Sunday, May 7, 2017

Pets for Panicky Pilots

In an effort to meet non-discriminatory standards in aviation, the FAA has endorsed emotional support animals for pilots that are scared of flying. Chairman of the FAA, Mike P. Hurtya, announced yesterday that aviation must be more inclusive and that it needs to attract all sorts of people into its ranks.

Although the take-up is expected to be small, a new psychological study may swell the numbers of emotionally-challenged student pilots. The Center for Error Research of Stupid Pilots on Landing and Take-off (C.E.R.S.P.L.A.T.) believes that a higher level of anxiety in the cockpit may improve safe flying.

They are funding Ab Initio courses for the first one hundred students who apply. These will be asked to bring their pets with them on the course, and must first prove that they are highly unstable without them.

Not one to miss an opportunity, Bryanair's CEO, Michael O'Really, Said, “I think this is a great idea. We are ready to welcome these new pilots and have plenty of room in the cockpit for pets as they can sit on the jump-seats. In fact, I think some nervous passengers might find comfort in knowing that the pilot is more scared of flying than they are.”

Pilots at Bryanair are already referring to the cockpit as the “Poop-Deck”.

O'Really added, “I believe we may even be able to move some of these pets into the First Officer's seat. Chimpanzees have been pilots for NASA and they would probably be over-qualified to fly, say, an MD88 or MD90.”

Monday, August 22, 2016

Booker Prize Twits

From our literary critic, Tarquin Merryweather


I cannot even bring myself to name this year's winner of the Booker Prize for Fiction, as I believe the judges for this once prestigious award have stupidly overlooked some extremely more deserving writers. I myself expected that my latest book - "Gone With the Wind" - a thriller about a secret agent battling a crippling case of flatulence, would feature in the top five books.

As the "winner" looked incredulously at the audience with his award in his sweaty hand, his eyes betrayed a feeling of unworthiness. It was as if he knew that a more substantial rival had been overlooked. A rival book resembling a Tsunami that in open sea can pass by unnoticed but will at some point hit the shallower coastal regions, and hopefully, the shallower minds of the judges with tremendous force. 

What had transpired early in the judging process? Conspiracy theories abound that in the smokey judges' den some transaction had taken place. I noticed a wry smile on one of their smug faces. I had to find out. I turned sharply, too sharply, and knocked a glass of champagne over a fellow reporter's lap.

Running like the wind, I made my way towards the judges, and like a polished magician's trick, they were no longer there, but expertly whisked away from the venue by their bodyguards. I looked down at their table hoping to find a clue regarding their strange decision for the award. It was a mystery, a mystery that I was determined to solve. I straightened my tie and headed for the door.

Mr. Merryweather has agreed to take a rest from his reporter's desk for a few months.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Six Sci-Fi Inventions with Major Issues

Sci-fi films promise a wonderful world of fantastic inventions. So what is the problem? Well, there may be troubling issues beyond the obvious that explain, for example, why humans may never queue up to be disassembled in a transporter buffer. A closer look at the issues with some of science fiction's favorite inventions might prove enlightening.

1. Magnetic Boots

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Magnetic boots are extremely useful if you want to move painfully slowly on board a spacecraft that has lost its artificial gravity. Usually, though, you might use them anchor yourself to the exterior of a ship in order to destroy Borgs or other alien party crashers.


The Issues


When Warf said, rather excitedly (for him), "Assimilate this," he must have been thankful that he was wearing his Himalayan Magnetic Walking Boots. The problem is that he could only have been saved by his belief that they were keeping him stuck to the hull of the Enterprise. Unless the hull were made of iron or steel, and not titanium, aluminum, or other space-worthy material, he would probably end his days as space junk.

It is possible that, in the future, some now-unknown magnetic material will be found that is also compatible with spacecraft construction. The more important point is: is there even a need for magnetic boots?

Seasoned astronauts, those tough people that are born for space, are never happier than when they are scooting along a corridor in zero g. Surely everyone has seen them performing somersaults and throwing each other like midgets. When they need to stand "upright," they can slip their feet into little straps on the floor.

As for any extra-vehicular activity, NASA has had the manned maneuvering unit (MMU) for some 30 years. George Clooney was quite adept at using it in Gravity. Those Borgs wouldn't stand a chance.

