Monday, October 01, 2012

Daily Blend: Monday, October 01, 2012

| »
Jack Wu
Jack Wu

The king always feels he is being wronged when the starving peasants rise up and oust him from his throne. #MaleDecline

  • Stephanie Coontz at The New York Times destroys the myth that men are being treated as inferior to women in this modern society. I wonder if I’ll receiving some more amusing anti-feminist attempts to refute established facts in my Twitter @mentions feed.
    (via atheismplus | Reddit)

  • Massive earthquakes in Indonesia signal the impending break-up of the Indo-Australian tectonic plate … over the next few million years.
    (via The Daily Grail)

  • If you're mainstream, you're going to hell”: Westboro Baptist Church attendee [pictured] runs for Kansas Board of Education seat.
    (via @BadAstronomer)

  • Australia’s ABC program Media Watch rips into WIN News’s false-balance-driven promulgation of “vaccines cause autism” garbage from Meryl Dorey from the antivax Australian Vaccination Network.
    (via @BadAstronomer)

  • And finally, the Discovery Channel is set to embarrass itself again, this time with an ode to the U.S.’s gun craze hosted by reactionary flywheel Ted Nugent.

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