1. bajisima

    Revival of the Hot Water Challenge prompts warnings

    A "Hot Water Challenge" that severely injured some people years ago has resurfaced, prompting warnings of the extreme dangers of this supposed prank. 15-year-old Indianapolis boy Kyland Clark is recovering from burns after his friend poured boiling water on Clark while he was sleeping. The...
  2. the watchman

    Supreme Court: States can purge voters who don't vote or respond to warnings,

    WASHINGTON -- Failing to vote can lead to getting knocked off voter registration rolls, a divided Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision that likely will help Republicans and harm Democrats. The court's conservative majority ruled 5-4 that Ohio did not violate federal laws by purging voters...
  3. bajisima

    Facebook CEO brushed off warnings from Pres Obama

    In the days immediately after the 2016 election, Facebook C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg seemed offended by suggestions that the social network he created might have had any influence on the outcome, beyond serving as a marketplace for the exchange of ideas. “Personally, I think the idea that fake news...
  4. cpicturetaker12

    Years of WARNINGS from Navy investigators regarding overworked sailors before crashes

    You know I brought this up here just a few days ago when asking how the fuck these accidents were suddenly happening so close together? I had this gut feeling that sailors weren't suddenly becoming incompetent or lax. I just didn't buy it. I mentioned I thought deployments and training were...
  5. S

    Fascism warnings from Krugman

    Of all people, Krugman, who was among the cheerleaders telling us that the lack of regulation on Wall Street, and in particular Glass Steagall's repeal, had nothing to do with the crash in 2007. From this article: I was reading the article and got 2/3 of the way through thinking, "How can...
  6. aboutenough

    Driver killed in Tesla self-driving car crash ignored warnings, NTSB reports

    U.S. investigators said a driver who was killed while using Tesla's partially self-driving car ignored repeated warnings to put his hands on the wheel. In a 538-page report providing new details of the May 2016 crash that killed Ohio resident Joshua Brown in a highway crash in Florida, the...
  7. Friday13

    The Economist: Dire warnings for America and the World

    The Economist editors take aim at Trump and issue dire warnings for America and the world
  8. bajisima

    DNC ignored warnings that Russia was cyberhacking

    When Special Agent Adrian Hawkins of the Federal Bureau of Investigation called the Democratic National Committee in September 2015 to pass along some troubling news about its computer network, he was transferred, naturally, to the help desk. His message was brief, if alarming. At least one...
  9. Madeline

    Bomb-Sniffing Plants That Send Warnings

    This is pretty cool! https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/11/01/these-bionic-spinach-plants-can-sniff-out-bombs/ Tip o'the hat to our geniuses at MIT!
  10. Rasselas

    U of Chicago: Don't ask us for trigger warnings

    We've seen a number of threads decrying (often rightly) the assault on free speech on some campuses. Here's one proactively pushing back...
  11. cpicturetaker12

    TRUMP campaign STILL soliciting foreign $$--despite MULTIPLE warnings & DOJ complaint

    So the RIGHT just spent a week screaming bloody murder about emails where a State staffer and a Clinton Foundation staffer wanted contact information for a donor and/or a friend of the Clintons. We still have no idea if either Clinton knew about the exchange and it was within the first week of...
  12. HayJenn

    Britain Issues Travel Warnings for LGTB Travelers

    The British Foreign Office has released an advisory warning travelers to be aware of controversial new laws in North Carolina and Mississippi before visiting the United States. The travel advisory update -- directed to members of the country's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community --...
  13. Friday13

    Belated: Holiday Gift Warnings

  14. cpicturetaker12

    17,000,000 Americans under FLOOD warnings

    I guess we aren't supposed to worry, even if in the history of record keeping, areas of MO and IL have never seen his level of flooding. Therefore, I guess the RIGHT has plausible deniability--afterall this is just weather being weather. And since maybe there weren't any humans on the planet...
  15. Madeline

    Triggering Warnings Are Stupid

    The classic masterpiece Ovid’s “Metamorphoses" contains Ancient Greek myths including those of Persephone and Daphne, both of whom are raped (although not by humans). This book is part of the syllabus of a literature course at Columbia University which all students are required to take. As a...
  16. vikingbeast

    20 Unheeded Warnings

    Nope, we were much "smarter" than that! And here we are.................. 20 Unheeded Warnings in Washington’s Farewell Address Posted on August 8, 2011 by Gordon Anderson President George Washington Be vigilant, people will seek to use the government for selfish ends. Avoid overgrown...
  17. Oscar99

    Bush administration ignored many warnings of impending attack

    Report: Documents Disclose 9/11 Warnings - Yahoo! News It wasn't just the warning of "Al Qaeda determined to attack within the USA". There were many more warnings that Bush ignored. CIA officials demanded transfers so they wouldn't be held accountable when the shit hit the fan. Why did Bush...
  18. G

    Amid dire warnings, a possible debt compromise?

    With time growing short and warnings more dire, the first, fragile signs emerged Thursday of a possible compromise to raise the nation's debt limit and avert a potentially catastrophic default on Aug. 2. Under a plan discussed by the Senate's top two leaders, President Barack Obama would...
  19. venus

    U.S. Had Year of Warnings Over Egypt

    U.S. Had Year of Warnings Over Egypt - WSJ.com U.S. Had Year of Warnings Over Egypt As Critics Pointed to Signs of Unrest, White House Gave a Muted Rebuke By JAY SOLOMON WASHINGTON—Early last year, a group of U.S.-based human-rights activists, neoconservative policy makers and Mideast...
  20. michaelr

    Doomsday warnings of US apocalypse gain ground

    Doomsday warnings of US apocalypse gain ground Well for fuck sake, the governments media is starting to get it, imagine that. This is the price they pay when a total collapse is in your face, the denials will only cost your credibility. 15 Shocking Poverty Statistics That Are Skyrocketing...