It’s not strictly tied to the calendar, but December 5 is a traditional Krampustag (Day of Krampus) in which the creature historically associated with the old Yuletide stories makes his way through European towns and cities engaged in a bit of fun. “Fun” is a word that originally described trickery, quick-footed fooling or some other [...]
A list of the top 10 most likely secrets about Barack Obama to be revealed by Donald Trump on Wednesday, October 24. [...]
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Captain America character: created in 1941 Mario: created in 1981
Colors of Captain America’s suit: red and blue Colors of Mario’s suit: red and blue
Captain America: wears gloves Mario: wears gloves
Color of Captain America’s eyes: blue Color of Mario’s eyes: blue
How Captain America defeats enemies: hitting them How Mario defeats enemies: hitting [...]
Remember the early ’90s public service announcement, This is Your Brain on Drugs?
I don’t know when they came out with it, but Robot Chicken has a response:
On last Friday’s BBC News Quiz, Jeremy Hardy came up with a brilliant proposal for reforms to the new secret court systems popping up all over the “free west”:
I think they should have secret courts that are so secret they just don’t arrest us at all. They’d try us and sentence us and just [...]
… the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2012 (H.R. 4120).
Can you do better?
One year ago today, the Patriot Act was headed toward reauthorization. Populist resistance would temporarily stall its reauthorization, but at the end of May reinstated Patriot Act powers for four years, their longest term yet without congressional review. From that day to today, there have been no new bills introduced to the Congress that would [...]
Yep, a Free Krampus Card, all yours, one per person.
Well, Free-ish. I hate it when people leave the fine print to the last, so let me say upfront you gotta pay shipping and sales tax, which is slightly bogus, but this is the best deal we could get with our distributor…
… but [...]
Dateline: May 21, 2011, 11:00 AM.
Prominent Christian preacher Harold Camping is heard every day on on Family Radio, broadcast from coast to coast. According to him, today is the day of the Rapture and Judgment. When the largest earthquake ever known to mankind shakes the ground. When the Earth spits out the bodies [...]