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Hate your boss? Own up to it, researchers say

If you hate your boss, you shouldn’t fake it. It might sound like a risky strategy to be open about the fact that you can’t stand the person in control of your pay cheque, but according to a new study from Michigan State University’s Broad College of Business, it’s better to face up to it. Show More Summary

Palmyra and the Antiquities Trade

I thought I'd make a list of past posts about Palmyra, in fact arranging them in chronological order shows an interesting evolution of views (and, following the links, the way the news is reported):Sunday, 6 May 2012:' Syria's Cultural...Show More Summary

Thoughts on Immigration

  by Gabriel Conroy   1.  There’s something wrong about a law that forbids or curtails people’s mobility.   2.  I was born on one side of a line, and that fact has granted me access to privileges and resources that people born on the other side of the line don’t have access to.  I…

New York Times corrects fake Kanye West quotes about his butt

Kanye West did not in fact compare his "derrière" to that of his wife, Kim Kardashian, according to a delightful New York Times correction. Appended to a Grey Lady story about Kardashian's famous backside, the correction reads: An earlier version of this column was published in error. Show More Summary

Why Elephants Never Forget

21 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

YouTube Link I love animals, but elephants are some of my favorites. They are soulful, smart and sweet to their species and others. This video provides facts about the intelligence of elephants and lists some common behaviors in the context of their brain capacity and function. Show More Summary

The NFL’s female viewership is actually up in 2014

22 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

Remember how all of the NFL’s offseason chaos was going to hurt its popularity among female viewers? Yeah…about that. There hasn’t been any sort of drop in female viewership through ten weeks of the 2014 NFL season. In fact, female viewership is actually up across the board. Show More Summary

23 Facts About Steel Magnolias

yesterdayOdd : Neatorama

The movie Steel Magnolias turned 25 years old this past week. Where did the time go? Just the mention of the movie reminds me of getting my hair done and crying along with the movie characters as we watched on VHS. The star-studded film was based on a successful play and became one of the biggest hits of 1989. Show More Summary

Washington plays Russian roulette - Pepe Escobar

``The "logic" behind Cold War 2.0 - now in full swing - couldn't give a damn about European stability. The Obama administration launched it - with NATO as the spearhead - to in fact prevent Eurasian integration, building a New Berlin Wall in Kiev. The immediate target is to undermine Russia's economy; in the long run, regime change would be the ultimate bonus. ''

Kim Kardashian Secretly Using Surrogate For Baby No. 2?

Kim Kardashian has made no secret about the fact that she wants more children with husband Kanye West, but is she secretly planning to welcome baby number 2 via a surrogate mother? According to Radar Online, Kim Kardashian and KanyeShow More Summary

POLITICS: EU Parliament Wants To Break Up Google… Because It’s Big & American Or Something. “The…

POLITICS: EU Parliament Wants To Break Up Google… Because It’s Big & American Or Something. “There’s no discussion about any actual harm… just the fact that some people don’t like the fact that the company is so big (and not Europea...

Well, Nothing to Worry About Then

Apparently, the global warming crisis has a simple solution (boldface mine): The fact that half of Americans cite the end times as a cause of recent severe weather events suggests a kind of fatalism that would certainly lead to less … Continue reading ?

Bill Cosby: "People Should Fact Check"

As more and more accusers come forward, Bill Cosby has remained silent—officially silent —about the allegation that he drugged and raped several women throughout his career. Last night, before a sold out show at a college campus in Florida, he spoke to Florida Today, saying, "I know people are tired of me not saying anything." Read more...

Constructive Feedback: We Now Reject The New York Times' Choice To Focus On "The Emergency Managing Minister Of Social Justice Al Sharpton's " PERSONAL FINANCES, Instead Of Reporting On The FRAUD AND LIES He Told About Detroit's Financial Situation 2 Yea

WHO among you is surprised at the fact that when a NY Times reporter publicly challenged Al Shaprton after her paper ran the story about his unpaid taxes he TURNED THE TABLES and dropped the names "Obama and De Blasio" as the REAL motivation...Show More Summary

These Lesser-Known Facts About Red-Bull Will Help You Better Understand The Brand

The world today is obsessed with energy drinks and needless to say Red Bull is at the top of the category, enjoying insane patronage across the globe. However, Red Bull didn’t get to be so big with just making the energy drink. The company has had a very interesting journey. Show More Summary

Perception vs Facts

I was recently in a conversation with someone about the alleged threat that Muslims present to Western societies. I made the point that not all Muslims are radicals, and it’s not valid to condemn the entire group based upon the actions of their most radical members. They countered that “90%” of Muslims were radicals. Obviously, [...]

FOF #2087 – It’s Never Too Late – 11.22.14

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Feast of Fools

Much of the youthfulness that gay men seem to possess probably stems from the fact that many of us had to postpone our adolescence due to a world that wasn’t hospitable to same-sex love. Today Josh Sabarra talks about his new book Porn Again: A Memoir where he gives us the brutal reality of his life as a closeted gay man working in Hollywood.


Loftus: There is nothing irrational about these videos or laughing at your faith if you are delusional, Vic. Reason is behind them. Laughter is good medicine. You need a dosage of it everyday. Let's say believers are in fact as I say, delusional. Show More Summary

Let The Citizens Of Seoul Teach You About Subway Etiquette, You Monsters

Around these parts spotting proper subway etiquette is rare. Fact is, if you fill up one subway car with humans, at least 3 of them will do something that will make you silently weep for humankind—these things can range from mildly irksome to unspeakable acts of horribleness. Show More Summary

5 Facts to Know About President Obama's Immigration Announcement

Last night, President Barack Obama laid out his plans for executive action on immigration. The new program will provide temporary administrative relief and work permits to undocumented immigrants who pass a background check, have lived in the United States for a minimum of five years, and have a child who is a U.S. Show More Summary

The 9 Coldest NFL Games of All Time

Let’s talk about the coldest NFL games of all time. If you’ve been following the NFL this week, you’re hip to the fact that there’s some snow in cold Buffalo. A lot of snow. Some places got 6 feet, with more on the way. Oh, and indie rock band Interpol was stuck on a Buffalo highway […]

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