Debbie Vitnell

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Glenn Beck ridicules controversy over Santa Claus’ race: ‘I got news for ya…’

Glenn Beck on his radio program Tuesday likened the controversy over the race of Santa Claus to an argument over the race of Mickey Mouse. It is “nonsensical,” he argued.<p>Photo: Andy Lidstone / Shutterstock.com)<p>Many of those involved, Beck maintained, are failing to keep one important fact first in …

What 2013's Biggest News Stories Taught Us About Our Lives

Thatcher, Woolwich, Syria, Nigella – a year in weird life lessons.<p><i>Image by Marta Parszeniew</i><p>A common critique of news is that, for all its endless relaying of information, it doesn’t actually tell you anything useful. Unless you are an Iraqi politician, or a carbomb fuse manufacturer, the news that …

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"Harlem Shake" Tops List of Most-Googled Songs of 2013, World Dies Some More

Dear everyone rooting for the complete spiritual decline of the planet Earth,<p>We wanted to be the first to congratulate you on a piece of really great …

Elementary School Barraged With Irate Complaints Over Fake News Report

A fake news article about a San Francisco elementary school suspending a child for saying "Merry Christmas" to an atheist teacher created a lot of …

Why I Gossip at Work (and You Should Too)

Ask people to generate a list of social sins, and sooner or later, gossip is bound to come up. Sure, it pales in comparison to coveting thy neighbor, but the Bible does warn us that we should "not go about spreading slander." And if your mother is like mine, she probably told you that if you don't …

16-Year-Old In China Arrested For Getting 500 Reposts Under New Anti-Gossip Law

Last week, China's Supreme Court warned that anyone spreading a rumour on the internet faces three years in prison if more than 5,000 people see it, or if it gets reposted more than 500 times.<p>"Society has demanded serious punishment for […] using the internet to spread rumours and defame people," …