Archives for: "August 2015"

Aug/31
2015
Sure other kids did it before him and got away with it. But that's no excuse. CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A graduate of an elite prep school who was convicted of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest will be… more »
Aug/30
2015
Admittedly it was an "inexpensive" motel. The locality was busy and booked so I figured, eh, for one night how bad could it be? The answer was: not terribly. Yes the AC smelled like old smoke-stank even though the room was plainly labelled non-smoking.… more »
Aug/29
2015
I saw this slogan in a recent article. I agree with it. The Satanists, donning black robes, gathered outside the Detroit and Ferndale, Michigan, Planned Parenthood clinics. As part of their counter-protest ?theatre,? they drenched women?with their wr… more »
Aug/28
2015
Not because they're not capable, oh no, but because their families won't LET them be capable. In Pakistan's prestigious medical schools, female students outshine and outnumber their male counterparts. However, many do not end up as practising doctors… more »
Aug/27
2015
Actually it's a trick question because there isn't a good reason. The father of Alison Parker, one of two journalists killed live on air, has appealed to US President Barack Obama to push through tougher gun laws. "You need to do this... I will he… more »
Aug/26
2015
Because he didn't have any soap! MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian authorities have begun to remove foreign brands of detergents from stores, claiming that they pose health risks. The Russian Consumer Protection Agency said in a statement Tuesday that recent… more »
Aug/25
2015

And Again...

Kids'n guns. It's a thing. AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Officials in Georgia say an elementary school student suffered minor injuries after being accidentally shot by a third-grade classmate playing with a gun.[..] Police said the boy who brought the… more »
Aug/24
2015
Still got the same outrage goin? Two individuals associated with the leak of Ashley Madison customer details are reported to have taken their lives, according to police in Canada. (BBC) Yeah, wow, they certainly did a public service there. Two down you… more »
Aug/23
2015
Question time kiddies! If an assignment is OPTIONAL then are you REQUIRED to do it or not? Actually if you can't answer that question correctly then really you shouldn't be in college. Any college. A group of students at Duke University have refused to… more »
Aug/22
2015
Sony and Warner are very busy on YouTube, doing their best to try and strip away anything that might have, at one time, possibly been related to something they've held a copyright for. From classical pieces like piano concertos to popular music they… more »
Aug/21
2015
So someone or someones have stolen data from a hot little number, the Ashley-Madison "dating" service. I say stolen rather than hacked because it was an inside job. They call themselves the Impact Team and seem to have formed solely to carry out the… more »
Aug/20
2015

No Such Thing

I have a bag of "snacking chocolate". Yeah. Apparently it's exclusively for snacking. Not shoving fistfuls into your mouth, or trying to cram your face into the bag. Snacking. Maybe the problem is that the bag needs to come with a definition on the s… more »
Aug/19
2015
Yes, it's happened again. HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- A 2-year-old boy apparently shot and killed his father in what police in Alabama on Wednesday called a horrible accident. Just what every toddler should have access to right? Board-books, plush animals,… more »
Aug/18
2015
This was in the news, you might have seen it already... TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A sorority chapter of the University of Alabama has caused controversy over a popular recruitment video, criticized as lacking racial diversity and objectifying… more »
Aug/17
2015
Yeah who saw this coming? Understanding how and why we evolved such large brains is one of the most puzzling issues in the study of human evolution. A new study argues that carbohydrate consumption, particularly in the form of starch, was critical for… more »
Aug/16
2015
http://www.people.com/article/kiran-ghandi-runs-marathon-without-tampon-bleeds-freely?xid=socialflow_facebook_peoplemag Periods are natural yes.... But bleeding all over areas where Other people could get blood on them is just Unnecessarily… more »
Aug/15
2015

Jobbitty Job Job

This was really a lot harder than it should have been. After three months, I'm off the queue and back in the working sector. In that time, I've received hundreds of emails from dubious recruiters, had many dozen initial phone screens, been subjected to… more »
Aug/14
2015
Ah, I can smell the conservative woman-hate from here. ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) -- An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in this poor South… more »
Aug/13
2015
Actually I toned the title down a tad. Just for consistency sake. MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A gay couple marched into the county clerk's office Thursday, carrying a federal judge's order that said the clerk can't deny them a marriage license based on her… more »
Aug/12
2015
The question really is: will you care if some sloppy cyclist runs them the fuck over and doesn't even stop? A cyclist who knocked down a toddler and dragged her along a pavement has pleaded guilty to dangerous cycling. Andrew Holland, who is 24 and from… more »
Aug/11
2015
It's not just cheese that was targeted for destruction by the angry Ruskies, it's happy-fun-time stuff too... The news led to both outrage and humour online - with many questioning the quality of Russian prophylactics that would have to be used inste… more »
Aug/10
2015
If she were a man her name would be all the hell over. But most people probably haven't even heard of her. KAZAN, Russia, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Katie Ledecky obliterated the world record in her 800-meter freestyle finals heat on Saturday at the World Champ… more »
Aug/09
2015
Some things defy explaination. Not for the faint of heart and I make no promises your vision will return to normal! Men's crochet fashion from recycled afghans: Click at your own risk. more »
Aug/09
2015
Answer: Who the fuck cares? North Korea is to switch to a new time zone to mark its liberation from the Japanese at the end of World War Two, says state media. North Korea is currently in the same time zone as South Korea and Japan, which are nine… more »
Aug/08
2015
James Holmes won. CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Twelve jurors failed to agree on a death sentence for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes on Friday, prompting shocked sobs from victims, police officers and his own mother. The former neuroscience graduate… more »
Aug/07
2015
Putin. That's who. Russia has bulldozed a pile of Western-produced cheese and tonnes of other foodstuffs imported in violation of sanctions. The country has also steamrollered fruit and burnt a huge pile of bacon. The actions come a year after Russia… more »
Aug/06
2015
Theo Bronkhorst is the fucktard who set up both Cecil and the Dentist who killed him. This purported "professional hunter" somehow didn't know that a collared lion on a preserve wasn't fair game. And this is his lame-ass excuse. He also attacked the… more »
Aug/05
2015
He was always a prince-charming in disguise. And she? Well she was just a pig. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy announced they have split in a joint statement Tuesday.[..] "After careful thought, thoughtful consideration… more »
Aug/04
2015
I'm so fucking tired of the woman-hate. Bush leapt at the chance Tuesday to prove his anti-abortion bona fides before a group of largely conservative Christian voters at a meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. The former Florida governor was as… more »
Aug/03
2015
I wanted to file this post under "Great Guns" but decided against it. Dozens of bra-wearing men and women have protested in Hong Kong after a woman was jailed for assaulting a senior policeman with her breast. Ng Lai-ying, 30, had accused Chief… more »
Aug/02
2015
Oh those crazy armadillos. LINDEN, Texas, July 31 (UPI) -- Authorities in Texas said a wounded man told them his bullet bounced off the animal's armored hide and hit him in the head. The Cass County Sheriff's Office said the man told deputies he was… more »
Aug/01
2015
Driving home I see the church sign with the old cliche "Know God - No Peace, No God - Know Peace." For those of you clever enough, you'll recognize that I've flipped the synonyms. Why? Because that's the REAL truth, not some fabricated catchprhase.… more »