The internet has a grand time making fun of this congressman’s weed nukes scenario

April 29, 2017

… tweeted out what was said, and while he made a few good points, the internet only remembers one of them. …and might sell nukes to Iran, which has billions of hard currency. Waiting for answers…(2/2) Rep. Brad Sherman (@BradSherman) April 27, 2017 Yep. He suggested North Korea could smuggle nuclear weapons into the United states in “a bale of marijuana.” The logic of this strategy evaded Twitter. ah yes the old “we don’t search giant bales of …

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College majors dominated by women lead to lower-paying jobs, Glassdoor found

April 20, 2017

The gender pay gap is linked to college majors, but even choosing a high-paying field doesn't always help.Image: Shutterstock / silvabom The gender pay gap in the United states starts early with what you choose as your college major. Majors that tend to lead to higher-paying jobs are dominated by male college students and majors that feed into lower-paying jobs are dominated by women, Glassdoor found in a new report. “Because men and women systematically sort into different college …

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’13 Reasons Why’ proves that we still don’t know how to portray suicide

April 20, 2017

… have underestimated their audience. Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among teenagers in the United states. Julie Cerel, a clinical psychologist and president-elect of the American Association of Suicidology, says there’s nationally representative data showing that more than half of Americans know someone who has died by suicide. Many of the young people watching the series probably have encountered or heard about the suicide of a loved one, and don’t need to relive it to …

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From Sea To Shining Sea, A Solar System ‘Road Trip’ With Astronaut Chris Hadfield

April 20, 2017

… new film from CuriosityStream that scales down the solar system, placing the sun and planets above the continental United states from coast to coast (as illustrated above). Everybody has taken car trips or road trips, and its a stage, Hadfield told The Huffington Post. When you get into a car, you communicate with the people around you in a certain way. Your conversation is fed and interrupted by the environment going by. It provides a constant external feeding source to the conversation. And …

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Fox News set bomb footage to a Toby Keith song

April 15, 2017

… thinks Trump’s ‘ridiculous’ lies have gone too far This morning, Fox News introduced footage of a massive bomb dropped by the United states military in Afghanistan on Thursday set to music from Toby Keith’s, “Courtesy of the Red White and Blue.” “freedom’s just another word for ‘a near-erotic-thrill from watching millions of dollars of metal & chemicals turn into corpses & rubble.’” https://t.co/1AAsl9xpKv Seth D. Michaels …

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China is dominating the world in esports earnings

April 11, 2017

… money has never been higher, with an estimated payout amount of $150 million for 2017. Image: The Champions of esports As for who is earning this money and getting these views, “The Champions of Esports” details the top eight countries by number of players and how much they earn. Interestingly, despite having nearly triple the players of any other country included in the study, the United states as a whole has earned significantly less than China since 2014. Image: the …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 11, 2017

… nobodys ever seen before. This is the #VoicesProject. Ryan Hampton is an outreach lead and recovery advocate at Facing Addiction, a leading nonprofit dedicated to ending the addiction crisis in the United states. Join the Voices Project. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsScript Engage – PLUS WP Site Guardian 100 (WPMC2) Unstoppable Tube Empire eCom Rocket Oto2 …

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CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… actors were all students with hearing loss. And since then, the No Limits group has produced 100 plays in 13 states and includes three education centers. Its founder is a CNN hero who wants to give all students the tools to do well in life. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) MICHELLE CHRISTIE, CNN HERO: A child with a hearing loss can achieve anything. When you grow up, what do you want to be? UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I want to be a successful businessman. CHRISTIE: Hearing loss does not impact your intellect. But …

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Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino faces a slew of tax evasion charges

April 10, 2017

Sad times for The Situation.Image: MediaPunch/REX/Shutterstock The year was 2010, and Mike Sorrentino was basically the most famous man in America, or at least New Jersey. Better known as “The Situation” on MTV’s Jersey Shore, Sorrentino raked in millions shilling his “gym, tan, laundry” routine. It all came crashing down in 2014 when Sorrentino was indicted for “tax offenses and conspiring to defraud the United states” on $8.9 million in income. Now, …

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Rep. McClintock’s town hall gets personal

April 9, 2017

… Syria exceeded his authority as commander-in-chief.” On Friday, McClintock issued a statement condemning the President’s decision to launch Thursday’s missile strike without asking Congress for permission. He elaborated on the point after the town hall meeting, telling reporters, “If the administration wants to commit military forces without (an) attack on the United states, or its possessions or its armed forces … the Constitution is very clear: He must bring that …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… did it. SEN. HARRY REID (D), NEVADA: It’s time to get the Senate working again, not for the good of the current Democratic majority or some future Republican majority, but for the good of the United states of America. CILLIZZA: The filibuster, whether real or threaten, had always been a way that the Senate distinguish itself from the House. The House very much runs in a “majority rule” rule. If you have the votes, you have the votes. In the Senate, in order to close off that …

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Dubai: Insider Travel Guide

March 29, 2017

… qualified to jump solo anywhere in the world. If you’d rather watch, the annual Dubai International Parachuting Championships is held during winter. Waterparks At Wild Wadi Waterpark you can surf the 10-foot (three-meter) flow-rider (artificial wave machine), zip down the largest freefall water slide outside of the United states or fall though a plug hole. Or you can try Aquaventure Waterpark where you can drift around on the lazy river or experience the 90-foot (27.5-meter) …

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Swear and still sound educated by understanding the origin of those curse words

March 27, 2017

… MORAL/MASHABLE We have Old English to thank for one of the most commonly used swear words in the United states. Old English words such as scite (dung), scitte (diarrhea) and scitan (to defecate), all rooted in the Proto-Germanic skit-, evolved into Middle English schitte (excrement) and shiten (to defecate). It then evolved some more to the word we know and love today. According to OED, “shit” has been used to mean an “obnoxious person” since 1508. The dictionary also …

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12 Surprising And Sneaky Facts About Prohibition

March 21, 2017

… Wikimedia Commons / World Telegram Maryland was known for being particularlyanti-Prohibition back in the day as they never bothered to enforce the law. Other states would eventually follow suit andMaryland Senator William Cabell Bruce was quoted saying, “National prohibition went into legal effect upward of six years ago,but it can be truly said that, except to a highly qualified extent, it has never gone into practical effect at all.” 5. Doctors Could Prescribe Whiskey …

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