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|Breaking: Dog doesn't want to leave dog park (attempted K-9 humor)
Haven't we all had days like this? Where we feel like this poor dog, that others just don't get that we don't want to do something? This Howling Husky Just Does NOT Want To Leave The Dog Park ...
|15 more monuments discovered buried near Stonehenge reveal continuous occupation since 8820 BCE
(Reader Alert: Now For Something Completely Different is a Daily Kos group that enjoys taking a humorous angle in reporting real news or news already funny, amusing, thought-provoking, or odd.) ...
|Also Sprach Antichristus
Yes, you read that correctly: I am the one, true Antichrist, and this is my first DK diary. Let me clarify at the outset that my quarrel is not with Jesus of Nazareth (if he actually existed) but ...
|Issues arise if Palestine pursues war crime charges against Israel in International Criminal Court
Terrible images of hundreds of dead, maimed, and wounded children and so many innocent civilians in Gaza wrench our hearts with despair. Deaths of several Israels from thousands of rockets fired ...
|497 Chikungunya virus cases so far in 2014: What you need to know about our new tropical disease
G, Mish-Mish, Kashi, Yeti and I are just six days away from our drive from Massachusetts to Florida so I've been reading up on dreadful tropical diseases that are creeping up from the Mexico and ...
|Wind power to double by 2018 and will soon generate 7% of our world's electricity!
Thanks to Mopshell for sending in this article describing good news in the wind energy electrical genertion,
|A plan to store wind energy in giant underwater air bubbles
Sarah Zhang of Gizmodo brings us the interesting news of ...
|US military wants 25% of its energy from renewable sources by 2025, solar saving lives in war zones
Stephen O'Brien, of The Motley Fool, writes in The Business Insider that, The US Military Could Drive Solar Energy Growth, ...
|"He's baaack!" Mitt Romney leads 2016 GOP presidential candidates 39% to 7% for Christie in NH
David Martosko, U.S. Political Editor for The Daily Mail ...
|North Carolina adds 335 megawatts of solar capacity for total of 592 - ranking fourth in U.S.!
Daniel Gross' article in Slate ...
|Residential solar will be cheaper than grid electricity in 25 states by 2015 says utility CEO
Cynthia Shahan of Clean Technica reports Residential Solar Cheaper Than Grid Electricity In 25 States By 2015, Utility CEO States.
|Intelligence failures in Iraq, at NSA, and civil rights violations are due to lack of accountability
Michael Brenner, a Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, and Professor of International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh writes a scathing indictment our American ...
|President Obama says the U.S. will help Chile build Latin America's largest solar power plant
First Solar has just landed another big contract. During a meeting in the Oval Office with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, President Obama announced the Overseas Private Investment ...
|Facebook manipulated users' news feeds to create positive or negative emotional experiences
Facebook has discovered its users' emotions can be manipulated into positive or negative states by "tweaking" their news feeds after conducting an enormous experiment on 689,003 users reports ...
|New wind turbines generate back the energy it took to make them in just six months say new study
Joe Romm of Think Progress reports A New Wind Turbine Generates Back The Energy It Takes To Build It In Just 6 Months, based on a study just published by The European Photovoltaic Industry ...
|"Lock 'em up nation" Mandatory Sentencing for Medical Marijuana" is unjust and absurd says NYT||HoundDog||06/28/2014||69||70||4||-|
|"War on drugs has failed, we need a new strategy," say Richard Branson
Richard Branson: ‘War on drugs’ has failed — we need a new strategy, and "(we) need ...
|Texas sets new peak wind record for state and probably for nation too says U.S. EIA
The U.S. Energy Information Administration records show that Texas set a new record for instantaneous peak wind production at 8:48 p.m. on March 26, reaching an output level of 10,296 megawatts (MW).
|Hillary Clinton calls out Rick Perry on his anti-gay comments
Hillary Clinton told a sold out crowd of 2,200 at the Orpheum theater in San Francisco that a major reason for her to make a run for the White House would be "to advance the roles and opportunities ...
