Emma Goldman — Russian Jewish anarchist, feminist, advocate of free speech, the eight-hour work day, and birth control — emigrated to the United States in 1885. On Feb. 11, 1916, she was arrested on charges of distributing materials about contraception in violation of the Comstock Act, an 1873 law banning transportation of “obscene” matter through […]
The lawmakers say the funds will provide much-needed relief, up to $7000, for families already hurting from the pandemic’s impact. Via Truthout
People that commit crimes do not generally consider what the punishment is, because they do not anticipate getting caught. They generally think they will get away with it. So it won’t matter what the punishment is, they will still think they won’t get caught. If the punishment for jaywalking was death, people would still jaywalk, […]
Kind of hard to spread hate with 50 violins, unless you are beating people over the head with them. Via Youtube
Ninety-year-old Aaron Epstein of California paid $1,100 for his ad, which is almost the same amount he pays for an entire year of AT&T service. Via ATI
DPD Chief Pazen, who is fond of the STAR program, says it frees up officers to do their jobs: fight crime. I guess defunding the police is actually a good thing, rather than leading to the massive crime sprees that some people would like you to believe. Via Denverite
When you think about the number of conspiracy theories involving the Clintons, if they were all true, it would make them some of the most productive people on this planet. The people that believe all that crap should be busting down their doors, demanding the Clintons create a video course, revealing all their productivity secrets.
A live recording of Jean Michel Jarre, playing Oxygene on the original instruments with variations throughout. Via Youtube
NeuroClastic recently surveyed nearly 400 Autistics on Twitter and found that 37% of them have a history of habitual nicotine use. According to the WHO, there are 1.3 billion smokers in the world, which equates to nearly 17% of the global population. That means that (of our autistic respondents), the rate who smoke or have smoked is double […]
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The murderer is clearly Lt. Blue in the conservatory with the pipe… now we just need to use this elevator to find him. Easy-peasy!
The Pink Tones playing live at Segobriga Roman Amphitheatre on May the 29th, 2016. We tried to keep the spirit of “Pink Floyd: live at Pompeii”, but at the same time doing something different, with different songs that fit the place. Same concept as the other performance we made at this place two years ago, […]
The first ever Line Rider Feature Film. Enjoy! [Music © by the band This Will Destroy You] Recommended viewing: Large screen, good audio. (Like you would a movie)
Is there an herb or spice you need for a recipe and you have never heard of it before or can’t find it anywhere? This site probably has it and can explain where it comes from and what it’s traditionally used for. Via Savory Spice Shop
A woman has been dating guy after guy, but it never seems to work out. She’s unaware that she’s actually been dating the same guy over and over; a shapeshifter who’s fallen for her, and is certain he’s going to get it right this time. via r/WritingPrompts