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Bill Maher has new rules for 2013

Bill Maher, who referred to 2012 as “meh,” is looking forward to the new year. In fact, Maher has a list of new rules for 2013, which have been published by the New York Times. One reads, “Now that their end-of-the-world prophecy has proved to be complete baloney, the Mayans…

Young Turks guest: ‘Marijuana is literally more popular in our state than Barack Obama’

The owner of a new marijuana club in Colorado, along with the club’s attorney, talked to Cenk Uygur on The Young Turks on Friday and discussed the club’s growing popularing and the risk of the federal government attempting to squash the state’s move to legalize the drug. “We have a…

France to use algae to create green buildings

France will soon move forward with an effort to use algae to make buildings more energy efficient and help the country meet quickly-approaching environmental goals, reported Al Jazeera English. “Jean-Louie Kindler wants to breed algae in tubes on roofs and sides of apartment and office blocks, starting with his own.…

Colorado task force considers anti-marijuana tourism regulations

Tourists looking to take advantage of new marijuana legalization initiatives might want to check their excitement until states decide how to deal with a potential influx of outsiders. A Colorado task force charged with offering recommendations to the governor and the state legislature is considering whether or not out-of-state visitors…

Google concedes defeat in China censorship battle

US company quietly drops warning message that Chinese users saw when searching for politically sensitive phrases Google has reluctantly conceded defeat in its latest effort to combat online censorship in China, after a year of behind-the-scenes brinkmanship over sensitive search terms banned by authorities. The search company has quietly dropped…

Conservative group Freedomworks’ internal report leaked

A report from a recent board meeting of Freedomworks — a conservative organization that recently saw its internal rifts and an attempted coup documented in the media — was leaked, with Mother Jones obtaining the documents. Freedomworks bills itself as a grassroots group but gets the majority of its funding…

Gabrielle Giffords met with families and leaders in Newtown

Former Democratic House representative Gabrielle Giffords visited Newtown, Conn., on Friday, where a December massacre ended with the death of almost 30 children and adults, reported the AP. Giffords was critically injured in a shooting in Arizona in early 2011, where six people were killed. In Newtown, Giffords, with her…

Moyers: When life and death measured by profit, ‘the cure for gun violence’ is more guns

Bill Moyers used a segment of his Jan 4 show to to discuss the National Rifle Association and gun control, referring at one point to the “merchants of death” who he argues profit from the violence — and fear of violence — that guns ignite. He pointed to the “big…

Kansas militia prepares for zombie apocalypse

A militia in Kansas is planning for the zombie apocalypse — and it’s not a joke, reported the Kansas City Star. “We are not crazy. We are not paranoid. We believe in preparedness in any situation,” the website of the Kansas Anti Zombie Militia says. The group’s primary spokesperson, Alfredo…

Hitler statue in Holocaust site stirs controversy

Poland’s chief rabbi on Friday voiced outrage over a statue of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler kneeling at a Holocaust site in Warsaw, part of an installation by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan. “When it comes to showing the figure of Hitler, we have an extra special responsibility to be sensitive to…

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