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Loo with a view: transparent public toilets installed in Tokyo parks | World news | The Guardian

Are they taking the piss; seems like shit idea.

The plan is they turn opaque when you're inside them. But I have to say the fear of the door opening on a train toilet while you're in there is nothing compared to the thought of something triggering the de-opaquing while you are busy.
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Malfunction at Swiss chocolate factory sends out plume of cocoa 'snow' | Food | The Guardian

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Itís fire season again and this perfectly encapsulates the year,

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I don't love the smell of wildfire in the morning. But we got it anyway. :sadcheer: I just :crossfingers: that it doesn't sit in our valley like a bowl of sludge for days or weeks, like it did last time.

Well, and I'd like not to get burned up, but that's highly unlikely. Li'l Puppet's rich friend up in the hills is at risk, however.
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Or Disaster Girl
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I prefer to think of this in Disney terms. Clearly the bear needs her help with one of its cubs.

Or in biblical terms - the bear had a thorn in its paw, and if the woman removed it, years later she would encounter it again and it would recognise her and save her from a more aggressive bear.
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Personally, I thing Norway’s bears win this one.
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It's weird seeing David Axelrod on CNN. He really skyrocketed after working with Obama for his campaigns (I think he started with the Senate campaign), but he mostly worked local until then.

He came to talk to our US Government class about 30 years ago. By then, he was an up-and-comer Democratic strategist working on some Chicago area congressman's campaign. I don't even know who won.
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