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You're Invited to the #VeganFashion Shop-Up of the Summer!
Society & Culture  (tags: Vegan fashion, designs, designers, retailers, animals, planet, americans, culture, environment, humans, news, society, women, world )

- 11 minutes ago -
What better way to spend your Saturday than shopping the latest designs from dozens of designers and retailers that take fashion to the next level by making you look and feel good while also taking care of animals and the planet?
TAKE ACTION: Join The Coalition to End Citizens United!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, Corporate Money, coalition, finance system, democracy )

- 12 minutes ago -
Sign the petition demanding Congress restore transparency and accountability to our campaign finance system.
Stop Attacking Social Security Disability
Health & Wellness  (tags: Social Security Disability, Congress, NCPSSM, disability, benefits, die yearly )

- 21 minutes ago -
Some members of Congress have started attacking Americans with disabilities who receive Social Security benefits. It's incredibly difficult for applicants to qualify for disability benefits thousands die each year waiting for these benefits.
Snowy Owl Who Flew to Attention After Surviving a Collision Has Died
Animals  (tags: owl, rescued, sadness, news, raptor, offbeat )

- 42 minutes ago -
such a beautiful bird
The Staggeringly High--And Shockingly Under-Reported--Rate of White on White Murder
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, abuse, government, dishonesty, propaganda, military, lies, iraq, war, usa, crime, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, culture, ethics, environment, violence, women, murder, police, religion, politics, safety )

- 43 minutes ago -
Why oh why is no one commenting on the insanely high rate of of white on white murder? Bill O'Reilly? Joe Klein, of Time magazine, who devotes his whole column to write this week on black on black murder, in response to Ferguson?
3 Ways America Enables Slaughter in Gaza
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, propaganda, lies, obama, media, abuse, crime, cover-up, war, politics, elections, economy, military )

- 52 minutes ago -
The U.S. government plays a central role in perpetuating the Israeli occupation of Palestine.
"Energy East Pipeline": A Ticking Bomb That Threatens Canada's Precious Waterways
Environment  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Canada, Pipeline, Waterways, Environment, Risks, Contamination, Devastation )

- 58 minutes ago -
""When the pipeline spills, it will seriously endanger our water sources," says Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow."
Most Whites Still Don't Understand the Dangers of Being a Black Man in the US
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Racism, Institutional Racism, Police Brutality, Murder, African-Americans, White Majority Gov't, White Society, Denialism, Criminal Injustice System )

- 1 hour ago -
"By about four-to-one (80% to 18%), African Americans say the shooting in Ferguson raises important issues about race that merit discussion. By contrast, whites, by 47% to 37%, say the issue of race is getting more attention than it deserves."
The Problem With G.M.O. Labels
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, Genetically Modified Foods, GMO Labeling, Human Health, Environment, Risks, Safety, Science, Scientific Consensus )

- 1 hour ago -
"People have a right to know what is in their food."Yet there is another, equally compelling truth: the overwhelming scientific consensus demonstrates that foods containing GMO's pose no greater risks than any other food."
Dinesh D'Souza Compares Ferguson Protesters to ISIS (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, NewsMax TV, Ferguson protestors, ISIS, Dinesh D'Souza, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, society, police, sadness )

- 1 hour ago -
Filmmaker and President Obama truther, Dinesh D'Souza, likened James Foley's beheading to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri on Thursday while appearing on NewsMaxTV's "Steve Malzberg Show."
Leonardo DiCaprio Visits Alberta's Oilsands
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonardo DiCaprio, Alberta Tar Sands, oilsands, Fort McMurray, environmental documentary, activists, americans, arts, culture, environment, humans, media, movies, society, usa, world )

- 1 hour ago -
DiCaprio is in Fort McMurray for a few days to tour the oilsands for an environmental documentary he is working on, a source who did not want to be named told CBC News.
Funny British Animal Voiceovers - YouTube   video
Animals  (tags: Funny, British Animal, voiceovers, cute, funny animals, wildlife, video )

- 1 hour ago -
What are animals really saying? Here's one funny take on wildlife dialogue behind the scenes.
Sanctions Can Give a Major Boost to Reindeer Meat Industry in Siberia
Offbeat  (tags: government, interesting, society )

- 1 hour ago -
With US and European meat disappearing from supermarkets in Russia, there is an opportunity for domestic producers to fill gaps in the market.
Abandoned Florida Panther Kitten Gets New Home in State Park
Animals  (tags: abandoned, panther kitten, florida, state park, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, GoodNews, protection, rescued, society, wildanimals )

