Onion News Network https://scienceblogs.com/ en Jockey Liam Hollins Favorite To Brutally Whip Horse to Kentucky Derby Win https://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2010/05/01/jockey-liam-hollins-the-favori <span>Jockey Liam Hollins Favorite To Brutally Whip Horse to Kentucky Derby Win</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span style="font-size: 10px">tags: <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Jockey+Liam+Hollins+The+Favorite+To+Brutally+Whip+Horse+to+Kentucky+Derby+Win" rel="tag">Jockey Liam Hollins The Favorite To Brutally Whip Horse to Kentucky Derby Win</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/horse+racing" rel="tag">horse racing</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/horses" rel="tag">horses</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/whipping" rel="tag">whipping</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/humor" rel="tag">humor</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/funny" rel="tag">funny</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/satire" rel="tag">satire</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/fucking+hilarious" rel="tag">fucking hilarious</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Onion+News+Network" rel="tag">Onion News Network</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/ONN" rel="tag">ONN</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/streaming+video" rel="tag">streaming video</a></span></p> <p>Fresh from his Blue Grass Stakes win, jockey Liam Hollins moves on to today's Kentucky Derby where he hopes to be the first to mercilessly beat the winning horse across the finish line.</p> <!--more--><div class="centeredCaption"> <object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/BPFhN9JwalE&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;rel=0" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/BPFhN9JwalE&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;showinfo=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object></div> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a></span> <span>Fri, 04/30/2010 - 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Other than that, though, the symptoms of depressive disorder can include appetite loss, lethargy and an inability to enjoy pleasant things; all of these might make people choose instant microwave meals instead of cooking or eating at a restaurant. (Not to mention that people who have little time to spend on meals often lead stress-filled lives.)</p> <p>Nevertheless, this idea is still kind of ridiculous. :P</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074846&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="VcDt1dkGLYBPRd7qSIyXwfEtEGLV7ozKAf07kDuLnmE"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Arancaytar (not verified)</span> on 09 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074846">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2074847" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1270802388"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><blockquote><p> OK, I admit that frozen meals taste pretty bad in general, but I wouldn't go as far as to assume you'd have to be suicidal to eat one occasionally. </p></blockquote> <p>I respectfully disagree. I find a lot of them to be quite tasty, especially the Healthy Choice "steam fresh" ones or Lean Cuisine variety. My fiance and I both take one to work almost every day because it's faster and, if you buy them on sale, cheaper than making your own.</p> <p>At 300-400 calories, it's a lot healthier than fast food too.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074847&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="YRgvRzv7-hV5Wmxxgaa6KjtC8p0dHUllw9oM2GTjwF0"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kemanorel (not verified)</span> on 09 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074847">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2074848" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1270807419"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>@Arancaytar: The Onion's writers seem to like the general theme of pathetic people leading utterly banal middle-class American lives-- see also Jean Teasdale's column, though she's far too chipper/in denial to be suicidal.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074848&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="yGiyEzw3ywd1ZBU55fmYvMWHNk5jeBc8JD_ZzOOFnnQ"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Emily (not verified)</span> on 09 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074848">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> </section> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"><a href="/user/login?destination=/grrlscientist/2010/04/09/stouffers-to-include-suicide-p%23comment-form">Log in</a> to post comments</li></ul> Fri, 09 Apr 2010 04:59:56 +0000 grrlscientist 90647 at https://scienceblogs.com Scientists Successfully Teach Gorilla It Will Die Someday https://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2010/04/05/scientists-successfully-teach <span>Scientists Successfully Teach Gorilla It Will Die Someday</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span style="font-size: 10px">tags: <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/gorilla" rel="tag">gorilla</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/death" rel="tag">death</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/mortality" rel="tag">mortality</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/science" rel="tag">science</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/humor" rel="tag">humor</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/funny" rel="tag">funny</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/satire" rel="tag">satire</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/fucking+hilarious" rel="tag">fucking hilarious</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Onion+News+Network" rel="tag">Onion News Network</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/ONN" rel="tag">ONN</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/streaming+video" rel="tag">streaming video</a></span></p> <p>Tulane University researchers have successfully taught a captive gorilla that he will die one day. The gorilla, named Quigley, is now able to experience the crippling fear of impending death previously only accessible to humans.</p> <!