Monthly Archives: February 2012

Face-recognizing billboard ad to target women only

An interactive billboard at a London bus stop can scan your face and determine if you’re a man or a women by using facial recognition technology. The display then plays one of two messages based on that information. Plan UK, … Continue reading

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Movement “I DON’T PAY” is spreading across Europe

As long as there are governments who “care” for their citizens, by impoverishing them, they will come across with movements like Greece’s “I DON’T PAY” … a movement that’s spreading…. Greece’s I DON’T PAY (DEN PLIRONO): a movement whose actions … Continue reading

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Paul’s Pantry turns down Planned Parenthood food donation

The reason first cited: “We support life” Aren’t you tired of these bumper sticker Christians and their Holier than Thou attitude? Planned Parenthood says the intention behind its food drive was only to feed the hungry. The purpose of a … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s foot-in-mouth moments

“A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth.” ~ Michael Kinsley Mitt Romney had a series of foot-in-mouth moments…. it’s not over yet! Along with his his trademark laugh , GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has riddled the campaign … Continue reading

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CONSUMING KIDS | The Commercialization of Childhood (Documentary)

Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and violent video games to bogus educational products and the family car. Drawing … Continue reading

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Poor America – Panorama [BBC] (A must Watch Documentary)

Poor America – Broadcast Date: 13th February 2012 Panorama finds out how the poor are surviving in America and asks whatever happened to Barack Obama’s vision for the country. Your heart will break as you hear some American children talk … Continue reading

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U.S. Voter Rolls Include Names of 1.8 Million Dead

A new report has found deep flaws in the U.S. voter registration system, including the presence of more than 1.8 million dead people still listed as active voters. Researchers with the Pew Center on the States also found that 24 … Continue reading

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1950s Suburbia: Portrait of the American Suburbs

Suburbia Disturbia! Part 1 Suburb mostly refers to a residential area. They may be the residential areas of a city, or separate residential communities within commuting distance of a city. Some suburbs have a degree of political autonomy, and most … Continue reading

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A Meeting of Two Minds: Carl Sagan and the Dalai Lama

Science and Buddhism – when Carl Sagan met the Dalai Lama Speaking of the event, Sagan said: … in theological discussions with religious leaders, I often ask what their response would be if a central tenet of their faith were … Continue reading

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Dr. Peter Boghossian: Jesus, the Easter Bunny, and Other Delusions: Just Say No!

“Faith is a cognitive sickness and should be given no countenance in the classroom.” ~ Peter Boghossian On January 27th, 2012, Dr. Peter Boghossian of Portland State University presented a controversial thesis to a packed crowd : faith is a … Continue reading

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