Monday, November 30, 2009

Speaking of science…

…normal, post-normal, and abnormal, here's one more reason (a decade old, I admit) why I love The Onion.

World's Top Scientists Ponder: What If The Whole Universe Is, Like, One Huge Atom?

Pausing for a moment to collect himself, the renowned scientist then placed his hands on his forehead before extending them outward in a sweeping gesture and making a buzzing "space-noise" sound effect with his lips, non-verbally indicating the degree to which his mind was blown by the whole freaky deal.

Read it and laugh.

Oh, and while I'm at it, and the whole Climategate thing, here's another reason to love The Onion.

EPA Warns Of Rise In Global Heartwarming
Unchecked Spread of Touching Sentiment May Spell Disaster

"In the last 12 months, global heartwarming has created a hole 700 miles in diameter in the earth's protective cynicism layer," Wyler said. "That hole, located over Siberia, has grown 15 percent since last month's release of What Dreams May Come alone.

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