One can't hate the media enough:
Fountains in 1902: Fountains in 2023: pic.twitter.com/9wQmesAepn— Culture Critic (@Culture_Crit) October 30, 2023
The Austrians paid 1.8 million Euros for this ugliness.
50 Balls needed for Kevin O'Brien for his century against England in 2011, the fastest in men's ODI World Cup until the 2023 edition. His record was bettered twice in the tournament - first by Aiden Markram with a 49-ball hundred against Sri Lanka, and then by Glenn Maxwell, who got a century off 40 balls at the same venue against Netherlands. Six of the top ten fastest ODI World Cup hundreds have come in this edition itself.
That's the most astonishing part of this World Cup: the absolute ferocity of the centurions. Imagine, if England didn't implode in this World Cup, we would seen even more centuries from their formidable batsmen.
Almost like wagyu.
Best butcher in America— BowTiedOctopod | Culinary Chad (@BowTiedOctopod) October 27, 2023
The marbling is so perfect. It looks like an AI-generated piece. Bought a couple of striploin steaks last week. Compared to the above, they look sad!
Yesterday, Australia smashed 388 runs. New Zealand take the game to the very last delivery. They scored 383! That's the most incredible chase for a team that ended up losing. It shows why the Kiwis made the last two World Cup finals.
Today, India scored 229 runs. That's a solid T20 score. England should have chased that with plenty of overs to spare. Instead, the World Champions lost by an unbelievable 100 runs! Root and Stokes, the two rocks, scored a combined zero. Forget fighting for a semi-final spot, they're officially the worst team in the entire tournament.
That difference between the chases by England and New Zealand is stunning.
The likely semi-finalists: India, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. There's potential for drama as a few other teams like Pakistan can bump into the top four but that'll require a series of convincing wins.
And replacing it with shit:
We live in a society. pic.twitter.com/yk7ZE9p7Eo— iamyesyouareno (@iamyesyouareno) October 28, 2023
Speaker Mike Johnson calls the President of the United States https://t.co/0PoXpgO3RK— Lauren Witzke (@LaurenWitzkeDE) October 28, 2023
Charlottesville’s Robert E. Lee statue has met its end, in a 2,250-degree furnace.— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 26, 2023
The divisive Confederate monument, the focus of the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in 2017, was secretly melted down and will become a new piece of public art.
More on the process:… pic.twitter.com/XatZUfvku3
My Brother in Christ...that is precisely what is happening to us. pic.twitter.com/9LaC6tQz6s— Carl Benjamin (@Sargon_of_Akkad) October 25, 2023
The light at the end of the tunnel was a train. England have spent the last four weeks travelling around India talking about responding to setbacks and awaiting the statement performance that has never arrived. If their defeats to New Zealand, Afghanistan and South Africa were bad, this might have been the worst of the lot.
Ben "The Legend" Stokes top-scored but nobody really provided a decent partnership. The sad thing is that these aren't hard fought victories for the opposition. England is imploding again and again and again. They definitely have the batting firepower but it's simply not clicking.
Their next match is against the only undefeated team of the tournament.
If she lived in Canada I think she’d have a fourth option….— OpenFaceClubSandWedge (@mjNelsonite) October 25, 2023
Dude watches a Hamas propaganda video, which includes hostages who could very likely be suffering from Stockholm Syndrome (Google it), and comes to a conclusion that Hamas are the good guys.— Shloime Zionce | שלומי זייאנץ (@Chusidel) October 24, 2023
What a time to be alive! https://t.co/oO30gMqG1t
Hey, I'm convinced. Those masked guys with mostly peaceful AK-47s are definitely super nice to Jews.
Oct. 12: South Africa beat Australia by 134 runs.
Oct. 17: Netherlands beat South Africa by 38 runs.
Oct. 25: Australia crush Netherlands by 309 runs!
Key to defeating South Africa: make them chase. The burden of history and the occasion will make them choke crumble.
Just curious - do you have the self awareness to wonder why this is the case? Is your thesis that loving, peaceful people who mind their own business are just irrationally disliked for no reason at all? https://t.co/TyeRl78xn9— RAMZPAUL (@ramzpaul) October 24, 2023
I would have gladly bet against anyone who told me that the World Champions would be ranked dead last half-way through the tournament.
Technically, Pakistan or England have a small chance of making the semi-finals by winning all of their remaining matches. However, they both can't make it together because they'll face each other next month. Given their miserable form, it's highly likely that the semi-finalists will be India, New Zealand, South Africa, and Australia.
A New Zealand vs. South Africa final would be spectacular as we would get a totally new World Champion. The Kiwis will have definitely earned that one.
CNN doesn't even know where Israel's cities are located. It's like putting New York in California, and Miami in Montana 🤣 pic.twitter.com/O1Goq38C7X— Dr. Eli David (@DrEliDavid) October 22, 2023
I don't even get how such errors happen. Don't they have a map of the Middle East saved in their system that they've used for many years? So, how could the location names get scrambled?
