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Caught on Tape: What Mitch McConnell Complained About to a Roomful of Billionaires(Exclusive) - The Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, abuse, americans, constitution, candidates, ethics, elections, economy, dishonesty, propaganda, lies, politics, media, republicans, democrats, freedoms )

Wild
- 12 minutes ago - thenation.com
At a secret meeting of elite donors convened by the Koch brothers, McConnell laid out his plan for shrinking the federal government and whined about having to vote on minimum wage bills.
Desert Skies   video
Animals  (tags: Desert Skies, Maksim Mrvica, Croation pianist, tortoise, camels, elephants )

Dandelion
- 12 minutes ago - youtube.com
Enjoy the talent of Maksim Mrvica the Croatian pianist who is internationally renowned with the song Desert Skies. Click on Visit Site to continue to listen to the music while helping these animals of the desert in signing the petitions. Thank you.
Churchill Rejected Lord Kitchener's WW1 Ammunition Plea, Letter Reveals
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, Churchill, Lord Kitchener, Ammunition, Letters, National Archives, UK )

Ray
- 25 minutes ago - bbc.co.uk
Army chief Lord Kitchener made a desperate plea to Winston Churchill for ammunition at the start of World War One, a newly unearthed letter reveals.
Kitchener: The Most Famous Pointing Finger
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, Poster, Lord Kitchener, UK )

Ray
- 29 minutes ago - bbc.co.uk
A recruitment poster of the stern-eyed Lord Kitchener has become a defining image of World War One. A clever illustrator's psychological trickery has spawned a thousand imitations, writes Adam Eley.
Finalists Named for $10m Star Trek 'Tricorder' X Prize
Science & Tech  (tags: science, NewTechnology, medical, healthcare, scanner )

Ray
- 35 minutes ago - bbc.co.uk
Ten finalists have been chosen in a $10m (£6m) competition to develop a real-life "tricorder" - the medical scanner used in the Star Trek series.
Can Black Dogs Rule With a Royal New Media Push? ...They Can If It's a Therapist, a Hero and a Faithful Friend.
Animals  (tags: modern dog adoption, new media, dogs, animalwelfare, animals, pets )

Max
- 36 minutes ago - moderndogadoption.tumblr.com
No bad rap for these black dogs or any others. Bandit is a multi-talented therapy dog to veterans, children and his own father with help from his website and New Media presence. Orlando is a seeing eye dog who saved his owner from a subway train and ...
Strange Mail Contest
Offbeat  (tags: Ripley's Believe It Or Not, Strange Mail, Contest, Orlando, Florida, winners )

Dandelion
- 40 minutes ago - floridaattractions.org
For the Strange Mail Contest, Ripley's wants to see what weird objects the public can mail to its corporate headquarters in Orlando. The catch is -no packaging of any kind is allowed.
Medieval Swansea Brought Back to Life By Project
Offbeat  (tags: Medieval, Swansea, Wales, UK )

Ray
- 45 minutes ago - bbc.co.uk
A project in Swansea is aiming to bring the city's medieval history back to life. Researchers have produced images showing what parts of the city may have looked like 700 years ago.
Stop Dog Discrimination: End Breed Specific Legislation in Denver - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, abuse, animaladvocates, AnimalCruelty, animalcruelty, animalrights, pets, killed, killing, investigation, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, dogs, suffering, GoodNews, rescued, protection, abused, slaughter, sadness, environment, conservation )

Clare
- 47 minutes ago - forcechange.com
This needs to stop those dogs are feared more because idiots use them as a fighting dog and make them fight for survival this is why they are feared more but they are not an dangerous dog when they are not in loving home's with the love an care they need
The Parenting Lessons to Be Taken From Movies
Offbeat  (tags: Education, parenting, movies, middle-class families )

Ray
- 50 minutes ago - bbc.co.uk
It is 50 years since Mary Poppins appeared on cinema screens. The film presented a very particular view of middle-class family life, but have movies influenced how people think about parenting?
Stop Washing Valuable Energy Down the Drain
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, GoodNews, green, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, water )

Paul
- 53 minutes ago - triplepundit.com
Can you guess which renewable energy has the quickest payoff? You might be surprised!
Success: Facebook Removes The Only Good Dog Is a Dead Dog Page
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, goodnews )

