In truly post-modern fashion, Hedlign reports that the New York Times reported that Salon.com reported that Hyperallergic reported that the Huffington Post reported on what may have been a PWR New Media press release (the photo in the article was sourced to PWR) announcing that Campbells Soup will start selling soup in Andy Warhol themed cans through Target stores this coming week. Hedlign thinks Warhol would have approved.
The practice of male infant circumcision has had its detractors and has been declining over the past decade. Scientific American (SA) reports that substantial recent work has led the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to confirm that, consistent with years of study, the procedure is beneficial. The AAP cites new research confirming health benefits including[Visit Full Post] [Visit Full Post]
This is Our Planet from Tomislav Safundžić on Vimeo.
In a huge shift from four years ago, Republican candidates remain silent on the issue of global warming this time around. [Visit Full Post]
Rich Republicans think the government is doing too much for poor people. Poor Republicans do not. [Visit Full Post]
The administration’s focus on advanced technology to wage war without borders or American sacrifice, to bomb others from the safety of a video-game environment, has caused a hue and cry regarding the implications of easy warfare. [Visit Full Post]
Pew Research released a new survey showing that the public wants the following issues to be a top priority this year for the President and Congress: Economy (86%), Jobs (82%), Terrorism (69%), Budget Deficit (69%), Education (65%) and Tax Fairness (61%). These areas of concern are fairly consistent with last, with terrorism showing the biggest[Visit Full Post] [Visit Full Post]
Voters whose polling places are located in churches (instead of schools or government buildings) tend to vote more conservatively. [Visit Full Post]
Websites both big and small have gone dark today to protest legislation being considered by congress that purports to protect against anti-piracy. [Visit Full Post]
Vladimir Popovkin, head of the Russian space agency Roskosmos, blames a recent string of devastating high-profile setbacks on possible foreign sabotage. [Visit Full Post]
Mainstream science has competition from farmers, mechanics and trailer park owners – all so-called “outsider physicists”. [Visit Full Post]
The New York Times provides this passionate interview with Eric Lander, head of the Human Genome Project. [Visit Full Post]