The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

007 the Crow solves epic eight-step puzzle using TOOLS

Crows are wicked smart. I’ve watched them pick up nuts, fly, then drop them on the asphalt. This wild crow, nicknamed 007, solved a crazy complicated puzzle the very first … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Dogs driving cars, I kid you not

This isn’t one of those joke photos where somebody puts Spot on their lap as they’re cruising down I-5. This is a BBC news report from New Zealand, where they’re … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Difficult doesn’t make it good

While in the Belgium, home of the world’s finest chocolate and 250 types of beer — 250! — I saw something that made me think. No, it was not the … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 4 Comments

Gas costs NOTHING compared to these common liquids

Gas prices are high — though not high compared to historical levels, if you factor in inflation. But don’t tell people that. You’d deprive them of their outrage. Also, don’t … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 4 Comments