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Children ruin everything

A study discussed over at Live Science confirms what I have always suspected: An eight-year study of 218 couples found 90 percent experienced a decrease in marital satisfaction once the first child was born. “Couples who do not have children also show diminished marital quality over time,” says Scott Stanley, research professor of psychology at…

PCR Song

This is pretty funny. It is a song honoring the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) that parodies “We are the world.” (Check below the fold.)

Conan Rants About “Boron Morons”

Check out this hysterical rant by Conan about Boron misreporting (below the fold).

Greed has not left the building

This cartoon at the Economist makes a good point.

Stimulis: The Wonder Drug

Check out this video by reason.tv below the fold.

This beat poem is too funny. It is by Tim Minchin in which he describes a dinner party where he confronts a hippie — recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London in December 08. Sadly NSFW and audio only. Check it out beneath the fold:

Star Wars for the Uninitiated

Apparently there are still people in the world who have not seen Star Wars. I do not know know what these people have been up to for the past 25 years. My only explanation is that they have been living in caves or are Amish or hate joy…something like that. But there are actually people…

Make Yourself a Word Cloud

This is fun. You can make a word cloud from a bit of text or a url. Here is one for this site (click to enlarge): Presumably the words are sized by frequency. I finding it quite amusing that “drinking” and “research” are the same size. Shows you what I have on the brain. Hat-tip:…

Department of Awesome

I have two new favorite websites: The “Blog” of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks and Say What?. Both have been cracking me up all weekend. I think that this one is my favorite at “Blog”. I am just confused. I mean I think that a “No Sex Policy” reflects a more realistic understanding of “Teens” behavior than…

Not to indulge in too much schadenfreude, but some of these are pretty funny. Foreign Policy compiled the 10 most astonishing wrong predictions for 2008: “There is a real possibility of creating destructive theoretical anomalies such as miniature black holes, strangelets and deSitter space transitions. These events have the potential to fundamentally alter matter and…