2014.04.22 Bazza O'Farrell, Nifty Nev and Son of Bruce
NSW political deaths, ANZAC Day and Science
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Two political deaths in NSW this week, Bazz O'Farrell and Nifty Nev.
Fat man with a beard - both Harry Halibut and Barry O'Farrell devilishly handsome.
Is 1959 Grange any good?
Queensland Govt polling residents about budgetary issues.
Cruise ship terminal at The Spit.
Angry Anderson's grand-daughter Tiffany (or Brandi) - and her tattoos.
Son of Bruce.
Lifesavers and life guards.
Nifty dead - Balmain boys do cry now.
Malcolm Turnbull before he went full Tory.
NSW politics = foetid ooze.
Lulworth House, Elizabeth Bay.
Dementia's apparent bias towards higher socio-economic groups.
West Australia should secede - seriously, just go.
High speed rail.
Sydney Airport's first right of refusal to operate.
Poorly defined secular virtue.
Gallipoli, the movie.
Australia needs icons?
Jingoism, flag-draped youths.
Southern Cross tattoos.
Political shift in the West.
Rupert's gift to the world - xenophobia, prejudice, racism - Fox, News of the World, Australian newspapers.
On the Psychology of Military Incompetence.
BBC's World War One website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww1.
99 years ago was the first use of chlorine gas on a battlefield.
Televising the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
The problems of Big Science.
Commercial interests, ethics, giant studies, pop-up fake journals, etc etc.
"We've arranged a global civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces." (see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pysBRFlln0 ).
SPORT SPORT SPORT!!!
Red Bull, the brand.
Red Bull's life-threatening sports sponsorship.
It's not gravity that kills you, it's the ground.
Crucifixion in the Philippines.
Mandates and Womandates.
(not necessarily in that order)