NEWS: The Debate, The Rescue, And Various Superstitions
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Iran says "thank you" to US for rescuing sailors from pirates.
"It's the sex, stupid!" -- why the GOP is more anti-sex by the day:
Even as we increasingly disown notions of procreative marital sex as the only legitimate form of sexual experience, “the public policy around sexuality is getting more conservative, more draconian,” aside from tremendous progress within the gay rights movement, says Klein. “That schizophrenia has been in evidence since the day that George Bush took office — you could even say since the day that Bill Clinton was impeached.”
... It’s a backlash that Cohen refers to in her book as “the sexual counterrevolution.”
Some NH cafes banning candidates.
How much Tim Cook is making, and other depressing numbers.
Belated happy birthday to David Bowie. 65! Whoodathunkit?
This girl really didn't want to write a paper about OWS.
We are a primitive, primitive speies. Parisian boy killed for witchcraft:
... Mr. Bikubi had accused the boy and two of his siblings of witchcraft, the court heard.
All three were beaten and other children were forced to join in the attacks. But it was Kristy who became the focus of Mr Bikubi's attention, the prosecution said.
The teenager was said to be in such pain after days of being hit with an "armoury of weapons" including sticks, pliers, a metal bar, hammer and chisel that he begged to die.
Brian Altman QC, prosecuting, said: "Eventually Bikubi took him into the bathroom, put him in the bath and started to run the water.
"Kristy was just too badly injured and exhausted to resist or to keep his head above the water."
Actual questions from third graders' homework:
Each tree had 56 oranges. If eight slaves pick them equally, then how much would each slave pick?
If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in one week?
No more degrees in homeopathy from British universities. Other "non-evidence-based medicines" are on the chopping block, too.
WATCH adorable Swedish children talk about God, AFTER THE JUMP ...