RI senator, Sheldon Whitehouse, used his time today at the confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett to give a damning near-ten-minute presentation on how conservative "dark money" plays a critical role in the Supreme Court nomination process.
Kim Davis, the county clerk who was briefly jailed for contempt of court and ultimately lost her job for refusing to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples, will not get her case heard in the land's highest court. Though the Supreme Court turned her away, two of its justices—Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito—offered a letter… READ THE REST
Selection announcement expected by weekend Impeached and manifestly unfit U.S. President Donald Trump met with Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the White House on Monday. The right-wing jurist is Trump's presumed top pick to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. And so begins what will surely be an epic Senate confirmation… READ THE REST
“The justice is resting comfortably and expects to be released from the hospital by the end of the week.” READ THE REST
Scientists have found there's a danger just as impactful on your health as killers that everyone talks about like obesity or smoking. This one, though, is a lot more subtle. Researchers say that the threat posed by sitting for eight hours a day with little physical activity is just as harmful as some of the… READ THE REST
Your brain really is every bit the supercomputer that you think it is. Scientists found that over the course of your life, your modest human brain will hold up to 1 quadrillion pieces of information. You also have an average of 70,000 thoughts per day. Considering that, it's really no surprise that we can all… READ THE REST
Prime Day week is here, but before you start rifling through page after page of Amazon deals, you should know Amazon isn't the only fish in the sea. In fact, many companies are combating Amazon's Prime Day dominance with some fairly impressive sales of their own. That includes the Boing Boing Store and a full… READ THE REST