outbreak, several countries have stepped forward with significant contributions, such as Japan’s pledge of 500,000 pieces of protective gear.However, he called on other nations to keep the momentum going. “This epidemic underscores—vividly and tragically—what we already knew, which is, in a world as interconnected as ours, outbreaks anywhere, even in the most remote villages and the remote corners of the world, have the potential to impact everybody, every nation.”So far countries have made more than 100 commitments toward the GHSA, Obama said. “And now, we’ve got to turn those commitments into concrete action—starting in West Africa. We’ve got to make sure we never see a tragedy on this scale again, and we have to make sure we’re not caught flat-footed.”During his address to the group, Obama singled out the need for trained health workers who can be called on to help in emergencies. And he announced a new effort to speed the delivery of better protective gear to medical teams working in West Africa, where hot, humid conditions have made wearing life-saving personal protective equipment (PPE) almost unbearable.The challenge is for inventors, entrepreneurs, and businesses to design better protective solutions for health workers. “If you design them, we will make them. We will pay for them. And our goal is to get them to the field in a matter of months to help the people working in West Africa right now,” he said.More information on the PPE challenge is available on the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Web site.Call for more responseEuropean governments should do more to mobilize a range of assets to help West African nations battle their Ebola epidemic, a group of 44 public health officials said in a letter today in The Lancet.They said the situation in West Africa has spiraled out of control because of neglect from the international community, and they pushed European governments to take steps to make it easier for health workers to go to the region, such as offering temporary leave with hazard pay.The group also pointed out that European countries have the resources and the knowledge to deploy more technical support, such as surveillance tools, as well as contribute more logistical support and medical supplies, both for health teams in treatment units and for communities.In other response developments today, Cuba announced it would send 300 more medical workers to help care for patients in West Africa, bringing its total number to 461, the South African Press Association (SAPA) reported today.Meanwhile, Germany’s defense ministry has called for volunteers to help with response efforts in West Africa, and so far 2,000 troops have volunteered, according to a report yesterday from Deutsche Welle. The report said Germany is also building a 300-bed mobile hospital in Liberia.Canada yesterday stepped up its commitment to West Africa, announcing as much as $30 million in additional humanitarian assistance, lifting its pledge to $35.4 million, according to statements from the government.WHO assesses convalescent serumThe World Health Organization (WHO) today published an assessment of convalescent serum therapy and the role it might play in Ebola virus disease (EVD) treatment. At a meeting to discuss potential therapies earlier this month, an expert panel said convalescent serum treatment seemed promising and prioritized it for further consideration.It said convalescent therapy has been used a few times for EVD as far back as 1976 when the virus was first discovered, with promising results. The WHO said two American doctors received serum treatment from recovered patients, but they also received experimental drugs, making it difficult to single out the role the serum treatment played in their recoveries.Shattered health systems and the thin supply of trained medical staff pose big obstacles to the routine use of convalescent therapy in West Africa. But, given the lack of treatment options and the growing disease toll, some partners and donors are asking what it would take to rapidly expand the treatment and which people should get the limited supplies.The WHO said it is in discussions with West African health officials about what it would take to more widely implement the treatment, and early next week it will release new interim guidance on use of convalescent serum treatment. It added that the possible benefit of growing interest in the therapy is strengthening blood services in the region.Ebola deaths top 3,000In an outbreak update today, the WHO reported that, as of Sep 23, the number of cases has grown to 6,553, with fatalities rising to 3,083. Compared with the WHO tally from 2 days ago, the numbers reflect an increase of 290 infections and 166 deaths.In Liberia, the disease has spread to the previously unaffected district of Grand Kru, a rural area on the border with Ivory Coast, the WHO said. Six EVD cases and four deaths have been reported from Grand Kru.Hospital preparedness, medical worker infections, Ebola drugsIn other developments:The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) on Sep 29 at 3 pm Eastern time will host a webinar on Ebola preparedness for hospitals, based on a checklist developed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For people who are unable to join, the Webinar will be recorded and posted on ASPR’s Web site.A second Spanish missionary priest infected with Ebola while working in West Africa has died, the Associated Press (AP) reported yesterday. The 69-year-old man who had been working as medical director at a hospital in Lunsar, Sierra Leone, and died yesterday at the Madrid hospital where he arrived after he was airlifted out of the outbreak region on Sep 22. He was the ninth sick foreign medical worker to be evacuated from the epidemic region.A French woman infected with EVD while working for Doctors without Borders (MSF) in Liberia has been treated with the antiviral drug favipiravir (Avigan), Japan-based Fujifilm announced today. The drug is already approved in Japan for the treatment of infections involving new or reemerging flu viruses. France’s government had requested the drug, and it was provided on an emergency basis after consultation with the Japanese government. The company said the patient is receiving Avigan in combination with another experimental drug started on Sep 19 after the woman arrived at a Paris hospital.The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said today it has launched a formal review of experimental treatments for EVD to compile everything that’s known so far about their efficacy, safety, and quality, according to a statement. Guido Rasi, the EMA’s executive director, said the review will help facilitate evidence-base decision-making. It will cover six treatments so far, and the EMA has asked other companies developing Ebola drugs to contact the EMA. The drugs on the list include Biocryst’s BCX 4430, Fab’entech’s hyperimmune horse sera, MAPP Biologicals’ ZMapp, Sarepta’s AVI-7537, Fujifilm’s favipiravir, and Tekmira’s TKM-Ebola.See also:Sep 26 White House GHSA fact sheetSep 26 Obama remarks at Global Health Security Agenda summitSep 26 USAID PPE challenge informationSep 26 Lancet letterSep 26 SAPA storySep 25 Deutsche Welle storySep 25 Canadian government statementSep 26 WHO convalescent therapy assessmentSep 26 WHO outbreak updateNACCHO announcementSep 25 AP storySep 26 Fujifilm press releaseSep 26 EMA statementlast_img read more

