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It’s a Dangerous World Out There

Last week the Today Show did a feature about how bad flip-flops are, Here’s how to wear flip-flops without ruining your feet. They always hate flip-flops, and end up saying stupid stuff.

This one was no different.

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I’ve written before about how Judges and Administrators Cheat. Let’s do a bit on how officials cheat.

Here’s a hint on how they back up their decisions: they pull it out of their butts. And like anything pulled out of a butt, it never smells very good.

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A Hole in My Foot

I did a bit of hiking last Friday. And I had something happen that happens only very rarely.

I got a hole in my foot.

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Saturday Comic

Our comic today is from the strip “Nest Heads”, by John Allen. The strip appeared on June 20, 2013.

I suspect it gives an accurate portrayal of what way too many people think when it comes to going barefoot.

Nest Heads, June 20, 2013

Nest Heads, June 20, 2013

 

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Yahoos and Legos

On Monday I wrote a bit about Overselling. Of course, these days, with all the internet competition for eyeballs, practically everything is oversold.

Case in point: An article from Yahoo — Why Is Stepping On A Lego So Painful? Science Has The Answer.

Actually, I have a different answer. Wussitude.

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Overselling

There’s an article that’s been showing up on my Facebook feed, about The Scientific Reasons Why You Should Just Always Be Naked. In it, it discusses going barefoot.

But it oversells it, and gets it wrong. Their supposed reason for going barefoot just makes up the science.

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They Just Don’t Stop

Yahoo News now has a new travel list: 12 People Who Should Be Banned From Flying. It was also picked up by the New York Post: The 12 types of people who should be banned from flying.

I’m sure you can guess what is number one.

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