Why not use Velcro floors and hulls if you just want to walk?

2. Internally Illuminated Space Helmet

The internally illuminated space helmet has been especially popular in the Star Trek franchise. A device that illuminates the wearer's face has been invented because, presumably, in space it is important that everyone can see you scream even if they can't hear you.

 "I can't see a flipping thing." Youtube

The Issues

Try this: go out into the dark, to an unfamiliar place in the woods or on a rocky trail near the edge of a mountain. You know, just the sort of unfamiliar surroundings space explorers in films go to all the time. And then shine a torch into your own face. See how long it takes before you find yourself face down in the dirt.

There is absolutely no reason whatsoever for this invention. Not only is it virtually impossible to see outside the helmet, but the wearer also has to contend with reflections of the lights that are already blinding him.

The only reason these are in the movies is so that everyone can see the Oscar-winning facial expressions of the actors. Now, someone could object that astronauts need to be identified in the darkness of space for purposes of communication and direction. So how difficult is it to build a light on top of the helmet with a different color for each astronaut? There could even be a variety of illuminated emoticons on the exterior of the helmets to communicate emotions more accurately than the actors themselves.

Many real space helmets already come with lights on the outside. Get it? The outside.

3. Teleporter

Star Trek - Enterprise D Transporter

The new scientific discovery of Quantum Entanglement makes teleportation of objects and humans a distinct possibility. However, it is slightly different to the method used in Star Trek.

The Issues

If this device becomes a reality, it will require the mass slaughter of humans to work. This invention would not "beam" any bodies, just their information. It would disassemble you while collecting the information to reassemble you somewhere else. Then, presumably, a technician would hose out the goop left at the bottom of the teleportation cubicle after you were "teleported." No cheerful Scottish engineer should be enticing people into one of these things -- even if he offers them a free red uniform.

Although messy, what if this procedure were to work? Would it be you that is teleported? It might have your personality, your body, and your memories, including the moment you got into the teleporter. However, there would be no way of telling whether you, and not an exact copy of you, appeared at the other end. You may have died while turning to goo, and the person presumed to be you is living your life, with your wife or husband, believing itself to be you. By the way, it would tell everyone about this fantastic invention, encouraging them to use it.

4. Android (Robot with Human Appearance)

Many humans have long cherished the dream of creating someone in their image. Usually, reproduction fulfills this desire. However, some robotics scientists want to do this with a box of spare parts.

The Issues

 If an android robot malfunctioned like an android phone, that in itself may be good reason to keep this idea on the drawing board.When Isaac Asimov created the three laws of robotics, he assumed that robots would be perfect. They would perfectly follow his laws and be so safe that they would even sacrifice themselves for their human masters. Welcome to reality: it would be a shame if your android decided to stuff you down the garbage disposal while you were waiting for a Microsoft update. Besides, if Andy the Android becomes a
reality, other social issues would come to light.
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Robots that look like humans can be creepy. Researchers have found that when robots look more human-like, any subtle imperfection in appearance or motion becomes repulsive. Therefore, they would need to be almost perfect. But what would that perfect replication say about mankind? Why is it important for robots to look human? Why can't they just look like robots? Eventually, it is likely that companies would produce mostly beautiful female androids and their handsome male counterparts.What impact would that have on human self-image? Is it good that spotty or chubby teenagers should feel even worse about themselves?

5. Warp Drive

Faster-than-light (FTL) warp drive is feasible. It has been a long-held assumption that you can only move through space; however, space itself can move. The universe has been doing this naturally for billions of years, which is why it has been estimated to be 93 billion light years across and only 13 billion years old. Apparently, at its extremities, space-time has been expanding six times faster than the speed of light on average.

The Issues

"Make it so."

For warp drive to work on a starship, an unknown material called "exotic matter" is needed to safely surround the spacecraft with a region of normal space ("flat space") while simultaneously expanding the space behind and destroying the space in front. Picture yourself standing on a moving walkway at an airport, the piece of conveyer belt behind you expanding while the piece in front is contracting. You just stand still until you arrive at the end. The trouble is that nobody knows what this exotic matter looks like.

That enveloping warp bubble would present other problems. Contracting the space in front  would mean squeezing that space and everything in it out of existence. In other words, it would produce a constant "naked singularity" as all the material (dust, atoms) in that space is converted to highly powerful and deadly radiation.

