Day: February 17, 2006

Oh, For Fuck’s Sake

You know why there’s no women’s ski jump in the Olympics? Both Johnsons are among the best ski jumpers in the world. Alissa is ranked ninth among the top women who compete, about 141 spots higher than her brother sits…

The Dangers of Everyday Life

Sidewalks can kill. Hot spots in sidewalks and utility-box covers have gotten a lot of press in New York in the past couple of years, especially after the death by electrocution of Jodie Lane, who was killed by stray electric…

International Abortion News

And for once, it’s actually good. First, Australia ends their ridiculous ban on medical abortion*, and takes the control of the procedure away from their health minister. The responses from politicians are particularly interesting: The issue split Prime Minister John…

Daily Stupidity

What would international politics be without some nutbag (often godbag) doing something completely inane? Well, friends, today is no exception, as a Pakistani cleric has now offered a $1 million bounty on the head of the cartoonist responsible for those…