Holy f***balls! (NSFW)

Swearballs let out a tirade of curses when you throw them at something. The fine family of products includes F-Bomb (demonstrated above), a Magic S Ball with foul-mouthed Magic 8 Ball options, and Swearball Classic, which lets you add your own recorded swears and rants: Read the rest

Blogging History: Snowden's Russian asylum statement; Swearing helps with pain

One year ago today Edward Snowden's statement on seeking asylum in Russia, as published by Wikileaks: Hello, My name is Ed Snowden. A little over one month ago, I had family, a home in paradise, and I lived in great comfort. I also had the capability without any warrant to search for, seize, and read your communications. Anyone’s communications at any time. That is the power to change people’s fates.

Five years ago today Swearing mitigates pain: Some experimental evidence to suggest that swearing makes pain less traumatic, though the mechanism by which is does this shit is unclear. Read the rest