LEAVE it to famed physicist Carl Sagan to make us feel completely inconsequential.We are living on a Pale Blue Dot.
This term came into being after Sagan requested the Voyager Spacecraft take a photo of the Earth at a distance of 3.7 billion miles away in order to remind humanity of our own insignificance.
“Autistic children do not know how to believe in God because they do not have a section of faith in their brains,” sociologist Fehmi Kaya reportedly said
May god help us all..
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What a wonderful world you Americans live in.
This here is a necessity. Now we just got to get the liquid that makes your feces smell like roses.
A series of repressive dictatorships have been brought down in north Africa, but the ensuing struggles for power have left a vacuum that has allowed the rise of an extremist movement that is gathering both force and supporters
Chistopher donner goes postal over injustice and corruption in the LAPDq
U.S. gun policy is set by both state and federal law. We previously published an explainer on the ways states have eased gun restrictions. But federal policy, too, has become more gun friendly in recent years — and we're not just talking about the 2008 Supreme Court ruling that struck down the handgun ban in Washington, D.C., and held that people have a right to keep guns in their homes.
Here, we outline five federal policies relating to guns you may not have known about:
Terrible tragedies like the mass shootings in Tucson cause us to search for deeper answers. Many were quick to blame America's divisive and vitriolic political culture for the violence; others portray the shooter as an unhinged, clinically deranged person with his own unfathomable agenda. Arizona has been ground zero for the battle over immigration. Were the state's political and economic travails a contributing factor? There has been some talk about guns, too. Might tighter gun control laws have made a difference?
Last night, Jon Stewart opened with an illuminating segment on how the NRA has actually prevented the ATF from actually enforcing existing law. You may have heard about some of these measures. But did you know about ALL of them?
For three decades, tracing firearms was used mostly to help police catch criminals linked to recovered guns. But in 1995, Professor Glenn L. Pierce of Northeastern University analyzed ATF tracing data and discovered that a tiny fraction of gun dealers - 1 percent - were the original sellers of a majority of the guns seized at crime scenes - 57 percent.
The furious spouse filmed the incident and placed it on YouTube, after his wife, who he names as Becky Jones, 37, from Lincolnshire, left her email account open.
When Tony and LaDonna Land discovered naked carnival worker Gregory Matthew Bruni on their roof, the night had just begun
Wise words right there
Opinions? What do you guys think is up with these?
Or if youre overly sensitive to religion(s) Merry whatever you want to call it day, to all other religions who were either coopted of this date or have similar rituals on this day or handful of days, merry greetins, failing all that, from my family to yours, i hope you have a great day and are with those you love and treasure and if you exchange shit, hope its shit you like!
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We’ve just launched freshersfields.com - the world’s first online Freshers’ Fair. It’s open to students in all years, it has freebies, loads of discounts, chances to win your rent, iPads and, oh, all sorts. Setting all that up, naturally, focused our thinking on the things students need. This in turn led us to consider which things they really don’t - those unnecessary but potentially heavy drains on already shallow finances.