• Science Wins In Landmark Case

    A mother who has refused to consent to urgent cancer treatment for her seven year old son has had her decision overturned in court. Sally Roberts had sought to deny her son, Neon, radiotherapy as part of his treatment plan for a cancerous brain tumor on the grounds she considered it a danger to his long term future with …

  • UK Looses 4 Million Christians In 10 Years

    Last year was probably the last time the UK will ever see a full nationwide paper census. Last year’s census had the option to complete it online, one would imagine that in another 10 years online will be the only option. Developing, printing and mailing paper forms to every household in the land is getting expensive!  There has been …

  • Apple Finally Patents The Corner

    Well this is a bit of a stupid move by the US Patent and Trademark Office. For some inexplicable reason they have approved a patent application from Apple to protect the shape of the iPad. For those unfamiliar with an iPad – it’s a rectangle with rounded corners. The patent does not cover any of …

  • A Very American Defeat

    That photo says it all. The utter surrealism of a woman openly crying after Mitt Romney’s election night defeat, flanked by a man dressed as Captain America. The phrase ‘Only In America’ is used far too frequently, but this really is one of those cases. The election itself was a bit of a non-event, despite murmurs in some quarters about what …