Heidi
- 54 minutes ago - animalpetitions.org
Praise Facebook CEO and staff for shutting down "I Hate Dogs - The Only Good Dog is a Dead Dog" page on site
Arizona Shooting: Girl, Nine, Kills Gun Instructor
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, crime, culture, death, education, government, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 58 minutes ago - bbc.com
A nine year-old girl in the US has killed her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use a high-powered sub machine gun. * Because nine years old really need to use an Uzi in Arizona.
VIDEO - A Sweet and Funny Compilation of Bulldogs!
Offbeat  (tags: Bulldogs, Compilationdogs, animals, funny, humor, off-beat, pets, society )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - ba-bamail.com
Bulldogs are some of my favourite dogs, mainly because they are so funny looking, and, even for dogs, are incredibly loyal and loving dogs. This compilation of bulldog videos is both sweet and hilarious!
Dozens of Police Departments Suspended for Losing US Military-Grade Weaponry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, government, news, military, dishonesty, crime, politics )

Nils Ande
- 1 hour ago - rt.com
Close to 200 state and local police departments in the United States have been suspended for losing military-level equipment transferred to them by the Pentagon, a new investigation found. Already, the investigation has found that police departments in Ar
Let Wildlife Recover From Massive Oil Spill
Animals  (tags: habitat, environment, wildanimals )

Heidi
- 1 hour ago - animalpetitions.org
Clean up the toxic aftereffects from the biggest oil spill in U.S. history
Critics Blast Obama's Three Meals a Day -- Andy Borowitiz -
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, Humor, Satire, society )

Kit
- 1 hour ago - newyorker.com
"It sends a very dangerous message to our enemies to see President Obama eating," he said. ** HUMOR**SATIRE**
Food Poverty: UK Experts Warn of Rising Levels of Malnutrition
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, healthcare, children, food, nutrition, news, illness )

Nils Ande
- 1 hour ago - rt.com
Britain's Faculty of Public Health has linked the growing trend to people's inability to afford quality food. According to the latest figures, there has been a 19-percent increase in the number of UK citizens hospitalized for malnutrition over the past tw
Cotton Gin Boss Threatens to Hang Black Worker For Drinking From 'White People Only' Fountain
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, Racism, rights, society )

Kit
- 1 hour ago - thinkprogress.org
Yes, it is 2014 and yes this article is true. I wish this were Onion News, but this can be found at numerous sites on the Internet.
Jon Stewart Is Back - This Show Takes on Ferguson and Race in America -
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, Humor, society )

Kit
- 1 hour ago - thedailyshow.cc.com
Jon Stewart hits this out of the park. So funny and so true.
Arkansas, the Ebola Virus, and the License to Lie
Health & Wellness  (tags: politics, safety, disease, racism )

Abe
- 1 hour ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
When the town of Harrison, Arkansas decided to cancel a planned visit by a delegation from Ghana, was it just ignorance about Ebola or old-fashioned racism? -
Ivory Feat WildAid Ambassador Li Bing Bing Stop Demand (Video!!)
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, elephant cruelty, elephant welfare, ivory tusks, ivory trade, suffering, killing, death, video )

BarbCat
- 1 hour ago - savetheelephants.org
At the heart of the trade is the appetite of consumers, many of who do not know they are killing elephants to fuel their love for jewelry. Our job then is to find innovative ways to grab their attention and spread the message. What better start to a...
Personal Essay: The Storytellers of Ramallah
World  (tags: Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Ramallah, children, art, storytelling.theater, war on Gaza )

Rodney
- 2 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Student actors use theater to help them live with the occupation and Israel's attacks on Gaza
PETITION: Justice for Pennsylvania Dogs Dragged Behind Car By Callous Owner! Sign Now!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, suffering, pets )

Carmen
- 2 hours ago - yousignanimals.org
One of the two labradors almost died, after being chocked by the thick rope tied around his neck, while the other had pretty serious injuries on his face. Demand the maximum penalty for this callous owner!
Weirdest Worm Ever? Clawed Creature Finds Its Family Tree
Offbeat  (tags: science, discovery, research, fossil worm )

Beatrice
- 2 hours ago - livescience.com
When researchers first discovered the fossil worm Hallucigenia in the 1970s, they were so perplexed they identified its head as its tail and its legs as its spines. Now, this 505-million-year-old worm, whose fossil was discovered in Canada's Burgess
Female Aid Worker, 26, Becomes Third U.S. Hostage Kidnapped By Islamic State Militants
World  (tags: Islamic state, militants, Syria, Aid workers, kidnapped, female prisoners, American middle-east )

Rodney
- 2 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
WASHINGTON - The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said.
 

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