Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Daily Blend: August 17, 2011

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  • Sir, I’m arresting and threatening you with my taser to inform you that riding your bike at night without reflectors is dangerous.
    (via @radleybalko)

  • Homeopathy giant [pictured] sues lone Italian blogger for exposing their quackery.
    (via @bengoldacre)

  • No, Vox Day, the American Psychological Association’s decision to declassify pedophilia as a mental disorder (which I agree with*) is not a “normalization” of “aberrant” behavior like homosexuality that announces the death of society (or something).

  • NewsBusters finally gets one right, catches MSNBC’s Ed Schultz Breitbarting a Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) quote to sound racist.
    (via @todayspolitics)

  • You might be a conservative if (you fit into any of these simplistic but undeniably accurate stereotypes) …
    (via @todayspolitics)

  • Oh my, Dépardieu.

  • Clothes retailer Abercrombie & Fitch offers large bribe to get Jersey Shore cast to stop wearing their brand.
    (via @radleybalko)

If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.

* I am increasingly of the opinion that pedophilia, as with all other —philias, is simply a (relatively) rare yet ingrained sexual orientation/preference and does not, in itself, constitute a psychological handicap. Details vary, of course.