More Hard Hitting Words From the Dalai Lama About the Mass Brainwashing of Society

The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is always garnering a lot of attention, and for good reasons. Most recently, he told the world that simply praying is not the answer for the incident that occurred in…

Larry Wilmore mocks Fox co-host for derailing cooking segment by asking black colleague about Kool-Aid

Larry Wilmore explained why it was racist for “Fox and Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade to randomly ask colleague Harris Faulkner during a holiday cooking segment whether she made Kool-Aid. Faulkner, who is black, was sharing her recipe for peach cobbler during a live broadcast last week …

Economists Suggest Central Bank of Barbados to Hold Bitcoin Reserve

  A new working paper titled “Should Cryptocurrencies Be Included in the Portfolio of International Reserves Held by the Central Bank of Barbados” suggests the Barbadian Central Bank to hold a small portion of Bitcoin as a part of its foreign currency reserves. The paper is authored by two economists – Winston Moore and Jeremy Stephen who previous worked at the Central Bank of Barbados and currently lecture at the University of West Indies. The complete working paper can be read or downloaded here. [PDF] The paper notes that Barbados maintains a peg against the US dollar, making it necessary […]

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Twitter imagines Pope Francis as a rapper with brilliant #PopeBars meme

He conquered the United States in September, is just back from a hugely successful trip to Africa … and now Pope Francis is an unlikely inspiration for rappers around the world. And it is all thanks to an AFP photograph that has gone viral on social media. Gianluigi Guercia’s snap of Fra…

US Marine guilty of killing transgender woman in the Philippines after sex act

A Philippine court found a U.S. Marine guilty of killing a transgender woman on Tuesday, jailing him for six to 12 years in a case that has reignited debate over the American military presence in its former colony. The Olongapo City regional trial cour…

Trevor Noah tries to keep up with Trump’s insults and lies: ‘He’s confusing bullshit with the truth’

“The Daily Show” returned Monday night from a week off, and host Trevor Noah tried to catch up with Donald Trump’s latest insults as if his presidential campaign were a reality TV show. The real estate tycoon and reality TV star had a busy Thanksgiving holiday week, continuing to d…

European court slams Turkey over YouTube case

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Turkey violated the European Convention on Human Rights by blocking access to YouTube.

Luke Bracey says ‘Point Break’ remake bigger and better

BEIJING (AP) — Hollywood actor Luke Bracey said Tuesday the remake of action crime thriller “Point Break” is bigger and better because it’s got extreme sports that weren’t even invented when the original 1991 hit came out.

Black Lives Matter protesters target dancing cop’s new gig

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — More than two dozen protesters attended a scheduled appearance of a retired Providence police officer known as the “Dancing Cop,” but the ex-officer himself did not show.