By Maria Anglin Published 12:00 am CDT, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 While visiting a city not too far from South Texas but far enough to make a difference, La Comadre was forced to dine at a Mexican restaurant that didn’t seem Mexican. When she heard what the place was called, she instantly had reservations — and she hadn’t made ‘em. The place had a Mexican restaurant name, something like El Huarache or El Bigote, something that would say to those driving past that enchiladas could be had in this establishment. “And they could,” La Comadre explained, “and they weren’t bad. It’s just that … they were …a little sad.” Sad? “Ya sabes, enchiladas muy muy tristes. They didn’t have enough sauce, not enough cheese. Le falto chile, ajo, cebollitas…le falto ganas al cocinero,” she said. “The food wasn’t really bad … but it wasn’t good either.” She went on. … [Read more...] about Column: Fake liking fake food leaves a bad taste
By Julian Gill Published 10:39 am CST, Friday, January 25, 2019 The University of North Texas Police Department released body camera footage that reveals more details behind a viral video of a man shaking in the back of a squad car. Police say the man appeared to be faking a seizure. less The University of North Texas Police Department released body camera footage that reveals more details behind a viral video of a man shaking in the back of a squad car. Police say the man appeared to be faking ... more Photo: University Of North Texas Police Department Photo: University Of North Texas Police Department Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 The University of North Texas Police Department released body camera footage that reveals more details behind a viral video of a … [Read more...] about Texas police say man was likely faking seizure in viral video showing him shaking in squad car
DNR: Arch, hoodoo destruction videos 'likely fake' (Liveleak) (KUTV) — The Utah Department of Natural Resources has released a statement about recent videos circulation online which show the apparent destruction of an arch and hoodoo in Utah. DNR was unable to locate the locations of the arch and hoodoos in the videos and a forensics lab has determined that the videos are "more than likely computer generated, and therefore, fake." Below is the entire statement: "The two videos from Monday depicting the destruction of an arch and hoodoos allegedly somewhere in Utah have been reviewed by the Intermountain West Regional Computer Forensics Lab in Salt Lake City, an agency that assists law enforcement throughout the Intermountain West. It is the opinion of the lab that the videos are more than likely computer generated, and therefore, fake. Employees from the Utah Department of Natural Resources, including geologists from the Utah Geological Survey and law enforcement from … [Read more...] about DNR: Arch, hoodoo destruction videos ‘likely fake’
By Marilyn Kalfus | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterJuly 12, 2012 at 11:54 am Not everyone who gets breast implants goes strutting down a red carpet to show them off. But some women can be just as obvious. Men’s Health magazine recently put together a list of 5 ways to tell if breasts are fake. We figured we could get a few experts to make that a dozen ways. So, thinking of getting … excessive? Caveat emptor, ladies! Here’s a summary of the magazine’s list, along with input we got from some Orange County plastic surgeons. The first 5 are from Men’s Health. 1. Too close Most women’s breasts have 2 or 3 inches of space in the middle, but implants narrow the gap. “If it looks like her breasts are touching in the middle, they’re likely fake.” 2. Too high If they’re set too high on the chest, instead of around where the armpits are, they’re probably … [Read more...] about Real or fake breasts? A dozen ways you can tell
Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP In this April 4, 2013 photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook said Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, that it had removed 652 pages, groups, and accounts linked to Russia and Iran for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” that included the sharing of political content amid stepped-up policing of its own platform ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November Related Links Guest opinion: The froth of fake news: The president, the press and the viewing public share the blame New report says Facebook will start rating your trustworthiness. No one knows what that means Facebook takes down 652 accounts linked to Russia, Iran Over the summer, Facebook announced it had taken down close to 700 pages that were engaged in what it called "coordinated inauthentic behavior." At least a large portion of them were believed to be linked to Russian-backed efforts to influence American thought … [Read more...] about Lois Collins: We’re all smart and well-intentioned, so why is this fake news thing so hard?