A batsman being bowled at 98 is not accurately described as “tragically failed to make his century”.
Latisse hits the market.
Glaucoma drug Lumigan (bimatoprost) has been rebadged as Latisse. I’ve talked about the development of bimatoprost into a cosmetic product here in the past.
Latisse joins Botox, Lap-Band, Natrelle breast implants, and collagen injections and implants, in Allergan’s fleecing-women stable of products. No matter what part of your body the Patriarchy has made you feel insecure about, if you have heaps of time, pots of cash, and
Down Under Feminists Carnival! At the Hand Mirror
The team at the Hand Mirror has put together a terrific Ninth Down Under Feminists Carnival.
There’s a bit of humourless feminism, a bit of action feminism, some sex, some parenting, conversations about rape and violence, Gaza, immigration, homophobia, Muslim feminism, women of substance and special snowflakes, pop culture, media, and other bits and pieces. Check it out.
Quickhit: freebies to a Sydney comedy show
There’s a limerick contest over at my comedy guide site, with a double pass valid for the next 2 months as the prize, so if you’re able to get to Sydney on a Tuesday night sometime in that time period, why not have a go?
Pavlov’s Cat, over at LP’s discussion on Helen’s post about the Rudd government’s failure to lift our Australian version of the Global Gag Rule:
I defy you to not at least contemplate trying #15
25 Things I Didn’t Want to Know About You
Honestly, the way some journos react to Facebook memes is a dead giveaway that they’ve only just joined the digital social revolution.
Natural vs Artificial Selection
I caught some of an interview on RN yesterday morning with an erudite bioscience type, who made some very nice distinctions about what does and does not constitute evolution, including the provocative statement that in the West, humans have virtually stopped evolving as the term is normally understood (there are caveats and clarifications).