Whaleoil General Debate

keep-calm-and-don-t-shoot-the-messenger-3Morning everyone, and welcome to Whaleoil’s daily General Debate post (another one called Backchat will start at 6pm). To participate you’ll need to register a free Disqus account.

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Face of the Day

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From teenage refugee’s axe attack on German train passengers to the Munich massacre – her grand immigration plan isn’t looking so grand these days.

The Germans have no true idea of the type of people who were allowed into their country as a result of their leader Angela Merkel’s decision to open Germany’s doors wide during the biggest migration crisis in Europe since World War II.

Certainly, the German Chancellor’s highly controversial move provoked a headlong rush, not only from terror-ridden Syria but from the rest of the troubled Middle East, Africa, South Asia and the Balkans, too. Read more »

Word of the day

The word for today is…

apostolate (noun) – 1. The office, duties, or mission of an apostle.
2. An association of individuals for the dissemination of a religion or doctrine.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Late Middle English: from ecclesiastical Latin apostolatus, from apostulus

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 23

2If you are a big eater, put a knife to your throat;

Saturday Nightcap

The Top Five Feminist Myths of All Time

Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

Killer Whales are the apex predator of the sea. They can kill any other sea creature, including the Great White Shark, with a technique of flipping the shark upside down until it suffocates. Killer whales have minds of their own, high intelligence, and have no competition in the sea. (Source)

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And not a single thanks to Newton

Forever out of tune

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