I object to the word ‘the’!

New York city schools want to ban ‘loaded words’ from tests
http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2012/03/28/new-york-city-schools-ban-loaded-words-from-tests/?hpt=hp_bn13

In yet another instance of PC gone amok, New York city wants to ban these words from any standardized tests:

Divorce. Dinosaurs, Birthdays. Religion. Halloween. Christmas. Television.

Pretty …

I wonder if this would make low heat sources a viable energy source

‘Thermal cloak’ designed, could solve major chip, spacecraft issues
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/03/28/thermal_cloak_excellence/

Not so wild about the idea of scientist being referred to as ‘boffins’ (which sure sounds negative to me), but that seems to be the norm in Jolly Old England. …

Fertilized egg to have more rights than the woman it is in

Personhood, the undead movement, marches on
It failed to restrict women’s rights in Mississippi and Colorado, but Personhood USA won’t quit. Next up: Oklahoma
http://www.salon.com/2012/03/27/personhood_the_undead_movement_marches_on/singleton/

First, a caveat: I am ‘pro-abortion’ because I am ‘anti-human’ and attach little value to …