Every day, we surrender personal information. Some of it is voluntary, like the stuff we post on social media. But our digital footprint is much bigger than that. As it turns out, third-party marketers, law enforcement groups and spy agencies can also see what we're up to.
Canada's pigs are about to get a little more breathing space. The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) has introduced a new Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs that effectively bans the use of controversial gestation crates in which sows are so confined that they are unable to turn around.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Wednesday ruled that it is not a crime to take photos up women's skirts on public transportation because existing law only applies photographing people nude or partially nude in private, according to MassLive.
"We conclude that (the law), as written, as the defendant suggests, is concerned with proscribing Peeping Tom voyeurism of people who are completely or partially undressed and, in particular, such voyeurism enhanced by electronic devices. (The law) does not apply to photographing (or videotaping or electronically surveilling) persons who are fully clothed and, in particular, does not reach the type of upskirting that the defendant is charged with attempting to accomplish on the MBTA," the decision reads.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - A police officer shot a 70-year-old man who was reaching for his walking stick, mistakenly believing he was grabbing a long rifle. Luckily the officer had poor aim and only hit the man once out of the several times he fired.
The next big report from the world’s leading climate scientists is on impacts, it’s due the end of March, and it isn’t pretty. As the AP summarized, starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease are likely to worsen as the world warms from man-made climate change.
Cara Reedy is an Executive Assistant at CNN. She previously wrote for Eatocracy on being a small cook in a big kitchen, St. Louis' Provel cheese and her family's soul food traditions. She caveats that doubles aren't pretty (as pictured above) but they sure are delicious.
Sensitive Tennessee dad Hector Cruz is tired of “dumbed down” father roles comprised of adjusting car seats and putting together cribs. So, in an effort to help bring men more into the meaningful fold of parenting, he’s launched an awareness campaign, and is using some provocative images to get everyone’s attention: shirtless dads, trying to breastfeed, and the phrase, “If I could, I would.”