Dairy products require a whole lot of water -- and many of them come from drought-ridden California.
[Content Note: Violence. Spoilers are lurching around undeadly herein.] Welp, in case you hadn't gotten the message from eleventy million previous episodes tritely exploring the need for human connection and the psychological and physical...Show More Summary
In case you didn’t get the memo at work today, today is National Abortion Provider Appreciation Day. Yes, leading pro-abortion groups and abortion activists are urging women to take time today to thank their abortion practitioners for killing their babies. However, you probably won’t find greeting cards about this one like you would for birthdays, […]
A guest post by Nic Lewis This new Nature Climate Change paper[i] by Drew Shindell claims that the lowest end of transient climate response (TCR) – below 1.3°C – in CMIP5 models is very unlikely, and that this suggests the lowest end of model equilibrium climate sensitivity estimates – modestly above 2°C – is also […]
Even as it has become the norm for couples to live together before they get married—cohabitation before a wedding has increased almost 900 percent since the 1960s—op-ed writers and marriage-supporting sociologists still cling to theShow More Summary
You can’t turn back the hands of time, but you CAN make them greener.
Pro-life Wisconsin is reporting that Last Tuesday, March 4, sidewalk counselors outside the Planned Parenthood in Madison witnessed a wounded woman being taken from the clinic to an ambulance. Her condition is unknown. According to the group, “The very next day, another woman was again rushed from the clinic to an ambulance. This time, a […]
It may still only be 2014 on your Gregorian calendar, but for the political gossip press, it might as well be 2016 because it seems like all they can talk about is the presidential election that is 2.5 years away. For example, pundits were abuzz when Hillary Clinton made an unfortunate Putin/Hitler comparison last week. Show More Summary
Sweet little sleepy dumpling. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.
In the US context, the idea of putting a tax on carbon is going nowhere fast. While the policy has been championed liberal legislators and by a few conservative apostates, like former South Carolina Rep. Bob Inglis, mainstream Republican sentiment remains opposed to climate action. Show More Summary
Mon March 10, 2014 'Ban Bossy' Encourages Girls to be the Boss of Anything By Maggie Freleng When a little boy asserts himself, he's called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being called “bossy." But many people...Show More Summary
Sun March 09, 2014 Creature Thought Previously Extinct Sends Note to Pilot By Susie Moloney Recently the world had a Great Day for Science. A creature previously believed to be nearly extinct, raised its tiny crew-cut head out of the...Show More Summary
The change in the social perception of drunk driving is one of the great public health success stories of the last half-century. It went from being perceived as an amusing bit of recklessness to something truly despicable, and today drunk driving deaths are half of what they were a few decades ago. Show More Summary
This blogaround brought to you by wood.Recommended Reading:Rachele: [Content Note: Fat bias; diet talk; hostility to consent] Someone on Facebook Stole a Photo of Me in a Bikini to Sell a Diet Program BYP: [CN: Sexual violence; police...Show More Summary
Mon March 10, 2014 'Menstrual Man' Helps Impoverished Women in India By VITAMIN W Staff Talk about being an ally. A hero actually. Soon after his marriage, Arunachalam Muruganantham saw the horrible rags his wife used during her period. Show More Summary
The Theme from Battle of the Planets
Prison rehabilitation usually involves some combination of on-site work experience, and maybe some GED or college courses. But gardening? Dog training? Prairie restoration? Sounds like some social worker’s fantasy – right? Well, in some...Show More Summary
Mon March 10, 2014 Champion of Change Shares 'Thought Leader' Strategy By Amy-Willard Cross Since being on the cover of Fast Company, Denise Brosseau has been a leader for women in business. More than 15 years ago, she helped found two...Show More Summary
The West Virginia has approved a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and the measure is now headed to the governor for a signature. The bill now sits on the desk of Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, who describes himself as pro-life. West Virginians for Life (WVFL) is pleased to report […]
Film and television producer Gavin Polone holds women in Hollywood in very high regard. In January, he argued in the Hollywood Reporter that women are now so powerful in the entertainment industry that they are exclusively responsible for perpetuating unrealistic physical expectations for actresses. Show More Summary