Mississippi governor proclaims Confederate Heritage Month

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has again proclaimed April to be Confederate Heritage Month.The proclamation does not specifically mention slavery, and is similar to ones previously issued by Republican Bryant. Other Mississippi governors, Democrat and Republican, have made similar proclamations.The Mississippi Division of Sons of Confederate Veterans posted Bryant’s proclamation on its website during the weekend.Bryant spokesman Knox Graham confirmed to…

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Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find

Let me tell you about my handsome son, Mizue. He’s a cat. He cuddles up beside me and pushes his little furry head against me when he wants to be petted. He purrs and rubs up on everyone he meets. He’s the best dude, is what I’m saying here, and I am goddamn sick of people saying that cats aren’t…

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‘Sightings’ of extinct Tasmanian tiger prompt search in Queensland

“Plausible” possible sightings of a Tasmanian tiger in north Queensland have prompted scientists to undertake a search for the species thought to have died out more than 80 years ago. The last thylacine is thought to have died in Hobart zoo in 1936, and it is widely believed to have become extinct on mainland Australia at least 2,000 years ago.…

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