Project Unbreakable aims to use photography to help the victims of sexual abuse heal [Trigger warning, and equal parts infuriating/heartbreaking/inspiring]
Three faces of feminism: Louise Mensch, Laurie Penny, and Jodie Marsh. A critical look at where we find feminism.
Academic publishing has is by no means perfect, and there’s a increasing call for journals to be open access, or at least not so prohibitively expensive to institution. In particular, publishing giant Elsevier has decided to bundle its journals, so libraries will have to pay for a bundle of journals, some of which will probably not be useful to the library patrons, rather than jsut for the journals they want or need. DrugMonkey’s response to some of the publishers’ statements (like “Publishers pursue the goal of universal access through whatever means are practically available.” which is just patently ludicrous) is well worth a read.
The only thing better than a good roadside dinosaur is a terrible roadside dinosaur.
Relatedly, T-Rex tries to do things.
This is horrifically disgusting: eighty percent of chicken farmers never sanitize the chickens’ crates.
This letter from a former slave to his previous master is incredible.
File under “things you will probably never need to know but will remember anyway:” a nasal tampon made of salt pork makes an excellent nosebleed cure.
Mr. Daisy and the Apple Factory chronicles a man’s investigation into where exactly his Apple products come from.
Millie may be a vegetarian, but watching a whale (or squid, or giraffe, or elephant…) dissection while eating dinner has been a daily occurrence this week.