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Vote Cthulhu and Elder Party in 2012

Let’s face it: Puny human politicians are more interested in lining their own pockets and legislating exactly how their billionair cronies/multi-nationals/campaign donators want them to. They have been lying to us, made false promises and screwed us over twice for decades now. Decades… how pathetic! There have been powers around …

Uhura and Obama do the Vulcan Salut

Looking at this picture, the nerd in me is doing an extensive happy dance. Can you imagine any other resident of the Oval Office being this epic? Actually, I can. My heavily biased list includes both Roosevelts, Eisenhower and Kennedy.

Let us prevent a War nobody wants – Iranians, We Love You!

The rhetoric between Israel and Iran has once again reached a fever-pitch and it is not looking good right now. However, an Israeli graphics designer has used the internet to spread a powerful message: This is so beautiful, and it shows one thing: The people are tired of block-headed politicians …

It's a sad week

This has been a terrible week, mankind has lost two great thinkers. First, Christopher Hitchens passed on and today, Václav Havel followed. Václav Havel, dissident, playwright, politician, leader, central figure of the Velvet Revolution. Few people have shaped post-Cold War Europe like he did. Few have been held in such …

This came in via Richard Dawkin's Twitter Channel

“RichardDawkins: Fox News Viewers Know Less Than People Who Don’t Watch Any News: Study – – – Huff Post Media – http://t.co/dZHwWU1T http://t.co/QEeujK2B” —http://twitter.com/RichardDawkins/status/139865615656689664“ And some people keep wondering why sarcasm, despair and some light misanthropy are among my favourite hobbies…

Well, Armistice Day and Veterans Day

Today is Armistice Day. In the US it’s Veterans Day and Remembrace Day in the Commonwealth nations. In Germany it also marks (for reasons that have elduded me since forever) the beginning of the Carnival Season. It starts November 11th at 11:11 am (that is 11/11, 11:11) . Why I …

The Soviet Manned Lunar Program

We all know about the Apollo Program which brought a number of US astronauts to the moon. At the same time, the USSR also had a manned space program going (for my younger readers: The USSR was a state that existed from 1922 to 1991 and comprised areas of what …

Abe Lincoln with Assault Rifle on Grizzly

Personally  I think the politicans of the recent decades lack a certain something. But then maybe the presidents we consider heroic and badass today were just regular guys and acquired an aura of the superhuman through the course of history. Well, recently I came across the marvelous artwork of SharpWriter …