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Todays Bonehead Award:
Evil stepmother arrested in Pennsylvania for 
torturing 4 year old stepp-son
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Today, January 23 in
1556 An earthquake in Shanxi Province, China, 
was thought to have killed about 830,000 people.
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______________________________________________________ Reported by Wayne An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Danielle L. Miller, 31, Providence, Pennsylvania Evil stepmother arrested in Pennsylvania for torturing 4 year old stepp-son A stepmom in Pennsylvania has been arrested relating to claims she abused her 4-year-old stepson by beating and burning the toddler and feeding him adult laxatives and hot sauce. 31-year-old Danielle L. Miller of Providence Township, Pennsylvania is still in jail on a $300,000 bond. Nathan P. Duke, the boy's dad, is also incarcerated on $100,000 bail. He is charged with failing to stop or report the abuse, which may have been ongoing for as long as a year. The investigation began when a family member showed law enforcement pictures of the boy with bruises and injuries across his body. Medical experts determined most of the injuries were intentionally inflicted or suspicious burns. The criminal complaint noted the injuries were "too numerous to be explained by normal childhood activity and clearly indicative of inflicted trauma." One witness claimed she saw Miller verbally and physically abuse the boy every day for about three months. Miller made the toddler eat poop beans,¯ which contained adult laxatives and then pour hot sauce in his mouth, and not give him water for 15 minutes. The witness also claimed Miller would play mermaid, that is, wrapping up the legs with a sheet and duct tape and confining him, and the boy also wore soiled pull-ups for hours at a time. It also appears that the stepmom locked the boy in a padded room, a closet, and then tortured him by scratching the wall and saying the "rats would come and get him." Miller also regularly cursed at the toddler, yelling: "I'm gonna kick your ass. You are a f–ing pig, You nasty ass hole,¯ and You have a stupid, f–ing, ugly faace." Charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment, unlawful restraint, endangering the welfare of a child, terroristic threats, reckless endangerment, and harassment have been filed against Miller. Duke faces charges of conspiracy to commit aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child, because he knew about it and did not stop or report the abuse. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Corey Re: Does a screensaver slow down a download? Dear Webby, Does a screensaver slow down a long download ? Corey Dear Corey If you use one of the standard screensavers, that come with Windows, except for the slide show, then they won't slow down a download. If you use third party screensavers, you will have to test them and see. Most don't affect downloads, but some, especially slide show type screensavers, do access the hard drive and could slow down your downloads. Have FUN! DearWebby
A sixth grade class is doing some spelling drills. The teacher asks Tommy if he can spell 'before.' He stands up and says, "Before, B-E-P-H-O-R." The teacher says, "No, that's wrong. Can anyone else spell before?" Another little boy stands up and says, "Before, B-E-F-O-O-R." Again the teacher says, "No, that's wrong." The teacher asks, ", can you spell 'before'?" stands up and says, "Before, B-E-F-O-R-E." "Excellent , now can you use it in a sentence?" says, "That's easy. Two plus two be fore."
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Daily tip from Cheese Lover's Treat By likekinds [238 Posts, 1,102 Comments] I use to make a wicked baked macaroni and cheese, with two kinds of cheese for the macaroni and a third for the topping. On one occasion I baked that and an apple cake based on a carrot cake recipe, that Mama took to a church social. When I picked her up, I asked how the macaroni and cake tasted. She said, "I don't know. It was all gone before I got to taste either". I don't cook like that anymore. Anything I cook now is usually quick and easy. When I did cook macaroni, I let the cheese topping get a little brown and crusty around the edges. To me, that was the best part of the dish. With that in mind, I contrived a little snack I can't get enough of; simple, quick and delicious. Sooo good, people. And if you were doing this for breakfast, you could put scrambled eggs atop the snack once it has finished cooking. Much, much better than scrambled eggs with the cheese just melted on top or mixed in when scrambling. Go for it, y'all! Steps: Cut French bread into about 3/4 to an inch slices. Put a thin film of mayonnaise on one side of each. Put the slices in a non stick pan greased with melted butter, mayo side up. Then sprinkle a hefty layer of finely grated cheddar cheese on top. Watch and check closely. When the bread has toasted to a nice golden brown on the bottom, flip it over. With the cheese on the bottom, you have to work quickly. In less than a minute, the cheese will turn a rich, crusty brown, just like on the macaroni. Immediately remove from the pan onto a ready plate.
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A police car pulls up in front of Aunt Gertrude's house, and Uncle Leo gets out. The polite policeman explained that this elderly gentleman said that he was lost in the park and couldn't find his way home. "Oh Leo", said Aunt Gertrude, "You've been going to that park for over 30 years! How could you get lost?" Leaning close to Aunt Gertrude, so that the policeman couldn't hear, Uncle Leo whispered, "I wasn't lost. I was just too tired to walk home."
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Today on January 23
1556 An earthquake in Shanxi Province, China, was thought
to have killed about 830,000 people. 

1571 The Royal Exchange in London, founded by financier
Thomas Gresham, was opened by Queen Elizabeth I. 

1789 Georgetown College was established as the first
Catholic college in the U.S. The school is in Washington,

1920 The Dutch government refused the demands from the
Allies to hand over the ex-kaiser of Germany. 

1937 In Moscow, seventeen people went on trial during
Josef Stalin's "Great Purge." 

1943 Duke Ellington and the band played for a black-tie
crowd at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the first

1950 The Israeli Knesset approved a resolution proclaiming
Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. 

1960 The U.S. Navy bathyscaphe Trieste descended to a
record depth of 35,820 feet (10,750 meters) in the Pacific

1968 North Korea seized the U.S. Navy ship Pueblo,
charging it had intruded into the nation's territorial
waters on a spying mission. The crew was released 11
months later. They kept the ship.

1971 In Prospect Creek Camp, AK, the lowest temperature
ever recorded in the U.S. was reported as minus 80

1973 U.S. President Nixon announced that an accord had
been reached to end the Vietnam War. 

1978 Sweden banned aerosol sprays because of damage to
environment. They were the first country to do so. 

1985 O.J. Simpson became the first Heisman Trophy winner
to be elected to pro football’s Hall of Fame in Canton,

1989 Surrealist artist Salvador Dali died in Spain at age

1997 A judge in Fairfax, VA, sentenced Mir Aimal Kasi to
death for an assault rifle attack outside the CIA
headquarters in 1993 that killed two men and wounded three
other people. 

1997 A British woman received a record £186,000 damages
for Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). 

2001 A van used by the remaining two fugitives of the
"Texas 7" was recovered in Colorado Springs, CO. A few
hours later police surrounded a hotel where the convicts
were hiding. Patrick Murphy Jr. and Donald Newbury were
taken into custody the next morning without incident. 

2002 John Walker Lindh returned to the U.S. under FBI
custody. Lindh was charged with conspiring to kill U.S.
citizens, providing support to terrorists and engaging in
prohibited transactions with the Taliban while a member of
the al-Quaida terrorist organization in Afghanistan. 

2003 North Korea announced that it would consider
sanctions an act of war for North Korea's reinstatement of
its nuclear program.

2017  smiled.

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