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Doctors Claimed He Was “Incompatible With Life,” But Daniel Just Turned 1 Year Old

In September 2014, Jennifer and James Lo Tempio welcomed their son Daniel into the world after doctors told them he was “incompatible with life” because he had Trisomy 18, which is also known as Edward’s syndrome. The condition is caused by an error in cell division called meiotic disjunction. According to the Trisomy 18 Foundation, […]

Are the Steelers desperate enough at kicker to give Jeff Reed another chance?

Former NFL kicker Jeff Reed has tried for some time to get a job with his old team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, since getting cut after the 2010 season. Maybe the timing is finally right. The Steelers have been having their woes at Reed's position this year. After losing two kickers to injury during...

North Carolina Gov. Signs Bill Cutting Planned Parenthood Funding, Banning Sales of Aborted Babies

Yesterday, North Carolina Governor Pat McCory signed a pro-life bill that would cut funding for the Planned Parenthood abortion business and ban the sales of body parts of aborted babies. According to AP: “A bill banning the sale of fetal tissue from aborted fetuses in North Carolina is now law. The bill also makes permanent […]


[Content Note: Privilege.]Let's all read this terrific piece in the New York Times, "27 Ways to Be a Modern Man," and talk about how TERRIFIC it is. And by "TERRIFIC," I mean "TERRIBLE."It's always neat when "man" really means "straight, white, middle-class, cis man." So neat!Personally, my favorite part is this:9. Show More Summary

Want to Live Longer? Eat ‘Vegiterranean’

These "Vegiterranean" recipes can help you get that healthy Mediterranean glow. The post Want to Live Longer? Eat ‘Vegiterranean’ appeared first on PETA.

Why We Should All Be Afraid of the Coming Supreme Court Term

The Roberts Court hasn't decided all the cases it will take yet, but the ones on its docket show this term shaping up to be one of the most contentious during Chief Justice John Roberts' tenure. Image: Steve Petteway/ Wikimedia Commons The post Why We Should All Be Afraid of the Coming Supreme Court Term appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Whole Foods promises to stop selling food produced by people in prison

At last: Whole Foods has promised to stop selling food produced by people in prison. The change comes in response to years of bad publicity and protest, including, last week, a direct action at a store in Houston. While the company markets itself as hip, progressive, and a champion of sustainability (“We embrace our responsibility […]

The Waste Biz: Are Consumers Ready To Buy Ugly Fruit?

A popular petition asks Walmart and Whole Foods to start selling ugly fruit and vegetables to address food waste and food insecurity The post The Waste Biz: Are Consumers Ready To Buy Ugly Fruit? appeared first on Sustainablog.

Washington Post: Claim That Planned Parenthood Does Mammograms is Totally “Misleading”

When she appeared before a Congressional hearing earlier this week, Planned Parenthood abortion company president Cecile Richards repeatedly admitted that it does not provide mammograms for women. She essentially admitted that previous claims that the abortiong iant does mammograms were a lie, something pro-life groups have long pointed out. Show More Summary

A racist scientist doesn’t want immigration friendly countries to use his software.

I always thought education was a good tool to fight bigotry, apparently I was wrong. A German scientists, Gangolf Jobb, is revoking the licence for his bioinformatics software, Treefinder, for researchers in eight European, immigrant friendly, countries. Web scientist refugees europe software licence Gangolf Jobb revoke

BREAKING: Vatican distances pope from Kim Davis: says she didn’t have ‘real’ audience with Francis

The pope's meeting with Davis, 'should not be considered a form of support of her position in all of its particular and complex aspects.'

South Africa: Pro-Life People Will Gather for LifeChain to Speak Up Against Abortion

Sunday, 4 October is International Life Chain Sunday. As many as a million Christians in approximately 1 800 locations worldwide have participated in Life Chains previously. A National March for Life organised by the National Alliance for Life (NAL) is planned in Durban and Life Chains are planned in 3 other cities in South Africa: Bloemfontein, […]

Oh Thank Maude

Science explains why beauty is in the eye of the beholder: "Is that guy sexy? Is that woman beautiful? If you ask these questions to a group of people, they may have different answers, and a new study hints at why: Your perception of...Show More Summary

Want to win a year's supply of Nutella? Of course you do. Here's how.

Nutella is launching a chief Nutella ambassador contest. Or in other words, the company is looking for its biggest chocolate-hazelnut spread fan. We're pretty sure the entire world just raised a hand.   The contest requires contestants to submit a video, of 60 seconds or less, explaining how that...

John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival stops in Las Vegas for 8 dates

The golden age of rock returns to Las Vegas when singer, songwriter and guitarist John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival brings his eight-show Peace, Love and Creedence residency act to the Venetian Theatre inside the Venetian on Jan. 8-23, 2016. The show brings back the music and culture...

Ravens' Steve Smith puts Steelers' Mike Mitchell on his 'lifetime hit list'

Baltimore receiver Steve Smith has put Pittsburgh's Mike Mitchell on his "lifetime hit list" for a hit the Steelers' safety didn't even deliver. The two former Carolina Panthers teammates had at least one heated exchange during the Ravens' 23-20 overtime win over the Steelers on Thursday night before...

Celebs and Supporters Love PETA’s 35th Anniversary Menu

PETA celebrated 35 years of victories for animals with a unique plant-based menu. The post Celebs and Supporters Love PETA’s 35th Anniversary Menu appeared first on PETA.

India's energy plan includes using solar and wind -- and a lot more coal

India, the world’s third-leading carbon polluter, has pledged to aggressively expand its use of solar and wind power as part of a global agreement for battling climate change to be hammered out by December. But the long-range energy plan does not commit India to overall reductions in the greenhouse-gas...

Hilary Swank, Christoph Waltz join Gustavo Dudamel at the L.A. Phil after-party

The event: Gustavo Dudamel called the orchestras he conducted at Tuesday’s L.A. Phil opening night gala his family. “Can you imagine, to have the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela as a family?" the L.A. Phil's music and artistic director asked...

The Ridiculously Exaggerated Claims of Medical Benefits From Research With Aborted Baby Parts

Over the past couple of days, we’ve twice offered “Five Takeaways” from Tuesday’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in which PPFA President Cecile Richards defended the nation’s leading abortion provider against all comers. We mentioned what we’ve called the fetal tissue ruse both there and in two other posts. Richards had many objectives […]

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