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THE MORE B.S. CONTEST No. 5

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

"For the people out there who have no interest in checking us out, look at it this way... the blood, sweat and tears of some Irish guys are in your junk mail." - Bono Apple and U2 tried to make history two weeks ago by spamming everyone with an ...

LANCET: AN OPEN LETTER FOR THE PEOPLE OF GAZA (Updated August 4: Sidebar added)

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

By Paola Manduca, Iain Chalmers, Derek Summerfield, Mads Gilbert, and Swee Ang. This letter originally appeared in Lancet. We are doctors and scientists, who spend our lives developing means to care and protect health and lives. We are also informed people; we teach the ethics of our professions, together with the ...

THE MORE B.S. CONTEST No. 2

Monday, May 26th, 2014

CAN YOU 'BEAR' TO HEAR THE MUSIC? Can you hear the music? Oh, yeah Can you hear the music ringin' in my ear? Can you hear the music, can you hear the music? - Can You Hear The Music by The Rolling Stones on Goat's Head Soup, 1973. Perhaps the last straw was Mick Jagger ...

MALAYSIANS SEE RED OVER GST IN MASSIVE STREET PROTEST

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

People power in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Whoa! Nice one Malaysians. To celebrate May Day 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, an estimated 50,000 people gathered around the streets of Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) in the Malaysian capital to rally against the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Malaysiakini reported. The Malay Mail listed the ...

THE BRAND NEW MORE B.S. CONTEST No. 1

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

WITH BOB ON WHOSE SIDE? BigO ran a No B.S. Contest No. 26 (Jan 17, 2013) and asked what readers thought about record labels that release very limited quantities of rare recordings just to avoid losing their copyright control over the recordings. Read it here. Well, the same label, Sony Music, has ...

OPEN LETTER TO RUSSELL BRAND

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Everywhere in the western world and their allied "democracies", people are waking to "Third World vote-rigging" practices. Now actor Russell Brand has called a spade, a spade. Don't vote. What's the point of "a new boss, the same as the old boss?" By Michael of coinaxis.com. Dear Russell: I just finished watching ...

GUITAR MAN RUSSELL “SKIP” GILDERSLEEVE R.I.P.

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Russell "Skip" Gildersleeve has passed away on September 17, 2013. He was 57. [There's no online obituary posted yet but Skip's passing has been confirmed on a few websites.] It was through the internet on September 18 that we learnt of his passing. It was also through the internet that ...

PICTURES FROM A WARZONE (IN DENIAL)

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

With the US denouncing actions left, right, and center, it is tough to know what they stand for (or against) as the coup-less coup appears to have turned into a bloody civil war. ===== Death Toll (As of August 16, 2013, wikipedia) August 14-16: 811 August 14 - 638 August 16 - 173 Wounded - 3,994 July 2013: July ...

10 CHINESE FOOD SCANDALS

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

China's food produce have caught the attention of the Japanese. A website, Madame Riri, was started just to document all the weird, dangerous and controversial food made in China today. China's food scandals sure beat Europe's fake "beef" mixed with horse meat scandal. Here's the top 10 listed at Madame ...

THE BigO PLAIN-SPEAKING, STRAIGHT-TALKING NO B.S. CONTEST No. 27 (Updated October 8, 2013)

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

UPDATED: October 5, 2013 48 HOURS: DID A SON DIE PROTECTING AMERICAN SECRETS? Sometime on the morning of June 27, 2012, Mary Todd heard the news no mother ever wants to hear: her firstborn son, Shane Truman Todd, then 31 years old, was dead. Complicating matters, Shane's body was lying in a ...