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Harvard scientist seeks ‘adventurous female’ to give birth to cloned Neanderthal

Professor George Church not only believes that he can clone a Neanderthal, but that a extremely adventurous female human” would be able to give birth to one. According to The Daily Mail, Church, a geneticist and professor of synthetic biology at Harvard University, said he can use fossil samples to…

Rapper Lupe Fiasco thrown out of inaugural party after criticizing Obama during performance

Rapper Lupe Fiasco was kicked off the stage during a party celebrating President Barack Obama’s second inauguration on Sunday night after performing a song that both criticized the president and indulged in 9-11 conspiracy theories. Footage posted online by Now This News shows Fiasco, the headliner at the Start Up…

Facebook video shows adults attacking 12-year-old girl

The mother of a 12-year-old California girl is demanding justice after video surfaced of her daughter being beaten up not just by a fellow student, but two adults. “I’m beyond mad,” the girl’s mother told KTLA-TV on Saturday. “I just see red. Everything you see in the video is like…

IL Rep. seeks special prosecutor to review 2010 shoplifting death

An Illinois lawmaker is calling for a special prosecutor to review the 2010 death of a homeless man following the release of footage of his fatal encounter with a Chicago store owner. WLS-TV reported on Friday that Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL) wants to review the circumstances behind the death of…

NY Rep. Israel targets 3-D printed gun magazines

A New York lawmaker will introduce a bill designed to ban people from making gun magazines with 3-D printers, following a demonstration of a working model by a Texas firearms group. According to Long Island.com Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) will push to renew the Undetectable Firearms Act with an added…

Bulgarian assassination attempt airs on television

A gunman attempted to kill the leader of a Bulgarian political party during a televised conference on Saturday. The Huffington Post reported that Ahmed Dogan, head of the country’s ethnic Turkish party, Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) was in the midst of speaking at the conference when a man…

Three people injured after 12-gauge shotgun goes off at NC gun show

Three people were injured on Saturday after a 12-gauge shotgun went off while being checked at a North Carolina gun show. Authorities said at a Saturday afternoon press conference that the shotgun was being unzipped from its case at the security entrance to the Dixie Gun and Knife Show in…

Complaint accuses UNC of downplaying sexual assault despite federal rebuke

A complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education accuses administrators at the University of North Carolina of downplaying sexual assault cases at the school, and pressuring the assistant dean of students to under-report such cases. The accusations indicate that the school could be ignoring concerns that the U.S. Department…

Fischer accuses Democrats of painting NRA as ‘lunatics’

American Family Association (AFA) spokesperson Bryan Fischer accused President Barack Obama and his party on Friday of portraying not just National Rifle Association members, but Second Amendment supporters, as insane. “A number of Democrats [are] talking about the fact that NRA supporters, NRA leaders, people who support the Second Amendment,…

Kid hip-hop duo Kris Kross planning reunion show

Proving that while time must move forward, pants can always be worn backwards, pre-teen hip-hop duo Kris Kross will take part in a concert celebrating the 20th anniversary of their record label, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Wednesday. Chris Kelly and Chris Smith (a.k.a “Mac Daddy” and “Daddy Mac,” respectively)…

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