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Irregular Job Interview Advice

When I saw this recent “job interview advice” in the classified ad section of a newspaper, I was at a loss for words. Don’t be annoying? That’s a start, but it doesn’t take a job interview very far, does it? Other job advice of this

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100% Natural Food, Patent Pending

It’s not natural to drink every meal out of a plastic bottle, while pretending to be a person blasted up into outer space, sitting in a tube all day, every day.

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Carrot Pareidolia

Pareidolia is the human tendency to see meaning in randomness, to find intention and meaning where there is none. I know this, but being human I can’t will my brain to stop finding faces in smoke and ducks in clouds.  Or uncanny resemblances in sliced carrots.

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Report Evidence Of Jade Helm Atrocities Here

I make this offer to people participating in the Counter Jade Helm citizen watch of the military in the coming days: If you have concrete evidence of atrocities being committed in Texas, share it here. We’ll look at your evidence, and examine it to see if it holds up to scrutiny.

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What every spaceship needs: a self-distract button

The example of movie after movie should give clear guidance to astrophysical engineers.  Time and again Our Hero manages to keep the spaceship Galactro, or Phaeson, or Whatever, from destroying itself with only 3 seconds to spare.  Why?  Because somebody put their coffee mug on

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Would you stroll in this colon?

My first reaction upon seeing this hands-on exhibit was digust: shouldn’t some exhibitions be hands-off?  My second reaction was a different kind of disgust: who wants to eat refreshments next to an 8-foot-high section of  bowel?  My third reaction turned to the inevitable jokes about

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?