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Prisma Health develops FDA-authorized 3D-printed device that lets a single ventilator treat four patients

The impending shortage of ventilators for U.S. hospitals is likely already a crisis, but will become even more dire as the number of patients with COVID-19 that are suffering from severe symptoms and require hospitalization grows. That’s why a simple piece of hardware newly approved by the FDA for emergency use – and available free ...

South Carolina’s feudal magistrate system may take a modest step toward modernization

Propublica's blockbuster report on the magistrate judges in South Carolina revealed a system of patronage, cronies, and gross miscarriages of justice, with judges appointed on the say-so of a single state senator, without regard to whether they had any legal experience (some judges took the bench after working construction, or as pharmacists, or as ...

South Carolina’s magistrate judges are a clown-car of corrupt cronies, but they get to put people in jail

South Carolina's magistrate judge system is a holdover from aristocratic England, where landowners would appoint someone with "common sense" to hear legal cases, without any legal training or oversight -- which is how it works in South Carolina today, where 800,000+ criminal and civil cases are heard by magistrates who are not required to have ...

Early morning fire at fireworks store leads to surprise show

07.04.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

One South Carolina community got a huge, early unexpected fireworks display for the holiday weekend when a fire broke out in a fireworks store giving new meaning to "the rockets red glare."  pic.twitter.com/BrOuilBtsb — Michael Stechs... ...

Police lobbyist: cops will not be motivated to stop crime unless they are allowed to steal people’s stuff

South Carolina cops love the state's civil asset forfeiture laws, which allow the police to seize any property they believe represents the proceeds of a crime and keep it, unless the property's former owner hires a lawyer to prove the innocence of their goods: more than $17m was seized last year, and in a fifth ...

The annual PornHub year in review tells us what we’re really looking at online

PornHub, a popular site that features people in various stages of undress, saw 33.5 billion visits in 2018. There are currently 7.53 billion people on Earth. Y’all have been busy. The company, which owns most of the major **** sites online, produces a yearly report that aggregates user behavior on the site. Of particular interest, ...

South Carolina Craft Shows: Stepping Up Your Hobbies

08.16.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

The first steps on establishing a business often has very high risks. If you're planning to make a small business from your arts and crafts hobby, you should take those first steps very carefully. In the world of crafting fairs and festivals, these steps can easily make or break you. So here are a few ...