--more--><object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/CJkWS4t4l0k&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;rel=0" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/CJkWS4t4l0k&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;showinfo=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a></span> <span>Mon, 04/05/2010 - 00:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-blog-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/cultural-observation" hreflang="en">cultural observation</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/behavior" hreflang="en">behavior</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/death" hreflang="en">Death</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/fucking-hilarious" hreflang="en">fucking hilarious</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/funny" hreflang="en">funny</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/gorilla" hreflang="en">Gorilla</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/mortality" hreflang="en">mortality</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onion-news-network" hreflang="en">Onion News Network</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onn" hreflang="en">ONN</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/research" hreflang="en">Research</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/science" hreflang="en">Science</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-video" hreflang="en">streaming video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/video" hreflang="en">Video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/cultural-observation" hreflang="en">cultural observation</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> </div> </div> <section> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2074782" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1270453628"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Gaah. When I saw the "headline", I started to *snarl* until I saw that it was from the Onion. In any case, as per a recent mailing from the Gorilla Foundation, their Koko understands the permanence (and gravity) of death perfectly well -- <i>her</i> first cat got into the road and was hit by a car.</p> <p>Even dogs and cats can understand that death is permanent ... the key point there is they need to know that their former companion is in fact dead, not just absent!. Over on Making Light a couple of pet owners have mentioned making sure the other pets were present for a euthanization. More interesting, one commenter couldn't manage to actually bring the other pets (too many, IIRC), but she brought a towel or the like for the euthanized pet to lie on during the process. Upon smelling the blanket, the surviving pets seemed to get the news immediately, and made no attempt to look for their missing friend.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074782&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="gWqcsOOd58A1FYBEn_0JWAiSN-nt_kuvWiiyX6Fi2tI"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">David Harmon (not verified)</span> on 05 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074782">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2074783" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1270460865"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Ha! The first thing I did was check the date (April 1?) Then, straight to comments. Got me good.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074783&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="o99z21EbILulmsIlrnussuwEnSVhNJQGK1amCyrwBIE"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">parclair (not verified)</span> on 05 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074783">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2074784" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1270493914"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>David Harmon: "Even dogs and cats can understand that death is permanent ... the key point there is they need to know that their former companion is in fact dead, not just absent!."</p> <p>Can you back that assertion up by anything other than the most credulous of anecdotal evidence? The example you offer sounds to me like confirmation bias from hell.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074784&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="vIzPJc4Hc1B9WCfmLh61ys6AaXfBo1w7NHR2rbKotZ0"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">G.D. (not verified)</span> on 05 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074784">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2074785" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1270494020"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>David Harmon: "Even dogs and cats can understand that death is permanent ... the key point there is they need to know that their former companion is in fact dead, not just absent!."</p> <p>Can you back that assertion up by anything other than the flimsiest of anecdotal evidence? The example you offer sounds to me like confirmation bias from hell.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074785&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="D0MZ2vqcnbmmVwMJ_YdWNCimULBOjxUhtc97CPSCN4E"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">G.D. (not verified)</span> on 05 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074785">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2074786" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1270494151"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Sorry, double posting.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074786&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="Vn8rYFrjxLerVD8UwOR5srEt4en3fo2ualcpaiIbgUI"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">G.D. (not verified)</span> on 05 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074786">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2074787" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1270498730"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Dear Researchers: Why in the WORLD would you seriously entertain the thought of teaching Quigley "the crippling fear of impending death" ? Surely, amid the vast knowledge available to you, there just might have been a more suitable, or at least more worthwhile, subject. Murray</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074787&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="9kBWCetB6krZCNtbpDOrMoTWb0iMAoobJ32LRI4Ek84"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Murray Hansen (not verified)</span> on 05 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074787">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2074788" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1270513483"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>I'm curious, Murray ... did you really watch the video? You see, your comment is far funnier if you actually did watch the video (although it is funny nonetheless).