Nothing is better than the real deal, but these snacks are second best
Submitted by jdnz at 2016-02-13 5:37am to the
There's a lot to learn form the Homeless Point-In-Time Count & Survey Comprehensive Report of 2015, which is online in its entirety, but one detail to which Socketsite draws attention is the percent of the nearly 7,000 homeless San Franciscans who were once San Francisco residents with homes.
Specifically, that share has swollen to 71 percent, suggesting that much of San Francisco's homelessness epidemic is "homegrown," the product of factors within the city proper.
This figure runs counter ...
Submitted by Forensic at 2016-02-12 14:23pm to the
The Economy forum.
When doctors and nurses arrived at Room 834 just after 11 a.m., a college student admitted to the hospital hours earlier lay motionless on the floor, breathing shallowly, a sheet draped over his body. A Houston police officer with a cut on his head was being helped onto a stretcher, while another hovered over the student.
Blood smeared the floor and walls. “What happened?” asked Dr. Daniel Arango, a surgical resident at the hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center.
The student, 26-year-old ...
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 13:08pm to the
My Little Pony has long fostered a female appeal, yet Guardians of Harmony is another way for Hasbro to release products to satisfy its current large and fervent fan base of girls and boys, young and old.
The new action figures tie toys into scenes from the entertainment, Lomow says, while also “continuing to ensure we have that overall message of inclusivity in our product range where there’s something for everybody who loves Pony.”
Submitted by crossaffliction at 2016-02-12 12:38pm to the
Sen. Ted Cruz’s wife Heidi, who has been campaigning for her husband full-time over the past several months, explained the role of faith in the Texas Republican’s presidential campaign yesterday, telling a South Carolina radio host that Cruz is running to “show this country the face of the God that we serve.”
Cruz’s father Rafael made a similar statement last month when he said that Ted, whom he has implied was chosen by God for the White House, was running for president to “share ...
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 11:32am to the
After six straight years of releasing a major entry in the Assassin's Creed series, Ubisoft has finally decided to take some time off. This year, for the first time since 2008, there will be no mainline Assassin's Creed game released in the fall.
The announcement is couched in a larger post that mentions the well received Assassin's Creed Syndicate and the in-production Assassin's Creed film, both of which could be considered successes for a franchise that seemed to be on its last legs just a ...
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 11:55am to the
Video Games forum.
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 11:37am to the
Ted Cruz’s campaign has pulled its most recent ad, “Conservatives Anonymous,” after learning one of the actors in the spot is also a softcore porn star.
The ad, which was set at a group therapy session of conservative voters who feel betrayed by Marco Rubio on immigration, featured actor Amy Lindsay, who played a woman telling another group member, “Maybe you should vote for more than just a pretty face next time.”
Lindsay has appeared in several softcore porn films, including ...
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 11:36am to the
A lot of movies have been adapted from video games but, so far as I know anyway, there hasn’t yet been a feature-length film that mines video games for inspiration but also cuts out the middle man entirely. Quite literally that’s the case with Hardcore Henry, an action film shot entirely in first person perspective that aims to capture the look and feel of a first-person shooter (think Call Of Duty), in essence making the audience the protagonist. Pack your aspirins and other calmatives, in ...
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 11:36am to the
Indonesian authorities on Thursday said they would ask Facebook and its popular messaging service WhatsApp, to block subscribers from using emojis and stickers with LGBT themes.
Ismail Cawidu, spokesperson at the Ministry of Communication and Informatics, said social media should respect what he termed Indonesia’s norms and culture, according to local news outlet Detik. Although homosexuality is legal in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, same-sex relationships remain a sensitive ...
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 11:35am to the
According to a new study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, anal sex is linked to an increased risk in fecal incontinence (you know, pooping your pants) in both women and men.
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 11:34am to the
Health & Beauty forum.
An Iranian official said "Republican rivals of the current US administration" attempted to stall last month's Iranian-U.S. prisoner swap until the eve of the U.S. presidential election, Tasnim News Agency reported.
