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Kermit the Frog: "Bein' Green"This week's TMNS have been brought to you by songs with colorful titles.

What Hazmat Suits, Ray Rice, and the Washington Redskins Have in Common With Human Trafficking

Co-authored by Jaclyn Houston Leading up to Halloween, there has been a surplus of offensive costumes floating around on the internet -- hazmats suits for Ebola, dressing up like members of ISIS, and making light of domestic violence by dressing up as former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice while holding a doll with a black eye. Show More Summary

Ólafur Arnalds’s Guide to Pizza in Reykjavík

28 minutes agoLGBT / Gay :

For his latest album, For Now I Am Winter, the Icelandic musician worked with hotshot composer Nico Muhly to create sweeping neoclassical arrangements that have won fans worldwide. read more

Update on Jian Ghomeshi Allegations

[CN: intimate partner violence, sexual assaults, BDSM imagery, disbelief of survivors.] There have been a number of new developments related to the allegations against Jian Ghomeshi. Lawyer and author Reva Seth stepped forward yesterday under her own name with a new allegation of assault against Ghomeshi. Show More Summary

Are Missouri Dems Pushing the DOJ to End Michael Brown Investigation?

Questions have been raised in Ferguson, Mo., about the role of that state's senior U.S. senator: Did either Sen. Claire McCaskill or her staff communicate to the Department of Justice that it should end its Ferguson investigation after the local grand jury ends its own?

Self-Stabilizing Boat

Velodyne Marine’s Martini 1.5 is a motorboat with an active suspension system which keeps its deck and cabin level as it skims across choppy waters, improving marine safety, and bringing sea-sickness to its knees. More at WIRED.

Scandal: There’s Hope [Photos]

An former president’s assassination made Olivia Pope fall for the oakie doke on last night’s (Oct. 31) episode for Scandal. For a woman who’s so smart, she’s pretty gullible…Continue

Bronx Middle School Girls Accuse Classmates Of Rape

Two sixth grade girls, ages 12 and 13, have accused two of their male classmates, ages 13 and 14, of raping them, the New York Daily News reports. The alleged October 16 incident is said to have occurred at the

Autism Group Slams Decision Allowing Mother to Kill Her Disabled Daughter

The euthanasia of Nancy Fitzmaurice, a severely disabled child who was not dying has made international waves with disability advocates especially outraged. Nancy’s mother had requested that her daughter be killed and was granted approval by the British legal system. While the 12-year-old Nancy had significant disabilities, she was able to breathe on her own and did not […]

Forgotten Gardens: Crumbling Complex Has a Sinister History

Police reports detail disturbing incidents that have occurred just beyond the stone walls of one of America’s most dramatic forgotten gardens, a...

Parents of Unborn Baby With Heart Growing Outside His Body Reject Abortion

Earlier this year, Samantha and Dennis Kerr were very excited to find out they were expecting a baby boy. However, a routine scan brought some very bad news; they were told that their baby has an extremely rare condition called ectopia cordis. In fact, it is so rare that it only affects eight in one […]

Good Halloween Biotech Read: Frankenstein’s Cat

A very readable, thought-provoking, and balanced look at Halloween biotech, Frankenstein’s Cat emerged from extensive research and interviews with scientists, conservationists, ethicists, and entrepreneurs by science journalist Emily Anthes. Show More Summary

The Trailer for ‘Starry Eyes’ Is a Thrilling 2-Minute Glimpse into Desperation

Starry Eyes, the new horror comedy film from directors Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer and starring the fresh Alexandra… Read More

Professional Strongman Champion Rob Kearney Comes Out: VIDEO

41 minutes agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Rob Kearney is one tough dude. In addition to being ranked the 2nd strongest middleweight champ in the world, Kearney also recently became the first openly gay man to be actively competing in a professional level international strongman competition. Kearney...

What You’ve Been Waiting For: Beyonce’s Halloween Costume Honors A Legend

Beyonce Dressed As Janet Jackson For Halloween Everyone wants to know what Beyonce’s doing at all times, even if it’s on Halloween. So without further ado, here’s Beyonce’s costume and the legend she tried to honor. Enjoy. Then take

Jobs: What the Middle East Needs

The biggest threat from and to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region stems not from ISIS, nor from extremism, nor religious conflict. While all these are serious threats, at their root is the massive unemployment problem ofShow More Summary

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