California foie gras

According to a news article I read this morning, foie gras will be banned in California as of July 1. The practice of force-feeding ducks to fatten their livers has been deemed to be too inhumane.

According to a news article I read this morning, foie gras will be banned in California as of July 1. The practice of force-feeding ducks to fatten their livers has been deemed to be too inhumane. Continue reading “California foie gras”

Online news, idiotic comments

I wrote a set of filters that could be plugged into Adblock Plus in my web browser, preventing comment sections from appearing on the websites of many major newspapers. Recently I upgraded to a new computer without first copying the filters, and I appreciated anew how sane they’ve kept me.

The worst part of reading the news online is I find myself getting sucked into reading the idiotic comments that accompany nearly every article at every major new site. Continue reading “Online news, idiotic comments”