Category Archives: Science

Heat Wave Snobbery

I’ve been shocked to hear The Weather Network in Canada repeating the same dogma over the last few years. That is that a heat wave is defined to be at least 3 days in a row of temperatures above 32 … Continue reading

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I’m a Nerd

I’m a nerd, that’s the word, That says I’m smart you turd, Your insult now is blurred, This is the same as saying honky, I’d have said right up your donkey, That’s your ass, sasafrass, When you have power you … Continue reading

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Assigning IQs to Freud and Jung

Psychology has taken to assigning IQs to people who have never taken IQ tests. Einstein only garners an IQ of 160, thus we have to put up with an article every week that declares a kid “smarter than Einstein”. Who … Continue reading

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All Alien Spaceships

What can we say about alien spaceships that hasn’t already been speculated on? Well I just noticed two things that are the same with all alien encounters that are depicted on the screen. The aliens always have lights and some … Continue reading

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More Bad News for Edgar Rice Burroughs

Well actually the man is dead so it’s not that bad of news. I am just bothering to get around to attacking the foundations of his Tarzan series of books. Not because they are bad writing (although coincidences do abound … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Astronomy: Would Be Namers

We’ve all heard the story, pay a small price and you can name a star that will be filed by a company. The only problem with this is that professional astronomers do not accept these files. Paying a few bucks … Continue reading

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Never Trust Anyone Under 30

Do you remember that old refrain, “Never trust anyone over 30”. Maybe you don’t but I’ll bet all baby boomers and some gen Xers (like me) certainly do. This is the credo that brought drug culture to a very large … Continue reading

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Making ‘Black MIDI’ White

Black MIDI is music, impossible to be played by human hands, on say a piano, because it is so note dense. Indeed the fact that it is so note dense means if these songs were written with normal music notation … Continue reading

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Marrying Smart Machines

Right away, I must tell you, this post is not about sexbots or any other possible way to have sex with electronics. I am only discussing a stratagem for dealing with the modern world. You know that line that everyone … Continue reading

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Future Shock or Enraging Bears

Future shock has long been the stuff of science fiction. I will not annoy you with ridiculous, cause-and-effect-ignoring time travel into the past. In this article we will only examine ignorant time travel where somehow the observer manages to ignore … Continue reading

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