1) SPOILERS from here on out. Ye be warned. 2) This post will be re shared on the regular so PLEASE post your thoughts and comments here, and not make a new post. Or else crashed will yell. If someone else made the exact same comment jut go ahead and make yours anyway. Let the joy flow through you 3) Another spoilers… » 7/31/14 10:32pm Yesterday 10:32pm

Q: What Color Is This? A: The Bane of My Existence.

There's little more annoying as a colorblind person than being asked what color something is. Children love this game, and I like the little weirdos enough that when they ask me I play along. I can't tell you colors of crayons without reading the crayon - and if you rip off the label, I'm lost. If the brand of… » 7/31/14 6:50pm Yesterday 6:50pm

The National Review Just Fake Geek Girl'd Neil deGrasse Tyson

It would seem the National Review looked up and realized that suddenly, its stockpile of liberal stereotypes were out of date. The old standbys like "latte-swilling limousine liberals" "hairy-legged radical feminists" and "effete Ivory Tower collectivists" just don't have the same punch. Meet the statistics-spewing,… » 7/31/14 6:07pm Yesterday 6:07pm

Saga #6, or If There's A Rocket, Tie Me To It

Saga is not like other comics. These aren't issues, so much as chapters. There is no supervillain who gets thrown in jail, only to break out to swear revenge in a few issues (at least, that hasn't happened yet). If you miss a chapter, you might lose the thread of the story... which is half the reason for these recaps.… » 7/31/14 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

Sadface! Narcolepsy paper retracted.

The very first post I made on the Odeck was on this cool story about how narcolepsy may actually be caused by the immune system. This hypothesis came about after researchers saw a spike in narcolepsy in Scandinavia and China after injection with an H1N1 vaccine, or infection with H1N1, respectively. » 7/31/14 3:12pm Yesterday 3:12pm