A U.S. Department of Agriculture official who is African American has resigned after a tape of discriminatory comments she made at an NAACP event was posted to the web.
the only “bookings” that i’m familiar with are Disney Films, never thought that i’d be “booking” into Jail… eeeks
- LINDSAY LOHAN, tweeting in advance of reporting for jail today. (via Twitter)
As part of an advertising stunt for a private beach in Russia, some resourceful businessmen decided to use a parasailing donkey to attract attention. Right, because animal cruelty just screams “ fun day at the beach.” (via BBC)
Sarah Palin, you’re in fine company. Here are a few of NewsFeed’s favorite political language blunders.
Playboy launched TheSmokingJacket.com today, which it claims is a work-suitable site. But is your boss really okay with you looking at half-naked women instead of, well, working?
“We are giving hope to women.”
– Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS), on a study that found that a vaginal gel is capable of preventing women from contracting HIV from an …
In these uncertain economic times, where should a billionaire invest his funds? If you’re like one British hedge fund manager, you’ll put your money on chocolate.
Nearly 60 different electronics manufacturers and media companies announced a cross-industry plan yesterday to improve the ability to share digital video online.
Five states surrounding the Great Lakes have sued to keep invasive Asian carp out of their water.
BP has already pledged $20 billion to assist those affected by the oil spill. But that’s not all they’ll have to fork over.
“It’s time to do what’s right, not for the next election, but for the middle class.”
– PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA, to GOP lawmakers, on the need to restore unemployment benefits for jobless Americans (Via the Associated Press)
The Pacific-Northwest native has plenty of NBA experience. But his professional career started with a completely different flight path.