Having dragged myself out of bed at the rather late hour of 1030 and still working my way through a strong coffee that is scouring my intestines like a mouthful of Draino, I’m quite happy to announce I am vacillating in doing everything I need to do today, viz. washing, waxing legs, shopping, eating.
Starting with Language Log who has been unleashing dispassionate and comprehensive slaughter on the current pseudo-scienctific rubbish flying around the media lately on the emerging science of sex differences. This morning he is at it again with Gender myths: letting science mislead.
Back to Guangzhou: Q: Why 18,000 family members of Guangzhou subway staff get free ride? Lu Guanglin, the general manager of Guangzhou Subway Company: “That’s for anti-terror.”
North to Shanghai, where it is not a good time to be a corrupt political crony of former number 1 Jiang Zemin, or really to have anything to do with Chen Liangyu and the Shanghai Gang. China Digital Times 中国数字时代 has been covering it: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.
Finally, instead of a cute picture of a kitten after acres of severed limbs and human suffering I would be presenting in an impartial and balanced way if I was a Sunday newspaper, here is some geek humour from Popaghandi for geeks. If it doesn’t make you snort whatever you are eating up your nose, you are not a geek.