The initial planning for the Iraq war estimated that we'd only have 5,000 American troops there by this point. Note that the plans are made through PowerPoint slides. There are serious academics who have written critically about PowerPoint's effects on people's thinking.
The bionic eye is on the way.
Make sure your peanut butter hasn't been recalled.
Ever seen the Flintstones smoking?
Some other things that amused me today.
Keywords in this show: bioengineering • bionic eye • Flintstones • Iraq • Operation Iraqi Freedom • peanut butter • PowerPoint • smoking • war planning