How did a celebration of cartoons and animation get turned into a meaningless gesture against child abuse?
Terry Pratchett on dementia: "It occurred to me that at one point it was like I had two diseases – one was Alzheimer's and the other was knowing I had Alzheimer's."
The story of Hanukkah in PowerPoint (PDF).
Panda breeding breakthrough.
What happened to you, John McCain? You used to be cool.
A lovely post by Leah on feeling like an ugly duckling.
Unbelievable: there are still Mormon bishops telling people that they'd be better off dead than acting on their homosexual feelings.
"A huge looping prominence on the Sun!"
This is not a joke:
Walmart will join the Department of Homeland Security in a program called "If You See Something, Say Something" which encourages the American public to take an active role in ensuring the safety and security of the nation, DHS said Monday.Hmm. I wonder if this counts as "suspicious activity"?
Participating stores, eventually including 588 from 27 states, will play a short video message at select checkout locations to remind shoppers to contact local law enforcement to report suspicious activity, said a DHS statement.
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