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  • Poop Equality: Students Hold "[snip]-In" at Public California University

    04/23/2015 6:17:12 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Apr 2015 | ADELLE NAZARIAN
    <p>The Queer Student Union at California Polytechnic University recently orchestrated a three-day “shit-in” at which students preached “Gender Diversity” and encouraged students to use solely gender-neutral bathrooms on campus.</p> <p>“Put yourself in the shoes of a trans*/gender non-conforming student and take the pledge to use only all gender bathrooms,” a post from the organization’s Facebook page read.</p>
  • Halal Sex Shop Opening For Muslims In Mecca, Saudi Arabia: Report

    04/22/2015 12:47:44 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 59 replies
    International Business Times ^ | April 20 2015 | Aaron Morrison
    Halal is a lifestyle for many adherents of Islam, and the topic of sexuality is mostly taboo among Muslims. Combining the two might seem a toxic mix, but the recent appearance of sex shops catering to Muslims -- even in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the center of the Islamic faith -- indicates there is a market for certain adult products.A store called Halal Sex Shop is expected to open soon in Mecca, according to a report on Alyaoum24, an Arabic news portal, which did not specify an opening date. Owner Abdelaziz Aouragh said the products at his store are halal-observant and...
  • Hard Rock Removes Ad After Accusations That a Guitar-Playing Orangutan Is Offensive

    04/21/2015 10:42:04 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 63 replies
    National Review ^ | April 21, 2015
    Hard Rock Removes Ad After Accusations That a Guitar-Playing Orangutan Is Offensive Inset: Hard Rock's offending ad by KATHERINE TIMPF April 21, 2015 Ad was intended to promote new location in Malaysia. Hard Rock Cafe has ended a promotional campaign featuring a Photoshopped picture of an orangutan playing a guitar after facing accusations that the picture was outrageously offensive because the orangutan was playing a guitar. The ad was intended to promote the chain’s new location in Kota Kinabalu, the capital of the state of Sabah in Malaysia and home to a famous wildlife refuge for the endangered animal. Seeing...
  • Clowns Brawl w/(Animal Rights) Protesters Under Circus Big Top in San Bernardino

    04/19/2015 2:26:41 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 43 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | April 18, 2015 | Michael Larkin
    Clowns Brawl With Protesters Under Circus Big Top in San Bernardino • Hundreds of spectators watched the fight break out when workers allegedly tried to stop the activists from forcing their way inside Clowns brawled with animal rights protesters under a circus big top in San Bernardino Friday night, witnesses say. Hundreds of spectators watched the fight break out when workers allegedly tried to stop the activists from forcing their way inside after the Ramos Bros. Circus show began. Two protestors were arrested following the melee, while two circus employees were injured when the fight broke out at 8:08 p.m.,...
  • Prank Gone Horribly Wrong – Concealed Carrier Pulls Gun on Prankster

    04/18/2015 11:42:18 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 67 replies
    Buzzpo ^ | Jul 26, 2104 | Eric Reed
    On March 24th the YouTube channel “Model Pranksters” elected to upload the following video to their channel, and it becomes a prank gone horribly wrong. They apparently thought it would be a wise idea to travel to Kentucky, dress up as the murderer from the “Scream” movies, hide in the darkness, pop out with what appears to be a rifle, and point it at innocent people. Watch what happens when he chooses the wrong guy to scare, and then nearly wets himself. I wish I could say I laughed at that video while watching it, but I didn’t. Frankly I...
  • David Hasselhoff's Music Video 'True Survivor' Is a Beautiful, Strange 1980s Journey

    04/17/2015 7:59:09 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 39 replies
    Gunfights? Kung fu? Dogs with lasers for eyeballs? Hitler? Dinosaurs? Sure. David Hasselhoff's latest music video, “True Survivor,” was released Thursday and features a strange, beautiful mix of 1980s themes -- from computer hackers on PCs to street riot sequences that would make Steven Seagal proud.
  • Cops: Man Set Rental Car Ablaze While Trying to Kill Bed Bugs

