Confederate-themed bar in Georgia closed after alleged racist drink incident

Confederate-themed bar in Georgia closed after alleged racist drink incident

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLANTA — Is General Beauregard’s a lost cause? Two days after the Athens, Ga., bar was accused of having a version of a margarita called a “N—–ita” on its drink menu, the Confederate-themed bar has been temporarily closed. Bar owner Daniel Simmons told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday that he was unsure whether he would reopen…

Judge orders Louisiana to continue funding Planned Parenthood

Judge orders Louisiana to continue funding Planned Parenthood

Reuters A Louisiana judge issued an order on Thursday blocking attempts to defund Planned Parenthood clinics in the state, finding that more than 5,000 low-income patients would lose access to healthcare including cancer screenings and gynecology exams. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles issued a preliminary injunction that requires Louisiana to continue providing Medicaid funding to

Paypal back up after major breakdown

Paypal back up after major breakdown

International Business Times

Online payments service Paypal Holdings Inc. said it had resolved a major breakdown Friday caused by a power outage at a data center, after users and online merchants took to Twitter saying they were unable to make Internet sales. The company posted a statement on Twitter saying that its services were back up. Paypal had tweeted…

Christianity and kink have a lot in common

Valerie Tarico, AlterNet Want a special someone who will bring you to your knees? One who will be totally in charge? One who will tell you that you are really, really bad and threaten you with punishments? Maybe you have a little day dream about being a captive virgin. Or maybe you prefer to fantasize

Each year, carved Halloween pumpkins get more creative — and these 8 will blow your mind

Each year, carved Halloween pumpkins get more creative — and these 8 will blow your mind

Good News Network

A photo posted by @actingfat on Oct 27, 2015 at 8:06am PDT These pumpkin carvings are so intricate, it’s almost scary. Edward Cabral, a young artist specializing in edible and very temporal art, spends three hours drawing his intricate designs, and another two to three hours carving the elaborate creations. Check out this dazzling array of…