Who are they?
Jenny Turner looks inside the Institute of Ideas
, one of Britain's strangest think tanks, composed largely of entryist Trotskyites turned radical libertarians.
In the wake of Torchwood: Children of the Earth
(screening on BBC America
on the 20th for those in the US not inclined to muck about with the internets) critic Patrick West declares the British incapable of making decent television science fiction
Man accused of spiking child's juice
This cracks me up. Apparently a child wouldn't stop crying on an international flight. So a flight attendant took it upon himself to drug the child to get it to be quite. I can certainly sympathize with him. Yes I know it's serious, but it still cracks me up.
Have you seen spiked
spiked is a website for those who want to see some change in the real world as well as the virtual one. If you think that the power of the internet could be used for something more than shopping and pseudo-sex, get spiked.
Pretty lofty goals. What do you think? Their take on the European food problem seems sane, at least.