An essay by Beaver on the nature of power, surprisingly relevant to the whole net neutrality issue from recent times: Before we begin, I would like to quote a passage from George R. R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” as it is not only relevant to this thread, but also very true: >’in … More Beaver Transcript – On Power
A sign from a store in the US. Sad thing is, even some of the stores ( ok, fine, just the Wal-Mart) nearby where I live could benefit from having something like this around. A sign of something having gone a step backward instead of forward.
A treatise on the corruption of science itself by an anonymous gentleman on 4chan: One of the most upsetting things that has come from the ongoing and corrosive seep of politics into various walks of life has been the death of question-based science. Science should be about questions, always questions, great or small. Sometimes you … More The transformation of Science into Scientism
A simple comic that is surprisingly true. The top picture is exactly how I used to draw snakes when I was a child. They really do have “puppy mouths” akin to the :3 emoticon. An ex-girlfriend of mine was incredulous of this fact until I showed her a picture of a python’s face, similar to … More Pythons – popular conceptions vs reality