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Category: Amusing

Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign »

Those of us who are fond of reality make the mistake of using logic and reason to deal with religious nutters in an attempt to show them their conclusions are flawed.  (We use the term “flawed” because it’s impolite to use the more accurate term: “fucking stupid.”)  We can be persuaded by logic and reason, […]

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How to Do a News Clip »

Hat Tip: Hayden Black of the very funny Goodnight Burbank.

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Some Things Are Universal »

Bobby McFarrin demonstrates that the pentatonic scale is a universal constant.

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Why Terrorists Don’t Drive VWs »

Here’s a commercial you’ll never see on American TV.

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Tim Hawkins – The Government Can »

This video is getting sent all over the place.  It’s already more popular than Sex With Ducks. This guy isn’t a one hit wonder; he’s done quite a few very funny, well done parodies. You won’t fully appreciate the next one unless you’ve heard the original.  Not only is Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus Take The Wheel”  […]

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More smoking restrictions »

Minnesota is really going overboard with their smoking restrictions. H/T to the always entertaining Fail Blog.

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Understanding Astronomical Distances »

It’s difficult for the human brain to comprehend the extreme distances in astronomy.  Can you really envision a light year?  How about the difference between a hundred light years and fifty parsecs? This video, by George Hrab, should help clarify things, and make it easier for you to understand astronomical distances.

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