The author of this paper

The author of this paper hypothesizes that gamma ray bursts detected in interstellar space may be caused by extraterrestrial spaceprobes moving at 26,000 times the speed of light. [via NTK]

Earth Day 2000: “Despite a

Earth Day 2000: “Despite a two-story high inflatable SUV with the license plate DRTY GZLR (Dirty Guzzler) and an attached banner stating,
‘STOP GLOBAL WARMING – CLEAN THE AIR’, many of the program’s participants did not heed these calls to ‘use less.’
Earth Day Chair Leonardo DiCaprio arrived in a stretch limousine with his entourage, while Vice President Al Gore, who once
again called for an end to the internal combustion engine, boarded his oversized dark green Chevy Suburban, upon exiting with a
fleet of SUVs.”

Hee, hee. Actually this isn’t as bad as it sounds. If you’re transporting a bunch of people it’s better to do it in a Suburban or a Limo than five Civics.

“An ordinary man, insurance executive,

“An ordinary man, insurance executive, 45 years old, stumbles to his death on a subway platform in New York City… or does he? Unbeknownst to his wife or child his brain is rescued from the accident scene by a secret branch of the United States government and put into the body of an artificially produced 26 year old man who has strength of Superman, the speed of Michael Jordan and the grace of Fred Astaire. The only catch: under penalty of death he can never let anyone from his past know he is still alive… and that my friends is the problem, for this man is desperately in love with his wife, his daughter, and his former life.” Now and Again. Yeah, I’m a dork.