The Toxoplasma Of Rage

PETA doesn’t shoot them­selves in the foot because they’re stu­pid. They shoot them­selves in the foot because they’re trav­el­ing up an incen­tive gra­di­ent that rewards them for doing so, even if it destroys their cred­i­bil­i­ty.

The Isolated Lives of North Dakota’s Gay Oil Field Workers

Pro­tec­tions exist at some of the big­ger inter­na­tion­al com­pa­nies that have set up shop—Halliburton and the Nor­we­gian oil giant Sta­toil, for instance. But this often means lit­tle in prac­ti­cal terms, since the indus­try relies so heav­i­ly on sub­con­tract­ed labor. “You might be work­ing for Sta­toil, but you’re actu­al­ly an employ­ee of anoth­er com­pa­ny, so those pro­tec­tions may not be there through your employ­er,” said Joshua Boschee, a state leg­is­la­tor who’s work­ing to pass a ban on employ­ment and hous­ing dis­crim­i­na­tion against LGBT peo­ple.

Sour Patch Kids Opens House For Touring Bands

We want­ed to be able to con­tribute,” Ms. Bezn­er said, point­ing out that the Patch is meant to start long-term rela­tion­ships with indie music artists and their fans.

You have to break cul­ture to make cul­ture,” she added.

Wtf is Eleni Haifa?

I’ve come up with a for­mu­la for your “net­worked indi­vid­ual” name: it’s the name on the badge of the last barista who served you cof­fee, com­bined with the place you last saw a riot on TV news. So this woman with two phones has to be called Eleni Haifa.