Wyoming Man Found With 30 Eyeballs Stuffed Up His Anus

Roy Tilbott

Roy Tilbott

We’ve had several requests to post this story from Crazed.com. If true, it’s definitely one of the stranger stories we’ve heard for a while. Who stuffs eyeballs up their anus, anyway?

CASPER, Wyo. – Police made a routine traffic stop early Thursday morning and got more than they bargained for when Roy Tilbott, 51, stepped out of his El Camino for a field sobriety test and Casper police noticed several eyeballs slide from his right pant leg onto the road.

Feeling they could have a potential murderer on their hands, police quickly drew guns and cuffed Tilbott.

Tilbott assured police the eyeballs were not human, but instead cow eyeballs he had pilfered from Johnson Meats (a slaughterhouse) where Tilbott is employed as a butcher.

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Bovine eyeball from Tilbott’s rectum. A total of 30 were found. Image Source: Casper Police Department

“Company won’t let us take animal scraps home and instead toss them in the landfill,” Tilbott said in the police report.

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What do machines sing of?


What do machines sing of? from Martin Backes on Vimeo.

“What do machines sing of?” is a fully automated machine, which endlessly sings number-one ballads from the 1990s. As the computer program performs these emotionally loaded songs, it attempts to apply the appropriate human sentiments. This behavior of the device seems to reflect a desire, on the part of the machine, to become sophisticated enough to have its very own personality.

What do machines sing of? (90s Version)
2015
Size: 170 x 55 x 45 cm
Material: metal stand, mic stand, mic, cable, 2 screens, computer, custom-made computer program

More information:
http://www.martinbackes.com/portfolio/what-do-machines-sing-of/

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State Trooper: I Feed Bigfoots and They Have a Language

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W H (CC BY-ND 2.0)

According to new report by Cryptozoology News, a former state trooper as become quite friendly with a clan (gaggle? group?) of Sasquatches. He feeds them and says they have a language, which “sound[s] similar to Native American and Asian mix.”

via Cryptozoology News:

The man, who provided a full name but chose to remain anonymous, told Cryptozoology News that the encounters have been happening since 2009 in a remote area in the North Cascades.

“Sometimes it is just 5 to 10 minutes, other times they stay for hours,” he said. “I leave them food and they visit,” he continued.

From apples to carrots, to beef jerky, cookies and candy bars, the ex-law enforcement officer claims the creatures eat it all and leave him alone.

The man says he was looking for an old mine in the mountains the first time he came across the alleged beings in 2009.

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You Don’t Matter. House Votes for Monsanto’s Right to Deceive Consumers

'We know this: We can’t let this bill get through the U.S. Senate.' (Image: JustLabelIt.org)

‘We know this: We can’t let this bill get through the U.S. Senate.’ (Image: JustLabelIt.org)

This article originally appeared on Common Dreams. See more of Ronnie Cummins’ articles here.

On Thursday, 275 members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of H.R. 1599, the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act. By voting for the DARK Act, these politicians voted against truth and transparency, against science, against the more than century-old right of states to legislate on matters relating to food safety and labeling.

They voted against the 90-percent of Americans who are in favor of mandatory labeling of GMOs. They voted against the producers of non-GMO foods.

They voted against you.

Now that the DARK Act has been approved by the House, we’ll have to stop it in the Senate. We have to move fast—because Monsanto is desperate to pass a bill that preempts mandatory GMO labeling laws at the state and federal levels, before Vermont’s GMO labeling law takes effect next year.

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Canary App Tells You If You’re Too Stoned To Drive

If you’re a stoner and a driver you might want to check out the new app Canary being touted by NORML. Fast Company reviews:

Last week, NORML, a group dedicated to legalizing marijuana announced a new iPhone app designed to prevent stoned driving.

The app, called Canary, allows users to determine whether they’re in a suitable condition to drive. It runs through a battery of tests: remembering a sequence of numbers, balancing on one foot, playing a digital whack-a-mole game, and then estimating a time period of 20 seconds. By comparing the results against a personal baseline or a collective average, users receive a green, yellow, or red light assessing their level of functioning.

