The Week’s Tweets (2010-06-13)

  • Apparently it would be a bad idea to wear Calvin Klein's "Obsession for Men" on safari. (Cue "cougar" jokes.) #
  • Just because teen sailor Abby Sunderland was found safe doesn't mean it's too late for you to judge her parents for letting her go at all. #
  • BP has 13 more chances to figure out how to do deepwater drilling in the Gulf. #
  • "Learnings"? #
  • RT @OnSafety: 41 people (13 kids) died in ATV incidents between May 25 and June 7. #
  • "[T]his so-called … 'worm-ball head cat’ was not the easiest thing in the world to handle." #
  • GOP Rep. Boehner wants a taxpayer-funded bailout for BP: #
  • Teen circumnavigator "rolled," lost her mast-but seems to be okay! #
  • carol #
  • Would-be youngest circumnavigator has gone missing after sending out distress signals in the Indian Ocean. #
  • Kool hwip. #
  • Shorter Caitlin Flanagan: "made-up trend toward [teen] hookups explained by a made-up trend toward binge drinking!" #
  • Ex-professor talks to only student he ever busted for plagiarism. #
  • Congrats to Rush Limbaugh on his fourth-but no less "traditional"-marriage! #
  • Sorry Orly Taitz lost in CA, but looking forward to campaign of anti-flouridationist Sharron Angle in Nevada. #
  • The "energy" the Tea Party brought to NV primary will probably ensure Harry Reid keeps his seat this fall. #
  • Why so many doubt global warming? "The less you know about a subject, the less you believe there is to know in total." #
  • Could the "Just-World Fallacy" be at the heart of the resentment politics practiced by, e.g., the Tea Party? #
  • "U.S. soldiers approach Omaha Beach, their weapons wrapped in plastic to keep them dry, June 1944." #
  • Universities: to dist. yrselves frm used car dealers and credit card cos., put "total cost of degree" next to "cost per credit hour." #
  • Quoting Marvin Gaye in re: U. S. Grant. "I come up hard, but that's OK\Cause trouble man, don't get in my way." #

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