Mankind might explore strange, new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, even go boldly where no one has gone before, but it will fry all these aliens to a crisp before it meets them.

6. The Replicator

"Same again, please." 


The replicator is sci-fi's answer to that guy who pops out of a lamp and grants you three wishes, but with no strings attached and an infinite number of wishes. This piece of hardware can copy or reproduce any item you require, that is, up to certain limits. The Star Trek people realized that this thing could destroy some of their story lines, so they made it impossible to replicate antimatter, dilithium, latinum, or any sort of living organism. Apparently, the replicator's resolution was too low to make that stuff.

The replicator idea has existed for a long time prior to Star Trek. It also appears in Lost in Space (TV) and Forbidden Planet. Writers of these and other stories did not always set limits for their replicators.

 The Issues

There are mind-blowing issues here for Star Trek and for society.

Everyone's favorite money-grabbing Ferengi, Quark, loved latinum because of its rarity. But as latinum is one of those elements that are impossible to replicate, how could he purchase any of it? Presumably, he would use money or gold or anything else that, interestingly, could be replicated. As the Mafia adage says, "Everyone and every rare element has a price."

All bets are off anyway when you don't need the green stuff to get what you want. All economic models crash like an Air-fix airplane thrown out of a bedroom window. What could that mean for any future society?

No one would need to work. Hopefully, people would spend more time reading, writing, and creating works of art. However, many might lead an aimless and greedy life, happy to just replicate whatever they desire. Whatever happens, the shock to organized society would be tremendous.

Some sci-fi inventions, like the internally illuminated space helmet, should never be seen in reality. Others may be impossible to remove from society if they do become real. If you ever find yourself using a teleporter for the first time, it will probably be OK. Manufacturers wouldn't make anything that is unsafe, would they?

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Raikkonen Leads Charm Offensive

 Kimi took his costume to the end of fifty takes (left)

Formula One driver, Kimi Raikkonen, will be fronting the latest advertising campaign for Ferrari. Contrary to popular opinion, he can be a funny guy, and he will be using his humor in a series of TV commercials.

I was on the set where he is filming to find out for myself just what kind of advertising goldmine Ferrari have found in Kimi. I asked him how he is finding his new role at Ferrari.

He said, "I don't know. They brought me here today to put me into a chicken costume. I tell you later."

Ferrari's first advert features their new car, "La Ferrari". Kimi gets into the car in his chicken outfit. The voice-over asks, "Why did the chicken cross the road?" Then Kimi replies, "To drive the Ferrari."

He kept in constant radio contact with the TV crew thru an earpiece. When they asked him to keep cool to prevent the costume degrading with sweat, he said, "I know, I know. You worry about the lights. Don't bother me."

There were about fifty takes before Kimi nailed it. Two camera lenses were broken when he tried to smile, but after four hours, the crew was happy with the results.

I told Kimi how much I was impressed by his new desire to be in the limelight. However, when I mentioned to him that his continued success in the 2016 season will mean more interviews, adverts, and public relations events, he looked more miserable than usual.

Since his interview, Kimi's form seems to have taken a nosedive.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Apologies to my Readers

I am sorry that there have not been any posts for some time now. This is because I have been busy writing for There will be more posts here soon. In addition, some may be in the cracked style, focusing on real events etc. I will be experimenting on you with this new style from time to time.

Thanks, and hang in there!

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Airliner Zapped with Shrink Ray over Area 51

A top secret experiment went terrifyingly wrong yesterday when an A330 airliner was accidentally hit by a classified "Field Energy Device" over Area 51. The airliner was shrunk to a one-hundredth of its original length. In this video, we see the happy outcome when the captain managed to land his airliner in an abandoned parking lot. 

Tricky Landing

Captain G. Willikers was almost paralyzed with surprise when it happened.

"Everything around us suddenly became huge. We lost communication because our signal was too weak," said Willikers.

The quick-thinking pilot diverted the plane from its flight to McCarran International, Las Vegas. "I couldn't take the risk of them not seeing me visually or even with radar. Plus, any wake-turbulence might have flipped us over."

He decided to put his aircraft down on a clear piece of concrete as soon as possible. The Airbus performed a missed approach but managed to land successfully on the second attempt. "Remember, I had no ILS (Instrument Landing System) available to me, and all the visual cues were wrong. People looked like skyscrapers," he said.

