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Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 19 2013

Is The uBiome Project Performing Human Subjects Research Without IRB Approval? (UPDATED AGAIN)

uBiome is a “crowd-funded” “open science” project with the stated goal of studying the human microbiome. As part of their pursuit of this goal, they solicit payments on the Web, in exchange for sending to the payors kits for the collection of human tissue or bodily fluid samples that are sent back to uBiome: uBiome …

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Feb 17 2013

English Usage Fuckeuppes

Is there anything more painful than the use of “infer” to mean “imply”? When someone says, “My statement didn’t infer what you claim it did”, I want to murder a billion kittens to slake my uncontrollable rage.

Feb 15 2013

Amazing Athletic Feats

Is there anything more amazing than an ice hockey goalie reaching out and snagging a hundred gajillion mph slapshot with his glove when it is already behind him?

Feb 15 2013

Civility Is For Fucken Douchebagges

What a dumshitte. Fincke is a paradigmatic high-school debate-team champeen syllogstic masturbator.

Feb 14 2013

Your Asshole Media At Work: Truth In Headlines

Here are three different heads on articles explaining how the sicke-fucke America-hating republican party has blocked the nomination of Chuck Hagel as SecDef because this is the kind of “throw sand in the gears” form of governance that their racist misogynist homophobic white christian greedy scumbagge electoral base jizzes over: G.O.P. Senators Block Vote on …

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Feb 13 2013

Fucken Austrofrench Cheese-Eating Fuckebagges

Like anyone gives a single flying fucke about some goddamn austrofrench cheese-eating aristocrat fuckebagge’s motherfucken name??????? In his discussion of suspects in the Piltdown Man mystery, Chris Stringer alludes to the French Jesuit priest, philosopher and palaeontologist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (Nature 492, 177–179; 2012). The article mistakenly shortens the great man’s compound surname to …

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Feb 13 2013

Update On Convicted Fraudster Bryan Doreian: The Motherfucker *Did* Pass The Patent Bar

Apparently, convicted fraudster Bryan Doreian *did* pass the patent bar exam, because his name is on this list of individuals published by the USPTO who passed the bar in early 2012, and are hence seeking registration. The purpose of publishing the list is stated as follows: The following list contains the names of persons seeking …

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Feb 12 2013

Jonah Lehrer Is A Greedy Delusional Fuckebagge

What a fucken nuttebagge: “What I clearly need is a new set of rules, a stricter set of standard operating procedures,” he said. “If I’m lucky enough to write again, then whatever I write will be fully fact-checked and footnoted. Every conversation will be fully taped and transcribed.” “That is how, one day, I’ll restore …

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Feb 12 2013

Convicted Scientific Fraudster Bryan William Doreian Is Running A USPTO Patent Bar Review Course

The Office of Research Integrity just released a notice that Bryan William Doreian has admitted to research misconduct that involved falsifying data. Some of the particular acts that he admitted to included the following: falsifying the numeric values to fit the hypothesis of the manuscript multiplying the experimental values by 100 to match the magnitude …

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Feb 11 2013

Moby Dicke CHAPTER 12. Biographical.

Queequeg was a native of Rokovoko, an island far away to the West and South. It is not down in any map; true places never are. When a new-hatched savage running wild about his native woodlands in a grass clout, followed by the nibbling goats, as if he were a green sapling; even then, in …

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