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Alternate title: "Ruling Will Ease Way for Automation at Fast Food Chains"


It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The ruling, which came from a case involving a waste management...
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there is something to be said about how whenever I catch one of the rolls, the impact squeezes out all the hot butter, and it feels like napalm as it runs down my wrist.

i still need to go back there, though, it's been about 10 years.
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Now with racist, hate-speech action!

Get yours while they last at your neighborhood Target!
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Behold the ultimate urban playground: City Museum in St. Louis. Built inside (and on top of, and surrounding) a 600,000 square-foot former shoe factory, the play space offers 10-story slides, a towering jungle gym incorporating abandoned airplanes, and countless other attractions built from recycled materials found within the city. 

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/06/city-museum/
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Megabots, Inc. has launched its Kickstarter campaign to raise half a million dollars for a major upgrade on its existing Mk.II -- a 12,000 pound, 15 foot ta
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http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2015/07/28/st-louis-county-unveils-online-interactive-budget-to-public/

This is great!  I would love to see this for the St. Louis Public Schools budget and St. Louis City as well.
In just a few clicks you can find nearly every expense of St. Louis County in 2015.
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The Ghost Army That Duped The Nazis ... "Deception and decoy are part of war strategy. During the Second World War the Allied forces employed dozens of tricks to confuse, mislead or intimidate the German army — from dropping dummy paratroppers to dropping aluminum tinfoil, from faking the death of a fictitious Major William Martin to completely covering up a military aircraft plant. One such deceptive operation that came to light only a few years ago is the so called Ghost Army.

The Ghost Army was a 1,100-man unit officially known as the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops whose goals were to impersonate vastly large U.S. Army units to deceive the enemy. The men that made up this secretive unit weren’t your regular soldiers. They were artists, illustrators and sound technicians handpicked for the job from New York and Philadelphia art schools. They didn’t carry M1s and Thompsons, but large inflatable tanks and rubber aircrafts, powerful amplifiers and speakers to mimic the noise created by a large gathering troop and radio equipment to transmit phony messages.

Over the course of the war, the Ghost Army travelled all across Europe staging a sort of “traveling road show of deception” aimed at Hitler’s legions. They staged more than 20 operations where they conjured up phony convoys, phantom divisions and make-believe headquarters to fool the enemy about the strength and location of American units. The Ghost Army is estimated to have saved tens of thousands of soldiers' lives with its deceptions, yet almost no one knew about them. Their existence and their every move were highly classified and remained so for more than 40 years after war ended.

To create the impression of a huge army, the unit would set up inflatable tanks, trucks, artillery and airplanes, and play pre-recorded sounds of armored and infantry units through giant speakers that could be heard up to 15 miles away. Radio operators created phony traffic nets, actors dressed as soldiers hung out at local cafes and spun counterfeit stories for spies to pick up, while another impersonated a major general and drove from town to town in a convoy of jeeps. Sometimes the unit would drive just a couple of trucks in loops to create the illusion of an entire infantry unit being transported. Often the thousand-men-unit would impersonate the presence of twenty to forty thousand men.

One of their biggest performance came towards the end of the war. In March 1945, as the 9th Army prepared to cross the Rhine into Germany, the 23rd was called upon to feign a crossing in a different place to draw German units away from the point of the real attack. More than 600 inflatable tanks and artillery were set up. At night they played the sounds of trucks rolling in. In the daytime they played sounds of heavy construction, as if bridging units were being put together. Artillery fire was mimicked by setting off flash canisters. While the Germans concentrated their effort over a rubber army, the real one successfully made the crossing facing minimum resistance.

After the war, many of the men who served in the unit, went on with their art careers. Some became famous, including fashion designer Bill Blass, painter Ellsworth Kelly and photographer Art Kane. Fewer than 50 of the men are left today. They found recognition after more than seventy years, thanks to a PBS documentary titled The Ghost Army released in 2013, where several of the members were interviewed. ..."

MORE PHOTOS: http://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/07/the-ghost-army-that-duped-nazis.html
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9/30/15
Customers can begin lining-up at the store on Monday, September 28 – 48 hours in advance of the September 30 opening.
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    BS, MBA, 1990 - 1994
  • Winston Churchill High School
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Scientists unlock key to alluring bacon scent
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Researchers at the American Chemical Society have explained why the meat smells so good to so many people.

New Distressed Wood Figures by Aron Demetz | Colossal
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For The Tainted, renowned Italian artist Aron Demetz will present a new body of sculptures, which are a continuation of his long-standing fa

Wooden Automaton Of A Water Droplet Splash
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Dean O'Callaghan created a wooden automaton machine that mimics the splash after a water droplet hits a puddle. All parts of the machine wer

A Mercedes V12 Engine Built with Hand-Forged Components of Bone, Wood, F...
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A Mercedes V12 Engine Built with Hand-Forged Components of Bone, Wood, Fossils and 50 Other MaterialsAugust 28, 2013. A Mercedes V12 Engine

Mayo Clinic plans to sequence patients' genomes to personalise care
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Project will give doctors the genetic information they need to choose drugs that work best and minimise side effects

Whole-genome sequencing: a new liability tsunami for doctors?
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This article arises from Future Tense, a collaboration among Arizona State University, the New America Foundation, and Slate. Future Tense e

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Awkward and unfriendly customer service. The pizza was bland and far too thin for wood fired pizza in my opinion. The crust tasted like a saltine cracker (with no salt). The salad looked like it came out of a bag. I will not be returning.
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