Posts tagged with ‘america

Motion infographic of the day: Mass Incarceration in the US

Errbody’s going to jail up in here.

Oklahoma protesters threaten to “secdee” if Cosmos isn’t cancelled

Furious with Neil DeGrasse Tyson o their Fox channels and his anti-Creationist “knowledge” and his truthy “facts” have gotten a group of people in Oklahoma so hopping mad, they’ve threatened to secede from the Union if Cosmos isn’t pulled off the air. You know, to form a freer union with one god, one religion, where science is outlawed and the truth about what we know about the world squashed. Good times those will be.

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Signs! Signs! Signs!¬†Here’s a montage of hundreds of signs seen during a road trip across the United States.

Also, here’s the multilingual Coca Cola Super Bowl commercial that pissed off way too many xenophobes on the internet

Coke got a weird reaction to this Super Bowl commercial of people singing “America the Beautiful” in a multitude of languages. A very beautiful ad unless you’re an asshole, which a lot of people on the internet are. Some of the people on a Twitter were trolls, many were sadly genuine.

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The 100 most and lest bible-minded cities in the US. Where does your city stack up?

I live right in the middle of the two cities listed in number 3. Ugh.. at least I know when I move next time it can’t get much worse.

See the full list here, based on a survey conducted by the American Bible Society

Today, a federal court gutted the shit out of net neutrality in the US

Today, a US Federal Court sided with Verizon, by saying that the FCC does not have the authority to enforce the doctrine of net neutrality, and ISPs have the right to throttle, choke or block traffic and data on their networks as they damn well see fit. So here’s a picture of a sad panda.

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Is America’s wealth distribution fucked up? Yes. How fucked up? You can’t even start to imagine.

The NSA can bug your computer way before it gets to you, so that’s something to keep in mind

If you’re worried about the NSA spying on you for some reason, but you’re all like “I haven’t seen any spies installing anything on my computer”, the bad news is that reportedly, the NSA can intercept computer equipment at the manufacturing and distribution level. So your e-Machine could have already been NSA bugged before you even got it on sale at Walmart. Yay America!

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