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Proto-Blinky caught in Mexico

I’ve always loved going fishing.  My dad used to take me for 3-5 day trips to parc La Vérendrye up in Québec every year to catch some Walleye and Northern Pike.  We always had an awesome time and ate almost everything we caught.  Shore lunches with my dad is one of my best [...]

Why Is This Science?

Dear MSNBC,

Why are claims of a bigfoot sightings in your science section? Upon cursory review (and I mean all of 10 seconds) a 5th grade science student can determine that this is nothing but a hoax – and a really lame one to boot. Blurry video at 15 feet? The cheapest cameras auto-focus in a [...]

Oh Nessie … Not Again!

For a creature that has never existed, this one has more life to it than any other non-existent thing in history.

Once again, The Loch Ness Monster (or “Nessie” for short) is in the headlines. The son of a photographer that was filming at the famed Scottish lake is out to prove that what his [...]

The Girl Who Cried Baboon

Perry DeAngelis would have loved this story.

Many people are familiar with the famous fable by Aesop, The Boy Who Cried Wolf.  The protagonist of the fable is a bored shepherd boy who entertained himself by tricking nearby villagers into thinking a wolf is attacking his flock of sheep. When they came to his rescue, [...]