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hotel-job:

GUEST: We want to go to that Island with the prison on it.
CONCIERGE: Hm. The prison? In New York? Riker’s?
GUEST: It’s like a famous shut down prison out on an Island and they do tours.
CONCIERGE: You’re thinking of Alcatraz.
GUEST: Yes!
CONCIERGE: That’s in California, I’m afraid.
GUEST: What’s…

So the NFL succumbed to… beer pressure.

JON STEWART, on reports that the Minnesota Vikings reversed their decision to not suspend child abuser Adrian Peterson only after major league sponsor Anheuser Busch said they were “not yet satisfied” with how the NFL handled the case, on The Daily Show.

Stewart adds, “How crazy is this — a company that sells alcohol is the moral touchstone of the NFL… Maybe one of the only substances that is proven scientifically to increase the likelihood of domestic abuse — that company is saying to the NFL, ‘You’ve got a real problem here.”

Yep.

(via inothernews)

Credit to Anheuser Busch— an example of how sponsors can shape culture.

biorhythmist:

Let’s get outta here

surisburnbook:

starsightings:

Kim and Kanye arriving at LAX 9/16/14

Kim, Kanye, and North West the Person are back in America after visiting Australia. Kim recently said that they are trying for another baby, because I guess she thinks that’s something the planet needs. I’d be OK with it, just for the laughs.

Oh my god, you guys. I have the same stroller as Kim Kardashian.

surisburnbook:

starsightings:

Kim and Kanye arriving at LAX 9/16/14

Kim, Kanye, and North West the Person are back in America after visiting Australia. Kim recently said that they are trying for another baby, because I guess she thinks that’s something the planet needs. I’d be OK with it, just for the laughs.

Oh my god, you guys. I have the same stroller as Kim Kardashian.

Heather and Jessica, you get me, and I cherish you.

I want to do a rom-com with Melissa McCarthy. I even told her that at an awards show, and she said ‘Yes, Let’s do it!’
Idris Elba, on his dream role, to US Weekly (via camewiththeframe)

yahoopolicy:

By Ron Bell, General Counsel

Today we are pleased to announce the release of more than 1,500 pages of once-secret papers from Yahoo’s 2007-2008 challenge to the expansion of U.S. surveillance laws.

In 2007, the U.S. Government amended a key law to demand user information from online…

humansofnewyork:

"What’s your biggest dream for your child?""We’ll let him dream for himself."
(New Delhi, India)

humansofnewyork:

"What’s your biggest dream for your child?"
"We’ll let him dream for himself."

(New Delhi, India)

Spending the afternoon reading important literature.

thekidshouldseethis:

Thing that exists in the woods of North Carolina: a 20 foot pendulum wave demonstration made with 16 bowling balls.
Watch the video.