Archive for the ‘Humor’ Category

denverpost.com: On Ray Lewis, whom Manning has said dealt him the hardest hit in his career: “He was so explosive and fast. He would say to me, ‘I’ll be back here in a couple minutes, punk.’ The day he retired was the greatest day of my life.”

March 23, 2017

http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/22/peyton-manning-political-world-interest/

My favorite sharing economy business: homedine.com

March 22, 2017

https://techcrunch.com/2013/07/12/homedine-iphone-app/

“HomeDine is for regular people who want to throw lavish dinner parties on their own and invite friends and strangers to join.”

xkcd – – A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.

March 13, 2017

https://xkcd.com/

I learned of this website when a sarcastic, mathematically inclined colleague (whose second language is Japanese) sent out a link to one of these comics.

“I don’t necessarily believe in mermaids, but I believe in the theory that there could be mermaids.”

March 13, 2017

http://mmqb.si.com/mmqb/2017/03/13/nfl-free-agency-patriots-browns-49ers-peter-king

In context:

“I don’t necessarily believe in mermaids, but I believe in the theory that there could be mermaids. The world is 80 percent water or something ridiculous like that. We only discovered just a small part of that. Every single day we pull out different species out of the ocean and we find different forms of life in the ocean. So my whole thing is, who is to say there can’t be an Ariel floating down in the water somewhere?”

—New Miami defensive lineman William Hayes, the former Ram, in an introductory conference call with south Florida media. He also opined on dinosaurs, and his skepticism that Neil Armstrong actually walked on the moon.

“[Orwell said] socialism was unpopular because it attracted `every fruit-juice drinker, nudist, sandal-wearer [and] sex-maniac…in England’.”

March 13, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21718516-spread-exotic-grains-evidence-globalisation-works-praise-quinoa