Drivers can be impaired by factors as diverse as fatigue, alcohol, or legal medications, but NORML is plugging it as a way for potential drivers to determine whether they are too high to drive, which has proven to be a confounding issue as more states allow medical and recreational marijuana.

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Neurodiversity Activists Creating Adult Autism Communities

Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

It’s great to hear that autistic adults are able to create vibrant communities of like-minded individuals. The Washington Post describes how neurodiversity activists went about the task:

 Alanna Whitney was a weird kid. She had a strange knack for pronouncing long words. Anchovies on pizza could send her cowering under a table. Her ability to geek out on subjects such as Greek mythology and world religions could be unsettling. She drank liquids obsessively, and in her teens, her extreme water intake landed her in the hospital.

Years later, she found a word that explained it all: Autistic. Instead of grieving, she felt a rush of relief. “It was the answer to every question I’d ever had,” she recalled. “It was kind of like a go-ahead to shed all of those things I could or couldn’t do and embrace myself for who I am.”

So it came to be that Whitney, 24, was arranging strawberries and store-bought cookies on platters at the Queensborough Community Center for a celebration of “Autistic Pride Day,” her shoulder-length hair dyed mermaid green to match her purse and sandals.

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Self, Freedom, & Nothingness

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What is the self? How does the self relate to consciousness, authenticity and moral responsibility? Philosopher Stephen Mulhall talks to four by three about the self’s non-identity drawing on Jean-Paul Sartre and Martin Heidegger’s conception of freedom, nothingness and finitude. 


 

What prompted you to write The Self and its Shadows, in which you argue that selfhood is best understood as a matter of non-identity, hence as an inescapable illusion? What is most problematic in conceiving of the self in contrary terms?

Stanley Cavell calls ‘Emersonian’ moral perfectionism, a version of perfectionist thinking that is not incompatible with democratic egalitarianism and may even be essential to its flourishing, but which envisions the self as split between its current or attained state and some unattained but attainable further state, and having to choose between attempting to realize that further state or maintaining its current state. It struck me that this idea of the self as essentially transitional resonated with the work of a variety of Post-Kantian thinkers, and that the moral issues that are rendered salient through its lens repeatedly recur in literature and other artistic media.… Read the rest

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Sanders and Corbyn: Socialism, Better Late than Never

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DonkeyHotey CC By 2.0

After years of organisation and ground work, socialism has finally reappeared in western politics. It’s hard not to feel swept up by its arrival, to see it as some sort of homecoming. Though if one is honest, there is the awful feeling that it’s probably too little and 30 years too late. It is sad to say it— at least for me, a socialist at heart — but its appearance now threatens to look like an afterthought. In true last-second desperation, it’s not until the ship is almost sunk that we become ready to try and salvage it. Many now recognise, even some in the mainstream, that our societies and governments need more than an ideological readjustment, they need to be completely dismantled and started anew.

The recent joint surge of Bernie Sanders in the US and Jeremy Corbyn in the UK, while providing a heartening and interesting display, is unlikely to generate any serious change unless paralleled by a revolution of the masses.… Read the rest

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Patrick Stewart and the Snotbots: Make It Blow!

Captain Kirk once saved some whales, and now Captain Picard is asking you to join him in continuing that noble mission. How? By donating to this Kickstarter campaign which will help fund a new research project involving drones that will hover over whales when they come up for air and collect the mucousy spray which is expelled from their blowholes. This spray contains a wealth of biological data, both about the whales and their environment, but has been difficult to obtain up till now. The Snotbots will initially be deployed over three different oceans, and your donations will help launch them…

Via NBC: Drones that collect whale snot could help marine biologists do research — and Sir Patrick Stewart wants you to fund the technology. The drone is called Snotbot. It works by flying above a whale breaching the surface of the water and collecting the mucus that is expelled from the animal’s blowhole.

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