Faces of the day

Cousins Kelly McKay, 15, left, and Payge Olds, 16, right, helped to rescue a man who almost drowned in Wellington Harbour last night. Photo / Supplied to NZ Herald

Cousins Kelly McKay, 15, left, and Payge Olds, 16, right, helped to rescue a man who almost drowned in Wellington Harbour last night. Photo / Supplied

Forget the stereotypes about beautiful girls, today’s faces of the day are brave and beautiful. They are so young yet they stepped up because if they didn’t the man was going to die. They are real Kiwi heroes and role models.

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Word of the day

The word for today is…

bork (verb) – To attack (a candidate or public figure) systematically, especially in the media.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1980s: from the name of Robert Bork (1927‚Äď2012), an American judge whose nomination to the Supreme Court (1987) was rejected following unfavourable publicity for his allegedly extreme views.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 31

15She gets up before dawn to prepare breakfast for her household and plan the day’s work for her servant girls.

Tuesday nightCap

Caution:  Language

One more reason to dislike Islamic garb (CODE BROWN!)

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Daily 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?

The moon has moonquakes. (source) ¬† Read more »

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The new Daily Show host

Jon Stewart and the Daily Show are institutions.  They are one of the most trusted sources for news.  Which is great and absurd at the same time.  Whaleoil tries to take some of that same recipe by blending humour, satire and over the top exposure of things that are just plain ridiculous and deserve to be ridiculed.

Jon is stepping down and will be replaced by Trevor Noah.   I thought it might help to introduce what the man can do.

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Uptown Funk with guns

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Daily Roundup

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