News Headline: “Another study links heart disease to sitting.”
Yet more evidence that we should lie down more.
News Headline: “Neurosurgeon and right-wing star Ben Carson rises as possible Republican candidate.”
News Headline: “Ben Carson compares Obamacare to slavery.”
News Headline: “Ben Carson apologizes for saying prison makes people gay.”
This is the thing about the Tea Party:
Its candidates aren’t exactly brain surgeons.
Even its brain surgeons aren’t exactly brain surgeons.
News Headline: “Selma to Ferguson: 50 years in the struggle for voting rights.”
The voter turnout for the 2013 municipal elections in Ferguson, Mo., was 11.7 percent.
The struggle must have worn everyone out.
QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update
Scientists reassure us that they are at work to determine why Yellowstone’s Boiling River has been growing steadily warmer since August.
News Headline: “Should the U.S. arm Ukraine?”
News Headline: “6 years on, is the Tea Party here to stay?”
News Headline: “Can Boehner get any worse?”
News Headline: “The end of OPEC?”
News Headline: “Are the Oscars doomed?”
News Headline: “Pope Francis goes to Washington: Will Congress listen?”
No, no, yes, no, no, no.
See how easy?
News Headline: “Study says red wine helps to burn fat.”
Keep up the good work, researchers!
An Ohio man called police to report that his cocaine had been stolen, police said.
An MSNBC correspondent on how much marijuana was sold in Colorado in 2014:
“. . . Now if you can’t quite get a grasp on what 20 tons is, here’s an idea of how much weed that is: the equivalent of three elephants. . . .”
. . . or the equivalent of 36 testicles from a right whale, if you are still trying to visualize it.
Or maybe you don’t want to visualize it.
News Headline: “Wall Street writes bills, Washington passes them.”
News Headline: “Behavioral study shows that rats know how to return a favor.”
The two stories seemed to go together, for some reason.