As J. Clifford noted earlier today, the school board in the tiny community of Strong, Maine put a teacher on a 21-day leave because that teacher had… … recently taken a plane flight to Dallas, Texas for an educational conference. Yes, that’s all. Because the
Fact Check: Are you 3 times more likely to get a virus from a church website than from a pornography website?
A graphic from the Did You Know? Blog is making its way around atheist and secular pages on Facebook. It claims that “You are 3 times more likely to get a virus from a church website than you are from a pornography website”: Unfortunately, the
Every time I get a paper cut on my hands, I’m at risk of dying from an infection that progresses to gangrene. I don’t respond, however, by taking a constant regimen of antibiotics, just in case I get a paper cut. My body’s semipermeable borders put me at risk, but I’m okay with that.
If you’re worried about swine flu killing you, then the rational thing to do seems to be to keep your face mask off, and get sick with this virus as soon as you can, before it has the chance to mutate into something nastier.
It was the first part in a larger research project, designed to find ways to fight the spread of germs… with handy dandy Lysol products.