Articles in the category Social News

The Day ISIS Came to Florida and Complained About Tomato Prices

MILTON, Florida— Robert and Thelma Smith run a fruit stand out of their home. It’s a paltry little thing, perched just in front of their single-wide trailer. A handwritten sign advertises watermelons at $4.00 each. The elements have peeled it back slightly, revealing another sign underneath offering fish plates for $7.00. “We got cantaloupe. We got watermelons. Tomatoes. Squash.” Said […]

Adult Coloring Books Are The New Stress Busters [Video]

Has it been a rough day? Traffic got you late, boss getting you down, a ton of paperwork to wade through, and let’s not even start with the list of chores that need doing when you get home. If you want a time out from all the chaos, sit down, take a deep breath, and […]

#PridetoBeStraight and Filters From Russian Conservatives Anti-6/26 Ruling

#LoveWins? In Russia, there’s #PrideToBeStraight and #PrideToBeRussian. In response to the outpouring of support from celebratory same-sex-marriage supporters on social media, Russian conservatives now have their own answer to Facebook’s Celebrate Pride rainbow filters. Instead of the ROYGBIV that stands for equality and diversity in the LGBT community, the conservatives profiles now sport the three […]

Donald Trump Calls Mexican Immigrants Rapists, Mexicans Bash His Face In

Billionaire, reality TV star, and 2016 Presidential hopeful Donald Trump isn’t shy about expressing his hard line stance on immigration. In a speech announcing his Presidential aspirations, he went as far as calling the majority of Mexican immigrants criminals, and insinuated Mexico was “sending” rapists to the United States. “The U.S. has become a dumping ground […]

“You’re In My House”: Obama Shuts Down Heckler During LGBT Speech [Poll]

POTUS Barack Obama is usually a patient guy. He’s been dubbed “No-Drama Obama” by the press, and he’s given to addressing heckler’s concerns in his speeches. However, it seems one heckler in his most recent speech was one too many. During his speech on immigration at a White House event celebrating L.G.B.T. Pride Month, a heckler […]

Students Invent Condom That Changes Color When It Comes In Contact With STIs

A group of young teens are being praised after inventing a condom that changes colors when it comes in contact with certain sexually-transmitted infections. Named ‘S.T.EYE’, the condom indicates when it finds infections, such as chlamydia and syphilis. It will turn the corresponding color for whatever strain of bacteria it finds. Pretty gross, but useful. […]

16 Year Old Girl Develops Groundbreaking $5.00 HIV Test

Sixteen year old Nicole Sabina Ticea has just been named runner-up at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, which examines contributions to scientific research made by young people. According to Intel’s announcement, Ticea “developed a low-cost, easy-to-use testing device to diagnose HIV infections in low-resource communities.” Her invention is described as a disposable microfluidic cartridge […]

North Korea Bans Instagram

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Instagram users in North Korea are being warned that the photo-sharing service has been blacklisted by the government, the Associated Press reports. Users attempting to log into the website are being given a notice reading: “Warning! You can’t connect to this website because it’s in blacklist site.” Below the English text, […]