Prominent gay donor asks Mitt Romney for his money back over same-sex marriage
As you've undoubtedly heard, President Obama came out in support of same-sex marriage last week. (Yay! I mean, a little late and also he said it was up to the states to decide, which is silly, but still: yay!) In response, Mitt Romney, the presumed Republican presidential candidate, assured everyone that he was really, really not in favor of two dudes or two ladies getting hitched. He even got a standing ovation for saying so in his commencement speech at Jerry Falwell's super conservative Liberty University.Read more »
How to Stop Giving Terrible Advice
Recognizing when you're delivering bad advice is half the battle. While you may believe that your advice is sound and that the recipient should follow it, not all advice is applicable to every person and in every situation. Before you start to pontificate on why your best friend should dump her husband/lose weight/raise the kids differently/choose a different college major and so forth, carefully consider what you're saying and how your opinion could impact on another person’s life.Read more »
A Report From Obama’s “Humane” Drug War: “My son screamed for his mother for what seemed like an eternity”Read more »
The Top 100 Items to Disappear First
by Mr. Smashy
You could also call this “The Top 100 Things You should start stocking up on.” Even if you don’t need more than 2 (you should always have 2 of everything) each item on this list will be great for bartering. This list was discussed and chosen by the members of SurvivalistBoards.com. No Particular Order.
I’ve linked to a couple of the items you are less likely to find at Wal-Mart and other local stores.Read more »
Is Austerity - or Decades of Awful Governance - Responsible for Greek Suicides?
"Austerity drives up suicide rate in debt-ridden Greece," blares a CNN.com article detailing an apparent increase in suicides in the European country arguably in the worst fiscal situation. I say apparently because the only hard facts in the story are these: "According to the health ministry data, the suicide rate jumped about 40% in the first five months of 2011 compared with a year earlier." Are suicides up in 2012, compared either to 2011 or 2010? No word.Read more »
The Crazy World of Visual Hallucinations
Hallucinations may seem crazy, but there is actually a scientific reason behind why they occur. Below, we explain various forms of hallucinations, the visual implications and why they occur. So, next time you see something that really isn’t there, take a closer look at what is really going on.Read more »
Apocalypse Soon: Why Are Christians So Obsessed With the End Times?
How can Americans make major life decisions on the basis of faith that the world will end in the very near future?Read more »
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10 Amazing Discoveries You Missed This Week
Here's what researchers revealed this week: blood tests for depression, how to escape a ticket, the science behind Tupac's reappearance, crazy new species and more.Read more »
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