Category: Just For Fun

Fri nite frite: Aster…OID!!

Sometimes the most truly unsettling presentation is not “Cue the Zoid from Zongo!!” sci-fi but just trying to imagine the physics of an asteroid strike. more

Fri nite frite: Revenge of the Thanksgiving turkey

No, not indigestion. Wild North American turkeys have been proliferating in recent years, and it turns out, they are, um, assertive, when not aggressive: more

Fri Nite Frite: If worms had consciousness

And what if they don’t like us? more

Fri nite frite: “Don’t kiss a zombie”

And you thought zombie neuroscience was just braindead. Right? more

Fri nite frite: Accused man-eating tigers released back to wild

Not to worry. They have all joined Man-eaters Anonymous and are said to be diligently working through the Twelve-Stealth Program, trusting in their Overpower. more

Halloween frite: First venomous crustacean found

Okay, due to technical hassles, we missed the Fri nite frite last week, but whaddayaknow, if it isn’t Halloween. We can’t do a spook frite because the Darwinian atheists beat us to it (at least one of them believes in them, and he isn’t the only one either). Believing in them ruddy spoils the fun! […] more

Saturday fun: Is this fish the origin of the sea serpent legend?

It’s unwise to simply discount legends; they are usually based on something, if only because few human beings have the imagination to invent a durable icon without any materials from nature at all. more

Coffee!: Extinct tree’s seed proves viable

Unearthed from 2000 years ago in a clay jar: Story: Today, the living archeological treasure continues to grow and thrive; In 2011, it even produced its first flower — a heartening sign that the ancient survivor was eager to reproduce. Maybe heartening. Some of us have spent a lot of time we will never see […] more

Fri nite frite: Top ten deadliest spiders

Deadly years ago, your usual news writer fended off critics of her housekeeping who wanted to know why she did not kill spiders. Well, the only explanation she could think of was the obvious one, they kill a bunch of stuff we don’t appreciate particularly, so we don’t have to. Here’s how: more

Coffee!! Atheist of the year fired for misrepresenting credentials

Story: Additionally, she was named the organization’s public relations director in the same year. more

Fri Nite Frite: Supermassive black hole at centre of Milky Way will erupt again

National Geographic: The question is not if there will be another eruption, but when, scientists say. more

Need a job? Don’t go out to look …

Stay in bed for NASA. Outside Mag: NASA is currently looking to pay a number of volunteers $18,000 to lie in bed for 70 days. more

What humans will supposedly look like in 100,000 years …

Apparently, doubt is legitimate. more

Fri nite frite: Atheist who believes in ghosts?

At Richard Dawkins’ s site. more

Atheism Defined (Just for Fun)

I don’t know the actual origination of this quote.  Its been on T-shirts and such.  If anyone knows the actual source, please let us know.  Meanwhile, enjoy! (Atheists: its okay to laugh at yourselves, too!) ATHEISM: The belief that there was nothing & nothing happened to nothing & then nothing magically exploded for no reason, […] more

Alien Alert!!! New Study!!!:60billion Planets Could Support Life in Our Galaxy!!!

Recently some astronomers have dramatically increased their estimates of how many planets in our little corner of the Cosmos might fall in the habitable zone around red dwarf stars!  There could be as many as 60,000,000,000 such habitable planets in the Milky Way alone! Based on data from NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft, scientists have predicted that […] more

Holy Rollers, Pascal’s Wager, If ID is wrong it was an honest mistake

A scandalous documentary about Christian gamblers was released in 2012 with me listed in the credits. The documentary is about a group of Christians, the Holy Rollers, that took the casinos for 3.5 million dollars. Myself, by comparison, I’ve accumulated a relatively paltry sum of $30,000 or so over the years. I’ve been tossed out […] more

Dawkins mutation in the mind music video: “this is your brain on bad acid”

In the video, Dawkins gets his head split open and then all we see are his brains and eyeballs, then they multiply…. at the end he says, “as for me, I’d rather spread memes than genes anyway.” We then see him tooting his own horn while a dinosaur swallows a shark. The video that Richard […] more

Morning coffee!! Goose survives with arrow stuck in back

The goose refused all well-meant efforts at help. more

Evolutionary Prediction About Humans

A visual artist and a Ph.D. in computational genomics have gotten together to predict what we mere human mortals will look like in, say, 100,000 years. Given the prediction, I for one am glad I won’t be around to see it actually happen. The current design appeals to me much more. But maybe others will […] more

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