“Nothing says ‘I take this obligation freely’ quite like a state law that withholds your diploma unless you swear an oath.”
I knew this would happen eventually...
LOL, what ?
In recent memory, rumors have surfaced that suggest the next Xbox, whether it be called the Xbox 720, Durango, or something else entirely, will be a console that is always connected to the internet. This unfortunate notion is commonly referred to as always-on DRM, usually requiring consumers to be online in order to access their software. A new leak is corroborating the always-on rumor, as well as suggesting that the Xbox 720 will require all games to be installed to the hard drive.
The extraordinary footage released by West Midlands Police shows the addicts racing after a drug dealer's car to get their fix just seconds after he pulls into a street in Birmingham at 8:30am.
It's addictive and toxic, like a drug, and we need to wean ourselves off it, says US doctor
Loyalist troops as well as civilians were reportedly among those killed and wounded.
"We have no reason to believe these allegations represent anything more than the regime's continued attempts to discredit the legitimate opposition and distract from its own atrocities committed against the Syrian people," said US state department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.
A 20-year-old Greek footballer has been banned for life from playing for his national team after a controversial goal celebration in which he appeared to give a Nazi salute. The player says he hadn't understood the meaning of the gesture - but is it possible, in 2013, for a European to be so poorly informed?
Forget the Cellphone Fight — We Should Be Allowed to Unlock Everything We Own
GREEN Party leader Natalie Bennett has called for the renationalisation of the nation’s railways, as the ‘only way’ to stop rocketing prices forcing people to stay at home – or into cars.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has apologized to a Missouri couple after its agents traumatized the family’s 3-year-old, wheelchair-bound daughter during a screening and told the mother she could not film the process. The Feb. 8 run-in Annie Schulte and her disabled daughter had with TSA screeners at Missouri’s Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as they were heading to Orlando was caught on tape and posted to YouTube. In the video, 3-year-old Lucy can be seen crying as TSA agents tell Schulte she cannot film the screening. “To me it was pretty offensive because I was really tuned in when she…
A MAN has had 75 per cent of his skull replaced with a custom-made 3D-printed implant.
White smoke has risen from above the Sistine Chapel, indicating that Roman Catholic cardinals have elected a new pope. Election comes on first full day of the cardinals' conclave in the Sistine Chapel.
The Scottish Nationalist Party are preparing to form 'McMI5' after the referendum in 2014 and could recruit spies from St Andrews University, it has been claimed.
Labour is expected to support the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) in speeding a retroactive law through parliament that will overturn the outcome of a court of appeal judgment and ensure the government no longer has to pay £130m in benefit rebates to about a quarter of a million jobseekers.
Shocking New Evidence Reveals Depths of
'Treason' and 'Treachery' of Watergate and Iran-Contra
Cypriots tell of shock finding government had seized up to 10% of savings – despite promise deposits would be safe
U.S. rules of engagement in Iraq flagrantly violated the laws of war. They included: "dead-checking" or killing wounded resistance fighters; orders to "kill all military-age men" during some operations; "360 degree rotational fire" on streets packed with civilians; standing orders to "call for fire", meaning air strikes, even on villages or apartment buildings full of people; and Fallujah and other areas were designated "weapons free" or "free fire" zones, where thousands of civilians were killed.
DOMINIC SANDBROOK: Ever more citizens in the Mediterranean countries of the eurozone in particular argue that for the third time in less than 100 years Germany is trying to take control of Europe.
If you need a pick-me-up or just a few interesting facts to pepper into conversations this weekend, these should do the trick.
The Conservative party needs to reverse the "great socialist coup" of the last decade by ending welfare dependency and encouraging wealth creation by cutting taxes, the former defence secretary Liam Fox has argued.
Roger Hayhurst, 20, was attacked by thugs after they recognised him as the 'Knight Warrior' whilst he was out walking with his fiancee.
There truly is no rest for the wicked, and Monsanto is at war once again against health conscious consumers with the latest ‘Monsanto Protection Act‘, managing to sneak wording into the latest Senate legislation that would give them blanket immunity from any USDA action regarding the potential dangers of their genetically modified creations while under review. The USDA would be unable to act against any and all new GMO crops that were suspected to be wreaking havoc on either human health or the environment.
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is under fire from the country's clerics over a photo of him consoling the mother of Hugo Chavez at the late Venezuelan leader's funeral—physical contact that's considered a sin under Iran's strict Islamic codes.
The work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, has denied claims that his controversial bedroom tax policy has descended into "total chaos" after he announced a partial U-turn to exempt foster carers and parents of teenage armed forces personnel from the charge, just three weeks before it is due to come into force.
A study of Neanderthal skulls suggests that they became extinct because they had larger eyes than our species.