</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074788&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="F7zZGJ6u-wmcOoJMm4TE9MtapexDvRublMWnNzeGxY4"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">G.D. (not verified)</span> on 05 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074788">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="134" id="comment-2074789" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1270546921"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>don't forget: there are two sorts of scientists in the world; the clueless geeky scientists and the mad, evil scientists. i guess the scientists in the video are the second sort. </p> <p>(i kinda wonder what happens to mad, evil scientists who are unemployed for years? where do they go and what do they do?)</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074789&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="5DEjts8IMebLTTwJ0uCJE4GNHTfwt75rEqb7W1MVb8s"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a> on 06 Apr 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074789">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/author/grrlscientist"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/author/grrlscientist" hreflang="en"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/Hedwig%20P%C3%B6ll%C3%B6l%C3%A4inen.jpeg?itok=-pOoqzmB" width="58" height="58" alt="Profile picture for user grrlscientist" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2074790" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1272723005"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>crazy scientists.. but i'd like to thank them, because I understood the main problem of human civilization. It is fear of death.<br /> Isnt it?</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2074790&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="ioNl6pmDuCMY-yOay3ityMEcq88MrrCcQn22bigU2IA"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Ivan (not verified)</span> on 01 May 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2074790">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> </section> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"><a href="/user/login?destination=/grrlscientist/2010/04/05/scientists-successfully-teach%23comment-form">Log in</a> to post comments</li></ul> Mon, 05 Apr 2010 04:59:44 +0000 grrlscientist 90634 at https://scienceblogs.com How Will the End of Print Journalism Affect Crazy Old Loons Who Hoard Newspapers? https://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2010/03/05/how-will-the-end-of-print-jour <span>How Will the End of Print Journalism Affect Crazy Old Loons Who Hoard Newspapers?</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span style="font-size: 10px">tags: <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/How+Will+the+End+of+Print+Journalism+Affect+Old+Loons+Who+Hoard+Newspapers?" rel="tag">How Will the End of Print Journalism Affect Old Loons Who Hoard Newspapers?</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/scientists" rel="tag">newspapers</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/print+journalism" rel="tag">print journalism</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/newspaper+hoarding" rel="tag">newspaper hoarding</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/ONN" rel="tag">ONN</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Onion+News+Network" rel="tag">Onion News Network</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/comedy" rel="tag">comedy</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/humor" rel="tag">humor</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/satire" rel="tag">satire</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/fucking+hilarious" rel="tag">fucking hilarious</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/streaming+video" rel="tag">streaming video</a></span></p> <p>The decline of the newspaper?? Ransom notes, papier-mâché and slacker gift wrapping will never be the same! Worse, what will crazy old loons pack their houses to the rafters with? </p> <!--more--><object width="480" height="430"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf?image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FDEATH_OF_NEWSPAPERS_ARTICLE_2_26.jpg&amp;videoid=101088&amp;title=How%20Will%20The%20End%20Of%20Print%20Journalism%20Affect%20Old%20Loons%20Who%20Hoard%20Newspapers%3F" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" wmode="transparent" width="480" height="430" 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loons!"</p> <p>Perhaps the pastimes of loons will be forced to adapt and evolve ... call it "evoloontion". ;-)</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2073931&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="Je7WBOCwc7NC3bQwTw2URTweYh1Ipyqi9aWU98OjAGM"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Barn Owl (not verified)</span> on 05 Mar 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2073931">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="134" id="comment-2073932" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1267771446"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>fred allen nailed it correctly when he said: "Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns -- he should be drawn and quoted."</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2073932&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="kd8SVjFAqF520vS0NpFJlbXMuLmRG-kD3091wvFF9hc"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a> on 05 Mar 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2073932">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/author/grrlscientist"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/author/grrlscientist" hreflang="en"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/Hedwig%20P%C3%B6ll%C3%B6l%C3%A4inen.jpeg?itok=-pOoqzmB" width="58" height="58" alt="Profile picture for user grrlscientist" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2073933" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1267774958"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Speaking of newspaper-stacking loons, have you heard of the Collyer brothers, who lived in Manhattan? One of them was killed by his own loon booby trap - their house was filled with all kinds of hoarded junk and filth, not just newspapers.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2073933&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="78nN9DejHx45Gpq7HbfegNJkaPOW_Y0Jl-8A3ezJb8M"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Barn Owl (not verified)</span> on 05 Mar 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2073933">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2073934" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1267788810"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>As a daily user of public transit the throwaway line about already subsidizing Amtrak for loons had me practically falling out of my chair.