Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Kurutulmuş Kokulu Ҫiçekler

In honor of the new Turkish parliament, which will have a little bit more of everything following recent elections, we use a phrase that an internet translation website tells me is Turkish for "potpourri." I urge you to remember Abraham Lincoln's caution about internet reliability; I wouldn't want to be responsible for you inadvertently insulting someone's mother.

-- Lauren Goode at re/code tells us we do not need a smartwatch. I'd like to try to see her coordinate with Sam Catchem to nab Pruneface without one!

-- Of course, the real problem with creating a quantum thermometer is that sometimes it's there and sometimes it isn't, which makes it hard to get consistent readings.

-- We now have the potential plotline for the follow-up to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, entitled Hangover of the Planet of the Apes.

-- Just because you're wearing an explosive vest doesn't mean you can get into an argument with someone else who showed up wearing the same thing.

-- Historian Andrew Roberts suggests that European history might have been better in the 20th century if the allied powers had never brought Napoleon to battle at Waterloo. The one time you actually want the French to surrender without shooting...

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