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Monday, September 15, 2014

Finally, some good news about the environment: The giant hole in Earth's ozone layer is shrinking. The atmospheric layer that protects Earth's inhabitants from the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays is slowly rebuilding itself, according to a United Nations report published Wednesday. Scientists credit the recovery to the phasing out of chemicals used in refrigerators, air conditioners and aerosol cans in the 1980s. read more


Thursday, September 11, 2014

Indiana Pacers Center Roy Hibbert was driving in Indianapolis when he took a picture of a local police officer giving a homeless man boots. Hibbert then posted that picture to social media and the picture was retweeted thousands of times. RTV6 in Indianapolis spoke to the homeless man pictured, Frank, about receiving the boots. "I've never met an unkind person on the street. They know I don't mean them any harm when I first started coming they'd lock their doors or park further back but now they drive up right next two me I'm not asking everybody if they give me something okay if they don't okay," he said. read more


Tuesday, September 02, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ind. - Columbus Police said they've never had anything like it - three churches vandalized in the same night.
Someone spray painted them on the outside. It's the words used, though, that have some people asking if this was more than a prank.
"It was just one word. It said ‘Infidels!'" Father Doug Marcotte said.
arishioners saw that, along with the word "Qur'an 3:151" on their way into mass Sunday morning.
"It's certainly not a warm and fuzzy verse. It talks about the infidels, their refuge being the fire"

Specifically, that passage of the Qur'an reads: "We will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve for what they have associated with Allah of which He had not sent down [any] authority. And their refuge will be the Fire, and wretched is the residence of the wrongdoers." read more


Wednesday, July 30, 2014

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to sue President Obama for overstepping the powers of the presidency -- an action that angered some conservatives who believe it is insufficient, emboldened Democrats who say Republicans are being vengeful, and further eroded what is left of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill.

Speaker John A. Boehner all but accused Mr. Obama of leaving the Constitution in tatters. "No member of this body needs to be reminded about what the Constitution states about the president's obligation to faithfully execute the laws of our nation," Mr. Boehner said from the House floor. "Are you willing to let any president choose what laws to execute and what laws to change? Are you willing to let anyone tear apart what our founders have built?" read more


Monday, June 23, 2014

Dutch manufacturers E-Njoint BV claim the e-spliff is harmless as it contains no tobacco, nicotine or Tetrahydrocannabinol.

With the typical conical shape of a real joint, the cigarette has a chrome plated tip where a cannabis leaf lights up with every puff.

E-Njoint say the cigarette is 100% legal in Holland - home of Amsterdam's famed cannabis cafes - however their legality varies across the continent due to different laws. read more


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