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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:27:59 +0000
Doodle-driven Canadians have been cleverly defacing their five dollar bills for years, turning the portrait of former Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier into the pop-culture figures he eerily resembles: Spock (seen here) and Harry Potter's Severus Snape...
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:52:11 +0000
A wounded soldier who lost both legs in Afghanistan and has had to prove to Veterans Affairs every year that he still needs a wheelchair, will now only have to go through the experience every three years. The change in policy was quietly announced in th...
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:28:16 +0000
Jeffrey Sterling didn’t hurt anyone, yet he is facing up to 100 years behind bars for nothing more than being a whistleblower. President Barack Obama has repeatedly promised to protect whistleblowers from prosecution and punishment, even though he has...
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:03:10 +0000
This page is for discussion and research about #gitmo2chicago.
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:46:49 +0000
There never seems to be an end to the stories of racism, police brutality, and injustice in the state of Florida. Recently, a Quickstop employee in Miami Gardens, Florida was harassed and arrested for “trespassing” …but the problem is that he was ...
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:43:52 +0000
The Italian parliament has become the latest major European legislative assembly to push for the creation of a Palestinian state alongside Israel, after a decisive vote Friday. However, deputies nixed a motion for the immediate recognition of Palestine....
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:28:21 +0000
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:52:07 +0000
It's taken a long time and the promise of SteamOS, but more and more big-name games are finally becoming Linux natives. Here's a sampling.
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:00:15 +0000
Instrumental from Georgio - Chase, featured in the 1978 film Midnight Express
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:49:24 +0000
Police in Myanmar have arrested a photojournalist who posted a satirical message on Facebook that mocked a historic battle and the country's leader. Police confirmed on Saturday that Aung Nay Myo was detained on a charge of violating the 1950 Emergency ...