Archives for May 10, 2011

But wait, there’s more ….

“We should not have published the altered picture” Meaning, what exactly? Oh never mind. Have a look at this:

You’ve all seen the photograph. Here’s a closeup: On the right is a bunch of people in the Sitch Room at the White House watching in-house coverage of the Navy Seals taking out O-b-L. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Counter Intel Adviser Audrey Tomason are, notably, the only women in the room. There are…

A lot of paleolithic diet and exercise books, many how to be a hunter-gatherer guides for the suburbanites, and numerous biologically-based-sounding self-help volumes based mainly on woo have been produced since The Paleolithic Prescription: A Program of Diet & Exercise and a Design for Living was published in 1989. To my knowledge, none of the…

Disturbing behavior

UC Davis Prof Steps Down from Chair-ship over his own misogynist treatment of grad students: A while back …a department chair in the veterinary school at the University of California at Davis had polled a class on what grade he should give to a student who had to miss some quizzes because she had given…

Uganda is about to pass a law that will ensure the execution of gay people, people suspected of being gay, or people who may have something to do with someone who is possibly gay. This law stems from political activism by American based conservatives based in Washington DC and is made possible by US and…