Archive for April 11th, 2014

Special-Ed Student Who Recorded Bullies Accused of Felony Wiretapping
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Special-Ed Student Who Recorded Bullies Accused of Felony Wiretapping

A high school sophomore in Pennsylvania is being accused of felony wiretapping. His “crime” was recording bullies who had been threatening to “pull down his pants.” After he had been repeatedly shoved and tripped, after being nearly burned with a cigarette lighter, this tormented special-needs student decided to secretly record the abuse on his school-issued iPad. […]

The Japanese ‘B-Stylers’ Who ‘Want To Be Black’
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The Japanese ‘B-Stylers’ Who ‘Want To Be Black’

A trendy Tokyo boutique calling itself Baby Shoop bears the tagline “Black for Life.” The shop is run by a 23-year-old Japanese woman, Hina, who describes the store’s products as “a tribute to Black culture: the music, the fashion, and style of dance.” Hina herself styles herself around African American dress, and hair-styles, which Japanese hipsters […]

Posted in: Japan, World News
Sriracha Hot Sauce Factory Officially Declared ‘Public Nuisance’
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Sriracha Hot Sauce Factory Officially Declared ‘Public Nuisance’

A city in Southern California has officially declared the factory that produces Sriracha hot sauce to be a public nuisance. Last Wednesday night, the Irwindale City Council gave the factory’s operators 90 days to make changes or be shut down. Those changes demand that the factory but a stop to the smell of the hot sauce […]

Posted in: The State