Tag: You have Got to be Joking!

Another Helping Of Soylent Green, Anyone..?

Taxing meat to simultaneously tackle climate change and improve global health would be far less unpalatable than governments think, according to new research. Oh, really? The research, from the international affairs thinktank Chatham House and Glasgow University, involved surveys and…

“What Are You Rebelling Against?”

“Skateboarder stoppers, man…” A battle of wills is being played out on Bristol’s ledges and benches. Skatestoppers – or “skater-haters”, as they are sometimes called – are metallic knobs attached to a city’s street furniture to prevent skateboarders from using…

Space Cadet Comments On Space Race…

Jess Zimmerman on hidden (space)agendas: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is the latest tech billionaire to invest his money in spaceships: on Tuesday, he debuted his space travel company Blue Origin’s newest rocket. Well, hurrah, right? Who doesn’t love spaceships? Why…

Orphans of Irony

  Tourists pack out the beaches at Benidorm. The city has now applied to the UN to be declared a World Heritage Site, alongside the Grand Canyon and the Great Wall of China The mind boggles; it truly does! The…