SEATTLE, Washington (AP) — A critical-care nurse aboard an air ambulance fought to keep from being sucked out of the cabin when a window blew out of the aircraft at 20,000 feet.
Even someone with the most elementary physics knowledge would know that you get pushed out, not sucked out. I guess that’s what happens when people learn physics from watching movies.
It reminds me of of the Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics site, which is well worth a read. Honestly, I don’t know how anybody can sit through such drivel like The Core with a straight face. Movies like Star Wars are just as bad, but hey — at least they don’t pretend to be realistic.
Following on from my last blog post on the elections, I wanted to mention one of the issues that is important to many Americans, outsourcing. Bush is for it, Kerry is against it. But what is outsourcing really about? Let’s take a look behind the scenes with Conan O’Brien!
For another example of Fox News’ hard hitting journalism, we should take a look at their live coverage of two women squishing grapes. Yes, you read that correct. They covered it live, with amusing results.
Got sent a link to a page of economist jokes today. Some of them are really good. Two of my favourites: A lot of the jokes are accessible even to people who know nothing about economics, but the more you know about economics, the more funny they get.