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Poll: Majority of Arizonans Support Marijuana Legalization - Shadowproof

CommunityJust Say Now<p>15 May 2013<p>According to a new Behavior Research Center poll, a solid majority of Arizonans support legalizing marijuana for …

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Three Early-Hybrid Energy-Storage Fears that Never Materialized – Feature

When hybrids first nosed through auto-show curtains at the turn of the century, we were intrigued by their fresh approach to more efficient propulsion. At the time, skeptics raised a few potential battery pitfalls—concerns that have now been disproven.<p><b>MYTH #1:</b> The naysayers predicted that depleted …

Taylor Swift Fan ARRESTED for Swimming to Singer's Beach Pad

An obsessed <b>Taylor Swift</b> fan was arrested near the singer's Rhode Island beach home early this morning after allegedly SWIMMING up to her pad ... TMZ …

JFK-RFK-MLK??? The Questions Remain

<i>Wait for the Fiftieth</i>, they said. <i>Oboy</i>!<p>The half-century mark since the assassination of John F Kennedy was supposed to be some kind of event. Lots of …

Top 10 weird foreign laws

Ignorance may be bliss, but it can cause innocents abroad to unknowingly run afoul of local laws.<p>And there are plenty of legal oddities to run afoul of. Witness this list of top 10 unusual foreign laws compiled by GlobalVisas.com.<p>No word on how often these ordinances are actually enforced, but …

PRI

A few years ago, a series of photos by the French photographer Guillaume Herbaut were widely posted on blogs and feminist news-sites on the internet.<p>In the photos, a group of young women pose with swords, hatchets and nun-chucks in the woods of Ukraine. In some of the photos they are wearing black …

This Is The Most Absurd Graphic That CNN Has Ever Featured

The New York Daily News' Josh Greenman noticed that CNN conveniently combined Attorney General Eric Holder, convicted murderer Jodi Arias, and O.J. Simpson all into one on-screen chyron on Wednesday:<p>To put that all in context, Holder is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on …

Alston & Bird inks four - Lobbyit.com partners with Salsa Labs - IATA hires McBee strategic - Sweetest fly-in ever?

By Byron Tau and Anna Palmer<p><b>ALSTON & BIRD INKS FOUR:</b> <b>Alston & Bird</b> has inked four new clients, according to lobbying reports. Three of the new clients are pharmaceutical packaging-related lobbying efforts. The firm will represent <b>Aphena Pharma Solutions</b>, <b>Packaging Coordinators</b> and <b>Pharma Packaging</b> …

Tea Party

“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> …

Neil Gaiman Turns His Grad Speech Into 'Good Art'

A year ago, writer Neil Gaiman told the graduating class at Philadelphia's University of the Arts that life is sometimes hard — that things will go wrong in love and business and friendship and health, and in all the other ways that life can go wrong. And that the best thing an artist can do at …

Immigrants To Be Largest Driver Of U.S. Population Growth

New immigrants will be the main driver of population growth in the U.S. by as early as 2027, according to new Census Bureau projections.<p>This would be the first time in almost two centuries that new births will not be the largest source of U.S. population growth.<p>The Census Bureau says its …

Google Teases Google Play Music All Access Streaming for $9.99/mo

Today at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, Google announced a new music streaming service called Google Play Music All Access. The service will compete with other entries to the market like Spotify, Rdio and Pandora.<p>Google Play Music All Access will run $9.99 in the US, with a 30-day free …

Internal Revenue Service acting commissioner Steve Miller fired – as it happened

12.03am BST<p>The enforced resignation of the <b>IRS commissioner</b> brings to an end a terrible day for the Obama administration. The president will hope that …