Path uploads your entire iPhone address book to its servers
Upon inspecting closer, I noticed that my entire address book (including full names, emails and phone numbers) was being sent as a plist to Path. Now I don’t remember having given permission to Path to access my address book and send its contents to its servers, so I created a completely new “Path” and repeated the experiment and I got the same result – my address book was in Path’s hands.
Domestic violence blighted my home. That’s why I support Refuge | Patrick Stewart | Comment is free | The Guardian
Patrick Stewart's very moving article on domestic violence.
The Fireplace Delusion : Sam Harris
The case against burning wood is every bit as clear as the case against smoking cigarettes. Indeed, it is even clearer, because when you light a fire, you needlessly poison the air that everyone around you for miles must breathe. Even if you reject every intrusion of the “nanny state,” you should agree that the recreational burning of wood is unethical and should be illegal, especially in urban areas.
Men Don’t Tell | MetaFilter
Goddamn, Metafilter, sometimes you depress me.
This Is What A Scientist Looks Like
Change the perception of who and what a scientist is or isn't.