Category: silly

Why do we look up at the Earth from the Moon?

Felicia the Space Hipster asks: If we always look up to the moon why do we look up at earth from the moon? Be nice now lol Felicia, Thanks for asking. We don’t always look up. Sometimes we look sideways. We would look down at other times except that neither the Earth nor the Moon …

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What can I say when people say I look familiar?

Sirius Mann of Someplace in Cleveland asks: I’m no good at recognizing faces, and when people tell me I look familiar, I tend to freeze up because there’s a pretty good chance we’ve met and I have no recollection of it. What can I say? Mr. Mann, You’re missing some golden opportunities here. There are many …

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Why we don’t need to fear Florida Man’s army of turtles

turtle trap

Trace Meadows of Pensacola, FL, writes to ask, I hear there’s someone threatening to conquer the planet with his army of turtles. Should I be concerned? The referenced item of news is this: Florida Man Threatens To Conquer Planet Earth With His Army Of Turtles. Trace, I don’t think we need to be concerned. Due to …

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Getting Rid of Mice

Susan Taitel of Minneapolis asks, Does anyone have a cat, owl, or preferably a snake I can borrow to scare off some mice? Also does anyone have a mongoose I can borrow to chase off the snake? Additionally does anyone know what mongooses are afraid of? Susan, First, I want it clearly understood that I …

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The Lizard Shelter

In honor of my recent visit to Reptile Gardens in Rapid City SD, I give you this giant lizard poem.

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Time travel cookbook

Dear Tyler (writes Dan The Man Williamson III of Duluth MN), I recently inherited a time machine, and I’d like to use it to indulge my passion for novel gourmet cookery. I have access to a range of now extinct ingredients, but my problem is that I don’t know which things are edible, how to prepare …

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Two pilot lights are better than one

From Deep in the Heart of Texas, we got this question from “So Frustrated”: I have 2 pilot lights after replacing the thermopile assembly. I know there is only suppose to be one small blue pilot light but my water heater died last week and Reliance told me it was the thermopile. Got a new …

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Where to find time travelers

Glazed donut

Secret Undisclosed Person of Minneapolis, MN asks: Where can I find me some time travelers?

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Bioluminescent Reindeer and the Value of Diversity

Rudolph, a bit grown up

Gerry Bartholomew writes: Is it just me, or was Santa kind of a shit to Rudolph?

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Becoming a Quantum Mechanic

Tyler Tork, Quantum Mechanic

Dear Tyler (writes Woody Desmond of No Particular Place): I saw from your FB that you have become a Quantum Mechanic. Is much training needed for this? I’m interested in a career change esp. if there’s money in it. Woody, The field of Quantum Mechanics is new, and pretty wide open at the moment. All …

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