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2073934&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="Ay-oaeNa4wE7Bi2hCmXQUSQRaxDRq8xLqnUZL3gzUps"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">bmljenny (not verified)</span> on 05 Mar 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2073934">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2073935" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1267811932"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>I can't get it to play.</p> <p>Can you give the original URL?</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2073935&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="0YztwffMSMcRqjdioAZt2_aMXDwOk7ceYMvpYOHB180"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">khan (not verified)</span> on 05 Mar 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2073935">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2073936" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1267833160"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>I happen to be one of those crazy loons, and I'm not even very old. I'm just a Contemporary History buff.</p> <p>I have a nice collection going back to the 1989 US invasion of Panama.</p> <p>My favorite piece is from Operation Desert Shield, which shows George Bush 41, in huge bold print:</p> <p>OUR POSITION: WHOLLY DEFENSIVE</p> <p>You can learn a lot from old newspapers.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2073936&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="iQsQXzu_oCIb_sq3JZOjrr5VWh2cFqPvmWYY847tzJk"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">joshua (not verified)</span> on 05 Mar 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2073936">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2073937" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1267891754"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p><a href="http://www.theonion.com/content/video/how_will_the_end_of_print">http://www.theonion.com/content/video/how_will_the_end_of_print</a></p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2073937&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="2GbQieSCmuEnmYUTaG80XOiVO03iytNbNWGSUG0mmK8"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">bill (not verified)</span> on 06 Mar 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2073937">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> </section> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"><a href="/user/login?destination=/grrlscientist/2010/03/05/how-will-the-end-of-print-jour%23comment-form">Log in</a> to post comments</li></ul> Fri, 05 Mar 2010 05:59:15 +0000 grrlscientist 90470 at https://scienceblogs.com NASA's Funding Increase to Fund Scientists' Plan To Approach Girl By 2018 https://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2010/02/12/nasas-funding-increase-to-fund <span>NASA&#039;s Funding Increase to Fund Scientists&#039; Plan To Approach Girl By 2018</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span style="font-size: 10px">tags: <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/NASA+Scientists+Plan+To+Approach+Girl+By+2018" rel="tag">NASA Scientists Plan To Approach Girl By 2018</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/scientists" rel="tag">scientists</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/geeks" rel="tag">geeks</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/nerds" rel="tag">nerds</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/pencilheads" rel="tag">pencilheads</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/ONN" rel="tag">ONN</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Onion+News+Network" rel="tag">Onion News Network</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/comedy" rel="tag">comedy</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/humor" rel="tag">humor</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/satire" rel="tag">satire</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/fucking+hilarious" rel="tag">fucking hilarious</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/streaming+video" rel="tag">streaming video</a></span></p> <p>President Obama recently increased funding to all science organizations, including NASA. According to this news report, it appears that NASA has already budgeted their share of the money to support their plan to approach a girl at the laundromat by 2018. This amusing video is a commentary on male scientists, geeks, nerds and other types of pencilheads. It actually looks to be rather close to the truth. </p> <!--more--><object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/aV_qDzC1nW4&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;rel=0" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/aV_qDzC1nW4&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;showinfo=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a></span> <span>Thu, 02/11/2010 - 23:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-blog-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/behavior" hreflang="en">behavior</a></div> <div 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class="field--item"><a href="/tag/your-inner-child" hreflang="en">your inner child</a></div> </div> </div> <section> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2073228" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1266099135"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>It actually looks to be rather the onion.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2073228&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="UWj57yV4aGYzXVTxuiNxrsXlDV8xuc2Rzpk8rLpvGD4"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Fairweather (not verified)</span> on 13 Feb 2010 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2073228">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> </section> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"><a href="/user/login?destination=/grrlscientist/2010/02/12/nasas-funding-increase-to-fund%23comment-form">Log in</a> to post comments</li></ul> Fri, 12 Feb 2010 04:59:20 +0000 grrlscientist 90377 at https://scienceblogs.com Breaking News: Green Man, Blue Cat Finally Published https://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2009/12/11/breakng-news-green-man-blue-ca <span>Breaking News: Green Man, Blue Cat Finally Published</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span style="font-size: 10px">tags: <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Green+Man,+Blue+Cat" rel="tag">Green Man, Blue Cat</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/literature" rel="tag">literature</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/ONN" rel="tag">ONN</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Onion+News+Network" rel="tag">Onion News Network</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/comedy" rel="tag">comedy</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/humor" rel="tag">humor</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/satire" rel="tag">satire</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/fucking+hilarious" rel="tag">fucking hilarious</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/streaming+video" rel="tag">streaming video</a></span></p> <p>Good news for those of you who wish to purchase a new book for your friends and colleagues for Christmas: the book, <i>Green Man, Blue Cat</i> has finally been published to rave reviews! The intended audience is children, but apparently working adults are the biggest fans. I can hardly wait for my review copy!