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Last Year President Obama Reportedly Told His Aides That He's 'Really Good At Killing People'

According to the new book "Double Down," in which journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann chronicle the 2012 presidential election, President Barack Obama told his aides that he's "really good at killing people" while discussing drone strikes.<p>Peter Hamby of The Washington Post noted the moment …

Nuggets Mascot Passes Out While Being Lowered from Rafters at Home Opener

A pregame stunt didn't go as planned at the Pepsi Center, as Denver Nuggets mascot "Rocky" passed out while being lowered from the rafters on Friday night.<p>TheDenverChannel.com reported that Rocky was checked out by the team's medical personnel before walking off the court on his own.<p>The mascot …

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About God And Beer

On <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i>, NPR's John Burnett describes how some churches are trying to attract new members by creating a different sort of Christian community around craft beer.<p>This is actually nothing new. For centuries, beer has brought people together to worship God. And God has inspired people …

How Chris Christie is Winning Over Hispanics

The New Jersey governor is doing something few Republicans have managed to do: He's getting the Hispanic vote. What the GOP can learn from him.<p>¿Chris …

Detangling racism: White women’s fixation with black women’s hair

<b>Radha Blank</b><p>The ongoing obsession with black women’s hair is now the stuff of art shows. One, in particular, raises questions<p>Brittney Cooper<p>October 21, 2013 10:59pm (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Crunk Feminist Collective.<p>Pictures from a new exhibit by photographer Endia Beal called “Can I …

New book reveals Fox News PR’s dirty trick

<b>(via Wikipedia)</b><p>The news company paid staff to battle the bloggosphere and covertly promote the network<p>Sarah Gray<p>October 21, 2013 5:54pm (UTC)<p>The new book "Murdoch's World" written by NPR media reporter David Folkenflik, offers surprising details about the Fox News PR machine. Media Matters reported …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Race is central to the fear and angst of the US right

In the early 1980s veteran pollster Stan Greenberg, conducted a focus group in Macomb County, a Detroit suburb, of former Democrats who had switched allegiance to the Republican Ronald Reagan. After he read a statement by Robert Kennedy about racial inequality, one participant interjected: "No …