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Guinness goes vegan: Stout agrees to stop using animal bladders in brewing process for first time in 256 years

The new system is due to be installed in 2016<p>Guinness will soon be good for vegans.<p>The famous Irish stout is to become vegan friendly for the first time in its 256-year history, as the company halts the use of fish bladders in its brewing filters.<p>"It is part of our ongoing efforts to further …

Wendy's Serves a Kid's Meal with a Side of Racism and Misogyny

<i>Maníge Osowski leads demonstrators outside Wendy's on Oct. 8, 2015. Photo by Jesse Benn.</i><p>"The girls immediately told me they were scared I was going to jail. They had no concept of what the gamut of police experiences are. The police show up and take people to jail. And in this case, they showed up …

The right’s nauseating Columbus Day hate: Fox News, Trump, Limbaugh embolden white supremacist Twitter

<b>Rush Limbaugh and Donald Trump</b><p>It’s a short putt from “cuckservative” to the racist bile being spewed all over Twitter today<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>October 12, 2015 8:44pm (UTC)<p>As Scott Eric Kaufman of <i>Salon</i> noted on Monday morning, some folks on Twitter are honoring the Columbus Day holiday with the …

Rights & Freedoms

Indian housemaid's arm cut off by Saudi employer, woman's sister says

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> A Saudi employer chopped off the right arm of an Indian domestic worker after she complained to police that the employer was mistreating her, the woman's sister said Friday.<p>Kasthuri Munirathinam, 58, was employed by a Saudi household in Riyadh three months ago, her sister S. …

Saudi Arabia

How a one night stand in the Ice Age affects us all today

Over the past half decade, ancient DNA research has revealed some surprising aspects to our evolutionary history during the past 50,000 years.<p>Perhaps …

Ice Age

We have committed a war crime: “Patients were burning in their beds”

<b>(AP)</b><p>The U.S. story about the bombing of Doctors Without Borders is contradictory, ever-changing and possibly criminal<p>Ben Norton<p>October 5, 2015 7:56pm (UTC)<p>Doctors Without Borders says it is under "the clear presumption that a war crime has been committed" after a U.S.-led NATO coalition bombed its …

Afghanistan

These 10 Huge Discoveries Should've Been Nobel Prize Winners

Our writers and editors name breakthrough advances and inventions that the Nobel Committee incomprehensibly overlooked.<p>The annual ritual of Nobel Week is here, a period of frenzied anticipation and speculation that is the equivalent of March Madness for geniuses.<p>All this hype got the editors at</i> …

These Are The Most (And Least) LGBT-Friendly Workplaces In The U.S.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation data show which industries have progressive policies for LGBT workers, and which are woefully behind.<p>Diversity initiatives are proliferating in corporate America. Intel made headlines earlier this year for publishing the early results of a multipronged effort to …

Bill Maher and Richard Dawkins don’t understand why people hate them

Meanwhile, Neil DeGrasse Tyson says, “The task of the educator is not to tell their students that they’re stupid”<p>Sarah Burris<p>October 5, 2015 1:44pm (UTC)<p>Nerds have immense power, but as Uncle Ben told Spiderman "with great power comes great responsibility." Perhaps that is why Richard Dawkins and …

Religion

Why Don't Scientists Believe In God? - Religion - Nigeria

<b>osamaBUSH</b>:<br>Science is all about making sense of things and frankly most things in religion don't make any sense unless ofcourse you put up against …

Richard Dawkins: College Students Are Betraying The Free Speech Movement

Universities are supposed to expose you to ideas you disagree with, he declared.<p>Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, a famously outspoken atheist, said Friday the trend of students pushing to disinvite speakers on college campuses is a "betrayal" of the Free Speech Movement of the 1960s.<p>Dawkins, …

This mom called out this textbook publishing company for printing a serious historical inaccuracy

Texas mom Roni Dean-Burren was incredibly disturbed when her son showed her a page from his “World Geography” textbook that contained a serious …

The dangers of our protein diet obsession

We’re hooked on chicken, Greek yogourt, hummus. But is our addiction to protein actually making us sick?<p>Garth Davis, a weight-loss surgeon who runs a …

Everything You Know About Porn Is a Lie, According to a Porn Director

Seymore Butts drops truth bombs about big penises, female ejaculation, and more.<p><i>This article was written by Seymore Butts for MensHealth</i>.<p>To the typical civilian watching porn, the stars can come across as sexual superheroes. I know this because I was once a civilian watching a lot of porn.<p>I still …

Rush Limbaugh Believes NASA’s Discovery Of Water On Mars Is A ‘Climate Change’ Lie

Rush Limbaugh’s Tuesday program revolved around NASA’s discovery of water on Mars. The radio talk-show host is not a believer. NASA’s agenda, according to Limbaugh, is the leftist claim of global warming. Limbaugh thinks there’s no way to prove water exists on Mars unless humans step onto the …

Germany is helping refugees integrate by distributing Arabic versions of its constitution

Germany is open to receiving refugees—more than 400,000 have arrived already this year—and aims to integrate them to the German way of life. To help them do that, Arabic translations of the first 20 articles of the country’s constitution is being distributed in refugee centers.<p>Refugees will have to …

Try These Simple Workout Tweaks for a Beauty of a Booty

Buns of steel, right this way.<p>Your butt is the biggest and most important muscle you have, but your glutes can get a case of the lazies, forgetting to "activate" or "turn on" sufficiently during everyday tasks or workouts, says certified strength and conditioning specialist Bret Contreras, coauthor …

I'm A Doctor Who Specializes In Diet + Nutrition. Here's Why I DON'T Have Concerns About Vegan Diets

As a doctor and weight loss expert, I often receive requests to counter arguments that claim a vegan diet is bad for you. Most I ignore. As much as I …

Lines Out the Door for USA's First Major Organic Drive-Thru Fast Food Restaurant

The restaurant provides non-GMO, organic, gluten free and vegan options for those looking to grab a bite on the go, but don’t want the typical fast …

The 7 Worst Ingredients for Your Smoothie

Apple juice. Bee pollen. Agave syrup. Trying to order a healthy smoothie is like trying to put together a LEGO set from a bucket of random pieces: …