Stretchy Hand Toy This is worth a slow, dopey chuckle
FDA tells Google-backed 23andMe to halt sales of genetic test It’s important when scientific inaccuracy is brought to light, but damn it, I’ve wanted to take one of these tests for quite a while now. Besides, I learned to lean … Continue reading
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20131125-why-the-stupid-say-theyre-smart?ocid=global_future_rss But I wore the juice. — McArthur Wheeler, 1995 This article just mentions an old study (1999) showing that, when asked to rate their performance at various tasks relative to peers, the stupidest / most inept participants were also … Continue reading
PEOPLE LIKE THIS EXIST. THEY MAY LIVE NEXT TO YOU. It looks like this chick cashed in on these 27 million views by posting more videos and writing it off as part of a comedy channel (this is the first … Continue reading
The Best .gif I Have Ever Seen Featuring Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who recently admitted to having tried smoking crack, “probably in one of my drunken stupors”.
Simpson’s Paradox I only realized something like this existed about a year ago, and while I understand the phenomenon now, it’s difficult to wrap my head around; it is just too intuitive to think that a trend of trends should … Continue reading