Archive for June, 2010

Understanding The Nanny Mindset »

Over on the Skeptics Guide To the Universe forums someone started a thread about Cigars, asking for advice on picking a nice cigar without spending too much. It didn’t take long for the Nicotine Nazi/Nannies to show up, whining about, well, everything.  We asked them to take it elsewhere – we just wanted to have […]

Geek Test »

If you get this joke in three seconds or less you are a Geek. If you get this joke in three seconds or less you are an Über Geek. If you looked at the “Ü” character and thought “I know the alt/numpad combination to generate that without looking up an ASCII chart” you are a […]

Why a Duck? »

While sitting in the bathroom, reading one of those insipid Sunday paper magazines, I saw a text heavy ad about a cure for tinnitus, an incessant ringing or buzzing in the ear.  I’ve never had it, (although I’ve experienced the symptoms temporarily after too-loud concerts or shooting off an excessive amount of fireworks) but for […]