Just a few linked things to rile you up
New information about how new information doesn’t really help people decide
A bit of work related minutiae on the Bad Habits of Highly Ineffective Managers
A rise of Datura poisonings
Its good to suckle from the teat – (benefits of breastfeeding vs early weaning part 236)
A bit of realism shone on the 12 Plagues of Egypt by Daylight Atheism
A million die from malaria each year, so why do we whine so much about swine flu? Squash more mozzies!
Holy Child Abuse batman kids don’t need no stinking medical treatment when we have god on our side.
School fires gay netball coach in case he doesn’t molest the girls. Spokesman says “It wouldn’t be right if the coach wasn’t banging the students”. (okay i made that bit up)
Wired tells us all the things we already knew about ipad owners aka “FANBOI!!!” and the cult of i-buy. The best bit is the Koelkebeck quote “As a mainstream, closed-platform device whose major claim to fame is ease of use and sex appeal, the iPad is everything that they are not.”
Also I’ve been watching the continued anti-vaccination row and the depths it has sunk to. I’m not going to link the AVN here, because I don’t want to give them more traffic, but their irresponsibility is infuriating. A young child dies of whooping cough and this transplanted American nut-job starts ……………. no………… never mind. I’d just like to finish on a simple statement.
Vaccinations save lives. Stopping vaccinations may not necessarily kill your child, but it will kill someone else’s. See herd immunity.