- 1 hour ago -
A rare Florida panther, found near death as a 1-pound newborn in January, bounded into its permanent new fenced home in a state park on Thursday, now a lively, nearly 50-pound kitten.
Reality Check: Germany Does Not Get Half of Its Energy From Solar Panels
Science & Tech  (tags: Carbon and De-carbonization, Electricity, Energy Security, Communications and Messaging, Solar Power, Utilities, Climate, Efficiency, Environmental Policy, Environment, Renewables, Electricity Grid, Energy, Energy and Economy )

- 1 hour ago -
"Germany does not get half of its electricity from solar panels, instead the figure is around ten times lower. Last year only 4.5% of Germany's gross electricity generation came from solar panels, far short of 50%."
For Many Politicians, Ferguson Isn't Happening
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ferguson, Missouri, Institutional Racism, Police Brutality, Murder, #HandsUpDontShoot, Election 2016, Presidential Candidates, Hillary Clinton, Paul Ryan, Elizabeth Warren, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Democrats, Republicans, Two Party Establishment )

- 1 hour ago -
"Most of the candidates likely to contend for the presidency in 2016 have been silent. Hillary Clinton, who has been eager in recent weeks to opine extensively on national issues as she embarked on a book tour, has acted as if the situation isn't..."
Tattooed 2,500 Year Old Siberian Princess 'to Be Reburied'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 hour ago -
The mummy was excavated by Novosibirsk scientist Natalia Polosmak in 1993 and was seen as 'one of the most significant archeological discoveries at the close of the 20th century', reported Itar-Tass.
Two Ancient Mayan Cities Found in Mexican Jungle
World  (tags: Mexico, Mayan cities, Jungle, Archeologists, researchers )

- 1 hour ago -
Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities hidden in the jungle of southeastern Mexico, and the lead researcher says he believes there are "dozens" more to be found in the region.
Why the Gaza Truce Failed
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Hamas, truce, military, violence, death, freedoms )

- 1 hour ago -
The renewal of hostilities lies in the poor performance of the Israeli military. a poorly equipped enemy enclosed within a minuscule territory about which Israel has a half-century of comprehensive intelligence -- Israel failed to achieve any significant
Letter From Siberia: Fortress of Solitude
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 hour ago -
Russia's most mysterious archaeological site dominates a small island in the center of a remote lake high in the mountains of southern Siberia. Here, just 20 miles from the Mongolian border, the outer walls of the medieval ruins of Por-Bajin still rise 40
Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer
Society & Culture  (tags: Mark David Chapman, Murderer, Parole Denied, John Lennon, Beatles, 1980, NYC, Dakota Hotel )

- 1 hour ago -
"It's the eighth time 59-year-old Mark David Chapman has been denied parole. New York corrections officials announced the decision Friday."
VIDEO - James Foley's Brother: The U.S. Could Have Done More for Jim
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, James Foley, brother, u.s., usa, war, hostages, Islamic militant group terrorism, obama )

- 1 hour ago -
The brother of American journalist James Foley said Friday morning that the U.S. government could have done more to attempt to free his brother and other American hostages from the Islamic militant group ISIL.
Three Great Ironies of the Anti-Vaccine Movement
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vaccines, Immunization, Anti-Vaccine Movement, Anti-Vaxxers, Hysteria, Pseudo-science )

- 1 hour ago -
"Let us not forget that the vast majority of the claims put forward by the anti-vaccine movement have gone down in flames, but there are a couple of interesting ironies in the situation that are worth taking a closer look."
Defend Journalism That Speaks Truth To Power From Ferguson to Washington
Society & Culture  (tags: Journalism, freedom of the press, harassment, violations, media, truth to power )

- 1 hour ago -
Harassing journalists violates one of the most basic premises of the American experiment, denying citizens the information they need to address abuses of power at every level of the government."
How Big of a Blow Is It for Hamas to Lose Three Senior Leaders? (VIDEO)
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, violence, war, world, conflict, death, politics, middle-east, news )

- 1 hour ago -
Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow at American Task Force on Palestine, says it's a "very serious"€
New Home for An 'Evolutionary Misfit'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 1 hour ago -
One of the most bizarre-looking fossils ever discovered- a worm-like creature with legs, spikes and a head difficult to distinguish from its tail- has found its place in the evolutionary Tree of Life, definitively linking it with a group of modern animals

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