Tag: moan

Use primary sources

It turns out there is little more likely to galvanise me to action than a bunch of people doing the intellectual equivalent of moaning about the long toilet queues without actually checking the cubicles. Life timestamp reminder: you’d just listened to Dangerous by Milo Y. 

Please stop misusing the word ‘survivor’

If we could please limit the use of the word ‘survivor’ to circumstances in which there was a reasonably high and realistic chance of your death, that would be great. Kthxbye.

Attention-hungry child makes up song about immigration

You know a group of children are playing, then some new kid comes along behaving badly, but getting all the attention? And then when the other children start behaving even more badly than the new kid so they can get attention again? “I respect Nigel Farage,” says George Osborne on BBC News

two silver fishes on round white ceramic plate

First rule of Corporate Club

First rule of Corporate Club: If you teach a man to fish, you’ve lost a customer.

Someone forgot that we’re supposed to be amazing.

Ambition, 1961 I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more important for the long-range exploration of space; ...

Did Madeliene McCann kill 100,00 Syrians and cover up the IPCC report?

Excuse the contentious headline, but contentious headlines grab attention. At least that’s what the press would have us believe. After 6 years of covering Madeliene McCann, the BBC Today programme is discussing if BuzzFeed is irresponsible for distracting people from ‘real news’.