September 30, 2007

Mark Zuckerberg, the 23 year old founder and chief executive of Facebook

FT.com / Comment & analysis / Analysis - Man in the news: Mark Zuckerberg
Posted by Martin Sewell at 3:23 PM

UK Indymedia - Craig Murray censored for attacking Alisher Usmanov, potential Arsenal chairman

UK Indymedia - Craig Murray censored for attacking Alisher Usmanov, potential Arsenal chairman
Posted by Martin Sewell at 2:20 PM

September 29, 2007

Guardian Unlimited: Arts blog - books: The death of the reader

Jordan's "novel", Crystal, is outselling the entire Booker shortlist.
Guardian Unlimited: Arts blog - books: The death of the reader
Posted by Martin Sewell at 5:34 PM

September 17, 2007

Anti-science from women at UC Davis (Larry Summers again)

The Davis Enterprise
Posted by Martin Sewell at 10:19 PM

September 16, 2007

Model Falls, News Anchors Laugh Their Asses Off

YouTube - Model Falls, News Anchors Laugh Their Asses Off
Posted by Martin Sewell at 1:26 AM

September 14, 2007

Russian 'sex day' to boost births

BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Russian 'sex day' to boost births
Posted by Martin Sewell at 6:17 PM

Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes archive
Posted by Martin Sewell at 6:10 PM

'Naked Steve' gets branded

b3ta.com links
Posted by Martin Sewell at 6:07 PM

Gerry McCann stumbles over the word 'sedative'

YouTube - Kate & Gerry McCann's answer regarding sedatives
Posted by Martin Sewell at 6:04 PM

Upside-down house

Amazing Upside Down House
Posted by Martin Sewell at 5:58 PM

Barbie electric chair

Barbie Doll Electric Chair Science Fair Project! - Instructables
Posted by Martin Sewell at 5:54 PM

September 12, 2007

Brain network related to intelligence identified

' In a review of 37 imaging studies related to intelligence, including their own, Richard Haier of the University of California, Irvine and Rex Jung of the University of New Mexico have uncovered evidence of a distinct neurobiology of human intelligence. Their Parieto-Frontal Integration Theory (P-FIT) identifies a brain network related to intelligence, one that primarily involves areas in the frontal and the parietal lobes.'
Brain network related to intelligence identified
Posted by Martin Sewell at 11:36 AM

Who Are The Fanatics?

'To the extent that there is any Muslim threat, it is one created by the US and Israel.'
Who Are The Fanatics?
Posted by Martin Sewell at 9:54 AM

September 10, 2007

Turkey and the EU

American Thinker: Britain Demands More Muslims
Posted by Martin Sewell at 1:32 PM

September 9, 2007

Chinese woman's 'needle ordeal'

'Doctors in China have discovered 26 sewing needles embedded in the body of a 31-year-old woman.'
BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Chinese woman's 'needle ordeal'
Posted by Martin Sewell at 3:54 PM

Albatross full of plastic

A Picture is Worth ... What's For Supper? (TreeHugger)
Posted by Martin Sewell at 3:40 PM

September 5, 2007

Goats sacrificed to fix Nepal jet

"Nepal's state-run airline has confirmed that it sacrificed two goats to appease a Hindu god, following technical problems with one of its aircraft."
BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Goats sacrificed to fix Nepal jet
Posted by Martin Sewell at 12:11 PM

Choosing a mate: what we really want

"While humans may pride themselves on being highly evolved, most still behave like the stereotypical Neanderthals when it comes to choosing a mate, according to research by Indiana University cognitive scientist Peter Todd. In a new study, Todd and colleagues found that though individuals may claim otherwise, beauty is the key ingredient for men while women, the much choosier of the sexes, leverage their looks for security and commitment."
Choosing a mate: what we really want
Posted by Martin Sewell at 9:56 AM

September 3, 2007

War games

Will President Bush bomb Iran? - Telegraph
Posted by Martin Sewell at 11:56 PM

Modern women are excellent gatherers

"Men hunted, women gathered. That is how the division of labour between the sexes is supposed to have been in the distant past. According to a new study, an echo of these abilities can still be found today."
Modern women are excellent gatherers - being-human - 02 September 2007 - New Scientist
Posted by Martin Sewell at 3:26 PM

An Investment in Failure by Thomas Sowell

RealClearPolitics - Articles - An Investment in Failure
Posted by Martin Sewell at 12:02 AM

September 2, 2007

Who Founded Facebook? A New Claim Emerges

Who Founded Facebook? A New Claim Emerges - New York Times
Posted by Martin Sewell at 11:12 PM

Orphan hedgehogs think brush is their mummy

Orphaned hedgehogs adopt cleaning brush as their mother | the Daily Mail
Posted by Martin Sewell at 3:55 PM

Development of a baby panda bear

Panda bear cub development | Welcome
Posted by Martin Sewell at 3:54 PM

Suicide By Ballpoint Pen

Retrospectacle: A Neuroscience Blog
Posted by Martin Sewell at 3:46 PM

Poison Ivy Rash Photos

Poison Ivy Rash Photos
Posted by Martin Sewell at 3:43 PM

September 1, 2007

UK Social Network Rankings

  1. MySpace
  2. Youtube
  3. Facebook
  4. Bebo
  5. Piczo
  6. Orkut
  7. FaceParty
  8. Hi5
Source: Alexa June 2007, via Social Networking Watch: International Social Network Rankings
Posted by Martin Sewell at 12:54 AM