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William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday: 50 Everyday Phrases That Came From the Bard
Society & Culture  (tags: Shakespeare, language, popular phrases, 450th birthday, interesting, society, education, culture )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Happy 450th birthday William Shakespeare. Your plays are still the pinnacle, your poetry among the finest and many phrases you coined are still in wide usage.
1.6 Million Americans Don't Have Indoor Plumbing. Here's Where They Live (INTERACTIVE MAP INCLUDED)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, census questions, indoor plumbing, rural areas, government, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Looking beyond the present day, it's worth remembering that indoor plumbing is a fairly new development for many communities. In 1950 fully one quarter of U.S. households did not have a flush toilet --
PETITION - Demand That Walmart Give Its Workers a Raise.
World  (tags: news )

David
- 4 hours ago - activism.thenation.com
As the largest private employer in the country, Walmart would do a service to both its workers and the broader economy by raising employee wages to a minimum of $12 per hour. We implore you to act now to give Walmart workers a much needed raise.
Bob Dole Says the GOP Is Way More Conservative Than It Was Even 20 Years Ago. He's Right.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bob Dole, Americans, conservatives, republicans, government, ethics, constitution, congress, usa, politics )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Here's Bob Dole on the current state of the Republican party: "I thought I was a conservative, but we've got some in Congress now who are so far right they're about to fall out of the Capitol."
Man Fined £300 for Swallowing Goldfish in Neknominate Prank
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, animalcruelty, crime, cruelty, death, investigation, killed, killing, law, humans )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - theguardian.com
RSPCA said eating live animal was unacceptable after successfully prosecuting man who posted video on Facebook.Charlton said: "Eating a live animal and posting a video of it online for entertainment is not some light-hearted joke - it is unacceptable.
Navy Investigates Ex-Blue Angels Commander After Complaint He Allowed Sexual Harassment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, propaganda, lies, iraq, ethics, cover-up, corruption, abuse, crime, dishonesty, economy, military, media, government, politics, troops )

Wild
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The Navy has reassigned a former commander of the Blue Angels, its acrobatic fighter squadron, and is investigating allegations that the elite team of pilots was a hotbed of hazing, sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination, documents show.
John Kerry, Clueless Buffoon
World  (tags: news )

David
- 4 hours ago - informationclearinghouse.info
Oh, the burden of empire! It weighs so heavily on John Kerry's shoulders:...
Primal Bugs: The Amazing Hunter Gatherer Microbiome
Health & Wellness  (tags: microbiome, health, probiotic, hadza )

Sayer
- 4 hours ago - greenmedinfo.com
A new study on the Hadza people finally sheds light on this fascinating topic of our ancestral ties to the wonderful world of commensal bacteria.
Sherpas Leave Everest; Some Expeditions Nix Climbs
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, death, abuse, ethics, environment, rights, media, society, safety, health, freedoms, world )

Wild
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
KATMANDU, Nepal -- Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefit
Were Ancient Romans Poisoned By Lead?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 hours ago - pasthorizonspr.com
It is universally accepted that using lead for domestic water supply and distribution presents a major health hazard. The ancient Romans were unaware of these risks - even sweetening wine with lead - but the water pipes and lead tanks may have had an impa
Stop Euthanasia of These Two Dogs! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Cocote, Bucky, poodle, euthanasia, save )

Marie
- 4 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
These 2 dogs (Cocote and Bucky) were kept in an enclosure without special attention from their master, they escaped once assaulting a lady and her poodle.
How the Supreme Court's Ruling on Michigan Affirmative Action Affects Colleges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: education, government, Supreme Court, discrimination, Affirmative Action, society, rights, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The new Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action leaves in place, for now, a system that allows public universities in Maryland, Virginia and many other states to consider race and ethnicity in admissions.
Leave the White House Lawn Red Fox Alone! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: USA, red fox, White House, Racoon's, cruelty )

Marie
- 5 hours ago - change.org
There is a beautiful red fox that has taken refuge on the White House lawn since the government shut down! So far, she has outfoxed the Secret Service Agents setting traps for her. They have caught squirrels and even a raccoon -- but Miss Fox is slyer
We Want the Atlas Lions Reintroduced Into Their Natural Habitat in Morocco - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Atlas lions, morocco, reintroduction, natural )

Marie
- 5 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Lion Atlas has always lived in Morocco, it is an integral part of the fauna of our country is a national heritage! we must act while there is still time, it must be reintroduced into
Now That's Snail Mail! Woman Receives Birthday Card Sealed With a Kiss From Her Dead Mother 45 YEARS Late Read More: Http://Www
World  (tags: news )

