Day: June 11, 2007

Good News Out of Mozambique

Mozambique has decided to end its ban on abortion after the government acknowledged that current legislation was endangering the lives of women in the country, according to news reaching here from the Mozambican capital Maputo on Monday. The proposed shake-up…

Are Law Students Emotional Wrecks?

Yes. “The emotional distress of law students appears to significantly exceed that of medical students and at times approach that of psychiatric populations.” That’s the conclusion of a new study, suggesting that law school has a corrosive effect on the…

A Note on Comment Moderation

I’m sorry for all the comments that were stuck in the moderation queue today — I was away from my computer all day, and wasn’t able to clear them at all. It was nothing personal. The next few days are…

Why I hate “I hate children…”

Hello everyone! Roy here, starting my first day guest blogging. I thought I’d start my first guest-blog here by saying thanks to my gracious hosts for inviting me for the week, and by introducing myself to everyone. The bloggers here…

Women in Art

Apparently, women in art are all fair-skinned, sitting still, and posing demurely. Those women’s likenesses, naturally, are captured by male painters. I’m channeling the Guerilla Girls as I watch this. Thanks to Chris for the link.

Justice?

I hate Paris Hilton. I think she’s one of the worst human beings in the world. She’s an entitled spoiled brat, and watching the way she treated people on The Simple Life made me sick. I was happy she was…

Lady Troubles

I need to buy a new camera, and I had one all picked out, but I just learned that Canon doesn’t make a tiny, bedazzled, cute pink version with widely-spaced buttons for my long fingernails and detailed pictures to help…