2015: Countdown to the Dying Culture: Can You Name 10 Reasons Why It’s Going, Gone-Gone?

Insanity and drooling for the last bites of capitalism’s moldy pie! by Paul Haeder “You’re retired, aren’t you?” the 29 year old says to me today, while I am with a friend, 62, who used to be my board president over at United Cerebral Palsy, just one of several jobs I’ve been sacked from by the Controllers – this time, unfortunately, by two insecure, anti-male-in-the-workplace self-described Jewish women who could not square that I was smarter than they were-are and that I had a passion for representing my people, clients living with severe disabilities, developmental and intellectual and psychological. I’ve written about that work here and here! The 29-year-old was flabbergasted that I was out looking for work, that I have no 401 k and that people my age – 58 – with the shitload of degrees and a million dreams realized in life and work and travel have […] Read More

2015: The 10 Most Inhumane and Bizarre Animal Experiments in History

Some really dubious science has been conducted at the expense of our animal friends. “It’s alive! It’s alive!” screamed Dr. Frankenstein, as his bold experiment to bring the dead back to life succeeded, much to his ultimate dismay. As we know, tragedy ensued, but it couldn’t be helped, right? Human beings are a curious lot, always attempting to unlock the door to the unknown, searching for the answers we believe are lurking behind it. This innate desire to discover has often led us to the brink of both wonder and despair. It has also led us, much like the good Dr. F, to do some bizarre things, many of them quite brutal and inhumane. Many of our experiments are conducted not on dead corpses, but on living, feeling animals. Here are 10 of the strangest animal experiments human beings have ever conducted: 1. The Great American Monkey Head Transplant […] Read More