Category Archives: fun & curios

the debate we could’a had

Take Europe, for example They’re all sophisticated an’ enlightened’n stuff Awww, maaan… somebody needs to change either the debate format or the professional-wrestling format Then I might watch at least one of ‘em.

We. are. allll. gonna. die!

…again [A] rare ‘black moon’ is set to appear on Friday, and is, according to some, a sign that the end of the world is nigh. [story] As y’all know, I’m a big fan of end-of-the-world predictions, prob’ly ’cause they’ve all been wrong so far, and my viewpont has proven to be justified (a rare [...]

today’s career-limiting move

Al Jazeera journalist reporterette Dyin’, here, boss. I think she was cursin’-out one of the bodyguards, not a woman. No, this isn’t a KisP-quality in-depth rant analysis, but it just maaade my morning web-surfing safari. Schadenfreude is a petty but supremely entertaining sin. It’s also a reminder to us that, wherever we go, the mic [...]

Does this podium make me look short?

Awfergeezisfriggin… H> wants man-size and woman-size podiumsa? Not sure if this qualifies as affirmative-action politics or Procrustean politics. Hillary Clinton …, who is 5-foot-4, has apparently enlisted the help of a raised podium for the first presidential debate against Donald Trump, who is 6-foot-3, Monday night, photos of the two podiums show. [O]ne of the [...]

D’oh !

Trevor Noah, the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, accidentally destroyed the case for gun control during his show [when] he made fun of a Minnesota man fed up with Islamic terrorism. The target of Noah’s ire was an ice cream shop owner in a small town southeast of St. Cloud, Minnesota — the [...]

Don’t go there

Six years ago, in sci-fi movie years… Uhmm… NASA sent out a cryptic message, stating that there is “surprising activity” on Europa – the most well known of Jupiter’s 67 moons. … The space experts said in a statement announcing the event on Monday, to be broadcast live at 7PM UK time: “Astronomers will present [...]

today’s dramatic rescue

Perhaps we all could use a little good news for a change Hey, I mean, like, you know… duuuckliiings ~ story ~

line of the week

Trump walks on stage… It used to be cars were made in Flint, and you couldn’t drink the water in Mexico … Now, the cars are made in Mexico and you can’t drink the water in Flint. [story] *badump*dum* Yeah, Trump evidently has a wayyy better stable of writers than Hillary does. *heh* Let me [...]

Today’s Shirley

And the winner iiis… [tears-open envelope] …the DNCeee ! I know, my addiction to schadenfreude is deplorable. (What? Yeah, the writing quality is almost as funny.)

slow-weekend politicized science (part deux)

Yes, there will be even more math. This-week’s installment by Monckton: Diddling with the model’s hard-deck emissivity (or something). Okay, I know most folks won’t even try to follow this, but somebody might, and it deserves wide dissemination just in case that somebody can make a difference. If you’re unclear on any of the details, [...]