MSNBC is carrying a Reuters article, Insult to injury: More kids hurt by own crutches, about injuries to young people “related to the use of crutches, wheelchairs and walkers”. Apparently, these injuries are “on the rise”, with significant numbers of… Read More ›
Month: May 2010
It’s been ages since we last livechatted! Today at the Hoydenfest I was asked if I could set it up for all those who love themselves some kitsch and bling every year on SBS, so here we are. The show starts at 7:30pm on SBS Australian Eastern Standard Time, and the chat widget below should go live at 7:15pm.
The government’s $128.8 million Cyber Safety policy includes forcing internet service providers to block access to a secret blacklist of website pages identified as ”refused classification” by the Australian police. Web pages will be nominated for blacklisting by Australian internet users who come across illegal or ”unacceptable” websites.
Looking for the ultimate gadget? BBC Animation from Mitchell and Webb:
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. What will Twitter will make of a #feminismfriday hashtag? – Lets have a #feminismfriday Twittersalon! (If… Read More ›
revisiting what is apparently an old argument of his: that clear cut cases of rape and sexual enslavement of women allegedly ordered by God in the early books of the Bible might just not “really” be “rape”