Monthly Archives: March 2010

10 reasons not to become politically active this year

The pervasive ridiculousness of the American political landscape circa 2009-2010 has become so desensitizing, it’s tempting to unplug. Just let the barbarians go wild. In that spirit, here are 10 reasons not to become politically active (or even well aware) … Read More

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NASCAR Sprint cars prone to go airborne

Tail fins apparently make today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup cars more likely to go airborne in a wreck. Big crash Sunday in NASCAR race at Atlanta. This aerodynamic anomaly comes more sharply into focus with the latest display of a driver … Read More

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Boylen feels heat after hideous loss to BYU

Utah basketball coach Jim Boylen let off some steam in the press conference after the Utes were blown out of the gym Wednesday night by their ancient rival, BYU. Those were pretty innocuous, pertinent questions that triggered the coach’s snarls. … Read More

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A humbling note from the cosmos

This is some fragile ball of mud we’re riding. NASA scientists say the Chilean earthquake shortened Earth’s day and shifted the globe’s axis. Not to worry, they add — the effects were measured in microseconds and centimeters. I wasn’t a … Read More

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