Category Archives: Science

Some Fries With Your Stupid?

Alvin and the Chipmunks vocal coach Ben Shapiro tells us to lighten-up about the planet heating up. You see… Ben Shapiro says there are "some actual upsides" to climate change — Jason Campbell (@JasonSCampbell) February 17, 2023 Ben … Continue reading

Posted in Ben Shapiro, climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Science, snark | 8 Comments

MTG to TFG: ‘I Got This One, Boss’

Rep. 3-Toes tries to back up the Big Tuna’s claims that windmills kill birds by declaring that they also kill whales: Greene says people are calling the alarms about how wind turbines are killing whales and unknown thousands of bird … Continue reading

Posted in climate crisis, Rep. 3-toes Perjury Taylor Greene, Wind Power | 8 Comments

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Fox News wants reassurance that these shot-down objects are not space aliens, because you know, derp derp derp: “There is no — again, no — indication of aliens or extraterrestrial activity with these recent takedowns,” White House … Continue reading

Posted in Fox News, Our Failed Political Press, People Dumber than Dolphins, Science, Space! | 6 Comments

The Morning Stupid

Montana, the land of big-sky and flat earth, is proposing to ban public schools from teaching of scientific theory in favor of scientific fact. Several Montana middle- and high-school students said Monday that a lawmaker did not correctly interpret scientific … Continue reading

Posted in Crazeee States, Montana, Science | 12 Comments

Vive La France!

The cheese-eating surrender-monkies, er, French will show us the way (again): French parking lots could soon generate as much electricity as 10 nuclear power plants, after a law is expected to win final passage on Tuesday requiring canopies of solar … Continue reading

Posted in Global Climate Crisis, solar energy | 4 Comments

Area Sundowner Found Again

I swear to Dawg, our Stable Jenius is still on this? Does Trump want to put the windmills in jail? — Acyn (@Acyn) January 28, 2023

Posted in climate crisis, Hair Führer Donald Trump, Science | 8 Comments

Have They Tried Fish Tank Cleaner?

Good work, anti-Vaxxers: A rapidly growing measles outbreak in Columbus, Ohio — largely involving unvaccinated children — is fueling concerns among health officials that more parent resistance to routine childhood immunizations will intensify a resurgence of vaccine-preventable diseases. Most of … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Vaxxer, Science, Vaccine, vaccine mandates, Wingnuttia | 8 Comments

News That Will Drive You to Drink

Happy Hour News Good news! The USPS is buying a lot of electric vehicles despite Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s previous plans to buy gas guzzlers: The U.S. Postal Service will buy 66,000 vehicles to build one of the largest electric … Continue reading

Posted in climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Save the USPS | 1 Comment

So Cool

Fusion, baby. (I tried to skip the speechifying and stay with just the announcement.)

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Allegedly, Lawrence Livermore Lab has cracked the code for nuclear fusion, per the Axios morning email thingie: Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is expected to announce a major step forward in fusion energy tomorrow. Why it matters: Decades of effort have … Continue reading

Posted in climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Nuclear Energy, Pop Culture, Science | 12 Comments