Regular NFL refs are back; agree to 8 year deal
Thank you baby jesus. Oh, and Ed Hochuli is a boss.
NYC schools give out morning-after pills to students — without telling parents
Holy fuck. I think I had heard at some point about schools referring teens to clinics where they could get birth control without being required to inform parents, but this shit’s crazy. Gives me chills as a parent who has produced female offspring. Birth control is crazy enough, but the morning after pill is a free pass to fuck whoever whenever they want with only a walk of shame to the nurse’s office as a consequence.
More authority equals less stress
I don’t know how credible the study itself is, but its an interesting theory. Makes sense in many ways. I think in a lot of ways authority is a kind of freedom. Your choices have more weight, but they’re your choices. Also think about it in the context of the successfully self employed; they have achieved authority over both aspects of their life. The one frees the other.
Bill Nye is still the science guy
I don’t honestly know what he’s been up to since I used to watch him on PBS, but I love the strong passionate stance he takes here on an issue he cares about. It’s extremely common for public figures to take the easy way and travel a middle road that you know is not how they really feel.
Teacher who wrote lyrics for school lunch video says national media missed the message
The nutritional profile of school lunches are shit because of the utter fucking disgrace that is the food pyramid, and other government pushed donkey shit. Awareness is a good start, and the importance of protein can’t be stressed enough.
The Post-Apocalyptic Tech Scene
An interested read. The post apocalyptic idea is insightful, but I don’t like the socialist tone of the rest of the article.