Month: July 2005

PostSecret A very gothic, slightly horrendous site where people post in their secrets on the backs of postcards; most entries seem to be truly shameful things that you’d have difficulty admitting to your nearest and dearest, and all are presented in their own unique ways.

God, without the internet at home I’m getting really twitchy. It’s really doing my noggin in. Perhaps it’s associated with this; “According to Dr Judith Reisman, pornography affects the physical structure of your brain turning you into a porno-zombie. Porn, she says, is an “erototoxin”, producing an addictive “drug cocktail” of testosterone, oxytocin, dopamine and […]

Precrime Computer (Minus Precogs) Predicts Robbery: Science Fiction in the News: “Lt. James McLaughlin of the Yonkers, New York police department Technical Support unit used a computer to analyze patterns in robberies in southwest Yonkers. According to the computer’s analysis, there would be a robbery between 8 p.m. and midnight on Wednesday on South Broadway.‘He […]

The Policeman’s Blog Fantastic! The Copper’s Blog is the perfect balance between social comment, an insight into the bureacracy crippling our otherwise-promising police state and a good laugh too. (Proper blogging promised later, honest.)

Boing Boing: Four unusual neurological syndromes: “People with ‘Kluver-Bucy Syndrome’ try to put anything they can get their hands on into their mouths and will ‘typically attempt to have sexual intercourse with it.’ People with ‘Capgras’ Syndrome’ think everyone around them is an impostor. They feel like they are living in a real life version […]