The North Carolina legislature is pondering taking money from the Master Tobacco Settlement to pay for its sterilization of thousands of people against their will. Sterilization occurred between 1929 to 1974 on mental patients, primarily women.
Australia Cans vs Bottles
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."