|"It's a gas!" - Ignoring methane doesn't cut the cheese, anymore
Do not try this at home! This cow is a trained professional. Dr. Sten Odenwald, an astronomer at the National Institute of Aerospace, writes ...
|Utah Solar energy at grid parity even with no state Renewable Portfolio Standard
Eric Wesoff , of Grenntechmedia , bring us the surprising and good news that solar energy production seems to have suddenly achieved grid parity in Utah in his article entitled,
|50% of Germany's electricity produced by solar in one hour on June 6, also achieves grid parity
Here are two remarkable pieces of good news from the German solar energy sector that I did not expect to see so soon. Germany is rapidly becoming one of our model countries for proving ...
|Neocons "jolted back to life" like Frankenzombies from hell - must be tried for war crimes
Evoking images of Frankenstein's castle Edward Luce of The Financial Times warns us that America’s neocons have been jolted back to life, refusing to die, like contagious ...
|Buying into community solar gardens - solar power, not just for people with roofs anymore.
Solar gardens allow groups of remote owners or lessors to share panels in an more optimally located array. Here are three small items of good news that may cheer you up on this summer solstice.
|How Credit Suisse "got off easy avoiding criminal indictments and naming 22,000 offshore tax-dodgers
Lynnley Browning of Newsweek reveals a potential blockbuster of a story in How Credit Suisse Got Off Easy. Browning presents evidence that not only did Credit Suisse avoid any criminal charges for ...
|Neocons’ stunning revisionism: Why they’re still divorced from reality explains Eric Alterman
Peter Bergen, CNN's national security reporter, writes a poignant column, entitled Bush's toxic legacy in Iraq, where he notes that under the guise of eliminating al Qaeda ...
|New York leaders reach deal with Gov. Cuomo on medical marijuana that does not allow smoking it
Jesse McKinley of The New York Times report New York Leaders Reach Deal on Medical Marijuana, with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo by agreeing not to allow patients to smoke it. The agreement ...
|Oklahoma state Senator quotes Genesis 1:29 to seek marijuana legalization - does God prefer edibles?
"Then God said, "I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food." ◄ NIV Genesis 1:...
|Dogs and cats who go bonko when seeing themselves in the mirror and other poottie and woozle videos
For no other reason than it is possible, I bring you three videos of pooties and woozles being silly, adorable, and lovable as a way of winding down a long day. Please feel free to post anything you ...
| "War on drugs has failed, so let's shut it down," says Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group
"We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam" (Courtesy of Gooserock) JUST SAY NO...to the War on ...
|Stephen Colbert more effective than journalists at explaining campaign financing says study
Here is a direct link to the YouTube for those who can't see the video below Stephen Colbert & his ...
|VA Rep tells Obama to butt out of trying to control DEA chief
Michele Leonhart/dea photo The frustrating melodrama of DEA Director Micelle Leonhart takes another turn. Steve Neavling of Ticklethewire ...
|Jim Cummins reveals his secret vault of photos and negatives - Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin||HoundDog||05/21/2014||17||37||2||-|
|Ann Coulter's attempt to make fun of #BringBackOurGirls backfires (Disturbing Coulter Image Warning)
Katherine Fung of Huffington Post exposes Ann Coulter's Attempt To Make Fun Of #BringBackOurGirls Goes Beautifully Wrong. The ever objectionable Ann Coulter never gives up. She obviously has some ...
|Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's outrage on the Don Sterling outrage may surprise you
Here's a fascinating and unique prospective well worth your time to read - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Welcome to the Finger-Wagging Olympics. Kareem is outraged by our outrage. Yes, he is disgusted and ...
|Craig Ferguson to leave CBS 'Late Late Show'
Lesley Goldberg, of Hollywood Reporter writes Craig Ferguson to Exit CBS' 'Late Late Show, telling us that Craig ...
|'My Cat From Hell' by Jackson Galaxy returns for 5th Season, sends out cute videos to lure humans
"Marking" tonight's premier return of the fifth season of "My Cat From Hell" on "Animal Planet," HuffPost reporter Lauren Duca speaks with Jackson Galaxy, whom she calls "the most famous cat ...
|HoundDog's Big Day: 11 posts in 24 hours.
|Koch Brothers' net worth tops $100 billion!
