McDonald's suggested budget for employees shows just how impossible it is to get by on minimum wage
Hillary Clinton wrote to NASA as a child, inquiring how to become an astronaut....
Do you ever wonder why some music isn’t as much fun to listen to as it used to be? It’s because it is literally straining your ears to hear it.
Five years after its housing boom turned to bust, Spanish unemployment hit a record high of 27.2 percent in the first quarter of 2013. It's almost too horrible to comprehend, but 19.5 percent of the total workforce has not had a job in the past six months; 15.3 percent have not in the past year; and 9.2 percent have not in the past two years.
Bali Plane Crash 2013: 22 Passengers Hurt After Lion Air Crashes Into Sea
“Every girl is expected to have caucasian blue eyes, full Spanish lips, a classic button nose, hairless Asian skin with a California tan, a Jamaican dance hall ass, long Swedish legs, small Japanese feet, the abs of a lesbian gym owner, the hips of a nine-year-old boy, the arms of Michelle Obama and doll tits. This is why everyone is struggling.” -Tina Fey.
"MJ: Did the cast know you were gay? GT: Most of them knew, but they were cool. They knew what impact it could have on an actor's career. Once I was at work chatting with Walter Koenig, who played Pavel Chekov, and he started gesturing at a group of young extras who were dressed in the Starfleet shirt. There was a gorgeous young guy...and that's when I knew that Walter knew. I turned back to him and he was grinning. He was helping me out! Bill was oblivious."
"In 2004, then-Masachusetts Governor Mitt Romney succumbed to meet with a group of gay and lesbian parents who were trying to get him to follow that state’s supreme court ruling to enable same-sex couples to marry. Romney reportedly was unmoved after hearing their stories and why they needed the law to allow them to marry — to protect their families. “I didn’t know you had families,” Romney told the LGBT parents in the group, standing in his office"
“What was particularly surprising about the results was that when we examined the ideal distributions for Republicans and Democrats, we found them to be quite similar (see Figure 4). When we examined the results by other variables, including income and gender, we again found no appreciable differences. It seems that Americans—regardless of political affiliation, income, and gender—want the kind of wealth distribution shown in Figure 3, which is very different from what we have…”
Lets salute this mother who knows the value of education.
But when the government expressed an interest in increasing women's civic and economic participation in the kingdom — granting women voting rights and instructing employers to open more employment opportunities up to women — a small crew of businesswomen made plans to leave, rather than stay. Instead of working to fit into a world created almost entirely to exclude and silence them, they planned to construct their own cities. And one of them will be finished next year.
Apparently, most of Greenland melted in July. We're screwed.
Simon Pegg is the man
“What lesson should we draw from this anecdote? After all, we turn to the lives of successful people for inspiration and instruction. But the lesson here might make us uncomfortable: Violate any norm of social or business interaction that stands between you and what you want.”
The best part of having the magnet implant was discovering invisible magnetic fields when I wasn’t actually looking. The first experience I had with this was walking through the intersection of Broadway and Bleecker in Manhattan. I passed through this intersection a few times before realizing that my finger would tingle at a certain spot. After paying a bit more attention, I realized that I was feeling something underground.
Chris Nolan, in a recent press conference discussing the influence of psychedelics on his Dark Knight films
"I, Barack Obama, President of the US, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the US, do hereby proclaim June 2012 as LGBT Pride Month. I call upon the people of the US to eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists..."
Gay rights activist rally in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, on May 17, 2012. Christian activists led by Orthodox priests halted today a rare attempt to stage a small gay pride march in ex-Soviet Georgia, attacking participants and smashing their placards.
President Obama on his support of Planned Parenthood: Women are "half of this country, and they're perfectly capable of making their own choices about their health."