Category Archives: Other

Question closed on stackexchange.com? Need free help in a hurry?

stackexchange.com is a great site to ask questions and receive professional answers, but it usually takes time to get an answer and questions are sometimes closed unnecessarily. Here are some other options: If your question is closed on physics.stackexchange.com (which … Continue reading

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“Lunar Embassy” scumbag Dennis Hope goes one step too far

Dennis Hope claims to own the moon, and sells pieces of it to unsuspecting consumers. By putting “this is a novelty gift” on the deeds, Hope narrowly avoids prosecution. A while back, however, Hope decided to go one step further … Continue reading

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Foglio’s Bookshop

When Skeeve first visits Deva in Myth Adventures #5 (magazine size comic book), the bookseller titles are (my comments are in braces {like this}: Thieves World Booger Picking [for?] Fun & Profit – Tim Sale ?Engle ?fiala The Phil A. … Continue reading

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End of the pinnipeds…

When Don Henley’s “End of the Innocence” was popular, I kept trying to write an “end of the pinnipeds” parody re dolphins being caught in tuna traps, mistakenly thinking dolphins were pinnipeds.

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Circle in the (Greek) sand?

Everytime I hear the Bangles’ “Circle in the Sand”, I think of Archimedes.

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FoxTrot crossword answer

Answers to: http://www.gocomics.com/foxtrot/2007/02/18

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Hate Homosexuality? Then Support It.

Some people wonder how homosexuality could be genetic, since homosexuals obviously don’t reproduce. The answer: some religious (and other) organizations “cure” homosexuals by encouraging them to love and ultimately marry the opposite sex. When the couple has children, the children … Continue reading

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Square Cube Fraud

If everything in the universe doubled in size linearly, would you notice? Some people say you would, since surface area only increases by 4 times, while volume (and thus presumably mass and further presumably weight) increases by 8 times. Thus, … Continue reading

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Something MythINC notes

The narrator explains we can take a quick look around the kingdom because “it’s not that big a kingdom”, but didn’t it expand considerably after Hemlock’s conquests? Isn’t that the reason Hemlock needs Myth INC to help her with taxes/finances? … Continue reading

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amazon.com shipping scam (or is it ozbo.com)

If you buy ozbo.com products on amazon.com, you pay a fairly high shipping charge. If you buy ozbo.com products on ozbo.com, you pay a much lower shipping charge. Where the heck is that extra money going? Is ozbo.com undercutting its … Continue reading

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