A very disturbing look at the pork industry: There’s too much to quote a small item. It’s all very important and revealing. Go read it even if you don’t eat pork. And I agree with the final sentiment. Wholeheartedly, in fact.
Oh dear me! A news station wanted to run a story about Krispy Kreme’s new wheat doughnuts. Instead of going to the company’s site to grab an image for use on the air, someone apparently did a quick web search and grabbed the first related visual they found. Unfortunately for them and for the news station, that image had been modified and included a rather funny yet inappropriate slogan for the new product. Go take a look—both the video of the broadcast and a copy of the image are available. You’ll see why someone should have been more observant.
Carnival of the Godless #62 is the infidels’ delightful celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Good stuff, Maynard.
Don’t miss Birds in the News 75 (v3n2). There are several beautiful photographs and a whole lotta avian news from around the planet.
Carnival of the Cats celebrates its third anniversary with the 156th edition. Although I missed participating in this one due to a full weekend away from the ‘puter, I highly recommend you visit for a wonderfully full salute to all things feline. And while you’re on a cat kick, be sure to stalk your way over to Weekend Cat Blogging #93 for a kitty celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.
There’s a healthy dose of credulity at Skeptics’ Circle #56. A little critical thinking and use of reason never hurt anyone…much…so fill up your tank with skepticism.