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Cargotec to present its widest product range at IAA 2010

first_imgThe company will present its latest innovations to improve the safety and stability monitoring of Hiab loader cranes, as well as introducing the next generation of control systems.Cargotec says it is the first loader crane manufacturer to develop safety features and technological solutions complying with the new Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) and the loader crane standard EN 12999:2009.Among these is the VSL, Variable Stability Limit – an electronic system that automatically senses how far the stabiliser legs are extended and whether they are firmly secured on the ground, ensuring optimal balance between capacity and stability throughout the operating area, and allowing the crane operator to make full use of the crane without compromising safety.Cargotec also announced this week the availability of a new version of the Hiab HiPro crane series, the HiPro XSD, equipped with the well-known XSDrive remote control. The first crane to come out with this new system is the Hiab XS 111.”This will be a great complement to our original HiPro system with the CombiDrive remote,” says Cargotec’s Bengt Söderholm, product manager for loader cranes.last_img read more

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Win Hellboy on Blu-ray™

first_imgCredit: LionsgateIt’s time to give evil some hell when Hellboy arrives on Digital Download (out now) and on DVD, Blu-ray, 4K UHD and Steelbook editions on August 19th, courtesy of Lionsgate UK. To celebrate the release, we are giving you the chance to win a copy of Hellboy on Blu-ray!Hellboy is back, and he’s on fire. From the pages of Mike Mignola’s seminal work, this action-packed story sees the legendary half-demon superhero (David Harbour, Stranger Things) called to the English countryside to battle a trio of rampaging giants. There he discovers The Blood Queen, Nimue (Milla Jovovich, Resident Evil series), a resurrected ancient sorceress thirsting to avenge a past betrayal. Suddenly caught in a clash between the supernatural and the human, Hellboy is now hell-bent on stopping Nimue without triggering the end of the world.Mike Mignola’s cult comic book series Hellboy, filled with horrifying vision of monsters and mayhem, is brought to life by director Neil Marshall (The Descent, TV’s Game of Thrones) and stars Golden Globe® nominee David Harbour (Stranger Things) as the titular half-demon superhero, Hellboy.Watch the action-packed trailer below:Pre-order Hellboy on Blu-ray, 4K UHD or DVD now hereEnter below for your chance to win… The competition closes at 23.59 (GMT) on Monday 19th August 2019.Terms & ConditionsThe competition is open to all UK residents over the age of 18.Winners will be selected at random.By entering into the competition all entrants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions.Entertainment Focus does not allow collective or proxy entries.Entertainment Focus reserves the right to change or withdraw this competition without notice.Entertainment Focus will not pass your details to any third parties and they will be used solely for communication regarding this competition.Winners will be notified via email or social media and prizes must be claimed within 5 working days.Winners will be selected at random.In the unlikely event the prize style has discontinued a similar model to the same value will be provided.There is no cash or other alternative to the prize stated and the prize is not transferable. No part or parts of the prize may be substituted for other benefits, items or additions.Entertainment Focus’ decision is final – no correspondence will be entered into.The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries not successfully completed due to a technical fault, technical malfunction, computer hardware or software failure, satellite, network or server failure] of any kind OR If for any reason a technical interruption, fault or site failure occurs when purchasing online, the Promoter does not take any responsibility for incomplete purchases and any incomplete purchases will not be considered valid for entry into the prize draw. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any purchases which are not completed for any reason.The prize is supplied by Grapevine Digital – First Floor, 9 Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3DH. The Promoter reserves the right to replace the prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond the Promoter’s control makes it necessary to do so.The decision of the Promoter regarding any aspect of the prize draw is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it.Participants are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions upon entry. The Promoter reserves the right to refuse entry, or refuse to award the prize to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions.The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, cancel, suspend, or amend the promotion where it becomes necessary to do so.Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.last_img read more

