‘This Just Isn’t A Good Bill:’ Rep. Conor Lamb Explains No Vote On Decriminalizing Marijuana

“This just isn’t a good bill,” Rep. Conor Lamb said. “I don’t say that because of the issue of marijuana, I actually support marijuana decriminalization if done in a careful way. We should start with medical marijuana and make sure there are good rules in effect, so that people are protected from substances that maybe […]

Most Popular Dog Breeds in America in 2020

The Shiba Inu (Japanese for “brushwood dog”) is a very independent breed. Because of this, the dogs are next to impossible to train; however, what they lack in obedience they make up for in loyalty. After the 2004 Chūetsu earthquake, a Shiba Inu helped rescue workers locate her elderly owner who had been trapped beneath […]

A look back at the eight year wait for Cyberpunk 2077

With no in-person E3 happening due to the pandemic, CD Projekt Red hosts its own virtual series of announcements for Cyberpunk 2077 around the same time. We get a new in-engine trailer and some new gameplay, all covering the bits detailed in the hands-on preview. The most surprising news is the announcement of Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, […]

Get back in the van: Summer festival season launches with wine, food and song

”We all know how quickly it can change overnight and there isn’t a lot of taking things for granted as we realise there aren’t many other places on the planet right now that you can have a safe live music experience,” she says.

Bye-elections: Yiaga scores INEC average on preparation, predicts low turnout

READ ALSO: Lagos East Senatorial by-election: Apathy as PDP senatorial candidate cast vote The commission successfully implemented key preparatory activities ahead of the elections within the scheduled time, such as publication of notice for the election, stakeholder’s briefing, training of ad-hoc staff, and distribution of election observation kits. Similarly, Yiaga Africa also received reports of deployment of […]

How drag stars BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon reinvented the holiday show in 2020

“I was just like, ‘If we’re going to do this, we’re not going to write it like a stage show; we’re going to write it like a screenplay. We’re not going to shoot it like a stage show; we’re gonna shoot it like it’s a film,” DeLa says. “We’re going to take advantage of what […]

Darin Strauss: How Lucille Ball went from Communist to capitalist

In the Great Depression, membership in the U.S. Communist party inched up—and then jumped. In 1932 there were 6,000 members, and this number grew elevenfold by 1939. By 1944 there were 80,000. And Henry A. Wallace, the Secretary of Commerce, was so pro-Soviet that Harry Truman fired him just after WWII.  The Commerce secretary, suspected […]

‘Golden Girls’ star Betty White vividly recalled her great love’s passing while filming touching scene, says director

“She had an awful time remembering her lines because she would freeze and panic,” said McClanahan. “The day before tape day, you could see a big difference in her. She’d be walking around like Pig-Pen under a black cloud. By tape day, she was unreachable.”

India Ready to Work With Any US President But Won’t Tolerate Policy Being Dictated, Analyst Says

Should Joe Biden win, India will have to work much harder to get Washington’s attention, as he will place emphasis on relations with the EU, East Asia and climate change issues, noted Kanti Bajpai, director at the Singapore-based Centre on Asia and Globalisation (CAG) in an op-ed for The Times of India. For its part, […]

Farmers’ deaths “genocide by the State, MNCs”

Pesticide poisoning has always affected farmers in the months of July to October, but this year, its gravity was much higher. The issue was not taken seriously [by the government]. 23 farmers have died in Yavatmal, eight in Nagpur, three in Chandrapur, six in Akola and two in Buldhana district. There have been reports [of […]