Archive for ‘Science’

February 20, 2019

One-Liner Wednesday — #5

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“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.”

― Mark Twain

 

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February 17, 2019

1990 vs 2018

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1990 Vs. 2018

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Actually, that only breaks the surface. Here’s a more comprehensive and terrifying list.

I say terrifying because by condensing all these disparate sources of stimulation, activity, and skill down to two thumbs and one screen, brains (and lives) have atrophied likewise. Sure, we’re evolving but in what direction?

When people express shock at my smartphone-less existence, I wipe it off their faces with one simple question.

“All this freedom you say your smartphone has given you, how have you been using it?”

February 16, 2019

“Giant Ice Disk” is just another name for February

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February 16, 2019

Chemist invented ibuprofen to cure his hangover

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Dr Stewart Adams

Ever have to report to work with a raging hangover pounding in your head? Dr. Stewart Adams was due to give a speech that way so he popped 600 mg of his own invention and the rest is history. 

Dr. Adams passed last month. Let us all bow our pain-free heads in silent thanks, then test that stuff on vodka tonics.

February 16, 2019

Astronaut trivial pursuit

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Hint: You will lose. Accept it and move on.

February 13, 2019

Ever wanted to see air?

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You know you have. Go to Simscale.com and try not to spend hours staring at buildings being hit by hurricanes.

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February 10, 2019

I am not soothed

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Come on, guys, you’re scientists, you can do better. This just makes me check nervously around me for other signs of an earthquake.

February 4, 2019

Chilly!

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And while we’re at it, corporate America, let’s discuss the fact that you pay almost zero taxes on all your planet-destroying shenanigans….

 

February 3, 2019

Don’t fuck with a geologist

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They rolled a rock behind her car as revenge to block her in. “Asshat neighbors, say hello to my little auto-chipper!”

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January 27, 2019

Mental break from the headlines, y’all

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Daily Dose of Internet is random, eclectic, and highly addictive. You’ve been warned.