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Cargo containers gain steam as building blocks of new homes

first_img“When we built out first container home about eight years ago in upstate New York, the locals all laughed and said, ‘What in the world is that?’,” say Tim Steele, founder of Steele House, a New York company that designs and builds container structures.“Now we tend to get a building permit in about a week. As soon as a community gets one, then it’s easier to build the next one. In the past 10 years, they’ve become pretty mainstream as homes, actually,” he says.The containers’ strength and durability explain their appeal, says Steele.For a two-container house, his company tries to keep the cost in the $100,000 range. “That’s a 640-square-foot one bedroom — something that’s definitely in the tiny house category,” he says.John Nafziger and Sarah Strauss, co-founders of the Brooklyn, New York-based architecture and design firm Bigprototype, which has worked with Steele on some container-home projects, say inquiries about designing homes using shipping containers are way up in the last couple years.“Before, containers were mainly for low-income or disaster-relief housing. Now it’s got a lot more stylistic cachet,” Nafziger says.He calls the homes “great eye candy on the block. It’s recycled material, and for people interested in being environmentally conscious, it’s a very attractive idea.”The containers come in standard 20- or 40-foot sizes. They can sell for as little as a few hundred dollars each, so it’s not surprising that they have caught the eye of architects and others.But Strauss points out that many people underestimate the cost of retrofitting a shipping container for use as a home.“Once you do all the work involved in designing and building a container home that meets building code requirements, the cost is actually about the same as for building a comparable traditional home,” she says, estimating the final cost to be around $150 per square foot.“It is a metal box. So it presents some serious design challenges in terms of keeping warm in winter and cool in our climate, plus it’s humid in this part of the country, so the walls tend to have condensation,” she says. “And as you put in the necessary insulation and do everything else that has to be done, that adds to the cost.”Other challenges include the fact that, as with a cardboard box, punching out sections of the container weakens its structure, so windows and doors must be carefully planned and adequately reinforced.And because the containers were meant to withstand marine conditions, they have plywood flooring heavily treated with formaldehyde. The flooring must be removed and replaced to avoid off-gassing once the structure has been insulated and sealed for use as a home, Strauss explains.Once all that’s been accomplished, though, the containers can make for truly comfortable and unique homes.“The attraction for us was living in a contemporary, light-filled house,” says Terry Maxedon, who shares a 1,760-square-foot home in New York’s Catskill Mountains with his wife, Amy Fisch. The house has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and was built out of four used shipping containers.“When you tell people about it, everyone thinks you’re living in a tin can, but we have tons of windows and a beautiful view,” Fisch says. “And one really great thing is that we can hang things on the wall with magnets in the places where the steel is exposed.”The house, built by Steele House, is sided with wood and doesn’t stand out in the rural community where they live, Maxedon says.“And it feels great knowing that we have a home that’s environmentally friendly and that is just, well, kind of cool and interesting.” This undated photo provided by Tim Steele shows the inside of a container home designed and built by Steele House in Youngsville, N.Y. (Nils Schlebusch/Tim Steele via AP) This undated photo provided by Tim Steele shows a container home designed and built by Steele House in Callicoon Center, N.Y. (Nils Schlebusch/Tim Steele via AP) Cargo containers, long a staple of international trade, are designed to be affordable, sturdy and water-tight. So it’s no surprise that for decades they’ve been used by the military, the needy — or just the hip — for other uses, including dwellings.What’s new is that the enormous Corten steel boxes are now gaining mainstream popularity as building blocks for affordable homes in a variety of sizes and types.center_img This undated photo provided by Tim Steele shows a container home’s living and dining room designed and built by Steele House in Callicoon Center, N.Y. (Nils Schlebusch/Tim Steele via AP) This undated photo provided by Tim Steele shows a container home designed and built by Steele House along with Bigprototype in Livingston Manor, N.Y. (Nils Schlebusch/Tim Steele via AP)last_img read more

