Basically, any dumbass with CAD software can throw together a concept of whatever deranged idea, and then I feel compelled to ruin it.
Remember four years ago when I wrote a blog about how space-based solar power is a terrible idea and won't work? Now, Engadget is reporting that China wants to do exactly what I was talking about in that post, which will still not be possible for the same reasons and because of science.
According to an article in The Telegraph, sundials are at risk of dying out. This will come as shocking news, no doubt, to anyone that thought sundials had already died out, which is everyone.
On January 5, 2011, I wrote the following: “Designer” is a dangerous term, because it usually means some crazy person with ridiculous ideas who then makes CAD drawings or actual mock-ups of his crazy ideas and yet, for some goddamn reason, I appear to be the only person to notice that said idea is crazy.... Continue Reading →
The idea of solar roadways has been around for a while, and I haven't said anything about it because I thought it was self-evident how stupid it was. I was wrong. The Indiegogo page raised $2.2 million and recently, prototypes have been built, to much applause from the environmentally-minded. So now, instead of just being a... Continue Reading →
This has come up before and never gotten a ton of mainstream attention, but I saw it again and thought I'd address it. WHAT IS IT? Breaking news: the Sun is really freaking bright. Like you cannot believe. In ideal conditions, the Sun is shining roughly 1050 watts on each and every square meter of ground.... Continue Reading →
Recently there was a schism on the internet between people about the color of a dress. That led to all kinds of scientific articles about how we perceive color differently, memes about white and gold things and black and blue things, and finally, eventually, this. That is from an article on LinkedIn, written by a woman... Continue Reading →
This is the Reverend Cedric Miller. He is one of the leaders of the Living Word Christian Fellowship, and he hates Facebook. So much, in fact that he's telling all the other church leaders to cancel their Facebook accounts or resign from the church. Why? Because it promotes marital infidelity. You see, Cedric provides marriage... Continue Reading →
A man named Joshua Kors wrote an article in the Huffington Post. It's called "Why I'm Returning My iMac." It turns out that the reason is that he's a slobbering moron. Let's journey through his reasoning. Turns out there's a video camera embedded in the screen, and before I could boot her up for the... Continue Reading →