THAT’S NO SQUID…

So apparently I missed out on this, because none of my friends are stupid enough to believe it, but there's an image that's been making the rounds on social media, having been re-tweeted and shared by over 500,000 people.  Here is that image. The headline that accompanied it says "Giant Squid Discovered On California Coast... Continue Reading →

GO AND BE SKINNY SOMEWHERE ELSE

I go to the gym a lot.  When I say "gym," I mean a climbing gym because that's more awesome than what you mean by "gym." Regardless of where you go to get your swell on, there are probably all shapes and sizes of humans there, from giant marine mammals on legs who'll cancel their... Continue Reading →

PIZZA ≠ VEGETABLE

Back in November, Congress declared that pizza was a vegetable in a funding bill that addressed subsidization of school lunches.  A rider to the bill stipulated that ice cream counts as a calcium supplement and that a jar of bacon fat is now defined as a protein shake. At least I think that's what happened.... Continue Reading →

NUMBER ONE THREAT TO AMERICA: MORE COFFEE

Earlier this month, Starbucks released the Trenta in stores across the country.  The Trenta is a 31-ounce cup of coffee, only for use in their iced drinks.  They've been testing it since last January, and apparently it's doing well enough to implement.  The main objection that most people seem to have, and I do not... Continue Reading →

KEEPING MURDER IN PERSPECTIVE

I'm assuming you've heard of Terry Jones.  He's a pastor for the Christian Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida, and in the summer of last year he threatened to burn a bunch of Korans on the anniversary of the 9/11/01 attacks.  Not surprisingly, the world exploded in righteous outrage at the blatant and ignorant... Continue Reading →

A CONVERSATION BETWEEN TWO SCIENTISTS

Picture the scene.  Two scientists are sitting in a room together, excited about the finalization of plans to explore previously uncharted territory in the solar system.  This mission will be unique, and will take just one more slice off of the massive chunk of ignorance that looms around us. But the scientists are troubled.  They're... Continue Reading →

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