I’d guess they haven’t been anywhere around my house on “chili night.”

| November 24, 2010

An emissions admission. Well, duh.

Important information

| June 28, 2010

Click for full-size image. See also: the Zombie Survival Guide. There’s no such thing as being too prepared.

True! Science! Fact!

| February 15, 2010

If you look really very closely at the IPCC “hockey stick” graph of global warming, you can see the bones of Piltdown Man. True! Science! Fact!

The Science is Settled

| December 11, 2009

“Experts” and the press always get science right, don’t they?


| December 2, 2009

It’s been brought to my attention that my referring to Press Secretary Robert Gibbs as “no more or less intelligent than a retarded howler monkey” might be considered to be offensive. He is, in fact, no more or less intelligent than a retarded baboon. I apologize for the error.

For the record…

| November 30, 2009

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs is no more or less intelligent than a retarded howler monkey. On that, the science is settled.

Unnatural Selection

| September 29, 2009

I hear, lately, of people saying they will refuse to get immunized for H1N1 when the vaccine soon becomes available, either out of some sort of concern about the safety of the vaccine or — get this — because vaccinations are some sort of Government Plot™. Allow me to opine: those people are idiots. Even […]

Let’s go!

| July 20, 2009

40 years…. I was a seven year old kid when Armstrong and Aldrin set foot on the Moon, while Collins orbited above them. It was a time that, though the details may be fuzzy to me, I will never forget. July 20, 1969 was a Sunday, and Moon landing or no, the Emerson family was […]

Medical experimentation

| May 11, 2009

I’ve been participating in an experiment. No, not participating. “Conducting” is the word I want. Two weeks ago, I acquired a large bag of apples, and began consuming them at the rate of one per day. And so far, not a single doctor has approached me. Not a one. I think we can say with […]


| February 19, 2009

Instapundit Glenn Reynolds asks an interesting question, presenting one possible answer to Fermi’s Paradox. As much as the sci-fi nerd in me would like to think that it’s possible there is life out in the universe, the pessimist in me suspects that maybe we’re better off being alone.

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