Manatees regularly swim down the canal behind my parents’ house. I love to sit and watch them poke their snouts out of the water to munch on leaves. I think they super rad and incredibly adorable but they’re also way bigger than people think. I would probably be a little freaked out if one swam by me but I wouldn’t… » 4/10/15 1:33am 4/10/15 1:33am

I would only give canned noncommittal responses, too, if that was the asshole asking the questions. Seriously, why would any athlete or coach give a sincere answer to a sports writer's question? There is no payoff. The questions are unoriginal and uninspired and you know the story is going to be written by that guy. » 3/30/15 12:45pm 3/30/15 12:45pm

I have the AccuWeather app for its NowCast, but anything further out than 120mins tends to be unreliable (esp. their hourly). They're pretty good at telling you exactly when it's going to start or stop raining but the Weather Chanel app is better for everything else. » 3/27/15 5:38pm 3/27/15 5:38pm

This gets at the heart of a major problem in US policing. Officers are taught that ANY form of noncompliance is resisting and a danger to them and the public at large. The idea is that they have to maintain control of the situation at all times or else they are in danger, so the instant someone doesn't do what they… » 3/25/15 12:01pm 3/25/15 12:01pm

You have to replace all the blah blahs with unnecessary polysyllabic words. Make sure your reasoning is circular and contains at least three logical fallacies (appeal to authority, false equivalency, and straw (wo)man seem to be popular). Then, you'll be good to go—that is, if you can wrap your pretty little head… » 3/19/15 12:40pm 3/19/15 12:40pm