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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Indeed

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Do It Yourself

Retiree uses neighbor's electric fence to jump-start heart

You know why hospitals don't allow guns inside? Because the patients would use them on the nursing staff.

A 69 year-old man on medication for atrial fibrillation had developed an irregular heartbeat, which can lead to a stroke. So he went to the hospital, per procedure. After two hours of testing, they told him he would have to wait six more hours for the treatment -- which takes about 30 seconds. According to the article, this is roughly how the conversation went...

Elderly Patient: "I have to wait six hours? Well, the meds I'm on for this condition will run out in three hours. Can I run home and pick up some more?"

Cunt Nurse: "NO! If you leave this room, you'll have to start over."

Elderly Patient: "Oh. Well, do you have any of those meds in the hospital you can give me? 'Cause as I said, they'll run out in thr--"

Cunt Nurse: "NO! Now shut up and quit pestering me! Can't you see I'm browsing Faceb -- er, doing important things -- you stupid old fuck?"

Elderly Patient: "%$#@!"

Oh, did I mention this is in New Zealand? Socialized medicine, dontcha know...

Dr John Bonning, Waikato Hospital's clinical director, did not recommend people use an electric fence that way as it was "dangerous and ill-advised".


Hey there Johnny Doctor, you know what's even more "dangerous and ill-advised"? Socialized medicine.

Not Blown Up, Sir!



Target selection: A+
Guidance: A-
Fuzing: F

Monday, May 22, 2017

RIP Nicky Hayden

MotoGP champ and Team Honda rider Nicky Hayden has been killed in Italy... while riding a bicycle.

I've said it a thousand times and I'll say it again: bicycles are children's toys and have no business whatsoever sharing space with two-ton automobiles traveling at three times their maximum speed. Riding a motorcycle in traffic is dangerous enough; a bicycle is suicidal. If you put yourself in that position, you have to expect that sooner or later you're going to get pancaked by a cager. So don't do it. Hayden should have known better.

Fight Club



While I do love a good scrap, I'm afraid that might not present enough of a challenge to entertain.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Quiet!

Stupid Lawyer Tricks

Woman burned by Starbucks coffee awarded $100K

Because we live in a litigious society, a woman who is too dumb to keep from spilling coffee in her lap gets a trip to the bank. On the other hand it's Starbucks, so I find myself feeling indifferent on the matter.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Sheriff In Town

Trump Administration Taps Sheriff David Clarke for DHS Role



I don't like the DHS and think it should be abolished, as its raison d'etre is uncomfortably close to that of the Sturmabteilung. But at least with men like Clarke in it I'm not so worried about what they might get up to. Clarke is pro-gun and a strong supporter of the NRA.

Mothballed

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

MacGyver-isms

The trick with the rubber band to remove a stripped screw is worth the watch all by itself.

How To Make A Bucket

There's something entrancing about watching this cooper make such a seemingly simple tool as a bucket.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Darwin Loves...