Operating on Autopilot

Hardly working.

While some employees wish they could take a quick nap while their bosses are not looking, one California DMV employee took snoozing on the job to a whole new level.  From February 2014 until December 2017, the worker slept at least 3 hours a day at her job.  The daily naps continued for nearly 4 years, with little to no discipline issued to her by supervisors. Read more

The Witch Hunt Finally Ends for Amanda Todd

Maggie Wall's memorial by Flickr user Andy Hawkins, licensed by Creative Commons

Amanda Todd Witch Hunt?

Amanda Todd, a 15 year old from British Columbia, has taken her life due to years of torment from her peers and community.  The young girl had made the mistake of flashing her breasts to a gentleman online during a slumber party.  This man found her on Facebook and sent the pictures out to all her friends and classmates.  She was chastised and bullied for her adolescent decision for years, even having to move more than once to escape the agony.  Todd made a Youtube video reaching out for help, stating that she had once tried to take her life and that she needed someone to lend a hand.  The authorities knew about the pictures and the school system knew of her suicidal threats, but then where were they when she actually decided to end it?  The real important question is why is this disturbing gentleman, who took Todd’s intimate pictures viral, not locked up?  I guess a number of people had the same question because the group Anonymous, an unlikely hero in certain aspects, outed the pervert’s name, address, and age.  

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