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Tacoma Elementary School is Ending Its After-School Satan Club, But Not For the Reason You Think

by Chetanya Robinson Think this doesn't belong in an elementary school? Don't be so sure Witcher/Wikimedia Commons Point Defiance Elementary School in Tacoma is ending its After-School Satan Club for kids. Yes, that was a real program the school held, put on by the Church of Satan itself. Show More Summary

Eye Candy for Today: Veronese double portrait

Portrait of Countess Livia da Porto Thiene and her Daughter Deidamia, Paolo Veronese Link is to a zoomable image on Google Art Project; there is a downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; the original is in the Walters Art Museum, which also has a zoomable and Read More...

Werner Herzog Gets His Nihilistic Hands All Over Star Wars: Episode IX In This Parody Trailer

Photo by Raffi Asdourian/Wikimedia Commons Welp, Colin Treverrow definitely isn't directing the ninth film in the Skywalker saga, leaving a gap that Lucasfilm has yet to fill. In the meantime, this fake trailer lets us imagine what wonderful, terrible film future could await us. More »      

Len Wein, Co-Creator Of Wolverine And Editor Of Watchmen, Dies At 69

Len Wein with a Swamp Thing cosplayer, Photo. Lex Larson, at CONvergence/Wikimedia Commons Len Wein, the comic book writer and editor who co-created DC's Swamp Thing and edited Watchmen, has passed away. More »      

Eye Candy for Today: Waterhouse’s Juliet

Juliet, John William Waterhouse The link is to Wikimedia Commons. This painting was sold at auction in 2014, and is now in a private collection. Fortunately, we at least have a reasonably good image of the painting. Waterhouse is frequently mentioned with the Pre-Raphaelites, with Read More...

Too Many Nazis, Not Enough Reason

By dbking [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons When you refer to people as "Nazis" because you think they are racists, white nationalists, members of the alt-right, skinheads, or merely because they dare to express political views with...Show More Summary

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Director Tobe Hooper Dies At 74

Image. Creative Commons/Wikimedia Tobe Hooper, the pioneering director of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Poltergeist, died Saturday in Sherman Oaks, California. The circumstances of his death are not known at this time. More »     ...

American Water Charitable Foundation Awards $22,500 Grant for Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s 100th Conservation Project

American Water Charitable Foundation Awards $22,500 Grant for Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s 100th Conservation Project Wikimedia Commons The American Water Charitable Foundation has provided a grant of $22,500 to support the Union Sportsmen’s...Show More Summary

Planning process in management pdf

Set realistic financial and personal goals, planning gives more power over planning process in management pdf future. Cognitive planning in humans: neuropsychological – wikimedia Commons has media related to Planning. A guiding policy on what the organization intends to accomplish, This material may not be sold, optimize process efficiency and expand your value chain. Look […]

Murray Wants Orca Cards To Work On The Monorail

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

No more cash needed to ride the Monorail? by Chetanya Robinson You could use your Orca card to ride this soon, maybe DearEdward/Wikimedia Commons Orca cards are great because they're versatile; they work on buses, light rail, and ferries (though you have to get a ferry pass loaded on the card). Show More Summary

A Canadian Mining Company Just Got Approved to Drill Near Mount St. Helens

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Nothing to worry about here. by Chetanya Robinson The Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington AdorableFluttershy/Wikimedia Commons The U.S. Forest Service just allowed a Canadian mining company to start exploratory drilling in a national forest 12 miles from Mount St. Show More Summary

Seattle bucks Washington State's no-income-tax rule, choosing to tax earnings of the city's wealthier residents

Downtown Seattle seen from Queen Anne Hill, with the Space Needle standing out and Mount Rainier in the background. (Photo by Rattlhed via Wikimedia Commons) Washington is one of seven states that does not have a personal income tax, but it’s largest city plans to collect one from its wealthiest residents. Show More Summary

Week in Weed: Weed Gets Its Own Town, Seattle Hempfest Gets Targeted, and How To Be A Good “Weed Citizen”

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A marijuana-themed ghost town?!? Sign me up. by Amber Cortes A marijuana-themed ghost town?!? Sign me up. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS The first marijuana themed-town might become a thing if the company that just bought a California ghost town can actually make it happen. Show More Summary

Couple Buys the Street Rights to One of SF's Only Gated Communities

(Image credit: Wikimedia Commons) There's real estate speculation and opportunism, and then there's this dramatic tale from one of San Francisco's most expensive neighborhoods, where a couple of investors swooped in and bought the rights...Show More Summary

Purple Martin Roosts

Purple Martins. Photo from Wikimedia Commons I haven't been here in a while--it's been one thing after another, so I have barely watched birds since my last post. The most recent sideliner has been a back injury--down for 3 weeks. IShow More Summary

Airbnb Won't Put A Roof Over The Heads Of Nazis

Image. Wikimedia commons, Lee Park This weekend, Virginia's Lee Park is slated to be the meeting place of the Unite The Right rally, a much-publicised gathering of far-right personalities and their sycophants. With less than a week to...Show More Summary

DNA study confirms near-mythological origin of the Greek people

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Modern science confirms one of the oldest myths about the Ancient Greeks. A fresco of a Mycenaean woman. Image credits: Yann Forget/Wikimedia Commons. Since the days of Homer, the ancient Greeks have praised their “Mycenaean ancestors” – in myths and legends, the likes Agamemnon...

Woman Makes Video For Fiverr, Gets Framed For Fake Anthrax Packages

Image Source. Fiverr, Wikimedia Commons We all know that the gig economy is just a terrifying innovation that makes it easier for the moneyed class to exploit workers. But one Fiverr drone recently found out that it's also a perfect way to get framed for doing crimes. More »      

A Veteran ICE Agent Speaks Out: ‘We Seem to Be Targeting the Most Vulnerable People’

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

An ICE officer making an arrest in 2014. (Wikimedia Commons) An interview with a veteran U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent reveals the changing nature of immigration enforcement in America under President Trump. “You...Show More Summary

Trump’s National Anti-Labor Relations Board

(Wikimedia Commons) I n his first seven months in office, President Trump has made quick work undoing a host of Obama-era labor regulations. Now that he finally got around to making two nominations to the National Labor Relations Board,...Show More Summary

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