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.
Presents unwrapped, turkey gobbled... it's time to relax
Life & Style blogs
Should doctors and patients learn to plan humane, happier endings rather than trying to prolong life?
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Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
Black Friday: best UK tech deals on iPads, Macs, PS4 and more
Black Friday: From Bicester Village to Amazon, best fashion deals
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Plebgate: Andrew Mitchell’s reputation in tatters as judge rules he used the word ‘pleb’
- 1 Shia LaBeouf claims he was raped during #IAMSORRY art installation performance
- 2 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football
- 3 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
- 4 Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries
- 5 Michael Buerk wishes he killed Jimmy Savile when he had the chance - by pushing him overboard a cruise ship
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