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Monthly Archive for April, 2012
Sweden’s minister for culture, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, has faced criticism after photos were released of her slicing into a cake formed into a stereotypical image of a black woman meant to symbolize female circumcision in Africa. The performance piece, which was part of World Art Day at the Moderna Museet in Sweden, included a portion [...] [Read More]
There will be a little less protein in that strawberry Frappucino this summer. Starbucks announced Thursday it will stop using insects as a food colorant in their rosy-hued drinks and foods in the wake of protests by vegetarians. “After a thorough, yet fastidious, evaluation, I am pleased to report that we are reformulating the affected [...] [Read More]
It’s a bad idea to steal from a police officer. It’s an even worse idea to post a photo of the crime on Facebook. A Kentucky man was arrested on misdemeanor charge after allegedly siphoning gas from a police cruiser, according to The Smoking Gun. Micheal Baker, 20, was caught after he posted a photo [...] [Read More]
TMZ is reporting that celebrated TV host and producer died today from a heart attack at age 82. From the report: Details surrounding his death are unclear, but Clark had suffered a significant stroke in 2004 — forcing him to retire from his hosting gig at “New Years’ Rockin’ Eve,” which he created in 1972. [...] [Read More]
Warning: What you are about to see is disturbing. In the following video women slice into a cake formed to appear as if it’s a black woman’s torso and she’s performing a clitoridectomy. Swedish minister of culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth also participated in the event, serving what is supposed to represent a woman’s mutilated flesh [...] [Read More]
SAO PAULO (AP) — Police have arrested three people for allegedly killing at least two women, eating parts of their bodies and using their flesh to make stuffed pastries known as empanadas that they sold to neighbors in their northeastern Brazil city. The three suspects — a man, his wife and his mistress — belonged [...] [Read More]