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The Problem With Defining Sexual Orientation

A conversion therapy survivor once told me, "I never considered myself to be gay, even though I was having sex with male friends in high school." Growing up in the Deep South, he said he believed he was straight because he was a man....Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 94 results: FOX Sports 1 'Prelims' live recap, updates

There's nothing like some good old fights in the deep south of Hidalgo, Texas, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweights Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson meet head-on later tonight (Sat., Sept. 17, 2016) at UFC Fight Night 94 live from State Farm Arena. Show More Summary

10 words and phrases you'll need to survive Oktoberfest

If you want to mingle with local beer drinkers, you'd better speak their tongue. And your school German won't be of much help in the deep south.

Meet the federal government’s pot dealer

Mahmoud ElSohly oversees acres of marijuana plants in the deep south, a swath of the country the tide of medical marijuana legalization has yet to touch. But he’s not running an illegal operation — he’s a professor of pharmaceutics and...Show More Summary

Podcasts for the Road: US Deep South, Why They Hate Us and More

Podcasts for your Labor Day: Paul Theroux on the US Deep South and  Mark D. Van Ells on American WWI sites in Europe (Travel with… The post Podcasts for the Road: US Deep South, Why They Hate Us and More appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai.

Madagascar: The Blue Gold Rush

In the deep south, less than one quarter of the population can get drinking water regularly. And this year, El Niño has hit the region hard.

Windsor Court Hotel

A surprising slice of very English refinement and traditional surroundings in the Deep South’s tropical capital of decadence. Expect a host of colourful hats and general sartorial fanciness at the popular and charmingly genteel afternoon tea service in the lobby bar, Le Salon.

Why Wouldn’t An Immortal Black Superhero Have Just Ended Slavery?

4 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

So, if a dark-skinned alien with Kryptonian-on-Earth levels of power landed in the Deep South in 1839 and found himself a slave, he’d just break the chains binding him and others, right? Not necessarily. Read more...

Giving Birth In Georgia Is Too Often A Deadly Event

last monthHealth : The Checkup

Georgia enjoys its image as the Empire State of the South, a leader among its Deep South neighbors, the first to have an Olympic city and the first to send a native son to the White House. But for all...

Fatal explosions at hotel in southern Thailand: multiple deaths, dozens wounded

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Late Tuesday in Thailand, an explosion reported to be caused by two car bombs went off killing one and wounding dozens more in the city of Pattani, in the deep South of Thailand. “It was unclear whether the bombs were set off by timers or electrical signal,” the Bangkok Post reported. (more…)

The British Are Coming—to the Deep South

A deep-seated curiosity about America's cultural and political history brings international travelers south, in droves.

8/14: Deadly floods lead to scores of rescues; Muslim Olympic fencer makes history

At least three people are dead as floodwaters continue to rise to historic levels in the Deep South; Ibtihaj Muhammad made Olympic history this weekend.

Louisiana Deals With Unprecedented Flooding as Water Levels Continue to Rise

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Parts of America’s Deep South are in the middle of some out-of-control flooding, and the waters are continuing to rise. Read more...

Deadly Flooding Louisiana: State Of Emergency Declared As Thousands Are Evacuated

A state of emergency has been declared in Louisiana due to an “unprecedented, historic” amount of rain has fallen in the deep south. The Guardian reports that members of the National Guard have been activated in order to rescue and evacuate as many people as possible before more rain falls in the area, causing even... Show More Summary

11 bombings hit popular tourist towns across Thailand, leaving four dead

last monthNews : The Raw Story

A string of bomb attacks hit popular tourist towns across Thailand, leaving four dead and many wounded, with authorities Friday ruling out terrorism despite suspicions insurgents in the kingdom’s deep south are responsible. In the normally peaceful resort town of Hua Hin, blood-spattered...

My mom gives us the skinny on the sexiest men in gaming

[Originally published a year ago by one of our readers, an adorable blast from the past! Also, I was cute in 2012 before I turned into captain morgan. -Niero] Somewhere in deep South Texas, born and raised, on the playground was where she probably spent some time at... Show More Summary

#HowToughAmIBlackEdition Has Black Twitter Lit

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

#HowToughAmIBlackEdition is the latest trending topic to have Black Twitter reacting, and it’s comedy. The premise is simple: there are certain threats our parents sent our way—whether you grew up in NYC, the Deep South, the Caribbean to the Mother

Civil Unrest Is America's Problem

Co-authored by Harmony Hobbs, Huffington Post contributor We know what you're thinking: what do two white women from the deep South know about race that I don't? What could they possibly tell me that I don't already know? It turns out, we can tell you a lot. We live in Baton Rouge. Show More Summary

Academia Indicts America for Orlando Terrorist Attack

Middle East studies professors are blaming guns, American homophobia, Christians, Deep South bigotry – anything but Islamic terrorism.

South Thailand's battle against the trauma of conflict

After more than a decade of conflict, the violence in Thailand's deep south takes a toll on people's mental well-being.

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