How Nuclear Radiation Can Change Our Race
. The excellent Modern Mechanix
brings us Mechanix Illustrated's uninformed 1953 article on the effects of nuclear fallout.
But why, then, don't we have our superintelligent bobblehead beagles?
They don't smoke marijuana in Muskogee, but my fellow Okies have given LSD to their elephants, all in the name of SCIENCE! — The Top 20 Most Bizarre Experiments of All Time [more inside]
, age 16, took a year off school to build websites and futter about on the Internet. When animal rights
campaigners waged a series of protests against a new biomedical research lab
being constructed at Oxford University - with the extremist group Animal Liberation Front
threatening buildings, students and staff as "legitimate targets" - Laurie decided to form Pro-Test,
an organisation in support of animal testing, and stage a counterdemonstration to the monthly anti-testing demo at Oxford.
The result: On 25 February, at least 700 protestors, eminent scientists
, politicians, and students
showed up. So did the media
Adopt an Ex-Lab Experiment Monkey
(British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) is sponsoring an adoption program to help care for some 50 macaques that had been owned by a lab in Thailand to be used for scientific experiments. After some publicity, they were pressured into releasing the little monkeys just prior to their last experiment that would have killed them all.