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CNN – 2013: The Web’s year of the hoax

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15 reasons to make out

I am a huge fan of making out and touchy-feely lovin’. And, lists… Yeah, so what? Here are fifteen great reasons to do some serious face sucking with your lov-a. My Top Five: #15 Hormones abound – “open-mouth kissing allows for the transfer of hormones from a man to a woman. “Increas[ing] arousal in the … Continue reading

California Creationist Offering $10k If Anyone Can Disaprove Genesis

via Counsel & Heal “ A California creationist, Joseph Mastropaolo, is putting $10,000 on the bet and offering it to whoever that can disprove Genesis. He is calling the challeng the “Literal Genesis Trial” where one should disprove Genesis using science in front of the judge. Mastropaolo maintains on his website that “evolution is devoid … Continue reading

Excessive TV in Childhood Linked to Long-term Antisocial Behaviour

I always thought my mom was torturing me by not allowing me to watch television as a child. Turns out she was doing me a favor. Excessive television not only stunts imagination, it also seems to cause anti-social behavior according to an article from Science World Report . “A new study from the University of … Continue reading

Curiosity drills into Mars for first time

Quit snickering at the headline! It’s interesting stuff. via Washington Post “The Red Planet is gray underneath. NASA’s Curiosity rover completed drilling into Mars for the first time this week, mission scientists said Wednesday, smashing rock into fine gray powder for analysis in the coming days.” ” While the planet’s surface appears barren, the subsurface … Continue reading

Is drug testing welfare recipients worth the cost?

There are a lot of posts floating around social networking sites about requiring drug testing individuals applying for government assistance. Doesn’t it seem odd those who claim to want smaller government and less spending are the ones who so desperately want to enact these laws? A post from Lorelei on addictinginfo.org shows, based on available statistics, … Continue reading

Ten Demands America Must Master Now

via Gallup by Jim Clifton- “3. There are three key energy sources of job creation in America: the country’s top 100 cities, its top 100 universities, and its 10,000 local “tribal leaders” — philanthropists, city fathers and mothers, business leaders, and other deeply invested citizens who get things done for the good of their city. … Continue reading

Kentucky Evolution Fight: GOP Lawmakers Upset State Exams Test Students On ‘Made Up’ Theory

via HuffPost Politics A group of Kentucky Republicans is up in arms over a state testing program that requires high school students preparing for college to have an understanding of biological evolution. When the Republican state legislature voted in 2009 to link Kentucky’s testing system to national education standards, it opened the door for biology … Continue reading

“Job creators” afraid to admit support for Romney

Donors arrive at Hamptons fundraisers with advice for Mitt Romney “A money manager in a green Jeep said it was time for Romney to “up his game and be more reactive.” So far, said the donor (who would not give his name because he said it would hurt his business), Romney has had a “very … Continue reading

The common person just doesn’t get it…the rich get it all.

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Mitt Romney held three very pricey fundraisers last weekend in the Hamptons. Cenk Uygur discusses where these fundraisers were held and who attended. Some of the attendees of were quoted in the New York Times & Los Angeles Times, Cenk Uygur discusses their quotes. Tell us what you think of their quotes in the comment section below.

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