I was wondering if the additional deaths caused by this would result in prosecution, maybe it will: A study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston estimates 53,000 premature deaths every year in the US can be attributed to air-pollutant emissions from “road transportation” sources.While some observers believe such charges are unlikely, US […]
“John Bonham played the drums like someone who didn’t know what was going to happen next—like he was teetering on the edge of a cliff. No one has come close to that since, and I don’t think anybody ever will. I think he will forever be the greatest drummer of all time” – Dave Grohl […]
Yanis Varoufakis noted simultaneous reductions in taxes on the wealthy and cuts to spending on social security amounted to a redistribution of wealth away from the poor to the rich.“The problem is that austerity is being used as a narrative to conduct class war,” Mr Varoufakis told the BBC’s Question Time programme.“To be talking about […]
Martina Devlin makes a strong call to vote only for parties that will repeal the 8th. If you want it gone, let your local prospective TD’s know what it’ll take to get your vote: Not in the interests of pregnant women, nor for women in general, but for everyone’s sake – men and women. Ireland […]
Wow: The latest images from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft have scientists stunned – not only for their breathtaking views of Pluto’s majestic icy mountains, streams of frozen nitrogen and haunting low-lying hazes, but also for their strangely familiar, arctic look. Source: Pluto ‘Wows’ in Spectacular New Backlit Panorama | NASA
Picked all the fruit with the kids earlier. Almost all pears this year. Just two little apples.
An interesting VICE UK interview with Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell from April of this year. Especially now, in the light of current events: The opportunity to have a real impact arguably vindicates their continued membership of a party that they have been politically at odds with since its “modernisation” and move to the right […]
Ah, the Daily Express. Today, the Express is railing against an EU proposal to reduce sexism and the gender divide. “The Daily Express, for a more sexist world!”