Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

hoppers might have been confused by a new product that made its way into five Los Angeles Best Buy stores on Friday. Complete with a bar code, price and label, the box read: “Another gadget you don’t really need.” Pranked! There right you dont need another useless gadget. Leave your Comment…

A budtender pours marijuana from a jar at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center medical marijuana dispensary, on July 25, 2012 in Los Angeles. Attorney General Eric Holder’s recent comments calling for reform of long mandatory sentences for low-level drug offenders have opened a floodgate of mixed reactions. His comments have also fast-tracked arguments about legalization of [...]

Dear Class of 2013: You’ve Been Scammed. One writer argues that the “college-industrial complex” is the biggest conspiracy in America. You sit here today, $30,000 or $40,000 in debt, as the latest victims of what may well be the biggest conspiracy in U.S. history. It is a conspiracy so big and powerful that Dan Brown [...]

Japan’s visit to North Korea comes after broad regional agreement that Pyongyang should not be offered talks unless it displays a genuine commitment to denuclearization. Leave your Comment.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Back on Earth, Canadian astronaut and cyberspace tweeterChris Hadfield is getting a rough re-introduction to gravity after a five-month stint aboard theInternational Space Station, the former commander told reporters during a video webcast from Houston. Leave your Comment.

The city of Keene, New Hampshire, is suing a group of do-gooders for allegedly topping off parking meters of strangers. The group, which calls itself “Robin Hood and his Merry Men,” likes to leave notes on the windshields of cars that are in danger of getting a ticket due to an expired meter, according to [...]

When Charlize Theron came to Capitol Hill recently, she undoubtedly turned a few heads. But the Academy Award-winning actress didn’t come to be seen; she came to be heard. Ten years after President Bush began an emergency AIDS relief program, known as PEPFAR, Theron is calling on the United States to renew its commitment in [...]

TOKYO (AP) — An outspoken nationalist mayor said the Japanese military’s forced prostitution of Asian women before and during World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks and provide rest for soldiers who risked their lives in battle. Damn I thought the Japanese was supposed to be all about discipline, you cant keep [...]

A construction company has essentially destroyed one of Belize’s largest Mayan pyramids with backhoes and bulldozers to extract crushed rock for a road-building project, authorities announced on Monday. I hate massive stupidity, YOU DO NOT DESTROY A 2300 YEAR OLD ancient pyramid, just saying if it had to go, dude you could sell it to a [...]

A map that aggregates geo-coded tweets shows the location of racist and homophobic comments. The map was put together by a team of geographers lead by Dr. Matthew Zook of University of Kentucky, who called themselves Floating Sheep. Floating sheep has has built maps in the past by pulling together user-generated, geo-coded information from the Internet. [...]

ROME (AP) — The latest weapon in the U.N.’s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating [...]