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SEE IT: IKEA Produces Halloween Spoof of 'The Shining'
Society & Culture  (tags: halloween, children, culture, education, family, GoodNews, media, society, entertainment news )

Frank
- 42 minutes ago - nydailynews.com
A young boy, resembling the child in the classic 1980 Stanley Kubrick film, rides around the store on his toy tricycle only to come across a terrifying sight -- his parents.
Young Man Fatally Shot at L.A. Traffic Light After Being Asked Where He's From
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, police, murder, news, obituary, rights, sadness, safety, society, transportation, travel, usa, violence, women )

Frank
- 50 minutes ago - nydailynews.com
The man, in a black Infiniti with his girlfriend, was asked by two men in an adjacent vehicle where he was from. When he responded, 'nowhere,' shots were fired at him.
'Vampire' Skeleton With Stake Driven Through Heart Discovered in Ruins of Ancient City
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, death, education, environment, humans, murder, religion, sadness, society, world, vampires, paranormal )

Frank
- 1 hour ago - mirror.co.uk
A Bulgarian archaeologist made the grisly discovery of a man in his 40s or 50s with a metal stake hammered into his chest
See 'Real-Life FAIRY Caught on' CCTV Footage - or Is It Just a Bit of Floating Fluff?
Society & Culture  (tags: faries, paranormal, culture, education, environment, GoodNews, religion, society, world )

Frank
- 1 hour ago - mirror.co.uk
When songwriter Lucia Cordaro was looking through CCTV tapes on her laptop she was shocked to see what she thought was a tiny tinkerbell flying past the camera
Black Eyed Child of Cannock Chase: Psychic Reveals Tortured Soul Suffered From Diptheria
Society & Culture  (tags: paranormal, humans, children, uk, family, death, education, environment, religion, sadness, society, women, world, ghosts )

Frank
- 1 hour ago - mirror.co.uk
One of the UK's leading mediums claims to have come face to face with the spirit that roams Cannock Chase - and she's lifted the lid on the reason for its presence
Connecticut Arm of Million-Strong Church Votes to Shun Occupation Profiteers
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, BDS, United Church of Christ, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, society, culture, rights, world )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
As a result, church bodies have been urged to divest their holdings in companies profiting from Israeli occupation in Palestine, including Caterpillar, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, G4S and Veolia.
Annie Lennox Slams Beyonce For Fake Feminism
Society & Culture  (tags: women, culture, feminism, music, society )

Niki
- 7 hours ago - inquisitr.com
The legendary Annie Lennox speaks out on feminism and the music industry and tells Beyonce in no uncertain terms that "twerking is not Feminism"!
The Science of Fox News: Why Its Viewers Are the Most Misinformed
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, Fox news viewers, misinformed, society, culture, government, politics, dishonesty, ethics, world, education )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - alternet.org
"Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers?" Jon Stewart asked Chris Wallace. "The most consistently misinformed misinformed? Fox, Fox viewers, consistently, every poll." Stewart's statement was factually accurate, as we'll see.
Academic Institutions That Violate Academic Freedom Deserve to Be Boycotted
Society & Culture  (tags: academic freedom, academic boycott of israel, education, ethics, freedoms, society, world, culture, news, rights )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Academic freedom is a bedrock principle that must be honored by any university as part of its mission of furthering research and education. If an academic institution should violate this sacred trust, scholars will respond by refusing to participate...
Junot DíAz Comes Out in Support of the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, , activists, rights, freedoms, society, celebrity, education, world, interesting, humans, goodnews )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel sent out the following press release today saying that Díaz joins Chuck D and Boots Riley as prominent artists who have recently endorsed the boycott:
Activists Occupy Israel Pavilion at Paris Trade Show (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, France, Israel, Palestine, BDS, protestors, Human Rights, society, freedoms, activists, news )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
As the video above shows, the activists held up signs condemning Israeli abuses of Palestinian rights and chanted slogans including: "No trade with apartheid," "Boycott Israeli apartheid" and "Gaza, Gaza, We won't forget!"
Palestine Shines in Global Literature Prizes
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, 'Sheikh Zayed Prize ', Ghassan Zaqtan, literature, Yousef Abu Loz, Osama Alaysa, awards, society, culture, interesting, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Poetry and prose by Palestinian writers has been celebrated by the organizers of two international literary awards. The longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize -- an Arabic culture award -- features three Palestinian writers.
Marvel Creates Hearing-Disabled Superhero With Children's Hearing Institute in New York
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, health, humans, society, hearing impaired )

Linda
- 17 hours ago - comicbook.com
Marvel is teaming up with the Children's Hearing Institute in New York to create a brand new superhero that inspires and educates hearing-impaired children
King Tut Had A Club Foot And Other Deformities, New 'Autopsy' Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, interesting, society, sadness )

Susan
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
An international team of researchers studying King Tutankhamun are reporting some surprising new discoveries about the ancient boy kingThe scientists say that a 'virtual autopsy' of Tut -- essentially a close analysis of a life-size image of the king made
6 Ways the Cops Know You're Texting
Society & Culture  (tags: NewTechnology, computers, design, discovery, tech, technology, society, investigation, concept, business, climate, computer, energy, research, safety, study, crime, police, law, transportation )

Susan
- 1 day ago - autos.yahoo.com
Forty-four states ban all drivers from texting behind the wheel, but that doesn't seem to stop many of us.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that at any given daytime moment, over 600,000 drivers are using cell phones or
Well Deserved Rare Air Force Medal for Bravery Awarded
Society & Culture  (tags: military, ethics, violence, culture, children, activists, society )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Nev. teacher slain in school shooting gets rare military honor
Ohio Girl, 16, With Heart Condition Collapses at Haunted House and Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, child, death, environment, family, humans, sadness, society, women, heartbreaking )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
Christian Faith Benge had been living with just one lung, often had trouble breathing and part of her heart was enlarged to four times its usual size, her family said.
   

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