At pro-Palestine march in Birmingham, England. When asked to explain the sign, she explicitly said she agreed with Hamas massacring Israelis, because those killed in the attack were “colonial settlers.” No, I’m not exaggerating; that’s what she said. She wouldn’t give her name pic.twitter.com/GSusEIpjyR— Michael Tracey (@mtracey) October 21, 2023
India's remains undefeated in the tournament. New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, and Pakistan will be fighting for the remaining three semi-final spots. England have a tiny chance but they'll have to win all of their five matches to have a shot.
One of the funniest headlines I’ve read in awhile. pic.twitter.com/8oODBGpFsB— The Columbia Bugle 🇺🇸 (@ColumbiaBugle) October 20, 2023
England won the ODI World Cup in 2019. They won the T20I World Cup last year. Now, it looks like they'll be crashing out of the current one. Chasing 400 runs against South Africa, they're at 68/6! Every single batsman failed to stick around. It's likely that they'll lose by a margin of 250-300 runs. Forget World Champions, I haven't seen minnows being crushed in this manner.
What makes this surreal is that South Africa lost to the Netherlands a few days ago!
England will have to win all of their remaining five matches to have a shot at making the semi-finals. No pressure.
England lost by 229 runs. Their worst defeat in history.
The absolutely murderous opening partnership was enough for Australia. The only tiny negative for them is that they didn't smash over 400 runs. Pakistan did fight but they needed an individual century or two to chase this down. Azam's shot straight to the captain wasn't smart. Also, their lack of big hits made the difference.
Sixes by Australia: 19
Sixes by Pakistan: 6
Difference of runs: 78
Margin of defeat: 62 runs
The truth comes out: Looting = Reparations.
I bought my house 5 years ago. Since then, the value has allegedly gone up 50%. Combine that with 8% rates, if I tried to buy my house today my mortgage payment would be 3x higher. Insanity.— BowTiedPrivacy (@BowTiedPrivacy) October 19, 2023
Big part of the problem right here. She can get a job in her field but she doesn't want it unless she can start at 200k a year. She's not willing to put in the work to climb the ladder, so she'll stay at the bottom forever and whine about it the whole time. https://t.co/Vx6GAbh3OQ— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) October 18, 2023
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA https://t.co/cu51cep5iM— Oilfield Rando (@Oilfield_Rando) October 18, 2023
Elon Musk responds to 7-month sentencing of meme artist Douglass Mackey. pic.twitter.com/LpEbMQhrU1— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) October 18, 2023
Just like there was no punishment for those "mostly peaceful" protests before the 2020 election but the January 6 citizens are getting years behind bars.
I admit it. I laughed through the entire intro. Thanks, Steve!
Remember when I said the left wanted to do a Rwanda genocide on white Americans (and yes they code American and Israeli Jews as white) and you goobers called me “hysterical,” or whatever, because you lack my vision and understanding of human nature?— Cernovich (@Cernovich) October 17, 2023
That was nice. https://t.co/5no42LRh0T
It's the same logic when the Left crowned Trump as the new Hitler. So, what does that say about his tens of millions of White supporters? Nazis! And, of course, violence against Nazis is fully moral and justified.
Netherlands, of all teams, take down the powerful batting line-up of South Africa! The same batsmen who scored 428 and 311 couldn't chase 246 runs today. It would be quite shocking if India and New Zealand didn't make the semi-finals. This means that in the next month four teams -- South Africa, Pakistan, England, and Australia -- will be fighting for the two remaining spots.
Pretty sure this whole war would be over in hours if Justin Trudeau would just tell Israel to take their border walls down & fully integrate with Palestinians because 'diversity is our strength'. 🤷♂️— Dr. Eoin Lenihan (@EoinLenihan) October 14, 2023
It’s not happening and it’s good that it’s happening— Chaos’ Grandson (@BowTiedMeerkat) October 13, 2023
Classic liberals baffled by the fact the foreign peoples with entirely different value systems prioritize loyalty over logical consistency at the debate club https://t.co/FzR6fCMohq— Auron MacIntyre (@AuronMacintyre) October 15, 2023
The most glaring foreign peoples examples is Jews in American politics. They'll vote to not build the RAYCISSS wall along the Mexico border while enthusiastically sending American money to Israel for the wall around her borders. It's strange that the media doesn't question them about that glaring logical inconsistency ...
2020-2023 explained ... pic.twitter.com/KyuMds2JOA— Wall Street Silver (@WallStreetSilv) October 12, 2023
Almost 100% inflation in food prices over four years.
Afghanistan claimed the most famous scalp of their international history, and in the process provided the first big shock of the 2023 World Cup, by routing England's world champions by 69 runs in a spin-and-seam masterclass under the Delhi floodlights.
