Words Fail Me category archive
When I was in college, I had no interest in joining a fraternity.
I could get drunk quite nicely on my own without having to pay dues to do so.
Headlines I never would have predicted, episode one.
Raw Story reports; follow the link for more.
Americans were easily suckered by Russian propaganda in the 2016 election, allowing themselves to be duped by trolls much more frequently than Europeans, reports the Daily Beast in a new piece that analyzes how the output of Kremlin troll farms was received.
The Russian propaganda was “nine times more effective than its disinformation in Russian,” the report says, because Russians are smarter about identifying it.
Americans will believe stuff they read on Facebook and Twitter when they wouldn’t believe the same stuff if they watched the hand of God descend from the sky to write it on a stone tablet with His own finger.
We are a society of stupid.
Officials have begun replacing the traditional clocks with digital ones as children have been unable to tell the correct time on analog clocks, The Telegraph reports.
More at the link.
A couple buys a home and discovers that automobile battery casings have been used in the fill for the property.*
Automobile batteries contain lead.
I really don’t have anything constructive or creative or clever to say about this, other than that it’s just too despicable for words.
*One suspects that this is recycling that Scott Pruitt would find laudatory.