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Elizabeth Warren Interview

Well worth the time to watch both parts: The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook And part 2: The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook

Dogs and Smurfs: Representations of Female in Kid’s Books

Male is default. That?s what you learn from a world of boy dogs and Smurf stories. My daughter has no problem with this. She reads these books the way they were intended: not about boys, exactly, but about people who happen to be boys. After years…

Until 2009, the human clitoris was an absolute mystery

Or so claims this interesting post about the use of sonography in 2009 by researchers Odile Buisson and Pierre Fold?s to create the first complete three-dimensional image. And then there’s the discoverer [cough] of the clit, too.

Kitten vs Two Scary Things

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Magna Carta Essay in the Wild

Amongst other silliness, it claims that King John’s titles included Duke of Hazzard, and observes that “peasants were reduced to eating burage and socage.” It also invents a fictitious war against Flanders Fland (a region on the coast of Luxembour…

Vanity Fare on TSA: So much inconvenience for so little benefit at such a staggering cost.

To walk through an airport with Bruce Schneier is to see how much change a trillion dollars can wreak. So much inconvenience for so little benefit at such a staggering cost. And directed against a threat that, by any objective standard, is quite modest. Some other important quotations: The full-body-scanner…

DIY Star Wars Snowflakes

Chaunce Dolan on Friday, December 17th, 2010: With the holidays right around the corner we thought it would be fun to make some snowflakes. In our hunt we came across some Star Wars snowflakes created by a husband and wife. After making a few of t…

SOPA on hold, PROTECT IP still pending

I’m a registered Democrat. I vote, I canvass, I caucus. As a Website owner and as an American, I’m dismayed by Congressional attempts to censor the internet. I’m appalled and chilled that we have a former Senator who publicly asserts that the U.S. should take a lesson from China to…

Club Dead—Charlaine Harris

Club Dead Charlaine Harris Southern Vampire/Sookie Stackhouse 3 Ace Books, 2003. ISBN-13: 978-0441010516. Buy from Powell’s Buy from Amazon Charlaine Harris’ Club Dead is the third in her series of “Southern Vampire” novels, preceded by Dead Until Dark and Living Dead in Dallas, both of which were previously reviewed for…

Rowling’s Plot Chart for Order of the Phoenix

One of the things that both writers and literary scholars are interested in are the ways in which authors figure out their story, and plots. There are lots of super tools for helping writings plan, ranging from spreadsheets, to index cards, to pap…

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