David De Jong, of Bloomberg.com announces the news that the Koch Brothers Net Worth Tops $100 Billion as TV Warfare Escalates.
|Government listens to lobbyists and wealthy more than average citizens finds surprising study (ST)
(*) This is a true study folks. - I just present it in a sarcastic fashion. This post rated ST for Snark Tolerant readers only. Bryce Covert, of Think Progress publishes this poignant study ...
|U.S. MMJ and recreational cannabis sales to reach $8 billion by 2018
Anne Holland of Marijuana Business Daily reports ...
|Graphic humor medley: dog cartoons, Joy Bahar video, giant python eating croc, New Yorker etc.
Huffington Post deserves the hat tip for noticing the new cover of The New Yorker is going to drive the Republicans absolutely bonko. Let me be the first to predict a "subscription cancellation" ...
|Rev. Al Sharpton, denies he was was an informant for the FBI on the Mafia
Reverend Al Sharpton, aka "The Civil Rights Kid" (humor alert), denies The Smoking Gun allegation that he was an an informant for the FBI in its effort to bring down the Mafia in,
|Jotter's Week's High Impact Post will have a longer Top Readers list
(UPDATE: Most of this Post is an update from last night, and I've already received received much feedback critical of using this Top Readers List as a metric for Site Recs Given. Original I just ...
|Jotter's High Impact Posts will have an expanded Top Readers list
Hi Everyone. I just spoke with Jotter and confirmed that tomorrow he will once again run the expanded Top Readers list, that he did for us last week, showing the 120 people who gave out the most ...
|Breaking: Jotter's High Impact Posts discovers only 51 of yesterday's 126 posters rec'd even 1 post
And, in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love ...
|Governor Rick Perry refuses to comply with meausures to reduce rape in prisons even among juveniles
Samantha Lachman writes Rick Perry Says Texas Won't Comply With Measures To Reduce Rape in Prison, settling any ...
|Marijuana Medley: Supreme Court refuses to overturn Arizona court ruling, DC bill decriminalizes
Three interesting and encouraging marijuana stories came out today. Supreme Court Refuses To Overturn ...
|Researchers find medical marijuana legalization does not increase crime and may decrease it
Researchers from the University of Texas have found no increase in crime in states that have legalized medical marijuana. In fact, it may be "related to reductions in the rates of homicide and ...
|The Science of Bisexuality
The New York Times Magazine posted this article by Benoit Denizet-Lewis, The Scientific Quest to Prove Bisexuality Exists , eleven days ago, and it ran in print starting last Saturday. I've linked ...
|Dave in Northridge||03/29/2014||206||48||3||-|
|Striving towards a more nurturing, generous, supportive, fun, and successful writing culture (poll)
And, in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love ...
|Facebook acquires virtual reality company Oculus VR for $ 2 billion
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Drew Guarini, Facebook Acquires Virtual Reality Company Oculus VR For $2 Billion, to gain access to ...
|Employeers can fire you for using marijuana but court case may change law says Ferner
Photo credit: Matt Ferner Matt Ferner provides an in depth analysis of the legal issues at stake in the Colorado State Supreme Court case of Brandon Coats ...
|We should try out more of this international rule of law thing, "even Markos Moulitsas" thinks so!
