Post a news story, entertain me!

The use of emotional words in all kinds of books, from technical manuals to novels, declined throughout the 20th and the early 21st century. Except for one emotion: fear.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013...

Florida DJs May Face Felony for April Fools' Water Joke Worse Than Rubio's

They said Dihidrogen Monoxide was coming out of the taps in the Fort Meyers area.

BadKen wrote:

Florida DJs May Face Felony for April Fools' Water Joke Worse Than Rubio's

They said Dihidrogen Monoxide was coming out of the taps in the Fort Meyers area.

Gasp, the horror. The question is, did they say anything untrue?

a) It was April Fools' day
b) It was April Fools' day
c) IT WAS FRIGGIN' APRIL FOOLS' DAY
d) Also, maybe before you freak out, find out what dihidrogen monoxide is, if you've forgotten your junior high chemistry.

I suspect Orson Welles would be arrested as a terrorist if he tried War of the Worlds today.

Ranger Rick wrote:

d) Also, maybe before you freak out, find out what dihidrogen monoxide is, if you dropped out before learning your junior high chemistry.

FTFY.

They're men, they're men in kilts (short kilts!). And they do windows!

Sign of the times - McDonald's requires a bachelor's degree and two years' experience... for cashier.

http://io9.com/new-interface-allows-humans-to-move-a-rat-s-tail-with-t-469799719

New Interface Allows Humans to Move a Rat’s Tail With Their Thoughts

17-year-old builds his own PCR machine (DNA replicator) to prove why his brother has red hair.

Sometimesdee, I think you're unrivaled when it comes to supplying this thread with content but you can't link that article without posting a picture.

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It's a good thing that kid was never on the Serenity, River would have just flat out wasted his ass. Too. Much. Hair!

Dr_Awkward wrote:

Sometimesdee, I think you're unrivaled when it comes to supplying this thread with content but you can't link that article without posting a picture.

Thanks for remedying that egregious error!

I want that kid to be a guitarist in a post-punk band.

Hikers trapped by water call 911 for rescue.

Because they were afraid they would get their electronics wet

Navy to deploy laser to destroy drones, small boats

So when the assault of remote control airplanes comes, they'll be all set (watch the video).

Did you have to name it Shodan? Really?

L..L..L..Look at you, hacker

I know a Newt tried to run the country...

I had a roommate several years ago who was deep down the lizard people rabbit hole.
For those of you not familiar with this one, it largely comes from a deeply disturbed former sportscaster for the BBC who has written nearly two dozen conspiracy books about how shape-shifting reptilian aliens that feed on human suffering have secretly ruled the earth for thousands of years by disguising themselves as human and becoming our religious, political and financial authorities.

Man spends 27 years living alone in Maine woods. He stole what he needed to survive from nearby camps, and only talked to another person once during that entire span.

The only reason he went so long without being caught was that no one put any effort into catching him until recently. Once a local warden actually made an effort and set up an alarm at one of the regularly broken into buildings, it took less than a month to catch him in the act.

University plans to tear down several buildings to create more sports fields.

The first sport the article mentions is Quidditch

The age of our robot overlords has arrived

Navy looking into autonomous undersea drones.

Man drives off, forgetting his iPad sitting on the roof of his car.

It winds up embedded in another car's bumper

iPads, the next ninja stars?