April 21, 2014

Lifestyle

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Radio Jockeys

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Ralph Waldo "Petey" Greene, Jr. (January 23, 1931 – January 10, 1984) was an African-American television and radio talk-show host. A two-time Emmy Award-winner, Greene overcame drug addiction and a prison sentence for armed robbery to become one of … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: A Fish Pedicure??

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Okay, which POUer would try this? From ABC News Fish pedicures may be a growing trend overseas, but not in the United States.  You sit in a salon, with your feet in water, while small fish nibble away dead, callused skin.  Now, an Arizona woman who … [Read more...]

Alex’s Lounge Is Open!

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Mention the word “deduction” to your server and you’ll get one of the lounge's  signature cocktails for only $1. Tax Day 2 ounces gin 1/4 ounce sweet vermouth 1/4 ounce dry vermouth 1 ounce orange juice Music and Trivia:  Please name the … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: The 30 Day Cleanse – My Story

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Ya know how commercials and ads for "cleansing" products, especially for women, always have those smiling carefree, running through the meadow images? Yeah, well, that's just some bullshit. … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Bikers For Obama

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  This group was started in 2008 to support President Obama. Since its inception, they've grown to a full foundation supporting many initiatives in urban communities across the country, and yes, they will be riding again for the re-election … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: The Iron Elite – African Americans in Motorcycling History

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  Good Morning Obots! I've known 2 "Pee Wee's" in my life, and BOTH rode HARD.  Maybe its something in the name. LOL, I don't know, but here's another. An influential leader of the Los Angeles biker community for more than 50 years, John … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: The Iron Elite – African Americans in Motorcycling History

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Good Morning Obots! Have you heard of Bessie Stringfield? In 1930s America, a woman riding a motorcycle was an unusual site. A woman riding alone, cross-country on the dirt roads that laced together rural America was almost scandalous. And if … [Read more...]