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ben goldacre
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What we’re seeing in Gaza isn’t a strange new problem. Armies are expected to distinguish military and civilians. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distincti…
Basic principles of war: distinction between civilian and military people en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distincti… Proportionality en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proportio…
tweeting the body count in israel and gaza seems to bring out some pretty heartless and insightless people.
Haunting data vis from Washington Post. 795 Palestinian civilians murdered, 225 of them children, 7 Israelis. washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special…
Drug testing on the homeless medium.com/matter/did-big… “All in the past” said Stephen Whitehead of @ABPI_UK #BadPharma badscience.net/2012/10/the-ab…
The prevalence of hepatitis c among injecting drug users really is phenomenal RT @PHE_uk: pic.twitter.com/srUUxToTbo
RT @usociety: discover what gives life satisfaction goo.gl/wycaVU <-- Is it “thinking of obvious confounders in studies like this”?
Social plausibilty to be fair is the key entrance criteria for politics.
David Tredinnick on @JuliaHB1 just now. As I’ve always found when with him, alongside the silliness, he is truly charming and lovely.
1500 new homes for London families? No thanks, I'm alright jack, say local residents with homes already RT @dlknowles eastlondonadvertiser.co.uk/news/politics/…
RT @xtophercook: "He was shocked to discover the literacy standard of 50 per cent of the children was below average“ thetimes.co.uk/tto/magazine/a…
As Israel tragically slaughters civilians and children it's worth rewatching this BBC documentary "Birth of Israel” youtu.be/4X4JCPckWgY
Read this IDF statement on UN school being hit: pic.twitter.com/1TG1SjSZlG Then watch this video of the aftermath: itv.com/news/2014-07-2…
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This wireless module for LittleBits opens up an amazing world of easy diy internet of things things gizmodo.com/littlebits-now…
Proof that cats have been walking across things that people are trying to read since the 15th century: pic.twitter.com/NSjMzFgcXV
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What did the humanitarian ceasefire look like in Israel and the #Gaza Strip? pic.twitter.com/7LvDXtdghz
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If you open a lot of links while using twitter on android, Javelin browser is great, loads them in the background play.google.com/store/apps/det…
Residents view of lovely Didcot power station being demolished at 430 this morning (fast forward 80secs) youtu.be/wpZqN-orAjk
The catastrophe befalling Gaza stems from the refusal of Israel to negotiate in good faith econ.st/1jZ74Km pic.twitter.com/YSIdSSzpoP
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wise words RT @marstrina: sign says "you don't get peace & safety with occupation siege & bloodshed" demo in Tel Aviv pic.twitter.com/SFKEJBDWBX
Don't like the science? Sack the scientist. @Greenpeace show they're as bad as the toddlers who sacked @ProfDavidNutt theguardian.com/science/politi…
Greenpeace don't like the scientific evidence on GM so they're.. trying to get the EU Science Advisor role abolished. newscientist.com/article/dn2595…
fun tho it is, i'd rather not let actual babies play with my casio sk1. what's the best modern equivalent? a toy keyboard, with sampler?
Shame on u @Greenpeace trying to get th post of EUChiefScienceAdvisr abolished because u don't like th evidence on GM corporateeurope.org/power-lobbies/…