Friday, August 27, 2010
A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that California's so-called Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional"
Grandpa is looking for former colleagues on LinkedIn.
And more and more people ages 50 and older are joining social networks, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. The study found that social networking has almost doubled among this population — growing from 22 percent to 42 percent over the past year."
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Ability to make fine visual distinctions, sustain focus improved in study participants"
Saturday, August 7, 2010
That evening, local police were unable to stop a mob of thousands from breaking into the jail with sledgehammers and crowbars to pull the young men out of their cells and lynch them."
I’m asking that you respect me as a human being, anyway.”"
Friday, August 6, 2010
Why can’t straight men believe that a woman can live a perfectly happy life without needing sex with a penis? It’s impossible for them to understand that a penis is not the only thing in the world that can please a woman. In fact, many of my straight female friends are RARELY pleased. A guy should give up when you tell him that you’re a lesbian, but instead they see it as an invitation to watch you and your girlfriend. What is it that makes all these men think that a lesbian needs a man every once in a while???
Grad school: Non-Traditionals becoming Traditional Student? For many graduate students, home is where the food is - The Boston Globe
There’s a certain amount of humility that comes with being 30 years old and a graduate student. The stipend is paltry, the housing less than prime. And the prestige? Well, it’s hard to impress most folks on an income of less than $25,000.
Welcome to the life of a graduate student: We sleep when most people work. We work when most people are sleeping. And we’ve figured out — through some intense analytical reasoning — how to find free food just about anywhere.
Why do people always ask me what kind of job I have (on top of a very intense graduate school program??)
She was the most famous baby in America after her birth in 1981 following in vitro fertilization. Yesterday, Elizabeth Comeau gave birth to a baby of her own. She shares her story."