Too Stupid for Words category archive
Rocky Mountain Mike creates a paean to Donald Trump’s strategy for combating sea level rise.
Julie Kim explores how “social” media enables frauds and scammers. An example:
More examples at the link.
It has always puzzled me–I know I’ve said this before–that persons will believe stuff they read on a computer screen when they wouldn’t believe the same stuff if it happened right before their lying’ eyse.
The slide back into the primordial ooze continues apace.
A Kansas man has asked an Iowa court to grant his motion for trial by combat so he can meet his ex-wife and her attorney “on the field of battle where (he) will rend their souls from their corporal (sic–ed.) bodies.”
More primordial ooze at the link.
When we go out to a meal, I often see a group of persons sitting around a table, all of them buried in their “devices.” I can’t help but wonder, why did they even bother?
You have likely seen or read of Donald Trump’s recent–and absurdly baseless–rants on how many flushes low-flow toilets require. Celia Rivenbark tries to figure out this obsession. A snippet; follow the link for the complete article:
Heaven forbid that professionals should receive remuneration for practicing their profession.
Where oh where is my fainting couch?
. . . dumb people.
Using emergency-room data gathered from 100 hospitals by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the authors identified 2,501 patients who suffered head or neck injuries as a result of cell phone use between January 1998 and December 2017.
Extrapolating from that sample, the researchers estimated that at least 76,000 such injuries had occurred nationwide during the 20-year period — with more than 9,000 cases a year in 2016 and 2017, the most recent years available.
The moral of the story is, “Look where you’re going.”
(Details at the link.)