Category Archives: Why in the world?

The weird and strange and general WTF types of things.

Today’s Facebook Find – Maisie Williams is media savvy

I saw this yesterday, actually, but I’d already listed a Facebook find so saved it until today. Via Huff-Po (sorry), although seen on other sites. Maisie had no patience with the Daily Mail and their obsession over her lack of … Continue reading

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Jesus sighted in a moth wing

It’s always Jesus. It’s never going to be some random guy with a beard… From, by no surprise, the Daily Mail reporting from Texas: A Texas woman believes she’s seen the Lord in a bug’s back. Yvonne Esquiline found a … Continue reading

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Pareidolia Hamster

It’s not Jesus, but I’ll take it. A cafe-goer was given the shock of their life when they were served a blueberry muffin that looked uncannily like a live hamster. The person was so surprised by their snack’s resemblance to … Continue reading

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If atheist and traveling in Britain, stay at the Travelodge: no bibles

There’s no real story here, but Fox and the Daily Mail and others like them want to make it one, apparently. Which article to pick on first.. the Mail, I guess, since Fox is just paraphrasing that anyway. The hotel’s … Continue reading

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How can anyone back Ken Ham?

Back away from him, yes. Back him? His brain baffles me with its illogical pronouncements. Creationist Ken Ham, who recently debated Bill Nye the Science Guy over the origins of the universe, is calling for an end to the search … Continue reading

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“The Turtle Moves…”

I can’t resist a Terry Pratchett quote when the opportunity arises. This is really about the senseless killing of a tortoise by a Uganda police officer, however. After Onegiu had killed the tortoise, a group of people belonging to the … Continue reading

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I didn’t give out bibles or candy

I live in an apartment building and the only knock on my door last night was due to my caretaker. As to candy, I’m hoping leftovers make it to work today. I didn’t bother buying any. I was hoping this … Continue reading

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