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Parents In an Uproar Over Breaking Bad Toys

These were on sale at Toys R Us?! Trending breaking bad Toys R Us Bryan Cranston

Takata defends exploding shrapnel-filled airbags

As the injuries, deaths, recalls and lawsuits pile up Japanese auto supplier Takata is defending its exploding shrapnel-filled airbags claiming they make drivers more cautious. Mobile Takata airbags tasteless humor exploding airbags recalls

Star Wars Network Coming For Special Xmas Run

For lucky viewers, Star Wars will play 24 / 7 for the holidays  Film Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Sky Deutchland

11 scary movies that are secretly about the environment

We are seriously ready to get our spook on, so here are some scary movies you probably didn't realize are actually about the environment.

Open Thread with Meerkats

Meerkats feature for this week's Open Thread. Please natter/chatter/vent/rant on anything you like over this weekend and throughout the week. with a few netiquette exceptions

5 Reasons E-Learning Will Radically Change the Education System

E-learning can change education as we know it. Improving the ability to broadcast knowledge is one of the easiest steps we can take to enhance education. Talent Educational Technology education e-learning Apps for Education

Crude Oil Transport Project Halted In California After Environmentalists Sue

Back in August, DeSmog reported on California environmentalists stopping “stealth carbon bombs” in their communities. Now they're celebrating another victory as a dangerous—and illegal—crude oil transport project in Sacramento has been...Show More Summary

Joan Quigley, astrologer who advised Reagans, dies at 87

Astrologer Joan Quigley, who suddenly became a national figure in 1988 when it was revealed she was advising Ronald and Nancy Reagan based on their star charts while they were in the White House, died Tuesday at home in San Francisco. She was 87.

This Week in Sex: Humans and Neanderthals Mate, King Tut’s Closely Related Parents, and a Bug-Fueled Cloaca Cleanser

This week, scientists determine when humans and Neanderthals swapped genes, anthropologists suggest that King Tut's parents were siblings, and a male bird (apparently) poisons itself to be more attractive to females. Image: Shutterstock The...Show More Summary

Nursing Mothers on the Academic Job Market

Nursing Mothers on the Academic Job Market The October 22, 2014 edition of the Chronicle ran an “Advice” column, Breastfeeding on the Job Market, by a pseudonymous professor in the humanities.  The professor describes her experiences as a job candidate and bringing her nursing infant with her … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

When Smart Gets Scary: Invasion of the Data Snatchers

Smartphones and smart refrigerators and smartwatches, oh my. I know, I know, it doesn't sound scary, but more and more, the things we own are being hooked up to the Internet and quietly collecting data on us, which is then packaged and...Show More Summary

60+ Law Professors Submit Comments On ACA Contraception Accommodation

60+ Law Professors Submit Comments On ACA Contraception Accommodation Reposted from The Public Rights / Private Conscience Project Blog Back in August the Obama Administration responded to the Supreme Court’s opinion inHobby Lobby and its order in Wheaton College by issuing two new sets of regulations to govern the … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Madeleine Albright wins the internet. New report by and for LGBTQ youth of color on policing in New Orleans. Men’s rights group masquerades as fake domestic violence campaign to confuse donors. People imprisoned at San Bernardino face GBT discrimination. Oakland can now force landlords to evict sex workers. Monica Roberts faces homelessness. Pitch in here. [...]

Carol Rosetti’s “Women” Series

Carol Rosetti’s “Women” Series Brazilian visual artist Carol Rosetti talks about O Projeto Mulheres/The Women Project at her website here.  Here‘s an excerpt: The Women Project began in a very spontaneous and unpretentious way. My initial goal was just to practice my technique with … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Police brutality; police militarization; violence; racism.]"The use of heavy-duty riot gear and military-grade weapons and equipment to police largely peaceful demonstrations intimidates protesters who are practicing their right to peaceful assembly and can actually lead to an escalation in violence. Show More Summary

Jewish Women Forced to Use Tiny Torah and Magnifying Glass to Celebrate Bat Mitzvah

Let me tell you a story; it may sound familiar. In it, Jews are forced to come up with sneaky ways to practice their religion in secret.

Power Assure Goes Kaput

Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is one of the fastest-growing segments of the enterprise software market, according to 451 Research. Unfortunately, it was not growing fast enough to keep Power Assure, a DCIM start-up company focused on management, financially afloat. On Thursday, the Santa Clara, -based company said it had run out of cash to [...]

Future Abortion Doctor: “Seeing an Arm Being Pulled Through the Vaginal Canal Was Shocking”

(LiveActionNews) — Men and women who are considering providing abortions as a career must overcome their natural revulsion to witnessing violence. They must silence their consciences and prepare themselves to participate in the destruction of human life on a daily basis. If they cannot do this, they will not be able to perform abortions. Here […]

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