Entries from March 2013

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Best Media Fool’s Day joke: Mumsnet runs Vajazzling course to empower women

So good I almost fell for it, the Mumsnet Academy course on vajazzling is my April Fool’s Day tip for best media prank. Sadly, as April 1 is a bank holiday, it won’t get the – ahem – exposure it deserves. But here’s a thread on its very own forum of nearly 50 excited potential […]

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Oscar Pistorius: one mystery solved

There are many puzzles in the Oscar Pistorius did-he-murder-Reeva-Steenkamp-in-cold-blood-or-was-it-a-tragic-accident case – but one, at least, looks like it has a solution. Why, oh why, asked prosecutor Gerrie Nel, did tragic Reeva take her mobile phone into the toilet with her at 3am? Of course there is data to tell us. Research (or, ‘research’) by Sony […]