Johnny Robish's Blog – March 2017 Archive (29)

Blind Tadpoles Able to See After Eyeballs Are Attached to Their Butts

Blind Tadpoles Able to See After Eyeballs Are Attached to Their Butts:  In what is considered a stunning new development, researchers at Tufts University were able to give sight to blind tadpoles by grafting eyes onto their rear ends.  Well, they do say “hindsight is 20/20.”  On the other hand, we have a chief executive who talks out of his arse.  My concern is that these poor tadpoles won’t know whether they’re coming or going.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 31, 2017 at 9:24pm — 2 Comments

Scientists Find Unexpected Entanglement Origins in Photons

Scientists Find Unexpected Entanglement Origins in Photons:  Researchers have found that particles, once thought to have to originate from the same place, can actually come from different locations in the phenomena of “entanglement” - whereby particles can be separated by billions of light-years and be instantly affected by the quantum changes in one another.  Fine, but frankly at the moment - I’m more concerned about the “entanglement” of my frigg'n…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 30, 2017 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

Trump Shocked Women Know Who Susan B. Anthony Was

Trump Shocked Women Know Who Susan B. Anthony Was:  President Trump spoke before a room full of women at a women’s empowerment event for Women’s History Month and name-dropped some prominent historical women before asking the crowd if they knew who Susan B. Anthony was - then expressed shock that they did.  What’s he talking about?  I mean, everyone knows she’s married to Frederick Douglass.  Or was that Casey Anthony…?…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 29, 2017 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Crayola to Retire Color From Iconic 24-Count Crayon Box

Crayola to Retire Color From Iconic 24-Count Crayon Box:  Crayon company Crayola says it plans to "retire one of its beloved colors from its iconic portfolio” in a big announcement coming up on National Crayon Day in Times Square, marking the first time in 100 years the company has dropped a color from its 24-count box.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 28, 2017 at 8:35pm — 6 Comments

Scientists Convert Spinach Leaves Into Human Heart Tissue

Scientists Convert Spinach Leaves Into Human Heart Tissue:  Scientists in Massachusetts have converted a spinach leaf into a tiny, beating human heart muscle by seeding the spinach with human heart cell tissue in an eerie experiment that might one day help doctors repair damaged organs.

Wow, what a…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 27, 2017 at 9:39pm — 4 Comments

World’s First Head Transplant Scheduled for December

World’s First Head Transplant Scheduled for December:  The world’s first head transplant will be performed in December, led by Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero on a Russian man who is suffering from a rare and fatal form of spinal muscular atrophy.  Prior to surgery. the man’s head will be cooled down to 5 degrees Fahrenheit and then…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 26, 2017 at 7:50pm — 7 Comments

Sword-Carrying Man in Joker Makeup Arrested in Virginia

Sword-Carrying Man in Joker Makeup Arrested in Virginia:  Local police in Winchester, Virginia report they’ve arrested a man completely decked out in a cape, face makeup and carrying a sword like the infamous comic book villain “the Joker” - charging him with wearing a mask in public, which is a felony in the state of Virginia and punishable…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 25, 2017 at 9:20pm — 9 Comments

Alaska Airlines to Dissolve Virgin America by 2019

Alaska Airlines to Dissolve Virgin America by 2019:  Alaska Airlines announced that it will fully absorb the California-based carrier Virgin America into its Alaska Airlines brand and Virgin America will exist no more by 2019.  Probably a smart move when you consider that by the year 2019, there won’t be enough virgins left in America to keep the airline profitable anyway.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 23, 2017 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Trump Wanted Military Tactical Vehicles for Inaugural Parade

Trump Wanted Military Tactical Vehicles for Inaugural Parade:  E-mails obtained via the Freedom of Information Act show President Trump’s White House transition staff wanted the Pentagon to display a show of military tactical vehicles for his inaugural parade.  Hell - forget about Putin, this guy wants to bring back Khrushchev and Brezhnev.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 22, 2017 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Ivanka Trump Given West Wing Office and Access to Classified Info

Ivanka Trump Given West Wing Office and Access to Classified Info:  According to sources, Ivanka Trump now has a West Wing office and will get a security clearance giving her access to classified information - cementing her role as a powerful White House influence - even though she’s technically not serving as a government…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 21, 2017 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