    04/16/2015 8:46:13 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/16/15
    A Long Island man accidentally set his rental car ablaze in an effort to kill bed bugs, police say. Authorities say 44-year-old Scott Kemery poured rubbing alcohol on the bed bugs because he thought it would do the trick. Then, he lit a cigarette, setting himself and three cars on fire. "He said he had bedbugs in the car, and someone told him if he saturated them with alcohol, it would kill them," Det. Sgt. Edward Fitzgerald told Newsday. "So he went and bought some alcohol, he poured it all in there and he sat in his car and lit...
  • Man shoots armadillo, hits mother-in-law (GA)

    04/14/2015 9:36:13 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 79 replies
    wyff4.com ^ | April 14, 2015
    LEESBURG, Ga. —A man shot an armadillo, but the bullet ricocheted off the armadillo and struck his mother-in-law. Investigators say that Larry McElroy fired a pistol at the armadillo Sunday night, WALB-TV reports. The bullet killed the armadillo but ricocheted off of it, hit a fence, went through the back door of Carol Johnson's mobile home and hit the chair in which she was sitting, hitting her in the back, The Associated Press reports. Johnson's wounds are not life-threatening, the AP reports.
  • Car crashes through Corunna pizza storefront, shop reopens hours later

    Selina Bradford, 31, was preparing her weekly order and just hitting stride for her double shift Monday, April 13, when a woman came through the store. The trouble is the woman was driving, and Main Street Pizza at 307 N. Shiawassee St. in Corunna is not a drive-through. The woman crashed through the storefront in her white Chevy Impala around 12:30 p.m. and continued into the store until her car was stopped by the bathroom wall, Bradford said. "The instant it hit, I stepped forward and saw her hit the wall," Bradford said, adding that she was in disbelief when...
  • Grilled cheese lovers have more sex, study says

    04/12/2015 12:58:26 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/10/11
    Here’s yet another reason to love grilled cheese: Fans of the ooey, gooey sandwiches have more sex, a new study has found. Thirty-two percent of grilled cheese fans have sex at least six times a month, versus 27 percent of those who don't like the sandwich, according to the dating and social-networking site Skout, which released the findings before National Grilled Cheese Day on Sunday.
  • Can a cartoon beaver protect cherry blossoms from spring crowd carnage?

    04/10/2015 3:37:19 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 22 replies
    WaPo ^ | 4/10/15 | Joe Heim
    John Kirkpatrick knew that putting a beaver in charge of protecting Washington’s treasured cherry blossoms was an idea that challenged logic. It was a bit like making Bernie Madoff treasury secretary. But Kirkpatrick, a National Park Service ranger, had a vision, and his vision had buckteeth, a smile and a message. Kirkpatrick, 50, called his creation Paddles, and together, he and his cartoon beaver work to keep the more than 3,000 cherry trees around the Tidal Basin and Mall that are exploding into bloom this weekend safe from the more than 1 million visitors expected during the two-week National Cherry...
  • Stolen: $70k in Bull Semen (ed)

    04/09/2015 2:02:42 PM PDT · by dware · 35 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 04.09.2015 | AP via Fox News
    LEROY, Minn. – Police are investigating the theft of about $70,000 worth of bull semen from a farm in southern Minnesota. Mower (MOH'-ur) County Sheriff Terese Amazi (AM'-uh-zye) says a LeRoy man reported Tuesday that a storage canister with vials of bull semen was taken from his unlocked barn.
  • Feminist Mag: Like Breasts? Then You're a Sexist

    04/05/2015 5:08:30 PM PDT · by rightistight · 173 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/5/15 | Aurelius
    A feminist magazine has declared that men who like breasts are sexist. In an article titled, “So You’re a ‘Breasts Man’? Here Are 3 Reasons That Could Be Sexist,” Jenika McCrayer explains why men who are sexually attracted to women with breasts are misogynists. McCrayer explains that “under a patriarchal system… we’re taught to believe that the female body exists solely for a man’s sexual pleasure and entertainment.” She then explains several reasons why liking breasts is a bad thing. First, “It Dangerously Conflates Attraction and Fetishization.” She explains, “breasts are not solely for aesthetic or sexual purposes. They have...
  • Kentucky grandmother fights off bra strangler with ceramic chicken

