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May 15, 2021

WE ASSUME THEY'LL STICK ONE ON THE HEADSTONE

Spencer Silver, the chemist who gave Post-it Notes their signature stick, dies at 80

(Thanks to the Perts, who note that "computers wouldn't work without them.")

ATTENTION, BARGAIN-HUNTERS:

A man in Massachusetts is giving away an innumerable amount of live crickets after accidentally causing an infestation in his own home.

(Thanks to Ann Farr)

HOW DO WE WARN THEM?

Fungus full of psychedelic drugs could cause Indiana Brood X cicadas' butts to fall off

(Thanks to Dave and Lynn Guy)

JUST IN CASE YOU THOUGHT THINGS WERE GETTING BETTER

Lab rats are overwhelmingly male, and that's a problem

(Thanks to The Perts)

ALL AT ONCE?

Brits urged to drink 124 pints each to help struggling pubs get back on their feet

(Thanks to Rick Day)

MEANWHILE IN FLATHEAD COUNTY

7:10 p.m. A woman believed her roommate was in trouble after someone asked her to buy a monkey for the Billings Zoo.

(Thanks to Bob Brogan, who says “There were also people sawing a car.”)

 
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