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Corruption investigations, and a conviction, dim GOP hopes for the White House in 2016

With McDonnell, Christie, Walker and Perry mired in criminal investigations, the GOP has a 2016 problem.

This is what a massive online privacy violation looks like

2nd gay smartphone app "Jack'd" reveals exact location of gay men worldwide, including 157k in China, 282 in Iran

But is it art?

A walk through Boston, and its ubiquitous "not art" street art, turns the definition of art on its head.

Five Questions with Rep. Keith Ellison – On Climate; On Hillary; On being Muslim

Rep. Keith Ellison ties climate change & ending the carbon industry with the idea of service and his Muslim faith.

Irish nuns take the ice bucket challenge (this really is quite cute)

They remind me of the nuns who once asked my mom if I was her gigolo. Mom got a laugh out of it, I was confused.

Excerpts of delicious gay marriage decision from Reagan judge

"Discrimination against same-sex couples is irrational, and therefore unconstitutional."

The time Joan Rivers took on the heckler

Joan made a Helen Keller joke. The man in the audience had a deaf son, and wasn't amused. Neither was Joan.

Joan Rivers has died – here are a few classic videos

I've got one video from 1967, when Joan went on the Ed Sullivan Show. It's amazing to see her that young.

A new non-narcotic, non-inflammatory method to treat pain

A lot of people go to their doctors because of chronic pain. A new discovery may help.

Iowa stormchasers nearly hit by lightning (video)

A really scary story from some trained stormchasers in Iowa who were trying to fim a possible tornado forming.

Gay smartphone app Grindr permanently disables “distance” option

In response to the disclosure of the location of 600,000 users, Grindr has turned off its "distance" function.

Puppy rescue! (video)

Puppy abandoned by the tracks gets a new home. I dare you not to smile.

Has plane travel gotten ruder, or have we?

With three incidents this week of passenber "air rage," has flying gotten too nasty or have we?

BBC cuts Asian broadcast of lesbian “Dr. Who” kiss between human and lizard

The inter-species same-sex kiss was censored in South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.

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.

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