Thursday, 21 July 2011

When the city streets are visited by sudden death

Nine teenagers have been killed in gang violence in London so far this year. Here, an Observer photographer tells how he has come face to face with the nihilistic brutality of the city
- Guardian, 10 July

Equality commission backs religious claims

Four British Christians with religious discrimination claims at the European Court of Human Rights have been backed by the UK's equality watchdog.
- BBC, 12 July

Spelling mistakes 'cost millions' in lost online sales

An online entrepreneur says that poor spelling is costing the UK millions of pounds in lost revenue for internet businesses.
- BBC, 14 July

billie jean on ukulele

Impressive Youtube video of Billie Jean being played on the ukulele by someone called James Hill.

Does religion rot your intelligence?

We've been hearing a lot of from “new atheists” lately about the negative things religion does to the mind. Recently, some journals have produced scientific evidence. Or have they?
- Mercator, 18 July