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Not only that, but as Randy Michaels quipped, “The most Christmas carols ever gathered in one book. Period.” Sean Spicer thinks that A Christmas Carol is a collection of Christmas carols pic.twitter.com/b8k2NzW2LT — Ashley Feinberg (@ashleyfeinberg) December 14, 2017 Donald Trump’s FCC Chairman Ajit Pai made a terrible, unfunny…

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Patients of Dr. Simon Bramhall probably weren’t expecting an autograph on their transplanted organs. That didn’t stop the surgeon from signing their livers like Roy Moore on high school yearbook day. Bramhall pleaded guilty to two counts of assault for using an argon beam to burn his initials on two…

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By Marc Laidlaw Both of my kids, several years apart, were assigned Frankenstein in high school. Both were excited to dig in, based only on what they knew of Shelley’s creation from pop osmosis. It was a book about the most famous monster of all. No, not Godzilla. Frankenstein! But…

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A town in Buckinghamshire, England, has repositioned road barriers made to look like children after a resident said they were too creepy. The toddler-sized safety posts were designed to be more attention-grabbing than the standard poles, and are. There are eight of the child-shaped bollards outside four primary schools in…

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[embedded content] Hash functions are important in data security. SHA-256 (Secure Hash Algorithm) converts text of any length to a 64-digit hexadecimal number. Play around with the hash generator here by copying and pasting text into it. Here’s a Shakespeare quote: Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, that…

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Japanshop’s Hanaga Tap Nose Outlet aren’t cheap ($48), they take up two precious outlets and only give one back, and are two-prong only, but they still make me giggle. (Thanks, Fipi Lele!) Jordan Peele — whose 2017 surprise low-budget smash Get Out was one of the best movies…

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If you buy one of those intrinsically insecure, always-on “smart speakers” from Google, Amazon, Apple or other players, you’re installing a constantly listening presence in your home that by design listens to every word you say, and which is very likely to suffer at least one catastrophic breach that…

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