Reading Time: 3 minutes The scientific horoscope this week will show you where the future of computers is headed, how to reduce plastic usage, and the latest news on climate change from the UN. Pisces Health will be on your mind, Pisces. You may feel fishy. Want some smart advice? Don’t get caught in the ever-growing net of pseudoscientific […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes In Oscar Wilde’s fabulously funny The Canterbury Ghost, an apparition haunting Canterbury Chase is both mortified and angry when the new owners of the property—American clergyman Hyram B. Otis and his family—flatly refuse to be fazed by his attempts to scare them. The ghost of Sir Simon de Canterville is particularly outraged by the clergyman’s […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Is the earth flat? Did God create the universe? These two worldviews are surprisingly similar. Let’s add 7 more similarities to the list.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Aquarius Someone close to you will someday have a xenotransplant. Perhaps the organ will be from a genetically-altered heart from a Sus domesticus? image by @krisroller Pisces You will amaze your coworker when you mention woolly mammoths lived during the time the pyramids were built. image by @worachatsodsri Aries Following up on that conversation with […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Attendance at Ark Encounter is picking up after a year lost to the pandemic. And for the first time all year, the numbers are finally higher than they were before the pandemic. Whether that translates to a boost in the local economy remains to be seen. Thanks to a public record request by local paleontologist Dan Phelps, we […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Why was Facebook down for several hours yesterday? Here’s a technical explanation from someone who would know: Later Monday, Santosh Janardhan, Facebook’s VP of infrastructure, released a statement about Facebook’s service interruption saying the company was “sorry for the inconvenience caused by today’s outage across our platforms.” Our engineering teams have learned that configuration changes […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute With astrologers claiming that “Mercury in retrograde” is to blame for all kinds of communication problems, including the recent glitch that broke Facebook, it’s only fair to ask people who agree to explain what the hell that phrase even means. Turns out their responses are as idiotic as you’d expect: Here’s the thing: While segments […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes During a planned virtual reading, Thomas John didn’t realize he was speaking to people working to expose him.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Ohio osteopath Sherri Tenpenny, who runs the misinformation course, has many conservative Christian ties.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This is some interesting research. There is a link to being a Brexiteer and being hesitant to take a Covid vaccine. But, even stronger than this correlation is the new agey sort of anti-vax stance so that Green Party members are even more likely. iNews reports: People who voted for Brexit are less enthusiastic about having a […]