A Mad Scientist Is Selling His Nobel Prize Medal. No, You Don’t Want It.

A Mad Scientist Is Selling His Nobel Prize Medal. No, You Don’t Want It.

James Watson, easily one of the most reprehensible of all the Nobel Prize Winners living today, has decided to sell his medal. It’s an unprecedented move. Though other medals have been sold, they were always put on auction by surviving family members of a deceased winner. Mr. Watson will be the first living winner to […]

5 Facts You Need To Know Before the Senate Votes On The Keystone XL Pipeline

5 Facts You Need To Know Before the Senate Votes On The Keystone XL Pipeline

The bill to build the Keystone XL Pipeline has passed the House of Representatives and now sits poised to be voted on by the Senate. Rumors are flying from both sides attempting to fire up their bases either for or against, but what’s the truth and what’s just more political hyperbole? The Whole Truth The […]

Officials in Drought-Stricken California Approve Drinking Water Contamination

Officials in Drought-Stricken California Approve Drinking Water Contamination

Everyone knows that California is undergoing an historic drought. It’s so bad that in many areas water of any kind is at a premium, and water clean enough for human consumption is most precious of all. Not to mention, clean drinking water is supposed to be protected by the EPA. So how then can state […]

Grieving Widower Plays and Sings “Blackbird” To Dying Newborn Son

Grieving Widower Plays and Sings “Blackbird” To Dying Newborn Son

It’s almost unbearable for any parent to imagine. Just a few short months ago, Chris Picco was a husband celebrating his seventh wedding anniversary and the impending birth of his first child. Today, he is a widower grieving the loss of both the woman he’d loved for so long and the child he only had […]

Out Of Control Kansas Governor Ignores Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Ruling

Out Of Control Kansas Governor Ignores Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Ruling

What’s?the best way to describe a man who is so enamored with his own opinion that he refuses to adhere to a ruling handed down by the Supreme Court? And no, not the Kansas Supreme Court, the United States Supreme Court! The Kansas Governor is out of control, and if an order from SCOTUS doesn’t […]

Should Marijuana Continue To Be A Casualty Of The ‘War On Drugs?’

Should Marijuana Continue To Be A Casualty Of The ‘War On Drugs?’

Now that?more and more states have decriminalized and in some cases completely legalized the sale of marijuana, Mexican cartels are reported to have been significantly hamstrung by the loss of revenue. The results in those states who chose legalization have been so overwhelmingly positive, two more states and our nation’s capitol elected to legalize in […]

A Tiny Group Of People In Fayetteville, AR Is Fighting For LGBT Civil Rights

A Tiny Group Of People In Fayetteville, AR Is Fighting For LGBT Civil Rights

Back in August,?the Fayetteville, AR city council presented and passed a?non-discrimination law?that included language protecting the LGBT community. The ink had not even begun to dry before?it came under attack by the Christian right. Sound familiar? Not only is this fight happening in communities all over the US, it has already happened in this very […]

Here Are 5 Things You Should Expect From The Newly Elected Republican Congress

Here Are 5 Things You Should Expect From The Newly Elected Republican Congress

Well, it’s happened. In Obama’s final two years he will be facing a Congress with a Republican majority in both the Senate and the House. Of course, nobody should be surprised by that. The previous?four two-term presidents have also faced an opposing Congress in their final two years. But surprise or no, it’s a reality […]

You’ll Never Guess Who Won ‘The Advocate’ Person of the Year

You’ll Never Guess Who Won ‘The Advocate’ Person of the Year

The Advocate is a magazine that exists to?stand up for LGBT rights, inform its readership of LGBT issues, politics, news, and entertainment. They are an undeniably influential voice in the LGBT community. So why did they choose Vladimir Putin as The Advocate Person of the Year? Not An Honorific In case you wondered, the exact […]

17-Year-Old Arrested For Feeding Homeless People, Calls It A ‘Sick Joke’

17-Year-Old Arrested For Feeding Homeless People, Calls It A ‘Sick Joke’

Three more good samaritans have now been arrested for feeding the homeless in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The city government’s outlook?toward individuals forced to eke out a living on its streets couldn’t be clearer: out of sight, out of mind. This attitude was only highlighted by the ordinance passed late last month banning the distribution of […]