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Americans love their reality TV, but when it comes to the reality of what happens in the country’s abortion clinics, they tune out. While the clinics may not all be as filthy as Kermit Gosnell’s, the reality of what happens there is still the same: babies born alive die painful and violent deaths. No one [...]
If you tend to do most of the cooking for yourself and/or any others in your household, when was the last time someone cooked for you? If you generally don't do the cooking, when was the last time you cooked for someone else?
[Content Note: Death; injury.]Earlier this afternoon, a tornado nearly a mile wide struck down in Oklahoma, causing widespread devastation. I've read reports that there have been two deaths and many more injuries, some serious, but I...Show More Summary
Former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson, Archbishop Gregory Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans and Pastor Antoine Barriere of Household of Faith joined with hundreds of pro-life advocates today for a rally to oppose a new Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in New Orleans. According to Planned Parenthood, the $4.2 million 7,000 square feet facility is scheduled [...]
Rep. Lamar Smith, the new chair of the House Science and Technology Committee, wrote an op-ed in today’s Washington Post that contains several misrepresentations of fact. He argued for increased fossil fuel production, against the scientific consensus that humans cause climate change, and for a “wait-and-see” approach to cutting carbon emissions. Below is a fact [...]
[Content Note: Body policing.]"Tom," said the puppy, licking its nose, "did you hear about how Vin Diesel said that 'Hollywood is more concerned about its male actors being in shape than its female actors,' ha ha for real no kiddingShow More Summary
Eesha Khare is an 18-year-old science student who may have fundamentally changed the way we charge mobile devices:An 18-year-old science student has made an astonishing breakthrough that will enable mobile phones and other batteries to be charged within seconds rather than the hours it takes today’s devices to power back up.Saratoga, Calif. Show More Summary
In case you haven’t see the photos that are going around the Web, there is one below. The horse reportedly is owned by the president of Turkmenistan Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. The breed is Akhal Teke and there may be only about 3,500 of them in the world. Show More Summary
Much of the confusion over stem cell research involves misunderstanding of terms, so let’s begin with some definitions. Stem cells are immature cells that are undifferentiated (i.e., they have not yet “decided” what kind of cell to be). A stem cell divides into two cells: (1) a duplicate of itself and (2) a cell that [...]
Fla. Asst. State Attorney Prosecuting High School Senior for Same-Sex Relationship There is a petition here at change.org urging th eIndian River County (Florida) State Attorney and Assistant Attorney to stop the prosecution of 18-year old Kaitlyn Hunt, an 18-year old high school senior in a consensual relationship with a fellow … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
This strange and awful story out of Tampa, Fla., about a man who tricked a woman into aborting her pregnancy, is another instance of the politicization of women's reproductive health care confusing what should be straightforward issues. Show More Summary
Noah Wall has turned one — which may not be an outlandish milestone for most toddlers but is for this disabled baby boy who doctors suggested be aborted. Doctors advised Shelly and Rob Wall to have an abortion of their severely disabled baby because he was ‘unlikely’ to survive. The Walls even bought a coffin [...]
Eighteen-year-old Kaitlyn Hunt was expelled from school and is being charged with a felony for having a lesbian relationship with a fellow student. Another horrible rape documented on social media. (Trigger warning) Great piece by Tamara Winfrey Harris on Beyonce and feminism. Show More Summary
Now that the upfronts—the events at which television networks announce their schedules for the coming season and then try to sell advertising slots to advertisers—are over, we've got a good sense of what's hot and what's not in TV right now. Show More Summary
With Governor Peter Shumlin’s signature on a bill the state legislature approved, Vermont today becomes the third state after Oregon and Washington to legalize assisted suicide. Shumlin signed a bill today legalizing physician-assisted...Show More Summary
You know it's science because she used the Latin word for "ass."
Tomorrow, Los Angeles voters go to the polls to elect a new Mayor. (At least a few of them, anyway: current estimates predict only 25% turnout, about which more later). In September, New Yorkers will do the same. And depending upon the way things turn out, political and cultural reporters could have a field day. […]
From the depths of the Javan jungle to the towns of the Northeastern United States – mysterious winged creatures can be found in local legends all over the world. This is just a brief summary, please visit Environmental Graffiti to see the full, formatted version of the article