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I just found gay Grindr users in Iran, Brunei after Grindr “fixes” location problem

Only hours after gay smartphone app “Grindr” attempted to fix a glitch in its system that has already outed the exactly location of over 600,000 gay men in countries like North Korea, Iran, Russia, and Brunei, I was able to locate the exact position of dozens of gay men in Iran and Brunei, two of the most […]

We evolved to argue

Our ability to argue actually makes our species more viable over the long-term.

“Grindr” gay smartphone app turns off “distance” option in face of privacy concerns

A glitch revealed the exact location of 630,157 Grindr users in 131 countries, including 134 in North Korea.

Groupon selling Uzi target practice same week girl shoots Uzi instructor dead

Groupon stopped its gun specials following the Sandy Hook massacre, but then started them again 6 months later.

Oh mighty Isis

With all this talk of ISIS taking over the Middle East, it seemed time for a throwback to that other "mighty Isis.

This gun owner thinks it’s nuts to hand a 9 y.o. an Uzi

It was grossly negligent to let a 9-year-old girl fire an Uzi, resulting in the death of her instructor.

9 y.o. girl shoots instructor dead while learning to fire Uzi machine gun

While vacationing in Vegas, the girl's parents thought it would be neat to train the 4th grader to shoot an Uzi.

Time to get your flu shot

It's nearing time to get your flu shot. And don't forget, it takes a few weeks for the vaccine to take effect.

American Heart Association raises concerns about e-cigarettes

Among the points raised is that the content of ecig cartridges is largely unknown.

Grindr smartphone app outs exact location of gays across Iran

Meet the nearly 200 gay Grindr users in Iran who were indentified to within 100 feet of the actual location.

Russian soldiers captured in Ukraine as Putin embraces the Bush legacy of foreign failure

Putin's war in Ukraine bears a striking resemblance to Bush's war in Iraq, and so is doomed to fail.

ESPN reports on gay Rams rookie Michael Sam’s showers

The thing is, I think the reporter handled the whole thing rather well.

Grindr security glitch exposes gay users in Uganda, Russian Kremlin

Popular gay smartphone app Grindr reveals the precise location of its gay users to anyone with a Net connection.

Popular gay dating app Grindr faces creepy security breach allegations

Anyone can find a Grindr user's near-exact location using a simple Web site. Grindr says it's not a bug.

The latest on the African Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared an Ebola outbreak. The government says that as many as 13 patients may have died from the disease, including a doctor and a few nurses. The government says that the area is already quarantined and people will not be permitted to enter or leave. As of today, […]

If animals really looked the way kids draw them

Dutch artist Telmo took some drawings he made at age 4, and reimagined them today as real animals and insects.

Brain-dead teen, only capable of rolling eyes and texting, to be euthanized

At the age of 12 Caitlin slipped into a persistent vegetative state confining her almost entirely to Facebook.

Aaron Schock finds a new reason to show off his chest

Schock joins other in taking the oddly-somewhat-controversial ALS challenge, involving a bucket of ice water.

Advair, Symbicort charge Americans 5x what they charge Europeans

Merck is even worse, charging Americans nearly 8x what it charges the French for the asthma drug Asmanex.

How health insurance companies still cheat customers under Obamacare

Those crafty insurance companies have come up with new ways to get rid of undesirable customers.

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