The conceit of left and right

Consider the traditional political division between Left and Right.

What are the chances that one side is completely right about everything, and that the other side is completely wrong?  Any alien race being introduced to our polity for the first time would find this contention surprising.  After all, centuries of political history would have clearly shown that Read More

The Word From the Dark Side – October 17th, 2015


Brigitte Bardot before she was a crazy old cat woman (Cannes, 1953).  The original Retronaut site seems to have gone so I had to link to this one.  This set of photos reminds me of Tender Is The Night.

A regular collection of obscure news and outlandish opinion.

Japanese couple file suit over six month remarriage ban for women.  Interesting legal view on the paternity of the child, too.

Police take at least one and a half hours to respond to bank robbery in Nigeria.  I wonder why?  Hint: the robbers took their merry time.

Australia and New Zealand to bury the hatchet?   Read More