Reading Stuff Will Eliminate 90 Percent of Your Stupid Questions

Dennis Mersereau · 10/06/14 03:41PM

How many times have you heard the phrase "there are no dumb questions?" People who are afraid of looking silly for asking simple questions are usually asking good questions! No, the truly stupid questions are those asked by people who are too lazy to read the answer right in front of them.

Stop Being a Pretentious Disaster Snob

Dennis Mersereau · 08/27/14 12:15PM

We all know that person. If it's 105° at your house, it's 110° at theirs. If you get two feet of snow, they've got three. If your gallbladder bursts, they get pneumonia. It seems like a basic human instinct to try to one-up each other, but the world would be a much better place without disaster snobs.

Your Weather Report Is Duping You

Dennis Mersereau · 05/16/14 10:30AM

As I write this post in my godforsaken part of North Carolina, it's a comfortable 61°F outside. The weather report also tells me that the relative humidity is 55% . For all intents and purposes, that means nothing. It's crap. Let me tell you why.

Mocking Disaster Victims Makes You The Worst Kind of Person

Dennis Mersereau · 04/04/14 09:00AM

Disasters like tornadoes or hurricanes bring out both the best and the worst in people. After any disaster, we hear stories of heroism where people risk and even sacrifice their own lives to save those of many others. But we also see incredible displays of stupidity blasted to the masses via the internet. People who bash disaster victims as well as those who threaten meteorologists for interrupting their precious television shows are among the most selfish, uncaring kind of fools there are.