Cancer’s the sort of thing in respect of which a lot of people are very, very earnest indeed. It’s a pleasure, then, to discover Cancerous Capers, a blog about cancer by someone with cancer, that is light and funny and… well, not earnest: I’m Jamie Ross. I’m twenty, and I was an English student until […]
Is the World’s Smartest Man an Act Utilitarian?
Okay – since everyone else on teh t’interwebz seems to be blogging about Watchmen, I thought I might join in. Especially because, if I don’t, David will: I think he’s more of a geek than I. (Most people are.) So, yeah. Long, violent, extraordinarily faithful to the book except for the improved dénouement, I’d’ve shot […]
But Does it Cause Cancer?
It’s so confusing. One day the newspaper tells you that – oh, I don’t know – orange juice causes cancer, the next the radio tells you that it cures it. One news sources says one thing, another the opposite, all of them citing the same studies. How to cut through the thicket? Fret no more. […]
Population Control, Chinese Style?
Enough with one child per family, already – let the kids smoke themselves into population control… Apologies for having to link it: I can’t seem to get LiveLeak to embed. I fail at computer. (Thanks to Garen FD for the pointer.) […]
Naked Scientists Performing Autopsies!
The headline get your attention? There’s recently been an appeal put out that more people should donate their organs – brains in particular – to science. In a similar sort of vein, it’s apparently National Pathology Week (I’ve booked my autopsy for Thursday morning: it’ll be ACE!), and there’s a series of podcasts to go with it. […]