OK, it’s been ages since I posted something, so to remind everyone that I still exist, here’s two of my current favourite satires.
Panexa: Wonder Drug
Thanks to New Scientist magazine for news of this “important new wonder-drug”:
PANEXA is a prescription drug that should only be taken by patients experiencing one of the following disorders: metabolism, binocular vision, digestion (solid and liquid), circulation, menstruation, cognition, osculation, extremes of emotion.
Dangers of Dihydrogen Monoxide (DHMO)
The Dihydrogen Monoxide Research Division (DMRD) of Newark, Delaware warns us of “the controversy surrounding this dangerous chemical”.
DHMO is a constituent of many known toxic substances, diseases and disease-causing agents, environmental hazards and can even be lethal to humans in quantities as small as a thimbleful…
Despite the known dangers of DHMO, it continues to be used daily by industry, government, and even in private homes across the U.S. and worldwide.