We live in an age of Pilate politics. Pontius Pilate is a familiar figure to many of us, especially on this Easter weekend. He was the Roman governor of Judea and Samaria, tasked with collecting taxes, building roads, and generally maintaining
Its been a very bad week for talk show host, Rush Limbaugh, and a very rewarding week for the millions of Americans who have protested his extreme hate speech for decades. Two years ago, newer groups like BoycottRush/FlushRush/StopRush began a
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed a ban on minimum wage increases this Monday. Defending her remarkable decision, Fallin issued a press release that indulges all the usual thoroughly-debunked talking points, including the long-discredited notion that only teenagers have …
There’s nothing “normal” about having a middle class. Having a middle class is a choice that a society has to make, and it’s a choice we need to make again in this generation, if we want to stop the destruction
Republican ideological leaders like Paul Ryan and Rand Paul have been making headlines recently for making racially charged statements during media appearances and stump speeches. But the problem goes well beyond this.
Lent is fully underway and in the spirit of giving things up we thought we’d take a look at one of the hardest things to give up: sex. In the Roman Catholic Church priests, nuns, bishops, cardinals and, of course,
Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, security sources say. Reuters news agency reports the troops were searching for militants in Tizi Ouzou region when they were
Conservatives keep nattering on and on about how much they love Jesus Christ, our purported Savior. But when you read the following 20 quotes from the New Testament, you’ll wonder what Bible they’re reading.Elisabeth Parker
On April 16, the New York Daily News announced they were wading into the carriage horse fight full-force, launching a campaign to save the citys beloved carriage horses, as an editorial published that day put it.
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But his life was not a smooth sailing boat. He had his own share of failures. He had to quit the company that he built with his own hands, and then start his life all over again from practically nothing.
The finalists for the 2014 Hugo Awards and finalists for the 1939 Retrospective Hugo Awards have been announced in advance of LonCon3, the 2014 WorldCon of Science Fiction. This years ballot is particularly noteworthy for a few reasons:First, A quirk
Worlds longest-running experiment captures elusive tar pitch drop fall on video after 84 years of waiting — though, sadly, too late for physicist and former pitch drop custodian Prof. John Mainstone, who passed away last year.
Advertising trade paper ADWEEK is trying to handle viral marketing and social media the same way as it always handled TV commercials and magazine ads. So, it noted that one of the most successful social branding promotions of the last
Sometimes, famous landmarks lose some of their draw when put in context, as seen in this Imgur gallery, which was expanded and modified slightly by Bored Panda. For more physical context, there are Google earth links below the break. 1.
How Long does it actually take to form a habit? Answer: Not 21 days. ...Maltzs work influenced nearly every major self-help professional from Zig Ziglar to Brian Tracy to Tony Robbins. And as more people recited Maltzs story -- like
Roxane Gay on The Biggest Loser: My body is wildly undisciplined and I deny myself nearly everything I desire. I deny myself the right to space when I am public, trying to fold in on myself, to make my body
Over the last six months, an unidentified person has been leaving feces on childrens slides in the parks of Ypsilanti, Michigan. Despite deploying hidden cameras, the police have been unable to identify the mystery pooper. To enlist the help of
Tabletop Simulator is a, well, simulator for tabletop gaming. The trailer shows a number of applications: classics like chess and chinese checkers, RPG campaigns, and games using a standard deck of playing cards. And if youre looking for something with
TheGuardian.com recently surpassed the 100 million Unique Visitor monthly threshold for the first time. To mark the occasion, its editors have compiled the 100 most read pieces of Guardian content since 2010. Refreshingly, the Top 100 is (mostly) click-bait and
Fisher Yu, a Princeton grad student, and David Gallup, a Google employee, have published a method for retrieving the 3D information of a scene from the small motion of the hands that occurs while taking video. Theyve given their paper
If you go to see a Broadway or off-Broadway show this June, the masthead of your Playbill will look a little different; for the first time in its 130 year history, the program, along with their digital properties and social
Grandma: What are you doing for a living? Because your mother says youre kind of like a model, and she wouldnt say kind of if you were, and, no offense honey, but youre a bit short.Stoya: You know like Bettie