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This is really, really funny:
Well, actually, it’s not even a little funny…
… Well, actually, the punchline is the funniest thing I’ve see yet this year. I can hardly type I’m laughing so hard.
Read the following text. As you read it, try to empty your mind. When you encounter grammatical errors or jargon that is impossible to understand, do not try to translate what you are reading. Rather, become one with the obscurity. Read slowly, thoughtlessly, with emptiness of purpose, as though the words were entering your eyes, traveling through your head, and leaving through your ears. The ultimate understanding will be achieved when you reach the end of the abstract and have understood nothing:
Continue reading What is the sound of one hypothesis clapping?
Australian scientologists have proposed that anonymity and criticism be eliminated from the intertubes. According to the scientologists:
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Life Science Teachers: Take special note!
This is not yet an error in the mainstream press, but there is an error afoot, currently represented in the widely read slashdot, which I imagine will propagate. The purpose of this post is to alert you to this problem and prepare you for the occasion when you run into a wackaloon creationist waving their arms around and screaming “Carbon dating does not work! It’s been proven.” This story also has a Global Warming Denialism component.
What I’m going to do here is give you the basic facts, then the misinterpreted text.
We start with the basic facts.
More than 200 people remain missing in Sierra Leone a day after a boat capsized, killing at least 8, police said on Thursday.
Police official Ibrahim Samura said most of the passengers onboard were schoolchildren returning from holidays in the West African nation.