    04/04/2015 7:16:15 AM PDT · by Resettozero · 52 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 5:26 PM | Nina Golgowski
    A Kentucky grandmother says she fought off a crazed woman who was strangling her with a bra by bashing her in the head with a ceramic chicken.
  • Drugs squad accidentally gets locals high while burning marijuana mountain

    03/28/2015 8:34:46 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 25 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 3/26/15 | Mark Molloy
    An Indonesian police force might want to rethink its drugs disposal policy after accidentally helping residents of one district get high as kite. Destroying tonnes of marijuana in a big bonfire proved to be as reckless as it sounds as those witnessing the event started inhaling the fumes. Journalists and locals began feeling dizzy as police officers, who were wearing masks, destroyed tonnes of marijuana stacked up in a field. The fumes drifted into homes located near to the police station in West Jakarta, Indonesian news website kompas.com reports. “I got a headache because I wasn't wearing a mask," said...
  • Australian Woman Accused Of Squirting Breast Milk On Police Officer (denied bail)

    03/27/2015 1:26:13 PM PDT · by drewh · 52 replies
    Breitbart/UPI ^ | 3/26/15
    FREMANTLE, Australia, March 26 (UPI) — An Australian woman was denied bail after she allegedly squirted breast milk on a police officer’s head, arms and clothes. Authorities said Erica Leeder, 26, of Calista, Western Australia, was being searched Tuesday at the Fremantle police station after being arrested on an unspecified warrant. Police said Leeder, who was nude from the waist up during the search, grabbed her own breast and squirted milk onto the forehead, arms and clothes of the female officer conducting the search. Leeder appeared Wednesday in Fremantle Magistrate’s Court on a charge of assaulting a public officer. She...
  • A tidal wave of nip­ples sweeps Ice­land

    03/26/2015 10:11:17 AM PDT · by rey · 134 replies
    Mbl.Is ^ | 27 Mar 2015 | Ann Margret Bjornsson
    To­day is a #freethenip­ple day in Ice­land, a day in which a fem­i­nist wave has swept the coun­try. The day was par­tic­u­larly cel­e­brated in Reyk­javik's Uni­ver­si­ties and col­leges and an end­less amount of women tweeted their sup­port, and their nip­ples, in­clud­ing an MP. Here's a look at the day in pic­tures in which women went bra­less or top­less to show their sup­port. The in­ter­na­tional #freethenip­ple cause ad­dresses equal rights for men and women, a more bal­anced view of cen­sor­ship and the rights for all women the world over to breast­feed in pub­lic.
  • Steinem, other prominent women plan to walk across Korean DMZ

    03/19/2015 12:57:27 PM PDT · by PROCON · 80 replies
    AP ^ | March 11, 2015 | CARA ANNA
    UNITED NATIONS — Making a dramatic statement in Korean relations, Gloria Steinem and other prominent women on Wednesday announced their intention to walk across the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea to call for reunification. The DMZ is the world's most fortified border, with the two countries still technically at war. Hundreds of thousands of soldiers face off across the heavily mined zone. Organizers of the effort called WomenCrossDMZ.org on Wednesday said they hope for 30 women, including two Nobel Peace laureates, to cross from North Korea to South Korea on May 24, which is International Women's Day...
  • Is It OK to Have Sex With a Robot?

    03/19/2015 8:02:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 109 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/19/2015 | Napp Nazworth
    Some ethicists argue sexbots will improve our lives by ending prostitution and sex trafficking, and by fulfilling human needs. The Christian Post spoke with three Christians who have written on topics related sex and human relationships and technology to get their take on the issue. The technology required to make a sexbot, or a robot designed for sexual relations with a human, is quickly becoming available, and some companies are already working toward that goal. First, robotics companies are already working toward designing robots that can move like humans and respond to humans with facial expressions. Second, there are several...
  • OJ Simpson marked for death by Aryan Nation convict

    03/19/2015 5:24:13 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 19, 2015 | Pat Shipp
    OJ Simpson is marked for death. The 67-year-old disgraced gridiron great was recently threatened by a fellow inmate who is a member of the Aryan Nation, a white supremacist group in the Nevada prison, and vowed that OJ will never leave the prison alive. OJ, 67, and the tattooed-racist thug, who is 6 feet tall and over 250 pounds, got into a heated argument last week while waiting in line to get their medications. OJ, who is housed in the minimum security tier - or section - of the prison has to stand in line with all of the other...
  • Serbians told: don't throw your hand grenades into the garbage

