April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I want to do my bit by helping spread the word about some rape/sexual assault issues that everyone needs to know. For one thing, we have a fucking epidemic of guys not knowing they have raped someone....more
Do you consider yourself safe when you ride mass transit? A recent article in The Atlantic indicates how women's safety in public transit may have more to do with financial access than the the hour a person waits for a ride home.
Image Credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York, via Flickr...more
There was another shooting at Fort Hood in Texas yesterday. Four people, including the shooter, are dead and 16 more are wounded. “Scott and White Memorial Hospital in nearby Temple, Tex., said it had received eight patients and expected one more. Three victims were in critical condition, and five others were expected to be upgraded from serious to fair condition overnight. The injuries included gunshot wounds to the abdomen, chest and neck.”...more
Things were very quiet here on the blog last week. I was around but, I was quite crazy from a lack of sleep due to my 7 - year - old's month-long bout with insomnia. As you can imagine, when your child can't get to sleep or stay asleep, you don't get to sleep much either. Some nights we slept a total of two hours and by last week it had all caught up with me. I was pretty much incapable of carrying on a conversation for longer than five minutes so, obviously writing blog posts was out of the question.
There is a tiny island approximatley 2,000 miles due West of Perth Australia called the LLE AMSTERDAM. On the very NorthWest corner of the island, there is an unusual looking mark that could possibly be the site of MH370....more