Look at this from WB's point of view. The first live action Batman series of films went from serious to camp and the series died. Nolan Batman was mostly played very straight with a few humorous quips but not over the top camp. Which did better in 2014 dollars? DK, Batman 89 and DKRises. The serious ones. So… » 8/27/14 8:57pm Today 8:57pm

We are talking reporters here. If they understood science they would be meteorologists doing the weather. They just happen to be attractive liberal arts majors who can read a teleprompter but have no other marketable skills. » 8/27/14 12:17pm Today 12:17pm

Yes but how can we go to work before the kids go to the babysitters school? Especially since we have to helicopter around them so they won't be snatched off the street while waiting for the bus at the end of our driveway. » 8/26/14 4:57pm Yesterday 4:57pm

In a 100-friend scenario, the average white person has 91 white friends; one each of black, Latino, Asian, mixed race, and other races; and three friends of unknown race. The average black person, on the other hand, has 83 black friends, eight white friends, two Latino friends, zero Asian friends, three mixed race…

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In Dalek, just the one was enough to dispatch the security force but what freaked out the Doctor was one was left after he thought he got rid of them all. When your course of action to defeat the universe's greatest foe was by sacrificing your race and you find out you didn't succeed, that'll put you on the edge. » 8/25/14 5:00pm Monday 5:00pm

No the politicians did. The problem is that lay people and scientists use similar words that may have completely different meanings. The pols didn't want to cause alarm, downplayed the warnings, took statements out of context and it bit them. Then the trial did the same thing and convicted the scientists. » 8/25/14 4:30pm Monday 4:30pm