Young, (mostly) male Wikipedians who know little of the subject matter they happily spend twenty or more hours a week editing make up for it with their overconfidence and keen understanding of the petty rules and regulations that govern the world of Wiki. It has been said that Wikipedia is in fact nothing more than a Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game. A good editor can easily wrap an expert contributor up in red tape and once he has unknowingly breached some guideline they are justified in calling him out as subversive and reverting his changes..
Really, it’s good week all round for DVDs. The Walt Disney Treasures series is back with three more two disc helpings of goodies from the Disney vaults, packaged in metal cans with lots of extras. Disneyland: Secrets, Stories and Magic is for those who wonder how Disneyland was created.
San Diego Police Lietenant Andra Brown told NBC San Diego that Russell, 33, was discovered acting very strangely. Police report receiving calls late yesterday morning complaining of a man screaming and running through traffic his underwear. Russell became cooperative when officers arrived on the scene, and was detained shortly after 11:30 am..
The unrest this week recalled the riots in Los Angeles nearly 30 years ago after the acquittal of the white police officers who beat Rodney King, a black motorist who had led them on a high speed chase. The protests of Floyd’s killing have gripped many more cities, but the losses in Minneapolis have yet to approach the staggering totals in Los Angeles. During the five days of rioting in 1992, more than 60 died, 2,000 plus were injured and thousands arrested, with property damage topping $1 billion..
French fur trappers named the rivers after the Skidi band of the Pawnee Nation, known as the wolf people.If getting tanked is a little too tame for your tastes, there are other rivers in the area with white water challenges. Sandhills Motel and Glidden Canoe Rental have all the equipment you’ll need. All excursions start at the Sandhills Motel and head out bouncing across the Sandhills in an old school bus to where your tank awaits.After their river run, many visitors go visit the home of America’s first superstar.Buffalo Bill Cody was a Pony Express rider at 14, a Union scout through much of the American Civil and the most productive supplier of buffalo meat to the railways and their huge crews of men pushing the railways west.Eventually he founded Buffalo Bill’s Wild West, a circus like travelling entertainment show that grew to great acclaim and toured throughout the United States, Great Britain and Europe.He created a 4,000 acre ranch near North Platte to train his performers and to winter his show animals.