THE OUTLAW

EIN ZUFÄLLIGER AKT DER GEWALT….

Ali Sonboly, is/was a 17-year-old Iranian/German citizen with obvious mental health issues, and was apparently obsessed by spree shootings. He had no visible links to ISIS, the Right Wing or any other political party or faction. From the available information, it appears that the teenager was extremely angry that as an Iranian with dual nationality, naturalised Germans did not ready accept him as a regular citizen of their country. His anger and frustration manifested itself in what was witnessed in […]

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THE HOST WITH THE MOST….

The lancet fluke Dicrocoelium dendriticum, forces its ant host to clamp itself to the tip of grass blades, where a grazing mammal might eat it. It’s in the fluke’s interest to get eaten, because only by getting into the gut of a sheep or some other grazer can it complete its life cycle. Another fluke, Euhaplorchis californiensis, causes it’s host fish to jump out of the water, greatly increasing the chance that wading birds will grab them. If you think […]

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STATES OF FEAR….

‘We branded people lunatics and locked them away’ The Horror of existence in Ireland’s old mental hospitals – where people slept three to a bed, and floors were covered in faeces – will be exposed in a new documentary to air tonight in Ireland. Campaigning journalist Mary Raftery, whose 1999 States of Fear documentary exposed widespread abuse in industrial schools, turned her attention to the mental health system for her new work, ‘Behind The Walls.’ Mary Frances Thérèse Raftery Calling […]

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