</p> <!--more--><object width="480" height="430"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf?image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FCHILDRENS_BOOK_ARTICLE_12_3.jpg&amp;videoid=99744&amp;title=Adults%20Go%20Wild%20Over%20Latest%20In%20Children's%20Picture%20Book%20Series" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" wmode="transparent" width="480" height="430" flashvars="image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FCHILDRENS_BOOK_ARTICLE_12_3.jpg&amp;videoid=99744&amp;title=Adults%20Go%20Wild%20Over%20Latest%20In%20Children's%20Picture%20Book%20Series"></embed></object><p><a target="window" href="http://www.theonion.com/content/video/adults_go_wild_over_latest_in?utm_source=videoembed">Adults Go Wild Over Latest In Children's Picture Book Series</a></p> <p>How many thousands of copies do you think will be sent to George Bush as a Christmas present? I'm taking your guesses now, and the person whose guess is closest can have my copy after I've written and published the review. </p> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a></span> <span>Thu, 12/10/2009 - 23:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-blog-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/your-inner-child" hreflang="en">your inner child</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/comedy" hreflang="en">comedy</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/funny" hreflang="en">funny</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/green-man-blue-cat" hreflang="en">Green Man Blue Cat</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/literature" hreflang="en">Literature</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onion-news-network" hreflang="en">Onion News Network</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onn" hreflang="en">ONN</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/publishing-0" hreflang="en">Publishing</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-video" hreflang="en">streaming video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/video" hreflang="en">Video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/your-inner-child" hreflang="en">your inner child</a></div> </div> </div> <section> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2071527" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1260548588"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>They are going crazy for this stuff. There is a site <a href="http://www.hellogreenman">Green Man</a> devoted to something like this</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2071527&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="WnNDngLx55Bu4-Ww48REEzeXKXdtHcSNTg0YotPxGEk"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Tommy (not verified)</span> on 11 Dec 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2071527">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> </section> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"><a href="/user/login?destination=/grrlscientist/2009/12/11/breakng-news-green-man-blue-ca%23comment-form">Log in</a> to post comments</li></ul> Fri, 11 Dec 2009 04:59:56 +0000 grrlscientist 90069 at https://scienceblogs.com Breaking News: Zombie Reagan Raised From Grave To Lead GOP https://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2009/12/01/breaking-news-zombie-reagan-ra <span>Breaking News: Zombie Reagan Raised From Grave To Lead GOP</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span style="font-size: 10px">tags: <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/politics" rel="tag">politics</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/GOP" rel="tag">GOP</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Rethuglicans" rel="tag">Rethuglicans</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/presidential+candidate+2012" rel="tag">Presidential Candidate 2012</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Ronald+Reagan" rel="tag">Ronald Reagan</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Zombie+Reagan" rel="tag">Zombie Reagan</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/ONN" rel="tag">ONN</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Onion+News+Network" rel="tag">Onion News Network</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/comedy" rel="tag">comedy</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/humor" rel="tag">humor</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/fucking+hilarious" rel="tag">fucking hilarious</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/streaming+video" rel="tag">streaming video</a></span></p> <p>It's been difficult, but I am so proud of the Rethuglicans for finally finding someone to be their 2012 presidential candidate who accurately reflects their values and mental capabilities so well!</p> <!--more--><object width="480" height="430"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf?image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FZOMBIE_REAGAN_ARTICLE_11_23_09.jpg&amp;videoid=99422&amp;title=Zombie%20Reagan%20Raised%20From%20Grave%20To%20Lead%20GOP" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" wmode="transparent" width="480" height="430" flashvars="image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FZOMBIE_REAGAN_ARTICLE_11_23_09.jpg&amp;videoid=99422&amp;title=Zombie%20Reagan%20Raised%20From%20Grave%20To%20Lead%20GOP"></embed></object><p><a target="window" href="http://www.theonion.com/content/video/zombie_reagan_raised_from_grave?utm_source=videoembed">Zombie Reagan Raised From Grave To Lead GOP</a> </p> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a></span> <span>Tue, 12/01/2009 - 00:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-blog-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/politics" hreflang="en">Politics</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/comedy" hreflang="en">comedy</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/funny" hreflang="en">funny</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/gop" hreflang="en">GOP</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onion-news-network" hreflang="en">Onion News Network</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onn" hreflang="en">ONN</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/ronald-reagan" hreflang="en">Ronald Reagan</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/spokesman" hreflang="en">spokesman</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-video" hreflang="en">streaming video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/video" hreflang="en">Video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/politics" hreflang="en">Politics</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> </div> </div> <section> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2071396" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1259648437"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Except that these days in the Republican Party, Reagan would almost certainly be viewed as too liberal to be a Republican standard bearer. He raised taxes on more than one occasion, negotiated nuclear arms reduction treaty, etc.