Is It Porn If It’s You?

In the great state of North Carolina, two teenagers were almost prosecuted on felony charges of having nude photos on their mobile phones… of themselves. According to The Guardian, Fayetteville’s Cormega Copening was prosecuted as an adult under child pornography laws. He was sexually exploiting a minor. And he was the minor. Since Copening and his girlfriend,… Read More Is It Porn If It’s You?

Five “School”-Themed Shows That Gave Us Unrealistic Ideas

~For Tasha Marcelo, the person who had the conversation with me that led to this article.~ Recently, talk of a brand new airing of the Nickelodeon teen program Zoey 101 crowded the Interwebs. This new episode was supposed to reveal a big secret about the main character’s possible love for her best male friend that… Read More Five “School”-Themed Shows That Gave Us Unrealistic Ideas

The Plight of the Liberian Island Science Monkeys

This is not a short story title, this is real. The Liberian government had been working with the New York Blood Centre on biomedical research (primarily hepatitis), using 108 chimpanzees. NYBC, being a charity, continued to pay for the animals’ upkeep after they finished the research and set them free. Mind you, these animals were… Read More The Plight of the Liberian Island Science Monkeys

The Little Christian That Could? (The Kim Davis Story)

THIS JUST IN–(always wanted to say that)–Kim Davis, aka the woman who was thrown in jail for her refusal to marry same-sex couples, has been released. Okay. We should probably start at the beginning. Kim Davis is a county clerk in Grayson, Kentucky. Jealous? And following SCOTUS’s decision back in June to legalize same-sex marriage,… Read More The Little Christian That Could? (The Kim Davis Story)