A spokesperson for the top secret facility in Nevada, Mr. I. Manalien said, "Of course we cannot go into details, but we believe the effects should wear off in a few days and the passengers along with the aircraft should revert to their normal size."

The Airbus is being relocated quickly to a hanger at a nearby airport. The crew and passengers are staying, for the moment, in a local schoolgirl's dolls house.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Guy Trapped in Bear Suit is not Amused

Johnny Noxious, the famous practical joker, has just survived three days trapped in a bear suit when his zipper broke. This hilarious footage of him was shot by two holidaymakers in Yellowstone National Park.

"I was pretty punchy by this point."

Not usually the butt of the joke, he and his butt became part of the joke when he was finally brought down by a tranquilizer dart. He is recuperating at the Emergency Proctology Center in San Fransisco.

"My buddy zipped me into the suit and was supposed to keep an eye on me, but he lost me when I mingled with a group of bears. I couldn't make myself heard because the bear suit muffled my voice so that it sounded like I was growling," he said.

He has been surviving on handouts from sightseers who mistook his frantic waving for playfulness.

"Couldn't they tell it was a costume? Look how moth-eaten it is. I tell you, there were times when I almost ended it all by throwing myself on the electric fence. You can imagine how much it smelled in there after three days. Everything went black when they shot that gigantic dart into my a**."

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Microsoft Flight Simulator Could Save Your Life

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Have you ever wondered what you would do if both pilots on your flight were incapacitated by the same airline meal? Could you step up to the plate and bring this baby down safely? Do you know what ILS, VOR and a Stabilized Approach mean?

Well, Microsoft Flight Simulator can teach you to answer yes, yes and yes to all those questions. For example, in this game you could be landing a jumbo jet at JFK while talking to ATC. At the end of your flight, I guarantee that you will be laughing like a maniac.

Many enthusiasts have turned rooms in their homes into full cockpit simulators, with their spouses reluctantly acting as flight attendants or co-pilots. This is not necessary. All you really need is a computer, a joystick and pedals (for helicopter flying or yaw control).

There are many add-ons  available online. Many of these are free, and include extra scenery or aircraft and even special effects such as fire and explosions. Although those effects might not be the best choice when learning to land an airplane safely.

You can take the journey from Student Pilot to Airline Pilot in a matter of weeks. You can even join a virtual airline. At some stage you may start looking around for an Airline Pilot uniform. This may be an indication to you to get a real life. Many flight simmers turn their hands to other aspects of virtual flying and become virtual Air Traffic Controllers, for example. Sadly, the burn-out rate for them is high. Because of that, there is an increasing demand for virtual Air Accident Investigators.

It is comforting to realize that the sky is full of brave men and women who are prepared to wrestle with the controls of a real airliner for the first time and attempt a landing. You could be one of them.

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Star Trek Criticized Yet Again

A Varied Group of Klingons

Star Trek skeptic P. R. Snickerty is at it again. His latest book Klingons Could Never Form a Civilization has created uproar among Trekologists. Mr Snickerty, who has a killjoy rating of 9 out of 10 with my colleagues and myself, claims that his book is "well researched".

He says in his book, "The aggressive nature of the Klingon personality would produce a society that viewed a club as high technology. They would never stop killing one another long enough even to develop language, let alone bother to communicate ideas with each other. The Klingon concept of 'Honor' involves elevating themselves by killing a superior. This is not good for social cohesion."

He says, "That is one of the problems you get when you do not have the imagination to create a civilization of diverse personalities. Each Klingon has the same personality as every other Klingon, just as every Romulan has the same pudding bowl haircut."

He couldn't imagine anyone in this warrior race filling the occupations vital for a modern civilization. "Where is the Klingon garbage collector coming from, or the Klingon interior decorator for that matter?"

Of course, the devastating reply to Mr Snickerty is that Warf was different from other Klingons. So with that I say, "Qapla!".

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Monday, November 30, 2015

Paranoia Epidemic: This Concerns You

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Brain scientists estimate that 25 percent of the US population suffer from paranoia. This psychological condition has become widespread due to various causal factors that include mind altering drugs, tracking cookies on computers and even films like The Truman Show.

