22 May 2010

Link roundup for 22 May 2010

Wikipedia's new logo has offended a proud ethnic group (found via Mendip).

If it's not one religion of peace, it's another.

Check this out. What the hell were they thinking?

Stupid Evil Bastard brings us a tale of demon-possessed money and flaming stupidity -- but with a happy ending.

Randy Brogdon, Republican candidate for Governor of Oklahoma, is a loon.

Rand Paul wants Congress to stop a highway project that doesn't even exist. An assessment and blogger debate on Paul and liber-tarianism is here.

The PA-12 election this week was a bad omen for Republicans.

Dissenting Justice argues that this week's election results are not evidence of anti-incumbent sentiment. Alex Knepper agrees. Green Eagle looks at right-wing reactions.

The New Orleans Ladder blog is a good source of updates on the Gulf oil disaster.

Least-surprising headline ever: "GOP sides with big oil".

But Obama isn't being tough enough with BP.

Germans are buying up gold, houses, and land as confidence in the euro currency erodes.

Female joggers in an Australian town attract male lust (found via Mendip).

China's economic boom may be coming to an end.

PZ Myers looks at religious misogyny.

Does it matter whether you grew up as an atheist or were raised religious and became an atheist later?

Brazilian Catholic priest Marcin Michal Strachanowski has been a bit naughty.

Evangelical pastors are miserable.

How does the Bible tell us to behave toward our enemies?

We can't cure the disease by praising the symptoms.

It's foolish to think that all major religions are similar.

I didn't have time to do anything for Everybody Draw Muhammad Day, but the Atheist Camel has a nice collection of pictures up.

PZ Myers has received his first Islamic threat.

Biologists discover two new life forms: a jellyfish crowned with gonads, and an ocean community of microbes the size of Greece.

Male antelopes intentionally deceive females in order to get sex. (Thank goodness no human male would ever do that.)

The British military is trying to develop electro-magnetic force fields to protect armored vehicles (found via Mendip) -- sounds like the idea still needs a lot of work.

2 Comments:

Blogger TomCat said...

Thanks for the linkage in such a great collection.

Do those male antelopes offer classes? ;-)

22 May, 2010 11:39  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

They'd be "can't-elope" classes.:-)

23 May, 2010 10:29  

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