Category: Diversions

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Gunpowder plot


On September 18, the British Channel 4 ran a news segment with the headline, ‘Potentially deadly bomb ingredients are ‘frequently bought together’ on Amazon.’

The piece claims that “users searching for a common chemical compound used in food production are offered the ingredients to produce explosive black powder” on Amazon’s website, and that “steel ball bearings often used as shrapnel” are also promoted on the page, in some cases as items that other customers also bought.

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Identify these films

1. Produced by John de Bello, written by John de Bello, directed by John de Bello, acted by John de Bello, it was one of the early ‘so bad it’s a cult classic’ films.
2. Amazon River, Kinski
3. DiCaprio, Virginie Ledoyen and sharks
4. Michael Rennie, Lock Martin, barada nikto
5. Mark Dacascos, Emilie Dequenne
6. A.J. Cook, Ali Larter, one year after the event
7. The 2nd Ranger Battalion of the 29th Infantry Division… More here ...

Try these

1. Switzerland has a square flag. The other country?
2. Who holds a trumpet on the Sgt. Pepper album?
3. What is the only venomous mammal in the world?
4. Which is the first chemical element in alphabetical order?
5. The process by which bread toasts is?
6. How long is a ‘jiffy’?
7. A rainbow can only occur if the sun is what angle above the horizon?… More here ...