Jul. 31st, 2014

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Chinese man brings gay conversion therapy lawsuit -- "'According to the law, both sides should sign an agreement before electric shock or hypnosis is carried out, but (the clinic) did not offer,' said Li [Doilong, the man's lawyer]. 'The staff told my client the electric shock felt like "being bit by a mosquito" but it turned out not to be.'"

Seattle cop under investigation for busting too many pot smokers | Seattle cop who issued 80% of marijuana tickets reassigned -- Let's see. That one officer wrote 4/5ths of all such citations. "The police department said 36 percent of the tickets were issued to African-Americans, who make up just eight percent of the city's population." I'd like to see the Venn diagram on that one.

Utah language school blogger writes about homophones, gets fired for 'associating the school with homosexuality'

Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia


Jul. 31st, 2014 08:37 pm
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Saw something today I'd not yet seen before.

A guy was riding a bike on the sidewalk, carrying a guitar in his hand simultaneously.
novapsyche: a woman of stature circa 1900s peering out of a ring (womanring)
12-year-old Florida boy arrested in killing of homeless man

Police: Man put needles in meat at Belleville grocery store 'for the hell of it' | more

Chinese Officials Seal Off 'Plague' City, Puzzling US Experts -- That is a little extreme.

USDA overhauls decades-old poultry inspections -- "The changes would be voluntary, but many of the country's largest poultry companies are expected to opt in." Yeah, okay. Recommended changes must not have been terribly hard to implement.

Deep sea octopus mom tends her eggs longer than any animal on Earth -- "[D]uring those 4-1/2 years that she is protecting her eggs, she does not appear to eat."


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