NYC students flunk new Common Core-aligned tests; Bloomberg cheers

http://twitter.com/#!/MikeBloomberg/status/365195688700682240 New York City’s first batch of Common Core test results are out. And the results are not impressive. http://twitter.com/#!/lonelycon/status/365164306179952640 The lousy results haven’t dampened New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s enthusiasm: http://twitter.com/#!/MikeBloomberg/status/365200884633829376 If you’re wondering why the scores were so bad, check out one of the questions for third-graders from the New York State Common Core Sample …

‘Patterns are fun!’ Telling: Who is receiving cancellation notices again?

Who are these poor souls who buy individual coverage? The self-employed. PS: "You didn't build that." PPS: Patterns are fun. — Cuffé (@CuffyMeh) October 29, 2013 Huh. Funny, that. http://twitter.com/#!/Roger247/status/395021563860242432 Ha! Yes, that too. http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/392364967065686016 That’s right. The lapdog media finally caught up to what those silly stupid rubes and “just bloggers” knew all along. …

Clinic where Joan Rivers stopped breathing now under investigation

http://twitter.com/#!/Manning_FoxNews/status/507607249166954496 http://twitter.com/#!/WSJbreakingnews/status/507641508187881473 The Wall Street Journal reports: http://twitter.com/#!/CNN/status/507620349261795328 http://twitter.com/#!/NBCNews/status/507612829579370496 http://twitter.com/#!/mr_caroline/status/507620675306016769 Routine? Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/09/04/clinic-where-joan-rivers-stopped-breathing-now-under-investigation/

‘It’s sad’: Sarah Palin’s brother responds to Cher’s ‘vile’ C-word tweets

http://twitter.com/#!/SarahPalinUSA/status/403183822981693440 Last week, the ever-so-feminist Cher shattered the glass ceiling of crazy when she called Palin a “dumb C-word” (but with more trademark cuckoo-caps). Sarah Palin thanked her brother, Chuck Health Jr., for his “fine response” to the perpetually unhinged and incomprehensible diva. Her Facebook post: Click the link below to read a fine response …

Orphaned Baby Manatees Saved By Humans Who Love Them

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Let’s face it: manatees are adorable. They’re also classified as a threatened species. In addition to loss of habitat, manatees also face dangers from boats and other watercraft, which is why you may see some with scars and injuries. When Bonnie, a momma manatee who has lived in the Florida Keys …

13 Facts About Pain During Sex (But Not The Good Kind)

The uncomfortable and accidental kind of pain, not the kinky fun kind. It happens way more than you might think. Pain during sex can be a fun and kinky and awesome thing! View this image › giphy.com Provided that everyone is an enthusiastic and consenting adult, of course. (More on that here.) THAT SAID, not …