Things banned by the Bible punishable by death

76 things banned in the Bible, most of which are punishable by death
Xeni Jardin, boingboing.net

An oldie but good­ie single-purpose Tum­blr list­ing things banned in Leviti­cus, the banny-est of all scrip­tures. The sex stuff you can imag­ine (no bonk­ing ani­mals, dudes if you are a dude, divorcées, your grand­moth­er, or your own chil­dren…

RT @BoingBoing: According to the Bible, trimming your beard, getting tattoos, eating fat, or “mixing fabrics”—all majorly bad. http://flip.it/WZQyA http://flip.it/EL1oD

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Breast cancer exploitation and the pink nausea

Possibly the worst example of “pink nausea” and breast cancer exploitation ever
Xeni Jardin, boingboing.net

As I said to can­cer pals on Twit­ter ear­li­er today, if my loved ones arrange a funer­al for me where every­one is dressed like this, I swear unto you that I will come back from the dead and stab every­one in the face. (via @reground­ing)

Possibly the worst example of “pink nausea” and breast cancer exploitation ever – Boing Boing http://flip.it/h40LI http://flip.it/rJ9sX

Why you do not need to be irradiated by airport security

For those about to opt-out: a TSA scanning machine cheat-sheet
Xeni Jardin, boingboing.net

As Cory notes in this pre-Thanksgiving trav­el day post, some trav­el­ers in Amer­i­ca will be opt­ing out of scan­ning machines in TSA lines for pri­va­cy con­cerns, or for health and safe­ty rea­sons. I want­ed to post a reminder, how­ev­er, tha…

RT @xeni: For those about to opt-out: Not all TSA “Full Body Scanners” are created equal. Cheatsheet to take with you to airport. http://flip.it/E49SU http://flip.it/Y0nBg

The long term side effects of cancer treatment: chemo brain

New evidence of ‘chemo brain’ proves cognitive damage from cancer treatment isn’t ‘all in your head’
Xeni Jardin, boingboing.net

Can­cer sur­vivors every­where are nod­ding in agree­ment today: “chemo brain” is real, as those of us who have expe­ri­enced the cog­ni­tive dam­age asso­ci­at­ed with chemother­a­py already know. Mem­o­ry loss, prob­lems with con­cen­tra­tion an…

RT @BoingBoing: New evidence of ‘chemo brain’ proves cognitive damage from cancer treatment isn’t ‘all in your head’ http://flip.it/CJqgW http://flip.it/gwGzJ

What jellyfish can teach us about immortality

Do jellyfish hold the secret to immortality, and a cure for cancer?
Xeni Jardin, boingboing.net

Nathaniel Rich on the so-called “immor­tal jel­ly­fish,” Tur­ri­top­sis dohrnii: “[It] seems able to sur­vive, and pro­lif­er­ate, in every ocean in the world. It is pos­si­ble to imag­ine a dis­tant future in which most other species of li…

RT @BoingBoing: Do jellyfish hold the secret to immortality, and a cure for cancer? http://flip.it/fq1YV http://flip.it/iF7pO