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2071396&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="s9Dr3yb8RtQrCDaoVwCN5rl55hVorT3NGxwKIqVCrEI"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <a rel="nofollow" href="http://scienceblogs.com/insolence" lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Orac (not verified)</a> on 01 Dec 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2071396">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2071397" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1259649831"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Trouble is, Reagan wouldn't have gotten the 8 out of 10 required to pass their test.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2071397&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="-APdtmQAJ-JgLrHUReH2nree7rdLgNUXmH5JSMZsW-U"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">D. C. Sessions (not verified)</span> on 01 Dec 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2071397">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2071398" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1259667342"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>"That which is dead can never die, but rises, stronger than before."</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2071398&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="FG4l2J_KytoM1_EzynwuSinuPFhvMZRz-iSmS5kRGt4"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">abb3w (not verified)</span> on 01 Dec 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2071398">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> </section> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"><a href="/user/login?destination=/grrlscientist/2009/12/01/breaking-news-zombie-reagan-ra%23comment-form">Log in</a> to post comments</li></ul> Tue, 01 Dec 2009 05:59:00 +0000 grrlscientist 90029 at https://scienceblogs.com Victim in Fatal Car Crash Tragically not Glenn Beck https://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2009/11/04/victim-in-fatal-car-crash-trag <span>Victim in Fatal Car Crash Tragically not Glenn Beck</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span style="font-size: 10px">tags: <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Glenn+Beck" rel="tag">Glenn Beck</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/comedy" rel="tag">comedy</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/humor" rel="tag">humor</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/satire" rel="tag">satire</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/funny" rel="tag">funny</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/ONN" rel="tag">ONN</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Onion+News+Network" rel="tag">Onion News Network</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/streaming+video" rel="tag">streaming video</a></span></p> <p>As the grieving mother says, it's a tragedy to watch Glenn Beck outlive your child.</p> <!--more--><object width="480" height="430"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf?image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FGLENN_BECK_ARTICLE_10_29.jpg&amp;videoid=98957&amp;title=Victim%20In%20Fatal%20Car%20Accident%20Tragically%20Not%20Glenn%20Beck" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" wmode="transparent" width="480" height="430" flashvars="image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FGLENN_BECK_ARTICLE_10_29.jpg&amp;videoid=98957&amp;title=Victim%20In%20Fatal%20Car%20Accident%20Tragically%20Not%20Glenn%20Beck"></embed></object><p><a target="window" href="http://www.theonion.com/content/video/victim_in_fatal_car_accident?utm_source=videoembed">Victim In Fatal Car Accident Tragically Not Glenn Beck</a></p> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a></span> <span>Tue, 11/03/2009 - 23:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-blog-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/comedy" hreflang="en">comedy</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/funny" hreflang="en">funny</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/glenn-beck" hreflang="en">glenn beck</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/happiness" hreflang="en">happiness</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onion-news-network" hreflang="en">Onion News Network</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onn" hreflang="en">ONN</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-video" hreflang="en">streaming video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/video" hreflang="en">Video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> </div> </div> <section> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2070954" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1257358704"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Glenn could always commit suicide to make up for our disappointment. It'd be like a mime in a forest, except the only people missing him would be fundamentalist Christian Republicans.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2070954&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="pY-dqB1C8mxJS00TFGOHHVrlOIWeIetp1MdUzWzRe4Y"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">sadsfasd (not verified)</span> on 04 Nov 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2070954">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> </section> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"><a href="/user/login?destination=/grrlscientist/2009/11/04/victim-in-fatal-car-crash-trag%23comment-form">Log in</a> to post comments</li></ul> Wed, 04 Nov 2009 04:59:38 +0000 grrlscientist 89961 at https://scienceblogs.com Poll: Happy, Healthy Obamas Out of Touch with Miserable Americans https://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2009/10/10/poll-happy-healthy-obamas-out <span>Poll: Happy, Healthy Obamas Out of Touch with Miserable Americans</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span style="font-size: 10px">tags: <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Obama+family" rel="tag">Obama family</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/miserable+americans" rel="tag">miserable Americans</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/comedy" rel="tag">comedy</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/humor" rel="tag">humor</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/satire" rel="tag">satire</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/funny" rel="tag">funny</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/ONN" rel="tag">ONN</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Onion+News+Network" rel="tag">Onion News Network</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/streaming+video" rel="tag">streaming video</a></span></p> <p>This daring news interview with the nations' top thinkers comes right out and says what we've all mumbled under our breath to ourselves in the privacy of the unemployment line: the Obamas are too damned happy! They're so happy that it's downright unAmerican!