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  • Quiz oTD

    nestlelogoNestle are selling this product in Laos.

    What do you think it is?

    spoiler space

  • “Go and get yourself fixed up, Sheila.” Flibanserin and Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

    Colbert’s “Cheating Death” segment usually contains some quality snark. This particular piece opens with a satire on hormones being pushed to women throughout the lifecycle.

    Then, starting at 2:10:

    Stephen Colbert: “Next up: Heart Health. Folks: Drugs called “statins” are effective in lowering cholesterol. That’s why I crush statins on my bacon chilli corndogs. But a study unveiled Sunday shows that when taken preventively, the statin drug Crestor dramatically reduces the risk of heart attack, even in people with normal cholesterol. This is a great breakthrough in the battle to find things to prescribe to people who don’t need them.

    But, of course, some Hippocratic oafs don’t wanna prescribe it.

  • I’m having trouble making sense of this world

    So… the chap with material depicting cartoon genitalia was convicted on the grounds that the Simpsons are real people; but the Lord Mayor just unveiled a realistic sculpture of a naked nine-year-old girl in Perth – legs apart, labia depicted…. Read More ›

  • Okay, so the bling is annoying

    but I can get past that. I really can’t see the need for pink and white rhinestone encrusted tape dispensers, computer mouses, calculators, staplers, USB ports, or keyboards. Nor can I see how having a pink mini toolkit, keyboard, gardening tool… Read More ›

  • Happy Solstice from the Flickr Folk

    From the sunrise at Norfolk Island, Australia’s Easternmost point:

  • Happy Holley-Days

    This is just soooo British, somehow. This is the fifth year that the Holleys of Yeovil, Somerset, have decorated the topiary globe in their front garden as a Christmas pudding. Retired Roger, who worked at Yeovil District Hospital, said he… Read More ›

  • Otterday, and Open Thread

    This handsome river otter hangs out on Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina. Via Blue Ridge Blog. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want… Read More ›

  • Friday Hoydens: random boisterousness

    I have no idea what the history of this picture is. I found it on Facebook, being used as the photo-logo for an event that someone was going to. I have no idea whether these are actual nuns or women… Read More ›

  • Oh Hai, Google van!

    Check out these two streetviews (I have highlighted the unusual portions): Now that’s not what the Google Streetview van sees on a typical day. You can read an explanation here.

  • A letter to Santa

    I received this in an email, so I’m not sure where it originates. I can relate to most of it, how about you? Dear  Santa,   I’ve  been a good mum all year. I’ve fed, cleaned and cuddled my children  on… Read More ›