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On Being Boldly Dumb

Isa Adney | Posted 05.12.2016 | Women
Isa Adney

I remind myself that dumb and bold are two sides of the same coin, and that you can't get one without the other. So if any of my dreams require the kind of boldness that's only recognized in hindsight, then I've got to learn to live with the dumb, with the unknown, with the uncertainty, with the vulnerability.

Book Review- Neighbors From Hell : An American Bedtime Story

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 06.21.2015 | Home
Michael Nirenberg

Neighbors From Hell delivers on its' blunt title. Neighbors is a satirical volume in the style of a children's bedtime story. It's about the real monsters lurking in your neighborhood.

Beyond Things: The Internet of Everything, Explained In Four Dimensions

Dave Evans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dave Evans

By the end of 2013, we will create more new information every 10 minutes than we did in all of human history up to 2008 -- most of it rich media. Not only is the volume of data increasing exponentially, the data itself is becoming richer.

Street Fat

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 10.20.2013 | Comedy
Andrew J. Lederer

Had an argument with a guy in the street. I wanted to imply he was dumb but couldn't think of anything that said so and ended up calling him a "nimwit."

Does Your Ice Cream Truck Sell Weed?

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 03.12.2013 | Weird News

Marijuana ice cream cone, kid? Two men in El Paso, Tex. were allegedly caught with more than ice cream in their purple, seemingly kid-friendly tru...

"What's That Hanging Out of Your Nose?" and Other Stupid Questions

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 07.28.2012 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

Waiting on line for the bus, I tried to be friendly to a pregnant lady standing behind me. "When is the baby due?" I asked. She frowned and said, "What baby?" Turned out she wasn't pregnant, just overweight.

Is Bodybuilding Dumb?

Dumb As A Blog | Posted 06.12.2012 | Weird News

What's the first word you think of when you think of bodybuilding? Is it "terrifying" or "totally awesome" or "Why, God, why?" Well, according...

Ban on Bull -- Really

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 03.31.2012 | Weird News
Malcolm Kushner

You'd think that in a town as politically correct as Santa Cruz, the city council would have removed a lot of other bulls before bullfrogs. How about bullets? Or bullfighting? Or bullying? So why did it choose to ban bullfrogs?

12 Dumbest Things People Do On Yelp | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Yelp is a tremendously useful source for reviews of restaurants, bars and just about anyplace where human beings go and do stuff. But read enough Yelp...

"Stupid Crook Tricks: Global Dumbing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.26.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

The crook told the cabbie to ask a cop for directions. The cop recognized the idiotic passenger from a surveillance tape and arrested him. For once a man asked for directions and look what happened.

Can Green Design Be Dumb?

Ben Uyeda | Posted 06.26.2011 | Arts
Ben Uyeda

Can green design be dumb design? The answer is sometimes, and that's not necessarily a bad thing. If our most creative people were only trying ration...

CES 2011: The 19 Wackiest Products

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

2011-01-11-jfjfkdfdfd.jpgWe've wrapped up the wackiest, weirdest, most bizarre and biggest FAIL products from the CES show floor this year.

Arizona's Immigration Law Is Racist (We Can Only Hope)

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bart Motes

When Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed Senate Bill 1070 into law, I hope that she and the legislators who passed it were motivated purely by absolutely venomous racism.

The Irrefutable Stupidity of Sarah Palin

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Why don't we call Newt Gingrich or Dick Cheney stupid? We don't make those charges against those people, because as much as we might not agree with them or like them, we know that they are not dullards.

Dumb. Dumb. Smart.

Guy T. Saperstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Guy T. Saperstein

We've tried dumb. Isn't it time we try smart?