Antitobacco has proven that eugenics is not dead. It lives in numerous forms. The eugenicists are by now confident the smokers will soon be exterminated. This interesting piece notes other charming projects suggested in the "scientific literature." A "baby levy" has been proposed as a punishment upon parents who produce too many greenhouse-gas-producing offspring. The proceeds could help fund "sterilization procedures." There’s lots more: click the link below to learn of the blissful future planned for us by the "esteemed experts."
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."