Their dominance was set in motion by a fearless display of power-hitting from the 21-year-old Rahmanullah Gurbaz, whose 80 from 57 had promised so much more until a run-out sawed him off in his prime. But Ikram Alikhil marshalled Afghanistan's lower-order with a precious half-century on his World Cup debut, whereupon they set about making a target of 285 seem as dim and distant as England's hopes of defending their title must now feel.
Plus, the team that has the grandest history in World Cups is currently at the bottom of the table! If things don't turn around, then for only the second time both Australia and England won't make it to the semi-finals.
The real estate market here in Ontario, Canada is insane but this tiny house is basically double the price of a similar home on the edges of the Greater Toronto Area!
$1.75 million for a house in Bend Oregon.— Wall Street Silver (@WallStreetSilv) October 14, 2023
2,639 sq ft
Seriously? Listen to this guy explain the local market and how crazy it is for the incomes in the area.
What are we missing here? Why is it so expensive there? How are younger people ever expected to afford any homes? pic.twitter.com/plcCFDEdin
Think about it: for a household with an income of $1,000 per day, that house would still be out of reach!
2020:— Not Jerome Powell (@alifarhat79) October 14, 2023
Inflation was 2%.
Eggs were $2 a dozen.
Gas was at $2 a gallon.
Mortgage rate was 2%.
The world was at peace.
Inflation is 8%.
Eggs are $8 a dozen.
Gas is $8 a gallon.
Mortgage rate is 8%.
The world is at war.
The top four Pakistani players scored 155 and got out. The rest managed 32 runs! It would have been a pretty decent T20I total.
Sharma hit six sixes which was six more than what the opposition managed. Game over.
India, New Zealand, and South Africa are almost locked in for the semi-finals. England, Australia, and Pakistan will have to fight it out for the fourth spot. It would be bonkers if we got an India-Pakistan final.
On Saturday, Ahmedabad won't just be the epicentre of Indian cricket, but world cricket, with 132,000 people - a decent chunk being celebrities, industrialists, politicians, friends of politicians and, of course, cricket administrators - congregating at what they say is the world's biggest cricket stadium to witness a match that makes the cricket economy - bilateral non-relations notwithstanding.
No other team in cricket history will have a louder crowd than what India will get in nine hours. They, of course, start as strong favorites. The famous Pakistani bowling has to show up for them to have a chance at an upset. Afridi and Rauf will have to make the breakthroughs. Also, the winner of this match will definitely make the semi-finals.
Censorship advocates who had people arrested for speaking against mass migration are being censored. OMG I AM SO SAD MY HEART IS BREAKING NO ONE SAID THIS WOULD HAPPEN TO THEM EVENTUALLY MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS https://t.co/Va2mSxzWMd— Cernovich (@Cernovich) October 12, 2023
Opposing the barbarian invasion, questioning the details of the holocaust, saying nigger, calling a female police officer a lesbian, and now banning flags of hate. We're reaching the point where the government should simply declare what's legal to say and wear.
Who needs food, energy, and shelter anyway?— Arnold (@runwitharnie) October 12, 2023
Nobody defeated Australia in the 2003 and 2007 tournaments. Nobody has won more World Cups than Australia. Yet, somehow, today, South Africa crushed them by 134 runs. They've lost two matches in a row. It's not that they're horrible. Just that the rest of the world has upped the game.
The competition for the semi-final spots just got more intense between the six:
- New Zealand
- South Africa
This pretty much explains modern Europe. pic.twitter.com/QDMHSPNuTI— RAMZPAUL (@ramzpaul) October 12, 2023
Stanley Zhong, 18, is a 2023 graduate of Gunn High School in Palo Alto.
Despite earning 3.97 unweighted and 4.42 weighted GPA, scoring 1590 out of 1600 on the SAT's and founding his own e-signing startup RabbitSign in sophomore year, he was rejected by 16 out of the 18 colleges he applied to.
Google offered him a full-time job. It's a win-win. Google gets a spectacular, young employee while Stanley doesn't have to burn four years of his life to get a pointless degree.
The so-called 'Ebony Alert,' signed into law Monday by Governor Gavin Newsom, is a completely separate notification system from the already existing Amber Alert.
Authored by state Senator Steven Bradford, many online have called the new law - which goes into effect on January 1 - a new kind of segregation.
The alert will be used for black people between the ages of 12 and 25 and notifies law enforcement and California Highway Patrol to search for the individual.
The text of the alert will be accompanied by a simple BEEP! IYKYK.
This is truly incredible.— unusual_whales (@unusual_whales) October 7, 2023
Billionaire property developer Tim Gurner said in September that "We need to see unemployment rise. We need it to rise 40-50%. We need to see pain in the economy. We need to remind people that they work for the employer, not the other way around." pic.twitter.com/lSh3ei29lF