Category Archives: Qt

Frontiers of science


News Headline: “Study reveals health benefits to drinking wine.”
News Headline: “Craft beer is better for you than wine, according to experts.”
Keep up the good work, researchers!

We have seen the present, and it does not work


Princeton University has canceled an anthropology class on cultural freedoms and hate speech because some students objected to a professor mentioning examples of hate speech to teach about hate speech.

QT loud guy at the end of the bar update


News Headline: “Trump attacks everyone but Russia.”
When cornered, a dog offers a low growl.
Donald Trump makes tweeting sounds.

QT Grammar R Us Seminar on the English Language


News Headline: “A President’s Day without a real president.”
Except that it’s Presidents Day.
The headline is otherwise correct. 


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QT Latest Carjacker Who Didn’t Know How to Work a Stick Shift Worldwide Pinpoint Locator


Thursday, February 8, at Arizona Avenue and Ray Road in Chandler, Ariz.

Second Amendment solutions in the news


News Headline:
“Trump orders flags at half-staff after school shooting.”
Tell you what.
Let’s leave our flags at half-staff, pending the next school shooting.
More efficient.

QT Valentine’s Day 2018 update


News Headline: “Porn star ‘Stormy Daniels’ believes she is now free to talk.”
Note to news editors:
It is not news that Donald Trump may have had an affair with a porn star shortly after Melania Trump gave birth to baby son Barron.
It would be news if he didn’t.

Tender moments


Men are expected  to spend a third more than women spend this year on Valentine’s Day–an average of $63 compared to $46, a survey found.
QT renews its Valentine advice for men wooing women:
When the gifts have been exchanged, the man should lean gently forward.
He should look into the woman’s eyes.
Then he should whisper:
“You owe me $17.”
She’ll laugh.
She really will.

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


The U.S. Geological Survey has done a special study of Yellowstone’s Norris Geyser Basin, where the ground had been rising for two years and then “abrupty switched to subsidence” in December before starting to rise again.
The deformations are now described as a “hiccup.”
No word on when to expect a sneeze.

. . . born every minute


News Headline: “3 Trump properties posted 144 openings for seasonal jobs. Only one went to a US worker.”
Question for Trump voters:
Are you starting to catch on?
Even a little?