The Weekend (February 23rd-24th, 2013)
The Oscars were this past weekend. Seth McFarlane hosted and the ratings went up. Everyone looked pretty but Seth McFarlane was kind of obnoxious. There were a lot of parties. Here’s a list of the winners.
Scientists think they have found an ancient continent that is now buried under the Indian Ocean called Mauritia. [Source]
Monday (February 25th, 2013)
Want to be able to pen pal your friend on another planet? Want to know what that three-eyed green guy is saying when he and his wife are arguing at the local Costco? Now’s your chance because one Parisian school is offering a course in… Martian. [Source]
Stop pulling all-nighters because getting less than six hours of sleep a night is messing with your genes. [Source]
Tuesday (February 26th, 2013)
Anheuser-Busch is getting sued for $5 million for allegedly watering down their beers. And yes, frat boys, that lawsuit does include Natty Ice! [Source]
A bunch of prominent Republicans including possible presidential candidate in 2016 Jon Huntsman and others signed a brief in support of same-sex marriage. [Source]
Some guy is building a Titanic II and it’s going to take the same voyage the original one took from Southampton, England to New York City. Also, completely unrelated, but the guy is also not superstitious. [Source]
Wednesday (February 27th, 2013)
The Harlem Shake video trend is morphing into a political statement in the Middle East. [Source]
Ever notice that your Chicken McNugget pieces all look weirdly uniform? That’s because McDonald’s specifically makes them in four shapes: bell, bone, ball, and boot. Kind of gives a new meaning to the four B’s*. [Source]
Data shows that people who don’t like sushi are also very likely to not support gay marriage. Hmm. [Source]
Thursday (February 28th, 2013)
Friday (March 1st, 2013)
Playing video games helps with dyslexia! [Source]
So, the controversial Keystone pipeline won’t affect climate change nor will it be affected by climate change… according to the government. [Source]
Obama made the mistake of saying “Jedi mind meld” thereby shattering his nerd credibility as a Star Wars fan and a Star Trek one. Amateur. [Source]
One man is urging Catholics to “give up Catholicism” since the Pope clearly did. [Source]
Fan of Taylor Swift and that song “I Knew You Were Trouble”? No? Well, you should watch these videos anyway.
*That is, for those who didn’t go to high schools with strict dress codes, boobs, butt, back and belly.