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."
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Majority of UK women don't bathe or take a shower daily
From criminal to catwalk: Convict Jeremy Meeks wins modelling contract in the most unusual fashion scouting – behind bars
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
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