Quickies: Oxygenating maxi pads, negging women in sports, and spitfires
- The century-old art of negging women in sports – “By winning the women’s national tennis championship from Miss Bjurstedt in the Thanksgiving Day tournament at the Long Beach, Cal, Mrs. May Sutton Bundy proved to doubters that a married woman can compete and hold her own in athletics…”
- Oxygenating maxi pads that claim to lighten skin tone are coming to the US – “When a Facebook commenter asked why a company that makes menstrual products has a man’s name, the co-founder replied, “A man should protect a woman, which most pads don’t do, but Tom does! ;)”” From Cerberus40.
- Court holds that bisexual asylum seeker isn’t actually bisexual, drawing withering dissent – “On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit issued an outrageous decision, holding that a bisexual Jamaican asylum-seeker isn’t actually bisexual and can thus be deported back to Jamaica. The three-judge panel’s reasoning is profoundly flawed and rather offensive, and betrays a profound skepticism toward the legitimacy of bisexuality itself.” From Dan.
- The spitfire’s fatal flaw – And how a woman engineer cleverly fixed it! From Buzz Parsec.
- Cute Animal Friday! The sound of baby sloths is the cutest sound. And check out this lynx kitten who looks like he’s smiling all the time.