Category Archives: law

British WWI Diaries Digitized

‘This diary was written at the start of World War I. It’s one of 1.5 million pages in the archives’ collection. In honor of the war’s centenary, archivists have now begun to make the entire collection available online. ‘”My father … Continue reading

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Things People Get Wrong About the Bible’s Christmas Story

#6. There Was No Inn and Jesus Was Probably Born in the Kitchen ‘The worst role in any children’s Christmas play is the innkeeper who gets to lecture the holy couple about how there’s “no room for them in the … Continue reading

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When Game Addicts Retaliate and Attack Bible

Gamers in Australia start petition after retailers ban ‘GTA V’ ‘The petition is the latest in a series of satiric attacks by gamers Down Under designed to protest the ban by retailers Target and Kmart, who have refused to stock … Continue reading

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Women Getting Wiser in Choosing Egg Donors

Women Increasingly Pick Brains Over Looks In Choosing Egg Donors ‘More women than ever are using donor eggs as they keep delaying childbearing until long past the age when their own eggs are healthy. This has helped fuel an increase … Continue reading

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The Funny US-Canada Border

Village Customs border on the ridiculous ‘Michel Jalbert was not planning a diplomatic incident when he drove 20 yards into the United States last October to fill his car with cheap petrol. ‘Like almost everyone in Pohenegamook, a Quebec village … Continue reading

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UberFacts Makes $500K Off Twitter

‘It’s a blindingly sunny morning in October, and Sanchez, founder of the uber-popular Twitter account UberFacts, is sitting outside at a sidewalk cafe in Beverly Hills showing me a feature on the about-to-be-released UberFacts Android app. (An iOS app already … Continue reading

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Supreme Court To Weigh Facebook Threats

‘…In a case that could dramatically alter the way judicial elections are conducted, the court will decide whether states that elect judges can bar judicial candidates from personally soliciting campaign contributions. Of the 39 states with judicial elections, 30 have … Continue reading

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