Archive for March 17th, 2014

March 17, 2014

Daily Cartoon: Matty on the Left’s Losses

by philapilus

In a special double-bill we bring you a second daily cartoon today, syndicated from the Daily Torygraph, and drawn by that hilarious stalwart of the black and white cartoons-about-the-right-being-better-than-the-left scene, Matty. This week Matty has made a cartoon about

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March 17, 2014

We’re all going to die

by unpseudable

Well, it was nice while it lasted

It has been confirmed this week that pretty much the whole of humanity should expect horrific and violent death in the almost immediate future.

A scientific study funded by NASA has hypothesised the various ways in which civilisation will almost certainly collapse in the coming decades.  Climate change, societal instability and war – not to mention unparalleled human fuckwittery – are pinpointed as major problems likely to destroy us all.

In the report, applied mathematician Safa Motesharri concludes that, “throughout history, civilisation appears to be on a sustainable path for quite a long time, but the Elites start consuming too much, resulting in famine among the Masses.  Things go a little haywire, and Bob’s your uncle,

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March 17, 2014

Daily Cartoon: Stefan Belle on the budget

by philapilus

Once again we bring you the daily cartoon syndicated from sister paper the Grauniad! Today satirist Stefan Belle has, with outstanding, impartial insight, cut right to the heart of the budget debate! No wonder they call him “one of the least irrelevant 18th century

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March 17, 2014

News briefs: Anorexic Mercury ‘becoming dangerously thin’

by philapilus

TMB: bringing you tight little balls of news

US scientists say that the planet Mercury has shed a dangerous amount of its mass over the last four billion years, and that, if left unchecked, there is a real danger that the planet could starve itself to death.

Images from the US Space Agency’s satellite, Messenger, show that Mercury’s radius has shrunk by a disturbing 7km, prompting calls for medical

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