Georgia ‘Confederate themed’ bar serves ‘Ni**erita’ shot with tequila and watermelon liqueur

Georgia ‘Confederate themed’ bar serves ‘Ni**erita’ shot with tequila and watermelon liqueur

David Ferguson A bar in the home town of the University of Georgia is generating controversy by featuring a racist drink — a shooter called a “Ni**erita,” which features tequila and watermelon-flavored liqueur. Athens, GA’s alt-weekly magazine the Flagpole reported Tuesday about the offensive drink which is served at the bar General Beauregard’s. The racist joke

Boxing champ Mike Tyson says Donald Trump ‘should be president of the United States’

Boxing champ Mike Tyson says Donald Trump ‘should be president of the United States’

Agence France-Presse Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has stepped into the political ring, firmly backing Donald Trump in the billionaire tycoon’s bid for the White House in 2016. Tyson issued his endorsement late Monday on HuffPost Live, saying he would like to see a business-minded commander in chief after eight years of President

Tractor beams of science fiction becoming a reality

Tractor beams of science fiction becoming a reality

Reuters The tractor beam, a staple of science fiction including “Star Wars” and “Star Trek” that is employed to grab spaceships and other things remotely, is entering the realm of reality. Researchers on Tuesday said they have developed a tractor beam that uses high-amplitude sound waves to levitate, move and rotate small objects without making

Ben Carson trolled by Wikipedia pranksters linking him to pedophilia advocacy website

Ben Carson trolled by Wikipedia pranksters linking him to pedophilia advocacy website

Tom Boggioni Republican presidential contender Ben Carson, who has made disparaging remarks about gays and same-sex marriage, found himself on the receiving end of retribution after pranksters linked a pedophilia website to his Wikipedia page. During a Fox News appearance, the retired neurosurgeon equated gays with pedophiles and people who practice bestiality, saying, “Marriage is

Patriarch of Duggar-like family with 19 kids and reality show accused of sexual misconduct cover-up

Patriarch of Duggar-like family with 19 kids and reality show accused of sexual misconduct cover-up

Bethania Palma Markus It seems like a strange parallel universe, but it’s not. Another devoutly Christian family with 19 kids and counting has been accused of sexual abuse, RadarOnline reports. Five women are suing the Institute in Basic Life Principles, the so-called treatment center to which Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar sent their eldest son, Josh,

Senate passes cyber-security bill expanding protection for companies sharing threat data with feds

Senate passes cyber-security bill expanding protection for companies sharing threat data with feds

Reuters A majority of the U.S. Senate easily passed legislation on Tuesday aimed at bolstering the country’s cyber defenses, advancing the first serious attempt in Congress to combat crippling computer hacks that have felled a growing number of businesses and government agencies in recent years. The bill, which would expand liability protections to companies that