    03/17/2015 12:53:32 PM PDT · by McGruff · 65 replies
    The Serbian government asked people on Tuesday not to dispose of hand grenades and other munitions in the garbage, hoping to minimize accidents as it imposes tighter controls over privately held weapons. Hundreds of thousands of unregistered arms, many stashed away after the wars in the former-Yugoslavia in the 1990s, are estimated to be at large in the country with a population of 7.3 million. That is in addition to over 1 million registered weapons.
  • Oklahoma man woke to girlfriend biting his penis off: police (photo)

    03/16/2015 1:05:47 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 113 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Friday, February 20, 2015 | Nina Golgowski
    An Oklahoma man says he nearly lost his penis when he woke to find his girlfriend trying to bite it off. A night of drinking and arguing led to the painful arousal when the victim said he found Amber Ellis "biting his (penis) off" as he slept on the couch Thursday, KJRH reported. He told Tulsa police he fought the 31-year-old off but in the process she hit him in the head with a laptop computer. Their earlier argument was over his accusing her of being too needy, he said.
  • Man Cooking Up Ramen In A Speedo Accidentally Shoots Himself In The Nuts With 20 Bottle Rockets

    03/14/2015 9:32:06 PM PDT · by null and void · 89 replies
    Brobible ^ | 9.25.14 | Chris Illuminati
    <p>The headline tells the story. I don’t know where to go from there.</p> <p>I guess this would help to explain just who, what, why, when and how of this cartoon-like catastrophe.</p> <p>A man in Taiwan was playing video games in just his Speedo and decided to make some Ramen noodles. A box of bottle rockets was a little too close to the open flames on the stove and started to fire. The rockets were aimed right at the dude’s crotch.</p>
  • Pilot draws penis on FlightRadar with his plane

    03/13/2015 8:42:39 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 51 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 13, 2015
    Residents of Lakeland, Fla., probably didn't notice anything odd, but a private plane flying overhead Thursday followed a unusual flight path. Aviation buffs who use FlightRadar24, the popular site that can track planes in flight around the world, got a clearer picture. The plane's path described a the shape of a phallus.
  • Surveillance cam captures serial poop vandal

    03/12/2015 9:57:59 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    wmcactionnews5. ^ | Mar 12, 2015 5:52 PM PDT
    Police in Akron, Ohio are working to identify a man believed to have repeatedly defecated on multiple cars and children's front yard toys in one neighborhood over the last three years.
  • Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series, dies aged 66

    03/12/2015 8:58:59 AM PDT · by Borges · 22 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 3/12/2015
    Sir Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld comic fantasy series of novels, has died aged 66. Publishers Transworld announced the news “with immeasurable sadness”. Managing director Larry Finlay, said: “The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds.” The author of more than 70 books died at his home “with his cat sleeping on his bed, surrounded by his family” earlier on Thursday. Pratchett, who had early onset Alzheimer’s disease, leaves his wife, Lyn, and their daughter, Rhianna. He had, said Finlay “enriched the planet like few before him”.
  • House for sale in Indonesia -- with free wife

    03/11/2015 11:19:43 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 40 replies
    Sleman (Indonesia) (AFP) - An advert for a house in Indonesia has gone viral online after the woman selling it offered to throw in an unusual extra feature for free -- her hand in marriage. The Internet ad reads for the most part like a regular house listing, saying that the single-storey property has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a parking space and a fish pond. But it also proposes to buyers a "rare offer" -- "when you buy this house, you can ask the owner to marry you", alongside a picture of Wina Lia, a 40-year-old widow and beauty salon...
  • "Meet the hardest working man in porn..."

