There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people: religion,...– Linus
So here you are, two years in, and the question that raises in my mind is, Are...– Jon Stewart to President Obama
The mistake we make in public health is that if people need something then we...– Melinda Gates
corruption, MA-style →
“i am shocked…” etc. etc.
nuttier and nuttier →
The Paris-based International Energy Agency, meanwhile, said strikes at refineries and blockades at fuel depots had forced the authorities to begin drawing on France’s 30-day strategic fuel reserves.
French aviation authorities say that up to 50 percent of flights in...– FP
RIP rinderpest! →
Not only do we not know what all the genes are, we don’t even know how many...– Steven Salzberg
fall food →
another reason we are moving to Paris →
this is public health, fyi →
The ban would affect beverages with more than 10 calories per 8 ounces, and would exclude fruit juices without added sugar, milk products and milk substitutes. A 12-ounce soda has 150 calories and the equivalent of 10 packets of sugar, according to the health department. City health officials say that drinking 12 ounces of soda a day can make a person gain 15 pounds a year. update: it gets...
But in America there was no lime (or at least none found before 1690), so the...– Bill Bryson
since the Red Sox are out of it, and it’s a gloomy day in Boston, here’s a collection of people rubbing Adrian Beltre’s head to help get us through the offseason. make sure you look at all 4 pages. h/t Peter Abraham