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Haunted Locations Around the World

July 24, 2008

We’ve all experienced it: an ill wind, a weird sound in the dark, that feeling of being watched. Most of the time it’s nothing. It’s just, as the saying goes, your mind playing tricks on you. Or so you tell yourself, just so that you can forget it and get back to real life.
Quite simply, when there are bills to pay, a mortgage to sweat out and a boss that won’t stop riding you, there’s just no time for the paranormal. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. And it doesn’t explain why every culture throughout history, from ancient Egyptians to 21st century Middle England, has a documented and thriving belief in spirits and their incarnations. Of course, you’ve every right to dismiss this whole business as child’s play, and stop reading right here. And odds are you’ll never be proven wrong. But if even a single doubt lingers, you might try visiting some of these places, and see for yourself how easy it is to stay a non-believer.
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Oakland School Teaches How To Grow Pot

July 12, 2008

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‘Higher Learning’ Takes On New Meaning At Oaksterdam Univ.
POSTED: 11:35 am PST February 25, 2008
UPDATED: 4:41 pm PDT April 1, 2008

OAKLAND, Calif. — You know you’re in a different kind of college when a teaching assistant sets five marijuana plants down in the middle of a lab and no one blinks a bloodshot eye. (more…)

San Fransisco Mayor: ‘Defeating gay marriage is literally the Bush agenda”

June 19, 2008

4:00 PM, June 17, 2008

Gavin From his second-floor office inside San Francisco City Hall, Mayor Gavin Newsom heard the commotion every few minutes just below his window: yet another newly married same-sex couple laughing their way down the structure’s ornate stone front steps. (more…)