News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.
Stock Summary
Dow17976.31263.65
Nasdaq4947.4456.22
S&P 5002086.2425.22
AEP56.580.68
Comcast56.610.67
GE25.120.26
ITT Exelis24.270.05
LNC57.540.99
Navistar29.170.27
Raytheon110.991.73
SDI20.220.72
Verizon49.120.56

The state of the culture

Hot shot students

And the latest gatherings of lunatic, dangerous gun nuts can be found in . . . the Ivy League?

In between completing problem sets, writing code, organizing hackathons, worrying about internships and building solar cars, a group of MIT students make their way to the athletic center, where they stand side-by-side, load their guns and fire away.

So long, Spock

Before we elevate Leonard Nimoy to sainthood, a couple of contrarian opinions:

1. Spock was a jerk:

Size matters

Juxtaposition of the day. First up, from Slate:

Sign right here, please

I've resisted the truly libertarian approach to gay marriage, which is that government shouldn't be in the marriage business in the first place. Isn't marriage too important to society for government not to be involved? But I guess I'm starting to come around, because this makes sense to me:

Feeeeelings

The thought police are out in force:

Dozens of posters plastered across the University of Michigan caution students not to say things that might hurt others’ feelings, part of a new “Inclusive Language Campaign” at the state’s flagship public university that cost $16,000 to implement.

Get a job, kid

Every teenager should be required to work a grubby job:

I believe internships and travel are enriching and can help young people build their visions of the world and place in it, and my children have experienced both. But they aren’t a substitute for a grubby job with an unreasonable boss and an inflexible schedule. This too is part of the real world. Nobody wants to hire an attorney or brain surgeon and find out their case is his first real job.

Smackdown

Hve any insufferable SJWs in your life? That's social justice warrior, per Roosh V:

Quiet that canon!

The return of 2nd base

Well, that didn't last long:

Baring her breasts and winking at the camera, ‘Nicole from Bournemouth’ today brought to an end speculation that Page 3 had been killed off.

Sex owies

Question of the day -- what's the opposite of safe sex?

It might have emancipated women from the drudgery of the 'Missionary Position', but it seems that men are paying a painful price for revolution in the bedroom.

"Woman on top" is the most dangerous sex position, according to a new scientific study.

Quantcast