Month: October 2012

Otterday! And Open Thread.

These cute baby river otters are from SeaWorld in San Diego. Zooborns reckons they are kissing, I reckon they’re sharing secrets!

Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires.

Now the Dust has Settled

Has anyone else been feeling insultingly patronised by the MSM this past week? The embarrassment of completely misreading the wider impact of the Prime Minister’s speech (you know, that one) was such that most high-profile newspaper columnists spent the rest of the week explaining to readers exactly why we were the ones who didn’t get it, not them. They understood better than us because they were thinking about – Context!

Friday Hoyden: Ada Lovelace Day roundup

It was Ada Lovelace Day on Tuesday this week, celebrating women’s achievements in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields. There’s lots of excellent weekend reading. Did you go to any Ada Lovelace Day events this year? Tell us about it if you did.

A little idea

I’ve been thinking about this whole abortion thing that lots of men in US politics seem to be tying themselves in knots about in their haste to legislate women’s rights and women’s bodies away. It came to me the other… Read More ›

Wednesday Whimsy

Please share links to anything that has recently surprised, delighted, intrigued or otherwise positively engaged you. Self promotion encouraged.