a wretched soul is he who does not live or lust under summer's rule
Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Heterosexual couple lose civil partnership challenge

quote [ They want to have a civil partnership instead of a marriage and vow to fight the decision. ]

In the UK marriage has been on the decline for a number of years, with more people opting to become "partners".
[SFW] [people]
[by XregnaR@2:15pmGMT] [15 comments]

Education is Forbidden

quote [ Boko Haram has staged hundreds of shooting rampages and suicide bombings at schools across northeastern Nigeria.The stories in this three-part series are those of the survivors. ]
[SFW] [people] [+4 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:21amGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 20 February 2017

The Boy who started the Syrian War

quote [ Mouawiya Syasneh was just 14 when he sprayed anti-government slogans on his school wall in Deraa, Syria. It was February 2011, and he could never have imagined that such a minor act would spark a full-blown civil war. His life has been transformed by that adolescent prank. He has lost friends and relatives, including his father. And Syria has been changed forever. ]

[SFW] [people]
[by Jodan@10:00pmGMT] [3 comments]

When foster care couldn't help this 16-year-old, she ran to a pimp

quote [ After her father raped her, Jean became one of the roughly 12,000 Texas kids in long-term foster care, a system that often leaves children more damaged than when they arrive. For Jean, selling sex seemed like a safer bet. ]
[SFW] [people] [+3 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:01amGMT] [3 comments]

Saturday, 18 February 2017

The Untold Story of Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell's Visionary 1980s Tech Incubator

quote [ After bringing us Pong and Chuck E. Cheese's, the legendary entrepreneur built a startup factory that tackled 21st-century ideas with 1980s tech. ]
[SFW] [people] [+2 Interesting]
[by satanspenis666@3:07pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 17 February 2017

Florida Man
accused in plot to bomb Target stores

quote [ A Florida man is accused in a plot to blow up several Target stores along the East Coast in an attempt to acquire cheap stock if the company's stock value plunged after the explosions. ]
[SFW] [people] [+3]
[by Bleb@4:51pmGMT] [1 comment]

A Million People Live in These Underground Nuclear Bunkers

quote [ Beneath the streets of Beijing, people live in an underground universe constructed during the Cold War era. ]

main link has the pictures.

[SFW] [people] [+8 Interesting]
[by lilmookieesquire@7:36amGMT] [6 comments]

Thursday, 16 February 2017

The Story of the South?s First Black Millionaire

quote [ It started with a brothel. ]
[SFW] [people] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:15amGMT] [6 comments]

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Harrison Ford 'in near-miss' at US airport

quote [ The US actor mistakenly landed on a taxiway on Monday, passing over a passenger plane, media say. ]

Maybe someone needs to give up their pilot's license...
[SFW] [people]
[by XregnaR@1:59pmGMT] [11 comments]

PM Trudeau Avoids Trump's Weird Handshake Yank

quote [ Many on Twitter noted how Trudeau seemingly avoided Trump's infamous, uh, yank. One person also described it ? extremely accurately ? as "the biggest display of dominance" in Canada's history. ]
[SFW] [people] [+5 Good]
[by foobar@7:55amGMT] [16 comments]

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