Taken in the front garden this morning Cory Doctorow has a piece in the Guardian about how the movie studio quest for a perfect copy protection system is doomed to fail. DRM is supposed to force those unwilling to pay… Read More ›
This is just heartbreaking. News.com.au reports that admissions of pre-teen girls with severe anorexia nervosa to Melbourne Royal Children’s Hospital have risen by over 1400% in the past four years. The article continues: Clinical leader Dr Andrew Kennedy, who overseas… Read More ›
What do disabled people, fat people, and indigenous languages have in common? They’re not disposable.
Read ‘Ems for today: Sunday Telegraph: Quadriplegic left on train Mark McCauley, a man with quadriplegia, was abandoned on a New South Wales CityRail train for four hours when the train lost power. The ambulatory passengers were all evacuated one… Read More ›
Guest post by Kate Harding (and cross-posted a couple places) So say 40.4% of people 18-24, according to The Brogan Survey. Asked to rank obesity, smoking, drugs and alcohol in order of perceived “greatest threat to public health,” most people… Read More ›
From Brazil. For low fat yoghurt. Iconic film images of Mena Suvari, Sharon Stone, Marilyn Monroe photomanipulated. Tagline: Forget about it. Men’s preference will never change. Fit Light Yogurt. Via Jess McCabe, at The F-Word blog.