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LEGO Investing $150M To Find Sustainable Alternatives

LEGO Investing In Sustainable Material

LEGO, the world’s largest toy manufacturer, wants to replace plastic in their products with “sustainable material.” The family-owned company is investing $150 million to find sustainable alternatives to the current raw materials they use in making their famous toy construction bricks. By 2030, with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, LEGO plans to rid itself from using… Read more »

Inmates Using Sex To Run Prisons: Concept More Common Than You’d Think

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 21:  Tourists walk through the main cell block at Alcatraz Island on March 21, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  The National Park Service marked the 50th anniversary of the closure of the notorius Alcatraz federal penitentiary with an exhibit of newly discovered photos by Los Angeles freelance photographer Leigh Wiener of the prison's final day in 1963. Alcatraz was first a fort and later became an Army disciplinary barracks before being taken over by the Bureau of Prisons in 1934.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Although affairs between prison guards and inmates are nothing new, recent reports reveal how the potentially catastrophic dynamic of these relationships are corrupting prisons around the country. Last month, maximum-security inmates David Sweat and Richard Matt escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, after receiving help from prison worker Joyce Mitchell. According… Read more »

You Can Now Take Photos While Touring The White House

White House lifts ban on photos

On Wednesday, the White House lifted its over 40-year ban that prohibited tourists from taking photos inside the building. There are still many limitations, but visitors will now be able to take photos from their smartphones or small cameras while touring the White House. “Effective today, guests are now welcome to take photos throughout the… Read more »

Barnes & Noble Bookstores Get New Chief Executive: Ronald Boire

Barnes & Noble believe Ronald Boire can help them get their numbers up.

Barnes & Noble has hired a new chief executive. Barnes & Noble is best known for its books, but the stores sell everything from board games to collector’s items to gift items. Despite the company’s wide variety of wares, they haven’t been doing very well. According to the Wall Street Journal, Barnes & Noble “reported… Read more »

King Sami: Man Facing Charges For Stomping Puppy To Death

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The horrific death of a puppy recently led to protests outside the Warren County Courthouse as Chicago citizens sought “Justice For Cash.” According to Opposing Views, animal lovers were outraged when the dog’s brutal death made headlines. It has been reported that a neighbor witnessed a man — identified as 24-year-old King Sami — kicking… Read more »

13-Year-Old Boy Charged With Rape Of 7-Year-Old Girl On School Bus

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 15: A school bus is stopped while picking up a student in Manhattan's East Village on January 15, 2013 in New York City. Drivers of the city's school buses are set to go on strike tomorrow after negotiations with Mayor Michael Bloomberg failed to reach an agreement; over 150,000 children will need to find an alternate method of transportation to school.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

A 13-year-old boy in Washington state is facing felony rape charges for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl. According to the New York Daily News, the charges follow numerous alleged assaults that occurred on a school bus in the Chimacum School District last year. It has been reported that the young victim informed her aunt about… Read more »

San Francisco Pier 14: Kathryn Steinle Shot To Death In Broad Daylight

Kathryn Steinle was murdered in broad daylight by a man that had been deported 5 times.

Kathryn Steinle, 32, was shot and killed on a San Francisco pier in broad daylight. Police arrested Francisco Sanchez, 45, on Wednesday after the tragic shooting. Kathryn was walking with her father, Jim Steinle, and a friend when she was randomly shot in the back. Her father attempted to administer CPR, with the help of… Read more »

Judge Insists Rape Victim Should Consider Marrying Her Attacker

rape victim

In most cases, rape victims come forward with information about their attackers in hopes of seeking justice. Once a rape suspect has been found guilty, there are usually consequences for such vile actions, but one judge is making headlines for a shocking alternative recently mentioned to a victim. Surprisingly, the judge isn’t encouraging division. Instead,… Read more »

Mysterious Crop Circles Spotted In Wiltshire, Near Stonehenge [Video]

Crop Circle

Aerial images captured by a drone have revealed two new intricate crop patterns near the famous Stonehenge, the prehistoric site in the English county of Wiltshire, consisting of an enigmatic circular formation of erect stones within an earthwork. A group called MrGyro, which uses drones to search for and investigate crop circles, announced the discovery… Read more »

Minnesota Woman Fights For The Right To Fly Her American Flag

Minnesota Woman Fights For The Right To Fly American Flag

On the Fourth of July, nothing is more patriotic than flying the American flag, but one Minnesota woman is in a fight with her condo association to do just that. Angie Hildebrandt, who has two sons serving in the military, received a letter from her condo association advising her to take down the American flag… Read more »