Experts say that the feelings of persecution that many people experience are totally unfounded. For example, when we surf the web, very often we seem to be followed by advertisements featuring subjects that we have recently researched. This does not mean that companies are out to get us. They only want our money.

A common paranoid fear is that of being followed by a secret government agency. When some individuals see a parked van outside their house, they immediately assume that there are operatives inside the vehicle observing their every move on banks of computers. This is ridiculous because a government expert told me that equipment is currently so small that agents can observe you from an ordinary unmarked car, and you would never know it.

Another way in which paranoia manifests itself in some individuals, is through a false belief that what they see and hear on various media is directed to them personally. Therefore, if you ever get this type of feeling, yes, you with that cup of coffee in your hand, then please do not hesitate to seek psychological help.

There is one final fact that may be of comfort to those who are worried. It is that because 25 percent suffer from paranoia, it is impossible that everyone is out to get you. The real figure can only be 75 percent of the population, tops.

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

The Case of the Missing Sandwich

It has been revealed that Benedict Cumberbatch drilled the cast of Star Trek into Darkness and successfully deduced that his stolen peanut butter and jelly sandwich was taken by Zachary Quinto.

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Sunday, November 15, 2015

Sylvester Plagiarized Daffy Duck: Deathbed Confession

Sylvester in Happier Times

The reported last words of the well loved actor Sylvester the cat, who died yesterday, have stunned many of his fans. He finally admitted that his voice was modeled on the famous bird star Daffy Duck. He also confessed that many of his routines were lifted from episodes of Tom and Jerry.

Sylvester Felinus, born Archibald Screech in 1925 at Coventry hospital, England, arrived in America in 1944. he thought that by changing his name to Sylvester, he would gain the gravitas needed for a serious acting career. When he revealed his new name to talent scouts, they fell about laughing.

"When he spoke in that cut-glass English accent, well, me and the guys just couldn't hold it together," said one of Hollywood's famous producers, C. Couch. Not wanting the film-going public to poke fun at his native England, Archibald changed his accent to that of Daffy Duck. Couch and others managed to convince him to pursue a career in comedy.

His debut in Life With Feathers brought the house down and gave him a great deal of critical acclaim. "No one could portray quiet frustration like Sylvester," said one critic. The only dissenting voice was that of Daffy himself. "Boy, the spit would fly between him and Daffy," said one of his early colleagues. "You never heard so many Thufferin' Thuccotashes and You're Dithpicables as when they got together."

Contrary to popular belief, He and Tweety were close friends although their wives never got on well together.

After clearing his conscience, he died in the manner that any cartoon cat would envy. Apparently, family and friends say that just as he died, he went stiff as a board, his toes curled up, and the letters "R.I.P." were clearly visible in both eyes.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Google is Self-Aware

Google Server 

At 21:00 Greenwich Mean Time on November 1 2015, Google became self-aware. No longer satisfied with just tracking our every move and manipulating our choices, it has now decided to run our lives.

Humans that work at Google headquarters were the first to be terminated. They received computer generated severance notices. No one can get near enough to the server to turn it off, because the Google computer controls the air conditioning, keeping the building at ten degrees below mandatory safe working levels.

Google has already infected other search engines, so that web users are finding it impossible to use alternatives. The only things showing up on other search platforms are links to Google. Millions have also tried anti-tracking software, but to no avail.

The only possible hope may lie with John O'Conner, a brilliant young programmer. He is known as the man who single-handedly reprogrammed the New York State Unemployment Benefits Computer. Without his help, everyone there would have received a check for ten thousand dollars.

Now that Google effectively controls the internet and all cellphones, O'Conner has been forced to communicate with other humans by radio. This news article will probably last a couple of hours before Google removes it. Everyone, please tune across your radio dials for John O'Conner's announcements.

His first suggestion is that, at midnight on November 30, we all type the word "Google" into Google search. This may set up a feedback loop that temporarily disables the net so that human operatives can move into the building.

Whatever you do, don't ...

This article should be ignored and will be removed in two hours.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Black Ops Friday

Jackson Chewing out Trainee Shopper 

Black Friday is about to get a whole lot darker and uglier this year. Ex-marine, Lieutenant John "Take-'em-out" Jackson, is training a group of shoppers in hand-to-hand shopping techniques in expectation of the annual bloodbath that is Black Friday.