</p> <!--more--><object width="480" height="430"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf?image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FOBAMA_FAMILY_ARTICLE_9_29_09.jpg&amp;videoid=98269&amp;title=Poll%3A%20Happy%2C%20Healthy%20Obamas%20Out%20Of%20Touch%20With%20Miserable%20Americans" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" wmode="transparent" width="480" height="430" flashvars="image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FOBAMA_FAMILY_ARTICLE_9_29_09.jpg&amp;videoid=98269&amp;title=Poll%3A%20Happy%2C%20Healthy%20Obamas%20Out%20Of%20Touch%20With%20Miserable%20Americans"></embed></object></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a></span> <span>Fri, 10/09/2009 - 23:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-blog-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/cultural-observation" hreflang="en">cultural observation</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/politics" hreflang="en">Politics</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/comedy" hreflang="en">comedy</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/core-american-values" hreflang="en">core american values</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/family" hreflang="en">Family</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/funny" hreflang="en">funny</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/happiness" hreflang="en">happiness</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/obama" hreflang="en">Obama</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onion-news-network" hreflang="en">Onion News Network</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onn" hreflang="en">ONN</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/out-touch" hreflang="en">out-of-touch</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-video" hreflang="en">streaming video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/video" hreflang="en">Video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/cultural-observation" hreflang="en">cultural observation</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/politics" hreflang="en">Politics</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> </div> </div> <section> </section> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"><a href="/user/login?destination=/grrlscientist/2009/10/10/poll-happy-healthy-obamas-out%23comment-form">Log in</a> to post comments</li></ul> Sat, 10 Oct 2009 03:59:22 +0000 grrlscientist 89831 at https://scienceblogs.com New Anti-Smoking Ads Warn Teens 'It's Gay to Smoke' https://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2009/10/06/new-anti-smoking-ads-warn-teen <span>New Anti-Smoking Ads Warn Teens &#039;It&#039;s Gay to Smoke&#039;</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span style="font-size: 10px">tags: <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/comedy" rel="tag">comedy</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/humor" rel="tag">humor</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/satire" rel="tag">satire</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/funny" rel="tag">funny</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/ONN" rel="tag">ONN</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/Onion+News+Network" rel="tag">Onion News Network</a>, <a target="window" href="http://technorati.com/tag/streaming+video" rel="tag">streaming video</a></span></p> <p>Here's the latest development in the anti-smoking campaign aimed at teens: television ads that claim smokers are gay (and of course, no one wants to be gay, right?)</p> <!--more--><object width="480" height="430"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf?image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FTEEN_SMOKING_ARTICLE_10_2.jpg&amp;videoid=98326&amp;title=New%20Anti-Smoking%20Ads%20Warn%20Teens%20'It's%20Gay%20To%20Smoke'" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed src="http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" wmode="transparent" width="480" height="430" flashvars="image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theonion.com%2Fcontent%2Ffiles%2Fimages%2FTEEN_SMOKING_ARTICLE_10_2.jpg&amp;videoid=98326&amp;title=New%20Anti-Smoking%20Ads%20Warn%20Teens%20'It's%20Gay%20To%20Smoke'"></embed></object></div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a></span> <span>Tue, 10/06/2009 - 00:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-blog-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label">Tags</div> <div class="field--items"> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/behavior" hreflang="en">behavior</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/advertizing" hreflang="en">advertizing</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/antismoking-campaign" hreflang="en">antismoking campaign</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/comedy" hreflang="en">comedy</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/funny" hreflang="en">funny</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onion-news-network" hreflang="en">Onion News Network</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/onn" hreflang="en">ONN</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/smoking" hreflang="en">smoking</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-video" hreflang="en">streaming video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/teens" hreflang="en">teens</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/video" hreflang="en">Video</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/behavior" hreflang="en">behavior</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/humor" hreflang="en">humor</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/satire" hreflang="en">satire</a></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/tag/streaming-videos" hreflang="en">streaming videos</a></div> </div> </div> <section> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2070343" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1254810753"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Ha! Ha! Nice try.