Frontiers of science

News Headline: “Woman can’t hear men when they talk because of rare medical condition.”
That’s her story, and she’s sticking to it.”

Second Amendment solutions in the news

News Headline: “A look back at the deadliest mass shootings in 2018.”
News Headline: “Virginia mother charged after 1 child shoots another.”
Can it be only two days until National Gun Appreciation Day?

Civilization as we know it in the news

News Headline: “Trump’s probably not going anywhere. Get over it.”
News Headline: Magma under Yellowstone supervolcano ‘rising.’ ”
Finally, a solution.


While we gaze at tweets

News Headline: “Antarctic ice melting 6 times faster than in the ’80s.”
For those interested in the most important news story this week that no one is paying attention to.

In other news. . . .

News Headline:
“Here are the ways nature could wipe out humanity.”
Sometimes a headline writer just runs out of patience.

Fox & friends

News Headline: “Sean Hannity: Is the Fox News star overpaid or underpaid?”
Depends on the going rate for a soul these days.
And has it really been 4,458 days since Hannity promised he would undergo waterboarding to prove it isn’t torture?
Not that anyone is counting.

QT Large Hadron Collider, which, in theory, could cause a black hole or quantum vacuum collapse or an assembling of quarks into a ‘hungry strangelet,’ any of which would make us all suddenly disappear, update

News Headline: Large Hadron Collider hasn’t created any black holes, despite early fears.”
News Headline: “Cern plans even larger hadron collider.”
If at first you don’t succeed. . . .

No duty, no honor, no country in particular

News Headline: “Aides say Trump repeatedly pushed to withdraw U.S. from NATO.”
News Headline: “Fox news analyst calls for disbanding FBI.”
OK. Let’s see.
What would be first on Vladimir Putin’s wish list?
And the FBI wouldn’t be far behind.

This just in. . . .

News Headline:
“Texas woman cruises Walmart parking lot on motorized scooter sipping wine from Pringles can.”
As reasonable a response as any to the news of the day.

The shining город upon a hill

News Headline: “Trump’s Russia cover-up by the numbers–101 contacts with Russian-linked operatives.”
Or are you one of those conspiracy theorists who can’t grasp 101 simple coincidences?