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Margaret Chin Not Backing Off Counterfeit Handbag Penalties [UPDATE]

Margaret Chin Not Backing Off Counterfeit Handbag Penalties [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Margaret Chin released this statement:“Council member Chin is in no way backing down from this bill. The language of the bill provides for a civil or a misdemeanor penalty. This is standard text found in amendments to the “Public…

Law Firm Backs Out Of Agreement To Defend DOMA: Vetting Process Was ‘Inadequate’

Law Firm Backs Out Of Agreement To Defend DOMA: Vetting Process Was ‘Inadequate’

This story has been updated.WASHINGTON — The law firm King & Spalding announced on Monday that it will not continue to represent the U.S. House of Representatives in defending the Defense of Marriage Act. “Today the firm filed a motion to w…

Donald Trump Can’t Wait For Reporters To Check Out His ‘Huge’ Financials

Donald Trump Can’t Wait For Reporters To Check Out His ‘Huge’ Financials

One of the weirdest things about the ongoing commedia dell’arte performance that is the Donald Trump campaign for president, is that he’s spent all of his time in recent weeks indulging in conspiratorial nonsense instead of working on an aff…

London Zoo Starts Annual Count Of Every Animal (PHOTOS)

London Zoo Starts Annual Count Of Every Animal (PHOTOS)

The staff at the London Zoo certainly have their work cut out for them: they are currently in the process of counting each and every one of their animals. According to the UK Press Association, this process could take up to four weeks. The s…

‘Deep Reading’: Is It In Trouble?

‘Deep Reading’: Is It In Trouble?

“Deep reading,” or slow reading, is a sophisticated process in which people can critically think, reflect and understand the words they are looking at. With most, that means slowing down — even stopping and rereading a page or paragraph if …

Target Continues To Make The Political Donations They Had Previously Apologized For Making

Target Continues To Make The Political Donations They Had Previously Apologized For Making

This past fall, mega-retailer Target caught a heap of bad publicity when it was revealed that they had made campaign donations in support of then-Minnesota gubernatorial hopeful Tom Emmer, whose hostility to the LGBT community began “with op…

Kelly Barrie Opens His Studio To Beautiful/Decay | STUDIO VISIT (PHOTOS)

Kelly Barrie Opens His Studio To Beautiful/Decay | STUDIO VISIT (PHOTOS)

Courtesy of Beautiful/DecayThe other day I swung by the studio of photographer Kelly Barrie. Kelly’s artistic process is one of the more bizarre and unique methods I’ve seen in quite a while. It involves multiple photos, a darkroom squeegee,…

Lieberman: DADT Repeal Has The Votes If Republicans Get The Debate Time They Want

Lieberman: DADT Repeal Has The Votes If Republicans Get The Debate Time They Want

Sen. Joe Lieberman said Thursday that repealing “don’t ask, don’t tell” as part of the National Defense Authorization Act is no longer a question of votes, it’s a question of process.”I am confident that we have more than 60 votes prepared t…

If Ikea Made Instructions for Everything

If Ikea Made Instructions for Everything

If you’ve ever bought anything from Ikea, you know that the assembly process is never as simple as they make it out to be with their wordless instructions. Just be thankful Ikea isn’t designing any of these things (yet)…Read More…

Capital Failure: Basel III Is Not The Success That The Group Of 20 Will Tout It To Be

Capital Failure: Basel III Is Not The Success That The Group Of 20 Will Tout It To Be

The Group of 20 summit for heads of government this weekend will apparently “hail bank reform,” particularly as manifest in the Basel III process that has resulted in higher capital requirements for banks. According to leading authorities on…