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    Study links low intelligence with right-wing beliefs

    Study links low intelligence with right-wing beliefs - The Globe and Mail "Researchers have found a possible explanation for why certain people are prejudiced: they’re less intelligent. Children with lower general intelligence are more likely to become prejudiced as adults, according to a...
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    George Bush cancels Switzerland trip over fears of being arrested

    Former U.S. President George W. Bush has cancelled a visit to Switzerland over fears he could have been arrested on torture charges. Mr Bush was due to be the keynote speaker at a Jewish charity gala in Geneva on February 12. But pressure has been building on the Swiss government to arrest him...
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    Merry Xmas! Happy Hanukkah!

    I will be away for a few days and wanted to wish you all a very happy holiday with your loved ones. p.s. An extra-special xmas greeting to Alex, the admin of this site, wanted to let you know how appreciative I am of AD and how much this site has helped me, it's definitely helped far more...
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    Rats have empathy

    Study shows empathy in rats - The Washington Post Study shows empathy in rats A study by Science/AAAS shows that rats preferred freeing caged rats rather than eating food placed in the cage, suggesting that the rats show empathy, a trait only previously known to primates. (Courtesy of...
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    Newt Gingrich did what with the taxpayers' money?

    OMG. Gingrich paid for anal bleachings with government funds | The Skunk
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    Senate bill 1867

    This "Senate Bill 1867" caught my eye in passing today so I googled it and was dismayed to find out not a single national newspaper is giving this any coverage. Google What are your thoughts on this bill and also any theories as to why this is not being mentioned in the news? I really...
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    Any stockbrokers here?

    I am looking into investments and would like to educate myself on the basics of understanding the stock market and investing strategies. Hoping for recommendations on books. There are way too many out there, need help figuring out which books are absolute must-haves.
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    "to take advantage of"

    Hey everyone, I am doing my final exam for my ASL today - the exam is basically a 10 minute presentation of a story. I am trying to find out the ASL sign for "to take advantage of" - does anyone know?
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    Declaration of Occupy Wall Street

    Dangerous Minds | First ‘official’ statement from the Occupy Wall Street movement First ‘official’ statement from the Occupy Wall Street movement. Declaration of the Occupation of New York City As we gather together in solidarity to express a feeling of mass injustice, we must not lose...
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    ABC Cards

    Apologies if there's already been a thread started on this. I'm curious, how do you react to someone coming up to you and asking you to buy one of their ABC cards? I have mixed feelings on this.
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    Herbivore/Carnivore/Omnivore Comparisons

    Just thought this may provide food for thought...pun intended :) The American Dietetic Association notes that "most of mankind for most of human history has lived on vegetarian or near-vegetarian diets." Also note-worthy to point out vegetarians/vegans have far less health problems...
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    Can't Keep Your Pet?

    The cold hard truth about animal shelters and why spaying/neutering your dog or cat is IMPORTANT! You can't keep your pet? Really? ~By a Shelter Director Our society needs a huge "Wake-up" call. As a shelter manager, I am going to share a little insight with you all... a "view from...
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    "What?" or "Pardon me?"

    My sister and I got into a tiff a few years ago when she pointed out that she didn't like my saying "what?" instead of "pardon me?" She thought I was displaying bad manners. I am not going to apologize for my deafness everytime I didn't catch what someone said. I flat out refuse to. I'm deaf...
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    Duck and Dog play together sweet! I've seen so many videos this year of different animals getting along like the deer and the great dane, the cat and the dolphin. I will try to find them and post them here. YouTube - ‪duck and dog shorty‬‏
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    Global Deaf Events Calendar?

    Hey, does anyone know if there's such a thing as an online global calendar listing all deaf events in North America?
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    If you could go back in time and talk to your younger self...

    If you could go back in time and talk to your younger self, what advice would you give them? I would tell myself to go to Gaulladet and major in business.
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    How Hearies Changed Because of Knowing You

    Thought I would start a thread about positive ways that hearing people changed because of knowing us. I have had many friends (AND their parents too) tell me that because of me, they learned to stop mumbling and to improve eye contact with people. One guy I dated made me laugh when he said he...
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    What does Deafhood mean to YOU?

    The debate about Deafhood on the other thread got me thinking alot. For some, it means a way of life, for others a journey, yet others self-acceptance and at least one I'm aware of who feels no need to identify himself with Deafhood. We all filter the meaning of Deafhood through the lenses...
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    Stroking your chin with your first two fingers

    What does that sign mean? I saw it used a lot yesterday.
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    Whatcha doing for the long weekend?

    I just signed up to play for a woman's softball team that has some deaf players. Will be playing my first game this Sunday. What are you doing this weekend?