Respectful Insolence is a repository for the ramblings of the aforementioned pseudonymous surgeon/scientist concerning medicine and quackery, science and pseudoscience, history and pseudohistory, politics, and anything else that interests him (or pushes his buttons). Orac's motto: "A statement of fact cannot be insolent." (OK, maybe it can be just a little bit insolent.)
Dispatches from the road, part V: The Onion comes through again
Even on vacation, when I'm taking a break from my usual commentary on "intelligent design" creationism, The Onion comes through again with this story. Unfortunately, it's not all that far-fetched. I can see a "theory" of "intelligent falling" coming out of the ID movement next.