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Data in Policy Debate: How Education Data Can Be Presented Different Ways

We were doing some research on education spending, and found such interesting presentations of the data that we decided to do a post about hat instead (for now). Your exercise during this post: after looking at each graph, before moving on,...Show More Summary

Beyond Good and Evil in American Politics: On Rand Paul’s Filibuster

A strange thing happened last week — Republican Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul took to the floor of the Senate for a marathon ten-and-a-half-hour speech, in an attempt to filibuster the reauthorization of the Patriot Act. (OK, it … Read More

TV Host Byron Allen Slams President Obama: 'A White President in Blackface'

There are a lot of people who aren't fans of President Barack Obama and tv veteran Byron Allen seems to be one of them. Allen, host of Comics Unleashed and Entertainers With Byron Allen, shared a few choice words about the president toTMZ, and accused him of not helping black people out more.

MMD Foose Mustang GT Giveaway

Modern Muscle Design and hot rod legend Chip Foose are giving away a one-of-a-kind 2015 Ford Mustang GT. It has a ridiculous 800hp thanks to a 2.9L Whipple supercharger and has parts from the upcoming MMD by Foose series.

No Crocodile Tears

A piece of advice. Do not try too hard to outlive your teeth. Yes, you want to live as long as you can think straight and enjoy what you can do. But, if you live longer than your teeth can serve you, you are in for a couple of unexpected...Show More Summary

Customer Receives Racial Slur Printed on Receipt

By Latoya Cross Liryca Branch, a 33-year-old Black woman, was eating lunch with three coworkers, also Black at Huck Finn’s Café in New Orleans. Nothing out of the norm, there, right? Only an issue ensued when Branch received the bill and saw the word ‘N—–‘ splattered in capital letters across her check in between her food items. Keep Reading ?

Quickies: Drinking charcoal, swatting conviction, and fisticuffs

Categories: Quickies Male Texas lawmakers nearly fistfight on House floor after GOP women defect from anti-abortion bill – The bill, which did not pass, would have banned insurance from covering abortions. Activated... (Read more......

Google Doodle Celebrates America's First Female Astronaut Sally Ride: VIDEO

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Google is celebrating the 64th birthday of America's first female astronaut and first woman in space, Sally Ride, with a series of five animated doodles on its homepage. The doodles are meant to show some of Ride's many accomplishments with...

Female Suicide Bombings See 'Alarming Spike' In Nigeria, UN Warns

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The U.N. children's agency reports an "alarming spike" in suicide bombings by girls and women used by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria. It says women and children carried out three-quarters of the 26 suicide attacks reported in 2014 and the 27 seen in just the first five months of this year. Show More Summary

Madonna Sets Billboard Chart Record

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Billboard: The Queen of Pop is now unequaled chart royalty. Madonna makes momentous Billboard chart history, as she now has the most No. 1s ever, 45, by an act on a singular Billboard chart. She earns her 45th No. 1 on Dance Club Songs, where "Ghosttown" lifts 3-1. Show More Summary

Sustainability and Coffee

By: Abigail Forsyth "A movement happens when people talk to one another, when ideas spread within the community, and most of all, when peer support leads people to do what they always knew was the right thing." Seth Godin, Tribes My brother and I started a café business called Bluebag in Melbourne in 1998. Show More Summary

People Polished the Stone of the Irish Emerald Isle

Same-sex marriage approved for the Republic of Ireland! The post People Polished the Stone of the Irish Emerald Isle appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Klein New Orleans Intro

Sunday was a glorious day and perfect for all of the festivals going on throughout the city that day. There was a food truck festival over at Griftpark, a Jazzfest over at Janskerkhof, and of course, the first Klein New … Continue reading ?

Straight Women Flirt With Me, My Wife Flirts With Men

At my day job, which allows me the freedom to scrutinize the public from behind the safety of a cash register, I can generally guess which girls are queer, because the queer girls never meet my eye. Their glances dart up toward my head, take in my men’s haircut and button-down Sears shirt, then slide rapidly away from my eyes, never to return. Show More Summary

Yay! Ann Coulter Is Off to Outer Space and Never Coming Back

The non-Hispanic white “author”, Fox News commentator and overall hater of brown people (Hispanics and otherwise) has finally answer my prayers. According to Coulter’s latest book, Adios [SIC] America, she is taking a one-way flight to outer space. So.. yay! As we say in my … Continue reading ?

Investment fund CEOs call for long-term greenhouse gas cuts

OSLO (Reuters) - Some of the world's biggest investment funds urged the Group of Seven industrialized nations on Tuesday to commit to a long-term goal to cut world greenhouse gas emissions as part of a U.N. climate deal due to be agreed in December.

Chicago Cops Stand In for Girls Without Dads at Daddy Daughter Dance

As it stands now, police departments and the black community might as well be on polar opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to building an effective relationship against the backdrop of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Charter To Buy Time Warner For $55B

1 hour agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Mashable: Time Warner Cable didn't take long to recover from the breakup of its deal with Comcast. The second-largest cable TV provider in the U.S. is close to a deal to be acquired by Charter Communications for $55 billion in cash and stock, according to reports from Bloomberg and CNN Money. Show More Summary

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