In The News

[Content note: homophobia, a Nazi reference, war, animal distress]

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered that the state's new voter ID law be returned to a lower court. Not sure what that means yet.

After 18 months of violent unrest, civil war looms in Damascus.

Toronto Bluejays shortstop Yunel Escobar took to the field on Saturday with "tu ere maricon" ("you are a faggot") scrawled on the eye-block under his eyes. I don't like sports.

The 2012 Folsom Street Fair is this weekend. Get your leather on! (Or, faux leather, if you're vegan.)

The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center reports that xylitol poisoning in dogs is on the rise. It's in gum and other stuff.

Binge drinking and prescription drug abuse among the nation's military is growing. Yeah, that's not good.

Governor Scott Walker is moving forward with a new measure to remove the requirement for electrical safety measures in state building codes. Safety, who needs it?

Kellogg is trying to breathe new life into its Pop-Tarts line by branding them with school mascots.

Tru-Fact™: I ate a Pop-Tart about two years ago (after a 25 year hiatus) and it was nasty. Tru-Fact™: I nearly burned down my parents house when I was about 14 in a Pop-Tarting mishap.

Atlas Shrugged Part II is looking for volunteers to help promote the upcoming sequel. Volunteering is a very Randian idea. (It isn't. Whoops!) Free markets!

Anyone know where I can get some of this fab sounding new candy??

This is neat: Colour photographs of the Hindenburg's snazzy interior.

You want to see a kind of creepy video of Yma Sumac singing "Chuncho," don't you?

Just FYI: The Boy Scouts still suck.

The best thing you will see today: A Love Story In 22 Pictures.

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