A ton of criticism, anger and pain has come from the family separation policy being enforced on the southern border of the United States. Few pieces of commentary on the subject nail the fine points of the topic with such humor and sadness as John Oliver's passionate rant against the inhuman practice on Last Week Tonight.
The 2020 yearbook for Brown County High School in Nashville, Indiana included a photo of a school basketball team with all the students' names in the caption except for one who was listed as "Black Guy." From WRTV: Superintendent Dr. Laura Hammack and high school Principal Matthew Stark issued a letter dated Monday that called… READ THE REST
AP News has a collection of potential Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett's more questionable legal decisions. While Barrett's opening statements before the Senate stressed her concern with "the law as it's written" — as if human beings don't automatically bring their own experiences to reading and interpreting centuries-old texts anyway — her actual court… READ THE REST
Salehe Bembury, Versace's vice-president of men's footwear, was stopped and searched for "jaywalking" near the Italian fashion brand's branch in Beverly Hills. Footage of the encounter shows a cop checking out the sneakers he's got—sneakers he designed. Bembury believes he was racially profiled. [via BBS] "What's unfortunate is I literally designed the shoes that are… READ THE REST
One of the biggest concerns for both new and experienced CBD users is determining exactly how much of a cannabis-infused product to take to receive just the right dosage. Unlike those trying to guesstimate just how much active CBD is in a pot brownie or even what comes from smoking or vaping, tinctures are about… READ THE REST
Mid October is too early for us to start in on holiday shopping suggestions. Oh, you'll get 'em all soon enough, trust us…but with more than two months before Santa rolls into town, we're not gonna hard sell you about the holidays. However…if your shopping list may eventually include an artsy teen who's obsessed with… READ THE REST
Fidget toys are made for relieving anxiety and stress, but there's a very ephemeral quality to finding fidget toys that actually do the job. Many are just clutter on your desk or can even be just kind of annoying. But the best ones slip into your hand almost unconsciously, providing a very soothing tactility and… READ THE REST