The Cream Cheese / Deodorant prank exploits the similarity of cream cheese to stick deodorant. Continue reading “Some illustrated pranks for your pleasure”
"Hey skinny! …yer ribs are showing!"A classic advertisement from Charles Atlas
Continue reading “Do Americans bow to the gods of advertising?”
One of these bottles of wine is a fake. Continue reading “Wine counterfeiters foiled by the letter “A””
Innocent people confess when they are psychologically tortured. Continue reading “Why did 4 innocent men confess to a rape and murder they did not commit?”
“Saints may always tell the truth, but for mortals living means lying.” – Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, who heard the case.
Until 2006 in the United States, saying that you earned medals as a war hero wasn’t a crime. Then the Stolen Valor Act was enacted, which made wearing, making or selling military decorations and medals illegal. But that law was challenged as a violation of free speech. In March of 2011, a U. S. Court struck down the law as unconstitutional. The next stop for the fight? The United States Supreme Court.
Is free speech (which includes lying) more important than the right of those who earned honors in the military?
A fake Medal of Honor or Purple Heart: Is it free speech? Federal appeals court rules that the “Stolen Valor Act” curbs free speech: You don’t have to actually have a Medal of Honor or Purple Heart to say you have one. The Christian Science Monitor>>
Here is Charles Bonnet as he might appear in a hallucination by a patient who has the disorder which is named after him. Continue reading “When the blind hallucinate images”
These insects use a spermalege to deceive the male’s "horribly sharp little penis."
Continue reading “When sex can kill, here’s how these bugs cope”
Hogarth’s Bad Apprentice, gambling(Click to enlarge)
Continue reading “When scoundrels rig the thimble”
This man is an "Optimistic Oliver" –
Continue reading “When being optimistic was unpatriotic”
A cartoon by Sam Gross, author of the book I Am Blind and My Dog Is Dead>>