Monthly Archive: December, 2014

Louisiana wood pellet plants will cater to Europe’s energy needs

(This article was published in “The Louisiana Weekly” in the Nov. 24, 2014 edition.) Louisiana, an oil-and-gas state, is half covered by timber, making forest products a big business. Companies including Drax Biomass,… Continue reading

One Hug Does Not End Racism: An Advent Message

Photo Credit: Johnny Nguyen via AP Love without justice is pure sentimentality. Our Christian Advent message, by contrast, needs to be about the complex and difficult relationship between love and justice, as challenging… Continue reading

Janay Rice Says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Not Honest In Ray Rice Case

Janay Rice says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wasn’t being honest when he said Ray Rice was “ambiguous” about hitting her in a casino elevator. “I know for a fact … that Ray told… Continue reading

U.S. Air Base In South Korea On Lockdown Over Shooting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.S. military spokesman says Osan Air Base in South Korea is on lockdown because of reports of an active shooter at a high school on the base… Continue reading

How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To “All I Want For Christmas Is You”?

It’s been 20 years since Mariah Carey released her Christmas classic. But have you been singing the right lyrics all this time? Now enjoy the greatest Christmas song ever:

These Are What Augmented Vs. Natural Breasts Look Like In Thermal

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Very Important PSA: BuzzFeed Has A Newsletter About Cats

It’s called “This Week in Cats.” What else would it be called? If you’ve clicked into this post, you are probably the kind of person who cares about cats. And as a… Continue reading

13 Amazing Products For Curly Hair And How To Use Them

Because your curls are your crown. Getty Images/iStockphoto heckmannoleg YS Park Ion Diffuser How To Use It: Strap this diffuser onto your blow dryer and get ready for amazing hair. It lets the… Continue reading

The Power of Transparency and Transformation: BSR Has it Right

“How do we know which companies are serious about sustainability, and not simply paying lip service?” This is the question I’m asked by graduate business and law students, employees at multinational corporations, and… Continue reading

Liberty, Racism and Police Militarization

An important duty of any law enforcement professional is to prioritize the safety of the public over that of his or her self, which is precisely the sacrifice for which we owe our… Continue reading