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Black Kids Don’t Have to Be College-Bound for Their Deaths to Be Tragic
News / Race

Black Kids Don’t Have to Be College-Bound for Their Deaths to Be Tragic

Via The Root: Another unarmed black boy has been shot down by police. Absorbing the ongoing news of the investigation Monday morning, I listened to eyewitness interviews and looked on as the media flashed pictures of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old gunned down by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer over the weekend. The repeated refrain in … Continue reading

These Disney Princesses Reimagined As Other Stuff Are So Inspiring
Art / Internet / Movies

These Disney Princesses Reimagined As Other Stuff Are So Inspiring

You can thank artist Danny Barracuda for some extremely unique and inspiring nostalgia and pop-culture mashups, which you’ve definitely never seen before and are not tired of. Cinderella as a Planned Parenthood Clinic Escort Jasmine as Lea Salonga Aurora as Mathilda from Leon the Professional Mulan as Prince Zuko Belle as Criss Angel Pochahontas as a Falcon Snow … Continue reading

Satanists Try to Turn the Hobby Lobby Decision Against America
Health / Politics / Religion

Satanists Try to Turn the Hobby Lobby Decision Against America

Last month, in a customary 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court handed down its verdict on the Hobby Lobby case. The sensitive and forward-thinking majority of the justices, the ones who believe corporations deserve civil rights (as well as freedom from various taxes and criminal liabilities), decided to extend to the new master race first amendment provisions … Continue reading

If You Want to Have a Balanced Position on the Gaza Conflict, Don’t Support Israel
News / Politics / Race / Religion

If You Want to Have a Balanced Position on the Gaza Conflict, Don’t Support Israel

So you ignored the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza for the past couple years and now suddenly you have to present a reasonable opinion on the current ground operation? We are here to help. The Israel-Palestine conflict is strange. While so many people try to be “balanced,” say that both sides are in the wrong, … Continue reading

Programming in Pink: Why Feminizing Code Doesn’t Help Women
Feminism / Internet / Technology

Programming in Pink: Why Feminizing Code Doesn’t Help Women

You don’t really need fancy statistics to tell you that there aren’t enough women in programming, but just in case, here are some numbers. Out of the science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines that make up the umbrella field known as STEM, engineering is the largest, but only one in seven engineers are female. More … Continue reading