Once-Peaceful Canada Turns Militaristic; Blowback Follows
In 1968 the government of Canada decided to openly admit Americans seeking to avoid being drafted into the US war on Vietnam.
by Ron Paul
Devil Made Him Do It: Oklahoma's Ten Commandments Monument Destroyed
“He claimed he got out of his car, urinated on the monument, and then ran over it and destroyed it.”
by Associated Press

Google exec makes record-breaking, 26-mile parachute jump
Previous altitude record set by Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner.
by New York Times
Death Threats Aimed at Boy, 11, Who Bagged Rare Albino Deer
Environmentalists threaten to kill child.
by Beth Dalbey

Millions of Ebola vaccine doses by end of 2015, WHO says
“Several hundred thousand” would be produced in the first half of the year.
by James Gallagher
Official cites 'epidemic of fear' in US
“Ebola is a dangerous disease, but there is hardly a reason for panic.”
by AP

Teenage Pot Smoking and IQ: Researchers Smoke Out the Links
Can kids under 16 get baked every now and then without limiting their long-term brain power?
by Eric Roston
Why Common Core Will Fail: 'Children Are Not Standardized'
Excessive testing and homework is most deleterious for kids.
by Robby Soave

Leaked documents expose secret contracts between NSA and tech companies
Leaked NSA documents underscore absurdity of “reforming” mass surveillance programs.
by Thomas Gaist
What do Occupy and the Tea Party have in Common? More than you Might Think
Six points of agreement between “Occupy” leftists and the “Tea Party” right.
by Haystack

Japan man jailed for making guns with 3D printer
Guilty of making two guns at his home and publishing a video online detailing the process…
by Phys.org
‘Baa Baa Black Sheep’ Deemed Racist, Sexist By Australian Child Care Centers
Harmless nursery rhyme sung by children around the world may now be a hate crime.
by Derek Hunter

Greil Marcus: Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown shooters were really ‘killing Barack Obama’
A music and cultural critic said the shootings of black teens Trayvon Martin in Florida and Michael Brown in Missouri were really proxy killings of the president. Greil Marcus, who taught a course in American Studies at University of California, Berkeley, told Salon that “in a certain way,” the men who shot the teens — George Zimmerman and police Officer Darren […]
by Cheryl K. Chumley
Biden's son discharged from Navy after reportedly testing positive for cocaine
Discharged from the Navy Reserve earlier this year…
by Fox News

Norway authorities remove child from parents over lost tooth
Mother was helping son pull a T-shirt over his head and accidentally knocked out an already-loose tooth.
by RT
Florida man ordered to remove American flag display draws huge support
Anonymous complaint led to city enforcement of law.
by Fox News