British retailer Marks & Spencer, in conjunction with Oxfam, have been doing a bit of research into clothes styling in relationships.
Among the findings was that, for the first few months (the honeymoon phase) of a relationship, you can pretty much get away with most things you’re wearing.
But after that, your partner will . . . → Read More: Wh/sWW – What is he/she Wearing on Wednesday?!?!
An article has surfaced this week about the relatively new SAMOA Airlines causing a big stir. They’ve now started charging passengers and their luggage purely and simply by the kilogram.
On one hand this could be a very sensible and logical move. After all, particularly on smaller aircraft, the cost of the flight and fuel . . . → Read More: Wednesday Weigh-In: Would you still come fly with me?
What’s important to you?
Tweet . . . → Read More: What’s important to you?
A headline recently caught my eye, ‘Watchdog approves 3-parent IVF babies’.
After giving myself a headache trying to visualize how 3 parent conception might work, I read further as you can from the following link:
Read here for the story
As even your lowliest geneticist will tell you, DNA (DeoxyRiboNucleic acid) is made up of . . . → Read More: This is my Dad, my Mum, and my other Mum…
Racism is racism, regardless of the race of the person who is the brunt of the racism. Isn’t it?
I opened my browser to see what was happening today when I saw this headline on news.com.au: The ten best Irish jokes on the internet.
Seriously? Irish jokes? And under the “travel news” header even.
Let’s . . . → Read More: Monomaniac Missive Morning
Whilst our resident goat has been doing a great job keeping this blog free of trolls, the rest of the internet hasn’t been so lucky.
Amongst others, the “Facebeef” group (headed by Tristan Barker) has been receiving a lot of media attention.
This discussion between Web 2.0 and the traditional media escalated to a . . . → Read More: Debate: Troll slaying
I know that many of you are, like me, concerned about the state of the environment today. Even before the Climate Change discussions, there has been much discussion of the impact humans on on the environment.
So, when we hear of yet another species which is close to extinction due to human action, that’s surely . . . → Read More: Extinction of a species
Last week, former Prime Minister Bob Hawke, and the former Queensland Premier Peter Beattie both called for the abolishment of States, in favour of larger local councils reporting directly to the federal government.
How do the Splatters feel about this? What issues do you see for and against the idea?
Have you heard about The Royal Prank?
Of course you have. By now it’s more famous than the shot heard ’round the world” because someone involved may have committed suicide.
Have you seen the global outrage about the death of a nurse that’s been attributed to the Royal Prank?
Have you seen the fallout that’s . . . → Read More: Some of these critics need to F’OF(F)
I read an article late last week about how Gen Y fail at house work. The comments sections quickly turned into one of those slanging matches between the various brigades of high horse cavalrymen, but it got me thinking. Happily, I’m on the cusp of Gen X and Gen Y (depending on who’s definition you . . . → Read More: Topics on Tuesday: Generation bashing