Happy weekend! Here’s some stuff to read. Let us know what you’ve been reading, and share links to things you’ve written, in the comments!
- Awesome: these badass scientists defeated a superbug! Not as awesome: we don’t even get two paragraphs in before hearing about the women’s husbands and children.
- Reminder: the result of your actions is more important than your intent.
- A great takedown of Richard Fisher’s concern that Ellen Yellen’s appointment as next chairman of the Fed would be “driven by gender” – BONUS: best photo caption of the week.
- The Daily Fail wrote a review of Amanda Palmer’s tour appearance that had nothing to do with her songs, the band, the performance… it was just about her boob. AFP’s response is absolutely fantastic:
One of our editors pointed out that one of Palmer’s past projects was disrespectful to people with disabilities, “so she only gets the 90% nod of approval from me.” Continue reading