Entries from April 2011

Two Articles On the Congo

Purely by accident. The first one I got via Twitter and couldn’t bear to get very far into, but here it is if anyone else can handle it: Guardian – City of Joy: New hope for Congo’s brutalised women Eastern Congo is the rape capital of the world and the worst place on earth to […]

Categories: Geography and Foreign Affairs

Shackleton’s Whisky

So cool: The History Blog – Shackleton’s whisky lives again and it’s delicious Last summer, researchers from the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, New Zealand thawed a crate of whisky found frozen solid under the floorboards of explorer Ernest Shackleton’s hut on Ross Island, Antarctica, in 2006. Whisky experts were all agog over the prospect of […]

Categories: Food

Modern Interactive Journalism Officially Jumps the Shark

I don’t know what paper this is from; I found it via Twitter:

Categories: Science and Nature

Nukes: It’s What’s Hot On Twitter

This made a splash today: Guardian – The unpalatable truth is that the anti-nuclear lobby has misled us all I’ve discovered that when the facts don’t suit them, the movement resorts to the follies of cover-up they usually denounce, by George Monbiot Hmm. hmm

Categories: Science and Nature

Donald Duck, Sieg Heiling

Donald Duck – Der Fuehrers Face For a tense moment there I thought this was going to end Donald Duck was going to get frogmarched out the back and shot by a line of SS. Which would have been weird, let me tell you. Curtsy: A history lesson for that nitwit Lindsay Graham in the […]

Categories: War and Peace

I Am So Bored

Honestly, the world is coming apart at the seams, but — presumably because I feel so fatalistic about it all (we had a chance to win this shiz and blew it, imho) — I just can’t be bothered (I’m also getting my ass kicked by either a cold or allergies). And I don’t even have […]

Categories: Food

Updated Google Maps Imagery of Japan


Categories: Science and Nature