Daily Archives: October 11, 2005

Yahoo Adds Blog News

Yahoo added blogs to its news search engine Tuesday so that blog links now appear next to news stories from major media web sites, further institutionalizing what was once mainly a grassroots publishing phenomenon. The main page of Yahoo News … Continue reading

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Challenging Colombia’s Restrictive Abortion Laws

From The Economist, via my friend Sean (no link, sorry, just the text; all emphasis is mine): Last bastions – Abortion in Latin America Challenging Colombia’s restrictive abortion laws A challenge to Colombia’s abortion laws could lead to wider liberalisation … Continue reading

Posted in Reproductive Rights | Tagged , | 24 Comments


You can be creeped out for the rest of the day, or you can bring the funny. I vote bring the funny.

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NYT Round-Up

Lots of good stuff this week. First, diaper-free babies. Apparently more than 50 percent of the world’s children are toilet trained before the age of 1, and a handful of Americans are catching on. It’s an interesting article, but like … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, General, Politics, War | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Happy Coming Out Day!

It’s National Coming Out Day. “Every single time we talk about our lives as GLBT Americans, we are another step closer to equality,” said HRC President Joe Solmonese. “Each word helps build bridges that change hearts and minds — and … Continue reading

Posted in GLBTQ, Holidays & Celebrations | Tagged | 16 Comments

Just What I Need To Read During a Bout of Insomnia

I’m dead: Scientists have long known that sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy and chronic insomnia, can lead to serious health problems, and that difficulty sleeping may be a red flag for a serious illness. But the first clues … Continue reading

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