Do you have the right to know if your food is Genetically Modified?

If you live in the United States, right now you do NOT have any way of knowing whether the food you buy contains genetically modified organisms (GMOs).  These are plants or animals whose DNA has been manipulated in a way that does not occur naturally, usually combining genes from two or more species.  More than … Continue reading Do you have the right to know if your food is Genetically Modified?

Why my child is not allowed to watch Teletubbies

Attention, readers: The tone of this article is exaggerated for humor value.  Although it does describe a potentially serious side-effect of watching a program that I personally find unbearably irritating, not every detail is intended literally.  If you feel angry after reading it, please take a deep breath and step away from the screen. Comments … Continue reading Why my child is not allowed to watch Teletubbies

When Robots Comment on Your Blog

Sigh.  First robots were writing news broadcasts and e-mailing them to me.  Then robots started writing blogs and trackbacking to mine.  Now robots are posting comments here.  For example, here's one that just arrived, theoretically responding to my electric kettle article, from a robot named Woumesque: While a overwhelming seroquel 150mg to bottom of theyd … Continue reading When Robots Comment on Your Blog