High expectations and paranoia have been swirling like a cloud of smoke around Canadian marijuana-producing companies for most of the year. The actual legalization of pot in Canada coupled with increasing deregulation in the United States has created quite a buzz around this industry. To illustrate the mania we will use a concrete example.
Since the time of Charlemagne, every warlord has known one indisputable fact: the first country to successfully militarize its moose population will inevitably dominate the globe. And recently unearthed documents from Russia have shed some light on at least one historical attempt to set loose the martial moose upon the world.
Why was the obtuse angle upset?
Because he was never right!
What do you call an angle which is adorable?
For over a century, philosophers have maintained the validity of the infinite monkey theorem:
An infinite number of monkeys hitting keys at random on an infinite number of typewriters will eventually produce the complete works of William Shakespeare.
World Octopus Day will be here sooner than you think, so before you start planning your parties, we thought it important to straighten out just what is the proper plural form of octopus. Of course, all people of sophistication decided some time ago that the word octopuses is just not to be used in polite society.
The enchanted woodlands of rural Scotland are filled with many exotic animals, including ravenous ravens, unbearable bears, cowardly cows, and, I believe, a hippopotamus or two. But no critter can cause more havoc in the Highlands than the simple badger.
This month marks the 116th anniversary of the first public announcement of Russell's Paradox. Back in 1902, British philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell discovered a logical conundrum that proved that all of mathematics was built on a mountain of lies. Russell had found an inconsistency in set theory, which was the foundation of all mathematics at the time.