“If a Nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be… If we are to guard against ignorance and remain free, it is the responsibility of every American to be informed.” – Thomas Jefferson
From the page: “Statistical analysis revealed that women who sometimes or often engaged in sexual activity during menstruation are 1.5 times less likely to have endometriosis than women who do not engage in sexual activities during menstruation.”
Wolfram|Alpha’s long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. This computation will analyze the nutritional value of food, compare foods, find the amount of a particular type of food, and the like. An excellent resource.
If you ask me, she got what she deserved.
Virginity is something people place way too much importance upon.
Stonefly‘s comment, “Pro-lifers trying to take another angle, and this one really pisses me off. Is a black woman’s right to chose qualitatively different? Lets talk a bout black feminism shall we? What do we suppose bell hooks has to say about all of this? Black genocide my ass.”
Yeah, I’m outraged too.
Videos are totally unrelated, but still awesome.
Not so sure about the religious slant on this one, but Kellogg’s descriptions can be, at times, delightfully grotesque.
“New York state relaxed harsh Rockefeller drug laws from the 1970s that required prison sentences for nonviolent drug crimes and will let judges send addicts to treatment programs… estimated this will save the state about “a quarter of a billion dollars” a year.”
25-year Judge James P. Gray on the Orange County Superior Court said, “The most harmful thing about marijuana today is prison – and also the most expensive.”
Love this site. It just kills me that someone has invented/consumed/attempted to digest some of these things.
I wouldn’t say this is news exactly, but I’ve noticed there has been a collective effort to publicize this type of tragic violence toward women recently.
From the page: This month in Afghanistan, men on motorcycles threw acid on a group of girls who dared to attend school. One of the girls, a 17-year-old named Shamsia, told reporters from her hospital bed: “I will go to my school even if they kill me. My message for the enemies is that if they do this 100 times, I am still going to continue my studies.”
Did you know that the average person swallows about a quart of snot a day? That’s not from the page, just a useless factoid.