April 21, 2014

quote of the moment

"...everyone from every corner of the planet shares a last common ancestor from less than 200,000 years ago..."

-- daniel lieberman, "the story of the human body"

trivium of the moment

during the last trimester of pregnancy, human fetal brian mass triples and body fat increases one hundred fold.

-- lieberman, "the story of the human body"

April 18, 2014

quote of the moment

"every woman has been a little bit raped."

-- amy schumer

April 15, 2014

quote of the moment

"according to one calculation*, everyone alive today descends from a population of fewer than 14,000 breeding individuals from sub-saharan africa, and the entire population that gave rise to all non-africans was probably fewer than 3,000 people."

-- daniel lieberman

*created by GE laval

April 09, 2014

quote of the moment

"research shows you can tell how smart your child is by how early they start lying."

-- eric barker

March 31, 2014

quote of the moment

"If you appreciate the utility of a gut hook, but your favorite hunting knife doesn't have one, Kershaw has the answer—the Zipit gut hook."

-- kershaw knife ad

{which just BEGS the question: do YOU appreciate the utility of a gut hook?}

March 26, 2014

quote of the moment

"It is the fourth set of satellite images showing potential debris since March 16 but so far none has been psychically located or picked up from the ocean."

-- news.com.au on the missing malaysian airliner

{ed: goddamn psychics}

March 01, 2014

quote of the moment

"sane men will often take a hint.  crazy men rarely do."

-- stephen king