It’s a busy day for me today, but hopefully these links will tide you over…
‘Low-carb burgers’ are wrapped in lettuce. The American burger chains Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. are introducing these. Cool, but did it have to be iceberg lettuce?
Hippies whining about the Atkins diet. The diet may prevent obesity, diabetes and related diseases, but we’ve got spotted owls to save here!
Five geek social fallacies. “Within the constellation of allied hobbies and subcultures collectively known as geekdom, one finds many social groups bent under a crushing burden of dysfunction, social drama, and general interpersonal wack-ness. It is my opinion that many of these never-ending crises are sparked off by an assortment of pernicious social fallacies — ideas about human interaction which spur their holders to do terrible and stupid things to themselves and to each other.”
The most popular web page in Shelbyville. It’s for an organization called C.U.D.D.L.E., which is an acronym for Cousins United to Defeat Discriminating Laws through Education. In other words, a site about cousin marriage. Even if you find a topic a bit icky, they do have a useful chart that makes it easy to figure out what a “third cousin twice removed” is.