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7 Common Myths You Thought Were True (PHOTOS)

<i>Excerpted from Deceived Wisdom: Why What You Thought Was Right Is Wrong by David Bradley ($19.95, Elliott and Thompson)</i><p>There is much deceived wisdom in the world - from fitness fallacies to dietary deceptions and countless miscellaneous misconceptions.<p>Given that human beings are inquisitive by …

Top 10 Things That Annoy Me

I'm not easily annoyed, but there are things that do aggravate me. In case you ever meet me, here is what you need to know:<p>I don't like when people wear perfume and cologne...and it's even worse when they hug or kiss me and then I smell it on me. Makes me want to shower. Your own smell is good …

NYPD Muslim Spying: Kelly's Lame Game

If Police Commissioner Ray Kelly thinks he has problems with the Stop and Frisk lawsuit, wait until the lawsuits filed over the NYPD's pervasive spying against Muslims get rolling.<p>A second lawsuit was filed last week by two civil liberties groups, the ACLU and its local off-shoot, the NYCLU, …

Surveillance

Race Matters: NY State Senator Says NYPD Chief Claimed ‘Stop & Frisk’ Was To ‘Instill Fear’ In All Blacks And Latinos

Isn’t the police department supposed to protect and serve?<p>Stop And Frisk Instills Fear In Minorities<p>Via NewsOne reports:<p>During the ongoing “stop and …

The Notorious B.I.G.’s Childhood Apartment In Brooklyn Selling For $725,000

Gentrification is a mother. The Notorious B.I.G.’s childhood apartment in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hills neighborhood has been put up for sale for a hefty …

You Only Fail Once: Texas School Suspends Student For Writing YOLO On State Standardized Test And Tweeting Photo To Officials

Drake didn’t have this in mind when he said YOLO!<p>School Suspends Student For Writing YOLO On Test<p>Via WFFA reports:<p>Kyron Birdine, a junior at …

Aw Hell Naw! North Carolina Man Charged With Attempted Murder And Rape Of His Grandmother! Claims He Didn’t Have A Girlfriend And Wanted To “Get Some”

Is everyone in the world losing their damn minds nowadays?!?<p>North Carolina Man Arrested For Attempted Rape And Murder Of His Grandmother<p>Deputies say …

People Ain’t Isht: Man Convicted Of Murder After Forcing Sex On 6-Month-Old Infant Until She DIED Tries To Escape Death Sentence

This repulsive piece of isht deserves to die.<p>In a desperate bid to save his life, convicted Ohio baby killer Steven Smith has asserted that he never …

Juan Bernal Stole $117,000 Worth Of Perfume In New Jersey, Including Victoria's Secret Line: Cops

A flagrantly fragrant New Jersey man was arrested after he allegedly stole $117,000 worth of perfume.<p>Juan Bernal, 52, allegedly employed a 17-year-old boy to help him pull off the haute heist. The two are accused of loading thousands of bottles swiped from Cosmetics Essence Innovations in Holmdel …

NO HBO! PHIL SPECTOR’S PRISON HELLHOLE

<b>Convicted music kingpin, one time teen billionaire, PHIL SPECTOR’s sad, lonely life in prison hellhole as he studies for High School equivalency</b> …

Shawn Wayne Hughes Allegedly Tried To Sell Daughter For Girlfriend's Bond Money

A father in Kingsport, Tenn. is accused of trying to sell his 6-year-old daughter to get money to bond his girlfriend out of jail.<p>Shawn Wayne Hughes, 32, has been charged with illegal payments in connection with placement of a child, as well as drug possession, WCYB reported.<p>His girlfriend, …

Gay Marriage: I Just Don't Get It

I consider myself a smart guy.<p>I actively seek understanding and knowledge, and to that end, I read (a lot). I ask a lot of questions. I talk to a lot of people. I watch videos. I listen to talks. I try to pay attention to as much around me as I possibly can. And I feel like I do a pretty fair job …

JFK, FRANK & MARILYN: THEIR SECRET LAIR OF SEX & DRUGS

<b>Revealed!</b> Secrets of the <b>Rat Pack</b> lair, Cal-Neva, where <b>Frank Sinatra, JFK</b> and <b>Marilyn Monroe</b> consorted with the mob and partied like unrepentant hell …

