How We Can Solve the World’s Food Waste Problem

Nearly 40% of all food in America is thrown away. Here's how we can change that. Read More
 

If you're not familiar with David Icke, here are the basics: He was a BBC sports commentator until a psychic told him he was the "Son of the Godhead" and he announced that the world is being secretly run by a cabal of reptile-like extraterrestrials. Ah, yes. One of those. His theories have a whole Wikipedia page, which isn't that big of a deal, but someone noticed yesterday that the Wikipedia page had been edited by someone in the U.S. House of Representatives. See if you can spot the changes some anonymous, high-ranking editor changed:

Pre-edit:

Icke has claimed on multiple occasions that many of the world leaders are, or are possessed by, reptilians ruling the world.

Post-edit:

Icke has claimed on multiple occasions that many of the world leaders are, or are possessed by, reptilians ruling the world. These allegations are completely unsubstantiated and have no basis in reality.

Hmmm. Just what you'd expect a reptilian possessed member of the House of Representatives to say, right? Very suspicious. The truth is out there. Eyes open, sheeple ... Discuss

 

Vernon Hooks is the pastor of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, a church in Clarksville, Tenn. where a burned cross was discovered on Tuesday morning. The church, just outside of Nashville, has a mostly black congregation and anywhere from 100 to 200 members, one of whom contacted Hooks when they saw the cross. "It was devastating," Hooks told USA Today. "I was somewhat hurt, but then I took time out to ask God to forgive whoever did this."

"Whoever did it, we forgive them," Hooks told reporters while gathered with various church members. "That's the message, that we are a forgiving church and we'll let the police do their job."

It's been classified as a hate crime, but the case is murky. "It was assigned to a detective, but we have no leads," said Sgt. Charles Gill of the Clarksville Police Department. "We've got nothing" ... Discuss

 

How to Make Good Friends After College

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The U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research recently unveiled their “Unhappy Cities” study which compiles survey data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about life satisfaction across America, and evidently, those Duck Dynasty dudes are onto something. For the surveys, the CDC asked residents around the country to self-report their own levels of overall life satisfaction, then adjusted the results for income, age, race and gender. When the results were calculated, the state of Louisiana was home to the top five happiest cities in the country, with Lafayette, leading the way. Other non-Louisiana cities in the “happiest” top ten included Rochester, Minn., Corpus Christi, Texas, Nashville, Tenn., and Fort Walton Beach, Fla. New York City ranked dead last, making it officially the “unhappiest” place to live in the country. The infograph below, created by The Huffington Post's Alissa Scheller shows the entire rundown ... Discuss