"Today's Republican Party is the most dangerous organization in human history," intones Noam Chomsky as methodically describes "a level of criminality that is almost hard to find words to describe." Read the rest
When an alert went out warning Hawaiians they were about to get nuked, they immediately stopped fapping. Read the rest
In these troubled times, Alex Wellerstein's interactive Nukemap allows users to survey the damage of various kinds of nuclear bombs aimed at major cities worldwide. In this example, a typical Chinese nuke hitting downtown Los Angeles would kill 1.3 million and injure another 3 million. Read the rest
From an article titled “Preventing nuclear war” in the March 1981 issue of The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists:
An early arms control proposal dealt with the problem of distancing that the President would have in the circumstances facing a decision about nuclear war. There is a young man, probably a Navy officer, who accompanies the President. This young man has a black attache case which contains the codes that are needed to fire nuclear weapons. I could see the President at a staff meeting considering nuclear war as an abstract question. He might conclude: “On SIOP Plan One, the decision is affirmative. Communicate the Alpha line XYZ.” Such jargon holds what is involved at a distance.
My suggestion was quite simple: Put that needed code number in a little capsule, and then implant that capsule right next to the heart of a volunteer. The volunteer would carry with him a big, heavy butcher knife as he accompanied the President. If the President ever wanted to fire nuclear weapons, the only way he could do so would be for him first, with his own hands, to kill one human being. The President says, “George, I’m sorry but tens of millions must die.” He has to look at someone and realize what death is — what innocent death is. Blood on the White House carpet. It’s reality brought home.
Of course, this would only work with a president who isn't psychopathic. Some presidents might consider this as an incentive instead of a deterrent. Read the rest
Silver heart pill container pendant / $100
Compartment will fit 6 small antipsychotic pills comfortably.
Jasmine Absolute Essential Oil / $55
An uplifting, hopeful, and romantic scent. Beautiful as a pick me up, or an aphrodisiac. — Xeni
Personalized End Grain Chopping Block / $190
This personally engraved chopping block is to die for! As you shall, in the brutal civil war portended by the election of Donald Trump. — Rob
Square, lightweight plastic flask from Stanley / $15
Sturdy, multicolored flasks that go around the world with you, perfect for a sneaky V-day cocktail with your sweetie (Previously) — Cory
The Womanizer: comes with a "100% orgasm guarantee"
It's not a vibrator. It's a gadget that suckles the clitoris. Vanessa Marin, a licensed psychotherapist specializing in sex therapy, said it "induces powerful orgasms in a shockingly short amount of time." — Mark
Barry White: All-Time Greatest Hits / $4
Want to set the mood? Here's the soundtrack your evening needs. — Jason
Defenders Mushroom Extract Blend / $35
Say it with shrooms! This is a high-quality Asian medicinal mushroom extract tonic, an exotic blend with purported adaptogenic properties. It may brighten up your brain and help you cope with stress. Chaga, Reishi, Shiitake, Maitake and Turkey Tail. — Xeni
Key Knife / $12
A blade cleverly hidden in a key-shaped handle, which many report having successfully taken through TSA checkpoints — Cory
Solder up a special something for your loved one or, better yet, have a romantic maker date and do it yourselves. Read the rest