Cindy Gallop’s Online Effort to Promote ‘Real,’ Not Porn-Fed, Sex - (Sep 9) Ms. Gallop is taking it up a notch with MakeLoveNotPorn.tv, a kind of YouTube for the erotically unabashed. The site, just a few weeks old and still in beta, consists entirely of videos uploaded by real people having what might be called nonperformance-like sex. Galloping Pictures, Interesting People, Free Online, Fashion Founders, Galloping Online, Dr. Who, Wrote Cindy Galloping, Daily Style, Makelovenotporn Tv
What’s So Bad About a Boy Who Wants to Wear a Dress? - Thought-provoking NYT article about gender expression and early childhood development (and how parents deal). No matter your take on the issue, it's a perspective worth reading about.
The End of Courtship? - Instead of dinner-and-a-movie, which seems as obsolete as a rotary phone, they rendezvous over phone texts, Facebook posts, instant messages and other “non-dates” that are leaving a generation confused about how to land a boyfriend or girlfriend.
Tiny patterns cut into this narrow copper strip filter microwaves. This new, simple technology makes it possible to take digital pictures faster, with less computer time required. And it could be used to help make airport scanners smarter, faster and cheaper. Credit: J. Hunt/Duke
The Touch-Screen Generation - Hanna Rosin - The Atlantic: Young children—even toddlers—are spending more and more time with digital technology. Thousands of apps appealing to kids just out of diapers are now released every year. Should parents recoil or rejoice? An examination of what tablets and smartphones are doing to young children’s brains. #Technology #Kids #Parenting
No One is Born Gay (or Straight): Here Are 5 Reasons Why | Social (In)Queery. "Ultimately, the terms set forward in the public debate about this subject–biology versus “choice”–are quite limited, mainly because “choice” is not the most useful term for describing all of the possibilities that sit apart from biology.