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MI-5’s Jihadi John: How British Intelligence Primed Both Sides Of The Terror War

49 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake

‘Jihadi John’ was able to join IS for one simple reason: from Quilliam to al-Muhajiroun, Britain’s loudest extremists have been groomed by the security services. Every time there’s a terrorist attack that makes national headlines, the same talking heads seem to pop up like an obscene game of “whack-a-mole”. Show More Summary

Boris Nemtsov Died Before Proving Vladimir Putin Put Russian Troops In Ukraine, Claims Petro Poroshenko

49 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

With Boris Nemtsov’s death comes revelations by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that the political opponent of Vladimir Putin had planned on proving Russia’s military actively positioned Russian troops in Ukraine, a contentious allegation that has been continuously claimed by the United States and NATO. Show More Summary

‘Harry Potter’ Gets Frisky For Sex Ed Course Offered At Boston University

49 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Harry Potter has graduated to a more grown-up topic, thanks to two Boston University graduate interns. Sexual health and education was the focus of Boston University’s Frisky February. As part of the event, Michelle Goode and Jamie Klufts crafted a unique sex-ed course by weaving a Harry Potter theme throughout. Show More Summary

A Contest of Loons: CPAC Straw Poll Results

Here they are, folks, the straw poll results you've been waiting for! (What, you haven't been waiting for these?) These are the loons most admired by CPAC attendees this year: President: 1. Rand Paul 2. Scott Walker 3. Ted Cruz 4. Ben Carson 5. Jeb Bush UPDATE at 2/28/15 2:28:09 pm by Charles Johnson Here are the complete...

DIY Electrical Wiring

53 minutes agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) He just wanted to install a new light in the bathroom, but it didn’t turn out exactly right. It looks like a case of two homeowners in a row who did their own wiring, and believe me, building on someone else’s weirdness only leads to more weirdness. Show More Summary

India to Rationalize Taxes, Boost Infrastructure Spending

Narendra Modi seeks to make good on his campaign promises to liberalize the economy and boost growth.

How to Trim Your Beard [VIDEO]

Thinking about growing a beard but don’t know how to take care of it once you got one? I visited Hudson Hawk Barber & Shop in Springfield, MO to learn how to trim both a short beard and a longer beard. Can’t grow a beard, period? I’m afraid I can’t help you there–but I feel your […]

Sasquatch Chronicles: Into the Abyss with Will Jevning Episode 2 Reminder

Tonight, Saturday, February 28th at 6pm PST: Tonight Will Jevning will be taking your calls.

About #theDress

The science behind #theDress and the insights we might gain from this phenomenon. The post About #theDress appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Jindal blasts congressional Republicans for ‘post-election stress syndrome’

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) challenged his party's leaders in Congress to get over what he dismissively diagnosed as "post-election stress syndrome" and immediately pass an alternative to the health-care law and make other progress on conservative priorities. In an address here Saturday to the Club for Growth, an advocacy group that […]

AP's Crutsinger Provides Four (Not Five) Weak Reasons Why Lowered 4th Quarter GDP Isn't a Problem

After yesterday's government report on economic growth reduced the fourth quarter's originally estimated increase in gross domestic product from an annualized 2.6 percent to 2.2 percent, you just knew that the Associated Press, aka the...Show More Summary

Wow, Edward Snowden Is A Total Megadick On 12 Monkeys

56 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We expected craziness, time-looping, wild schemes and plagues on Syfy's 12 Monkeys. But what we never saw coming was Evil Edward Snowden, who's so nihilistic he's willing to consider letting the human race brush up against extinction. Watch for yourself! Read more...

A New J.K. Rowling Bibliography Unearths Harry Potter Secrets

56 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It's not a biography, it's a bibliography, but a new book about J.K. Rowling is so detailed the author herself calls it "slavishly thorough and somewhat mind-boggling." The reference volume aims to be the definitive publishing history of the Harry Potter series. Read more...

The World According To Julie J: Crown Me


A$AP Twelvyy And A$AP Ant Drop Two New Tracks Over The Past Two Days


Lincoln Park Zoo Welcomes New Endangered Gorilla Baby

58 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

  The Lincoln Park Zoo was happy to debut an adorable new addition to their family this week. [ more › ]

How the Bulls can survive without Derrick Rose

While the Bulls are a worse team without Rose, they have the players to survive his absence just fine. Derrick Rose underwent surgery recently following a meniscus tear and will miss four to six weeks. It's the third major knee surgery...Show More Summary

Iowa State literally throws the game away to Kansas State

Up one, ball out of bounds, under 20 seconds to go... and No. 12 Iowa State did this: Georges Niang passed it riiiiiiiiiight to Wesley Iwundu, who scored to put Kansas State up 70-69. The Cyclones wouldn't get a good shot off on their final possession, and K-State has their second straight win, both against ranked opponents.

Teaching as Hope

Last night, the American system of justice let our country down. Michael Brown’s death deserved a public reckoning in our judicial system. I wrote this last night on Facebook as part of a conversation on my page: An indictment would have meant … Continue reading ?

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