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Bachmann’s husband on homosexuality: ‘Barbarians need to be educated’ out of their ‘sinful nature’

Marcus Bachmann, the husband of GOP presidential hopeful Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), said in a radio interview unearthed by ThinkProgress that “barbarians need to be educated” when asked how parents should deal with their homosexual children. “They need to be disciplined,” he said last year on Point of View Radio…

Unicorn-like animal protected in Vietnam reserve

HANOI (AFP) – The establishment of a nature reserve in Vietnam has brought new hope for the survival of a mysterious twin-horned creature “on the brink of extinction”, conservation group WWF said. Authorities in the central Quang Nam province agreed last week to set up the reserve dedicated to the…

Breitbart on liberalism: ‘As shallow a belief system as humanly possible’

Conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart was interviewed by Right Wing News’ John Hawkins as a promo push for Breitbart’s new book, “Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World!” Breitbart had some choice comments about his liberal past (he helped Arianna Huffington launch The Huffington Post, and was recently banned…

Fermi lab may have found new force of nature

WASHINGTON – Data from a major US atom smasher lab may have revealed a new elementary particle, or potentially a new force of nature, one of the physicists involved in the discovery told AFP on Wednesday. The physics world was abuzz with excitement over the findings, which could offer clues…

World leaders scramble for funds to save the tiger

SAINT PETERSBURG — World leaders sought Sunday to come up with the hundreds of millions of dollars they say are needed to save the tiger from extinction and double the big cat’s number by the next Year of the Tiger in 2022. Russian prime minister and self-proclaimed animal lover Vladimir…

Tigers could be extinct within 12 years: WWF

STOCKHOLM — Tigers could become extinct within 12 years but a top level meeting in Russia next month could help reverse the decline, nature conservation body WWF said on Thursday. “The worse scenario is that the tiger could be gone when the next year of the tiger comes along, in…

75 percent oil from Gulf of Mexico spill is gone: official

About three-quarters of the oil spilled from the ruptured BP well in the Gulf of Mexico has disappeared, a top US official said Wednesday. “The scientists are telling us about 25 percent was not captured or evaporated or taken care of by mother nature,” said Carol Browner, a top energy…

Palin contradicts herself with illegible climate tweets

Former lawmaker Sarah Palin was for man-made climate change before she was against it. Or to put that another way, Alaska’s ex-governor appears to think that she is “Arrogant&Naive”. Ah, the joys of abbreviation. On Friday just before 3 a.m., Palin unleashed a Twitter volley at reality, slamming anyone who…

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