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Month: October 2009
Some flickr-using bloggers might have wondered why they suddenly can’t right-click (double-finger-tap, etc) one of their images from a main photo page to “Copy Image Location” any more. This is apparently a result of flickr’s new People In Photos feature,… Read More ›
The Birth Whisperer (and just about everyplace else in the birthosphere) has published a sign posted in the Aspen Women’s Center in Utah, USA. Description: A teal sign on an office wall, reading: Because the physicians at Aspen Women’s Center… Read More ›
From The Myth, which is a superior action romp with some lovely physical comedy, like the above.
Played by Pauley Perette, the mischievous yet dedicated Abby Sciuto has geek cred off the charts.
This is now eons old in internet time, but I love it anyway. It’s from one of the massive threads over at Shapely Prose where women spoke about why shouldn’t be guilted into “just being nice” to men who intrusively ignore their widely understood social signals of being busy/involved/uninterested as they are going about their day commuting, walking in a park, sitting in a cafe/bar or whatever.
One thing that leaped out at me during the media blitz on the Battle of Trafalgar flag that fetched a record price at auction is that it brought out one of my least favourite pieces of rhetoric from the anonymous flag collector who won the auction, in a radio interview, about the connection he felt to those who had “fought and died for this flag”.
Sweet FSM, that phrase raises all my hackles.