THEATER OF THE ABSURD: ‘Gaius Appuleius Diocles’, The $15 Billion Athlete of the Ancient World – By Kerry Sullivan (Archive)

Source – ancient-origins.net – “…Even the few sports stars that have managed to break $1 billion in total revenues, such as Tiger Woods, cannot compete with the highest paid athlete of all time – Gaius Appuleius Diocles, a Roman charioteer who reportedly earned over $15 billion in today’s dollars”: Gaius Appuleius Diocles, The $15 Billion…

GREEN WITH ENVY: Amazon Says It Will Buy Greenpeace USA In $212 Million Deal

Source – earthfirstjournal.org – “…Amazon says that Greenpeace USA CEO, Annie Leonard, will remain in that role. “She can deal with all the calls from pissed-off hippies” said one unnamed Amazon communications official…“Greenpeace has been profiting off of grassroots environmental activism for years,” said Bezos, adding, “they’re doing an amazing job at it and we…

SAINTS & SINNERS: Narco-Saints Are Melding Catholicism with the Drug War in Latin America – By Jules Suzdaltsev

Source – news.vice.com – ‘…Every saint a sinner, every sinner a saint…I think saints make a perfect way to go about that because, in Christianity in general — but also particularly Catholicism — we’re all sinners, and there’s no saint who hasn’t made it to heaven to be held up and wasn’t a sinner. So…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: Saudi Arabia Is Now Hiring Executioners – ‘No Qualifications Necessary’

Source – newspunch.com – “…The main skill is “executing a judgement of death” but also involves “performing amputations” on those convicted of lesser offenses, such as theft…The executioner uses a sword known as a sulthan to remove the condemned person’s head from his or her body at the neck. Statisticians have now projected more than…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: ‘Running With The Devil’, Hating All Things Conservative, Christian & Especially Trump

Source – zerohedge.com – ‘…The Satanic Temple attracted ‘thousands’ of new members in just the first 36 hours after the election of Donald Trump,” the group reported. “The 4-year-old temple…has never before seen a spike in registration nearly this big. “We’re definitely a resistance movement,” spokesperson and co-founder Lucien Greaves said after a speech outside…

LA DIVINA COMEDIA HUMANA: Insights From The Dark and Ingenious Mind of Bill Hicks

Source  – wisdompills.com – “Folks, it’s time to evolve. That’s why we’re troubled. You know why our institutions are failing us, the church, the state, everything’s failing? It’s because, um – they’re no longer relevant. We’re supposed to keep evolving. Evolution did not end with us growing opposable thumbs. You do know that, right?” There…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: ‘Lunar Lunacy’, Disappearing Moon Rocks, Contradictory Mineral Data, Missing Apollo Film and Destroyed Mission Technology – By Thomas Müller

Source – winterwatch.net – ‘…All of that data – the entire alleged record of the Moon landings – was on the 13,000+ reels that are said to be “missing.”…But it’s not just the reels that are missing. Most of the moon rocks collected during the Apollo missions have vanished as well…Red flags are not only…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: ‘Material Girl’, Scientists Say ‘Digisexuals’ Inevitable As More People Bond With Robots

Source – rt.com – ‘…These robots will be tailor-made to meet people’s desires, and will do things that human partners cannot or will not do. For this reason, significant numbers of people will likely come to use robots as their primary mode of sexual experience” (SM: …No need to stumble around with corny one liners,…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: ‘The Grand Conspiracy’, What Drives The Flat-Earthers? – By Steven Novella

Source – theness.com – “… Certainly any fringe movement like this is going to attract those with mental illness or an otherwise tenuous grip on reality. It also attracts dedicated conspiracy theorists. There are also the Sherri Shepherds of the world who simply can’t be bothered to clutter their mind with extraneous facts, such as…

LA DIVINA COMEDIA HUMANA: Rapper Briefly Identifies as Female, SMASHES Female Deadlifting Record Goes Back to Identifying as Male

Source – bigleaguepolitics.com – “…Zuby said that he only identifies as female while weightlifting” Rapper Briefly Identifies as Female, Smashes Female Deadlifting Record, Goes Back to Identifying as Male A British rapper briefly identified as female in order to break a weightlifting record and prove a point about transgender athletes. “I keep hearing about how…

LA DIVINA COMEDIA HUMANA: Talking Gargoyle Says “Welcome To The Illuminati Headquarters,…I Mean, Denver International Airport!”