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Young heroes have a smile on their dials

first_imgBy ANEEKA SIMONIS SPEAKING clearly to a triple zero operator as his father was struck by sudden onset paralysis, 14-year-old…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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Nelson’s Tula Sherkat climbs her way to Italy

first_imgIt’s not one of the more traditional sports catching the eyes of Nelson youth, but for Tula Sherkat climbing has been a passion just months after learning to walk.And now the 14-year-old Nelson climber is going to use that knowledge for Team Canada next month as she compete for her country at the Youth World Climbing Championships in Arco Italy.“Being in Arco (Italy) will be very interesting and to be there for Worlds is still mind-blowing for me,” Sherkat told The Nelson Daily from Vancouver as she trains for the upcoming World Championships.It’s not like Sherkat is new to climbing. The Grade 10 L.V. Rogers student has been climbing since she was two years old and entered her first competition at eight.“I was first attracted to climbing through my family and love of the outdoors,” the five-foot tall Sherkat said.“When I first got exposed to competition climbing, I was a gymnast watching my brother compete. I remember thinking that it looked interesting and tried my first competition when I was eight.”The Youth World Climbing Championships are expected to attract more than 1,000 competitors from 50 countries.Sherkat, who will compete for Canada in the Boulder event, qualified for Worlds at the recent Team Canada Selection Camp in June. Bouldering is a form of rock climbing where competitors use small rock formations or artificial rock walls, known as boulders, without the use of ropes or harnesses.The five-day selection camp allowed athletes to build National ranking points that would be used by coaches to select the team.“Days one and two were qualification for bouldering, and day three was qualification for lead and speed climbing,” Sherkat explained.“On these days, how you did in the selection competitions gave you a certain number of points that would be added to your National ranking.” Day three focused on Speed Climbing before the camp turned to bouldering, Sherkat’s specialty.“This is when there are four or five bouldering problems on the wall and the results are based on how many tops and zones you get and in how many attempts,” Sherkat said.“Zones are a hold that are typically in the middle of a boulder problem.”The love of training and working out are drivers that keep Sherkat wanting to improve in the sport.“Climbing is also a very mental sport,” she said. “You have to only focus on what’s in front of you and have to think about every single possibility of how you can put the ‘puzzle’ (climb) together.”Sherkat said she’s agrees with the notionthat 85% of the challenge is how you are mentally. Example: If you’re positive, feelings towards the climb, how you hold yourself physically and mentally at a competition.“For me, this is one of the aspects of climbing that I find the most challenging but one of my favourite parts,” Sherkat explains.“Another part of climbing that keeps me in the sport is the camaraderie. I’ve met so many amazing people across the world through this sport as well as some of my best friends.”The Youth World Climbing Championships in Italy are set for August 22-31.To prepare, the five-foot Sherkat will train up to six days a week for at least three hours each session in Calgary.“I love to train and work out,” Sherkat said.“Climbing is also a very mental sport. You have to only focus on what’s in front of you and have to think about every single possibility of how you can put the ‘puzzle’ (climb) together.”Tula  Sherkat  scales the climbing wall during a competition at the Project Climbing Centre in Abbotsford. — Photo courtesy Wayne Takashibalast_img read more

