What I’ve noticed

Nectar isn’t just insect food, it’s a drug – the plants produce narcotics and alcohol.

How on earth can people believe that torture keeps us safe?

(en)Gender points to the most awesome thing I’ve read all week – a statement released by the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe.

It really irks me that the most basic fact-checking is thrown out the window when religion is mentioned.  Thank goodness for PZ Myers.

In my dreams.

Great post on rice field pictures:

A better analogy for the situation in Gaza.

A little hope from Sugarbutch.