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The Rise of Robocop

Bayonets are 12-inch or longer steel knives that are attached to rifles. They are weapons of war, used exclusively to maim and kill. Congress thinks we should be giving them to neighborhood cops. I have only the deepest respect for the brave men and women who serve in our police and sheriffs departments. Show More Summary

Kentucky Democrat Runs Right Of Obama, McConnell On Guns

Senate challenger Allison Grimes (D-KY) is running right of Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on guns and far right of President Barack Obama (D). In her most recent campaign ad--"Skeet Shooting"--Grimes tells McConnell he doesn't hold a gun correctly, and she tells viewers that her position on guns is one of the stark differences between her and Obama. Show More Summary

NSA Warns "Bad Guys Are Everywhere" As Spooks Run Afoul Of German Laws Again

Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man blog, Successfully Distracted … We can probably “thank” ISIS for having distracted everyone from the ongoing spy scandal. A new barbaric and powerful terrorist group the danger of which is...Show More Summary

Chris Brown’s New Album Is As Awful As He Is

Don't worry about separating the artist from the art: Chris Brown's new album is the worst. The post Chris Brown’s New Album Is As Awful As He Is appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Turning negative space into a plea for environmental respect

17 hours agoArts : Art Beat

[Watch Video]Pat Brentano cuts paper silhouettes of birds and trees to remind people to respect the environment. Video by Eric Schultz and Joe Conlon for State of the Arts NJ, a co-production of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts...Show More Summary

Kobayashi Battles the Tiny Hamster in the Eating Contest You’ve Eagerly Awaited

According to the rules, there are roughly two times in life when it's acceptable to watch videos of food consumption: One is when it's competitive eating contests onscreen, and the other is when it's tiny hamsters doing the nibbling....Show More Summary

Here's Proof Americans Don't Know 'The Star-Spangled Banner'

This past weekend marked the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner," so Jimmy Kimmel had his cameras hit the streets to see how many people actually knew the words. And, as it happens, the answer is not very many. In defense of Americans, Kimmel also states the we don't know what the word rampart means, which is totally false. Show More Summary

Vid: Anal Probes Run Amok: Drug-Sniffing Dogs Must Be Stopped.

17 hours agoNews : Reason

The case of Timothy Young made national headlines in 2012 when New Mexico police anally probed him in search of drugs (no contraband was found). His ordeal was the result of a false positive alert by a drug-sniffing police dog. Incredibly,...Show More Summary

Equil Smartpen 2

The Equil Smartpen 2 builds on its predecessor, adding support for Android, Windows and OS X alongside iOS. It now has internal storage, so you can digitize notes and sketches even without a computer, then just import them later.

Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai UFC Promo: ‘Fighting Queens’

(props: UFC on YouTube) Outside of the Mark Hunt vs Roy Nelson main event, the most compelling matchup at this Saturday's UFC Fight Night 52 event in Saitama might be Miesha Tate vs. Rin Nakai — a meeting between an American former title contender and an undefeated Japanese mythical creature best known for semi-nude baking. Show More Summary

Removing Beans from Pods Using the Dryer

I hate removing dry beans from their pods.   I plant at least four beds of beans every year.  I complained in one of my YouTube videos that bean removal process was a big time hog.   One of my YouTube reader told me to use my dryer for faster shucking.  Shoot me now.  Learn why [...] The post Removing Beans from Pods Using the Dryer appeared first on Green Talk®.

Athletic Bilbao's Ambitions Rising with Those of the Basque Region It Represents

The Basque country has two huge fixtures scheduled for this week, yet it is perhaps the one that does not involve the region's most prominent team that many residents will be watching with greater anxiety. On Wednesday, the Basque capital...Show More Summary

Snoop Dogg Turns Up Over Crocodiles In Latest 'Plizzanet Earth'

If you thought Snoop Dogg went hard on some of his songs, just wait until you hear him talk about crocodiles. In previous episodes of "Plizzanet Earth," you sometimes get the impression that our animal expert Snoop might not actually know that much about animals. Show More Summary

Watch: Blind Thorns - “Gambling with the Wrong Dice (part II)”

In the dead of summer, Blind Thorns released a masterful Self-Titled record, developing the trialouge between the massive, spidery guitar style of Shane Parish (formerly Perlowin), the frenzied percussion of Ryan Oslance, and Antoine Läng’s manic howls. Show More Summary

Rush Hour

Fernando Livschitz, who brought us the trippy Inception Park 1 & 2, digitally composited footage of traffic passing through a busy intersection, replicating cars, vans, bikes and pedestrians to make it appear impossibly crowded.

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