I’m not trusting myself to come up with words here, so here’s a quick hit on what the forced-birthers in Australia are up to right now. Put sharp objects down before reading. Emphasis is mine. Discuss. “Loophole allows baby bonus… Read More ›
Wild claims Hysteria Enthusiastic commentary on internet censorship: Ludlam in Senate Estimates
[edited 24/25/27 Oct 2008 to update Further Reading list and keep the links roundup up to date.] Greens Senator Scott Ludlam has been trying to extract information on the new internet filtering plans in Senate Estimates committee. Here’s the transcript,… Read More ›
How about some truth in advertising, Australian Tourist Bureau?
From ninemsn via wtf_nature, this bird-eating spider. The photos are alleged to have been captured in a backyard in Atherton, in north Queensland (inland from Cairns). The spider: a Golden Orb Weaver. The bird: a native finch called a Chestnut–breasted… Read More ›
Kidlit report: Never Tease a Weasel, and Danny the Champion of the World
Among the giant pile of books we currently have checked out of the library are these two, both of which are skating close to five stars for me. This is a terrific picture book. Never Tease a Weasel, by Jean… Read More ›
Close runner-up: “Teehee“