    03/11/2015 1:11:52 PM PDT · by ken5050 · 47 replies
    If you need a break from all things Hillary, then click the linkee below..
  • Man rolls in dog waste to try avoiding arrest; plan fails

    03/11/2015 5:24:32 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 34 replies
    Police say a Pennsylvania man dropped to the ground and rolled around in dog waste to avoid being arrested for public drunkenness, but he was taken into custody anyway.
  • Man Busted Selling “Energy Drinks” Containing Meth

    03/10/2015 6:28:55 AM PDT · by Abathar · 32 replies
    Stuppid.com ^ | Jan 25, 2015 | Uncredited
    Boone County resident, Jasper June, 72, was arrested today on felony charges of manufacturing and distributing homemade “energy drinks” containing the powerful stimulate methamphetamine. The Boone County drug task force raided June’s tree fort (June lives in 200 sq. ft. tree fort on his brother’s property) to find Jasper wearing only an adult diaper and reading an Arabic pornographic magazine. meth-energy-drink2 Police seized approximately 25 2 liter bottles of June’s “energy drink” found in a cinder block pump house on the property. The bottles tested positive for methamphetamine. June came under suspicion when he sold four bottles to several high...
  • A gay man had a surrogate baby with his mother

    03/08/2015 1:22:18 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 76 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 7 Mar 2015 | Nicholas Reilly
    A gay man has spoken of his joy after his mother gave birth to his child, following a surrogate pregnancy. Anne-Marie Casson, 46, gave birth to baby Miles via C-section, after a donor egg was fertilised with the sperm of her 27-year-old son, Kyle. Kyle, 27, from Doncaster, South Yorkshire is believed to be the first single man in the UK to have a child through surrogacy, and also the first man to use his own mother as a surrogate host. But after a High Court ruling, he can now become the child’s legal father, despite also legally being the...
  • Beaver Problem in Town Called Beaverton in the Beaver State

    03/06/2015 9:18:18 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    Beaver dams are causing a problem in Beaverton, Oregon, in the Beaver State. SNIP The Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District knows better than to dismantle the dam, because the animals would just build it right back up again. SNIP
  • Penis-Size Study 'Am I Normal?'

    03/06/2015 7:29:06 PM PST · by mrsmith · 95 replies
    CNBC ^ | 3 Mar 2015 | Bill Briggs
    For some men, love has long been a battle of inches. But a new report revealing the "definitive" length of typical manhood may let many guys breathe easier ...
  • Hall & Oates File Lawsuit Over Soundalike Granola Product ["Haulin' Oats"]

    03/05/2015 9:12:40 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 43 replies
    The Wrap via Yahoo! ^ | 3/5/15 | Tim Kenneally
    Clever wordplay in granola branding? Daryl Hall & John Oates can’t go for that. At least in this case. Hall & Oates — the duo behind hits such as “Maneater,” “Kiss on My List,” “Private Eyes” and “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)” — have slapped Early Bird Foods & Co with legal action over the company’s Haulin’ Oats granola, which has clearly left a bad taste in the musicians’ mouths. The suit, filed in U.S. district court in New York on Wednesday, claims that Hall and Oates owns the trademark and service mark rights to the Haulin’...
  • Cows break into woman’s home and poo everywhere as she showers

    03/04/2015 7:49:15 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 52 replies
    http://metro.co.uk ^ | 3/4/15 | Ollie McAteer
    Naughty, naughty cows broke into a woman’s home and pooed everywhere as she showered. Pat Costen, from Guernsey, came downstairs to find the two wandering around her house. They’re part of a conservation herd bred to protect grasslands. But she’d forgotten to lock her doors and the animals barged in with heavy bowels and no respect. Ms Costen said: ‘I was in the shower and when I came out I could smell something. I looked over the banister and there was large cow pat. They came in through the kitchen, along the corridor, round the snooker table and into the...
  • Court: Man burned by fajitas while praying can't sue eatery

    03/04/2015 1:47:57 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 43 replies
    Burleson Star ^ | 3-4-2015 | AP
    <p>A New Jersey appellate court says a man cannot seek damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at a restaurant.</p> <p>The ruling made public Wednesday upheld a lower court ruling that dismissed his lawsuit. The man claimed a waitress didn't warn him the dish was hot, but the lower court found the food posed an "open and obvious" danger.</p>
  • Women’s rights prof arrested for beating up boyfriend on Valentine’s Day

    03/04/2015 1:38:48 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 75 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | Feb 19, 2015 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    A Columbia University professor—who is an ardent supporter of women’s rights and advocate against domestic violence—was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor assault after beating up her boyfriend on Valentine’s Day.According to her faculty bio on Columbia’s website, Joann Baney, 54, is the faculty director of the FDNY Officers Management Institute and also serves as faculty on the NYPD’s Police Management Institute. Both schools are part of Columbia’s Executive Education program under the business school. "I hit him because he cheated on me."    Tweet This The NY Daily News, which originally broke the story, reported that Baney trains New...
  • What’s going on with this mugshot?

