Category Archives: Science

Sharks… with laser beams.

Drudge links to THIS article about the Chinese Army military laser now on display.  The article is pure trash. The comments are priceless. Commenter DYS wins the internet today for best only-nerds-will-get-this joke.

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UAE contributions to “science”

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning (in the loosest sense of the word) to build a colony on Mars. If it is anything at all like everything else built in the UAE, it will be built by Chinese and … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge “Science”

Look!  Robots! The story tells us that they now have robots that can serve us coffee.  Just like in the 1950’s.  Huzzahs!  

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Monkey parables

An odd coincidence happened to me recently.  On Friday afternoon, the boss brought up in a staff meeting the monkey parable/allegory/apocryphal story.  Some social scientists at a university conducted an experiment.  They put a bunch of monkeys in a room … Continue reading

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Russians going to the Moon… Some day

This article tells us of the ambitious Russian Space program attempting to do something so out there, so audacious, so resource intensive, and so unthinkably advanced, that the USA hasn’t even attempted it since we got bored with it half … Continue reading

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Pretend to be shocked: Homeopathy

Homeopathy:Homeopathy is an alternative medical practice in which extremely dilute amounts of certain natural substances [poisons] are used to treat various ailments. And …homeopathy is largely considered quackery. No scientific evidence supports its use; the theory of how homeopathy could … Continue reading

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AP: Be Affraid. Everyone is sick.

This story tells us that half of all Americans have diabetes or “pre-diabetes”.  Care to guess what “pre-diabetes” is?  It is NOT having diabetes.  Even though the number of diabetics patients in the USA has leveled off at 12-14%, the … Continue reading

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