Kea Parrots Can Make Other Kea Parrots Laugh

Kea Parrots Can Make Other Kea Parrots Laugh:  The highly intelligent Kea parrot has a specific call, that - like human laughter - puts other parrots that hear it in a good mood, making it the first known non-mammal to show contagious emotion.  In fact, the parrots have been found to be so good at getting laughs, several have already been booked in prominent Las Vegas nightclubs for the summer.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 20, 2017 at 9:21pm — 2 Comments

Woman Kills Husband After Argument Over Burnt Casserole

Woman Kills Husband After Argument Over Burnt Casserole:  A Pennsylvania woman has been arrested after police say she shot her husband following an argument over her burning a casserole.  Police say after talking to neighbors, they kind of understand why she may have wanted to shoot her husband, but add that that still doesn’t let her off the hook for burning the casserole.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 19, 2017 at 9:13pm — 6 Comments

Trump Appears to Refuse to Shake Merkel’s Hand

Trump Appears to Refuse to Shake Merkel’s Hand:  The media is abuzz over a video which appears to show President Trump refusing to shake hands after his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.  Give the man a break - maybe he was just put-off by how big her hands are!…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 18, 2017 at 9:49pm — No Comments

Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Appointed to Justice Department

Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Appointed to Justice Department:  Donald Trump will soon name top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway's husband, George, to lead the Justice Department's civil division.  One thing’s for sure, you can bet your bottom dollar that as soon as he assumes the post, all microwaves are gonna be removed from employee cafeterias.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 17, 2017 at 8:37pm — 4 Comments

Woman's Face Burned After Headphones Explode Mid-Flight

Woman's Face Burned After Headphones Explode Mid-Flight:  A flight attendant poured a bucket of sparkling water on a sleeping Australian woman's face after her battery-operated headphones exploded mid-flight, burning her face.  The article didn’t specify what the make and model was, but I’m pretty sure it was a Boeing 777.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 16, 2017 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Trump Oklahoma Campaign Chair Busted in Motel With Underage Boy

Trump Oklahoma Campaign Chair Busted in Motel With Underage Boy:  State Senator and former Oklahoma Trump campaign chair Ralph Shortey, a family values Heartland Baptist Bible College graduate who is known for his bill to ban fetuses in food, is facing numerous charges after he was caught in a Super 8 Motel room with a minor boy.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 16, 2017 at 12:01am — 7 Comments

Sean Spicer Says You Can Trust Trump If He’s Not Joking

Sean Spicer Says You Can Trust Trump If He’s Not Joking:  Peter Alexander of NBC News asked White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer whether people should trust the president to tell the truth, to which Spicer said “yes they can, unless he’s joking.”  Which is kind of an interesting response considering that as far as I can tell, the whole Trump presidency is basically a joke.  Let’s put it this way, if Trump were Pinocchio, his nose would stretch all the way…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 14, 2017 at 9:57pm — No Comments

CBO Says TrumpCare Means 24 Million More With No Healthcare

CBO Says TrumpCare Means 24 Million More With No Healthcare:  The Congressional Budget Office has determined that the new House Republican proposal to rewrite federal healthcare law would throw 24 million people off of health insurance, raise premiums for older, low-income Americans, while at the same time [providing] $285 billion in tax breaks for the top two percent.  Yea, but the important thing to remember is that each of those 24 million people will now be free to choose…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 13, 2017 at 10:32pm — 12 Comments

Nuns Accuse Katy Perry of Witchcraft

Nuns Accuse Katy Perry of Witchcraft:  In an ongoing battle with Katy Perry after she revealed she intends to purchase a former convent put up for sale by the Catholic Church, some of the nuns of the conservative Order of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary say they don’t approve of the singer’s lifestyle (read - she supports the LGBTQ community) and are now claiming that she is actually a witch.  Wow, what century are we in again?  I bet…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 12, 2017 at 11:01pm — No Comments

NASA Stunned by Photo of Saturn Moon Pan

NASA Stunned by Photo of Saturn Moon Pan:  A new photograph taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, shows a close-up of Saturn’s elusive and odd looking moon “Pan,” prompting some to call the object “space ravioli.”  Humm, Pan-fried space ravioli?  While it does sound rather good, I seriously doubt if its worth going all the way to Saturn for.…

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Added by Johnny Robish on March 11, 2017 at 10:09pm — No Comments

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