Destroying Science–the Final Frontier

Dear Galileo and Copernicus:

Destroying Science…the Final Frontier?

Um…sorry? Seems we are still a bit unsure about whether the earth revolves around the sun, or the sun around the earth.

To the right, an actor who starred in a fiction TV series called Star Trek, which you haven’t seen, unless you’re both scientist ghosts, which would be super cool.

Anyhoo, she’s lending her voice to a documentary that claims you both are very very wrong. Turns out the sun revolves around the earth.

So we’re awaiting your apologies…from beyond the graaaaaaaave!

Yours,

DOTM

The Price of Pepper-Spraying Protestors? $40K!

Man, you pepper-spray some college students and get $40K in worker’s comp? That’s…a good deal!

Fired campus cop who pepper-sprayed protesters gets $38K in workers’ comp claims (via Raw Story )
An appeals board has awarded a former campus police officer $38,055 in workers’ compensation after he was fired for the pepper-spraying of student protesters. Former police Lt. John Pike was awarded the settlement Oct. 16 from the University of California…