• Archive for April, 2008

    Late april fools? Sex, drugs, and singing mice.

    by  • April 5, 2008 • Science • 0 Comments

    A team of researchers led by brain scientist John Yeomans at the University of Toronto in Canada used special microphones to eavesdrop on mice during sex. When they let a male mouse into a female’s cage, he approached her with a series of whistle calls and then, during intercourse, sang more complex chirp songs until [...]

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    Breakfast of the Gods

    by  • April 5, 2008 • Trivia and Media • 0 Comments

    http://www.webcomicsnation.com/poyorick/botg/series.php?view=archive&chapter=10960 A cereal comic in which all the brand characters from US breakfast cereals (tony the tiger, etc.) live together in a wonderland, menaced by Count Chocula. It’s kind of astonishingly well done. Two books online, more coming, total labor of love.

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    The UN Fatwa on Freedom of Speech?

    by  • April 1, 2008 • The Global Picture • 3 Comments

    The Islamic Conference (OIC) has allegedly punched a hole in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by inserting the following text into some UN docs. To report on instances where the abuse of the right of freedom of expression constitutes an act of racial or religious discrimination taking into account Articles 19(3) and 20 of [...]

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