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ToDaZeD Iron

WASoF Fear of an imminent terrorist attack is one of the top concerns of people across the globe, with most expecting extremist groups will acquire weapons of mass destruction, according to a new poll conducted in eight countries. [1,000 people] The survey, commissioned by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), showed that many [...]

Here’s a Noo Idea

this is gonna be Great! QUITO, Ecuador (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – More than 60 mayors from around the world have joined forces to create an alliance dubbed a ‘global parliament’ to demand a more powerful role in the management of city growth and urbanisation.. …erm United Nations Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador, on Sunday, [...]

Taking it to its natural and logical conclusion

How else ya gonna do it? Coming from NPR, a Lesson in Diveeeersity. [Brazil] In 2014, the government introduced a quota system for federal jobs. The affirmative action regulations require that 20 percent of all government positions be filled by people of color — either black or mixed race. They tell the story of a [...]

Here’s a thing

it’s all about the Clowns Chapman University did a Survey of American Fears. This is the third year. Sample size 1,511 adults from “across the United States”. The categories were provided but seem fairly broad — sufficiently to be fairly fair. This is the result from 2016 [April] This is 2015: Well, lookie there… Top [...]

Hillary — Quit NOW!

Poor Widdle Woman “First, it was clear that my opponent, Donald Trump, was going to try to dominate the space … And because of the revelation of the public video and everything that came out on Access Hollywood he was really all wrought up and you could just sense how much anger he had. And, [...]


gotta vent… might ass’splode

ToDaZeD Metaphore

what’s a meta for? Dieters will be able to have their cake and eat it after scientists developed a device which makes low-sugar food taste sweeter. The invention – dubbed Taste Buddy – emits a low-level electrical current to stimulate taste buds so the mouth perceives sweet or salty flavours, even when they are not [...]

ToDaZeD Overheard

discuss The Nation was founded on the principles it was founded [on] not because every single human being yearns for Liberty but because many human beings don’t. So the Founding Fathers set up a system where the sheep could NOT overthrow the sheepdogs and say ‘we’d like to be oppressed by the wolves.’ That’s not [...]

HERself makes planz

”butbutbut Heeeeeee said “Pooooooseeeeee”!!!1!!!!!!! “My dream is a hemispheric common market, with open trade and open borders, sometime in the future with energy that’s as green and sustainable as we can get it, powering growth and opportunity for every person in the hemisphere,” Clinton reportedly said to investors in a paid speech she gave to [...]

Well that ‘splains a lot…

or not Elon Musk has said that there is only a “one in billions” chance that we’re not living in a computer simulation. …Our lives are almost certainly being conducted within an artificial world powered by AI and highly-powered computers, like in The Matrix …[He] said that he hopes his prediction is true because otherwise [...]