    03/01/2015 1:32:09 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 140 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 28 Feb 2015 | Harry Readhead
    What’s going on with this mugshot? Ashley Stabler, 23, was detained by police after allegedly driving without insurance or proper plates and having a suspended licence. But we don’t know why her mouth is opened wide like that – though we do have a few suggestions: 1. She was at a new state-of-the-art prison/dentist combo facility, and was asked to say ‘ah’ 2. She’s playing charades and describing the film Scream 3. She and one of the officers are taking turns throwing sweets into each other’s mouths 4. She’s singing Puccini’s Nessun Dorma 5. Her mother is saying ‘Here comes...
  • 5 tips (from scientists) on how to survive a zombie apocalypse

    02/25/2015 11:51:49 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 55 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 25 Feb 2015 | Rob Waugh
    Got a plan for what you’d do if a zombie outbreak led to the total collapse of civilisation?Bad news – you are almost certainly doing it wrong.Simply hiding inside buildings – or God forbid, running around smashing in zombie skulls with a baseball bat – is a terrible idea, Cornell University researchers revealed after running the first ‘complete’ mathematical simulation.The best way to survive is actually to run for country areas – in particular sparsely populated mountains (the researchers give the example of the Rockies, but the Cairngorms ought to do it).By all means ignore the hordes of the undead and...
  • Ahead of winter storm, Georgia delays woman's execution

    02/25/2015 12:16:25 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 71 replies
    AP via Yahoo! News ^ | 2/25/15 | KATE BRUMBACK
    ATLANTA (AP) — The state of Georgia on Wednesday delayed the execution of its only female death row inmate, ahead of a winter storm forecast to hit many areas with several inches of snow. Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 46, had been scheduled for execution at 7 p.m. at the state prison in Jackson. The execution has been reset for Monday, according to a Department of Corrections statement.
  • Who’s The Daddy?’ Homework Assignment Prompts Parent Complaint

    02/25/2015 5:35:50 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 52 replies
    The principal of Romeo High School has called an outraged father to apologize about a controversial homework assignment. The 9th grade biology worksheet sent home with students this week featured questions about a mother trying to determine the identity of her baby’s father. Possible answers included: the cable guy, the mailman, the cab driver, the bartender and the guy at the club.
  • Led Zeppelin songs performed by children

    02/23/2015 11:46:51 PM PST · by grundle · 47 replies
    YouTube ^ | Louisville Leopard Percussionists
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYuOZnAqQCYThe 2014-15 Louisville Leopard Percussionists rehearsing Kashmir, The Ocean, and Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin. The Louisville Leopard Percussionists began in 1993. They are a performing ensemble of approximately 55 student musicians, ages 7-12, living in and around Louisville, Kentucky. Each student learns and acquires proficiency on several instruments, such as marimbas, xylophone, vibraphone, drum set, timbales, congas, bongos and piano.
  • Law Introduced to Curb Porn Crisis in Govt. Agencies

    02/24/2015 11:51:04 AM PST · by jazusamo · 52 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 24, 2015
    An epidemic of federal employees watching pornography on government computers during work hours has gotten so out of control that legislation has been introduced in Congress to contain the embarrassing crisis. Porn has for years been part of the job at some government agencies and in fact a number of federal audits have long documented the enraging details of how our tax dollars are being wasted. Judicial Watch has also reported on this for years, especially the porn crisis at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the agency charged with policing the nation’s financial industry. While the economy crumbled, the...
  • There’s a puking cat in the background of this massage video

