Monthly Archives: May 2015

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The solution has been staring us in the face

Too Fat To Fight
News Headline: “Retired generals say kids today are too fat to fight.”
But an idea presents itself:
How much would it cost to ship a billion Hostess Ding Dongs to the Middle East?

From the annals of artificial intelligence

Sarah Palin Robot
News Headline: “Roboticists unveil their latest creepily realistic humanoid–and it bears a striking resemblance to Sarah Palin.”
One disappointing difference:
The robot has an off switch.

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

Yellowstone
Yellowstone earthquake counts for the past three months, as of May 1, have gone from
73 to 56 to 62.
The trend is apparent.

From Poor QT’s Almanack

Spirit of Justice
Today is Law Day.
Bend one, break one, but do something.