Archive for May, 2014

‘Plus Size’ Teen Tennis Star’s Success Is A Powerful Argument Against Body-Shaming
By May 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

‘Plus Size’ Teen Tennis Star’s Success Is A Powerful Argument Against Body-Shaming

Last Wednesday, 18-year-old rising tennis star Taylor Townsend destroyed 21st-ranked Alize Cornet in the French Open. But she didn’t simply extend her debut performance, she also got the world talking about issues of body image. Townsend is hardly obese, but to many she is considered “plus sized”. Whether or not that is an appropriate description of her […]

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SWAT Cops Threw Grenade In This Toddler’s Crib, Destroying His face
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SWAT Cops Threw Grenade In This Toddler’s Crib, Destroying His face

In the process of executing a no-knock search of a Georgia house, a SWAT team threw a grenade into a Habersham County home, still during the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday morning. Their explosive device came crashing down on a 19-month-old, critically burning Bounkham Phonesavanh. Alecia Phonesavanh, the baby’s mother, said that the grenade landed right […]

Military Claims Development of Chip To Stop PTSD That Can Be Implanted In Brain
By May 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Military Claims Development of Chip To Stop PTSD That Can Be Implanted In Brain

The U.S. military is making a startling new claim that a chip, to be implanted in the brains of soldiers and veterans – willingly, of course – will be able treat anxiety, depression, memory loss and the symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD has become one of the most important battles facing veterans in the […]

No, Mos Def is NOT Barred From Returning to America…
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No, Mos Def is NOT Barred From Returning to America…

First it was the 16th century Gospel hoax that was circulating as an ancient “secret manuscript” written in gold, no less. Then it was claims that Mos Def’s video showing just how horrific the sort of force feeding at Guantanamo Bay actually is, led to the U.S. government forcing the hip hop star to stay […]

Police Say DRONES Continue To Appear At Crime Scenes

Police Say DRONES Continue To Appear At Crime Scenes

Police have been reporting that drones are showing up more and more at crime scenes. The trend began earlier this year, but police say that far from slowing down, it has gotten much worse. This highlights the problem of rampant drone ownership and the potential abuses of the devices. Furthermore, it is serving as a […]