Awesome parenting, nine out of ten Americans believe in God: top Diggs
Wednesday 15 June 2011
The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on June 14.
1. The U.S. Can't Justify Its Drug War Spending
The Obama Administration is reportedly spending billions of dollars on the War On Drugs yet "has failed to achieve any of its goals" in reducing the flow of illicit drugs into the US.
2. Awesome Parenting!
A picture of a Facebook post in which a mother takes over her son's Facebook account, explains why she has banned her son from using Facebook, and tells his friends that he wet the bed until he was eight.
3. Things That Cause Rape
A photo of a girl holding up a placard that reads "Things that cause rape: flirting, the outfit I'm wearing, drinking too much, rapists" with a check in the box next to "rapists."
4. More than 9 in 10 Americans believe in God
The results of a Gallup poll revealing that 92 percent of Americans believe in God. A separate poll conducted by Gallup found that only 62 percent of Canadians and 17 percent of people living in Great Britain said that religion is very important to them.
5. Marijuana Is Safer — So Why Are We Driving People To Drink?
An article that notes that "Alcohol causes nearly four percent of deaths worldwide, more than AIDS, tuberculosis or violence," while marijuana's active compounds "pose little comparable risk to healthy cells and organs, and are incapable of causing fatal overdose."
Life & Style blogs
The Last of Us Remastered: Once stilted and melodramatic, Hollywood is giving acting in video games a makeover
Ebola virus: UK health officials issue warning to doctors as experts admit the outbreak 'is not under control'
Ebola outbreak: Why has a disease that's only ever killed 2,000 people captivated the darkest side of our imagination?
Government backs massive new £300m gene sequencing project
National Orgasm Day: Don't get caught up on climaxing
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
- 1 Russell Brand accuses FOX News anchor Sean Hannity of terrorism after aggressive Israel-Gaza debate
- 2 Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness
- 3 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 4 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 5 Now diplomacy has failed, boycotting Israel might be the only way we can protect the people of Gaza
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