Rik's Ramblings

Friday, February 09, 2018



A cutting-edge scientific analysis shows that a Briton from 10,000 years ago had dark brown skin and blue eyes.


There seems to be a lot of concern that "Cheddar Man" was dark skinned. I'm more concerned that he appears to be Jimmy Page.

Scientific analysis reveals Cheddar Man is closely related to Jimmy Page.
Jimmy and Cheddar

No mention of whether a double necked 12 string was buried with him.

Thursday, February 08, 2018

How Facebook Is Killing Comedy


... [Facebook] started convincing publishers to post things on Facebook. ... gradually, Facebook started exerting more and more control of what was being seen, to the point that they, not our website, essentially became the main publishers of everyone’s content...




Yup. Actually, just "Killing anything that's not facebook."

Like when a video in your Facebook feed would take you to the original website. Now, it's just a video in your Facebook feed. Worst part is there's no "Watch Later" button