random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
  "A man may with impunity kill his wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece, or cousin on his father's side if he believes her to be guilty of adultery."

tagged: adultery, sexism, violence against women, law, honor killings, Islam, religion
  —Iraqi Law, passed by Iraq's Revolutionary Command Counci, Iraqi Law (passed by Iraq's Revolutionary Command Council, 1990). Quoted in The Natural Inferiority of Women, p.138..

Gulf Oil Spill math

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

One of the best articles I’ve read on the math used to estimate Gulf Oil Spill quantities: Jenn Kepka’s “Putting the Gulf oil spill in perspective”, Salon.com, 5/28.

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