“In the 12 months since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., almost every state has enacted at least one new gun law. Nearly two-thirds of the new laws ease restrictions and expand the rights of gun owners.”—State Gun Laws Enacted in the Year Since Newtown: not the most visually engaging infographic from the NYTimes, but horrifying thesis nonetheless.
As a long-anticipated follow up to my seminal contribution to the Spotify playlist zeitgeist, “angry pop girls (they mad)" I have a assembled a gratuitous group of songs by females who enjoy (and describe) sexual exploits. Ladies and gentleman, I present to you "pleasure pop girls (they want it).” Suggestions welcome!
Voters elected Bill de Blasio, but New York has always been a city of mayors. Every block has one. So do industries, underworlds and dog parks. The New York Times asked readers for their favorites and got over 200 nominees, including veterans, financiers, pastors, philanthropists, bloggers and a drag queen parade impresario. We chose nine who affect their communities — on the basketball court, among immigrants, in Central Park and beyond.
“Punishment for cybercrime often far exceeds the consequences of its offline equivalent. For example, while vandalism is a misdemeanor, unauthorized hacking of a website and changing the text is a felony that can bring five years in jail.”—