Tag Archives: science

Why You Probably Shouldn’t Bother with “Coffee Naps”

So apparently “coffee naps” are a thing. Scientists have been recommending them lately as the ultimate power nap. And it’s exactly what it sounds like. You chug a cup of coffee (lukewarm or cold, I’d imagine) and then you take … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Editorial, Funny Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Rise of the Machines: 3D-Printed Pizza Vs. Handmade Pizza

Today’s Daily Post writing prompt reads as follows: Automation has made it possible to produce so many objects. What things do you still prefer in their traditional, handmade version? This one’s easy. Pizza. A traditional handmade pizza is still totally … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Editorial, Funny Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

The Heartwarming Tale of A Man and His Lightning Bug

“Free Willy Philly” If you stopped by yesterday, you learned that an errant lightning bug had somehow managed to navigate its way all the way from my back patio to my bedroom, where it then dive bombed my head and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Editorial, Funny Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Mars One Reveals Key to Success, Silences Doubters

Earlier today, a representative from Mars One, the company behind the proposed plan to land human settlers on Mars in 2023, silenced some of the most outspoken critics of the project by revealing a key aspect to the proposed, much-criticized … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Practically Serious News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Making Pizza With 3D Printers

Making Pizza with 3D Printers It’s not delivery. It’s not Dijorno. This time it’s Hewlett Packard. A recent article on Space.com suggested that, in time, 3D printers will reach a point where they could conceivably “print” actual cheese pizzas. With … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Editorial, Funny Posts, Practically Humorous | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Space Shuttle Caught Performing Lewd Act with 747

Space Shuttle Endeavor was taken into custody earlier today for allegedly performing a lewd act with a Boeing 747 in public airspace. On top of being perceived by many as grossly indecent behavior, such open displays of affection are, as … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Practically Humorous, Practically Serious News, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Creativity Rover Completes “Word” Laser Test

Creativity Rover has successfully completed a test of its WURDCam instrument. At exactly 11:15am on Tuesday it fired five laser blasts into the archival blog post titled “Maggots,” and received approximately 56kb of raw data, which was quickly decoded by … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Practically Humorous, Practically Serious News, Unorthodoxy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creativity Rover Ready to Test “Word” Laser

The Creativity rover team has completed an elaborate set of diagnostics on eleven of the rover’s twelve science instruments. According to PSSA, the final instrument—WURDCam—will be tested later this afternoon. WURDCam, of course, is arguably Creativity’s most valuable scientific asset. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Editorial, Practically Humorous, Unorthodoxy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Creativity” Rover Lands on practicallyserious.com!

“Creativity” Rover has survived its daring plunge through the atmosphere and safely touched down on the surface of practicallyserious.com at 10:32 p.m. Pacific time (1:32 a.m. EDT/0532 GMT). All signs indicate a perfect landing. “We’re all very thrilled,” said PSSA … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Editorial, Practically Humorous, Practically Serious News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“Creativity” Rover Cleared for Launch

We (me) here at practicallyserious.com are pleased to report that today’s scheduled launch of the Hercules 3 rocket has been given a green light by practicallyserious administrators and will be taking place quite soon. Very soon. Inside this very post. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Editorial, Practically Humorous, Practically Serious News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments