Thursday, February 13, 2014

Six of the Best 419

An independent Scotland would be better off using the pound without permission, argues the Adam Smith Institute.

Women You Should Know tells us that the little girl from this widely retweeted 1981 Lego advertisement has grown up and has something to say: "Doctor kits used to be for all children, but now they are on the boys’ aisle. I simply believe that they should be marketed to all children again, and the same with LEGOs and other toys."

Wembley Matters on how an Oxford college destroyed a pop-up library and dumped the books.

Two psychiatrists debate whether attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is best understood as a cultural construct in the British Journal of Psychiatry.

A Political Refugee from the Global Village has been reading Greenmantle by John Buchan.

"Nearly twenty years have passed since my first encounter with the brown hare but it was with those memories fresh in my mind that I returned to those very same fields to see if I could relive that experience. Sadly – as is the case with many of a farmland species – the hares appeared to be no more." Lee Connor calls for a close season for the shooting of hares.

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