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Neil deGrasse Tyson at 85% the Speed of Light

Neil deGrasse Tyson in Slow-Motion

This video made me laugh harder than anything I’ve seen in a long time. Okay, except for some Louis CK videos. But for a non-comedian (allegedly)… this is hard to beat. Not that the humor is entirely intentional by the speaker. I had previously seen the original video – of Neil deGrasse Tyson talking about [...]

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The Higgs Boson Walks Into a Church…

Higgs Boson Walks Into a Church joke-Brian Malow

In honor of Peter Higgs and Francois Englert being awarded the Nobel Prize in physics 48 years after they predicted the existence of the Higgs Boson, here’s all I have to say on the matter: To see the joke in action/context, here’s a stand up routine of mine that’s been online since 2009. I was [...]

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Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself

Brian Malow in the Daily Planet

Hello! Come in! Have a seat by the fire. Ooh, not so close! That’s better. Let me tell you a bit about myself… Unlike many of the bloggers here, I am not a doctor.  I sometimes say I play one in the broken dreams of my parents. And people laugh, although it isn’t a joke. [...]

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Not bad science

Research? You must be joking!

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Kate Cross is a researcher at the University of St Andrews and performs stand-up comedy for the Bright Club. Here she explains why scientists shouldn’t be scared to stand up and tell a few jokes   What’s this all about then? It started, as many things do, in London. Steve Cross and Miriam Miller of [...]

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