According to the semi-official Iranian news outlet, Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, made the claims during a speech Thursday at a rally in Yazd, Iran.
"In the course of the talks for exchanging prisoners, the Republican rivals of the ...
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 11:30am to the
Yesterday, conservative talk radio host Michael Savage voiced his rage over Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to the U.S.-Mexico border and the growing popularity of Bernie Sanders.
Savage called for Francis to be “deported if he arrives in America again,” while insisting that “the pope should be sitting in jail for his crimes against children worldwide.”
Savage, who has frequently railed against the man he calls “Lenin’s pope,” said that the Catholic Church — along with Sanders ...
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 11:29am to the
Most gay men will have seen one: a grainy porn flick, maybe from Treasure Island Media, in which a lone bottom finds himself in a room full of tops. Whether you find the bottom lucky or not is a matter of taste. And even if the scene does inspire fantasies about being the center of a gang bang, it’s likely that inhibitions, health concerns, and logistical challenges would stop you short of the real thing. But for those in New York committed to the orgy experience, there’s a discrete ...
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 11:26am to the
Health & Beauty forum.
The universally beloved, though lyrically limited, song, "Happy Birthday to You" will soon be available for free to filmmakers and the like, thanks to a music publishing company’s decision to back off fighting a judge who wants to make the song public.
In new court papers obtained by the Daily News, Warner/Chappell Music not only agreed to pay $14 million to settle a lawsuit challenging its ownership of one of the most widely sung songs in the world, but also said it would not contest U.S. ...
Submitted by Xiphias at 2016-02-12 9:53am to the
Cleveland area teenager Brian Garruto recently received an epic email that listed all of the (often funny) unsportsmanlike things he's done since joining a rec league team. The person who sent the email, which Brian tweeted out, clearly thought it was a good argument for why Brian was being kicked out of the league.
Submitted by Wreckard at 2016-02-12 9:09am to the
Now that the Bundys and their buddies are in jail and Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has been returned to its rightful custodians—the birds—it's time to start assessing the damage caused by the month-and-a-half unsanctioned, live-action-role-playing campout.
First, the bureau will be sending in a team to make sure the area isn't booby-trapped. Then, the CSI types will collect evidence.
At the same time, the FBI is deploying experts with its Art Crime Team to work on the refuge. These ...
Submitted by katheudo at 2016-02-12 8:49am to the
Aboard a flight to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday evening, Mr. Rubio, the Florida senator, cracked a molar while snacking on a Twix bar, he told reporters on Thursday when he stopped at a Cracker Barrel restaurant for breakfast with his wife and four children.
“I just bit into a Twix bar and I go, ‘Man this Twix bar’s got something really hard in it,’” Mr. Rubio said, recalling the incident. “And I go, ‘Oh my gosh, I cracked my tooth.’”
Submitted by nocash at 2016-02-12 7:07am to the
There is an enduring myth that people who rely on public assistance are unwilling to work. However, there are 41.2 million working Americans (nearly 30 percent of the workforce) who receive public assistance—and nearly half of these workers (19.3 million) have full-time jobs. Not surprisingly, these workers are concentrated in jobs paying low hourly wages. A majority (53.1 percent) of workers earning less than $12.16 per hour—the bottom 30 percent of wage earners—earn so little on the job ...
Submitted by nocash at 2016-02-12 7:05am to the
The Economy forum.
When the drag queen Divine gobbled fresh dog shit off of a Baltimore sidewalk in John Waters’ 1972 masterpiece “Pink Flamingos,” an indelible moment in cinema history was born. “It was a magic day in our happy young lives,” Waters — whose films helped put Baltimore on the cultural map — said of the scene. Hence, it comes as something of a shock that despite having been dead since 1988, Divine, a.k.a. Harris Genn Milstead, has yet to receive a memorial from his home city.
Submitted by nocash at 2016-02-12 7:31am to the