Iceland Grieves After Police Kill A Citizen For The First Time In Their History

“The nation was in shock. This does not happen in our country.” -Thora Arnorsdottir Thora Arnorsdottir, news editor at RUV, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service was referring to a 59-year old man who was shot by police on Monday. The man, who started shooting at police when they entered his building, had a history of […]

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Facebook Officially Working With DEA To Monitor Your Chats

“We’re going to get all the drug pushers and dope addicts off Facebook once and for all. The marijuana junkies think they can socialize on the line with their fellow druggies, well, not on my watch. We’re gonna read their messages, we’re gonna build cases against them, and we’re gonna put em’ all in prison. […]

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A Look At Colorado Six Months After Legalizing Marijuana

By Chris Miles   It’s now been six months since Colorado enacted its historic marijuana legalization policy, and two big things have already happened: 1. Colorado’s cash crop is turning out to be even more profitable than the state could have hoped. Image credit: Tri Vo In March alone, taxed and legal recreational marijuana sales […]

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Another Study Suggests Facebook Causes Depression

Today, yet another study emerged that proves Facebook causes depression, and the more someone uses it, the more depressed he or she becomes. This new study comes from the University of Michigan, where researchers observed 82 Facebook users during a two week period. They found that the more time a person spends on Facebook, the […]

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19-Year-Old: Boyan Slat Has Figured Out How Remove Plastic From Pacific Ocean In 10 Years

Millions of tons of plastic waste litter the world’s oceans, converging together in rotating currents called gyres and blanketing the water’s surface. On average, these gyres now hold six times more plastic than plankton by dry weight. Fortunately, 19-year-old Boyan Slat, founder and president of The Ocean Cleanup, claims to “have invented a method to clean […]

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Will Of The People: Gay Marriage & Marijuana

By: A Known Hater Is it me or is our government dragging their backsides on a few key issues?  Polls show that the vast majority of people want marijuana and gay marriage to be legal.  As of today, there are 36 states where gay marriage is banned outright.  As of today, marijuana is still illegal […]

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CNN: The American Dream Is Out Of Reach

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) By Tami Luhby  @Luhby The American Dream is impossible to achieve in this country. So say nearly 6 in 10 people who responded to CNNMoney’s American Dream Poll, conducted by ORC International. They feel the dream — however they define it — is out of reach. Young adults, age 18 to 34, are most […]

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John Oliver’s Net Neutrality Plea Crashes FCC Website

/div> FCC site reports technical difficulties after HBO host encouraged viewers to submit their thoughts on ‘cable company fuckery’ The US Federal Communications Commission website reported technical difficulties because of heavy traffic this week hours after comedian John Oliver called on viewers to share their thoughts with the agency about what he called “cable company […]

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Beyoncé Confronts 50 Cent

On Friday, 50 Cent joined morning radio show the Breakfast Club on Los Angeles’ Power 105.1 and got to talking about a few matters of interest, including one time when Beyonce stepped to him in a Las Vegas casino. 50 Cent Throws Dreadful First Pitch (Watch) 50 said he, Beyonce and Jay Z were all […]

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House Vote Protects Medical Marijuana Patients From Federal Government

The US House of Representatives late Thursday passed a measure that would prohibit the federal government from interfering with states’ medical marijuana laws. The bill is the first time in history that any chamber of Congress has acted to protect medical marijuana businesses and users. It also got bipartisan support: 170 Democrats and 49 Republicans voted in […]

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