1/ Financial advisers are paid a lot of money to ask people two basic questions: How much of your current salary will you need in retirement? What is your risk attitude on a seven-point scale. Not only are these questions actually easy to answer and the resulting trade-offs easy to manage, but the questions are actually the wrong ones to ask.
2/ Alabama's dangerous anti-immigration law.
3/ The dangerous psychology of factory farming.
4/ The 60w light bulb finally dies in Europe. Yay!
5/ Smartphone apps that can save fuel.
6/ Are South Africa politicians more likely to respond to constituents whose names imply they belong to the same ethnic group as themselves?
7/ Raising atheists. Then they can go on a national register like the one for sex offenders. (Ha. Please proudly add me to the register). Or use the below advice to ensure your child does not become an atheist.