Holy wow, this is interesting and good. Size 6?! I haven't been a size 6 since elementary school!
The results are in! We had fewer than usual respondents to this one, but we did get 85 completed surveys. You may be surprised to note that the vast majority of people seem to be mostly satisfied with their jobs. As always, the gold is in the open-ended questions, so make sure you click the "View All" button after the open ended questions to read all the answers.
Tell me about your jerbs! This month's survey is all about jobs and career choices. If you are unemployed, no fear - you can still answer a decent amount of the questions. Just skip whatever doesn't pertain to you.
"Many of you know of the Bechdel Test for movies. I remember reading it and being surprised at how many movies fail the test ... there are three parts of the test ... there must be two women in the movie, they must talk to each other, about something other than a man. That's it. Yikes. I thought of that while watching this scene in Game of Thrones. How rare this was ... I propose a disability version of the test ... The Dave Test ..."
Hope no one's affected, but just in case:
A Canadian drug distributor has issued an urgent recall for Alysena-28 birth control pills.
Apotex says one batch of the Alysena-28 may contain two weeks of placebo sugar pills instead of one, adding the error can reduce the effectiveness of the pills and raises the possibility of unplanned pregnancy.
The code on the recalled packages is LF01899A. The bad packages were distributed in all provinces except Saskatchewan and Alberta.
A friend of mine suggested that I write something from my point of view because, surprisingly, I manage to give an outwards impression of having my shit together. I was shocked to hear this. And I find this comical, but I see her point. I’m functioning. I’ve adapted. I’m surprisingly okay. I think the medical term is “resilient”.
So, here it is.
Relavent to everyone's interests, I think.
Posting this for anyone with serious privacy/security concerns. "Skype constantly exposes your Internet address to the entire world, and ... there are now numerous free and commercial tools that can be used to link Skype user account names to numeric Internet addresses."
Results! Click above to see them. We have the world pretty well covered! At least one yipper has visited all 15 of the world's most visited cities and all of the listed recognizable landmarks except for the Easter Island statues. Yipcation to Easter Island!
Political and civilian reactions to the Tahrir Gang Rape cases from January. There's a "cousin" NYTimes article about the Muslim Brotherhood's stance on women, including the fact that they condone marital rape: "'If the husband] is to blame,' Mr. Abu Salama added, 'the wife] shares 30 percent or 40 percent of the fault.'"