Category Archives: Events

Insect Drones – True or False?

I recently received an email describing a new Insect Spy Drone being tested by the government. It looked cool and sounded plausible until one of my friends pointed out this Snopes post that debunks the claim. End of story…right? Wrong! … Continue reading

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This Oscar Is More Than A Grouch

The only question in the Oscar Pistorius trial is how long he should spend in jail.  Did he shoot his girlfriend on purpose or by accident?  Either way he should go to jail. Who pumps four rounds into a closed … Continue reading

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Egypt Continues To Fight The Good Fight

Egypt is going through some difficult growing pains. It seems whenever a group gets a taste of power, they’re reluctant to let it go or even share.  The new President recently tried to exempt all his decisions from Judicial review … Continue reading

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Earthquake ‘Shakes Up’ Italian Scientists

Mama mia! The scientific community is up in arms over the sentencing of six Italian scientists to jail terms for not predicting an earthquake. While some are characterizing this as a conviction for ‘miscommunication’, the rest of the world is … Continue reading

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Kate’s Breasts Loom Large In Publishing Dispute

Poor William and Kate. Those pesky paparazzi are everywhere! Now that the whole world has seen her topless pictures (or at least those of us who care), they are trying to sue the various publishers.  “I want them jailed,” William … Continue reading

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China Shows World It’s Blind Spot

Here’s a great story about a Chinese activist who escaped his house arrest and took refuge in the U.S. Embassy. Chen Guangcheng’s  crime was exposing forced abortions in China. Unfortunately, Chinese authorities will punish his relatives because that’s what they … Continue reading

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The Horrors Of Paying Rent

Here’s a story about a family who moved into a new house only to find that it’s haunted. Needless to say, the landlord was unconvinced and refused to return any of their monies. The most unusual part to this story … Continue reading

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Another Black Eye for Apple

I continue to ask why people do business with Apple. They are hell-bent to extract as much money from your pocket as they possibly can…legal or otherwise. The Justice department has now formally accused Apple of price-fixing with several major … Continue reading

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Jet Blue Has A Special Effect On Employees

Here is a scary story. A pilot for Jet Blue started acting erratic in the cockpit, flipping switches and otherwise ‘flipping out’. The co-pilot had the presence of mind to get him out of the cockpit and locked the door … Continue reading

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Afghanistan is Done

Afghanistan deserves to be a shit-hole. Thousands of years of civilization and the best they can do is riot in the streets because someone burned their ‘holy’ book. They’re irrational, ignorant, corrupt and not worth the blood of our soldiers. … Continue reading

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The Most Unlucky Man In The World

Here’s a guy who just had a very bad day. He accidentally flew his small plane into the airspace where President Obama was being ferried to Air Force  One. He didn’t realize his mistake until two F16’s appeared outside his … Continue reading

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How Not To Get A Monkey Off Your Back

Banana-Sam, the missing squirrel monkey, has been returned to the San Francisco zoo. He was kidnapped? two nights ago and a reward was posted for his return. A man walked into the police station and told officers he spotted the … Continue reading

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The War In Iraq: A Sad Piece Of American History

The War in Iraq has officially been ended…whatever that means. We still have troops, bases and commitments that will continue to drain our resources and treasury. This war can only be described as an unmitigated disaster…or in the words of … Continue reading

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Will The Occupy Protest Head To Florida?

The Occupy protest seems to be losing some support especially here on the west coast. Their nebulous demands don’t lend themselves to a quick solution, or for that matter, any solution at all. While they may be a part of … Continue reading

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Terrorists Are Lightweights, China Is The Real Threat

I get frustrated with our overt fear of terrorist attacks. All they’ve ever been able to do is sneak up every ten years and blow up a building or two. Now I don’t like to see that happen and the … Continue reading

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