McDonald’s to ditch plastic straws

The last (plastic) straw: Who’s banning them? Reality Check: Do we use 8.5 billion straws a year in the UK? Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed Environment Secretary Michael Gove called it a “significant contribution” to helping the environment, adding that it was “a fine example to other large…

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A Child In Idaho Has Contracted The First Local Case Of Bubonic Plague In Nearly 30 Years

A child in Elmore County, Idaho, is in recovery after the contracting an infection of the Yersinia pestis bacteria – a disease so infamous that it is simply called the plague; though you may know it from its other memorable title, the Black Death. The announcement, issued by the state’s…

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We Found This Year’s Shit-Your-Pants Horror Film! Be Ready To Get Terrified By The Nun!

Oh hellllllllll no! The Nun, out in theaters September 7, is being marketed as “the darkest chapter of The Conjuring universe” and we sure as hell see why! Clutch your rosary tight before watching the trailer, Perezcious mortals! Related Stories Aaaaaah! First Wonder Woman 2 Pics! Spoiler — Chris Pine…

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Cardinal Dolan: There is no Bible passage to justify family separation

(CNN)Cardinal Timothy Dolan, a prominent Catholic leader in the United States, said Friday there is no biblical defense for separating families, condemning the practice as “unjust” and “un-American.” “I appreciate the fact that Attorney General Sessions refers to the Bible,” he said. “The quote that he used from St. Paul…

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Kat Von D Said Shell Raise Her Unborn Child Vegan And Without Vaccinations, So This Mom Shut Her Down

Celebrities (most notably Jenny McCarthy) have been linked with impacting the number of parents who choose vaccines. McCarthy pushed against the MMR vaccine, in part blaming it for her son’s autism diagnosis. It was followed by record numbers of measles cases in the U.S. After the fraudulent study was retracted, however,…

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Suspect in custody after shooting at Indiana middle school

(CNN)A student was taken into custody Friday after a shooting at a Noblesville, Indiana, middle school left three people injured, officials said. Authorities did not release the name of the suspect or the wounded student. The teacher was identified as Jason Seaman, 29, according to his aunt, Brenda Hubly-Sushka. A…

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May ‘disappointed’ at upskirting law block

Ministers are among those criticising Sir Christopher’s intervention, with Justice Secretary David Gauke also tweeting his disappointment with the lack of progress as the law “needs to be reformed”. But his backbench colleagues have gone further – Tory MP Nick Boles tweeted that Sir Christopher was a politician “whose knuckles…

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