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Strange British Place Names
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, GoodNews, interesting, internet, society, news )

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You can't blame the residents of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysilio gogogoch in Wales for preferring to call their village Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, or Llanfairpwll.
Clemency for Josephine Ledesma Serving Life Without Parole
Society & Culture  (tags: war on drugs, injustice, prisons, sentencing, petitions )

- 18 hours ago -
Josephine Ledesma is a first time nonviolent drug offender who has already served 24 years of a life sentence for conspiracy to transport drugs.
Stop the Missouri 'Stand Your Ground' Law
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, law, police, rights, safety, violence, Black lives matter )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago -
" Now conservatives and the gun lobby are again pushing âEUR~Stand Your GroundâEUR(TM) legislation in even more states - providing cover for race-based violence and trigger-happy vigilantes like Zimmerman." Peace.
What's the Longest Word in Your Language ???   video
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, news, internet, goodnews, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Some human languages are quite amazing when it comes to saying a lot with one word, which can insanely long. Here's a fun and amusing look at some of the longest words in the world, each from a different language!
Memorial Day - Monday 30 May 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, humans, interesting, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day and was initiated to honor the soldiers for the Union and Confederate armies who died during the American Civil War....
Charged With Racism, Harvard School Retires Its Shield -- Observer -- News Archives Usa
Society & Culture  (tags: Harvard Law School, racism, hate crime, plantation owner, symbolism )

- 4 hours ago -
It is broadly considered a memorial to Isaac Royall, Jr., a slave owner who owned a sugar plantation in Massachusetts within the latter part of the 18th century. Several law students, known as their movement Royall Must Fall, protested the shield
Village Where Children Climb Cliffside Ladder May Get Stairs
Society & Culture  (tags: chinese )

- 1 day ago -
A village in China's mountainous west where schoolchildren must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to improve safety.
A War Hero Who Was a Stranger in His Own Land
Society & Culture  (tags: society, americans, military, barrier, Korean War, history )

- 12 hours ago -
A touching story about Jesse Brown, an African American pilot who broke the color barrier for US Navy pilots and sadly died in the Korean War at age 24....and his relationships with 2 white men who helped him succeed ....
Mairead Maguire on Plans of World Beyond War   video
Society & Culture  (tags: World Beyond War, peace building, war and militarism, alternatives, September 2016, Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate )

- 1 day ago -
World Beyond War is planning a big event in Washington, D.C., in September 2016, just after the International Day of Peace, including a conference beginning Fri pm Sept 23. Learn about & engage in working on viable alternatives to war and militarism
Desmond Tutu on World Beyond War Plans for September 2016   video
Society & Culture  (tags: World Beyond War, peace building, war and militarism, alternatives, September 2016, Desmond Tutu )

- 1 day ago -
World Beyond War is planning a big event in Washington, D.C., in September 2016, just after the International Day of Peace, including a conference beginning Fri pm Sept 23. Learn about & engage in working on viable alternatives to war and militarism
Blatant Retaliation Against Prisoners Trying to Reform Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, incarceration, inmates, injustice, brutality, solitary confinement, protests )

- 1 day ago -
In an apparent retaliation against their activism and an attempt to disrupt further communications, Massachusetts officials come down hard.
Why Do Russians Never Smile?
Society & Culture  (tags: smiling, cultural differences, study )

- 1 day ago -
Here's something that has always puzzled me, growing up in the U.S. as a child of Russian parents. This is an interesting study.
Anti-Choice Activists Using Location Services to Send Targeted Ads to Women in Abortion Clinics
Society & Culture  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, Planned Parenthood, anti-choice, propaganda, harassment )

- 19 hours ago -
A new effort by anti-choice activists to target women seeking abortions just reached a brand-new level of creepy, according to an investigation by the reproductive health news site Rewire.
Cancer Angst: Stop It Already, Cancer | Cure Today
Society & Culture  (tags: cancer, cancer survivor, cancer patient, cancer treatment, cancer survivorship, cancer coping )

- 1 day ago -
Is anyone else fed up with Cancer too? Thanks for reading my article!
Should the Media Be Written Up for Poor Job Performance?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, dishonesty, media, usa, society, police )

- 15 hours ago -
If you have ever approached the media about a story you soon realize how hard it is to get a reporter to do a story ..unless you are SOMEONE
Whistleblower Shows How Greed Deprived Flint Residents of Water
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, cover-up, water, health, Flint, congress, abuse, americans, ethics, usa, abuse, activists, americans, family, children, law, police, politics, rights )

- 12 hours ago -
This is what i mean.. if it is not for whistleblowers, everyone might be subject to trampling. How can see large numbers of people being hurt in some way and NOT react?
The Gig Economy Is Ripping Out Floor Below Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: gig econonmy, Uber, Lyft, middle class, disaster )

- 9 hours ago -
In what's called the gig economy, companies like Uber hire people to use their own cars as taxis; property owners use firms like AirBnB to rent homes and rooms; and the well-off use firms like Instacart for on-demand shopping. While this may seem to offer
And So It Goes
Society & Culture  (tags: natachia barlow ramsey, vagina, interesting, bizarre, sex, depression, dating, players, suicide, postpartum psychosis, women, mood disorderssociety, ethics, humans )

- 8 hours ago -
I can separate sex from my feelings but once those two get all mashed together. I'm done for. It just builds. More feelings, more sex and so on. It's like my heart moves into my vagina and makes a home.
This Climb Up a Cliff Is the WorldâEUR(TM)s Scariest School Run
Society & Culture  (tags: china, children, education, culture, environment, ethics, government, news, sadness, society, travel, transportation, world, rights, safety )

- 8 hours ago -
These Chinese children have the worldâEUR(TM)s scariest journey home from school âEUR" an 800m climb up the side of a cliff.
Phil Hartman's Wife Kills Him and Herself in 1998
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, celebrity, children, death, family, fashion, murder, news, obituary, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, usa )

- 8 hours ago -
Emmy-award winning "Saturday Night Live" star Phil Hartman was shot dead yesterday in his California mansion by his wife, who then killed herself as cops carried their pajama-clad children from the house, police said.

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