Tag Archives: Affluenza

Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Wake up, sleepyheads. I SAID, “WAKE UP!!!

The Not Now Silly news team has been out and about on the innertubes collecting only the most succulent headlines, at the exact moment of ripeness. So . . . pour yourself a cup of coffee, slap on your reading specs, and buckle your seat belts because it’s time for today’s Headlines Du Jour. 

CONSTITUTIONALLY YOURS:


Judge Questions Legality
of N.S.A. Phone Records

WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH SOME PEOPLE?

School Fails To Call 911 When Six-Year-
Old, Amazing Johnson, Severs Finger

IN LGBT NEWS:

Russian TV Star Wants to Throw Gays into Ovens – ALIVE

INSTANT RELIEF FOR AFFLUENZA SUFFERERS:

‘Affluenza’ Judge gave 14 Year-old Black kid
far more of a punishment than the rich white kid


DON’T ZIMMER ME, MAN!

O’Mara faces Florida Bar complaint about Zimmerman case


ON THE FACEBOOKERY:

Facebook to Start Showing Video
Ads This Week, Journal Reports


ANOTHER DISPATCH FROM DETROIT, ‘MERKA’S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:

In The Daily Beast, A Libertarian Says It’s Time To Sell Detroit’s Art


PHARMACEUTICAL CORNER:

The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder
The Number of Diagnoses Soared Amid a 20-Year Drug Marketing Campaign


FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS:

FOX News Channel Announces ‘All-American New Year’ Special
►► Starring that GREAT ‘Merkin singer Susan Boyle!!! ◄◄

Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck thanks
creationist for ‘standing up’ to the atheists


TODAY IN SCIENCE:

Scientists split water into hydrogen, oxygen utilizing light, nanoparticles

NEWS FROM OUTER SPACE:


 

China’s flag-bearing rover
photographed on moon

Sun will ‘flip upside down’
within weeks, says Nasa

Do We Live in a 10-Dimensional Hologram?
Why physicists imagine mind-bending black-hole universes.


IN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS:

Nirvana, KISS, Linda Ronstadt among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees


IN ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS:

Has a natural world wonder just been approved
for destruction by the Australian government?

One of the natural wonders of the world is about to have
3 million cubic metres of seabed dumped on top of it.


HISTORY IS COMPLICATED:

Cats Chased Rats for Humans Over 5,000 Years Ago

Neanderthals buried their dead, according to new study


VIDEO DU JOUR:


Headlines Du Jour is a leisure-time activity of National Trufax, a wholly owned and operated subsidiary of Not Now Silly,
home of the Steam-Powered Word-0-Matic and your rest stop on the Information Highway. Use
our valuable bandwidth to post your news comments in today’s open
thread.

Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, December 13, 2013

It’s Friday the 13th and the Not Now Silly news interns have been toiling all night long in the darkest recesses of the internet, collecting only the must scrumptious headlines for your reading pleasure. So, here are today’s unlucky Headlines Du Jour.

BEST HEADLINE OF THE MONTH:

U.S. Charity Revealed As Buyer
Of Hopi Masks, Promises To
Return Artifacts To Tribe

LGBT NEWS:

George Clooney Addresses Gay Rumors In The Best Way Possible

TODAY IN IMMIGRATION:

Arizona detective quits after learning she’s
been living in the U.S. illegally since childhood

SO GLAD WE’RE LIVING IN A POST-RACIAL SOCIETY:

Virginia GOP senatorial candidate: Desegregation
‘was the beginning of the decline’ for schools

Volunteer fire chief resigns over shockingly offensive Facebook posts, but denies he’s racist

COMPASSION CORNER:

Startup CEO Wishes Homeless ‘Degenerates’ Would
Stop Ruining ‘The Civilized Part’ Of San Francisco

IT’S A SMALL WORLD, AFTER ALL:

We Found This 20-Year-Old T-Shirt In Kenya. The Internet Found The Original Owner

FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS:

Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade
Mocks Nelson Mandela Sign
Language Interpreter

Other ‘Verifiable Facts’ for Fox to Investigate
About Your Favorite Christmas Characters

NO LONGER PREGGY LEGGY MEGGY IN THE NEWS:

Megyn Kelly Wants Kids At Home To Know That Jesus And Santa Were White

What Megyn Kelly’s White Santa Says About Power Dynamics In Journalism

The (Race) War on Christmas: Megyn Kelly Declares ‘Santa Claus Just Is White’ and So Was Jesus

THE “O” IN GOP STANDS FOR OLD:

Rachel Maddow: GOP in shambles as internal war goes public

GOP Planning on Tighter Control Over 2016
Primaries: Fewer Debates, Better Moderators

THE “G” IN GOP STANDS FOR GOD:

For Budget Deal, Paul Ryan Called the Jesus of the Republican Party

THE NEWEST EXCUSE FOR RICH PEOPLE TO GET AWAY WITH MANSLAUGHTER:

Texas man who lost wife and daughter to rich kid drunk driver fuming over sentence

CRACK MAYOR CORNER:

Rob Ford: Daniel Dale tells us why he’s taking legal action
I am serving the mayor of Toronto with a libel notice. Here’s why.

Rob Ford: Daniel Dale files libel notice against Toronto mayor
Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale has served a libel notice against Mayor Rob Ford and Vision
TV in connection with comments Ford made on Conrad Black’s television show The Zoomer.

BEST HEADLINE OF THE DAY:

The woolly jumper flashmob that became a YouTube hit
Loes Veenstra spent 50 years knitting woolly jumpers on her home street in
Rotterdam only to pack them away, never to be worn. Surely she and they
deserved better? Enter one very colourful (and toasty) flashmob

VIDEO DU JOUR:


 

Headlines Du Jour is a leisure-time activity of National Trufax, a wholly owned and operated subsidiary of Not Now Silly,
home of the Steam-Powered Word-0-Matic and your rest stop on the Information Highway. Use
our valuable bandwidth to post your news comments in today’s open
thread.