Tag: research

No, Trump Voter Fraud Commission Didn’t Want List Of All Texas’s Hispanicos! It Was Just A Mistake By The Guy With The Child Porn!

It's just one bad actor, nothing to see here. Or completely innocent cross-checking, that too.

Trump’s Fraudulent Voting Commission Accidentally Got Some Democrat On Itself

If you let sane people on the commission, it might not come up with the crazy recommendations you want.

Kris Kobach Already Has Plans To Suppress Voting, So Why Bother With Fraud Commission?

Just because the head of the voter fraud commission had big plans for making voting harder doesn't mean he's biased.

Kris Kobach Will Not Comply With Stupid Voter Info Request From Kris Kobach

'Kris Kobach is a real jerk,' says Kris Kobach
The cross flag lapel pin is a nice touch.

Kris Kobach Will Make Voting Great Again! (Offer Valid For Old White Republicans Only)

'Voting' sure was nice while it lasted.

Open Thread: Study Suggests Link Between Swearing And Honesty. NO SH*T!

This research is Not Safe For Work. Oh, my word, no.
The Dark Knight has a lot of problems with you NRA people

Tyrannical American Medical Association Calls Gunshot Wounds Unhealthy. Boycott Doctors!

The American Medical Association announced it will push for increased research on gun violence. Get ready for the National Rifle Association to boycott health care.
Could we borrow a little of that Ebola panic?

Republicans Love Unborn Babies So Much, They Will Give Them All Zika Virus To Spite Obama

Republicans, who freaked out mightily over Ebola a couple years ago, are taking a far more laid-back approach to funding preparations for the Zika virus. We can't imagine why.
It's not even the rust that'll get you, though

Michigan Governor Blames ‘Government’ For Flint’s Poison Water. Um?

Several developments on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, so pour yourself a nice hot cup of coffee and let's look at what's up now. Unless you live in Flint, in which case you need to pour that shit...
On Exxon's daughter's wedding day, no less.

Exxon Gonna Break Columbia University’s Kneecaps

This post supported by a grant from the Patty Dumpling Endowed Chair for coverage of oil spills, pipeline disasters, and leaning on journalists who don't know what's good for 'em, do they, boss? Remember how Exxon scientists concluded back in...
I don't understand. It beeps whenever I type "An Idiot"

Study Finds Sarcasm Is Good For You. Yeah, Right.

Excellent news, everyone! A new study has determined that reading Wonkette will add years to your life, help you lose weight, make you smarter, and guarantee you more access to sex. Or snark. Maybe it was snark. Also, the...
Aren't you a little slobbery for a stormtrooper?

Your Saturday Nerdout: Are You Ready For The Supermoon Eclipse? Or Apocalypse?

Time for your weekend nerding, you nerd people! It's also maybe the weekend civilization collapses, again, so let's hope you've laid in a supply of Twinkies and booze. That's No Space Station, That's A Moon Sunday night through Monday...
In Fonebone We Trust

We Are All A Science Idiot: Your Saturday Nerdout

As the famous public intellectual Dave Barry observed back in the nineties, one of the few areas where America still excels is the production of studies showing that Americans are really, really stupid. Or something like that; we were...
All Hail the Risen Blingee

Why Do You Weep? Blingee Lives! Your Saturday Nerdout

Hey, remember how a week or so back we were all bummed because one of the most useful dumb wonderful things on the Internet, Blingee, was going away forever? Turns out that the public reaction was so anguished, so...
Disney, please hire this guy now.

Your Saturday Nerdout: The World Now Has A Vomiting Robot. Thanks, Science!

It's Saturday, and you know what that means: Nerding Time. And because nothing's nerdier than giggling about bodily fluids like a bunch of 5th-graders, we knew what our Lead Nerd Story had to be: I, Pukebot Researchers at North Carolina State...
Maybe we could give them axes instead

Police Group Suggests Maybe Police Could Try Being A Little Less Shooty, Please

A national law enforcement organization released an important report calling for police departments to rethink their training and policies on use of deadly force, with less emphasis on "Shoot/Don't Shoot" decisions and more training on ways to de-escalate situations...