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Phillips 66 says pipeline leaked diesel into Mississippi River

(Reuters) - Phillips 66 said it discovered a diesel fuel leak from a company-operated pipeline between a terminal in Hartford, Illinois, and the terminal's barge dock on the Mississippi River Friday morning.

NYC Passes Ban on Credit Checks for Most Job Applicants

An Interview. Image from SportSuburban via Flickr A new law would ban employers in New York City from prying into the credit backgrounds of job applicants, finally shutting down what amounts to a major mechanism of legal discrimination in hiring practices. Show More Summary

Fed-Up Woman Confronts Obnoxious Bigot Harassing Muslim On Subway

A passenger on a train in Sydney, Australia, picked the wrong time to go off on a hateful rant directed at a Muslim woman. Her ignorant statements were overheard by fellow passenger, Stacey Eden, who stood up and defended the young woman. Show More Summary

How to Get Your Neighbors Walking

April 25   marks the fifth anniversary of Neighborday, a global block party we invented to get people talking (and partying) with the people who live around them. Leading up to the big day, we’re calling attention to the creative ways organizations in our native Los Angeles are connecting with the folks who share their walls and fences. Show More Summary

Amber Rose and Black Women's Sexuality

Amber Rose, in a selfie from her Instagram. Tabloid favorite Amber Rose’s personal and political commitments are perhaps best summed up by her Twitter bio. Rose describes herself as a “badass,” a “MILF (Mom I’d Like to Fuck),” a “sweetheart,” and surprisingly, a feminist and a women’s empowerment advocate. Show More Summary

Court upholds Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance

11 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Finding that the anti-LGBT petitioners fell short of the signatures needed to put it on the ballot, Houston's much politicized equal rights ordinance is now law. Mayor Parker is overjoyed: The law will protect LGBT Houston from discrimination in city...

You Won’t Believe The Latest X-Rated Male Trend Happening In Airplane Lavatories

12 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Long before there was DickPics4Freedom, a new Reddit thread dedicated to standing up against the NSA by voluntarily posting photographs of their erect penises, there was Fly That Cock. Fly That Cock is an 18+ NSFW Tumblr page that encourages male travelers to “catch a flight, go to the toilet and flash it” then e-mail their dick pics to the site’s curator […]

Batman v. Superman: DoJ (Teaser)

The first look at Zack Snyder’s battle between The Dark Knight and Superman doesn’t do much to explain why they’re at each other’s throats, but it paints a sufficiently bleak picture of the world for Affleck and Cavill to face off within.

What I’ve Learned From Being A Bad Ex-Boyfriend

Nick Chmura takes a hard look at past relationships. The post What I’ve Learned From Being A Bad Ex-Boyfriend appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Podcast #110: Hardboiled Detectives, Boxing, & Creativity With David Levien

A few months ago I had screenwriter, producer, and director Brian Koppelman on the podcast. During our conversation, Brian mentioned that he’s collaborated with his lifelong friend David Levien on many of the screenplays he’s worked on. When Brian told me that David not only works on screenplays but boxes and writes a popular detective novel series, I had […]

Don’t Mess with Gorillas

YouTuber BULL DOGG and his family were checking out the gorillas at Henry Doorly Zoo when things got real, and real fast. Was it because of the kid? Was he just bored? Is this a viral ad for Gorilla Glass? Did we just crap our pants...

A Rite of Passage: A Dad’s Reflections On His Son’s First Little League Practice

His son's starting Little League combines Mike Dittelman's love of baseball and his son. The post A Rite of Passage: A Dad’s Reflections On His Son’s First Little League Practice appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Russia’s Virtual Shield Technology in Iran and China

Russia recently announced that an anti-aircraft missile system that was exclusively used by Russian forces will soon be exported for the first time outside of Russia, specifically to China.

Brazil’s March Madness Raises Longer Term Questions

The March anti-corruption protests in Brazil — which focused on a scheme of bid rigging and bribery around Petrobras, the national oil company — occur against a wider backdrop of corruption in Brazilian politics.

Putin’s Incredible Victory

Who's the only world leader able to stand among the ranks of Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Taylor Swift?

The Robust Force for Peace in the South China Sea

On Mischief Reef, in the South China Sea just off the coast of the Philippine island of Palawan, Chinese workers are busy dredging sand and creating an island on top of partially-submerged coral reefs.

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