Thursday, July 06, 2006

I Think Jackie's Rong

Simplified Spelling would get rid of a lot of inefficiency in our language. On the other hand, I'm for the metric system, too.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

This is Not Surprising

Fat people not more jolly, says study. "The study of more than 9,000 adults found that mood and anxiety disorders including depression were about 25 per cent more common in the obese people studied than in the non-obese. Substance abuse was an exception obese people were about 25 per cent less likely to abuse drugs or alcohol than slimmer participants. The results appear in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, being released on Monday. The lead author was Dr Gregory Simon, a researcher with Group Health Co-operative, large non-profit health plan in Seattle."


originally uploaded by chintanamin.
Actually, it's an ape, not a monkey. This is one of the Barbary Apes, which live atop the rock of Gibraltar. They are the only wild apes in Europe. If you look closely, you can see the adult cradling an extremely young baby.