Callan commented on the post, Praying for Oklahoma is worthless, on the site Mountain Beltway I think you make a couple of really good points here. My counterpoint, for the sake of advancing the conversation:
1) You're right that the language can be perceived as offensive to those whose beliefs are being […]
Death to remotes!During the Xbox One reveal this week, Microsoft spent a lot of time on the console controlling the television and cable box. A significant amount of gamers fired back with "we don't care about controlling the TV, just show us the games!"Once you try, you may not go back. I don't have an Xbox One, but Nintendo's Wii U is a good step in the direction of TV integration that I hope all future consoles take.It's the simple things that I love about
I was up in Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota) for most of the week, working on a new teaching module for the InTeGrate project. On the way between our work area and the cafeteria where we ate lunch, we passed the geology department’s rock garden. They have some great specimens there, some big, some small. Here are three that featured folds: Closer in, you can note an exquisite example of differential …
All graphics credit World Health Organization # 7315 The 66th annual World Health Assembly is in session this week in Geneva, and delegations from all WHO Member States are meeting to discuss and decide upon ongoing WHO policies, the focus of future work, and budgetary issues. This year the world faces potential threats from two new emerging viruses; MERS-CoV in the Middle East, and H7N9 in Asia. Rapid and effective global response to these types of
There are some days when you have to ask yourself, just what is the deal with men. I don't mean our general demeanour, or the pretensions of superiority over other genders. No, I'm talking about the strange things that men decide to do when left alone for too long.The men who happily dangle their members inside bottles, or in reach of the spinning blades of a vacuum cleaner not thinking of the consequences.
With this in mind, we arrive at a case study by Bedi et al, where they […]
Bedi N., El-Husseiny T., Buchholz N. & Masood J. (2010). 'Putting lead in your pencil': self-insertion of an unusual urethral foreign body for sexual gratification, JRSM Short Reports, 1 (2) 18-18. DOI: 10.1258/shorts.2010.010014