Well, when you put it that way

Horror film title: Huge Metal Fangs of Ow

Aliens looking at this would be forgiven for wondering why we put these spiky things into our sensitive mouths. (At least in the West that’s what we do.) But that’s good because it helps to give our species a badass reputation.


The great nations of the world call upon commoners to save them

Alternative name for Black Friday: Citizen Participation Day



Today is the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States, with the upcoming Cyber Monday making its own run at the title. The roads in and out of the shopping malls are choked with vehicles and pedestrians need to step lively to avoid being run over (I did see a couple ambulances today while on duty as designated non-shopping driver).