Source – freedomoutpost.com – “…Containing swastika shaped runways, apocalyptic, end-of-the-world artwork throughout the airport, infamous construction problems which delayed the opening of the airport for years, gargoyles sitting within suitcases on the walls and the demonic blue horse that sits outside of the airport nicknamed ‘Blucifer’ due to its haunting red eye, that ‘piece of…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: Study – Dog parks are manifestations of rape culture and oppression

Source -.reddit.com – “…She does note, however, that’s it’s not “politically feasible” to “leash men, yank their leashes when they ‘misbehave,’ or strike men with leashes (or other objects) in attempt to help them desist from sexual aggression or other predatory behaviours” Study – Dog parks are manifestations of rape culture and oppression Thought I’d…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: At $75,560, Housing a Prisoner in California Now Costs More Than a Year at Harvard

Source – latimes.com – “…The LA Times recently reported that the cost of housing each inmate in the California prison system will cost $75,560 per year. This is 20 percent higher than the cost of attending Harvard College, based on Harvard estimates for room, board and tuition”: Housing Prisoners in California Now More Expensive than…

LA DIVINA COMEDIA HUMANA: ‘Rage Against The Machine’…and Pass the Perrier (Archive)

Source – rationalfaith.com (EN: ….Wonderfully entertaining little tale that makes light of humanities impending doom. Albert Einstein once said that WW4 would be fought with ‘sticks & stones’ – dead wrong again Albert, I say, it’ll be fought with squirt guns, enjoy) (By Paul Salgado) ….I spent 4 days with my friend Ken at his…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: ‘A Gentrifier Tells All’, Behold and Marvel at the Indiscreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie – By Shannon Rupp

Source – thetyee.ca – ‘…It took only seconds for the enterprising Internet to uncover Jheon’s bona fides. The family she describes as “cash strapped” and having “very little money” turns out to own multiple properties…about buying a cottage on impulse. She also revealed they have vacation property in Mexico. Throw in the two Toronto properties…

LA DIVINA COMEDIA HUMANA: Research Reveals Intelligent People Stay up Later, Do More Drugs and Have More Sex

Source – themindunleashed.org – What image do you have in your mind when thinking about intelligence? Most likely, you will imagine a student who spends a good portion of their time studying or a nerdy professor whose entire life is devoted to science. However, recent research suggests that in reality intelligence has a very little…

LA DIVINA COMEDIA HUMANA: Death of the ‘ODDFATHER’, The Mafia Boss Who Acted Crazy to Fool the FBI – By Richard Pyle (Archive)

Source – thefreelibrary.com – “…The brazen mobster used his act to beat a string of charges, and checked into a mental asylum every time the FBI turned up the heat on him In all, he had 22 hospital stays between 1969 and 1990. And every time he ended up in court, his family, including a…

APOCALYPSE NOW: World’s largest survival community comprises 575 off-grid doomsday bunkers – By Lacy Cooke

Source – inhabitat.com – “…Around 5,000 people can survive in case of a devastating catastrophe or zombie apocalypse. The hardened concrete bunkers are located south of Edgemont in South Dakota, and Vivos boasts the community is around 100 miles from “the nearest known military nuclear targets.” Just to be safe, each bunker can reportedly endure…

LA DIVINA COMEDIA HUMANA: DoD wants to axe pollution with biodegradable seed-planting bullets – By Lacy Cooke

Source – inhabitat.com – “…The DoD is soliciting applications for contractors to develop “biodegradable training ammunition loaded with specialized seeds to grow environmentally beneficial plants that eliminate ammunition debris and contaminants” under the Small Business Innovation Research program” (DoD wants to axe pollution with biodegradable seed-planting bullets – By Lacy Cooke) President-elect Donald Trump seems…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: Banned in Malaysia, Sex Robot Conference Moves to London

Source – en.ria.ru – “…I think robots could become our lovers in the future. Does love have to be reciprocated in order to be valid?” said Dr. Kate Devlin, event host, according to the Daily Mirror. She recently authored a paper called “In Defence of Sex Robots”: (Banned in Malaysia, Sex Robot Conference Moves to London) Over the holidays, scientists and robotics…

AMERIKA: ‘Trumpocalypse’, Suddenly Liberals Are The Ones Stockpiling Food, Guns And Emergency Supplies – By Michael Snyder

Source – theeconomiccollapseblog.com – “…The Liberal Gun Club”, and since Trump’s victory it has experienced a huge surge in membership…Lara Smith, national spokesperson for the Liberal Gun Club, says her organization has seen a “huge” rise in enquiries since November’s election and a 10% increase in paid members”: (‘Trumpocalypse’, Suddenly Liberals Are The Ones Stockpiling…

THEATER OF THE ABSURD: Turkish mafia ‘ran fake US embassy’ in Ghana….for the Last 10 Years

Source – indiatimes.com – “…It was not operated by the United States government, but by figures from both Ghanaian and Turkish organised crime rings and a Ghanaian attorney practicing immigration and criminal law…The crime ring issued fraudulently obtained but legitimate US visas and false identification documents, including birth certificates at a cost of $6,000 (£4,700)…

LA DIVINA COMEDIA HUMANA: 41% of Donald Trump supporters in favour of bombing Agrabah, the fictional country from Aladdin

Source – nme.com –  (EN: Rest easy people – we’re in good hands) “…A new poll claims that 41% of US voters in favour of Donald Trump becoming President also called for the bombing of Agrabah, the fictional Middle-Eastern kingdom from Disney “Alladin” (41% of Donald Trump supporters in favour of bombing Agrabah, the fictional…