    02/23/2015 2:14:46 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 52 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 21 Feb 2015 | Nicholas Reilly
    While there are few things more relaxing than a good massage, there’s something in this instructional video that slightly takes away from the peaceful environment.Oh, that’s it – a vomiting cat.An eagle-eyed Reddit user spotted the sickly animal, which can be seen barfing its guts up outside a window at approximately 12 seconds into the clip.Here’s the elusive puking cat’s location (Picture: YouTube) While the whole clip lasts several minutes, it becomes fairly tedious pretty quickly, and we can’t help thinking that the inclusion of more puking pets would have livened it up a little bit.It’s not clear why the animal decided to...
  • Will driverless cars cost us more than they’re worth? [Bye-bye, traffic violation revenue]

    02/21/2015 9:20:09 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 38 replies
    The Straight Dope ^ | February 20, 2015 | Cecil Adams
    Dear Cecil:I've been waiting for autonomous cars to become a reality. But I’m wondering how much revenue will be lost when there are no more speeding tickets, traffic violations, parking violations, or probably quite a few other kinds of fines that I haven't even considered. How much money will state and local governments lose when traffic tickets become a thing of the past?— Jeff Grippe, White Plains, New YorkCecil replies:What I’m wondering is why you’re even thinking about this. Driverless cars may well reshape the urban world — for one thing, autonomous car-sharing could wipe out taxis, limos, and Ubers...
  • A cautionary tale against being rude to other people

    02/21/2015 12:09:29 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 32 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | 19 Feb 2015 | Richard Hartley-Parkinson
    Remember this tweet next time you get angry at someone on public transport.It was posted by Matt Buckland after an encounter on the District Line on Monday.He let someone off the tube, but the man thought he was getting in his way so started pushing.Matt told Buzzfeed: ‘I explained I was getting off too but he pushed past and then looked back and suggested I might like to go f*** myself’.But then later that evening Matt was conducting an interview, and who should turn up? The guy who was rude to him on the Tube.He didn’t get the job.
  • Police officer, aiming for dog, accidentally shoots his sergeant in Brooklyn, New York

    02/20/2015 11:59:45 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 34 replies
    ABC 30 ^ | February 18, 2015
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- A police officer accidentally shot his sergeant after firing at a pit bull inside a Brooklyn apartment building. The shots were fired after New York City Police officers responded to a report of an assault inside the apartment building on Kings Highway at around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night. The officers were in the hallway when a pit bull mix was let out of one of the apartments. The dog charged at them, according to police, and the officer fired a shot at the dog. The shot grazed the dog, possibly ricocheted off a wall, and then struck...
  • SFU Students: If You Can go to the Bathroom Safely, You have “Potty Privileges”

    02/18/2015 11:15:03 AM PST · by rightistight · 47 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 2/18/15 | Aurelius
    Some Simon Frasier University students believe that if you can go to a bathroom that matches your gender, you have "potty privileges." In posters taped around campus, these students are claiming that people need to "check" such privileges. You have so-called potty privileges if you can say yes to any of these questions: Can you: - Find a safe washroom within reach? - That matches your gender identity? - Where you won't face harassment, violence, or discrimination? You can see one of the handouts below: On top of posting these around campus, SFU students have started a petition to force...
  • Principal addresses parents regarding beer in classroom

    02/17/2015 4:26:13 PM PST · by iowamark · 60 replies
    KCCI TV ^ | 2/16/2015 | Laura Nichols
    ANKENY, Iowa —The Ankeny School Board voted unanimously Monday to accept the resignation of a teacher who police said was intoxicated and had been in her classroom. The vote was made Monday evening. Police said they were called to East Elementary School at 710 SE 3rd St. at 2 p.m. after receiving a report that a teacher was observed with a can of beer in her classroom. Police said the teacher was taken into custody after testing positive during a preliminary breath test. A bag in her classroom had two empty cans of beer and four additional full cans of...
  • Three women arrested after man glassed during Valentine's Day screening of Fifty Shades

    02/17/2015 8:30:00 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 59 replies
    The Telegraph [UK] ^ | 16 Feb 2015
    A Valentine's Day cinema screening of Fifty Shades of Grey ended in chaos when three women were arrested for attacking a man. Witnesses claim the bust-up started after the victim asked the "worse for the wear" women to quieten down during a viewing on Saturday evening. Police then rushed to Grosvenor Cinema in Glasgow's west end where they arrested three women. Cinema visitors also claimed the man had been glassed and that staff were forced to wipe blood from seats before the next screening of the film.