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Peadar Hurson wins Galway Summer Rally

first_imgThe Ger Conroy memorial trophy for best local crew was won by Tom Flaherty and Martin Flynn in a Ford Escort Mark II.GALWAY M C LADY GREGORY HOTEL SUMMER STAGES RALLY AT GORT, CO GALWAY (ROUND 7 OF TRITON SHOWERS NATIONAL RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP, ROUND 5 OF SLIGO PALLETS BORDER CHAMPIONSHIP AND ROUND 5 OF TOP PART WEST COAST CHAMPIONSHIP)1 Peadar Hurson/Damien Connolly (Fiesta) 51m 12s,2 Roy White/James O’Brien (Fiesta WRC) 51m 44s,3 Niall Maguire/Enda Sherry (Impreza WRC) 52m 23s,4 Stephen Wright/Karl Atkinson (Fiesta R5) 52m 53s,5 Gary Kiernan/Ryan Moore (Escort) 53m 27s,6 Frank Kelly/Sean Hayde (Escort) 54m 07s,7 Shane Maguire/Darragh Kelly (Lancer Evo 9 Gp N) 54m 55s,8 Pat O’Connell/Mark Wiley (Lancer Evo 9) 54m 55s,9 Tom Flaherty/Martin Flynn (Escort) 55m 01s,10 Kevin Barrett/Anthony Nestor (Impreza WRC) 55m 02s.Motorsport Safety Team Group N award: Shane Maguire/Darragh Kelly.rally.ie Two wheel drive award: Gary Kiernan/Ryan Moore.Historics: 1 Ray Cunningham/Jared Gill (BMW M3) 57m 46s,2 Ross Forde/Paul Horan (Escort) 58m 07s.Juniors: 1 Jason Black/Jack McKenna (Starlet) 55m 55s.ELSEWHERE….Ireland’s Young Rally Driver of the Year Josh Moffett recovered from Saturday’s suspension problems on his Combilift Fiesta to finish fourth in the Under 28 Junior category of the European Rally Championship round in the Czech Republic.At Mondello Park, veteran all-rounder Steve Griffin, who has been motor racing for more than fifty years, scored a double at the Historic Festival meeting when he ran away from the opposition in Liam Plower’s MG Midget to easily win both races.print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Three times National title holder Niall Maguire brought his Impreza home in third place, another 39 seconds down, with the new combination of Stephen Wright and Karl Atkinson fourth in yet another Fiesta. Gary Kiernan was the winner of the rally.ie two wheel drive award, taking fifth overall in his Escort. The Ulster pairing of Peadar Hurson and Damien Connolly completely dominated the Galway MC Lady Gregory Hotel Summer Rally at Gort yesterday, with their Ford Fiesta leading from start to finish as they built up a lead , of more  than half a minute over last year’s Triton Showers National Rally championsRoy White and James O’Brien.last_img read more

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Kanye Thought Kim Might Leave Him After His “Slavery Was a Choice” Controversy

first_img“I never said slavery itself, like being shackled in chains, was a choice.  That’s why I went from slave to 400 years to mental prison to this and that.  If you look at the clip you see the way my mind works.” He told the “New York Times“, quote, “I felt like the energy levels were low, and I called different family members and was asking, you know, ‘Was Kim thinking about leaving me after TMZ?’  So that was a real conversation.” In that same interview, he finally offered a much clearer explanation of what he meant . . . Quote, “I said the idea of sitting in something for 400 years sounds . . . sounds . . . like a choice to me, I never said it’s a choice.center_img After KANYE WEST went on TMZ and blathered about slavery being a CHOICE, he was worried that he’d jeopardized his marriage.last_img read more

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