Kenyan man James Kimondo is suing G10 women’s rights activists who urged women to engage in a week-long sex strike as a political protest, the BBC reports. And the illustration on the Beeb’s article has to be seen to be… Read More ›
United Nations: Elder’s heatstroke death in police van possible torture or inhuman punishment
Today, a senior chemist who assisted in a re-enactment of the incident in similar conditions told the inquiry the air temperature in the back of the van reached 50.4C [123 F]. He also told the court the surface temperature of the metal floor in the back peaked at 56.6C [134 F] during the re-enactment.
In which I contribute to the harshing of Apatow’s Google Buzz
Somebody posting as “Phoebus” is very concerned that a snarkfest on Shakesville (regarding the comingsoontoacinemanearyou Dudebrocalypse that is a Judd Apatow/Seth Rogen/Adam Sandler “comedy” (see the trailer)) is a display of “vitriol” and “personal animus”, two terms which are so… Read More ›
Femmostroppo Reader – May 9, 2009
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. Please add interesting links of your own in the comments.
Otterday! And Open Thread
Today’s Asian Short Clawed otters are via the UK’s Telegraph. The triplets were born at Chessington Zoo to parents Guinevere and Lancelot. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great… Read More ›