Watch out for the gays
clientsfromhell: We were building a website for a client that has a preschool and sells curriculum. Just before we went live, they called up and asked us to remove the word “school” from all the page titles and URLs. I asked why. They responded: “We heard if the gays find out we have a preschool, they can force us to teach the children to be gay. We think its safest if nobody can see that we’re...
It’s impossible to find a more perfectly representative face for the rotted...– Glenn Greenwald (via azspot)
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It’s staggering really that modern American Christianism supports wealth while...– Andrew Sullivan (via azspot)
RT @alfiekohn: #UnlikelyHeadlines: “Iranian Inspectors Say U.S. May Have 10,000 Nuclear Warheads; U.N. Cites ‘Dire Threat,’ Weighs Sanct …
As people become increasingly comfortable with drawing their culture from a rich...– Brian Eno, “The death of uncool,” Prospect Magazine
Happy Thanksgiving from sunny San Diego.
RT @MrsStephenFry: Saw ‘A Christmas Carol’ yesterday. It was in 3D, which stands for Dumbed-Down Dickens.
I do recognize that, partly because of the terms on which the civil rights...– Adolph Reed Jr., “Antiracism: vague politics about an nearly indescribable thing”
If a program proceeds by trying to “fix the kids” — as do...– Alfie Kohn, “How Not to Teach Values”
RT @CERN: It’s been an eventful day at CERN. It started with two circulating beams and ended with first collisions in four detectors. #C …
RT @CERN: Beam captured=kept in orbit #LHC #CERN
RT @CERN: Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s almost time to go to bed. The LHC is up and running regularly Operators are adjusting and testing o …
Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Find an event in your area and learn more: http://www.transgenderdor.org/
RT @juliagaldo: this made me cry for some reason: http://interviewproject.davidlynch.com/www/#/all-episodes/050-mr_siebert
RT @MoRocca: Oprah to end in 2011. Weird. I thought civilization was ending in 2012. #oprah
Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of...– Gore Vidal
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what chemicals are in your “cleaners?” support the Household Product Labeling Acts! http://www.peopleagainstdirty.com/ #loofah
Guess who finally joined Twitter? @ActuallyNPH Yes, that’s the real NPH. He’s new here so be gentle. (via @feliciaday)
Music Devs Want Change at Apple App Store, as DJ... →
A powerful DJ application for your iPhone or iPod touch may be a tantalizing prospect. But several would-be candidates aren’t available to you yet. Why? They’re languishing in Apple’s approval process, with no sign of whether they’ll be released or not.
This kid is awesome² RT @arzie: This little dude won’t pledge allegiance but is wearing @threadless http://tinyurl.com/y86gq6d
A very funny new Target Women segment: Sarah Haskins in Target Women: Broadview Security // Current
Football, dog fighting, and brain damage →
It’s the shot ringing out that seals the case against dogfighting. L.G. willingly submitted his dog to a contest that culminated in her suffering and destruction. And why? For the entertainment of an audience and the chance of a payday. In the nineteenth century, dogfighting was widely accepted by the American public. But we no longer find that kind of transaction morally acceptable in a sport. “I...
Got my full security deposit back from my last apartment. All that scrubbing and cleaning was worth something!
Absurd: RT @EFF Microsoft patents Sudo — software that may go back to the 70s http://eff.org/r.2cp
It’s quite likely that information has been systematically classified with two...– Government to Pay $3 Million in Unlawful Surveillance Suit—By Scott Horton (Harper’s Magazine)
Nicely done with the wood paneling and couch: RT @pinxX0ry It’s that time of the year again, time for BetaMaxMas! http://betamaxmas.com/
The greatest expression of rebellion is joy.– Joss Whedon
Massive Defense Spending Leads to Job Loss →
For example, defense spending means that the government is pulling away resources from the uses determined by the market and instead using them to buy weapons and supplies and to pay for soldiers and other military personnel. In standard economic models, defense spending is a direct drain on the economy, reducing efficiency, slowing growth and costing jobs. A few years ago, the Center for...
Amazing! I hope they got a lot of funding for this impressive new technology! SXSW - Jeffery’s presentation on Vimeo
RT @EFF Social network gaming CEO admits scamming users to increase revenues http://eff.org/r.4bZ “I did every horrible thing in the book”
As Washington reels from the news of 10.2 percent unemployment, the Center for...– Report: 237 millionaires in Congress - Erika Lovley - POLITICO.com
Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you’re offered the perfect...– David Sedaris (Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim) (via kari-shma) (via quote-book)
High-carb diets lower weight and raise mood levels →
Which is better for weight loss — a high-protein diet or a high-carb diet? That endless debate got a new twist Monday. In a yearlong study, Australian researchers found that both diets worked equally well when it came to shedding pounds but those on the low-carb diet were in considerably worse moods. (via azspot)
Truman sought single payer. His failure led to Kennedy and Johnson, who confined...– Ezra Klein (via azspot)