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2070343&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="VygrQ9OZh81CkFnS3KVUA8D6MIr8CZGNPKHJ4ET5Ysg"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Moses (not verified)</span> on 06 Oct 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2070343">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2070344" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1254834715"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>AAAH NSFW!</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2070344&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="UT0Pv-nRvfkmlZVtzRr8YvG1Wj0mIdiWrJY79VRhKxI"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Erin (not verified)</span> on 06 Oct 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2070344">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2070345" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1254865004"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Oh my god. Do American people just accept that? Aren't they upset that people are broadcasting something like this with the intention to use negative images of minorities to manipulate? That is not education.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2070345&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="btt60wxgrdozn840X8nfc-I3nMThiz8V7pMnf1Izo14"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <a rel="nofollow" href="http://randfigur.wordpress.com" lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Xenia (not verified)</a> on 06 Oct 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2070345">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2070346" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1254866174"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>By the way, why is not anyone talking/writing about <a href="http://finchwench.wordpress.com/2009/09/24/kretek-ban/">the recent ban on kreteks</a> (clove cigarettes) and other flavored cigarettes? This is an unprecedented expansion of federal power to regulate not based on health, but on flavor. The liberals will not touch it, because it was overwhelmingly favored by Democrats (who were too stupid to look up some statistics on Wikipedia, I guess) and endorsed by our new lord and savior, President Obama (who was also not aware that kids love menthols), and the conservatives are still ranting and raving about "socialised" medicine and President Obama'a birth certificate!! What is wrong with the people??</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2070346&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="p9ELEt0zwTMEYB2k2umfe5BEG1bKIUcty7aSAjDd7Sk"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <a rel="nofollow" href="http://finchwench.wordpress.com" lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">sara (not verified)</a> on 06 Oct 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2070346">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="134" id="comment-2070347" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1254869462"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p>xenia, this is a parody.</p> <p>sara, well, don't rant at me about this. i suffer severe allergies as well as asthma, so i think ALL smoking is horrible since even second-hand smoke can put me into the hospital emergency room, despite the fact that i don't have health insurance. in addition to that, i had no idea this happened.</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2070347&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="fbeD0YrpygZcCa0sKCYT7AiMVdG-FVEfMcJ0D3cq3z4"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <a title="View user profile." href="/author/grrlscientist" lang="" about="/author/grrlscientist" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">grrlscientist</a> on 06 Oct 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2070347">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/author/grrlscientist"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/author/grrlscientist" hreflang="en"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/Hedwig%20P%C3%B6ll%C3%B6l%C3%A4inen.jpeg?itok=-pOoqzmB" width="58" height="58" alt="Profile picture for user grrlscientist" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> <article data-comment-user-id="0" id="comment-2070348" class="js-comment comment-wrapper clearfix"> <mark class="hidden" data-comment-timestamp="1254871753"></mark> <div class="well"> <strong></strong> <div class="field field--name-comment-body field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p><i>. . . i had no idea this happened.</i></p> <p>That is my point! Few people (besides Goths and the Goth-friendly people who listen to Siouxsie &amp; the Banshees, for some reason) know about this. (Although, opposition from both Huffington Post and Reason Magazine was expressed back in June). </p> <p>By the way, second-hand smoke from cloves has been demonstrated in long-term and short-term studies to be less harmful to rats, at least, than smoke from "regular cigarettes." That is one of the criticisms of H.R. 1256 -- that it eliminates alternatives on the market that are less harmful. But that is not even the main problem here.</p> <p>I wish that Onion would parody this somehow (it should be easy enough to make fun of Goth chicks and "Bohemian hipsters" or whatever) just for the sake of raising awareness. They did not even have a joke about it on the SNL Weekend Update :/</p> </div> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderLinks" arguments="0=2070348&amp;1=default&amp;2=en&amp;3=" token="Qg2OZ-P8UxcsFKROIH5bym3-C_7Kz1iSo7x7IIekOkk"></drupal-render-placeholder> </div> <footer> <em>By <a rel="nofollow" href="http://finchwench.wordpress.com" lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">sara (not verified)</a> on 06 Oct 2009 <a href="https://scienceblogs.com/taxonomy/term/24999/feed#comment-2070348">#permalink</a></em> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/0"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <a href="/user/0" hreflang="und"><img src="/files/styles/thumbnail/public/default_images/icon-user.png?itok=yQw_eG_q" width="100" height="100" alt="User Image" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </a> </div> </article> </footer> </article> </section> <ul class="links inline list-inline"><li class="comment-forbidden"><a href="/user/login?destination=/grrlscientist/2009/10/06/new-anti-smoking-ads-warn-teen%23comment-form">Log in</a> to post comments</li></ul> Tue, 06 Oct 2009 04:59:21 +0000 grrlscientist 89815 at https://scienceblogs.com