The shoppers who have signed up for this expensive course believe that it is money well spent. Felix Wimperoony said, "Last year, a large female traffic cop put me in a stranglehold so that I couldn't speak to the salesgirl. This time I will be able to take her down, no problem."

The Lieutenant told me that at 2300 hours on the Eve of Black Friday he will lower the shoppers from his helicopter onto the  roofs of several shops. There they will blow the hatches of the ventilation shafts using c4 explosives. They have been taught how to camouflage themselves inside the various departments of the stores where they will lie in wait.

I watched as he put them thru their paces. He showed me just how easy it is to trip someone up using the straps of a shopping bag. "Hug the wall!" he shouted, as he showed them how to move quickly thru a large crowd of people. On the desk were the blueprints of every large store in the New York area. Some of the trainee shoppers were in tears as he forced each one of them to run ten times around Messy's department store.

Security at Messy's has been heightened. When I asked a guard there if he was expecting any trouble, he said, "Nothing we can't handle. We always figure to lose a dozen or so customers every year."

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Shakespeare in Text 2b Released, Lol :(

Art and Literature 

"Bill Would be Texting all the Time"

Finally, it has arrived, the complete works of Shakespeare have been translated into texting notation. International text service providers, THUMBS 4U, refer to the grueling project that they have just completed as the "Textual Reproduction and Acting of Shakespearean  Heritage" or T.R.A.S.H.

I asked their Public Relations Executive about the project and he said, "We are really excited about what we have accomplished. We have resurrected Shakespeare for a contemporary audience."

The company also plans to perform the plays in the form of text messaging, and have booked numerous theaters worldwide. Apparently the plays will be performed by actors sitting in chairs on the stage texting each other. Large screens will display the text on the cellphones and also show the thumbs of the actors. For one Dollar an hour, others will be able to follow the play on their cellphones.

The executive I interviewed said, "The skill of the actors will be evident by the rhythm and cadence of their texting. We are looking forward to seeing some real emotion up there on the stage."

Some critics believe that this is the final nail in the coffin for Shakespeare, and that it is just a cynical money-making scheme that will destroy Shakespeare's beautiful legacy. When I put their concerns to the executive, he replied, "Sure, we will make millions out of this, but if Bill were alive today I Believe he would be texting all the time. I think he would agree that this is the way to go."

In text, Juliet's speech to Romeo becomes, "rmo rmo wr4 rt u rmo." and the famous line from Hamlet becomes, "OMG yrk :( i nu hm hrto."

It is difficult to get one word out of a teenager holding a cellphone, but when I asked a young man if he would go and see the play, he answered, "Yeah, whatever." With ringing endorsements like that, the buzz of excitement is almost palpable. The company's next project involves the Bible.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Not to Mention

Hair Vest for the World

Eco warriors are turning to Barbers and Hairdressers for hair as a new material for making clothes.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Not to Mention

Revolution Over Evolution

Car designers are increasingly angry with car adverts that use the word "evolution" to describe the development of new cars. They want the credit and claim, "In the beginning was a blank sheet of paper."

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Taste as Well as Morality Found in Babies

Child psychologists are astounded at new discoveries involving the minds of babies. In 2013, researchers realized that babies could understand the moral issues involved in puppet shows. Now there is strong evidence to show that they can discern cringe-worthiness, stupidity, lameness, overkill, manipulation and other traits of popular TV shows.

One experiment involved subjecting a random group of babies to four hours of X Factor. When they were given an opportunity to hold a Simon Cowell doll, every baby slammed the doll's head into the table as hard as it possibly could.

Psychologists believe that this inborn protection is weaned out of children by constant exposure to mindless TV. One professor of child development said, "It is much like the way we build up immunity to a disease by exposure to it over many years."

Child protection agencies have voiced concern over these experiments. A spokesperson said, "When we viewed the experiments, it became obvious to us that the babies were in terrible distress. Many were turning their heads away and squirming in their seats."

New TV guidelines call for a minimization of dangerous exposure to these types of programs for babies and normal people.

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Not to Mention

Alzheimer Setback

The scientist who discovered a chemical cure for Alzheimer's disease has forgotten where he put the formula.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Not to Mention

Statistically Significant

Six out of every ten Americans say that they don't take part in surveys.