The Toronto Star reports that a team of researchers led by a professor from a school of psychology spent several years monitoring emergency room patients to determine whether a full moon causes anxiety attacks or other psychological issues. From the article:… Read More ›
Month: November 2012
Google Android App Ensures Grinch Can’t Steal Christmas… By Omitting To Add Christmas Or December To App’s Calendar.
Engadget reports some devices using Google’s latest 4.2 operating system for Android, have a little problem when trying to schedule things like birthdays in the “People” App. The month of December 2012 does not exist. Hey Google, that must have… Read More ›
Iceland Holds A Contest To Pick A New Name For The Country… Hopefully The Ice-Ballots Don’t Melt Before They Choose A Winner.
The recently bankrupt country of Iceland is holding a contest where participants can propose a new, and presumably less “icy” name for the country, according to the Weather Channel. Apparently, the name “Iceland” may not have been helping the tourist… Read More ›
CNBC reports that the Pentagon is spending money on Klingon Research. Specifically, the Pentagon paid nearly $100,000 on a workshop session called “Did Jesus Die for Klingons, Too?” 3 Bigger Wastes Of Government Money Than Klingon Workshop Sessions. 1. Klingon… Read More ›
Do Not Sit On Window Sill Of World’s 2nd Tallest Building, Especially If Your Head Is Not Connected To Your Body!
Below is a photo of a warning posted on the window sills of Taipei 101, the world’s second tallest building located in Taipei, Taiwan. As you can see from the instructions in the images, if your head is not screwed… Read More ›
CNBC reports that retailers including Sears and Wal-mart will open on U.S. Thanksgiving, with Wal-Mart opening at 8 pm. 3 Better Names For Black Friday 1. The “Hey-We-Know-It’s-Thursday-But-It’s-Friday-In-China-Where-These-Items-Were-Probably-Made” Sale 2. The-Holiday-Formally-Known-As-Thanksgiving-But-Now-Known-As-“Putting-Sales-Price-Stickers-On-Blu-Ray-Players-Instead-Of-Spending-Time-With-Your-Family-Day” 3. National Unload Blu-Ray Players And Other Technology Made… Read More ›
Yesterday we wrote about a story on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation web site that fell in the too-ridiculous-to-be-true-so-it-must-be-true category. Specifically, a comedy radio show on CBC posted a fictional story and interview about a Texas town that was adding sugar… Read More ›