Top Diggs: the evolution of Star Trek, why churches should be made to pay taxes
Tuesday 13 September 2011
The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on September 13.
1. ACLU: You Have EVERY RIGHT to Photograph that Cop
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) voiced its support of people using a mobile phone to film or photograph the police whilst they are acting in plain sight in a public space and set up a website that details photographers’ rights.
2. The Evolution of 'Star Trek'
An infographic that tracks the evolution of science fiction TV series Star Trek from the 1956 Star Trek precursor Forbidden Planet through to JJ Abrams’s re-imagined Star Trek films in 2009 and 2012/13.
3. Real Shared Sacrifice: It’s Time For Churches To Pay Taxes
An article that comments that the religious community "is paying nothing and it is time they start contributing to their community, state, and Federal governments for the resources they consume and damage they have wrought on this country."
4. Steve Jobs' 'curious' lack of public philanthropy
An opinion piece in The Week that notes it is curious that Steve Jobs has not (publicly) given away more money when his contemporaries (Bill Gates and Warren Buffett) have not only given away a great deal of their wealth, they have set up a “Giving Pledge” that encourages the super-rich to donate at least half of their wealth.
5. Which One is the Real Entitlement?
A cartoon that juxtaposes a man living off his social security benefits and a congressman living off his benefits while calling the other man a freeloader.
Life & Style blogs
iPhone 6s Plus photos: leaks show Force Touch display, subtly altered size
iPhone 6s and 6s Plus battery capacity will be weaker than predecessors, Apple leaks suggest
Pansexual: What is it - and when did the term gain popularity?
Amazon Prime Video launches offline viewing, feature Netflix has said is 'never going to happen'
How to discover who your best friends are on WhatsApp - using a tool within the application
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
Tony Blair attacks Jeremy Corbyn's 'Alice In Wonderland' politics
- 1 Three-year-old ultra-Orthodox Jewish children told 'the non-Jews' are 'evil' in worksheet produced by London school
- 2 Moscow voted the world's unfriendliest city
- 3 The excuses your boss is most likely to believe when you call in sick
- 4 I'm pansexual – here are the five biggest misconceptions about my sexuality
- 5 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
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