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When Did the Daily Show Become Our Only Source of TV Journalism? on Oct 13, 2009 in MediaThe Daily Show presented one of their greatest segments last night as they skewered CNN’s journalistic standards related to coverage of the health care debate (and news coverage in general). Check out this great 12-minute video clip of the Dail...



UFOs exist. Here’s how to make your own. on Aug 10, 2009 in SkepticismEver wonder if UFOs really exist? I present to you proof that unidentified flying objects are, in fact, real. In fact, you can make your own at home! UFOs in New Jersey The Creation of the New Jersey UFOs (via: Bad Astronomy) Share this page:...



Future toys for big boys: the motorized, off-road powerboard on Aug 3, 2009 in TechnologyTalk about an extreme sport; check out this new motorized off-road skateboard—the Scarpar: I don’t even want to know what insurance rates for this thing are going to be… (via: Engadget) Share this page:...



Note to self: Cancel my swine flu party on Jun 30, 2009 in Media, ScienceYesterday the BBC reported that a crazy new trend is developing amongst people who think they are a lot smarter than science. Apparently this hot new craze is to hold “swine flu parties” whereby you and all your friends can infect each ot...



Who says I’m not the center of the universe? on Jun 17, 2009 in ScienceHere’s a treat to give you some perspective. Check out this great video showing you how big your are in the grand scheme of things: Share this page:...



Who says I’m not the center of the universe? on Jun 17, 2009 in ScienceHere’s a treat to give you some perspective. Check out this great video showing you how big your are in the grand scheme of things: Share this page:...