I got a link from Sensible Erection (NSFW) a “smart” collaborative blog with a porn bent that I’ve read for ages. It’s primarily a video link to a talk made by Phil Plait about how Skeptics should try to not be dicks about their cause. More behind the cut.
from garrity (mostly a locked LJ, unfortunately for you)
Very cool. Apparently a dust derived from pig can stimulate body part regrowth. Still in planning/testing, it’s being tested with a veteran who needs to grow a finger.
The other point I wanted to make about fat/fit/health/medicine is that we have now achieved the status, in U.S. medicine at least, of turning medicine into a technical support interaction. In this kind of interaction, because it is statistically sensible to do so, (wherein 95% – 99% of all complainants can have their health concerns [...]
After doing a lot of fat activist blogosphere reading, joining the Big Fat Blog (ain’t commented yet, though) with full disclosure as to my relationship with Hanne Blank, the great evil-doer of the Fickle Finger of Fat blog, and of course being and staying on course for increasing my own personal level of fitness-related activities [...]