What drowning really looks like.
How realistic is drowning when shown on TV? "It is not realistic at all. It was totally shocking. It wasn't clean or neat..."
Ice Cube, cultural juggernaut
"[Ice] Cube is making movies that show black folks as honest, hardworking, and valuing family, community, having a sense of humor, and not getting pulled down by the bullshit around you. He's making things he can show his kids that did not exist when he was a kid."
"Moose was still awaiting transfer when I got out. I bet he's the Chess Champion of Holman Prison by now."
Agricultural uses of Urine
I am am microbiologist who likes to garden... Here are a few possible ways to use pee in your garden or landscaping.
Matt on the SOPA/PIPA blackout
We are putting up a black interstitial about SOPA/PIPA for the next 24hrs or so. Matt explains the perils of SOPA and PIPA, and relates a tale about his own brush with DMCA bullying.
fish protection laws
"We hear loud and clear we need to fish less; discussions about how to fish, and who should be fishing, and who should own the right to fish, are so complex that people tune out, and then we no longer have the people running the policy...as is true across so much of our food system."