No, there’s no evidence supporting ivermectin

Published September 9, 2021
Virtually the entire evidence in favor of ivermectin came from a single debunked study — so saying "Well, the jury is out" is a crock.

No, it’s not an error

Published September 9, 2021
Here is the current CDC map showing "Level of Community Transmission of COVID-19, by State/Territory" — I think it speaks for itself.

Maybe the next mission

Published August 8, 2021
If the Marines really are out there "protecting democracy" like the NFL says, you would think they'd be deployed to Texas.

Living like animals

Published August 8, 2021

Sometimes I feel bad knowing there are people in the world whose bread doesn’t come wrapped in two plastic bags.…


Can’t really argue

Published August 8, 2021

I wondered how long before “#letthemdie” began to trend. Imagine needing a hospital bed, but it’s taken by an anti-vax Covid patient.…


Here comes Fred

Published August 8, 2021

Storms need more … forceful names. It would just be embarrassing to have your house destroyed by “Fred.”


A frog in the hand

Published August 8, 2021

There are dozens of these little guys all over the place here.…


It’s bigger than my head

Published August 8, 2021

No, this isn’t terrifying at all.…


My digs

Published August 8, 2021

The world will end soon enough

Published July 7, 2021
The world is ending, as Hollywood prepares movies based on View-Master, and ... Uno. The card game.

Booby indeed

Published July 7, 2021
PRO TIP! Don't label your booby traps "Booby Trap."

And … action!

Published June 6, 2021
Silly me, I didn't remember that Foundation was an action story. 🙄

Avoid Roboto for body copy

Published June 6, 2021
I've notice that sites using Roboto for body copy just feel less serious and trustworthy.

Best bandanas

Published June 6, 2021
Forget the "10 best headphones in 2021." Consumer electronics has nothing on GQ's "19 Best Bandanas 2021": https://www.gq.com/gallery/best-bandanas-2021

Don’t mix these up

Published June 6, 2021

You probably don’t want to mix these two items up, even if Amazon thinks they’re related.


Good timing

Published June 6, 2021

A side effect of my new medication is — no joke — an urge to shop. And today is Prime Day. Yay?…


No periods required

Published June 6, 2021
Today I learned that the Chicago Manual of Style allows using am and pm (no periods) as well as a.m. and p.m. One more way it's better than AP style.

My newest button project

Published June 6, 2021
These proudly display my vaccination status ... in a way that's both juvenile and obscure.

Oh boy

Published June 6, 2021

Why is “uterus” masculine? Why isn’t it “utera”?…


How I met your mother at the soda bar

Published June 6, 2021
Contrary to what you might believe from the dating scene, drinking alcohol actually reduces your chance of getting pregnant.

Companies are planning to advertise in your dreams — and no, this ain’t The Onion

Published June 6, 2021
Holy bleep: Researchers from companies like Burger King, Coors, and Xbox are researching how to advertise to you WHILE YOU SLEEP.

Pox News

Published June 6, 2021
A human woman was infected with cowpox ... that she got from her cat. But there's more.

The Walgreens technician

Published June 6, 2021
I was surprised that not only was the @Walgreens technician not vaccinated, but that she didn't say anything to the unmasked customers talking to her. So, you're in healthcare?

Shoo, porpoise, shoo!

Published May 5, 2020
Small "pingers" keep porpoises away from fishing nets, and don't seem to bother them at all.

Dueling studies: Coffee

Published May 5, 2020
Too much coffee may be bad for you, but just enough can help lower women's body fat.

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