Robert Naiman, Policy Director of Just Foreign Policy, asks U.S. Tryst with International Law: Could We Deepen the Romance? This becomes a powerful essay after a rather awkward, and odd start, in ...
|Federal government approves of study using marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans
Matthew Perrone, of the Associated Press reports, Federal Government ...
|Small flying robots go wild, Judge lifts U.S. ban on small drones
The FAA has banned the commercial use of drones but a U.S. judge has thrown out a $10,000 FAA fine against an small commercial drone operator because the FAA policy ban was made outside of its ...
|FDR's Economic Bill of Rights could be our Democratic Platform every American needs to hear again
Jessica Levenson's UpWorthy links us to this YouTube video of President ...
|Galactic oscillations around dark matter disk could cause 35 million year extinction cycle
Breaking! -- Scientists have developed a theory that might explain the mysterious 35 million year extinction cycle that may have killed off the dinosaurs. According to a publication in Nature, "
|Gabe, the dog, has powerful healing effects on two wounded veterans
Kelly Hagan and Sabrina Peduto bring us the heart-warming story of golden retriever, service dog, Gabe in,
|Dr. Sanjay Gupta calls for national legalization of medical marijuana
Matt Ferner reports an exclusive interview with Dr. Sanjay Gupta ...
|Facebook intends to buy a solar drone company to spread internet throughout the world
Alexis Kleinman reports, Facebook Reportedly Wants To Use ...
|The Dalai Lama shares his secret to happiness - "warm heartedness," and "intelligence"
According to the Dalai Lama there are two values that will help us attain greater happiness - warm heartedness and intelligence. I sort of think of these, or translate these, as compassion and ...
|Revolutionary design can double efficiency of a new kind of solar photovoltaic
Often, when I get depressed, I scan for articles about developments in solar, wind, tidal, geothermal, and other kinds of renewable energy generation. Good news seems to be easily found in these ...
|Indiana considers decriminalization of marijuana
I just received this missive from Torquemadawg, saying that Indiana is considering decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana. This seems sensible to me. I pass it on here without comment. ---------
|Happy days are here again: Mitt Romney to headline New Hampshire GOP fundraiser
This just in from our "this is too good to be true" department - Mitt Romney may be on the comeback trail as Steve Peoples reports the announcement of an August ...
|Stupid Republican tricks special edition: Florida accidently bans linking computers to internet
From our "see, this is why we can't have good things" department, citizens of Florida learn what happens when you elect morons to control state legislatures -they pass idiotic legislation.
|Giant Yellow Toilet Plungers Will Be the Foundation of Offshore Wind Power
Giant yellow steel toilet plungers are on their way to the North Sea in the first stage of development of the world's largest wind farm. The revolutionary toilet plunger design cuts the costs of the ...
|Largest spiral galaxy ever found five times bigger than Milky Way - vote for favorite galaxy photo
Photo 1: NGC 6872 Mike Wall is spacing out calling our attention to Largest Spiral Galaxy Is Five Times Bigger Than ...
|China doubles its installed solar electricity to 7 gigawatts. Will add 10 gigawatts in 2013
China announced Monday that it plans to add an additional 10 gigawatts of solar energy generating capacity in 2013 after already more than doubling its total solar capacity for generating ...
|Germany now has 1.3 million solar energy systems which generated 28 billion kilowatt hours in 2012
Energy Matters ...
|Climate change and concentration of wealth are our biggest economic problems says Joseph Stiglitz
Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz counters those who suggest that we should put off dealing with climate change issues due to our escalating global economic problems by suggesting that climate change ...
|Wind industry thanks President Obama for saving 37,000 jobs with Wind Energy Production Tax Credit
Whatever other feelings you may have about the Biden-McConnell bill, its extension of the Wind Energy Production Tax is good news for the wind industry, the 37,000 workers who's jobs have been ...
|Andrew Sullivan to leave Daily Beast and take The Dish to start a new reader supported enterprise
To dispel any rumors neither of these two attractive dogs is the HoundDog In New Year, New Dish, New ...
|MIT announces a new kind of transparent flexible solar cell made from graphene sheets with nanowires
Earlier this week, MIT researchers announced the invention of a new kind of Low-cost, transparent, flexible, light solar cells, made out of thin graphene sheets coated with nanowires -- opening up ...
|New electric circuits mimic behavior of neurons and synapses by learning and forgetting
One of the inspiring things about science and technology is that amazing discoveries, inventions, and just curious and astonishing developments keep happening day by day, compounding on one another ...
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