Yesterday evening Facebook suddenly exploded with fervent pleas of "bring back Jian!!!!" and links to petitions, including one from change.org, to save his job. Jian Ghomeshi, popular media personality and co-creator and host of the most popular program in CBC history had been fired by the CBC, shortly after he had…
Another day, another manual on old skool parenting techniques from Jezebel and a million and four comments about how kids ruin your lives. The child-hating around here is always a treat! Where to start.
This is fucking amazing and the best thing I've seen or heard in ever. Genius. Listen.
hey creative types! Making is just getting started but to make it grow we need you. If you'd like to post on this blog please post below with two things:
Knitalong starts next weekend! Get your yarn and needles ready!
Hi guys, so let's do this. Winter is coming <insert game of thrones gif here> and we need cute headwear. Even for the millions of kinja-ites who seem to reside in Texas, surely you can use a hat, right?
Today. What a day.
And now my carpets are fluffy, my sink isn't brown, and my bathroom is free from biohazards. Amazing.
I have had two serious bouts of food poisoning in my life. This was the second. I'm too old for this.
In yet another example of vaccines saving lives, the numbers are out on the recently introduced rotavirus vaccine Rotarix, and they're excellent.
A Washington-based foundation complete a large study on health care around the world and has found that the NHS is the world's best health care.
Last night Kathleen Wynne, head of the Liberal Party of Ontario was elected premier. This is the first time that an openly gay person has been elected to the position of head of government in Ontario, in Canada, in North America, in the British Commonwealth, and in the ENTIRE English-speaking world.
I've seen the claim about "well, men are visual creatures" repeatedly on fb today and I'm had enough. I know I've had in my grubby little hands before research totally debunking this, but this week applet ripped the hinges off my laptop and I can't get into my bookmarks. :\ Can anyone point me in the right direction?
A while ago someone on here spanked me with data. Specifically, tons of charts showing general overall improvement in literacy, health, etc etc etc etc worldwide. Does anyone know of these or where I can find them?
I'll just leave this here.
Not really spoilery. Just an awesome gif.
Sarah Millican is one of the top comedians in the UK. Her shows sell out, she performs at huge, famous venues, she often is the only woman comedian on the notorious sausage party that is the British panel comedy show (QI, Mock the Week, 8 out of 10 Cats, etc), she has her own hit comedy show, and is generally beloved…
The new guidelines for birth in the UK have been released and based on recent large studies women with low-risk pregnancies with be advised to opt for a home birth or a midwife-led unit, like a birthing centre.