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Instagram Is Trialling A 'See All Stories' Button

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Reports claim the US-based social media site is working on a 'See All Stories' button which would allow a user to view all ephemeral posts in a ... read more

What Went Right This Week: Paris Pedalled Forwards, Plus Other Good News Stories

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Paris voted for a cycling revolution and womens football was given a boost, plus other stories of progress Positive ... read more

Security Firm Ring Works With US Police With 'deadly Histories'

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A report states Ring has partnered with over 1,400 police departments in the US and half of them have been involved in a fatal encounter, including the agency that killed Broenna ... read more

What Went Right This Week: A Round-up Of The Latest Good News Stories

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Plans for drive-in gigs were announced in the UK and hares were granted protected status in Scotland, plus other stories of progress Positive ... read more

Good Article About Storytelling

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via the-good-guy-bad-guy-myth "Pop culture today is obsessed with the battle between good and evil. Traditional folktales never were. What changed?" ... read more

Catfish

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from 1994, © 1994 by Eric McGovern It was a warm, humid night, as are most nights of August in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. It was ten p.m. and, as I loaded my fishing gear into my truck and looked up at the full moon, I was getting anxious to fish. I started up the truck, drove about three miles, and turned down a dark dirt road ... read more

Kangaroos Attacked Me

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from 1993 by Greg — not really There I was in Long Beach, California, having lunch down along the docks like I always do. It was a cool Autumn day, early November. I was watching the ships roll in ... then I'd watch 'em roll away again. Whoa-wo sittin' on the dock of the bay ...Sorry. I can't get ... read more

Baub

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1990-2010 From September 5, 1989 In the vast expanse of Llycete Spaceport's docking yard on this below-freezing winter morning, the Mraclys, a small ship badly in need of a paint job, stood apart from the other ships. It stood out mostly because it was so ugly. Green on top, or ... read more

Short Stories

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Really old (mostly bad) stories by Bill Lipstick & WD-40 One Of Those Nights ... read more

One Of Those Nights

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1990-2010 It was late. Claude couldn't sleep. He decided to walk to the corner liquor store for munchies and beer. As he entered the store, he noticed a girl at the phone-booth by the door. She smiled a curious smile and Claude smiled back uncertainly, then proceeded into the st ... read more

Murder, Or Just An Honest Mistake?

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1990-2010 The following story is rated PG. You figure it out. ... read more

A Day At The Fair

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1990-2010 I pulled into Angel's Camp around noon. I was supposed to be meeting my brother Don and his wife Diane there ... somewhere. We hadn't actually decided on a meeting place. That would have been too easy. I drove south on the main street through town (probably Main... read more

Lipstick & WD-40

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1990 Sandi strolled out of the motel room wearing her tight spandex pants, high-heeled shoes and a simple peasant blouse. She had just turned another trick and she wanted to vomit. This was not a reaction to just the one trick, but from the life she had been leading these past several ... read more

The Slow Leak

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by Steve HolmesSept. 9, 2000 It was a gorgeous Sunday near the end of September and I needed some exercise. Exercise, just for the sake of exercise was probably best done by running on the treadmill at the athletic club. But on a day like that, just exercise wasn't enough. I would take a bike ride on the American River Bike trail.C ... read more

The Admired Car

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by Steve Holmes, © Copyright 2001 Beep, beep, blink, blink! How the car, George wished she could honk her horn and flash her lights. A car with a name? Yes, she knew her name was George because she heard one of her creators say it, By George, she's a beauty.It was a Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1925. Cars ... read more

Lunch At Jack-in-the-Box

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Lunch at Jack-In-The-Box ... read more

Devastating Earthquake Rocks Southland

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Devastating Earthquake Rocks Southland ... read more

Dinko Goes Shopping

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Dinko Goes Shoppingby William Arthur Bill Holmes. Copyright 1990-2010 There once was a cat named Dinko who loved food more than anything else in the world. Of course, when you're a cat, food is probably the single most important thing in the world; so none of ... read more

Remmy Gets Gas

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Remmy Gets Gas ... read more

So Much For Sacrificial Rites

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So Much for Sacrificial Rites ... read more

Aliens Spoke To Me

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Aliens Spoke to Me ... read more

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