Oh thank god — we’ll have someplace to go then

By · Monday, October 19th, 2009 · 29 Comments »

Lots more planets found outside solar system, says USA Today (and I love the “lots more” — it’s so chipper, like dialogue from a Doris Day movie): Astronomers have found 32 new planets outside the solar system, adding evidence to the theory that the universe has many places where life could develop. Just in time! […]

Attention masterminds: If your hoax depends on a 6-year-old boy remembering his lines, you might want to re-think

By · Friday, October 16th, 2009 · 12 Comments »

Boy opens bag, cat emerges: Flustered mastermind attempts to re-insert cat (FAIL): Background info on Mastermind Dad suggests he’s a raving lunatic who will do anything for attention. This is borne out by the testimony of the psychic lady who was his fake wife for a couple of weeks on an episode of “Wife Swap.” […]