Thursday

1. Indeed:

2. Have we had this one already?

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/05/18/climate-skeptic-professor-peter-ridd-fired-for-his-views-by-james-cook-university-jcu/

3. Note to astronauts: check gear BEFORE spacewalk:

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/05/22/astronaut_took_camera_on_spacewalk_but_forgot_sd_card/

4. Another in the “take him out and beat him to a pulp” series:

http://voxday.blogspot.co.uk/2018/05/the-leopard-and-chickenhawk.html

5. More deja vu – have we run this one yet?

https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/car-design/a20747250/i-actually-understand-the-motivation-behind-this-truck-sedan-abomination/

https://jalopnik.com/the-aznom-atulux-is-a-300-000-ram-truck-turned-sedan-f-1826140573

It’s what happens when car companies try to make hybrids.

6. Lastly, from Rossa’s mother, who writes, “Interesting that the tribunal chairman was a woman and had plenty to say about her!! These really are the sort of women who give the good ones a bad name, bit like women pilots and drivers!!”:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5760163/Met-police-chief-inspector-wins-sexism-case-against-female-senior-colleague.html

[H/T Chuckles and haiku as well]

4 comments for “Thursday

  1. dearieme
    May 24, 2018 at 11:04

    #1 is plagiarised from Clockwise, isn’t it? (Michael Frayn)

  2. May 24, 2018 at 14:16

    870,000 squids coerced from taxpayers pockets to pay for a female copper’s harrassment.

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