David
- 5 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
It wasn't an extortionate utility bill in the mail that shocked a New York woman recently, but a birthday card sent from her late parents 45 years ago.
Watching As He Wastes Away: How a Kentucky Prison Let a Mentally Ill Man Starve to Death
World  (tags: news )

David
- 5 hours ago - dailykos.com
Sadly, the callous dismissal of the suffering of others is the modus operendi for many of America's federal and state prisons...
Tennessee Bill Would Sentence Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs to Up to 15 Years
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, family, health, government, ethics, abuse, babies, environment, drugs, women, warning, treatment, society, protection, prevention, medicine )

Wild
- 6 hours ago - alternet.org
Harsh law would fall hardest on poor women and women of color.There is dangerous legislation sitting on the desk of my governor, Bill Haslam, and if he doesn't veto it in the next few days, pregnant mothers of color and poor mothers could face up to 15yr
An Earth Day Suggestion to Protect Our Planet, Farmworkers and Families
Health & Wellness  (tags: Earth Day Suggestion, food, health, pesticides, agriculture, environment, humans, protection, safety, news )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - foodsafetynews.com
Each Earth Day, we are inundated by advertising and other pronouncements with ways to help protect our planet. But one step - curbing the use of toxic and harmful pesticides in agriculture - would help protect the environment, farmworkers and our families
Toppling Prisons, Healing Culture âEUR" Studying the New Jim Crow
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: crime, drugs war )

Libramoon
- 7 hours ago - patheos.com
There is a call to start a movement to help overturn the devastation of the War on Drugs and mass incarceration through the Prison Industrial Complex. But before we start a movement, we have to know what we are up against.
Commend Animal Welfare Group for Rescuing Bile Bears
World  (tags: )

Ethelia
- 7 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Target: CEO of Animals Asia Jill Robinson Goal: Commend organization for saving 130 bile bears You save one, you save the WORLD
Jobs: Service Members, Veterans and Their Families
Business  (tags: military, troops, war, economy, government, obama, democrats, ethics, business, society, labor, Entrepreneurs )

James
- 7 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Helping Employers Connect to Job Seeking Service Members, Veterans and Their Families April 23, 2014 - First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden joined the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell on Wednesday at a comprehensive Veteran
The New York Times Criticized for Submitting to Israeli Censors - Video
World  (tags: news )

David
- 7 hours ago - juancole.com
The New York Times made a rare admission that it submits to Israeli state gag orders, fueling charges from critics that the globally-influential publication plays fast-and-loose with journalistic ethics to give favorable coverage to Israel.
Sustainable Energy in the Developing World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: world, energy, environment, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, globalwarming )

James
- 7 hours ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
Policy: Bring sustainable energy to the developing world 16 April 2014 - Investment and policies must support cheap, clean energy technologies to cut both poverty and climate change, say Reid Detchon and Richenda Van Leeuwen.
Will You Fight UKIP's Racist Fear Mongering? Join HOPE Not Hate's May 3/4
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, environment, interesting, off-beat, culture, humans, business, safety, society, world, politics, Refugees&Relief, media, news, violence, world, corruption, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, police, religion, rights, sadness, safety )

Wendy
- 7 hours ago - action.hopenothate.org.uk
Join one of the 85 events planned for the May 3/4 weekend of action and help distribute over one million newspapers and leaflets dispelling UKIP's hateful campaign lies:. sign and learn more>>> (those that can thanks )
Update on Search for a Home for Sherlock, Dying Woman's Canine Companion - National Dogs | Examiner.Com
Animals  (tags: humans, dogs, animalwelfare, pets, cancer, sadness, suffering, society )

Dianne Ly
- 7 hours ago - examiner.com
We found a wonderful local family for Sherlock, who we spoke with several times, we did reference checks and had scheduled a home visit for yesterday in the evening. We told Pat about this family several days ago and she was very excited.
Protect Marine Animals From Seismic Air Gun Blasting
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty )

Keiko
- 7 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Oil companies want to blast deep into the ocean floor looking for oil and gas deposits. These companies intend on tearing through hundreds of acres of ocean with seismic air guns blasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for months on end.
Asteroid Impact Risks 'Underappreciated'
Science & Tech  (tags: Asteroid, space, earth )

Ray
- 8 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A visualisation showing where sizeable asteroids have hit the Earth in recent years has been released by the B612 Foundation.
'Little Progress' on Forest Protection Plan
Environment  (tags: destruction, conservation, protection, trees, wildlife, forests )

Ray
- 8 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A global programme to reward developing countries for avoiding deforestation has made little headway, officials and conservationists say.

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