“From Saint To Whore” The Ingrid Bergman Cheating Scandal

<b>BANNED IN THE USA!</b><p><b>Hollywood legend CASABALANCA star INGRID BERGMAN was denounced in Congress as a “free-love cultist” when she abandoned her husband</b> …

Feminism

White men have much to discuss about mass shootings

By Charlotte Childress<p>Harriet Childress<p><i>Charlotte and Harriet Childress are researchers and consultants on social and political issues. They are the co-authors of “Clueless at the Top: While the Rest of Us Turn Elsewhere for Life, Liberty, and Happiness,” on outdated hierarchies in American …

Spilled Milk : 5 Ways Gay Marriage Is Wrecking America (and Causing Global Warming)

You know those unsightly skin tags that start sprouting in your armpit like mushrooms once you turn 40? If it hasn't happened to you it's happened to your parents; don't ask to see them. After personally testing every known method for getting rid of these, I was all set to write a hard-hitting …

DOMA Undone! Seeing Beyond the Inequality of the "Times that Blind"

As predicted here, and elaborated in blog posts for the <i>California Lawyer</i> as well, DOMA is dead, most likely 5-4, though I retain the belief that the Chief Justice will join for reasons explained at length earlier in this space.<p>DOMA constitutes discrimination against a class of citizens. Treating …

Bob Casey Pressed On Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), one of the few Senate Democrats who doesn't back gay marriage, is facing a major push from progressive groups in Pennsylvania to reverse his position.<p>Equality Pennsylvania, Keystone Progress and MoveOn.org launched a campaign Wednesday urging Casey to join the …

Porcha Gross Allegedly Hides Crack Cookie In Her Vagina

And that's how the cookie crumbles.<p>Porcha Gross, 21, was arrested because she allegedly had a crack "cookie" in her vagina, the Northwest Florida Daily News reported.<p>A sheriff's deputy in Okaloosa County, Fla. pulled over the Evergreen, Ala. resident for allegedly faulty tag lights on March 9. The …

'Whale Bone Porn': Ann Pimentel Outraged At Vancouver Maritime Museum's Scrimshaw Exhibit

For one Canadian woman, this museum exhibit was not enough whale and a little too much tail.<p>Ann Pimentel is none too pleased with the Vancouver Maritime Museum's erotic new exhibit, which she characterizes as "whale bone porn," the National Post reported.<p>The exhibit, called, "Tattoos and Scrimshaw: …

'Dead' Prostitute Comes Back To Life After Being Placed In Coffin (VIDEO)

A prostitute in Bulowayo, Zimbabwe, is bringing new meaning to the term "killer sex" after authorities thought she died during an encounter with a customer.<p>However, she came back to life just as officials placed her in a metal coffin.<p>The incident occurred last week at the Manor Hotel and the …

Cigars expected to be targeted by FDA regulation

By Brady Dennis<p>, Reporter<p>Nearly four years after it began regulating cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration is poised to extend its reach to a broader range of tobacco products. At the top of that list: cigars, which have experienced a boom in recent years even as cigarette sales have …

Political debate on same-sex marriage is arguably over

By Chris Cillizza<p>, Reporter<p>The Supreme Court will hear two landmark cases on gay marriage this week that have the potential to reshape how the country defines one of its most sacred institutions. But, no matter how the high court rules later this year on California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense …

Claire McCaskill announces support for same-sex marriage

By Diana Reese<p>, Contributor, She The People<p>Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) announced her support for same-sex marriage Sunday — on the social media web site Tumblr, just above her frittata recipe.<p>Then she tweeted the link to her Tumblr post, along with its heading, the Bible verse from I Corinthians …

Nine facts about marriage and childbirth in the United States

By Ezra Klein<p>Some fascinating facts, graphs and insights from <i>Knot Yet: The Benefits and Costs of Delayed Marriage in America</i>, a new report from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, and the RELATE Institute.<p><b>1) The</b> …

Sen. Mark Warner backs gay marriage

By Aaron Blake<p>, Senior reporter<p>Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) has announced his support for gay marriage, making him the second Democratic senator to announce his support Monday, a day before the Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments on the topic.<p>Warner was one of 40 senators to sign on to an …

Supreme Court must strike down Proposition 8 and DOMA

By Editorial Board<p>LAST THURSDAY, people started spending nights in the ticket line outside the Supreme Court, and we can’t blame them.<p>Over the next two days, the justices will consider two of the weightiest civil rights cases in years, both about the continuing struggle of gay men and lesbians to …