on-dancefloors: Owen Pallett - Hard to Explain...
Seventh Grade Girl Expelled for Being Raped →
The officials at this school disgust me for allowing this to happen. Twice. The girl was raped, convinced to recant, forced to formally apologize to her rapist, and then expelled. And then she was raped again. The girl was also examined and found to have been sexually assaulted. However, she was suspended from school for “disrespectful conduct” and “public display of...
Incognito way to test your drink for date rape... →
A device that looks like a straw can detect GHB and ketamine in your drink. Cool invention, but it’s sad that we even need to have this kind of thing at all.
My Fake Facebook Birthdays →
What happened when I celebrated my Facebook birthday on July 11. And July 25. And July 28. -By David Plotz
Why Obama Is So Bad at Negotiations →
“The truth is, that while the president’s idealism has made him a very poor negotiator, it is what attracted me and I suspect many others to him in the first place. His lack of cynicism and belief that we could tackle our problems together as one nation was unique, beautiful and stunning in our modern political system. I still find it an appealing vision, so as the dust settles on...