With thousands of artists descending on Austin for SXSW, there are incredible acts on practically every street corner — but we'll be structuring our schedules around these new favorites. Read on for verbal and visual introductions from...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, the Massachusetts State Supreme Judicial Court ruled that the practice known as "upskirting" is legal, so naturally, the Massachusetts legislature acted quickly to outlaw it and the governor signed it into law Friday, thereby solidifying that taking photos up women's skirts is illegal in the state.
Over the last few days, we've been talking nonstop about the latest detox phenomenon called oil pulling, the act of swishing oil around your mouth. Now, gargling with oil may sound unappealing, but it has been an Ayurvedic practice since ancient times. Show More Summary
By Dennis Crouch According to Pam MacLean at Reuters, Sarah Harris has now been appointed as the next USPTO General Counsel. Bernie Knight left the position in August of 2013 for private practice and Will Covey has been acting GC. Covey is expected to now return to his role as Director of the Office of […]
Reid accused the GOP mega donors of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
In late February, Bloomberg stated that the SEC is "considering" forgiving decades of private equity firms acting as unregistered broker-dealers and possibly legalizing the practice going forward. In case you think this is not a bigShow More Summary
The Affordable Care Act has many doctors in private practice anxious about the future as those employed by hospital systems are enjoying security in a changing landscape.
The rape of an 89-year-old woman is practically dismissed by caregivers because she is a "flirt." A victim with Down syndrome didn't act enough like a "victim" to allow a judge to let a guilty verdict stick. If anyone ever has a problem...Show More Summary
If you were curious about the practical implications of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act, signed yesterday by President Yoweri Museveni, look no further than its Red Pepper newspaper, which has published the identities of what it deems the country's "200 Top Homos" on its cover. Show More Summary
Photo by Getty Images This story was produced in collaboration with NPR Sheila Lawless is the office manager at a small rheumatology practice in Wichita Falls, Texas, about two hours outside of Dallas. She makes sure everything in the office runs smoothly — scheduling patients, collecting payments, keeping the lights on. Show More Summary
David Cronenberg’s The Fly is one of my favorite sci-fi horror films due to its fantastic acting, stellar practical FX, unsettling score, and engaging directing. And one of our pals, Mr. Aaron Crawford of Cavity Colors, has decided to show his love of the film... Read More
The Arizona legislature just passed legislation allowing private businesses to be protected from legal action for practicing their religion. The bill, the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act, allows private businesses the right toShow More Summary
Way back in 2007, we filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking information about how and when the government obtains cell phone location data without a warrant. Since then, we have learned that the practice of using cell...Show More Summary
In 2012, the President wanted all Americans to know that the [Not So] Affordable Care Act was modeled on the Romneycare health reform in Massachusetts. While that was true in theory, the practical application has been quite different...Show More Summary
Brian May blogs about Marius the giraffe's death calling it an "act of cruelty" and urges the practice to be stopped. Read More The post Brian May Says Giraffe Death Was ‘Senseless Act Of Cruelty’ appeared first on Ecorazzi.
The federal government enacted the Assisted Human Reproduction Act in 2004 in an effort to regulate reproductive technologies and to prevent its commercialization. However, when examining the practical effects of its provisions, it would...Show More Summary
The Obamacare penalty is pretty much toothless since the IRS can’t enforce the Affordable Care Act fine. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the Affordable Care Act scares 40 percent of American doctors practices. But that’s still not as scary as the Obamacare heroin being produced by drug dealers. Show More Summary
Do consumers have to dispute debts in writing in order to avail themselves of the protections of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)? The Second, Ninth, and now Fourth Circuits all agree: the plain text of the FDCPA, even when the result is a wee bit odd, controls. Oral......
On January 31st, talk show giant Rush Limbaugh said Republicans act "like Obama's approval numbers are...in the eighties," like they do not know that "majorities of Americans oppose practically everything Obama has done and wants toShow More Summary
by Hilary White ABUJA, Nigeria, February 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Western governments and media around the world are attacking Nigeria’s Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act, 2013, which outlaws same-sex “marriage” as well as propagandizing by the homosexualist lobby. However, one of the few…