There's no confusion! We aim to implement fusion! It's a tougher catch than lightning in a bottle. But we can do it! We made the Blackbird and flew it, And we circumnavigated at full throttle. Yes, some are skeptical That our receptacle, For holy fire might be a mayonnaise jar. So we'll assure 'em, Our R&D is kosher […]
The blog Addiction Myth is devoted to a very out-of-the-mainstream proposition about medicine: that the entire concept of drug and alcohol addiction is a scam perpetrated by law enforcement, rehab groups, and the entertainment industry. By contrast, the United States Department of Health and Human Services is devoted to mainstream medical and scientific propositions It […]
Via one of my favorite science fiction authors, Michael Flynn: I have just one question: after you chop a mutineer up into infinitesimal pieces, don't you just end up with two mutineers? Hmmm. I suppose this would explain the origin of Joe-Jim Gregory.
Msgr. Falda: The language of the Necrogenomicon is arcane; its meaning recondite. If we give it, in its many variants, into the hands of the people, there's no telling what they may do with it! Bro. Laxman: But, with respect: it already resides in their hands, and hearts, and indeed in all parts of them. […]
It was a formidable task, but agitators or Alinskyites have finally managed to pit the workers against the founders: Continue reading….
While off to meander The vale of Neander I once took a gander at some lovely gal. Continue reading….
Bad news for the objectively anti-Neanderthal and anti-Denisovan bigots and others concerned about genetic variation among populations in the deep south of Georgia: some early hominid "species" may not be different species after all: Early, diverse fossils — those currently recognized as coming from distinct species like Homo habilis, Homo erectus and others — may […]
This weekend I talked about how Dr. Danielle N. Lee was called a whore by a marketeer from Biology-Online, and how Scientific American temporarily deleted her blog post about it. I used it as an opportunity to discuss bad crisis management (on the part of Scientific American) and the entitled marketeer mindset (on the part […]
It's time for the Popehat Signal. Today I light the signal to ask for help for a blogger who is being sued in federal court in Fort Worth for writing about and criticizing a thoroughly creepy AIDS denialist. By AIDS denialist, I mean someone who promotes the belief that HIV does not cause or lead […]
Why bother with artificial intelligence when we're still pretty incompetent with natural intelligence? And yet the fact that a venture is ill advised has never stopped us before. We aspire to control others without being able to control ourselves. We judge others more harshly than we judge ourselves. We take more readily than we give. […]