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Human-Animal Hybrids and Chimeras: What’s in a Name?

Things on the website have been rather quiet of late, though not for lack of interesting science and tech news. But rather I have been tied up with work projects for the last while, and am endeavoring to find some time to take a more in depth look at some recent developments. 238 more words

Law

So this is why UK Tabloids Denigrate Immigrants: It's all about the Spellcheckers?! >____<

I thought I had posted a link to this earlier, my first post with the user contribution section of the satire outlet Faking News. The user contribution section is called ‘My Faking News,’ which is probably fair enough. 37 more words

Reflecting on where I am now

A Personal Crisis

The blog came into being  because a of a personal crisis –  brought on by news coverage about child sexual abuse in the UK.   272 more words

moral panics and rape hysteria

Rape hysteria creates horrible injustices, depriving the accused of due process (those accused of rape on campus), or depriving people of their good name based on associations and prejudice (Catholic priests).

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Thoughts

TV Guide Promo for Town Hall (1982): 'Johnny Has a 25¢ Habit'

KATU is a Portland, Oregon station, and Town Hall was a public affairs show that aired between 1980 to 1993.

The irony is that the promo appeared in the Fall 1982 edition of… 14 more words

Video Games