If being gay is a choice, show us the proof. Choose it. Choose to be gay...– Dan Savage (responding to Herman Cain’s statement that being gay is a choice)
Got Water? →
oldflorida: “Experts fear the Floridan Aquifer is being pumped so aggressively that springs, wetlands and lakes are drying up.” Not very comforting words to read. I come across pictures in the archives of lakes and creeks teeming with life just 30 years ago and these same areas are bone dry today. Between salt water encroachment and draining the aquifer we will probably see desalinization as...
America's 25 Douchiest Colleges →
Rollins was in the type 5. However, University of Central Florida (UCF) (my school), University of Florida (UF), and University of Miami are not on there. Thus, it is an invalid list.
Study Shows Zero Percent of Lesbian Moms are... →
Not only is this research valuable because it confirms what we already know (lesbian moms are awesome). Agreed. My Mom is pretty rad.
Occupy Wall Street versus the Tea Party
cognitivedissonance: Just a few stats on the two movements…
People I Have Been Told That I Look Like
kiplacombe: Jessie Eisenberg Nick Jonas Joseph Gordon-Levitt Bruce Campbell McLovin Shia LeBeouf Michael Cera The dude from Dr. Who Donald Glover Note: None of these are made up. and none of these are accurate
Spare me →
More pro-life bullshit ramblings. In my opinion the author doesn’t seem to realize the difference between unplanned and unwanted…
It’s been seven months since an 11-year-old vanished from her Bronx home...– Sex slave at age 11, little girl bravely tells her horror tale to save others - NY Daily News
At least six HIV-positive people have died after evangelical churches in Britain...– Six HIV patients die after church tells them to stop taking meds because they were healed by God: report - NY Daily News
The End of Borders and the Future of Books →
The Borders story began in Ann Arbor, where Louis and Tom Borders opened their first store in 1971. Students at the University of Michigan, the brothers developed a then-revolutionary system to track sales and inventory; for years Borders executives called it the company’s “secret sauce.” Their “Book Inventory System” could oversee the flow of a huge number of titles broken into thousands of...
Historically, police violence is a fact of life in every society. In a society...– Occupy and the Swing of that Truncheon Thing (via azspot)
Community Investment? →
azspot: thecallus, in response to this article titled The End of the Consumerist Model: Investing in the communal structure is actually what the Soviets tried. It’s what we try, by appropriating funds via the much-loathed Congress. The thing about investing is that investments frequently fail, and they never fail during the planning process. They fail when money has been invested and we are...
But the thought leaders on talk radio and Fox do more than shape opinion. Backed...– David Frum (via azspot)