Saturday, April 19, 2008
Well, that pretty much sums up the debate. I'm glad that I'm Canadian.
YouTube - Juicy
This Way of Life: Living With Executive Dysfunction
Although I'd never heard this term before, this is certainly an excellent article on strategies to help some autistic people to manage every day life more easily.
Thursday, April 17, 2008
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Grilled Cheese Invitational Rules!
This sounds like a fun place to go.
Yes, this means you. No ice-melters, Molotov cocktails, you name it. If you bring something that even vaguely resembles a flame-thrower you WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE.
Have sex with somebody before the competition - Let your hair down and relax, then come and grill cheese. You'd be surprised how much of a difference it really makes in the grill.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
YouTube - New Ad Discovery Channel: I love the World
It's not very often that a commercial just makes you feel happy.
The attitude of my heart, before your eyes: An uncandid glimpse into childbirth
Great list of pointers for giving birth, from a Labour and Delivery Nurse.
Via At Your Cervix
mental_floss Blog � How Time Changes A Song: Billy Bragg’s “A New England”
Still one of my favourite songs from the 80s :-)
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Monday, April 14, 2008
Junkfood Science: Sunday reflections — perfect bodies
Excellent article on genetic testing. With a link to a very good Youtube video
My kids would never have been born, and that would have made the world a poorer place for a lot of people.
Sunday, April 13, 2008
What Power Looks Like | Newsweek International Edition | Newsweek.com
Fascinating article on "The Superclass". From the article "being a member of the superclass means being able to "get to anybody in the world with one phone call.""
And from David Brin's blog posting this morning: The next few decades will in part revolve around whether these people decide to side with Western Civilization... and with our children ... or instead, they give into the blandishments of ego and human nature, doing what you or I might do, if we stood in their $20,000 loafers.
It's not going to be a boring time ahead for anyone.