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West Ham boss Sam Allardyce tells off reporter: Don’t ask me insulting questions [Video]

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce told off a reporter at his press conference today for asking ‘insulting questions’. The reporter asked a question about the club’s dip in form, something Allardyce took offence to. He claimed that his side had maintained their form and that results didn’t define performances. He gave out to the journalist, […]

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2 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Hey buds— we are ending this week early due to American Thanksgiving, which I don't know if Haley has ever experienced in real life, but if she asks, tell her it looks like the above. Please don't forget about Ferguson and Mike Brown during the holiday. Show More Summary

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Think About It

The unstated rules for male victims of female-perpetrated sexual abuse and assault I have a friend, an autistic man, who was ordered to have sex with a woman and was informed by her that he had no choice and so, even though he didn’t want to he, went along because he was doing as he [...] The post Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Think About It appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

O2’s Gift Hacker lets you crowdfund your Christmas presents

We all face that obvious Christmas dilemma when we’re telling our relatives what we want. Do we ask for a bunch of stuff we don’t really need that’s cheap, or do you risk being cheeky and ask for something more expensive that we would really love? It’s a serious issue, and O2 appears to have a solution to that problem in... Show More Summary

Don't Snore on the First Date

Middle-age women often ask me for advice about dating after age 50. I tell them to note my three non-negotiable nuggets of knowledge before baring their souls and body parts: Do Keep a Positive Attitude, Don't Settle and Don't SnoreShow More Summary

College Football Bowl Predictions 2014: NCAA Playoff Picks After Week 13 Results

If you asked any coach of a College Football Playoff contender what he thought about his team's position in the latest rankings, each one would tell you the same thing: We are focused on the next opponent. After all, you don’t overlook...Show More Summary

When Your Child Asks If Santa Is Real, You Need To Tell Them The Truth

I always told myself that once my kids were old enough to form the question and verbalize their doubts about Santa, that I would come clean. I really don't like lying to my kids even if it is "for a good cause" so I figured that while they were little enough to buy into the magic without much embellishment from me, I would let them believe. Show More Summary

Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before Telling a Lie

Not every lie is bad. Some lies keep people happy, and keep our relationships strong. Whether you're keeping a close friend's secret or telling our mother we love the sweater she knitted us, even if we don't really like it, some lies are necessary—even helpful. Before you lie, though, ask yourself a few questions to see if a lie is really worth telling. Read more...

Kmart to workers: Don't even ask for time off on Thanksgiving

Kmart isn't just part of the trend of retail chains moving Black Friday shopping up to Thanksgiving day. It's straight up telling workers they can't ask for time off on the holiday—but, like every other day, it's also not giving many...Show More Summary

CNN host tells Bill Cosby accuser she could have avoided rape 'if you didn't want to'

CNN's Don Lemon on Tuesday interviewed Joan Tarshis, one of the women who accused Bill Cosby of raping her, and asked why she didn't bite the comedian's penis. "You know, there are ways not to perform oral sex if you didn't want to," Lemon said. "Meaning, the using of teeth. As a weapon. Biting," he added. --Jon Terbush More

Tell People What You Want

My brother always thinks I have my $hit together because I never ask him for any help. It’s true I never ask him in the general sense, but it’s false I don’t have any problems. I just go about it a different way than straight up asking people for something which I admittedly suck at. Instead, I tell people what my goals are. And do […]

Abortion Clinic Told Staff: “Don’t Tell Women the Abortion Will Hurt”

One Chicago abortion clinic said the following on a brochure aimed at women considering abortions at the clinic: “From admission to recovery, patient ease and comfort are first considerations. She is encouraged to ask questions, share feelings or misgivings.” These were the actual instructions given to the clinic workers: “1. Don’t tell [the] patient. The abortion […]

On this #VeteransDay, anti-gay activist calls 92-yr-old WW2 vet 'disordered,' 'abhorrent'

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The Associated Press ran a Veterans Day story about 92-year-old Rupert Starr, a World War II hero who went on to fight against "Don't Ask Don't Tell." Professional anti-gay activist Matt Barber was clearly touched: Barbwire.com founder Matt Barber says...

92-year-old WWII vet fought 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

Like thousands of other young men in the 1940s, Rupert Starr joined the Army, fought overseas and saw his share of hardship, including several weeks as a German prisoner of war. He returned to Ohio with a Bronze Star for heroism andShow More Summary

Visual Art & Perfume- A Personal Connection

For my recent draw I asked you to tell me about a favorite work of art and the perfume/scent you connect to it. This is a hard one, I know, as not everyone tends to link images or sounds with scents. I don't have synesthesia, but I tend to think of sensations in visual terms: colors, textures, amount of light. Show More Summary

This week in the war on workers: The (active) fatherhood penalty

Just ask anyone and they'll tell you: Raising kids is really important. One of the most important jobs in the world, if not THE most important. Just don't ask your boss to act on that priority. It's well known that women's careers and lifetime earnings suffer because of time they take off when they have kids. Show More Summary

6 Things You Can Tell People Who Ask What You’re Doing After College

3 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

One, you don’t want to seam goalless, and two, you don’t want to lie. Is there a happy medium? No, but I will give you some alternatives.

CNN's Crowley: Executive Amnesty Would Be Like 'Throwing Grenade on Senate Floor'

Tuesday night on the CNN, Anderson Cooper asked the election panel what the President’s next move would be following the Republican takeover of the Senate. “I got to tell you,” Candy Crowley answered. “We don’t know what he’s going to...Show More Summary

Scientists Tell British Government: Don’t Allow Three-Parent Embryos

Paul Knoepfler, a vocal stem cell researcher, has penned an open letter to the UK Government asking for them to put the breaks on the three-parent embryo. I post it in its entirety because the whole thing needs to be read. It is important to understand that it is not only pro-lifers that object to […]

Who am I? Identity crisis among real estate agents

When I ask other Realtors to tell me what their brand is, I am told, "I don't have a logo yet." It seems everyone thinks their brand is their logo...

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